Category: Clubs & Classes

Knit Wits news

Carol Chiarello The first Wednesday of each month is our “show and tell.” A good crowd is on hand, even in the summer months, to see what everyone has been working on. Sometimes there is a pattern for a sweater or shawl that multiple people want to make. Members Linda and Glenna chose the same…

Thank you, SaddleBrooke

Troops passing through Tucson International Airport in July 2017 enjoy a travel break at the MLO. Photo by Marleen Miller

D. A. “Bo” Nanna Saddlebrooke Troop Support wishes to thank the SaddleBrooke community for its generosity during our July “Sodas for Soldiers” campaign. Due to your continued support, we collected over 1600 cans and bottles of sodas and Gatorade. In addition, STS received donations of $290 in cash and checks. According to Delicia “Dee” Brunner,…

Woodcarving Demonstration and Carving Show

During the SaddleBrooke Fall Art Show, November 4, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Southwest Woodcarvers will feature some of the best Woodcarvers in southern Arizona, performing carving demonstrations and participating in a Carving Show at the SaddleBrooke Arts and Craft Center. Visitors are welcome to come and see their art and participate…

The cost of minting coins and currency

Ken Marich Have you ever thought about how much our U.S. coins and currency cost to produce? For our government, the monopoly on the creation of coinage and banknotes is supposed to be a profitable endeavor. Let’s first evaluate our currency (paper money). Actually, paper money is a misnomer. U.S. currency is made of a…

Stroke/Neuro Support Group news

Liz Boyd Are you caring for a loved one who has stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another neurological condition? Or are you your own caregiver? Our monthly lunches provide an opportunity to share concerns and solutions in a supportive atmosphere. The next monthly meetings will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 15, and…

Should I learn to meditate?

Would you like to have more ease and well-being in your life? How about better health, less anxiety and more happiness? Perhaps you should consider learning how to meditate. Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years, but has experienced tremendous growth in the last 10 years. What used to be associated with the spiritual…