Category: Clubs & Classes

Korean War Veterans

Chapter Commander Leon “Skip” Johnson It’s been a long, hot summer, being tied down with the many restrictions required because of the current virus situation, the heat, and a variety of other things. Our club activities typically do relax during the summer months, but we never, never are totally closed down. In the event of…

Desert Threads Members Meet President’s Challenge

Sue Bart President Diana Jones challenged members this past spring to make a quilt using only supplies they already had and trying a new technique they hadn’t used before. The most important rule was that the maker could not buy anything new for this quilt. Even the batting and backs had to come from the…

Spirit of the Desert Gourds News and Events

Colleen McKnight Spirit of the Desert Gourds is a patch (or club) based in Sun Lakes. We are members of the Arizona Gourd Society, and membership is open to anyone in the East Valley. Gourds are called “nature’s canvas,” because just about any art discipline can be used on a gourd. Our members incorporate painting,…

Desert Navy Update

Richard Volpe As we settle into the summer months and start to think a little bit about the monsoon season soon to be upon us, we still have a lot to be thankful for. As each day passes by, it’s a pleasure to see that things continue to flow in a positive direction, and hopefully…

Computer Booters Club August Meeting Notice

Helen Seaton The Computer Booters Club will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 4. Larry Fortna, president of the Lakes at Leesburg Computer and Technology Club, will demonstrate and talk about his 3D printer. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and members can attend the talk from home or wherever they choose via Zoom. My 3D…

Community Chit and Chat Group News

Rose Pachura The Sun Lakes Community Chit and Chat Group will be meeting on the second Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, at The Park at Cooper Creek at 901 S. 94th Street, Chandler, AZ 85224, for lunch. RSVP is needed for food count. The start time is 10:45 a.m. to register, followed by serving at 11:30 a.m. in…

Advanced Spanish Conversation Group Now in Cottonwood

Diane Zimmerman Are you a Spanish speaker and would like to practice your Spanish? This group is for you. We meet every Thursday from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., in Cottonwood meeting room A-2, behind the Cottonwood Library. We are a fun, welcoming group. Sun Lakes residency is not required. Please contact Dianne Zimmerman at 480-401-8315 for…

Essential Oil Tips for Your Summertime Routine

JoAnne Gaudioso Summertime is perfect for many outdoor activities: going to the pool, attending neighborhood barbeques, surfing the waves, or hiking in the mountains, to name a few. But with the bright and balmy weather, also comes the challenge of staying comfortable and cool when the heat gets to be too much. Fortunately, there are…

Returning Soon

Harry Huckemeyer Unbelievably, it’s approaching that time of the year again. Although the Short Line Model Railroad Club typically closes down for the summer months, it’s the time for planning out our agenda for the second half of 2021. The coronavirus has put a damper on many of the activities in the area over the…

Sew-N-Sews Resumes Meetings in September

Phyllis Prysock We are pleased to announce that Sew-N-Sews will resume general meetings in September, 2021. Our meetings will be held in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club at 1 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May. It has been such a long time since we have been…