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Memorial Day Family Picnic

Celebrate the holiday weekend at Reid Park. Enjoy food and fun behind the lake and rose garden. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be provided if you bring some folks and a dessert to share.

Where: Reid Park, 100 S. Country Club Rd.

When: Sunday, May 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend.

For more information click here.

Memorial Day Zumba Party

Time for some sweaty fun on Memorial Day. Dance and boogie some calories off and support your local veterans. 

Where: Studio Space Tucson, 4648 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Monday, May 28, 9-11 a.m.

Cost: Cash or check donations accepted.

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.

Taco Festival

Get your munch on with a variety of tacos, salsa, guacamole, beer and more. Work off the grub by attending the games, music, dancing and shopping.  

Where: Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Rd.

When: Saturday-Sunday, May 26-27, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost: $5, under 18 are free. Reserved tables are available for purchase at an extra cost per ticket. 

For more information click here.

Memorial Day at Old Tucson

Celebrate the weekend with kid games, prizes and the regularly-scheduled events.

Where: Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd.

When: May 26-28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Adults are regular admission and ages 11 and under are free. 

For more information click here.

The Wizard Of Oz

Click your ruby slippers together and watch the tin man, cowardly lion and scarecrow get into trouble with Dorothy. 

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

When: Sunday, May 27, 2 p.m.

Cost: $16

For more information click here.

Marana Macro Machines

See what makes the rumble on the streets and light shows on the freeway. Get some education on the vehicles that help our community, like street sweepers, loaders, striping truck, fire truck, police squad cars, ARAN Road Analyzer Van and more. 

Where: Farm at North Heritage Park, 12375 N. Heritage Park Dr.

When: Friday, May 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Summer Safari Nights

Meet some animals and chat with some zoo keepers in the cool summer evening. Kids will enjoy the activities and artifact stations set up for the safari nights. Remember to bring a blanket to sit on and food will be available for purchase. 

Where: Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Ct.

When: Every Friday, May 25 to August 3, 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $10.50 adults, $8.50 seniors, $6.50 kids ages 2-14 and zoo members are half off. 

For more information click here.

Cool Summer Nights at the Desert Museum

Enjoy sunsets, starry nights, night-blooming plants and the animals that scamper around in the night. Click here for a schedule of themes and activities  scheduled for each night.

Where: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2021 N. Kinney Rd.

When: May 26 to Sept. 1, 5-10 p.m.

Cost: Museum admission.

Loft Cinema Movie Poster Sale

Come by and rummage through all the movie posters and find your favorites. Shop for a friend or for yourself. Movie posters are only $5 each.

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

When: Saturday, May 26, 8-11 a.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

For more information click here.

Nanini Library Children's Patio Grand Opening

Help celebrate and enjoy live music, donuts and coffee on our new patio. 

Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd.

When: Saturday, May 26, 9-10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Music under the Stars with Tucson Pops Orchestra

Listen to music under the stars with friends and neighbors in your community.

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

When: Sunday, May 27, 7-9 p.m.

Cost: Free 

For more information click here.


Wonders of Space

Calling all little astronauts! Let your kiddo explore the wonders of outer space and its secrets. Learn the properties of meteorites through hands-on investigations and create a model of their very own planet. 

Where: Mission Library, 3770 S. Mission Rd.

When: Friday, May 25, 3-4 p.m.

Cost: Space limited; please pick up a free ticket at the front desk starting at 2:45 p.m.

For more information click here.

Legos at Nanini 

It's lego time! Build, stack and create with fellow lego fans this weekend. Legos are supplied by the library and all ages are welcome to attend. 

Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd. 

When: Saturday, May 26, 2-3 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.

Secret Life of Pets at the Library

Your kids will love watching this film with other pet loving kiddos. All ages are welcome to attend. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Popcorn will be provided while supplies last.

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

When: Saturday, May 26, 2-4 p.m.

Cost: Event is free to attend

For more information click here.

Sign and Family Storytime

Learn a interactive way to sign and tell a story at the same time. Expand your imagination and watch a puppet show or colorful felt story with other families. 

Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Rd. 

When: Saturday, May 26, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.


Charcoal Drawing Pop-Up Art Workshop

Capture the moment by using black and white. Learn techniques for drawing and shading.

Where: Beads of Courage, 3230 N. Dodge Blvd. 

When: Friday, May 25, 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $25

For more information click here.

Acro Yoga

Work together to strengthen your goals this weekkend. Yoga poses will need the help of a partner, mat and water.

Where: Movement Culture, 435 E. 9th St. 

When: Friday, May 25, 5:30-7 p.m.

Cost: $5 per participant

For more information click here.

Paint a Giant Saguaro

Bust out your dessert pallet of paint and add a whimsical saguaro to your home. Creative Juice will give you step by step instructions on how to paint your masterpiece. 

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

When: Saturday, May 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $29 per painter and tiered drink specials.

For more information click here.

Crooked Yoga

Stretch and sweat your way to a pint of beer this weekend. 

Where: Crooked Tooth Brewing Co., 228 E. 6th St.

When: Saturday, May 26, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: $5 for yoga and a pint

For more information click here.

Star Wars Helmets

Come to the dark side and paint your choice of three different helmets. 

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

When: Saturday, May 26, 5 p.m.

Cost: $30

For more information click here.

Wildcat Pride Painting 

"Bear down" and paint a Wildcat inspired masterpiece.

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

When: Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. to noon

Cost: $29 per painter and tiered drink specials.

For more information click here.

Free Stress Workshop

This class will include poses, breathing practices and meditation.

Where: The Yoga Connection, 3929 E. Pima St.

When: Sunday, May 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information click here.


Drive-In to see Jurassic Park

Have a roaring good time at the Cactus Drive-In. Vendors for food, drinks, and snacks will be on site. The movie will begin shortly after 7:50 p.m. The radio channel to tune into for the event is 103.1-FM.

Where: Tanque Verde Swap Meet, 4100 S. Palo Verde Rd.

When: Sunday, May 27, 7:50-10 p.m.

Cost: $15-$20

For more information click here.

Outdoor Movie: Inherit the Wind

This movie is based on a real-life case in 1925. Lawyers hash it out over a case involving a teacher accused of teaching evolution.

Where: Cinema La Placita at the Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.

When: Thursday, May 24, 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $3 per person and free popcorn.

For more information click here.

Blade Runner - Final Cut

See a classic 1982 sci-fi film. The film was revised in 2007 with added deleted scenes and new special effects. Don't miss out on the extended story of Blade Runner. 

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

When: Friday, May 25, 10-11:55 p.m.

Cost: $5-$6

For more information click here.

Scooby Doo

Who wants a scooby snack? Scooby and Shaggy do. Stop by the Film Bar for some free popcorn and some laughs.

Where: Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Friday, May 25, 7 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

For more information click here.

Twilight Trivia Night

Watch Twilight and The Twilight Saga: New Moon and join a trivia game where you can win prizes for first, second, and third place. Food trucks will be available on site.  

Where: Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.

When: Tuesday, May 29, 5-9:30 p.m.

Cost: Free 

For more information click here.

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Bed Bath & Beyond - May 14-June 18 - Indoor/outdoor tablecloth with umbrella hole $24.99, Cuisinart salad spinner $19.99, Rubbermaid Premier 30 pc set $24.99, set of two sailboat drink pool floats $9.99, solar disk lights $19.99, Pawslife portable playpen $29.99, EcoTrekker travel hammock $29.99 and smart dry memory foam rug $12.99 - $19.99.

Ulta - May 13-June 2 - Urban Decay Beached eyeshadow palette $34, Bye Bye Pore bronzer $30, Butter London double decker lashes mascara $12, Sally Hansen Miracle Gel nail polish $7 and free wristlet with any Ulta beauty supply purchase of 16.50. Also, buy one get one 50% off  select Soap & Glory, Physicians Formula, L'Oreal, Neutrogena and Maybelline.

Target - May 20-26 - All women's swim separates $12-$35, Little Tikes Jump'n Slide Bouncer $223.99, All toddler girls' and boys' swim $8-$12, all girls' and boys' 4-16 swim $10-$14, select women's Universal Thread and A New Day tees and tanks $5, men's Fruit of the Loom tees starting at $5 and BigMouth Inc. select pool floaties $17.

JCPenney - May 18-28- Select sunglasses $9.99, Arizona Novelty swim separates $14.99, Mixit sandals $14.99, women's plus Trimshaper separates $29.50, Boutique plus one-piece swimsuit $39.60 and women's plus St. John's Bay swim separates $21.60.

Michaels - May 20-26 - Kids' Color-In Playhouses $15, Canvas Totes $5, United States stick flags $1-$2, Red, White & Blue apparel & accessories 40% off, floats & body boards $5 and Summer Heritage Décor Red, White & Blue Décor & ribbon by Ashland is 40% off.