Tag: Let’s Travel Club

Let’s Travel Club at the Movies!

Linn Myrick April 20 found members of the Let’s Travel Club at the movies! Meeting at the Mercado, members rode the streetcar to dinner at The Monica. The Monica is a tribute to Monica Flin, the founder of Tucson’s oldest restaurant family. Afterwards, it was a short walk to the historic Fox Theatre to enjoy…

Tucson Presidio Museum—Let’s Travel Club

Joyce Shumate On July 21 the Let’s Travel Club presenter will be Mauro Trejo, a 7th-generation Tucsonan descending from Elias and Gallegos Trejo. Mauro is passionate about local history and has poured over the Tucson “classics.” Before becoming a Presidio Trust Board Member, he volunteered as a docent and Turquoise Trail tour guide. He is…

Borderlandia—Breaking the Myths of the Borderlands

Joyce Shumate The Let’s Travel Club’s May 19 speaker is Alex La Pierre. His earliest memory is visiting Tijuana with his family, leaving him enchanted by the people and heritage of Mexico. His professional background includes the nonprofit sector and government, working in historic preservation and interpretation for the National Park Service in New Mexico…

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum—Let’s Travel Club

Joyce Shumate The Let’s Travel Club’s next presentation will be on Friday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in the Kino Center’s Ocotillo and Mesquite Rooms. This month, the presentation will be by Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s Public Programs Coordinator Sonya Norman who will present an overview of the museum and highlight the adult classes and trips…

Coronado National Memorial Presentation

This month’s Let’s Travel Club presentation will be by Carlotta Coplanar, education technician for the Coronado National Memorial National Park in Hereford, Ariz. Coronado National Memorial is the only national park system unit commemorating the Francisco Vásquez de Coronado expedition of 1540-1542. When reporting to Congress in 1940 on the establishment of the memorial, the Committee on…

Let’s Travel Club Tip and Idea Sharing

Our Let’s Travel Club members have traveled worldwide. We all have suggestions to share about saving money, places to visit and places not to visit, and what websites to use. You may have ideas on how to pack, what you always take with you, and how to pack for a week or two using only a carry-on.…