Community Events

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


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: Susan.kinkade@bannerhealth.com


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 10am to 2pm

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


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: VRubio@northwestfire.org

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


Walk A Mile in a Refugee's Shoes

Today, more than 65 million people are displaced around the world. The International Rescue Committee in Tucson invites you to participate in the “Walk a Mile in a Refugee’s Shoes” simulation event. In partnership with the Jewish Community Center, this event will provide the community an insight into the hardships, frustrations, and often the pain that refugees endure. Participants will go through various stations that simulate the refugee experience. Additional information and resources will be available the day of the event.

Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Tucson Jewish Community Center: 3800 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718


The Loop Completion Celebration

On March 17, Pima County is celebrating the completion of The Loop, a 131-mile multi-use trail that spans the metropolitan area, allowing cyclists, pedestrians, joggers and equestrians an opportunity to enjoy our beautiful Sonoran Desert on paved, vehicle-free pathways.

The event will take place at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park and Kino Sports Complex North.Both Events are free, family-friendly events open to all ages.

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Kino Stadium North Complex, 2817 E. Ajo Way

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Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Brandi Fenton Memorial Park:3482 E. River Road


Sex Ed Boot Camp

This training is designed to support adults who work in youth-serving programs, on how to better manage ‘sex topics’ or questions, so that kids get real information, stay safe, and the adults feel they can answer questions in a more empowered, less stressful way.

Lunch will also be provided.

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Abrams Public Health Center: 3950 S. Country Club Rd. in Room 1106


The Strengthening Families Program

Child & Family Resources is facilitating “Strengthening Families” at C.E. Rose Elementary. 

This is a FREE seven session workshop.  Come learn how to support & appreciate each other, build family communications, understand your family values and much more. 

If you are interested in attending or have additional questions, please contact Gabriella Garayzar at 520.320.2204 or ggarayzar@cfraz.org.

Date: Every Tuesday from January 23 through March 13, 2018

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Rose Park Elementary School: 710 W. Michigan Drive Tucson, AZ 85714


Tucson Teens Diabetes Network

Calling all Arizona teens! Join a group of your peers, and enjoy lunch while meeting other people your age living with type I diabetes (T1D). You will have the opportunity to converse with you T1Dr peers, in a safe and welcoming environment, while enjoying lunch at one of Tucson’s favorite local restaurants. Teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join.

Please RSVP by Monday, February 26th, to Stacy Gopp at sgopp@jdrf.org or 520.203.8084.

Date: Sunday, March 4, 2018

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: TDB


Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP) Training

The DTTAC at Emory University and the Pima County Health Department are partnering to provide in-person training to prepare people to serve as Lifestyle Coaches to deliver the evidence-based National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) 

Led by expert Master Trainer, DTTAC's Lifestyle Coach training is a two-day, face to face training that will provide your organization's Lifestyle Coaches with the skills, knowledge, and experience to successfully facilitate the lifestyle change program.

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018 - Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Pima County Health Department: 3950 South Country Club Road Tucson, Arizona 85714


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Opioid Round Table Discussion

In a Special Session of the Legislature, members of the Arizona House and Senate Legislature unanimously passed the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act, which Governor Ducey signed into law on January 26, 2018. Read the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act bill text and the policy primer.

As the leading payer for substance abuse treatment in the state, AHCCCS will administer $10 million in new grant funding to ensure that uninsured or underinsured Arizonans have increased access to increased treatment resources.

AHCCCS and the Regional Behavioral Health Authorities are holding community meetings to gather input from members, families, stakeholders and partners to determine how substance abuse resources and funding should be allocated. The public is invited to attend.

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Cenpatico Integrated Care: 333 E Wetmore Rd., Tucson, AZ

RSVP with Tania Long at: TALONG@cenpatico.com  


Parents as Sexuality Educators

The the workshop, presenters use fun exercises and examples to prepare you to talk to your child and be their primary source for information about sex. Dinner and childcare is provided.

For more information call: (520) 326-8186.

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Mission Manor: 6015 S. Santa Clara Ave.


Culture of Peace Alliance: Take Back the Night

Since 1979, Charlie King has helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars for homeless shelters, for workers protection, for immigrant support, and always for peace. 

This FREE concert will include a raffle ($1/ticket) and a free vegan Mexican meal catered by La Indita.

For more information on Take Back the Night and additional ways to contribute or donate please contact Kate Meyer: meyer.kate88@gmail.com

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Unitarian Universalist Church: 4831 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ 85711


Past Events

2018

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

2017

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