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Joel D. Valdez Main Library

101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 791-4010 www.library.pima.gov

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October 2017
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Arts for All: Artwork on Display

October 1 - October 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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The mission of Arts for All is "to provide accessible education, training, and experiences in the arts for children, particularly those with special needs." Artwork will be displayed on the wooden towers September 1 - October 31, 2017 and in the glass cases October 1 - 31, 2017, during regular library hours.

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Carolyn King: Paintings on View

October 1 - October 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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The paintings of Carolyn King will be displayed at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from October 1-31, during regular library hours.   Artist Statement: This work is a collection of mixed-media paintings titled "Las Damas del Desierto" (The ladies of the Desert). The images represent women from the six cultures that converged over time in the Southwest to plant the seeds which have blossomed into the contemporary culture we know as Tucson today. These 'Desert Ladies' include women of…

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Call to Artists

October 22 - October 28
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Would you like to have a solo exhibition of your artwork in the gallery of the Joel D. Valdez Main Library downtown?   Visual artists living or working in Pima County are welcome to apply during our submission period, coming up later this fall: October 22-28, 2017.   The Main Library welcomes more than 40,000 visitors each month – this level of visibility is unheard of in a regular art gallery. The space is incredibly visible to a vibrant and…

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Mindfulness and Relaxation Skills

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 26, 2017

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Learn mindfulness and relaxation skills: develop focus, awareness, self-regulation, stress management, and positivity. Registration is required. Register online at library.pima.gov or by calling (520) 791-4010. Attend one session or all eight in the series - select Thursdays in September, October and November.

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Flowers for Day of the Dead

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
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Day of the Dead is not all about sugar skulls and dressing up. Flowers are a very important part of the festivities. Dr. Soule spent five years studying the marigolds-the "flor de muertos" (flower of the dead). Discussion of the plant will include past and current uses as well as how to grow these lovely flowers in our area. Presented by Dr. Jacqueline Soule. Bring your lunch!

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