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Hopi Quilting the Focus of February FSL Lecture

Nancy McCluskey-Moore On Thursday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theater, Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) will host the fifth lecture in its 2022-23 series. Carolyn O’Bagy Davis will present “Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community.” According to Davis, the story of Hopi textiles and the history of quilting on the…

A Newcomer’s Perspective on Swim Club

Lori A. Lyle “Join the Swim Club!” they said. “It’ll be fun!,” they said—and, boy, were they right! When my daughters (who were competitive swimmers in high school and college) visited last year, the first thing they did was head to the DesertView pool to do some lap swimming. At the pool, they encountered the…

A River Runs Under It

Linda Lyon Continually working to improve conditions at the SaddleBrooke Dog Park, the volunteer maintenance crew recently added another project to their long list of completed upgrades. This one addressed a hazard that occurs when water runs through the “wild side” of the park after a heavy rain. The more developed small dog and big…

Sing with the SaddleBrooke Singers in 2023

Cheri Emahiser Our president Claudia Dutcher Kistler invites you to join us as we begin our spring concert rehearsals on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. The music is fun. Tanya Elias is a director who brings out the best in the chorus. You will find friendly, welcoming members here in the SaddleBrooke Singers. If you haven’t…

Paper Crafters Getting Ready for the Holidays

Diana Wille Recently, the SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters Club held two FunShops, helping our members get their paper crafting projects ready for the holidays. At our Stars FunShop, members learned how to make an iris folding card, a triple easel, and a box card. A special thank you to Andrea Sahl, Carol Ratza, and Karen Latham…

Charity to Benefit from Quilt Auction

Connie Rank-Smith Mark this date on your calendar: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023! SaddleBrooke Friday Quilters will host this live quilt auction to benefit charities in the SaddleBrooke area, to be held at the SaddleBrooke Activity Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be available at $15 each, which includes wine,…

Good Times at the Tennis Center!

Debbie McGeehan The SaddleBrooke Tennis Club had another successful event on Saturday, Nov. 5! This is the 10th year that the Tennis Cabana has come to SaddleBrooke from their location in Chandler, Ariz. It is a very popular shopping event that our members look forward to all year. It’s a perfect time to buy tennis…