Green Valley Recreation, Inc. collaborates with several community organizations to provide a wide variety of educational and special interest lectures. Topics include health issues, animal care, birding, gardening, southwest culture, travel, the humanities and more.

The calendar appears on the GVR website under News & Info – Calendar of Events (dates and topics are subject to changes).

Our Lecture Series is FREE and open to the public – we hope you can join us!

GVR supports our local Community Food Banks.  Donations are always welcome in the Donation Boxes at the major GVR Centers (East Center, West Center, Las Campanas, Desert Hills, Canoa Hills, Canoa Ranch).


Winter 2023 GVR Lecture Series

Printed schedules are available from Customer Service Representatives


Thu 2nd 9:30-10:30 am CH Green Valley Gardeners
 Palo Verde Bird Habitats
Fri 3rd 2:00-3:30 pm LC Parkinson’s Support Group
Agave/Ocotillo Parkinson’s Readers Theater
Thu 9th 9:30-10:30 am CH Green Valley Gardeners
Saguaro Health Benefits of Nature
Thu 16th 10:30-11:30 am CH UA Sarver Heart
Saguaro Cardiac Arrhythmias: Current and Emerging Therapies
Thu 16th 9:30-10:30 am EC Green Valley Gardeners
Auditorium TBD & Pending date verification


Sat 1st 10:00-11:00 am WC Tucson Audubon Society
Auditorium How to Create Bird & Pollinator Habitat at Home
Thu 6th 9:30-10:30 am CH Green Valley Gardeners
Saguaro Mission Garden
Thu 13th 9:30-10:30 am CH Green Valley Gardeners
Saguaro Habitat at Home

CH – Canoa Hills Center, 3660 S Camino del Sol
DH – Desert Hills Center, 2980 S Camino del Sol
EC – East Center, 7 South Abrego Dr
LC – Las Campanas Center, 565 W Belltower Dr.
WC – West Center, 1111 S GVR Drive