Category: Clubs & Classes

MontainView Bridge Club news

Ann Kuperberg The holidays are over and the Mountainview Bridge Club starts 2018 in the Catalina Room next to the Mesquite Grill in SaddleBrooke Two. Check our website for details at:www.bridgewebs.com/mountainview. If you need a partner, contact Jean Reitan at fjreitan@msn.com or by phone at 445-8225. December players who won three or more games include…

Rotary supports students of the arts

Tim Morsani In 2016, the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke invited artist Diana Madaras to headline a fundraiser to help fund art departments in nearby schools. SaddleBrooke residents channeled over $6,000 to elementary schools in Oracle, San Manuel and Catalina. Oracle used their $2,000 to purchase ukuleles which are being used to introduce fifth graders to…

Francophiles celebrate the spirit of the season

Pat Smith “‘Tis the Season to Be Jolly” and the SaddleBrooke Francophiles celebrated with their first ever Holiday Walk on December 9. Several dozen spirited members met in The Preserve and joined together in true holiday style, sharing a variety of hearty hors d’oeuvres and beverages at five host homes on Desert Son Drive: Carie…

Jewish Friendship Group news

Marilyn Anthony The dining room at the Vistas was overflowing for the recent Chanukah Party. Larry Stillman wrote an even funnier presentation than last year – hard as that is to believe. Songs were sung, stories were told to the twinkling candles while a most delicious meal was enjoyed by all. A high stakes (nickels!)…

Genealogy Club notice

Lydia O’Connor The SaddleBrooke Genealogy Club’s December meeting was opened by our President Carol Tibor. We had four guests who gave a brief introduction of themselves. We hope they will join us in their quest to learn more about their family roots. Our guest speaker was Michelle Goodrum from Mesa, Arizona. She’s a teaching assistant…

DAR meeting notice

  Danna C. Koelling One of the objects of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence by the acquisition and protection of historical spots and the erection of monuments; by the encouragement of historical research in relation…

Rotary supports speaking skills

Tim Morsani Every year Rotary Clubs around the country sponsor speech contests for middle school and high school students. The subject is Rotary’s Four-Way Test of the things we think, say and do: 1. Is it the Truth? 2. Is it Fair to all concerned? 3. Will it build Good Will and Better Friendships? 4.…

Saturday AM Bridge Clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at intermediate and advanced levels who desire to improve their Bridge. No partner is necessary. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday mornings at 37901 S. Arroyo Way in…

English Country Dancers

  Enid Fowler Happy New Year, everyone. Another year is upon us; have you made your New Year’s resolutions? Perhaps to get more exercise? English Country Dancing is a great form of exercise. It’s a lot of fun, has all the benefits of exercise, camaraderie, fun music and a lot of fun. Come and try…