Category: Community News

Attention: Military Veterans

Bob Neuman This is a request to all current SunBird veterans who have served in our armed forces. We are asking that you call the clubhouse office to register your name, branch of the military and years served. The number is 802-4901. There is a movement afoot to recognize our veterans for their sacrifices in…

Halloween dance

Dance the night away in your favorite costume (costumes are optional) at the Halloween Dance on Tuesday, October 31, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Sun Lakes Golf Pro Shop Lounge (Mulligans) located at 25425 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. There will be a costume contest; no cover charge.

Karaoke and dancing with Mr. B & the Blonde

Mark your calendar for another fun evening of karaoke and dancing on Saturday, October 14, and then again on Saturday, October 28, 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. If you have been to…

SunBird Personalities

Ron and Ethel Davis

Bob Neuman Ron Davis, unique in many ways, has lived life to the fullest. For a start, he is a native of Arizona. His grandparents homesteaded at Elliot and Ellsworth in 1890. He has traveled, worked in interesting places and has not one master’s degree, but three. He married a beautiful young lady named Ethel…

October programs at Ed Robson Library

We have something for everyone in October! Check out our offerings. Monday, October 9, at 1:00 p.m. – Adult Craft: Halloween Wine Bottles Come chat, craft and get creative! This month, we are painting empty wine bottles to use as fun Halloween decorations. Registration begins on September 11. All supplies will be provided, but feel…

Opportunity is ringing!

Lyn Munn You have the opportunity to learn how to ring hand bells and become a member of a local bell choir. The bell choir of the United Church of Christ is looking for four to five new members. Previous bell ringing experience is not required. Maybe you played bells long ago, or maybe you…

Meet the experts: Healthy Lifestyle forum – October 12

Carolyn McCorkle The Healthy Lifestyle Forum is a free educational event which will be held on Thursday, October 12, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. The public is invited, and refreshments will be served. The forum will…

Footnotes from the Library

Lois Anderson What to do… If I need help and I see a volunteer? Please feel free to ask a volunteer for help in SunBird’s library. They are familiar with the layout and use the library extensively themselves. Our volunteers love to help others, so just ask. If I have something to donate? Our team…

This That and Other Stuff

Bob Neuman We elderly people talk frequently of the good old days when people were sane. Were things really better when we were growing up, or is our memory playing tricks? We say there was more consideration, politeness, accountability, common sense and responsibility. Is this all true? Was there less anxiety then? Were people kinder…

Gearing up for Art at the Lakes

Diane Hitt Art at the Lakes is the largest art show fundraiser in Sun Lakes. The 10th annual show is on March 3, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a rain date of March 10. The show is nestled around a beautiful Cottonwood lake with over 80 artists showing their art. The show…