Category: October 2023

SaddleBrooke Chess Club

Stuart Watkins The SaddleBrooke Chess Club meets from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays and 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays in the Ocotillo Room at SaddleBrooke TWO. There are no fees, and all are welcome, no matter the skill level of the players. Come and enjoy the spirit of the game. For more information,…

Be Pawsitive on Purpose in Your Community!

Volunteer weekly or monthly with at least two visits a year for Pawsitive Friendships, a 98% volunteer-run organization that has made a difference in the special needs community since 2014. Pawsitive Friendships is expanding to Pima County, and we would love your help! The organization was founded by a determined autism mom who used her…

Congratulations, SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary

Frank Shipton SaddleBrooke Sunrise Rotary (SSR), although small in number, has many reasons to be proud. In the past six months, members volunteered more than 752 hours of their time participating in numerous projects, including the following: Little Folks Library Tri-Community Food Bank Golden Goose Thrift Shop Educational Assistant, San Manuel Elementary School 51 Home Vets…

Partners Western Dance Classes in October

Jane Gromelski Dancing is the only sport that lets you hold your partner in your arms! It’s good for you mentally and physically. It’s exercise that is fun! We started offering Texas Two Step classes on Oct. 5 in the Vermilion Room in the SaddleBrooke clubhouse. Texas Two Step 101 started at 6 p.m. This is a…

Health Fair Another Smashing Success!

Ron Andrea Maintaining and enjoying good health is primary in the minds of most SaddleBrooke residents as we all strive to age gracefully. This involves being well-informed and familiar with the health-related resources available to us. That’s why the annual SaddleBrooke Health Fair has been so popular for the past 25 years, annually attracting more…

Arizona Halloween

Stuart Watkins “I’m not afraid of Halloween,” said the big black crow to the coyote queen. The coyote quietly slinked away. She knew what would happen later that day. Red tailed hawk flew across the sky searching for a roost way up high. Wise old owl saw a buzzard fly by, heading to where only…

MPMGA Golfers Prepare for MountainView Reopening

Jim Grosjean Summer is over, according to the calendar. October brings back cooler temperatures, our beloved snowbirds, and, best of all, a refurbished MountainView Golf Course. Unfortunately, only the back nine was ready for play on Oct. 1, with the front nine slated to open on Nov. 1. For just eight days, we had 27…

What’s New in iOS 17?

iOS 17 is the newest version of the operating system that runs on the iPhone and iPad. iOS 17 brings new features to enhance the things you do every day. Ready to check out everything new with iOS 17? From the new smart display mode to health features, interactive widgets to a new Messages experience,…

World War II Roundtable Presents Dr. Price Fishback

Larry Linderman The first presentation of the SaddleBrooke World War II Roundtable this season will be on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the DesertView Theater at 1 p.m. In the years our Roundtable has been active, I don’t recall a talk on the economics of the United States during World War II. Just think about it…