90 West Esperanza Blvd
Green Valley, AZ 85614
Phone: (520) 399-3736
Fax: (520) 399-3744
Desert Hills Lutheran Church (DHLC) is a body of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the U.S. The most exciting thing about this church is its vivacious appeal towards worship. The mantra that rules DHLC is simply 'positive energy'. The church holds interesting services including Traditional, Blended and Gospel Worship that motivate people coming here. Good upbeat music, community activities for youths, kids and seniors provide for an exhilarating experience along with the several ministries that look after many important social works as adult education, health and food.
The Sahuarita Auditorium is a splendid facility that seats around 1,200 people. The auditorium has state-of-art features and the equipment used is some of the best available. This auditorium is used for ballet shows, big bands, symphonies and several other performances. The building itself is an architectural masterpiece with splendid interiors and modern facilities. With a lot of attention to detail from lighting, to acoustics and seating arrangements; the performances are a complete audio-visual experience for guests.
Sahuarita High School is located in the plush, verdant locales of the Green Valley in Sahuarita and offers some of the best educational facilities in Arizona. Through a number of student clubs and organizations like the Athletic Team Club, the Choir Band, the Robotics Team, etc., the school strives to build a conducive environment for the students. The students are also engaged in various media and entertainment related activities to promote their all-round development. The Sahuarita Auditorium with its state of the art facilities and excellent acoustics, provides for a great platform for the students to showcase their talents through various dramas and theatrical performances. The Green Valley neighborhood also provides great recreational facilities and higher study options for the students.
The MMT Observatory is a huge facility which is established for the purpose of astronomical observation. The observatory is operated in association with The University of Arizona and the Smithsonian Institution. The observatory is named so, because of the Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) that it possess. The facility is open to visitors and several events, exhibitions and tours are conducted for better understanding of astronomy.
Located inside the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory (FLWO), the Veritas is a gamma-ray observatory that studies these rays with powerful telescopes. Its studies are used in conjunction with those of NASA's Fermi to understand the energy of the universe.
The Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is an astronomical observatory administered by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). Various research activities and programs in the field of astronomy take place here, and it is especially renowned for its revolutionary work in gamma-ray astronomy. Established in 1966, it features on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Mission San Xavier del Bac is perhaps Tucson's best known historic landmark. Established in 1692 by the Spanish missionary Father Kino, 10 miles south of what is now downtown Tucson on the Tohono O'odham Indian reservation, San Xavier del Bac is considered one of the finest examples of Mexican folk baroque architecture. The mission that stands today is actually the second mission, built between 1783-1797, and is actually the oldest European building in the state of Arizona. The parish is still active, so please be respectful of religious activities when visiting.
If you want help learning about Tubac, the Tubac Chamber of Commerce is very helpful. You can visit their website, call them or visit their office. The staff will provide you with all the brochures you need to learn what Tubac is about.
The Tubac Presidio State Historic Park is much more than a preservation site for the archaeological remains of the Spanish built fortress called Presidio San Ignacio de Tubac. The park serves as a recreational center and a family picnic spot apart from the underground archaeological museum and other historic buildings. Besides, one can also attend various events that are held at the park such as the Anza Days and park tours. Open on all days a week, call for more information.
This monastery of the Trappist order occasionally serves as a place of spiritual retreat for visitors. Located in the foothills of the Santa Rita Mountains near the town of Sonoita, it offers a place for both quiet solitary meditation and attendance of the church services. Accommodation and light food is provided. Spiritual books are available at the gift store. To get to the abbey, take I-10 east to exit 281 (Sonoita/Patagonia); after 21 miles, turn into Garden Canyon Road, then turn right at the fork about one mile down that road.
This institution is totally dedicated to the preservation of the history of flight, be it commercial, military, or even interplanetary. The museum opened in 1976 with just 75 aircraft and has now grown to have more than 250 on display. A recent addition is the Northrop F-5B "Freedom Fighter." Be prepared to spend the entire day if you, or someone in your party, is a aircraft buff. The exhibits on the floor here rotate, and special events and conferences are scheduled regularly.
Kennedy Park, situated on the corner point of Mission Road and Ajo Road, is one of the top favorites with the kids at Tucson. The park has ample to offer right from the Kennedy Pool, lake and an amphitheater. It is best to visit the Kennedy Pool during summers to revel in the cool blues with diving boards. The park also features a shade structure near the pool—most fitting for people who like to watch others play. Fishing is yet another activity that amuse people of all age, but you have to have a license for that if you are 14 or above.