Saturday, August 25, 2007

Fiesta de San Agustin, Aug. 25

Soldiers in period uniforms escort the statue of Tucson's Patron San Agustin in the procession from St. Augustine Cathedral to Armory Park for the Fiesta de San Agustin.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Celebrate Tucson Authors, Musicians and Filmmakers

All Bookman's locations are featuring special Tucson's Birthday displays featuring books, music, movies made in or about Tucson!

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Thanks to Mrs. Bliznak's 6th Grade Class

We really enjoyed your e-mails with congratulations and suggestions for Tucson's 233rd Birthday next year. Yes, we should have a parade. Maybe your class can organize one at your school. That sounds like a great project!

Monday, August 20, 2007

Tucson Mementos and Memorabilia at Joel Valdez Main Library

The Joel Valdez Main Library's exhibit of Tucson Mementos and Memorabilia continues through August 31.

232nd Birthday Flag Ceremony at the Presidio Aug. 20

Representatives of the Tohono O'odham Nation participated in a ceremony raising five flags over the Presidio de San Agustin del Tucson. American, Spanish, Mexican, Confederate, State of Arizona flags were presented, as well as the flags of the Tohono O’odham and Pascua Yaqui nations. Also among the banners was a replica of the 28-star American flag brought by the Mormon Battalion and flown briefly over Tucson on December 16, 1846. Many in attendance wore period dress from the era in which the Presidio was active.

Sunday, August 19, 2007

Kids Celebrate at the Children's Museum Aug. 19

Kids who visited the Tucson Children's Museum Aug. 19 celebrated Tucson's Birthday by making birthday cards and decorating cookies. Admission to the museum was free, too!

David Prouty Concert at Atria Bel Court Gardens Aug. 14

Residents of Atria Bel Court Gardens enjoy birthday cake and a piano concert by David Prouty.

Bear Essentials News at Golf 'n Stuff Aug. 19

Bear Essential News' Birthday Celebration for Tucson was at Golf-N-Stuff and was attended by many happy and appreciative families. Family fun was had by all with free golf, King Putt, Boomer Bear and loads of yummy birthday cake and prizes. Thanks to Golf-N-Stuff, Albertsons, Lisa Frank and all the Bear Essential News readers for making it a great birthday celebration!