Category: Clubs & Classes

Honoring the Teacher of the Year

Barbara Barr It’s hard to find ways to thank our teachers who make such a difference in the lives of our children. Each year the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke tries to thank the top teacher in the Oracle School District. Annually, the club works with the Superintendent to select the Teacher of the Year. This…

Can I still dance this spring? Barely!

Dr. Mark Magdanz The first classes began on April 22, so don’t delay. You may catch up if you inquire now and have some fitness. Should you learn Line Dancing from a professional instructor? Yes, for an easier, safer and less frustrating experience. Rebecca has a deep commitment to your fun and rapid development of…

The British Club has pub lunch in Tucson

Twink Gates-Zimdar, Publicity Creatures of habit, another year gone by and hungry for lunch again at the pub! On Sunday, March 31, ten members of the British Club enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch at the Canyon’s Crown Restaurant and Pub, way across town at the crossroads of Tanque Verde and Sabino Canyon. A good time…

Sonoran Singers enjoys potluck

Georgie Hourigan Before all the snowbirds leave for cooler climes, Sonoran Singers had a wonderful potluck party at the home of Rick and Janie Grinstead. We gathered around the piano to sing to the men. Judy Bram played her harmonica to Shenandoah, bringing tears to eyes as some reported it is so moving. Dream a…

National Pickleball Champ instructs residents

Earlier in February of 2019, Scott Moore (No. 1 ranked pickleball player in the world over age 50) conducted two days of private clinics for members of the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA). Scott is the winner of 20 national championships and he and his wife Susan (a nationally ranked player herself) graciously accepted an invitation…

Meet “Mr. Cloud-Maven, Art Rangno

Barbara Barr Do the cloud formations over the Santa Catalinas fascinate you? Come join us and be totally amazed as The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke learns all about the Santa Catalina Clouds from climatologist, Art Rangno. Art will be speaking to the club at our lunch meeting on Thursday, May 16, at the SaddleBrooke Clubhouse.…

SaddleBrooke Hiking Club visits St. George, Utah

Dave Sorenson In early April, 96 club members hiked the St. George, Utah area, including Zion National Park and Snow Canyon State Park. The trip was planned by Dave Sorenson and Rob Simms. Roy Carter, Frank Earnest, Barbara Wilder, Ruth Caldwell, Elizabeth Wheeler, Don Taylor, along with Dave and Rob, were hiking guides. Highlights of…

Stroke/Neurological Support Group

We welcome all who have taken on the role of caregiver to those effected with a neurological disorder, to attend our next meeting on Friday, May 17, at the Preserve Clubhouse, Room 2. We start at 10:00 a.m. then break at approximately 11:30 a.m. for those remaining for lunch and continued sharing until 1:00 p.m.…

Partners Western Dance summer activities

Jane Gromelski, President Partners Western Dance Club will continue dancing in the summer months in the MountainView Ballroom on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. These are not classes, but informal practices. Harry and Dottie Adams have volunteered to provide music and will organize the practices, so we don’t forget all the dances we have learned. As…