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Members' Calendar of Events

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

May 2015
30 Desert Delectables Night

Enjoy an evening in the desert as the sun sets and the stars come out. Sample sweet and savory dishes created by Tucson Originals restaurants' chefs using native ingredients. Listen to live musical performances in four unique venues. Learn about native plants and watch cooking demonstrations. Members’ pre-sale tickets go on sale online April 1-15 for only $30 per person; limit of two tickets per membership. General tickets are available online from April 16-May 29 for $35 Members/$40 general public. Day of event tickets are $45.
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13 Living in Harmony with the Sun

The Desert Museum, University of Arizona Skin Cancer Institute and Mount Lemon Sky Center team up for this event all about the Sun – its magnificence as well as its potential harm. View the sun (and stars) through high-powered telescopes, learn about sun safety and the importance of skin cancer checks. See birds, reptiles and spiders and learn about special adaptations that protect them from the sun. Kids will love meeting “Ray” the Skin Cancer Institute mascot and the sun fact scavenger hunt. Plus, two presentations of the venomous reptile demonstration, Live and (sort of) on the Loose are planned. Regular admission rates apply/Members FREE.

11 Astronomy Night

Join the experts from Kitt Peak's National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) for a start-studded adventure: Solar Systems of the Universe. Learn about the formation our own solar system and discover the wonders surrounding newly discovered solar systems of distant stars. Take time out to star-gaze through telescopes. And don’t miss the live animal presentation, Fur, Feathers & Fangs. Regular admission rates apply/Members FREE.

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