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Saguaro National Park Calendar — Coming Soon!

Ralph Terry, a docent at Saguaro National Park,  tells us that in November, thel Park will be publishing its calendar. We will report it here. Watch for it.

September 11, 2014|Activities, Civano Happenings, Civano Life, Saguaro National Park|Comments Off on Saguaro National Park Calendar — Coming Soon!

A Weaver and Her Loom

Written by Suzanne McAllister I got my first taste of weaving when, as a teenager in high school in Australia, I took an elective class in home economics and part of the course was either sewing, knitting or weaving.  I chose weaving, as my efforts at knitting and weaving were [...]

September 11, 2014|Civano Life, Entertainment, Hobbies, Weaving|Comments Off on A Weaver and Her Loom

Monsoon Madness – Sept. 8, 2014

Curb to Curb Water at Civano & Zenith Everyone has been talking about wanting rain. Well, today, apparently is THE day. Yesterday the chance of rain was 90%; and nada. Today, it was 70%. Go figure! Two to four years ago, during rains, we experienced substantial water flow [...]

September 8, 2014|Civano Life, Monsoon|Comments Off on Monsoon Madness – Sept. 8, 2014

Civano Neighbors needs volunteers for the Octoberfest to be held on Nov. 1. Please join us.

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September 4, 2014|Activities, Announcements, Civano Life, Feature Articles, From the Editor, Meetings, NA Meetings|Comments Off on Civano Neighbors needs volunteers for the Octoberfest to be held on Nov. 1. Please join us.

Is Your Driver’s License Valid? Sound like a dumb question?

Written by: Jerry Walker with inputs from Ada Have to have a valid license to drive this road Well, when you realize that if you are 65 years or older, you must renew your driver’s license every five years – no problem!  Until you realize that you will [...]

September 4, 2014|Civano Life|Comments Off on Is Your Driver’s License Valid? Sound like a dumb question?

Houghton Road Dedication, June 24, 2014

By Town Crier Staff Bob Small, Civano HOA President, address the gathering With the paving finally completed in front of Civano, the new road was dedicated by representatives of the city (Mayor Jonathan Rothschild), Ward 4 (Shirley Scott), individuals of the construction companies and members of the Regional [...]

August 26, 2014|Announcements, Civano Life|Comments Off on Houghton Road Dedication, June 24, 2014

George Brookbank—Tucson’s First Master Gardener

By Susan Call When Civano was being designed as a new community, its planners made the decision that some of its streets would honor local Tucson leaders. People were recongized for their contributions to the city in areas such as peace keeping (Sixto Molino, the Royalstons), and civic improvements (Cele [...]

August 26, 2014|Civano History, Fashionable Gardening|1 Comment

Backyard Farmer

By: Ada Walker – August 2014 In January friends of Jerry's and mine in Southern California introduced us to their new hobby – growing vegetables in a VegTrug from Gardners Supply. They were having so much fun, and we were immediately addicted! We ordered a VegTrug along with many other [...]

August 26, 2014|Civano Life|Comments Off on Backyard Farmer

What has the Civano Model Yacht Club been up to for the past few years?

by: Jerry Walker, Commodore, Pima Micro Yacht Club Three years ago, the Civano Model Yacht Club was formed over coffee by Bill Brown, Jerry Robertson and myself, Jerry Walker. Two years ago, we changed our name to the Pima Micro Yacht Club to reflect our broad Tucson representation. Since then [...]

August 24, 2014|Civano History, Clubs and Activities, Entertainment, Model Yachting|Comments Off on What has the Civano Model Yacht Club been up to for the past few years?