Second Friday: 10:00am-12:00pm - Fourth Tuesday: 2:00pm-4:00pm- September 28th
Drop off your unused prescription drugs at the Pinal County Sheriff’s
Substation located in Mini Market, few doors down from Bank of the West
Place pills in plastic bags, (no bottles) pills can be mixed, combined into one bag
NO LIQUIDS, CREAMS, NEEDLES OR SYRINGES ACCEPTED
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLACE SEALED BAG INTO RECEPTACLE
This is a service provided by SaddleBrooke Community volunteers of HOA1 & 2
Volunteer Contacts: Danna Koelling 825-9678; Peggy Ugier 818-6360; Esta Goldstein 825-1181; Joyce Sutay 488-0504
BINGO IS BACK
No Bingo in September
November 15th (the 3rd Monday) this year
Pumpkim Spice is Everywhere
It’s in your coffee, air freshener, and in the cheesecake.
That’s how Arizonans know that fall is in the air.
It is time to start thinking of the many ways Senior Village
can help you get ready for winter.
Our friendly volunteers will flip a mattress, change an air filter, hang
that new mirror, or simply help you whittle down the “TO DO” list
you’ve been building. Senior Village is about making life easier in your
Life can be complicated sometimes.
Why not let Senior Village deliver a big dose of simplicity?
Call Senior Village 520-314-1042 for information
ILR STARTS “IN PERSON” CLASSES
The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) is ready to resume “in
person” classes this fall. The class schedule offers 14 courses, seven
in Session One (Sept 13-Nov 11) and seven in Session Two (Oct 25-Dec
17). The classes are usually 5-6 weeks long and meet for 2 hours per
week. No tests, no grades, no homework, just the joy of learning.
Session One courses include: Great Symphony Composers (Punch Howarth), China and
America Challenges (Boyd Bosma), Fun with Geology (Karen Gray), Birth of
Modernism: English Literature (Randy Greene), Famous Lawmen in Arizona
(Gerry Miller), Geography of Age (Gary Fuller) and The Magic of
Yellowstone (Louise Grabell).
Session Two courses include: U.S. International Political Challenges (Mark
Schwartz), Rodgers & Hart-Creators of Broadway/Hollywood Standards
(Gail Nelli), Water Supply in American Southwest (Bruce Hale), America
the Beautiful (Aaron Schoenberg), The Quantum Universe-From Quarks to
Quasars (Lockwood Carlson), Great American Short Stories (Linda
Griffin), Flaubert, Master French Realist (David Stegink).
Watch for the complete course schedule in the SaddleBrooke (SB) local
newspapers and the “Clubs & Groups” section of SB-1 and SB-2 weekly
emails. You can also get more detailed descriptions from the ILR
website (sbilr.org). Registration for both sessions starts on September 1. Classes
usually fill up quickly so mark your calendar and register early. Join
the ILR and enjoy life-long learning.
Community Circle Players
Performance dates are Monday through Wednesday, November 8, 9, and 10
plus Friday through Sunday, November 12, 13, and 14. In honor of
Veterans’ Day, there will be no show on the evening of November 11.
SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA)
Offers Introductory Lesson for Beginners
Any SaddleBrooke resident is welcome to attend this introductory lesson.
At the end of the Intro Lesson, participants will have the knowledge of
the basics of the game and be encouraged to join SPA and continue with
the Assisted Play program.
The only prerequisite or “must have” for the Intro lesson is an interest
in learning a new sport and the desire to have fun and do your personal
For additional information and to secure a spotfor a one time lesson, please contact Shawne Cryderman at firstname.lastname@example.org call (520) 818-2690.
One time lesson available on the following:
Lesson DATES: Tuesday, Sept 21 OR Friday, Sept. 24 OR Wednesday, Sept 29
TIME: 3:00 - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Pickleball Courts 4, 5, and 6 at The RidgeView courts
Masks are not required during play. Social distancing is encouraged.
Cost: $10 Payable the day of the lesson in cash (exact amount) or by check made out to SPA.
Please wear non-marking tennis shoes – no sandals or flip flops, and a visor/cap, sunglasses and sunscreen. Bring water with you to stay hydrated!
**Paddles and pickleballs will be provided. We suggest you do not
purchase a paddle prior to attending the lesson since not all paddles
are SPA approved.
Prior to your lesson, please watch any BEGINNER video on YouTube. Just look for Introductory Lesson or Learn to Play
Pickleball. Just the basics – there are many to choose from.
Health Night Out
The SaddleBrooke Health Fair Planning Committee has been following the
trends of the COVID-19 virus locally in Arizona. The upward trends
resulting from the number of unvaccinated individuals and the virulent
delta strand have caused us to regretfully announce that the 2021 Health
Fair has been cancelled.
Even though we were planning to put into place some very conservative
protocols, we were not totally convinced that this combination of
precautions provided assurance for the health and wellness of the
residents, vendors, volunteers and staff, especially in three
high-density areas. There was concern on the part of some exhibitors and
Although there will be not a Health Fair in October this year, we look
forward to being able to hold this popular, annual event in 2022.
The SaddleBrooke Public Affairs Commission welcomes Dr. Jacquelyn
Elliott, President and CEO of Central Arizona College for an informal
talk about the role of community college in Pinal County.
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 20th from 1-3PM at the SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse – downstairs.
Cookies will be served!
Please join us for a very informative meeting.
SaddleBrooke Swim Club is offering a FREE October “Let’s swim” clinic
As long as COVID and chlorine issues don’t interfere, the swim club is again offering its free swim clinic to residents.
“It’s been years since I swam, but I sure would like to swim laps for
exercise, (insert weight loss, injury rehab, strength or competition)
but oh, …I am sooooo out of shape… and my strokes need work!
If this sounds like you, the 6 session free swim club clinic is your
answer. The lessons are a great introduction to swimming laps in the
pool. Each session focuses on improving stroke technique and increasing
conditioning in a fun, supportive environment. Over 240 SaddleBrooke
residents have taken these clinics in the past five years! Clinic is
designed for new or returning lap swimmers that can swim at least one
length of the pool.
Space is limited! Pre-registration and vaccination for COVID is required!
SADDLEBROOKE SILVERBELLES are in the Swing of Things
Fall is on the horizon but SilverBelles still have spring in our steps.
We hear the music, we feel the beat, and we’re on our feet! We’re
thrilled to be performing again and our recent shows have delighted our
All of this is enhanced by our classy, sparkly, colorful costumes.
This is a great time to schedule a performance to entertain your social
or civic group, club, unit, or gathering of friends and neighbors for
special celebrations. We love to entertain groups of any size and will
tailor our performances to fit the theme or venue.
Silver Belles performing dance team is looking for a "few good dancers" who have a love of dancing and performing.
We rehearse every Monday and Friday. Come check us out to see how much
fun and camaraderie we share while learning new dance routines and
practicing already learned ones. For further information call Ann Kurtz
Caryl Mobley is our contact for performance scheduling. Give her a call
to talk about how we can entertain for your function. She can be reached
at 630-698-2232 or by e-mail at email@example.com
SaddleBrooke Spanish Culture Club (SCC)
Dust off those few Spanish words you may know (Hola amigos!) and plan to join the Spanish Culture Club this fall!
We are a culture club, not a language club, so speaking Spanish is not
required. We are a friendly mix of Spanish-speakers,
non-Spanish-speakers, and Hispanic culture enthusiasts.
Our program schedule is filling up quickly with new, interesting topics.
The first meeting of the season will be a wine and cheese party on
October 18th to welcome new members and say hello to old friends. Contact Susan Durchslag for location.
In November we are planning a talk on the Spanish Influence on Mexican
Cuisine, and in January we will learn about the Culture of Tapas in
We meet monthly on the third Monday from October through May, except for
December. The club is open to all SaddleBrooke residents. Calendar year
dues are $20 per person, but if you join this fall your membership will
be extended through the end of 2022.
All proceeds, after expenses, will go to fund Oracle Schools Foundation
programs at Mountain Vista Schools which include 'needs based' preschool
scholarships and the Accelerated Reading Program
Cowboys and Indians Magazine has called him “the Charlie Russell of
Western Music.” Western Horseman Magazine has declared his “Vaquero
Song” to be one of the greatest Western songs of all time. True West
Magazine named him Best Living Western Solo Musician four years in a
Dave Stamey has been a cowboy, a mule packer, a dude wrangler, and is
now one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. He has
been voted seven times Entertainer of the Year, seven times Male
Performer of the Year and Five times Songwriter of the Year by the
Western Music Association, and received the Will Rogers Award from the
Academy of Western Artists. He’s delighted audiences in twenty three
In November of 2016 Dave was inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame.
Dave Stamey Cowboy Entertainer
Mark Your Calendar for Fall
Author’s Luncheon and
Fall Author’s Luncheon
Local thriller writer Becky Masterman will be featured at the luncheon to be held on Wednesday, November 7that 11:30 a.m. in the MountainVIew ballroom. As the former editor of a
forensic medicine encyclopedia, Masterman brings a unique background to
her mysteries. She received widespread praise from critics for her first
mystery novel, Rage Against the Dying. And more rave reviews for her second and third thrillers, Fear the Darkness and A Twist of the Knife. Her latest book is We Were Killers Once.Tickets are $30 and go on sale October 6that 9:00 a.m. at the HOA2 administration annex and online at noon.
Samantha Schwann will speak on A Photographic Project of Endangered Shark Species in the Sea of Cortez on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 4 p.m. at the DesertView Theatre.Samantha is an Oro Valley- based underwater photographer whose work
concentrates on ecologically unique areas of the ocean, specifically
those which act as important sanctuaries for sharks.
$5 fee for non-members to attend
For more information about the Author’s Luncheon or upcoming lectures, visit sbfsl.org
Friends of SaddleBrooke Libraries' “Bucks 4 Books” Raffle raises money for our libraries! Half of the money will fund the libraries and the other half will be distributed as cash prizes.
Who Can Enter Between now and 9:00 pm Arizona time on December 26, 2021, SaddleBrooke
residents and any Arizona resident or visitor (confirmed during
purchase) who is 18 years or older will be able to purchase raffle
tickets. Tickets must be purchased by those living in or visiting
Arizona at the time the purchase is made. Ticket holders do not need to
be present to win.
The Drawings and Prizes All tickets are entered into all drawings:
Four bi-monthly cash drawings ($200 each)
Monthly drawing for 18 tickets to the January 2022 “Bucks 4 Books” Celebration ($25 value/ticket)
Grand Cash Prize Drawing on December 27th for 3 lucky ticket holders – 50% to
the Grand Prize Winner, 30% to the Second Place winner, and 20% to the
Third Place winner
All winners will be recognized at the “Bucks 4 Books” Celebration in January and notified by phone.
How to Buy Tickets Tickets can be purchased online at SBFSL.org. Ticket prices are:
1 for $10
3 for $25
8 for $50
20 for $100
Men, this is for you!
We invite you to join the SaddleBrooke Barbershop Chorus!
The SaddleBrooke Barbershop Chorus is a group of SaddleBrooke Arizona residents with a common bond of enjoying
singing Barbershop Music and presenting quality concerts to the
Our objective is to have fun singing barbershop music and to enjoy the comradeship of our fellow singers.
We are affiliated with the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS). We do not
compete in contests, we sing strictly for enjoyment and for local
“sing-outs” and concerts.
Rehearsals are from 6:30-8:30 PM each Tuesday in the Agate room of the
SaddleBrooke HOA2 Mountain View clubhouse Arts and Crafts building,
38725 S Mountainview Blvd. If you have questionscontact Bruce Kistler
306-2113, or see our website for more info:
Tuesday night is Bocce Ball night at SaddleBrooke. Join us at the HOA 1 Bocce Ball courts at 5:15pmevery Tuesday night for a fun night of bocce ball. Beginners as well as experienced players are welcome to join the fun.
PATHFINDERS BOWLING LEAGUE
One of the many activities available to the residents of SaddleBrooke is
the Pathfinders Bowling League. This league has been around for over 20
years and is composed of both men and women, Active Adults, with ages
ranging from the 90s to the 40s. This is a fully handicapped fun mixed
league with bowling averages from the 70s to well over 200.
Many of the bowlers come from SaddleBrooke, Sun City Vistoso, Oro Valley
and Marana. The League bowls every Monday morning from October to April
and bowls individually for fun during the summers at the same time. All
bowling is done at the Fiesta Bowling lanes 501 W. River Rd located at
the intersection of River and Oracle in Tucson with practice beginning
at 9:15am and bowling at 9:30am every Monday morning.
There are 4 person teams composed of both men and women in the Fall
League but no teams for summer fun bowling. If you have bowled
previously this is the time to bring back those great memories and fun.
The lanes have rental shoes and loaner bowling balls or you can use your
own equipment. Prices range from $6 for 3 games in the summer to $10
for 3 games during the Fall League season with a portion of the fees
going for League, Team and individual bowler prizes. If you have 3
friends who would like to join you then sign up as a team or sign up
individually and be placed on a team. To register to play you can go to
the Fiesta Lanes website and sign up for the Fall Pathfinders league
which begins in October-- https://www.fiestalanesaz.com/leagues or if you just want to come and bowl for fun this summer contact me for more information-
Fred Pilster, President Pathfinders Bowling League 37316 S. Desert Star Dr SaddleBrooke, AZ 85739 cell phone: 408 691-0900 firstname.lastname@example.org
SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters Club
The SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters Club is celebrating its 23rd year of meetings. Please join us every month on the second Wednesday at 12:30 social time and 1:00 for the meeting.
We meet in the SaddleBrooke One Arts & Crafts classroom #4, across
from the Gift Shop. We have monthly challenge cards, mojo
cards, demonstrations, sharing ideas, Fun Shops coordinated by Marlene
D’Ambrosio and creating cards to donate to the residents of the
SaddleBrooke Senior Village.
We occasionally attend paper craft conventions, or day trips to out of
town stores and tours of our members craft rooms. Please come by and
meet our fun loving members. All skill levels are welcome.
For more information please contact Carol Thompson at email@example.com or call her at (520) 400-9775.
Schedule a Senior Village
for Your Club or Unit
Good news is meant to be shared. Help Senior Village spread the word about our member services: transportation for errands and appointments, fix-its in your home and yard, fun social activities. We will come to your club meeting or a home gathering to explain how Village
volunteers are helping our 1100+ SaddleBrooke members live more
independently in their homes. Call 520-314-1042 for information.