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SPAM members share craft tool organization ideas

Every art form requires specialized materials and tools, and card makers are no different. Paper crafters’ tools range from stamps and ink, to dies and cutting machines, trimmers, scoreboards …

Daughters host Constitution Day luncheon

The Sun City National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Agua Fria Chapter, hosted a Constitution Day luncheon Sept. 16.

AAUW members visit doll, toy museum

Arizona Adventures, a group within the American Association of University Women, Northwest Valley Branch, recently made an excursion to the Arizona Doll and Toy Museum in Glendale.  The …

Officials promote reflective strips for Sun City West golf cars

A Sun City West organization continues to advocate for residents with a current plan to improve safety for drivers.

Surprise bakery owners open cafe

Years before The Boyer Cafe, which recently opened in Sun City, Liz Boyer would pass that location near Boswell Boulevard and Bell Road and think what a great place for their cafe.

Connections meet in Sun City West

Connections, a Women’s Friendship Group, meets the second Thursday of each month at Briarwood Country Club. Meeting include a luncheon and program. On Sept. 14, Kathy Adams, a school …

Sun City West residents visits the border

A Sun City West resident visited the southern border and will present to the community in an upcoming event.


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Why do some people in Sun City West insist on feeding wild birds? There are no severe winters here with snow and freezing temperatures. Nature provides them with the ability to survive. …
This is in response to Sept. 13 edition of Sun City West Independent and opinion letter from Mack Gilham: “Time for some meaningful CC&R penalties.” I agree with all you who are …
I must respond to the letter “Trump charges are politically motivated.” I’m sick and tired of politics. I am an independent. I yearn for facts and tired of truth those who are …

Catholic Daughters host shred-a-thon in Sun City West

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Daughters Court #2278, Sun City West, is sponsoring a shred-a-thon 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at 19028 N. 128th Ave. Donations are accepted with a five box limit. …

Sun City church celebrates anniversary with car show

Faith Presbyterian Church, 16000 N. Del Webb Blvd., is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a vintage car show 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. There will be vintage vehicles, multiple food trucks and …

Photography West announces contest winners

Photography West has announced the winners of the September monthly digital contest. Honorable mentioned went to Candy Worley and Bob Smierciak, Paul Luttenbacher came in third, Cheryl Gross came in …

Oregon Club hosts welcome back event

The State of Oregon Social Club is hosting its welcome back dinner.

Sun City West Republican Club slates meeting, speaker

The Sun City West Republican Club will meet Saturday, Oct. 7, at Church on the Green, 19051 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Social time is at 8:30 a.m. with coffee and donuts available, and the meeting …

Free webinar to examine prayer practices

“Imaging God, Imaging Ourselves: The Exercise of Prayer” will be the topic of a free webinar.

Local Colonial Dames attend state meeting

President Lillian Schauer and Treasurer Sandy O’Donnell, local members of the Sonora Chapter of Colonial Dames 17th Century, attended the Arizona State Board of Management meeting Sept. 19 in …

Residents concerned over financial issues meet in Sun City West

Sun City West residents can take part in an upcoming community meeting.

Residents unhappy with club tracking in Sun City West

Sun City West residents are speaking out on plans developed by the Recreation Centers of Sun City West Space Utilization Working Group in terms of recommendations for which of the more than 100 chartered clubs get what space.

Rip ’N’ Sew fights cancer with special quilts

Rip ’N’ Sew Club members have begun making quilts filled with messages of “What Cancer Cannot Do.” Lynn Craig, a member of the Sun City West club, made the club’s …

Sun City church hosts musical performance

The musical group WildeP’lay will perform 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at Advent Episcopal Church, 13150 Spanish Garden Drive. The group will present “A Magical Music Tour” concert, which …
Band members Rick Cram, Billy Bartus, Guy Dobbiins, Greg Dzubay, Ron Adler and Dewey Harnagel.

Rockin’ the Oldies announces open mic, jam

Rockin’ the Oldies is hosting two upcoming open mics/jams at The Chicken Ranch.
The Sounds of the Southwest Singers

Sounds of the Southwest Singers perform at Sun City church

The Sounds of the Southwest Singers will perform its Variety of Sounds concert 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at United Church of Sun City, 11250 N. 107th Ave. The concert will feature favorites from …
The West Valley Chorale is a Surprise 501(c)(3) nonprofit performing arts organization comprised of auditioned singers from 10 communities throughout the West Valley and is supported by season sponsor Sanderson Lincoln, Royal Oaks, spring concert sponsor, advertisers, ticket sales and tax-deductible donations from patrons.

West Valley Chorale announces 40th anniversary season

The West Valley Chorale will kick off its 40th anniversary performance season with concerts and special events.
The West Valley Symphony

West Valley Symphony slates new season in Surprise

The West Valley Symphony continues to perform symphonic music Sunday afternoons, November through April.
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