World’s most expensive opal

Doug Williams In the beautiful world of opals, not all rocks are created equal. “The Virgin Rainbow” is a lovely little specimen valued at just over $1 million! It was…

Why do dogs roll in smelly stuff?

D. Rovers So you are walking your dog on a beautiful day in Sun Lakes enjoying the great outdoors. Suddenly, your dog has found something truly repulsive and is rolling…

CLGA news

Mary Nelson The July 12 results of the Total Putts with a Twist event are 1st Place Nancy Gahn, 2nd Place Mary Anne Lofquist and 3rd Place Virginia Diers. The…

Lifelong-Learning program offers fall classes

Catherine Hammond More than 80 classes are available this fall through New Adventures in Learning. All presenters are volunteers who have gathered their knowledge in a variety of ways. Some…

Unit Happenings

  Unit 11 news Dorothy Thurman, Secretary/Treasurer The Unit 11 Ladies Coffee will be held on Wednesday, September 19, at 9:00 a.m. at the Cottonwood Café. All Unit 11 ladies are invited to join us for coffee or breakfast (separate checks!). It’s a great time to get to know your neighbors. Please note the time…

The Church and Crazy Horse

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Near the top of my “bucket list” for travel within the U.S. is a visit to the Black Hills of South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore. But I would also like to see another mountainside that features not four faces, but one – that of…

Zumba with Mary

Mary Tyree It’s Zumba® time in Sun Lakes! Hi, everyone. I invite you to help me kick off my seventh Zumba® season in Sun Lakes on Wednesday, September 5. I can’t wait to welcome back all my Zumba® friends from seasons past, as well as make new friends, too. Come and join me as we…

Wednesday Singles Dinner Club

  Come one, come all to the Wednesday evening club for singles. We meet every week at 5:00 p.m. at the Palo Verde dining room for a sumptuous dinner and wonderful conversation with others in the same place in our lives. If Wednesday isn’t good for you, we also have a table for singles on…

Join the Lady Niners this fall

  Ernest Matuschka Have you been thinking about golfing in the fall? The time will be here before you know it! A suggestion is to join the Lady Niners for 9 holes of golf on Tuesdays beginning in November. This group welcomes and provides encouragement, support and camaraderie to all women golfers, both new and…

Bridge Results

  Monday Afternoon Social Partnership Bridge 7/02. 1st Bernie Ross and Dee Guthrie, 2nd Newell Orr and Paul Budrick, 3rd Dagmar Bostick and Fran Carissimo 7/09. 1st Bernie Ross and Dee Guthrie, 2nd Jeanette Newman and Jeanie Kitzman, 3rd Joe and Joan Silver; Slam: Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross 7/16. 1st Ruth Hiner and Nancy…