Starting Sunday, Aug. 11, new service changes will begin for multiple Sun Tran, Sun Express, and Sun Shuttle routes. Passengers can find updated schedule and route information online or in Sun Tran’s new Route Schedule booklets, available on vehicles, at transit centers, and at locations throughout Tucson.
The annual Return of the Mermaids festival is back tomorrow, Aug. 10, from 3-11 p.m. The monsoon celebration and mermaid festival in Downtown Tucson and Historic 4th Avenue is a family-friendly event that features mermaids, musical performances, vendors, costume contests, and parties.
Organizers encourage party-goers to dress up as if they live under the sea. One of the highlights of the event is a sidewalk parade that begins at 8:30 p.m. on East Congress Street. Please wear a costume or hold the hand of a costumed child to participate in the festivities.
The next 2nd Saturdays Downtown takes place tomorrow, Aug. 10. Events during the day include Locomotive Saturday at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum, Family Brain Boost and Art After Dark at Children's Museum Tucson, and Read to a Dog at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library.
Evening events include live music at the Mercado San Agustin and other locations. Starting at 6:15 p.m., the Scott Avenue Stage features music from Stripes, Moontrax, and Weekend Lovers. Some events are free, while some require tickets or admission fees.
Nikki Reck with Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) introduces you to Hooch, one of the goofiest dogs currently at the shelter. Have cats? No problem, this guy gets along with everyone, and he's even housebroken.
Learn more about Hooch in the latest Pet Connection video.
The City of Tucson would like your input on a proposed program and fee to provide additional stormwater management services in the community through a Green Stormwater Infrastructure Fund proposal. Anyone who is a resident or business owner within the City of Tucson is welcome to complete the survey.
Local First Arizona and the Tucson 2030 District will host Business Sustainability Series: Water Rebates 101, a free workshop to show businesses how to reduce water use and save money on monthly water bills. The workshop is Thursday, Aug. 8, 5:30-7 p.m., at the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building, 1064 E. Lowell St., Room S210, on the University of Arizona campus.
Connect with approximately 30 different public procurement agencies from throughout our region who spend millions of dollars annually on goods and services. The Copper Chapter of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement will host the Reverse Trade Show on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.
The City of Tucson is hiring a payroll technician for its Human Resources department. The position is responsible for performing a wide variety of record keeping and payroll processing activities that include computing wage and overtime payments, calculating and recording payroll deductions, and verifying final wage payments and employment requests.
The City of Tucson is surveying residents to better understand the community's needs on connecting with the City and accessing City services or resources. Please take a few minutes to answer a quick survey about your preferences communicating with the City so that we can better serve you. Surveys may be taken in English or in Spanish.