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December 2nd, 2017

Fur, Feathers and Fangs

A look at mammals, birds, and reptiles of the Sonoran Desert region
December 2nd, 2017

Touring the Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
December 2nd, 2017

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

o longer the stuff of science fiction, the discovery of the black hole is a triumph of modern science.
December 2nd, 2017

Tucson Sky & Beyond

This is our "classic" night sky show, but not like you remember it!
December 2nd, 2017

Touring the Solar System

Zoom away from planet Earth and take a guided tour through the Solar System!
December 2nd, 2017

Perfect Little Planet

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot.
December 2nd, 2017

S.M.A.R.T Lab

SMART Lab incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) with having fun.
December 2nd, 2017

Weekend Science Days

Have your kids explore space and science on Saturdays and Sundays!!
December 2nd, 2017

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.
December 2nd, 2017

LOCKs: Preschool | Space Travel: Mars

Children will construct Mars rovers and perform experiments on a simulated martian surface.
December 2nd, 2017

Science Saturday: Sustainable Holiday Gifts

An annual favorite, join us for a Science Saturday that’s all about making fun holiday gifts out of reusable and natural materials.
December 2nd, 2017

Hike – Biomimicry: Inspired by Nature

This discovery hike will show how people mimic nature as we climb to the Lost Dog Overlook and back to the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead.
December 2nd, 2017

Trailside Station – Mammals of the Sonoran Desert

Jackrabbits, mountain lions, javelina, bobcats, and more!!  
December 2nd, 2017

Moonlight Hike

See the desert in a different light – moonlight! 
December 2nd, 2017

Guided Bird Walk

Enjoy an easy-paced walk with birder and bird bander Anne Leight to spot and identify resident and migrating birds. 
December 2nd, 2017

Dinner with the Critters

It’s dinner time for the critters at the nature center!
December 2nd, 2017

Feeding Frenzy!

No fork, knife, or spoon necessary for these cool customers. 
December 2nd, 2017

Geology of Arizona!

 Earth Science Teacher, Joe Ford will give a brief presentation of Geology and then take you for a short hike on one of the Park’s scenic trails where you’ll experience the Geology, right under your feet! 
December 2nd, 2017

Owls of Arizona!

Join us for Audubon Arizona's introduction to the owl species and their natural history in Arizona. 
December 2nd, 2017

Rock Walk!

 Earth Science Teacher, Joe Ford will give a brief presentation of Geology and then take you for a short hike on one of the Park’s scenic trails where you’ll experience the Geology, right under your feet! 
December 2nd, 2017

Liberty Wildlife “Biomimicry and Batesian Mimicry”

You can take self guided tours through our eco-friendly building, interactive learning lab and our interpretitve trail where you will find many birds of prey
December 2nd, 2017

Las Noches de los Luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden: Members’ Night

Join Liberty Wildlife at the Desert Botanical Garden's Annual holiday festivities.
December 2nd, 2017

Tour: Museum Highlights

Visit each exhibit gallery throughout the Museum for an introduction to the Colorado Plateau.
December 2nd, 2017

Gathering Light: 25 Years Discovery from HST

  Some of the most mysterious and beautiful deep space images have been delivered by the Hubble Space Telescope.
December 2nd, 2017

FACTA: FIRST Arizona Conference for Technology Advocacy

As a leader in our community, you are invited to be our dinner guest at the FIRST® Arizona Conference for Technology Advocacy (FACTA).
December 2nd, 2017

3D Printer Training

During this class, you will learn the guidelines and basics of 3D printing and how to begin using our 3D printers.
December 2nd, 2017

Get it on Amazon

Amazon is a popular online store where you can buy nearly anything but there is no need to get overwhelmed.
December 2nd, 2017

Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Frost

Interested in the current breakthroughs in regenerative medicine?
December 2nd, 2017

Ethnobotany: Surviving and Thriving in the Sonoran Desert

The people of the Sonoran Desert not only survived but thrived in the harsh environment of the Sonoran Desert.
December 2nd, 2017

5th Chess and Science Festival & All-Girls Tournament

Festival is open for all!
December 2nd, 2017

Space Exploration (Juniors)

Let's explore space together!
December 2nd, 2017

Biosphere 2 Badge Day (Brownie, Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador)

Do you love to see science in action?
December 2nd, 2017

Space Camp (Daisies and Brownies)

Join us to explore the science of space, with Constellation Twister, Constellation Yoga, Building Constellations, Making Galaxy Slime, STEM and Art projects. 
December 2nd, 2017

STEM First Saturdays at Parsons Leadership Center – Geo Explorer (Junior, Cadette, Senior)

Come out to the Parsons Leadership Center and learn about the rocks beneath our feet and all around us.
December 2nd, 2017

STEM First Saturdays at Parsons – Geo Explorer / Adult training

 Come out to the Parsons Leadership Center and learn about the rocks beneath our feet and all around us while learning how to teach geology and navigation skills to kids.
December 2nd, 2017

Biology Patch Workshop (Cadette)

Learn about the greatest machine in the world: the human body!  
December 2nd, 2017

Chemistry Patch Workshop (Brownie)

Mix it up with us and explore the world of chemistry!
December 2nd, 2017

STEM First Saturdays at Parsons – for Program Aides and CIT’s

Get some PA training for your LiA!
December 2nd, 2017

AZ StRUT Gamer Techie Camp (Junior, Cadette)

Want to learn more about Gaming Computers – how about connecting to other computers and playing together!?
December 2nd, 2017

Raptors On The Rails / Verde Canyon Railroad

As breathtaking as an eagle is in flight, a face-to-face encounter with a raptor is an equally astounding event.
December 2nd, 2017

December “Discovery” Canoe Trip

Come and discover the vast eco-system of today’s Colorado River.
December 2nd, 2017

Drawing: The Artist’s Secret Geometry

Join me as we uncover and explore the structures upon which Masters such as Michelangelo and Van Gogh built the compositions of their master works of art.
December 2nd, 2017

Nature Drawing Series – Birds- 10028

Naturalist Jennie Rambo will teach you observation skills and drawing techniques to accurately illustrate a variety of birds.
December 2nd, 2017

Cancer is a Family Affair – AZMN Cancer Caregivers Education Program

When cancer enters the home, suddenly everyone becomes a cancer caregiver.
December 2nd, 2017

Soldering Robots at Festival of the Arts

Come out to the Downtown Mesa Festval of the Arts and solder for free on a group project and buy a robot to support our non-profit.
December 2nd, 2017

2017 Microchip VEX VRC HS/MS

Microchip Technologies, and Team Radio-Active (5090A & Z), are hosting our annual VEX VRC qualifying tournament for High School and Middle School for the 2017-18 VEX VRC season.
December 2nd, 2017

Northern Arizona IQ Qualifier

The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation exists to connect students, mentors, and schools in every community to a variety of successful and engaging technology-based programs.
December 2nd, 2017

Imagine Avondale VEX IQ Skills Challenge

This is a VEX IQ Skills Challenge event only. 
December 2nd, 2017

Maker Space Saturday

Build, Invent, Create, Discover
December 2nd, 2017

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!  
December 2nd, 2017

Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat.
December 2nd, 2017

Connecting Plants and People

Discover the edible and useful plants of the Sonoran Desert.
December 2nd, 2017

The Frugal Gardener

Tucson-based landscape designer and award-winning author Scott Calhoun shares his passion for combining plants, recycled objects and build-it-yourself furniture that result in innovative and playful gardens that fit your lifestyle and don’t break the bank.
December 2nd, 2017

SketchUp: Getting Started

Take your landscape designs to the next level with SketchUp, a free 3D modeling computer program.
December 2nd, 2017

SketchUp: Next Steps

Enhance your SketchUp skills by using more advanced settings and tools with Erin Hutton, Owner of Rocket Garden Landscape Design.
December 2nd, 2017

SketchUp: Getting Started & Next Steps

Take your landscape designs to the next level with SketchUp
December 2nd, 2017

STEMteachersPHX Chemistry Session

Elementary Nichole Spencer will engage you in activities to introduce students to Physical and Chemical Changes.
December 2nd, 2017

SAS Field Trip – Cave Creek Regional Park & Program

This habitat is dominated by Upper Sonoran vegetation.
December 2nd, 2017

San Pedro River Walks

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.
December 2nd, 2017

Sabino Canyon Field Trip

We’ll bird Sabino Canyon Recreation Area walking a loop that includes both Sonoran desert upland and Sabino Creek riparian areas.
December 2nd, 2017

The Digital Download: Health Database

Join us for a new series that explores the Library’s digital content and apps.
December 2nd, 2017

Full Moon Walk

Enjoy a stroll along our half-mile, side-walked Judith Tunell Trail by the light of the full moon.
December 2nd, 2017

 Locomotive Saturdays At Historic Train Depot

Explore regional transportation history, and see a freight trains passing by, or ring the locomotive bell at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum every Saturday, year round.
December 2nd, 2017

Young Explorers Program for 6-12 Year – Olds – Animal Scientist

Science is a very important tool used to care for animals in the zoo and out in the wild.
December 2nd, 2017

Model Airplane Make and Take

Come learn how to build model airplanes!
December 2nd, 2017

Basics of Microsoft Windows 10 – 14212

Discover how to navigate Microsoft Windows 10 interface and how to use its features and apps.
December 2nd, 2017

FIRST LEGO League Tournament – Buena High School

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an exciting and fun global robotics program, designed to ignite an enthusiasm for discovery of the basic principles of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) in children, ages 9 to 14.
December 2nd, 2017

FIRST LEGO League Tournament – Embry Riddle

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an exciting and fun global robotics program, designed to ignite an enthusiasm for discovery of the basic principles of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) in children, ages 9 to 14.
December 2nd, 2017

FIRST LEGO League Tournament – Bioscience High School

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an exciting and fun global robotics program, designed to ignite an enthusiasm for discovery of the basic principles of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) in children, ages 9 to 14.
December 2nd, 2017

FIRST LEGO League Tournament – Carl Hayden High School

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an exciting and fun global robotics program, designed to ignite an enthusiasm for discovery of the basic principles of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) in children, ages 9 to 14.
December 2nd, 2017

Using Breakout Boxes to Facilitate Learning

Have you heard of teaching strategies that use locked boxes to have student work together to learn material or practice skills?
December 2nd, 2017

Integrating Geography into Your Classroom

This workshop is a two hour training on What is Geography and Geographical Thinking? and What FREE ONLINE resources are available from the Arizona Geographic Alliance?
December 2nd, 2017

Using the Giant Arizona Map (Putting Kids on the Map)

The Arizona Geographic Alliance has wonderful maps and over 330 K-12 lesson plans on its website.
December 2nd, 2017

Girl Scouts Brownies: Chemistry Patch Workshop

Mix it up with us and explore the world of chemistry!
December 2nd, 2017

Girl Scouts Cadettes: Biology Patch Workshop

Learn about the greatest machine in the world: the human body!
December 2nd, 2017

Saturday Morning Bird Walks

Join local bird enthusiasts on a guided bird walk through the Rio Salado habitat area.
December 2nd, 2017

LEGO Club

All you need to bring is your imagination, creativity and engineering skills - we'll supply the blocks. 
December 2nd, 2017

Demonstration Garden Tours

Our 14 unique Demonstration Gardens will expand your gardening knowledge and give you many ideas for your own landscape.
December 2nd, 2017

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. 
December 2nd, 2017

Family Brain Boost

Join our education team and jump-start your brain with fun, interactive science activity!
December 2nd, 2017

Intro to Laser Cutting

Guests have the opportunity to learn how to use a laser cutter to cut, etch, and engrave designs in a variety of materials like acrylic, glass, metal, wood, paper, plastic, rubber, or stone.
December 2nd, 2017

Intro to Woodworking

In this introductory workshop guests will learn the fundamentals of woodworking and how to safely operate the core woodshop tools.
December 2nd, 2017

How Did People Make Stone and Shell Jewelry?

In this class, we will make jewelry using the same kinds of stone tools people used in the past.
December 2nd, 2017

Garden Talks: Pima County Master Gardener Presentation – Habitat Gardening

Habitat gardening is different from traditional landscaping.
December 2nd, 2017

One Seed Pima County: Growing, Saving, and Cooking with Cowpeas

Help us wrap-up our One Seed Pima County initiative and join us for an informative and tasty exploration of the Tohono O'odham Cowpea presented by Native Seeds/SEARCH.
December 2nd, 2017

LEGO Club

Hey kids, do you love building things with LEGOs?
December 2nd, 2017

Star Wars Origami

Have fun learning to fold some of your favorite Star Wars characters!
December 2nd, 2017

Science Saturday ~ Stomp Rockets

Join us the first Saturday of each month for a free science program!
December 2nd, 2017

3D Printer – Building w/Zack

Join Teen Librarian, Zack, in building the library's 3D printer. 
December 2nd, 2017

LEGO/DUPLO Club

Be creative and discover the Architect in you!  
December 6th, 2017

Create Club

Join us for snacks, board games, Minecraft, and a different activity every week, such as robots, button making, paper airplanes, and art!
December 8th, 2017

Minecraft

Play Minecraft for free on the Library's laptops!
December 11th, 2017

Birds of Tohono Chul

Learn to identify residents and those just passing through, plus information on habits and habitat.
December 29th, 2017

PVPL Kids Code Club

Coding is all about creating instructions and information for computers using a language they can understand.
December 30th, 2017

3D Printer – Building w/Zack

Join Teen Librarian, Zack, in building the library's 3D printer. 
January 13th, 2018

LEGO Club

Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO.
January 25th, 2018

Create Thursday (12-18 Years)

Tap into your creative side by helping staff design posters to highlight our monthly book displays, develop fun Arduino activities with our very own Arduino circuitry kit, or design cool templates to print your own t-shirt with our own t-shirt screen printers!
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: Lowering Your Fleet’s Footprint with Renewable Natural Gas

Renewable natural gas (RNG) can be an important alternative to diesel and gasoline for companies looking to lower their carbon footprint and contribute to a healthier environment.
February 7th, 2018

GreenBiz18: GreenBiz Guru Lunch: The B Corp Movement – Tools for Embedding Purpose into Your Organization

There are now over 2,300 Certified B Corps and more than 5,000 benefit corporations around the world.
February 8th, 2018

3D Modeling for Beginners

Learn how to design your own 3D printed masterpiece!
February 14th, 2018

Coder Dojo

What do video games, robots and self-driving cars have in common? Code!
February 17th, 2018

Master Gardener Presentation: Insects in Our Gardens

Many insects are present in our gardens and most are beneficial or cause minimal damage to plants.
February 21st, 2018

Build-n’- Play

This program encourages creativity through building activities with various blocks, connecting toys and more.
February 22nd, 2018

Public Health Nurse Visit

A Public Health Nurse from the Pima County Health Department will be available to assist library customers with their health questions.
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!
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.