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Area Agency on Aging plans virtual hoarding therapy groups

Registration is open for the Area Agency on Aging’s Too Many Treasures hoarding therapy group.

Arizona tops 87,000 cases of COVID-19

Arizona has surpassed 87,000 cases of the novel coronavirus as of Thursday morning. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports 87,425 cases and 1,757 deaths of the novel coronavirus, up …

MCDOT crews make sidewalk changes

Maricopa County Department of Transportation crews were busy in Sun City during the COVID-19 crisis.

Valley Metro boards of directors elect new officers

The Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority and Valley Metro Rail boards of directors have elected officers for the fiscal year of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

Thunderbirds Charities supports Benevilla Home Services Program

Thunderbirds Charities’ commitment to serving and improving the community – backed by a $60,000 grant – will enable Benevilla to continue its Home Services program and provide …

Family Promise holds virtual event, raises awareness for family homelessness

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix, a nonprofit organization that rescues primarily first-time homeless families and their pets and helps them return to independence, hosted a virtual event June …

Sun City resident’s adventure postponed

A Sun City resident and his partner from Prescott will not be traversing the Yukon River this year.

Women’s group to host July 4th food drive

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a food drive 7-8:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the Valley View Community Food Bank, 10771 W. Peoria Ave., Sun City. In addition to Food …

The Woodmark offers curbside events in Sun City

Staff at The Woodmark, 17207 N. Boswell Blvd., Sun City wanted to find ways to stay in touch with the community through the COVID-19 pandemic and came up with a series of curbside events.

Sun City author publishes new novel

Sun City resident R.D. Hathaway’s new novel, “Secret Passages,” is available now. The author has lived in Sun City for a couple years after retiring to …

Book store, Book Buddies gearing for comeback in Sun City

The Friends of the Sun City Libraries board of directors is beginning to pick up the pieces of what had been promising to be a good year.

Miss Arizona USA partners with Phoenix Rescue Mission to feed families affected by COVID-19

Miss Arizona USA Yesenia Vidales, along with the help of Miss Arizona Teen USA Molly Schwanz, has partnered with Phoenix Rescue Mission and its Hope For Hunger Food Bank to feed families in need and …
Above are Christine Daughters, president-elect 2021-2022, Robert Pratt, outgoing president, and Johanna Burton-Fuller, incoming president. [Submitted photo]

Rotary club honors outgoing president

The Sun City West Rotary Club, which includes members from Sun City West and Sun City, honored outgoing president Robert Pratt and …

Camera Guild makes move to Grand Center

The Camera Guild of Sun City has officially moved to the new Grand Center, 10415 W. Grand Ave. Members are in the process of …


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Larry Kubiayk is back for an encore of his Beatles tribute show July 11 in Peoria.

Local singer preps for Beatles tribute encore

Sun City resident Larry Kubiayk, aka Ol’ Porch Dog, got such a good response from his Beatles tribute show that he’s planning an …

Chorus seeks new members

Westwind Chorus, a women’s chorus and a chapter of Sweet Adelines International singing acapella music, is seeking new members.

Return of the movie theater: A pandemic guide to movie-going in 2020

In a typical year, the time between the Academy Awards and the summer blockbuster season has provided moviegoers with a steady, highly …

ProMusica Arizona seeks patron feedback

ProMusica Arizona, which regularly performs at American Lutheran Church, 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd., in Sun City, is conducting a brief …
Participants will receive information from subject-matter experts who can address individual questions as well. [Submitted photo]

Benevilla to host workshop on Zoom

Benevilla is set to host its next online “Educate with the Experts” interactive educational event during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Miracles featuring Sydney Justin will perform in Sun City Jan. 18, 2021.

2 Sun Bowl shows rescheduled for 2021

A couple of Sun Bowl shows canceled this spring have been rescheduled. The Miracles featuring Sydney Justin (originally scheduled …
Larry Kubiayk is back for an encore of his Beatles tribute show July 11 in Peoria.

Sun City singer preps for Beatles tribute encore

Sun City resident Larry Kubiayk, aka Ol’ Porch Dog, got such a good response from his Beatles tribute show that he’s planning an …
Sun City Players Community Theater Transition Committee members meet via Zoom to discuss club issues June 10. Clockwise from top left are Jim McConnell, Dan See, Jim Balk and Tom Swenson.

Sun City Players moving ahead despite uncertainty

The Sun City Players Community Theater board and various committee members have been hard at work revising plans for the upcoming …

Restrictions on fire grow at Maricopa County regional parks

The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is taking additional steps to protect park visitors and resources due to the …

Sun City's Speakeasy open, but holding off on live music

Sun City’s neighborhood pub, The Speakeasy, located at 10745 N. Grand Ave., Suite 7, has reopened. The Speakeasy, around since …
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