Category: Clubs & Classes

Sign up for spring line dance

This winter Rebecca's Level 3 Class worked up some really challenging dances with jive beats, country, rumba and swing. A hit this year has been a very complex dance to the song Happy that has kept toes busy but is now well mastered by all these talented dancers.

Dr. Mark Magdanz Fitness.com reports that “Dancing can be used in place of regular low–impact exercise such as cycling, walking or aerobics. Depending on the form of the dance, you can actually burn a large amount of calories doing it. Who would have thought you could have fun and lose weight at the same time?…

Chess Club invites new players

Greg Hlushko The SaddleBrooke Chess Club extends an invitation to everyone who enjoys playing chess to join us. We meet every Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Bobcat room in the lower level of the HOA No. 1 SaddleBrooke Clubhouse. Just drop in and play a few games in a casual setting.…

Dog park happenings

Susan Rayner It is part of the SaddleBrooke Dog Park Mission Statement to “sponsor or otherwise support pet rescue efforts.” To help fulfill this goal, the Dog Park hosted a People Party on February 23 to raise money for the SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network. A good crowd came to support this effort as well as…

Peace Corps. connects

Fran Dorr and Susan Schwartz welcomed new members of the SaddleBrooke Peace Corps Connect group on March 27 at the Roadrunner Grill. The group started in January and the fourteen members represent more than nine host countries where they served in Africa, Asia, Central and South America. The group is made up of returned Peace…

Spring is here!

Janet Tucker The warm weather has finally arrived! This is the perfect time to get out, meet a few new people and start painting! Even seasoned artists need a kick-start sometimes and signing up for a class can definitely put you back in the mood to create. And don’t forget, the fall Fine Arts Show…

Silver Belles rock the (jail) house

On February 27, the MountainView Country Club was the venue for a luncheon and style show to benefit the Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) In addition to lunch and a runway show featuring fashions from Nadines, over 300 guests enjoyed entertainment provided by the SilverBelles and Silver Beau, Steve Holdener. After dancing to Papa Loves Mambo and…

Gardeners Exchange news

The Gardeners Exchange welcomes Amy Belk, Tuesday, April 28, at 1:00 p.m. to the SaddleBrooke Ranch La Hacienda Club. Amy writes a garden column introducing unfamiliar plants to readers of Tucson Happenings Magazine. For The Gardeners Exchange, she will discuss what makes a perennial and talk about some of the very best cold hardy perennials for…