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February 2017

Volunteers Needed for March’s Second Saturday

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We are looking for volunteers for the Second Saturday on March 11th to help at the Steam Pump Ranch for hours between 9:00am – 1:00pm. If you can help volunteer for any time slots between those hours, it will be appreciated.

Please help in one of the following areas:

Ranch House Tours – Docents

Selling Water to visitors

Garden assistant

Rafael ticket seller …  Barbara Marriott book

Book sales

Water sales

Membership applications and information

DATE: March 11, 2017

TIME: 9:00am – 1:00pm

LOCATION: Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 North Oracle Road, Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Please RSVP to me at:

OVHS: Board Meeting

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EVENT: Oro Valley Historical Society Board Meeting
(Open to the public)

LOCATION: Pusch House @ Steam Pump Ranch
ADDRESS: 10901 N Oracle Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85737
(Check monthly, location may change)

DATE: Fourth Thursday of the Month

TIME: 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Adobe Workshop Pt. 1 Update

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February 11, 2017, was a great day to learn about adobe bricks from Adobe Specialist, David Yubeta. We had a terrific turn-out of volunteers at Steam Pump Ranch to help OVHS start the process of reconditioning and preserving the chicken coops. We created approximately 50 different shapes and sizes of adobe bricks, by hand, and using material off the property. We will be having a second workshop to use the newly created adobe bricks to mend the chicken coop at the ranch after they completely dry (approximately 4-5 weeks). Keep checking the website and FB for updates.

Thank you, David Yubeta for taking the time to come out and teach us how to make adobe bricks.

Thank you, Volunteers for coming out to help make this workshop a success.


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