Category: Clubs & Classes

American/Irish Club news

Mary Pilon, Publicity Happy New Year! As we begin another year of fun and games, I will bring you up to date on the goings on of our Irish Club. December was busy. Our December meeting was postponed for a week, resulting in failure to make the deadline for January’s article in the SunBird News.…

State Parties

Colorado/Wyoming State Party The Colorado/Wyoming Cook-Out will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the SunBird patio area.Social Hour is from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., followed by the Cook-Out at 4:30 p.m. The Cook-Out will include hamburgers or brats, potato salad, beans, buns, plates, condiments and beer, wine or…

Ladies Community Chit and Chat Group meeting notice

The Ladies Community Chit & Chat Breakfast Group will be meeting on the second Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Cottonwood Country Club in the Saguaro Room. Come to meet new and greet former friends. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. to register, network before the meeting or after the meeting for camaraderie. Reserved seating for the…

Interested in practicing Spanish?

Do you speak Spanish? Are you looking for a fun, friendly and lively environment in which to practice? This group is for you! Our conversational Spanish group meets every Wednesday from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts building at Oakwood Country Club. Topics and backgrounds are varied, and…

American/Italian Club news

Frank Nechvatal Our Christmas Luncheon at Floridino’s Restaurant was a great success. Twenty-nine members attended, and we enjoyed a buffet of salad, rolls, penne pasta with marinara and penne with alfredo sauce. For dessert, there was a choice of vanilla ice cream or spumoni. We were led in singing by Chris Nechvatal “Domenic, the Christmas…

Learn watercolor in a fun and non-threatening environment

Jean Anderson Come on, admit it, you’ve always wanted to paint in watercolor. There are so many articles written about the therapeutic effects of watercolor, and some have compared it to meditation in its ability to relax painters when they get in the “zone.” You’ll love it; you really will. There is nothing more exhilarating…

Line Dancing with Judee

What a great start for the New Year 2019! Doubling the number of dancers doubles the amount of teaching and learning, exercising minds and bodies, listening and dancing to great music and having fun with some of the nicest people! You never know how a dance is going to “go over.” When you see the…

Desert Threads quilting members prepare for annual show

With the Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show opening on March 21 through March 23, 2019, at the Mesa Convention Center, many Desert Thread members are busy putting finishing touches on their show quilts. This is the first year Desert Thread members will have their quilts adjudicated by two nationally-ranked judges with a written score sheet.…

Healing with essential oils

The next oil sharing will be on February 6, the first Wednesday, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. In February, we will be making a blend for arthritis. We made this blend before, and people remarked how much better they felt when they used this blend. The pain lessened or was gone. And there were no…

Art Club news

Sharon Eade February is one of our favorite months in the Art Club. A number of years ago, one of our members suggested we “challenge” ourselves by picking a theme each year that all members would translate into paintings. As in many parts of our lives, we find ourselves gravitating to things that we really…