Category: Generals

February Gardening Lecture

Zann Wilson The Gardeners Exchange, in conjunction with the SaddleBrooke/SaddleBrooke Ranch Master Gardeners, invites you to attend “Enjoying Wildflower Hikes in the Santa Catalina Mountains,” presented by Tim Butler, SaddleBrooke Hiking Club Guide and enthusiastic photographer. The program will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. in the new Sol Ballroom, SaddleBrooke Ranch. Tim is…

Understanding Anxiety March 8

Leslie Fore Do you know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of anxiety? Do you know how to help someone who is experiencing anxiety? Are you experiencing anxiety and need help to find resources? Come join us at Santa Catalina Catholic Church Parish Hall on March 8, 2020, from 1-3 p.m. Anthony Cicchino, an…

61st Tubac Festival of Arts planned for February 5-9

Candy Vermillion The historic Tubac Festival of Arts will be on Feb. 5-9, 2020 in the Village of Tubac, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come and enjoy fine arts and crafts, eateries, music, and horse-drawn trolleys. Admission is free. Southern Arizona’s longest running arts festival, the Tubac Festival of the Arts, is a 61-year…

Messiah Sing-Along at SaddleBrooke Ranch

Voices in the Oaks Chorale performed one of two Messiah sing-along concerts at SaddleBrooke Ranch Sol Ballroom on Dec. 20, 2019. With talented University of AZ graduate students Donte Ford conducting and Hsin-Chih Chang on piano, the 24-voice chorus led the audience through Handel’s Messiah part 1 and the Hallelujah Chorus. Audience members showed great enthusiasm and…

SASO Opening Concert Feb. 15-16

Punch Howarth The Feb. 15-16 concerts by the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra will perform two divergent works of Ludwig van Beethoven and an unusual opus by Richard Strauss. Opening the concert will be a frivolous short work, Turkish March, featuring the Turkish instruments, triangle, cymbals, and bass drum. The Marcia alla Turca is one of ten selections…

Blood Drive at The Ranch February 22

Linda Shannon-Hills SaddleBrooke Ranch is hosting the American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 7 a.m. until noon, in the Ranch House SOL Ballroom. To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767, or go online to www.redcrossblood.org. The American Red Cross has a significant blood shortage and is issuing an emergency request for eligible…

From The New Home Sale Team

Lauren Winkowski We wanted to start the New Year off right, so we have decided to add more included features to our new SaddleBrooke Ranch homes in 2020! Stop by the sales office and ask an associate for more details. SaddleBrooke Ranch offers uniquely created Move-In Ready Designer Homes, professionally outfitted with options and upgrades…

High Desert Gardening Classes Start February 26

Ellen Sosin Back by popular demand, the Master Gardeners will be offering the six-week class, High Desert Gardening. This will be presented in the MountainView Ballroom at the MountainView Clubhouse, SaddleBrooke, on Wednesday afternoons starting Feb. 26, 2020. Each session will last two hours, and registration is required. This course is designed to help residents…

Growing Bolder in Elderhood

Linda Shannon-Hills and Leslie Gordon For years, “old” has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years as an old person or senior than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at this very moment that…

Complimentary Hearing Screenings

Linda Shannon-Hills Has it been over a year since your last hearing test? HearingLife, formerly The Hearing Centers of Arizona, is offering complimentary hearing screenings to SaddleBrooke Ranch residents on Friday, Feb. 14 in the YOGA room located in La Hacienda Fitness Center. Screening appointments start at 9 a.m. and run every 20 minutes, ending…