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National Parks Store July Events

July 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm MST

The National Parks Store is operated by Western National Parks Association, a nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service since 1938.
Click here to download a PDF of our July events.
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.
Book Launch | Channel Islands National Park, Second Edition 
Saturday, July 13 from 11 AM – 3:30 PM

Celebrate the release of Channel Islands National Park, Second Edition with activities throughout the day, including live webcams directly from the Channel Islands, educational programs, games and crafts for kids, and ocean-themed snacks!

This presentation is free, but some activities require an advance reservation; click here for a detailed schedule. To request a reservation, please call 520-622-6014. Special event – now accepting reservations.

Click here for more information.

Protecting Our Dark Skies
Wednesday, July 17 at 12 PM & 2 PM

Join Adam Dalton, dark-sky places program manager for the International Dark Sky Association (IDA), to learn about the IDA’s dark sky designations, what impact such sites have, and the steps required to apply to the IDA’s dark sky program.

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.

Click here for more information.

Celebrate WNPA’s Anniversary!
Monday, July 22 at 1 PM only

Enjoy some cake to celebrate WNPA’s 81st anniversary! No reservation required.

Click here for more information.

The Centennial: A Journey Through America’s National Park System
Monday, July 22 at 2 PM only

Engaging context, poetic descriptions, and heartfelt appreciation reveal the unique landscape and history of the United States as seen through the eyes of David Kroese, a man who toured all four-hundred-plus units in the National Park System.

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.

Click here for more information.

The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, “This is America”
Wednesday, July 3 at 12 PM & 2 PM

Bringing together stories of extraordinary people who devoted their lives to the national park ideal, this short film emphasizes the importance of preserving and protecting these special places for everyone, for all time.

Running time: 45 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.

Click here for more information.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands
Part 1: Ancient Peoples
Saturday, July 6 at 12 PM & 2 PM

Set sail for adventure in part one of this three-part series examining the fascinating human history of California’s Channel Islands. Part one includes the discovery of the oldest human remains ever found in North America and the true story of the Lone Woman of San Nicholas.

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.

Click here for more information.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands
Part 2: Settlers
Saturday, July 20 at 12 PM & 2 PM

The adventure continues with part two of this three-part series examining the fascinating human history of California’s Channel Islands. Part two focuses on the adventurers and dreamers who came to the Channel Islands.

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.

Click here for more information.

Geronimo and the Apache Resistance
Wednesday, July 24 at 12 PM & 2 PM

Geronimo and the Apache Resistance tells the story of two startlingly different civilizations and the collision between them, focusing on famous Apache leader Geronimo.

Running time: 56 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.

Click here for more information.

West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands
Part 3: Return
Saturday, July 27 at 12 PM & 2 PM

Drop anchor for the conclusion of this three-part series examining the fascinating human history of California’s Channel Islands. Part three showcases the efforts of activists and preservationists to restore and preserve this unique environment.

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.

Click here for more information.

America’s Western National Parks
Wednesday, July 31 at 12 PM & 2 PM

From panoramic vistas to the intimate details of native wildlife, America’s Western National Parks takes you on a breathtaking tour of some of the beautiful landscapes in the American West.

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.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday, July 16
10:30 AM–12 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 The Vengeance of Mothers: The Journals of Margaret Kelly & Molly McGill by Jim Fergus.

For more information, contact Linda Harvey at [email protected].

Thursday, July 4

Store closed for Independence Day.

Wednesday, July 10

No program | Kiva room rented for private event

Thank you to our annual Kiva Room sponsor!

Details

Start:
July 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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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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