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April 2019
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Global Art Project for Peace: Artwork on Display

April 1 - April 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Artwork on display in the windowed room April 1-30, 2019. The Global Art Project is a Tucson-based international art exchange for peace which has involved 155,000 participants in 95 countries on seven continents. The mission of the Project is to joyously create a culture of peace through art. The Project celebrates diversity and multi-culturalism while expressing the idea: We Are All One. Participants create a work of art expressing their personal vision of global peace and goodwill to exchange with a participant in…

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Academy of Math and Science: Artwork on Display

April 1 - April 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Academy of Math and Science artwork is on display on the wooden towers in the cafe area April 1-30, 2019. Academies of Math and Sciences offers students a balanced education that includes STEM, music, art and character development. Our mission is to motivate and inspire students for academic, career and life success through providing an advanced, well-rounded, college preparatory education interlaced with habits of mind, character building and 21stcentury skills. 6th and 7th grade students may choose an Art or Technology track in addition…

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Carolyn Pyevich: Artwork on Display

April 1 - April 30
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The artwork of Caroline Pyevich is displayed on the gallery walls April 1-30, 2019.   Artist Statement: My goal is to create images that reflect the inner workings of my consciousness and the space where dreaming and visions occur, where there is connection between the self and the divine.  The vision is spontaneous and unplanned, where paintings develop through the process of discovery and layering.  There is a love force that binds every living being in the universe. That energy is channeled…

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Seed Library Volunteer Orientation

April 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Share your love of gardening with others by becoming a Seed Library volunteer. Some volunteer activities may include: Seed sorting and repacking Help with Seed Library outreach and events Mentor new gardeners and seed savers Maintaining seed library collection Plus more opportunities The seed library welcomes volunteers of all abilities and interests, you don't have to have gardening or seed saving experience to volunteer. Please fill out an application and bring it to the orientation. RSVP to Brian, 791-4010 or…

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Great Idea!

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Do you have a Great Idea? SCORE's workshops give you a practical overview of the fundamentals required to write a business plan and start a small business. Proven practices. Sound advice. Experienced and successful entrepreneurs themselves, our trained instructors will guide you through the first important steps. Attend any or all of these workshops and you'll gain: Knowledge of the fundamentals you need to start a small business Perspective from mentors who've been there and can see what you don't…

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Main Library Poetry Circle

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Join us for monthly poetry discussions led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. The event is free, and no preparation or knowledge of poetry is necessary. Everyone is welcome to attend as we read from favorite poets, learn about new poets, and share our views. Each participant will receive a packet of the poems to be read and discussed, sourced from the Poetry Center's world-renowned collection. On April 20, 2019, we will read and discuss poetry from the refugee…

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Job Help

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Get the help you need to succeed in your job search! Staff is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics. Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, internet searching and more. Registration is not required.

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International Business Counseling by Appointment

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Get the information and advice you need to succeed to sell your products and services internationally. The U.S. Commercial Service can guide you through the export process from beginning to end, helping you to develop an effective international sales strategy, identify and comply with applicable laws and regulations, fulfill documentation requirements, and overcome trade problems. The U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance with: Trade counseling Market intelligence Business matchmaking Commercial diplomacy Trade finance strategies Christina Parisi, Director of the U.S. Commercial…

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One Seed Pima County: Saving Sunflower Seeds

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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In this class, Tucson gardener Brandon Merchant will discuss this season’s One Seed Pima County selection, the Black Russian Sunflower. Brandon will give us pointers for growing these cheery flowers and discuss best practices for properly saving seeds from your Black Russian Sunflowers.

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Strategic Social Media for Businesses & Nonprofits

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Social Media Librarian Lisa Bunker has been teaching and working professionally on Facebook and other social media platforms since 2009, and is a contributing author of the 2017 book "Using Social Media to Build Library Communities." This workshop will cover: How writing for social media is different from other ways you market your business or nonprofit Assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the major social media platforms Content strategies based on your target audience, and your company or non-profit's…

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Rainbow Reads Book Club

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Exo Roast Co., 403 N. 6th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705 United States
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Come be a part of this positively queer reading circle! Join us every even month as we participate in a facilitated discussion about a selected LGBTQ+ themed book. Grab a snack or coffee beverage at Exo Roast Co and share your thoughts with others. Want to gush about your favorite recent read instead? Join us on the odd months for Rainbow Reads Book Chat! This month's read: Mean by Myriam Gurba Note: While this is a queer-themed book club, readers across the gender…

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