Knit Wits news

Just look at the collection of items donated to Senior Village. Thanks, knitters! Carol Chiarello It was a long hot summer and our ladies were busy knitting up items for…

A Star-Spangled Salute to Veterans

Donna Langwig Catalinas Community Chorus, northwest Tucson’s pops chorus, presents A Star-Spangled Salute to Veterans, a musical tribute to all who have accepted the call to serve and protect our…

You too can take home a piece of glass art!

Sample of Glass Art that will be available at the Glass Art Club fundraiser. Photo by Frank G. Buck. Varda Main The SaddleBrooke Glass Art Club fundraiser is almost here.…

Papercrafters fun shop

From left to right: Angela Gothard, Kris Holmes, Gloria Stuart, Sharon Scanlan, Natalie Murdock, Marian Stoleson, and Sara Jackson. Carol Thompson Members of the SaddleBrooke Papercrafters attend cardmaking technique classes…

Unit Happenings

Golf cart rally participants.

Unit Happenings: Unit 3-S Brenda Newitter Did you see SaddleBrooke residents zooming around SaddleBrooke on Thursday, Sept. 12, in their golf carts, stopping to look at various yards in many SaddleBrooke One Units? Did you wonder what they were doing? Were you ready to call the SaddleBrooke Patrol? These residents were only having fun participating…

Aware of Breast Cancer?

Nancy Teeter, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist It’s October, and everywhere you look, you see pink ribbons. These are intended to increase awareness of breast cancer and to raise money for organizations which focus on awareness and cure. But what about prevention? According to research, diet is responsible for about 30% to 40% of all cancers. Though…

Word of the Month: Carillon

Joe Dias, Missouri State University carillonist, giving us a private concert.

David Zapatka While traveling this summer on the Goldwing, I was fortunate to receive a private tour of Missouri State University’s Jane A. Meyer Carillon. Carillons are the world’s largest instruments and this one is the largest of all those located in the U.S. Midwest. This carillon is made up of 48 bronze bells and…

Spanish Culture Club news

Gail Blizard Word for the day: Fiesta de bienvenida (Welcome back party!) We hope you will join us at our first meeting of the season on Monday, Oct. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the SaddleBrooke One activity center. We’ll be having a wine and cheese party to welcome back current members and to especially welcome…

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach Happenings

After viewing glow-in-the-dark critters in a black-lit room, College for Kids students drew scorpions with chalk on black paper.

Box Tops for Education going digital! Emilie Siarkiewicz Drop the scissors and grab your smartphone! That’s the lead-in to an announcement on July 24, by General Mills, sponsor of the popular K-8 school fundraising Box Tops for Education® (BTFE) program. Since General Mills launched the BTFE program in 1996, 70,000 schools around the country have…