Category: Clubs & Classes

Sunday Music, Dinner, and Dance Venue Returns

Distant memory

John Yu I am ecstatic to announce the return of Sunday evening music, dinner, and ballroom dances, at San Tan Ballroom on Sept. 19, 2021. Below is this season’s eight-dance schedule for 2021-22. We will see the return of your favorite live groups of Rags Allen Band, DK Orchestra, and Cheryl Thurston Jazz Band. Once…

Spring Is in the Air

Harry Huckemeyer Spring is in the air, and the sun appears to be shining just a little bit brighter as each day passes by. Although we still are living under the guidelines set forth in the necessary efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus, there appears to continue to be several positive signs seen…

AAUW of the S.E. Valley Donates Books to Chandler Schools

Left to right: School Principal Annette Addair, Ellie Watland, and Judi Edmonds (Photo taken at Galveston Elementary School)

Ellie Watland For several years, members of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) of the S.E. Valley have volunteered as reading tutors at San Marcos and Galveston Elementary Schools, Title One schools in Chandler. They have participated in a reading fluency program, providing individual attention to students struggling with reading proficiency. Due to coronavirus,…

The Way We Were

Yvonne Orlich This month, enjoy the comments (edited to fit allowable word count) from several of our singers. Mel Moss—Bass Section I am Mel Moss, a member of the bass section of the Sun Lakes Chorale and the member who has been here the longest—25 years. The biggest joy is when we see members of…

January Garden Club Rock Found

Lisa and Denali

Laurie Doyle The January Garden Club rock has been found! Lisa Onyx and her dog, Denali, found the January rock hidden next to a tree along the grassy knoll on the north side of the clubhouse. Lisa and Denali spent days searching the rock gardens throughout SunBird, as they made their daily walks. They were…

Quilters Build Community During the Pandemic

Officers elected March 2020 before lock-down orders: Blanca Sanchez, Diana Jones, Laurie Orendorff, Diane Mitchell, and Nancy Bonngard

Sue Bart Thanks to the undying efforts of the Desert Threads officers, the new quilt chapter (part of the Arizona Quilters Guild) has continued to function and add new members during our “safer at home” restrictions about in-person gatherings. Despite being less than three years old, we are building a community of friends. We have…

You Are Invited to Women’s Connection Zoom Event

Kim Kubsch, owner of Joyful Downsizing

Susan Reynhout, Publicity Chairman Women’s Connection invites you to a virtual Zoom event on Thursday, April 15, at 9 a.m., for a special hour. If you have a desktop, laptop, iPad, or a Smartphone, you can be a part of our event. Do you want to declutter and simplify your life? This is the program…