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Register Now for Parks and Rec Basketball Tournament

Tucson Parks and Recreation will host a 3-on-3 Rodeo Classic Basketball Tournament on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. at the William M. Clements Recreation Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Drive. Age divisions are 9-12 and 13-15.

Registration is underway through Feb. 19, and teams must register in person at the Clements Center. The cost is $10 per team (cash only), and awards will be given to the top two teams. A team hot shot competition will be held prior to the tournament finals.

Tucson Audubon Society Hosts Wednesday Field Trips at Sweetwater Wetlands

Every Wednesday, the Tucson Audubon Society hosts free field trips for birdwatching at Sweetwater Wetlands, 2511 W. Sweetwater Drive. Birders of all experience levels are welcome to see the variety of species that frequent the facility.

Field trips begin at 8 a.m. through February, while the start time will move to 7 a.m. in March. Bring binoculars, carry adequate water, and wear proper clothing.

City Holiday Closures Monday

The City of Tucson will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21. All City offices, except for emergency services, will be closed.

Residential and commercial trash and recycling will not be collected on Monday. The Los Reales Landfill will be open. All City of Tucson residential and commercial customers will have their trash and recycling services delayed by one day next week.

Downtown Jazz Fiesta is Next Monday

The fifth annual HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival culminates with the free Downtown Jazz Fiesta on Monday, Jan. 21. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., three outdoor stages will feature jazz acts ranging from straight ahead to contemporary in a music-filled kick off for the year.

Downtown parking is free on Monday because it's the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Sun Link will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

Job Opportunity: System Operator for Water Department

The City of Tucson is recruiting water system operators to join its Water Operations section in Tucson Water. The positions are responsible for operating, monitoring, and controlling water treatment facilities and distribution systems utilizing SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) to ensure appropriate water supply, quality, and pressure.

Sweetwater Wetlands Wildlife Field Guide iBook Available

Experience Sweetwater Wetlands in a unique way. Download the Sweetwater Wetlands Wildlife Field Guide, a free iBook featuring more than 60 birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, and plants commonly found at the facility. The guide’s interactive features provide descriptions, diet, habitat, measurements, range maps, sounds, videos, photos, and more for each species.

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