Category: September 2021

Sun Lakes Ukulele Group Fall Kickoff

Nancy Harrison The Sun Lakes Ukulele Group, led by Cottonwood Palo Verde resident Nancy Harrison, will kick off its sixth season on Sunday, Nov. 7. We meet on the first and third Sundays of the month in the Cottonwood Dance Room (A-6). We learn songs, chords, strums, fun licks, and tricks on the ukulele. Many of…

Art for Charity

Sue Sindelar The Desert Artists Club (DAC) is proud to feature one of its members who moved from California to Sun Lakes in 2018 and joined the DAC. Ted O’Canna is a self-taught artist. Over the last 40 years, he perfected his own style by taking photos of various places and people he met while…

SLLGA Results

Judy Wegener July has brought heat and the much-needed monsoon showers. The golf course is greening up and in great shape! The Ladies league kicked off our patriotic month with the annual Plant Your Flag event. 7/6/21 Plant Your Flag: 1st Nancy O’Donnell, 2nd Julie Hamlin, 3rd Unni Foster 7/13/21 Best 9 Front or Back:…

Niners July 2021 Golf Results

Jim Wegman, Publicity The high heat is here, and the Niners are playing through it. Frozen water bottles and sunblock should be stocked in every cart. A frozen washcloth or Frog Towel is always welcome in this heat for a mid-round wipe down. Don’t forget to pre-hydrate the evening before play, drink water or a…

IronOaks Upcoming Events

IronOaks News Joe D’Amore, IronOaks Board President Rain. Rain. And more rain. Wasn’t it great?! Because of the deadline for this article, I don’t know if the July rains continued into August. I sure hope so. It sure was nice to get a little wet out there. I reveled in it, and I hope you…

Fall Semester Opens Doors to In-Person Classes

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny Good news! It’s time to sign up for New Adventures in Learning (NA) fall classes, and many classes will be offered in-person once again. If you are asking, “What are these adventures I hear about?” let’s answer that question with a look backwards. We have offered all kinds of NA…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood News

Esther Spear The Programming Committee of Sisterhood has planned a very exciting year. We will kick off the new season on Oct. 21 at 1 p.m., in the Chapel Center when our guest speaker will be Kim Kubsch whose topic is “Joyful Downsizing.” Most of us have lots of things we no longer need or…

Spirit of the Desert Gourds

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,…

Joyful Downsizing Tackles Organizing the Auto

Kim Kubsch “Organizing Your Auto” is 12th in a series of articles featuring techniques for decluttering your home and personal space. As owner of Joyful DOWNSIZING and a Sun Lakes resident, I am passionate about helping boomers and seniors declutter to simplify their lives with downsizing unwanted stuff and organizing the remaining items. This month,…

Julie’s Fitness Classes

Julie Bauman Julie Bauman invites you to come to her classes at the new Cottonwood Palo Verde Fitness Center on Mondays and Fridays at 8 and 9 a.m., and now also Wednesdays at 8 and 9 a.m.! For the past 15 years, Julie has been teaching Group Fitness in the Chandler, Sun Lakes, and South Gilbert area.…