SaddleBrooke’s Spring Grandkids Day sign up your young visitors

Bring your young visitors to any or all of these fun activities! No reservations necessary!

Thursday, April 2

Introductory Bird Watching for children age six and older, as well as parents and grandparents, will be held on Thursday, April 2 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. by Bob and Prudy Bowers at the end of Desert Sky cul-de-sac. Bring hats, sunscreen, plenty of water and binoculars if you have them. Directions: from Ridgeview turn east onto Desert Trail Drive, turn left onto Desert Sun, then right onto Stoney Ridge, pass the stop sign on S. Ocotillo Canyon Drive and turn right onto Desert Sky Lane and park at the end. For more information contact Bob or Prudy at 825-9895.

Friday, April 3

SaddleBrooke Model Train enthusiasts will display their train layouts on Friday, April 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the addresses listed below. For more information contact Rick at 818-1547.

62451 E. Amberwood Drive (SN3 scale), Host Rick Wheeler; 818-1547

62066 E. Amberwood Drive (G scale, outside), Host Bob Averill; 818-2698

61792 E. Border Rock Road (Lionel scale), Host Bob Mayer; 468-2505

39794 S. Riverwood Drive (G scale, outside), Host Ron Koehler; 903-8100

38443 S. Viewpoint Court (G scale, outside), Host Bruce Somerhalder; 825-0584

Saturday, April 4

A Ceramics Event, where kids can paint a ceramic object of their choosing, will be hosted by the SaddleBrooke Ceramics Club on Saturday, April 4 in the Ceramics Club room (Quartz Room) in the HOA 2 Arts and Craft Complex. The session for children age two to eight will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the session for kids age nine to 14 will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Arrive anytime during the first 45 minutes of your child’s allotted time slot. All children must be accompanied by an adult. An old shirt or tee shirt is recommended to protect clothing, but all painting supplies will be provided by the Ceramics Club. For more information contact Judy at 818-3191.

An Egg Hunt will be hosted by the SaddleBrooke Swim Club on Saturday, April 4 on the lawn in front of the MountainView Clubhouse. Preschoolers will meet in the Sonoran Room at MountainView between 10:30 and 10:45 a.m. The hunt for eggs and treats will begin at 10:45 a.m. Kids from grades K through three will meet in the Sonoran Room between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m. and their hunt will start at 11:45 a.m. For more information, contact Doug at 207-667-0234.

A Softball Skills Clinic for kids of all ages will be hosted by the SaddleBrooke Senior Softball Association on Saturday, April 4 at the HOA 2 Softball Field. Pre-teens should arrive at 1:00 p.m. Teenagers should arrive at 2:00 p.m. For more information contact Ed at 818-0194.