Category: Clubs & Classes

Zumba with Mary

  Mary Tyree Happy Easter, everyone. April is a beautiful time of year in the Valley. I know many of you are getting ready to leave for the summer, so I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of my Zumba® Fitness program for the past six years here in…

Life Beyond the Teabag

  Diane Eddy And then tea came to Japan… In the early 600s AD, tea was introduced to Japan through contact between Zen priests and Chinese Buddhist monks. The Japanese Zen priest Saicho returned to Japan in 815 after many years spent in China. He brought with him compressed tea bricks and tea seeds, which…

Desert Rivers Audubon and the Sun Lakes Connection

  Gwen Grace The speaker for the April meeting of the Desert Rivers Audubon is Lisa McKnight. Lisa is an attorney who assists clients with habitat conservation plans and protecting habitat of protected species. Lisa focuses on environmental and natural resources law. The Topic for the April meeting at the Gilbert Library is “Inside the…

Sun Lakes Dance Party at Cottonwood

  Mark O’Neill, Public Relations The Sun Lakes Dance Party at Cottonwood meets monthly from November to March on a Thursday evening at the Cottonwood San Tan Ballroom. Group dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by open dance from 7:00-9:30 p.m.; casual dress. Dances are open to all in the Sun Lakes Community and…

Sun Lakes Camera Club

  Ann Posiviata It’s that time to celebrate the fabulous year in photographs. So be sure to make your reservation for the best show of the year before end-of-year seats are filled. A shout-out to all the members who have made it a banner year to be a part of the Sun Lakes Camera Club!…

East Valley Marines installs officers

  Denise Lott Elected and appointed officers for 2018 were installed at a ceremony during the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, monthly meeting. Pat Connell, Department of Arizona Commandant of the Marine Corps League, was on hand to do the swearing in. Elected officers are Dave Lott (commandant), Dave Minick (senior vice commandant), David Hernandez…

Line Dancing with Judee

  Judee Curtis Sometimes “Life” gets in the way of “Fun.” We’ve had many dancers not able to come to classes at times, and the dance on Sunday, March 4. There have been many illnesses, loss of loved ones, injuries and major health issues. We can’t wait for the return of dancers, because we really…

Tis the season

  Judith Kuse Spring has sprung here in Arizona, and summer is fast approaching. It’s rattlesnake season. Hikers, be on the lookout. Snakes are out of their winter haunts enjoying the sun’s warmth. As you hike during the next months, keep this information in mind. Thirteen species of rattlesnakes reside in Arizona. Rattlesnakes are identified…

Computer Booters hit home run

  Kc Coller, Publicity Director Computer Booters has waited over a year for the return of Ron Schott, a technology entrepreneur and President Emeritus with Arizona Technology Council, our guest speaker at the March general meeting. His last visit was most memorable, as was this one. Since his company serves Arizona’s premier trade association for…