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Sun City Festival Community Association
26501 West Desert Vista Boulevard, Buckeye, Arizona 85396


Registration for the Spring ASU Lifelong
Learning Classes Has Begun!
The Spring Class Schedule and Registration Form are
available at the Member Services Desk and on the
community website at Sign up
today to get into your choice of classes.
Register for six or more fee-paid sessions to receive a
ten percent discount on the course fee total.
A variety of new classes will be offered as well as many
popular sessions from past semesters.
Register at Member Services today!

Annual Board of Directors Meeting
January 26, 2016
6:30 pm - Festival Foothills Elementary
All Festival Residents Are Welcome To Attend

1:00 PM - Celebration Hall

$3/Person Per Movie Showing
All-you-can-eat Popcorn, 1 Soda, 1 Candy Bar

Register at Member Services

Rogue Nation

January 17

Ethan Hunt and team take on
their most impossible mission
yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an
International rogue organization
as highly skilled as they are,
committed to destroying the IMF.

February 21

The Intern
A retired successful business
owner and widower (Robert De
Niro) lands an internship at a
fashion website run by a young,
career-driven woman (Anne
Hathaway) in this Warner Bros.
comedy from writer/director
Nancy Meyers.

Visit Member Services
for Details and to Register
Monday, January 11: Wild Horse Pass Casino or
Lone Butte Casino - Complimentary Trip Includes, $

Play and Senior Day Food Ticket

Tuesday, February 16: Wild Horse Pass Casino
- Complimentary Trip Includes, $ Play

$2/person fee collected for driver gratuity per casino trip


JANUARY Activities & Seminars
January 7
9 am -12 pm
Sage Center Parking Lot
Saturday Night Fever
Bee Gees Tribute Show
3 pm & 7 pm
Celebration Hall

January 17
Sunday Movie Matinee,
Mission Impossible:
Rogue Nation
1 pm Celebration Hall

January 19
Elder Law Seminar
10 am ASU Sun Devil Classroom

January 13
Essential Oils Seminar
10:30 am
Celebration Hall East

Free Spirit Vacations Seminar
3 pm Celebration Hall

February 2:
February 9:
February 13:
February 19:
March 9:
March 13:
April 9:
April 12:

January 25
Illusion Of Elvis Show
7 pm Celebration Hall

January 20
Retirement Strategies Seminar
by Bergen Financial
4 pm Celebration Hall West

Free Spirit offers many choices including cruises,
value tours and travel packages, adventure travel,
and international vacations throughout the world.

January 23
Happy Hour BINGO
3 pm Celebration Hall

January 18
Joint Pain Lecture
10 am Celebration Hall

January 12
Solar City Seminar
12:30 pm Coriander Rm

January 14
Investment Seminar by
Dynamic Wealth
9 am Sable Room

January 21
9 am -12 pm
Sage Center Parking Lot

Dolly Steamboat
Wild West Saloon Crawl & Lunch
Tubac Arts & Crafts Festival
Tucson Quilt Show
Desert Belle & Fountain Hills
Southern Arizona Wine Tasting

Mark your calendars to attend
and participate in these fun
community events!
March 5: Community Sale
March 18: Sage Center Birthday Party
March 21: Vegas Country Show

April 2: Jerry Prunty’s Back to the
Fifties Concert

April 8: BINGO

To Register for a Trip, Contact




William Regensburger
William (Bill) August Regensburger was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania in
1924. He served in World War II at Tinian Island when the Enola Gay flew its
historic flights. Shortly after being discharged from the Army Air Corps, he
married Sally, his junior high school sweetheart. They had been married for 65
years when she passed away in 2013.
Bill worked at the Equitable Gas Company in Pittsburgh, PA for over 30 years
and retired in 1985. His career there began as a meter reader and ended as an
accountant. After retiring, Bill and Sally moved to Virginia to be near their daughter, Jean-Marie and eventually moved in with Jean-Marie and Steve Myers in
Williamsburg, VA.
Although Bill and Sally camped along the east coast for decades, they had never been west of the Mississippi until
they moved to Sun City Festival in 2009 with Steve and Jean-Marie.
Currently, Bill is living with his daughter and son-in-law. He has three children, four grandchildren, and 14 greatgrandchildren. You might see Bill sitting in the Cyber Café making plarn for the Knit One Crochet Too Club. He
enjoys keeping busy in making crafts, loves to play cards, and do word-seek puzzles.

Communications Corner
Cox Offers Fastest In-Home WiFi Service
Cox offers access to the fastest in-home WiFi service
with the latest in wireless Internet equipment. Outside
the home, access to CoxWiFi hot spots is free for Cox
customers who subscribe to Cox High Speed Internet
Preferred, Premiere and Ultimate packages.

a Cox WiFi or CableWiFi hotspot, his or her wireless
device will automatically recognize and logon to other
Cox WiFi and CableWiFi hotspots for up to two years.
For more information, visit the Cox WiFi homepage at

“The benefits of an ultra-fast Cox High Speed Internet
connection extend far beyond the home. When our
customers are on the go, they can enjoy free access
to CoxWiFi hotspots, plus the nation’s largest WiFi
network of over 400,000 CableWiFi hotspots across
the country,” said Wolfe. “These hotspots are
located in public areas across the valley and nationwide, such as restaurants, malls, sports arenas, parks
and beaches including 1,200 CoxWiFi hotpots in the
metro Phoenix and Tucson area.”

In addition to increased mobility, Internet usage is
doubling every two years and consumers are adding
more and more devices to their home network. Today,
the average home has more than six devices connected to the Internet and that number is expected
to leap to 11 devices by 2017. Cox is committed to
continually evolving its service offerings to stay at the
forefront of these trends, has been the broadband
leader in its markets over the past two decades for
speed, availability and customer choice. To speak with
your COX representative, contact David Jaronik at 602694-1813.

Cox customers who are looking for WiFi access can
go to and enter their current
location to find nearby hotspots. Users can also click
on a WiFi icon on the map or download the Cox Connect app for iPhone and Android devices and immediately access directions to or from the specific WiFi
hotspot address. Once a user has logged into


We appreciate and value the partnership with Sun City
Festival residents.

Ladies Doubles Tennis 8:00am
Fine Arts 8:30am
Pickleball 9:00am
Mah Jongg 9:00am
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00am
Lady Putters 9:30am
Pickleball Women’s Rotational Play 12:00pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30pm
Chess 12:30pm
Scrabble 12:30pm
Lady Putters 12:30pm
Woodcrafters 5:30pm
Euchre 6:30pm
Social Dance - Ballroom Lessons 6:30pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
Swimmers Club Practice 9:00am
Pickleball 9:00am
Mixed Doubles Drop-In Tennis 9:00am
Players Club -Play Anything 9:00am
Paper Crafts & More 9:00am
Contract Bridge 1:00pm
Water Volleyball 1:00pm
Knit One & Crochet Too 1:00pm
Tx Hold Em Poker Trn (1st & 3rd Tue) 5:00pm
Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) 5:00am
Ponytail Canasta 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
Wood Carving Class 8:00am
Fine Arts 8:30am
Pickleball 9:00am
Men’s Doubles Tennis 9:00am
Crafty Scrappers 9:00am
Players Club -Open Play 9:00am
Beginner Bridge 9:00am
Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-4:00pm
Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Lady Putters 12:30pm
Ladies’ Doubles Drop-In Tennis 1:30pm
Don’t Worry Bead Happy 2:00pm
Single Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm


Men’s Doubles Tennis Ladder 9:00am
Pickleball 9:00am
Contract Bridge 9:00am
Quilting Bees 9:00am
Woodshop Monthly Mtg (3rd Fri) 10:00am
FAB’s Luncheon 11:30am
Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Chess 12:30pm
Bunco 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm


Swimmers Club Practice 9:00am
Pickleball 9:00am
Mixed Doubles Drop-in Tennis 9:00am
Fine Arts 9:00am
Mah Jongg 9:00am
Lady Putters 9:30am
Line Dancers - Steps & Basics 10:00am
Line Dancers - Beginner Lessons 10:30am
Line Dancers - Intermediate Lessons 11:15am
Duplicate Bridge 12:00pm
Water Volleyball 1:00pm
Knit One & Crochet Too 1:00pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00pm
Partners Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm

Mixed Doubles 3.0/3.5 Tennis 8:00am
Pickleball 9:00am
Don’t Worry Bead Happy 12:00pm
Texas Hold’Em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Partners Pinochle 12:30pm
Couples Contract Bridge 6:00pm
Pickleball 6:30pm






Chartered Club Activities

Mah Jongg 1:00pm
Bocce Ball 2:00pm
Double Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:30pm

Chartered Club News

Sun City Festival actively promotes over 30 Chartered Clubs managed by residents
who passionately share a variety of similar interests. A separate club listing with an
introduction of each and contact representatives is available at Member Services as
well as online at under the Clubs & Interest Groups section.
Below are a few upcoming club activities. All Sun City Festival residents are encouraged to participate in any or all clubs. Learn more about club opportunities by
attending the upcoming events or by contacting club representatives.
Wood Shop & Craft Studios Facility Hours:
Monday - Saturday 7 am - 9 pm; Sunday 12 pm - 9 pm

Digital Photo Club

- Photography 101 Intro: Learning the ropes
with Old/New Camera
On January 20th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in Celebration Hall,
the Digital Photo Club will host their Photography 101
Introduction presentation to help you with your camera.
Come learn about the club and bring your camera and the
manual to receive help whether your camera is old or new.
This presentation is open to all Festival residents. No
registration is required. We hope to see you there.

Genealogy Club

- “Genealogy Gumshoe 101” Free Workshop

The Genealogy Club is hosting a Free Workshop,
“Genealogy Gumshoe 101” on January 21 at 1:00
pm in Celebration Hall. This workshop will introduce
you to this fascinating hobby and offer ideas on how
to be the detective of your family history, how to organize your information, how to use census data, and
where to go for free genealogy websites. There will
be a live demo of websites and software using computers to look for information
of interest to you. All Festival residents are welcome to come and learn about the
club and their roots! No advanced registration is necessary, just show up.

Players Club

- Introduction To Chess Class
Fridays from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon in the Sable
Room, an Introduction To Chess Class will be held
from January 8 through February 26th.

Joe Aibinder, our resident Chess Expert, will lead this
class for beginners. No previous chess experience is
necessary. The first lesson covers the basic rules of
the game and subsequent lessons review strategy,
tactics, openings, middle and endgames. There is
no charge for this class if you are a member of the Players Club, but if you are
not a current member, you will be required to join at the time of class with a $20
limited lifetime membership fee. If you are interested in taking the Introduction
To Chess Class, please contact Joe Aibinder at



Sun City Festival Community Association


What Exercise
Should I Do First?

by Chuck Eier, M.S. C.S.C.S.,
Fitness/Wellness Director

A common question with workouts is, “which exercise or what type of exercise to do
first?” Is aerobic exercise supposed to be done before the strength training? Which
muscles should be worked first when lifting weights? Does the order in which these
exercises are done make any difference? The answer inevitably comes down to
“that depends.”
For general fitness and weight control, aerobic/cardiovascular
exercise should be performed first followed by strength training.
This guideline is important to follow in order to ensure proper
warm-up prior to the hard effort of strength training. The increased
blood flow to muscles from the aerobic activity minimizes risk of
muscle pulls and tears and provides better performance. Though,
like many other things, some of it comes down to which way you
are most likely to do it. If you prefer a particular sequence, and
you’re likely to be consistent, stick to it.
If weight training is being performed on a day when aerobic
exercise is not done, some type of warm-up exercise is still
important. Five to ten minutes of activity can provide an adequate warm-up. Also critical is to include full-body activity
(nu-step machine or elliptical with arm exercise) to loosen
and warm-up the muscles of the upper body.
Another factor in determining the order in which exercise is
performed is priority. If cardiovascular fitness is most important, (for performance
or other reasons) emphasis should be on performing that exercise first when the
body is not fatigued from other exercise. If strength and muscle gains are most
important, weight training should be performed first (after adequate warm-up) when
the body is fresh and not yet fatigued.
When performing weight lifting exercises, the ideal order is to work large muscles
first, then exercise the small muscles. The large muscles consist of the legs, chest
and back. Smaller muscles are those of the shoulders and upper arms. This guideline is also dependent on priority. If the goal is to work specific muscles (not necessarily all of them) during a session, the focus would be on those particular muscles.
A way to create additional challenge is to vary the order in which
strength exercises are performed. When working small muscles first,
you create a greater challenge when exercising larger muscles later.
The order in which exercises are completed has an impact on overall
quality and safety of an exercise session. However, some decision
on what should be done first lies within goals and priorities as well as
personal preference.


Free Blood Pressure Screenings
Jan 8 at 2 pm & Jan 18 at 9 am (in Fitness Center)

ZUMBA 7:15 am
Pilates 8:30 am (ballroom)
Flow Yoga 8:45 am
Aqua Aerobics 10:00 am
Axis 10:00 am
Body Sculpting 11:30 am
Indoor Cycling 4:00 pm
S.E.T. 8:00 am
Cardio Burn 9:15 am
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30 am
Jazzercise 3:30 pm
Yoga 5:30 pm
ZUMBA 7:15 am
Pilates 8:20 am (ballroom)
Flow Yoga 8:45 am
Aqua Aerobics 10:00 am
Interval Blast 10:00 am
Jazzercise 1:00 pm
Indoor Cycling 4:00 pm
S.E.T. 8:00 am
Cardio Burn 9:15 am
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30 am
Equipment Orientation 3:00 pm
Jazzercise 3:30 pm
Yoga 5:30 pm
Flow Yoga 8:00 am
Pilates 8:00 am (ballroom)
ZUMBA 9:15 am
Aqua Aerobics 10:00 am
Body Sculpting 10:30 am
HIIT 8:15 am
Interval Blast 9:15am
Aqua Aerobics 10:00 am
* $2 or $4 fee for most classes

Massage Therapy: 1-hr $60,
90-Minutes $90
Fitness Assessment: Complete Fitness
Assessment with a personal exercise
program including one lesson = $40
Equipment Orientation: Free
60-minute group session on effective
and safe exercise with demonstrations.
Personal Training: One-on-one
personal training session $35/hr


Wine and Dine

Dining Hours:

Sat & Sun 8 am - 8 pm
Mon- Fri 11 am - 8 pm
Breakfast: Sat 8 am - 11 pm; Sun 8 am - 12 pm
Happy Hour: Daily 3 pm - 6 pm

Sunday, January 24

Wine Tasting Begins at 4 pm

Like Minds
live entertainment

January 8

4:00 - 6:30 pm

Enjoy an Array of Fine Wines to Taste,
Imported & Domestic Cheese Plate,
Bread, Crackers & Seasonal Fruit

Three-Course Dinner at 5 pm

Appetizer: Kale Bacon Stew
Main Course: Stuffed Cornish Game Hen - Sweet Brandy Jus
lie, Baby Carrots and Cauliflower Mash
Dessert: Carrot Cake with Chopped Walnuts and Cream
Cheese Frosting

DJ Jones

Reservations Required,
Call 928-252-6445 ext 209

Country Music Night

January 13

Bob Marotta
& Friends
January 22

4:00 - 6:00 pm


January 16

$35.00 Inclusive

4:00 - 6:00 pm

4:00 - 6:00 pm
live entertainment

Monday and Friday Golf Clinics
Golf Clinics are offered every Monday and Friday
at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Space is limited so
please sign up early. For more information or to
sign up, please call or visit the Pro Shop.

Get Golf Ready Clinics
January 18 - January 22

Nine and Dine
Sunday, January 31
Tee Time is 3:00 pm

Nine holes of golf followed by a wonderful dinner
buffet. Dinner will be at approximately 5/5:30 pm.
Make your own foursome. Sign up in the Pro Shop.

9 - 10:30 am
Cost: $99

These clinics are perfect for people who have
never played the game or have not played in
awhile. Register in the Golf Shop or online at

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Marketplace Partners
Contact Lisa at or 928-252-2133 for more information, or to advertise
on our Business Listings posted on the community website at

Contact Information
Brad Lundmark
Community Manager
Karey Belanger
Community Standards
Pat Cassidy
Facilities Director
Janet Turner
Lifestyle Director
Chuck Eier
Fitness & Wellness
Lisa Annett
George Jeffers, Ed. D.
Lifelong Learning Coord.
Caring Neighbors
Copper Canyon Golf Club/
Indigo Grille
Festival Sales Center
Del Webb Customer Service

Sage Recreation Center
Fax: 928-252-2102

Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Wood Shop & Craft Studios

Monday - Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm