Category: Clubs & Classes

New Horizons Writers’ Group

Grandfather Clock Bob Hirt Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock. Our shiny grandfather clock. It sits quietly in its corner, keeping time, yet it knows not at all of time, nor place, from where it came and where it finally goes. It sits there without opinion, without thought, without destination, without a dream to own. It merely exists. Yet…

This is not your grandma’s garden club

Not your Grandma’s garden club

The Sun Lakes Garden Club will be learning about marijuana crops grown here in Arizona at the June 20 meeting. The featured speaker this month is David Grandon from “Harvest of Arizona.” Members and guests will see a slide presentation of the crops and learn about the horticulture of the plants and how botanical research…

Savvy Travelers summer news

Savvy Travelers in Botswana in April with guides

Our last meeting of the season until October was on May 11 with Van Newville, guest speaker. Van teaches at NAIL and knows this state inside and out. His topic was “Arizona Indian Adventures: Navajo and Hopi Highlights.” We are considering having Van host a three-day tour for the Savvy Travelers in the late Spring…

Oil painting class for beginners

It’s something you’ve always wanted to try but didn’t have the time. Now you have the time, and here’s your chance! Many of Bob’s students are now turning out beautiful paintings and really enjoying their new-found skills. Classes are held on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Art Room in Oakwood. For…

SLCT Awards scholarship

Pictured (left to right) Phyllis Novy, SLCT president; Emma Wang, recipient of $1000 scholarship; and Roger Edmonds, scholarship chairman

Roger Edmonds On May 10, Sun Lakes Community Theater presented their annual Theater Arts scholarship to Emma Wang from Hamilton High School. Each year, SLCT awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from the Chandler School District. Emma, who will major in Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska, began performing when she was three…

Edgar Cayce Study Group

Our Search for God study group meets every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Room A-2 of Cottonwood Country Club. We explore the readings of Edgar Cayce who is recognized as the greatest psychic of the 20th century and the founder of holistic healing. We strive to be healthier, peaceful, and to be one with the…

The Divine Desert Divas hold pajama party

The Divine Desert Divas, a Sun Lakes Red Hat chapter, held a pajama party in April at Chompie’s in Chandler. They enjoyed a buffet breakfast and they played some get-to-know-each-other games and had a wonderful time. This is just one of the many activities we participate in. We get together for dinner and lunch every…

Card making class

Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. Class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! The cards will be completed during your choice of two class times: 9:30 a.m. OR 11:00 a.m. Each class is limited to 20 participants; therefore, registration…

Korean War/Korea Service veterans news

Commander Leon Johnson and Doug Andriuk

The R Countryman Chapter of the Korean War/Korea Service Veterans will NOT be meeting June, July or August and will return to our monthly meetings in September. Hope to see you then! The Countryman Chapter of Sun Lakes want to thank April guest speaker Doug Andriuk for his informative presentation on various types/sizes/uses of drones,…

Healing with Essential Oils

The first Wednesday of the month is June 7 and time for sharing your experiences with the Young Living Essential Oils from 1:00-2:00 p.m. For the June gathering, people asked for oils to help with thinning hair. It seems as people age, their eyebrows thin out and also the hair on the heads. Some wish…