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Cigna and Tucson Parks and Recreation present the Family Festival in the Park

Cigna and Tucson Parks and Recreation are proud to present the 14th annual Family Festival in the Park.There will be games, prizes, face painting, crafts, inflatables, and class demonstrations. Reid Park Zoo will have $1 admission (funds going to the Reid Park Zoo’s Conservation Fund), and the Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center will host free swimming with an inflatable obstacle course. Volunteers from Friends of the Reid Park Rose Garden will be giving tours of the garden during the event.

Mary Ann Cleveland Way Waterline Installation Work to Begin Nov. 9

Pima County, Nov. 7, 2019 - Beginning Saturday, November 9, the Pima County Project Management Office (PMO) and their contractor, The Ashton Company, will begin a waterline installation project on the south shoulder of Mary Ann Cleveland Way from just east of Empire High School to Atterbury Wash Way. The waterline work will provide utility services to the future Pima County Esmond Station Southeast Library.

Senior Olympic Festival Registration is Open

Tucson Parks and Recreation​ and Humana present the 36th annual Senior Olympic Festival, that will take place from January 6th - Febuary 1st, with activities happening at various location throughout the city.  

Events will include volleyball, bowling, bridge, racquetball, basketball shoot, pickleball, archery, golf, tennis, horseshoes, badminton, and so much more.

Placemaking at El Presidio Workshop is Saturday

A public, community-visioning workshop focused on El Presidio, its cultural institution, and the connections to downtown will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Davis Bilingual Elementary Magnet School, 500 W. St. Mary's Road.

Rio Nuevo is working with stakeholders and Projects for Public Spaces to develop ideas to make the public spaces of El Presidio and its cultural institutions active, dynamic, and better connected to downtown.

Median Island Improvements Taking Place on Campbell Avenue

Installation of irrigation components and vegetation trimming in the median islands on Campbell Avenue from Sixth Street to Speedway Boulevard began today. During the work, the northbound median island travel lane on Campbell Avenue will be closed. The southbound travel lanes will remain open.

Crews will work weekdays, 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m., each day. Expect delays when driving in the area. The project is scheduled for completion by the end of November.

City Hiring KIDCO Workers

The City of Tucson is seeking fun, energetic, and enthusiastic recreation workers to help with KIDCO afterschool programs for children. This non-permanent position assists in planning activities for children ages 5 to 12 (with possible positions for programming of 12-14 year olds), prepares facilities for scheduled functions, and supervises youth activity participants.

Work hours are 1-6 p.m. Applicants must be at least 16 years old to apply. The deadline is Nov. 7.

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