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New Sports Courts a Smash Hit

Robyn Blosh We love the SunBird sports courts and our new pickleball nets on rollers. SunBird’s freshly-painted blue courts with white lines for tennis and light blue lines for pickleball play are awesome. If you haven’t seen the sports courts, go out and take a look! Better yet, come out to play. They look good…

Attention All Clubs at SunBird

Barb Dunbar The SunBird Kare Bears are hosting an event called the Second Hand Rose Fashion Show. It will be held on Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Our objective is to raise funds for an organization called Boots in the House and allow our service clubs to have a table to help…

2019 CRAB Tournament and Auction Results

Norman Ott The 2019 Community Auction and the Team Championship Tournament were held on Nov. 15 and 16, respectively. The main purpose of these events is as fundraisers in support of the SunBird Golf Course. Historically, the tournament, now known as the CRAB (Canadians, Roadrunners, Americans, and Bandits) Tournament, was started in 2008 as a fundraiser…

Register your Music Trivia teams

Due to the popularity of this fun event, you must register your team at the HOA office to ensure a table! Teams are up to eight people. Beginning in January, we will be charging $8 per table, as we do with regular Trivia. In return, you will receive eight $1.00 coupons to the Horizon Room which must be used on the night of the event.

Due to the popularity of this fun event, you must register your team at the HOA office to ensure a table! Teams are up to eight people. Beginning in January, we will be charging $8 per table, as we do with regular Trivia. In return, you will receive eight $1.00 coupons to the Horizon Room which must…

Memories of Christmas Past – SunBird Singers Concerts

Jim McCutcheon The 50-member SunBird Singers have been busy preparing for their annual Christmas concerts, which will be presented on Dec. 11 and 12, at 7 p.m. in the SunBird Community Center Ballroom. The opening number will be a wonderful rendition of “Joy to the World” with bells and piano. There will be eight choral…

Benefits of playing golf

Summer golfers Pat Arnold, Jennifer Walden, Glenda Jacobsma, Renea Rankin, and Julie Anderson.

Dana Marrs Physical exercise Although no one would consider golf a strenuous physical activity like running, playing 18 holes by walking or riding is stimulating, continuous exercise. Being outside, moving, breathing clean air for four hours, often three to four times a week is good exercise. Golf is a low impact sport that allows golfers to…

Giant Community Auction November 15 – Donate – Participate – Appreciate

Wes Akerman SunBird Golf Club’s giant community auction provides necessary funds for the golf course to continue upgrading and maintaining the ponds and landscaping. We need your help to create the glorious green first impressions at the entrance to SunBird. Marsha and John Brockish (480-759-0742) will once again be collecting goods or services to be…

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…

Refurbished sports courts now open for play

Jen Walden On Friday, Oct. 4, some of the members of the Tennis and Pickleball Clubs celebrated the opening of our newly-refurbished sport courts with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, donuts, coffee, and games. It was a huge success, and may I say, the courts are beautiful! Many thanks to our SunBird HOA! Our organized league play will…

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…