Category: Community News

For a while…

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Sun Lakes There is a very Welsh town in North Wales by the name of Bala. The language spoken in the homes and shops is Welsh and, with few exceptions, the names on the houses are Welsh. One of these exceptions is seen in the nameplate on…

Social Events

Free Exercise Class – Walk Away the Pounds Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:00-9:00 a.m., in the SunBird Ballroom SunBird Community Church Sundays, 9:00 a.m. Non-denominational; everyone welcome! FREE – On-Site Therapy Provided by Sozo Physical Therapy, every Friday from noon until 1:00 p.m. Sozo Physical Therapy will again teach and provide guidance with your discomfort…

“Dustnados” hit SunBird

Fred Garmeson In the middle of April, two dustnados hit SunBird. One tore off part of a roof in 1A, and another tore off a roof vent and threw the weighted Lions Bingo sign high into the trees in unit 3. No one noticed anything until just before they hit. A dustnado is a cross…

Thank You, Friends

Maria Prunty Thanks to all my SunBird neighbors and friends for everything they did for me while I was sick. SunBird is a great place to live and having friends that help you close by. Growing older into our “senior years” is not for “sissies.” How often I heard that saying when I was living…

Luncheon in the Pines

The annual Luncheon in the Pines will be held on Thursday, August 17, at 11:30 a.m. at the beautiful Torreon Country Club in Show Low. All SunBird residents and guests are invited to join us for a great day in the White Mountains. Mark your calendars. To make reservations, call Shirley Clark at 480-802-6558 or…

Footnotes from the library

Nancy Smith When the news reports that one of our favorite authors has passed away, the reading public suddenly realizes there will be no more of those stories they followed – no more great characters in future novels. Author Robert Ludlum passed away in March of 2001, and immediately they were flooded with letters requesting…

Trips and Tours

For more information or reservations, please contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or [email protected]. Pageant of the Masters and Catalina July 25-28, 2017 Price: $850 pp/double; $1099 pp/single The Pageant of the Masters – a remarkable presentation of “living pictures.” Cast members recreate classical and contemporary artwork – paintings, sculptures, posters, ceramic pieces,…

It’s time to trim your palm trees

Bonnie Marcus, Community Administrator Just a friendly reminder that, as summer is approaching us, it is time to have your palm trees trimmed. Pruning should be performed no more than once a year, if done, preferably at the end of June or July. Please determine if it is time for you to prune your palm…

Recycling In SunBird

Household Hazardous Waste The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center is now open to serve you! Leftover paint, household cleaners, pesticides, oil, antifreeze, etc. – You have it; we’ll help you recycle or dispose of it properly! Scheduled appointments are required to ensure a safe environment for the public and staff handling large quantities of household…