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  • Next Week in Pima County Events Calendar - April 5-12, 2019

    Event Spotlight: Cyclovia Tucson

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    Ride, walk, run or skateboard along with the community on a three-mile, car-free, open street bike route from Banner-University Medicine to the Warehouse Arts District. Several Pima County programs will take part in the
    day's festivities including the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality's Clean Air program, 
    the Pima County Health Department, Wastewater Reclamation, Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation and the Library, not surprisingly, will be on hand with their Bookbike.


    Date: Sunday, April 7
    Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
    Where: University Medical Center to Warehouse Arts District
    Information: Online | 520-724-5000 | Facebook

    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


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    Stadium Seats: Kino Sports Event 

    13th Annual Autism Walk & Resource Fair 


    Bring your friends and family in support of the 13th Annual Autism Walk. Take the day to connect with autism resources, walk, participate in fun activities,
    and enjoy food from a variety of vendors. The
    resource fair opens at 7:30 a.m. and the walk
    begins at 9 a.m.

    Date: Saturday, April 6
    Time: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Where: Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way 
    Information: Facebook | Register  | 520-770-1541
    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, here
    is the full Kino Sports Complex Calendar.





     

    Event Spotlight: Pima Animal Care Center

    The Fast and the Furriest Car Show


    No Discriminations Car Club and Obsessions Car Club present the "Fast the Furriest Car Show" benefiting Pima Animal Care Center and Friends of PACC. Find pets available for adoption as well as classic cars, a DJ and music, and prizes to be given in 10 categories! Registration begins at 9 a.m. with an entry fee of just $10.


    Date: Saturday, April 6
    Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Where: Petsmart, 1175 W. Irvington Road
    Information: Gilbert | 520-419-0558 |  Facebook

    As our community's only open-admission shelter, PACC has the largest selection of adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens waiting to meet you. You can find your new best
    friend at their shelter, 4000 N. Silverbell Road. All adopted 
    pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated 
    and come with a free vet visit coupon.

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    Book Nook: Pima County Public Library

    Ain't I A Woman? How to Thrive When Black Girl Magic Doesn't Seem to Be Enough

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    Black Girl Magic is more than a buzz phrase that celebrates the beauty, power, and resilience of Black women. This class covers topics that include self-esteem, confidence, empowerment, cyber-bulling, sexual decision-making, consent,healthy relationships and STI/pregnancy prevention and self-love. The event is hosted by Kindred, an effort by Pima County Public Library to improve black representation in Pima County Public Libraries at all levels and branches. The best place to park is the upper parking lot which can be accessed off of 11th Avenue. You will see an open purple gate; the building the program will be taking place in is the historic building on your right hand side.

    Date: Saturday, April 6
    Time: 1 - 2:30 p.m.
    Where: Dunbar Cultural Center, 325 W. Second St.
    Information: Online | 520-791-7795 | Kindred

    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, April 6

    Car Seat Safety Event

    Time: 9 a.m. - noon
    Where: Arizona Pavilions Walmart, 8280 North Cortaro Road
    Information: Pima County Sheriff's Department Public Information Office| Email | 520-237-3740 or 520-351-8595
    Description: Join the Pima County Sheriff's Department, along with the Marana Police Department, Tucson Police Department, and Safe Kids Pima County for a free car seat check. These departments are dedicated to educating the
    public on car seat safety by providing experts for this event, including deputies and officers who will offer guidance
    about the proper installation and use of your car seat.


    Monday, April 8

    Industrial Development Authority Meeting

    Time: 3 p.m.
    Where: 130 W. Congress St, First floor Conference room
    Information: Steve Russo, Coordinator| 520-529-1515
    Description: The Authority recommends the acquisition, funding, construction, lease, or the disposal of property to promote industry and develop trade by inducing manufacturing, industrial and commercial enterprise to locate in Pima County and further the use of the County's agriculture products and natural resources.


    Wednesday, April 10 

    Water Conservation Through Pond and Lake Sealing


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    Time: Noon - 1 p.m. 
    Where: 201 N. Stone Ave., Ninth floor
    Information: Evan Canfield, River and Basin Management Studies Section | 520-724-4600
    Description: The Pima County Flood Control District is hosting a presentation on reducing water loss in ponds and
    lakes, which is a critical aspect of water conservation, especially in the desert southwest. The presentation
    will focus on one of those options– the ESS-13 Pond and Lake Sealing System. 

    Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting

    Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
    Where: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave.
    Information: Corrine Garey, Pima County | 520-724-2610 and, Ann Chaneka, City of Tucson | 520-837-6691
    Description: A variety of issues will be discussed including the creation of a new Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator position established at the City of Tucson and at Pima County, development of high-priority bike way improvement lists in Tucson and Pima County, advising the City, County, and ADOT to improve intersections and roadways to accommodate bicyclists, construction of specialized traffic signals for bicyclists and pedestrians
    and coordinating promotional events and safety programs for bicycling.


    Thursday, April 11

    Animal Care Advisory Committee Meeting

    Time: 4 - 6 p.m.
    Where: Pima Animal Care Center- Multipurpose Room, 4000 N. Silverbell Road
    Information: Mary Ellen Yandow, Pima Animal Care Center | 520-724-7987
    Description: The committee reviews and evaluates the operations and policies of the Pima Animal Care Center to assure the center keeps pace with the most modern practices and procedures of animal welfare.

    Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission Meeting

    Time: Noon
    Where: Tucson City Hall- Mayor and Council conference room, 255 W. Alameda St.
    Information: Roger Randolph, City of Tucson | 520-791-4213
    Description: The Commission advises the governing bodies of the County and the City of Tucson on historical activities and sites,and to organize historical activities for the community.


    Friday, April 12

    Workforce Investment Board Meeting

    Time: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
    Where: Pima Community College Community Campus. 401 N. Bonita Ave., Rooms A109-112            
    Information: Anna M. Cunes, Community Services Employment and training | 520-724-6766
    Description: The Pima County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is authorized by the Department of Labor and appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the local Pima County Arizona@Work system (formerly the One-Stop system) that connects eligible job-ready youth, adults, and dislocated workers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations. 
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