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Ride the Pueblo Express to See Santa

The Sun Link streetcar will transform into the Pueblo Express on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 2 p.m., as it transports caroling families and merry elves to see Santa at Main Gate Square. The Pueblo Express will leave at 2 p.m. from the streetcar stop at the Mercado District (Congress and Avenida del Convento) and arrive at Main Gate Square's Geronimo Plaza for holiday performances and festivities, including pictures with Santa.

Broadway – Camino Seco to Houghton Road Improvement Project: Traffic Alert

On Friday, December 20, 2019, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, are scheduled to mill (remove) asphalt at the Broadway intersection approaches at Houghton Road, Harrison Road and Camino Seco.

Crews will work from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this work, there will be periodic traffic shifts at the intersection approaches and officers will assist motorists through the intersections.

Broadway East - Camino Seco to Houghton Rd Intersection Work

 

    On Friday, December 20, 2019, crews from KE&G Construction, under contract with the City of Tucson Transportation Department, are scheduled to mill      (remove) asphalt at the Broadway intersection approaches at Houghton Road, Harrison Road and Camino Seco.

   Crews will work from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this work, there will be periodic traffic shifts at the intersection approaches and officers will assist motorists through the intersections.

Tucson Roadrunners Annual Teddy Bear Toss Next Week

One of hockey’s best feel-good traditions, the annual Tucson Roadrunners Teddy Bear Toss, is on Saturday, Dec. 21, at 7:05 p.m. against the Ontario Reign. Bring a new or unused plush item to the game and toss your teddy bear on the ice after the Roadrunners first goal of the night.

All tossed teddy bears (and other plush animals) will be donated to those in need, with a portion going to AVIVA & Easter Seals in Tucson. In addition, the first 1,500 fans will receive a Desert Diamond Casino Hockey Bank upon entry.

Next Parents Night Out is December 20

Enjoy three hours of free time on Friday, Dec. 20, 4:30-7:45 p.m., while your kids have organized activities with Tucson Parks and Recreation. Parents Night Out will be held at William Clements Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Dr. The Jammy Jam Pajama Party includes pizza, snacks, a holiday movie, an art project, and games.

The cost per child (ages 5-15) is $5 (cash only). Register in person at the Clements Center by Thursday, Dec. 19. Call (520) 791-5787 for details. Space is limited.

Thrive in the 05 Quarterly Public Meeting This Week

The public is invited to attend the Thrive in the 05 quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 6-7:30 p.m., at Pima Community College (PCC) Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave., Amethyst Room. There will be an update on the project and information about how to get involved to shape change and build community in the Oracle Road area.

Spanish interpretation and refreshments will be provided, as well as activities for children. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP.

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