Mega Mania at PCC Downtown on July 13

“Our annual summer festival of cosplay, gaming, crafts, local authors & artists, and all-around geekery. All ages. Free for everyone!”

July 13, 1 to 5 p.m. at Pima Community College Downtown, 1255 N. Stone Ave. Tucson

What can you do at MegaMania? What can’t you do?

  • Cosplay
  • Video games
  • Tabletop games
  • Giant games
  • Crafts galore! 
  • Snacks in the Cantina
  • Photo booth
  • Escape rooms
  • Authors and artists tell you about their work
  • Storytime

MegaMania! is made possible through generous partnerships with:

Additional thanks to:

TRO Fundraiser concert on June 22 for upcoming Japan concert tour in July

Flyer Design by Mindi Acosta

Tucson Repertory Orchestra presents Chamber Music Concert in support of the Japan Tour 2019.

“Any proceeds from this concert will go to funding Japan Tour 2019. 27 Members of TRO will perform in Osaka, Okayama, Nagoya and Hiroshima between July 6 – July 13 while collaboration with local musicians. 
In Osaka, Reiko Shimokawa, who performed the Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto will be the featured soloist, in Nagoya, Ayla Takeda Moreno, a 7 year old who has already won several concert competitions in Tucson will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.1. In Hiroshima, we will perform with the principal cellist of the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, Martin Stanzeleit on Schumann Cello Concerto, and his wife, Ryoko Nomura will perform the 1st movement of the Emperor Concerto.

June 22@3pm at Rincon Congregational Church, 122 N. Craycroft RD. We will feature movements from String Quartets by Brahms, Chadwick, Dvorak, Ravel, and works by Gabaye for woodwinds.
Admissions are by donations. 
Please make your donations at or send your check payable to Tucson Repertory Orchestra to 

Tucson Repertory Orchestra

P.O. Box 36112

Tucson AZ, 85740-6112″

Tucson Go Club to hold weekly Tuesday meetings at Otaku Nation during summer of 2019

Tucson Go Club at Otaku Nation for summer 2019

Tuesdays June 18, and 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 13, 20 and 27; from 5 to 8 p.m.

“Tucson GO Club is happy to announce they’re adding a new weekly event for new and experienced players of GO!

Learn from experienced instructors, play open games, and get the experience you need to compete at a higher level!

We will have plenty of well-lit open table space, streaming anime & music, snacks for sale, and more to make you all feel welcome 🙂 “

Otaku Nation is at 3919 E. Pima St. Tucson (NE Corner of Pima and Alvernon Way, south of Yume Japanese Gardens).

Japanese Cooking Classes for students (7th to 12th grades) at Emily Gray Junior High School in June

Japanese Cooking

“The week-long session introduces unique, ethnic, and simple Japanese cooking to high school and junior high students. The Japan-born instructor will teach the step by step process as well as the background story of the food. The partial menu includes rolled sushi, fried noodles, rice balls, sweets, and snacks. Please note food allergies since we plan to use seafood ingredients, eggs, and wheat. The students will also learn Japanese manners.”

Instructor: Miki Pimienta

Entering Grades 7-8

Week 2 M-F 10:00-12:00pm EGJH $55   (June 3 to 7)

Entering Grades 9-12

Week 3 M-F 10:00 – 12:00pm EGJH $55  (June 10 to 14)

To sign up for these classes: