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Street racers invade Sun City

Sun City residents have long complained of a lack of traffic enforcement in the community and now they want action on a growing trend — street racing.
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COVID hitting SCFMD again

With the statewide upsurge in COVID-19 numbers, Sun City Fire and Medical Department officials are getting ready for another rash of cases within its ranks.

SunCities COVID numbers jump 11% across the board

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the overall number of Sun Cities COVID-19 cases at 1,613 on Nov. 20.
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SCFMD board approves assistant chief

Ron Deadman will remain Sun City Fire and Medical Department chief and he will receive some help after filling a dual role for several years.

Sun Cities museum to open with new focus

The Del Webb Sun Cities Museum will reopen in December with an entirely new look and theme focusing on the historic role Sun City played in the creation of the American industry the world has come to know as the active-adult retirement community.

Peoria Auxiliary Unit helps families for holidays

Peoria’s American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62, 9847 W. Desert Cove Ave., delivered 10 baskets of Thanksgiving and other food items to Peoria Elementary School, 11501 N. 79th Ave., as part of its community service and education programs.

Local club assists food bank; donations, support needed

Joyce Dudley and Lowanne Brokaw, of the Sun City Lakes East Novice Niners, delivered food donations and $300 to the Valley View Community Food Bank, 10771 W. Peoria Ave., Nov. 17. According to its …

Daughters present pin, brochure to spouse of Vietnam veteran

Patricia Aliki, Sun City Agua Fria National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Chaplain, presented a Deceased Vietnam Veterans Surviving Spouse lapel pin and brochure, which …

DEVCO appeases residents with Marinette Center in Sun City

Marinette Center, 9860 W. Union Hills Drive, was the seventh — and last — recreation center constructed in Sun City by the Del Webb Development Company.

Peggy Doe celebrates 75 years as a P.E.O. sister

Peggy Doe was slated to be honored at the Arizona State P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Convention in May 2020, as one of the state’s “Golden Girls,” having been a …

Surprise seniors can receive daily hot meals

This donation-based program is available to eligible participants age 60 years or older or younger adults with disabilities, who are unable to prepare or obtain meals for themselves during a period of need.

Benevilla offers complimentary holiday meals from Birt’s Bistro

Benevilla will once again provide free holiday meals this year to those who lack access or means to prepare a nutritious dinner or may be alone during these holiday times.

Republican club meets Dec. 5

The Sun City West Republican Club meets 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 in the Webb Room of the Sun City West Foundation, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd.   A $2 donation is requested, which helps …
Pat Davis and Kris Vencel admire a favor made for Wheels on Wheels. [Submitted photo]

Crafters keep busy in Sun City West

The Scrapbooking Papercrafting and More club is up and running, welcoming interested individuals to drop by and get a feel for what the club has to offer. Members take part in traditional …
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Dynamic piano duo next in Webb Center’s free virtual concert series

Juilliard trained masters Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe will present a unique piano concert, created just for Webb Center audiences, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The free program will be broadcast …
John Schiewek, Pauline Bryant and Bruce Kaiser. [Submitted photo]

New Hope Fellowship slates holiday production

 The music ministry at New Hope Fellowship performs their Christmas production “Room for the Savior,” written and directed by music leader Tim Juillet, 4 and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at …

We3 to play at Faith Presbyterian Church

We3 — Nicole Pesce, on piano, Suzanne Lansford, on violin, and Renee Grant Patrick, vocals — will play and sing to the glory of God before and during 10 a.m. worship Sunday, Nov. 29 at …

Benevilla hosting investment strategy workshop

Benevilla hosts a live Zoom educational workshop, “How to Invest During Uncertainty,” 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.

Church hosts art, craft show; vendor applications available

Advent Church parishioners are preparing to host their eighth annual Art and Craft Show at 13150 Spanish Garden Drive. The show hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, …
The Four Corner States Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival Nov. 13-15 is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the southwest.

Bluegrass Festival, Fiddle Championship set for Nov. 13-15

The Four Corner States Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival, slated for Nov. 13 through 15, features bands entertaining all three days, including Old Blue Band and the Hillbilly Fever Band.

ProMusica announces free virtual concert, ‘A Musical Kaleidoscope’

ProMusica Arizona presents a free online concert, “A Musical Kaleidoscope,” 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8.
The West Valley Symphony will not opens its 2020-21 season until at least January in Surprise.

West Valley Symphony season shelved until January

The West Valley Symphony's next season is now scheduled to start with “A Salute to England” on Jan. 10 in The Vista Center for the Arts.

Relay for Life of the Sun Cities is looking for survivors, volunteers

The American Cancer Society is preparing for the 9th annual Relay for Life Walk in Sun City West, 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 at Beardsley Park. While the actual event is subject to change, a …

Local artists slate open house; art show runs all month

The Artists by the Lake Club of Sun City hosts an open house 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at the WHAM Art Center.
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