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  • Next Week in Pima County Events Calendar - May 17-24, 2019

     

    Event Spotlight: Kino Sports Complex

    Chattanooga Red Wolves SC VS. FC Tucson

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    FC Tucson takes on the Chattanooga Red Wolves in a 7:30 p.m. match, one of the club’s 14 home games this season. Look for a spirited match between the home team and the fifth-place Red Wolves at the Kino Sports Complex. Come get your $1 hot dogs and $5 margaritas while enjoying the game. 

    Date: Saturday, May 18
    Time: 7:30 p.m. 
    Where: Kino North Stadium, 2500 E. Ajo Way
    InformationOnline | 520-600-3095 | Email

    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


    Attractions and Tourism: Tucson Dragway 

    Race Weekend!

    Team Tucson Race #7 gets underway with the “Track Hot for big Wheels” at 5:30 p.m., Juniors race at 6 p.m. and Big Cars at 6:15 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. Located just a few minutes south of Interstate 10 on the Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson Dragway is one of the nation’s most active drag racing facilities.

    Date: Saturday, May 18
    Time: 4 p.m. 
    Where: Tucson Dragway, 12000 S. Houghton Road
    Information: Online | 520-762-9700

    Pima County partners with more than two dozen museums, heritage groups and other organizations that operate some of Arizona’s top, world-class attractions.  Visit our Attractions and Tourism page to learn more.
     

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    Book Nook: Joel D. Valdez Main Library 

    Author Event: Linda Strader

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    Author Linda Strader will discuss and sign copies of Summers of Fire: A Memoir of Adventure, Love, and Courage. The book follows the personal and physical challenges she had to overcome as one of the first women to work on a fire crew for the U.S. Forest Service, a career where women were generally not welcome in 1976.

    Date: Saturday, May 18
    Time: Noon- 1 p.m. 
    Where: Joel D. Valdez Library, 101 N. Stone Avenue
    Information: Online | 520-791-4010

    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.



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    Get Out There: Natural Resources, Parks, and Recreation

     

    Full Moon Wander

    Join a Pima County naturalist to send off the sun and welcome the full moon. Nature reveals another side in the night hours; there is always something to discover! Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight. Ages 12 and up.

    Date: Saturday, May 18
    Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
    Where: Pima County Feliz Paseos Park, 1600 North Camino de Oeste 
    Information: Online | Email | 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: PACC Joins PetSmart 

    National Adoption Weekend

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    Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets four months or older as part of a special adoption event for PetSmart Charities® National Adoption Weekend. 

    This event at  the following locations:
    •PetSmart at Oracle & Wetmore, 4374 N. Oracle Rd. 
    •PetSmart at El Con Mall, between Home Depot and Target, 3695 E. Broadway Blvd.
    •PetSmart at Irvington & I-19, 1175 W. Irvington Rd.

    Date: Friday through Sunday, May 17–19
    Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
    Information: Online 

    *At the shelter, the “Name Your Own Fee” adoption promotion will still be in place throughout May
    ($0 is not an option)


    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 Rd. All adopted pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, vaccinated and come with a free vet visit too.


    Other Events This Week

     

    Tuesday, May 21

    Board of Supervisors Meeting

    Time: 9 a.m. 
    Where: Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 130 W. Congress, First floor
    Information: Clerk of the Board | 520-724-8449
    Description: The Pima County Board of Supervisors conducts county business; votes to approve or disapprove contracts and large purchases associated with county activities; holds public hearings and votes on a variety of county-related issues. Public participation speakers are limited to 3 minutes.

    Pima County Environmental Quality Advisory Council Meeting 

    Time: 2 p.m. 
    Where: 33 N. Stone, Seventh floor conference room
    Information: Vicki Munoz, EQAC Recording Secretary| 520-724-7331
    Description: The purpose of this council is to advise and consult with the Board of Supervisors, Department of Environmental Quality staff, and the Department of Environmental Quality Director in administering environmental quality matters.


    Wednesday, May 22

    Pima County Board of Health Meeting 
    Time: 3 p.m. 
    Where: Abrams Building, 3950 S. Country Club Road, Conference room #1108
    Information: Health Department Board | 520-724-7764 | Agenda
    Description: Advises the director and requests information from the Director as the Board deems necessary. Makes rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the rules and regulations of the Arizona Department of Health Services, for the protection and preservation of public health. Advises the Board of Supervisors regarding provisions, suitable offices, facilities, equipment for the Health Department and keeps minutes of all meetings of the Board.


     

    Thursday, May 23

    Regional Wastewater Reclamation Advisory Committee Meeting 
    Time: 8 a.m.
    Where: 2955 W. Calle Agua Nueva, Water Campus-Radon Conference Room
    Information: Veronica Lopez, RWRAC Coordinator | 520-724-6561
    Description: The Regional Wastewater Reclamation Advisory Committee (RWRAC) acts as an official advisory body to the Board of Supervisors. It reviews, evaluates, and makes recommendations on the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department's financials. 

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