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OUR FAMILY SERVICES: Do you have a conflict with a neighbor, co-worker, roommate or family member that you just can’t resolve? Our Family’s Community Mediation Program is a safe, confidential, and voluntary way to resolve disagreements without going to court. For information, call Our Family at 323-1708, that’s 323-1708, or visit http://www.ourfamilyservices.org/.
TUCSON AUDUBON SOCIETY: On October 20th, the Tucson Audubon Society presents “The Bird Year,” a presentation by “The Birder Boy,” Malkolm Boothroyd, and his parents. Malkolm will talk about his one year, 10,000 mile bike journey to see as many birds as possible. The presentation includes stories and photographs from their trip, including video from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. “The Bird Year” is October 20th, at 7pm at DuVal Auditorium at University Medical Center, 1501 North Campbell.
A TASTE OF PLACE: Get some food for thought – and food for your belly – with farm tours organized by the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and Community Food Bank. You can learn how the San Xavier Cooperative Farm’s return to traditional foods reaps health and cultural benefits. The tour includes a stop at Arivaca’s Forever Yong farm, lunch made from seasonal, local ingredients, and a take home bag of fresh produce. Tours are 7am to 4pm on September 22nd and the 26th. Learn more and register at http://www.desertmuseum.org/center/edu/classes.php
NATIVE FEAST: The annual Native American Indian Feast and Festival for the Golden Eagle Feather Award and Scholarship is October 6th from 6 to 9pm at the San Xavier Plaza, in front of the mission church. The event includes native arts and crafts, a blessing ceremony, dancers, musicians and native foods like buffalo, salmon, cholla bud salad and prickly pear tea. Seating is limited. Advance tickets are available at the gift shop and by calling 295-1350.
MEDICAL MISTAKES: Medical mistakes claim tens of thousands of lives a year. Help reduce your risk. Questions are the answer! To learn the ten questions you must ask, visit http://www.ahrq.gov/