Pima County Sheriff's Department and Banner Aetna Hosting Badges and Backpacks

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Banner Aetna are hosting Badges and Backpacks on Saturday, July 13, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) Exhibit Halls, 260 S. Church Ave. There will be 2,000 free backpacks and school supplies distributed on a first-come, first-served basis for children who are present and enrolled in grades K-12.

The Art of Asylum at the Monastery Exhibit Opening This Week

Ward 6 Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik invites you to attend the opening reception of The Art of Asylum at the Monastery, Friday, July 12, 6-8 p.m., at the Ward 6 Office, 3202 E. 1st St. A former sewing room in the monastery once used by the Benedictine Sisters to cut cloth for their habits was converted into an arts and activities classroom to provide a clean, orderly, light-filled space for children and adults to experience a temporary respite, create art, and study English.

Free Movie at Reid Park on Friday

Cox Movies in the Park, a Tucson summer staple since 2003, returns to the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater at Reid Park with a free showing of "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" this Friday, July 12.

Entertainment and games begin at 6 p.m. The kid-friendly movie starts at approximately 7:45 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available from vendors. Reid Park is located at the northeast corner of Country Club Road and 22nd Street.