SaddleBrooke Lady Golfers unite to have fun

First place Flight 2: Mary Ricacchi, Betty Edwards, Carol Bidwell and Shirley Morris First place Flight 3: Sharon Dicosola, Maire Ryan, Char Crossman and Ann Running First place Flight 1:…

Knit Wits news

Members listen intently as Barb shows us how the gauge of your yarn project can change based on your needle and yarn size. Carol Chiarello Road trip for the ladies!…

Have you ever heard of a wooden nickle?

Examples of wooden nickels Ken Marich During your life has anyone ever told you “not to take a wooden nickel”? This American adage is considered to be a light-hearted reminder…

Biggest snake in Arizona?

Gary and Dorothy Wood We discovered this as we exited the 335-foot-long Arizona Trail tunnel under Interstate 10 east of Vail. Shown are SaddleBrooke hikers Brian Hand (standing) and Steve…

Swim Club offering free October swim club

Lyn Moreno Does this sound like you? “It’s been years since I swam, but I sure would like to swim laps for exercise (insert weight loss, injury rehab or strength), but oh, I am so out of shape and my strokes need work! If it sounds like you, the six-session free swim club clinic is…

The story behind the story of Ongtupqa

Karen Schickedanz By now you’ve hopefully heard about the exciting new multimedia presentation about the Grand Canyon that’s debuting at SaddleBrooke next month. Called Ongtupqa, it features narration, music and visual art to explore the Hopi connection to the canyon. The word Ongtupqa translates from the Hopi language as “salt canyon.” It’s the tribe’s word…

Unit Happenings

  Unit 17 Social Committee Mary Gelinas Snowbirds and new neighbors will find that Unit 17 is continuing its fun activities. The Social Committee met on September 15 to discuss plans for upcoming events. Co-Chairs of the Social Committee this year are Betsy Lowry and Linda Gray. Arlene Des Jardins will continue as Chair and…