December 2017

Found 5 blog entries for December 2017.


From family-friendly events to late night parties, Tucson is ready to ring in 2018! The list below is just a sampling of all that is happening New Year's Eve. You'll want to join the fun; the challenge will be choosing one event!

Happy New Year at Our Play Place

Ring in the new year early...at noon! This 12 p.m. event is perfect for little ones who just can't stay awake until midnight. Our Play Place celebrates with playtime, crafts, treats, and a balloon drop at the magic hour!

Golden Pin Lanes - Tucson's Largest Bowling Center

Golden Pin Lanes is hosting a family fun, afternoon party from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. and a late night party from 9 p.m. until  1 a.m.  For $39 plus tax, per lane, up to six people can enjoy bowling and music videos. Party

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Downtown Tuscon 4th avenue
If you've never lived in Arizona, you've perhaps built some misconceptions over the years on what occurs there. While it's true about the dry heat, there's a lot more in Arizona's great cities and towns than what you've heard. It's certainly not all desert, and the neighborhoods are perfect for families.

Tucson has become a popular city to live in for these reasons and more. Those of you planning to move there should know a few positive things about the city you probably don't know.

Let's take a look at four of them to give you an idea of the life quality you'll experience when moving in.

1. The Arts Scene is Thriving in Tucson

One of the things you'll notice first about Tucson is the art scene there is truly thriving. In fact, it's one of the

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As a homeowner, you have a lot of concerns.  You worry about maintaining your house and property to enhance its value when and if you decide to sell.  You worry about keeping your job, so you can continue to pay your mortgage and avoid foreclosure.   Odds are, especially if you pay attention to the news, you also worry about home safety, and with good reason.

In 2015, for example, a home fire was reported every 88 seconds in the United States, resulting in $14.3 billion in lost property.  Accidental drownings were the number one cause of injury deaths for children under the age of 4, and more than 88,000 children under the age of 5 were victims of accidental poisonings.  In addition, every year in the U.S., about 400 people die from carbon monoxide

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There are numerous events to enjoy in Tucson, Arizona at this time of year. You can experience an array of concerts, holiday events, festivals, sporting events, and so much more. Here is a list of some of the events that you will find this December in Tucson. 

Shootout @ Old Tucson Off-Road Grand Prix

On December 2-3, catch the Shootout @ Old Tucson Off-Road Grand Prix. The race features UTVs competing on a track that is specially designed for them. Not only can you watch an amazing race, but you can also experience demonstrations, vendors, and fan experiences related to UTVs (side-by-side off-road vehicles). The two-day event is expected to bring people from all around the world. 

Holiday Nights at Tohono Chul

As you walk the Garden paths of

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Living in the Tucson, Arizona area is very satisfying for many families, especially thanks to the good weather and arts scene. Living anywhere in Pima County provides these benefits, but you'll also notice how top-tier the public schools are.

Those of you moving to Pima County now to raise a family should know about some of the best schools in the region so your kids have the best education.

Several public schools here ended up on a national list as the best schools in the nation. Others, however, rank just as high to give you and your kids complete confidence.

BASIS Scottsdale

Those of you in the Scottsdale area should know that BASIS Scottsdale high school is the #1 ranked school in the nation via U.S. News & World Report. Considering how

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