Over 1000 attended CCP’s The Mafioso Murders!

  Andrea Molberg Under the direction of Susan Sterling, Community Circle Players (CCP) brought seven performances of The Mafioso Murders to sold out crowds in SaddleBrooke One’s Vistas and SaddleBrooke TWO’s…

CCSB welcomes Isabele Mai

  Joanne Thomas Community Church at SaddleBrooke (CCSB) was privileged to have guest pianist, Isabele Mai, play a duet with church accompanist, Joanne Thomas. Isabele is a high school sophomore…

Tai Chi

  Carol Emerson Black belts Carol and Ken Emerson are proud to announce the promotion of nine students in their belt ranking system. Promotions are based on a student’s accomplishment…

Jim “RocketMan” Donat in Orbit

  Joe Giammarino and Dominic Borland Pool Players of The Brooke want to thank our generous sponsor Catalina ACE Hardware. On April 14, 2018 the Pool Players of the Brooke…

SaddleBrooke Resident wins grand prize in Microsoft contest

Jenny Rink is a Windows Insider.

Mary Solberg Jenny Rink has been a SaddleBrooke resident since 1997 and has assisted over 500 residents with computer issues during that time. In early February Jenny downloaded a pre-release of Microsoft Windows 10 (which will succeed Windows 8.1) along with a couple million other Windows users all over the world and became a Windows…

Free Classes

Jazzercise and the Strength 45 (SilverSneakers) classes have just finished a 30 day challenge last month! Eleven women finished the challenge stronger than ever and won a tee-shirt in the process! Our next challenge will be starting in June; a perfect time to come inside and get out of the heat and even try to…

School’s out for summer

Janet Tucker Who remembers Alice Cooper’s great summer anthem? I may not have been a wild Alice Cooper fan, but I have always liked that song. So here we are in the delightful month of May, watching the flowers bloom and making summer plans. The summer time is great time to take advantage of the…

MSG social

The last MSG Social for the season will be Sunday, May 31 at 5:00 p.m. at Bob and Louise Sample’s home at 63895 E. Cat Claw Lane in Unit 8 across from the fire station and mini-mart. Please bring a dish (for 10 to 12 people) to share and your drink of choice. The Samples…

Arizona pecans

Rich Walden is Farm Manager for Santa Cruz Valley Pecan Farm.

Pam Boedeker This year the SaddleBrooke Nature Club has been focusing on the products of Arizona. In April our guest speaker’s expertise was pecans. Rich Walden is a third generation farmer from the Santa Cruz Valley south of Tucson. He is the Farm Manager for the Santa Cruz Valley Pecan Farm and is active in…

Pickleball, Part 1: Popularity growing

Andrea Molberg Fun, competitive, easy to learn and good exercise, pickleball is the fastest growing sport among active seniors and a sought after amenity in retirement communities. So much so that Pickleball is the first sport added to the National Senior Games in 20 years and according to Athletic Business (2015) has been catching fire…