Category: September 2019

FUN da MENTAL Bridge – September 2019

FUN da MENTAL Bridge is offering a variety of Bridge Classes starting in October. Learn with Karin Hansen, Life Master; Maria Davis, certified ACBL Better Bridge Instructor; and Gordon Markham, veteran local bridge instructor and cruise bridge host. Back by popular demand! Have Fun. Exercise your Brain. Hundreds of your neighbors have taken enjoyable, stimulating…

Me vs We

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. When did WE become ME? Think about it. I did as I was sitting at coffee listening to people discuss times gone by. It is a daily ritual when a group of us get together drinking a $3.00 cup of coffee that at one time sold for 5 cents. Looking back…

Getting to know you

Jeanne MacLaughlin is Unity Church of Sun Lakes’ new minister. In the June Splash, we shared her educational and Spiritual background, and now here is a glimpse of her personal, human side. Jeanne was born in Wisconsin, the fifth child of six. This is her greatest joy, her loving and supportive family whom she will…

News From the Sky

Eurowings A330 D-AXGF FRA 7-4-19

Phoenix Sky Harbor welcomes Eurowings Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport customers now have another option for direct access to Europe, as Eurowings, a Lufthansa Group airline, has announced the start of new nonstop flights between Frankfurt, Germany, and America’s Friendliest Airport®. Eurowings will begin offering flight service five days a week between Phoenix Sky Harbor…

Mark Your Calendar for Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite

John Crawford and Kathy Miller in Act 3 of Plaza Suite

Plaza Suite is an award-winning comedy by Neil Simon. The play is composed of three acts, each involving different characters but all set in Suite 719 in New York City’s Plaza Hotel. This award-winning play displays all of Neil Simon’s clever, dramatic, and comic situations and his use of engaging dialogue. Plaza Suite will be…

FUNdaMENTAL Bridge classes for everyone!

Kathleen Dalecio The calendar says that autumn begins in September. Here in Sun Lakes, we know that’s still wishful thinking for a while longer! What is accurate though, is that folks start returning from their summer getaways, and our social calendars start filling up with lots of entertainment and activity events! That’s true for the…

Shalom Hadassah highlights

Doris Codkind, Publicity Even though the temperature is still over 100 degrees, our summer hiatus is over. Shalom Hadassah has a wonderful lineup of events this year that you won’t want to miss! * September 17 – A.M. Movie – The Goldfinch with lunch at Stone & Barrel * October 15 – Our popular Potluck…

Matthew’s Crossing food drive

Ellen Engel Jan Terhune, Executive Director of Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank, says she is in awe of our friends who continue to step up their commitment to fight hunger. Hunger is real. One out of every four children does not know where their next meal is coming from. It doesn’t take a vacation or a…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or reservations@freespiritvacations.com. California’s Gardens and Wineries September 17-19, 2019 Price: $575 pp/double; $725 pp/single Travel to Southern California and experience some of the most tranquil gardens and wineries, including the Huntington Gardens, the Getty, and Temecula. Easy as Pie – Apple…

MOGA September schedule and update

Your MOGA board is looking for someone to take over the Publicity Chair position. This is a key position in MOGA. What you read in the Sun Lakes Splash is prepared and written by the Publicity Chairman. This is important newsprint for us, as it tells the community what we are doing and for new…