Category: March 2015

Free clogging expo

There will be a very entertaining clogging exhibition on Thursday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m. at SaddleBrooke Ranch. If you’ve never seen clogging you are in for a treat. It’s a high energy type of Appalachian Mountain dancing performed mostly to country western music. The dancers have jingle taps on their shoes and the sound…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network – March 2015

Cody and Casey

Cody and Casey are the cutest seven month old Chi/Jack Russell pups! They are 11 pounds of fun and energy and are available separately or together. Also waiting for a home is Gunther, a six year old perfectly trained tan Schnauzer, dozens of beautiful Chihuahuas, a nine year old 10 pound poodle, a young Cairn…

Oracle State Park program

Val Bembenek In celebration of Cultural Awareness Month, a presentation on gathering and preparation of traditional Apache foods will be held Saturday, March 14 at Oracle State Park Center for Environmental Education. The event begins at noon with Herb Stevens, San Carlos Apache and Cultural Center Director. It’s free with park admission at the gate…

Christmas on the Rhine

Experiencing a Christmas markets cruise along the Rhine is an enchanting experience. The journey begins in Basel, Switzerland, a city whose glorious past is still evident in its medieval Town Hall and exquisite 18th Century homes. Prior to the cruise we stayed at the Grand Les Trois Rois, a beautiful hotel on the Rhine where…

Valentine’s Pajama Party

The SaddleBrooke Line Dancers share secrets in their pj’s.

It was a dark and stormy night—. Wait, that’s not true! It was actually a bright and sunny afternoon. Early bird diners, clad in smart casual, were making their way across the MountainView parking lot, blithely unaware of the complication that their presence created to the dancers waiting anxiously in their cars. When the coast…

Play golf with Lute Olsen and help at risk kids

1997 NCAA National Champions Arizona Wildcats with Coach Lute Olson.

Julia Young Tucson’s Lute Olson will play in the seventeenth annual Fore for Kids Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, April 10. Proudly hosted by Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke, Fore for Kids benefits at risk children in Pinal and Pima Counties. Join Lute Olson’s foursome for a donation of $500 or be a part of this…

Artist of the Month – March 2015

Gretchen Bierbaum and collage titled Tucson; photo by John Howard Sprenkle.

Gretchen Bierbaum Jacqueline Cohen If you ask Gretchen Bierbaum, she will tell you she is not an artist but an administrator and educator. Be that as it may, Gretchen has mastered the fine art of collage and has played an active role in changing this misunderstood medium from that of a craft to its rightful…

Genus Iris presentation

Janet Campbell Under the Auspices of the Tucson Area Iris Society. Learn about culture and hybridizing along with a demonstration on how to divide and conquer an Iris patch. Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Oro Valley Public Library Meeting Room.