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SunBird Personalities

FAY AND TAL

Bob Neuman With Fay’s father living in Sun Lakes in the early ‘90s, it was natural for her and Tal to visit from chilly South Dakota. Perhaps that was their only plan until they discovered SunBird and purchased a home in 1995. It wasn’t until 1997 that the Lockwoods began using it in winters. “I…

In Passing

Sue Misner Sue Misner, one of SunBird’s original residents, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, in her home with her family by her side. She was 89 years young and still sharp as a tack and so kind until the very end. Sue is survived by her loving husband Jerry and two devoted daughters…

Art at the Lakes

The 9th annual Bev Walter Art Show and Sale, which is a fundraiser for the Sun Lakes Firefighters’ Emergency Relief Fund (SLERF), will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., at the Cottonwood Lake in Sun Lakes (off Brentwood Drive). Please join us for one of the best art…

5th annual “Howl at the Moon” night golf returns

Gary Hall All SunBird residents are invited. After a great response to last spring’s night golf tournament (over 120 participants), the return of “Howl at the Moon” golf will be held on Saturday evening, April 1, 2017. This will be a nine-hole scramble tournament for fun, laughter and the unique nighttime experience. Create your own…

Karaoke and dancing

Mark your calendar for another fun evening of singing and dancing on Saturday, March 11, from 7:00 p.m.-? at Sun Lakes Country Club’s Pro Shop Lounge (Mulligan’s) located at 25425 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ. The lounge will be serving food. There is no cover charge. If you have been to karaoke with…

Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867.

Two hundred Canadians celebrated the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867 by holding a pork loin BBQ on the patio on February 9. Janet Farrell and her merry band of singers; Elaine Longland, John and Jackie German and Grant Jones, led the Canucks through songs depicting our rich heritage…

Sun Lakes Rotary Club’s 24th annual Charity Tournament March 26

Helicopter Golf Ball Drop

Norm Noble On Sunday, March 26, the Sun Lakes Rotary Club will host its 24th and largest Charity Golf Tournament in history. One hundred eighty golfers will fill the three Nine Hole Courses at Oakwood Country Club. Prior to the 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, a helicopter will hover over the practice range and drop numbered…

Footnotes from the Library

Marilyn Klooster Are you a fan of making lists? I am! Besides the “honey do,” I shopping, wish and “bucket lists,” have made a “book” list. I was prompted to make this list after retirement and, most recently, as a SunBird library volunteer. Browsing the many volumes on our library shelves, I would make a…

Documentary film “The Bootlegger” to be viewed March 28

SunBird resident David Riggall brings us the documentary film The Bootlegger at 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday, March 28, in the SunBird Golf Resort Clubhouse ballroom, located on Riggs and Championship Drive (between McQueen and Cooper). The Bootlegger is the story of Henry “Kelly” Wagle, a hometown gangster turned folk hero in the town of Colchester, Illinois; A…

Dance the Night Away

Mark your calendar for a fun evening of entertainment and dancing with Bruce and Ginger at Sun Lakes Country Club’s Pro Shop Lounge (Mulligan’s) on Friday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day), and Saturday, March 25 (‘50s-‘60s Sock Hop—wear your favorite ‘50s-‘60s outfit), from 7:00 p.m.-? p.m. Mark your calendar for a fun evening of entertainment…