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SaddleBrooke master swimmers Jill and Jack Fritz

Jill Fritz Both Jack and Jill grew up around water and each learned to swim at an early age. Jill’s mother, Doris Buckley, was on a winning relay team in the 1935-36 years and held a national record for two years swimming for the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle. She went to the 1936 Olympic…

Summer is easy at your SaddleBrooke Libraries

Janet Fabio and Renee Mazin The snowbirds have left. The heat has arrived. It’s summer in SaddleBrooke! Are you going on a summer road trip? Traveling overseas? Or just looking for ways to stay cool? Your three SaddleBrooke Community Libraries are the place to start. The libraries are in the DesertView building, the SaddleBrooke One…

Honoring Senior Village volunteers

Stephanie Thomas Once a year, the volunteers of Senior Village become guests of honor at a reception to thank them for the thousands of miles and hours they commit to serving the SaddleBrooke community. Starting on the patio of the Activity Center, they have a chance to mingle, sip wine and appetizers and get to…

2019 Grand Tour of Sewing Rooms

Varda Main Over 90 quilters from SaddleBrooke, SaddleBrooke Ranch and Sun City wended their way across SaddleBrooke on March 8, to tour numerous quilting studios. This much anticipated annual event lets quilters see how other quilters setup their studios and pickup quilting tips along the way. The tour included four studios (Wendy Butler Berns, Teri…

Sign up now for fabulous FSL fall trip

Rolly Prager Join Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries for an exciting fall trip that includes two iconic national parks and an exploration of the Four Corners area. The trip dates are October 8-14, and will begin and end in SaddleBrooke. The trip will begin with a tour of the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff to…

Grand Opening of Dog Park June 8

Dog Park members have much to celebrate and will do a grand reopening Saturday, June 8. All SaddleBrooke residents and their well-behaved four-legged friends (on leash this day with current rabies vaccinations, please) are invited to check out the renovated small and large dog parks. And we have a place for our senior dogs, too!…

Dinner Theatre To Raffle Fine Art Paintings

Andrea Molberg At its March performances of Don’t Drink the Water by Woody Allen with special arrangement by Samuel L. French, Inc., our own dinner theatre troupe Community Circle Players will raffle two fine art paintings created by SaddleBrooke resident Eve Fly of Walls of Wonder. Eve, a classically trained fine artist with a background…

SaddleBrooke Singers Presents: And All That’s Jazz?

Steph Mattie Now, I’d like you to think about what comes to mind when you hear the term “jazz.” Do you picture a New Orleans nightclub featuring great musicians playing the piano, trumpet, saxophone and drums? Perhaps you imagine a Chicago Blues club with some amazing guitar and upright bass players. Then there are also…

Dont Drink the Water

Anne Hammond Tickets for Community Players production of Don’t Drink the Water by Woody Allen presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. are selling fast! The play is set somewhere behind the Iron Curtain in the 1960s, but will be updated for our 2019 audience. An ordinary American family goes on vacation to Europe…

SaddleBrooke Senior Softball: how it began

Many in our association credit SaddleBrooke resident Vic Garcia as the individual who kick-started the SSSA in 1996 when he formed a softball team, The SaddleBrooke Blues, to play in the Senior Softball League in Tucson. Those games were played at the Craycroft and 22nd Street softball field and consisted of teams from Sierra Vista,…