City News

Boo Bash 2018

The William Clements Parks and Rec staff will be hosting one great boo bash that will included; free games, costume parade, inflatables, food vendors and of course candy! Come dressed up on Saturday, October 20th, from 4-7pm at 4325 S. Pantano Rd. This event is a family free event.

Local Firefighters Group Teams with Gary Sinise Foundation to Help Firefights

Fiesta de los Bomberos welcomes the Gary Sinise Foundation as the Red, White, and Blue sponsor of the FDLB Feast and Fairways event on Sept. 21 and 22. Feast and Fairways is a gala dinner, auction, and firefighter golf tournament. Proceeds benefit wellness programs for local firefighters with cancer, cardiac, and mental health issues. Most of the funds raised will go to the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation (GTFF).

ICYMI: Veterans Court Receives Federal Grant

The Regional Municipalities Veterans Treatment Court, part of the Tucson City Court system, is the recipient of a $395,000 grant over each of the next five years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Judge Michael Pollard recently announced the grant for the court and the creation of a 501(c)(3) nonprofit (Southern Arizona Justice for Veterans) to support it.

TFD Rescues Person Stranded in Pantano Wash

Tucson Fire units rescued a person from the Pantano Wash near Kenyon Drive after a single call was made to 911 reporting someone clinging to a tree in the wash. The initial call made to 911 reported two people stuck in the wash, clinging to a tree but the caller hung up and did not answer on call back. A Swift Water Response was dispatched to the area, including crews from the technical rescue team.

Proposition 407: Parks + Connections Bond

Ward 3 residents and other Tucson voters will get a chance to hear more about Proposition 407 tomorrow, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Ward 3 Office, 1510 E. Grant Road. Tucson Parks and Recreation Director Brent Dennis and City staff who helped put together the Parks + Connections Bond proposition will be giving an informational presentation on the bond package.

The presentation will include maps, data, and answers to individual questions.

Living Streets Alliance Receives Grant to Transform 6th Avenue/7th Street Intersection

Living Streets Alliance (LSA), in coordination with the Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT), recently won a $10,000 grant from the AARP Community Challenge to take action on a project designed to increase mobility and safety and promote public spaces. Grant funds will be used at the intersection of North 6th Avenue and East 7th Street to focus on pedestrian safety and accessibility. Materials such as paint, flexible posts, planters, and street furniture will be used.

Parents Night Out This Friday

Enjoy three hours of childless free time this Friday, Sept. 21, while your kids have organized activities with Tucson Parks and Recreation. Parents Night Out runs from 4:30-7:45 p.m. at Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. The cost is $4 per child (ages 5-11 only).

The Incredibles will be the featured movie, and the $4 admission price includes pizza, popcorn, and punch.

Please register by today, as space is limited. Call 791-4931 for registration details.


Subscribe to City News