Category: Clubs & Classes

Democratic Club to meet Monday, August 14

The Sun Lakes Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 E. Sun Lakes Blvd N. Senator Katie Hobbs has announced her candidacy for the Arizona Secretary of State. Senator Hobbs holds bachelor and master degrees in…

Gila Butte Chapter of DAR celebrates 15 years

DAR celebrates service singing God Bless America.

September begins the 15th year of service for Gila Butte Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). In 2002, Organizing Regent Mary Wolf and 22 dedicated women organized the chapter. Today, Gila Butte has 125 members from around the Valley and the nation, all dedicated to serving “God, Home and Country.” Gila Butte…

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 3:00 p.m. in Ceramic Room, A-8, in Cottonwood. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership fees.…

What in the world is Hatha Yoga?

Noell Hyman Have you heard about the new group of yoga teachers who want to bring spinal and joint health, strength and balance and increased peace of mind to seniors living around Sun Lakes? I’m one of them (my name is Noell). We’ve added multiple yoga classes every day of the week; Hatha Yoga, Chair…

High Holy Days invitation

Doris Codkind The most solemn and reflective days in Judaism are approaching. We at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation want to extend an invitation to new and unaffiliated residents in our community. Please join us, as our guests, for our beautiful Rosh Hashanah (September 21) and Yom Kippur (September 30) services. Why are we doing…

Qigong – an effective health practice

Kim Kubsch, Tai Chi – Qigong instructor

Kim Kubsch Qigong is an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intentions. Many healthcare professionals recommend Qigong as an important form of alternative complementary medicine. Especially for mature adults, Qigong creates an awareness of our internal health that are not part of traditional exercise programs. Most exercises do not emphasize the importance of…

Add this to your Hikes-I-Must-Do list

Tonto National Monument

The National Park Service calls it “Quintessential Arizona.” It is only accessible from November-April, and one needs to make a tour reservation to hike it. In an effort to reduce impact on this sensitive backcountry site, hikers are only permitted on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. There is one tour a day, and it leaves…

Desert Rivers Audubon Society

There is an interesting and diverse group of people who get together once a month for a program and socialization. These people are interested in birds. Of course, we have to have a name, and it is Desert Rivers Audubon Society (DRAS). Our monthly meetings are held October through March at 7:00 p.m. at the…