The 19th annual César E. Chávez Ride, March, and Rally will take place on Saturday, March 30, with the bike ride kicking off the celebration at 8:30 a.m. at Hollinger K-8 School, 150 W. Ajo Way. TUGO bicycles will be on-site for those who do not have their own bikes.
The Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) presented the City of Tucson with several awards at its banquet today, March 28.
Among the many awards, Proposition 409 won Project of the Year for transportation projects costing more than $75 million.
The City of Tucson Department of Transportation won Project of the Year for Transportation Projects $5M - $25M, Grant Road Phase II: Stone Avenue to Park Avenue.
A new playground is being built at Reid Park, southeast of the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center and northwest of the lake. The ADA-accessible play area will include shaded play structures for ages 2-5 and 5-12. Other additions include a new drinking fountain with a pet fountain and landscaped areas with turf, trees, and irrigation.
Twenty winning haiku poems recently chosen by Tucson's Poet Laureate TC Tolbert are being displayed along Congress Street and Stone Avenue every day until dusk, through June 1. The "haiku hike" is about a half-mile long.
The Southern Arizona office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) currently has many volunteer opportunities available. A volunteer orientation will be held this Saturday, March 30, 10-11:30 a.m., at 2020 N. Forbes Blvd., Suite 102.
The Golden Pin Lanes Bowling Center will be hosting the Miracle Mile Gateway Car Show and celebration of historic Miracle Mile for the final time this Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1010 W. Miracle Mile.
This free event features food and refreshments, music, a 50/50 raffle to benefit Gospel Rescue Mission, door prizes, activities for kids, and show cars. Golden Pin Lanes will feature historic photos and neon signs. Car show registration is from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday.
The City of Tucson's Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD) recently launched its online Inspection Dashboard, which makes field inspections paperless and allows the public access to information related to their scheduled inspections. The Inspection Dashboard lets customers know the inspector assigned to them, the results of their inspections, and links to permit data.