Monthly Archives: November 2012

Civano and Sierra Morado Bus (Shuttle) Service Began December 3rd!

Bus service for Southeast Tucson/ Rita Ranch will start on Monday December 3!  Sun Shuttle Route 450 will serve many locations including:

Santa Rita High School
Clements Center
Ward 4 Offices
Pima College East
Civano community
Sierra Morado community
Rita Ranch neighborhoods
UA Tech Park
Various shopping centers
Connections to multiple Sun Tran routes

It runs back and forth between […]

“Bride and Prejudice” – Our Next Movie Night, Nov. 21

 “Bride and Prejudice” is a 2004 romantic musical directed by G. Chadha. It is a Bollywood-style adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” Filmed mostly in English with some Hindi/Punjab dialogue, it received generally favorable reviews by the critics. It should be just the thing to whet your appetite […]

November 17, 2012|Events|0 Comments|

Soup Supper is Alive and Well!

By Judyth Willis

The October supper brought out the culinary talents of  lots of cooks. There was chili con carne, pasta fagioli, vichyssoise, chicken with orzo and more. There were salads, desserts and lots of breads.

Plan to come to the Rotunda on Sunday, November 18th at 5:30 p.m. The speaker […]

Planning Ahead with Aging in Community

By Sharlene Gillette

When folks first started to buy houses and live in Civano, one of our earliest ideas was to create community by having various groups of interest, one of the earliest being “Aging in Community.” This particular group was formed around the idea of neighbors helping neighbors, which […]

Gifts from Africa

By Renee Geiger

I went to Africa in September. I am beginning to realize that many people have been to Africa, but the journey can bring a variety of experiences, cultures, and venues for each of us. My travels were with two couples who had adopted orphans in Tanzania and […]

November 14, 2012|Articles|2 Comments|

Election of Civano Neighbors Leadership Team

By Sharlene Gillette

The election of new representatives for the Civano Neighbors Neighborhood Association took place at our annual meeting, November 15. There were four positions open: that of the association spokesperson, treasurer, and two at-large positions. Besides the election, there was an overview of the road construction on Houghton […]

Running Scared

By Ardyce Whalen

Whew! The election is over, the profusion of negative political ads no longer clogs our media and our minds. We can take a deep breath, relax, and get back to normal living again. But one thing still bothers me: Why would those who want a “simpler, smaller, […]

November 14, 2012|Articles, Editorials|1 Comment|

Holiday Boutique

By Denisha Brown

On December 1st, Laura Hall and I held a special event, offering spa treatments and the opportunity to experience and purchase various products for use at home and as holiday gifts.

Mario of Harriet’s Cafe  allowed us to use the 2nd floor of his cafe for our holiday […]

November 14, 2012|Events, Health Hints|0 Comments|

Oktoberfest—A Great Party!

By Susan Call

The Civano Neighbors Neighborhood Association second annual Oktoberfest on November 3 proved to be a big hit with at least 300 people—adults and children—at our neighborhood center. The music, by Musikmeister, entertained folks as they ate bratwurst, hotdogs and burgers, with the accompaniments brought by the attendees.

The […]

“Bride and Prejudice” – Our Next Movie Night, Nov. 21

by Margaret Hoeft

Bride and Prejudice is a 2004 romantic musical directed by G. Chadha. It is a Bollywood-style adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.

Filmed mostly in English with some Hindi/Punjab dialogue, it received generally favorable reviews by the critics. It should be just the thing to whet your […]