Category: Clubs & Classes

Rockin’ Red Ranchers celebrate the holidays

Left to right: Phyllis Ayers, Judy Smith, Linda Terry, Judy Loomis and Nanci Zipes visit the Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch.

Rosemary Weinstein To celebrate the holiday season Judy Smith, one of the Rockin’ Red Ranchers, invited everyone to join her at the Flower Mound Double Oak Ranch Pumpkin Patch. There were hundreds of pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, baked goods and refreshments. Pumpkins are actually a type of winter squash, some good for roasting and…

Science is worth exploring with the Kiwanis Club

Julie Van Pelt building scientific confidence that lasts a lifetime

Vicki Baker A basic human motivator is to understand “why.” Curiosity about the world around us, about what makes us tick, is the foundation of creativity, discovery and invention. The place to unlock the imagination is through “science camps” where students become junior scientists and embark on a series of science adventures. And such a…

Editorial Deadline Change

Chelsea Johnson The holidays are almost upon us! Since Christmas is so close to the editorial deadline, we are moving it up. Please have all editorial submitted by 4 p.m. on 21st (for the January issue). Be sure to mark your calendars now! If you have any questions about submission guidelines, please call Chelsea Johnson at…

Chili Cook-off ablaze at Robson Ranch

Can you handle the heat?

Vicki Baker Kiwanis Club got fired up for its annual chili cookoff. The heat outside might be subsiding, but it was turned up a few notches when everyone got a taste of this truly American dish. There’s no other country that has chili; it comes from right here and no one makes it exactly the…

Garden Club gets down and dirty

Door Prize Winners: Jesse Lovelace, Dorothy Pointer, Russel Bafford, Linda Stewart, Ty Poynter, Avanell Patton, Clyde Roberts, Carol Johnston, Mary Beth Kuxhause; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson The Robson Ranch Garden Club got “down and dirty” on Monday, 21 November, as the membership potted either an Amaryllis bulb or three Paper Whites (Narcissus). In six to eight weeks we ought to enjoy beautiful blooms in our houses during the darker winter months. More than capably led, informed, and entertained by…

After Schoolers tour the Dallas World Aquarium

The After Schoolers toured the Dallas World Aquarium.

Darla Chupp “Let us do the driving!” Adventurous After Schoolers rode the train from Denton to The West End and then walked to The Dallas World Aquarium. The Aquarium has expanded, and it was educational to see and read about all the exotic animals at the aquarium. Touch screens were provided through the facility for…

Sigma Chi November meeting

The Sigma Chi group

Dave Parker November was a jam packed meeting for the Sigma Chi members at Robson Ranch! Brother Norm Leggett began our meeting with a prayer. Next, Lauren was voted an honorary Sweetheart of Sigma Chi for the third time. This was a new record for honorary Sweetheart nominations. Dr. Tom Grooms from our group announced…

A new club is formed

The name of our new club is “Vino, Hops and Lemonade.” Not everyone drinks wine or beer, so we decided to include the lemonade, ice tea and soft drinkers, too. We get together at each other’s house the last Monday of the month. We have designated “Snack Queens” who bring the goodies each month.