Civita Celebrates Arbor Day with ‘Backstage Pass,’ Concert, Food Trucks and Kids’ Activities April 26

Civita’s ninth annual Arbor Day festivities, April 26, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., will include a free concert by dance band Backstage Pass, an interactive exhibition of exotic birds, a bounce house and petting zoo. The popular Arbor Day event will take place in Civita Park, located at the intersection of Civita Boulevard and Russell Park Way. Guests are invited to bring a picnic or select from a variety of food trucks.
Backstage Pass will perform in the park’s outdoor amphitheater from 6-7:30 p.m. The popular San Diego cover band has been performing pop, rock, funk and soul since 2011. Their repertoire includes hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and more, including everything from the Rolling Stones and Tom Petty to Neil Diamond and Ed Sherran.
Civita Park is also the site of Food Truck Tuesdays every week from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The weekly schedule is posted at

Toll Brothers Opens Avella Sales Center at Civita

Toll Brothers, America’s Luxury Home Builder®, has opened the Avella Sales Center at Civita. The new sales office is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at 2686 Franklin Ridge Rd., San Diego.

Located adjacent to both the picturesque Civita Park and the private Civita Recreation Center, Avella offers the height of luxury living in a low-maintenance environment. Four tri-level townhomes are offered, ranging from approximately 1,500 to 2,400 square feet. These eco-friendly homes feature dramatic outdoor living spaces including rooftop terraces, up to four bedrooms and 3.5 baths, optional elevators, attached two-car garages, and exceptional customization options. Special pre-model pricing starts in the high $700,000s.
Avella models are scheduled to open in the fall. In the meantime, a virtual reality preview of all floorplans is available in the sales office. Interested home shoppers are also invited to join the VIP list for updates at