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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-may include a couple non-Agua Caliente Park)  - October 2017  (See Below for November & December 2017 Programs and Ranch House Gallery Artists)

October 2017

Birding Agua Caliente Park

What: Take a guided walk to see a variety of birds such as warblers, flycatchers, hummingbirds, orioles, and vireos. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome.
Date: Every Thursday in October
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.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

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, October 20
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.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

A Night Under the Stars

What: Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky. 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, October 21
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where:
Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

What: Color Vibrations - An exhibit of new, vibrant watercolor paintings by Kathy Robbins.
Date: September 23 – October 18
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: May – October: Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

 Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

What: Storms, Stars, and Sunsets – The photographic art of Greg McCown featuring southern Arizona landscapes printed on metal or canvas.
Date: October 21 – November 15
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: May – October: Tuesday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; November – April: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

November 2017

Birding Agua Caliente Park

What: Take a guided walk through the park and along the ponds to see a variety of resident and migratory birds.  Ducks should be arriving for the winter and we expect to see raptors, sparrows, and many other birds. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome.
Date: Every Thursday in November, except Thanksgiving, November 23
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.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

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, November 17
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.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park

What: Enjoy a guided walk around the lush grounds and historic buildings of Agua Caliente Park and gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site. All ages welcome.
Date: Saturday, November 18
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

 A Night Under the Stars

What: Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky. 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, November 18
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Sparrow ID Class

What: Many birders struggle with identifying sparrows; they are the quintessential “little brown jobs” or LBJs. Join Jeff Babson to learn the intricacies of identification as we examine sparrow diversity. Ages 12 and up.
Date: Sunday, November 19
Time:  10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: $10 with Membership, Non-Member $15 fee. Online registration required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park

What: Enjoy a guided walk around the lush grounds and historic buildings of Agua Caliente Park and gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site. All ages welcome.
Date: Sunday, November 26
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

What: Storms, Stars, and Sunsets – The photographic art of Greg McCown featuring southern Arizona landscapes printed on metal or canvas.
Date: October 21 – November 15
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: November – April: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

 Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

What: All in the Family: A dynamic family of artists celebrating Southwest landscape, flora, fauna and culture in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil, oil, and photography.
Date: November 18 – December 20
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: November – April: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

December 2017

Birding Agua Caliente Park

What: Take a guided walk through the park and along the ponds to see a variety of resident and migratory birds. Ducks should be arriving for the winter and we expect to see raptors, sparrows, and many other birds. Loaner binoculars available. All ages welcome.
Date: Every Thursday in December
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.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park

What: Enjoy a guided walk around the lush grounds and historic buildings of Agua Caliente Park and gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site. All ages welcome.
Date: Saturday, December 9
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

A Night Under the Stars

What: Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky. 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, December 9
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free. Registration not required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-615-7855

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, December 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.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Duck ID Class

What: Ducks are common birds at wetlands throughout southern Arizona during the winter, however, their identification has its challenges. Join Jeff Babson to learn the intricacies of identification as we examine the ducks of southern Arizona. Ages 12 and up.
Date: Sunday, December 17
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: $10 with Membership, Non-Member $15 fee. Online registration required.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

What: All in the Family: A dynamic family of artists celebrating Southwest landscape, flora, fauna and culture in watercolor, graphite, colored pencil, oil, and photography.
Date: November 18 – December 20
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: November – April: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

 Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery

What: Double Vision – Two Artists, Two Views of the Southwest: A southwestern native and a transplant come together to share their impressions of our desert region.
Date: December 23 – January 24
Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Hours: November – April: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road 85749
Cost: Free.
For more information: www.pima.gov/nrpr, eeducation@pima.gov or 520-724-5375

Other Activities

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