Various community-based intake centers are still receiving children released by ICE, and they need supplies. Ward 6 Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik's office and local relief groups are collecting donated items to be distributed to the centers located throughout the community.
Sunday, Oct. 21, is the last day to register for fall classes at Tucson Parks and Recreation. The combined fall 2018/spring 2019 Activity Guide is online, and printed copies are available at any Parks and Recreation center, pool, or administration office. Copies also are available at local libraries.
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 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.
The Tucson Roadrunners, American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, host the Rockford IceHogs for a set of games this weekend, Oct 19-20, at the Tucson Arena. The NHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks comes to Tucson for the first time in the team's history. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
Five decades after opening its doors, the Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave., still stands as a popular gathering place and community hub, serving customers as diverse as the neighborhoods that surround it. From 1:30-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, the Pima County Public Library and neighborhood friends will look back at the last 50 years of Woods and party like it’s 1968. Activities begin at 2 p.m., and don’t forget to wear your tie-dye.
The City of Tucson is seeking a GIS data analyst to work in its Information Technology (IT) department. The position helps with the City’s overall GIS functions and provides support in the maintenance and organization of geographic data. An analyst should also be able to present information in clear, understandable visual depictions using accepted cartographic principles, as he or she will frequently work with stakeholder groups.
Tucson Parks and Recreation will host a public health fair tomorrow, Oct. 18, at the Armory Park Center, 220 S. 5th Ave. From 9 a.m.-noon, various exhibitors will be offering free information, services, and referrals for the senior community.
Walgreens will be on hand to offer flu, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations. Please bring your insurance card.
For more information, call (520) 791-4865.