Category: November 2014

The Spirit of Christmas comes to SaddleBrooke

Featuring Frosty, Rudolph, Santa, a cast of over 100 dancers and singers, and Tucson’s own April Madison from KGUN9-TV, The Spirit of Christmas returns to the states of Tucson again this holiday season. Now in it’s 6th year of performances, The Spirit of Christmas has quickly become a Tucson holiday favorite, dazzling audiences of all…

Free pickleball demonstration

Joni O’Brien The SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) will be presenting a free demonstration on all aspects of the Pickleball game at the Preserve Courts (7, 8 and 9) on Monday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. Members of the SPA will be there to demonstrate the basics of the game, show you the equipment used and…

Halloween bash

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club enjoys Halloween Bash

I was working in the lab, late one night, when my eyes beheld an eerie sight; for the dancers from the club began to rise and, suddenly, to my surprise—-it was a bash! Zombies were having fun. So were 28 line dancers from the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club. On October 26 the Vermilion Room crypt…

New Rotary Club forming in SaddleBrooke

A new Rotary Club with a new focus is in the process of being formed. It will be called SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary and will meet on Mondays at 8:00 a.m. at MountainView Bistro. We are in the process of forming a charter group and narrowing the focus to service projects that allow Rotary members more…

Good news! Counters wanted!

Sandee Lewin We are fortunate indeed to have three candidates for an HOA 2 vice presidential position. In anticipation of a great turnout of voters, we have six volunteer vote counters, with previous experience, already in place. We are asking for three new volunteers to fill the roster. Following a procedure initiated several years ago,…

Shih Tzu Club news

Dolores Robu There was a letter sent to Santa, requesting him to visit. It will be our annual opportunity for the Holiday Photos. Family members are encouraged to join Santa and Shih Tzus in the photos which will be emailed to you as soon as possible. Be sure to dress in your best holiday attire…

SaddleBrooke Skygazers – November 2014

John Lauder The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is a Tucson, Arizona, based nonprofit organization incorporated in 1988 by founders Dr. David Crawford, a professional astronomer, and Dr. Timothy Hunter, a physician/amateur astronomer. The mission of the IDA is “to preserve and protect the night time environment and our heritage of dark skies through quality outdoor…

How Does Your Garden Grow? – November 2014

Louise Grabell It’s November already! How did that happen? Well, while you are thinking that the gardening season is over, let me tell you what you could and should be doing at this time of the year. Get your shovels ready! There is one important gardening don’t that you must remember: now is not the…