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Looking back on the summer, we were fortunate to have good weather and outstanding attendance for this season’s occasions. Read on to hear more about all of our fun events and other happenings at Saddlebrook Farms.
The Community Office will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Garbage and recycling will be one day later on Thursday, September 6, along with yard waste. We wish everyone safe and happy holiday!
Having a dinner party is a great way to spend time with friends and family, but it can be a bit stressful or confusing to plan. We’re here to help! Hal Rubenstein, a founding editor of InStyle, shares these six tips for a fantastic dinner party with AARP Magazine. Now that you’re ready, add one of these elegant but easy recipes to your next get-together.
As summer closes, we are now finishing up many community projects for 2018! Read on to see the updates we’ve completed so far this year and what’s coming up next in Saddlebrook.
The holiday season is right around the corner, so this month Talk ‘N Topics wants to know whether your holidays will be filled with merriment or madness? Join us at the Lake Lodge on Monday, October 1 at 10 a.m. as we prepare for the 2018 holiday season. Direct questions and topic ideas to Sherri Swanson at (224) 715-4641.
We hope everyone had a great time and enjoyed the Fishing Derby. We want to thank all the volunteers and Saddlebrook for providing the food, fish, and donations. Click below to see photos from our fun day!
Most people know yoga improves flexibility and mood, but does the practice have even more to offer? This article shows 5 surprising benefits of yoga for all aspects of your life, including both physical and mental health. If you want to fight food cravings, relieve migraines, or boost your immune system, it may be time to give yoga a try.
Meet and greet with your fellow Saddlebrook Veterans on Saturday, September 1 and Saturday, October 6 at 11 a.m. at the Lake Lodge. All Saddlebrook Veterans and spouses are welcome. If you are new or have not attended before, we would like to meet you. For more info, call or e-mail Nick Konz at (847) 223-1294.
Saturday, October 20 from 8 to 9 a.m. is your chance to reserve the Lake Lodge for private parties in 2019. Blank reservation forms are available at the Community Office beginning Tuesday, October 2. Read more to learn how you can reserve your party space.
Interested in writing for our E-bulletin? Articles for the November/December edition are due on Friday, September 7. Please email your articles to this email, bring them to the Community Office during normal business hours, or place them in one of the green drop boxes.
‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice, cinnamon brooms, and apple cider. The leaves are changing and so are your home decorations. If you’re looking for inspiration for your fall decor, these ideas from Better Homes & Gardens will do just the trick. From store-bought treasures to crafty concoctions, you’ll have fun getting cozy!
We’ll be cleaning the roadside on Peterson Road for our fall clean-up on Thursday, September 20 at 10 a.m. Arrive at the Lake Lodge at 9:45 a.m. for coffee and donuts. To volunteer, please call the Community Office at (847) 223-2212 to sign up. Vests, gloves, and bags will be provided. Be sure to dress for the weather. The next clean-up will be in April.
On Sunday, October 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saddlebrook Farms will hold Trick or Treating for residents’ grandchildren. If you would like to participate, please display the orange pumpkin that will be included in your October newsletter. Read on for more information.
Hydrant flushing will take place between Monday, October 8 and Friday, October 19. If your water is discolored, please run the faucet until the water is clear. There is no need for boiling.
Museums offer a chance to learn about history and culture in an immersive environment. Have you explored the historical sites in Washington, D.C. or art venues across the country? On your next vacation, add a museum to your itinerary and take the time to enjoy a little more. Explore one of these 20 best museums to visit in the United States to make your next trip unforgettable.
Friday, September 14 is the last day to sign up for the Fall Fertilizer with Weed Control. The treatment costs are $25.00 for a small lot and $32.00 for a large lot. Please submit a work request or call the Community Office at (847) 223-2212.
Join us on Saturday, September 1 and Saturday, October 6 at the Lake Lodge from 5 to 8 p.m. for a fun-filled evening of food and song. Bring an appetizer, salad, soup, main dish, or dessert. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and the singing kicks off at 6 p.m. Song sheets will be available. No need to sign up or call—just show up!
All residents are invited to join us at the Lake Lodge on Friday, November 2 from 8 to 10 a.m. as we honor the many brave Veterans who have served our country. Read on to learn more about how you can honor our veterans.
Fall is the time of year when television networks begin to release pilots for their new shows, also known as pilot season. It seems like what’s old is new again! Take a look at all the new shows for the 2018-2019 season to find a new series for your favorites list or to reconnect with some coming back to life, like Charmed or Murphy Brown.
We would like to thank our wonderful volunteers who have done an amazing job keeping up the trimming and mowing. Read on for a special thank you and reminders about the winter season.
Join Saddlebrook women of all ages at the Lake Lodge any Friday morning from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for interdenominational Bible study. Read more for details about the group and the upcoming study topic.
Join us in the Fitness Center Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for Cardio Drumming. The cost is $4.00 per session and you can either sit or stand to do Cardio Drumming. Stop by and join in the fun. Keep reading for 10 benefits of drumming.
As technology becomes more integrated in our lives, it seems like there’s a bot for everything. We have apps, the internet, and even robots. Read on to learn more about helpful artificial intelligence tech to assist you with everyday tasks.
Want to learn more about other cultures? Film is a great place to start. Movies give you a glimpse into life in another part of the world, from the comfort of your own home. Read more to find some foreign films that educate while they entertain.
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Got a lot going on this fall? Save time and energy by signing up for the Saddlebrook Farms E-Z Pay program to have your monthly rent payment automatically deducted on the third of each month, and for the chance to win a $50 gift card.