Category: January 2019

Line Dance lessons with Rebecca can be fun for you

Dr. Mark Magdanz Why line dance after the fun of seasonal celebrations fade? The lessons provided in SaddleBrooke promote the maintenance and improvement of your mental and physical health. How can an activity do this? Just to review a few ways: (1) Memory and Learning: Choreographed movements require some memorization, concentration, reading skills. Learning new…

Gift Shop Artist of the Month: Dixie Diane Irwin

M. Sedgwick Dixie describes herself as a ‘Jack of all trades’ and exhibits a wide variety of arts and crafts items in the Gift Shop gallery. Geckos form her most prominent display, but she also creates jewelry, cards, pottery/ceramics, fabrics etc. A SaddleBrooke fabric painting class she attended in 1998 launched her artistic career (“I…

Grandkids’ pool games over Thanksgiving holiday

Karin Bivens Many thanks to the SaddleBrooke Swim Club for holding the Grandkids’ Pool Games over the Thanksgiving holiday. Key organizer was Doug Springer who was assisted by Debi and Steve Truesdale, Karen Poortvliet and Lyn Moreno. A highlight of the pool games was diving for coins (which had been donated by Swim Club members).…

Saturday morning bridge clinic notice

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 SaddleBrooke. We…

Women On Our Own (WOOO)

WOOO is an organization for single women living in SaddleBrooke who want to stay busy and have fun. We continue to add new activities. Our latest is the Ethnic Dine Out group, for those with adventurous palates. On the third Sunday of each month, we have dinner at one of Tucson’s many ethnic restaurants. So…

Latin Rhythm Dance Club

Spring 2019 Dance Class The Latin Rhythm Dance Club is in its fourteenth year of providing professional level instruction in authentic Latin dance styles to SaddleBrooke residents. This season’s classes feature some of our members’ favorite Latin dances. Free Latin Basics Dance Classes Free Monday Basic Dance Classes meet in SaddleBrooke One’s Vermilion Room Mondays…

A very merry holiday

Jean Kraus On Monday, December 10 MountainView Lady Putters made merry at their annual holiday luncheon. One hundred and twenty-three ladies attended the festivities, many in holiday attire. The Holiday Luncheon Committee comprised of Chairperson Cathy Scott, E.J. Snearly, Ellen Marano, Karen Bird and Dar Pitman produced a spectacular gala for the event. A special…

CCSB Robert Fries Scholarship

Carol Thompson Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) continues its fifth year of the Robert Fries Opportunity Scholarship program for eligible employees of the two SaddleBrooke Homeowner Associations. Out of the ten applicants from both HOAs, our two scholarships go to Louis Gurrieri and Michelle Swope both currently attending Pima College while working as servers in…

British Club holiday coffee morning and book exchange

Twink Gates-Zimdar, Publicity On Saturday, December 1, 22 members and two guests, Celeina and Lyn, of the British Club enjoyed a ladies and gentlemen holiday coffee morning and book exchange at the home of Twink Gates-Zimdar and Bob Zimdar. Freshly baked mince pies, sausage rolls, sausage dip with fresh crusty bread, quiche, coconut macaroons, French…