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Pool Players of The Brooke:

SaddleBrooke Ranch’s First 8-Ball Champion



August 20, 2017
Free 4-Week Introduction to Centering Prayer
DVD series by Fr. Carl Arico "Centering Prayer: A Way of Life"
Wednesdays 2:00-3:15 pm: Aug. 9, 16, 23 and 30.
Click here for more details

Al-Anon "Back to Basics"   Meetings every Monday at 3:00 pm
in the Bobcat Suite  (lower level of SB One clubhouse--at the end of the hallway)

Change in meeting place:  During the summer (June-August) we meet
2nd and 4th TUESDAYS at 6:30 PM in the Agate Room
of the HOA2 Arts & Crafts Center, 38725 S Mountainview Blvd.
SaddleBrooke Bereavement Support Group
Meets Every Sunday, 4-5:30 p.m.  SaddleBrooke One Clubhouse, Coyote Room South (lower level).  Support groups provide a confidential forum, to share feelings, concerns and information as a way of supporting and encouraging each other as we make our journey through loss and grief. Always lead by master prepared facilitators. No cost to Attend...No commitment to come back.  FOR INFORMATION, call 825-8980
Come join us!  We have great fun, & the game is just competitive enough to be interesting. 
This is a non-sanctioned game, every Wednesday at the HOA1 Activity Center, 9AM-12:30PM (arrive at 8:45).  Sign-up book is at Activity Center counter. 
Open to all residents and renters of SB1, SB2 & the Ranch.  Coffee is available!
Questions:  Rosemary Marcello -
 Small Slams Bridge Club
Thursdays HOA1 Activity Center
Sign in starts at 12:30PM / Game Time 1PM
Walk-in Pairs welcome by 12:45PM--will be seated after players with reservations
Resident-resident pairs will be given priority seating before resident-guest pairs.)

Interested in improving your duplicate game? This club is for you. We are an American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) sanctioned; limited to players with 0-750 Masterpoints.  You don't need to be an ACBL member to play. No partner? No problem! Email us 2 days before a game & we will try to get you one.

Games are $4.  We are open to SB1, SB2, & Ranch homeowners, renters, and their guests.   
Reservations or questions:

Thursday Night Bridge Pairs & Those Who Wish to Join Us
Thursday Night Bridge Pairs is a rubber bridge club. We meet on Thursday evenings at 6:30 in the HOA #1Activity Center. The fee to play is $1.25 per person. The sign-up sheet is located in a white folder on the podium in the HOA#1 Library. We prefer that you bring a partner, but if you need one, an attempt will be made to find one for you if you contact us.

Please phone either Connie Kacer (825-7585)
or Barb Fleming (825-2827) if you have any questions.

Users Group meetings may have been suspended but some instructors are still teaching classes.
Check the website calendar for all summer classes:    

 Why Not Dance ? 
Ball Room Dance Lessons Offered Tuesdays & Wednesdays
in HOA1 Vermilion Room for residents of SaddleBrooke and the Ranch
No sign up required.  Questions?  Contact Walter:
Dance Schedule:  Tuesdays 1pm-2pm - Instruction  |  2pm-3pm - Open Dance for all residents
Wednesdays 12 noon - Open Dance for all residents  |  1pm - Instruction

The Digital Photography Club of Saddlebrooke (DIGS)
The Digital Photography Club of Saddlebrooke is open to any resident of Saddlebrooke  and SaddleBrooke Ranch who has an interest in taking their photography to the next level, both in the field and the digital darkroom. Photographers with all levels of photographic experience are welcome. Check out our website here or contact Jim Hagedon (, for monthly meeting information & upcoming programs.
We meet the second Tuesday each month at 3:30 PM at the Activities Center at 64518 Galveston Ln.  Guests are welcome.
Visit our website to learn about events & actions in SaddleBrooke & the Tucson area.  There are lots of opportunities to get involved!                  


 The SaddleBrooke EZ Riders offer indoor cycling sessions. You are in total control of the level of intensity you want to experience.   The 45 minute ride also includes stretching before and after the workout. An experienced resident volunteer leads each session, which are choreographed to music.
For information: Dave Palmeri -

  SaddleBrooke EZ Riders have moved to the Paloma Room at DesertView.  Ride times remain the same:
Sun. 7:30am & 11:15am    Tue. 2:45 pm & 4:00pm   Fri. 12:15pm   Sat. 7:30am

The SaddleBrooke Genealogy Club
Meets 1st Thursday of each month 1:00 PM in the Coyote Room   


The horseshoe pits are located in SaddleBrooke between the softball field & the Edwin Rd. wall. Official play is Tuesday & most Wednesdays at 9AM during the winter , 7:00 AM in the summer. Some people play Friday morning. Or play when you have the urge. The black horseshoe equipment box can be opened with your homeowner’s pool key. All we ask is that you sign a waiver sheet (in the box/leave in the box) before using the equipment. If you decide to become a member, a $10 donation is requested. Come. Relive your youth!

Contacts:  Joe Florito - 818-0363 or Don Stone - 818-1693

The SaddleBrooke Links Players meet for golf every Thursday
& for Fellowship Forum every other Thursday at the HOA1 Coyote North room,
starting with Fellowship at 10AM (topics cover living right today) followed by golf. 
For more information contact
Dave Thomas at 825-3017 / email: 
or Jim Tayburn at 818-1274 / email:  

 For those interested in Radio Controlled Model Aviation (including Model Airplanes and Drones).
Come join us for breakfast and comradery every Wednesday morning at 8:00 AM in the Roadrunner Grill. Our flying days are Tue, Sat, and Sun. Whether you are new to RC models or a seasoned flyer – all are welcome – we teach flying and flight safety.

SaddleBrooke Paper Crafters Club
Our objective is to share ideas & techniques in rubber stamping & paper crafting while creating friendships.  We meet at 1PM the 2nd Wednesday each month in the HOA1 Arts & Crafts Room #4, and we also have monthly Saturday workshops taught by a member or a visiting artist.
All SaddleBrooke and SB Ranch Residents are welcome to join.  Annual dues are $20.

Contact Sharon Scanlan: 825-5367 or Opal Larkin: 825-4062

 Monthly event which needs your support: We have a pick-up service of gently used clean towels, linens, blankets, flat sheets and pet supplies such as carriers and pet food. Prescription containers are also needed. E-mail or call 520-548-7861 to arrange the pick-up. Please contact us at least one full day before the requested pick-up date so that we can arrange the most efficient schedule. Just place it in your drive-way on the day of pick-up and we do the rest.                                                        Next Pick-up Friday, September 1st      

Monthly meetings are on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, in Ballroom East, Mountain View Clubhouse. Guest speakers have included Dr. Zhudi Jasser, representatives from Border Patrol, the NRA, County Sheriff, County Attorney, County Supervisor, State Reps, Senator, & many more.     
See our website:

Agave Front Lounge, SaddleBrooke One
Thursdays, 11:30am - 1:00pm

SaddleBrooke Rotary is packed with energetic volunteers and many came together to assist schools in Oracle, San Manuel, Mammoth, Catalina, and Nogales. Our club provides youth leadership training, funds college scholarships, and supports Ronald McDonald House. If giving back to your community is something you enjoy and if you’d like a team of like-minded professionals to work with, Rotary may be for you. For more information or to join us for a Thursday lunch, call Neil Deppe at 520-297-4858.  
Aug. 24: Our guest speaker is Judith B. Simmons,
Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona.

SaddleBrooke Seniors - What's New?!

SaddleBrooke Singles Club
SaddleBrooke singles (male & female) meets formally once a month to plan a variety of activities in which members can participate as a group. If single in SaddleBrooke and interested in joining us, please contact David Dodd ( - 520-954-5944)

 Saddlebrooke Stroke/ Neurological Support Group
Inviting all those, who are going through the daily physical and emotional times of helping their loved ones maintain their dignity of life, to come to our monthly lunches, meetings for the support from open, free discussion on how to help not only their loved ones, but themselves, the care-giver.
Luncheons are 3rd Friday of month. Reservation must be made RSVP: Esta Goldstein 825-1181 or Any questions or inquiry you can call Esta 825-1181 or Liz Boyd 825-5587.

Come for breakfast & enjoy the fun.  Join a group of Rotarians on Thursday mornings at the MountainView Bistro, East Room at 8AM.  This is a wonderful way to meet new friends & listen to great speakers.  Learn how you can give back to yoru community.  BE A GIFT TO THE WORLD!  For more information, contact Gary Haslett:  825-4442, 

 Tennis players, SaddleBrooke Tennis Club wants you !
STC has much to offer, for every level of player from the beginner to the expert.  Interested in knowing more about tennis at SaddleBrooke?  Visit  then click on About our STC video.

For more information, call the tennis center (825-0255) or Connie Kacer (825-7585)
We look forward to meeting you and seeing you on the courts!


SaddleBrooke Western Heritage Preservation Club 
Now seeking new members for the upcoming season, Sept - April.
Our first meeting is scheduled for Sept. 15, 6:00 PM, 
with guest performer Mary Kaye (
Season Membership Dues are $10 per household. We plan to have at least twelve meetings for the season, each with outstanding performers.

For more information email or call Al Mollenkopf :, 520-850-5636 

  Women on Our Own
for single women in non-committed relationships
Make new friends & participate in fun activities!
If interested, contact Lynn Crookes, 433-9759.

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