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August 11th, 2018

Learn Your Lizards Guided Walk

Not just for kids, these walks lure all ages who enjoy Arizona's most common, colorful and charismatic little reptiles. 
August 11th, 2018

DUPLO and LEGOs @ Pine Public Library

Children 5—18 will have the opportunity to build LEGO displays for the library.
August 11th, 2018

LEGO Family Fun @ Payson Public Library

LEGO Family Fun at the Library every 2nd Saturday of the month
August 11th, 2018

Bug Out! Special Event

Want to know what the things are that go bump in the night, at least the little ones?
August 11th, 2018

Walk with Wildlife Tour

Join us at Southwest Wildlife for a unique Walk With Wildlife!
August 11th, 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!
August 11th, 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.
August 11th, 2018

Learn to Photograph Raptors in Flight – A Rare Opportunity with Lisa Langell and Kalen Pearson sponsored by Tamron

We are excited to offer a very rare and exciting opportunity for photographing numerous raptors in flight. 
August 11th, 2018

Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
August 11th, 2018

Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
August 11th, 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.
August 11th, 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.
August 11th, 2018

Touring the Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
August 11th, 2018

Aquatic Feedings: Koi Fish

Koi fish feedings at the Conservatory.
August 11th, 2018

Aquatic Feedings: Stingray and Shark

Stingray and shark feedings at Tropical Waters.
August 11th, 2018

Rainforest Reptile Talks

A talk about all of the wonderful reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods at the Rainforest Reptile Room.
August 11th, 2018

Tamron Sponsors — Lecture and Hands on Tips from the Wildlife Experts!

Join wildlife photographer, Lisa Langell, and falconer Kalen Pearson, of Falcon Force, for close-up images of raptors and hands-on photography tips.
August 11th, 2018

Hands-on Equipment Training at Main Library

 Sign up to complete your training on THINKspot equipment.
January 1st, 1970

California Gulch Adventure with Richard Fray and Brian Gibbons

This trip sets out in search of some of the avian treasures (at the very northern edge of their ranges here) for which southeast Arizona is renowned.
August 11th, 2018

LEGO Club at Red Mountain Branch

Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO.
August 11th, 2018

Introducing Point & Shoot Nature Photography: Birds and Wildlife, Macro and Landscape with Stephen Ingraham

Serious nature photography is no longer the sole domain of the well-equipped DSLR photographer.
August 11th, 2018

Museum Of Northern Arizona Museum Highlights Tour

Visit each exhibit gallery throughout the Museum for an introduction to the Colorado Plateau.
August 11th, 2018

STEAM Second Saturdays: Monarch Madness

Join MNA and the Arboretum at Flagstaff to learn all about the life cycle and migration of Monarch butterflies.
August 11th, 2018

Imagine Rockets

For children 8 years of age and older bring an adult to experience the power of rockets.
August 11th, 2018

Packrat Playhouse Music and You!

Sing, dance, and get silly during music time!
August 11th, 2018

Cool Summer Nights: Bat Night

Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights.
August 11th, 2018

Intro to Lightroom Classic

This two-part class introduces you to both Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop.
August 11th, 2018

Youth Birding Outing at Sweetwater Wetlands with Richard Moncrief of Zeiss Sports Optics and Bill Thompson III of Birdwatcher’s Digest

Get ready for a fun and easy walk through Tucson’s favorite wetlands to see exciting species like Green Heron hiding in the reeds and Tropical Kingbirds in the mesquites.
August 11th, 2018

Montosa Canyon with Gavin Bieber and Bruce Webb

While Madera Canyon has long been the most visited spot in the Santa Rita Mountains, this adjacent canyon to the south is deserving of more birders’ attention.
August 11th, 2018

Sparrows of Southeast Arizona with Homer Hansen

Upstream and uphill of Cienega Creek near the town of Sonoita are the Las Cienegas grasslands, a haven for sparrows throughout the year.
August 11th, 2018

Tubac De Anza Trail and Area with John Yerger

An easy stroll through this lush riparian corridor along the Santa Cruz provides many opportunities for migrants, Gray Hawks, flycatchers, and hordes of Yellow-breasted Chats.
August 11th, 2018

Madera Canyon Sampler with Robert Mesta

This loop starts in grassland habitat around Proctor Road looking and listening for singing sparrows first thing in the morning.
August 11th, 2018

Saint David Monastery and Environs, Benson with Jim Rorabaugh

Saint David is a curiously lush oasis bordering the San Pedro River, characterized by artesian wells and springs that support high groundwater levels and abundant trees and ponds.
August 11th, 2018

Las Cienegas NCA with Chris Rohrer and Ken Murphy

Las Cienegas is a 45,000-acre national conservation area with high desert grasslands, riparian strips and perennial streams, marshes, and juniper-oak woodlands.
August 11th, 2018

Carr & Ash Canyons with Scott Olmstead and Matt Griffiths

We’ll get an early start from Tucson to explore the Madrean oak woodland and open pine forests of Carr Canyon.
August 11th, 2018

Sky Islands Naturalist Saunter with Vincent Pinto

Join Naturalist, Wildlife Biologist, Ethnobotanist, and Wilderness Survival Instructor, Vincent Pinto, for an in-depth exploration of the Grasslands, Desert Scrub, Riparian Areas, and Madrean Evergreen Woodlands of the Patagonia region, making for a very diverse trip, bird and plant-wise!
August 11th, 2018

Wildcard Leader’s Choice with Rick Taylor

Join local expert Rick Taylor (author of Birds of Southeastern Arizona and ABA’s A Birder’s Guide to Southeastern Arizona) for a wildcard exploration of several of the region’s “can’t miss” birding sites.
August 11th, 2018

Mt. Lemmon: Sonoran Desert to Mixed Conifer Forest with Chris Chappell and Brian Nicholas

Rising over 6,000 feet above Tucson, Mount Lemmon is the highest peak in the Santa Catalina Mountains at 9,157 feet, and a popular escape from urban life and the Arizona’s dry early-summer heat (before the relief of the cooling monsoon rains).
August 11th, 2018

Hummingbird Photography Field Workshop with Steve Vaughan

Hummingbirds can flap their wings up to 80 times a second, which can present quite the challenge for a photographer.
August 11th, 2018

Hawaii’s Birds on the Brink with Mandy Talpas

Hawaii is a world renowned paradise and natural wonderland with lush rainforests, tropical coral reefs, snow capped summits, and barren lava flows.
August 11th, 2018

The Azure Bluebirds and Elf Owls of Birdland Ranch…Notes from our Nest Box Trail with Kate Scott

Please join Kate as she shares her field notes and Tony’s photographs of their cavity nest box trail adventures!
August 11th, 2018

Beginning Birding Basics Workshop with Bill Thompson III of Bird Watcher’s Digest

Getting started in bird watching can seem like a daunting prospect to a new birder.
August 11th, 2018

Black Bears in the Sky Islands with Mark Hart

Mark Hart of the Arizona Game & Fish Department will share about bear populations in the Sky Island mountain ranges around Tucson.
August 11th, 2018

A Community Meets a River: The Colorado River Delta Restoration Project with Gabriela Gonzalez Olimon

A primary goal of the Sonoran Institute Colorado River Delta Program is to restore riparian, marsh, and estuarine ecosystems in the Colorado River Delta region located in Northwest Mexico; however, we recognize that community engagement and education is critical to long-term restoration success and stewardship of restored ecosystems.
August 11th, 2018

Peaking Down The Rabbit Hole: A Beginner’s Look at Dragonflies and Damselflies in Southeast Arizona

Have you been curious about dragonflies but mystified by the challenge of identifying them?
August 11th, 2018

The Perils and Pitfalls of Birding with Bill Thompson III

A humorous narrative about the many mistakes, accidents, and embarrassing situations Bill Thompson III, has experienced in his 30+ years as a bird watcher.
August 11th, 2018

Dr. Zoo

Does your child dream of becoming a Zoo veterinarian?
August 11th, 2018

Flashlight Tours

Flashlight Tours are sensory adventures through the sights, sounds and mysteries of the desert night.
August 11th, 2018

Kokedama

Kokedama brings the miniature magic of Japanese bonsai to an adorable sphere of moss.
August 11th, 2018

Santa Cruz – Poultry Project Meeting

The 4-H poultry program is part of the animal science project.
August 11th, 2018

Santa Cruz – Rabbit Project Meeting

Want to do a 4-H Animal Project but think you don’t have enough space to raise an animal?
August 11th, 2018

Desert Scorpion Hunting at Lost Dutchman State Park

Come join us for a brief informative talk about scorpions with a ranger, and then head out into the desert darkness in search of scorpions!
August 11th, 2018

Learn Your Arizona Lizards- Guided Tour at Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Arizona lizards do comical pushups to display their blue bellies - attend a guided tour this summer to learn why these little reptiles have azure abs.
August 11th, 2018

Bug Night! at Kartchner Caverns State Park

Join us for a spectacular outdoor insect viewing with a local entomologist! 
August 11th, 2018

Horseshoe Bend Star Party

Join the Glen Canyon Night Ranger team and the Glen Canyon Natural History Association to celebrate the beauty of dark skies over Page, AZ!
August 11th, 2018

History Walk at Grand Canyon National Park South Rim Village

For thousands of years, humans have been part of the Grand Canyon.
August 11th, 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.
August 11th, 2018

Agave Builders Club at Agave Library

Have fun building with bricks!
August 11th, 2018

Bilingual Device Advice & 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.
August 11th, 2018

Saturday Kids @ Ocotillo Library

Join us every Saturday for fun and learning activities!
August 11th, 2018

‘Learn Your Lizards’ Guided Tour at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Did you know that Arizona lizards do comical push-ups to display their blue bellies?
August 11th, 2018

The Resiliency of Hopi Agriculture: 2000 Years of Planting

This photographic exhibit--guest curated by Michael Kotutwa Johnson, Hopi farmer, photographer, and UA Ph.D. candidate in the School of Natural Resources and the Environment--illustrates traditional Hopi farming practices, which are based on spiritual beliefs, community values, and ancient, time-tested techniques.
August 11th, 2018

The Moon Revealed 

This show looks at the Moon from the perspective of history, missions, and culture, including the latest research exposing secrets of our nearest celestial neighbor.
August 11th, 2018

Sunset Crater Volcano Solar and Star Party

Sunset Crater Volcano is open through the night and offers great viewing!
August 11th, 2018

Mighty Mammals in the White Mountains

 Antelope, bighorn sheep, deer and elk abound in our forests and grasslands.
August 11th, 2018

Water|Ways Exhibit at Fort Apache and Theodore Roosevelt School National Historic Landmark

Dive into water with Arizona Humanities and Arizona State University!
August 11th, 2018

Phoenix Herpetological Society Facility Tour

Come learn about some of our rescued reptiles at the PHS sanctuary on this 2.5 - 3 hour guided tour!
August 11th, 2018

Breakfast with the Animals: Mountain Lion

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary hosts breakfasts each year with the sanctuary's most iconic animals.
August 11th, 2018

Butterflies of Tohono Chul

Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies! 
August 11th, 2018

The Solar System

This program explores the Solar System in which we live.
August 11th, 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.
August 11th, 2018

Open Hack

Saturday afternoon is our Open Hack time for anyone to come down and use our workshop, tools and equipment for free.
August 11th, 2018

Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat.
August 11th, 2018

Eco-Station: Prickly Plants

These touch carts, staffed by Park Docents, feature hands-on Sonoran Desert learning opportunities for visitors of all ages.
August 11th, 2018

Computer Coaching at at Fountain Hills Branch

Have a computer question or need help with your personal device?
August 11th, 2018

Computer Help at Himmel Park Library

Library staff is available to answer questions you might have
August 11th, 2018

Plant Propagation (aka Pirating Plants!) at Joel D Valdez Main Library

In this class you'll learn about the two primary methods of plant propagation while also learning best practices that will help you become a more successful propagator.
August 11th, 2018

Astronomy is Everywhere! at Joyner-Green Valley Library

Come explore the cosmos in an actual planetarium!
August 11th, 2018

Code Club @ Nanini

Learn to make video games, apps, and more!
August 11th, 2018

S.T.E.A.M. Time

Program focusing weekly on hands-on projects in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
August 11th, 2018

Teen Tech Help Desk

Get help with many of your technology needs; e-mail accounts, apps, and downloading e-books, setting up devices, Windows 10, websites and more! 
August 11th, 2018

LEGO Club at Sunrise Mountain Library

Do you LOVE LEGOs?
August 11th, 2018

Wilderness Survival Basics! at Cave Creek Regional Park

The wilderness is no place to get caught guessing and the Sonoran Desert is unforgiving in its extremes.
August 11th, 2018

Birds of Estrella at Estrella Mountain Regional Park

Explore the bird life of Estrella Park with special guest guide Joe Ford.
August 11th, 2018

Lunch with the Critters at Estrella Mountain Regional Park

It’s feeding time for the critters at the nature center!
August 11th, 2018

Water Ecology Discovery Station at Hassayampa River Preserve

Come learn about the diverse aquatic ecosystem of the Hassayampa River with a discovery station allowing visitors an up-close view of some of our fish, amphibians, and aquatic insects.
August 11th, 2018

The History of Water at Lake Pleasant Regional Park – Discovery Center

Stop on by the Lake Pleasant Discovery Center and enjoy a one hour presentation on “The History of Water at Lake Pleasant.”
August 11th, 2018

Searching for Scorpions! at Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Try something different; go on a scorpion hunt with the ranger!
August 11th, 2018

Scorpions in the Wild! at McDowell Mountain Regional Park

You've probably heard that scorpions glow in the dark, but have you ever been brave enough to go out into the desert at night to look for them?
August 11th, 2018

Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing at McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Join members of the Fountain Hills Astronomy club for a relaxing evening of what will (hopefully) be an exciting meteor shower display!
August 11th, 2018

Tortoise Feeding and Class at San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Come say hello to Santana and Shelly, our two Desert Tortoise ambassadors, and watch as they devour their tasty breakfast with no utensils or table manners required!
August 11th, 2018

Fairy Duster and Mariposa Hill Hike at Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area

Come out and explore the two newest trails in the conservation area – the Fairy Duster Trail and the Mariposa Hill Trail.
August 11th, 2018

All About Rattlesnakes at Usery Mountain Regional Park

How dangerous are rattlesnakes?  What should you do if you encounter one?  How do they survive and thrive in our desert? 
August 11th, 2018

Night Safari at Usery Mountain Regional Park

What are the wild animals that live in our desert?  How do they survive and thrive here?  What should you do if you encounter one? 
August 11th, 2018

Scorpion Search Hike at White Tank Mountain Regional Park

Load up the kids and join us for a 1 ½ mile walk along the Black Rock Long Loop, where we will look for scorpions and experience the desert at night. 
August 11th, 2018

BioHack Night

This is a night where we bring out the microscope and look at cool tissue samples.
August 11th, 2018

Ask our Aquarists

Bring your best questions as our aquarists dive into the ocean tank and communicate while underwater.
August 11th, 2018

Family Brain Boost at Children’s Museum Tucson

Join our education team and jump-start your brain with fun, interactive science activity!
August 11th, 2018

Soap Making at the Fort Lowell Museum

Discover the history of soap as you make your own.
August 11th, 2018

Hands On Labs: Ocean Acidification

Why should Arizonans be concerned about the ocean?
August 11th, 2018

Interpretive Walk from San Pedro House

Interpretive walk led by docents of the Friends of the San Pedro River.
August 11th, 2018

Backstage Adventures: Reptile Adventure

If you’re looking for a truly unique experience, join us for a 60-minute Backstage Adventure and get an insider’s glimpse of some of our animal habitats.
August 11th, 2018

San Pedro River Walks

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.
August 11th, 2018

Native Plants for Cochise County

Cado Daily, Water Wise guru, landscape and water resource specialist, will discuss plants that thrive in Cochise County.
August 11th, 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.
August 11th, 2018

S’mores Solar Oven Saturday

Kids make solar ovens out of cardboard boxes to celebrate National S’mores Day!
August 11th, 2018

Naturalist Walk

Join Bill Garnes for a Naturalist Walk on the Highlands Center trails! 
August 11th, 2018

Discovery Stations: Hawks & Owls: The Real Life Superpowers of Birds of Prey

On Saturday and Sundays, we offer special programming in the Discovery Gardens. 
August 11th, 2018

Discovery Stations: Wildflowers: The Art of Insect Seduction

On Saturday and Sundays, we offer special programming in the Discovery Gardens. 
August 11th, 2018

Creepy Crawlers: The Silent Majority at Saguaro National Park

Learn about some of our most feared and misunderstood arthropods who call this park home.
August 12th, 2018

Science Sunday at Juniper Library

Join us for a STEM program each Sunday. 
August 13th, 2018

Code Club (ages 8-13) @ Show Low Public Library

Learning to code is an increasingly critical skill.
August 14th, 2018

Members Only Hack

Tuesday afternoons the workshops are open for paying members and work-traders to come down and work on their projects.
August 17th, 2018

Pima Engineering Club

Engineering students from Pima Community College meet to discuss and work on projects.
August 18th, 2018

History Walk at Grand Canyon National Park South Rim Village

For thousands of years, humans have been part of the Grand Canyon.
December 19th, 2018

The Arizona Coyotes Present STEM SUMMIT

The Arizona Coyotes are proud to host our second annual STEM Summit on Tuesday, December 19th, 2018.