Category: Clubs & Classes

Small Slams Bridge Club continues with their grand slam teaching program

Joyce Honorof and Barbara Starrett As part of our monthly Thursday teaching program, Barbara Feeley Sullenger, SaddleBrooke’s popular American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Gold Life Master bridge teacher, has already taught two classes. On September 15 she presented a class on Preempts – Responses in Competition and on October 6, a class on Two-Suited Hands:…

P.E.O. luncheon and style show set for February 24

Laura Shoffner Fashion, fun and food -— all on Friday, February 24! On that date at the SaddleBrooke MountainView Ballroom, Chapter EP of the P.E.O. Sisterhood will welcome guests to its annual style show and luncheon benefitting the cause of education for women. Soft Surroundings, located in the La Encantada shopping center, will bedazzle the…

Sonoran Searchers update

Chris Shephard Sonoran Searchers held their first meeting of the 2016-17 season in October at the home of Chris Shephard with refreshments by Nancy Hysong. Chris displayed her collection and presented a program on Victorian spooners. The spoonholder or spooner provided as much symbolic value as function for Victorian society. The prominently displayed spoons were…

Broaden your dance horizons

The Let’s Dance Club and the SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club (SBDC) are committed to the practice of ballroom dancing. Because many of the classes scheduled for the 2016/17 year already have a waiting list we offer this list of dance studios in the Tucson area. Many of them offer group classes and introductory classes at…

Chess Club welcomes all

Greg Hlushko The Chess Club invites you to revisit the game you may have learned and played years ago. The game is the same as the rules have not changed for hundreds of years! We play in a relaxed atmosphere for fun. We meet every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Bobcat Room in the…

Questers learn about Dia de la Muertos

Sandi Newberry The October meeting of Catalina Timewalkers, Chapter No. 1389 of The Questers was held at the Halloween-themed home of Roberta Williams with Linda Holt co-hosting. Stevie Mac of CISZMAC in Tucson and author of two books on the Day of the Dead was the speaker. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday…

DesertView Cinema

Schedule Date Time Eddie The Eagle PG-13 November 22 2:15 and 7:00 p.m. Hunt For The Wilderpeople PG-13 November 29 2:15 and 7:00 p.m. The Meddler PG-13 December 6 2:15 and 7:00 p.m. Café Society PG-13 December 13 2:15 and 7:00 p.m. Programs are subject to change. Please check our website for the latest schedule.…

Preparing for Progress Delivery

Ed Betanzos (left) and Jeff Eighmy rest after bundling the October issue of the SaddleBrooke Progress; photo by Bob Lamb. Monthly delivery of the Progress is a service project of the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters. About 5,000 newspapers are received monthly from the printer. Ed coordinates scheduling of delivery people. Jeff separates the papers into bundles by delivery route, which are neighborhood units. Later, 30 persons will arrive here to collect papers for their assigned routes. The delivery people will devote one or two hours each month

Bob Lamb Monthly delivery of the SaddleBrooke Progress is a service project of the SaddleBrooke CycleMasters bicycle club. 5,018 newspapers are received monthly from the printer. In the picture, Ed and Jeff have just handled organization for the deliveries in October. Backup volunteers also take turns at these jobs. Our partnership with Robson Publishing has a long…

Master swimmers compete in annual benefit meet

Lyn Moreno and Allison Lehman 
each swam five events at the 
Jamina Winston Meet.

Allison Lehman On September 24, 2016 two female swimmers representing SaddleBrooke Master’s swim team, Lyn Moreno and Allison Lehman, participated in the second annual Jamina Winston Swim Meet up in Mesa, Arizona. They also participated in last year’s meet and had such a good time they decided to do it again. It proved to be…