Ballroom Dancing and Music Making a Comeback September 11

John Yu Ballroom dancing and crooner music is back on center stage, along with Big Bands, orchestras, and lounge bands. Audiences listen and ruminate back to carefree days, while ballroom dancing has never been more vibrant. Old time tunes “Begin the Beguine,” “Mack the Knife,” “Strangers in the Night,” “Beyond the Sea,” “Rock Around the…

Thursday Night Drop-in Tennis Open to Everyone

Penny Petersen Drop-in tennis at Cottonwood on Thursday nights is now open to non-members and even people who don’t live in Sun Lakes. This is a new program to encourage people to participate. The Thursday night drop-in has been going on for many years, but it was only open to those attending the Monday night…

Ladies Like Lots of Lovely Bracelets!

And the best part is that they made them (all by themselves) as members of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club! How’d they do that? Well, the first thing they did was join the “Rock Club” for only $25 for one fiscal year! When is that? Every October through September, but you can…

The ImproVables Providing Laughs Again

After great success with two sold-out shows in the Fall of 2021, The ImproVables, Sun Lakes’ own comedy improv troupe, will perform at Sun Lakes Country Club on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The evening will include both dinner and a show in a nightclub-style atmosphere. Tickets are $25 per person. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner…

Ukulele Group Kicks Off This November

The Sun Lakes Ukulele Group, led by Cottonwood Palo Verde resident Nancy Harrison, will kick off its seventh season on Sunday, Nov. 6. We usually meet on the first and third Sundays of the month, but November and January holidays require some adjustment (check the schedule below for exact dates). We meet in the Cottonwood…

Desert Artists Club News

Sue Sindelar The Desert Artists Club (DAC) enjoyed a social gathering in August where longtime members met new artists who have joined the club. We shared delicious treats and visits with friends. It was a nice break in the heat of the summer. We will be having another social and “Share Your Art” gathering this…