Calendar

Jul
21
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Men’s Mishnah Class Saturdays @ Congregation Chofetz Chayim
Jul 21 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am

Learn the Mishnah every morning with Rabbi Israel Becker: Monday-Friday 6:15 AM, Shabbos 8:15 AM, Sundays and Major Secular Holidays 7:15 AM.

Glass in the Garden @ Butterfly Wonderland
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Experience a very special exhibition of botanical art glass at Butterfly Wonderland by resident artist, Newt Grover. Newt has created beautiful glass floral and foliage art. Included with admission.

Jaw-some July @ OdySea Aquarium
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am

The month of July will be chalk full of shark frenzied fun at OdySea Aquarium with the launch of our first ever “Jaw-some July”.  With over forty sharks and nine different species living in the Aquarium, guests are invited to marvel at the largest and most diverse collection of sharks in Arizona. To celebrate Jaw-some July and the magnificent and mysterious shark we will be offering a variety of special programs, activities, and educational opportunities for guests that are free with admission from July 7-29th.

Event activities will include:

  • Shark fun facts on exhibits throughout the Aquarium
  • Shark Feeds scheduled for:
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 PM at Shark Waters
  • Shark Feeds scheduled for
    • Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 3:30 PM at Deep Ocean
  • Live Elasmobranch Presentation presented at Deep Ocean Theater about Rays and Sharks
    • 10:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:45 PM, 4:45 PM, 5:45 PM daily
  • Shark Month Photos at Kids Cove inside a shark jaw
  • Shark Scavenger Hunt starting at the upper level at SeaTREK to collect Shark Trading Cards
  • Limited Time Shark Photo from Magic Memories
  • Shark themed cupcakes at the Lighthouse Café

 

Sharks4Kids returns July 16-20 featuring Educational programs about Shark Tagging at Deep Ocean Theater, Shark Conservation at Shark Window; Norman the Nurse Shark Book Reading at Deep Ocean Theater and Mock Shark Tagging for children.  These programs will be offered three times daily.

Shark Lab 101

Join the Sharks4Kids Team in a behind the scenes tour of Shark Waters and Shark Lab Dissection. Your tour will take you to the top of Shark Waters, one of our largest exhibits, where you’ll learn about the external anatomy of the magnificent and mysterious shark. Next, you’ll participate in an actual dissection on precut dogfish sharks! At the end of your experience you will receive an official Junior Shark Biologist Certificate.

Shark Feeds Live!

Experience a live Shark Feed at the top of Shark Waters! Your tour will begin behind the scenes in the kitchen, learning about food prep and what’s on the menu for these apex predators. Next stop is at the top of Shark Waters, one of our largest exhibits, where you’ll learn about the delicate process used for transportation as well as the practices our Animal Care team takes when it comes to feeding these magnificent predators. Next, you’ll witness a LIVE feeding. To wrap up the tour we will go to our “Open Ocean” exhibit to discuss our Blacktip Reef Sharks and feeding practices of that exhibit.

Shark University will bring you behind the scenes for a fun and educational lecture experience presented by the Animal Care Team. We have three exciting topics for Jaw-some July.

  • July 11th – Sharks on the Move presented by OdySea Aquarium Curator, Lance Ripley
    • Learn the attention to details needed for Shark Transports
  • July 18th – Science and Cameras of Shark Week presented by conservationist Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake of Sharks4Kids.
    • Behind the Scenes look at what it takes to create and film a Shark Week special
  • July 25th – Shark Evolution: Teeth Through Time presented by Animal Care Specialist Casey Brose
    • Learn about hundreds of millions of years of shark evolution

In honor of Jaw-some July and our celebration of sharks, $5.00 from each Jaw-some July Encounter ticket will be donated to Shark Conservation and Education. OdySea Aquarium works closely with non-profit organizations such as Sharks4Kids and American Elasmobranch Society.

Tucson Portraits by Lauri Kaye @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am

“Wearing Our Stories” is an exhibit of mixed media drawings sub-dyed onto textiles and meant to be touched, worn, stretched, and used. Creating wearable art is an exciting opportunity to make art more accessible and approachable taking it beyond gallery walls and out onto the streets. Every body every shape and every color changes the aesthetic of the original artwork in a unique and exciting way. For more information about Lauri Kaye, visit her website.

JCC Fine Art Gallery Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Jewish holidays.
All are welcome.

Jcation Staycation Summer Splash Series @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Grab your towel and spend the afternoon at The J. Two sparkling pools – Fun theme each week – Music – Kids’ activities – Rockwall – Splash pad and so much more! Everyone welcome! Members and children under 2: Free.  Adult guests: $5. For more information, visit vosjcc.org/summersplash.

Camp Shabbat @ Congregation Bet Shalom
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Camp Shabbat for ages 6-10 years at Congregation Bet Shalom, 3881 E. River Road, Tucson  from 11 am-1 pm. A wonderful, fun, learning experience with Israeli teens. Free. No RSVP required. For more information, call 520-577-1171 or rabbi@cbsaz.org.

Tisha B’Av Observance @ Congregation Or Chadash
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Rabbi Louchheim, and Cantor Cohen for prayer and reflection on moving from grief to wholeness.

Let Sarah Bollt know if you can join us, sarah@octucson.org or 520-900-7027.

Tisha B’Av Evening Service @ Temple Emanu-El
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Touch your heart and soul with Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg, and Project Ezra
including chanting the book of Lamentations

Tisha B’Av commemorates the destruction of both
the 1st and 2nd Temples in ancient Jerusalem,
the day the Romans destroyed Betar,
last city to hold out during the Bar Kochba Revolt,
& the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492

Jul
22
Sun
Glass in the Garden @ Butterfly Wonderland
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Experience a very special exhibition of botanical art glass at Butterfly Wonderland by resident artist, Newt Grover. Newt has created beautiful glass floral and foliage art. Included with admission.

Jaw-some July @ OdySea Aquarium
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am

The month of July will be chalk full of shark frenzied fun at OdySea Aquarium with the launch of our first ever “Jaw-some July”.  With over forty sharks and nine different species living in the Aquarium, guests are invited to marvel at the largest and most diverse collection of sharks in Arizona. To celebrate Jaw-some July and the magnificent and mysterious shark we will be offering a variety of special programs, activities, and educational opportunities for guests that are free with admission from July 7-29th.

Event activities will include:

  • Shark fun facts on exhibits throughout the Aquarium
  • Shark Feeds scheduled for:
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12:00 PM at Shark Waters
  • Shark Feeds scheduled for
    • Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 3:30 PM at Deep Ocean
  • Live Elasmobranch Presentation presented at Deep Ocean Theater about Rays and Sharks
    • 10:00 AM, 11:15 AM, 1:45 PM, 4:45 PM, 5:45 PM daily
  • Shark Month Photos at Kids Cove inside a shark jaw
  • Shark Scavenger Hunt starting at the upper level at SeaTREK to collect Shark Trading Cards
  • Limited Time Shark Photo from Magic Memories
  • Shark themed cupcakes at the Lighthouse Café

 

Sharks4Kids returns July 16-20 featuring Educational programs about Shark Tagging at Deep Ocean Theater, Shark Conservation at Shark Window; Norman the Nurse Shark Book Reading at Deep Ocean Theater and Mock Shark Tagging for children.  These programs will be offered three times daily.

Shark Lab 101

Join the Sharks4Kids Team in a behind the scenes tour of Shark Waters and Shark Lab Dissection. Your tour will take you to the top of Shark Waters, one of our largest exhibits, where you’ll learn about the external anatomy of the magnificent and mysterious shark. Next, you’ll participate in an actual dissection on precut dogfish sharks! At the end of your experience you will receive an official Junior Shark Biologist Certificate.

Shark Feeds Live!

Experience a live Shark Feed at the top of Shark Waters! Your tour will begin behind the scenes in the kitchen, learning about food prep and what’s on the menu for these apex predators. Next stop is at the top of Shark Waters, one of our largest exhibits, where you’ll learn about the delicate process used for transportation as well as the practices our Animal Care team takes when it comes to feeding these magnificent predators. Next, you’ll witness a LIVE feeding. To wrap up the tour we will go to our “Open Ocean” exhibit to discuss our Blacktip Reef Sharks and feeding practices of that exhibit.

Shark University will bring you behind the scenes for a fun and educational lecture experience presented by the Animal Care Team. We have three exciting topics for Jaw-some July.

  • July 11th – Sharks on the Move presented by OdySea Aquarium Curator, Lance Ripley
    • Learn the attention to details needed for Shark Transports
  • July 18th – Science and Cameras of Shark Week presented by conservationist Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake of Sharks4Kids.
    • Behind the Scenes look at what it takes to create and film a Shark Week special
  • July 25th – Shark Evolution: Teeth Through Time presented by Animal Care Specialist Casey Brose
    • Learn about hundreds of millions of years of shark evolution

In honor of Jaw-some July and our celebration of sharks, $5.00 from each Jaw-some July Encounter ticket will be donated to Shark Conservation and Education. OdySea Aquarium works closely with non-profit organizations such as Sharks4Kids and American Elasmobranch Society.

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