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It was over the top

  Wes Akerman Joel Sybesma was successful in raising over $25,000 at the annual auction on SunBird’s patio. It was only possible through Joel’s tireless, some would say relentless, pursuit of goods, services and cash to be put on the auction block. The generosity of the over 200 participants was unparalleled. “Save Our Golf Course”…

Carnival of Tennis games in memory of Ray White

Mark your calendars … the SunBird Tennis Club and the Chandler Lions Club will be hosting a charity event; namely, Carnival of Tennis Games, in memory of Ray White. Ray was a devout member of the Tennis Club and a player dedicated to promoting the sport and teaching SunBird residents how to play. Ray spent…

SunBird Singers present “There’s a Light a Comin”

Norm Ott The SunBird Singers, under the direction of Pat Miller and Kim and Mike Hanson, will present their annual Christmas concert, “There’s a Light a Comin’,” in the clubhouse ballroom on Wednesday, December 6, and again on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. This concert, which brings a message of joy and fun…

Celebrate Christmas Eve service

Bob Neuman Once more as we enter into the spirit of Christmas, do we realize it does not exist for the gifts, the shopping, the gatherings or the food? It exists because God sent His Son in the form of a tiny baby to save our souls and open the door to Heaven. As Max…

Preparations underway for 2nd annual Holiday Light competition

It’s time to untangle those lights and get them on your home. This year, we will be having the residents vote for their favorite lights. Stop by the office and pick up the application. All houses must be registered by Friday, December 1. We will take pictures of registered houses on Wednesday, December 6, so…

Community Auction November 17

Our Community Auction is scheduled for November 17. First impressions are extremely important. What makes SunBird the jewel of Chandler is the first view down Championship and over to our luxurious clubhouse on SunBird Boulevard. The lush fairways, the lakes and fountains create a lasting impression, greens that attract attention. This is all made possible…

SunBird Yarn Club begins season of giving

Dianne Reed The SunBird Yarn Club meets each Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Hopi Room. If you are learning and your first attempt to crochet a dishcloth turned into a triangle, or if you are experienced and can teach us intarsia and mosaic knitting, we want you. We share advice and patterns, exchange…

Pickleball Players Prepare For Action-Packed Season

Roger Mandeville The end of another hot summer is in sight, and we are excited for double-digit temps at SunBird. SunBird Pickleball Club President Marianna Buescher is excited and looking forward to seeing all of the outdoor activities around SunBird starting to pick up in the next few months. The SunBird Pickleball Club held an…

19th annual Community Day set for November 8

SunBird Community Day

Plans are underway for our 19th annual Community Day on Wednesday, November 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The primary purpose of the day is for the enjoyment and benefit and education of our residents and surrounding communities. We are extending an invitation to local vendors to participate, sell, display and demonstrate their services…

50’s, 60’s, 70’s Variety Show November 24

Barry Miller Yesterday Once More ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70’s show and dance rock ‘n’ roll variety group will be performing at the Yesterday Once More’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Variety Show on Friday, November 24, at the SunBird Country Club, 6250 S. SunBird Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85249. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., and the show starts at…