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Members' Calendar of Events

Plan now to attend one or all of the upcoming Members' events!

October 2016
1 Community Mural Project

Calling all art enthusiasts! The Desert Museum is hosting a Community Mural Project in September and October and we would love your help! This is a fun and easy way to help the Museum raise awareness about the importance of conserving Sonoran Desert pollinators!
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2 Community Mural Project

Calling all art enthusiasts! The Desert Museum is hosting a Community Mural Project in September and October and we would love your help! This is a fun and easy way to help the Museum raise awareness about the importance of conserving Sonoran Desert pollinators!
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19 Days of Caring

The Desert Museum is hosting several service projects in conjunction with United Way’s “Days of Caring” events. Volunteer have the choice of assisting the Conservation, Education & Science Department with a Buffelgrass Pull or assisting the Exhibit’s Department with sanding and oiling the Coati Club Field Station.

Interested? Visit (http://www.unitedwaytucson.org/daysofcaring).

November
5 Annual Member's Meeting Breakfast For Silver, Gold & Carr Circle Members by Invitation

Join Director of Philanthropy Cree Zischke for breakfast before attending the Annual Members' Meeting. Meet the Museum's Board of Trustees, Senior Staff and get to know the people who are stewarding the museum today.

6 Slippery and Slithery

What are amphibians? What are reptiles? Often lumped together, they are separate groups of fascinating animals. Come learn about their characteristics, their natural history and see up close some of the ones that make their home in our desert.
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20 Unlocking Birds' Secrets

Birds defy gravity. They are light, fast, and may fly thousands of miles when they migrate. Engage with museum birds in the classroom as you learn more about their incredible navigation, nesting, feeding and other abilities.
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January 2017
28 Mountains, Mines, and Minerals

Learn to identify malachite, pyrite, garnet and other Arizona minerals, and make a mineral collection from samples that you collect at an old mining site in the Santa Rita Mountains.
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April
23 Desert Gala

The Desert Museum's largest fundraising event begins with a Silent Auction and live music. Later there's a live auction and dinner.

Desert Museum Annual Gala

The Desert Museum's largest fundraising event begins with a Silent Auction and live music. Later there's a live auction and dinner.

View a calendar of Museum-wide events here