Works by a local artist will be on display in February at the Tucson Museum of Art. The exhibit, “Mid-Century Perspectives: Paintings by Andy Burgess and Objects of Modern Design,” will run through April 22.
Tucson Water offers free toilets to qualifying limited-income households. The rebate program is in conjunction with Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona (CHRPA) and offers free replacement of toilets manufactured in 1991 or earlier that consume 3.5 or more gallons per flush.
The Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase started over the weekend, but if you didn't get out to any of the shows, you still have plenty of time. The various shows run until Sunday, Feb. 11, at dozens of locations throughout the Tucson region. Most shows are open to the public with free admission.
Reid Park Zoo is now leading the way in innovative animal medicine with the grand opening of its state-of-the-art Animal Health Center. Dedicated yesterday, the facility will provide the Zoo with more opportunities to teach curious young minds through additional educational programming. Also, students from the University of Arizona’s new Marley Foundation Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program will have the opportunity to train in whole-life animal care by observing and assisting at the new center.
Downtown workers are invited to learn about alternative modes of transportation available to them at tomorrow's Activate Your Commute event, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
How-to-ride demonstrations, exhibits, and information booths will be set up on Jacome Plaza. From noon to 1 p.m., Sun Tran, Tugo Bike Share, Sun Rideshare, and Enterprise Vanpool will give 15-minute presentations in the lower level meeting room of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. There will be door prizes and some refreshments.
Export businesses from the counties of Pima, Pinal, and Maricopa are encouraged to apply for the Sun Corridor Export Recognition Program, an honor that celebrates companies in Arizona’s Sun Corridor that are succeeding in global markets.
Arizona 811 is reminding the public to contact them to have all underground utilities located and marked before excavating anything in Arizona. Two full working days (excluding weekends and state holidays) are required in advance for scheduling a locator. The marks are good for 15 days.
Gem Show shoppers can skip the hassles of traffic and parking with a 3-Day Transit Pass. The pass provides unlimited rides on Sun Tran buses and the Sun Link streetcar, and it's valid for 72 consecutive hours once activated on a transit vehicle. Sun Tran and Sun Link routes connect to several Gem Show events and many of Tucson’s entertainment attractions.