Category: Clubs & Classes

MountainView Bridge Club news

Ann Kuperberg The MountainView Bridge Club now meets in a new, airy Catalina Room next to the Mesquite Grill in SaddleBrooke TWO. There is ample room for many players. If you need a partner, contact Jean Reitan at fjreitan@msn.com or phone 445-8225. Remember, players of all levels are welcome. The National Senior Olympics bridge event…

Rotary 101

  Neil Deppe, President There is no password or secret handshake–just the word “Welcome.” I recently attended my first Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia; I found myself in the midst of over 20,000 Rotarians from over ninety-nine countries. Everywhere I looked, there were Rotarians in native dress always willing to shake my hand and…

Improving Oracle Trails

Elisabeth Wheeler Nineteen intrepid SaddleBrooke hikers braved a chilly morning to improve trails in Oracle State Park. A special effort was made to clear the trails of sticker bushes and obstacles for runners participating in the upcoming Oracle Rumble to benefit the Arizona National Scenic Trail. Lots of excellent work was accomplished in three hours,…

SaddleBrooke Computer Club

  Dave Tiefenbach The Computer Club needs a secretary, a treasurer, and instructors for PCs, Apple and Android products as well as social media. If there is a program or product that you are familiar with, please consider sharing your knowledge with our community. Volunteering has its rewards; one of them is a waiver of…

Line Dance lessons with Rebecca

Dr. Mark Magdanz This winter two beginner classes are being enjoyed for the first time in SaddleBrooke. With double the floor space for Beginners/Level 1 due to the addition of Thursday afternoon class there was enough room for almost every dancer in town. So now there are four classes and one happy feet practice session…

Fighting Wildland Fires

Pam Boedeker SaddleBrooke Nature Club had a full house for its January meeting. Robert Rouseau and James Bell, veterans of the Golder Ranch Fire Department, captured our total attention with their first-hand knowledge and experience of fighting wildland fires. Golder Ranch Fire Department plays an important role nationally in both fighting wildland fires and educating…

Knit Wits news

Carol Chiarello A new year has begun and many people are thinking about their resolutions for better eating and fitness. Why is knitting good to consider when we are part of an active community? There are many scientific studies that have proven the benefits of crafting. Memory loss can be postponed. Also, knitting is neuroprotective…