Plenty of events planned in Tucson for Navy Week

Plenty of events planned in Tucson for Navy Week
It’s Navy Week and sailors are participating in events every day, all over the Tucson area. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

It’s Navy Week in Tucson.

Sailors are participating in events every day, all over the Tucson area.

Below is a list of events.


Friday, Feb. 21

8:30-11 a.m.: Sailors from the USS Tucson submarine will prepare lunch at Casa Maria Kitchen, 352 E. 25th St.

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Navy meteorologists will be the Pima Air & Space Museum, 6000 E. Valencia.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Navy bomb disposal experts will demonstrate robots at Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Court. Sailors from the USS Constitution will talk about Navy history.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Sailors from the USS Constitution will talk about Navy history at the Arizona Historical Museum, 949 E. 2nd St.

10-11 a.m.: The Brass Quintet from the Navy Band Southwest will perform at the Tucson Children’s Museum, 200 S. 6th Ave.

6:30 p.m.: The Navy bomb disposal robot will do the puck drop starting the Tucson Roadrunners’ game against the Stockton Heat. Navy personnel will provide Color Guard support and present the National Anthem.


Saturday, Feb.22

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Sailors will present the National Anthem at the start of the Tucson Rodeo. Commander Doug Pratt will swear in new Navy recruits at 12:30 pm.

6:30 p.m.: USS Tucson Commander Doug Pratt will do the puck drop starting the Tucson Roadrunners’ game against the Stockton Heat at the TCC. Navy personnel will provide Color Guard support and present the National Anthem.


Sunday, Feb 23

1:30-3:30 p.m.: The Wind Ensemble from Navy Band Southwest will perform with the Tucson Concert Band at Crowder Hall in the University of Arizona School of Music, 1017 N. Olive.