Category: Clubs & Classes

Hiking the Miner’s Needle Loop

  Frank Earnest Twelve members of SaddleBrooke Hiking Club hiked the Miner’s Needle Loop, otherwise known as the Lost Dutchman/Bluff Springs Loop, along the southern slopes of the Superstition Mountains on a beautiful day in early December 2017. The Superstition Mountains are a very special mountain range to our north, and the legendary location of…

Spanish Culture Club news

  Tom Barnwell The Spanish Culture Club of SaddleBrooke (SCC) is a culture club, not a language club. It is composed of a group of social and intellectually curious Brookers that seek to expand their knowledge of Latin culture within the Old Pueblo and beyond. This is accomplished through monthly meetings that include speakers and…

Night Club 2 dance classes begin

Jane Gromelski Night Club Two Step is a dance invented by Buddy Schwimmer. Its pattern is quick, quick slow. That’s pretty dry. It is actually a more relaxed, easy to learn, dance. It has a unique look on the dance floor. It is one of my favorites. We use it at both Ballroom and Western…

Light Painting with SaddleBrooke Photography Club

Dee English It was an evening of spectacular lights, movement, shapes and art created by the photographers who participated in the “Painting with Light” workshop. Light saber swords, glow sticks, electro-luminescent wires, light balls and other gadgets were twirled, wiggled and swept through the air to create patterns captured by cameras using a long exposure.…

Citizens’ Climate Lobby meeting notice

  Buz Bailey The SaddleBrooke chapter of The Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-partisan advocacy group that supports the efforts of the national Citizens’ Climate Lobby. The Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. Our non-partisan approach to climate education is designed to create…

Adult Loss of Hearing meeting set for January 18

  Cynthia Amerman Adult Loss of Hearing Association (Aloha) Oro Valley meeting will take place Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N. Oracle Road, Catalina, Arizona; speaker will be Greg Swingle, audiologist. For more information contact Cynthia Amerman at cynthiaamerman@gmail.com, voice mail 202-285-1340 or Beth McKenzie at elmctwo@gmail.com, text  520-245-4817.

Tai Chi classes

  Carol Emerson Practicing the ancient martial art of Tai Chi is so beneficial to us as we get “a little older” that it should be “the preferred mode of training,” according to scientists. Researchers have found that older people who regularly performed the traditional Chinese “mind and body” technique were less likely to suffer…

P.E.O. Fashion Show tickets now available

Sue Hagedon Tickets for P.E.O. Chapter EP’s annual Fashion Show and Luncheon are available now for this very popular event to be held on March 9, 2018. Since this is likely to be a sell-out event, you will want to purchase your tickets soon at the SaddleBrooke HOA Two Administration Office located just west of…

Knit Wits news

Carol Chiarello Happy New Year! Knit Wits members ended last year with a festive holiday luncheon held at the HOA One bar area. Thank you to the marvelous chef, servers and staff who made this a memorable event. Nearly 50 ladies enjoyed the meal which was a choice between chicken and brie on delicious focaccia…