A project for Lent

  Chuck Reinhart The Lenten season begins with Ash Wednesday on February 14, 2018. The members of the Sun Lakes United Church of Christ will be collecting items each Sunday…

ILGA first place winners

  Candy Bain, Cheryl Reed and Fran Kelly, first place winners from the annual Home and Home Tournament between Ironwood and Sun Lakes held on January 4 at Ironwood and…

Hiking safely in the desert

Judith Kuse Hiking in the desert calls for good preparation and a keen sense of one’s capabilities. Hydration is of utmost importance. Drink a liter of water one to two…

Mardi Gras 2018

Helen Daley It’s Mardi Gras time again. Put on your dancing shoes and grab your umbrella. This year, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) falls on February 13. The date of Mardi…

Desert Rivers Audubon has free bird walks

Gwen Grace Saturday Walks: Visit the Chandler Veterans Oasis Park, Chandler Heights and Lindsay, on the first Saturday of the month, 8:00 a.m. to noon. Bring the visitors and grandchildren.…

Education issues top Restless Minds agenda

How important is public education to America’s future? And how important to that future is having broad educational choices? Those are just two of the many questions the Restless Minds discussion group will tackle when it meets on Tuesday, February 13, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts…

Interested in practicing Spanish?

Dianne Zimmerman Interested in practicing Spanish? Come join the Advanced Conversational Spanish group. We welcome all advanced Spanish speakers to participate in our fun, friendly and lively meetings each Wednesday from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts building at Oakwood Country Club. We discuss a wide variety of topics in…

Love is in the air

  Lois Valleau It’s February, and we’re moving into the expression of love, right on the heels of January when we may have set resolutions for improving our lives. We most often hear romantic love spoken of in relation to Valentine’s Day, but what if we vowed to love ourselves more this month. I’m sure…

2018 Source Book Delivery

  Ellen Locke The 2018 Source Book should have been delivered to your home by the Sun Lakes Rotary Club. If you might have been missed or did not receive your copy of the 2018 Sun Lakes Source Book, you can pick up a copy at the Robson Publishing (Sun Lakes Splash) office. Please review…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation annual Card Party

  Esther Spear, Publicity It’s time to gather your friends to play mah jongg, bridge, canasta, Mexican train, hand and foot, Scrabble or any game of your choice at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood’s annual charity fundraiser on Monday, February 12, at Oakwood Country Club at 10:00 a.m. (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.). You…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Grandma’s Trunk Dorothy Long In the attic sets Grandma’s trunk gathering dust and time worn. Inside of it are stored treasures and precious memories from the past. Many years ago, it traveled across the ocean with my Grandmother Mary, her brother and her parents, my great-grandparents. They left England in 1874 and were met in…