Archive for June, 2011


Common Ground Six!

posted June 28, 2011

[ Sunday, July 17, 2011; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Don’t miss the next great coming together at The next Common Ground event.

See you at Armory Park.

 

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Mesquite Harvesting Time!

posted June 28, 2011

[ Saturday, July 9, 2011; 8:00 am to 11:00 am. ] El Pueblo Farmers’ Market

Located at El Pueblo Adult Learning Center Parking Lot,
SW corner of Irvington Road and S. Sixth Avenue

Mesquite trees are all over
Tucson and their pods can be
used in variety of foods.
Come learn how to:
• Identify
• Collect
• Store
• And use mesquite pods!

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Mural Unveiling

posted June 9, 2011

[ Saturday, June 18, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] икониBARRIO CENTRO COMMUNITY MURAL UNVEILING

Lucky Wishbone Parking Lot, 2712 E. 22nd Street

Join us for this free, fun-filled family event with food, music, speakers, performance by the Tucson Arts Brigade Dance Theater Group, Latin Jazz by Trio Centrál, and Ranchera and Bolleros by Serenata.

The Barrio Centro Mural is the first phase in a multi-year initiative utilizing [...]

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Green Market Begins

posted June 8, 2011

[ Saturday, June 11, 2011; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]  

 

Green Market Starts: 9 North Scott — John Wesley Companies — will be transformed into a Green Market

2nd Saturdays Downtown features multiple bands, movies and other live entertainment as well as arts, crafts and food booths. Visitors to 2nd Saturdays Downtown also use the opportunity to visit downtown shops and restaurants. The streets are crowded [...]

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Home Food Production Workshops

posted June 8, 2011

[ Saturday, June 11, 2011; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ]  

The PRO Neighborhoods Newsletter informs us that:

The Community Food Bank’s Community Food Resource
Center will team up with the Pima County Library system in
June to present a series of workshops on Sustainability and
Home Food Production June 11th, 18th, 23rd and 25th. See details here.
The workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration
is not required. For [...]

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Home Food Production Workshops

posted June 8, 2011

The PRO Neighborhoods Newsletter informs us that:
 
The Community Food Bank’s Community Food Resource
Center will team up with the Pima County Library system in
June to present a series of workshops on Sustainability and
Home Food Production. The workshops are free and open to
the public. Pre-registration is not required. For questions or
information on this series, contact Leona Davis [...]

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Forum Planning Workshop

posted June 6, 2011

[ Saturday, June 25, 2011; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Sam Lena-South Tucson Branch Library, 1607 S. 6th Ave. (at 26th St.)

 

The League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson will present a FREE workshop on How to Plan a Forum. The workshop will cover such topics as initial planning, working with other groups, legal considerations, site selection, choosing a moderator, contacting [...]

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Earth Walk 2011

posted June 3, 2011

[ Tuesday, June 21, 2011; ] The folks at Common Ground invite you to participate in Earth Walk 2011.

TUCSON EVENT FEATURING:
• Walk/dance through an Earth Labyrinth in a baseball stadium •
• Featuring an internationally renowned sound healer & local musicians •
• Exhibitors for Personal, Social, and Environmental Wellness •
• Dress in a costume / t-shirt that reflects your cause •
• Raffle [...]

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Monsoon Gardening Workshop

posted June 1, 2011

[ Tuesday, June 28, 2011; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 320 N. Commerce Park Loop, Sentinel Building, Rillito/Sabino Room.

Growing a Monsoon Vegetable Garden. Learn how some simple techniques and carefully choosing delicious and desert-adapted varieties of corn, squash, beans, melons, and others can make your vegetable garden a success during this upcoming summer monsoon-rain season. The workshop will cover how to place your garden for [...]

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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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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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June Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted April 10, 2011

[ Monday, June 13, 2011; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] On Becoming One Desert Community
A Desert Community is a group of people that have the culture, the tools and knowledge, and the commitment to thrive here in the normal times, and survive here, in the worst time.  Becoming a desert community is our future, or we don’t have one.

What will it take…  What can we [...]

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