Pickleball Club celebrates first anniversary of Pickleball courts

‘Lend Me a Tenor’ comes to the Quail Creek stage

*PCQC shoots the boots at Paul Bond

QCBDC travels to Cape Town, South Africa, in February

*PCQC shoots the boots at Paul Bond

Robert Thoresen – Art explains the process Dean and Loretta Klingenberg – Boot foot forms Tim Morey – Cutting the leather Mike Turner – Attaching the heal Mike Turner –…

Ak Chin Farming: Harvesting the monsoons

Quail Creek residents and friends share a moment with traditional flood irrigation Tohono O’odham farm team. The red monolith in the background is a Double Master II edible tepary bean harvesting combine.

Ron and Vicki Sullivan “Many miles away from where we are now, I saw the dark storm clouds forming over the Baboquivari Mountains. Within minutes our entire 57 acre ak chin farmland was under water.” As alarming as Vernal Sam’s description of that summer day sounded, his face remained stoic and steadfast. For Vernal this…

Birds of Madera Canyon

Arizona Woodpecker; photo by Jeff Babson

Dave Babson Madera Canyon is one of the most legendary birding locations in the entire U.S. Birders from around the world flock to Madera, lured by the chance to glimpse birds that are rarely found north of the Mexican border such as the Elegant Trogon, Blue-throated and Magnificent Hummingbirds, Whiskered Screech-Owl, Red-faced Warbler and Varied…

“Girls Just Want to Have Fun” ladies golf event

Querky Queens first place winners were Pat Crane, Chris Laxague and Margaret Pahoresky

Dreama Fumia What happens when you create golf threesomes of QCLGA members, Lady Niners and Lady Putters? You get lots of fun! On January 22, members of the QCLGA, Niners and Putters formed threesomes for a very different golf event. Played on our Coyote and Roadrunner Courses, our QCLGA members and Niners alternated shots from…

The 3 International Tenors takes the stage April 11

The 3 International Tenors, a TAD Concert, will be presented on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. A cash bar will open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. This show is comprised of multiple genres, opera, musical theater and pop opera. Four singers (special guest Michele…

Quail Creek Lapidary and Jewelry Club enjoys new studio

Candy Williams, Peyote bracelet

The members of the Quail Creek Lapidary and Jewelry Club are enjoying the wonderful new studio that has just been completed. Kathy Abel, Karen Baker, Nancy Forester, Kathie Kidwell, Linda Hunnicutt, Lynn Lanzell, Carole Parnes, Deb Powell, Bonnie Reeves, Ellen Savitz, Candy Williams and Arlene Zaloznik participated in Cathy Hasson’s Beginning Peyote classes and went…

Musical Tribute to Neil Sedaka Show February 23

National Performing Artists will present the Jim Van Slyke ~Musical Tribute to Neil Sedaka Show on Monday, February 23. A cash bar opens at 6:00 p.m. followed by a 7:00 p.m. showtime. Tickets are $22 per person. Neil Sedaka exclaims, “I had the pleasure of seeing Jim perform—it blew me away. The voice, the stage presence—superb…