Friends of Agua Caliente (FOAC)
UPCOMING ACTIVITIES AT AGUA CALIENTE PARK
Agua Caliente Park Videos
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: email@example.com
Programs fill up quickly, so make your reservations soon.
NATURAL WONDERS IN THE PARK (Agua
Caliente Park Specific)
Stargazing Agua Caliente Park
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
Dragons and Damsels of Agua Caliente Park
What: Discover the world of dragonflies and damselflies on this guided
walk, as we explore the diversity, beauty, and behavior of these ancient
and remarkable insects. All ages welcome.
Nature Stories at Agua Caliente Park
What: Join us outdoors for a nature-themed story hour and art
activity.This program is a partnership between Pima County and Tucson
Audubon Society. Children ages 2-5 with an adult companion.
What: Discover the world of saguaros on this short guided walk and
indoor presentation. We explore the blossoms beauty, traditional uses by
the Tohono O'odham, and saguaro's importance as provider of home, food,
and shelter for wildlife. All ages welcome.
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.
Introduction to Ethnobotany
What: Ethnobotany explores the intersection of people and plants. Join
us to investigate past and present plant uses, and enjoy tastings of
desert and riparian plants like mesquite. Ages 12 and up.
Lizards of Agua Caliente Park
What: Join us as we search for whiptail, spiny, ornate tree, and other
lizards that roam Agua Caliente Park. Binoculars are available for use
or bring your own. All ages welcome.
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.
Full Moon Wander
What: Join a Pima County naturalist to walk the gentle trails of Agua
Caliente Park as the sun sets and 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.
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.; May-October: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May 12 - June 13: Birds of a Feather: A visual portrait alphabet of regional birds, painted in acrylic and gesso by artist Wil Taylor. All ages welcome.
June 16 - July 18: Arizona wildlife, landscapes and flowers portrayed in watercolors and graphite drawings by artist Fiona Lovelock. All ages welcome.
Audubon Nature Shop Hours: Call for specific hours -- Phone: (520) 760-7881.