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what: PCC Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery – BREAKING DOWN SURFACE TENSION
Teachers who want to learn more about impacts of stormwater pollution and other facts about the water cycle to apply to their classroom curricula have the opportunity to learn more at events held by Arizona Project WET, a program of the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center and supported by Pima Association of Governments and its Clean Water Starts With Me outreach campaign.
(BPT) - An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – especially for small businesses grappling with the high costs of worker absenteeism. Employee time lost to health issues costs American businesses $84 billion a year. For U.S. businesses, helping workers stay healthy costs far less than the financial impact of having them miss work for illness or injury.
Happy New Year! We're pleased to announce an exciting spring season of events at the Poetry Center. Below is a sampling of what we've lined up for you, and you can learn more about the whole season by visiting our calendar of events.
Last year, Catalina Foothills High School students Griffin Johnston and Vaughn Sherman took a scene from the play “Boys Next Door” and acted it out during the annual Arizona State Thespian Festival. They didn’t win anything, but were happy with their performance.
(NAPSI)—As parents, we understand the important role that math plays in our children’s education and the impact it has on their lives and our own. Despite this, we don’t always recognize the opportunities we have each day to encourage our children’s interest in and knowledge of math.
Tucsonans young and old will pick up brushes January 3 at Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson to write their names and New Year’s greetings in Japanese characters under the eye of nationally-known Zen calligraphy artist Yoshi Nakano as part of celebrations to welcome 2015, the Year of the Ram. Nakano, who creates inspirational brush works and semi-abstract calligraphy that he calls “brush art meditation,” will also show participants how to create an image of a ram with a few deft brush strokes.
(Family Features) Ensuring that your garage is weatherproofed and ready to withstand the elements of winter not only makes a more comfortable environment during the blustery cold months, it also is likely to help reduce energy costs.
Try and figure out whodunit at a hilarious portrayal of Sherlock Holmes at The Game’s Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays. Details: Friday to Sunday through Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Live Theatre Workshop, 5317 E. Speedway Blvd.; $18-$20; 327-4242.
(BPT) - Picture this: warm wind blowing across your face, the sound of waves crashing, and all your worries left behind on land. This is you on a boat and now is the perfect time to make this dream a reality. Winter may be frigid for many, but it’s the best time to start planning for warmer days ahead.
(NAPSI)—A middle-school student who has been trained can save a life when someone needs CPR.
Those at the UA who are advancing the medical humanities want to see the arts become more closely integrated with the STEM fields. It's picking up steam.
(BPT) - How do you keep the magic of Christmas alive during the mad rush of the holidays? The trick to nurturing the sense of wonderment that is such a delight to watch in children, is simply to let kids be kids. Encourage imaginations to soar with a few special holiday traditions that allow them to truly believe in all the magic of Christmas and Santa Claus. Even though it’s busy, you will be glad you cherished this time of innocent enchantment while it lasted.
(BPT) - As the Department of Defense continues its drawdown of American military personnel after decades of major troop deployment, tens of thousands of American troops are preparing to transition out of the military and back into civilian life. The transition will be easier for some than others; but with a solid plan and access to helpful resources, returning heroes can find success and satisfaction in a post-military career.
Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church will host a free class on addiction, recovery and faith on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 1 until 4 pm. This will be facilitated by Reverend Mike Japenga, a licensed substance abuse technician.
(StatePoint) 2014 will go down in history as the year smart home technology went mainstream. Rapidly evolving security, entertainment, cleaning and mobile technology have made home automation more affordable and easier to integrate than ever before. And this holiday season is the perfect time to give yourself and others the gift of smart home convenience.
(BPT) - Ever since humans stopped dwelling in caves and started living in huts made of tree branches, wood has been an indispensible structural and decorative residential material. Man’s house-building relationship with wood - historically, culturally and experientially - is deep, long and universal. In part that’s because wood is abundant, economical, durable and flexible. But our enduring love affair with wood is also due to the fact that, like us, each piece of timber is unique - its color, texture and grain are as individual as a human personality, so we keep discovering new aspects of its beauty and versatility to delight in.
(StatePoint) An often overlooked women’s health issue is currently affecting a number of women, including married women between the ages of 30 and 50, and straining their relationships.