Category: October 2014

Halloween party planned

The Quail Creek Halloween Flashback Party will be held on Friday, October 31. Start the evening with cocktails and appetizers at 5:30 p.m. and a dinner buffet at 6:00 p.m. There will be an assortment of Hors d’Ouerves, salad, sheared pork, grilled chicken, brown rice, kidney beans and roasted squash. For dessert you can enjoy…

2014 overseeding golf events

Wally Ueberschar On Tuesday, September 9 and Monday, September 15 the Desert Duffers hosted our annual overseeding golf events at the Canoa Ranch Golf Course and Desert Hills Golf Club of Green Valley. The golf, weather and the courses were wonderful. Ten full teams per event took the opportunity to play off-site while our course…

Fall Harvest TGIF Nov. 14

Fall Harvest TGIF will be held Friday, November 14, 2014, in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. A cash bar begins at 4:30 p.m. followed by a dinner buffet at 5:00 p.m. Dancing and music will be provided by The Drift Band. Tickets are $18 per person. Menu: autumn green salad with apples, cranberries, carrots, pecans…

QC annual Fall Festival Arts and Crafts fair

The Quail Creek annual Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Fair will be held Saturday, November 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Madera Clubhouse. Over 100 Quail Creek residents and clubs prepare all year for this annual craft fair featuring a large variety…

In the Ogden Garden

Fruits of the harvest

Ron and Vicki Sullivan October is an important changing season month for a dozen or so Quail Creek residents and their fellow Allen J. Ogden community gardeners. First, the bounty of the summer harvest is ebbing. Second, it’s the beginning of the fall vegetable planting season. Ogden Gardener Lorna Mitchell writes in her Ogden Beet…

Annual clothing and household goods drive

Janice Pell Mark the calendar and clean out the closets. Saturday morning, November 1, The Women of Quail Creek will hold its annual clothing drive for homeless veterans and families. TWOQC volunteers will be accepting donations from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the parking lot in front of the Madera Clubhouse. Tucson’s VA hospital has…

Members of TWOQC enthralled by historical re-enactment

President of the Docent Council of the Arizona Historical Society Southern Division Shirley Pinkerton dressed in period costume for her performance for TWOQC; photo by Eileen Sykora.

Janice Pell A hush fell over the room at the August meeting of TWOQC as the women were transported back to the nineteenth century when Shirley Pinkerton, in period costume, portrayed The Story of Larcena Pennington Page Scott. Speaking quietly in first person, Shirley told Larcena’s remarkable story in such a way that the audience…

Trojans, viruses and worms, oh my!

The need for computer security is an old, old story to those who are long time computer users, but it’s a story that needs to be refreshed from time to time to include new information. On Tuesday evening, October 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the ballroom, the Quail Creek Computer Club is kicking off its…

Golf course update

Ralph Scafuri On August 26, 2014, the Green Committee did an analysis of our greens. The expert used was Jimmy Fox of Evergreen Turf of Chandler, Arizona. In attendance for the Green Committee were J.R. Kies, Joel Jaress, Mike Taylor, Ralph Scafuri, Craig Parsons, Skip Fumia, Dreama Fumia, Roger Oravetz and Frank Hewitt. The grass…