The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair takes place tomorrow through Sunday, March 22-24, from 10 a.m. to dusk each day. This free, nearly-50-year-old tradition typically attracts more than 250,000 people.
Reid Park Zoo is partnering with the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc., and Tucson Chinese Cultural Center in hosting more than 400 colorful, customized lantern displays in Southern Arizona.
The Asian Lantern Festival, which concludes Saturday, March 23 (6-10 p.m.), will transport you across the world with Asian-inspired entertainment, cuisine, and culture. You can check admission prices and register now at the above link.
The Palo Verde Park Neighborhood Association is hosting Park Fest 2019 on Sunday, March 24, 3-6 p.m., at Palo Verde Park, 425 S. Mann Ave. There will be four stages of live music, food trucks, and lots of fun. Follow the above link for more information.
The Tucson Parks and Recreation department is looking to hire an energetic person to join the recreation team as a recreation assistant. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with the development, implementation, and evaluation of recreation programs for youth and adults. The deadline to apply is April 7.
Fourth Avenue will be the host of the annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair this weekend. The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair begins on Friday, March 22, 2019 and is open daily through Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Attendance for the Street Fair is estimated to be approximately 300,000 people, so please adjust travel plans accordingly.
The Mayor and Tucson City Council yesterday, March 19, gave final approval to launch a six-month pilot program to bring electronic scooters to Tucson starting July 1.
The council two weeks ago gave preliminary approval to the program, but wanted to resolve some safety issues and other concerns before taking a final vote. The scooter program most likely would put dockless rental scooters around downtown and 4th Avenue, but it would be up to the operators where to place them.
The Arizona Superior Court in Pima County, in partnership with the Pima County Bar Association, will host the free Spring 2019 Court Night event on Tuesday, March 26, at the Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road.
Each year, the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission (TPCHC) recognizes individuals, firms, groups, and/or organizations that have demonstrated their interest in or contribution to the preservation, conservation, or interpretation of local history, architecture, or historic preservation in Tucson or Pima County.
The City of Tucson is holding public meetings this week as part of a survey to better understand how and when our community uses Sentinel Peak Park (also known as “A” Mountain). The popular lookout point is enjoyed by pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists from throughout the region.
The second annual Sustainable Landscapes Expo takes place Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. This free, family-friendly event features more than 30 exhibitors with demonstrations and hands-on activities on efficient water use for gardening sustainability.
The 14th annual Grease Collection event in January had a successful outcome. With the help of its partners, the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (RWRD) reports it recovered 8,700 pounds of fats, oil, and grease (FOG). The amount collected reduces our carbon footprint by 22,000 pounds when the FOG products are recycled into biodiesel, a cleaner-burning fuel than regular diesel.
On Thursday, March 21, 2019, the traffic signals at the 12th Avenue and Irvington Road intersection will not be in operation as work crews replace underground conduit and wiring at the intersection.
The work is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m. and is anticipated to be complete by 3 p.m. the same day. This schedule could change due to unforeseen circumstances.