Category: Clubs & Classes

Running into fall

Rose Sumners “Four seasons” adorn the wall in the Water Media Room off the Cottonwood Courtyard until November. Boating in summer, an icy Saguaro winter and a bright orange fall are among those times depicted in a multitude of subject matters. Please come and enjoy these paintings, many of which are available for purchase. The…

Learn how to ring hand bells

Mary Sievert, Director of the new Bell Choir at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church.

Lyn Munn There is still time to register for the free class that will be taught from 9:00-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22 in Lindsay Hall at the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church. The instructor will be Libbie Randels, a representative of the Handbell Musicians of America. The class, “Back to Bells,” is being hosted…

Let’s sing gospel

Charley Akin Gospel music has taken on many forms and styles over many years and has been sung and performed by countless individuals, bands, quartets, choirs and other groups. My favorite of all those is the traditional or “old Southern” variety done in four-part harmony with a single acoustical instrument backup. Tune in to the…

Yoga – Vinyasa style

Sheila Axtman Vinyasa is a flow style of yoga, linking breath and movement. It promotes a feeling of well-being as you build strength, endurance, balance and flexibility. Practicing yoga is an effective way to keep strong and flexible enough to enjoy all that Sun Lakes has to offer. Tuesday’s class will be Levels One and…

You are invited! Marine Corp Birthday Ball

Jim Harkins and Dave Lott are ready for their parts in the ceremonies at the 2015 Ball.

Denise Lott The birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps is approaching in November. In keeping with tradition, our East Valley Marine Corps League’s Sun Lakes Detachment 1296 is hosting its annual Birthday Ball. The Ball will be on Saturday, November 12 at the San Marcos Crown Plaza Resort in Chandler. The public is invited to…

Sun Lakes Creative Engagement Coalition formed

Wayne and Hanne Mangold with Robin Rio and Sun Joo Lee at music therapy.

Neighbors Who Care, The Perfect Place, Alzheimer’s Association, Palo Verde Management, a teaching artist and a caregiver make up this new coalition. The coalition was initiated by Wayne Mangold, a Sun Lakes resident. Wayne’s wife, Hanne, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011. For several years, the Mangolds have been driving to Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa…

Fun Lakers Club news

Carole Sinicki Welcome back to all new and current members of The Fun Lakers Club. Our fall season is now in full swing. Trivia Night on September 10 was a huge success with great food and very competitive teams! The scores were so close until the final bonus question about the ‘60s. Here is a…

Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Assocation news

Diana Ellis Attention all crafters and artists, the club will hold its annual general meeting on Monday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. in the Friendship Room in Sun Lakes Country Club. In an effort to save money, members will not be mailed show application forms this year. Instead the application is available on our website.…

Upcoming events for Weeders Garden Club

September 8 was our first meeting of the 2016/2017 garden season for the Weeders Garden Club. Our presenter was Kirti Mathura, a professional horticulturalist who spoke on composting; her topic was entitled, The Dirt on Composting. Ms. Mathura teaches “Plant Materials” for the Landscape Architecture Program at ASU’s School of Design. She has worked at…