Hiking Club Supports AZT in a Day

Elisabeth Wheeler The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club is a strong supporter of the Arizona National Scenic Trail. Volunteers attend five to six work sessions a year to maintain the Oracle Passage, a 8.6-mile section from American Flag Ranch Trailhead to Tiger Mine Trailhead, through Oracle State Park. Ongoing work is required to dig out encroaching catclaw,…

Celebration of Watercolor

Karen Brungardt It is time again for the Celebration of Watercolor art show, where several SaddleBrooke watercolor artists will showcase their original works! This one-day event is on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the west end of the MountainView Country Club Ballroom in SaddleBrooke. The show is open to everyone…

Join in Barbershop Singing

Jerry Gustafson We are back! Remember those songs you used to sing as a young man? Your local SaddleBrooke Barbershop Chorus has kept the Barbershop tradition going since 1998. Barbershop harmony is a style of unaccompanied lyrics and easily singable melodies. In Barbershop, the melody is usually sung by the lead, with the tenor harmonizing…

Fifty Something Residents Are Here to Play Pickleball

Raymond H. Goettsch Many of the members of the SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) are youngish, that is to say, in their 50s, or even 40s. In talking to these members, you learn that they chose to relocate to SaddleBrooke for the express purpose of playing pickleball. Jen and Paul Massara are 46 and 55, respectively.…