Community Events

A listing of community events in Pima County that align with Healthy Pima's mission can be found below.

2018 Canine Walk For Cops on the U of A Mall

You and your loving furry members of the family are invited to register for a stroll alongside police officers and their incredible Canines from the Tucson Police Department, Marana Police Department and The University of Arizona Police Department!  The walk route around the U of A Mall is approximately 1-mile (a circle route between Cherry & Park). Walk is limited to the first 300 registered doggies.

Support from the community provides safety & training equipment for our 4-legged police officers! 

RSVP: SALEF (Register before March 31st using the code: earlydogdiscount )

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM

Location: UA Mall, click here for a map

Community benefit and healthy food: Southwest roundtable

Across the country, hospitals are recognizing the vital link between healthy food access and population health, and they are putting their community benefit resources to work on solutions. Inspired by this growing commitment to community health, Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care program conducted a national research project with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The roundtable discussion will:

  • Introduce participants to a new suite of resources in the “Delivering community benefit: Healthy food playbook.” 
  • Feature regional examples of best practices. Speakers include, Leigh Caswell, Director of the Center for Community Health at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, to discuss the Center’s healthy food access work in New Mexico. 
  • Engage participants in strategizing to bring these resources and practices into their work. The playbook includes guidance on a variety of topics, including how to engage hospital leadership as healthy food advocates, partner with food banks and pantries, and evaluate healthy food access interventions. 

RSVP: Register by April 16th

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Concho Room, Westward Ho, Arizona State University, Phoenix Downtown Campus: 618 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Healthy South Tucson 7th Annual Health & Resource Fair

The City of South Tucson’s annual Healthy South Tucson Health and Resource Fair is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 14th. Last year’s event was an overwhelming success and brought more than 3,000 people together throughout the South Tucson community to learn more about and engage in enhancing individual and family lifestyles. Healthy South Tucson, in partnership with the Oyegbola Wellness Festival, would like to extend an invitation to your organization and welcome your participation in our event. 

If you are interested in partnering on the event or hosting a booth at this event, please contact: Maria Vianey Valdez-Cardenas at

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: House of Neighborly Service, 243 W. 33rd Street.

Panel Discussion on Refugee Youth Well-Being and Trauma Informed Systems

K-12 Refugee Education Services is coordinating a panel discussion on Refugee Youth Well-Being and Trauma Informed Systems. This promises to be a vibrant and informative discussion, led by a variety of professionals working with refugees, as well as by those of refugee background.

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Palo Verde Family Resource Center, 1302 S Avenida Vega, Tucson, AZ 85710

RSVP: Click Here

Tucson Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Training

Southern Arizona Aids Foundation and Sonoran Prevention Works are hosting a FREE introductory training on overdose prevention.   The training is open to all community members, including people who use opioids, friends, family, behavioral health and medical professionals and treatment providers! 

Date: Monday, April 9, 2018

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, 375 S. Euclid Avenue Tucson, AZ

Cyclovia Tucson

Cyclovia gives people from the greater Tucson region the chance to enjoy great weather, see neighbors, friends and people from throughout the area, and get a little exercise – all on city streets that will be closed to car traffic and open to walkers, joggers, cyclists, skaters and all other forms of people-powered movement.

Attend the event or sign up to volunteer!

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Starting at Lost Bario, 200 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719 (MAP)

8th Annual Family Support Conference

Family Support Conference is a full-day event providing professional development, information, and resources to home visitors, family support specialists, parenting educators, child welfare workers, court appointed special advocates, school district employees, and other professionals working with families with children ages 0-5. Registration includes 3 sessions of interactive workshops, 2 keynote speaker sessions, light breakfast, lunch, giveaways, and a raffle entry. Vendor tables also will be available throughout the day.

Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Time: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: JV Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745

RSVP: Click Here



Stroke Prevention Saturday

Are you at risk for a stroke? Join TMC and HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson for the annual free Stroke Prevention Saturday.

FREE testing for:

  • Height, weight and body mass index
  • Blood pressure and oxygen saturation
  • Glucose and cholesterol measurements
  • Carotid Doppler ultrasound to look for blockages or narrowing
  • Electrocardiogram

A physician will review your results with you. Maximum Attendees: Unlimited

Date: Saturday March 31 & April 15, 2018

Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: TMC Marshall Conference Center, 5301 E. Grant Road Tucson, AZ 85712

Stop The Bleed FREE Training

This training is free to anybody in the community. No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene.

Uncontrolled bleeding from any cause can result in death in as little as five or ten minutes. Learn basic techniques to control bleeding using hands, dressings and tourniquets.

Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Abrams Public Health Center: 3950 S. Country Club Road

Course is free of charge but registration is required. RSVP with Susan Kinkade at:

Senior Health & Safety Fair

Northwest Fire District is looking for organizations to host a booth at a Senior Health & Safety Fair being held in the Flowing Wells Neighborhood. If your organization offers health and wellness screenings, nutrition information, safety information, and any other pertinent information/resources for older adults, please contact Veronic Rubio from Northwest Fire District at:

There is NO fee to have a booth or to have your logo added to the flyer.

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Ellie Towne FW Community Center: 1660 W Ruthrauff Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705

Pima County Third Annual World TB Day Commemoration

Please join us to commemorate World TB Day by participating in a 1K walk/run event. All participants will receive a FREE “Unite to End TB” t-shirt! Local produce and healthy goods will also be available before, after and during the walk!

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

Time: Stop by anytime from 10:00AM  - 2:00 PM

Location: Banner University Medical Center Courtyard: 1501 N Campbell Ave. Tucson, AZ

The 12th Annual Social Justice Symposium, March 23

The University of Arizona award winning Social Justice Symposium is designed to engage faculty, students, community members, and health professionals in dialogue to raise awareness of how social issues affect health. The theme of the conference is Power & Privilege: Tackling Microaggressions in Public Health. The symposium focuses on the following three objectives: To raise awareness about how social injustice impacts health outcomes; to inform how policies can bring about inequalities and create barriers to health and wellbeing; and to inspire action that fosters innovative strategies to promote social equality .

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

Time: 8:00AM - 1:30PM

Location:  Drachman Hall, 1295 N. Martin Ave.

RSVP: Ryley Tegler:; 520-626-3200.

Free Tax Preparation Help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The VITA program through United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona provides FREE, quality tax preparation from IRS-certified preparers to individuals and families earning up to $66,000 annually. Click HERE to find locations and learn more.


In addition to in-person tax help, United Way's VITA program offers FREE self-prep software from H&R Block and TurboTax. Click HERE to access the software and learn more.

Valet VITA

Valet VITAis a service designed to save taxpayers time. Instead of waiting at a VITA site to meet with a tax preparer, taxpayers can use Valet VITA to have their documents scanned to be prepared within a few days. Click HERE to learn more.

Past Events


March 18, 2018 - Walk A Mile in a Refugee's Shoes

March 17, 2018 - The Loop Completion Celebration

March 17, 2018 - TMC Be Safe Saturday

March 16, 2018 -FREE Training: Using Data to Empower Arizona Communities

March 16, 2018 - Parents Night Out at Udall Park

March 13, 2018 - Lecture – ‘Let’s Talk About the Brain’

March 10, 2018 - Sex Ed Boot Camp

March 10, 2018 - Coronado National Forest Family Day

March 9, 2018 - Ride the Street Car Free Friday Night

March 8, 2018 - TMC Diabetes Education and Support: Medications Update

March 4, 2018 -Tucson Teens Diabetes Network

February 26 & 27, 2018 - Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP) Training

February 20, 2018- Parents as Sexuality Educators

February 17, 2018 - Culture of Peace Alliance: Take Back the Night

February 15, 2018 - The Future of Health Care: Work Development

February 15, 2018 - UA Mental Health Wellness Awareness Event

February 14, 2018 - Love Your Heart

February 10, 2018 - Healthy South Tucson Community Clean-up

February 7, 2018 - Tucson Strategic Planning

February 7, 2018 - South Tucson Youth Leadership Council's Stash the Trash Event

February 6, 2018- Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers Meeting

January 31, 2018 - Diverse Voice in Prevention

January 30, 2018 - Senior Citizen Safety Academy

January 30, 2018- Activate Your Commute

anuary 24, 2018 - Distracted Driving Summit

January 19, 2018 - Fellowship Square Tucson Senior Safety Fair

January 18, 2018 - Get Healthy in 2018 Kick-off Walk


December 29, 2017 -  BeFreePima Youth at the Arizona Bowl Game

December 7, 2017: Healthy Arizona Worksites: "What can Employers do about Diabetes?

December 2, 2017 - Health Insurance Enrollment Event and Family Fun Festival

November 20, 2017– Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP)

November 18, 2017 – Grow 2B Fit Fest

October 28, 2017 – Hope Fest

September 22, 2017 - 6th annual Youth and Peace Conference

September 15, 2017 - The Southern Arizona Opioid Abuse Prevention Symposium

May 5, 2017– Healthy Pima Cross-Functional Goals 101

January 10, 2017 – Healthy Pima Information Session

January 31, 2017 – Healthy Pima 2.0 Kickoff Event