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SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Volunteers modeled clothing and accessories hand-picked from the Golden Goose inventory in last year’s Alice in Wonderland-themed fashion show.

Homes and volunteers sought for 2020 SBCO Home Tour Nancy McCluskey-Moore The next annual SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) Home Tour will focus on remodeled homes, like last year. The 2018 and 2019 tours were so well received that the events committee agreed to offer SaddleBrooke residents another opportunity to see how their neighbors have adapted…

Match play at the Preserve

Hosts Maria and Mike Miller and Activity Coordinators Fred and Bonnie Barazani were a match made in heaven planning the Preserve potluck. And, popping out of nowhere was Cathy Quesnell, our local farcical photo-bomber, flashing her extra-large smile.

Ann Lange On Sunday, June 23, Mike and Maria Miller hosted the Preserve’s annual potluck and gobbledygook gaming night for 65 over 65-year-olds masquerading as kids at a playdate. The Play Pals met for a little mingling of the mind and mouth, mixing and matching names to faces, and brought something potable for themselves as…

Musical chairs and monsoon madness at the Preserve

Life is a cabaret at the Preserve, inside or out! Photo courtesy of Tony DiGiorgio.

Ann Lange On Saturday, July 13 a music-making trio featured music man extraordinaire, Chuck Moses, with musical weather and musical chairs. The mesmerizing cabaret show was preceded by an outdoor symphonic orchestra, conducted by Maestra Mother Nature, with an overture that showed no mercy – just a fierce beauty that tormented the sky, thunder that…

CCP cast for fall dinner theatre performances

Connie Ward. Photo by Steve Weiss.

Andrea Molberg SaddleBrooke’s theatre troupe, Community Circle Players (CCP), is bringing dinner theater to you this fall as well as next spring. Having consistently sold out their spring dinner theatre performances and entertained nearly one thousand each season, CCP will offer six performances of a stage-production-with-dinner this November. Another dinner theatre treat is planned for…

CCP auditions scheduled for spring dinner show

Andrea Molberg In addition to getting its November production ready, SaddleBrooke’s Community Circle Players (CCP) is already planning for its spring dinner theatre performances as well. For the first time, CCP is offering two different dinner shows, one in the fall and one in the spring. Tim Morsani, community theatre veteran and CCP treasurer, will…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Library

FSL upcoming lectures Rolly Prager Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) is pleased to announce lectures for October and November, part of the ongoing series offered to the SaddleBrooke community. The Oct. 17 lecture features Greg McNamee, who will present “Cowpokes, Crooks and Cactus: Arizona in the Movies.” His talk will include Tyrone Power, Andy Devine,…

Toss those toxins – September 6

Barbara Barr, health and wellness educator.

Patti Gould Studies by the Environmental Working Group (EWP) found that the average woman is exposed to 126 unique chemical ingredients in personal care products just while she gets ready for the day. In some cases, these chemicals are known or probable human carcinogens, neurotoxicity and known or probable reproductive and developmental toxins, linked to…

Intuitive insights from a medium – September 11

Karen Callan

The SaddleBrooke Metaphysical Study Group (MSG) is sponsoring a unique experience, presented by author and psychic medium, Karen Callan on Sept. 11, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center. This is a free event. Karen Callan is an author, psychic medium, spiritual advisor, a non-impact aerobics dance teacher, artist and registered…

SaddleBrooke Pet Rescue Network

Table of goodies for sale.

Meet Kathy and Kevin Tharp Carole Rossof Kathy and Kevin Tharp are a remarkable couple living in SaddleBrooke, and this is their story. It began when they found a pregnant stray dog in Oracle without a tag or microchip. The Tharps took her in with the hope that her owners would come forward, but no…