Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside all of us at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, Oct. 11-14, at the Tucson Arena. There will be seven shows during the run, with matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
Follow the above link for the show description, schedule, and tickets.
The City of Tucson is recruiting a construction inspector for the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT). Duties include providing construction surveillance of public works projects for compliance with applicable engineering codes and standards.
The position is responsible for job site planning and inspections and receives direction from the lead inspector. Four years of experience inspecting projects for compliance is required. Applications must be received by Oct. 22.
Downtown Tucson will host “Tucson Meet Yourself” this weekend from Friday, October 12, 2018 through Sunday, October 14, 2018. Below is a list of road closures that will be in place for vendor set up and for the event. Please note that pedestrian and bicycle access is being maintained in and around road closures.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 6 p.m. to Sunday, October 14, 2018 at midnight – Pennington Street will be closed from Church Avenue to Stone Avenue.
Tucson City Court recently was awarded a three-year, $549,000 Justice for Families Grant from the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women. The grant will continue to support the specialized Domestic Violence Court calendar, which has provided victims of domestic violence access to Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse advocates and services for more than 4,000 victims of domestic violence, along with more accountability and supervision for domestic violence offenders.
The City of Tucson Planning Commission this week will continue its study session discussion of the Benedictine Monastery. The meeting takes place tomorrow, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. in the Mayor and Council Chambers at City Hall, 255 W. Alameda.
Ward 6 Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik is hosting an informational meeting this Thursday, Oct. 11, to discuss the Infill Incentive District (IID). The 5:30-6:30 p.m. public meeting will be held in the Ward 6 Community Room, 3202 E. 1st St.
Get into the Halloween spirit early with this Saturday's "Spooktacular" at the Quincie Douglas Center, 1575 E. 36th St. The 5-8 p.m. event will include carnival games, food trucks, hay rides, and information booths from agencies in our community. For more information, please call (520) 791-2507.
Motorists parking in Downtown Tucson, 4th Avenue, and around the University of Arizona campus can pay for metered parking via the GoTucson Parking app from Park Tucson. Payment also can be made via a mobile website or local phone number.
In the video below, Tucson 12 shows you different ways you can use the smart meters.
October 18, 2018
Last week, when I first sent out a call for donations in support of migrant families, we had hoped the numbers would diminish by now. In fact, ICE has continued to release families to intake centers at an alarming rate. Tucson centers have had to find room and board for over 200 people in the past two days alone. We see no end in sight.
Tucson Parks and Recreation and Pima Community College East Campus present the Boo Bash at Lincoln Park, a fun-filled night of tricks and treats. Come enjoy carnival games, trunk-or-treat, a costume parade, and more. The costume parade will begin at 6 p.m. Food also will be available for purchase. Special thanks to our sponsors: Pima Community College, Tucson Water, and Pyramid Federal Credit Union.
When: Saturday, Oct. 20, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Park soccer fields, 4325 S. Pantano Road
The voter registration deadline for Arizona's Nov. 6 general election is midnight tomorrow, Oct. 9. Those wishing to register to vote should contact the Pima County Recorder's Office at (520) 724-4330. Aside from a number of candidates for state and federal offices, there will be some state and Pima County ballot propositions on the ballot.
Starting tonight, Oct. 8, at 10 o'clock, eastbound and westbound traffic on Broadway will shift to the north side of the roadway between Houghton and Harrison roads. Since the start of the project last month, crews have been salvaging landscaping and grading the north shoulder area of Broadway to install a temporary travel lane for this traffic shift that will allow crews to begin the excavation work to install underground drainage structures and new waterlines from Houghton to Harrison.
Can't get enough of Reid Park Zoo's Giraffe Encounter or want to experience it for the first time? You can feed the giraffes every day at 10 a.m., with additional feedings at 1:30 p.m. on weekends. The cost is $3 per person (in addition to regular admission). Proceeds benefit Zoo conservation efforts and staff professional development.