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The Magic of Music

Rod Emmerton If your eyes are the window to your soul, then music must be the symphony of your heart! Both the SunBird Singers and Ringers bring a universal love of live music to the stage for a festive presentation on Dec. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m.  This year’s theme is called Heralding a…

Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony

Wendy Weber, Lifestyle Director The SunBird Fourth Annual Patriot Day Tribute Parade and Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11, with the parade beginning at 8:30 a.m., followed by a short ceremony beginning at approximately 9:11 a.m., in the ballroom. Help us honor and remember those who lost their lives 20 years ago on…

SunBird Singers Fall Schedule

Jim McCutcheon The SunBird Singers and Ringers plan to present their annual Christmas Concert on Dec. 8 and 9. The first rehearsal is planned for Oct. 11 at 3 p.m. in the SunBird ballroom. It seems things are finally moving in the direction of being able to perform this year. We certainly hope so! Whether…

Crystal Cards Plans Fall Sales

Bobbie Reed After nearly 18 months of no public events, The Crystal Card Project looks forward to resuming public sales this fall. We are working on schedules, hoping to start in late September or early October. Watch upcoming issues of the SunBird News for more details. Meanwhile, we continue our home delivery option. If you are…

Ladies Who Lunch

Lisa Onyx The Lady 18ers enjoyed a meal together in the Horizon Room after their round of golf. They all had big smiles, so they must have had a great breakfast and round of golf!

Pickleball Fun Through the Summer

Suzanne Lipke The SunBird Pickleball Club members continue to play—even during this heat! But it’s August already—another six weeks and we should be seeing some cooler weather—and some of our northern friends returning. We miss them all! We have had a small core group of players braving the heat in the early mornings and evenings,…

Golf Course Carvings

Duane Dub, Vice President, SBGC In 2021, we are showcasing the golf course carvings by highlighting a carving (or two) each month. Let us start with the history. In 2006 Leo Buries, our golf course manager, was left with dead and downed trees from the monsoon season. Rather than pay for the removal of the…

Beat the Heat

Lisa Onyx The Lady 18ers are hitting the links at 6:58 a.m. during the summer to beat the heat. SunBird Golf Club recently moved from a shotgun start to tee times every day to increase the number of players on the course. Fortunately, this hasn’t been an issue, because we are able to finish before…

Friday 9-Hole Couples Group

Marilyn Klooster with her hole-in-one

Jamie Morgan Come one! Come all! Summer may be way too hot around here, but you can be cool and join the fun every Friday morning at 7 a.m. Come and get to know other golfers, enjoy golfing, and engage in lots of laughter. It is a great time to play with your spouse, a…

A Big Thank You!

Jamie Morgan We want to say a big thank you to all of you who participated in the month-long clothing drive for the Latin American Church of the Nazarene in Downtown Chandler. This has been a difficult year for so many people, and we wanted to be sure not to miss this annual clothing drive.…