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  • Next Week in Pima County Events Calendar - April 19-26, 2019

    Event Spotlight: Attractions and Tourism 

    Pima County Fair

    Don't forget the Pima County Fair is back again and will run from April 18 through April 28! It includes fun attractions, concerts, fabulous fair food, many carnival rides, and games.

    Fair Hours 

    Weekdays: Gates open 2 p.m. 
    Weekends: Gates open 10 a.m. 

    Carnival Hours 
    Weekdays: Opens 3 p.m. 
    Weekends: Opens 11 a.m.

    General Admission: $9  | Youth 6-10: $5 | Military $5 | Children 5 and under free
    Parking: $5 FRY’S pre-sale happening until April 18. Get 10 rides for only $15. The offer is good Monday – Friday only.
    Where: Pima County Fair Grounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road
    InformationOnline | Facebook | 520-762-9100

    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: Natural Resources, Parks, and Recreation

    Spring Palooza

    An egg hunt for your family and peeps. The Springtime bunny left lots of treats! With an Egg hunt for all ages, music, and more. You’ll be sure to have fun. Smile with the bunny.

    : Friday, April 19 
    Time: 4:30 - 7 p.m. 
    Where: Thomas Jay Littletown Park, 6465 S. Craycroft Road            
    Information: 520-574-1404

    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.

    Event Spotlight: The Office of Sustainability and Conservation

    Rainwater Harvesting Panel: The Sustainability Brown Bag Series

    The Office of Sustainability and Conservation will be hosting an interactive Rainwater Harvesting Panel, featuring 
    the Community Food Bank, Watershed Management Group, Sonora Environmental Research Institute (SERI), and 
    Tucson Water. They’ll be sharing the latest updates on their water harvesting programs and answering any 
    of your questions. 

    Date: Friday, April 26
    Time: Noon- 1 p.m. 
    Where: Joel D. Valdez Library, Rm LL1, 101 N. Stone Ave.
    Information: Angela Della Croce, Sustainability & Conservation | 520-724-6446 | Email

    The Office of Sustainability and Conservation works to promote a sustainable and livable community and the conservation of Pima County’s natural and cultural resources through the implementation of Board adopted policies that promote the environmental, social, and economic well-being of our region.

    Other Events This Week

    * Note all Pima County Public Libraries will be closed Easter Sunday, April 21*

    Tuesday, April 23

    Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting

    Time: Noon
    Where: Natural Resources, Parks, and Recreation, 3500 W. River Road
    Information: Annabelle Valenzuela, Program Manager| 520-724-6445
    Description: Makes recommendations related to transportation improvements, operation, and maintenance in the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Pima County.

    Wednesday, April 24

    Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

    Time: 9- 10 a.m.
    Where: 130 W. Congress St., First floor Conference room
    Information: Angie Rangel, Development Services | 520-724-6976
    Description: The Planning and Zoning Commission hears and makes recommendations on rezoning cases, amendments to the Pima County Zoning Ordinance, neighborhood plans, and other planning matters.

    Board of Health Meeting

    Time: 3- 5 p.m.
    Where: Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Road, Room 1108
    Information: Melissa McClendon, Health Department | 520-724-7764
    Description: The 11-member Board of Health serves in an advisory capacity to the County Health Department and Board of Supervisors on public health matters.

    Thursday, April 25

    Pima Vocational High School Meeting

    Time 8:30 -10:30 a.m.
    Where: Ina Campus, 5025 W. Ina Road
    Information: Michele Ray, Program Manager | 520-724-9404
    Description: Pima Vocational High School and its Board seek to educate and support Pima County's high risk youth ages 16-21 in their pursuit of a high school diploma, a sustainable job, and a career plan upon graduation.

    Regional Wastewater Reclamation Advisory Committee Meeting

    Time: 8 - 10 a.m.
    Where: Water and Energy Sustainability Center, 2955 Calle Agua Nueva
    Information: Veronica Lopez, Regional Wastewater Reclamation | 520-724-6561
    Description: Reviews and makes recommendations on policies and procedures for the Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department including the department's short and long range capital improvement needs. It also provides advice on proposals concerning rate structure formulation and proposed State and Federal legislation regarding wastewater reclamation issues.
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