Three Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Tuesday, Oct. 16

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Jen McIntosh - COURTESY OF UA
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  • Jen McIntosh
The Race for Groundwater: A Shrinking Resource. UA College of Science is hosting this fall lecture series all about Women in Science: From Pioneers to the Present. Women researchers from the University of Arizona will be talking about their research, as well as about other women researchers who inspired them. On this week’s docket: Jen McIntosh in hydrology and atmospheric sciences, who will be talking about the world’s shrinking supply of groundwater, particularly in the United States. She’ll also talk about the work of Barbara Sherwood-Lollar, a scientist from the University of Toronto who discovered deep water resources in the earth’s crust (and the microbial life that lives there). 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Magpie’s Gourmet Pizza, 605 N. Fourth Ave. Free. Details Here.

Daniel Asia - COURTESY OF UA
  • Courtesy of UA
  • Daniel Asia
Fred Fox Music+Festival. The Fred Fox School of Music will be hosting its eleventh Music+Festival this year to honor late poet Paul Pines. The festival will consist of seven concerts, a symposium and a major conference. Although most events are featured on the weekend, today they will be hosting the Poetry of Paul Pines set by Daniel Asia. 7:00 p.m. Holsclaw Hall, 1017 N. Olive Road. This is a free event. Details Here.

Creative Juice Spooky Starry Night. Get through the week with a little art, sipping on a glass of wine and learning how to paint like Van Gogh. With an instructor to guide you through step-by-step instructions, avoid a disaster with paint and have a great social hour at the same time. Plus, you'll be creating a masterpiece! $35 per person. 6530 E. Tanque Verde Road. Details Here.

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Events compiled by Brianna Lewis, Emily Dieckman, B.S. Eliot, Zac Ogden and Jeff Gardner.


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