Arts & Leisure

Jean Matheson has always loved art. While there weren’t a lot of classes available to her when she was growing up, she was frequently chosen to create artwork for various school activities. Sh… Read more

I recently had a friend who returned from a beautiful trip to the Provence area of France with a top land tour group. She loved her trip, but mentioned that a lot of the trip was spent on bus … Read more

What’s an Art Salon? No, it’s not a place to get an “artful” haircut! It’s a place where like-minded artists come together in a friendly environment to bond, network and learn from one another… Read more

You loved the game of football as a youngster. You still love watching NFL football many years later. You enjoy the banter with other fans. If so, you can become the General Manager of your ow… Read more

It was June 22 when I noticed that one of the storefronts in Oro Valley had a large poster taped against the massive glass window area of the store which read: Now Hiring! It was to begin the … Read more

On Wednesday, September 14, at the SaddleBrooke One Activity Center at 6 p.m., Metaphysical Explorations presents Yoga and You with Karen Callan. Read more

My husband received this email from a dear friend. I wanted to pass it on because at this stage in life, we all could use a little more humor. Read more

If you want to get to know Whisky Jack aka the Camp Robber, common names for the Canada Jay, plan a picnic in one of Colorado’s Summit County high forests. Find a suitable spot, open your lunc… Read more

The “SaddleBrooke Singers” are delighted to announce it’s time to break into song! Rehearsals for the Christmas concert season will soon begin. If you are interested in singing with our choral… Read more

Cold weather is something I avoid—in person, in books and in movies, so, this article is the result of some great recommendations from our excellent volunteers who buy and catalog DVDs. We hop… Read more

You loved the game of football as a youngster. You still love watching NFL football many years later. You enjoy the banter with other fans. If so, you can become the General Manager of your ow… Read more

A big shout out to all those who planned and participated in the car show. It was a fabulous day had by all and I met a lot of really cool people from the community. Thank you everyone for mak… Read more

We sure do love our pets. They are often our best friend, providing companionship, unconditional love, and emotional support. Yet, there are times that I would like to understand what my dog i… Read more

What’s an Art Salon? No, it’s not a place to get an “artful” haircut! It’s a place where like-minded artists come together in a friendly environment to bond, network and learn from one another… Read more

With so much chaos in the world, we can be pulled into various degrees of negativity. At times, we can become fearful, angry or frustrated. So, the question is how to stay centered, peaceful a… Read more

Scottsdale is really a city unto itself. Most of the time we talk about heading up to Phoenix, but here I am specifically not talking about Phoenix but Scottsdale, a desert city east of Phoeni… Read more

Open Mah Jongg on Wednesdays (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) For those who know how to play the game, open Mah Jongg is held every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the MountainView Club House in the CACT… Read more

I think more than ever, we are very anxious and living with a lot of “unknowns”. Will there be another major pandemic this year? How long will the war in Ukraine continue? Will inflation conti… Read more

Ladies! It’s summertime and wouldn’t you like a girl trip with a best friend, or a lunch, or maybe just want to hang out by the pool for fun? Meet some gals who would like to be your pal. Read more

We received A Catalogue of Favorites in the mail the other day. Favorites? Well, the catalogue was a clothing catalogue and, frankly, I am about tapped out on clothes these days. At least unti… Read more

The SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild (saddlebrookefinearts.org) offers a wide range of art classes for beginners to experts – right here in the Topaz Room in the Arts & Crafts Center at Mounta… Read more

Are you looking for some meaningful and inspiring films to watch at home this summer? Some of these may also be old friends you’ve seen before that you may want to revisit. The Metaphysical Ex… Read more