Category: October 2017

SaddleBrooke SkyGazers

Astronomical calendar of events Rita Fletcher October 20 – 3:45 to 8:45 p.m. – Trip to the University of Arizona Science SkyCenter Observatory on Mt. Lemmon; members $60; 24 person limit October 25 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Star Party – Softball Field Parking lot near back gate See: Planet Saturn, the asterism the…

Fall offerings from the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild

Jeanne O’Meara Fall is the perfect season to give generously of your time and talents to others. Our community is vibrant this time of year regrouping with old friends and making new ones. ‘Tis the season to try new things and expand one’s talents and interests. After a very successful spring Open Studio offering to…

Editorial deadline changes this holiday season

Alejandra Wilcox The holidays are almost upon us! Since Christmas is so close to the editorial deadline, we are moving it up. Please have all editorial submitted by 4:00 p.m. on November 21 (for the December issue) and December 21 (for the January issue). Be sure to mark your calendars now! If you have any…

Church of the Apostles to host Migrant Quilt exhibit

Migrant Quilt and Ofrenda at Episcopal Church of the Apostles

Shirin McArthur Episcopal Church of the Apostles will honor the lives and deaths of migrants during an All Saints and All Souls Sunday on October 29. Morning services at 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. will include an Ofrenda, or Altar of Remembrance, constructed in the tradition of Dia de los Muertos. Both services will include the…

Community Circle Players

Andrea Molberg Get involved with SaddleBrooke’s live theater group, Community Circle Players! In February 2017, CCP’s first murder mystery dinner theater production, Eat, Drink and Be Deadly, was such an overwhelming success that additional performances were added to accommodate the demand for tickets. Almost 900 were served great food and entertainment at the dinner mystery, making…

This I have learned…

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg The call came at 6:00 a.m. My mother-in-law, Joan, who was in the Casa de la Luz Inpatient Hospital, had passed away during the night. Arrangements were quickly made to fly back to Ohio for the burial. We flew on a noted airline, departing out of Phoenix, ostensibly to fly the…

Israel trip planned

Larry Stillman Plans for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Israel in October 2018 have been finalized and will be announced on Monday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the MountainView West Ballroom. This nine-day adventure is being organized by Tucson’s Weintraub Israel Center, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke Israel Friendship Group (SIFC). This will be the…

Dog Park Paw Parade It’s Howl-O-Ween

Diane Aaron It’s going to be a howling good time for the SaddleBrooke Dog Park’s fur-ever friends at the annual Howl-o-Ween Paw Parade on Halloween. There will be no tricks, but lots of fun when the SaddleBrooke dogs parade in their adorable costumes. The event will be in the large dog side, beginning at 3:00…