Events

  AZ Weekend, Nov. 15

Caves, pets and treats

  7 questions with the headliners of DUSK Music Festival

  Elementary school sweethearts get engaged at former school

  Many gather at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument to protest border wall construction

  AZ Weekend, Nov. 8

President Trump announces two Arizona Judicial Nominees

Davis-Monthan airmen to conduct dynamic wing exercise at Fort Huachuca

Continued Coverage

Everything you need to know about All Souls Procession

  AZ Weekend, Nov. 1

UArizona Homecoming to include celebration of Wilbur’s 60th birthday

Every state’s favorite spooky movie for kids

10 ways to make sure you have a fun and safe Halloween

Buena High School placed on lockdown after police investigate reports of person on campus with weapon

  Brooke’s Bargains: Savings to take the scare out of Halloween

Halloween is almost here, so if you want to save - you need to do it fast!

  AZ Weekend, Oct. 25

Lions, lots of chili, and lights

  Club Colombia gets ready for Tucson Meet Yourself

Most of their proceeds go to various non-profits around the area and Columbia.

  Tucson Hope Fest cancelled, will come back in 2020

The organizers decided to put this year’s even on pause with ongoing construction on the property.

UPDATE: National Day of Remembrance

  Just Between Friends back-to-school sale kicks off today

Marana Texas Roadhouse to hold fundraiser for El Paso shooting victims

Celebrate Tucson’s 244th birthday at the Presidio museum

FICO cancels Sahuarita Pecan Festival, blames trade tariffs

  Elephant Nandi turns five, Reid Park Zoo to throw birthday bash

  First responders, staff conduct active shooter drill on UA campus

Drill took place Wednesday near Old Main.

Community invited to attend a city-wide prayer gathering

The event will be Saturday, August 24 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Reid Park Band Shell.

  Sensory job fair helps those on autism-spectrum find work

The job fair organizer says he hopes to make the event an annual tradition.

Tucson Fire Fighter Charities holding contest to pick anthem singer

Winner will perform at the Chili Cook-Off in October.

Tohono Chul to host Wizards Unite party

People can enjoy mystical eats and sweets, supernatural shopping and magical menagerie.

  Tucson pop-up cat cafe opens its doors this weekend

She hopes that people not only come to spend time with these feline companions, but helps them find a forever home.

Renew Your Blue upcycling contest starts today

Residents have until September 13 to submit entries either by using the hashtag #RenewYourBlue

Discover peculiar plants at Tohono Chul’s Monsoon Madness plant sale

With a variety of shrubs, succulents, and cacti from the bizarre and edible to the showy and tricky, you are bound to bring home a peculiar plant.

  Vail K-8 students head back to the classrooms

Students were welcomed as they walked on a red carpet while staff members greeted them.

Tucson Fire giving out free car seats with car seat safety class

The car seats provided are for children ages 2 to 5 years old.

  Tucson dad puts on comedy show to raise money for daughter’s therapy

Casillas is hosting a comedy show at Borderlands Brewery tonight at 7 p.m. All proceeds go towards his daughter's therapy.

  90-year-olds strut their stuff in fashion show

The community puts on the fashion to keep residents happy and busy.

PCSD: Badges and Backpacks event for school kids

This is a back to school event that includes a health fair with hands on activities and will be held at the Tucson Convention Center,

Sierra Vista Ranger District hosts event for National Get Outdoors Day June 8

Entrance and activities are all free-of-charge. Forest personnel and partners will offer a variety of games to play and an assortment of National Get Outdoors Day prizes.

  Old Pueblo Poems help bring rhythm back downtown

Downtown Tucson has started a new poetry project

  Growing in the desert: Summer Tucson gardening tips

If you have a specific problem with a plant, master gardeners will help you diagnose the issue and decide what to do next.

Reid Park to host kids Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course

Participants must register ahead of time for the event.

  UA students work on ways to improve Tucson neighborhood

The professor leading the course said they plan to continue on these efforts next semester.

Crayola Experience coming to Chandler, AZ

Crayola Experience coming to Chandler Arizona on May 23

St. Mary’s staff donates clothes for patients in need

The outpouring of support and donations for Darla’s Duds comes as no surprise to hospital officials.

  Impaired driver enforcement to take effect during Cinco De Mayo weekend

The Tucson Police Department will conduct high visibility DUI deployments throughout the community as part of the Cinco De Mayo weekend.

Aspen Dental to provide free dental care to military vets

Beginning May 1, veterans can call to find a participating office near them and schedule an appointment.

Northwest Healthcare breaks ground on third hospital

The hospital is expected to open in third quarter of 2020.

Pima Community College to host Tucson Street Rod Association Car Show

This year's event is expected to see at least 200 exhibitors.

Ben’s Bells to host Celebration of Kindness event

A live and silent auction are among the event highlights and feature incredible local art, exclusive services and experiences.

Pima County Fair offering free admission with food donation

Free admission will be granted when a person donates three cans of food at the entrance.

UPDATE: OVPD arrest teen suspect in CDO lockdown

The suspect was identified as a former CDO student, who is under 18 years of age, according to OVPD and is not in police custody at this time.

ABOR raises tuition yet again for 2019-20 academic year

New UA undergrad students will see the least financial tuition increase.

Kids in the Canyon Day on Coronado National Forest

Nogales Ranger District hosts fee free Family Day of Nature, Picnics and Recreation

Wind-blown particulates block mountain views

Small particles can travel into the respiratory system and cause short-term health effects such as eye, nose, throat, and lung irritation, coughing, sneezing, runny nose and shortness of breath.

Pima Animal Care Center clinic in need of fosters

All pets adopted will come spayed or neutered, with age-appropriate vaccinations, a microchip and a free vet visit.

J.C. Penney hosting free super hero event in honor of Avengers movie premier

Parents will receive a bonus coupon of 20% off all Hasbro toys valid only on April 13 in-store.

Tucson Roadrunners sponsoring free streetcar rides for hockey game Friday

The Tucson Roadrunners are sponsoring the free rides so all passengers can take the streetcar for free to the hockey game.

Mae Jemison announced as UA commencement speaker

The U of A’s 155th commencement ceremony is scheduled for May 10.

Davis-Monthan Airmen conducting readiness exercise

There will potentially be loud booms coming from on-base activities throughout the week.

Ben’s Bells Camp Kind returning this summer

The experience includes a variety of energetic games, hands-on science activities (slime, anyone?), crafts to keep, and new friends that may last a lifetime.

  County seeking volunteers for trail building events

No previous trail work experience is required to volunteer.

Frankie Moreno performing at the Diamond Center in May

Tickets are just $15

Tucson Premium Outlets to host Disney junior play music date

All attendees at the Play Date will have a chance to win a $50 Shopping Spree from the Disney Store at Tucson Premium Outlets!

Arizona Gives Day is Tuesday

Every single one of the groups across Arizona work to better the state - and all are in need of community support.

12 Southern AZ students to be honored by the National Football Foundation

Each Scholar-Athlete Honoree will receive a $1,000 scholarship to the college or university they will be attending in the fall.

Diocese offices to close for relocation

The diocesan offices will reopen to the public at the new location on Monday, April 1 at 8 a.m.

  Legendary Thunderbirds ready for Thunder and Lightning over Arizona

The pilots are excited, but there's one who may be even more thrilled than the others. He's Thunderbird #8 from the heart of Tucson.

Two TUSD teachers win awards for best online teacher of the year

Congratulations to two amazing Tucson Unified Teachers who were finalists and the winners of the Arizona Athletics/UA Online High School Southern Arizona Teacher of the Year.

Marana Walmart set to close

Walmart also confirmed they are closing one other AZ location in Chandler.

Tohono Chul celebrates spring with Spring Plant Sale

The plant sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 24.

Sun Tran , Sun Link offering easy transportation to the 4th Avenue Street Fair

For Sun Link route and schedule information, visit sunlinkstreecar.com.

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” coming to Tucson

Tickets are on sale now at pawpatrollive.com

  Dr. Andrew Weil commits $15M to name UA Center for Integrative Medicine, bringing total to $20M

In addition to renaming the center, Weil's commitment establishes the Andrew Weil Endowed Chair in Integrative Medicine, the Andrew Weil Endowed Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine and the Andrew Weil Endowed Program Fund for Integrative Medicine.

Pima Community College presents Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit

Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery – Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit April 8 - May 3, 2019

YMCA hiring summer lifeguards

In preparation for summer, the YMCA is looking to hire 40 to 50 new lifeguards to staff six locations across Southern Arizona.

  Tucson Hip Hop Festival happening this weekend

The third annual version of the event begins with a workshop Wednesday night at the La Pilita Cultural Center.

  30 new graduates to join Southern Arizona law enforcement

The recruits will become either officers, state troopers or deputies around communities in Southern Arizona.

Festival of Books takes over UA campus

This year more than 300 authors will attend

Grand Canyon National Park: 2020 noncommercial river trip permit lottery open

For more information about the 2020 Main Lottery, please visit the Grand Canyon National Park web site

  WATCH: 2019 Tucson Rodeo Parade

Over 100,000 people line the route

94th annual Tucson Rodeo schedule

The rodeo will feature bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, team roping and bull riding.

Officer Jesus Cordova receives “Officer of the Year” Award

The Nogales Police Department officially awarded Officer Cordova with the "Officer of the Year ” Award.