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International Day of Happiness: Do Happy Today schedule

Do Happy Today Partners Weekend, March 18 and 19

  • 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 18: Tucson Habitat for Humanity Do Happy Today “Rainbow Build” at Copper Vista II, 5761 S. Copper Plate Drive. To volunteer, contact Joseph Howell at 520.260.9959 or joseph@habitattucson.org
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 18: DHT at Rillito Bend Neighborhood and Tucson Valley of the Moon Home/Garden Art Tour and Live Happy Wall, 2544 E. Allen Road. Bring your Walkabout Talkabout Book. Free download atwww.communityrenaissance.biz .
  • March 18-20: 10:30 a.m., March 18: Storytime on Happiness at Himmel Park Branch, Pima County Public Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. March 18-20:People can fill out a blank flower-shaped paper available at the library’s information desk and answer “What makes me happy?” or “How do I share happiness?” (520.594.5305 or www.library.pima.gov/himmel)
  • 10 a.m.-2:00 p.m., March 18: Celebrate Historic South Park Community at Park Ave. Between 27th Street and 31st Street. Family activities, food, music and more. Contact Glenn Davis (520) 870-8109.
  • 4 to 6 p.m., March 19: Limberlost Neighborhood Association Community Fair, Limberlost Park, 4255 N 4th Ave. Café 54 Food Truck (invited), Live Happy Wall, Architectural Design Display for City of Tucson first feng shui well-being path, Limberlost Little Free Library and info from various community groups. Bring your Walkabout Talkabout Book. Free download atwww.communityrenaissance.biz/happyu. City of Tucson’s Do Happy TodayProclamation will be featured at the event.

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Cooperation Unconference at City High School

City High School is at 47 E. Pennington, between Stone Ave. and Scott Ave. Hosted by Election 2016: Now What?

“Worried, upset or heartsick about what is happening to our country? Feel a need to ‘Do Something’ about it?

Come to the Cooperation Unconference to find a supportive community of creative, effective people who want to hear your ideas and how you want to be involved. If you’ve never been to an ‘unconference’ its a great experience, fun, fast-paced and participatory. You help shape the sessions and choose things you are comfortable with and interested in.

It will be fun. We have live “Music for a Change” with Diane Van Deurzen & Lisa Otey at lunchtime, and some pretty cool panel discussions to kick us off:

Running for Office with Steve Farley, Victoria Steele, Ralph Atchue, and Randy Moody

Journalism and Public Engagement with Mari Herraras of the Weekly and Jeff Weber of CreativeTucson/Channel 20

Counteracting Political Despair with Dr Suzi Dovi of the UA Political Science dept.

Effective Activism with Vanessa Richter of Stronger Together AZ, Anna E. Dolak J.D. of the League of Women Voters, Gina Santos of Progressives of SoAZ, and Jonathan Rothschild, Mayor of Tucson.

Its free, but please Register at the Eventbrite url because space is limited:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooperation-unconference-registration-31573577420

Optional small donation to City High School for hosting. Please come and connect. We can’t wait for “them” to fix things. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for !”

https://www.facebook.com/events/577771432420623/

 

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild’s 2016 “State of the City” address

Two term Mayor Jonathan Rothschild delivered his annual “State of the City” address today at the Tucson Convention Center. Here’s the entirety of his speech, as a hyperlink.

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In the past I had to copy the pages of the Mayor’s speech from pdf, convert to jpg (each page) and tediously copy them into this text. So this year, I am just providing the link to the Mayor’s website, www.mayorrothschild.com, for you to read his speech:

http://www.mayorrothschild.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/State-of-the-City-2016.pdf

6th Annual Rodeo Days Arts Celebration at Plaza Palomino

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Whoopee! It’s that time again for Rodeo Days at Plaza Palomino, 2900 N. Swan Rd. (SE corner of Swan Rd. x Ft. Lowell Rd.) Here’s the exciting schedule for Saturday Feb. 27:

10AM – 5PM Free and open to the public

10:15-11:45 Mariachi Herradura

12:00-12:45 Quick Draw with Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Fmr. Mayor Bob Walkup and other Tucson notables

1:00-3:00 The Bill Ganz Western Band

3:00-3:15 Cowboy Costume Contest – Fmr. Mayor Bob Walkup judges

3:15-3:45 Ballet Folklorico

3:45-5:00 Arizona Dance Hands

ALL DAY: Artists Artists Artists!

ALL DAY: Farmers’ Market – in the courtyard and promenade. Outside of the plaza 10AM-2PM

ALL DAY: Beer from Nimbus Brewing Company, Whiskey Del Bac tasting with Hamilton Distillers, Three Wells spirit tasting

ALL DAY: Food Trucks – You Sly Dog and Crush Gourmet Raspados

11:00-5:00 MECHANICAL BULL RIDING! Safe – imagine a roofless jumping castle with a mechanical bull in the middle! Slow controls…can moderate to your riding adventure!

Info at: www. plazapalomino.com.

Tucson 2015 General Election results – updated

Up for re-election this year were Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, with only token opposition from 3 Independent write in candidates, plus three Tucson City Councilmembers: Ward 1 Regina Romero, Ward 2 Paul Cunningham and Ward 4 Shirley Scott.

Election results:

Mayor

Jonathan Rothschild (D)   52,805 (winner)

Write in –  3722

All 3 Democrats are leading in the Council races, likely winners:

Ward 1:

Bill Hunt (R)   29,025

Regina Romero (D) , incumbent  38,753  (winner)

Ward 2:

Paul Cunningham (D), incumbent  38,539 (winner)

Kelly Lawton (R)  29,067

Ward 4:

Margaret Burkholder (R)  30,154

Shirley Scott (D), incumbent  37,406  (winner)

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Watch Zona Politics’ candidate debates for Tucson City Council races in Wards 1, 2, 4

Over these past weeks, Tucson Weekly senior writer Jim Nintzel, host of Zona Politics (TV show on Sunday mornings at 8 a.m.) interviewed all the candidates running for election in the Tucson City Council races.  Here’s a recap of the debates, in case you don’t know whom to vote for:

Ward 1 on Sunday Sept. 13:  incumbent, 2 term Democrat Regina Romero vs.
Republican challenger Bill Hunt:

http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2015/09/11/zona-politics-ward-1-debate-between-tucson-city-councilwoman-regina-romero-and-gop-challenger-bill-hunt

Ward 2 on Sunday Sept. 20: incumbent 1 term Democrat Paul Cunningham vs. Republican challenger Kelly Lawton:

http://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2015/09/18/zona-politics-city-council-debate-between-councilman-paul-cunningham-and-gop-challenger-kelly-lawton

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