Tag: events

SaddleBrooke May Blood Drive

March was again a very successful blood drive. We collected 84 units of blood. Our next blood drive will be May 21 and will have fewer appointments available due to many of our fellow residents leaving for the summer. Time and place remain the same: MountainView Ballroom from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. If you…

Register Now for Next Art and Wine Event

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair The next popular Art & Wine Event, sponsored by the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild, is set for Wednesday, June 29, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Activity Center in SaddleBrooke One. Join us to complete a patriotic painting just in time for the 4th of July holiday—while enjoying a sack…

Health Fair Plans Underway

The 2022 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. This is one of the largest volunteer events here in SaddleBrooke featuring a representation of the medical facilities, healthcare providers, and health-related nonprofits in the area. Both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView clubhouses will be filled with exhibitors. As in recent…

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Program

Location: Pinal County Sheriff’s substation (a few stores away from Bank of the West) Schedule: Second Friday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon and fourth Tuesday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. Dates: Friday, April 8, and Tuesday, April 28 Friday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 24 Friday, June 10, and Tuesday,…

Save the Date for Health Fair

Phyllis Ketring, Publicity Coordinator The 2022 Health Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Exhibitors will be located at both SaddleBrooke One and MountainView, with parking at MountainView and shuttle service between the locations. It is never too soon to volunteer for the morning of the Health Fair. Volunteers work…

Health Night Out: Exercise or Conditioning

Phyllis Ketring Have you ever considered the difference between exercise and conditioning? On April 25 at 7 p.m. in the ballroom, Health Night Out features Janis Bottai, owner of Vital Moves, to discuss the importance of conditioning the body and how that differs from exercise alone. Janis is a functional aging specialist and trainer who…

Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries

FSL May Lecture to Offer Insight into Navajo Weavings Nancy McCluskey-Moore The Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries (FSL) lecture on Thursday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the DesertView Theater will feature Jerry Fruend. The title of his lecture is “The Gift of Spider Woman: Symbols and Motifs in Navajo Weavings.” Freund, an associate at Medicine…

The Tributaries Come to DesertView

Ann Vernon Judging from packed audiences when tribute bands perform at DesertView, there is little doubt that SaddleBrookers love music from the past. Mark your calendars for April 3 at 7:30 p.m. for what promises to be a great concert, The Tributaries: The 60s, 70s, and Beyond. Many of you have heard The Tributaries, either…

2 Your Health

Massage Can Help with Leg and Foot Cramps Heidi Overman, LMT #MT-24997 Leg and foot cramps are very common. I find this to be a prevalent issue in my practice, and many suffer from cramping almost every night. This breaks up sleep and can cause insomnia and fatigue. Massage can be a useful tool in…

SaddleBrooke Spring Blood Drive

January’s blood drive was the largest blood drive that SaddleBrooke has ever achieved. The community came out in force, and we collected 80 units of blood. Every appointment was filled. Thank you, SaddleBrooke. Let’s do it again on March 26. Appointments are going fast, with 65 out of 87 appointments filled. With that many appointments,…