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National Parks Store in June

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am MST

The National Parks Store is operated by Western National Parks Association, a nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service since 1938.

All events require a reservation unless otherwise noted. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event. Please arrive early. Seats will be forfeited five minutes prior to presentations.

From Tubac to Tumacácori: A Food History
Wednesday, June 5 at 12 PM only
Learn how food breaks down social barriers and brings cultures together and sample some of the foods that caused social change during this one-and-a-half-hour presentation by Rick Collins. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Common Snakes in the Tucson Area
Wednesday, June 12 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Learn about your reptilian neighbors! Bob Elder will discuss the taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, and behavior of some of the most common snakes in Tucson. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Your Complete Guide to the Arizona National Scenic Trail
Wednesday, June 19 at 12 PM only
Join Wendy Lotze from the Arizona Trail Association on a photographic journey covering 800 miles of the Arizona National Scenic Trail. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Custer: West Point to Black Hills
Saturday, June 22 at 12 PM only
Bill Niehaus presents a fascinating talk about the life, strategy, and worldview of George Armstrong Custer. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Arizona’s Monuments
Saturday, June 1 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Journey to some of Arizona’s colorful canyons, mesas, vistas, mountains, and cliffs as a beautiful soundtrack and interesting stories bring the desert to life. Running time: 40 minutes. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Treasure in the Sea
Saturday, June 8 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Celebrate World Oceans Day! Narrated by Academy Award winner Kevin Costner, Treasure in the Seaexplores some of the unique plants, animals, and archaeological resources in Channel Islands National Park that can’t be found anywhere else on Earth. Running time: 43 minutes. presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Last Stand at Little Bighorn
Saturday, June 15 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Learn about the Battle of Little Bighorn from the perspective of the US Army’s 7th Cavalry and from the perspective of the Lakota and Cheyenne American Indians who fought to preserve their way of life. Running time: 60 minutes. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Footprints of the Ancients
Wednesday, June 26 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Learn about the lives of the early American Indians who farmed, built, and lived in the area that would become Arizona and explore some of the lasting monuments that are a testament to their craftsmanship. Running time: 50 minutes. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

Over Arizona
Saturday, June 29 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Get inspired for your next vacation! Over Arizona will take you on a unique aerial tour over some of Arizona’s most breathtaking landscapes. Running time: 40 minutes. This presentation is free but requires a reservation. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours beginning one week prior to the event.

WNPA Book Club
Tuesday, June 18, 10:30 AM–12:00 PM
Join the WNPA Book Club! Each month read and discuss a book about or written by an author from the southwest. Members will take turns leading the discussion. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month. This month we’re reading Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession by Craig Childs.

For more information, contact Linda Harvey at [email protected].
Thank you to our annual Kiva Room sponsor!

Details

Start:
June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am
Event Categories:
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Organizer

National Parks Store
Phone:
520-622-6014
Website:
http://wnpa.org

Venue

National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Phone:
520-622-6014
Website:
http://www.wnpa.org/event

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