Category: August 2017

What will you remember?

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Psalm 77:11 says, “I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old.” In the midst of a crisis or time of uncertainty, it’s easy to forget the past provisions and protection of God. Worry crowds out trust and…

Softball Player Profile: Dennis McCarthy

Larry Wolfe The “perfect man”? Well, Debra McCarthy thinks so and, in fact, Dennis McCarthy can legitimately stake a claim to that title. He’s the only person I’ve ever known who has pitched a perfect game in baseball and bowled four perfect games! Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and raised in Stoneham, northeast of Boston, Dennis…

What in the world is Hatha Yoga?

Noell Hyman Have you heard about the new group of yoga teachers who want to bring spinal and joint health, strength and balance and increased peace of mind to seniors living around Sun Lakes? I’m one of them (my name is Noell). We’ve added multiple yoga classes every day of the week; Hatha Yoga, Chair…

SLCT to host annual August Cool Down Social

Mid-August, when temperatures are way up and all of us are dragging, is a great time to get out of the heat for the afternoon and cool down at Sun Lakes Community Theatre’s annual Cool Down Social. If you are interested in joining our fun theatre group, or if you just want to find out…

Game Day at SLUMC

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church is hosting a “Game Day” event on August 24 at 10:00 a.m. in Lindsay Hall. Bring a friend and play Bingo, Mexican Train and cards. Prizes will be awarded to Bingo winners with light refreshments available. The event is free and open to the community with a courtesy RSVP to…

Summer Softball update

Steve “Why Run When You Can Walk” Kay, our leader in unintentional walks for the 2016-17 seasons (Photo by Core Photography)

Larry Wolfe For the first time ever, the Sun Lakes Senior Softball Association has implemented a “short season” summer league on an experimental basis. It seems that the non-snowbirds need a little competitive action to get them through the long, hot summer. We always have had a recreational program during the summer months consisting of…

What is the right size?

Sue Schwartz Why would we build a modern Health and Wellness Center when we have so many facilities in the surrounding area? Do your own due diligence and drop into the Villages on Alma School (aka the “Taj Mahal”) or Life Fitness (aka “Big Box”) on Arizona Avenue. Check out their clientele. I bet you…

High Holy Days invitation

Doris Codkind The most solemn and reflective days in Judaism are approaching. We at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation want to extend an invitation to new and unaffiliated residents in our community. Please join us, as our guests, for our beautiful Rosh Hashanah (September 21) and Yom Kippur (September 30) services. Why are we doing…

News From IronOaks at Sun Lakes

David Beemster, Food and Beverage Manager at Stone & Barrel

Upcoming events Billboard Concert Series – Tickets available now! Tickets are now available for the Elvis 40th Anniversary Tribute, August 16! It’s Now or Never so Don’t be Cruel and get All Shook Up or be seen with Your Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain. It’s been 40 years since Elvis left us, but we will remember him Today,…

Tuesday Nights Together

Sun Lakes United Methodist Church (SLUMC) hosts a series of free programs during the summer known as “Tuesday Nights Together.” Topics vary from light and entertaining to more serious and important. The programs are held each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Lindsay Hall, at Sun Lakes UMC, 9248 E. Riggs Road. Mark your calendars for…