Fun Lakers Club News – February

Bob and Vickie Bybee

The next Sun Lakes Dance Party will be on Feb. 13, 2020, at the Oakwood Ballroom. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. Dance lessons with Eddie Gilbertson will start at 6:30 p.m., and the open dance is at 7 to 9:30 p.m. with music by Thaddeus Rose. Tickets are available at the door for $12 per person. If you need any additional information, go to the website

This year, the Members-Only Progressive Dinner will be Italian. On Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, the event begins with appetizers in host homes from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., then travel to your dinner host home for the main course from 5 to 6:45 p.m., followed by dessert and dancing in Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom from 7 to 9:30 p.m. DJ Curtis Whipple will provide the music, and cocktails are available at the cash bar. The cost is $37.50 per person. The 2020 Evening in Italy Progressive Dinner has all the hallmarks of Fun Lakers events… Good Food, Music, Dancing and, best of all, Fabulous Friends! Buon Appetito!

The menu will be appetizers of bruschetta and Italian meatballs with Pontificis G.S.M. and Pinot Grigio wines. The Italian Dinner starts with garlic bread and Caesar salad, then the dinner will be chef-crusted beef tenderloin with creamy herb sauce, chicken parmesan, basil mashed potatoes, and grilled squash with tomatoes and artichokes. Red and white wine will accompany dinner. After the wonderful Italian dinner, everyone will meet at the San Tan Ballroom in Cottonwood for cannoli and torta caprese (chocolate cake).

Look for future information for the Golf Cart Rally on Saturday, March 14, 2020! This Fun Lakers event will be open to members and nonmembers and is guaranteed to challenge your power of deduction with visual clues along the route, and couples it with fun games of skill and a few of chance.

We have other events for you, like Get Your Game On and Mexican Train which meets every Monday at 6 p.m. in the Cottonwood Game Room. Euchre is another great event which meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at rotating host/hostess homes. Joe and Gloria Tucker are the organizers and can be reached at 812-584-2542 to reserve a spot to play. One of the newer options is Bocce Ball and Bean Bag Toss Club playing the first and third Friday of the month at Sun Lakes Phase 1 at Oasis Park. Contact Felix Petrillo at [email protected] to get on the list or get more info.

If you are single and want to meet people, do not forget about our new area of the Fun Lakers called the Solo Fun Lakers. The business cards and flyers for this group will say “Flying Solo.” For more info, you can contact Jeanne Brady at [email protected] They also meet Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. in the Ladies Card Room at Cottonwood, next door to the Cottonwood Library.