Category: July 2020

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Summer Update

Joyce Spartonos As of this writing, the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation has not made a final decision as to when in-person services will begin but, for now, will continue with at least a streamed service for July. Summer services are always abbreviated, beginning at 5:30 p.m. and generally lasting less than an hour. This will…

A Senior Coronavirus Day

A Senior Coronavirus Day Dale Fanzo I rise to the sunshine through my blinds, Rolling out of bed with aches of all kinds. Oh yea, now comes the over the head hands up, Cracking the ankles and bending the knees with a pop. Into the bathroom it’s bladder time, oh, it feels the best To…

Desert Threads Have Been Busy

Diana Jones Desert Threads quilters may be quarantined, but their sewing machines are stitching faster than ever. A recent survey conducted by Arizona Quilters Guild asking how many and where personal protective equipment (PPE) equipment was made is proof that Desert Threads quilters are busy sewing. In early April, U.S. Vets requested at least 150…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart 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! Doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during the class session which begins at 9:30 a.m. The class is limited to…

Come Join the Chess Club

Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ceramics Room (A-8) in Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership…

Crystal Card Project: Pandemic Update

Used cards ready to be refashioned into new ones for The Crystal Card Project

Bobbie Reed Sadly, during the past several months, a time when families have been forced to shelter in place, domestic violence has increased. Support for victims is needed more than ever. The Sun Lakes-based Crystal Card Project raises money for a local shelter by selling greeting cards refashioned from used cards. Over the past three…

New Arts & Crafts Display Case

Jeanne Becker, Board Treasurer, Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation Pan Klima and Tami Ronnfeldt dedicate the new Arts & Crafts display case in the lobby of Sun Lakes Country Club, made possible through a grant from the Greater Sun Lakes Community Foundation, represented by its president, Richard Hawkes. Some of the Arts & Crafts Association’s…

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis “So many dances to teach and so little time.” I’ve said this many times, but I didn’t realize how true it was until March 13. It seems like forever since I last taught dances to the loyal dancers who stay in Arizona year-round. Plus, “Goodbyes” and “See you next January!” were not said…

Other Card Results

Cottonwood Pinochle Join us for pinochle every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Cottonwood Clubhouse, A-7 Painting Room. 3/11. Women: 1st Lillian Look 658, 2nd Karla Gabriel 652, 3rd Christine LaMont 598; Men: 1st Ozzie Zubchevich 675, 2nd John Mogelnicki 670, 3rd Maurice Stein 662 5/29. Women: 1st Jackie Baker 801, 2nd Lillian Look 683,…