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TRIPS tour to Kitt Peak

Joyce Shumate TRIPS program to Kitt Peak’s Night Sky Observing Program will be on Saturday, May 4. A clear night on Kitt Peak is not to be missed or soon forgotten. The nation’s observatory was built here for its dark, frequently clear skies and you will share those views. This four-hour program is an introduction…

TRIPS tour to Kitt Peak

Joyce Shumate TRIPS program to Kitt Peak’s Night Sky Observing Program will be on Saturday, May 4. A clear night on Kitt Peak is not to be missed or soon forgotten. The nation’s observatory was built here for its dark, frequently clear skies and you will share those views. This four-hour program is an introduction…

TRIPS tour

Joyce Shumate TRIPS April 18 tour will be a southern Arizona road trip. Carpools will be organized in the parking lot in front of the Creative Arts and Technology Center building. First stop, the historic Empire Ranch, which has been a working cattle ranch for 140 years. Its rich history includes successive ownership by two…

TRIPS planning January Chinese New Year event

Bonnie Hyra The TRIPS committee is once again organizing a group for an afternoon and evening in celebration of Chinese New Year of the Pig 2019. Participants are invited to attend the celebration program at the UA Centennial Hall on Sunday, January 27. The festival is planned by the growing Chinese community in Tucson as…

Intrepid TRIPS participants enjoy outing in Tucson

Intrepid TRIPS participants enjoyed exploring Tucson and learning about what’s new in downtown plus many historic places on this specially developed streetcar/walking tour by the QC TRIPS committee. The group discovered this poinsettia Christmas tree while walking through Main Gate Square on their way to UA campus. December 17 was a perfect sunny day for…

TRIPS plans a day at Mirror Lab and Flandrau Planetarium

  TRIPS will lead a group of Quail Creek residents to the University of Arizona on Tuesday, November 13 for an all-day experience visiting the Caris Mirror Lab and the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. Participants will visit and observe how a team of engineers and scientists use a revolutionary new method to manufacture and…

QC Educational TRIPS

Joyce Clark, Coordinator The QC Educational TRIPS group will start off its 2018-19 fall season with a very popular day trip. Twenty lucky people will discover the varied Taste of Tucson restaurants and experience the Tucson Streetcar as a pleasant way to see the downtown area without worrying about parking a car. This trip will…

Plans underway for 2018-2019 trips

Bonnie Hyra The Quail Creek all volunteer TRIPS committee has been working hard developing a fun, exciting, interesting and educational TRIPS schedule for 2018-19. Many ideas are always on the table as members research, sort, debate what events would be most rewarding for QC residents. Finally, agreed upon trips are assigned to each member, October…