Category: Generals

House plants are good for you!

Bonnie Nowicki With our Arizona summer heat, many of us are lingering indoors. It’s a perfect opportunity to pay more attention to our foliage house plants, or perhaps decide to purchase one. Decade after decade, house plants continue to be popular. They add an attractive, natural touch to any decor. They also purify the air…

Celebrating 15 years of Equine Voices Rescue and Sanctuary—annual fall fundraiser

Diane Russell Equine Voices Rescue and Sanctuary is hosting its annual fall fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Tubac Golf Resort and Spa from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Following a three-course dinner and cash bar, there will be a silent auction and a live auction, featuring renowned auctioneer, Letitia Frye. Musical entertainment will be provided by guitarist,…

CERT to offer free basic training course in October

As part of their graduation exercise, students had to demonstrate how to use cribbing material to rescue someone trapped under a pile of debris. Photo by Peggy McGee.

Peggy McGee The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be offering its free basic training course beginning on Oct. 9. Students will meet from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Oct. 9, 10, 16, and 17. The final class and practical exercise will take place on Saturday morning, Oct. 19. All sessions will be held at the Green Valley Fire District headquarters…

From the Chef – Seared scallops

Executive Chef Aris Cabrera, CEC, WCEC Seared scallops over forbidden rice, curry and coconut cream sauce, and watercress-apples slaw Scallop Scallops: 4 each Olive oil: 2 tablespoons Salt and pepper: to taste Rice Forbidden rice: 1 cup Chicken stock: 2 cups Minced ginger: 1 teaspoon Minced garlic: 1/2 teaspoon Green onions: 1/2 cup Sauce Heavy…

Paint with Lydia Quezada and family October 11

Paint with Lydia Quezada and family on Friday, Oct. 11, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Experience painting a Mata Ortiz pot made by Lydia Quezada and family. Make your brush with children’s hair, paint your Quezada-made pot, while Lydia paints hers and co-sign with the potters. You can have your pot fired in the Quezadas’ home pit (to…

SASO fortieth anniversary season

Punch Howarth Members of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra (SASO), with conductor Linus Lerner, will celebrate 40 years of providing symphonic music, as well as a home for instrumental musicians. Almost all of the new season’s musical selections have been performed by the orchestra during the previous 39 years. Some of the original founding musicians…

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…

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…

Let’s get ‘er done!

Dr. Madelaine Paschal Howdy friends! It’s that time of year, that annual event, and it’s rodeo time! And as you already know, October is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Patti O’Berry, Arizona’s leading force in the fight against sexual abuse, domestic violence, and human trafficking, would like to invite you to help her stomp out…