Angela Pittenger speaks during the inaugural Tucson Storytellers Project where tellers shared stories about Love & Heartbreak at La Cocina on March 12, 2018, in Tucson, AZ. The project was produced by The Arizona Daily Star and #ThisisTucson.

🎉For Everyone🎉

Tucson Storytellers: Food and Family

Join us (Arizona Daily Star and #ThisIsTucson) as we  celebrate the vibrant and diverse food culture in Tucson. From our love of tamales and tacos to family restaurateurs and growers, we’ll be sharing stories about the tastes that help bring us together.

Where: Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento

When: Tuesday, June 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $5 for students and $10 general admission

Find more information here.

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TMC's 12th Annual Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Walk Weekend

Take a cool evening run downtown with your pals and end up at a block party featuring, food, entertainment and a beer garden. You also have a chance to win cash prizes for your running skills.

Where: Armory Park, 220 S. Fifth Ave.

When: Saturday, June 2, 5-10 p.m.

Cost: $10-99 depending on what you decide to run/walk. Register here. 

For more information click here.

The SummerGo Youth Pass gives kids ages 6-18 free pools and free transportation around Tucson from May 25 to August 2. The pass provides unlimited air-conditioned rides on Sun Tran, Sun Link streetcar and select Sun Shuttle routes. Kids with the SummerGo Youth Pass can also use all City of Tucson pools for free (with the exception of the Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center). Pass holders also qualify for discounts at the Flandrau Science Center. 

Passes are available for $45 until Sunday, July 1. Click here for a list of purchase locations.

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Music Under the Stars/DeMeester Band Shell

Music Under the Stars

The Tucson Pops Orchestra is filling the night air with music during the first two Sundays of June at Reid Park. Be sure to get there early to snag a spot.

Where: Demeester Outdoor Performance Center, 900 S. Randolph Way

When: Sundays, June 3 and June 10, 7-9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

Paradigm Art Show

If you're an artist who wants their work to be seen, now's your chance! Solar Culture is accepting submissions for its June 9, art show. Just stop by the gallery between Tuesday, June 5, to Thursday, June 7, with your masterpiece and make sure your art is ready to be hung.

The art show is free to attend and there's also a potluck.  

Where: Solar Culture Gallery, 31 E. Toole Ave.

When: Saturday, June 9, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

Find more information here.

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3rd Annual Tucson 23 Festival

Don't miss this "Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food in America" festival. Admission gets you menu samplings from over 25 wineries, breweries and local Mexican restaurants. 

Where: JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.

When: Saturday, June 16, 6-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $60 general admission online tickets, $75 at the door if not sold out.

Find more information here.

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Chess Tournament

How good are you at chess? Test your skills with other players at the Eckstrom-Columbus Library. All players will receive a slice of pizza and water for lunch.

Where: Eckstrom-Columbus Library, 4350 E. 22nd St.

When: Saturday, June 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend. Registration is onsite only and begins at 9:15 a.m.

Find more information here.

Learn how to keep backyard chickens

Have a clucking good time at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library where you'll learn how to select the right type of chicken for your family and how to best care for them. This event is hosted by Southwest Victory Gardens and the Pima County Public Library.

Where: Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave.

When: Saturday, June 16 at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

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Mark Muscoreil has a golden view from a third-level tee box at Top Golf.

Tee off with Dad at Top Golf

Fore for Father's Day! Have a fun morning of golfing and eating a breakfast buffet with the family. Remember to let the ol' man win on his special day!

Where: Top Golf, 4050 W. Costco Dr.

When: Sunday, June 17, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: $50.00 per person which includes 3 hours golf and buffet breakfast.

Find more information here.

Father's Day Domino Tournament at 1912 Brewing Co.

Take dad to a fun tourney at the brewery. Dads get to play dominoes and drink a few beers to celebrate his special day. Dinner options will be available and specials on select drinks. 

Where: 1912 Brewing Co., 2045 N. Forbes Blvd, Suite 105

When: Sunday, June 17, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

Find more information here.

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Paint-a-Pot Workshop at Green Things

Kids and adults will love this workshop. Paint a pot to match your garden or to give as a gift.

Where: Green Things, 3384 E. River Road

When: Saturday, June 30, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, $5 and up for supplies.

Find more information here.

🎈Kids🎈

Breakfast with Belle at Our Play Place

Enjoy a "Beauty and the Beast" themed breakfast with your little one. This event includes playtime and one hour with Belle.

Parents will have the option to make the day even more special by adding a beautiful yellow beauty dress from Little Adventures for $29.99.

Where: Our Play Place, 3951 W. Costco Dr.

When: Saturday, June 2, 9-10:30 am.

Cost: $15-$45

Find more information here.

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Free Home Depot Craft

Your kids will be able to build their own mini car with wood, paint, stickers, hammer and nails. Event will be located inside your local Home Depot. It's a first come first serve basis, so get your little builder there early to get a kit.

Where: Local Home Depot

When: Saturday, June 2, 9-noon

Cost: Free for kiddos

Find more information here.

Nunchaku Workshop at Woods Memorial Library

Let your kids work on their ninja skills for free at this workshop presented by A-Long's Kung Fu Academy. Here they will learn basic nunchaku techniques, spins and rotations. No need to bring anything either, a foam nunchaku is provided.

Where: Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave.

When: Thursday, June 7, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

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Comedy Magic Show at Nanini Library

The Pima County Library continues its summer programming with a free magic show for all ages. Don't miss the juggling, magic tricks and vaudeville performances. Children of all ages are welcome. Due to limited space call 594-5365 to register.

Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Road

When: Monday, June 11, 2-3 p.m.

Cost: Free, but remember to call and register.

For more information click here.

Dad’s Day Out at Our Play Place

This event includes a wood project the whole family can help build together, a visit from superheroes, water play, and super snacks. 

Where: Our Play Place, 3951 W. Costco Dr. 

When: Saturday, June 16, 9-10:30 a.m. and 2:30-4 p.m.

Cost: $15 for the first child, $10 for siblings. Parents and caregivers are always free.

Find information here.

Artstigators at Nanini Library

Here your kids will talk about influential artists — including Piet Mondrian, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Jackson Pollock — and create masterpieces inspired by the greats. Event will be focused around ages 6-12. Registration is required and starts June 15. Call 594-5365 to sign up.

Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd.

When: Friday, June 22, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find information here.

Tucson Kidsfest

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Don't let your kids miss out on some indoor fun at the Tucson Convention Center. This large event will feature a TNT slam dunk show, dinosaur encounter, fossil digging challenge, game trucks, inflatables, carnival rides, electric animal rides and more. Plus, it'll feature Disney Channel stars Karan Brar from “Jessie” and “Bunk’d,” and Sofia Wylie from “Andi Mak.”

Where: Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

When: Saturday, June 23 and Sunday June, 23,  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $12

Find more information here.

Build a Fairy House at Mission Library

Add some pixie dust to your day. Make a fairy house or garden using broken pots and found objects! Supplies are provided, but you're welcome to bring your own. 

Where: Mission Library, 3770 S. Mission Rd.

When: Monday, June 25, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

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Kiddo Card Sharks at Woods Memorial Library

Shuffle up and deal! Learn how to play card games, like Slamwich, Trash, Set and more.

Where: Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave.

When: Monday, June 25, 3-4 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

Campfire Sing-Along and Stories at Mission Library

Join the fun and camp indoors. The library will have a special summer camp-themed storytime, songs and s'mores. The events is structured for preschoolers and up.

Where: Mission Library, 3770 S. Mission Rd. 

When: Wednesday, June 27, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

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STEM Workshop at Woods Memorial Library

Have your kiddos been curious about how their body operates? Learn about the digestive system, blood vessels, and lungs at this workshop.

Where: Woods Memorial Library 3455 N 1st Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85719

When: Friday, June 29, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

For more information click here.

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Free Self Defense Class at ATA Martial Arts

Feel like a badass and take a free self defense class to improve your mind and self-esteem. This workshop is for mature teens and older.

Where: Oro Valley ATA Martial Arts, 11133 N. La Cañada Dr.

When: Every Friday for the month of June and July, 6:10-7:10 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

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Build a Terrarium Garden at Green Things

You can either bring a container from home or buy one. Soil, succulents and other plants will be available for purchase. 

Where: Green Things, 3384 E. River Rd. 

When: Sunday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend, pay for what you use. 

For more information click here.

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Paint a watercolor sea turtle

Paint water with water! Mix watercolors and watch your sea turtle glide onto your canvas. This event is hosted by Tipsy Picassos.

Where: Frog and Firkin, 874 E. University Blvd.

When: Sunday, June 3, 12 p.m.

Cost: $40

Find more information here.

Clay Tile Workshop at Magic Garden Nursery

Experiment with a different type of art and make a tile masterpiece. All materials are included with admission fee. Open to ages 16 and up. 

Where: Magic Garden Nursery and Landscape, 7909 E. 22nd St.

When: Saturday, June 9, 1-4 p.m. 

Cost: $20, please bring cash.

Find more information here.

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Captain America Paint Night

Get out you red, white and blue and paint a super hero. 

Where: Frog and Firkin, 874 E. University Blvd.

When: Sunday, June 3, 7 p.m.

Cost: $35

Click here for more information.

Desert Flora Watercolor Workshop at Creative Tribe

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The main space for workshops in Creative Tribe's new home downtown. 

Cool off in the studio and learn the basics of using watercolor. You will have the opportunity to mingle with other painters at your skill level and work on you own desert themed masterpiece. 

Where: Creative Tribe, 236 S. Scott Ave.

When: Sunday, June 10, 1-3 p.m.

Cost: $35

Find more information here.

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Endless Summer

Summer is here! Paint a colorful beach view and have some wine and beer.

Where: Frog and Firkin, 874 E. University Blvd.

When: Saturday, June 9, 6 p.m.

Cost: $25

Click here for more information.

Dirty pour painting class at Craft Revolt

Relax and let your worries and your paint run across your canvas. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to create two 12 x 12 canvas paintings. 

Where: The Craft Revolt, 7545 S. Houghton Road, Suite 101

When: Saturday, June 16, 5-6:30 p.m.

Cost: $30

Find more information here.

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Avengers Paint Party

Have a marvel of a time painting your own superhero character. Find more Tipsy Picasso painting events here.

Where: Gentle Ben's, 865 E. University Blvd.

When: Saturday, June 16, 7 p.m.

Cost: $35

Find more information here.

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Yoga Mat Paint Party

Paint something fun and contribute to the fundraiser. Help out PACC and bring in some yoga mats for the pups that don't have a bed. 

Where: Gentle Ben's, 865 E. University Blvd.

When: Saturday, June 16, 4 p.m.

Cost: At least (2) TWO or more Yoga Mats (the thicker the better!)

Find more information here.

Beer yoga at Catalina Brewing Company

Who doesn't like beer and yoga? Participate in a mixed level slow-flow yoga and hang out afterwards and enjoy a pint. Yoga mats are available to rent for $2. 

Where: Catalina Brewing Company, 6918 N. Camino Martin, #120

When:  Sunday, June 17, 10-11 a.m.

Cost: $10, includes one pint of beer

Find more information here.

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Poetic Piglet

Pig out at the brewery with some beer and painting.

Where: Corbett Brewery, 309 E. 7th St.

When: Friday, June 15, 6:15 p.m.

Cost: $35

For more information click here.

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Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star

Formations dubbed the “Kingdom of the Elves” at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail, on Oct. 18, 2017, in Vail, Ariz. Ortega National Parks has managed the park for about a year now, taking over for Escabrosa Inc. which had managed the grounds for 50 years prior.

Do yoga in Colossal Cave

Breathe and flow through the cave and end with a meditation. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your yoga mat. 

Where: Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail

When: Thursday, June 21, 6-7 p.m.                    

Cost: $12 per person. Please text Allyson at 760.702.7214 or email at peaceloveandflow@gmail.com      

Find more information here.

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Paint the Arizona Highway at Creative Juice

Drink some wine and paint your own road trip experience. Find more Creative Juice painting events here.

Where: Creative Juice, 6530 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Ste. 160

When: Saturday, June 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $29

Find more information here.

🎥Movies🎥

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Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion screening at The Loft

Pull out the hairspray and tease those bangs sky high. In this cult classic Romy and Michele are heading back to Tucson for a high school reunion.

Where:  The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 

When: June 1 and 2, 10-11:35 p.m.

Cost: $5-6

Find more information here.

The All Nite Scream-O-Rama

Have a frightfully good time with friends at The Loft. Watch seven horror movies in 12 hours. "Scream" and "The Descent" are some of the movies playing during The All-Nite Scream-O-Rama.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 

When: Saturday, June 2, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Cost: $13-$16

For more information click here.

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Lucy and Charlie Brown in “The Peanuts Movie.”

Free Screening of "The Peanuts Movie" at The Loft

Watch Charlie and Snoopy overcome fears and get into trouble. Pre-show activities hosted by Mildred and Dildred Toy Store starting at 9:15 a.m.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

Sensory friendly screening of Solo: A Star Wars Story

Watch a movie in the theater with the lights turned on and the sound turned low and enjoy a movie in a comfortable environment.

Where: AMC Lowes Theaters, At The Foothills Mall

When: Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: First 50 tickets are offered for free from the Autism Society.

Find more information here.

Free Marana pool dive-in movie

Have a fun family movie night and go swimming with a minion. "Despicable Me 3" will start at 7:45 p.m. or when the sun goes down. Be sure to bring towels and snacks. 

Where: Ora Mae Harn Park Pool, 13250 N. Lon Adams Road

When: Saturday, June 16, 7:45-9:45 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

Godfather’s Day at The Loft

Take dad to go see one of the Oscar-winning father, Don Vito on the big screen. Don't forget to enter in the free raffle for movie-themed prizes.

Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Sunday, June 17, 2-5 p.m.

Cost: $6-8

Find more information here.

Sensory friendly screening of "Incredibles 2"

The theater is turning the lights up and turning the sound down. Enjoy a new movie release in a comfortable environment.

Where: AMC Lowes Theaters, Foothills Mall Tucson

When: Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: First 50 tickets are offered for free from the Autism Society.

Find more information here.