Category: April 2017

Golf cart battery care for winter visitors

One of the most common questions we receive is, “What is the best way to maintain my golf cart batteries?” Winter visitors have a unique circumstance which tends to be very hard on deep cycle batteries in golf carts and RVs. Here are a few pointers for getting the most out of your batteries. Prior…

Big train open house

We’re back with our annual ABTO spring open houses and our Sun Lakes club members are ready for a great weekend opening their backyards and displays for the public to see this spring. This supplements their Christmas open houses for the public to see all the detail as the daylight sun brightens the G Scale…

Needle Crafting Group

Diana Oleson The Needle Crafting Group meets every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Creative Arts Center in Robson Ranch. We offer free knitting, crocheting and embroidery lessons. Cross stitchers and needle pointers are welcome to join us. The Needle Crafters are getting ready to start a new project for charity and could…

Ranch Riders hit the road every Sunday

Enjoying lunch after a motorcycle ride

Linda Gayer Every Sunday a group of motorcycles meets at the CAC parking lot at 10:30 a.m. with their gas tanks full waiting for directions from the week’s “ride leader.” That ride leader has already determined the route that will be taken on the three- or four-hour ride to the planned destination for lunch. This…

Lady Lynx news

Relaxing after an afternoon of golfing

Karen Furu, President As I am sitting here writing this article, I again am reminded how wonderful it is to be living at Robson Ranch. Being part of this community has given me so many opportunities to try new activities and participate in activities that I have loved for many years. One of those activities…

Chalk it up

There are numerous variations of paintings in the soft pastels class.

On Wednesday morning, February 15, “Chalking It Up” was what it was all about. In the third monthly art class of the season for the Fine Arts Guild, 15 Robson Ranch residents participated in a Soft Pastels class, which some might consider colored chalk. Objectives for the class were to learn about the various types…

Two Material Girls win ribbons at the Tucson Quilt Show

Two of the members of the Material Girls entered quilts in the Tucson Quilt Show in February. Both of their quilts won ribbons. Gayle Strack won a second place ribbon in her category for her Modern Quilt made from blocks from the book Patchwork City. Her blocks contained many fussy-cut pieces making them quite interesting…

Robson Ranch in-house pickleball tournament draws a crowd

Lloyd Muth and Ron Hunt on their way to Silver in Men’s Doubles 4.0 plus

Flo Van Volkom The Robson Ranch Pickleball Club held its fourth annual internal tournament on February 13 and 14. While intended to be primarily a social event, the level of competition continues to improve thanks to the participants’ play, an increasing number of resident referees and the volunteers’ support. There were 117 individual players comprised…

Robson Ranch Softball players enjoy a great challenge

The Hoods and the Preps

The fans were standing in the aisles at Robson Field; it looked like a full house. Plenty of great plays both at the bat and in the field, peanuts, crackerjacks, popcorn and hot dogs. This was a first, Robson Ranch (HOODS) comprised of the Villas and renters vs. the Robson Ranch (PREPS) comprised of the…