Category: Clubs & Classes

DAR attends Banner Fall Board

Suzanne Young (left) and Barbara Grimes (right) with state regent's banner

Toni Bolling Lutter November 1 to 3, Gila Butte Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) joins 41 other Arizona DAR chapters at the Fall Board of Management in Tucson, where the State Regent’s banner holds special meaning for the Sun Lakes chapter. The banner is the work of Sun Lakes’ Barbara Grimes, a noted quilter…

Golden Goalies: By the numbers

Bea Loozer Sometimes I feel like we’re surrounded by numbers—numbers that might be important for identity, like your SSN, or for something else, like income or birthday. What numbers are important to you? I bet it’s not your IQ or your high school grade point average. Maybe it’s your latest golf score. Or maybe your…

Create a 3D mosaic plant sculpture

David Jarvinen Join mosaic artist David Jarvinen on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m to create a beautiful mosaic plant sculpture measuring approximately 10 inches high by 8 inches wide. The class is open to residents and public, according to Oakwood guidelines. We will create an armature for leaves from copper and assemble. We…

Computer Booters meeting November 6

Allan Levy, Technical Director Computer Booters will meet on Nov. 6. At 6 p.m., we have cookies and coffee. Also at 6 p.m., our technical director Allan Levy runs a free one-on-one computer clinic. Come and get your computer questions answered. Meetings are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Sun Lakes Country Club’s Navajo Room,…

Time to celebrate!

Left to right: President of AQG, president of the Desert Threads chapter, and president and two directors of the CWPV Foundation

Glenna Reeves Desert Threads celebrates three things in October. Our program will provide a full report of all the projects we have completed this year for our charity outreach to serve our communities in the East Valley, presented by Yvonne Cozart and Kathy Norton, who have both worked very hard all year coordinating all our member…

Sun Lakes Ohio Buckeyes Potluck

Gary Alexander It’s time again for a gathering of the Sun Lakes Buckeyes. A potluck dinner is being planned for Sunday, Nov. 17, in Palo Verde’s Sisk Park. The get-together will start at 4 p.m. with dinner to follow at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to all Sun Lakes area Buckeyes and their…

French conversation group begins a new season

Left to right: Rosemary K., Linda B., Bernie H., Sandy W., Pat Mc., Julie A., Starla A., Gail E., Donna L., Patti C., Lee Ann B., Karen M., Deena B., and Kathryn P.

Eugene Lariviere The French conversation group of Sun Lakes will start its new season on Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. in Room A-7 in Cottonwood. This fun group has been meeting for several years, and we welcome new members. Whether you have a degree from the Sorbonne, speak French with a Cajun, Québecois, or Haitian…

Sun Lakes Republican Club November 12 Meeting

Carolyn McCorkle The Sun Lakes Republican Club will feature “Issues and Answers” with Judicial Watch Southwest Projects Coordinator Mark Spencer at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. The public is invited. This is…

“Find Your Roots” at the Scandinavian Club

Ellie Watland Now that snowbirds have returned, the SE Valley Scandinavian Club is kicking off a new year on Sunday, Nov. 24. Once again, you can join your friends, enjoy delicious dinners, and hear entertaining programs each month. The club meets in the Sun Lakes Country Club at 25601 Sun Lakes Boulevard for a social hour…