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  • Next Week in Pima County Calendar of Events - Aug. 24-31, 2018



    Event Spotlight: Attractions and Tourism

    “Three Amigos” Screening at Old Tucson

    'The Three Amigos'/Credit L.A. Films 
    Wherever there is injustice, you will find them. Wherever there is suffering, they’ll be there. Wherever liberty is threatened, you will find... The Three Amigos!

    The famous movie location will screen the comedy classic staring Steve Martin, Martin Short and Chevy Chase as pampered, bumbling silent film stars recruited to rid a Mexican village of bandits, much of which was filmed at Old Tucson and other local spots. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    WHEN: Saturday, August 25 • 7:30 p.m. (gates open 6:30 p.m.)
    WHERE: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.
    INFORMATION: 520.883.0100 | Online
    Pima County partners with more than two dozen museums, heritage groups and other organizations that operate some of Arizona’s top world-class attractions. Most facilities stay open year-round for the enjoyment of residents and visitors of all ages. Visit our Attractions and Tourism page to learn more.


    Get Out There: Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Events

    Water Safety Expo

    Every child drowning is preventable and August is a peak time for those incidents in Arizona. This free event features a life jacket giveaway to the first 250 youngsters plus the always fun "Ghost Ship" obstacle course, the pool's waterslide and firetrucks.

    The event is part of Drowning Impact Awareness Month and is co-sponsored by the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona, Drexel Heights Fire District, and the Independent Pool and Spa Service Association Inc. The Skin Cancer Institute at the University of Arizona will provide a sunscreen station.

    The pool will remain open until 7 p.m. for recreational swimming.

    WHEN: Saturday, August 25 • 10 a.m. - Noon
    WHERE: Manzanita Pool, 5110 S. San Joaquin Av.
    INFORMATION: 520.419.1481 | Email| Online

    Pima County Parks and Recreation offers many fun and interesting tours, hikes, classes and other activities. To learn more, check out the full NRPR Calendar.
     File: Manzanita Pool


    Photo credit: Pima Athletics/Ben Carbajal

    Stadium Seats: Kino Sports Complex Events

    Pima College Soccer

    The Aztec Women's and Men's sides host their first home stand of the season, welcoming the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Coyotes and the Pumas of Paradise Valley C.C. to Tucson.

    Both programs are looking to build on successful 2017-2018 campaigns that included playoff appearances. The Pima men start the year ranked fourth in the NJCAA poll while the women are unranked.

    WHEN: Saturday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 28 • Men, 4:30 p.m. | Women, 7 p.m.
    WHERE: Kino North Stadium, 2817 E. Ajo Way
    INFORMATION: 520.909.5600 | Email | Online | Clear Bag Policy

    Kino Sports Complex is the largest sports and entertainment venue in Pima County and is available for public, private, and commercial use. For a look at upcoming events, search the full Kino Sports Complex Calendar.


    Book Nook: Pima County Public Library Events

    Companion Planting Workshop

    Companion Plants
    Plant diversity is an important factor in creating a healthy, productive garden. This class will focus on the many ways plants can aid each other by simply growing in close proximity.

    Presented by: Brandon Merchant, owner of Southwest Victory Gardens.

    WHEN: Saturday, August 25 • 10 - 11 p.m.
    WHERE: Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Dr.
    INFORMATION: 520.594.5580 | Online

    The Pima County Public Library's Main Library and 25 branch libraries offer a variety of services, clubs, events, and other opportunities for both children and adults to learn and connect with their community. Find out more on the Library's full calendar.


    Other Events This Week

    Saturday, September 25

    ”Get Back on Your Bike” Class

    WHEN: 8 - 10 a.m.
    WHERE: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Av.
    DESCRIPTION: Join us for an easy 2-hour ride where we get you set up and ready to ride, discuss basic bike topics, and ride local streets to familiarize yourself with how to operate your bike safely. Participants must be able to already ride a bike. Recommended for adults and youth ages 16 and up; 13-15 okay with a parent. Participants receive a free reflective leg band, front/rear reflective bike tape and free patch kit.
    INFORMATION: 520.724.BIKE (2453) | Online

    PACC Pet Adoption Events

    WHEN: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    WHERE: PetSmart, 4374 N. Oracle Rd. | 1175 W. Irvington Rd.
    DESCRIPTION: Pima Animal Care Center waives all adoption fees this weekend at its partner PetSmart stores on Tucson’s North Side and in Midvale Park, as well as the main PACC shelter, 4000 North Silverbell Road, the community's only open-admission shelter. All five of PACC’s partner PetSmart locations - 3850 West River Road, 4740 East Grant Road, and 3695 East Broadway Boulevard as well as the Oracle Road and Spectrum Mall stores - also offer cat and kitten adoptions seven-day-a-week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All pets adopted from PACC are microchipped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and come with a free vet visit.
    INFORMATION: Pima Animal Care Center, 520.724.5900 | Email | Online | Pet Support


    Sunday, September 26

    Bicycle Bell Give-Away

    WHEN: 6:30 - 9:30 a.m.
    WHERE: Augie Acuña Los Ninos Park, 5432 S. Bryant Av.
    DESCRIPTION: Pima County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program heads to Tucson's southeast side, handing out free bicycle bells on a first come, first-served basis on the Julian Wash Greenway. The bells are adjustable and fit any diameter handlebars on all bikes. Bike Ambassadors also will have copies of 2018 Loop maps and bike and pedestrian safety bookmarks to help people understand how to safely share the path.
    INFORMATION: 520.724.BIKE (2453) | Online


    Wednesday, September 29

    Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

    WHEN: 9 a.m.
    WHERE: Pima County Administration Building, 130 W. Congress St., First Floor Conference Room
    DESCRIPTION: The Commission hears and makes recommendations on rezoning cases, amendments to the Pima County Zoning Ordinance, neighborhood plans and other planning matters.
    INFORMATION: Angie Rangel, Development Services, 520.724.9000
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