Category: September 2018

SaddleBrooke Democrats draw large crowds

Tim Koch The SaddleBrooke Democrat Club has experienced larger than usual participation for summer activities recently. On July 15, the Dems held their annual summer picnic at the SaddleBrooke One Tennis Center and packed the house. Nearly 130 attendees welcomed numerous candidates for state-wide and district offices, while enjoying a variety of delicious potluck dishes.…

SaddleBrooke SkyGazers

Upcoming presentation Teresa Greenberg The SaddleBrooke Star Gazers’ 2017 Total Solar Eclipse presentation will be on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center. The guest speaker will be Mike Weasner, Chair of the Oracle State Park Dark Skies Committee. Mike Weasner will give a talk on his August 21,…

Night Club 2 Step classes in the evening

Jane Gromelski Night Club 2 Step is a dance invented by Buddy Schwimmer. Its pattern is quick, quick, slow. That’s pretty dry. It is actually a more relaxed, easy to learn dance. It is one of my favorites. We use it at both Ballroom and Western dances. It is a great dance for ballads or…

Raising awareness about Polio

Stephen Argentati Rotary member Jim Lamb gave an informative lesson on Polio during a recent Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke meeting and shared his personal experiences with the disease. Since the disease has been eradicated in the US, most people forget how the poliovirus is crippling and potentially fatal by attacking the brain and spinal cord.…

Clog dance classes begin in October

Carol Jones For everyone waiting for a beginner’s clog dance class, your wait is over. Carol Jones will be teaching an easy level class starting Monday, October 29, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. The class will be held at SaddleBrooke One in Arts and Craft Room No. 3. We start out slow but you will be…

Free service available for Pinal residents

Esta Goldstein, President, Founder and sponsor of this event On Saturday, September 29, in the SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse Coyote Room from 10:00 a.m.-noon, we will have Ginger Fligger, Director of Independent Living Services for Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens, speak to our community regarding free services available to our community. How many times have you…

SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club

Wanda Ross Even though the snowbirds are gone, SaddleBrooke’s ballroom dancers continue dancing through the summer. On August 2, we enjoyed a dinner and dance at SaddleBrooke One. After dinner in the Vistas Dining Room, we danced in the attached Vermilion Room to music provided by our DJs Kaye and Rick Baumgartner. What fun we…

Make time for dancing: Join us at Move to the Music

Bonnie Schoenfelder Dance is a form of exercise that integrates the mind, body and soul. It works for all ages and skill levels. It can help counteract the effects of sitting too long or hunching over your phone. Even at the beginner level, dance can activate the antigravity muscles of the neck and back and…

SaddleBrooke Hikers to help set a new 800 mile record

Elisabeth Wheeler Is it possible to complete the whole Arizona National Scenic Trail in a day? Not by one individual. However, if hundreds of hikers, bikers and equestrian riders travel on every segment of the trail on October 6 it can be done. If successful in this effort, it will be the first time a…