The Southern Arizona office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) currently has many volunteer opportunities available. A volunteer orientation will be held this Saturday, March 30, 10-11:30 a.m., at 2020 N. Forbes Blvd., Suite 102.
The Golden Pin Lanes Bowling Center will be hosting the Miracle Mile Gateway Car Show and celebration of historic Miracle Mile for the final time this Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1010 W. Miracle Mile.
This free event features food and refreshments, music, a 50/50 raffle to benefit Gospel Rescue Mission, door prizes, activities for kids, and show cars. Golden Pin Lanes will feature historic photos and neon signs. Car show registration is from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday.
On Sunday, March 31, 2019, the reconstruction and repaving of Speedway Boulevard from Greasewood Road to Painted Hills Road is set to begin. This project is part of the voter-approved Proposition 101 Tucson Delivers Better Streets Program.
The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) recently launched its online Inspection Dashboard, which makes field inspections paperless and allows the public access to information related to their scheduled inspections. The Inspection Dashboard lets customers know the inspector assigned to them, the results of their inspections, and links to permit data.
The Technobark website recently compiled a list of the Top 20 North American Cities for Dog Owners, and Tucson came in at No. 10. The website researched more than 300 North American cities, using criteria such as the number of dog parks (seven in Tucson city limits), dog beaches, veterinarians, dog-friendly activities, dog-friendly restaurants, and more.
Saguaro National Park, Christopher Columbus Park, and Sweetwater Wetlands are listed as some favorite places in Tucson on the Love Your Parks Tour blog. The online article, “A Fond Farewell to Tucson,” also mentions the Maeveen Behan Desert Sanctuary and DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun.
Saguaro National Park is offering a summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program to teens, ages 15-18. YCC is an 8 week youth employment program for teenagers consisting of three main components: conservation work, environmental education and outdoor recreation.
The monthly City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Commission meeting will be held Wednesday, March 27, 3:30-5 p.m., at Tucson Parks and Recreation (Mesquite Room), 900 S. Randolph Way. The commission serves as a citizens advisory panel to the Mayor and Tucson City Council.
The Pima Association of Governments (PAG) is hosting three open houses for the public to review and comment on the draft Five-Year Regional Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for FY 2020-2024. The draft identifies priorities for federal, state, and local roadways; transit services and aviation projects; and programs such as ride-sharing, vanpooling, and pedestrian safety.
Tucson City Hall will be lit up in green starting tonight, March 25, at dusk in recognition of National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders affecting a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. Worldwide, there are more than 17 million adults and children with CP.
Sites in all 50 states will light up in green for cerebral palsy awareness. This includes bridges, buildings, and registered landmarks. To see the complete list, follow the above link.
The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona is seeking a teaching artist for the 2019 PAG Summer Youth Public Art Project to design and produce artwork with community youths. This year's project is a pedestrian overpass located on 22nd Street in Tucson, across from Palo Verde High School with the theme, "Bridging the Community". We would love to see artists from all of Southern Arizona apply for this teaching artist opportunity. The budget for the project is $25,000 and would occur and be completed during the summer of 2019.