Category: Clubs & Classes

Tennis Couples enjoy game and friendship

  Penny Petersen What’s good for your heart, muscles and making friends? Tennis! In the Cottonwood Tennis Club, there are 28 couples who make tennis an enjoyable part of their lives together. We picked three and asked them about themselves. Horst and Dorothea Flachsmann came to Sun Lakes as snowbirds in 1997. They originally lived…

Field trips for Lifelong Learning

  Catherine Hammond On February 22, 2018, New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, took a field trip to tour Intel’s dSpace. This outing was one of four offered for the spring semester. According to Mary and Rick Kenny, the organizers, “Staff from Intel’s Chandler Boulevard facility provided a tour of dSpace, which is Intel’s…

Are you out of your gourd?

  Doug Williams Well, we certainly hope not because this month’s Splash article features the exciting world of Gourd Art! Last month, we hinted, “How’s Your Gourd?” as a reminder that gourds were a part of our Creative Crafts department at the Sun Lakes Rock Gem & Silver Club. We actually have three very popular classes…

Chordaires have another successful spring show

  Karen Sproates The Chordaires Show Chorus of Sun Lakes is deeply grateful for another very successful year. We thank everyone who patronized the show. The spring show, “Touring the USA,” was a real hit with the audience and was fun for the ladies as well. From “On the Road Again” to “California Here I…

Camera Club: Go West!

  Ann Posiviata A warm, heartfelt salute to Burt Williams for a tremendous two years at the helm. He will remain as past president, while congratulations to our new officers of the Sun Lakes Camera Club take the lead, as follows: Janet Ballad, president; Rob Baldwin, vice president; Karen Melching, treasurer and John Thoma, secretary.…

Savvy Travelers Club to meet May 10

  All are welcome to join us on May 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room, Cottonwood Country Club. We will have refreshments and lots of brochures. It’s a Cruise Night with Royal Caribbean. Robin Selleck, District Manager for Arizona, will update us on new itineraries – the new Symphony of the Seas coming…

Breakfast Lions donate to Cardon Children’s Center

  Brian Curry The Sun Lakes Breakfast Lions Club in connection with the Sun Lakes Quilting Ladies and the Arizona Blankets 4 Kids recently donated to the Banner Cardon Children’s Medical Center. The SLBLC which donates funds for the material used for the blankets for the children also added 100 coloring books, 100 crayon boxes…

Sun Lakes Garden Club welcomes back Jim Anderson

  Starla Kramer Dr. Jim Anderson is a Professor Emeritus in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at ASU. He received his PhD from the California Institute of Technology. Much of his research is the effects of air pollution, and he has participated in a series of international climate experiments throughout the…

Sun Lakes Drum Circle

  Julia Norton I hope you enjoyed the lunar eclipse on January 31. It was spectacular around 6:15 a.m. That evening, the full moon energy was gathered at the Sun Lakes Drum Circle. Around 17 people shared their light energy to our intentions for Mother Earth, Health and a peaceful planet. The full moon was…