Category: Clubs & Classes

Education issues top Restless Minds agenda

How important is public education to America’s future? And how important to that future is having broad educational choices? Those are just two of the many questions the Restless Minds discussion group will tackle when it meets on Tuesday, February 13, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts…

Interested in practicing Spanish?

Dianne Zimmerman Interested in practicing Spanish? Come join the Advanced Conversational Spanish group. We welcome all advanced Spanish speakers to participate in our fun, friendly and lively meetings each Wednesday from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts building at Oakwood Country Club. We discuss a wide variety of topics in…

Love is in the air

  Lois Valleau It’s February, and we’re moving into the expression of love, right on the heels of January when we may have set resolutions for improving our lives. We most often hear romantic love spoken of in relation to Valentine’s Day, but what if we vowed to love ourselves more this month. I’m sure…

How to use essential oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Essential Oils may be used in three different ways: Aromatically: For emotional or respiratory support and cleaning the air, inhale from an open bottle, rub a drop of oil between the palms and inhale or diffuse. Internally: For digestive upset or supporting your immune system. Ingest one drop of oil in a capsule,…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Grandma’s Trunk Dorothy Long In the attic sets Grandma’s trunk gathering dust and time worn. Inside of it are stored treasures and precious memories from the past. Many years ago, it traveled across the ocean with my Grandmother Mary, her brother and her parents, my great-grandparents. They left England in 1874 and were met in…

Love is in the photograph

Ann Posiviata There is plenty to do this coming February. The shortest month of the year is jammed packed with events to attend and photograph. Subject matter is vast, from majestic Arabian horses, athletes of golf and baseball, to festivals offering stunning artistry like hoop dancing and the Chinese culture, along with a chocolate lover’s…

DAR offers membership workshop

Toni Bolling Lutter Mitzi Iverson, Membership Chair, has announced that Gila Butte DAR will offer a free workshop for women interested in locating a Revolutionary War ancestor and joining National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The workshop will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Sun Lakes. Trained…

Life beyond the teabag: Friends, lovers and soul mates – pairing tea and chocolate

  Diane Eddy There are three ways to consider tea and chocolate. The first is as “friends,” where both the tea and the chocolate enjoy the same characteristics. The second is as “lovers,” when the steaming cup and the luxurious chocolate complement each other despite their apparent differences. The third perspective is as “soul mates,”…