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City's Publicity Pamphlet Online

The City of Tucson is holding a Special Election on Nov. 6, 2018, and the City Clerk's Office last month mailed The Choice is Yours publicity pamphlet to registered voters in the city. If you misplaced your copy, you can read it online. Pima County will conduct this election, which will include two Tucson ballot propositions. Proposition 407 is a proposal asking voters to consider a $225 million Parks + Connections Bond to fund capital improvements at 100 of the city’s 128 parks.

Parents Night Out This Friday

PARENTS NIGHT OUT THIS FRIDAY - Enjoy three hours of childless free time on Friday, Oct. 26, while your kids have organized activities with Tucson Parks and Recreation. The Parents Night Out event runs from 4:30-7:45 p.m. at Udall Recreation Center, 7200 E. Tanque Verde Road. The cost per child (ages 5-11 only) is $4 and includes pizza, chips, popcorn, and punch. The featured movie will be Halloween Town.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, Oct. 24. Call (520) 791-4931 for registration details.

City Recruiting Tax Auditor

The City of Tucson is seeking a tax auditor to work in its Business Services Department, Tax Audit section. Duties include conducting city/state business sales tax audits to calculate sales and use tax liability and determining compliance with tax laws. A tax auditor regularly communicates with others in city government, business owners, community members who contract with the City of Tucson and the State of Arizona, and the public.

Paul's Note - October 19, 2018

A man named Walter visits our office every year to get a notarization on a document that says he is still alive. He came in earlier this week.

He is a survivor of the Holocaust, and he needs this paperwork to get a small stipend from the German government.

He jokes that he wants to live to be 100. “I don’t want revenge; but I want them to have to keep paying me.”

Make Holiday Cookie Ornaments with Clay

Tucson Parks and Recreation is offering a one-day workshop called Polymer Clay Holiday Cookie Ornaments. Learn to make holiday cookie ornaments out of polymer clay to hang on your Christmas tree. Please bring polymer clay in beige, white, black, red, yellow, and green.

Follow the registration link to learn about other desired items. Limited spots remain. Register online or call (520) 791-4877.

The 2018 Arizona Insect Festival Takes Place Sunday

The University of Arizona Department of Entomology will host the 2018 Arizona Insect Festival on Sunday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the University of Arizona (UA) Environmental and Natural Resources 2 Building on East Lowell Street. The free event is designed to improve science literacy and increase awareness about the importance of insects. Parking in nearby campus garages will be free.

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