The Tucson Children’s Museum has built a new exhibit called Sense of Place. It is a fun and educational area, with interactive models of well-known areas in Tucson for kids to play on and explore. These include replicas of Sabino Canyon, Colossal Cave, A Mountain, and the “Greetings from Tucson” mural. Building the Sense of Place exhibit took about 4 months, however, planning the exhibittook about eight months. It cost about $200,000. We spoke with executive director Michael Luria and lead discovery guide Ellie Mark.
Imagine a garden with the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and a light and sound experience. Each year more than 450,000 people visit the Desert Botanical Garden annually. The garden features more than 50,000 plants.
Lauren Warren, assistant director of exhibits for the Desert Botanical Garden, says,” Soon we will celebrate our 80th anniversary. This year the Garden will celebrate the 40th anniversary of our holiday event, Las Noches de las
Veterans Day is a day that we celebrate to honor those who have served in our military.
Deborah Sanders, first-grade teacher at Arizona Desert Elementary is a veteran. Sanders is a retired military officer who served in the Air Force for 21 years. Sanders retired at the rank of Lt. Colonel.
“My career began in the military during myfreshman year of college. I joined the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) at my school. I stayed in ROTC for four years and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant when I
graduated,” says Sanders.
Your parents or grandparents may remember Ladmo bags, Call a Kid, Pet
Adoptions, kids in the audience and Wallace, Ladmo and Gerald on stage.
“The Wallace and Ladmo Show” was the longest running kids show in the
Valley, delighting audiences for 36 years with their sketch comedy.
The Wallace and Ladmo Foundation seeks to preserve, nurture and
continue the Wallace and Ladmo legacy, encouraging creativeness and
camaraderie in Arizona’s children. “What better place to do that than at the
What gathers 100,000 people to the streets of downtown Tucson to celebrate loss, life, and the meaning of it all? The All Souls Day Procession, a special night to celebrate those you have lost, is a long lasting tradition in Tucson. As masses of people begin to celebrate and walk down the streets of Tucson, you will see many different cultures and ages come together. It’s easily one of the most celebrated holidays in Tucson with this year’s celebration, Nov. 2-4, being the 29th annual event.
I had an amazing time attending Girls Scout camp at
Sheely Farms. We learned to make items with shaving
cream, glue and food coloring. We made mermaid tails
out of paper and portraits of ourselves out of cardboard.
I also had the opportunity to meet new people.
Miss Ginnie, Girl Scout Program Specialist, couldn’t
do Girl Scouts as a kid, but thought it would be great
to do it as an adult. Juliet Gordon-Low started Girl
Scouts in 1912. Girl Scouts was made official on March
This story is about a woman who rides motorcycles. I interviewed my mom, Lupita. She began riding as a child with her dad. She told me about always knowing that she would grow up and ride her own motorcycle one day. Last year, she decided that it was time to buy her own bike.
SARSEF held its 63rd annual Science and Engineering Fair at the Tucson Convention Center. About 95,000 students from southern Arizona competed to be a part of the fair and 2,117 projects were displayed at the fair.