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Tap into your hidden talents

Jean Anderson, seated, with students in her beginning watercolor class display examples of their work.

Jean Anderson I’m Jean Anderson, and for several years, I’ve been teaching painting in SunBird and Sun Lakes. I’ve been teaching watercolor, but I’m open to doing an acrylic class if there is interest. I am returning from Oregon, and that means classes will resume in November. I cannot tell you how excited that I am…

Donate – participate – appreciate! Community auction to take place on Nov. 15

SunBird’s Golf Club’s giant community auction provides necessary funds for the golf course to continue upgrading and maintaining the ponds and landscaping that creates the first impression of anyone entering SunBird from Riggs Road. Marsha and John Brockish, whom you can call at 480-757-0742, will once again be collecting goods or services to be auctioned. Donations may include tickets to…

What’s happening on the sports courts this fall!

Marianna Buescher The SunBird sports courts will be open and ready for play by Oct. 1! To celebrate our fresh, new look, the Tennis and Pickleball Clubs are partnering to host an event that is open to all of SunBird. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 16, for a day of fun that will include quick lessons, open…

Patriot Day Parade and Ceremony September 11

SunBird is honored to hold our Second Annual Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Help us show appreciation and express our gratitude to all active and retired emergency personnel for their dedication and service to our wonderful communities, as well as honor the memory of those who lost their lives on…

The Short Line Model Railroad Club is back

Harry Huckemeyer As Labor Day weekend approaches, the warm summer months are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Vacations are winding down, schools are back in session, and the atmosphere is filled with life, fun, and great expectations, as this is certainly the place to be. The Short Line Model Railroad Club will be…

SunBird Lion’s prepare backpacks

Arlene Block The SunBird Lions Club prepared 12 backpacks for students at Hartford Elementary School. They were delivered on July 16, in time for the start of the school year. Those who participated were SunBird Lions Marcia McHugh, Jeanne Anderson, Carol Zittle, and Fred Garmeson. SunBird Lions Club members also support Hartford Elementary School when…

SunBird Singers announce concert dates

The SunBird Singers will present their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 11 and 12. The concerts are performed in the community center ballroom and begin at 7:00 p.m. In addition to the vocal numbers presented by the 60 or so singers, there will be numbers performed by the bell choir using both the traditional Schulmerich…

Summer updates and upgrades now underway

Julie Anderson, Project Planning Committee Member Numerous projects are underway during the summer months in our SunBird Community, all born in the project review and planning committee (PRPC), headed by Bill Hook. This committee meets monthly from September through May and evaluates any and all ideas that are suggested by SunBird individuals or groups. Many…

Save the date for Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony

SunBird is honored to hold our Second Annual Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 11. Help us show appreciation and express our gratitude to all active and retired emergency personnel for their dedication and service to our wonderful communities, as well as honor the memory of those who lost their lives on…