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UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AT AGUA CALIENTE PARK

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Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation Activities Announcements for additional events and detail (includes other Natural Resources Parks/Events):

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Many programs are free.  Those with a fee are generally only $5/person or you can purchase an annual pass for $50.  To register for a program that requires a fee, go to: http://webcms.pima.gov/government/natural_resources_parks_and_recreation/. and select "Register Now".  If you have any questions, you can email Pima County Environmental Education at:  eeducation@pima.gov

 Programs fill up quickly, so make your reservations soon.

NATURAL WONDERS IN THE PARK (Agua Caliente Park Specific) 
February - March 2019 + Ranch House Gallery Artists

February 2019

Birding Agua Caliente Park

What: Take a guided walk to see a variety of birds such as ducks, raptors, woodpeckers, and more. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome. 
Date: Every Thursday in February
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

 Agua Caliente Park and the Safe Harbor Agreement For Native Fish

What: Join Ross Timmons, native fish biologist with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, to learn about Arizona's native fish, efforts to restore native fish populations, and planned introductions of Gila topminnow at Agua Caliente Park ponds. 
Date: Sunday, February 17
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

Full Moon Wander

What: Join a Pima County naturalist to walk the gentle trails of Agua Caliente Park as the full moon rises. Nature reveals another side in the night hours; there is always something to discover! Dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring water and a flashlight. Ages 12 and up. 
Date: Tuesday, February 19
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

March 2019

Birding Agua Caliente Park

What: Take a guided walk to see a variety of birds such as ducks, raptors, woodpeckers, and more. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome. 
Dates: Every Thursday in March
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free with Membership, Non-Member $5 fee. Online registration required.

Stargazing Agua Caliente Park

What: Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky and set up telescopes for celestial viewing. Feel free to bring your lawn chair. All ages welcome. Weather permitting. 
Date: Saturday, March 9 
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required. 

Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour at Agua Caliente Park 

What: Join us for child-friendly fun as we learn about nature through stories, crafts, and games. Explore a new nature topic each month. Children ages 3-5 with an adult companion. 
Date: Friday, March 15
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Children free. Adults free with Membership, Non-Member Adult $5 fee. Online registration required.

Paint Out in the Park

What: Join the Sonoran Plein Air Painters for a plein air painting demonstration by Julie Paterson and learn some techniques for painting landscape scenes in the open air. "Meet the Artists" reception and Paint Out in the Parks exhibition opening to follow the demonstration. All ages welcome. 
Date: Saturday, March 16
Time: Paint Out 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Reception 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road, 85749
Cost: Free.

Hummingbird Workshop

What: Hummingbirds are among the most popular birds in the U.S. They dazzle us with their spectacular colors, amazing acrobatics, and willingness to come to sugar water feeders. This workshop will discuss the biology, identification, and ways to attract these wonderful birds. Ages 12 and up.
Date: Sunday, March 31
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749 
Cost: $10 with Membership, Non-Member $15 fee. Online registration required.

 Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: November - April: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

February 16-March 13: In the Steps of the Masters:The power and allure of the West's landscapes, people and culture is captured in this new exhibit by the members of Club Camera Tucson.

March 16-April 10: Paint Out in the Parks: an exhibition of plein air works of selected Pima County park locations by the Sonoran Plein Air Painters.

Other Activities

Audubon Nature Shop Hours:  Call for specific hours -- Phone: (520) 760-7881.