Category: Clubs & Classes

SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club

Sock Hop chicks!

Sizzle at the hop! Lynne Kumza We can jive! We can stomp it! We can rock ‘n roll it! We did it all at the SaddleBrooke Line Dance Club latest Sock Hop. Poodle skirts swirled and saddle shoes sizzled on the floor of the Mariposa Room in the DesertView Performing Arts Center. We were originally…

Variety spices up Republican Club’s September meeting

Patricia Tarner First on the agenda was Aimee Rigler, Director of Communications and Government Relations. Ms. Rigler spoke about the concerns surrounding Proposition 417 which would increase the current ½ cent sales tax dedicated to fund regional transportation projects by an additional ½ cent, costing taxpayers approximately $640 million over the next 20 years. Next…

Republican Women of Pinal County news

Sheriff Mark J. Dannels

Liz Zebal The Republican Women of Pinal County will meet on Friday, October 20 at 10:00 a.m. in the Coyote Room at SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse. All are welcome to attend. Our guest speaker is Mark J. Dannels, the Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona. Sheriff Dannels will make a presentation about What’s New on the Border.…

SaddleBrooke SkyGazers

Astronomical calendar of events Rita Fletcher October 20 – 3:45 to 8:45 p.m. – Trip to the University of Arizona Science SkyCenter Observatory on Mt. Lemmon; members $60; 24 person limit October 25 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Star Party – Softball Field Parking lot near back gate See: Planet Saturn, the asterism the…

Serving Arizona’s veterans

Bonnie Dudelston

Dick Kroese Bonnie Dudelston, Administrator of the Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Marana, gave a wonderful presentation to the SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary Club about the cemetery, which is located on 32 acres of high desert landscaped property. Phase one of the cemetery includes 1802 burial plots, 1638 cremated remains burial plots and 1920 Columbarium niches. The…

Democrats review state organization structure

Tim Koch The SaddleBrooke Democratic Club recently held its monthly business and information meeting at the HOA1 Activity Center. Vice Chair Tim Koch provided copies of renowned linguist George Lakoff’s recent article, Why Hate Speech is Not Free Speech and addressed the fiscal challenges faced by Arizona’s public district schools and universities. Ralph Atchue, Democrat candidate…

P.E.O. fundraising event

Save The Date: January 28, 2018 Venue: SaddleBrooke HOA1 Vistas Ticket Price: $42 (Includes dinner of either ribs or chicken, entertainment and a donation to P.E.O.) Tickets go on sale: November 1, 2017 at HOA1 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Note: Only cash or check (made out to P.E.O. Chapter FF) will be accepted. Many…

Upcoming events at GLAAS

Jo Ann Ellison Upcoming Events at GLAAS (Gays Lesbians and Allies at SaddleBrooke): October 13 (Friday): Social Event plus a presentation by SaddleBrooke resident and storyteller Joyce Johnson. Joyce Johnson tells stories of African American history that include historic tales of African American Cowboys in the Old West; 5:00 p.m. HOA1 tennis patio. Munchies will…

Spanish Culture Club

Tom Barnwell The Spanish Culture Club of SaddleBrooke (SCC) is a culture club, not a language club. It is composed of a group of social and intellectually curious Brookers that seek to expand their knowledge of Latin culture within the “Old Pueblo” and beyond. This is accomplished through monthly meetings that include speakers and tapas…