Category: Clubs & Classes

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,”…

Low Vision Support Group

  Linda Horton The Low Vision Support Group will meet again on Wednesday morning, February 14, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the first floor Card Room of the Renaissance Retirement Community. MEET friends who are legally blind. LEARN about low vision equipment, diagnoses and daily living “tricks.” SHARE experiences with others who are losing their vision.…

Sun Lakes Writers Group

Do you enjoy writing? Please plan on attending our Sun Lakes writing group. We meet at the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8) on each Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Please arrive at 12:30 p.m. for easy conversation before we start our group at 1:00 p.m. Each week, we choose two words to write on the…

Yachting in Sun Lakes

Bill Klein Those of you who have walked around the lakes of Cottonwood on Saturday mornings have probably seen the beautiful sailboats on one lake or another. For the longest time, we have been on the center lake. We were even able to share that lake with the swans. They did not car bother us,…

Fun Lakers Club news

  Carole Sinicki The Fun Lakers Club held its annual meeting on January 6 for our new and current members. Our club continues to grow and expand, not only in membership but also in the variety of activities and events we now offer. As part of our expansion, our club VP, Don Morgan, is working…

WaterMedia Club

Rose Sumners Our current show, “Flowers,” hangs on the Art Room wall through February. The popular subject of flowers attracted a multitude of techniques and styles from Celeste Strom’s fractured art to the abstract, realistic, wild and calm. Visit our room off the courtyard in the Cottonwood Club and enjoy our original works. We welcome…

Lady Woodcarvers news

Dianne Winenger The ladies who are woodcarvers often do similar projects together. Here we are discussing what the next subject might be — bison, eagle, wooden shoe or perhaps a trip to visit galleries for new ideas. You are always welcome to stop by and chat while viewing the creations as they gradually unfold from…

Agave Quilters welcome Quiltworx instructor

  Barb Brandt Kelly Grant will be the featured program at the Agave Quilters Guild meeting on February 7. After discovering and creating her first quilt using the unique foundation paper piecing technique of Judy Neimeyer and taking classes from Judy herself, Kelly completed training to become a Quiltworx Certified Instructor in 2014. Kelly will…

Sun Lakes Garden Club

Pauline Lee On February 20, Master Gardener Lee Ann Aronson will present “Gardening for Seniors” at the monthly meeting. Using special gardening techniques for seniors, Lee Ann will discuss how to use containers and raised beds to create an “Instant Garden.” These techniques mean little lifting, no weeding and no tilling; it’s easy on the…