The Downtown Tucson Partnership presents live, local performances each Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in Jácome Plaza, in front of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Grab lunch from your favorite downtown spot or food truck, bring a friend or some coworkers, and enjoy the free lunchtime tunes. The concert series runs through July 2.
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Kids 17 and under can beat the heat at City pools and recreation centers for free this summer. Youth will not need to pay an admission fee at 13 recreation centers during open recreation hours.
Due to other center programming, those ages 12-17 are permitted after 2 p.m., and youth 7 years and up are permitted after 6 p.m. Youth also can swim for free at 19 pools during recreational swim hours.
Track and field events will be held Tuesdays, through July 23, at Drachman Stadium, 501 S. Plumer. Road races will be every Thursday, June 6-July 25, at various locations.
Tucson Water’s 2018 Annual Water Quality Report is available on its website. The report provides information on drinking water within the utility’s 37 water service areas in and around the Tucson metropolitan area.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) just kicked off Operation Splash 2019. The program is meant to keep the public safe while traveling on city roads during the upcoming summer thunderstorm season.
Ward 2 Tucson City Council Member Paul Cunningham and his staff will host a town hall on Wednesday, June 5, 6-7:30 p.m., at Eastside City Hall, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega will be on hand, as will the captain of the Tucson Police Department's Eastside Division and the directors of Transportation, Parks and Recreation, and Planning and Development Services.
In coordination with the Presidential proclamation, Governor Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in honor of the victims of the Virginia Beach shooting.
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Sunland Asphalt, under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), will close the Wilmot Road and Golf Links Road intersection overnight to repave a portion of the intersection.
This project is scheduled to begin Saturday at 8 p.m. and be complete by 8 a.m. Sunday, June 9. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
I’d like to start with a reminder that we will be hosting a Ward 2 town hall on June 5 at 6 pm here at the Ward 2 office (doors open at 5:30).
Speakers will include Diana Alarcon who directs the Transportation Department and Brent Dennis from Parks and Recreation. Diana is still relatively new on the job and this will be her first Ward 2 town hall. Brent came out to the office when we had a community meeting on Ft. Lowell Park two weeks ago.
Reminder to Section 8 Landlords - Payments are not processed until the 5th Business day of each month !!
Protecting the traveling public on City streets during Tucson’s summer thunderstorm season is the objective of the Tucson Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Operation Splash campaign. As weather patterns shift to bring moisture into Tucson, crews from TDOT’s Streets and Traffic Maintenance Division are delivering barricades to hundreds of dip crossings throughout the City.
Beginning Monday, June 3, 2019, through Friday, June 7, 2019, at about 6:30 a.m. each day, TDOT crews will deliver more than 500 barricades to approximately 150 dip crossings throughout the City.