Jazz styles

52nd Street Jazz Band Helen Daley My personal opinion is that the greatest injustice to music was referring to so many different styles as jazz. It seems that if an…

Pickleball is really fun

Just a few of us who like to have FUN while playing pickleball; left to right: Todd Williams, Ellen Forbes, Kelly Blickenstaff, Patricia Koepp, Tom Blickenstaff, Rick Paradee, Mike Kovalchik,…

Golf Fore Life Annual Tournament

Liz DeMichael, Publicity Many members of the Palo Verde Ladies’ and Men’s Golf Associations (PVLGA and PVMGA) are survivors of cancer. Fortunately, they can still play golf. The PVLGA, together with the PVMGA, asks for your help in raising funds to end cancer by signing up to play in the November 14, 2017, Golf Fore…

Get ready! 2nd annual Sun Lakes Fun Walk

Sun Lakes Fun Walk committee members, front row (left to right): Linda Caton, Sharon Felts and MJ Clement; back row (left to right): Irene D’Aloisio and Julie Ortbahn

Everyone is getting excited for cooler weather and our annual Sun Lakes Fun Walk. The date is set for Saturday, November 11, at the greenbelt across from the Cottonwood tennis courts. The walk will start at 9:00 a.m., but you need to be there by 8:00 a.m. if you did not check in at the…

Handmade with love from The Krafters

Liz Grav The Krafters will hold their annual bazaar and bake sale on Saturday, November 4, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the church, located at 9248 Riggs Road, Sun Lakes, AZ. Items for sale will include a variety of fall and holiday decor from our floral and craft areas, including placemats, napkins, table…

Play Ball! Fall softball season set to open

Billy Kreisman, the “Human Pitching Machine,” throws for batting practice at the Field of Dreams. (Photo courtesy of Core Photography, LLC)

Larry Wolfe The fall softball season will open late this month at the Field of Dreams. We’ll again have two divisions with four teams each, the Sun and Lakes Divisions. Players are assigned to the divisions based upon skill level to ensure a fair and competitive playing environment. Sign-ups began September 25 and will continue…

The Swing Generation returns

The Swing Generation

Doug Ross, Director of Communications On Sunday evening, November 12, Sun Lakes Community Church will launch its 40th Anniversary Celebration with a very special evening of entertainment featuring The Swing Generation. This exciting instrumental group features all the oldies, including everything from jazz to gospel music. They first appeared at an event for our church…

Desert Artists Club Show

Desert Artists Club

Susan Plouzek You are invited to a wonderful Desert Artists Club exhibit! Our show is in connection with Cottonwood’s Open House on Saturday, October 14. We will show our work from 9:00 a.m. until noon in the courtyard, located between the library and the classrooms. Mark it on your calendar and make the effort to…