Happening in July

Happening in July

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At Art Sprouts, kids ages 2-5 can explore works of art, read books and move their bodies.
At Art Sprouts, kids ages 2-5 can explore works of art, read books and move their bodies.
Join the Poetry Center for a free screening of kid-friendly and grown-up-pleasing short films in the Poetry Center breezeway.
Join the Poetry Center for a free screening of kid-friendly and grown-up-pleasing short films in the Poetry Center breezeway.
Visit exhibits related to the Mars HRISE camera at the LPL open house on July 15.
Visit exhibits related to the Mars HRISE camera at the LPL open house on July 15.
The "Visual Delights and Fanciful Flights of Imagination" exhibit reception will start at 5 p.m.
The "Visual Delights and Fanciful Flights of Imagination" exhibit reception will start at 5 p.m.

The heat is coming at us fast this month. Luckily, there are several happenings at the UA that might offer some relief until the monsoon arrives.

First, you can enjoy lunch at No Anchovies while learning about how your college or department can participate in 2017 International Education Week. If you're looking for family-friendly events, check out Art Sprouts, a fun storytime and art-making event for kids ages 2-5. Or join the Poetry Center for a free screening of short films that are sure to please both kids and adults.

For those who want to explore and learn something new, there is the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's Open House. To get your art fix, attend the opening reception for the "Visual Delights and Fanciful Flights of Imagination" exhibit.

For more events happening at the UA this month, make sure to check out the Master Calendar.

Learn@Lunch: Plan an Event for International Education Week | July 12

Join the Office of Global Initiatives to learn how your college or department can participate in International Education Week, happening Nov. 13-17. Enjoy a free lunch while brainstorming ways to make the campus more globally minded. The planning session will be held at No Anchovies, 870 E. University Blvd., at 12 p.m. Employees who are involved in marketing and event planning are especially encouraged to attend. To RSVP, click here.

Art Sprouts | July 12, 26

Grab your little ones and escape the heat by heading to Art Sprouts at the UA Museum of Art. At these fun storytime and art-making events, kids ages 2-5 can explore works of art, read books and move their bodies. This event is free for museum members, UA employees and students with a CatCard. Art Sprouts will happen at 9:30 a.m. on both dates. To RSVP, contact Chelsea Farrar at cjfarrar@email.arizona.edu or call 520-621-9504.

Breezeway Screening of Kid-Friendly Short Films | July 12

Join the Poetry Center for a free screening of kid-friendly and grown-up-pleasing short films in the Poetry Center breezeway. This event, co-presented by The Loft Cinema, is perfect for a family outing. To see a list of the films that will be shown, visit the Poetry Center website. Otter Pops, water and popcorn will be served and the films will be projected onto the Loft's inflatable screen. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m.

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's Open House | July 15

At this free annual event, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory will celebrate HiRISE's decade of science. There will be exhibits along with movies about HiRISE and NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which will be shown from 10 a.m-2 p.m. Other activities include a chemistry show at 11 a.m. and a lecture at 1 p.m. The open house will take place at the Gerard P. Kuiper Space Sciences building. Parking is free at the Cherry Avenue Garage. For more details, click here.

Opening Reception for 'Visual Delights and Fanciful Flights of Imagination'| July 29

Explore the world of Bisbee through the creative minds of artists Sam Woolcott and Poe Dismuke in the "Visual Delights and Fanciful Flights of Imagination" exhibit. At the opening reception, starting at 5 p.m., you can meet the artists and experience their first-ever joint museum exhibition, which includes paintings and recycled-material sculptures. The reception is free and donations are welcome. To find out more about the reception and the exhibit, click here

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