Category: Community News

Garden Club helps keep our community beautiful

The Garden Club helps SunBird look lovely! Plants and landscaping by the SunBird Clubhouse entry are planned, planted, maintained and even covered during freezing nights by members of the Garden Club. Photo by Jackie Cox.

News and happenings from Community Church of SunBird

The second Sunday of every month during the Summer is “Sweet Sunday”! Please join us for donut holes and coffee from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. before the morning service. We meet in the ballroom for our weekly 9:00 a.m. non-denominational service. The Community Church of SunBird is pleased to feature our six outstanding pastors who…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There are many HGTV shows that demonstrate that by investing in design and updates, one can sell their house for dramatically more money. However, their timeline is not realistic. They have a TV production deadline, so before they even start, the design and scope of work is done, the materials are ordered (the…

Footnotes from the library

Lois Anderson Here is a little quiz to see how much you know about the library at SunBird: 1. What things do these authors have in common: Tony Hellerman, Margaret Truman and Ron Wick? 2. What families have been written about the most? 3. Who wrote Playing for Pizza, Skipping Christmas and A Painted House?…

Medical equipment available through SunBird Lions Club

SunBird Lions Club is available to service your needs with medical equipment. The items that are available are wheelchairs, crutches, two-wheel walkers, four-wheel walkers, canes, bedside commodes and toilet seat risers. There is no charge for use of any of these items that are available on a short-term basis. If needed for an extended period…

Stock up on Crystal Cards

Bobbie Reed July is a great time to stock up on greeting cards. You can buy beautiful cards for just $1 each. The money raised goes entirely to charity. Birthday cards, Get Well cards, Thank You cards, Thinking of You cards and many more will be available at the July events listed below: * July…

Donate to the Chandler Food Bank

Julie Harman My name is Julie, I am a SunBird resident and I volunteer at a Chandler Food Bank. If you have extra food (unopened, please) that you can’t use, I would be glad to take it to the food bank. The food bank also accepts toiletries, cleaning products, paper products and other miscellaneous items.…

Al-Anon meeting notice

The new 12-step Al-Anon Group meets Monday evenings at 5:00 p.m. in the Lakeview Room (located on the main level by the Pro Shop) 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…

Word of the Month: Sarcophagus

David Zapatka Just having toured the Valley of the Kings and Queens in Luxor, Egypt, my mind is filled with hieroglyphic and sarcophagus images. Touring the tombs of Tutankhamun, Seti 1, Seti 2, Ramses 2 and Nefertari, I was astounded by the beauty, artistry, vibrant colors, carvings and intricate work done by these ancient people.…

Unity Church on summer hiatus

We will be taking the summer off but invite you to join us on our first Sunday back on September 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Arts and Crafts Room at Sun Lakes Country Club. Rev. Jeanne MacLaughlin is our Spiritual Leader, and Francine Alexander is our Music and Choir Director. Please remain after the…