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RoundUp RANCHERS’

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The Official Publication of the Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association

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HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION The Dobson Association Administration Office 2719 S Reyes, Mesa, AZ 85202 480-831-8314 www.dobsonranch.com Administration Hours Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm Closed Saturday and Sunday La Casita Recreation Center 2719 S Reyes, Mesa, AZ 85202 480-831-7464 Saratoga Recreation Center 2345 S Saratoga Los Altos Recreation Center 2524 W Campo Alegre

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Home & Garden | 6

Message From the Executive Director Message from the Association President A Message from the Editor Things to Know 2018 Assessment Life is Simple CC&R Notices

Dobson Ranch Spring Expo Green Thumb Award Architectural Applications March 2018 Home Sales

Recreation Happenings | 7 Message from the Recreation Director Facility Hours Ms. Jessi’s Corner Recreation Positions Available La Casita Youth Summer Camp 2018 Swim Lessons Flick ‘n Float Ice Cream Social 14th Annual Dobson Ranch Golf Tournament Recreation Classes Movie in the Park 2018 Boat Permits and Fishing Licenses on Sale Laguna Shores Tennis Courts are Closed Venue Rental Sixth Annual St. Paddy’s Day Invitational A Rousing Success! Harkins Movie Tickets Raquetball Courts Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Play Eggstravaganza 3/31/18 Tween Egg Hunt 3/30/18 Dobson Ranch Pontoon Tour/Ride Information Table and Chairs Rental The Music of Stephen Dobson Ranch Team Takes 1st Place!

Clubs | 20 Retirees Club Retirees Schedule Dobson Dophins Swim Club Women’s Club Garden Club Fishing Club Dobson Ranch Republicans Dobson Ranch Democrats and Friends Club

In the Community | 22 Programs at Dobson Ranch Library Tried It and Liked It Heartworm Disease Mesa Community College Performing Arts Local WWII Veteran Turns 100 Public Blood Drives City of Mesa Events Lady Bugs Released Bike Month Returns to Mesa Freedom Rock Experience

In Every Issue | 28 Classifieds At Your Service Monthly Calendar

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The official publication of the Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association This magazine is delivered to all homeowners in the Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association on a monthly basis. This magazine is also distributed to surrounding businesses and office complexes. You have received this publication because your HOA believes you take pride in your home environment and community. This magazine provides you with HOA information and home product advertising that enhances your home comfort and increases the value of your home. We are always interested in your comments or suggestions. While efforts to ensure accuracy are exercised, the publisher assumes no liability for the information contained in either editorial or advertising content. The Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association does not endorse any commercial products or information that may be advertised in the newsletter.

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Please call 911 for reporting emergencies, vandalism, suspicious activity, etc. occurring on or to Dobson Ranch property. Dobson Ranch Urgent Assistance (broken sprinklers) 480-226-9597 SUB-ASSOCIATIONS Dobson Bay Club Dobson Bay Club, LLC 480-897-6161 Dobson Condos Red Mountain Management, LLC 480-641-6300 Dobson Glen Vision Community Services 480-759-4945 Dobson Greens Laurie Nichols 480-839-9079 Dobson Villas Peterson Company 480-513-6846 Laguna Village Tri-City Property Management 480-844-2224 Lake Park Village Tri-City Property Management 480-844-2224 The Landings Brown Community Management 480-539-1396 Legante Paseo Snow Property Services 480-635-1133 Water Works Vision Community Services 480-759-4945 Wood Creek Townhomes City Property 602-437-4777 CITY OF MESA Police Headquarters/Info 480-644-2324 Fiesta Patrol Division 480-644-2614 Non Emergency Policy 480-644-2211 Councilman Heredia Office 480-644-3003 Code Compliance 480-644-2061 Animal Control 480-644-2268 Reporting animal cruelty/ Barking 480-644-2211\ IMPORTANT NUMBERS Green Pool Issue 602-506-6616 Crime Prevention/Neighborhood Watch 480-644-2539 AZ Blue Stake 602-263-1100 Salt River Project 602-236-8888

Ranchers’ Roundup is the official publication of the Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association David L. Jones Executive Director The articles and comments in this monthly publication are intended to inform, illustrate or provide explanation to members of the Association and do not necessarily serve as official opinions of the board of directors, staff nor its members. As such, we do not make any representation as to the validity or qualifications of any advertiser/contributor.


Your Neighborhood

April 2018

Message From the Executive Director

Message from the Association President

By David L. Jones

By Frank Mizner

Executive Director

Association President

As I write this article the Board of Director 2018 elections are well underway, with a week still before the Annual meeting we have already reached quorum! Thank you to all who have voted and participated in this important process. Although voting opened later than anticipated, things are going smoothly, homeowners are utilizing the online voting process and, new this year, can telephone in their vote. A third-party vendor facilitates the online and phone voting; at the end of the election the results are turned over to our inspector of election who adds any paper ballot votes to the totals, and the totals are announced at the Annual meeting. Thus far, very few paper ballots have been received (under 20 at this point), most are finding the online and phone process easy and convenient. Again, thanks for voting and I hope to have seen you out at the Annual meeting. Also new this week, as you visit La Casita, see if you can see what is different. As I parked to come into work, I thought wow what has changed…here at La Casita our maintenance department had begun preparing for the volleyball court conversion, changing it into a patio. The first step of the actual physical process was removing the wrought iron fencing dividing it from the parking lot. It amazed me that a simple change like this made such a difference. This is a great time of year to remember this in terms of our homes…take a close look at the exterior of your house, before it gets crazy hot, what simple changes can be made to freshen up the appearance. The upcoming volleyball court conversion has been written about in the Roundup over the last year, plus, but in case you missed it, I’ll give a little background. I am excited to see this project come to fruition. As with most Association projects it began simply as an idea, the space was not being utilized and it was brainstormed how we could better be taking advantage of this area. Ideas for projects to make the Ranch a great place to live come from various avenues; the Board of Directors, committees, homeowner surveys, homeowner emails, homeowners attending Board meetings, Association staff, and many more. Once an idea is brought to the Association it is often referred to a committee (usually the Master Planning committee). The ideas feasibility is evaluated on all different levels then brought to the Board with the question of is this something we should pursue. If the answer is yes, the committee and / or staff will then work again on specifics, the scope of the project, cost, details, etc. Throughout the process the ideas are publicized in the Roundup, on committee and Board agendas, discussed in meetings and ultimately brought back to the Board in an open Board meeting to make the final decision of if the project moves forward, deciding on the cost and often the vendor that will be utilized in making the idea a reality. Sometimes homeowners will be in the audience, at a Board meeting, at this final stage in the process and it appears that, wow, that was a quick decision, when in reality, the item had gone through all these phases to finally be either approved or denied. The volleyball court conversion took this exact path. Numerous iterations of design were presented. Thank you to all who helped to accomplish getting us to this point! I am excited to see the results of everyone’s hard work and to watch the process of transforming this space into an area for homeowners to enjoy.

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I called the March 15, 2018 Dobson Ranch Homeowners Association Board of Directors meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Here’s a recap… First up was my Presidents report…I kept my remarks brief as we had a full agenda starting with a presentation by the Grace Company development team regarding plans for the northwest corner of Southern Avenue and Alma School Road. It is my understanding that their plans are currently under review by the City with required public hearings scheduled in the upcoming few weeks. It is very encouraging to finally see specific development plans after so many years of inactivity. There were numerous questions raised regarding the phasing of development, types of businesses and restaurants, and the overall design theme of the project. In follow-up, the Association, sent a letter to the Planning Director with the City of Mesa, outlining our support of the current development proposal with the following suggested conditions: 1. Compliance with all requirements of the Mesa Design Review Board. 2. Compliance with all City of Mesa Building Code and Zoning regulations unless modified by the City Council. 3. Compliance with the adopted Fiesta Quadrant Guidelines, especially regarding drive-through facilities, unless specifically modified by the City Council. This last condition is important. The City has invested considerable public funds in order to establish a safe and attractive pedestrian environment around Fiesta Mall. Several recent developments have incorporated drive-through facilities in a manner that meets tenant needs while complying with the Guidelines. This major project at a premier, highly visible intersection should not be the exception. The Association appreciates the opportunity to provide input on this important development and redevelopment efforts for the Fiesta District. Thank you to the Grace Company for taking the time to attend and present at the Board meeting. The following business items were voted on and approved: • Dobson Bay Club Rental Co-Share Request • Bylaw Addition • Board of Directors Code of Conduct • Board of Directors SOP • Marketing Committee Status – changed to meeting on an as needed basis • Updating documents on the website, making them searchable • Implementing Idea Wall on a trial basis • Laguna Shores tennis court renovation By the time Dobson residents receive this newsletter the 2018 Board election will be done, with the results having been announced at the Association annual meeting on April 10. Congratulations to the three winners, and thanks to all the candidates for stepping up to volunteer to serve our community. On April 18 the newlyconstituted Board will meet to elect officers for the upcoming year. In May we will resume our monthly meeting schedule. Please join us for the next Board of Directors meeting May 17 at 7 pm. THE DOBSON ASSOCIATION 1


April 2018

A Message from the Editor

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By Jeff Bump Ranchers’ Roundup Editor

There are a lot of things that have impressed me in the brief time I have been with Dobson Ranch. One of these things is the variety of programs and events our Recreation Center offers. There is the BYOB event on April 13, The Garden Club Tea on April 21 and our Summer Camp for kids 6-12 just to name a few. April in Arizona boasts some great weather so it’s a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy it. I encourage all our residents to head to dobsonranch.com and see all that our Recreation Center has to offer. Some of the regular features in this publication are open for content submission: If you live by a “Good Neighbor” or know someone with a “Green Thumb”, submit their information. Have you “Tried and Liked” a great business or eatery near Dobson Ranch? Let me know! There are great cooks in Dobson Ranch so send me your recipes. All other content and articles are considered on a space available basis and some restrictions may apply. Email editor@dobsonranch. com or call 480-831-8314 and for the editor. The necessary part: Letters and electronic correspondence will become the property of the Dobson Association, which assumes permission to publish and edit as necessary.

THINGS TO KNOW BOARD MEETING Want to know what is going on in the Association, meet the Board members, sign up for a committee, get to know your Ranch neighbors or voice an opinion? You can do all that at the Dobson Association Board of Directors meetings. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm at La Casita in the Grande room. The next date is May 17. All members are encouraged to attend. If you missed a meeting, you can get caught up with the President’s Message on page 1 or login to dobsonranch.com to read the minutes from previous meetings. For more information, please call 480-831-8314. FOBS ARE AVAILABLE Keyless entry fobs have replaced keys at Dobson Ranch common areas. Dobson Ranch homeowners or the designated agent can receive free of charge either two fobs or one fob and one smart phone app for the new keyless system. Visit dobsonranch.com to complete the Keyless System Agreement & Waiver form, or pick up a form at La Casita, prior to obtaining the fobs. Fobs will be available at La Casita Administration during normal business hours.

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2018 Assessments

The Board of Directors has once again approved no increase to the Assessments for 2018. The assessment will remain at $138.60 quarterly ($554.40 annually). Thank you for your contribution in making Dobson Ranch “the best place to live!”. We are also excited to announce that our new Caliber software has officially been launched. Please note, your new coupons reflect your new account number. Please be sure to reference this new account number when sending in payments. As a reminder, assessments are due on the first day of each quarter; January, April, July, and October. A late fee of $15 will be charged quarterly if your payment is not received by the 20th day of the first month of each quarter. There are several options for paying your assessments: 1. Automatic monthly payments can be made through ACH (auto debit to your checking account). Please complete the form that can be found in the “Documents & Forms” tab on our website (www.dobsonranch.com) and return it to the administration office along with a voided check. ACH payments are run on the 5th of each month. The payment will continue to be drafted from your account until you give the Association notice to cancel the ACH. Please note that accounts on ACH will not receive future payment coupons. Notice of any assessment change will be published in the current year October or November issue of the Association’s official publication, the Ranchers’ Round Up. 2. Annual, Semi-Annual, or Quarterly payments can be made by check, cash, debit or credit card. Please note that debit or credit card payments cannot be accepted over the phone. Monthly payment is not an option through mail or drop off. 3. Using your bank card, credit card or e-check, automatic and onetime payments can be made at the Dobson Association website (www.dobsonranch.com), by clicking on the “Assessment Payment Portal” (green dollar bill on the front page of the site). If this is the first time you have made a payment on this site, it will be necessary to set up a “New User Account”. Please contact our office if you need assistance with setting up your payment. If you are currently setup on recurring payments through the payment portal, please be sure that your payments are set to continue through 2018. 4. You may also send in recurring payments if using automatic bill pay with your personal banking institution. When setting up the payment through your bill pay program, please be sure to reference your account number and property address to ensure proper credit to your account. If you have questions regarding the various payment options, please contact the administration office at 480-831-8314 for assistance.


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Life is Simple

By Craig A. Wilson

Water Management Director

Life here on the Ranch is simple; we live day to day watching the grass grow, the flowers bloom and the trees mature. A little water now and then and things are fine. Not too much water or things can get complicated real fast; from to where all the extra water comes from, how it gets here and how we account for it. We could get the extra water from the ground. After all there was plenty stored there not so long ago. The problem is a lot of that stored water has been removed from the aquafer and has not replaced, not at the rate it is being pumped any way. So, the Arizona Department of Water Resources was formed to halt the overdraft of our ground water; to create and maintain a “safe yield” and a lot of other things to keep life simple. Things that help mitigate the effects of living in a desert where 6 inches of rain is an average year. We could get the extra water from the Salt River. Yes, we are members of the Salt River Valley Users Association (SRP) entitled to a certain amount of water. That certain amount is pretty much spoken for by all the people who live in our Valley of the Sun. We can buy the extra water if Lake Roosevelt has the water to spare. That can become tenuous when the amount of water impounded behind the Salt River dams is not replenished by the spring rains. Some years the rain is plentiful, but lately the needed rains just have not come. We are not part of the Central Arizona Project (CAP) that can draw water from the Colorado River. SRP can buy water from CAP if the flow of water in the Salt River is low, but CAP water is expensive given all the demands for CAP water; it can be hard to come by. Also, given that the Colorado River draws directly from a very low Lake Mead means there is little water to spare for the extra things we may want to water. Keep life simple. There is enough water to use - there is not enough to waste.

CC&R Notices

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Spring Expo

Home & Garden

Kathrine Blomquist

Water Management Committee

Many thanks to everyone that attended and participated in the 2nd Annual Dobson Ranch Spring Expo! The variety of vendors and interest in conservation clearly indicates that the Dobson Ranch community is a leader in conservation practices. More details about the event will be in May’s edition of the Ranchers’ Roundup. Now that you have learned easy ways to conserve natural resources, what’s next? Right around the corner is Earth Day – Sunday, April 22! Founded in 1970 by Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, Earth Day is now the largest civic-focused day of action in the world. According to the Earth Day Network (EarthDay.org), Earth Day 2018 is focusing on ending plastic pollution. Plastics, especially single-use plastic items, are polluting our oceans, water, and wildlife. Plus, there is a growing body of research that decomposing plastics are creating serious global problems. This Earth Day, take a moment to think about the single-use plastics you use and how the material is disposed. Can you limit their use? See a single-use water bottle littered on the streets in Dobson Ranch? Please dispose of it in one of our conveniently located common area recycling bins. Feeling creative? Celebrate Earth Day by creating your own terrarium using recycled materials and live plants at our local Dobson Ranch Library. The DIY Earth Day Terrarium class is on Saturday, April 21, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Ages 14+ and pre-registration is required at mesalibrary.org.

Green Thumb Award By Jeff Bump Ranchers’ Roundup Editor

This month’s Green Thumb Award goes to this picturesque house at 2018 W. Lobo. This residence features green trim accompanied by a brick exterior that combine several architectural styles. In addition, the lawn and trees of this property have obviously been attended to with a great deal of love and detail. Keeping a lawn looking like this can be a challenge in the desert climate and these owners have risen to it with impressive results. Thanks to these residents for the delightful view and helping to make it… great at Dobson Ranch!

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Homeowner Improvements

Architectural Applications March 2018 By Carole Stabile Member Services Coordinator

31 Applications

$172,250.00

DOBSON ESTATES Block wall & Shed

$2,000.00

DOBSON PINES Paint Home

$3,100.00

DOBSON SHORES Pavers $2,500.00 Paint Home $5,000.00 Landscape & Paint home $5,200.00 Block Wall $1,500.00 LAGUNA SHORES Extend driveway & paint home $30,000.00 Paint Home $2,000.00 Driveway extension $1,800.00 Front door & Gate $4,900.00 Patio $8,050.00 Front & garage door $15,000.00 DOBSON RANCH UNIT I Paint home $19,800.00 Siding $2,000.00 DOBSON RANCH UNIT III Roof $100.00 LAGUNA SHORES AMENDED Side Gate

$24,875.00

LOS ALTOS Landscape $600.00 Block Wall Removal $4,000.00 REGENCY ESTATE Landscape/driveway extension $1,000.00 Pavers $4,800.00 Window Replacement $1,000.00 Repair/paint facia & gables $400.00

SARATOGA LAKES Extend Block Wall $5,000.00 Patio extension & block wall $5,000.00 Roof $8,000.00 Roof & Paint $10,000.00 Garage Door $700.00 Landscape $200.00 DOBSON RANCH UNIT 18 Paint Home

Home Sales Trustee Properties: 4 3 - Houses 1 - Condo Home Sales: 29 There are so many impressive and well-manicured yards in Dobson Ranch that it’s hard to pick each month. If you would like your yard or a neighbor’s yard featured as a Green Thumb winner, call 480-831-8314 or email editor@dobsonranch.com.

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Recreation Happenings

April 2018

Message from the Recreation Director By Jesse Wright Associate Director of Recreation

Summer is almost here, or at least it feels that way! Come and enjoy all of the amenities that Dobson Ranch has to offer. We have pools, a splash pad, parks and tennis courts to help you enjoy this season. We also have some new and exciting events and programs coming up soon. In May we have our fifth annual Cerveza Run starting and ending at Los Altos on Saturday, May 5th at 4pm. Check in for the run will be at Los Altos again. Please register prior to the event, no registrations will be allowed the day of the event. There will be a mariachi band, piñatas and fun for all ages. For more details see the flyer or call La Casita Recreation Center. Don’t forget about the outstanding Summer Kids Camp at La Casita. We have lots of options this year. You will have the choice of full day, weekly, 5 weeks or 10 weeks session options. See the flyer for more details. Last but not least, mark your calendar for Flick and Float at Los Altos on June 2st at (sunset) about 7:30 pm. Bring your swim suits and a tube to enjoy watching the movie “Deep” in the pool. We are looking forward to a great summer at Dobson Ranch and I hope you are too!

Ms. Jessi’s Corner Pssst…I have a secret to tell you! Did you know that almost 75% of the materials I use in the classroom are either recycled, thrifted or repurposed items? I am a sucker for a bargain but I also despise waste! With Earth Day around the corner we talk a lot about what being an “Earth Superhero” is. Do you show the importance of recycling in your home? Have you ever considered giving your child a box of items from your recycle bin? Try it! Those little minds are quite BIG and can come up with so many possibilities. We made some amazing bugs with recyclable items. I gathered some cardboard, fabric scraps, foil, bottle caps, mesh fruit bags and some crafting items and let them at it! The only aide I gave was with my glue gun.

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FACILITY HOURS: La Casita Recreation Center Facility Hours Now – Memorial Day Monday-Saturday 8:00 am-7:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm Holidays Closed Splash Pad Now Open

Los Altos Recreation Center Facility Hours Now – Memorial Day Monday-Saturday 8:00 am-7:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm Holidays Closed

Saratoga Recreation Center Facility Hours Now – Memorial Day Monday-Saturday 8:00 am-7:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm Holidays Closed

La Casita Recreation Center, 2719 S. Reyes • 480-831-7464 Saratoga Recreation Center, 2345 S. Saratoga Los Altos Recreation Center, 2524 W. Campo Alegre Laguna Park, 2455 W. Laguna Azul Ave. (Most amenities accessible by Homeowner Key when facility is not staffed)

Happy Crafting! To find more fun arts and activities that we enjoy in the classroom stop by! For more info on the preschool contact me! 480-831-7464 jfeltmann@dobsonranch.com

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RECREATION CLASSES

Recreation Happenings

All Recreation Activities, classes and programs are at La Casita Recreation Center unless specified. Questions? Call La Casita at 480-831-7464

CLASSES TAI CHI Instructor: Carol (AM), Linda (PM) When: Wednesdays Where: La Casita Recreation Center Time: 9 am Beginning Tai Chi 10 am Intermediate Tai Chi 6 pm Beginning Tai Chi 7 pm Advanced Tai Chi Cost: $3 drop in residents, $6 drop in non-residents Tai Chi is a gentle Chinese exercise system that may enhance strength and flexibility as well as reduce stress. Learning the Tai Chi form can be the beginning of a healthy, lifelong practice that can improve the quality of life of individuals who choose to practice it. YOGA FOR BEGINNERS Instructor: Jeanne When: Mondays Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Where: Saratoga Recreation Center Cost: $8 drop in, $42 resident only for a 7-use punch card. Transform your mind, body and spirit! Yoga will improve your flexibility and strengthen your core muscles while banishing stress and tension. This relaxing but invigorating class promotes inner calmness using breathing techniques, balancing postures and stretching/floor work. Modifications available to meet all levels. Bring a yoga mat. Yoga blocks, strap and blanket/towel are very helpful. You can attend either yoga class offered with your punch card. Punch card expires two months from your purchase date. Punch Cards may be punched one time for residents only per class. No additional punches for guests or residents. HEALING YOGA Instructor: Samantha When: Tuesdays and Thursdays Where: La Casita Recreation Center Tuesday Class at Saratoga Recreation Center (Starting April 10th) When: 8:15 am - 9:15 am Cost: $8 drop in or $42 resident only for a 7-use punch card. Hard to get up off the floor? Body having a hard time moving? Feeling every ache and pain? Come join us for gentle, therapeutic body movement. We gently move and stretch different parts of the body to help bring new life to tired parts! Learn also how to relax the mind, discovering how to relieve anxiety, bring better sleep, not letting your worries take control over your mind. If you think your body has had it and can’t do anything anymore – think again. Come join us for gentle recovery. You can try it lying on the floor, or even in a chair. Bring a yoga mat. You can attend either yoga class offered with your punch card. Punch card expires two months from your purchase date. Punch Cards may be punched one time for residents only per class. No additional punches for guests or residents. FITNESS IN THE PARK Code: 5447 (February 1 – April 30) 5459 (May – July) Instructor: Nancy When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6 am – 6:45 am Tuesday and Thursday 6 pm – 6:45 pm Where: Laguna Park Cost: $10 residents, $15 non-residents RSVP: Contact the instructor with questions prior to class at 602-703-7822 or at nancy@magillfitness.com 12 THE DOBSON ASSOCIATION

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FITNESS IN THE PARK CONT. $50 for 5 – Get 1 session FREE.

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Your 1st class is FREE!!! Classes will be held M/W/F, 6am-6:45am & Tues/Thurs, 6pm-6:45pm. Contact Nancy at 602-703-7822 or at nancy@magillfitness.com to reserve your first FREE class. ZUMBA Instructor: Karen When: Tuesdays Where: La Casita Recreation Center Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Cost: $7 drop in rate, $30 resident only for a 5-use punch card This is a fusion of Latin and International music that incorporates a variety of dance styles such as salsa, cumbia, bellydance and reggaton. This class combines high energy and motivating music to help you burn fat and tone your body. Even if you have never danced before, you will have a blast, because the routines are fun and easy to do. So what are you waiting for? Join the Party and try Zumba today! Punch card expires 2 months from date of purchase. Punch Cards may be punched one time for residents only per class. No additional punches for guests or residents. AQUA ZUMBA Instructor: Karen When: Thursdays, April 26 – September 27 Where: La Casita Recreation Center Pool Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Cost: $7 drop in rate, $30 resident only for a 5-use punch card (expires 9/27/18) Aqua Zumba keeps the Zumba Fitness workout party going in the pool. Aqua Zumba is classic aqua aerobics with Latin flavor added to regular Zumba routines. The typical land-based Zumba dance steps, such as cha-cha, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, and mambo, are exaggerated and slower in water, so the water tempo is half the land tempo, creating a low-impact work out for all fitness levels. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Punch Cards may be punched one time for residents only per class. No additional punches for guests or residents. TENNIS CLASSES AT DOBSON RANCH STARTING IN MAY Dobson Residents ($10) per class Non-Resident ($15) per class drop in fee cash or check only All class held at La Casita Courts 1 and 2 * Sign up at Recreation front desk Teaching pro coach Kwong Young from Kiwanis Park Rec. Center as well at Iron Oaks (Sun Lakes) will be offering his service here at Dobson Ranch from May-Oct. May (Mon-Thurs.) This will be an ongoing weekly classes 6-7pm Jr. Clinic- For Jr’s of ages 7-12 to learn fundamentals and have a fun workout and develop hand and eye coordination to build skills. 7-8:30pm Adult Drills & Skills with Ball Machine- This class is to help sharpen tennis skills by specific drills for ball control by aiming at targets and hitting in various court zones. After the drills will intermix with game play. 8:30-10:00pm Doubles Play Class- If you enjoy playing doubles but want to improve by doing various shot selection, directions, height, speed, and court positioning, then this will be a court wise way to help improve your doubles game.


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TENNIS CLASSES CONT. SATURDAY MORNING’S BEAT THE HEAT DOUBLES PLAY 7-8:30am Start early to beat the summer heat and have a fun noncompetitive coach play with strategy’s and quirky games to make things interesting. FAIRYTALE DANCERS (AGES 3-5) Code: 5462 When: Thursdays (May 10 – June 12) Where: Saratoga Recreation Center Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Cost: Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 Non-Residents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. Children will be introduced to dance through their favorite fairytales during this positive and encouraging class. Dance can build selfesteem and improve motor skills. Watch your prince and princesses shine in this fun and creative program. Children need soft soled shoes and comfortable clothes. Ballet shoes, leotard and tights recommended. There will be a performance last day of class. Children must be able to work in a group setting and follow directions. For more information on this program, contact Jana Moore at 480-3639997. Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 NonResidents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. INTRO TO BALLET & JAZZ (AGES 4-6) Code: 5463 When: Thursdays (May 10 – June 14) Where: Saratoga Recreation Center Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Cost: Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 Non-Residents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. In a fun, encouraging and high energy atmosphere, your child will be shown the fundamentals of ballet and jazz, which can help improve motor skills and creative expression. Soft soled shoes are recommended or bare feet. Children must be able to work in a group setting. There will be a recital at the end of the session. For more information on this program, contact Jana Moore at 480-363-9997. Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 Non-Residents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. LATIN HIP HOP DANCE (AGES 6-9) Code: 5460 When: Tuesdays (May 8 – June 12) Where: Saratoga Recreation Center Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Cost: Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 Non-Residents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. In this 6 week class children will learn various Latin dances like Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue and other Latin dances as well as the latest hip hop steps. This class is a great combination of Latin & Hip Hop in a high energy setting with steps that are broken down into a choreographed combination each week which will help them memorize and perfect the dances. For more information on this program, contact Jana Moore at 480-363-9997. Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 Non-Residents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. DANCE SAMPLER (AGES 5-8) Code: 5461 When: Tuesdays (May 8 – June 12) Where: Saratoga Recreation Center

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DANCE SAMPLER (AGES 5-8) CONT. Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Cost: Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 Non-Residents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. This upbeat and fun class is perfect to sample different dance styles which will include jazz, ballet, modern, hip hop and other styles. Get moving with this upbeat and fun class and discover dance. For more information on this program, contact Jana Moore at 480-3639997. Registration fee due at time of enrollment: Residents $5 NonResidents $10. Contractor fee due to the instructor the first day of program: $30 check or cash only. A MATTER OF BALANCE Code: 5458 When: Monday’s (April 2 – May 21) Where: La Casita Recreation Center Time: 9 am – 11 am Cost: FREE Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. The program is being conducted by A.T. Still University as a public service.

ACTIVITIES TEXAS HOLD’EM TOURNAMENT STYLE When: 4th Friday of month (April 27) Time: 6:30 pm (Arrive by 6:15 pm) Where: Saratoga Recreation Center Cost: Free to residents, $5 non-residents Must be 18 years of age or older Poker night is a free monthly program for residents of Dobson Ranch. Come meet your neighbors for a friendly game. BUNCO When: 3rd Friday of month (April 20) Time: 6:30 pm (arrive by 6:15 pm) Where: Saratoga Recreation Center Cost: Free to residents, $5 non-residents This fast-paced yet easy game played with dice. It’s a fun social hour with other residents. BRIDGE GROUP When: Mondays Where: La Casita Recreation Center Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Come join our Bridge group that meets every Monday. To join the group, please call Bette Parrish at 480-206-3514. RECREATION CLASS INFORMATION 1. REGISTRATION for classes can be done on the Association website at www. dobsonranch.com or at La Casita Community Center, 2719 S. Reyes, Mesa, AZ. Class fees are due during the registration process unless otherwise noted. 2. QUESTIONS on any recreation class or activity, you may contact La Casita Community desk at 480-831-7464 3. REFUNDS – The Dobson Association reserves the right to establish fees and cost minimums for all programs and to cancel those programs not having sufficient enrollment. Program refunds will be issued for: a. Cancellation of class by instructor or the Dobson Association will result in full refund. b. Participants may cancel after first class or initial start date of class for full refund. c. Notification by participant prior to start date of illness or injury preventing participation during session time frame. d. Discontinuance of participation due to injury or illness will be reviewed for consideration of prorated refund. e. No other refunds will be given. No exceptions. Refund requests must be promptly submitted.

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Movie In the Park 3/9/18

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2018 Boat Permits and Fishing Licenses on Sale It’s always a wonderful time for fishing and boating at one of the beautiful lakes at Dobson Ranch. Fishing licenses are required (catch and release only) and boat permits are required for all watercraft (size restrictions apply). Licenses and Permits may be purchased at La Casita, 2719 South Reyes. Boat Licenses are $35 per motorized boat (electric motors only) and $15 for non-motorized boats. Fishing Licenses are $13 for an individual and $30 for a family (up to four). Children 7 years and up require a license. For more information, please call the recreation department at 480-831-7464.

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Sixth Annual St. Paddy’s Day Invitational… A Rousing Success! By Rich Bitner Recreation Committee Pickleball Representative

Dobson Ranch Picklers convened their 6th Annual St. Paddy’s Day tournament on March 17th, dressed in their finest green garb, with an array of Irish treats to consume throughout the festivities. A field of 7 teams battled it out for the Green Cup at the end of the rainbow, which was won by the undefeated team of Jumbo Jack Weston and yours truly! In cooperation with our local USAPA Ambassadors, Dobson Ranch also recently hosted a Pickleball Clinic presented by nationally renowned 5.0 player, instructor and author, Phil Dunmeyer. For two and a half hours, Phil presented lessons and conducted drills for 20 players from his recent book: Pickleball 5.0 --- A Journey from 2.0 to 5.0 (available on Amazon). The session drew rave reviews from the participants, and a large crowd who came to observe and absorb the lessons. Thanks again so much to Phil Dunmeyer for gracing us with his wisdom, and to Ron Hoeman, his friend and pickleball partner, who coordinated the event. Kudos also to residents David and Michael Fantasia who assisted Phil throughout the clinic. Our current Los Altos “Drop-In” Play times have changed, as we dropped Thursdays due to a lack of attendance. Remaining scheduled play times are Monday and Saturday at 8 am, and Tuesday evenings at 6:30. There is also regular social play on Monday and Thursday nights at 6:30, coordinated by Donna Moran . To get on her list please contact her at nanadeeaz@aol.com. Current schedules can always be found on the DR website at: www. dobsonranchhoa.com/activities. Or, you can contact Rich Bitner (rebitner@cs.com) or Frank Mizner (planner1948@gmail.com) for further information, to get referrals for professional instruction, and to get on our email list for announcements regarding pickleball schedules and activities. Pickle-On!!

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Eggstravaganza 3/31/18

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Egg Toss Winners

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2nd Place, Rebecca M., Lourdez M.

Adult 1st Place, Keith Nichter, Brett Kalina Adult 2nd Place, Eric Pach, Josh Hogan (2 on the left)

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Tween Egg Hunt 3/30/18

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Dobson Ranch Pontoon Tour/Ride Info Sit back, relax and take in the beauty of a Dobson Ranch lake on a pontoon ride! Tour fee is $35 per hour with a two hour maximum. Reservations are available through the Recreation Department and require a 7 day minimum notice and are subject to weather and availability. Other rules and restrictions will apply. Don’t forget… a FREE one hour pontoon ride per year per property is available for you to enjoy! Beginning in June, boat rides will only be available in the evenings. Call 480-831-7464 for more information.

Table and Chair Rentals Make your next at home event great with the convenience of renting tables and chairs right in your community. The Dobson Association not only rents out facilities for private rentals but renting of chairs and tables not held on a ranch facility are also available. We can accommodate a rental up to 140 metal framed folding chairs and 15 rectangle 6 foot by 3 foot tables. The resident must schedule to pick up and drop off the chairs and tables at La Casita Recreation Center. A refundable security deposit of $50 minimum is due in cash or credit card payment to hold your reservation. The rental cost per chair is $0.50 and $5 per table. Table and chair rentals request are made during administration hours (except for holidays) at La Casita Recreation Center.

Sidewalks cleared of all obstructions positively impact the appearance of the community and keep Dobson Ranch “walkable”.

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Dobson Ranch Team Takes 1st Place! The “Passing Shots” are members of the Valley of the Sun (VOS) 50+ women’s doubles tennis league. They played 17 Friday matches from October 27 to March 9 and celebrate winning their level 4.0, Flight 3, against 5 other teams. Home matches were played at La Casita Courts, while away matches were played at Mesa Tennis Center, Sunland Village or the Lakes. Captain Lynn Stevens and Co-captain, Lynda Bailey are very proud of their teammates for the competitive and cohesive spirit. All teams from this league attended the awards luncheon at Mesa Windermere Conference Center on March 16. The Passing Shots definitely look forward to next season.

Standing L-R: Lou Reed, Karol Hunt, Dinah Yee, Fran Connors, Lynda Bailey, Esther Horlbeck. Front: Lynn Stevens, Melodie Chan Not shown: Carrie Boyles, Rose Mary Kauffman, Celeste Lynch, Jerry Okun, Elaine Niemann

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April 2018

Retirees Club

Clubs

By Al Prosek

A Member’s Appreciation Party was held on February 22nd. Diana Middleton and her helpers turned the Grande Room at La Casita into a Mardi Gras/New Orleans styled festival, complete with an outstanding Jazz band and home cooked Cajun specialties! Thanks to Diana and all who helped - a wonderful time was had by all who attended. March started with Game Day on March 1st. Our General Meeting was on March 5th which included Washington School’s Principal, Michelle Gramaldi, thanking us for our recent donation to the school for much needed supplies. An informative discussion on Alzheimers was led by Dr. Zamrini. Also, we had our traditional St. Patrick’s luncheon prepared by our guy leprechauns, led by Scudder Black and our Hospitality Chairperson, Connie Saavedra. What a lot of hard work and what great results! We continued through March with Biking, Hiking, a Day Trippers visit to the Ronald Mc Donald House, Men’s Breakfast, Dinner Night Out, Picnic to Coon’s Bluff in the Tonto National Forest to see the Wild Horses, Happy Hour, and Movie Day! Our April General Meeting featured the HOA Board candidates. There was also the HOA Spring Expo/Retirees Pancake Breakfast. Our May General Meeting will be on May 7th. The Timeless Tappers Group will be entertaining us.

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RETIREES SCHEDULE GENERAL MEETING The club’s regular General Meeting will be held on Monday May 7that 9:30 AM, at La Casita Recreation Center. Coffee and Tea will be available with the meeting starting at 10:00 AM. Following the meeting, lunch will be served by our wonderful volunteers. BOARD MEETING The board meeting will be held on April 16th at 9:00 AM, all board members attend at La Casita. The following is a list of activities open to all Dobson Ranch Retirees’ Club Members. If you are interested in any of the following, please contact that committee chair to receive more information. DAY TRIPPERS - DINNER NIGHT - HAPPY HOUR - MEN’s BREAKFAST - MOVIE DAY - FUN & GAME DAY - LADIES LUNCH - BICYCLE RIDING - HIKING - PICNICS -

Marilyn Reiling-480-831-5129 Marilyn Krouse-480-620-9311 Francine Tedder-602-809-7792 Tanya Andrew-602-723-9106 Dick Cottle-480-839-4342 Judy Bielo-480-820-7371 Judy Bielo-480-820-7371 Jeanne Collins 480-353-8604 Patricia Prosek-480-839-8312 Arnie Chase-480-838-4124 Ed Eppley-480-656-4530 Barbara Stout-602-740-3213 Dick Krouse-480-654-8829

If you like these activities and you are interested in joining the Dobson Ranch Retirees’ Club, please contact Dovie at dlbryant1@cox.net

Dobson Dophins Swim Club By Amy Schuler

Summer is just around the corner and the Dobson Dolphins swim team is ready for another great summer! Our summer program is one of the best in the East Valley. We are a summer rec swim team that participates in the East Valley Swim League. Our swimmers not only learn the basics of being on a swim team but also have the opportunity to participate in weekly meets, a water fun day, Patriotic meet, DQ night, awards night and more. Swimmers range in age from 5-18 and must be able to swim the length of the pool without assistance. Come on out and Register at La Casita on May 5 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet the coaches, try on suits and have your questions answered. Swim team begins Tuesday, May 29. For more information please check out our webiste at dobsondolphins. com or email Amy Schuler at dobsondolphins@outlook.com.

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Women’s Club By Patty Smith

Now that March Madness has a new Champion...how did your Bracket do? Warren Buffett didn’t have to worry about me...my bracket didn’t make it to the Sweet 16. Maybe April Showers will bring May Flowers, assuming we get some showers! Out to Lunch went to The Perch in Chandler. A fun place. May 4th we are going to Macayo’s to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. Let Chris know if you wish to attend. March Bunco was at the beautiful newly carpeted home of Tanya. Nice carpet!!! Thanks for a fun evening. April’s Bunco is to be announced...Laurie will be sending out an email to let you know who and the date..(.due to travel and carpeting replacement...) We are flexible.... Liz sends her thank you to all of you for all the good thoughts and prayers...please keep those prayers coming... Thanks. Happy Easter season...Blessings, Patty

Garden Club Ranch gardeners will be “floating” around Saratoga Lake 7 on May 1 as the Club takes a break for the summer. The float is the end-of-season event for the Club. If you wish to participate, meet at the Saratoga Recreation Center dock at 6:00 p.m. Bring an appetizer to share and a beverage of your choice. Paper products and ice will be provided. If you plan to attend—and we hope you do---please call the administrative office at 480-831-8314 and leave your name. We need a count to determine the number of pontoon boats needed.

Fishing Club By Ed Ricci Fishing for bass and catfish, as well as bluegill, is good. The majority of the bass spawn is over now, and fish will return to normal routines as they put the feedbags on after the spawn. Try reaction baits as well as plastics. Topwater baits will increasingly get better. If you catch a bass, return it to the water as soon as possible. You may see small balls of fry in the water. This looks like a little swarm of black insects. Those are recently hatched fry, and the bass male will protect the fry from other fish for several weeks after they hatch. An algacide was added to our lakes in February in order to inhibit any golden algae which may occur in our lakes through SRP water delivery. As some of you may know, golden algae has in the past and recently been responsible for large fish kills in the Salt River System and on a number of urban lakes. Thoughtful action by applying the algacide was taken by the Dobson Ranch Water Committee and our HOA. After the algacide application, the lakes are returning to a healthy green color which will allow for better fishing. If golden algae is detected in our system in the future, another application of algacide may necessarily occur. The algacide is not harmful to pets. Happy fishing.

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Dobson Ranch Republicans Organizational Meeting May 3 What: Organizational meeting to chart our course as we head into the 2018 midterm election season. When: Thursday, May 3, 6:30-8:30 pm Where: Native Grill & Wings, 1837 W Guadalupe Road, Mesa In the six months since Dobson Ranch Republicans was launched, we have met with candidates, discussed issues, and shared ideas on how we can advance conservative principles at every level of government, from local to national. The question now is: How would you, as a Dobson Ranch-area resident who shares conservative principles of less government and more freedom, like our organization to proceed as we approach the heart of the 2018 campaign season? Bring your ideas and appetite. If you would like to be on our email list for announcements, including meeting agenda updates, email DobsonRanchGOP@gmail. com.

Dobson Ranch Democrats and Friends Club By Debra Dupée, MBA Vice President, Executive Board Member

Please Attend Our Open Meetings! WHEN: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6pm – 6:30 networking; 6:30 – 8pm meeting & program WHERE: La Famiglia Restaurant 1859 W. Guadalupe Rd., Mesa 85202 (SE corner plaza with Dobson Rd. Light refreshments provided. Cash bar.) Meeting Speakers: January Contreras, Attorney, Candidate (D), State of Arizona Attorney General Attorney Contreras has a history of fighting for Arizonans. • As an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Attorney General, the department, which she is now running to lead, she prosecuted crimes and brought justice to victims and their families in elder abuse and exploitation crimes across the State. Furthermore, in that Office and in the Fraud and Public Corruption Section of the Office of the Attorney General, she prosecuted fraud, waste, and abuse in our health care system to protect small businesses and taxpayer money. • When she was a Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and an Assistant Attorney General, January put public safety first as a criminal prosecutor and she made sure victims were heard, and earned a reputation for being tough and fair. • January has also extensively served the State of Arizona as the leader of the Arizona Department of Health Services, a Health Policy Advisor to Governor Napolitano, and an Assistant Director at the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Arizona’s Medicaid agency. • January founded a not-for-profit, Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services (ALWAYS), so kids and young adults who have survived trauma, homelessness, and the foster care system have access to lawyers who will fight for them. In this work, January has seen first-hand the consequences of our state’s opioid and heroin epidemic, and she’s committed to fighting for prevention and accountability to end it. (Source: https://www.januaryforaz.com) Other Speakers: Many Democratic Candidates want to speak for a few minutes and obtain recognition with our voters. Questions: George Tihanyi, (480) 792-6746 or Debra Dupée, (480) 292-9522 Like us: https://www.facebook.com/DobsonRanchDemocrats/; http://www.meetup.com/LD18-Dems/ THE DOBSON ASSOCIATION 21


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In the Community

Programs at Dobson Ranch Library April/May 2018

Baby Lapsit 4/17/2018 4/24/2018 5/1/2018 5/8/2018 5/15/2018 9:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months. Preschool Storytime 4/17/2018 4/24/2018 5/1/2018 5/8/2018 5/15/2018 10:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime. Writer in Residence Consultation Hours 4/17/2018 5:30 PM From February to April, the Mesa Public Library is hosting fiction author and writing coach Deena Reemiel as its very own Writer in Residence. Deena will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring authors fine-tune their work. To book your appointment, visit our sign-up form. This program is supported by the Arizona State Library, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Young and Restless: A Storytime for Little Movers 4/18/2018 4/25/2018 5/2/2018 5/9/2018 9:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Is your new walker on the go? Is he or she too busy exploring to sit for a lap bounce or a complete story book? Join us for a dynamic 30 minutes filled with early literacy activities chosen especially for toddlers who just need to move! Ages 12-24 months. The HOTspot Digital Help Desk 4/18/2018 4/25/2018 5/2/2018 5/9/2018 2:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Want to learn how to download ebooks, movies, music, magazines, and more to your laptop, tablet, or e-reader? Stop by the HOTspot table at the Dobson Library! Toddlertime 4/19/2018 4/26/2018 5/3/2018 5/10/2018 10:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months. Mesa Code Club 4/19/2018 4/26/2018 5/3/2018 5/10/2018 4:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Ever wanted to learn how to code? Join us and learn to how to make computer games and websites! No computer or coding experience needed. Absolute beginners are most welcome! Come have fun with us while you gain awesome skills. Grades 3-6. Craft Night: Recycled Mosaics 4/19/2018 Dobson Ranch Branch Turn old CDs into a mirrored mosaic masterpiece. Materials will be provided on a first come first serve basis. 22 THE DOBSON ASSOCIATION

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East Valley Children’s Express Acting Troupe 4/21/2018 11:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Don’t miss this original story presented by The East Valley Children’s Theater’s Express Acting Troupe. Local Author of the Month 4/21/2018 1:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Paul C. Steffy is the author of several short fiction stories, two novelettes and one novel. His travels include 27 countries and all 50 United States. His latest book is The Good Soldier, the story of a Vietnam veteran who returns to the scene of “his war”. A different author will be featured each month and will appear at each location during the month unless otherwise stated. Preschool Storytime Presents: Cay Humphreys and Puddles the Raindrop 4/24/2018 10:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Join us for a special Preschool Storytime with local author Cay Humphreys. We will learn about the rain cycle and have some fun with science. Writer in Residence Consultation Hours 4/24/2018 5:30 PM Dobson Ranch Branch From February to April, the Mesa Public Library is hosting fiction author and writing coach Deena Reemiel as its very own Writer in Residence. Deena will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring authors fine-tune their work. To book your appointment, visit our sign-up form. This program is supported by the Arizona State Library, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Microsoft Office Drop-In Learning for New Users 4/24/2018 6:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Get your questions about Microsoft Office -including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher- answered in an informal setting. Oral History Day at the Alston House 4/27/2018 10:00 AM ALL Join us at Mesa’s historic Alston House and learn how to preserve your personal community history. ASU Library will be showing individuals how to scan archival material. Bring you photographs and receive 50 free scans! Using StoryCenter listening stations, people will also learn how to conduct an oral history interview and have the option of recording their own stories during the course of the day. LEGO Club 4/28/2018 1:30 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Come explore your creative side at the library with LEGO. Children can either follow a monthly theme or build from their imaginations. LEGO and DUPLO blocks will be provided.


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In the Community

Exercise Your Brain and Learn to Code 4/30/2018 6:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Learning to code isn’t as hard as you think. Using puzzles and games, you’ll learn the basics of different coding languages and be able to show off what you’ve created to family and friends. Imagination Lab 5/1/2018 4:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Where can a book take you? Each month, we will explore the path between reading and adventure. Be it a craft or a read-aloud book discussion, Join us after school for an imagination stretch and some fun with friends. We will explore a different activity every month. Ages 5-10 years. Young and Restless: A Storytime for Little Movers 5/2/2018 9:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Is your new walker on the go? Is he or she too busy exploring to sit for a lap bounce or a complete story book? Join us for a dynamic 30 minutes filled with early literacy activities chosen especially for toddlers who just need to move! Ages 12-24 months. Internet Basics 5/5/2018 3:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Learn all of the parts of a web browser, how to navigate a website, and how to effectively search for information online. Prerequisites: Computer Basics (at a minimum) or comfort with mouse and keyboard. Fiction Folks 5/10/2018 2:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch May’s discussion book is The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce Kindergarten Prep A 5/11/2018 12:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch Kinder Prep Pre-literacy workshop is an adult/child, interactive 3-part series for parents or caregivers with children ages 3-5. Each of the three sessions focuses on the skills needed for entrance into kindergarten in language and literacy, social competence, social-emotional growth and pre-math literacy. These sessions are highly interactive and encourage adults to participate. They focus on inexpensive at-home activities known to encourage brain development. Participants will be able to take home the activities they work on, as well as a gift incentive for each session. When registering for this program you and your child will be registered to attend on 3/21, 3/28, and 4/4. Writer in Residence Consultation Hours 5/11/2018 2:00 PM Dobson Ranch Branch From May to July, the Mesa Public Library is hosting fiction

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author and writing coach Sharon Skinner as its very own Writer in Residence. Sharon will use the library as her workspace and hold one-on-one consultation hours to help aspiring authors fine-tune their work. To book your appointment, visit our sign-up form. This program is supported by the Arizona State Library, a division of the Secretary of State, with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Baby Lapsit 5/15/2018 9:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months. Preschool Storytime 5/15/2018 10:30 AM Dobson Ranch Branch Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

Tried It and Liked It By Linda Wyllie I recently purchased my fifth home in Dobson Ranch, and my realtor was Linda Patterson and her daughter, Nicki Wolfe. They are longtime residents of Dobson Ranch. I received such personalized attention from two very knowledgeable, detail-oriented professionals. They attended to every detail and answered every question I had. Mind you, my decision making process took 1 ½ years and many, many house showings. They were problem solvers, resource providers, and patient coaches. They were always available, and they met my frequent searches with humor and understanding. The closings of the home I bought and the home I sold went so easily. I would recommend the Patterson Team to anyone looking to buy or sell a home. I am grateful for their expertise.

Heartworm Disease By Camille Coyle Hospital Manager and Veterinary Technician at Dobson Ranch Animal Hospital

Heartworm disease has many myths floating around and it can make patient care decisions difficult! In this article, we can discuss two of the most common myths about heartworm disease: 1. Indoor pets are not at risk of exposure 2. Arizona is a dry desert climate with no mosquitoes Let’s dive in and bust some myths!! Indoor and outdoor pets, including dogs and cats are at risk for this serious and potentially fatal disease. Mosquitoes have the ability to get into to homes undetected and put our pets at risk. Within Arizona there are many different types of climates, including micro-climates such as irrigated fields, backyard ponds, unkempt pools, man-made lakes and golf courses. All of these micro-climates affect the severity and duration of our mosquito season. In Arizona, the American Heartworm Society recommends annual heartworm testing and year-round prevention. Please contact your local veterinarian and inquire about getting your furry-kid heartworm tested and started on heartworm disease prevention. For further information on heartworm disease, please visit The Heartworm Society’s website. THE DOBSON ASSOCIATION 23


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Mesa Community College Performing Arts

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MPJE Jazz Concert April 17, 2018 at MCC Performing Arts Center The MPJE Group is made up of music instructors and performers from around the valley under the direction of the talented pianist and keyboardist Emmy Award winner Nick Manson. If you are a fan of Big Band Jazz than you don’t want to miss this. Prices: General Public - $8.00, Staff/Seniors/Military - $7.00 and Students - $6.00 Jazz Ensemble Concert April 18, 2018 at MCC Performing Arts Center Started in the late-1960s by legendary educator, Grant Wolf, the Mesa Community College Jazz Band has left a long wake of continued success and has set the standard for jazz ensembles in Arizona. The band has performed all over the country at various festivals and concerts. Its alum range from studio musicians, composers, film-scores, jazz stars, and music educators who are currently active all over the country. Now under the direction of MCC alum, Paul Brewer, the MCC Jazz Band has a new home in the Performing Arts Center and continues to promote jazz at a high level throughout the Valley. Prices: Genera; Public - $8.00, Staff/Seniors/Military - $7.00 and Students - $6.00 Community, Concert Band and Orchestra Concert April 24, 2018 Performing Arts Center The Community, Concert Band and Orchestra Concert, directed by Rob Hunter, Paul Brewer, Nick Manson and Brian Murphy. Rob Hunter is the Director of Instrumental Music at Mesa Community College and he guest conducted, adjudicated and presented clinics in multiple states as well as Canadian Provinces. Prices: $ 6.00 - $8.00 Desert Echoes Flute Project Concert April 29th at 3 pm pm at MCC Performing Arts Center The Desert Echoes Flute Project is adventurous flute choir program and members are made up of professionals, music educators, college student and community musicians who all enjoy playing the flute under the direction of Christina Steffen. Christina who regularly performs for entertainers and National Broadway tours. She has performed with artist such as Bernadette Peters, Natalie Cole, the Temptations and tours include Wicked, The Producers, Elton John’s Aida. Prices - $6.00 - $8.00 Visit https://www.mesacc.edu/arts/events/music for more information and upcoming events The MCC Performing Arts Center is located off of Longmore Rd, at 1520 S. Longmore Rd. Mesa AZ 85202.

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April 2018

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Local WWII Veteran Turns 100 By Jeff Bump Ranchers’ Roundup Editor

Vincent “Jim” Galgano’s life is nothing short of extraordinary. This World War II Veteran will turn 100 this year and looks back on his life with a great deal of pride. Jim served in the United States Army from October 1940 to October 1945 in the First Ordinance Division where he trained many of the soldiers headed overseas. The Galgano family has an impressive record of service as Jim’s four brothers, Tony, Frankie and Michael all served in our Armed Forces. Jim’s oldest brother Tony who Jim calls “his hero” was wounded in the Battle of Luxemborg. Married in 1943, Jim and his late wife had 4 children; Elaine, Micheal, Gloria and his late son Anthony. Jim moved to Arizona in 1967 and has been a Dobson Ranch resident since 1974. What does he enjoy about Dobson Ranch? He enjoys fishing, meeting people from “all walks of life” and long walks along the lake. It was on those long walks that he met his girlfriend, Jeanne Silk who is also a Dobson Ranch resident. Age hasn’t slowed Jim down in any way, he still drives and enjoys walking, exercises daily and is an active member of the Knights of Columbus. What is Jim’s secret to long and healthy life? He says he keeps it simple and advises everyone to stay active and eat healthy. Happy Birthday to Vincent “Jim” Galgano, we thank you for your service and are honored to have you as part of our community.

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April 2018

Public Blood Drives

In the Community

By Sue Thew Public & Media Relations United Blood Services Southwest Division

Mesa Donor Center: 1337 S. Gilbert Rd., #101 (Gilbert & Hampton) Wed, Apr 18, 8:30am-12:30pm Dobson High School, 1501 W Guadalupe Rd, Small Gym Thu, Apr 19, 2pm-6pm AZTEC Springs Apartments, 164 N 74th St, Bloodmobile Mon, Apr 23, 10am-2pm Banner Baywood Medical Ctr, 6644 E Baywood Ave, Women’s Ctr Copper Rm Tue, Apr 24, 8am-2pm, EVIT, 1601 W Main St, Bloodmobile Thu, Apr 26, 10am-2:30pm ASU Pre-Health Club at Polytechnic, ASU Health Svs, Bloodmobile on Backus Mall/Sterling Sat, Apr 28, 7:30am-11:30am LDS Desert Ridge Stake, 2647 S Signal Butte, Santa Rita Bldg Sat, Apr 28, 7:30am-11:30am LDS Flatiron Stake, 454 N Crismon Rd, Cultural Hall Sun, Apr 29, 8am-12pm Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S Power Rd, Bloodmobile Sun, Apr 29, 7:30am-12:30pm St Timothy Catholic Church, 1730 W Guadalupe, Bloodmobile www.UnitedBloodServicesAZ.org

City of Mesa Events School readiness program at i.d.e.a. Museum - ArtVille Academy returns to the i.d.e.a. Museum Thursdays April 5-May 10. The six-week early learning program is designed to help prepare little ones for a smooth transition into school. The engaging curriculum combines literacy, art, science and math for children ages 3-5. Annual Action Plan - A 30-day public comment period will be held April 1 through April 30 for the City’s Annual Action Plan. This pertains to funding recommendations for the fiscal year 20182019 Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Solutions Grant and Human Services programs. Mesa Feastival Forest - This event features a variety of gourmet food trucks plus live music every Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Park, 526 E. Main St. Get updates at www. facebook.com/MesaFeastivalForest. www.mesanow.org 18 THE DOBSON ASSOCIATION 26

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Lady Bugs Released By Dennis Melgreen

Every year Dobson Association releases Lady Bugs to help reduce the white fly and mite population in our rose garden and on lantanas in the area. Brian Gray, from the Dobson Ranch Landscape Dept. (pictured here) releases some Lady Bugs by our beautiful lakes.


April 2018

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Bike Month Returns to Mesa By Amy McConnell

Bike month events throughout April bring free bike fun to all ability levels. Dust off your helmet, pump you the bike tires and ride for a month-long celebration of everything two-wheeled. Valley Bike Month has continued to grow in Mesa where the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program ensures there’s something for everything to do to join the celebration. Programming celebrating Bike Month hosted by the City of Mesa Transportation Department’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Program. • April 18: Bike 2 Work Day, 7-9 a.m. Join the City of Mesa staff as they bike to downtown Mesa to meet-up with residents for a pancake and smoothie breakfast where proceeds raised will benefit Roosevelt Elementary. Again, this year will also host an Earth Day Expo during the event to highlight ways residents and employees can go green with different City department offerings.

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• April 25: Smart Cycling FUN-Damentals Adults who are ready to get out of their car and onto a bicycle are invited to this introductory workshop to learn basic bicycle techniques, a brief update on Mesa’s bicycle projects and events, plus the rules of the road. After this 90-minute class, participants will receive free bicycle safety gear. Registration required. • April 28: Ride-In Movies in the Park Mesa’s free family movie series returns Saturday, April 28, at Skyline Park for a screening of Cars 3. In its third season, the Ride-In-Movies at the Park, hosted by the City of Mesa’s Bike & Pedestrian Program, SRP, and City of Mesa Parks and Recreation provides a fun, family-friendly outdoor event for residents. Traveling to a different park throughout the City, each monthly movie begins around sunset. Moviegoers are encouraged to walk or bike to the movie, remember your helmets and bike lights! Arrive early for safety messages and activities for the kids. The City of Mesa’s Transportation Department Bike and Pedestrian program strives to build a more inclusive bicycling and pedestrian community through design, planning, educational programs, events and policy. Currently, Mesa boasts more than 575 total miles of on- and off-street bicycle facilities. Most recently, they celebrated the grand opening of the Mesa Gateway Shared-Use Pathway in southeast Mesa and the Stadium Connector Shared-Use Pathway which connects both of Mesa’s spring training ball parks together for cyclists.

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Classifieds

April 2018

To place an ad call 480-831-8314. PET CARE DIRTY DOG HOUSE – Mobile Dog Wash and Grooming. We come to you! 480-809-0159. Ranch Resident. POOL CARE POOL SERVICE & REPAIR – Repairs filter, pumps, kool deck, tile. Oscar 480-238-0545. GOODS AND SERVICES HAULING – IT’S GOT TO GO! From one thing to the whole thing! Landscape and remodeling debris, trash, furniture, appliances, overstuffed garage, residential and commercial property clean outs, etc. Environmentally responsible disposal, including, recycle and charitable donation. Dobson Ranch resident. Free Estimate. 480-200-9598 DUMPING DAVE - I haul it all. Yard debris, junk, appliances, furniture, home cleanouts. Whatever you need cleaned up and hauled away. DEPENDABLE and HONEST. Dave 480369-5182 BRASSBERRYS PAINTING - ROC#107686. 35 years local experience. 480-892-0463 MATCH ALL DRYWALL REPAIR - match all textures, cracks, holes, water damage, patio, ceilings, small stucco repairs, additions. Licensed bonded and insured. ROC#221568. See our ad 602-908-0520. HANDYMAN T&T HANDYMAN SERVICES - 15+ years experience. Plumbing, Electric, Flooring, Painting, Roofing, Kitchen and Bath Remodeling. Ranch resident. Not a licensed contractor. Call Tim @ 602-327-4781. HOME IMPROVEMENTS COOLING OR HEATING CHECK-UP – $18.95. MAZON’S AC and HEATING. 480-966-7794 or 602-579-1012. Licensed and bonded. ROC #C39-212482. PLUMBING. We specialize in water heaters, drain cleaning, leaking pipes, faucets, toilets, tubs, slab leaks, reroutes, water softeners, disposals, reverse osmosis systems. Senior Discounts. Family owned and operated. Free estimates. Cure All Plumbing 480-895-5858 Licensed, Bonded, Insured ROC204797 www.cureallplumbing.com. DOUBLE DD ELECTRIC 602-276-5550 Fast dependable service. Small/Large projects. Panel upgrades – Lighting – Troubleshooting. Lic ROC# 065071-010.

ENGLISH BUILDING COMPANY LLC- Bathrooms, kitchens, tile, laminate, hardwood, windows, doors, patio covers & more. Owned and operated by Dobson Ranch resident, Paul English. FREE ESTIMATES 480-603-8813. Project pictures and customer references at www.englishbuilding. net. Licensed-Bonded-Insured-ROC189470-BBB.

SPRINKLER REPAIR – Working in Dobson Ranch since 1981. Scarecrow Sprinkler Repair. Frank 602-690-4767.

PLUMBING SERVICE – Complete plumbing repairs and service. Free water heater inspection. 480-966-7794 or 602-579-1012. MAZON’S PLUMBING. Licensed and bonded. ROC #C37-212482.

LANDSCAPING & IRRIGATION/SPRINKLER ISSUES – Accepting new clients. 480-710-8738. Unlicensed.

MASTER ELECTRICIAN – Roger Heaster. 22 years in the valley. Not a licensed contractor. 602-732-8877.

AVON AT THE RANCH – Pauline Perez 602-619-4283. Independent Sales Representative. www.youravon.com/ pperez1146

AQUA TECH PLUMBING & DRAIN – For all your plumbing and drain cleaning needs. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. ROC#228747 Reliability and experience you can afford. 480-507-3335 aquatechplumbingaz.com TIME TO PAINT YOUR HOUSE? – Cardinal Painting Company. Interior/Exterior. One room to complete house. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. ROC #240973. Fast, Free Estimates. 480-294-3744. EPOXY GARAGE FLOORS. Great prices. Quality workmanship. Call Tom Blevins 602-882-1230 (Dobson Ranch resident) Not a licensed contractor HOME REMODELER/HANDYMAN - NEWTON HOME REMODELING 25 yrs. working in Dobson Ranch *Plumbing *Electrical *Tile *Wood *Painting (Indoor/Outdoor) *Cabinet Installations AND more! Please Call GEORGE at (480) 695-7299 ALL WORK 100% GUARANTEED (Not a licensed contractor) EXPERT HANDYMAN/HOME REMODELER – All phases of home remodeling, including plumbing, electrical, flooring, window/door installation. Kitchen/bath remodels. Wheelchair showers. Interior/exterior painting. No job too big or too small. Not a licensed contractor. (All work guaranteed). George 480-695-7299.

JEFF LAWN SERVICE – Weekly and biweekly lawncare, sprinkler repair and clean up. Free estimates. 480-8316460

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Have your dogs or cats cared for in your pet’s home environment and on their schedule. Ranch residents/ longtime pet owners/references available. Call us for a free meet & greet. Alan & Susan Harris (Dobsondogsitters@ gmail.com) 480-332-2256. We look forward to meeting you!

At Your Service At Your Service ads are published free for Dobson Ranch teens. Call 480-831-8314 and ask for the editor or email editor@dobsonranch.com. RESPONSIBLE BABYSITTER - Hi, my name is Emily, I am 15 years old and a Sophomore at Dobson HS. I’m the fourth of nine children and experienced with all ages including infants. My Mom calls me the, “Baby Whisperer.” I would love to be your weekly date night sitter or summer nanny. I’m also American Red Cross Babysitter/CPR certified. Call or text me to set up an interview! 480-306-6671

KITCHEN & BATH REMODELING - Complete kitchen & bath remodel. Wheelchair shower specialist. OVER 25 years’ experience. Call George at (480) 695-7299 Not a licensed contractor. LAWN CARE $80/MONTH-COMPLETE LAWN SERVICE - Owner is a Dobson Ranch resident. Licensed, Bonded and Insured ROC281191 www.kjelandscape.com 480-586-8445.

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Call Us for a FREE Quote! 602-743-3175 www.almeidaroofing.com

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Calendar of Events April/May 2018 MONDAY 16 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park A Matter of Balance 9 am Chica Room Retiree’s BOD Meeting 9 am Grande Room Bridge 12:30 pm Chica Room

TUESDAY 17 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Chica Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park Zumba 6:30 pm Grande Room

Yoga for Beginners 5:30 pm Saratoga

APRIL 23 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park A Matter of Balance 9 am Chica Room Bridge 12:30 pm Chica Room Yoga for Beginners 5:30 pm Saratoga Waterworks BOD Meeting 6:30 pm Chica Room

24 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Saratoga Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park Zumba 6:30 pm Grande Room

30 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park A Matter of Balance 9 am Chica Room Bridge 12:30 pm Chica Room Yoga for Beginners 5:30 pm Saratoga

1 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Saratoga Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park Zumba 6:30 pm Grande Room

WEDNESDAY 18 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Tai Chi Beginner 9 am Chica Room Tai Chi Intermediate 10 am Chica Room Tai Chi Beginner 6 pm Grande Room Tai Chi Advanced 7 pm Grande Room Board of Directors Electing Their Officers 5:30 pm

25 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Tai Chi Beginner 9 am Chica Room Tai Chi Intermediate 10 am Chica Room Tai Chi Beginner 6 pm Grande Room Tai Chi Advanced 7 pm Grande Room

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Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Tai Chi Beginner 9 am Chica Room Tai Chi Intermediate 10 am Chica Room Tai Chi Beginner 6 pm Grande Room Tai Chi Advanced 7 pm Grande Room

THURSDAY 19 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Grande Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park

FRIDAY 20 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Bunco 6:30 pm Saratoga

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14 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Retiree’s Board Meeting 9 am Chica Room A Matter of Balance 9 am Chica Room Yoga for Beginners 5:30 pm Saratoga Budget and Finance 6:30 pm Grande Room

21 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Retiree’s Board Meeting 9 am Chica Room A Matter of Balance 9 am Chica Room Bridge 12:30 pm Chica Room Yoga for Beginners 5:30 pm Saratoga Waterworks BOD Meeting 6:30 pm Chica Room

8 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Chica Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park Zumba 6:30 pm Grande Room

21 Garden Tea 9:30 am Grande Room

22 Sunday 26 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Grande Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park

27 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Poker 6:30 pm Saratoga

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29 Sunday 3 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Grande Room Retiree’s Game Day 1 pm Chica Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park

4 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Master Planning Committee 1:30 pm Chica Room

MAY Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Retiree’s General Meeting 8 am Grande Room A Matter of Balance 9 am Chica Room Bridge 12:30 pm Chica Room Yoga for Beginners 5:30 pm Saratoga Water Management 5:30 pm Chica Room

SATURDAY/SUNDAY

5 Dobson Dolphins Registration 8 am Grande Room Cerveza Run 4 pm Los Altos

6 Sunday 9 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Tai Chi Beginner 9 am Chica Room Tai Chi Intermediate 10 am Chica Room Tai Chi Beginner 6 pm Grande Room Tai Chi Advanced 7 pm Grande Room

10 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Grande Room Retiree’s Game Day 1 pm Chica Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park

11 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park

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13 Sunday 15 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Saratoga Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park Zumba 6:30 pm Saratoga

22 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Chica Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park Zumba 6:30 pm Grande Room

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16 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Tai Chi Beginner 9 am Chica Room Tai Chi Intermediate 10 am Chica Room Tai Chi Beginner 6 pm Grande Room Tai Chi Advanced 7 pm Grande Room

23 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Tai Chi Beginner 9 am Chica Room Tai Chi Intermediate 10 am Chica Room Tai Chi Beginner 6 pm Grande Room Tai Chi Advanced 7 pm Grande Room

17 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Grande Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park BOD Meeting 7 pm Grande Room Legante Paseo BOD Meeting 7 pm Chica Room

18 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Bunco 6:30 pm Saratoga

24 Healing Yoga 8:15 am Grande Room Fitness in the Park 6 pm Laguna Park

25 Fitness in the Park 6 am Laguna Park Poker 6:30 pm Saratoga

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Ranchers' Roundup April 15, 2018  
Ranchers' Roundup April 15, 2018