Social Events

Wendy Weber, Lifestyle Director

Live Music! Featuring Fringe Benefit

Saturday, Oct. 2, Horizon Room, 6 p.m.

Live in the Horizon Room, Fringe Benefit! Fringe Benefit is a high-energy and engaging country and rock band that adds a little blues, a little funk, and lots of soul to every performance. This is guaranteed to be a fun-filled night that you don’t want to miss!

Fraud Investigation & Targeted Scams of the Elderly

Thursday, Oct. 7, Ballroom, 11 a.m.

Please join us on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. in the ballroom as we welcome the Chandler Police Department to SunBird. The officers will be giving a presentation that will emphasize the top fraud investigations and targeted scams amongst the elderly.

Bar Bingo

Friday, Oct. 8 and 22, Horizon Room, 6 p.m.

Join us in the Horizon Room for this awesome activity! This is not your everyday bingo! Bring your friends, come socialize, enjoy great music, and have fun! We’ll be playing five games, only $1 per game! You can play all five games or just one, play one card or as many as you’d like, the choice is yours! We hope to see you there!

Pizza Party

Tuesday, Oct. 12, Lakeview Room, 11 a.m.

Join Hatfield Medical Group as they take you on a virtual tour of Hatfield Medical Center. Enjoy pizza from the Horizon Room while playing a fun game of Health Trivia for a chance to win prizes. Seating is limited. Please register at the HOA Office by Thursday, Oct. 7.

Fame Trivia, Hosted by “The Fish” Jeff Aaron

Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 26, Horizon Room, 6 p.m.

Join the fun! A night with Fame Trivia is an exciting evening full of fun questions, music, and audience participation, creating a competitive, fun-filled environment, making you want to come back and play again! Free to play, new quiz each week! Music, movies, sports, pop culture, general knowledge, picture page, and so much more! Gather your friends (especially the smart ones) and come out for a fun night of Fame Trivia! Start forming your teams now. No more than eight people per team. No pre-registration required. All brains welcome. We hope to see you there!

TAD Management Presents Mick Adams and The Stones

Friday, Oct. 15, Ballroom, 7 p.m.

Named one of the top 10 tribute bands in the world by Backstage magazine, Mick Adams and The Stones are an authentic recreation of The Rolling Stones, live in concert. This exciting, seven-piece, live recreation of The Stones in concert, features look-alike performers, multiple costume changes, full choreography, and an all-new media show. The energy is through the roof, and the band will have you dancing and singing along with every song! Tickets are $20 per person and are currently available at the HOA Office. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only.

Sunday Funday Football Party

Sunday, Oct. 17, Horizon Room

“The Fish” Jeff Aaron will be hosting a Sunday Funday Football Party that you don’t want to miss! Bring your friends, grab a bite to eat from our Tailgate Menu, and enjoy ice-cold beverages as we cheer on the Seahawks vs. the Steelers! They’ll be sports boards, football trivia, halftime blackjack, and raffle tickets! We hope to see you there!

SunBird Flu Shot Clinic

Monday, Oct. 18, Hopi Room, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Walgreens Pharmacy will once again be administering flu shots at SunBird. All shots will be given by appointment only, no walk-ins. This will ensure that Walgreens will be prepared with enough shots. To schedule an appointment, please notify the HOA office at 480-802-4901 or [email protected]

Saguaro Lake Desert Belle Cruise

Tuesday, Oct. 19, bus will depart SunBird approx. 10 a.m.

We are heading to breathtaking Saguaro Lake to enjoy the Desert Belle Sightseeing cruise. This 80-minute cruise describes the history, geography, and wildlife native to the Sonoran Desert. Credit cards only accepted at the Snack Bar aboard the Desert Belle. Tickets are currently available at the HOA Office for $45, including bus transportation and cruise. Ticket price does not include driver gratuity.

Third Wednesday Coffee

Wednesday, Oct. 20, Ballroom, 10 a.m.

Join Layne for coffee and pastries. He’ll update you on what’s going on in the upcoming months, as well as the progress of the projects happening in SunBird. Bring your questions, and he’ll find the answers.

Yoga Class

Wednesday, Oct. 27, Navajo Room, 10:30 a.m.

Fall back to good physical and mental health. Enjoy a free yoga class with licensed yoga instructor Megan Weist, compliments of Hatfield Medical Group. Free healthy snacks, drinks, and raffle prizes available to participants! To reserve your space, please register at the HOA Office no later than Friday, Oct. 22.

DJ Night with DJ Zach

Friday, Oct. 29, Horizon Room, 6 to 9 p.m.

Are you ready to dance? Dancing is back, and so is our Friday Night DJ in the Horizon Room! Come check out DJ Zach’s all-new playlist and upgraded sound system. This is a fun-filled night you don’t want to miss! Have a request? Let Zach know! Don’t forget to purchase your drink of choice at the bar, or try something new! Everyone is welcome!

SunBird Community Garage Sale

Saturday, Oct. 30, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Be a part of the SunBird Community Garage Sale—open to the public. If you would like to participate and be on the map, please register at the HOA Office by Monday, Oct. 25. Maps will be available on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Halloween Dance featuring The Spotlight Band

Saturday, Oct. 30, Ballroom, 7 to 10 p.m.

Something’s brewing, and it’s ghostly fun, a wicked good time for everyone! Join us in the ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 30, for a frightfully-fun night of music and dancing featuring The Spotlight Band! Dress in your favorite costume for your chance to win prizes. Come if you dare, for a SunBird Halloween scare! A full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only. Tickets on sale at the HOA Office for $10 per person in advance, $12 per person at the door.

SunBird Annual Meeting

Monday, Nov. 1, Ballroom, 7 p.m.

Old Town Cottonwood Bus Trip

Thursday, Nov. 4, bus will depart at approx. 8:30 a.m.

Join us as we take a trip to the “Heart of the Verde Valley Wine Country.” Old Town Cottonwood is known for its Main Street with over 60 businesses, such as wine and spirit tasting rooms, cafés, and restaurants, antique stores, shops and boutiques, historic tours, and much more! While there, you’ll have approximately four hours to spend on your own. Tickets are currently available at the HOA Office for $35, includes bus transportation. Ticket price does not include driver gratuity.

TAD Management presents Aretha: The Queen of Soul

Saturday, Nov. 13, Ballroom, 7 p.m.

“All Hail the Queen!” Charity Lockhart, hailed as one of the finest vocalists in the country, stars in this spectacular homage to one of the greatest female vocalists of all time, Aretha Franklin. Aretha Franklin’s iconic career spanned six decades, inspiring and influencing generations of aspiring musicians and vocalists. In her life, she recorded countless classics, garnered 18 Grammy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and earned the No. 1 spot on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The Greatest Singers of All Time. This stunning concert stars the immensely-talented Charity Lockhart, accompanied by her spectacular 10-piece band, as they celebrate the legendary life and music of Aretha Franklin! Tickets are $20 per person and are currently available at the HOA Office. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only.

Save the Date!

SunBird CommUNITY Music Festival

Saturday, Nov. 20, SunBird Blvd. and Waterview, 5 to 9 p.m.

Be sure to save the date for SunBird’s first-ever CommUNITY Music Festival to be held on Saturday, Nov. 20. This FREE CommUNITY event will have live music featuring the Dina Preston Band, beer gardens, food trucks, games, cash bar, raffles, and lots of fun! This is sure to be an event that will be talked about for a long time. You don’t want to miss it! Interested in donating a raffle prize or sponsoring this event? Contact Wendy Weber, lifestyle director, at [email protected]

Monday Night Football

Every Monday, Horizon Room

Bring your friends, grab a bite to eat, enjoy ice-cold beverages, and watch the game with us … it’s Monday Night Football!

Tuesday Night Dinner Specials

Every Tuesday, Horizon Room

Let us do the cooking! Check out our Tuesday night specialty dinner. Take-out available from 4 to 6 p.m., dine-in available from 4 to 5:45 p.m.! Our regular menu items are also available!

Bean Bag Baseball

First and Third Wednesday, Horizon Room

Start forming your team! Minimum six, maximum nine players per team. If you would like to play or have a team ready, contact Mary Beth Kosiba at 219-689-5000 or Debra Cassiday at 847-366-0151 to sign up! Appetizers available!

Horse Races

Second and Fourth Wednesday, Horizon Room

Join us on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Come join the fun and cheer on your favorite horse to victory! Please bring $1 bills! Appetizers available!

Community Church of SunBird

Every Sunday, Ballroom, 9 a.m.

Sunday Funday Football

Every Sunday, Horizon Room

Get out of the house and into the game … it’s Sunday Funday Football! Bring your friends, grab a bite to eat from our Tailgate Menu, and enjoy ice-cold beverages. Come watch the game and cheer on your favorite team with us!

Save the Date!

202122 TAD Tribute Shows:

Friday, 10/15/21 – Mick Adams and The Stones– tickets currently available at the HOA Office

New Date! Saturday, 11/13/21 – Aretha: The Queen of Soul – tickets available Wednesday, 9/29/21

New Date! Tuesday, 12/14/21 – Ultimate Chicago (Chicago) – tickets available Wednesday, 10/27/21

Tuesday, 1/18/22 – Oh, Canada! (Various Canadian Artists) – tickets available Wednesday, 12/8/21

Tuesday, 2/9/22 – Listen to the Music (The Doobie Brothers) – tickets available Wednesday, 1/5/22

Tuesday, 3/15/22 – One Of These Nights (The Eagles) – tickets available Wednesday, 2/2/22

Thursday, 4/21/22 – One More Night (Phil Collins) – tickets available Wednesday, 3/9/2022

Wednesday, 5/18/22 – Rock Me Gently (Jim Croce, Dan Fogelberg, Carole King, James Taylor, and more!) – tickets available Wednesday, 4/6/22

Friday, 9/16/22 – Rhinestone Country (Glen Campbell, Dolly Parton, Toby Keith, Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, and more!) – tickets available Wednesday, 8/3/22

Tuesday, 10/11/22 – Saturday Night Fever (Bee Gees) – tickets available Wednesday, 8/31/22

Tuesday, 11/15/22 – Prince Again (Prince) – tickets available Wednesday, 10/5/22

Monday, 12/12/22 – So This Is Christmas – tickets available Wednesday, 11/2/22