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Yesterday Once More in SunBird April 19

Yesterday Once More

  Join us for Yesterday Once More’s Rock and Roll Variety Show at SunBird Country Club on Saturday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the SunBird Country Club, 6250 SunBird Blvd., Chandler AZ 85249. Listen to the sounds of the ‘50s and ‘60s music you love. Dance, sing along to Arizona’s favorite Rock and Roll…

Unit Happenings

Unit 37 Annette Carrington/Communications Happy spring everyone! Important dates to put on your calendar: March 9 – next second Wednesday social at 4:00 p.m. in Oakwood’s Lounge; Sue and Jay Edmondson are kind enough to be our greeters again. March 16 – Board of Directors meeting at 4:00 p.m. at the Oakwood Clubhouse. March 20 – Annual spring…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected] Camp Free Spirit – Christopher Creek August 1-3; price is $495 pp/double, $675 pp/single- call for triple and quad pricing as cabins can comfortably accommodate three to four guests per unit. Beat the heat this summer and enjoy the outdoors…

SOS for WWII vets

Joe Bonavire I am Joe Bonavire, founder of sosww2vets, a non-profit organization to help World War II veterans in whatever way we can. Since our founding in 2009 we have raised thousands of dollars. We have sent veterans of D-Day back each year on the anniversary of that unforgettable day. We have also sent Navy…

The music of “Jelly Roll” Morton

Helen Daley Ferdinand Joseph LaMonthe (October 20, 1890-July 10, 1941) is recognized as a very important character in ragtime and early jazz as a pianist, bandleader and composer who began his career in New Orleans, LA. In fact, he claimed to have invented jazz in 1902. At a young age, he took guitar lessons and…

2016 Sun Lakes Lions Casino Night recap

Casino 50/50 winner was Bill Farrar of Sun Lakes who won $459. Shown on the left is past President Lion Ruth Palmer with President Lion Pat Hollander on the right (picture courtesy of Lion Larry Palmer).

Lion Forrest Cheuvront The list of prize winners was chaired by Lion Carolyn Barrans who had help from many volunteers and Lions in setting up, picking winning tickets out of prize boxed for an item, tearing down, loading all up in a truck and calling winners to pick up their prize the next day at…

POWWOW in Chandler

Produce On Wheels With Out Waste (POWWOW) distributes fresh produce in a farmer’s market atmosphere. The purpose of the market is to reach out to the community by providing quality produce at an affordable price. A $10 donation is good for up to 60 pounds of produce with six to eight different varieties regularly available.…

Payson Book Festival

Come out on July 23 for the Payson Book Festival, a free, family-friendly event from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at Gila Community College, 201 N. Mud Springs Rd. Meet 60 AZ authors and enjoy free workshops, story time, music, food and door prizes. Author registration closes April 30. For details visit www.paysonbookfestival.org or ask questions at…

Open house at library

Please join us at the Ed Robson Branch Library on Tuesday, March 22 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. for a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony. Learn about the history of this ancient ceremony. The tea ceremony is experienced through the senses – hearing the sound of the water, viewing the display, touching the utensils, smelling the scent of…