Celebrate 46 years of food, entertainment, and culture downtown at the annual Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival this weekend, Oct. 11-13. This free, three-day event recognizes the living traditional arts and expressions of everyday life of the folk and ethnic communities of the multi-national Arizona-Sonora region.
TENWEST Impact Festival returns for a fifth year, Oct. 11-20, with multiple events in the downtown and University of Arizona areas. The 10-day festival features exhibitions, talks, interactive experiences, and local and national experts to offer ways to face challenges in our community.
The City of Tucson is recruiting well maintenance mechanics to join its Tucson Water department. Mechanics perform general repairs and maintenance to wells, deep well pumps, and related equipment, as well as monitor water levels and pumping pressures.
Duties also include preparing pumps and pump rigs for installation. Certified crane operators are eligible to earn an additional $5 per hour during crane operation.
Tucson Parks and Recreation and Pima Community College East Campus present Boo Bash at Lincoln Park on October 19, a fun-filled night of tricks and treats. Come enjoy carnival games, trunk-or-treat, a costume parade, and more. The costume parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. This free event for the whole family will take place at the Lincoln Park soccer fields, 4325 S Pantano Road.
Food will be available from Cody Coyote Kettle Corn, Geronimo's Revenge, Bemo's Ol' Joe's and Pin-Up Pastries.
Downtown Tucson will host “Tucson Meet Yourself” this weekend from Friday, October 11, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. Below is a list of road closures that will be in place for vendor set-up and the event. Please note that pedestrian and bicycle access is being maintained in and around road closures.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019, from 6 p.m. to Sunday, October 13, 2019 at midnight – Stone Avenue will be closed from Congress Street to Alameda Street. Pennington Street will be closed from Church Avenue to Scott Avenue.
Cyclovia Tucson will return to South 12th Avenue with ¡Cyclovia en La Doce! on Sunday, Oct. 27. Started in 2010, Cyclovia gives people from all over Tucson the chance to enjoy great weather, see neighbors, friends, and get a little exercise – all on city streets that will be closed to car traffic and open to walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and all other forms of people-powered movement.
The City of Tucson is hiring an electrician to work in the Transportation department. An electrician maintains, repairs, inspects, and installs electrical street lighting and traffic signal equipment. Duties also include responding to situations in which traffic signal or streetlight equipment has been damaged.
Thanks to Proposition 101, now known as Tucson Delivers, the Tucson Fire Department recently received a new fire engine and will soon begin design plans for a complete rebuild of Station 8. For more information, watch the video below.
Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival provides a popular annual event that brings together individuals, organizations, and companies in our community who are working to help us not just envision but also create a resilient future for Tucson and Southern Arizona.
The City of Tucson recently received its largest-ever Lead Hazard Reduction Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its Lead Hazard Control Program and Healthy Homes Program. This grant will bring nearly $4 million into our community, dedicated solely to keeping families safe from lead hazards and various unhealthy conditions in their homes.