Celebrate Mardi Gras locally

Couples dance to jazz music at Mardi Gras celebration Helen Daley The date of Mardi Gras, translated literally as Fat Tuesday, is determined by Easter which can occur any time…

How can you help animal rescue group?

Rover’s Rest Stop & Ranch is in Sun Lakes the second Saturday of every month. D. Williams We are always asked, “What can we do to help rescue organizations?” This…

Staying safe on the hiking trail

Sun Lakes Hiking Club members stay hydrated on the Alta Trail at South Mountain. Judith Kuse Although hydration is important anytime you hike, it is of paramount importance when you…

RAF air controller to speak to Aero Club

Roy Partridge will relate his experiences controlling take-offs and landings of USAF jet fighter aircraft like the F-86 Sabre Jet shown above at RAF Manston during a presentation to the…

IWLN news and events

Pictured left to right are Denise Fleshner, Judy Thompson, Nancy Heberling and Rachel Enloe. Nancy Davis 2017 Executive Board: The 2017 Executive Board was installed at our December 7, 2016, General…

Dancing with the Sun Lakes All-Stars

Yes folks, we are now presenting the Dancing with the Sun Lakes All-Star Show on Saturday, February 11, and Sunday, February 12, 2017. The $20 tickets went on sale Tuesday, November 15, 2016. You will see the first place winners from past years competing against each other: Neda Mead, Joyce Recupido, Pat Koepp, Meena Harris,…

Real Estate Rustler’s win Fall League pennant

The Fall League Champions: Front row kneeling, l-r: Bob Hutchins, Mike Willits, Larry Maggert, Gary Alexander and Jim Entwhistle. Back row, l-r: Manager Jim Leckner, Ed Sowney, John Whitman, Tom Kasunic, Tim Loeffler and Tom Vitolo (Photo courtesy of Core Photography, LLC)

Larry Wolfe The Real Estate Rustlers, managed and sponsored by Jim Leckner, captured the Fall League Softball Championship. The Rustlers’ 13-5 won-lost record edged out Gary Hillabolt’s Farmers Insurance squad by one game. The Rustlers’ John Whitman led all hitters with an unheard of .923 average! Reyes Gonzalez (.831), Tom Kasunic (.814), Mark McKinnon (.794)…

Annual Fellowship Dinner’s theme is Sweet Memories

The Swing Generation

Doug Ross Sun Lakes Community Church has announced its annual February Fellowship Dinner. The theme – Sweet Memories – will influence the decorations, the menu and, of course, the special dessert! The ever-popular instrumental group, The Swing Generation, will entertain with golden oldie songs, such as “Tijuana Taxi,” “What a Wonderful World,” “Just a Closer…

Blue Star memorial dedication, February 11

Blue Star Memorial plaque honoring our veterans.

A Blue Star Memorial plaque has been installed in the flagpole pavilion in front of the Sun Lakes Country Club by the Weeders Garden Club to honor all men and women who have served in all branches of the United States Armed Forces. This memorial will be dedicated on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 1:00…

Sun Lakes Dance Party at Oakwood 2017

The door prize winners from the December dance are from left to right: Rob Calhoun, Nancy Roger and Andrea Daily.

Mark O’Neill The Sun Lakes Dance Party at Oakwood 2017 meets monthly from January to March on Wednesday evenings. The group dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by open dance from 7:00- 9:30 p.m., casual dress. The dance is open to all in the Sun Lakes Community and others. Guests and newcomers are welcome.…