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City Court Closed Thursday and Friday

While City offices will reopen Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday, Tucson City Court will remain closed. The Court building will be open for the public to access the Public Defender’s Office and the City Prosecutor’s Office, but court services will not be available. 

Tucson City Court has designated the fourth Friday after the fourth Thursday of November (Friday after Thanksgiving) as a non-juridical day.

Ward 5 Thanksgiving Update

Councilmember Richard Fimbres and the staff of the Ward 5 Council Office wants to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.

The Ward 5 Council Office will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.


The Ward 5 Council Office will be open again at 8 am on Monday, November 30.

Thank you.

Tucson city court to hold second warrant day

The Tucson City Court, City Prosecutor, and City Public Defender will hold a second “Warrant Day” on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. Individuals with warrants may come to the court starting at 8 a.m. and see a judge, on a walk-in basis, regarding their warrant until 4 p.m. The goal of Warrant Day is to resolve the warrant and possibly close cases in warrant status. Tucson City Court is located at 103 E. Alameda and directions are posted online at .

Tips to Stay Safe When Frying a Turkey

If you plan to fry your Thanksgiving turkey, please be aware that there are several safety steps you need to take to prevent injury to yourself and others.

Tucson Fire Department Capt. Barrett Baker appeared recently on KGUN9's The Morning Blend (video) to offer some tips to keep your holiday celebration away from the emergency room. The first tip is to make sure the turkey is completely thawed.

Enjoy Unique Amenities at Tucson Parks This Holiday Weekend (Video)

Did you know you can play horseshoes at 14 Tucson parks? In fact, Reid Park recently hosted a horseshoe competition. Certain parks even have facilities for bocce ball, sand volleyball, disc golf, racquetball, shuffleboard, walking, and running. Learn more about the amenities by watching the video below.

If you have a question about Tucson Parks and Recreation, email Your question could be featured on the next edition of "Sierra Says" on Tucson 12.


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