Archive for May, 2011


Moving Day for Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market

posted May 26, 2011

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Saguaro Fruit Harvest

posted May 23, 2011

[ Saturday, June 18, 2011; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Saguaro Fruit Harvest: preparation, syrup, sweets and a special liqueur

Saguaro harvest marks the beginning of summer’s bounty, and the act of harvesting with gratitude is the traditional way to invite the return of monsoon rains.

We’ll be harvesting, preparing -and thanking saguaros for- their delicious, nutritious fruit; walking and learning about saguaro/ ironwood [...]

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Refugee 101 Information Night

posted May 23, 2011

[ Thursday, June 9, 2011; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Come learn more about refugee life, communicating in different languages, and refugee work. Anyone who wants information can attend and attendance does not commit you to serve.  The training is at St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Rd.  Please RSVP with the volunteer coordinator.

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Solar and Energy Efficiency Seminar

posted May 20, 2011

[ Saturday, May 21, 2011; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Free Solar and Energy Efficiency Seminar
Arizona Energy Pros

3821 W. Costco Dr., Ste 119, Tucson, Az 85741

For all interested in attending a free energy efficiency and solar seminar. There will be some free drinks and snacks.

Get a free quote or stop by just to get some free information.

We have about 10 more seats to fill!
Call to [...]

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Help Your Garden; Learn about worms!

posted May 13, 2011

[ Saturday, May 21, 2011; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

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National Academy of Sciences Issues Warning!

posted May 12, 2011

The Academy of Sciences says:
”Climate change is occurring, is very likely caused primarily by the emission of greenhouse gases from human activities, and poses significant risks for a range of human and natural systems. Emissions continue to increase, which will result in further change and greater risks. Responding to these risks is a crucial challenge [...]

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WMG Call to Action

posted May 12, 2011

[ Thursday, June 2, 2011; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Ground-breaking Watershed Management Group Invites Public to Take Action

WMG invites the public to their OpenHouse Thursday, June 2nd 2011 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at the Ward III Council Office. Presentations by board, staff, and community members on local, regional, and international programs in sustainability will be featured. Come and learn about opportunities to get involved; [...]

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RUMBA-Pro Show

posted May 11, 2011

[ Saturday, May 21, 2011; 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] Barrie Herr, Committee Chair, and the RUMBA Committee of Tucson Clean and Beautiful are pleased to invite you to the first annual RUMBA-Pro Show! These RUMBA-Pros* have been generous to show their work at our student RUMBA competitions over the years, and it is time for them to have their own Show!

Please join us: Saturday [...]

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Common Ground Rocks the Heart

posted May 6, 2011

[ Sunday, May 22, 2011; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] HEY healers, musicians, environmentalists, gardeners, artists, students, business owners, kids, dogs….

any body, EVERYBODY who wants to see REAL LOCAL COMMUNITY created in Tucson……

You’re INVITED to participate in Common Ground Tucson’s collaboration with the ROCK THE HEART JAM FEST, Sunday May 22nd 2011 at Armory Park, 4pm – 8pm.

Host a table for your organization – offer your [...]

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350 Home & Garden Challenge

posted May 3, 2011

Transition US is committed to enabling action-oriented programs at the national level.  The Home and Garden Challenge is just such an opportunity. Inspired by the the amazing work done in Sonoma County, CA last May where over 600 gardens were planted, we have decided to take it (inter)national this May 14th & 15th.
Organizing a Home [...]

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Community Food Bank Needs Your Vote!

posted May 3, 2011

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Overpeck Testifies on Regional Drought

posted May 3, 2011

Jonathan Overpeck recently gave testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about drought conditions in New Mexico and the Southwest. Read his testimony here: http://energy.senate.gov/public/_files/OverpeckTestimony42711.pdf

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Solar Home Tour

posted May 2, 2011

[ Sunday, May 8, 2011; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Please join the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association, the Arizona Solar Energy Association, and the Southern Arizona Regional Solar Partnership in a free solar home tour on May 8, 11-3. Check in at the Old San Pedro Chapel, 5230 E Ft Lowell, for a map of the houses. Meet neighbors who have gone solar and [...]

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Jefferson Park Historic Home Tour and Festival

posted April 23, 2011

[ Saturday, May 7, 2011; 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] The Jefferson Park Neighborhood, three blocks north of the University of Arizona, will open one of Tucson’s historic homes to the public for four hours. The $10.00 ticket will include the tour, live music, a silent auction,antique cars, refreshments, raffles and more.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Friends of Jefferson Park, Inc ,
P.O. Box 41243, T/A (17)
Joan Daniels,
jdchama@msn.com, 323-2165
Website: Jeffersonpark.info

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