With the Downtown Tucson eGift Card, you can share a taste of what Tucson has to offer. The gift card is valid at more than 70 participating businesses in the downtown area and can be loaded on a smartphone.
Gift card recipients can buy a SunGo 1-Day Ticket to ride the Sun Link streetcar to spend their gift.
While City offices will reopen Friday after the Thanksgiving holiday, Tucson City Court will remain closed. The Court building will be open for the public to access the Public Defender’s Office and the City Prosecutor’s Office, but court services will not be available.
Tucson City Court has designated the fourth Friday after the fourth Thursday of November (Friday after Thanksgiving) as a non-juridical day.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) this weekend will perform during a compilation of clips from 13 Pixar films. The full symphony will perform soundtracks over sections of popular movies, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Cars, Up, Brave, Monsters Inc., and more.
If you plan to fry your Thanksgiving turkey, please be aware that there are several safety steps you need to take to prevent injury to yourself and others.
Tucson Fire Department Capt. Barrett Baker appeared recently on KGUN9's The Morning Blend (video) to offer some tips to keep your holiday celebration away from the emergency room. The first tip is to make sure the turkey is completely thawed.
As the holiday shopping season is about to begin, Tucson Parks and Recreation is offering an alternative to the busy stores. The annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday and Sunday at Reid Park, 22nd Street and Country Club Road. The free event will be west of the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.
Did you know you can play horseshoes at 14 Tucson parks? In fact, Reid Park recently hosted a horseshoe competition. Certain parks even have facilities for bocce ball, sand volleyball, disc golf, racquetball, shuffleboard, walking, and running. Learn more about the amenities by watching the video below.
The latest issue of Bike Life magazine is available online.
The fall issue features stories about getting around on a cargo bike, El Tour de Tamales, and the latest bike and pedestrian projects. There's even a bike map inside and information about how to enter a sweepstakes to win a free bicycle.