Monthly Archives: June 2012

New at the Movies: Prometheus and Headhunters

By Rich and Ann Bates

Summer blockbuster movies are at hand and seem to be released on a one-per-week basis since early May with The Avengers.

Prometheus, directed by Ridley Scott, is our film pick for this month. It is Scott’s long-awaited supposed prequel to his 1979 film, Alien. The prologue, […]

Be a Friend! Support Pima County Public Library

By Sharlene Gillette

Friends of the Pima County Public Library have taken recycling and library assistance to a new level. Last year alone the Friends sent $237,000 to Tucson’s branch libraries and other county libraries. Over the last seven years Friends have donated $1.7 million to the libraries. How do […]

Eating Marvelous Mesquite, Plus a Recipe

By Judyth Willis

Got Pods? Yes, all Arizona’s chillun’ got pods! We drive over pods, we walk over pods, and we rake pods. The local landscaping company hauls away tons — tons — of pods during the season. And this year from June to September, we are being given the opportunity to […]

Cheap Eats: Pita Jungle in the Plaza at Williams Centre

by Rich and Ann Bates

In continuing our quest looking for good spots to eat without breaking the bank, as well as ones that are family friendly, we have perhaps wandered into a new favorite with great prices! This is Pita Jungle, located at 5340 E. Broadway Boulevard, in the […]

Flighty Excitement on Seven Generations Way!

By Ann Edwards

Hummingbirds have been nesting on my side porch for the last five years. They’ve chosen a wind chime with a hummingbird theme (a plaster hummingbird hangs on top of the chimes) to raise their family.

Two babies hatched about two weeks ago. I’ve been leaving my security screen […]

Rattlers in Civano North Ridge!

By Jerry Walker

It’s 5:00 p.m. on June 15th on Sara Scarlet Loop when we notice our neighbors outside in the street just standing around. We discovered that they were waiting for the “snake guy” to come get a rattlesnake that was in one of the weep holes in the […]

Buy Organic Produce at Civano Community School

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)

Summer Session: July 18 – September 19

Summer […]