SaddleBrooke Lady Golfers unite to have fun

First place Flight 2: Mary Ricacchi, Betty Edwards, Carol Bidwell and Shirley Morris First place Flight 3: Sharon Dicosola, Maire Ryan, Char Crossman and Ann Running First place Flight 1:…

Knit Wits news

Members listen intently as Barb shows us how the gauge of your yarn project can change based on your needle and yarn size. Carol Chiarello Road trip for the ladies!…

Have you ever heard of a wooden nickle?

Examples of wooden nickels Ken Marich During your life has anyone ever told you “not to take a wooden nickel”? This American adage is considered to be a light-hearted reminder…

Biggest snake in Arizona?

Gary and Dorothy Wood We discovered this as we exited the 335-foot-long Arizona Trail tunnel under Interstate 10 east of Vail. Shown are SaddleBrooke hikers Brian Hand (standing) and Steve…

News from the Institute

  Welcome back to the snowbirds and those who have enjoyed their summer visiting other parts of the world. We’re looking forward to you sharing with us in the wonderful activities we have planned for the 2018/19 year. Shabbat Services Our first Shabbat Service for the 2018/19 year will be on October 26. Our inspiring…

Biggest snake in Arizona?

Gary and Dorothy Wood We discovered this as we exited the 335-foot-long Arizona Trail tunnel under Interstate 10 east of Vail. Shown are SaddleBrooke hikers Brian Hand (standing) and Steve Aiken. Photo by Gary Wood.

This year’s individual match play champion

  Bob Edelblut The MPMGA has always had a difficult time running a special event in the desert’s summer months. Our snowbird population is long since gone and our full-time residents are either scheduling lengthy trips or hiding out to escape the heat. Nonetheless, 32 brave souls answered the calls of Special Event Director Don…

Stroke/Neurological Support Group

  Please come. It’s important to come to our meeting of caregivers and loved ones who are going through the emotional, physical time of caring for those loved ones suffering from stroke, MS, dementia, Alzheimer’s and any other neurological disorder. Caregivers can find themselves giving mental, emotional, physical support all day, every day, without recharging.…

What Linus and I missed at the Manger

Terry Barringer We all know him, Linus van Pelt, thumb in mouth and never without his blue blankey. Using Luke’s scripture, Linus very carefully answers Charlie Brown’s question, “What is the meaning of Christmas?” But wait! Was there more? Did Linus miss something? Did we miss something? Those answers and much more await you at…

“More than just cactus” talk on October 17

  Myrna Simms On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, a docent from Tohono Chul Botanical Garden will speak to us about plant diversity in the Sonoran Desert. While the cactus is the most visible plant we see at first glance, there is a lot more going on in our desert than these spined succulents. Using basic…