Category: August 2016

Desert Artists continue to meet all summer long

Painted by Marilyn Conner (to preserve the desert in in its spring glory).

Marilyn Conner The numbers are smaller, but the fellowship remains. Summertime is quieter time here in Sun Lakes. Those of us that brave the brutal summers often are found on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m.-?? (sometime in the afternoon), at Sun Lakes Country Club in the Arts and Crafts Room painting, drawing, doodling, whatever, along with…

Why Tai Chi and Qigong?

Take a class with Kim!

Kim Kubsch Why is Tai Chi and Qigong (easy and gentle) a good fit for older adults? Because Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese practice that brings together a nice fusion of low-impact exercise and slow-paced martial arts movements. There is a steady flow with each posture moving into the next, so there is no…

Other Card Scores

Tuesday Cribbage 6/07. 1st Milt Knutson 13-119, 2nd Stan Wengrzyn 13-96, 3rd Michael Roberts 10-133; Low: Onalee Flicker 3- -79; 24 Hand: Bill Bade 6/14. 1st Bill Bade 12-102, 2nd Neil Olin 11-93, 3rd Michael Roberts 10-51; Low: Lydia Kolsch 2- -92 6/21. 1st Milt Knutson 11-63, 2nd Barb Bade 10-30, 3rd Patty Donahue 9-35;…

Bridge Results

Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Alan Behr The Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club games are now held at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S. Alma School Road. Open games are held on Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday at 9:00 a.m. There also is a Novice game Thursday…

Men’s Niners results June 2016

Jim Wegman Publicity Sadly, I must announce the recent passing of former Niner Bill Coleman. Bill was a kind man and a ready volunteer whenever there was work to be done. I had the pleasure of working with Bill on the Niners Rules Committee and the Ironoaks Golf Committee. We played golf together over the…

Hitch a ride

Traghetti by Linda Davis

Ann Posiviata It’s a weekday morning. I’m on the road to my favorite destination. I’ve packed my camera, a three-day backpack and a week’s supply of water. The jeep has a rhythmic hum that is soothing this time of day. I’ve decided to stop for a cup of iced coffee for the sojourn. Ahh, feels…

A Fun-filled evening with The Improvables

Andrea Hummel August is a great time to get out and laugh! One opportunity to laugh and to have a great dinner is with the ImproVables, Sun Lakes’ very own improv troupe, at the Chandler Elks Lodge 2429, 1775 W. Chandler Blvd. on August 27. The evening starts with a social hour at 4:30 p.m.,…

Hot news for OLGA

Ruth Rees, Publicity The OLGA ladies are a hardy bunch! Maybe not all qualify as desert rats but those who play continue to enjoy their time together and are happy to have earned more chits to spend. Liquids are plentiful and especially welcome when swallowed or drenched over our warm selves after playing. Water in…