Category: Clubs & Classes

Best in show

Our patch President Vicki McKenna became a Grand Master in February after winning Sponsor’s Choice, Best Living Figure in the Masters Division, Best of Division and Best of Show at the 2017 Arizona Gourd Society competition. Well deserved for a fabulous artist, leader and mentor. Congratulations, Vickie!

Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert Gourd patch had a big sale right about the time you received this paper. On Friday, March 31, in the lobby of Sun Lakes Country Club, about half of our 50-member club displayed and sold gourd art. We were open from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Maybe you can still come; if…

Sun Lakes Ballroom Dance Club swings into spring

Diane and Mike Grady

Deanna and Stu Frost On February 19, more than 50 couples of the Sunday Night Ballroom Dance Club celebrated Valentine’s Day with our annual formal sit-down Sweethearts Dinner followed by dancing to the music of the ever-popular Rich Howard in the San Tan Ballroom. Do you like to Waltz? Foxtrot? Rhumba? Cha-Cha? Swing? Then the…

Robson Cup remains in Sun Lakes

All table tennis paddles are facing red this year, since the Robson Cup match resulted in an exciting tie.

The Robson Cup is an annual table tennis team challenge pitting Saddlebrooke against Sun Lakes in an alternating home and away format. Last year, Sun Lakes won a thrilling 12-11 match win to bring the Robson Cup back to Sun Lakes after an absence of two years. The Saddlebrooke warriors were intent on sending the…

Arizona Big Train annual Spring Open House

David Kitchin and Ennis Thompson We’re back with our annual ABTO Spring Open Houses, and our Sun Lakes Club members are ready for a great weekend, opening their backyards and displays for the public to see this spring. This supplements their Christmas Open Houses for the public to see all the detail as the daylight…

Golden Goalies – A spot of tea

Diane Eddy (right) with Goalie fans Carol, Debbie, Betty and Dimple

Bea Loozer Do you ever have trouble with names? Almost all of us do, which is why I appreciate seeing folks wearing a nametag, even when I already know their names. And when you hear our group referred to as “Golden Oldies,” don’t take it personally or seriously. Some of us are pretty young and…