Can’t find the event you want? Visit our Event Page and Search for Events

March 3rd, 2018

Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
March 3rd, 2018

Undiscovered Worlds

Humans have long imagined exotic and intriguing worlds beyond our solar system.
March 3rd, 2018

Touring the Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
March 3rd, 2018

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

No longer the stuff of science fiction, the discovery of the black hole is a triumph of modern science.
March 3rd, 2018

SkyNights StarGazing Program

An awe-inspiring opportunity to explore the night skies from the summit of Mt. Lemmon uses Arizona's LARGEST dedicated public telescope. 
March 3rd, 2018

Slideshow and History Talk – Pictures From Boyce Thompson Arboretum’s Past

Phoenix historian and author Sylvia Lee guides monthly walking tours narrating nuggets of history about the UA's Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior.
March 3rd, 2018

Cadette Trees Badge Workshop

Let’s get back to nature and explore trees – from the science to the history, they will no longer be a mystery.  
March 3rd, 2018

Junior Gardener Badge Workshop

Cultivate your green thumb by experimenting with sunlight, soil, and seeds and create your very own Zen Garden.  
March 3rd, 2018

Brownie Inventor Badge at the i.d.e.a. Museum! STEM Innovation Badge

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math during this fun filled morning of investigating real-world innovations.
March 3rd, 2018

STEM First Saturdays at Parsons Leadership Center – All About Arizona’s Birds (Daisy, Brownie)

Come visit the Parsons Leadership Center and connect with the Sonoran Audubon Society to learn how to identify various birds and the importance of conservation.
March 3rd, 2018

STEM First Saturdays at Parsons Leadership Center – All About Birds

Want to learn how to get involved with the Girl Scouts STEM volunteer group?!
March 3rd, 2018

Raising Chickens in the City

Join Danielle of local non-profit Garden Pool to learn where to get chickens and what kind to get; zoning issues with chickens in the city; living environment; diet, health, and nutrition; companionship and exercise; handling and care for baby chicks; and collecting eggs from your chickens.
March 3rd, 2018

San Pedro River Walks

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.
March 3rd, 2018

Verde Canyon Train Ride with Sonora

As breathtaking as an eagle is in flight, a face-to-face encounter with a raptor is an equally astounding event.
March 3rd, 2018

Desert Rivers Audubon Veterans Oasis Birdwalk

Expert leaders will guide you around the ponds and help you spot and learn about some of the 150 bird species that have been seen at this water recharge facility.
March 3rd, 2018

Liberty Wildlife OPEN

You can take self guided tours through our eco-friendly building, interactive learning lab and our interpretive trail where you will find many birds of prey. There will be a live bird presentation daily in our amphitheater (or in our classroom weather depending)
March 3rd, 2018

STEM Festival

Families are invited to join us for a day of adventure and activities designed to explore, create, make and learn and much more!
March 3rd, 2018

Wilderness Survival Field Experience with Vincent Pinto

This empowering workshop covers a number of key wilderness survival priorities that will include: shelter-making, fire-making, water finding & purification, wild edible plants, wild medicinal plants, wilderness tools, natural navigation, and more!
March 3rd, 2018

Field Trip: Sabino Canyon

We’ll bird Sabino Canyon Recreation Area walking a loop that includes both Sonoran desert upland and Sabino Creek riparian areas.
March 3rd, 2018

Field Trip: Mason Center/Arthur Pack

Join Tucson Audubon for an introduction to birdwatching basics and our Mason Center.
March 3rd, 2018

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 Year-Olds – Eggcellent Eggs

An egg-cellent adventure for you and your child!
March 3rd, 2018

Breakfast with the Animals (Ages 2-5): Monkey Madness

Have you learned what a giraffe wants for breakfast? Have you watched an otter wake up in the morning? Have you fed a giant tortoise breakfast? Join us for Early Childhood Animal Breakfasts and YOU CAN!
March 3rd, 2018

Farm Tots (Ages 18 Months-2 Years): Horse

Fun on the farm is what Farm Tots is all about! 
March 3rd, 2018

‘Welcome to the Desert’ Walk

These brief walks are designed to introduce you to our beautiful South Mountain here in the Sonoran Desert. 
March 3rd, 2018

Saturday Morning Stories

Join us in the Dottie Gilbert Reading Room to enjoy our favorite desert stories.
March 3rd, 2018

Tour: Museum Highlights

Visit each exhibit gallery throughout the Museum for an introduction to the Colorado Plateau.
March 3rd, 2018

Intro to Shooting and Editing Video

In this one day, lecture style class we will touch on editing with Adobe Premiere Elements and Premiere Pro CC Video software as well as Lighting, software, cameras, sound, music, accessories and more.
March 3rd, 2018

Spring Plants and Wildflowers

Join the Botany staff for a leisurely walk around the Museum grounds where we'll discuss the different varieties of desert flora. 
March 3rd, 2018

Beat Back Buffelgrass Month: Catalina State Park

Help save the saguaros, wildflowers, and trails in beautiful Catalina State Park by removing invasive, flammable buffelgrass.
March 3rd, 2018

Fur, Feathers & Fangs

A Look at Mammals, Birds, and Reptiles of the Sonoran Desert Region
March 3rd, 2018

Family Brain Boost

Join our education team and jump-start your brain with fun, interactive science activity!
March 3rd, 2018

CREATEduino

In this course, guests will be introduced to the world of Arduino and microcontrollers; a world where we control our surroundings through code and sensors.
March 3rd, 2018

Intro to 3D Printing

Interested in 3D Printing and don’t know where to start?
March 3rd, 2018

Raptor Free Flight- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Come experience the thrill of free flying birds of prey at the Raptor Free Flight.
March 3rd, 2018

Science Saturday ~ Wolves!

Learn About America's iconic species, the gray wolf!
March 3rd, 2018

LEGO Club

Hey kids, do you love building things with LEGOs?
March 3rd, 2018

Our Stories – Road Trip Through Time: Tonto & Casa Grande Ruins National Monuments

The National Park Service presents the history of the Tonto and Casa Grande Ruins National Monuments.
March 10th, 2018

Saturday Kids @ Ocotillo

Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activities!
March 3rd, 2018

S.M.A.R.T. Lab

SMART Lab incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) with having fun. Build, Create or Design with us!
March 3rd, 2018

Family Fun: Brick Builders

We have thousands of LEGOs. What will you create?
March 3rd, 2018

Agave Builders Club

Have fun building with bricks!
March 3rd, 2018

Discovery Time

Share books, stories, music, and activities in a fun interactive program that builds early literacy skills and introduces children to science and math.
March 3rd, 2019

2nd Annual STEM Festival

Parents and kids of all ages are invited to attend New World Learning Academy's 2nd Annual STEM Festival for a day of activities designed to Explore, Create, Make and Learn!
March 3rd, 2018

Archaeology For Kids – 21283

Children ages 7 to 12 can become a Junior Archaeologist and discover the science of archaeology by doing a simulated excavation of a Hohokam pit house.
March 3rd, 2018

SciTech EXPO!

Join us for hands-on, interactive STEAM activities led by Mesa Public Schools students & teachers, the City of Mesa, organizations, and local businesses.
March 3rd, 2018

Roosevelt S.T.E.A.M Festival sponsored by South Mountain Community College

Join the Roosevelt School District and South Mountain Community College for a fun, educational day of hands-on activities, student work displays, music and dance performances, and community booth presentations.
March 3rd, 2018

Girl Scouts Juniors: Flower Badge Workshop

Flowers are used for much more than just their good looks!  
March 3rd, 2018

Girl Scouts Juniors: Gardener Badge Workshop

Cultivate your green thumb by experimenting with sunlight, soil, and seeds and create your very own Zen Garden.
March 3rd, 2018

Girl Scouts Cadettes: Trees Badge Workshop

Let’s get back to nature and explore trees – from the science to the history, they will no longer be a mystery.
March 3rd, 2018

Junior Citizen Science Festival

Families! Come on out for a fun exploration of science and nature!
March 3rd, 2018

Model Airplane Make N Take

For children 5 years and older and their adult companions, this program introduces students to the hobby of model building and the math and historical research used to build accurate scale models.
March 3rd, 2018

LOCKs: Preschool- Matter: Density

Children will  construct a density tester.
March 3rd, 2018

Arizona IQ Middle School State Championship

The Arizona VEX IQ Middle School State Championship has been granted 8 VEX IQ World Championship spots.
March 3rd, 2018

Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat.
March 3rd, 2018

Butterflies

Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies!
March 3rd, 2018

Wildflowers: What’s Bloomin’?

Bring your camera to capture the colors of spring and develop more than a nodding acquaintance with our annual wildflowers.
March 3rd, 2018

Gardening for the Birds

Many people tempt birds into their backyards by putting out store-bought seeds or other products.
March 3rd, 2018

Connecting Plants & People

Discover the edible and useful plants of the Sonoran Desert.
March 3rd, 2018

Stargazing for Everyone

Learn how to use a sky map, the names and meanings of the stars, see the constellations and listen to stories of the night sky.
March 3rd, 2018

Jr. Citizen Science Festival

Families! Come on out for a fun exploration of science and nature!
March 3rd, 2018

Birding Tucson Mountain Park- 7547

Join a local birding guide for a walk in Tucson Mountain Park to see rufous-winged sparrows, gilded flickers, phainopeplas, and many other desert birds.
March 3rd, 2018

Cascabel Trail Nature Walk- 7548

During a 1 ½ mile, naturalist guided hike on level trails we may not see cascabels (Spanish for rattlesnakes) but will see stands of majestic saguaros, impressive fishhook barrel cacti, and a diversity of other Sonoran Desert vegetation. 
March 3rd, 2018

Ranger-led Coronado Cave Tours

Join a ranger for a free guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave.
March 3rd, 2018

A Bird’s Eye View

Success in attracting birds can be measured by our ability to consistently and conscientiously provide them with what they need!
March 3rd, 2018

Back Yard Bird Sanctuary

Kate continues the creative journey of building your bird sanctuary, delving into the many aspects of nest-boxes and other bird domiciles, with photographs from the 20 year old Birdland Ranch Wildlife Conservation Area nest-box trail.
March 3rd, 2018

Mobile Makerspace: Coding Club

Kids learn to code with fun software and games.
March 3rd, 2018

Naturalist Walk

Join Archie Maclellan for a Naturalist Walk on the Highlands Center trails! 
March 3rd, 2018

Guided Gardens Walk: Geology-The Highlands Center Rock Story

Learn about the natural history of the area in this Guided Gardens Walk. 
March 3rd, 2018

Feeding Frenzy!

No fork, knife, or spoon necessary for these cool customers. 
March 3rd, 2018

Bat Crazy!

Bats: Truth or Tales? 
March 3rd, 2018

Guided Bird Walk

Enjoy an easy-paced walk with seasoned birder and bird bander Anne Leight to spot and identify resident and migrating birds. 
March 3rd, 2018

Rattlesnakes! Fact and Fiction

Join herpetologist Bryan Hughes to learn about rattlesnakes!
March 3rd, 2018

Discovering the Color of the Desert Short Hike

This time of year the desert is full of color.
March 3rd, 2018

Discovering the Color of the Desert Short Hike

This time of year the desert is full of color.
March 3rd, 2018

Ancient Water Works vs. Modern Day Water Works

Water… a very important topic, how did the ancient people around Lake Pleasant handle their water needs?
March 3rd, 2018

Reptiles of AZ

It’s Spring! Our Arizona reptiles will soon be waking up from their winter slumber.
March 3rd, 2018

Trailhead Chat with the Ranger

Ranger Nikki will be on hand at the main trailhead to answer questions and share hiking tips and information about the plants and animals of our park.
March 3rd, 2018

Sonoran Desert 101

Join us for this introduction to some of the fascinating animals and plants of our Sonoran Desert as we enjoy a scenic stroll along the quarter-mile Desert Hawk Trail. 
March 3rd, 2018

White Tank Wildlife: Animal Adaptations

Join Ranger JD to learn about what it takes for calling the Sonoran Desert home.
March 3rd, 2018

Guided Bird Walks

Arboretum guided bird walks are an ideal way to get into birding and to sharpen your locating and identification skills!
March 3rd, 2018

Star Party at Homolovi State Park

Join us at Homolovi’s Visitor Center Museum and Observatory for a night under the stars!
March 3rd, 2018

Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Mountain Men Tools of the Trade Display

Rediscover Arizona's history and heritage with a display and presentation of the tools used by Mountain Men, early high country settlers who braved the mountain climate to carve a life for themselves.
March 3rd, 2018

Understanding and Nurturing Desert Native Bees

Bill MgGuire, local desert gardener and native bee enthusiast, will present in collaboration with Native Seeds/SEARCH of Tucson.
March 3rd, 2018

Master Gardener Workshop

Green-thumbed volunteers with Pinal County's Superstition Mountain Master program present ‘Shade: How To Make it, How to Use it’ March 3 when their Saturday series outdoor workshops continues on the tree-shaded flagstone courtyard in front of the Smith Building.
March 3rd, 2018

Wildflower Walks

Learn to identify penstemons, poppies and primrose!
March 3rd, 2018

Arizona Goes to The Moon by Kevin Schindler

Did you know Arizona played a key role in preparing astronauts for space travel in the late 1960's and early 1970's?
March 3rd, 2018

Park Rx Hike

This hike will explore the connections between physical and mental health, creativity, and the outdoors. 
March 3rd, 2018

Montezuma Castle Bird Walk

On the first and third Saturdays of each month, guided bird walks will take place at Montezuma Well, beginning in the picnic area.
March 3rd, 2018

Anza Trail Hike: Tubac to Tumacácori

Join us for a ranger-guided walk through nature and history along the Anza Trail.
March 3rd, 2018

Tumacácori National Historical Park Bird Walk

The park's lands include rare types of southwestern forest located along the Santa Cruz River.
March 3rd, 2018

Rio Salado Audubon Center Saturday Morning Bird Walk

Our expert birder will lead you on a guided walk through the Rio Salado habitat, for both experienced and novice birders.
March 3rd, 2018

Chandler Family Birdwalk

Every first Saturday of the month, November through April, come out with the kids to walk around the water recharge ponds at the City of Chandler's Veterans Oasis Park.
March 3rd, 2018

Science Saturday: Renewable Energy

Join Willow Bend, Prometheus Solar, Arizona Wind for Schools and Flagstaff Skylights by JKC Inc for a Science Saturday that is all about renewable energy!
March 3rd, 2018

Star Party

Celebrate the stars with night sky telescope viewings and multimedia presentations.
March 3rd, 2018

Meet an Astronomer

There aren’t many places in the world where the public can meet a professional astronomer and ask him or her questions.
March 3rd, 2018

Stargazing For Everyone

Take a guided tour of the night sky and explore the universe through our telescopes
March 7th, 2018

Master Gardeners: Container Gardening

See how gardening in raised beds or other containers saves water, keeps away critters, and minimizes strain on your knees and back.
March 10th, 2018

Y-Science for All!

Families are invited to experience STEM fun and games during this FREE community event at the various YMCA locations valleywide!
March 13th, 2018

Block Party

Let's play with LEGO and DUPLO bricks!
March 24th, 2018

Everything Science at Bookmans

Join us at Bookmans as we partner with Warner's Nursery and Landscaping Co. to bring a fun science event for the whole family.
April 16th, 2018

How Things Grow Storytime

Spring has sprung!
April 20th, 2018

Minecraft

Play Minecraft for free at the library!
April 28th, 2018

LEGO / Duplo Club

Imagination and creativity encouraged!
May 4th, 2018

Science With A Twist: Trek, Wars and Who II

May the 4th be with us, as we go to a galaxy far far way at this Science With A Twist happening on May's First Friday.  
June 19th, 2018

Science in Music at Kingman Library

Explore Boomwhackers, learn about the science of pitch and develop a musical ear