Thanks for the coordination of Mark Levine and other volunteers, the 12th annual Civano Independence Day parade took place on the morning of July 4th. The unseasonably cool and wet weather made for a great turnout — one of our largest batch of paraders so far — and while we didn’t have the drummers, kazooers, flutists, or other instrumentalists of years past, the boom box tied to Mark’s bike led the multigenerational group ably down the lush parade route. The parade began at the Civano activity center, the beautiful, round adobe building located in the heart of the Civano neighborhood. Here, participants decorated their bicycles, scooters, wagons, dogs, and more. From there, paraders marched west on Seven Generations Boulevard nearly to the community’s entrance. They turned south on Thunder Sky, marched past the intersection with Civano Boulevard, and then marched
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