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City Recruiting Project Manager

The City of Tucson is hiring a project manager to work in its Information Technology department. A project manager coordinates and prioritizes project tasks, manages timelines, maintains project plans, and communicates status to clients, sponsors, and senior management. Work also includes preparing forecasts of needed funds, assisting in developing and implementing project budgets, and monitoring expenditures.

Tucson Delivers Better Streets Repaving Projects

The second set of roadway improvement projects associated with the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program are set to begin Monday, July 15, 2019.

The projects will include reconstructing and repaving Roger Road from Wilson Avenue to First Avenue, River Road from Oracle Road to First Avenue within the city limits, and Runway Drive from Gardner Lane to Prince Road.

Pima County Sheriff's Department and Banner Aetna Hosting Badges and Backpacks

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Banner Aetna are hosting Badges and Backpacks on Saturday, July 13, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) Exhibit Halls, 260 S. Church Ave. There will be 2,000 free backpacks and school supplies distributed on a first-come, first-served basis for children who are present and enrolled in grades K-12.

The Art of Asylum at the Monastery Exhibit Opening This Week

Ward 6 Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik invites you to attend the opening reception of The Art of Asylum at the Monastery, Friday, July 12, 6-8 p.m., at the Ward 6 Office, 3202 E. 1st St. A former sewing room in the monastery once used by the Benedictine Sisters to cut cloth for their habits was converted into an arts and activities classroom to provide a clean, orderly, light-filled space for children and adults to experience a temporary respite, create art, and study English.

Free Movie at Reid Park on Friday

Cox Movies in the Park, a Tucson summer staple since 2003, returns to the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater at Reid Park with a free showing of "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" this Friday, July 12.

Entertainment and games begin at 6 p.m. The kid-friendly movie starts at approximately 7:45 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available from vendors. Reid Park is located at the northeast corner of Country Club Road and 22nd Street.


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