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Heritage Speaker Series

Location: 
Tucson

Join us at our 2013 Heritage Speaker Series!

August 8 - Life and War on the Edge: Living on the Spanish Colonial Frontier, with Rick Collins.
Thursday, August 8 from noon- 1pm at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. in the lower level meeting room. The talk is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch! Parking is available in the library garage and is free for the first hour.

July 23 - Southern Arizona is for the Birds...and Birders Mean Business, with Jennie MacFarland and Erin Olmstead from Tucson Audubon Society.
Tuesday, July 23 from noon – 1 p.m. at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. in the lower level meeting room. The talk is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch! Parking is available in the library garage and is free for the first hour. For more information, please call 520-882-4405 or e-mail  suzanne@santacruzheritage.org.

June 27 - Mariachis Transform Tucson, with Daniel Buckley
Thursday, June 27 from noon – 1 p.m. at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. in the lower level meeting room. The talk is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch! Parking is available in the library garage and is free for the first hour. For more information, please call 520-882-4405 or e-mail suzanne@santacruzheritage.org.

May 7 - Sky Islands of the Santa Cruz Valley, Sergio Avila from Sky Island Alliance
Tuesday, May 7 from noon – 1 p.m. at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. in the lower level meeting room. The talk is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch! Parking is available in the library garage and is free for the first hour. For more information, please call 520-882-4405 or e-mail suzanne@santacruzheritage.org.

March 28 - Homer Thiel, Archaeology of the Tucson Presidio  
One of Tucson’s preeminent historical archaeologists, J. Homer Thiel will present Archaeology of the Tucson Presidio, Thursday, March 28 from noon – 1 p.m. at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. in the lower level meeting room. Discover the archaeology of the Tucson presidio and learn how modern urban archaeology creates a clearer story of our multi-cultural past. J. Homer Thiel has been a project director with Desert Archaeology, Inc. since 1992 and specializes in historical archaeology, genealogy, and faunal analysis.

The talk is free and open to the public. Bring your lunch! Parking is available in the library garage and is free for the first hour. For more information, please call 520-882-4405 or e-mail suzanne@santacruzheritage.org.
 
February 12 - Dr. Schurg, Tucson Rodeo
Grab your cowboy boots and learn about the history of Tucson's beloved rodeo, La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, from Tucson Rodeo Committee Chairman and UA Professor Dr. Bill Schurg. Dr. Schurg is a recognized equine specialist. He has served on the Tucson Rodeo Committee since 2003 and as Chairman since 2010. The talk is free and open to the public and will be at the UofA Downtown Campus, 44 N. Stone Ave. (SE corner of Stone and Pennington. Bring your own lunch and kick up your boots! Download the notice and invite friends!        
PARKING: First hour at Pennington St. Garage (110 E. Pennington) is free. Click here for downtown parking map.   

January 29 - Thomas Sheridan "Arizona: A History"

Noted author Thomas Sheridan kicks off our Heritage Speaker Series with a history of the Santa Cruz Valley from his revised book Arizona: A History.  Bring your own lunch and join us on Tuesday, January 29 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave., in the Lower Level Meeting Room. Download a flyer to share.

Tom is a research anthropologist at the Southwest Center and a professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona. He is a lifelong Arizonan. The talk is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the library garage with the first hour free. 

More events posted soon!

Date: 
08/08/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm