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Sun City Festival Community Association

News http://oursuncityfestival.net
26501 West Desert Vista Boulevard, Buckeye, Arizona 85396 May 2019

Tickets on Sale May 7th 9:00 am

June 14th • Celebration Hall • 7:00pm


Rock Me Gently ~ James Taylor, Carole King & more
From Jim Croce to Dan Fogelberg, and Carole King to James Taylor,
ROCK ME GENTLY presents an unforgettable two hours of some
of the greatest American music to come from the 1970s.

May 10th
7:00 pm
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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May • ECS Solar

Events
Seminar
10:00 am

Spouse Whisperer
May 10th

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•Ticket Sales for • Sun Valley Solar


Rock Me Gently 10:00 am • The Spouse
9:00 am Whisperer
Cinco de Mayo Ramadan Begins 7:00 pm

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• BFS Home • First •Armed Forces
Warranty • Understanding Financial Equity
Medicare Day Celebration
11:00 am 10:00 am
6:00 pm
Armed Forces
Mothers Day Day

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• Sunday Movie
The Mule •Casino Trip
1:00 pm

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Memorial Day
Holiday Hours
7AM- 10PM

BOOKMOBILE
May 2nd, 16th
9 am to Noon - Sage Center
2-4 pm - Foothills Park

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There is always something to do at Sun City Festival!
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MONDAYS TUESDAYS WEDNESDAYS
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

S.T.A.R.T. 9:45AM STEP AND PUMP 9:15 AM Players Club Bridge & Open Play 9:00am
Beginner Bridge 9:00am
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00AM Paper Crafts & More 9:30am
Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
Current Events 10:30am Digital Photo 9:30 am Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-4:00pm
DANCE FINTNESS 11:00AMStrength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM DANCE FUSION 9:45AM
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD AQUA AEROBICS 11:30 AM Line Dancers Practice Intermediate 10:00am
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30pm Contract Bridge 12:30pm AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Chess 12:30pm Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm BODY WORKS 11:45 AM
Scrabble 12:30pm Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Festival Stitchers 12:30pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Lady Putters 12:30pm
BODY WORKS 12:15PM YOGA 4:00 PM Lady Putters 12:30pm
TournamentPoker (1st&3rdTue)5:30pm CHAIR YOGA 1:00 PM
Line Dancers Beginner 1:15 pm
Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM
Line Dancers Intermediate 2:45 pm
AQUA AEROBICS 3:00 PM
GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM 5:30pm Genealogy (2nd Wed) 3:00pm
Woodcrafters 5:30pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30pm Festival Veterans Club (2nd Wed) 3:30pm
Euchre 6:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm Line Dancers Practice Beginner Dances 5:00 pm
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00pm Paper Crafts & More 6:00pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00pm Single Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm

THURSDAYS FRIDAYS SATURDAYS


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 9:30 am
Fine Arts 9:00am ZUMBA 9:15 AM AQUA YOGA 11:00 AM
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Table Tennis 11:45 am
STEP IT UP 9:15 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 11:30 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
EQUIPMENT ORIENTATION3:00PM
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
YOGA 4:00 PM GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00pm Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Bunco 6:30pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00pm
Partners 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
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Upcoming Sun City Festival
Lifestyle Events

VEE QUIVA
Casino Trip
When: May 21st
Time: 9:00 am
Cost: $15
(receive $30 credit at casino)
$2 tip for the bus driver
Return at 5pm to SCF.

Space is limited!

Evening
at
the
Theater.
When:
Tuesday, June 4th
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
$5
Where:
Celebration Hall
Cash Bar and Light Snacks provided.

Sunday May 19th


Movie The Mule
Madness
Pre-Register at
Member Services
$3/person Includes
1 pm Popcorn,
Celebration Hall 1 Soda and 1 Candy

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Chartered Club News
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Free Knitting and


Crochet classes!
Want to learn to knit or
crochet? The Knit One &
Crochet Too club offers
one‐on‐one classes on a
first come basis. Membership in our club is
not necessary. We have all tools and materials
for you to drop in during any of our regular
meetings and get started.
We meet in the Terra Cotta room on Mon-
days, 9 am to noon; Tuesdays and Thursdays,
12:30pm – 4:30pm.
Contact Caron Schwahn at 602‐399‐1372 for
more information or stop by any time.
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PUMPING IRON CAN PUMP YOUR BRAIN by Chuck Eier, M.S. C.S.C..
Fitness/Wellness Director

bined. Since weight training can showed a decline in function over


stimulate the release of hormones the same six-month period. It is
which make muscles grow, it believed the combined treatment

W eight
train-
ing does
might have a similar benefit for
the brain.
created elevated levels of stress
hormones known to cause a de-
cline in cognitive function.
Study participants did six months
wonders for
of structured, supervised weight By 2050, dementia is predicted to
maintain-
training. After six months, signifi- affect 135 million people around
ing strength
cant improvements were mea- the world. Aerobic exercise, and
and muscle mass, and for boosting
sured in cognitive function rela- now weight training, have both
metabolism. New research shows
tive to planning, visual memory been shown to minimize risks for
weight training may also help
and others. Twelve months after loss of cognitive function in the
in the battle against dementia.
the supervised weight training healthy brain, and prevent further
Dementia is a category of brain
was discontinued, the cognitive decline in early stages of cognitive
diseases which cause gradual
improvements were still present. loss.
decline in cognitive ability and loss
To find out how long the benefits
of memory. Alzheimer’s Disease is
last, researchers will follow the
one of several forms of dementia.
study participants over the next
One hundred people partici- five years.
pated in a five-year study done by
Of the study participants, only the
Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh
weight training group showed im-
at the University of Sydney. The
provement on the cognitive func-
research compared the effects of
tion tests. The group doing both
computer-based brain training,
weight and brain training actually
weight training, and both com-

Fitness
Massage Therapy Screenings
Fitness Assessment: Enjoy a relaxing, therapeutic massage. A
May 3rd at 2 pm &
$40/one lesson. Complete Fitness massage promotes relaxation, reduces
Assessment with a personal exercise stress and relieves mental and physical May 20th at 9 am
program including one lesson fatigue. 60-minute appointment $60.00 (Sage Center Fitness)
Equipment Orientation: FREE Personal Training: Blood Pressure Testing is offered
60-minute group session on effective One-on-one personal training is avail-
twice per month in the Fitness
and safe exercise with demonstrations. able for those wanting or needing, a bit
Center. No appointments are
Every Thursday at 3:00 PM in the more exercise guidance or motivation.
Fitness Center. exercise program. 1 session: $35.00 necessary.

Free Blood Pressure

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The Indigo Grille Presents
“LIVE FROM THE PATIO”
MUSIC SERIES 4:30 to 7:30
Dining Hours:
Sat 10:30 am - 8 pm
Featuring..
Sun 8:00 am - 8 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm
- Friday May 3rd Tru Memories with Bob Marotta
- Friday May 10th Classic Attitude
Breakfast:
Sat & Sun, 8 am - 11 am Thursday May 16th
Happy Hour: - The George Cross Normandy send off with The
Daily 2 pm - 5 pm Branded Country Band
Bar 28: - Friday May 24th Bleu Passion
12:00pm - 8 pm

Memorial Day Tournament –


Monday May 27th @ 8:00am Shotgun
Individual Stroke Play Competition
Prizes for Men’s and Women’s Divisions
Horse Race / Shootout –
Thursday May 9th @ 5:00pm Price: Includes Green Fee, Prize Entry, Lunch, Tax
This event is a must if you like a good time. The $39 – Indigo Pass
closest to full contact golf you will get as your $59 – SCF Resident
competitor’s egg you on, sometimes in your $69 – Guest
backswing. This event features two person teams Sign up in the Golf Shop
who alternate their shots. High scoring teams are
eliminated on each hole until there are only three Peg N Keg -
teams. Out of the three we will get a Win Monday May 20th @ 4:00pm
(1st Place), Place (2nd Place), and a Show This putting contest is a favorite among our residents.
(3rd place). Serious golfers must leave the serious Test your putting skills on our ever changing 9 hole
at home for this event, we like to have fun. Entry course and bring your thirst as there will be a keg of
includes 2 drink tickets. beer for you to enjoy as well.
Cost $15 All for only $10

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Golf


Clinics
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 For a complete list of our rates, please
shop. visit www.coppercanyongolfclub.com

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Contact Information
Kim Rinehart
Community Manager
928-252-2103
krinehart@aamaz.com

Melissa Kean
Community Standards
928-252-2105
mkean@aamaz.com

Mike Marino
Facilities Director
928-252-2130
mmarino@aamaz.com

Janet Turner
Lifestyle Director
928-252-2104
jturner@aamaz.com

Chuck Eier
Fitness & Wellness
Director
928-252-2115
ceier@aamaz.com

Ryan Duncan
Communications
928-252-2133
rduncan@aamaz.com

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
Vic Owen
Realtor http://oursuncityfestival.net
SC Festival
Resident 503-706-4047 Sage Recreation Center
vicowen08@gmail.com
Arizonabuyersrealy.com 928-252-2100
Fax: 928-252-2102
Monday - Friday
SCFestivalrealty.com 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