The Tucson Audubon Society launches a new event with birding field trips, socials, a banquet, the first annual Sky Islands Birding Cup competition and daily presentations, through Sunday, Aug. 21. Times and prices vary according to which field trips and activities registrants choose. Basic registration is $15; $10 for each additional household member; free younger than 12. Call 629-0510, or visit tucsonaudubon.org
to register and for complete information.