Community Events

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


Senior Safety Academy

The academy meets for four sessions and each session runs from 9:00-11:30am. During the first session, participants will take a tour of a fire station and apparatus, and learn about the services Drexel Heights Fire District has been providing since 1954. In other sessions participants will learn fire safety skills, fall prevention and balance techniques, identifying scams that target seniors, and get health tips related to aging. Some safety supplies included.

Date:  January 9, 16, 23, 30 OR February 5, 12, 19, and 26

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Drexel Heights Training Classroom at Station 401, 5030 S. Camino Verde Tucson, AZ 85735

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Keeping Kids with Diabetes Safe at School

Pop-up food pantry on the 4th Friday of the month. Receive bread, produce and other important food items from Interfaith Community Services and the Community Food Bank.

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Tucson Medical Center (Marshall Conference Center): 5301 E Grant Rd Tucson, AZ 85712

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


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Free Food Distribution

Pop-up food pantry on the 4th Friday of the month. Receive bread, produce and other important food items from Interfaith Community Services and the Community Food Bank.

Date: Every 4th Friday: November 23 and December 28

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: El Pueblo Branch Library, 101 W Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746

Cost: Free

RSVP: Walk-in appointments offered. Call 297-6049 ex 4271.

Spanish flyer: CLICK HERE


Communication in Serious Illness Seminar

Target audience is healthcare teams such as physicians, nurses, social workers and other healthcare providers. This 2.5-hour didactic session objective is to review the need for a systematic approach to having more, better and earlier conversations about patient values and priorities in serious illness; define a population with serious illness who may benefit from the serious illness conversation and learn how to improve communication with patients who have a serious illness with a structured communication tool. During this highly interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to practice case study conversations.

HonorHealth designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 or 5 credits / contact hours.

Date:  Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Oro Valley Hospital Behavioral Health Intensive OP Treatment (2nd Floor Classrooms) - 1521 East Tangerine Road Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


2018 Shoe & Jacket Drive

The Healthy South Tucson Coalition would like to provide 75 elementary school students from South Tucson with a new pair of shoes and a jacket. On Wednesday, December 12, South Tucson Police and Fire officers, community members and volunteers will accompany 80 students to Famous Footwear-Tucson Spectrum, to select a new pair of shoes. Students will then enjoy lunch at McDonald’s where they will receive their winter jacket and a book.

For more information on how you can be involved, please contact: Maria Vianey Cardenas from the Primavera Foundation at 520-808-4330 or mcardenas@primavera.org


Ages and Stages Training

Participants will get familiar with the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3) and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Social Emotional Tool and learn to used them to identify children at risk for developmental or social-emotional concerns or delay.

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Casa de los Niños - 1101 North 4th Avenue Tucson, AZ 85705

Cost: Free with snacks provided

RSVP: CLICK HERE


2020 Census Training

Mary Carter, Partnerships & Development Director from Pima Association of Governments, will be holding a free training on the 2020 Census and how it will impact our staff, our clients and regional funding.

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Abrams Public Health Center Room 3110, 3950 S. Country Club Rd Tucson, AZ 85714

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Christmas Street Banquet - Volunteer Sign-up

Gospel Rescue Mission is hosting it's Annual Christmas Street for the poor and homeless in the South Tucson community. Volunteer are needed for several shifts:

  • Set Up

  • 1st Meal Shift

  • 2nd Meal Shift

  • Clean Up

Date:  Friday, December 21 21, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Gospel Rescue Mission - 312 W 28th St Tucson, AZ 85713

RSVP to Volunteer: CLICK HERE


Stop-the-Bleed Training

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, December 1, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Christ Community Church - 530 South Pantano Road Tucson, AZ 85710

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Senior Home Care Training

Free training with 4 CEU's for management licensing, specifically for RN's, LPN's, caregivers, supervisors, care home managers, owners and volunteers. Trainings include:

  • Dignity Therapy

  • Caregiver/Patient Safety

  • Hospice 101

  • Music Therapy in Eldercare

Date:  Friday, November 30, 2018

Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Senior Home Care Training Room - 1171 E Ranch Vistoso Boulevard Suite #155 Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Social Media Boot Camp (Free Lunch & Learn)

Free training on ways to improve your social media posts. Training may be of interest for non-profits and other community groups or organizations looking to spread health messages to large public audiences.

Date:  Friday, November 30, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Stewart Title - 3939 East Broadway Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85711

Cost: Free and includes lunch

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Stop Domestic Abuse! Training

Collaborative two-day training will be an educational experience that provides advanced training to engage men and boys in the promotion of a healthy, respectful, manhood and the prevention of abuse against ALL women and girls.

Date:  November 29 & 30, 2018

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Donna R Liggins Recreation Center - 2160 North 6th Avenue Tucson, AZ 85705

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Active Shooter Response & Building Safety

Join the College Environment Committee, College of Public Health for coffee, a one-hour presentation from the UA Police Department, followed by discussion and a review of current safety tools. Come with your ideas too!

Date:  Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: College of Public Health (Drachman Hall, Room A118): 1295 N Martin Tucson, AZ 85724

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Trafficking 101 for Medical Providers

Join CODAC for a free training to learn about sex trafficking. This training will provide a broad overview of sex trafficking through the lense of medical providers and understand how to identify and help patients who may be victims of sex trafficking.

Date:  Monday, November 26, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: CODAC -1650 E Fort Lowell Rd Suite 300 Tucson, AZ 85719

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Thanksgiving Street Banquet - Volunteer Sign-up

On the day before Thanksgiving, Gospel Rescue Mission is hosting it's 30th and final Thanksgiving Street Banquet for the poor and homeless in the South Tucson community. Volunteer are needed for several shifts:

  • Set Up

  • 1st Meal Shift

  • 2nd Meal Shift

  • Clean Up

Date:  Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Gospel Rescue Mission - 312 W 28th St Tucson, AZ 85713

RSVP to Volunteer: CLICK HERE


Free Bike Safety Classes for All Levels

Pima County sponsors a number of different bike safety classes including classes designed specifically for children and university students. All classes are conducted by L.A.B. League cycling instructors, and free bike safety items such as helmets, bike lights, and u-locks are often included with participation.

Date: Saturday, December 15 and December 22, 2018 (CLICK HERE for more dates and times)

Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Tucson Civic Leadership & Service Training

The Civic Leadership & Service training curriculum helps participants develop the knowledge and skills to be effective community leaders. Participants gain the expertise to address a variety of community & societal issues, develop skill sets transferable to the public sector, and become empowered to make the greatest impact in the communities they serve.  

Don't miss out on the great benefits of this professional development curriculum. Sign up for a no cost training today!

Date: Ongoing

Location: Arizona Serve Offices, 530 S Main Ave Suite A Tucson, AZ 85701

View available training here: Tucson Civic Leadership & Service Training


Statewide Events

Finding Meaning and Hope Facilitator Training session

Date: December 5, 2018

Location: Duet (Mariposa Room) 10000 North 31st Avenue, Suite D200, Phoenix, AZ 85051

Cost: FREE and lunch is included

RSVP: Contact Janet at richards@duetaz.org, (602) 274-5022, ext. 141

Communication in Serious Illness Train the Trainer

Date: December 15, 2018

Location: Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
2800 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1450 Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Cost: FREE

RSVP: HERE

 

Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

Dates: February 3-6, 2019

Location: Arizona Grand Resort & Spa: 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85044

RSVP: HERE