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Backyard Farmer – Okra Fun

August 30, 2014|

Written by: Ada Walker

With the encouragement of Eric at Civano Nursery – and just for fun – on June 12 I planted red okra seeds in a large empty pot. Eric told me that the plant was really beautiful. I decided that even if I didn’t get an okra harvest, […]

Houghton Road Dedication, June 24, 2014

August 26, 2014|

By Town Crier Staff

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 Transit Authority (RTA). In addition, the community of Civano was represented […]

George Brookbank—Tucson’s First Master Gardener

August 26, 2014|

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 Peterson, […]

Backyard Farmer

August 26, 2014|

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 items […]

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

August 24, 2014|

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 we […]

Civano Artisan & Business Expo

February 11, 2014|

Civano Neighbors is organizing the Civano Artisan & Business Expo on Sunday, March 23, 2014 to promote the many local businesses located within our community including Civano Nursery, Inn at Civano, Del Sol B&B & Dizzy Lizard Gift Shop, Beauty Is, Skin & Body Fitness, Civano Coffee House, Tucson Stretch […]

Vandalism in Civano: The Retelling of an Old, Sad Story

December 9, 2012|

By Judyth Willis -- A few weeks ago, an act of vandalism was committed against a resident’s house in Civano. The remains of a bucket of paint left on the sidewalk in front of the house seemed to say, “There, I did it!” It was a senseless act of vandalism: paint thrown all over the front door, a wall, and the floor of the porch.

Bus Route Coming to Southeast Tucson in August

July 3, 2012|

By Pat Richter, Sun Tran

Sun Shuttle, the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) are working towards starting a new bus route for southeastern Tucson. The route will connect riders from southeast Tucson neighborhoods — including Civano and Sierra Morado — to UA Tech Park to the south, […]

Waving Hello for a Friendlier and Safer Neighborhood

July 1, 2012|

By Simmons Buntin

On the thinly paved roads of rural Oklahoma, it’s one finger raised from the top of the steering wheel. On the rolling oak hammocks of east central Texas, it’s a pinch of the hat brim in unison with a nod. In the sultry backwoods of Mississippi and Alabama, […]

Join Us for the 1st Annual Civano Oktoberfest, Oct. 15th!

October 4, 2011|

Join us on Saturday, October 15th from noon to 3 p.m. in the Civano neighborhood center for our first annual Civano Oktoberfest!

What’s on tap (so to speak)?

BBQ by grillmasters Simmons Buntin and Todd Craig, and featuring traditional Oktoberfest fare: bratwurst, hot dogs, veggie burgers, and more

We’ll also provide chips, cakes, […]