Social Events

SunBird Lions Bingo

Friday, Nov. 3 and 17, Ballroom, 5:30 p.m.

SunBird Lions Bingo is back for another exciting season. 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 p.m. There are 15 games nightly. We hope you will join us!

Live Music! featuring Harley Davidson

Friday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m.

Live in the Horizon Room … Harley Davidson! Don’t miss this fun-filled night of live acoustic music and humor. Harley will surely keep you dancing and entertained!

Kare Bears Fair

Saturday, Nov. 4, Ballroom, 8 a.m. to noon

Free admission, lots of vendors, white elephant table, arts and crafts, and many unique gift items! First Saturday of the month: November, December, February, and March … see you there!

Luck O’ the Irish Casino Night and Dance, Sponsored by the SunBird Irish/American Club

Saturday, Nov. 4, Ballroom, 6 to 10 p.m.

Come one, come all … open to all SunBird residents! Join us on Saturday, Nov. 4, beginning at 6 p.m. and try your “Luck O’ the Irish” at the Casino Night and Dance featuring DJ Tony. Featuring Poker, Blackjack, Roulette, and Craps, all with professional dealers. Prizes, fun stuff, gift cards, full cash bar, and more! Pre-purchase tickets for only $20 per player! Contact Val at 602-326-2073.

Sunday Funday Football

Sunday, Nov. 5, 12, 19, and 26, Horizon Room, 1:30 p.m., Kickoff for games approximately 2:05 p.m.

Are you ready for some football? Get out of the house and into the game! Bring your friends, grab a bite to eat, enjoy ice-cold beverages, and come cheer on your favorite team … it’s Sunday Funday! There will be Sports Boards, Football Trivia, Raffle Tickets, and lots of fun! Be sure to wear your favorite team apparel! We hope to see you there!

Chronic Pain Management, Coordinated by Village Medical

Tuesday, Nov. 7, Lakeview Room, 11 a.m.

If you’ve been living with chronic pain, you know the struggle. You might hurt, throb, or sting in one place or all over. You might feel soreness in your muscles or an ache deep in your bones. The worst part? It can be hard to describe to your doctor, because it just hurts, and it has for a long time. Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the Lakeview Room as Alex Palma from Abbott presents Chronic Pain Management. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP at the HOA by Friday, Nov. 3.

TAD Management Presents Piano Men: Generations – The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John

Wednesday, Nov. 8, Ballroom, 7 p.m.

Get ready for an electrifying musical extravaganza like no other! Introducing Piano Men: Generations, a sensational celebration of the legendary Billy Joel and Elton John, brought to life by the extraordinary father and son duo of Terry and Nick Davies. These two virtuosos are about to take you on a mesmerizing journey through the timeless hits that have captured the hearts of music lovers for decades. As the lights dim and the first notes fill the air, you’ll be transported through time, witnessing the evolution of two incredible careers. Terry and Nick, accompanied by their exceptional band, deliver a high-energy performance that will leave you breathless. Get ready to sing along and tap your feet to mega-hits like “Only the Good Die Young,” “Circle of Life,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “Bennie and the Jets,” and, of course, the iconic “Piano Man.” But the excitement doesn’t end there! Terry and Nick have a surprise in store for you. In a unique twist, they’ve created an interactive audience shout-out section where you are able to become part of the show! Your input will shape the performance, making each night a one-of-a-kind experience that leaves an indelible mark on everyone present. Piano Men: Generations is not just a concert, it’s a testament to the enduring power of music and the profound impact of two legendary entertainers. Terry and Nick Davies channel the spirit, passion, and talent of Billy Joel and Elton John, captivating audiences with their exceptional artistry and undeniable chemistry. So, come join this musical voyage and witness the magic unfold as two generations of piano men unite to create an unforgettable experience that will resonate in your heart long after the final note fades away. Tickets are $20 per person. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only. Tickets available at the HOA office.

Medicare Made Easy, Presented by Key Retirement Solutions

Friday, Nov. 10, Lakeview Room, 9 a.m.

Prepare now for Medicare’s Annual Enrollment period which started on Oct. 15th. New plans … more benefits … more savings! Find out if you qualify for up to $1,200 in Part B reimbursements, along with additional Dental, Vision, and Hearing benefits. Free personalized prescription drug plan comparison to guarantee the lowest out-of-pocket costs for you. Get all your questions answered by our licensed and Medicare-certified specialists at this informational workshop.

Give Life to Your Life – A Memoir-able Experience

Friday, Nov. 10 and 17, Hopi Room, 1 p.m.

Join us in the Hopi Room as SunBird artist and author Arthur Norby shares insights for passing your life’s important moments to your family and friends. Writing your memoir or autobiography needn’t be intimidating and may be the best gift you can give to your family. These two one-hour sessions will provide you with insights and tools meant to help you recreate the interesting stories that make up your life or the life of someone dear to you. No writing experience is necessary. You just need a desire to be remembered. Arthur will share ideas about including photographs and important documents in your story. There will be ample time for questions and answers. The sessions are free, but space is limited to 25 participants. Please register at the HOA office by Thursday, Nov. 9.

Friday Fun Bingo

Friday, Nov. 10 and 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 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!

Veterans Day Ceremony

Saturday, Nov. 11, Clubhouse Flagpole, 11 a.m.

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. for a short ceremony to honor and thank our SunBird veterans for their sacrifice and service.

Art by Kaui Wilson—picture to be painted at the Nov. 11 Art & Sip class

Art & Sip

Saturday, Nov. 11, Horizon Room, 3 p.m.

Join us in the Horizon Room as local artist Kaui Wilson helps to create a masterful painting on canvas while sipping, laughing, and socializing. She will provide step-by-step instruction to those who need very specific direction and take you through your masterpiece from start to finish in a series of small and simple (but very detailed) steps. This will be a fun and entertaining art class. No experience is necessary! All art supplies and instruction are provided, and we’ll include one glass of wine! (Food and additional beverages are not included). Tickets are $38 per person and are available at the HOA office. Please register at the HOA office by Friday, Nov. 10. We will be painting the picture shown here.

Fame Trivia, Hosted by “The Fish” Jeff Aaron

Tuesday, Nov. 14 and 28, 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! No more than eight people per team and no pre-registration is required. All brains are welcome. We hope to see you there!

3rd Wednesday Coffee

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 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. Thank you to Paula Russell from Cactus Mountain Properties for sponsoring this event!

Wine & Beer Tasting Event, Sponsored by SunBird Golf Course

Wednesday, Nov. 15, Ballroom, 4 p.m.

Be part of SunBird’s Third Annual Wine & Beer Tasting Event! SunBird’s CommUNITY Wine & Beer Tasting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the SunBird ballroom. Taste five different types of wine or local Arizona beers. Enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, desserts, silent auction, music, 50/50 raffles, lots of fun, and much more! Every attendee will receive a 2023 commemorative SunBird glass to drink from and take home. Tickets are $45 if purchased by Oct. 31 and $50 from Nov. 1 through the day of the event. We hope to see you there!

SunBird’s Fall Flannel Fest and Outdoor Concert

Saturday, Nov. 18, SunBird Blvd. and Waterview, 5 to 9 p.m.

Be sure to be part of SunBird’s annual Fall Flannel Fest and Outdoor Concert to be held on Saturday, Nov. 18. This free community event will feature live music by Renaissance recording artist Dina Preston Band, beer gardens, food trucks, free ax throwing, 50/50 raffles, and a whole lot of plaid! This will surely be an event that you don’t want to miss. You’ll be plaid you came! Be sure to get your wristbands prior to the event.

Interested in being a VIP sponsor for this event? Contact Wendy Armijo, lifestyle director, at [email protected].

Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

Thursday, Nov. 23, Horizon Room, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join us in the Horizon Room for a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The buffet will include turkey (dark/breast), ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, gravy, choice of pumpkin pie or pecan pie (subject to change), and a glass of sparkling cider, all for only $24.99 per person! Seating is limited. Reservations are required, and you must make your reservation with the Horizon Room at 480-883-9312.

Live Music! featuring The Kraig James Experience

Saturday, Nov. 25, Horizon Room, 7 to 10 p.m.

Join us in the Horizon Room on Saturday, Nov. 25, for a fun night of music and dancing featuring The Kraig James Experience! He’ll be pickin’ and spinnin’ your favorite tunes!

SunBird’s 25th Annual Community Day

Wednesday, Nov. 29, Ballroom, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stop by the SunBird ballroom and check out local vendors, clubs, classes, and more! Have lunch on the patio (available to purchase) while enjoying your favorite tunes! There will be raffle prizes, freebies from participating vendors, and so much more! This event is open to the public. If you are interested in participating in this amazing event, contact Lifestyle Director Wendy Armijo at [email protected] for information and/or a registration form.

Weekly Dinner Specials

Daily, Horizon Room, 3 to 7 p.m.

Let us do the cooking! Dine in or take out! Our regular menu items are also available!

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. This is an introductory session only and not intended as private sessions. If you would like to see the therapist outside of the listed time, please call 480-895-0965.

Community Church of SunBird

Every Sunday, Ballroom, 9 a.m.

TAD Management Presents ABBA Holly Jolly Christmas

Monday, Dec. 11, Ballroom, 7 p.m.

Put on your Santa hat and your bell-bottoms and get ready to celebrate the holidays with a bang with ABBA Holly Jolly Christmas! The cast of ABBAFab (America’s #1 tribute to ABBA) brings you an unforgettable night of your favorite Christmas songs, with some of ABBA’s greatest hits sprinkled on top. This show features an incredible nine-piece band who recreate ABBA’s iconic sound so closely you will believe that every Christmas song you hear was recorded by ABBA themselves! This spectacular production features brand-new arrangements of some of the most timeless Christmas hits ever written. With classics like “Let It Snow,” “Dancing Queen,” “White Christmas,” “Mamma Mia,” “O Holy Night,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” and many more, this fun and unique show is a surefire way to send you back in time and get you into the holiday spirit! So, slip into your best disco Christmas outfit, grab your friends and family, and join ABBA Holly Jolly Christmas as they take you on a magical holiday journey you’ll never forget! Don’t miss out on this marvelous ABBA Christmas show. We’d hate to see you on the naughty list! Tickets are $20 per person. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only. Tickets will be on sale on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Apache Room from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. After Nov. 1, tickets will be available at the HOA office.

TAD Management Presents Rock the Boat – The Very Best of Yacht Rock

Wednesday, Jan. 10, Ballroom, 7 p.m.

Smooth, soft rock from the 1970s and 1980s has a new name: Yacht Rock! And we’re sailing onto your stage to bring you their best music. This amazing, hit-filled concert features songs from Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Hall & Oates, Christopher Cross, Ambrosia, The Doobie Brothers, Rupert Holmes, England Dan & John Ford Coley, and many more. Some of the finest musicians around have come together to produce and enjoy this guilty-pleasure concert! Tickets are $20 per person. Full cash bar, pre-packaged snacks only. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Apache Room from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. After Dec. 6, tickets will be available at the HOA office.

Save the Date:

2023 TAD Tribute Shows:

Wednesday, 11/8/2023 – Piano Men: Generations (tickets available at the HOA office)

Monday, 12/11/23 – ABBA Holly Jolly Christmas (tickets on sale Wednesday, 11/1)

2024 TAD Tribute Shows:

Wednesday, 1/10/24 – Rock the Boat – Soft Rock from the ‘70s and ‘80s (tickets on sale Wednesday, 12/6)

Saturday, 2/17/24 – Mark Cordes – Comedian (tickets on sale Wednesday, 1/3/24)

Friday, 3/8/24 – Ridin’ the Storm Out – Tribute to REO Speedwagon (tickets on sale Wednesday, 1/24/24)

Tuesday, 4/16/24 – Blonde Ambition – The Madonna Tribute (tickets on sale Wednesday, 3/6/24)