Category: Generals

Lots of programs at the Ed Robson Library!

We have something for everyone in October! Check out our offerings. Monday, October 9, at 1:00 p.m. – Adult Craft: Halloween Wine Bottles Come chat, craft and get creative! This month, we are painting empty wine bottles to use as fun Halloween decorations. Registration begins on September 11. All supplies will be provided, but feel…

Domestic Violence Awareness 101

Patty Dennehy, Ed Robson Library Domestic and sexual violence do not respect age. To educate and inform during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Lizzie Kazan from the Area Agency on Aging will cover what the abuse is, whom it can affect and what you can do to protect yourself. Also, learn how you can help someone…

Looking for some fun in November?

Elaine Kraemer, President, Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation The Cottonwood Palo Verde Foundation’s biggest single event will be held again this year in November! It’s so much fun that we call it a Fun Walk! There are three walks to choose from: 1/2 mile, 1 mile or 2.7 miles. The first wave of walkers will speed-walk…

ASU looking for volunteers to take part in an aging research study

Kyle Elliott, Project Coordinator, ASU Wanted: Participants in an aging research study at Arizona State University. The study, titled “Acquisition and Generalization of Functional Task-Specific Motor Training in Older Adults,” is designed to test whether older adults can acquire and generalize learned information after task-specific training of their upper extremity (arm and hand) from one…

Unit Happenings

Unit 11 Dorothy Thurman, Secretary/Treasurer The Unit 11 Board of Directors will hold its October board meeting on Wednesday, October 18, at 4:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room at the Cottonwood Clubhouse. All homeowners are encouraged to attend. The Unit 11 Ladies Coffee will be on Wednesday, October 18, at 8:00 a.m. in the Cottonwood…

OAL art Show and Sale

Diane Hitt The Oakwood Artists League (OAL) is having an art show and sale in the Oakwood Arts and Craft courtyard. The show will coincide with the IronOaks Open House. The show is on Saturday, October 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please stop by to see our artwork. We have 35+ artists in…

Jazz styles

52nd Street Jazz Band

Helen Daley My personal opinion is that the greatest injustice to music was referring to so many different styles as jazz. It seems that if an early jazz musician who may have started with Traditional Jazz began experimenting with a different style, it was still called jazz. Examples are Latin, Bebop, funk, fusion, acid, straight-ahead,…

Ready to make your life more interesting?

Jan Ott The Sun Lakes Chorale invites you to attend our community’s upcoming annual October Activity Days. Join your friends and neighbors on one of three consecutive Saturday mornings in Sun Lakes. These annual events are hosted by our neighboring communities and provide an excellent opportunity to check out the array of interesting things to…

Medicare Open Enrollment October 15 – December 2

Personalized objective assistance to seniors, the disabled and caregivers is provided by volunteer counselors trained by the Arizona Agency on Aging Benefits Assistance Program. Services include: * Basic information about Original Medicare (Parts “A” and “B”, Supplemental (Medigap) policies, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part “D”), Medicare Advantage Plans (HMO’s, etc.), AHCCCS (Medicaid), ALTCS (Arizona Long…