Special Events

TSO Just for Kids
Four Free Concerts for Kids!

2-3 pm in the Tucson J Ballroom

Sunday, February 26 at 2 pm
Wind Quintet: “The Tortoise and the Hare”
Tonya the Tortoise has lots of great qualities, but speed was
not one of them. Come join the TSO Wind Quintet for a trio of
fables with their new show “Aesop’s Adventures!”

Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm
Percussion Ensemble: “Tommy Tom-tom and Chillin’ Willie Go to the Zoo”
Our old friends Tommy Tom-tom and Chillin’ Willie take a field trip to the
zoo. Join us and learn about the sounds of the animal kingdom.

Sunday, April 23 at 2 pm
Piano Trio and Friends: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”
The Bear family was in an uproar. Enjoy this delightful retelling of the
classic tale composed by TSO violinist Michael Fan.

Sunday, May 21 at 2 pm
Flute Viola Harp Trio: “Pip and the Pirate”
It was graduation day at the Pirate Academy. Join us for this new musical
adventure by TSO violinist and composer Michael Fan.



A Triathlon for the Whole Family

April 23, 2017

Focused on introducing multi-sport to the next generation; youth and their adult mentors can race side by side in a fun, non-competitive event.

Ages 3 and up

Even the little guys can swim, bike and run. Every participant gets a shirt, swim cap, and finishers award. Plus tons of fun!

3 Distances

25 yd/ .25 m bike/.25 run

  • Ages 3-6 with adult mentors
  • Mentors can be in the pool and assist with transition, bike and run.
  • All on the JCC campus- no traffic. Uses grassy areas.

50 yd/ 3 m bike/ .5 run

  • Ages 6- 12 mentors optional
  • A mentor can be in the pool and transition area.
  • Mentors must register to be on bike/run courses.
  • Bike is on the Loop.

200 yd/ 5 m bike/ 1 mile run

  • Recommended for ages 12 +
  • Serpentine swim
  • 5 mile bike on the Loop
  • 1 mile run
  • Mentors must register to be on the courses with youth.

All ages welcome! Different distances, NO timing pressure, and awards for all make the Tucson Family Triathlon a great event for families, youth, and the mentors that guide them.