*We reserve the right to cancel up to 48 hours in advance of program if minimum number of participants is not met.*

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Desert Discoveries 9:00 am
Desert Discoveries
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Saturday morning | 9 – 10 a.m. Explore the Sonoran Desert through crafts, stories, and hands-on activities. Fun for…
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Desert Discoveries 9:00 am
Desert Discoveries
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Saturday morning | 9 – 10 a.m. Explore the Sonoran Desert through crafts, stories, and hands-on activities. Fun for…
Cooking with Prickly Pear Fruit 10:00 am
Cooking with Prickly Pear Fruit
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday: 8/10 10 a.m. – Noon Novices and  connoisseurs alike will learn the art of harvesting and cooking, from plant…
Summer Nights at South Mountain 5:30 pm
Summer Nights at South Mountain
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fun and learning through live animals, astronomy chats, and hands-on activities for all ages! The park gate will be open…
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Air-Conditioned Van Tours 8:00 am
Air-Conditioned Van Tours
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Saturday mornings: 7/27, 8/3, 8/17 Tours offered at 8 – 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Noon each date. Explore…
Desert Discoveries 9:00 am
Desert Discoveries
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Every Saturday morning | 9 – 10 a.m. Explore the Sonoran Desert through crafts, stories, and hands-on activities. Fun for…
Air-Conditioned Van Tours 10:30 am
Air-Conditioned Van Tours
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday mornings: 6/22, 7/6, 7/27, 8/3, 8/17 Tours offered at 8 – 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Noon each…
Maps of South Mountain 3:00 pm
Maps of South Mountain
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday: 7/27, 8/17 | 3 – 4 p.m. Local expert Phyllis Ralley will lead a cartography exploration working with the historic…
South Mountain Petroglyphs: The Art of Observation 6:45 pm
South Mountain Petroglyphs: The Art of Observation
Aug 17 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Join photographer Peter Krocek for an interactive lecture about his decades exploring remnants of Hohokam culture at South Mountain Park.…
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“Haboob!” The Second Summer of the Sonoran Desert 3:00 pm
“Haboob!” The Second Summer of the Sonoran Desert
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday: 7/20, 8/24 | 3 – 4 p.m. It’s that time of year we experience stifling heat, high winds, walls of…
Nocturnal Myths and Legends 6:45 pm
Nocturnal Myths and Legends
Aug 24 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Explore tall tales and mysteries of the desert on a fun guided walk! Registration recommended to ensure space. $3 per…
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Silent Sunday 5:00 am
Silent Sunday
Aug 25 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 pm
Cyclists, skate boarders, wheelchair users and stroller-riding tots can now call the roads of South Mountain Park their own one…
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