Monday, February 23, 2009

Newest Public Service Messages

Five of the newst Public Service Announcements at your Community Radio, KXCI 91.3FM.

Peace Walk: The annual Jewish-Muslim PeaceWalk Tucson is March 8th. The 2-mile walk promotes coexistence and mutual understanding. It begins at 2pm, March 8th at Congregation Or Chadash, 3939 North Alvernon, and ends with a meal at 5:30 pm at the Al Huda Islamic School, at 2800 East River Road. Transportation between sites is provided. You are asked to bring your own water bottles. Learn more at

Solar Rock: The Food Conspiracy Co-op and Geo Innovation invite you to Solar Rock, March 28th from noon to 6 at Himmel Park, Speedway and Tucson Boulevard. This free solar-powered festival features Spirit Familia, The Wayback Machine, Greg Morton and String Figures, Bruce Phillips, Mirror Image, the Arizona Daily Star's Battle of the Bands winner, and more. Enjoy an awesome day of music, speakers, food and exhibits on solar energy. Try coming by bike, bus or foot. More information at

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival: Tis' time again for Tucson's annual free Saint Patrick's Day Parade and Festival, Sunday, March 15th starting at 10am at Armory Park in downtown Tucson. Celebrate Irish heritage and shake your shamrocks with live music, food, fun, and frolics. Learn more at

Xeriscape Contest: The Arizona Department of Water Resources and the Tucson Botanical Gardens present the 9th annual Xeriscape Contest, where water-wise landscaping can win you great prizes including a rain tank, harvesting barrels and low-water use trees. Learn more and find application forms at Entries must be postmarked or dropped off at the Gardens by March 23rd.

Flow: On Tuesday, March 10th, at 7pm, the Loft Cinema and Watershed Management Group present the award-winning documentary Flow. Flow details the world-wide water crisis and how we can work locally to help. Brad Lancaster, author of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands, will be the featured speaker at the event. This is a special, one night only screening. Proceeds benefit the non-profit Watershed Management Group and the Loft. Learn more at


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