Category: July 2021

Auditions! Rehearsals! Performances!

Andrea Molberg Wonderful activities are returning to SaddleBrooke, including six November nights of live theatre by SaddleBrooke’s Community Circle Players (CCP). It’s official! Finally, SaddleBrooke TWO has been able to give CCP the go ahead for its long-awaited, Covid-postponed production An Evening of One Acts. CCP co-founder, Shawne Cryderman, said, “I can’t tell you how…

Master Gardener’s Fall Training Course

Laurie Foster, Pinal County Master Gardener The Master Gardener Training Course will once again be offered to SaddleBrooke and SaddleBrooke Ranch residents on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon beginning Oct. 6, 2021, through Feb. 16, 2022. The program will be presented via Zoom in webinar format. This is an intensive 17-week lecture series given…

SaddleBrooke Squares: Join Today!

Carole Hays If you can walk, you can square dance! The SaddleBrooke Squares Dance Club has changed, and square dancing is now more fun than ever before. We are a square dance club that enjoys the newer aspects of modern square dancing. No longer just country music, our callers use multiple genres, from rock to…

Pool Players of The Brooke vs Quail Creek Billiards Club

Joe Giammarino The Pool Players of The Brooke (PPB) would like to thank the Quail Creek Billiards Club, Travel Team Director Dennis Desmond, and their members for the friendly competition and camaraderie. Another big thank you goes out to Dominic Borland, captain of the PPB Travel Team; Ron Ridge, for organizing this event; and Mike Meredith, for keeping…

Relishing Pickleball: 2020 Pickleball Rocks Players of the Year

David Zapatka 2020 was a crazy year. Many pickleball tournaments were cancelled. Public pickleball courts were closed and padlocked. That being said, Arizona pickleball players found ways to safely play, and, even through the pandemic, new players found pickleball in record numbers. For 2020, Pickleball Rocks Clothing and Equipment Company recognized a mixed doubles pair…

The British Club Play Bocce Ball

Twink Gates-Zimdar, British Club Publicity Glad to be back after COVID restrictions were eased, the British Club had their first social event after approximately one year. It was on May 30, during Memorial Day weekend, another gloriously sunny day in SaddleBrooke with temperatures around 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Fifteen members of the British Club gathered at the bocce…

Women On Our Own

Liz Boyd Women On Our Own (WOOO) is an organization for women who are on their own (single and not in a committed relationship) who want to stay active and enjoy life with friends. We maintain a busy schedule, including lots of dinners out and potlucks at members’ homes. In addition, the following activities take…

Ballroom Dance Club: We’re Dancing Again!

Diana Wille First, the good news. Our social distancing requirements are easing, and we are more and more able to meet socially. Our facilities are opening up more, and SaddleBrooke Ballroom Dance Club (SBDC) has scheduled activities. Those of us who have felt unsafe during the pandemic are starting to feel safer. That’s all great.…

Desert in Bloom at Madaras Gallery

Nina Berghausen Diana Madaras’ bold, colorful paintings capture the beauty of the desert in bloom. Explore the local flora and fauna through the eyes of an artist, including prickly pear blooms, wildflowers, and poppies from July 1 through July 31 at Madaras Gallery, located at 3035 N. Swan. The gallery is open seven days a week.…