Music Under the Stars/DeMeester Band Shell

Music Under the Stars/DeMeester Band Shell

🎉For Everyone🎉

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: Sunday, June 10, 7-9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Find more information here.

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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 live 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. Click here for tickets.

Find more information 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.

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.

Family Yoga and Lanterns

Sweat it out with your kiddo and craft a glowing lantern. Kids take home a paper lantern and a mini book. Parents take home a happy tired child. Yoga is structured for parents/caregivers and kids ages 4-8 years old.

Where: The Core at La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Dr., Suite 277

When: Thursday, June 7, 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Cost: $14, includes yoga and craft materials. 

For more information click here.

Home Ownership Fair

Have you wanted to purchase your own home and just need some pointers? Get some pointers and have some family fun at the same time. Workshops include a free credit check, down payment assistance program overview, mortgage info and energy saving demos. Kids get to meet McGruff the Crime Dog, Tucson Water's Pete the Beak and enter in prize drawings.

Where: Pima County Housing Center, 801 W. Congress St.

When: Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend 

For more information click here.

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Harry Potter Roller Derby

Whether you're a Hufflepuff or a Gryffindor, who will win the cup? Pick a level and see what spells and charms you can cast at the Hogwarts School of Roller Skating. Spell levels are $5 and up. Food is available for purchase during the event.

Where: Tucson Indoor Sports Center, 1065 W. Grant Road

When: Saturday, June 9, 6-10 p.m.

Cost: $15 at the door. Presale tickets on Brown Paper Tickets $10 for adults, $5 for ages 11 to 17. Children under 10 with purchase of adult ticket are free. $20 VIP seating next to jam line.

For more information click here.

Summer Fair at Toys Ink 

It's always fun when you go to the toy store. Join Toys Inc in the Tucson Mall and celebrate the start of summer break. There will be free art activities, video game play, face painting, free balloon animals, $2 build your own mini figures, $1 raffle and a cosplay fashion show.  

Where: Toys Ink in the Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Rd.

When: Saturday, June 9, 12-5 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend 

For more information click here.

🎈Kids🎈

Nunchaku Workshop at the 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.

Stamp and Printmaking

Discover how erasers or linoleum can be carved into simple designs and used for printing. Learn negative and positive design concepts, mirroring, design techniques, and the printing process.

Where: Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Ave.

When: Thursday, June 7, 2-3 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Kids Club at Michaels

Craft a prickly little dimensional cacti with your littles this weekend. Supplies and instruction are included. Make sure to register or call the store ahead of time due to limited seating. 520-579-7490

Where: Michaels, 3749 W. Ina Road

When: Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $5 per child

For more information click here.

Art after Dark at the Children's Museum

Enjoy a sensory based version of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." Kids get to make a stick puppet of the caterpillar and a butterfly. First 400 people who attend will get a pass for one free visit to the museum.

Where: Children's Museum Tucson, 200 S. 6th Ave.

When: Saturday, June 9, 5:30-8 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

For more information click here.

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Tiny Tools at  the Museum of Miniatures

Kids can have a "tiny" bit of fun by crafting a miniature version of tools for their toy collection.

Where: The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr.

When: Saturday, June 9, noon to 3 p.m.

Cost: Purchase museum admission. Free for members.

For more information click here.

Puppet Show at the Library

Join the show and see what lessons Brunhilda learns in the book "Brunhilda Meets the Desert." All ages are welcome and seats are limited due to space. Please call 520-594-5365 to register.

Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Road

When: Saturday, June 9, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Free

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.

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.

Desert Flora Watercolor Workshop at Creative Tribe

Cool off in the studio and learn the basics of 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.

Starry Night in the Desert

Take some inspiration from Van Gogh and create a desert beauty for your home.

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

When: Friday, June 8, 6:30-9 p.m.

Cost: $35

For more information click here.

Summer Tie-Dye

The summer wouldn't be complete without a traditional tie-dye. Bring a piece of apparel you want to dye and rubber bands, dye and clean up will be provided. 

Where: Creative Tribe, 236 S. Scott Ave.

When: Friday, June 8, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $5

For more information click here.

🎥Movies🎥

Free Screening of "The Peanuts Movie"

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 noon

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

Find more information here.

🛍️Weekly Ads🛍️

Semi Annual Sale has arrived! Don't miss clearance and sales for Bath and Body and Victoria Secret. 

Target - June 3-9

Universal Thread shorts are $16.99 - $19.99, all women's and kid's sandals are buy one get one 50% off, all hefty and storage cans are on sale, Sunbeam 2-slice toaster $16.99,Oster Classic Series 5-speed blender $16.99 each and Mr. Coffee Advance Brew 5-cup coffee maker $16.99.

JCPenney - June 3-17

Boutique plus tank $9.99, select wallets and handbags are 40% off, Boutique plus denim shorts $24.99, women's sandals $17.99, sunglasses are 50% off and Boutique plus embroidered kimono $27.99.

Kohl's - June 7-17

Jennifer Lopez denim capris for women $29.99, Sonoma Goods for Life sleeveless utility top for women $14.99, SO shorts and bermudas for Girls 7-16 $12 and Black and Decker select kitchen appliances are $19.99.

Ulta - June 2-23

Select L'Oreal, NYX, Maybellene and Almay are buy one, get one 50% off. Select Ulta beauty collection is buy two, get two free and summer collection kits are $19.99. Cologne gift sets are on sale if your looking for a Father's day gift