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…

Hiking Club to offer program on Canadian hiking

Karen Schickedanz SaddleBrooke resident Phil McNamee, an experienced hiker and backpacker, will lead hiking club members and guests on a trek through Gros Morne National Park in Canada via a slide show and lecture during the club’s program on Wednesday, November 19. The program will begin at 3:00 p.m. in the HOA 1 Activity Center,…

SaddleBrooke Squares upcoming events

Witches and Goblins galore at the Cadillac Chaparral

Donna Martin The SaddleBrooke Squares dance season has many fun events planned for the coming year. On October 12 we held our annual Give us a Whirl introduction to Square Dancing. The first class lesson started on Sunday, October 19. Beginning on November 11 there will be practice dances for new class members on Tuesdays…

Thursday afternoon bridge clinic

Paul Shalita This clinic is a practice and critique session designed for players at all levels who desire to improve their Bridge. No partner is necessary. No time commitment; come late, leave early. Meet potential new partners. Sessions run from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoons at DesertView. For more information call Paul Shalita…

Abdominal strengthening: it’s not just about the six-pack

Susan Dawson-Cook While some are still chasing the dream of six-pack abdominals, others are thinking, “I’m not twenty-five anymore so having a washboard stomach isn’t exactly top priority.” It’s important to note that until the fat layer around the midsection is shed (which can only be accomplished by diet and cardiovascular exercise induced fat loss;…

SaddleBrooke’s Got Talent… and we want it!

Ann Vernon One of the factors that makes the Treats and Talents Charity Auction so unique is that there are numerous fixed price events that have proven to be extremely popular. People throughout this SaddleBrooke community have purchased these events at the auction and have attended them throughout the year, giving residents a chance to…

SaddleBrooke Health Fair a success—over 1,000 participants

Residents learned CPR

Phyllis Ketring Thank you, SaddleBrooke; over 1000 people participated in the annual SaddleBrooke Health Fair in October. One exhibitor commented that SaddleBrooke should give training sessions to other organizations on operating a health fair. That kind of comment is heard routinely every year. It takes over 100 volunteers on the day of the fair to…