Events




2015

August

Pima Air & Space Museum Night Wings
August 23, 2015, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Pima Air & Space Museum
6000 E. Valencia Rd
Tucson, Arizona
520-574-0462

Adults only pay $10. Kids 12 & under are FREE. Each Night Wings evening features one "main attraction." Past main attractions included radio-controlled jets, LEGO(c) Robotics, and a fan favorite, the Physics Factory. Refer to our website’s online event calendar for the special attractions of upcoming Night Wings events close to the event.

There are also 12 to 15 different aviation-related activity stations that will engage children as they learn about flight. Some offer small prizes and others award a prize at the end of the night!




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
August 29, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!


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September

Globe at Night
September 3-12, 2015

Engage people worldwide in observing the nighttime sky. Encourage students and families to participate in citizen-science with a hands-on learning activity. Gather light pollution data from an international perspective to monitor sky brightness and its effects.




Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Evening Lecture Series
September 8, 2015

7:00 pm
Juno - Revealing Jupiter's Depths
Dr. William Hubbard
Kuiper Space Sciences, Room 308
1629 E. University Blvd




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
September 12, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!




Bennuval! An Evening of Space, Art, and Music
September 12, 2015

Fox Theater
17 W Congress St

Buy tickets at FoxTheater.com or call 547-3040




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
September 26, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!


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October

Globe at Night
October 3-12, 2015

Engage people worldwide in observing the nighttime sky. Encourage students and families to participate in citizen-science with a hands-on learning activity. Gather light pollution data from an international perspective to monitor sky brightness and its effects.




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
October 10, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!




Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Evening Lecture Series
October 13, 2015

7:00 pm
Pluto, Up Close and Personal
Dr. Veronica Bray, Associate Staff Scientist
Kuiper Space Sciences, Room 308
1629 E. University Blvd




The Art of Planetary Science
October 16, 2015, Opening Reception 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October 17-18, 2015, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
Kuiper Space Sciences Building
University of Arizona
1629 E University Blvd

This exhibition will feature works of art inspired by planetary science and the solar system from the art community, along with works by scientists created from their scientific data. The event will bridge the gap between the local science and art communities, and even extend beyond Tucson.

Scientists and artists are encouraged to participate. Last year the exhibition featured works from over 70 artists and scientists in a variety of mediums, including paintings, photographs, sculptures, textiles, glasswork, and film.




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
October 24, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!




Celebrating the Moon Tree
October 30, 2015

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kuiper Space Sciences Building
University of Arizona

This event celebrates the University of Arizona Moon Tree, a sycamore grown from seed that travelled on the Apollo 14 space flight in 1971 as part of US Forest Service research.


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November

Globe at Night
November 2-11, 2015

Engage people worldwide in observing the nighttime sky. Encourage students and families to participate in citizen-science with a hands-on learning activity. Gather light pollution data from an international perspective to monitor sky brightness and its effects.




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
November 14, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!




Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Evening Lecture Series
November 24, 2015

7:00 pm
Volcanism on Earth and Mars
Dr. Christopher Hamilton
Kuiper Space Sciences, Room 308
1629 E. University Blvd




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
November 28, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!


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December

Globe at Night
December 2-11, 2015

Engage people worldwide in observing the nighttime sky. Encourage students and families to participate in citizen-science with a hands-on learning activity. Gather light pollution data from an international perspective to monitor sky brightness and its effects.




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
December 12, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!




Hard Science Fiction Writers' Group
December 26, 2015

9:00 am
Arizona Inn Library
2200 E. Elm Street

Free!


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