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(StatePoint) Americans have a lot on their minds during the holiday season, and the stress of ballooning budgets and crowded calendars can be enough to affect almost anyone’s well-being. With that in mind, why not use the holidays as an opportunity to give the most important gift of all?
Halloween may not be held in as high esteem as holidays with more tradition (and presents), but Tucson knows how to celebrate the spooky season nonetheless. The city is full of activities for kids and adults alike, providing keen opportunity to put on a light sweater and enjoy a scare-filled evening under the stars.
Whether it's the busy mother who spends her weekend volunteering at a local women's shelter or the young girl raising money for hungry children thousands of miles away with her lemonade stand - women that do good deeds are everywhere.
Chances are if you have been to an event in Marana that requires a host or emcee, then you have seen KOLD news anchor Dan Marries. Since he first moved here in 1999, Marries has tried to be involved in a wide variety of functions.
The third annual Tucson 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will take place starting Sunday morning, Sept. 14. The event is sponsored by the Climb 4 the Fallen (C4TF) Group. The stair climb will be held at the Bank Of The West building, located at 5151 E. Broadway in Tucson. Arizona firefighters will make an exhausting physical tribute to their fellow firefighters who died on 9/11.
The Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge has shaken up the summers in Tucson for three years, bringing the region’s cultural garden to modern day tastes buds. The culinary event brings up to 50 chefs and restaurants preparing unique salsa recipes and mixologists creating innovative tequila-based drinks along with sweet and savory menu pairings. Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Southern Arizona and SAACA’s arts therapy and education programs.
Continuing to learn new things offers many benefits, including cultural enrichment, engagement with others, and even better brain health and sharper thinking. Research has shown that this is true for people of all ages—especially when combined with a social aspect, like taking a class with other interested students.
The Fox Tucson Theatre announces the starting lineup for the 2014 Fall Season. The Fox, downtown’s crown jewel, consistently seeks to present high quality entertainment that will appeal to Southern Arizona’s diverse community. Guests should visit www.FoxTucson.com to view the daily updated schedule of shows, speakers, and special events. Tickets for all events may be purchased online at www.FoxTucson.com, at the theatre box office or by calling 547-3040. Box Office Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 1 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends open two hours prior to each performance.
Spay or neuter your pit bull mix for just $20 during August at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
Grab your favorite stein, dust off your dirndl and lederhosen and get your taste buds ready, because Baja Oktoberfest is coming to Tucson. The Arizona Craft Brewer’s Guild wants to bring the German excitement to Tucson, but with an Arizona craft beer twist.
(NAPSI)—Paying it forward can pay off on your next tax return, if you keep track of your donations.
(BPT) - You answer calls to support your alma mater, the local animal shelter and the American Red Cross with gifts of money and volunteer time. And after cleaning out the closets, dressers, kitchen cabinets and garage, you take a trunk load of donations to the thrift store.
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) and La Encantada present Splash! summer charity event on June 21.
The PGA TOUR’s Champions Tour announced today a new event to be played in Tucson, Arizona, from March 16-22, 2015, on the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort.
Perimeter Bicycling Association of America recently reached agreement with Special Olympics on a three-year title sponsorship package. Special Olympics has joined one of the premier cycling events in the United States and will become both El Tour de Tucson's title sponsor and primary beneficiary for 2014, 2015 and 2016.
(Family Features) When it comes to offering specialized, one-on-one support and niche product offerings, nothing beats shopping with a locally-owned small business.
Save the date Friday May 2, 2014, for the 16th Annual 2014 Puttin’ on the Dog Event which will once again be held at the incomparable Hilton El Conquistador Tennis & Golf Resort. Enjoy a view of the Santa Catalina Mountains, as you sip a glass of wine, sample scrumptious food from Tucson Originals restaurants, and listen to live music of Tesoro. Our silent auction will be better than ever with over 400 auction items and the addition of grab bags and a fabulous wine-pull. Don’t forget you can always extend the evening and purchase a special package to stay at the Hilton-even with your dog.
The Foothills Club of Tucson (FCT) - a local 501(c)(3)non-profit, charitable organization comprised of 45 local business professionals will be hosting its seventh annual fundraiser, which is set for Friday, May 2 at the Skyline Country Club.
The third annual “Afri-Can” celebration takes place Friday, April 18, at Armory Park Center in Tucson.
The Xpress Baseball Club, a team that consists of players who live on the northwest side, has recently adopted the Cañada Del Oro Wash. The team will serve the community by removing trash from the wash a couple times a year.