Category: Card Games & Sports

Card Scores

Hand and Foot Yvonne Beloney and Shirley Goodman We are allowed 20 people and must leave the chairs and tables where they are located at this time. Face masks are required, and anyone not complying with this will be asked to leave. At this time, we are not allowed outside visitors. We meet on Tuesday,…

Bridge Results

Friday Afternoon Bridge Jim McCutcheon 12/04. 1st Gunter Deflieze, 2nd Barb Ott, 3rd Sue McCutcheon 12/11. 1st Peggy White, 2nd Toni Greisiger, 3rd Sue McCutcheon 12/18. 1st Gunter Deflieze, 2nd Beth Miller, 3rd Carol Dawley Bridge 12/02. 1st Carol Dawley, 2nd Toni Onyx, 3rd Karlene Garn 12/09. 1st Frank Nechvatal, 2nd Toni Onyx, 3rd Rose…

Almost Time for the Bridge Gala

Sue and Jim McCutcheon This year’s Gala will be held on Feb. 21, 2021, in the Horizon Room. Arrival time is 1:30 p.m. with dinner following cards at 5 p.m. Gala tickets are $5 and are being sold at Monday, Wednesday, and Friday bridge, but the last date to purchase your ticket is Feb. 15.…

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival Returns for the 25th Year: Virtually!

Deborah Muller For a quarter of a century, the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) has celebrated Jewish culture through film, bringing an exciting lineup of films to Arizona, honoring Jewish traditions and heritage. Our 25th anniversary will not be any different, except this year it will include three extra days of screenings, and take…

Tennis Club News

Hal Reimer

Kenneth Nelson This week, I want to highlight Mr. Hal Reimer. I moved in March 2019, and during the spring and summer, I worked out on the tennis courts as we began to realign for the season. The pandemic and its side effects kept some away vis-à-vis, the Canadians could not get back, and others made…

Tournament Reminder

Dennis Knight Feb. 24 will be the date of our exciting golf tournament sponsored by the SunBird Bandits golf group. If you haven’t already signed up for our annual event, fill out your entry form for the unique Triple Play Tournament. Entry forms can be obtained from the Pro Shop or the hallway area outside…

Engaging and Enriching Virtual Programs for Older Adults

Jennifer Brauner The Center for Senior Enrichment (CSE), under the auspices of Jewish Family and Children’s Service, provides daily Zoom programming for all older adults throughout the Valley, exploring music, movement, history, art, and more, during the month of February. New this month is a Latin Fusion dance class on Monday, Feb. 1 and 8…

Relishing Pickleball: Common Mistakes and How to Fix Them (Part 2)

David Zapatka This 12-common-mistakes column began after playing with some very excited, highly-motivated, new pickleball players at our community courts recently. After playing a couple games, this question was posed to me, “What should we do to improve and become 3.5 players?” Last month, we reviewed the first two mistakes. This month, we take a…

Rough Mower

Wes Akerman SunBird Golf Course benefits from updated equipment; in this case, a grass mower capable of grooming in uneven terrain. This year, through the generosity of SunBird residents’ voluntarily donating $16,000, we were able to “green up” many areas of the course that are normally left brown through the winter. This makes it essential…

What’s Happening in SunBird Pickleball?

Sue and JD

Marianna Buescher The SunBird Pickleball Club had a day of fun festivities on the courts where everyone dressed in their Christmas theme! JD and Sue got the prize for most festive players! Many players have returned to SunBird, so there are all levels of play in our community from 2.0 to 4.0 play. If you…