Category: Clubs & Classes

Roadrunners visit Lake Powell

Lower Antelope Canyon Slot Cave

Pat Prekel, Secretary Near the end of April, 35 lucky members of the Sun Lakes Roadrunners RV Club, led by Wagon Masters Mike and Jan Skibo, Paul and Julie Jarvi and Bob and Mary Figgis, visited Lake Powell in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The National Recreation Area provides a dramatic example of one…

Advance Spanish Conversation Group news

Dianne Zimmerman Want to practice your Spanish? We are a group of advanced conversational Spanish speakers from various backgrounds who practice our language skills in an informal setting. We meet every Wednesday throughout the summer and all year round from 4:15-5:30 p.m. at Oakwood Country Club in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts…

SLHC celebrates another amazing hiking season

Hike Leader awardees Liz Morque, Jerry Anderson and Mike Josephson

Judith Kuse It’s tradition that when Sun Lakes Hiking Club gathers for its end-of-season picnic, awards are presented to deserving recipients. And again this year, in late March, the club did just that. Jerry Anderson, a Moderate Hike leader, and Liz Morque, a Mellow Hike leader, received Hike Leader Awards for having the most hikers…

Tai Chi as therapy all summer

Tai Chi with Kim Kubsch

Kim Kubsch With movement, there is improvement! Did you know that the gentle martial art of tai chi can build strength and ease symptoms? Tai chi can be a great indoor movement to enjoy any time of year, but especially during our hot summers and, at the same time, meet like-minded friends in Sun Lakes…

Fly Fishing at its finest

Carnero Lake

George Abernathy In the first week of May, members of the b went on an overnight trip to Carnero Lake which is located in the White Mountains. Brad Smith, Jim Richardson and I camped at the lake’s edge which turned out to be one of the most scenic locations imaginable. John Potts drove out for…

How do you become a SLRGS Club “Lifer?”

President Dianna Ahart (far right) introduces the new life members of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club. From the left are Sheilah Buscaglia, Nancy Hibbard, Larry Portschi and Ron List.

The Board of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver (SLRGS) Club honored four members of the club with life membership. Life membership is awarded to long-standing members who have consistently gone above and beyond in supporting club members and activities: teaching classes, monitoring activities in the shops and dropping what they are doing to…

Pastor of St. Steven’s Catholic Community retiring

Father Leo Pierre Hissey

Mary Vitolo Father Leo Pierre Hissey is retiring in June, 2017, after 12 years as pastor of St. Steven’s Roman Catholic Church. On Sunday, April 30, 2017, approximately 400 members of the St. Steven’s Community attended Father Pierre’s Retirement Celebration. Mr. Dennis McMullen, the main speaker, shared the story from the first time Father arrived…

Reiki Circle news

Rina Cupples When I lived in Connecticut, we hibernated indoors in the winter. Now in Arizona, I stay in a good deal during hot summer days. These periods of hibernation offer me opportunities to slow down, calm my harried brain, rest my overtaxed body. And I have time for Reiki treatments … soothing, restorative, regenerating…

Guys and Dolls celebrate end of season

Trophy presentation to On Strike team. Pictured, left to right, are Ralph Harper, Claudia Rapaelian, Tenna Toppola, Bob Reeves, John Greenwood and Andy Boutcher.

Bob Reeves Guys and Dolls Bowling League celebrated the end of its season at Palo Verde Country Club on April 3. The Viejos team of Dave Nelson, Dave Cichoracki, Dennis Grendahl, Doc Heckler and Jim Growe won the first half of the season. The Easy Pickups team of MJ Williams, Patsy Redmond, Phyliss Heslin and…

June Jubilee Stamp Camp

Pat Crocker and friends Join four Stampin’ Up! demonstrators as we unveil the NEW 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! Catalog. Each attendee will create 13 beautiful all-occasion cards and receive a bag of NEW Stampin’ UP! products valued at about $40 to take home. Stampers, we are providing the card kits, stamp sets, envelopes, inks and embellishments.…