Canyon del Oro High School special education teacher Pam Duarte has found a way to brighten the lives of the elderly while helping her students hone their social skills.
A Tucson caregiver who stole and pawned 10 items of jewelry from one of her patients was sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years' probation Thursday in Pima County Superior Court.
Handcrafted miniatures by Ginna Kerns are displayed. The art show was held Friday at The Fountains, 2001 W. Rudasill Road. More than 40 residents participated in the event, entering up to two self-created works.
A painting by Pat Hoffman graces the walkway on the way to the larger gallery. Harpist Christine Vivona serenades attendees.
A sculpture by Elise Gilden was among the more than 70 pieces of art displayed.
The Fountains at La Cholla resident Jean Wells looks through the art at the retirement community's annual Artists in Residence Art Show. "I just really admire the things they have done," said Wells, who did not display any art herself. The show will up through Sunday.
George E. Smith is the author of "Red Treasure," a novel about
the life of a miner near the turn of the 20th century.
The Fountains at La Cholla will host a book-signing and talk at
2 p.m. Feb. 9 to celebrate Arizona's centennial.
Patricia Hoffman's prize-winning painting, "Purple Mountains."
Hoffman has no formal art training.
Patricia Hoffman of Tucson has been named one of 13 finalists in
a nationwide art competition. Her oil painting titled "Purple
Mountains" will be featured in Expressions 2012, an award-winning
calendar celebrating active aging and the arts.
Pat Caffrey, left, watches as his older brother Mike performs some tricks at the Fountains at La Cholla retirement community. The brothers entertained the audience Feb. 15 with tricks they have learned throughout the years. The Fountains at La Cholla is located at 2001 W. Rudasill Road.
Pat Caffrey is the food-service director at the Fountains at La Cholla and a two-time Arizona state yo-yo champion.
Mike Caffrey is a toy and game designer.
Two-time Arizona state champion yo-yo'er and Duncan yo-yo
demonstrator Pat Caffrey will show off the tricks of his trade at
2:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Fountains at La Cholla, 2001 W. Rudasill