Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) is hosting Party with the Pets this weekend, featuring entertainment for all ages, music, food trucks, tours of PACC’s new facility, a dedication ceremony for the taxpayer-funded building, pet adoptions, and an opportunity to learn more about shelter programs and services.
The University of Arizona Wildcats Hockey team returns to the Tucson Arena tonight, Nov. 30, and tomorrow to face rival Arizona State University. Tonight's game features an ugly Christmas sweater contest, and tomorrow's game is a "Red Out" to benefit the American Heart Association. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. both nights.
Safely dispose of paints, chemicals, oils, pesticides, and certain other items that are sitting unused in your shed or garage. The City of Tucson Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd., is open this Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8 a.m. to noon for household hazardous waste collection. Drop-off is free for city residents.
Have Breakfast with Santa at Udall Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Rd., on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8-10am. Cost is $5/person. Enjoy breakfast, an art project, and a story and picture with Santa. Must register at Udall by Dec. 3. Call 791-4931 for more information.
The Mayor's office has asked that city flags be flown at half-staff for the deputy US marshal that was killed in the line of duty serving a warrant in Tucson.
The deputy's name has not been released by the Tucson Police Department.
Repairs to a 96” pipeline that delivers recovered Colorado River water from the Avra Valley aquifer have been completed. The second phase of work to bring the renewable water supply system back into service will start on Monday, December 3, 2018.
It soon will cost an extra $32 to register your vehicle in Arizona. Starting this Saturday, Dec. 1, vehicle registration renewals will include a new Public Safety Fee. The fee was established by state law to support public safety and Highway Patrol operations.
The fee goes into effect for registrations due in January and will be immediate for newly registered vehicles. The fee will be collected during the vehicle registration process administered by the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.
NoticeMe is a tool that allows users to sign up for email notifications for land-use changes, such as rezonings and variances within the City of Tucson. Four different types of notifications are available and can be selected using ward, neighborhood, or custom boundaries. NoticeMe was developed to provide transparency and support citizen participation in issues pertaining to land use.
With the Downtown Tucson eGift Card, you can share a taste of what Tucson has to offer. The gift card is valid at more than 50 participating businesses in the downtown area and can be loaded on a smartphone.
The gift cards never expire and make great stocking stuffers. They can be purchased online in denominations of $5 to $200.
Enjoy breakfast, an art project, and a story and picture with Santa. You must register at Udall by Dec. 3. For more information, call (520) 791-4931.
Meet Iibu (pronounced E-bow), Reid Park Zoo’s young tapir calf, and follow along to see him grow into an adult. You’ll also see how the Zoo is actively involved in tapir conservation.
Tapirs are the featured animal in the latest edition of Zoo News, produced by Tucson 12.
Tucson Water and the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association (AMWUA) offer Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert, a guide to help residents create an attractive, water-efficient landscape. Plants listed include trees, shrubs, groundcovers, vines, cacti, and more. The plants featured were selected by landscape professionals and are drought hardy, tolerant of heat and cold, and adapted to our soil conditions.