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).


Fall 2022 GVR Lecture Series

Printed schedules are available from Customer Service Representatives


Tue 13th 10:00-11:00 am LC Elite Dry Eye Spa
Dry Eye Disease, do You Have It?


Mon 3rd 10:00-11:00 am LC Soulistic Hospice
Dispelling the Myths of Hospice
Wed 5th 1:30-2:30 pm EC Auditorium Northwest Medical Center
Healthcare Closer to Home
Thu 6th 9:30-10:30 am DH Green Valley Gardeners
Bees & Pollinators of the Sonoran Desert
Fri 7th 2:00-3:30 pm SRS Anza Room Parkinsons Support Group
Legal / Fiduciary Considerations
Wed 12th 5:00-6:00 pm LC Arizona Oncology
Cancer Prevention Screenings / Wellness Tips
Thu 13th 9:30-10:30 pm DH Green Valley Gardeners
Plant Sale Preview / Plants for Small Spaces
Tue 25th 2:00-3:00 pm LC Valor Hospice Care
Hospice Care … What it’s all about!


Wed 2nd 4:00-5:00 pm LC CANCELLED – Tucson Orthopaedic
Thu 3rd 9:30-10:30 am DH Green Valley Gardeners
Cactus Recovery Program / Organization
Fri 4th 2:00-3:30 pm LC Parkinsons Support Group
Nordic Pole Walking / Boxing
Sat 5th 10:00-11:00 am WC Tucson Audubon Society
Adventures in Birding
Thu 10th 9:30-10:30 am DH Green Valley Gardeners
Labyrinths, Lenny Friedman


Thu 1st 9:30-10:30 am DH Green Valley Gardeners
Living with and without Pack Rats
Sat 3rd 10:00-11:00 am WC Tucson Audubon Society
A Future with Saguaros
Thu 8th 9:30-10:30 am DH Green Valley Gardeners
Shrub and Tree Pruning

DH – Desert Hills Center, 2980 S Camino del Sol
LC – Las Campanas Center, 565 W Belltower Drive
WC – West Center, 1111 S GVR Drive