Category: Clubs & Classes

Garden panel mosaic mixed media classes

Janet Hayes and Sandy Holmes There will be a mosaic workshop at Oakwood Country Club in Sun Lakes, AZ, on February 27, 2019, where we will make a mixed media garden panel with porcelain and glass tile. Workshops are fun and engaging environments, focusing on technique and project-based classes geared to all levels of crafters.…

Captioning for your smart phone

  We welcome Matt Goncalves, the Marketing Director for InnoCaption, a free mobile captioning service for the hard of hearing community. InnoCaption’s goal is to improve hearing equivalency for anyone faced with a hearing loss through the development of new mobile communication technologies. Come to learn how your mobile phone can be accessible to you.…

How to improve your balance

Death rates from unintentional falls among adults ages 65 and older increased 110% between 1999 and 2016, from 29.4 to 61.6 per 100,000, according to a recent report by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Moving from a rooted or grounded posture can improve dynamic balance. It is rare that falls happen when someone…

DAR provides Arizona materials to national library

Toni Bolling Lutter Mary Wolf, Librarian, Gila Butte Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and former State DAR Librarian, has announced that the DAR Library has accepted two manuscripts which address Arizona heritage: Images of America: Chandler, Arizona and Histories of Pioneering Cattle Ranches. The manuscripts will take their place in the prestigious collection in…

Weeders Garden Club news

  The Weeders Garden Club was established in Sun Lakes in 1955 and is still going strong! February’s presentation will be “Landscaping a Small Garden,” by Tom Gatz. Tom is a retired wildlife biologist and avid gardener. He volunteers as a horticultural aide and docent in the educational department at the Desert Botanical Garden where…

Annual P.E.O. coffee set for February 13

Dr. Paula Silides is a P.E.O. Scholar Award winner and she will speak to us about her life story and how she applied for and used the award. Dr. Silides is the Owner/Medical Director of Desert Valley Urgent Care on Chandler Heights Road in Chandler. She graduated with a BS degree in nursing from the…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

Gourd Patch members have been very busy getting ready for the Wuertz Gourd Farm Festival which will be taking place February 8-10, 2019, at the Pinal County Fairgrounds in Casa Grande. If you have an interest in gourd art, purchasing gourd art or finding new supplies and equipment for your projects, make sure you don’t…