Homes, art studios, and businesses within Civano – a neighborhood conceived in the last century (!) as a model for a sustainable community and originally envisioned as “Tucson’s Solar Community” – will be open to the public on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors must register (no charge) on the day of the event at the Civano Neighborhood Center located at 10501 E. Seven Generations Way, Tucson, AZ 85747, where they will receive a self-guided walking tour map. With more than 50 local businesses thriving within Civano, several of them will have their workshops and studios open for tour visitors, along with a selection of private homes. The tour map will also have information on the location of different types of eco-friendly home construction, which can be viewed from the outside. Come find out how one
Civano New Year’s Eve Party & Fundraiser a Resounding Success! Friday, December 31, Civano Activity Center Thank you for joining Civano neighbors and friends for dessert, music (live DJ) and dancing, raffle prizes, and a great time to ring in the 2013! $10 bought adults a new stemless or purple-stemmed Civano wine glass, plus two grand prize raffle tickets. Additional glasses are available for purchase at $8 each or four for $30. Contact Geno or Diane at 520.975.7447 to purchase your glasses. Participants enjoyed the shotgun raffle for great prizes from local artisans and other businesses. All proceeds, totaling just under $1,000, benefited Civano Neighbors neighborhood association. Civano Neighbors would like to thank the following sponsors and raffle item donators: Abstrax Studio – Ric England Avon – Marcia Neri Beauty Is … Salon Becque Studio Beyond Paint Caring Transitions of Southern
“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 for Thanksgiving, the next day. Plan to attend our second neighborhood movie night, in the sumptuously appointed “garage” behind Mario’s house at 10466 E. Wayne Moody Lane. The film starts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21.