Category: September 2019

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…

2019-20 Kino lecture series

Julie Woodard The 2019-20 Kino lecture series kicks off on Monday, Nov. 18, as Dr. John Klein returns to share his experiences of his latest attempt to summit Mount Everest in a lecture entitled safely back from the death zone. On Feb. 13, 2020, we will learn about retrieving and processing fossils from geologist Jerome Montgomery in…

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…

The Women of Quail Creek annual membership brunch

Cindy Mayron “Each October, The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) come together to celebrate the three strong foundations of our organization: fostering friendships, charitable work, and furthering knowledge,” said Pat Neel, TWOQC president. “We’re nearly 400 members strong, and we welcome women who are new residents or haven’t attended a TWOQC meeting before. Renew your…

MOAA fall luncheon speaker

Peggy McGee Simon Herbert, historical preservation specialist for the historic Canoa Ranch, will be the guest speaker at the Green Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom 3. Simon Herbert has worked for Pima County’s Canoa Ranch as an architectural preservationist and program coordinator since…