Category: February 2024

February at the Golden Goose Thrift Shop

This February, fall in love with the Goose all over again! It’s not just a thrift store—it’s an adventure! Check out the ever-changing selection of jewelry, framed art, CDs and DVDs, vintage LPs, sporting goods, quality furniture, music and books, and so much more. Looking for something for a friend, a spouse, or yourself? You’ll…

Verde Sputters January Update

BK Koch Our number of Sputters is increasing, so we must be doing something right. A big welcome to all who have joined our fun group. We welcome you to participate in all we have to offer when the White Book comes out in another few weeks. This is our sign-up book. It lists the monthly…

Hiking Club Diary – February 2024

Congratulations to 2024 Trailblazer Awardees Ruth Caldwell, President, SaddleBrooke Hiking Club What makes a great club? Greatness comes from the volunteer member leaders who are willing to devote time and effort on behalf of all the members to move the club forward. The SaddleBrooke Hiking Club (SBHC) is a “standout” in that respect, with guides,…

Stand With Israel Speaker Event February 26

Melanie Einbund Stand With Israel’s January speaker Oz Laniado, executive director of Stand With Us, spoke on the geopolitical challenges in the Middle East, Israel, and the rise of antisemitism. Attended by approximately 120 people, there were lots of questions following Oz’s presentation. The discussion was interesting, lively, and combined with truthful and authentic exchanges.…

S.O.B. Club: SaddleBrooke Off-Road Bunch

Cheryl Stroben What is the S.O.B. club, you might ask. Well, we are a lively, adventurous, and fun Jeep off-road group. The club started at SaddleBrooke around 2004 and includes SaddleBrooke Ranch members. My hubby and I are what you would call “newbies” to the Jeep world (end of 2023). The rest of the club members…

It’s 2024, and SaddleBrooke 18-Holers Are Rarin’ to Go

Ellen Avenoso The new SaddleBrooke Women’s Golf Association (SBWGA) Board of Directors has been sworn in, tournament schedules announced, and the 18-holers are off to a quick start with a busy tournament line-up. Upcoming, the first of our majors will be the Presidents Cup, which will run from Feb. 6 through Feb. 22. (Followed, of course,…

2024 Men’s Nine-Hole Golf League Officers

Steve Kotke At the Men’s Niners annual meeting on Jan. 17, members re-elected officers for the 2024 season. Our executive team for 2024 is Paul Belanger, president; Greg Diment, vice president and tournament chairman; and Don Taylor, secretary and treasurer. We have an exciting year of golf planned. Visit our 2024 Golf Schedule on the…

Spectroscopy: the Backbone of Astronomical Research

Sam Miller The SaddleBrooke Skygazers Astronomy Club is pleased to host Dr. David Iadevaia, a professor of astronomy and physics at Pima College, on Sunday, Feb. 18, at the DesertView Performing Arts Center, 39900 S. Clubhouse Drive, at 7 p.m. In this talk, Professor Iadevaia will discuss slitless spectroscopy and how to collect useful astronomical…