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SCC celebrates local centenarians

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Santa Cruz County (SCC) held a centenarian birthday celebration on Jan. 8, 2013. The celebration was a held at the SCC Complex to honor residents who have celebrated 100 birthdays along with the State of Arizona. The event began with an introduction by SCC Recorder Suzanne “Suzie” Sainz and continued with discussion by local historian Axel Holm. Holm spoke about ... Read More »

Nativity Exhibition

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By:Berenice Rosales. Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona. NOGALES.-To celebrate the holidays season and to preserve this tradition, The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, presented to the public an exhibition of nacimientos on Friday December 14th. Several Individuals and community organizations such as businesswoman Sandra Kory, Santos Yescas of Nogales Community Development, Mercedes Lopez, from Our House ... Read More »

Oasis Cinema to Host Film Festival

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Oasis Cinema will host the first Santa Cruz County Historical Film Festival on February 8, 2013 in Nogales, Arizona. The event will take place from 6-9pm and feature the film “Battle Hymn.” Light refreshments and a panel discussion will precede the film. Over 125 movies have been filmed in Santa Cruz County since 1918. The committee believes that a film ... Read More »

Rails Make Nogales

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On October 25, 1882 the rail linking the United States and Mexico was completed. A large crowd gathered for the event. Two flag bearing, diamond stacked locomotives faced each other and touched cow catchers at the border just after the final silver spike was driven on the tie, amid cheers and toasts that forever linked the west coast of Mexico ... Read More »

Young Talents seduce the public

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De Universidad de Arizona, Edgar Ricaúd Saldivar canta Stille Tränen, Op. 35, No. 10 de R. Schumann Acompañado por Fernando López al piano . October 12, 2012 Twenty three students from Santa Cruz County schools performed themes in voice, piano, violin, cello, guitar and dance on Friday, October 5 at the Young Talented Musicians Concert 2012 in its second edition. ... Read More »

Sacred Heart hosts first fundraiser of 2012

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The PTC at Sacred Heart Catholic School hosted its first fundraiser for the 2012 school year in Nogales, AZ. The event was a formal dinner hosted at the home of Victor and Erika Gamas. “The theme of the event was to honor the produce industry in Santa Cruz County, which is a vital sector to our area. Father Martin Martinez ... Read More »

Dr. Wendell Wilson to Speak to the Tubac Historical Society

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Dr. Wendell Wilson Presenting “The History of Mineral Art” on November 16 Noted Tucson scientist and artist Dr. Wendell Wilson will be the guest speaker at the Tubac Historical Society’s membership meeting on Friday, November 16 at 1:00pm. His illustrated presentation, “The History of Mineral Art,” will feature extraordinary photographs of world famous mineral specimens, as well as his artwork ... Read More »

Talented Young Musicians Concert is back

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The Talented Young Musicians Concert 2012 event is back, and will be celebrated next Friday October 5 to delight once again this border community. The concert, which captured the eyes of hundreds of spectators last year, was designed mainly by The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, to establish a platform for artistic promises and to expose the public ... Read More »

“Sonoran Stories in Plants” Botanic Art Exhibit

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Meet the Curator Reception on October 7, 2-4pm A botanic art exhibit entitled Sonoran Stories in Plants will be on display at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park from September 1 through November 30, 2012. The illustrations of plants from the Pimeria Alta are rendered in graphite and watercolor by artist Sorcha and are accompanied by stories, legends and scientific ... Read More »

Fiestas Patrias Event a vibrant celebration!

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“Fiestas Patrias,” was celebrated on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Fleischer park in Nogales, AZ., with a great attendance from the local community. The celebration commemorates Mexico’s anniversary of its independence from Spanish rule. The celebration began at 6pm. with a variety of musical groups as well as other entertainment such as Rob Lob from Hermosillo, Sonora, MX., NHS ... Read More »

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