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Sun City Festival Community Association

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26501 West Desert Vista Boulevard, Buckeye, Arizona 85396 DECEMBER 2017
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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December
Events
3 4 •Drug Drop Off
5 •Sun Valley 6 •Mediation 2 7 8 9
Solar -10:00 am - 9:00 am
•Intro To Spirtuality - 10:00 am •People Photography •Edward Jones
- 10:00 am •Book Discussion: -10:00 am Seminar
When the Emperor •Nice and Easy Travel
•Taking Control -10:00 am
Was Divine -10:30 am •Intro to Native
of Irrigation
-12:30 pm •Healthy Holiday Oils American Flute
- 1:00 pm -1:00pm -1:00 pm
•Survival Spanish •AZ Wills, Trusts, •Survival Spanish
-4:00 pm Estates -3:00 pm -4:00pm

10 •Water and 11 12 13 14 15 16
•Tribute to •Op-Ed Wed •Mediation
Christmas the Valley of the -10:00 am - 9:00 am •Ask a Master
- 7:00 pm Sun •AZ Wills, Trusts, •BookMobile Gardener
-1:00 pm Estates -3:00 pm - 9am to Noon •Desert Botanical -10:00 am
•Hour of Garden Trip
Holiday Joy -4:30 pm
•Chanukah starts - 1:00 pm
at sunset

17 18 •Winter Club 19 20 21 22 23
•Desert Hamony Expo •SolarCity
Holiday Concert - 3:00 pm to Seminar -1:00pm
- 7:00 pm 6:00pm

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•Christmas Day
•Christmas Eve Sage Center •BookMobile
Sage Center Open Closed - 9am to Noon
7:00 am - 2:00pm •Kwanzaa Begins

•Seas the
New Year
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Event -9:00pm
•Sage Center Open
-7:00 am - 2:00pm

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There is always something to do at Sun City Festival!
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MONDAYS TUESDAYS WEDNESDAYS
ZUMBA 7:15AM S.E.T. 7:00 AM ZUMBA 7:15 am
Ladies Doubles Tennis 8:00am Wood Carving Class 8:00am
Fine Arts 8:30am S.E.T. 8:00 AM
Fine Arts 8:30am
PILATES 8:30AM Swimmers Club Workout 9:00am PILATES 8:20 AM (BALLROOM)
YOGA 8:30AM
Pickleball 8:00am Pickleball 9:00am YOGA 8:30 AM
Mah Jongg 9:00am Players Club Mah Jongg & Open Play 9:00am Pickleball 8:00am
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00am Men’s Doubles Tennis 9:00am
Lady Putters 9:30am
STEP IT UP 9:15 AM Players Club Bridge & Open Play 9:00am
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00AM Paper Crafts & More 9:30am Beginner Bridge 9:00am
Current Events 10:30am Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
CARDIOLITE 10:45AM Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-4:00pm
DANCE FINTNESS 11:30AM AQUA AEROBICS 11:15 AM INTERVAL BLAST 9:45 AM
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD DANCE FITNESS 11:45 AM AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30pm CARDIO LITE 11:00 AM
Chess 12:30pm Contract Bridge 12:30pm
GENTLE FITNESS 11:45 AM
Scrabble 12:30pm Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm
Lady Putters 12:30pm GENTLE YOGA 2:00PM
GENTLE FINTNESS 12:45PM Festival Stitchers 12:30pm CHAIR YOGA 3:15PM
GENTLE YOGA 2:00PM Water Volleyball 1:00pm Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30pm
CHAIR YOGA 3:15PM Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Woodcrafters 5:30pm YOGA 4:00 PM Lady Putters 12:30pm
Euchre 6:30pm Tournament Poker (1st & 3rd Tue) 5:30pm Genealogy (2nd Wed) 3:00pm
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00pm Festival Veterans Club (4th Wed) 3:30pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00pm
Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) 5:30pm
Paper Crafts & More 6:00pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30pm Single Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm

THURSDAYS FRIDAYS SATURDAYS
S.E.T. 7:00 AM YOGA 8:00 AM Mixed Doubles 3.0/3.5 Tennis 8:00am
S.E.T. 8:00 AM H.I.I.T 8:15 AM
Pickleball 8:00am PILATES 8:00 AM (BALLROOM)
Men’s Doubles Tennis Ladder 9:00am Pickleball 9:00am
Swimmers Club Workout 9:00am Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
Fine Arts 9:00am Pickleball 8:00am INTERVAL BLAST 9:15 AM
STEP IT UP 9:15 AM Contract Bridge 9:00am AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Lady Putters 9:30am Quilting Bees 9:00am CARDIO LITE 10:30 AM
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM ZUMBA 9:15 AM Texas Hold’Em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Line Dancers- Steps & Basics 10:00am Partners Pinochle 12:30pm
Line Dancers- Beginner Lessons 10:30am AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Woodshop Monthly Mtg (3rd Fri) Couples Contract Bridge 6:00pm
LineDancers-IntermediateLessons11:15am Pickleball 6:30pm
AQUA AEROBICS 11:15 AM 10:00am
DANCE FITNESS 11:45 AM
Duplicate Bridge 12:30pm
FAB’s Luncheon 11:30am SUNDAYS
GENTLE FITNESS 11:45 AM
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Water Volleyball 1:00pm
EQUIPMENT ORIENTATION 3:00 PM Chess 12:30pm Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30pm
YOGA 4:00 PM Genealogy (2nd & 4th Fri) 1:00 pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00pm CHAIR YOGA 1:00PM Double Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Partners Pinochle 6:30pm GENTLE YOGA 2:15PM
Pickleball 6:30pm Bunco 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
Charter CLUBS in Black.
FITNESS CLASSES in Purple. Stop by the Sage Center to sign up! 3
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Upcoming Sun City Festival
Lifestyle Events

FESTIVAL LEARNING
Fall 2017 Spring 2018
Register starting in Late December for
our Spring 2018 Classes!

Keep an eye out for our Course Catalog
and Some Exciting New Classes!

Classes Start January 11th!

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Lower Your Risk for Dementia by Chuck Eier, M.S. C.S.C..
Fitness/Wellness Director

D ementia
is a term
for a group
These reserves can slow mental
decline. Recent research reveals this
may be less significant than previously
Social activity has also been shown
to provide a brain boost. Hanging
out with friends and participating in
of symptoms believed. However, mental stimula- activities with other people stimulate
caused by tion and stress relief resulting from the brain and lower risks for demen-
disorders which these activities are still helpful to keep tia.
affect the brain. the mind sharp. Additionally, risk factors for devel-
Many types Learning to play a musical instru- oping any types of dementia include
of dementia ment, or learning any new physical/ smoking, excessive alcohol consump-
exist and any mental task can also boost brain tion, elevated cholesterol levels and
of them can strike anyone. People power. Research from the University diabetes.
with dementia lose their ability to of Kansas showed those who played a
solve problems and control emotions. Activities to reduce stress, provide
musical instrument did better on tests brain stimulation and improve physi-
Other symptoms of dementia include of mental abilities. This also held true
personality changes, memory loss and cal fitness are all things reducing the
for people who had played an instru- risk of developing dementia and limit
impaired intellectual functions. More ment but stopped years prior. Having
than 5 million Americans have Al- mental decline.
learned how to play an instrument
zheimer’s, the most common type of early in life may provide lifelong brain “5 Ways to Cut Your Risk for Dementia,” Linda
dementia. Different types of demen- benefits. Warner Andrews.
tia effect different parts of the brain.
Some include loss of circulation and The Mayo Clinic has published
some include damage to nerve cells. research indicating physical activity
Increasing amounts of research reveal can reduce the risk for dementia. Any
that we have potential for lowering activity raising the heart and breath-
risks for dementia. ing rate provides benefit. Cardiovas-
cular exercise like brisk walking or
Activities that challenge the brain- cycling should be done most days of
crossword puzzles, chess playing, the week for thirty minutes or more
reading-help build reserves of brain each time.
cells and connections of brain cells.

Fitness
Massage Therapy: Free Blood Pressure
1-hour for $60, 90-minutes for $90 Personal Training: Screenings
$35 per hourOne-on-one personal
December 1st at 2 pm &
Fitness Assessment: training session
$40/one lesson. Complete Fitness December 18th at 9 am
Assessment with a personal exercise (Sage Center Fitness)
See the Fitness Check-In Desk
program including one lesson
for more information. Blood Pressure Testing is offered
Equipment Orientation: FREE twice per month in the Fitness Cen-
60-minute group session on effec- ter. No appointments are necessary.
tive and safe exercise with demon-
strations.
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NewsChartered Club News
What are your interests? Join a club and have some fun!

S un City Festival actively promotes and supports a variety
of more than 30 Chartered Clubs within the community.
Each club is managed and run by volunteer residents who
passionately share a similar interests.

A separate club listing page with a short introduction of each
club and the contact person is available at Member Services as
well as online at www.OurSunCityFestival.net under the Clubs
& Interest Groups section.

All Sun City Festival residents are encouraged to participate in
any or all clubs. You can learn more about club opportunities
by attending their upcoming events or by contacting the club representatives for more information.

December 19th
3 pm to 6 pm

News from Happy Holidays!! Are you looking for “the perfect
gift” or an additional stocking stuffer idea this holi-

The Spa day season? LaPaur can help! Give the gift of reju-
venation and relaxation this year. Signature Facials
are always a hit. Pamper the ones you love with this
luxurious 90 minute treatment and let me do the work while you collect Upcoming Trips:
the accolades. Perhaps dry heals, hands and lips are a concern or you’re Northern Arizona Holiday Getaway
just looking for some little extras. Hydrating body lotions and masks are December 2-4, 2017 This holiday begins
perfect for every stocking. Get your shopping done quickly and easily
with seating at the Prescott Christmas Pa-
without ever leaving Festival! Call LaPaur, ‘Your spa in Sun City Festival’,
rade, followed by entertainment and the
for help with all your gift giving needs.
lighting of the Historic Square. The second
December Specials
evening features the lights at Red Rock
$15 off all gift certificates purchased before December 18th!! Fantasy and Little America in Flagstaff.
Text or call the Spa @ 602-620-3387 to order yours today
Christmas Dinner and Party on Wheels
All body hydrators, lip hydrators and facial masks are $10 off
December 14, 2017 Enjoy a delicious
*Must be ordered by December 15th to insure Christmas delivery!!*
dinner and then go “Dashing through the
Remember…if you’re thinking of amping up your skincare regimen or
Desert” while viewing some of the best
have questions, consultations are always free!
light displays in the Valley, including the
I look forward to hearing from you and serving you at LaPaur,
Mormon Temple, and neighborhoods
your Sun City Festival Spa! which have won national awards for their

Lisa 602-620-3387
displays
To Register for a Trip, Contact
FREE SPIRIT VACATIONS
Refresh & Rejuvenate at LaPaur 480-926-5547
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Dining Hours:
Sat & Sun 8 am - 8 pm
Mon- Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm

Breakfast:
Sat 8 am - 11 am
Sun 8 am - 12 pm

Happy Hour:
Daily 3 pm - 6 pm

Monday and Friday Golf Clinics Nine and Dine
Sunday December 10th at 3:00pm
Clinics are from 10:00am-11:00pm and cost $20. Make your own foursome
Space is limited so please sign up early. For more Sign up in the golf shop
information or to sign up please call or visit the golf
shop.
Get Golf Ready Clinics
These clinics are perfect for people who have never
played the game or have not played in awhile.
Golf Shop Semi Annual Holiday Sale Next Clinic Dates: December 11, 2017 – December
Friday December 8th 5:00pm-7:00pm 15, 2017
Clinic Times: 9:00-10:30am
Please join us for our Semi Annual Shopping Sale, Cost: $99
where wine and appetizers will not be the only Register in the Golf Shop
thing you enjoy. Enjoy discounts up to 50% off
your entire purchase of golf shop merchandise in
a fun festive atmosphere. Please remember that
the golf shop will be closed from 4:00pm-5:00pm 12 Days of Christmas Sale
December 13th – December 24th
in preparation for the big event. Each day a different item will be featured at 30% off
and on the 24th everything in the golf shop will be
25% off.

Copper Canyon Golf Club and The Indigo Grille will be
CLOSED on Christmas Day!

For a complete list of our rates, please
visit www.coppercanyongolfclub.com
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Contact Information

Kim Rinehart
Community Manager
928-252-2103

Karey Belanger
Community Standards
928-252-2105

Pat Cassidy
Facilities Director
928-252-2130

Janet Turner
Lifestyle Director
928-252-2104

Chuck Eier
Fitness & Wellness
Director
928-252-2115

Ryan Duncan
Communications
928-252-2133

Caring Neighbors
928-252-2118

Copper Canyon Golf Club/
Indigo Grille
928-252-6445

Festival Sales Center
623-444-1105

Del Webb/Pulte
Customer Service
800-664-3094

AAM Billing/Customer Care
602-906-4940

Sage Recreation Center
928-252-2100
Fax: 928-252-2102
Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Wood Shop & Craft Studios
928-252-2283
Monday - Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm