The 2nd annual Hats Off to Heroes event will be held tomorrow at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park. The 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. free event will feature a 5K fun run, military displays, resources for veterans, food, the Tucson Pops Orchestra and other musical guests, and fireworks.
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.
Do you have unused chemicals, oils, or pesticides sitting in your shed or garage? The City of Tucson is hosting its 2nd Saturday Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection tomorrow. The collection location is at City of Tucson Community Services, 325 N. Commerce Park Loop, 8 a.m.-noon.
Accepted materials include automotive fluids, rechargeable batteries from electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, and lawn and garden products.
Living Streets Alliance is hosting another Kidical Mass tomorrow. The community bike ride begins at noon at Kellond Elementary School, 6606 E Lehigh Drive. The family-friendly event is an opportunity to explore Tucson’s eastside neighborhoods.
Kidical Mass rides connect the community to parks, schools, and local businesses.
Tucson Water is completing an upgrade to its telephone and online payment system, also known as Online Utility Account Services. Beginning tonight at 7 o'clock, the pay-by-phone system will be shut down. At 8 a.m. tomorrow, the online bill pay service will be unavailable. Access to both services will be restored at 8 a.m. Monday.
Customers still can make payments in person during normal weekday business hours, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tucson Water will not be charging late fees or pursuing service turn offs during the system upgrade.
Catch the University of Arizona spirit tonight during a Throwback Thursday edition of Bear Down Friday at Main Gate Square from 5-7 p.m.
The rally is a day earlier than usual so fans can cheer the UA Men’s Basketball team before the season opens tomorrow. Wear your favorite retro UA gear for a chance to win prizes. The 1997 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Traveling Trophy will also be on display.
Join the City of Tucson Environmental Services and Parks and Recreation departments this Saturday for Know Where to Throw 2015 to learn more about how to reduce, reuse and recycle in Tucson. The event will offer free document shredding, e-waste collection, an information fair, craft activities, a compost demonstration, and a thrift shop fashion show. Activities run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at El Rio Neighborhood Center, 1390 W.