Science Downtown, non-profit associated with the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, will host Family Day on Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Science Downtown Family Day will feature activities such as make your own comet, make a crater, paint a planet, hunt for meteorites, and control robotic arms. More »
Led by Dr. Sheena Brown, research scientist, UA Dept. of Neuroscience; and Dr. M.A. Greenstein, scientist, artist and brain-awareness coach.
Concepts presented will include comparative brain anatomy and sensory systems (vertebrate vs. invertebrate), complexity theory and brain evolution. Learn how to prepare your scientific mind for maximal inquiry, clarity and revelation! More »
Let's Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation, is looking for parents or legal guardians of creative kid chefs from all over the country to submit their child’s recipe for a healthy and nutritious lunch. A winning child and parent/guardian from each state and territory will be invited to join a Kid’s "State Dinner." More »
Saguaro National Park hosts Family Night: The Park After Dark, at Saguaro National Park West on Fridays, June 15, 22 and 29 and July 6, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Children must be at least 7 years old. Free, reservations required. Contact Ranger Chip Littlefield, firstname.lastname@example.org or 733.5157. See attached flyer.
El Rio Community Health Center is hosting "Summer Insider’s Tour: Behind the Scenes at El Rio" Fridays in June, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., 839 W. Congress. RSVP to Rachel Rivera, 205-4947.
United Way Days of Caring takes place September 19 and September 22, 2012. Volunteers provide helping hands to schools, childcare centers and non-profits. If you have a project in need of a helping hand, register to request volunteers. For info on registering a project and training sessions, see www.unitedwaytucson.org.
The K.A.R.E. Family Center – Kinship, Adoption, Resource & Education – has training, activities and resources to serve caregivers and adoptive families. Attached are brochures in English and Spanish and the May-June newsletter.
See the attached flyer for information on free back-to-school immunization clinics July 21, 26 and 28.
- July 21, 2012: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Roy Drachman Clubhouse, 5901 S. Santa Clara
- July 26, 2012: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m., Frank & Edith Morton Clubhouse, 3155 E. Grant Road
- July 28, 2012: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Holmes Tuttle Clubhouse, 25850 E. 36th St.
The Los Niños pool, located in Los Niños Park, east of Alvernon and north of Drexel, opens Memorial Day weekend and offers swim lessons and other programs. See attached flyer.
The Best of Stories that Soar! will be presented Sunday, May 20 at the Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Avenue. Two totally different shows are scheduled for 4-5 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Stories that Soar! Is a part of Literacy Connects.