Summer semester begins at NAIL

April beauty at SunBird

SunBird Garden Club enjoys outing at the Olive Mill

SunBird Pickleball and Tennis Clubs work together

SunBird Pickleball Club continues play through summer

Summer semester begins at NAIL

  Catherine Hammond Summer semester for New Adventures in Learning, a lifelong-learning program, runs from June 4 to July 26, 2018. The purpose of this group is to provide classes…

Sun Lakes Rotary names Top Rotarians of the Year

  Norm Noble In a club with 90 members, all of them outstanding individuals, it is difficult to single out top performers. But despite this, three were selected to receive Sun Lakes Rotary’s highest annual awards for the Rotary year 2017-2018. Don Robins was named Rotarian of the Year for his outstanding leadership of the…

Word of The Month: Hoedown

  David Zapatka Listening to classical music this morning as I do every morning and evening, I heard Aaron Copland’s familiar Hoe-Down classic. I’ve always thought a hoedown was a country-style social gathering with dance and music. Right on track, the upbeat and catchy Copland tune comes from his score to the ballet Rodeo, which…

Outstanding lineup of Rotary speakers this month

  Norm Noble On Tuesday, June 5, Joan Campbell, Community Affairs Coordinator from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, will talk about “Trending Scams.” Joan is a retired City of Glendale police officer. She worked in the patrol bureau, served as a school resource officer and as a community action team officer. On Tuesday, June 12,…

Learning to dance is fun

  Mary Lou Kaye Social Dancing provides so many benefits… social, physical, mental, psychological and, most of all, FUN. You’ll never regret adding it to your lifetime of accomplishments. Social Dance lessons are offered at the Cottonwood Dance Studio. Mary Lou Kaye, a certified ballroom dance instructor, developed a KISS (Keep It Super Simple) method…

Happenings at the Ed Robson Branch Library

  Fridays, June 1, 8, 15 and 22, at 10:00 a.m.: Turning Memoirs into Memories, Part 2 In this advanced version of Turning Memories into Memoirs, focus will include polishing and organizing writing, learning what appeals to publishers and structuring a final manuscript. Registration is for all four sessions. Must register with library staff. Limit…