Lectures

Green Valley Recreation collaborates with several community organizations in order to provide a diverse assortment of educational and entertaining lectures. Topics cover health issues, southwestern culture, the humanities, and general interest. Dates and topics are subject to change. Our Lecture Series is FREE and open to all GVR Members and the General Public!

Our lectures are always free and open to the public offering a wide variety of topics. We are working on the fall and winter topics and look forward to another great season!

We support our local Community Food Bank, donations are always appreciated!

 

GVR Lecture Series

Sponsored by

“The Villas at Green Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care Neighborhood”


The Green Valley Recreation upcoming lecture series is free and open to GVR members and the public.  Please look for informational flyers at GVR center bulletin boards. Registration is not required.

 
Oct. 3 – 9:00am – East Center: Northwest Medical “Hernias” Donald Jones, General Surgeon.

Oct. 4 – 9:30am – Desert Hills: Green Valley Gardeners “Pima County Native Plant Nursery Cactus Rescue” Jessie Byrd, Pima County Native Plant Nursery Manager. The doors open at 9 am for coffee and socializing. Several Pima County Master Gardeners are always on hand to answer questions, identify plants, and offer solutions to your gardening problems.

Oct. 5 – 1:00pm – East Center: Green Valley Parkinson’s Support GroupA Conversation about Transportation Options”. Friends in Deed: Madeline Sperry, Home Care Assistance: Clarissa Alvarez, Sun Tran, Cindy Glysson, Lyft/Uber – TBA

Oct. 6 – 10:00am – Desert Hills: Tucson Audubon Society “Pygmy Owls of Madera Canyon”.  The Pygmy Owls of Madera Canyon are not your typical owls. In fact they are not your typical Pygmy Owl. Join Stephen Vaughan, ornithologist and photographer, on a journey into the lives of these fascinating creatures. Steve will share, in an hour using glorious photographs and stories, what it took him a month to learn in the field.

Oct 10 – 2:00pm – East Center: The Villas at Green Valley Assisted Living & Memory Care Neighborhood Please join us as we welcome our sponsor for the 2018-2019 GVR lecture series.

Oct. 11 – 9:30am – Desert Hills: Green Valley Gardeners “Care of Deciduous Fruit Trees” Dr. Glenn Wright, Yuma Cooperative Extension. The doors open at 9 am for coffee and socializing. Several Pima County Master Gardeners are always on hand to answer questions, identify plants, and offer solutions to your gardening problems.

Oct. 20 – 10:00am – East Center: Arizona Oncology Center “Speaker/Topic TBD”

Oct. 25 – 9:30am – Desert Hills: Green Valley Gardeners “Annual Plant Sale Review” The doors open at 9 am for coffee and socializing. Several Pima County Master Gardeners are always on hand to answer questions, identify plants, and offer solutions to your gardening problems.

Oct. 26 – 10:00am – West Center: “Kidney Smart” learn what causes kidney disease and how to delay its progression. Learn what diet resources are available to help you manage your diet and cook a variety of flavorful, kidney-friendly meals. Learn more at www.kidneysmart.org. Bonnie Jones MSW and Jolene Safford RDN.