Category: Generals

Whodunit? Come find out at Eat, Drink and Be Deadly!

Karen Schickedanz Become a SaddleBrooke sleuth and help solve a delightful and hilariously funny mystery by attending a performance of Eat, Drink and Be Deadly! The whodunit will be presented in a dinner theater format on February 19 and 20 at HOA 2 and February 26 and 27 at HOA 1 by SaddleBrooke’s new acting group,…

Institute for Learning in Retirement

Intriguing lineup of courses offered Leigh Leuthold Why not expand your horizons this winter and learn something new? The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is offering an enticing lineup of courses. These courses are designed specifically for active retirees and are taught by resident experts. Most classes are four to six weeks in length…

Meet the ILR instructors – Mike Carran

Mike Carran

The ILR is proud to introduce Mike Carran. He is relatively new to the ILR Board of Directors; however, he has been an Instructor and is now the Chairman of the Curriculum Development Committee. Mike was born in Iowa City, Iowa where he attended high school. From there he went to the University of Texas…

SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Fall Show

Some of the artists celebrated Halloween, left to right: Candy Armstrong, Karen Warner, Mary Kopp and Pat Parkinson

Jenni Long A large crowd came to see the 32 talented artists who participated in the fall art show sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild. Many of these artists have won numerous awards even though many only started their artwork after retiring here in SaddleBrooke. There were new artists who participated this year as…

Two unusual Christmas gatherings

Shirin McArthur Episcopal Church of the Apostles is hosting two free Christmas-season gatherings this year. The first is an Advent and Christmas discussion series entitled Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith. The program takes place on Wednesday evenings and includes a 20-minute video followed by discussion in small groups. The videos include…

Unit Happenings

And the winners of the Unit 21 Halloween Costume Contest (left to right) are: Pat and Ron Andrea – Supergirl and Superman - winners of best superhero/heroine category; Midge Mollenkopf - Face from Your Nightmares - winner of best Halloween/monster are Pat Anderson, Sherry England and Connie Wortman – The three widowed witches of SaddleBrooke - winners of best couple (real or fictional) who were actually a trio.

Villas 2 Susan Fusco A group of 14 women from Villas 2 took a mini-vacation recently when they traveled to Tubac on October 10 through 12. The ladies had frivolity in mind when they got underway and it was truly a frivolous and fun few days. The group stayed for two nights at Tubac Golf…

From your Events Committee at SaddleBrooke One

Saturday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve Harry Mathews will be rocking the clubhouse to ring in the New Year. Join us for what promises to be another memorable evening! Bring in the New Year close to home with live music and a gourmet dinner! The evening starts with Chef’s Choice passed appetizers at 7:30…

Local P.E.O. Chapter sponsors dinner auction

Angie Denahan Last year’s dinner auction held at SaddleBrooke HOA 1 Vistas raised more than $10,000 to help deserving women further their educational efforts. This year’s event will again be held at Vistas. January 29, 2017 is the date! Tickets are $40 per person which includes dinner. Attendance will be limited to 180 guests. Check…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

Our wonderful SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch volunteers

SBCO’s holiday food program update Joan Roberts Once again SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO) traveled to Oracle to provide Thanksgiving food baskets to families in the area. This year 40 baskets were distributed, filled with all the traditional Thanksgiving items including a large turkey and all the trimmings. In addition to these baskets, SBCO supports the…