Musical Instrument Museum trip on October 30

CERT to offer free basic training course in October

Tenth annual Relay For Life benefit garage sale has a new location

Quail Creek Miata Club visits Arivaca

Putters stay true to their motto for putting in all kinds of weather

Musical Instrument Museum trip on October 30

There will be a trip to the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) on Wednesday, Oct. 30. The MIM is located in Phoenix and is the world’s only global museum for musical instruments.…

Quail Creek Miata Club visits Arivaca

Mary Noon Kasulaitis at the La Gitana Cantina Thomas Dean The Quail Creek Miata Club visited the village of Arivaca for breakfast at the La Gitana Cantina and learned the…

Women prevail at annual Prickly Pair Tournament

Jacquie Owens On a hot sunny day, 60 players from the Quail Creek 18-hole ladies and men’s golf associations met to play the annual Prickly Pair Tournament. Thirty men and 30 women paired off and headed out to their respective holes for a lively match-play competition! In the end, team scores were totaled and were…

VA speakers share how our donations are used

The Performing Arts Guild Mixed Chorus singing Back to the 50s at the Quail Creek’s Got Talent show in August. They also will perform a special tribute for Pearl Harbor Day at the PAG Christmas Show on Dec. 5 to 7.

Peggy McGee One homeless veteran is one too many for those who have served, but when there are almost 1,000, many with families, then it’s a major problem. Fortunately, the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System—better known as the Tucson VA Hospital—has aggressively addressed this problem, and the number of homeless veterans has decreased significantly over the…

Where in the World is the Crossing?

Congratulations to Steve and Kathy Brown who celebrated their 44th anniversary on an Alaskan cruise.

Connie Bandstra, Quail Creek Property Owners Association board of directors Where in the world are you reading the Crossing? Submissions for the October issue must be received by Sept. 20. No photoshopped pictures will be included, and photos must include either the June, July, or August issue of the Crossing. A drawing for a $50 Quail Creek Grill…

Teaching memoir by Quail Creek author

Cheryl Palen Many memoirs have been written about the teaching profession, but they usually are about teachers who are successful in either high-achieving or poverty-ridden inner-city schools. Brant Vickers’ memoir, Chucky’s in Tucson, offers readers a poignant and heartfelt view of what it is like to teach in the sometimes strange, unfamiliar, and almost alien…

Iconic pottery carvers coming to Quail Creek

Hector Javier Martinez with one of his sgraffito pieces.

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Mark your calendars for the fall 2019 Mata Ortiz pottery, jewelry, and Zapotec weaving show coming to Quail Creek’s Kino Conference Center on Oct. 11, 12, and 13. Appearing for their first Quail Creek show are Mata Ortiz sgraffito-style carvers Hector Javier Martinez and his wife Gabriela Perez. Javier started painting figures…