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April 1st, 2017

Conservancy – Flora / Fauna of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve

Here’s your chance to touch and smell desert plants growing in the Preserve.
October 1st, 2016 - April 1st, 2017

Self-Guided and Independent Study at the Desert Botanical Garden

Small educational groups (youth organizations, elementary, middle and high schools, and colleges) are encouraged to visit the Garden on their own, with their teachers and chaperones serving as guides.
April 1st, 2017

SARSEF Week 2017

Want a glimpse at out future critical thinkers and problem solvers?
April 1st, 2017

STEAM Enrichmnt Program

Grand Canyon University’s College of Education, in partnership with the Arizona Alliance of Black School Educators, is offering enrichment programs for Arizona’s gifted and talented youth.
April 1st, 2017

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.
February 10th, 2017 - May 28th, 2017

Caped Crusaders and Everyday Heroes

Caped Crusaders & Everyday Heroes takes you on a hero’s journey through works by more than 15 national and international artists.
April 1st, 2017

Hummingbird Banding At The San Pedro House

The public is invited to get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, weigh, measure, and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this vital migration route.
April 1st, 2017

Urban Garden Tour: Garden Pool

The Garden Pool system uses more than 98% less water than conventional farming methods, has next-to zero external inputs, uses no chemical fertilizers or pesticides, and raises very nutritious food!
April 1st, 2017

Flora / Fauna Of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve – NH Lecture

Here’s your chance to touch and smell desert plants growing in the Preserve.
April 1st, 2017

ABCs Of Watering

Techniques for proper watering can increase the health and beauty of your plants while saving water.
April 1st, 2017

SkyNights StarGazing

An awe-inspiring opportunity to explore the night skies from the summit of Mt. Lemmon uses Arizona's LARGEST dedicated public telescope.
April 1st, 2017 - April 1st, 2017

Conservation Speaker Series: Community-Based Grevy’s Zebra Conservation In Kenya

Belinda Low Mackey (Co-Founder and Executive Director) and Sheila Funnell (Research Manager) will reflect on 10 years of conservation successes and challenges, talking about the current status of Grevy’s zebra and the innovative efforts being undertaken to enhance its survival in partnership with local communities.
April 1st, 2017 - April 1st, 2017

Mini Horse Hands 

This four-day series is a wonderful opportunity to introduce your little one to our gentle equine.
April 1st, 2017 - April 1st, 2017

Horse Hands Level 1 

This program is designed to develop safe and caring relationships between participants and horses.
April 1st, 2017 - April 1st, 2017

Horse Hands Level 1 for Adults 

If you have never been on a horse before, or if you are somewhat experienced with horses but would like to learn more about their behavior and caregiving, or just generally brush up on your horsemanship skills, then this program is for you.
April 1st, 2017

Stargazing For Everyone

Take A Guided Tour Of The Night Sky and Explore The Universe Through Our Telescopes
April 1st, 2017

Mastering The Tools: Understanding Your Camera

Learn how shutter speeds, apertures and ISO work together to help you capture a successful image.
April 1st, 2017

Los Morteros Archaeology Tour

Join archaeologist Allen Dart on a private tour to one of Tucson's premier archaeological sites, Los Morteros and Picture Rocks.
April 1st, 2017

Color to Calm

Take a break and explore the relaxing world of adult coloring.
April 1st, 2017

Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden

Did you know you can check-out seeds from the Acacia library?
April 1st, 2017

Bird Walk With Joe Willy

Join Joe Willy on Saturday mornings at 8am here at the Center to experience the joy of birding and meet other birders!
April 1st, 2017

Agave Builders Club

Have fun building with bricks!
April 1st, 2017

Saturday STEAMtime

Join us each month for a new STEAM hands-on activity.
April 1st, 2017

Science Saturday

Children 5-12 with favorite grownup can learn and experiment with STE/AM.
April 1st, 2017

S.M.A.R.T Lab

Build, Create or Design with us!
April 1st, 2017

Let’s Code!

Do you want to code and make computer games and apps?
April 1st, 2017

Color to Calm

Take a break and explore the relaxing world of adult coloring.
April 1st, 2017

We Are Stars

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!
April 1st, 2017

Touring The Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
April 1st, 2017

Mysteries Of The Unseen World

Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World will leave audiences in thrall as they begin to understand the enormity of the world they can’t see—a world that exists all around us at speeds or scales that we can’t detect.
April 1st, 2017

Tucson Sky And Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
April 1st, 2017

We Are Stars

A fun, gorgeously animated fulldome show about cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins, this dazzling film reveals how hydrogen and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the universe and then brings it all back to us – we are made of stars!
April 1st, 2017

Asteroid: Mission Extreme

This fulldome planetarium show about asteroids explores how they can tell us more about the origins of our solar system, how they could provide stepping-stones for human space exploration, and how they can pose a potential danger to life on Earth.
April 1st, 2017

Touring The Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
April 1st, 2017

Mysteries Of The Unseen World

Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World will leave audiences in thrall as they begin to understand the enormity of the world they can’t see—a world that exists all around us at speeds or scales that we can’t detect.
April 1st, 2017

Tucson Sky And Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
April 1st, 2017

Mysteries Of The Unseen World

Visually stunning and rooted in cutting-edge research, Mysteries of the Unseen World will leave audiences in thrall as they begin to understand the enormity of the world they can’t see—a world that exists all around us at speeds or scales that we can’t detect.
April 1st, 2017

Touring The Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
April 1st, 2017

Asteroid: Mission Extreme

This fulldome planetarium show about asteroids explores how they can tell us more about the origins of our solar system, how they could provide stepping-stones for human space exploration, and how they can pose a potential danger to life on Earth.
April 1st, 2017

Tucson Sky And Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
April 1st, 2017

Molecular, Cellular And Tissue Bioengineering Symposium

Leading experts from Arizona and across the nation come together in this full-day symposium to discuss cutting-edge research and applications
April 1st, 2017

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.
April 1st, 2017

Seed Library

Checkout seeds for the Spring planting season, grow some fruits and vegetables and return some seeds back to the Seed Library.
April 1st, 2017

Solar Cooking Demo

Learn about the power of the sun! Watch a demonstration of solar ovens.
April 1st, 2017

Solar Cooking Demo Continues…

Learn about the power of the sun!
April 1st, 2017

Build Your Own Bug Craft!

Design your own species of bug, whether big or small!
April 1st, 2017

Cyber Security

Join us for a workshop on Cyber Security with Tommy Williams.
April 1st, 2017

NEW Lego Club

Enjoy your favorite program, now twice a week.
April 1st, 2017

LOCKs: Preschool – Earth: Day And Night @ Lowell Observatory

Children will construct a model of the Earth, Moon and Sun designed to teach them about the cause of day and night.
April 1st, 2017

Meet An Astronomer @ Lowell Observatory

There aren’t many places in the world where the public can meet a professional astronomer and ask him or her questions.
April 1st, 2017

Birding Tucson Mountain Park

Join a local birding expert for a guided walk in Tucson Mountain Park to see rufous-winged sparrows, gilded flickers, phainopeplas, and many other desert birds.
April 1st, 2017

Anza Trail Hike

Explore a 2 to 3-mile section of the Anza Trail during an easy level interpretive hike and discover the cultural and natural history of the Santa Cruz River Valley.
April 1st, 2017

Tour Of Hacienda De La Canoa

Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch.
April 1st, 2017

Exploring Aquatic Life

Discover the diversity of life that inhabits the ponds at Agua Caliente Park.
April 1st, 2017

Tour Of Hacienda De La Canoa

Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch.
April 5th, 2017

The Art Of Irrigation System Maintenance & Repair

Learn how to maximize your water efficiency prevent underground leaks, and more, from a pro with over 20 years of experience.
April 6th, 2017

Green Building Lecture Series: Guaranteed Fresh Air: How To Get It Indoors And Keep It

Hear about options for getting fresh air ventilation while keeping your home airtight and energy efficient.
April 7th, 2017

Climate Change Awareness Day

Are you ready for an informative day focused on climate change awareness?
April 15th, 2017

Bear Essential’s Young Reporter Cookout

Young Reporters and those who want to sign up can come to Saguaro National Monument West for dinner and a night hike to learn about desert ecology and ecosystems.
April 22nd, 2017

Water Conservation Workshop

The workshops teach residents how to beautify their yards and conserve water through xeriscaping.
April 27th, 2017

Birding Agua Caliente Park

Take a guided walk to look for spring migrants, such as tanagers, warblers, and flycatchers, as well as hummingbirds, orioles, vireos and other resident specialties.
May 12th, 2017

San Pedro River Walk

he San Pedro River, a narrow green oasis rippling through desert grassland, is one of the last wild rivers in the Southwest and one of the most endangered.