Reid Park Zoo Lights Up Starting Tomorrow

Reid Park Zoo is partnering with the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona, Tianyu Arts & Culture Inc., and Tucson Chinese Cultural Center to bring more than 40 colorful, customized lantern displays to Southern Arizona this spring.

The Asian Lantern Festival, Feb. 2-March 23 (6-10 p.m.), will transport you across the world with Asian-inspired entertainment, cuisine, and culture. You can check admission prices and register now at the above link.

Citywide Liquor License Workshop Tomorrow

Citizens are invited to learn how liquor licenses are issued and how neighbors can weigh in on the process. A workshop will be held tomorrow, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Ward 6 Office, 3202 E. 1st St.

The Southside Neighborhood Association Presidential Partnership (SNAPP) and the Liberty Partnership Kino Neighborhoods Council (LPKNC), a division of Child and Family Resources, are sponsoring the workshop. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to Yolanda Herrera at (520) 991-3307 or

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Tomorrow

Safely dispose of any paints, chemicals, oils, pesticides, and certain other items that are sitting unused in your shed or garage. The City of Tucson Eastside Service Center, 7575 E. Speedway Blvd., is open tomorrow, Feb. 2, 8 a.m.-noon for household hazardous waste collection.

Drop-off is free for city residents. Please do not bring televisions or computer monitors. Vehicles should enter north from Prudence Road.

Tucson Roadrunners to Honor First Responders This Weekend

The Tucson Roadrunners hockey team will host First Responders Night this Saturday, Feb. 2, as the team faces the Colorado Eagles at the Tucson Arena.

The festivities will begin with a Lights & Sirens pregame event at 5 p.m. in front of the Tucson Convention Center (Lot A). There will be numerous cars, motorcycles, trucks, and additional items from first responders, and fans can take advantage of free fingerprinting services from the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).

Volunteers Needed to Prune Rose Bushes at Reid Park Rose Garden

Tucson Parks and Recreation and the Friends of the Reid Park Rose Garden are seeking volunteers to help prune 650 rose bushes this Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Reid Park Rose Garden, 920 S. Concert Place.

Volunteers should bring clippers, gloves, and rakes if they have them. A small amount of wood glue will be added on top of each vine that has been pruned in order to protect the plants from bugs that like to burrow inside the vines.