Category: Community News

Word of the Month: Existential Is Dictionary.com “Word of the Year”

  David Zapatka From existential threats to existential choices, the word “existential” was used in the news and in conversations around the country frequently this past year. “I’m trash!” was the insistent cry of Forky, the googly-eyed spork whose struggle to be a toy was at the heart of the summer blockbuster Toy Story 4. Forky’s plight was entertaining,…

Have You Seen Me?

I am the SunBird Garden Club’s March Rock of the Month. I can be found among the cacti, plants, and other landscape in the rock gardens. If you find me, take me home and call Garden Club member Carol Delk at 651-245-2855. The first person who captures the rock will return it to the Garden Club…

SunBird Men’s Golf Club Net Shoot Out Winners

Norm Ott The SunBird Men’s Club again had a full calendar of events in January. The regular Thursday events included a team event of the best three net scores out of four, three gross/net events, and the start of the Match Play Challenge. The special event for the month was the Men’s Net Shoot Out.…

Want to Shoot Trap?

The Robson communities will hold their annual trap/clay pigeon competition at the Casa Grande trap/skeet range on March 27, 2020. Each shooter will shoot three rounds of 25 targets. The competition started in 2011. All seven Robson communities will participate in the competition. Anyone who enjoys shooting is welcome to participate. After the shoot, we…

Is Your Neighborhood Having a Party?

SunBird Welcoming and Marketing Committee Spring is right around the corner and time to start thinking about setting up your Neighborhood Block Party! Last year, we kicked off a number of successful block parties! Think back if you were invited and you will appreciate how much fun they are to get reacquainted with your neighbors and…

Sunday Music, Dinner, and Dance at San Tan Ballroom

John Yu On March 29, 2020, in Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom, enjoy an AZ Favorite Band of Rags Allen featuring well-known musicians. Rags Allen on piano/keyboard is a member of the “Arizona Nightclub Performers Hall of Fame.” Rags has performed with Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Charlie Pride, and Mickey Gilley in venues at the MGM Grand and…

SunBird’s Email News Group

Layne Varney SunBird has an email newsletter and special-notices program to improve communications with homeowners. If you are not registered for the SunBird email list or you are not sure if you are, please go to the SunBird website at sunbirdhoa.com and click on the icon picture of the email chimp (monkey) at the bottom…

The Dolly Parton You Don’t Know

Frank Wiley Your Sun Lakes Rotary Club wants to introduce you to the Dolly Parton you probably don’t know. Yes, the same Grammy-award-winning country singer/movie star who has her own theme park in Tennessee. She has a passion that she is very involved in and that has spread to your Sun Lakes Rotary Club. Our…

SunBird Kare Bears Second Hand Rose Style Show a Huge Success!

Barb Dunbar Wow! The Second Hand Rose Style Show entertained over 250 ladies on Jan. 31, 2020! This event raised over $2,000 for Boots in the House, a non-profit agency here in the Valley! Boots in the House does a variety of packages and sends them to our troops in remote and hostile areas. Jamie…

State Parties

State Party: Colorado/Wyoming/New Mexico Patio Party Cookout March 21 All present and former Colorado/Wyoming/New Mexico residents and house guests are welcome to attend our Patio Party on Saturday, March 21, from 3 to 6 p.m. Social hour will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Cookout (catered by the Horizon Room) will include pulled pork sandwiches,…