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Sun City Festival Community Association

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

FOOD TRUCK
PICNIC
Dec 21st 4-7pm

Every
Other
Week 10am - 1pm

Tickets on Sale Dec 11th 9:00 am Tickets on Sale Jan 8th 9:00 am

Uptown Lou Nelson


A Tribute to Tom Jones
January 12th January 28th
4:00 pm 7:00pm 4:00 pm 7:00pm
$25.00 $25.00
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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December 63’ • Farmers Market


4pm & 7pm 10:00am -1:00pm

• Drug Drop Off


10am - 2pm

8 9 10 11 12 13 14

15 16 17 18 • Farmers
19 20 21
Market
Desert Harmony •Medicare 10:00am -1:00 pm •Food Truck
Holiday Sing Seminar 11:00am New Resident Picnic
4:00 pm Orientation
4:00 pm
Clubs 8:30 am
Presentation
9:00am

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Winter Solstice Christmas Eve Kwanzaa begins


Christmas Day
Hanukkah begins Sage Center Open
7:00 am - 2:00 pm Sage Center Closed

29 30 31


New Years Eve
December
Events
Event 8:30 pm

Sage Center Open


7:00 am - 2:00 pm
December 63’
December 3rd

BOOKMOBILE
December 5th and 19th
9 am to Noon - Sage Center
Every 1 pm to 4 pm - Foothills Park
Other 10am - 1pm

2 Week
There is always something to do at Sun City Festival!
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MONDAYS TUESDAYS WEDNESDAYS
TABATA 8:00 AM (BALLROOM) S.E.T. 8:00 AM ZUMBA 7:15 AM
YOGA 8:30 AM SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT Wood Carving Class 8:00 am
Fine Arts 8:30 am
PILATES 9:00 AM(BALLROOM) MAY—OCT 7:00AM; NOV—APRIL 9:00 AM
SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT PILATES 8:20 AM (BALLROOM)
Fine Arts 8:30 am YOGA 8:30 AM
Pickleball 8:00 am MAY—OCT 8:00AM; NOV—APRIL 10:00 AM Pickleball 8:00 am
Mah Jongg 9:00 am Pickleball 9:00 am Players Club Bridge & Open Play 9:00 am
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00 am PlayersClubMahJongg&OpenPlay9:00am Beginner Bridge 9:00 am
Lady Putters 9:30 am STEP AND PUMP 9:15 AM Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00 am
S.T.A.R.T. 9:45 AM Paper Crafts & More 9:30 am Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-4:00pm
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Digital Photo 9:30 am
Line Dancers Improver Intermediate 10:00am
Current Events 10:30 am S.T.A.R.T. 9:45 AM
DANCE FINTNESS 11:00 AM
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD AQUA AEROBICS 11:30 AM BODY WORKS 11:45 AM
Contract Bridge 12:30 pm Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30 pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30 pm
Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
Scrabble 12:30 pm Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30 pm
Lady Putters 12:30 pm
Lady Putters 12:30 pm Festival Stitchers 12:30 pm CHAIR YOGA 1:00 PM
BODY WORKS 12:15 PM YOGA 4:00 PM GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM
Line Dancers AB/Beginner Classes 2:00 pm ZUMBA 5:15 PM AQUA AEROBICS 3:00 PM
GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM Tournament Poker (1st & 3rdTue) 5:30 pm Festival Veterans Club (2nd Wed) 3:30 pm
Woodcrafters 5:30 pm Paper Crafts & More 6:00 pm
Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) 5:30 pm
Euchre 6:30 pm Single Deck Pinochle 6:30 pm
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00 pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30 pm Pickleball 6:30 pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00 pm Pickleball 6:30 pm
Pickleball 6:30 pm

THURSDAYS FRIDAYS SATURDAYS


S.E.T. 8:00 AM PILATES 8:00 AM (BALLROOM) H.I.I.T. 8:00 AM
SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT Pickleball 9:00 am
Pickleball 8:00 am
MAY—OCT 7:00AM; NOV—APRIL 9:00 AM
Contract Bridge 9:00 am Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00 am
SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT
MAY—OCT 8:00AM; NOV—APRIL 10:00 AM Quilting Bees 9:00 am AQUA YOGA 11:00 AM
ZUMBA 9:15 AM Table Tennis 11:45 am
Pickleball 8:00 am
Fine Arts 9:00 am AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Texas Hold’Em Limit Poker 12:30 pm
STEP IT UP 9:15 AM WoodshopMonthlyMtg(3rdFri)10:00am Partners Pinochle 12:30 pm
Lady Putters 9:30 am FAB’s Luncheon 11:30 am Partners Bridge 6:00 pm
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM BODY WORKS 11:45 AM Pickleball 6:30 pm
AQUA AEROBICS 11:30 AM Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
Duplicate Bridge 12:30 pm
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30 pm
Chess 12:30 pm SUNDAYS
Genealogy (2nd & 4th Fri) 1:00 pm
EQUIPMENT ORIENTATION 3:00 PM CHAIR YOGA 1:00 PM Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
Computer Club (2nd and 4th Thursday) 3:00 pm
GENTLE YOGA 2:15 PM Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
YOGA 4:00 PM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00 pm Bunco 6:30 pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00 pm
ZUMBA 5:15 PM Pickleball 6:30 pm Double Deck Pinochle 6:00 pm
Partners Pinochle 6:30 pm
Pickleball 6:30 pm
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

Tempe Festival of the Desert Botanical Garden


Arts Bus Trip Luminarias Event
December 7th Bus leaves at 4:30 pm
$20.00 per person. December 3rd • 4:00 pm 7:00pm
Bus leaves SCF at 10:00 am $43 tickets
$20.00 - Celebration Hall Bus Leaves the Sage Center at 4:30 pm

Every
Other
Week
FOOD TRUCK PICNIC 10am - 1pm
Dec 21st 4-7pm
FESTIVAL LEARNING
Fall 2019 Classes
I Ching Drumming - Dec 2nd
Book Discussion - Dec 5th
Carescape Southwest Gardening - Dec 6th
Learn about Energy Healing Dec 9th
Captain James Cook - Dec 10th, 12th, 17th 19th
Theory of Yoga Dec 9th
Healthy Holiday Oils Dec 12th
Personal Safety and Awareness - Dec 16th Check the catalog online for a full schedule
and descriptions!

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Chartered Club News
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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.

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. Stop by the member services desk at the Sage Center to see the Club notebooks for more sign
up information.

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News
TURNING BACK THE HANDS OF TIME by Chuck Eier, M.S. C.S.C..
Fitness/Wellness Director

We have many learning and physical activity can help Muscles: Sarcopenia is simply defined as
different signs brain function. These include dancing, age-related muscle loss. Since muscles
of aging. Most bowling, juggling and others. Practicing are necessary for every movement,
of those are vis- is more important than mastering the this loss reduces functionality in basic
ible-color and skill. Just doing the activity 20-30 min- things like walking, getting in, and out
quantity of hair, utes a few days a week can help regain of, a chair, carrying groceries, etc. And a
skin wrinkles, the brain function. reduction in muscle mass slows metabo-
etc. However, lism leading to fat gain. Honest-effort
The Lungs: Without smoking or exposure
when it comes strength training three times per week
to second-hand smoke, lung function still
to health and can prevent, and even reverse, sarcope-
declines by age 40. Alveoli, sacs in the
functioning at a nia.
lungs allowing exchange of oxygen and
younger chronological age, what’s inside
carbon dioxide, lose surface area and Bones: Supportive material inside bones
our body is the most critical. Heart,
thus efficiency. Researchers and physi- can shrink by 30% between ages 25 and
lungs, brain and others are the parts
cians have determined vitamins D and A 50. At 65 even more bone degeneration
we truly want to be young. Psycholo-
in fortified dairy products-yogurt, cottage takes place as bone minerals decrease.
gists suggest functional decline is not a
cheese and reduced-fat milk help lungs According to Bahram Arjmandi, Ph.D.,
necessary process of aging, but rather
function better and help production of chairman of Florida State University
a product of attitude and action. At a
lung tissue. Milk does a body good. Department of Nutrition, prunes are very
certain age, “we expect to fall apart, so
effective in preserving bone mass and
we allow ourselves to fall apart” said The Heart: Around age 40, the heart reversing bone loss. Polyphenols and
Harvard professor Ellen Langer. A few begins to shrink in size and tissues of the antioxidant properties in prunes increase
steps can be taken to minimize the aging aorta become stiffer and more fibrous. the magnesium content in bones main-
process from within. As a result, the heart works harder to taining bone strength and density.
pump blood. Every minute of cardio-
The Brain: Around age 25, the human
vascular exercise helps to prevent and Fighting the aging process is not just a
brain begins to slowly decrease in size.
reverse the aging process of the heart. matter of hair dye and Botox. Taking the
With size decrease comes less efficient
Research shows 30 minutes on a tread- right steps can help maintain long-term
nerve signaling leading to decline in
mill three times each week at a steady, internal youth, as well.
comprehension, retention and reason-
honest effort improves blood flow and
ing. The good news is we can do things Stewart, J. “Many Ways to Maintain
increases cells repairing artery walls. In
to help formation of myelin, the white Youth,” www.msn.com
addition, adding intervals of higher inten-
matter helping to conduct nerve impuls-
sity exercise boosts arterial flexibility.
es. Practicing anything which combines

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

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News
The Indigo Grille Presents

Dining Hours: Friday December 6th Classic Attitude


Sat 10:30 am - 8 pm Friday December 13th Like Minds
Sun 8:00 am - 8 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm
Friday December 20th Elliot and Sundancer
Breakfast:
Sat & Sun, 8 am - 11:30 am First come first serve for the bar, but please make reservations
Happy Hour: to sit in the dining room.
Daily 2 pm - 5 pm

Bar 28: 12:00 p.m. - Close

For a complete list of our rates, please


visit www.coppercanyongolfclub.com

Golf Shop Semi Annual Holiday Sale


Friday December 6th 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for our Semi Annual Shopping Sale,
where wine and appetizers will not be the only Get Golf Ready Clinics
thing you enjoy. Enjoy discounts up to 50% off your These clinics are perfect for people who have never played
entire purchase of golf shop merchandise in a fun the game or have not played in awhile. Next Clinic Dates:
festive atmosphere. Please remember that the golf December 9, 2019 – December 13, 2019 Clinic Times:
shop will be closed from 4:00pm-5:00pm in prepa- 9:00-10:30am Cost: $99 Register in the Golf Sho
ration for the big event.
12 Days of Christmas Sale
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Golf Clinics December 13th – December 24th
Clinics are Monday, Wednesday and Friday morn- Each day a different item will be featured at 30% off and on
ings and cost $20. Space is limited so please sign the 24th everything in the golf shop will be 25% off.
up early. Actual time of each clinic will be on the December 24th Golf will have a 10:00am Shotgun available
sign-up sheet. For more information or to sign up for open play and will be the only available time.
please call or visit the golf shop.
Copper Canyon Golf Club and The Indigo Grille will be
Nine and Dine CLOSED on Christmas Day!
Sunday December 15th at 3:00pm
Make your own foursome
Sign up in the golf shop
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Contact Information
Kim Rinehart
Community Manager
928-252-2103
krinehart@aamaz.com

Johnetta McCreadie
Community Standards
928-252-2105
jmccreadie@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


Vic Owen 602-906-4940
Realtor http://oursuncityfestival.net
SC Festival
Resident 503-706-4047
vicowen08@gmail.com Sage Recreation Center
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