Category: July 2019

Let’s dance together this summer

Wanda Ross Do you like to dance? Whether you like line dancing, Western, disco, rock and roll or ballroom dancing, let’s dance together. On Friday, June 21, a group of 38 line dancers, Western and ballroom dancers had a very fun TGIF afternoon of dancing together. There was plenty of room on the dance floor…

Singing at the Springs

Jeanne Reale, Jan Springer, Maria Horvath and Michael Reale; Photo by Sandra Sowell

Sandra Sowell What a nice hike from Kent to Bog Springs, Down in the Santa Ritas where the babbling brook sings And flows through the green ferns and yellow columbines, Monkey flowers and tall trees and even grape vines. The hike guide this day was Michael Reale, Ready as always to lead groups, by golly.…

Flag Day and Flag Retirement ceremony honors our country

Pat Cox A Flag Day and Flag Retirement ceremony was held at Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge on Friday, June 14, 2019. The Oro Valley American Legion Post 132 Color Guard opened the program by presenting the American Flag, followed by Mary Cartter singing the Star Spangled Banner. Past Exalted Ruler (PER), Larry Megahan, narrated the…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

Fall 2019 tour of geological wonders and Native American culture Judi Brauns Two iconic national parks— Arches and Mesa Verde— are the featured destinations on a seven-day/six-night bus tour to the Four Corners region sponsored by the Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries. The trip begins at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff which serves as…

Help our local veterans in need

The award-winning American Legion Oro Valley Post 132 is sponsoring its tenth annual charity golf tournament on Saturday, August 31, at The Views in Sun City, Oro Valley. One hundred percent of the proceeds are to provide care and assistance to local homeless and at risk veterans and to the families of the deployed soldiers…

Summertime Tai Chi

It’s summer now, and we all know what that means— hot! It’s the perfect time to learn Tai Chi in the cool comfort of the SaddleBrooke One Fitness Center. Why not give Tai Chi a try? Each class is $10. Beginning class: Tuesday 9:05–10:05 a.m. Advanced class: Saturdays 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Intermediate class: Saturdays 12:30–1:30…

SaddleBrooke Computer Club

Dennis Korger Our club incorporated for the sole purpose of teaching computer classes in 1998, a time when home computers were an unfamiliar, emerging technology. We started with eight Windows 98 computers purchased on a loan from the newly formed board of directors who were also the first teachers. Since that modest beginning, we have…

Latin Rhythm Dance Club

From Wikipedia Nightclub 2 Step (NC2, sometimes Disco 2 Step or California 2 Step) is a partner dance initially developed by Buddy Schwimmer in the mid-1960s. The dance is also known as “Two Step” and was one of the most popular forms of contemporary social dance as a Disco Couples Dance in 1978. It is…