Annual SunBird Midweek Car Show
Wednesday, March 1, Waterview Parking Lot, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come early and park your car, then grab a coffee or enjoy breakfast before the show at our Horizon Room restaurant. There will be a Lions Club 50/50 raffle, “Favorite of the Show” Award, lunch (hot dogs/hamburgers with potato chips), and a drink will be available for purchase on the patio. If you would like to participate or for further information, contact Doug Davidson at [email protected]. Proudly sponsored by The SunBird Team – Cactus Mountain Properties.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, March 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Save a Life, Give Blood! The need for blood is constant, and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds, and most of us will need blood in our lifetime. To schedule an appointment, go to: redcrossblood.org/give.html or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
SunBird Lions Bingo
Friday, March 3 and 17, Ballroom, 5:30 p.m.
SunBird Lions Bingo is in full swing! As usual, our season runs from November through April on the first and third Friday. Ticket sales begin at 5:30 p.m., and the first game begins at 6:30. There are 15 games nightly. We hope you will join us!
Live Music! featuring Harley Davidson
Friday, March 3, 7 p.m.
Live in the Horizon Room … the first Friday of every month … Harley Davidson! Don’t miss this fun-filled night of live acoustic music and humor. Harley will surely keep you dancing and entertained!
Kare Bear Fair
Saturday, March 4, Ballroom, 8 a.m. to noon
Free admission, lots of vendors, white elephant table, arts and crafts, and many unique gift items! This will be the last Kare Bear fair until November. We hope to see you there!
Venture Out Swing Band
Sunday, March 5, Ballroom, 3:30 p.m.
We are the Venture Out Swing Band, a 17-piece big band that will make you want to stand up and “cut a rug.” Come and listen to us play big band songs of the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s. “Sing, Sing, Sing,” “Little Brown Jug,” “Mood Indigo,” “Ballin’ the Jack,” to name a few. Then we’ll stick in a song or two that brings back memories of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s; Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” “Proud Mary,” and “At the Hop.” Feel the beat and tap your toes to our Big Band Sound. Benny Goodman, look out! We accept good-will offerings in cash, which we will use to buy additional music and to support local school music programs.
SunBird Annual Meeting
Monday, March 6, Ballroom, 7 p.m.
The purpose of this meeting is to report to the membership the operations of 2022. All SunBird members are welcome to attend!
Fame Trivia, Hosted by “The Fish” Jeff Aaron
Tuesday, March 7 and 28, Horizon Room, 7 p.m.
(Please note: first and fourth Tuesday this month)
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! No more than 8 people per team, no pre-registration required. All brains welcome, we hope to see you there!
SunBird Singers and Ringers – “There’s Gonna Be a Homecomin’!”
Wednesday and Thursday, March 8 and 9, Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Join us on Wednesday and/or Thursday, March 8 and 9, for the SunBird Singers and Ringers annual Spring Concert. The evening will include a memorable celebration of spring through music and song. We hope to see you there!
Irish Club Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner
Friday, March 10, Ballroom, Time TBD
The Irish Club Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner, along with their amazing basket raffle, will be held in the SunBird ballroom on Friday, March 10. Please watch the email blasts for details. This event is open to all SunBird residents!
Art Show and Sale by SunBird Artists
Saturday, March 11, Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join us for the annual SunBird Art Show and Sale sponsored by the SunBird Art Club. Artwork raffle, original pieces of artwork donated by Art Club members.
3rd Wednesday Coffee
Wednesday, March 15, Ballroom, 10 a.m.
Join Layne for coffee and pastries, and 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. Thank you to Oak Street Health for sponsoring this event!
Live Music! featuring The Boondocks
Friday, March 17, Horizon Room, 7 p.m.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Get your green on and join us for live music in the Horizon Room featuring The Boondocks! You don’t want to miss this fantastic acoustic duo from Mesa. They will deliver songs from the ‘60s through today and will surely keep you dancing and entertained! We hope to see you there!
Interactive Trivia Game Show Night
Tuesday, March 21, Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Did you miss SunBird’s first Interactive Game Show Night? Well, here’s your chance to come see what all the hype was about! Grab your smartphone and join us on Tuesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in the ballroom for our second Interactive Trivia Game Show Night! Put together a team of up to 10 of your friends and neighbors or meet new friends and join in on a table. Come up with a fun team name (optional). Perhaps decorate your table with a team theme. Will your team come in costume (optional)? Think Let’s Make A Deal. Prizes will be awarded for Best Dressed Team and Best Theme Decorated Table! Tickets for this fun, interactive evening are only $15 per person, available at the HOA office. Do you just want to be a spectator? We will have tickets available for our “Peanut Gallery” for only $5, which may also be purchased at the HOA office. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only.
TAD Management presents Breakdown – The Ultimate Tribute to Tom Petty
Thursday, March 23, Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Take a trip into the vast world of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with one of the finest tribute shows on the planet. Breakdown, the Ultimate Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is as near a real experience as can be delivered by anyone other than the actual band. Scott Blackwell replicates the voice of Tom Petty and, combined with the look and style, you’ll think you’re watching Tom himself. Breakdown is comprised of five professional musicians who have created and refined the look and sounds of a Tom Petty concert. Breakdown has performed in hundreds of venues over the years, to include casino shows, concert halls, festivals, and private events. Some of the highlights of their resume include the PF Chang’s Rock & Roll Marathon, the Tempe New Year’s Block Party, opening for Lou Graham of Foreigner, and playing the 2007 Westgate Super Bowl Party for over 9,000 concert-goers. Tickets are $20 per person, available at www.sunbirdshows.com. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only.
Friday Fun Bingo
Friday, March 24, Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Join us 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! Friday Fun Bingo is for SunBird members and authorized guests only. Please be sure to bring your SunBird ID for entry. If you do not have an ID, please stop by the HOA office to get one. Due to the popularity of this fun event and in order to accommodate SunBird members, the number of guests SunBird members may bring is limited to two (2) guests per household. SunBird members, along with their guests, must all be together when entering the ballroom. Additionally, the SunBird Maintenance Team has set up the ballroom for this event. Please do not take it upon yourself to set up any additional tables and chairs. Have fun, and good luck!
Community Shredding Day
Saturday, March 25, 8 to 10 a.m., Waterview Parking Lot
Material should be in banker-sized boxes or containers; boxes and containers will be returned. Thank you to DanSco Real Estate Group for sponsoring this event!
Save the Date!
Neon Night Party and Outdoor Concert
Saturday, April 1, Outdoor Stage, 5 p.m.
Let’s GLOW crazy … we’re having a party! Be sure to join us for SunBird’s Neon Night Party and Outdoor Concert to be held on Saturday, April 1. This free community event will feature live music by Renaissance Recording Artist Dina Preston Band, beer gardens, food trucks, 50/50 raffles, and lots of fun! You don’t want to miss this event! The Neon Night Party is open to SunBird residents and guests only. SunBird residents will be required to show their SunBird ID to obtain a wristband for entry for themselves as well as their guest(s); $10 per guest. Stay tuned for further details. Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Wendy Armijo, lifestyle director, at [email protected].
Blood Pressure Clinic
Every Thursday, Puzzle Room, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Sozo Physical Therapy
Every Friday, Fitness Room, 8 to 9 a.m.
On-site physical therapy, each session is free! Health coaching is provided to help you address and improve your healthcare needs. Sign up in the Fitness Room.
Community Church of SunBird
Every Sunday, Ballroom, 9 a.m.
Save the Date
2023 TAD Tribute Shows:
All tickets available through www.sunbirdshows.com
Wednesday, 4/12/23: AOR – When FM Ruled the World (Toto, Foreigner, Heart, REO, and more!)
Saturday, 10/14/23: Sixtiesmania
Wednesday, 11/8/2023: Piano Men: Generations
Monday, 12/11/23: ABBAFAB Christmas Show