In Focus

With the temperature rising past 100 degrees, Thursday was a good day for Tucson’s city pools to open.

At the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, siblings Sean, 5, left, Liam, 8, center, and Colin Burke, 5, played inside an airplane on May 27. The family, from San Francisco, is on a five-week road trip.

Teenagers from the 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors program watered the worm bin at the Tucson Farm Village in Tucson on May 27. The program plans to train at least 300 youth this year in farming, nutrition and food preparation.

A mural made by a local artist known as Akers embellished the entrance of Generation Cool, a vintage clothing store for comic paraphernalia enthusiasts.

Ashley Fortune, 25, used slack line, similar to tightrope walking, to work on her core strength and to meditate at Himmel Park in Tucson on a mild Monday afternoon.

Scouts from the American Heritage Girls, a faith-based group, planted flags on veterans’ graves across Evergreen Mortuary & Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day.

Sue Griffith paid her dollar and took a picture of “The Thing” a roadside attraction near Benson, on her way home after the U2 concert in Phoenix on Saturday.

Car lovers attended the 41st Annual Rodders Days car show at the University of Arizona. The free show took place from Thursday to Saturday.

Video games at the Fair Wash Laundry on 6th Street in Tucson kept Yesenia and Frank Ruiz entertained as their parents dried and folded on Friday.

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