Category: Clubs & Classes

Come join the Chess Club

  Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Music Room (A-9) in Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or…

Mosaic class in Oakwood offered

  Janet Hayes and Sandy Holmes The Mosaic Class will be taught by David Jarvinen. David is a mosaic artist and teacher. He teaches mosaic art in fun and engaging environments, focusing on technique and project-based classes geared to all levels of crafters. Mosaic Plant Sculpture with Glass Tiles will be presented on Wednesday, May…

Enjoy good posture and balance with Tai Chi

  Kim Kubsch In Tai Chi and Qigong, good posture centers around the principle of verticality. That means the head is centered over the torso, the torso rests over the hips and the hips are centered over the legs and feet, your base of support. The spine is literally the backbone of verticality. In this…

DAR celebrates Washington’s birthday, African – American History and Women

  Toni Bolling Lutter In keeping with its mission of historic preservation, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) salutes historic events at every meeting through its Commemorative Events Committee. In acknowledgement of its work, the chapter holds the 2017 Arizona DAR certificate “Excellent Service for Commemorative Events.” This season, Gila Butte has commemorated…

Lucky Sandbagger Casino hosts annual couples social

  Sandy Krediet On March 9, the Oakwood 9 Hole Couple’s League participated in their annual social. We had our largest turnout ever with 45 couples enjoying a Shambles format golf game on the Lakes course. The competition became even more challenging, thanks to Judy Thompson, Barbara Frank and Lloyd Schaeffer. Each couple had the…

Roadrunners RV Club enjoys Benson, Arizona

  Pat Prekel, Secretary In February, for Valentine’s Day, a group of Roadrunners headed south to Benson, AZ, where they enjoyed a fun-filled weekend in spite of the rainy weather. The club was welcomed by the staff at the RV park where they enjoyed bingo on Friday night and a country vocalist and dance on…

Essential Oils Club accepting new members

  Vicki Vitality The Sun Lakes Essential Oil Club met in February and enjoyed chocolates prepared with various essential oils to celebrate Valentine’s Day. At the meeting, club members assembled essential oil lava stone bracelets made by jewelry maker/designer and Essential Oil Club member Diana Ellis. In addition to being a beautiful piece of jewelry,…

Rock, Gem and Silver Club news

  Doug Williams OK, so let’s pretend you were (maybe) just barely interested in the Rock, Gem and Silver Club, not that you would actually take a class and learn how to become a jewelry designer, but that you really are kind of interested in some very nice jewelry that you would wear and then…

Garden Club news

  Starla Kramer At the Sun Lakes Garden Club April 17 meeting, members and visitors will enjoy “The Art of Water” by Robin Fernald (AZLivingWaters.com). Robin Fernald is a biologist with an education in Cellular Molecular Biology and Environmental Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle. Robin has worked the last two decades in…

“On the Road Again”

  Harry Huckemeyer Unbelievable, but it’s that time of the year again. Many of our friends and families have already left us to return to their summer getaways, while others are getting plans in motion to travel and enjoy whatever new experiences they may have in store for them that will fit into their plans.…