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Sun City Festival Community Association

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26501 West Desert Vista Boulevard, Buckeye, Arizona 85396 February 2020

The Senita Center


is Open!
Hours 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Stop by and take a look
at this stunning remodel!
26415 W Desert Vista Blvd.

FOOD TRUCK
PICNIC
Every
Other Feb 29th
Week 10am - 1pm 4-7pm

Tickets on Sale Feb 4th 9:00 am Tickets on Sale Mar 3rd 9:00 am
Tickets on Sale Jan 27th 9:00 am

Michael Paul One of these Nights Turn The Page


The Ultimate Tribute to Bob Seger
Throwing Voice and Fits The Ultimate Tribute to The Eagles & The Silver Bullet Band
February 21st March 12 & 13
th th
March 30th
7:00pm 4:00 pm 7:00pm 4:00 pm 7:00pm
$25.00 $25.00 $25.00
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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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February
Events Randy Linder Michael Paul
February 12th February 21st

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•Ticket Sales
for One of These • Tubac Art • Desert Botanical
Nights 9:00am Festival Bus Trip • The Beatles Gardens Cork & Cac-
Making of Abbey tus Bus Trip
Groundhog Day • Blood Pressure
•Egyptian Art and • AZ Advocate on Road 1:00 pm Screening
Architecture Solar Seminar 2:00 pm
9:00 am 1:00 pm

• First
9 10 11 FinancialEquity 12 13 14 15
• Egyptian 10:00 am • Farmers
• The Beatles Next- Valentines’s Day
Art and Architecture Market 10:00am
The Solo Years
9:00 am 10:00 am
-1:00 pm
• Spirituality 101
• The Sixities: The 1:00 pm • Joe Streckfuss
American Pop Era • CCR Tad Show Plumbing Seminar
1:00 pm 4:00 pm, 7:00 pm 12:00 pm

16 • Caravaggio: 17 18 19 20 21 22
Baroque’s
City of Buckeye
Beginnings 9:00 am • Sun Valley Solar • Spirituality 101 • Free Living Trust
Hazardous Waste
President’s Day 1:00 pm 1:00 pm Seminar- Dwornik
• Sunday Movie • Medicare Seminar Law Firm 9:00 am
pick up.
1:00 pm • Nice & Easy • Michael Paul 8:00 am
• Blood Pressure Seminar 5:00 pm 2:00 pm TAD Show 7:00 pm
“Yesterday” Screening
9:00 am

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• American • Spring
• Farmers Market
House Styles • Astronomy 1 Container • Right Path Health
10:00am -1:00 pm
9:00 am 1:00 pm Gardening 9:00 am Screening
• New Resident
• Basic Understand- • Bergen Financial Orientation • Food Truck 4:00 pm
ing of Iphones & Mardi Gras Seminar 8:30 am Clubs
Ipads 12:00 pm 9:00 am Presentation
Ash Wednesday

BOOKMOBILE
February 13th and 27th
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
PILATES 9:00 AM(BALLROOM) MAY—OCT 7:00AM; NOV—APRIL 9:00 AM Fine Arts 8:30 am
Fine Arts 8:30 am SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT PILATES 8:20 AM (BALLROOM)
Pickleball 8:00 am
MAY—OCT 8:00AM; NOV—APRIL 10:00 AM
YOGA 8:30 AM
Mah Jongg 9:00 am Pickleball 8:00 am
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00 am Pickleball 9:00 am Players Club Bridge & Open Play 9:00 am
Lady Putters 9:30 am PlayersClubMahJongg&OpenPlay9:00am Beginner Bridge 9:00 am
S.T.A.R.T. 9:45 AM STEP AND PUMP 9:15 AM Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00 am
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-4:00pm
Current Events 10:30 am
Paper Crafts & More 9:30 am
Line Dancers Intermediate 10:00am
DANCE FINTNESS 11:00 AM Digital Photo 9:30 am S.T.A.R.T. 9:45 AM
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30 pm
Omaha Poker 12:30 pm
AQUA AEROBICS 11:30 AM BODY WORKS 11:45 AM
Stud/Draw Poker 12:30 pm Contract Bridge 12:30 pm Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30 pm
Scrabble 12:30 pm Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30 pm Hold’em/Omaha Poker Combo 12:30 pm
Chess 12:30 pm Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
Festival Stitchers 12:30 pm Lady Putters 12:30 pm
Lady Putters 12:30 pm
BODY WORKS 12:15 PM YOGA 4:00 PM AQUA AEROBICS 3:00 PM
Line Dancers Beginner/Improver Classes 1:00 pm ZUMBA 5:15 PM GENTLE YOGA 4:15 PM
CHAIR YOGA 3:00 PM Tournament Poker (1st & 3rd Tue) 5:30 pm Festival Veterans Club (2nd Wed) 3:30 pm
GENTLE YOGA 4:15 PM Paper Crafts & More 6:00 pm
Woodcrafters 5:30 pm
Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) 5:30 pm
Single Deck Pinochle 6:30 pm
Euchre 6:30 pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30 pm Pickleball 6:30 pm
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00 pm Pickleball 6:30 pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00 pm
Pickleball 6:30 pm

THURSDAYS FRIDAYS SATURDAYS


PILATES 8:00 AM (BALLROOM) H.I.I.T. 8:00 AM
S.E.T. 8:00 AM
SWIMMERS CLUB WORKOUT Pickleball 8:00 am Pickleball 9:00 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 Bridge Marathon (last fri) 9:00 am AQUA YOGA 11:00 AM
MAY—OCT 8:00AM; NOV—APRIL 10:00 AM Table Tennis 11:45 am
Quilting Bees 9:00 am
Pickleball 8:00 am
Fine Arts 9:00 am ZUMBA 9:15 AM Hold ‘em/Omaha Poker Combo 12:30 pm
STEP IT UP 9:15 AM AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Partners Pinochle 12:30 pm
Lady Putters 9:30 am DANCE FUSION 10:30 AM Partners Bridge 6:00 pm
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM WoodshopMonthlyMtg(3rdFri)10:00am Pickleball 6:30 pm
AQUA AEROBICS 11:30 AM
Duplicate Bridge 12:00 pm
FAB’s Luncheon 11:30 am
Stud/Draw Poker 12:30 pm BODY WORKS 11:45 AM
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30 pm
EQUIPMENT ORIENTATION 3:00 PM
Mah Jongg 12:30 pm SUNDAYS
Chess 12:30 pm
Computer Club (2nd and 4th Thursday) 3:00 pm
Genealogy (2nd & 4th Fri) 1:00 pm Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
YOGA 4:00 PM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:15 pm CHAIR YOGA 3:00 PM Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30 pm
Omaha Poker 5:15 pm GENTLE YOGA 4:15 PM Texas Hold’em Poker 12:30 pm
ZUMBA 5:15 PM Bunco 6:30 pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00 pm
Partners Pinochle 6:30 pm Pickleball 6:30 pm
Pickleball 6:30 pm Double Deck Pinochle 6:00 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
City of Buckeye Hazardous Waste pick up February 22nd, 8 am -11 am

Sunday February 16th


Yesterday
Movie Pre-Register at

Madness
1 pm
Member Services
$4/person Includes
Popcorn,
Celebration Hall 1 Soda and 1 Candy

FESTIVAL LEARNING
Spring 2020 Classes
FebruaryClasses
2/6 The Making of Abbey Road
2/18, 2/25, 3/3, 3/10 Astronomy 1 2/12 The Beatles Next
2/17 Caravaggio 2/10 American Pop Rock Era
2/24 American House Styles 2/24, 3/2 Iphones and Ipads
2/3, 2/10 Egyptian Art and Architecture
2/26 Spring Container Gardening

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Chartered Club News
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Dinner $17.00 per person.


Ragu Sauce & Pasta w/grilled Italian
Chicken Caesar Salad.
Celebration Hall - 5:30 pm

Poker Discovery Night


Wednesday February 19th
at 7:00 pm Senita Center
Refreshments to Be Served. Become
acquainted with the current poker
games being played. Get to know
current poker players – we have
women and men playing. Exchange
your ideas for new poker games with
your neighbors and Festival residents.
Days and times open for new games!
Contact the Players Club for more
Information.

SCF Gourmet Club invites you to join the fun when we celebrate
the Chinese New Year on February 16th.
We usually meet on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 6pm.
Dues are $10/person. Our Mission :” The Preparation of Gourmet Food
that is of the highest quality and flavor, accurately prepared and
presented with an artistic flair”.
Applications for membership are available at the Sage Center in the
Chartered Clubs binders. Enjoy good food with good friends.
Questions? Email elainefought@gmail.com
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WAYS EXERCISE IMPROVES HEALTH by Chuck Eier, M.S. C.S.C..
Fitness/Wellness Director

The benefits ing exercises. Most felt improvement controlling blood sugar and prevent-
of exercise are in just a few weeks. ing diabetes than running twice as
many. Some much. Moderate exercise like walk-
Exercise helps crank up the body’s
are different ing is fueled mostly by fat. This may
natural energy production. 50% of
than the typi- improve the body’s ability to reduce
adults report feeling tired at least
cal things we insulin and control blood sugar.
one day a week. Regular exercise
think about
boosts fatigue-fighting brain chemi- The eyes will also benefit from exer-
such as weight control, heart health,
cals and hormones. Dopamine and cise. An active lifestyle can reduce
reduced blood pressure and choles-
norepinephrine help you feel more risk of age-related macular degenera-
terol.
energetic. And, serotonin acts as a tion by up to 70%. The benefit of ex-
Movement eases stiff, achy joints. mood-enhancer. So, when fatigue ercise on the eyes is the same as that
Though counterintuitive, rest isn’t kicks in, take a brisk 30-minute walk of the heart. Improvement of blood
ideal to reduce pain and stiffness in instead of grabbing a cup of coffee. flow and reduction of blood pressure
knees, shoulders, and back. Accord- is the key.
Being active also improves sleep.
ing to a Stanford research scientist,
The journal Sleep Medicine reports In addition to helping the heart and
healthy adults who performed
women age 60 and older who walked keeping the waistline smaller, exer-
consistent aerobic activity reported
or danced for at least an hour, four cise provides many benefits we don’t
25% less musculoskeletal pain than
times per week, woke up half as of- always consider.
sedentary peers. Exercise causes the
ten and slept an average of 48 more
release of the body’s natural pain
minutes than sedentary women.
relievers called endorphins. Endor-
With age, sleep patterns change and
phins may also help protect against
we spend more of the night in the
tiny tears in tendons and muscles. In
lighter sleep phases. Exercise can
research conducted at the University
help maintain deeper sleep.
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, ar-
thritis sufferers felt 25% less pain and Diabetes risk is reduced through
16% less stiffness after six months of exercise. Walking 2 miles five times
low-impact, balance, and strengthen- per week can be more effective at

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
February 7th at 2 pm &
exercise program including relaxation, reduces stress and
one lesson. relieves mental and physical fa- February 17th at 9 am
tigue. 60-minute appointment (Sage Center Fitness)
Equipment Orientation: FREE $60.00
This Free 60 -minute group session Personal Training: Blood Pressure Testing is offered
starts with information on effec- One-on-one personal training is twice per month in the Fitness
tive and safe exercise. Most of the available for those wanting or Center. No appointments are
time is spent explaining and dem- needing, a bit more exercise necessary.
onstrating correct and safe use of guidance or motivation. 1 session:
weight training equipment. $35.00

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Dining Hours:
Sat 10:30 am - 8 pm
Sun 8:00 am - 8 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm

Breakfast:
Sat & Sun, 8 am - 11:30 am

Happy Hour:
Daily 2 pm - 5 pm

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

Get Golf Ready Clinics


These clinics are perfect for people who have never played
the game or have not played in awhile. Next Clinic Dates:
For a complete list of our rates, please February 17th-21st
visit www.coppercanyongolfclub.com Clinic Times: 9:00-10:30am Cost: $99
Register in the Golf Shop

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Golf Clinics


Clinics are from 10:00am-11:00pm and cost $20.
Space is limited so please sign up early. For more
information or to sign up please call or visit the golf
shop.

Golf Shop Sweetheart Sale


Receive 25% to 50% off your entire merchandise
purchase. Residents will shop and then proceed
to the counter where they will pick a candy heart
identifying the amount of their discount. Sale starts
Friday February 14th and ends Sunday February
16th

Nine and Dine


Sunday February 16th at 3:00pm
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

Brian Duncan
Facilities Director
928-252-2130
bduncan@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
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
SCFestivalrealty.com Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Senita Recreation Center
Sunday - Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Wood Shop & Craft Studios


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