Category: February 2018

Jazz in the Desert IX

  The Valley Verde Rotary Club in partnership with The Green Valley Pecan Company presents Jazz in the Desert IX on March 3, 2018. Shows will be at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Featuring the JAZZ ensembles from Great Expectations Academy, Rio Rico High School, Sahuarita High School, Walden Grove High School, Nogales High School.…

Calling all Quail Creek Art Lovers and Neighbors

Sue Bowerman Mark your calendars for March 16, 17 and 18 at the Quail Creek Creative Arts and Technology Center from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Eleven artists from Quail Creek will be participating in the Tubac Center of the Arts Open Studio Tour. Instead of showing work in their individual studios, they will exhibit…

The Lady Putters present annual awards

  Peggy McGee The Lady Putters heralded the New Year by recognizing the high achievers for 2017 as well as the winners for the latest six-week period at their luncheon. After a Chicken Florentine entrée followed by chocolate mousse with whipped cream for dessert, Putters newly elected president Janet Wegner announced the winners. Yoshie Hennessy…

Tax time is approaching

  Peggy McGee There will be no major changes for taxes for Tax Year 2017 but if you really don’t enjoy tackling your own return, consider the AARP Tax preparation service provided at several locations in the local area. And you cannot beat the price—there is no charge. AARP volunteers have completed their required training…

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

  Peggy McGee On a sunny day in mid-January with above average temperatures, the Golfing Girls did indeed have fun. This special event teamed the three all-female golfing groups in Quail Creek, the Lady Putters, the Niners and the Ladies Golf Association, AKA 18-holers. Three players, one from each group, made up the teams. The…

Mix and Mingle with MOAA

  Peggy McGee The annual Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Mix and Mingle will be held on Thursday, March 22 from 4:30-6:30 in Crystal Ballroom No. 1. The purpose of the event is to introduce officers and warrant officers, active duty, former and retired and their spouses or significant others to…

TRIPS to explore Tucson

  Bonnie Hyra This special tour of Tucson is a result of five years of TRIPS day excursions by a commutate street explorer. This streetcar/walking tour is for Quail Creek residents unfamiliar with our town—a combo of history, architecture and amazing places not on any tourist trail. Ever wonder why UA teams yell, “Bear Down!”…

TRIPS at Flandrau Planetarium

  Joyce Clark One of the most exciting and educational day trips to the University of Arizona campus is a visit to the Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium. On January 24, 32 Quail Creek (TRIPS) participants experienced a double full dome viewing program. During “Tucson and The Sky Beyond” everyone learned how to find the…

Monthly coffee with the General Manager

  Coffee with the General Manager will be held in the Crystal ballroom at 10:00 a.m. on the following dates: Friday, March 9 with Common Area Dept. Tuesday, April 3 with CS Patrol Friday, May 4 with Golf Operations Wednesday, June 6 with Budget Process Tuesday, July 10 with Recreation Dept. Wednesday, August 22 with…