Category: Community News

At New Adventures in Learning, Clarity Is a Good Thing

Jan Bobbett and Mary Kenny How would you define these words: presenter, member, class, facility, curriculum guide? At New Adventures in Learning (NA) these and other terms have specific meaning for all involved in the program. Presenters are members of our larger community. They are key volunteers, and not all are members of NA. But they…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook This is the third and final article in a series on the remodeling elements included in the Houzz Best in Design 2021. Houzz is a great resource for saving photographs of rooms you like to your project design professional to communicate how you want your home to look. What makes this award designation…

Shop With a Cop

The Arizona Rangers Sun Lakes Company have, through our members’ donations, raised $1,500 to sponsor 15 children at the Shop with a Cop event. For every $100 raised, we can take another child in need.

Sun Lakes Chorale Advance Sales for Christmas Concert Begins Soon

We had our first rehearsal on Oct. 4 and, oh, it was wonderful—wonderful to gather again, wonderful to see fellow singers, and absolutely wonderful to be singing again. After almost 19 months, we are finally back and getting into the groove. Our Christmas music has been dusted off and distributed, and practice number 1 went…

Dancin’ on the Patio!

Mike Hanson Put on your dancing shoes and come on over to enjoy an afternoon of great music on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m. Music will be provided by The 60s Guyz. This is an open invitation to come one, come all to the patio block party which will be held on…

It’s Amazing to Be Back!

Travel professionals from “Around the Corner to Around the World” will be at Sun Lakes Country Club (Phase 1) on Nov. 5, at 10:30 a.m., in the Navajo Room to conduct an educational and entertaining presentation featuring travel destinations and products around Arizona and beyond. Door prizes will be awarded. RSVP to [email protected] or 480-926-5547.

U.S. Marines—Flag and Seal, Song, and Motto

Flag and Seal: Marines used the Grand Union flag, and possibly the Gadsden flag (yellow flag with a “Don’t Tread on Me” rattlesnake), during the assault on New Providence Island, Bahamas, March 3, 1776. During the 1830s/1840s, the flag consisted of a gold-fringed white field centered with an eagle and anchor with “To the Shores of…

Heralding a Merry Christmas

Rod Emmerton With Christmas fast approaching And shoppers busy bees Please don’t forget to treat yourself To concerts without fees! Yes, SunBird once again presents The Singers and Ringers, too Entertainment for your pleasure And here’s what you must do. Just mark December 8 or 9 And make a date with us No need to…

Celebrate Holidays with Crystal Cards

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards will be on sale in November at two Sun Lakes locations. • Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Cottonwood Women’s Coffee beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Cottonwood’s San Tan Ballroom • Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bradford Room in the Oakwood clubhouse In addition to Thanksgiving…