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  • Next Week in Pima County Events Calendar - May 10-17, 2019

    Event Spotlight: Sam Lena Park - Hands of Hope Tucson 

    2019 raiseHope Walk for Life

    The raiseHope Walk for Life is a fundraiser to benefit Hands of Hope Tucson. It includes a 2-mile, family friendly celebration that takes place on Mother's Day weekend at Kino Sports Park! Participants will have a chance to win some awesome prizes. You can register or donate by using the online link below.  

    : Saturday, May 11
    Time: 8 - 11 a.m. 
    Where: Same Lena Park, 3400 S. Country Club Road 
    Information: Kristi Dickey, Coordinator | 520-321-9765 - x404 | Online | Email | Hands of Hope

    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

    Poetry Slam! From Page to Stage 

    Want to write daring poems and learn to perform them in front of a cheering crowd or be that crowd?  Come down and explore the exciting art of performance poetry with local professional poets!

    Date: Saturday, May 11
    Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
    Where: Dunbar African American Cultural Center, 325 W. 2nd Street
    InformationOnline | 520-791-7795

    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

    Get Out There: Natural Resources Parks, and Recreation 

    Honey Bee Village Twilight Nature Walk

    Enjoy the desert at dusk during a naturalist guided nature walk at Honey Bee Village Archaeological Preserve and learn about the cultural and natural history of the site. All ages welcome. The parking lot for Honey Bee Village is located on the south side of E. Moore Road, just east of N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. Bring water and dress for outdoor weather and walking on level ground. There is no water and no restroom facility at this location.

    Date: Friday, May 17
    Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
    Where: Honey Bee Village Archaeological Preserve, Oro Valley
    Information: RegisterEmail | 520-724-5375

    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: Attractions and Tourism

    Mother's Day at Old Tucson 

    Old Tucson is celebrating moms all weekend long. Women of all ages get in free and all moms receive a free carnation while supplies last. You can treat your mom to wine tastings with fudge pairings on Sunday only for $25 or maybe you can win the spa package at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. You can also enjoy a special meal at Big Jake’s for $16.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids 11 and under which includes, a grilled chicken breast with signature prickly pear sauce, western cut corn, a side salad, a honey butter biscuit and regular drink. 

    Date: Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12
    Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Where: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road
    Information: Online | Email | 520-883-0100

    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.

    Other Events This Week 



    Monday, May 13

    Community Law Enforcement Partnership Commission Meeting 

    Time: 9 a.m. 
    Where: Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center, 3950 S. Country Club Road
    Information: JoAnn Di Filippo, Program Manager| 520-724-5476 | Agenda 
    Description: The purpose of the commission is to review and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on all Grants and Grant Applications received through the Sheriff's Department.

    Industrial Development Authority Meeting 

    Time: 2:30 p.m. 
    Where: Board of Supervisors Conference Room, 130 W. Congress Street
    Information: Monica Perez, County Administration | 520-724-8587
    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.

    Tuesday, May 14

    Pima County Board of Supervisors Budget Hearing

    Time: Morning Session 9 a.m. | Afternoon Session 1:30 p.m. 
    Where: Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress Street, First floor
    Information: Clerk of the Board | 520-724-8449  | Agenda 
    Description: The Board of Supervisors meets to consider the County Budget for Fiscal Year 2018/2019. The Board will hear budget presentations from the Superintendent of Schools; Assessor; Treasurer; Justice and Law Enforcement;  Public Defense Services; Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Wireless Integrated Network; Elections; Facilities Management; and Fleet Services.

    Wednesday, May 15

    Flood Control District Advisory Committee Meeting 

    Time: 8 a.m. 
    Where: Pima County Regional Flood Control District, 201 N. Stone Avenue, Ninth floor conference room
    Information: 520-724-4600
    Description: The Committee makes recommendations to the Board on a variety of flood control and floodplain management issues. The Committee's regular meetings are scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month. A list of the members and who they represent can be found on the FCDAC Members page.

    Pima County Board of Supervisors Budget Hearing

    Time: Morning Session 9 a.m. | Afternoon Session 1:30 p.m. 
    Where: Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress Street, First floor
    Information: Clerk of the Board | 520-724-8449 | Agenda
    Description: The Board of Supervisors meets to consider the County Budget for Fiscal Year 2018/2019. The Board will hear budget presentations from Community Development and Neighborhood Conservation; Attractions and Tourism; Communications, Graphic Services and Print Shop; Community Services, Employment, and Training ; Library District; Behavioral Health; Medical Examiner; Health Services; Pima Animal Care Center; Stadium District and Kino Sports Complex; Grants Management and Innovation as the morning session. Capital Projects Fund; Development Services; Environmental Quality; Natural resources, Parks and Recreation; Office of Sustainability and Conservation; Regional Flood Control District; Regional Wastewater Reclamation; and Transportation as the afternoon session. 

    Pima County Fair Horse Racing Commission Meeting 

    Time: 5:30 p.m. 
    Where: Rillito Racetrack Clubhouse, 4502 N. First Avenue
    Information: Diane Frisch, Attractions and Tourism | 520-724-7355
    Description: Advise and assist the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to Pima County Fair Horse Racing Meetings. Conduct Pima County Fair Horse Racing Meetings for the benefit of the County, and Perform other duties in furtherance of horse racing as shall be directed by a majority of the Board of Supervisors.

    Pima County-Tucson Women's Commission Meeting 

    Time: 5:30 p.m. 
    Where: 240 N. Court Avenue
    Information: MaryAnn Phininzy, Chair | 520-624-8318
    Description:  The Women's Commission seeks to advise, recommend, monitor and evaluate all issues as they affect the welfare of the women of the County and City.

    Thursday, May 16

    Pima Vocational High School Board Meeting 

    Time: 8:30 a.m. 
    Where: Ina Campus, 5025 W. Ina Road
    Information: Michele Ray, Pima Vocational High School | 520-724-9737
    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.

    Design Review Committee Meeting 

    Time: 1:30 p.m. 
    Where: Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Avenue, Basement- Meeting Room C
    Information: Sue Morman, Coordinator | 520-724-9596
    Description: The DRC's main focus is to resolve a request in conformance with County standards and to assure a balance between Pima County's conservation objectives, environmental and aesthetic factors, and the rights of a property owner to make reasonable use of his/her property.

    Pima County Small Business Commission Meeting 

    Time: 3 p.m. 
    Where: Board of Supervisors Conference Room,130 W. Congress Street
    Information: Deseret Romero, Special Staff Assistant | 520-724-8450
    Description: The commission seeks to facilitate communication between Pima County and small businesses and to evaluate County policies and regulations for their impact on small business.

    Friday, May 17 

    Pima County Election Integrity Commission Meeting

    Time: 9 a.m. 
    Where: Herbert K. Abrams Building, 3950 S. Country Club Road, Conference Rooms 3108/3110
    Information: Michael Dale, Pima County Elections Department | 520-724-6845
    Description: The Pima County Election Integrity Commission is chartered as an advisory group, reporting to the Pima County Board of Supervisors. The purpose is to help improve the conduct of elections by examining the systems and processes behind them in order to improve functioning of and public trust in the Pima County electoral process. 
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