Category: Clubs & Classes

Duplicate Bridge Club Reopening

James Utter, President, Duplicate Bridge Club After a long pandemic hiatus, Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club plans to reopen on Saturday morning, May 1, for in-person duplicate bridge games. Since the club membership consists mainly of senior citizens, all players must show proof of full COVID vaccination to be eligible to participate. Games are held…

Bridge Results

Monday Morning Social Partnership Bridge 4/05. 1st Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross, 2nd Newell Orr and Paul Budrick, 3rd Ron and Mary Kent; Slam: Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross 4/12. 1st Jeanette Newman and Jeannie Kitzman, 2nd Bev Anastasia and Joan Silver, 3rd Nancy Parsegian and Diana DePree Cottonwood Ladies Bridge Joan Phelan 4/8 1st…

Savvy Travelers—May 13 Virtual Meeting

Jeanette Rajamaki The Thursday, May 13, 4:30 p.m. meeting will be a virtual meeting. If you wish to join and are not receiving our monthly newsletter with links, call Jeanette at 602-909-2000 or email jeanette@dreamcruiseadventures.net. CIE Tours will be our guest. Their focus will be Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, United Kingdom, and Wales. Dan Dorn, our…

Chess Club

Arthur Fink Come and play Chess with us! We meet every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ceramics Room (A-8) in Cottonwood. All skill levels are welcome. If you have any questions, contact Arthur Fink at 480-883-9402.

DAR April Spring Fling

Deborah Goodacre Not only is the weather changing, but it seems the whole dynamic of my neighborhood is changing. People are selling their homes and leaving for parts unknown or returning to their home states for the cooler summer months. For those of us still here, rest assured the members of Daughters of The American…

Wednesday FUN Bridge Group

The Wednesday FUN Bridge group got together for the first time in 13 months on April 7, 2021. And what a good time we had! Even though it was April and getting hot, we had four tables, with five tables signed up for April 14. We wore masks and had our hand-sanitizer bottles handy, and…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

If the Shoe Fits George Stahl There are many unexplained phenomena in this world—UFOs, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and the Chupacabra just to name a few. Beyond these, another stands out as just as mysterious and often elusive. The seemingly endless collection of women’s shoes that can fit into even the smallest of closets. Unlike…

Desert Navy Update

Richard Volpe As we approach the summer months, many of our friends will be leaving us to head back to where they originally came from, while others are making plans to take advantage of the opportunities to catch up to old times with some short or extended vacations. We wish you all well and hope…

May News from Cheers Singles Club

Ann Kisner It certainly has been 12 months of patience and perseverance, and here we are close to being together to see each other again and meet our new members! It has been a time to reflect and find new interests and learning to be home alone and enjoying it. We were able to secure Sisk…

Garden Club: Meet Tara Emery

(Photo by Stevie Graves)

Starla Kramer The May 18 monthly meeting will be live, and members will meet Tara Emery, owner of Crème da la Baa Farm near Gilbert Road and Chandler Heights Road. Tara grows everything organically and sells her creamy fudge made with goats’ milk at local farmers’ markets, along with her homemade sourdough breads, cinnamon rolls,…