Category: Clubs & Classes

Challenging hearing solutions presentation

  Michele Michaels, the Hard of Hearing Program Manager at the AZ Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, will lead us through some scenarios where hearing is challenging. We will leave the meeting feeling empowered and more in control of our ability to hear, listen, comprehend and communicate with others. Please join us…

Golden Goalies – contests and reminiscing

Bea Loozer As you read this, it’s already December, so you are no doubt looking forward to lots of treats of various sorts. Since I’m writing this in November, I’m anticipating Thanksgiving as well as all the special events and goodies that Christmas offers. That brings to mind our pre-Thanksgiving weigh-in, which begins our holiday…

Tap dance classes in 2019

  Start the new year with tap dancing! In this class, we will learn combinations of tap steps, work on balance and coordination and add new steps to our memory bank. Participants need to be familiar with basic tap steps, such as flap, shuffle and ball-change and have some kind of dance experience in their…

VFW Post 8053 Auxiliary festival and Christmas event

Philomena Herring, Dorothy Eberle and Karen Shaffer distributed Buddy Poppies on November 3. We appreciate those who donated to help support veterans and veterans’ families. Thanks to Ace Hardware at 9666 E. Riggs Road for supporting our efforts for veterans and the VFW National Home for Orphans and Widows of our nation’s veterans. Hear Ye,…

Sun Lakes Wood Carvers welcomes new members

  Dianne Winenger There are such artistic and talented individuals in our group, but we all had to applaud Lou Martin on a Southwest Kachina that he recently completed. Lou has carved a number of these and other items over the years, but the details here make this one truly a masterpiece. Congratulations, Lou! But,…

Yoga – vinyasa style

  Sheila Axtman Wow – It’s already December. Lots of activities and food, parties, friends and family. Vinyasa yoga will give you an hour twice a week to breath, move, re-center yourself and forget for a few minutes everything on the “to do” list. Every year on the last yoga day before Christmas, I teach…

Computer Booters news

There will be an Ice Cream Social at the beginning of the General Meeting on Wednesday, December 5, at 6:00 p.m. Computer Booters has moved its meeting day. Due to unexpected conflicts, we had to move to the first Wednesday of each month from September through May. At 6:00 p.m., we have cookies and coffee.…

Restless Minds explore Lotto mania

  One thing and one thing only seemed to break through the incessant drumbeat of the recent political campaign – Lotto mania. At its December meeting, the Restless Minds discussion group will explore government-sponsored lotteries from several different angles. The group will meet at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 11, in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s…

Stand taller, walk stronger

Noell Hyman Welcome back to our winter friends! We are still here doing yoga, making Sun Lakes residents stronger, walking taller and keeping our joints moving. Whether you joined us last year or are new to yoga, you are welcome! We want to make yoga work as a healing practice for everybody, no matter what…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch meeting

  November has been a busy month for the Gourd Patch. November 8-9 featured a class taught by patch member Julie Hemer. Julie taught new techniques about carving and sanding gourds to complete a Nativity Set. Everyone completed the first piece in their set and had a great time. Spirit of the Desert sponsored an…