Category: Clubs & Classes

Tai Chi and arthritis

Carol Emerson Lately, I’ve been learning first-hand how tai chi can help with arthritis. I turned 70 and as many of you may have experienced, things can start to go awry. Well, it seems I have some arthritis! And one thing I’ve found is that doing tai chi, especially the exercise we call “tai chi…

GLASS Club July meeting

  Bonnie Stutzman The upcoming GLAAS (Gays, Lesbians and Allies at SaddleBrooke) July 13 meeting will be facilitated by our social chair, Shellie Pierce at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center. There will be a discussion regarding what it was like for gay members to come out professionally and how they handled their professional obligations during…

Summer art class schedule

  Jeanne OMeara It’s time to come in out of the heat and sign up for SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild summer art classes. Low cost and short, three-hour sessions offer you the opportunity to explore new mediums and techniques with some of the Guild’s fine artists. In the summer, the art instructors manage the registration…

Featured photographer: Bob Koblewski

Barbara Wilder and Bob Koblewski When you ask for suggestions, sometimes you get a great one. At our last general meeting when President Roddy Wilder asked for ideas to make the monthly meetings more interesting, a member suggested that we could have a featured photographer give a slide show of their pictures on any topic.…

MountainView Bridge Club news

  Ann Kuperberg On June 10, Tucson bridge players participated in a Membership Appreciation Day at the Skyline Country Club. They played two sessions with a buffet lunch and wonderful view of Tucson from the game room. With 34.5 tables in the morning open game, big SaddleBrooke winners included Marie Heald and her partner finishing…

What’s sweeter than a cookie party?

Sue Robisch On Sunday, May 20 the Cookie Monster welcomed the SaddleBrooke Line Dancers to a super swee-e-et time in the Vermilion Room. First, we danced, then we enjoyed some delicious cookies…YUMM! With cold ice tea and lemonade. Then we danced and more cookies…YUMM! All this sugar should have slowed us down a bit, but…

Saturday Morning Bridge clinic

  Paul Shalita 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…

STEM education and robotics

Doug May On May 24 SaddleBrooke resident Dr. Robert Springer presented a program about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education at the middle school level to the Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke. Robert received his PhD degree from the University of California at San Diego. His area of expertise is Visual Psychophysics – the relationship…

Perfect Timing afterglow

Richard Martin and Gary Clark Last year a few friends in SaddleBrooke discovered a delightful little community playhouse called the Roadrunner Theatre Company. After attending several hilarious plays at the Roadrunner, we decided to organize a “SaddleBrooke Only” performance for one of their upcoming plays. The Roadrunner Theatre only has 72 seats, so it didn’t…

Knit Wits news

Carol Chiarello So maybe this month I should be calling this Crochet Club News?! We have several members who are experts at crochet and recently we set aside some space for ladies who wanted to learn the art of crochet. We offered a simple crochet scarf or lap robe pattern that were designated as charity…