Monthly Archives: January 2012

January/February Town Crier Now Live!

The January/February 2012 issue of The Town Crier is now live at

This issue features a story on the Year of the Dragon by Judyth Willis, neighbor profile of Nancy and Bob Daliege and their three Shelties by Ardi C. Whalen, happy hour reviews of The Abbey and North […]

January 23, 2012|The Town Crier|0 Comments|

How the Other One-Half Percent Live

Join neighbor and author Simmons Buntin for a slideshow and presentation on “How the Other One-Half Percent Live: Sustainable Communities Not Called Civano.”

Simmons will talk about the principles of sustainability as they relate to community design and interaction, drawing on a dozen North American examples from projects highlighted in […]

Organic Produce Now Available

Organic produce is now available at Civano Community School!

Sleeping Frog Farms and Civano Community School have teamed up for Community Supported Agriculture.

For $25 per week, you will get:

Farm-selected fruits, veggies, and eggs
All organic and local directly to you (pickup at Civano Community School)
Weekly newsletter and recipes

Spring Session: March 28 […]

Happy New Year! The Year of the Dragon is Coming!

by Judyth Willis

If your birthday falls between January 23rd, 2012, and February 9, 2013, and if you are going to be 12, 24, 36, 48, and so on in multiples of 12, there is every chance that this will be an amazing year. You were born in the Year […]

January 17, 2012|Articles|2 Comments|

Three is (the Best) Company

By Ardi C. Whalen

Tess, Dusty, and Bailey are three Shetland sheepdogs (more commonly known as “Shelties”), who share their Civano home with Nancy and Bob Daliege. Tess, 12 years old, likes people but is leery of strange dogs. She is a trained, registered therapy dog who came with Bob […]

Restaurant Review: Happy Hours at The Abbey and North

by Rich and Ann Bates

In keeping with the past review of “cheap eats,” we continue the theme of Happy Hours. The two featured for this month are at The Abbey and North.

The Abbey is located at 6060 E. Sunrise Drive, phone number is 299-3132, and it features a Bar […]

January 8, 2012|Reviews|2 Comments|

Civano Micro Yachting Association is Growing

By Jerry Walker

The Civano Micro Yachting Association has had six growing experiences since our last article, changing it forever. First, as a result of the two articles that have appeared in the Arizona Daily Star this summer, we have increased the number of participants to 12, with most living […]

January 8, 2012|Blogs|0 Comments|

Aging in Community, a Neighbors Care Alliance

by Sharlene Gillette

Civano Aging in Community provides services to our neighborhood residents who are elderly and/or disabled under the auspices of the Pima Council on Aging. We receive training and other help from the Council, and in return we report to them on our activities.

The kinds of help provided range […]

LAVA Music–Spring Concert Series

by Bonnie Vining

Live Acoustic Venue Association, LAVA, will present a series of ten concerts this spring at Abounding Grace Sanctuary. Advance tickets for all LAVA shows are now available on Brown Paper Tickets at

The series opened with popular Celtic violinist and Native American flutist, Arvel Bird, on January […]

Holiday Fair a Big Success!

By Linda Green

December 3, 2011, turned out to be a great day for a fair. Although the day’s weather started out ominous and the artisans were concerned about setting up for a rain-filled event, at about 10:00 a.m. the sun came out and stayed out until the mid afternoon. […]

January 8, 2012|Events|0 Comments|