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Tucson Parks and Recreation presents the 31st Annual Senior Olympic
Festival. This festival is a celebration of fitness to promote healthy
living and an active lifestyle among seniors. This is Tucson’s largest
organized, annual senior activity and is open to anyone 50 years of age
or older.

What: The 31st Annual Senior Olympic Festival, featuring nearly 100
events and activities at more than 30 venues throughout the City of

When: Jan. 12-Feb. 1, 2015

Where: Various venues - See attached schedule of events


The Trees for Tucson program is now open for requests for low-cost trees for home delivery in the popular spring planting period. While trees can be planted throughout the year in the Tucson area, planting in the spring when trees are coming out of dormancy and the temperature is still cooler can ensure successful, healthy trees.

NewsNet 01-07-15

January 8 remembrance downtown tomorrow

Public meetings continue for input on possible charter changes

Tucson Fire Department is hiring

Tucson Police recruiting officers

Earn rewards for driving less

NewsNet 01-06-15

Reid Park Zoo sets attendance record and looks to future

Sun Shuttle passes millionth passenger milestone

Tucson Police Department continues season of giving

Real Christmas trees are fire hazards now

Job opportunites: City of Tucson Information Technology

NewsNet 01-05-15

New downtown parking fees in effect today

Public hearing tomorrow on proposed elimination of downtown loop

Arena renovations and Beach Boys mark new chapter of TCC

Food trucks downtown tomorrow

Job opportunities: Finance Department



TEAM UP TO CLEAN UP YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD - If beautifying your neighborhood is on your 2015 to do list, the City's Environmental Service (ES) department can help. ES will provide roll-off containers (dumpsters) for your use and will haul away the debris at no cost. To participate in this program, you and members of your association or group must be ES residential customers and an incorporated homeowners association, or an organized group of 10 or more residents. Learn more about the program, including how to apply, at the link provided below.

ADOT Sign Update

Sign installation on I-10 in Tucson to bring restrictions next week


Motorists traveling on Interstate 10 in Tucson will encounter travel restrictions next week while the Arizona Department of Transportation continues a project to install new highway sign structures at numerous locations.

Sixth Avenue - Seventh Street to Broadway Improvement Project

On Monday, January 5, 2015, Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve Sixth Avenue between Seventh Street and Broadway. The project will begin with crews installing sewer bypass pumps at the Toole Avenue and Sixth Avenue intersection. This work will result in the intersection being closed nightly to vehicular traffic beginning on Monday, January 5, 2015 through Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m.

Campbell Avenue - Broadway to Third Street Resurfacing Project

On Sunday, January 4, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will begin work to improve the pavement conditions on Campbell Avenue from Broadway north to Third Street.
Crews will be milling (removing asphalt) and repaving Campbell Avenue. The work is scheduled to be complete by Friday, January 9, 2015. To minimize impacts to the adjacent residents, work hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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