Category: Clubs & Classes

Garden Club February Speaker: Linda Larson

Starla Kramer Sun Lakes Garden Club invites Linda Larson to return as the featured presenter for the Feb. 16 Zoom meeting, at 10 a.m. Visitors are welcome by providing an email request to StarlaKramer@gmail.com for the Zoom link invitation. Live meetings will resume after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Members meet all year on the third…

SLRGS Highlights: Wire Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Wire wrapped bangle bracelets by Don Hall, stones (left to right): onyx and red jasper found at Sycamore Creek, petrified wood, and yellow onyx

Linda Shanahan Last month, we learned a little about wire woven bracelets and the materials and process used to make them. Another skill used to make wire bracelets is wrapping. Don Hall is a master, a creative genius, when it comes to designing intricate wire wrap patterns. Wire wrapped bangle bracelets materials used: Don prefers…

Cotillion Dance Club Announces 2021-22 Season!

Pictured are Barry Tomsich and Gail Nelson entering the Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom in Sun Lakes on March 14, 2020, for the ‘Top Hats and Cocktails Soiree.’ Seems like a long time ago, and as it turned out, this was the last dance we were able to enjoy due to COVID-19 concerns and limitations. We are looking forward to reestablishing such gatherings of fun and fellowship with all of our club members and guests. We are especially looking forward to seeing Barry and Gail again when they return from Minnesota next fall.

Rob Spade Cotillion Dance Club plans to present four dinner dances to be held at the Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom in Sun Lakes. Be sure to mark your calendars with next season’s dinner dance dates: Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021; Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022; Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022; and Saturday, March 12, 2022. These dinner dances…

Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers Update

James Harrald Thank you all who have helped in the previous years with our volunteer group, whether by sweat equity or by donation! Due to the current CDC guidelines and the unknown of the coronavirus, we will not be taking on any new homes this year. If you are on the database (picked previously,) you…

Sun Lakes Lions Club

Photo taken prior to COVID-19 restrictions and CDC guidelines (Photo by Mac Davey)

Sun Lakes Quilting Ladies Thank Breakfast Lions Brian Curry The Sun Lakes Quilting Ladies want to thank the Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club for their yearly donation that makes such a difference to so many. During 2020, they delivered 173 quilts to AZ Blankets 4 Kids, 27 lap quilts, and 25 placemats, to Neighbors Who…

Julie’s Fitness Classes

Julie Bauman

Julie Bauman Julie Bauman invites you to come to her classes at the new Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center on Mondays and Fridays at 8 and 9 a.m., and now also on Wednesdays at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. For the past 15 years, Julie has been teaching group fitness in the Chandler, Sun Lakes, and South Gilbert…

AAUW: Making a Difference with Local Scholarships

Candace Cox Annual Fundraising Drive Supports College Pursuits for Women in Southeast Valley The Southeast Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women kicks off its annual drive to support local scholarships in February, part of the group’s mission to advance equity for women and girls. In the past 10 years, the local group…

Lions Food Drive Success

Lion John Peterson Thanks to all Sun Lakes Lions who helped with the food drive on Saturday, Jan. 9. This food was all put in President Floyd Mullen’s car, but the AZCEND truck showed up at noon and we transferred all food to the truck (filling many tubs). We also had $290 for them. The…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during one of multiple class sessions which will begin at 9:30 a.m. Presently, we…