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February 2019
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Dunbar School Exhibit

February 1 - February 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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View the Dunbar School exhibit in the windowed room of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 1-28, 2019. The exhibit will consist of artifacts and memorabilia depicting the experiences of African Americans attending the segregated Dunbar School between 1918 and 1952.

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Ted Fleming: Artwork on Display

February 1 - February 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The artwork of Ted Fleming will be on display at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from February 1-28, 2019, on the wooden towers. Artist Statement: Because I’m a professional biologist, photographing wildlife is one of my main photographic interests. Having studied many kinds of animals, mostly birds and mammals, in many places in North America and abroad, I aim to capture images of them interacting with each other and with their food sources. Whenever possible, my goal is to…

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Tohono O’odham Community College – Artwork on Display

February 1 - February 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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Art from students of Tohono O'odham Community College including a variety of media; photography, prints, drawings, pottery and baskets. The community college offers a 2-year degree in Fine Arts with the opportunity to transfer to any of the Arizona Universities or to Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe New Mexico. The range of subject matter and content addressed in their artwork covers a wide range of ideas.  Students enrolled in Tohono O'odham Community College include the traditional iconography of…

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Lisa Hastreiter-Lamb: Artwork on Display

February 1 - February 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, 85701
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The artwork of Lisa Hastreiter-Lamb will be on display at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from February 1-28, 2019, on the gallery walls. Artist Statement: This series of work emerges from my subconscious manifesting as magical realism. The images speak to an awakening of the spirit in the face of loss, struggle or crisis. The ineffable, noetic and transient qualities of the experiences are depicted through stormy clouds, flying birds, the moon and bubbles.

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Seed Library Volunteer Orientation

February 23 @ 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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Cooking Class Featuring the Garbanzo Bean

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Garden Kitchen, 2205 S 4th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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Join ​the ​Garden ​Kitchen ​for ​a ​special ​cooking ​class ​featuring ​the ​garbanzo ​bean! ​The ​Kala ​Chana ​Garbanzo ​bean ​was ​chosen ​as ​the ​2018 ​One ​Seed ​Pima ​County ​seed ​to ​celebrate ​the ​resilient ​foods ​we ​can ​grow ​together. ​The ​class ​will ​give ​participants ​the ​opportunity ​to ​discover ​new ​ways ​to ​prepare ​the ​mysterious ​garbanzo ​bean. ​A recipe handout and samples will be available to participants. One ​Seed ​Pima ​County ​is ​an ​opportunity ​for ​our ​community ​to ​share ​the ​experience ​of ​growing, ​harvesting, ​seed ​saving,…

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Wandering African/American of the Southwest and Mexico

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dunbar Cultural Center, 325 W. 2nd St.
Tucson, 85705
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Dr. Michael Engs will present on the history of the African/American Diaspora from South to North from the Caribbean and out of central Mexico. Learn more about African/American explorers, soldiers and travelers in Spanish colonial America 1519-1780. Hosted by Kindred of the Pima County Public Library.

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Job Help

February 25 @ 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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