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Sun City Festival Community Association

26501 West Desert Vista Boulevard, Buckeye, Arizona 85396 March 2019

March 24th

April 20th
Tickets on Sale Mar 20th 9:00 am

Rona Yellow Robe

Concert and Workshop
March 30th 4-8pm

Desert Harmony Presents

Festival Theatre Group:
“The Many Moods
“Life, LOVE, & AGING” of Music”
(an evening of One Acts)
March 8th
March 22nd 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
March 23rd 4:00 pm
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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• Right Path • Right Path
Health Screening Health Screening

High Tide Flyboys

March 24th March 10th

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•Nice and Easy Market Festival Theatre •Blood Drive
Travel 1:00pm 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Group: “Life,
• Dr. Gasser DDS-
7:00 pm
Implant Seminar
Ash Wednesday 6:00 pm
Mardi Gras

10 11 12 13 •Farmers 14 15 16
• Medicare Market
Seminar 10:00 am Nice and Easy 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Flyboys Concert 6:00 pm Travel 5:00pm •First Financial
•Greenway Cotton Seminar 2:00 pm
Cold Laser Therapy
9:00 am
Daylight Savings

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Garage Sale
• Sun Valley • Journey Starting at 8:00 am
•Sunday Movie • Wellness Solar Solutions Tickets on Sale •Farmers Market Desert Harmony
Screening 1:00 pm 9:00 am 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Matinee 1:00 pm Presents Desert Harmony
7:30 am - 11:00 am
The Mule •Bergen Financial “The Many Presents

Seminar 4:00pm Moods of Music” “The Many
St Patrick’s Day 7:00pm Moods of Music”
Vernal Equinox 4:00pm

24 25 26 27 •Farmers Market 28 29 30
10:00 am to
High Tide 1:00 pm
Beach Boys • Edward Jones
•New Resident Orientation
Seminar - 10:00 am
Concert 8:30 am Clubs
Food Truck Event
9:00 am Presentation
•Modern City Solar 4:00- 7:00 pm
•Rona Yellow Robe
- 2:00 pm Workshop and Concert

•Fine Insurance Group

3:00 pm

Volunteer Appreciation Brunch BOOKMOBILE is Back!
April 2nd March 7th, 21st
10 am - Noon April 4th, 18th
Indigo Grille 9 am to Noon - Sage Center
Watch for your invitation 2-4 pm - Foothills Park

There is always something to do at Sun City Festival!
Fine Arts 8:30am S.E.T. 8:00 AM ZUMBA 7:15 am
YOGA 8:30AM Swimmers Club Workout 9:00am Wood Carving Class 8:00am
Pickleball 8:00am Swimmers Club Workout 10:00am Fine Arts 8:30am
Mah Jongg 9:00am PILATES 8:20 AM (BALLROOM)
Pickleball 9:00am YOGA 8:30 AM
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00am
Lady Putters 9:30am
PlayersClubMahJongg&OpenPlay9:00am Pickleball 8:00am
STEP AND PUMP 9:15 AM Players Club Bridge & Open Play
S.T.A.R.T. 9:45AM 9:00am
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00AM Paper Crafts & More 9:30am
Beginner Bridge 9:00am
Current Events 10:30am Digital Photo 10:00 am Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
DANCE FINTNESS 11:00AMStrength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD AQUA AEROBICS 11:15 AM 4:00pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30pm Contract Bridge 12:30pm DANCE FUSION 9:45AM
Chess 12:30pm Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm Line Dancers Intermediate 10:00am
Scrabble 12:30pm AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Festival Stitchers 12:30pm BODY WORKS 11:45 AM
Lady Putters 12:30pm
BODY WORKS 12:15PM YOGA 4:00 PM Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Line Dancers Beginner/Improver 1:15 pm TournamentPoker (1st&3rdTue)5:30pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) Lady Putters 12:30pm
Woodcrafters 5:30pm 5:30pm GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM
Euchre 6:30pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30pm AQUA AEROBICS 3:00 PM
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00pm Pickleball 6:30pm Genealogy (2nd Wed) 3:00pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00pm Festival Veterans Club (2nd Wed) 3:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Paper Crafts & More 6:00pm
Single Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
H.I.I.T. 8:00 AM
S.E.T. 8:00 AM PILATES 8:00 AM (BALLROOM) Pickleball 9:00am
Swimmers Club Workout 9:00am Pickleball 8:00am
Contract Bridge 9:00am Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
Swimmers Club Workout10:00am
Pickleball 8:00am Quilting Bees 9:00am Line Dancers Absolute Beginners 9:15 am
Fine Arts 9:00am ZUMBA 9:15 AM AQUA YOGA 11:00 AM
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Table Tennis 11:45 am
Lady Putters 9:30am WoodshopMonthlyMtg(3rdFri)10:00am Texas Hold’Em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM FAB’s Luncheon 11:30am Partners Pinochle 12:30pm
AQUA AEROBICS 11:15 AM BODY WORKS 11:45 AM Couples Contract Bridge 6:00pm
Duplicate Bridge 12:30pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm
Chess 12:30pm SUNDAYS
Genealogy (2nd & 4th Fri) 1:00 pm
Computer Club (2nd and 4th Thursday) 3:00pm CHAIR YOGA 1:00 PM Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00pm Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Bunco 6:30pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00pm
Pa rtners Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Double Deck Pinochle 6:00pm
Table Tennis 6:30 pm

Charter CLUBS in Black.

FITNESS CLASSES in Purple. Stop by the Sage Center to sign up! 3
Chartered Club News
The Sun City Festival Pickleball Club’s 2019
In‐House Tournament
will be held March 18th – March 22nd
at the Wagner Court Complex.
This is the 10th Annual In‐House Tournament. Come see
over 200 of your neighbors and friends play Pickleball in
a competitive format.
We are looking for Volunteers to help out during the
Tournament. Please visit the In‐House Tournament tab
on our website for more information and to

Paper Crafts & More

Club - Free Class
We will be offering a Free make and take class for
anyone who might be interested in joining paper
crafts. All tools and supplies will be provided, so
if you would like to see what paper crafting is all
about, please join us and make a beautiful hand-
made card to take home and see what all the fun
is about. The class will be April 9th at 10:00 am.
To sign up, please contact
Paula J Taylor at 928-252-2851
Marilyn Kruger at 928-252-3916

Sun City Festival Fireballs

-Ladies Team- will play their second game here at
Festival on Saturday March 9th at 10am.
They will be facing the Surprise TwiZted Sisters.
(yes that is the correct spelling)

Come on out and support your new Ladies Softball



Pet Friendly Gardening

Please join The Sun City Festival Dog Club in
celebration of spring, March 5th at 3:00 pm in
Celebration Hall.

Our guest speaker will be Pat McDaniel,

Master Gardener. Topics will include: Pet
Friendly plants, toxic plants, pruning plants,
and shady plants. Critters and other fun stuff
will be discussed.
Free of Charge and open Sun City Festival
residents, you are invited to Dog Club spring
gardening event. Donations are welcome.

Upcoming Sun City Festival

Lifestyle Events

Sunday Pre-Register at

Member Services
$3/person Includes

1 pm
1 Soda and 1 Candy

Celebration Hall March 17th May 17th

A Star is Born The Mule

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

make a difference. Some foods joints and surrounding cartilage.

help fight inflammation (local and The pill is believed to help to
systemic)-a problem common with rebuild joints. This treatment may
arthritis. And, keeping food intake provide some short-tem pain relief
appropriate will also help main- when injected into the joint. Pill
tain healthy body weight, thus form typically provides little help.
minimizing stress on joints. Lean
We spend more money treat-
meats and fish, plenty of fresh
ing arthritis than we do cancer.
vegetables and a lot of omega-3
Money well spent is getting accu-
People in the United States spend fatty acids are the best choices to
rate diagnosis and getting effec-
approximately $130 billion on help with arthritis treatment.
tive treatments. Not everything
arthritis treatments each year.
Exercise is also some of the best believed to provide help with
Because arthritis is so common,
medicine for arthritis. Inactiv- arthritis can actually make a differ-
it’s no wonder we have plethora
ity can simply lead to additional ence. Visit to
of available treatments both effec-
joint deterioration. Low-impact, learn more about symptoms and
tive and not effective.
range-of-motion exercise such as treatment of arthritis.
A crucial thing to do is get a cor- aqua aerobics, yoga and cycling
rect diagnosis. Some illnesses, are perfect for achy joints. These
like gout, can have arthritis-like exercises stimulate circulation, Sources: Dostal, Erin. 8 Myths About
symptoms. Additionally, the strengthen muscles used to stabi- Arthritis-Busted!
diagnosis needs to determine the lize joints, and loosen tight, sore
correct type of arthritis. This will muscles.
always determine correct and ef-
At the first sign of chronic joint
fective treatment. Rheumatoid,
pain, many people reach for the
virus-caused, or any of the 100
glucosamine supplements. This
other types of arthritis, need to be
may not be the cure it is believed
treated correctly.
to be. Glucosamine is a com-
The right food choices can also pound naturally occurring in the

Free Blood Pressure
Fitness Assessment: Massage Therapy
$40/one lesson. Complete Fitness Enjoy a relaxing, therapeutic massage. A
Assessment with a personal exercise massage promotes relaxation, reduces March 1st at 2 pm &
program including one lesson stress and relieves mental and physical March 18th at 9 am
fatigue. 60-minute appointment $60.00 (Sage Center Fitness)
Equipment Orientation: FREE
60-minute group session on effective Personal Training:
and safe exercise with demonstrations. One-on-one personal training is avail- Blood Pressure Testing is offered
Every Thursday at 3:00 PM in the able for those wanting or needing, a bit twice per month in the Fitness
Fitness Center. more exercise guidance or motivation. Center. No appointments are
exercise program. 1 session: $35.00 necessary.

The Indigo Grille Presents
Every Friday in March!
Dining Hours: Featuring..
Sat 10:30 am - 8 pm
Sun 8:00 am - 8 pm March 1st The Crossroads Band
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm
March 8th Forever Young
Sat & Sun, 8 am - 11 am March 15th Bleu Passion
Happy Hour: March 22nd The Crossroads Band
Daily 2 pm - 5 pm
All bands will perform on the patio from 4:30pm-7:30pm
Bar 28: Patio will be closed from 2pm-3pm to set up for band, then
12:00pm - 8 pm
open at 3pm, first come first serve on all outdoor seating.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Golf

Clinics are from 10:00am-11:00am and cost $20.
Space is limited so please sign up early. For more
information or to sign up please call or visit the golf
Nine and Dine
Get Golf Ready Clinics Sunday March 17th at 3:30pm
These clinics are perfect for people who have never Sign up or Inquire in the golf shop.
played the game or have not played in awhile.
Next Clinic Dates: Tee Time Call in Time Changes to 6:00am
March 11th - 15th Date: Monday April 1st
March 25th – 29th Tee Time Number: 623-277-5644
Clinic Times: 9:00-10:30am
Cost: $99
Register in the Golf Shop

For a complete list of our rates, please


Contact Information
Kim Rinehart
Community Manager

Melissa Kean
Community Standards

Mike Marino
Facilities Director

Janet Turner
Lifestyle Director

Chuck Eier
Fitness & Wellness

Ryan Duncan

Caring Neighbors

Copper Canyon Golf Club/

Indigo Grille

Festival Sales Center


Del Webb/Pulte
Customer Service

AAM Billing/Customer Care

Vic Owen
SC Festival
Resident 503-706-4047 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

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