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Events

At Altura, an Arizona retirement community for active 55+ adults, there’s always something happening for our culturally and intellectually engaged retirees. Whether it’s joining fellow residents at the Academy Village Campus for concerts, lectures, fitness classes, or enjoying the many unique events that Tucson offers year-round. You’ll never run out of activities that will capture your interest at Altura.

Annual Events

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  • Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase January-February
  • La Fiesta de los Vaqueros® FEBRUARY
  • Tucson Festival of Books MARCH
  • PGA Tour Champions MARCH
  • International Mariachi Conference APRIL
  • Southeast Arizona Birding Festival AUGUST
  • El Tour de Tucson NOVEMBER
  • All Souls Procession NOVEMBER

Arizona Senior Academy Events

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Alexander Tentser is performing his first solo recital at the Arizona Senior Academy. While he has played for us several times before as a member of a group this will be the first time that he is the only star of the show!

A member of the faculty and director of the Pima Community College, Professor Tentser also teaches piano at The University of Arizona and is a much sought after lecturer on music theory.

Join us for this exciting program featuring selections from Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and more on Tuesday Feb. 13 at 11:30am. #event

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Alexander Tentser is performing his first solo recital at the Arizona Senior Academy. While he has played for us several times before as a member of a group this will be the first time that he is the only star of the show!A member of the faculty and director of the Pima Community College, Professor Tentser also teaches piano at The University of Arizona and is a much sought after lecturer on music theory.Join us for this exciting program featuring selections from Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and more on Tuesday Feb. 13 at 11:30am. #eventLearn why people love to retire at alturaaz.com.

Learning about how memory changes as we age is a topic of vital importance to many older adults.

We will be offering a lecture on the subject from Dr. Lee Ryan, one of the country's top experts in the field, and the head of The Department of Psychology at the The University of Arizona.

Join us in the Great Room of the ASA building at 3:30pm on Feb. 7 to learn about Dr. Ryan's research into Alzheimer's and ways to maintain a healthy brain. For more information on this event check out ow.ly/Yut930i91rO

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Learning about how memory changes as we age is a topic of vital importance to many older adults.We will be offering a lecture on the subject from Dr. Lee Ryan, one of the countrys top experts in the field, and the head of The Department of Psychology at the The University of Arizona.Join us in the Great Room of the ASA building at 3:30pm on Feb. 7 to learn about Dr. Ryans research into Alzheimers and ways to maintain a healthy brain. For more information on this event check out http://ow.ly/Yut930i91rOLearn why people love to retire at alturaaz.com. #event

Irresistible melodies & colorful lyrics are what give Baba Marimba their flare. With influences ranging from Africa & the Middle East, to Cuba, Brazil, Argentina & the U.S. Come check them out at The Academy Village on February 6 at 11:30 a.m. Learn why people love to retire at AlturaAZ.com. #event ow.ly/F88H30i4Aqw

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Irresistible melodies & colorful lyrics are what give Baba Marimba their flare. With influences ranging from Africa & the Middle East, to Cuba, Brazil, Argentina & the U.S. Come check them out at The Academy Village on February 6 at 11:30 a.m.  Learn why people love to retire at AlturaAZ.com. #event http://ow.ly/F88H30i4Aqwhttp://ow.ly/APIf30hXD1b

Come learn all about sustainability and Tucson water. The Academy Village Sustainability Committee is presenting a talk featuring Timothy Thomure, director of Tucson Water. We will be discussing emerging issues related to water quality, scarcity and competition February 1 at 2:30 p.m. Learn why people love to retire at AlturaAZ.com. #event

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Come learn all about sustainability and Tucson water. The Academy Village Sustainability Committee is presenting a talk featuring Timothy Thomure, director of Tucson Water. We will be discussing emerging issues related to water quality, scarcity and competition February 1 at 2:30 p.m. Learn why people love to retire at AlturaAZ.com. #eventhttp://ow.ly/DUgm30hXt9B

The Academy Village and Altura AZ will be hosting a lecture about the importance of being "prosocial", given by Kory Floyd, PhD, professor of communication at The University of Arizona. The lecture will take place January 31 at 3:30 pm, Floyd will discuss how individuals can maximize well-being in their relationships and throughout their lives. The lecture will be held in the Great Room of the ASA Building. Learn why people love to retire here at AlturaAZ.com. #event ow.ly/LveX30hJdLb ... See MoreSee Less

The Academy Village and Altura AZ will be hosting a lecture about the importance of being prosocial, given by Kory Floyd, PhD, professor of communication at The University of Arizona. The lecture will take place January 31 at 3:30 pm, Floyd will discuss how individuals can maximize well-being in their relationships and throughout their lives. The lecture will be held in the Great Room of the ASA Building. Learn why people love to retire here at AlturaAZ.com. #event http://ow.ly/LveX30hJdLb

Past Events at Altura

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Ground Breaking for Academy Villa #2, which added 16 beds to AV's total assisted living capacity, here, officers and board members of the Academy Services Corp.(ASC), the legal entity that manages our assisted living programs, wield the traditional golden shovels. These amazing people are ALL volunteers! Rincon Mountains in the background.
Here's a snapshot of the group that sang carols at AV's assisted living facility on Christmas Eve. The grandson of a villager is in the front row. Village residents and their families stay in touch.
Sue Cotter, nationally-known bookmaker, presented a workshop here on making
Practicing Foreign Languages. Each week, Villagers interested in improving their foreign language skills meet around tables in the AV Café to converse and read in different languages. Pictured are three residents at
UA engineering students used a quad-copter drone to map an invasive plant species in our area. Team members presented their project to the Arizona Senior Academy.
Historical Highlight: Did you know that Gabby Giffords has visited Academy Village twice?
Kath Macaulay, nationally known artist and instructor has arrived at Academy Village to teach “pocket sketching” with water color and ink.
Among other things, Village resident Henry Koffler, former president of the University of Arizona, founder of the Academy Village, and IPad Artist extraordinaire has an art opening at Ventana Medical Systems.
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