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July 7th, 2018

S.T.E.A.M. Time

Program focusing weekly on hands-on projects in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
July 7th, 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.
July 7th, 2018

Willow Lake Pit Houses Tour

First Saturday of every month from 10 am to noon, a YCAAS docent is available at the Heritage Park Willow Lake Pit Houses to present tours of the Sinagua pit houses.
July 7th, 2018

San Pedro River Walks

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.
July 7th, 2018

Ramsey Canyon Preserve Guided Nature Walk

Ramsey Canyon Preserve and the surrounding national forest is home to more than 170 species of birds and 400 species of plants, which include tiny mosses to towering firs.
July 7th, 2018

Science Saturday: It’s A Bugs Life with Merriam Powell

Join Willow Bend and NAU Merriam Powell Center for Environmental Research for a creepy crawly Science Saturday.
July 7th, 2018

Sunset Crater Star Party and Solar Viewing

Sunset Crater National Monument just north of Flagstaff will be having their special Sun and star gazing events.
July 7th, 2018

Dark Sky Discovery

Experience the wonders of a dark sky on Kitt Peak!
July 7th, 2018

Walk with Wildlife Tour

Join us at Southwest Wildlife for a unique Walk With Wildlife!
July 7th, 2018

Attract Birds, Bees & Butterflies / Garden Class

Monarchs, Swallowtails, and bees are in trouble, but we can help! 
July 7th, 2018

Science Saturdays – Sound at Joyner-Green Valley Library

We'll learn the physics behind sound waves and learn how to make them building our own instruments to take home.
July 7th, 2018

Open Hack

Saturday afternoon is our Open Hack time for anyone to come down and use our workshop, tools and equipment for free.
July 7th, 2018

Discovery Time at Agave Library

Share books, stories, music, and activities in a fun interactive program that builds early literacy skills and introduces children to science and math.
July 7th, 2018

Agave Builders Club at Agave Library

Have fun building with bricks!
July 7th, 2018

Computer Class – Bilingual Practice Lab at Burton Barr Central Library

Staff will be available to provide basic assistance with anything covered in our classes, downloading eBooks, or using library databases.
July 7th, 2018

Stack ’em Saturdays at Century Library

Join us for some creative block building.  
July 7th, 2018

Computer Lab at Cholla Library

Staff will be available to provide one-on-one assistance with anything covered in our computer classes and downloading digital books, magazines, audiobooks, movies, and music available on mobile devices (smart phones, iPads, tablets) and personal computers through the Phoenix Public Library website.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: STEAM

Open to the public and free, our STEAM event at Spacefest IX will be in the Arizona Ballroom Foyer.
July 7th, 2018

Family Fun: Brick Builders at Desert Sage Library

We have thousands of LEGOs. What will you create?
July 7th, 2018

SMART Lab at Harmon Library

SMART Lab incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) with having fun.
July 7th, 2018

Seed Library: Monsoon Season: A Time to Plant at Mesquite Library

When the monsoon season returns this summer, rainfall and higher humidity create an opportunity in your garden.
July 7th, 2018

Saturday Kids @ Ocotillo at Ocotillo Library

Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activities!
July 7th, 2018

You Are the DJ! A Beat Making and Music Mixing Workshop at Joel D Valdez Main Library

Come try your hands on professional equipment including turntables and learn the basics of mixing.
July 7th, 2018

Minecraft Club at Joyner-Green Valley Library

Play Minecraft for free at the library with other Minecraft fans!
July 7th, 2018

LEGO Club at Kirk-Bear Canyon Library

Hey kids, do you love building things with LEGOs?
July 7th, 2018

Intro to Sewing at Oro Valley Public Library

Teens and tweens, want to learn to sew?
July 7th, 2018

Science Saturday ~ Southern Arizona Arthropod Adventures at Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library

Join us the first Saturday of each month for a free science program!
July 7th, 2018

Typing Pro at South Mountain Community Library

Practique el tacto, pruebe sus habilidades de mecanografía, aumente la velocidad de escritura y aprenda a usar el teclado numérico con esta base de datos gratuita. 
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Searching for Skylab: NASA’s Forgotten Triumph

Chances are you haven’t even heard of Skylab.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Searching for Skylab: NASA’s Forgotten Triumph

Chances are you haven’t even heard of Skylab.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future

What do the Chrysler Building, the Golden Gate Bridge, the film “Destination Moon” and America’s space program all have in common?
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: A Night to Remember – Apollo 8 – 50 Years On

After last year’s truly memorable talk on Apollo 10 and the hunt for Snoopy, Nick Howes and Chuck Deiterich join forces again to talk about the build up, the challenges and the incredible achievement of Apollo 8.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Humans To Mars: From Vision To Reality

In the late 1940’s Wernher von Braun, widely credited as the father of the Saturn V, published Das Marsprojekt, a carefully detailed look at how a trip to Mars might be accomplished with the technological understanding of the era.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Our Future in Space: A Countdown to Nowhere…or? – A Space Journalist’s View

Once again, America’s space agenda is cloudy, confused, and contested.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Light Signals from E.T.

Our hunt for cosmic company has traditionally been a search for radio signals sent in our direction.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Lost Moon: The Decades-Long Search for the World’s Missing Moon Rocks

Following the first and last Apollo lunar landings almost half a century ago, the U.S. gifted hundreds of foreign nations, its 50 states and U.S. provinces with moon rocks for display.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Apollo Mission Control:The Making of a National Historic Landmark

“Dutch” von Ehrenfried will give a talk about his new book and the ongoing effort to restore the Apollo Mission Control Center on the third floor of Building 30 at the Johnson Space Center.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Slick-6

Tracing the history of Space Launch Complex Six (SLC-6) at Vandenberg AFB from its origins as a Titan launch site for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), to the west-coast launch site for Space Shuttle, its brief flirtation with Athena, and its current use as a site for Delta IV.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Strange New Worlds

Phil Plait is an astronomer, author, and science communicator.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Transforming Science into Art

Dr. Michael D. Joner  has worked with a really famous image analyst to turn mostly data from different scientific projects into beautiful images that we use for publicity at the observatory.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: Tales from the Moon

When writing the book “Falling To Earth” together, Apollo astronaut Al Worden told space historian Francis French some vivid stories of flying in space, and other fascinating astronaut tales.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: On Station

Emily Carney’s expertise again comes to the fore with this new style panel.
July 7th, 2018

Spacefest IX: First Man

James R Hansen, author of the spectacular book on the life of Neil Armstrong, moderates this spectacular one-off panel, with astronauts who knew Neil and family members, this promises to be totally unmissable.
July 7th, 2018

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!
July 7th, 2018

Perfect Little Planet

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot.
July 7th, 2018

Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
July 7th, 2018

Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
July 7th, 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.
July 7th, 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.
July 7th, 2018

Touring the Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
July 7th, 2018

Paper Plate Snake

Cut a large paper plate in a spiral shape for a fun springy snake.
July 7th, 2018

Family Brain Boost

Join our education team and jump-start your brain with fun, interactive science activity!
July 7th, 2018

Aquatic Feedings: Koi Fish

Koi fish feedings at the Conservatory.
July 7th, 2018

Aquatic Feedings: Stingray and Shark

Stingray and shark feedings at Tropical Waters.
July 7th, 2018

Rainforest Reptile Talks

A talk about all of the wonderful reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods at the Rainforest Reptile Room.
July 7th, 2018

Computer Coaching at Fountain Hills Branch

Have a computer question or need help with your personal device?
July 7th, 2018

Planting a Garden and Making Paper Pots at Goodyear Branch

Come learn about what you can plant in your garden now, and what you can plant in fall.
July 7th, 2018

The Sounds of Science at North Valley Regional

Join Mark Carter and explore the cool sounds of science!
July 7th, 2018

Master Gardener Q&A Session at Northwest Regional

 Master Gardener volunteers will be available to answer your desert gardening questions, including but not limited to plant selection, irrigation, fertilization, pruning techniques, pest management and problem diagnosis.
July 7th, 2018

Hands-on Equipment Training at Main Library

 Sign up to complete your training on THINKspot equipment.
July 7th, 2018

3D Printer Training at Red Mountain Branch

During this class, you will learn the guidelines and basics of 3D printing and how to begin using the 3D printers at THINKspot Red Mountain.
July 7th, 2018

LEGO/DUPLO Club at Main Library

Children 2-12 can play/create with LEGOs/DUPLOs we provide. 
July 7th, 2018

LOCKs: Preschool – Electricity & Magnetism: Simple Circuits

Children will construct simple circuits and observe how they work.
July 7th, 2018

Meet an Astronomer

Featured Astronomer: Dr. Ted Dunham
July 7th, 2018

Unmanned Space Exploration

Since the dawn of humanity, we have looked toward the stars; dreaming of exploring new worlds.
July 7th, 2018

Museum Of Northern Arizona Museum Highlights Tour

Visit each exhibit gallery throughout the Museum for an introduction to the Colorado Plateau.
July 7th, 2018

Paleo Bootcamp- Discovery and Understanding (Ages 11 – 14)

Discovery and Understanding will focus on covering the processes and challenges of finding fossils and what can be learned about them. 
July 7th, 2018

Model Airplane Make N Take

Take off into the world of model airplanes with this 90-minute action packed class for the whole family!
July 7th, 2018

Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night

Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights.
July 7th, 2018

Tide Pool Brunch

Join us every morning as we feed the creatures that live in our touch pools.
July 7th, 2018

Seahorse Round-up

Explore the life of these small and mysterious creatures.
July 7th, 2018

Jaw-some July

Experience over forty sharks and nine different species
July 7th, 2018

Penguin Q&A

Ask our Animal Care Specialists your questions about penguins. 
July 7th, 2018

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature

Explore nature's puzzles, patterns and mazes.
July 7th, 2018

Volunteer Project: Planting & Weeding in Patagonia

Planting new natives with the monsoon rains and weeding out the invasive Johnson grass.
July 7th, 2018

Dr. Zoo

Does your child dream of becoming a Zoo veterinarian?
July 7th, 2018

Nature Night at Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Does the summer heat have you down? Do you need some time outside?
July 7th, 2018

Hummingbird Banding at Casa de San Pedro B&B

Visit SABO's most recent study site on the San Pedro River at Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast. 
July 7th, 2018

Flashlight Tours

Whether it is date night or family-night out, come explore the Desert Botanical Garden in a whole new way.
July 7th, 2018

Flashlight Tours

Flashlight Tours are sensory adventures through the sights, sounds and mysteries of the desert night.
July 7th, 2018

iPhone and iPad Photography: Next Steps

Continue building your iPhone and iPad photography skills to create better photos using a range of settings.
July 7th, 2018

Naturalist Walk

Join Bill Garnes for a Naturalist Walk on the Highlands Center trails! 
July 7th, 2018

Discovery Stations: Tasty Feet: The Strange & Wonderful Bodies of Butterflies

On Saturday and Sundays, we offer special programming in the Discovery Gardens. 
July 7th, 2018

Discovery Stations: Abert’s Squirrels: The High Life of a Ponderosa Pine Specialist

On Saturday and Sundays, we offer special programming in the Discovery Gardens. 
July 7th, 2018

Guided Gardens Walk: Geology: The Highlands Center Rock Story

Learn about the natural history of the area in this Guided Gardens Walk. 
July 7th, 2018

Creatures of the Night Walk at Hassayampa River Preserve

Join Ranger Eric for an easy after-hours walk on the Preserve trails to look for and learn about the nocturnal critters that live here as they awaken from their daytime slumber.
July 7th, 2018

Reptile Review and Feeding! at McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Come visit our live reptile display during their feeding time! 
July 7th, 2018

Scorpion Search at McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Enjoy a Saturday night out.  Really OUT! 
July 7th, 2018

Trailhead Chat with the Ranger at San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Ranger Nikki will be on hand at the main trailhead to answer questions, offer route suggestions and share hiking tips with you.
July 7th, 2018

Fruits of the Desert Walk at Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area

Come and join us on a quest as we look for some of the edible plant foods found in the conservation area.
July 7th, 2018

Meet Al the Tortoise at Usery Mountain Regional Park

Visit our Nature Center and see our desert tortoise in his new exhibit! 
July 7th, 2018

Star Party at Homolovi State Park

Join us at Homolovi’s Visitor Center Museum and Observatory for a night under the stars!
July 7th, 2018

Introduction to Astronomy at Homolovi State Park

Join us for a fun night of activities and family planetary viewing.
July 7th, 2018

Historic Photos: Slideshow & Local History at Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Phoenix historian and author Sylvia Lee guides monthly walking tours while narrating nuggets of Arboretum history and putting her anecdotes in perspective next to 1920s structures, and the very first trees planted here. 
July 7th, 2018

Monsoon Madness! Reptiles, Bats, and Arizona’s Five C’s at Kartchner Caverns State Park

Join the Huachuca Area Herpetological Society for an educational and fun summer day in July!
July 7th, 2018

Evening Ranger Program at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Sit back and enjoy a presentation from one of Glen Canyon’s knowledgeable Park Rangers.
July 11th, 2018

Big Bytes at Desert Sage Library

What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have one thing in common? Code!
July 14th, 2018

Seahorse Round-up

Explore the life of these small and mysterious creatures.
July 21st, 2018

Stormwater Basics: Preventing Pollution at San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Join us for an informative presentation that will shed light on something that we do not often think about – where our rainwater runoff goes.
August 8th, 2018

Computer Class – Excel 1 at Agave Library

Learn how to use the basic data-analyzing functions of Microsoft Excel
August 10th, 2018

Patagonia Mountains Overnight Trip

Pre-dinner visits to the Roadside Rest and Paton’s for Gray Hawk, Thick-billed Kingbird, Varied Bunting, and Violet-crowned Hummingbird.