Events

May 10, 2012

Local Briefs May 11, 2012

Gate Closure

The Wilmot Gate will be closed until July 9. 29 Bravo will be open from 5:30 – 9 a.m. during the closure.

 

Outdoor Rec trip to Wyatt Earp Days in Tombstone

Sunday, May 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. In honor of the West’s most famous lawman, Tombstone put together great activities such as; a chili cook off, hangings, gunfights, skits, street entertainment, look-alike contests, and an 1880’s fashion show – events you don’t want to miss. Cost is $12 for ages 18 and older, $8 for those 17 and younger. Sign-up by May 21. For more information, call 228-3736.

 

Registration for swim lessons

Registration will be held at the Outdoor Recreational Pool beginning May 28 for summer swim lessons. Payment is due on the first day of class. Each class will be 45 minutes long for a two week period, Tuesday thru Saturday. Class Times: 8-8:45am, 9-9:45 a.m., and 10-10:45 a.m. For more information call the Outdoor Pool at 228- 3759 or contact the lifeguard staff at the Indoor Pool at 228-0015.

 

Society of Military Widows to meet

The Society of Military Widows will meet for business meeting, luncheon and program at noon, the 3rd Saturday of the month at Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet. Please, make your reservations to Virginia Lind Sanborn 721-8091, two weeks prior to the meeting.

 

NARFE Association Chapter 55 to meet

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Chapter 55, will hold their monthly luncheon meeting May 14, at the China Star Restaurant at 4780 East Grant Road, Tucson (SE corner of Grant and Swan). The luncheon starts at 11 a.m. and is followed by a program and business meeting starting at approximately noon and ending at 1:30 p.m. Current and retired Federal employees, their spouses, guests and visitors are welcome. Attendees pay for their lunch; meal with drink, tax & tip $10.11. For further information please call 751-2017.




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