Free admission, live animal displays, guided hikes, kids activities, speakers, information booths, etc., even a Star Night Party. There will be cake too.
Live Music & Ceremonies
Large Group Area Ramada
9 am. Flag Raising, Troop 232, Catalina Council, Boy Scouts of America
9 am – 10:30 am. Pusch Ridge Christian Academy Band Mens & Ladies Chorus
11 am. Catalina State Park’s 30th Anniversary Ceremony
Noon. Monarch Music Performance, Stacy Scheckel
1 pm. Sun City Strummers
2 pm. Friends of Catalina State Park Raffle Drawing
3 pm. Canyon del Oro High School Jazz Band
4 pm. Flag Lowering, Troop 232, Catalina Council, Boy Scouts of America
Programs & Activities
Most programs last between 20–40 minutes.
Picnic Area Ramada
9 am. Southwest Rescue Dogs Inc. (SRDI), Pima County Search & Rescue
10 am. Ranches of Catalina, Barbara Marriott
Noon. Making Medicine with Our Sonoran Plants, John Slattery
1 pm. Big Horn Basics, Richard Boyer
2 pm. GPS Navigation, Javelina Outdoor Education
3 pm. 10 Essentials, Javelina Outdoor Education
Ringtail Group Area Ramada
9 am & 10 am. Natural History of the Harris’s Hawk, Kathie & Hawk Sueño
Noon. Geologic History of Catalina Mnts., Karen Gray
1 pm. The Characters of Catalina, Barbara Marriott
2 pm. Arizona Arthropods, Garrett Hughes
9 am. The Basics of Plein Air Painting, Ken Stockton
10 am. Basics of Birding, Tucson Audubon Society
Noon. Big Horn Basics, Richard Boyer
1 pm. Sample the Catalina Adventure Program, Ranger Jennifer Rinio
7 pm – 10 pm. Star Party, Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association
Hikes & Walks
7 am. Sutherland Trail, Out & Back (3 miles).
8 am. Family Bird Walk (2 miles).
What a perfect way to spend Saturday May 4, 2013 before the summer heat comes in. Catalina State Park is located north of Tucson at 11570 N. Oracle Road, phone 520-628-5798. It’s about 16 miles from midtown.