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Sun City Festival Community Association

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

Tickets on Sale Sept 10th 9:00 am

Tickets on Sale Sept 25th 9:00 am

Tickets on Sale Oct 1st 9:00 am

October 25th October 11th November 2nd

4:00 pm 7:00pm 4:00 pm 7:00pm 4:00 pm 7:00pm
$25.00 $20.00 $20.00

October 19th
9 a.m. - Noon
Sage Center

September 27th • 4:00 pm 7:00pm

Oct 10th 10am - 1pm $20.00 - Celebration Hall
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Labor Day
• Drug Drop Off
Sage Center 10am - 2pm
7:00 a.m. -
10:00 p.m.

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• Ticket Sales: • DJ Trivia
Grandparents Listen To The Music ~ Patriot Day 6:00 pm
The Doobie Brothers
Tribute 9:00 am
• Harmony • Harmony • Harmony
• Sun Vally Solar Medical Care Medical Care Medical Care
Seminar 11:00 am Health Health Health
Screening Screening Screening

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• CPR class
• Sunday Movie • Give up My • Understanding 1:30 pm
1:00pm Time Share Semi- Medicare
nar 10:00 am 1:00 pm

Constitution Day

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• Ticket Sales: Resident
•Nice and Easy ARETHA: The Queen Orientation • AbbaFab
of Soul 9:00 am 8:30 am Clubs Concert
Autumnal Travel Seminar
9:00 am Presentation 4:00 pm 7:00pm
equinox 1:00pm •Bergen Financial
Seminar 4:00 pm •Free Living Trust
Seminar- Dwornik
Law Firm 9:00am

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Rosh Hashanah
Events AbbaFab
September 27th

September 8th, 22nd
9 am to Noon - Sage Center
Returns 1 pm to 4 pm - Foothills Park
10am - 1pm
Oct 10th
There is always something to do at Sun City Festival!
TABATA 8:00 AM S.E.T. 8:00 AM ZUMBA 7:15 AM
PILATES 9:00 AM SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT Wood Carving Class 8:00am
Fine Arts 8:30am MAY—OCT 7:00AM; NOV—APRIL 9:00AM Fine Arts 8:30am
Mah Jongg 9:00am MAY—OCT 8:00AM; NOV—APRIL 10:00AM YOGA 8:30 AM
Pickleball 8:00am
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00am Pickleball 9:00am Players Club Bridge & Open Play 9:00am
Lady Putters 9:30am PlayersClubMahJongg&OpenPlay9:00am Beginner Bridge 9:00am
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00AM STEP AND PUMP 9:15 AM Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
Current Events 10:30am
Paper Crafts & More 9:30am Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-4:00pm
Line Dancers Practice Intermediate 10:00am
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD Digital Photo 9:30 am AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30pmStrength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM BODY WORKS 11:45 AM
Scrabble 12:30pm AQUA AEROBICS 11:30 AM Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Lady Putters 12:30pm Contract Bridge 12:30pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm
BODY WORKS 12:15PM Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm Lady Putters 12:30pm
Line Dancers Beginner 1:15 pm GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM
Festival Stitchers 12:30pm AQUA AEROBICS 3:00 PM
Line Dancers Intermediate 2:45 pm YOGA 4:00 PM Festival Veterans Club (2nd Wed) 3:30pm
Woodcrafters 5:30pm
ZUMBA 5:15 PM Line Dancers Practice Beginner Dances 5:00 pm
Paper Crafts & More 6:00pm
Euchre 6:30pm Tournament Poker (1st & 3rd Tue) 5:30pm Single Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00pm Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) 5:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm


PILATES 8:00 AM (BALLROOM) Pickleball 9:00am
S.E.T. 8:00 AM Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
Pickleball 8:00am
MAY—OCT 7:00AM; NOV—APRIL 9:00AM Contract Bridge 9:00am Line Dancers Absolute Beginners 9:30 am
MAY—OCT 8:00AM; NOV—APRIL 10:00AM ZUMBA 9:15 AM Table Tennis 11:45 am
Pickleball 8:00am AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Texas Hold’Em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Fine Arts 9:00am WoodshopMonthlyMtg(3rdFri)10:00am Partners Pinochle 12:30pm
STEP IT UP 9:15 AM FAB’s Luncheon 11:30am Couples Contract Bridge 6:00pm
Lady Putters 9:30am BODY WORKS 11:45 AM Pickleball 6:30pm
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Duplicate Bridge 12:30pm
Chess 12:30pm SUNDAYS
Genealogy (2nd Fri) 1:00 pm
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm
Computer Club (2nd and 4th Thursday) 3:00pm Bunco 6:30pm Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00pm Pickleball 6:30pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00pm
ZUMBA 5:15 PM Double Deck Pinochle 6:00pm
Partners Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
Table Tennis 6:30 pm
Charter CLUBS in Black.
FITNESS CLASSES in Purple. Stop by the Sage Center to sign up! 3
Upcoming Sun City Festival
Lifestyle Events

Tickets on Sale Oct 1st 9:00 am

November 2nd • 4:00 pm 7:00pm

$20.00 - Celebration Hall

Tickets on Sale Sept 10th 9:00 am

Tickets on Sale Sept 25th 9:00 am

September 27th • 4:00 pm 7:00pm October 25th 4:00 pm 7:00pm October 11th • 4:00 pm 7:00pm
$20.00 - Celebration Hall $25.00 - Celebration Hall $20.00 - Celebration Hall

September 15th
Sunday Isn’t it Romantic
Movie Pre-Register at

1 pm
Member Services
$3/person Includes
Celebration Hall 1 Soda and 1 Candy

Fall 2019 Classes

Our Fall Semester Kicks off this Month!

Take a look at these exciting upcoming
What is Energy Healing - Sept 18th
Montezuma Castle - Oct 29th
Introduction to Harmonica - Nov 15th
Op-Ed - Nov 6th, 20th, Dec 4th, 18th
Check our fall catalog for details and a full
list of classes.

Chartered Club News

October 19th
9 a.m. - Noon
Sage Center
Fitness/Wellness Director

Fat, a simple storage for extra calories. We can also measure the amount of
three-letter fat on/in the body. Body fat percent-
Brown fat, darker in color due to greater
word, is some- age (percentage of weight that is fat vs.
blood supply, can actually burn calories.
thing which can muscle, bone etc) is a good measurement
Certain mammals use brown fat to pro-
have significant of how much fat is in the body. A man’s
vide fuel and create body heat in times of
impact on our body fat percentage should be around
cold. Humans have less brown fat than
physical and 20 and a woman’s body fat percentage
other mammals. Though, brown fat can
mental well-be- should be around 29.
play a role in the human body through
ing. We work
blood sugar control and boosting the Creating a calorie deficit is the best way
to keep fat off
body’s metabolic rate. to get rid of fat. The notion of “fat burn-
our bodies. We
ing” exercise as a specific type of exercise
strive to avoid eating too much fat. Actu- Location of fat on the body is also impor- is inaccurate. Simply burning more
ally, having fat in our bodies is critical for tant. Belly fat, sometimes called visceral calories by working longer and/or harder
optimal function. Too much fat, especial- fat, can create health issues not seen during exercise and by consuming fewer
ly certain types, creates health problems. from fat stored in other parts of the body
calories (especially high-quality calories
(thighs, arms, etc.). Visceral fat is very
We need fat for multiple reasons. Fat and appropriate caloric ratios) is the
sensitive to the stress hormone cortisol
acts as fuel for all the processes of life go- simplest answer to fat loss.
and tends to be the storage of choice in
ing on in the body-cell growth, nutrient
times of stress. Also, visceral fat, on its Fat, as we see, affects mood and health.
absorption (think of fat-soluble vitamins),
own, releases inflammatory chemicals Creating caloric deficit and consuming
and hormone production. We also use
which travel to the brain creating feelings foods with anti-inflammatory properties
fat as fuel for movement. In addition,
of fatigue and hunger leading to overeat- can minimize fat storage and reduce the
stored fat helps to protect internal organs
ing and sedentary behavior. This vicious amount of fat already stored in the body
and to keep the body warm (insulation).
cycle leads to storage, more belly fat and
We have different types of fat-white and more inflammatory chemicals. Anything Sources: Artis, E. G. “5 Things You Didn’t Know
brown. Each type of fat has a different which fights inflammation, omega 3 fats, About Body Fat”
function. yogurt with active cultures, and other
foods, help reduce the brain signals from
White fat makes up more than 90 per- the belly fat. Subcutaneous fat, the kind
cent of the fat in the body. This type of we can grab on any part of our body, is
fat has a low metabolic rate (burns very less harmful to our health, though still
few calories). Most believe white fat is undesirable in large quantities.
basically useless and serves mostly as

Fitness Assessment: Massage Therapy Free Blood Pressure
$40/one lesson. Complete Fitness Enjoy a relaxing, therapeutic Screenings
Assessment with a personal exercise massage. A massage promotes
September 6th at 2 pm &
program including one lesson. relaxation, reduces stress and
relieves mental and physical fatigue. September 16th at 9 am
Equipment Orientation: FREE 60-minute appointment $60.00 (Sage Center Fitness)
60-minute group session on
effective and safe exercise with Personal Training: Blood Pressure Testing is offered
demonstrations. Every Thursday at One-on-one personal training is twice per month in the Fitness
3:00 PM in the Fitness Center. available for those wanting or need- Center. No appointments are
ing, a bit more exercise guidance or necessary.
motivation. 1 session: $35.00

The Indigo Grille Presents
Friday, September 6 th
Steve Russell
Friday, September 13 Forever Young

Thursday, September 19th Live Band Karaoke with the Karaoke Kings
Dining Hours: Friday, September 20th Elliot and Sundancer
Sat 10:30 am - 8 pm Friday, September 27th The Troublemakers
Sun 8:00 am - 8 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm

First come first serve for the bar, but please make reservations to sit
Sat & Sun, 8 am - 11:30 am in the dining room.
Happy Hour:
Daily 2 pm - 5 pm Indigo Grille Hours of Operation Update Bar 28 will open for service again
starting on Monday September 2nd -- 12:00 p.m. - Close.
Bar 28: 12:00 p.m. - Close Saturday Breakfast will be offered starting September 7th.

Patriot Golf Day Weekend benefitting the Folds of

Honor Foundation* Friday August 30th –
Monday September 2nd
•Make a donation in the Golf Shop or Grille
•Round your purchase up to the nearest dollar or donate
For a complete list of our rates, please any amount you would like.
•Bid on our silent auction items.
Horse Race / Shootout – *The Folds of Honor Foundation awards post-secondary educa-
Thursday September 26th @ 5:00pm tion scholarships to the family of military men or women who
This event is a must if you like a good time. The closest have been injured or killed in the line of duty.
to full contact golf you will get as your competitor’s egg
you on, sometimes in your backswing. This event fea- Golf Rate Change on September 14th
tures two person teams who alternate their shots. High Annual Pass - $23 - before 1:00pm
scoring teams are eliminated on each hole until there $18 - 1:00pm – 3:00pm
are only three teams. Out of the three we will get a Win $14 - after 3:00pm
(1st Place), Place (2nd Place), and a Show (3rd place). Residents - $43 - before 1:00pm
Serious golfers must leave the serious at home for this $34 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
event, we like to have fun. Entry includes 2 drink tickets. $26 - after 3:00pm
Cost $15 Resident Guests - $54 - before 1:00pm
$43 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Golf Clinics $32 - after 3:00pm
Clinics are from 9:00am-10:00am and cost $20. Space For a complete list of our rates please visit
is limited so please sign up early. For more information
or to sign up please call or visit the golf shop. 2019 Over-Seeding Schedule
This year we will have 18 holes open throughout the over-
Peg N Keg - Monday September 16th @ 4:00pm seed process.
This putting contest is a favorite among our residents. September 16th – October 4th - Mountain 9 Closed for Overseed.*
October 7th – October 25th – Lake 9 Closed for Overseed.*
Test your putting skills on our ever changing 9 hole
October 28th – November 15th – Vista 9 Closed for Overseed.*
course and bring your thirst as there will be a keg of
*Depending on temperatures in Mid-September these dates may
beer for you to enjoy as well. All for only $10
be adjusted.

Contact Information
Kim Rinehart
Community Manager

Melissa Wright
Community Standards

Mike Marino
Facilities Director

Janet Turner
Lifestyle Director

Chuck Eier
Fitness & Wellness

Ryan Duncan
Vic Owen Caring Neighbors
Realtor 928-252-2118
SC Festival
Resident 503-706-4047 Copper Canyon Golf Club/ Indigo Grille

Festival Sales Center 623-444-1105

Del Webb/Pulte
Customer Service

AAM Billing/Customer Care


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