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Felicia's Farm brings Tucson community together to help with food insecurity

Felicia’s Farm, a nonprofit farm at the base of the Catalina Foothills, has been donating all of their local produce and eggs to Tucson soup kitchens and those in need for 10 years.... Read more»0

Tucson-born singer Linda Ronstadt’s birthday to be featured on KXCI radio

Music legend and Tucson native Linda Ronstadt will be celebrated by 91.3 KXCI Community Radio on her birthday Monday.... Read more»0

Beethoven & books: Tucson Symphony and Pima Library to host discussions

The Tucson Symphony Orchestra will host a series of free discussions at three Pima County public libraries this fall, in efforts to reach out to a broader audience of Tucsonans.... Read more»0

Volunteers needed for Tucson Mountain Park trail building and restoration

Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation [cq] is calling for volunteers to assist in building 2.5 miles of trails at the Painted Hills Trails Park [cq] and help with Enchanted Hills Trail Park’s [cq] ongoing restoration efforts, according to Marcia Zamorano, [cq]a Pima County communication specialist. [cq]... Read more»0

Free microchips could help firework-frightened pets get back home

Pima Animal Care Center will be holding a free drive-through pet microchipping clinic June 16 to July 3, leading up to the July 4 fireworks that frighten many animals into fleeing their homes.... Read more»0

What’s open, what’s closed on Memorial Day

Most government offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day, but there will be a number of public events to honor those members of the military who died while serving our country.... Read more»0

Pima County, Tucson pools opening for summertime swimming

All Pima County swimming pools will open on Saturday, and remain available until local school districts resume for the fall semester, with some open through Labor Day.... Read more»0

Coming heat puts pets at risk outside, in cars

Tucson temperatures are rising, so pet owners need to be aware of the dangers of leaving their animals exposed to the heat. The Pima Animal Care Center has advice on how to keep pets cool, and where to report animal abuse or neglect.... Read more»0