“RAINBOWS ARE COMING TO TUCSON!!! Tues. AUGUST 8th, at 10 to 11 a.m.
SAAF, Historic Fourth Avenue, Speedy Striping, and the City of Tucson have joined together to paint all 4 crosswalks at 4th Avenue & 6th Street rainbow! This is the first rainbow crosswalks project in Arizona. The rainbow crosswalks celebrate inclusivity and diversity in Tucson and shows the world that Tucson, Fourth Avenue, and the City of Tucson are proud to stand with, and celebrate, the LGBTQ community.
Please join us on August 8 at 10am as we dedicate the Rainbow Crosswalks to the community.”
Preview below of 1st rainbow painted crosswalk, courtesy of Monique Vallery, Events Director at Historic 4th Avenue, from FB. Check out all four crosswalks tomorrow at the dedication.
Posted in Carolyn Classen, Community, Tucson
Tagged 4th Avenue, City of Tucson, diversity, Historic 4th Avenue, LGBTQ community, Monique Vallery, Rainbow crosswalks, SAAF, Southern Arizona Aids Foundation, Speedy Striping Inc.
Friday-Sunday, March 24, 25 & 26
4th Avenue Spring Street Fair (10am-Dusk) — along 4th Avenue, between University Blvd. and E. 8th Street
“This is Tucson’s premier community event, bringing together more than 600,000 fair goers each year in the spring and the winter. Free to the public, the Fair takes place along 4th Avenue between 9th St. and University Blvd. The Fair includes more than 400 arts and crafts booths, 40 food and drink vendors, street musicians. bands, entertainment and tons of family fun activities (no pets permitted).”
New this year: Japanese takoyaki (octopus balls) food booth. Check it out, especially for those who love Japanese food.
Info and map (below) at: http://www.fourthavenue.org/