Category: Clubs & Classes

SunBird Irish Club wraps up the season in style

Mary Pilon ‘Tis the end of the season for our Irish Club, and we went out with a bang! March was quite an active month for us. First, we had a basket-filling party at Margaret O’Brien’s, during which members filled some beautiful baskets with assorted adult beverages and other miscellaneous articles for door prizes at…

Al-Anon meeting notice

The new 12-step Al-Anon group meets Monday evenings at 5:00 p.m. in the Ceramics Room of the SunBird clubhouse. If you are concerned about the drinking problems of someone you care about, come and join in on our discussions and receive some help for your peace of mind.

Sun Lakes Rotary Golf Tournament breaks record

Norm Noble Brilliant sunshine and perfect temperatures on Sunday, March 26, greeted 170 golfers gathered at Oakwood Country Club to participate in the Sun Lakes Rotary Charity Golf Tournament. Just before tee time, a helicopter hovered over the practice tee where a green had been constructed. Then, 1,500 marked golf balls fell out of the…

Healing with Essential Oils

The first Wednesday of the month is May 3 and time for sharing your experiences with the Young Living Essential Oils from 1:00-2:00 p.m. For the May gathering, people asked for blood pressure solutions and management that could be used in conjunction with the medicines. The Mayo Clinic, in their Health Letter of October 2016,…

SunBird Garden Club

April was the last of our regular business meetings for the year. Our next meeting will be on November 10, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the east end of the ballroom. We hope any gardeners or would-be desert gardeners will mark their calendars before heading to cooler climates for the summer. We would like to…

SunBird American/German Club- fun facts about Germans

Frank Nechvatal The German Club held the last meeting of the 2016-2017 season on the patio on April 25. The event was a potluck event with the club furnishing fried chicken as the main dish with club members bringing other dishes to share. The assemblage was a private party with the food provided by non-certified…

Art Club news

Sharon Eade With the month of May comes many changes to the Valley of the Sun. The desert continues its floral display turning an area from what appears to be drab (to some) into a multi-colored feast for the eyes. May also brings a distinct change to SunBird. What just a few weeks ago was…

Computer Booters keeps blooming

Computer Booters Appreciation Luncheon

Kc Coller Seriously, if you are anyone who uses a computer and overlooked the April 4 general meeting, you really missed hearing about useful computer information. Repeating the statement, “This club has fantastic guest speakers,” isn’t bragging – it’s a fact. Listening to what Mike Long had to say about “the ‘Media Mix” was magic.…

March Rotarian of the Month

Rotarian of the Month Doug Baker

Norm Noble Doug Baker of Oakwood was recognized by the Sun Lakes Rotary Club as March’s Rotarian of the Month. Doug is a hard-working Rotarian who is responsible for keeping one of our major fundraisers under control, month after month after month. Sun Lakes Rotary is very dependent upon the funds received from Robson Publishing…

Crackpot Club news

Lani Pappano Our Crackpot Club said a sad goodbye to four instructors at a Retirement Party held on the upstairs patio on March 29. Gayle Weidbusch, Neal Langenhuisen, Robbie Krohn and Janet Raiford-Gurevitsz have left the club and will be missed by us all. Lani Pappano is the only remaining instructor until the month of…