Wild horses of the Salt River

Pam Boedeker Bob Koblewski was the first speaker of the new year for SaddleBrooke Nature Club. He will be a very hard act to follow! SaddleBrooke One knows Bob as…

RV Club members attend balloon festival

Ken Marich Twenty members of the SB RV Club attended the 46th annual Hot Air Festival held in Albuquerque, NM. This is the largest balloon festival in the world. Over…

Community Church attends World Habitat Day

Carol Thompson World Habitat Day is an international day of action that highlights the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter. Formalized by the United Nations General Assembly in…

Want to live longer and have more fun?

Thomas Kruse, MD Experts like to say that the best form of exercise is whatever kind you’ll actually do. But a new study finds that people who do team sports…

Music Mends Minds

Pat Dawydowych Perhaps you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, cognitive decline, dementia, Alzheimer’s or some other form of neurodegenerative disease. Music Mends Minds invites you to make music with us! You are welcome to become part of the “Mindful Menders Band” as a musician, singer, volunteer or observer. This group is a…

Questers begin new year

Sandi Newberry The October meeting of the Catalina Timewalkers, Chapter of Questers International was held in the home of Harriet Shemer with Marilyn Bertke assisting. Harriet presented a program on bisque porcelain. Harriet began antiquing and collecting when she was a child near Philadelphia. She shared her collection of bisque figurines and other decorative pieces.…

The many health benefits of Tai Chi

Carol Emerson Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art dating back to the 12th century. It is an excellent way to improve and maintain both physical and emotional health. It is also a wonderful way to build strength and balance while alleviating stress and anxiety. Some of the studies are: Parkinson’s disease: a study published…

Christmas came early

Barbara Barr Christmas came early for elementary students at three area schools in Catalina, Oracle and San Manuel as members of The Rotary Club of SaddleBrooke delivered books to the children. Under the direction of George Corrigan, our Youth Services Chair, several of our Rotary members deliver books to over a thousand elementary children three…

SaddleBrooke Hikers enjoy Deer Camp/Baby Jesus Loop

A group of SaddleBrooke hikers had a beautiful hike to Deer Camp/Baby Jesus Loop on October 9. It included a special Gila Monster sighting, an array of beautiful flowers including trailing four o’clocks, caltrops, scarlet creepers, Arizona blue eyes, range ratany, red spiderling and the very deep purple morning glories. Tim Butler led the group…