Category: Clubs & Classes

SunBird Singers Fall Schedule

Jim McCutcheon The SunBird Singers and Ringers plan to present their annual Christmas Concert Dec. 8 and 9. The first rehearsal is planned for Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. in the SunBird ballroom. Whether we will be able to proceed as planned will depend on what COVID-19 restrictions are still in effect in October. We…

Spirit of the Desert Gourds

This gourd features an ammonite embellishment and pine needle weaving. It was created by one of our members at a class with Vicki Echols, during the Wuertz Gourd Festival in February of 2019.

Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert Gourds is a patch (or club) based in Sun Lakes. We are members of the Arizona Gourd Society, and membership is open to anyone in the East Valley. Gourds are called “nature’s canvas,” because just about any art discipline can be used on a gourd. Our members incorporate painting,…

Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Is Now Active!

Karin Hansen After more than a year of social distancing, the Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club is now back, and participants are actively playing in-person as well as online. There are some new requirements for playing face-to-face bridge: First-time players must present proof of COVI-19 vaccination or immunity and sign a waiver of liability prior to…

Other Card Results

Sunday Night Euchre Join us for Euchre cards every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. in the Sun Lakes Country Club Arts & Crafts Room. 4/04. 1st Etta Lakes 69, 2nd Sandy Bullock 68, 3rd Konrad Spicker 63 4/11. 1st Marge Mogelnicki 68, 2nd Judy Hawkins 67, 3rd Steve Kauffman 66 4/18. 1st Deb McCoy 82, 2nd…

SLFFC Is Open to New Club Members

George Abernathy, SLFFC Founder Most fly fishers believe in catch and release, which is part of the Sun Lakes Fly Fishing Clubs’ (SLFFC) philosophy. For the life of me, I still can’t fathom why anyone brings home farm-raised trout to dine on, purchase them from a grocery store, or pay big dollars for a trout dinner at…

Cheers Singles Are Happy to Be Together

Cheers members gathering at Sisk Park

Ann Kisner Cheers members are happy to have our socials return for our Thursday gathering. April 8 was our first outing at Sisk Park in Palo Verde. We had about 35 members return and two new members join. The second social was on April 15 at the Grill on the Green in Ironwood, with 30-some…

Bridge Results

Cottonwood Ladies Bridge 4/15. 1st (tie) Sally Culbertson and Rosemary Shults, 3rd Lori Scharbach 4/22. 1st Jeannie Kitzman, 2nd Karen Hess, 3rd Joan Hokanson 4/29. 1st Karen Sanchez, 2nd Maurine Howell, 3rd Jeannie Kitzman 5/06. 1st Lori Scharbach, 2nd Karen Sanchez, 3rd Bert Sisk Saturday Morning Partnership Bridge Sun Lakes Country Club, Phase 1 4/17.…

Hill, Cisneros Win Pool Club Titles

Gary Vacin Two familiar names, Jerry Cisneros and Jack Hill, will soon be posted on the Lucky Shot Pool Club championship plaques hanging in the Cottonwood Pool Room. Cisneros defeated Jeff Michelin to take home honors in 8-Ball. Hill bested Grant McGrail 7-1 to win the 9-Ball title. Winners received $25 each in prize money…