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Sun City Festival Community Association

26501 West Desert Vista Boulevard, Buckeye, Arizona 85396 October 2018

13th October
9:00 am 20th
to Noon 8:00 am - Walk
$20.00 person

Buy your tickets today! FESTIVAL LEARNING

Picasso: His Life, His Women, His Art - Oct 15
Petrified Forest Nat’l Park and Zuni Pueblo - Oct 17
The Gentle Pace of Savoring - Oct 17
Every Australia as a Tourist Destination - Oct 18

Thursday! Learning to Look at Sculpture - Oct 22, 29

Consciousness and A.I. - Oct 23,30, Nov 6, 13 (Tues)
Cutting the Cable/Satellite Cord - Oct 24
AZ Assets, Disability, Health, Estate Planning - Oct 24, 31 Nov 7, 14
Landscaping Ideas and Tips for Your Home - Oct 26
Thriving Through Adversity - Oct 29
Op-Ed Wednesday - Oct 31, Nov 14, 28, Dec 12 (Wed)
Scandal 2 - Oct 31, Nov 7 (Wed)
Sign up for a Class Today!
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4 5 6
•Drug Drop Off •Farmers Market
10:00 am 10:00 am to 1:00 • A Night Under the
am Stars 6:30 pm
•BFS- Home War- •Bookmobile
ranty Seminar 9:00 am to Noon

7 8 9 10 11 12 13
• Flu Shots • Solar Seminar •Farmers Market
• Essentrics 10:00 am 10:00 am to 1:00 am •Club EXPO
1:30pm •Chiropractor Lecture 9-Noon
•Johnny Cash • Boston Scientific- 9:30 am • Fall Fest 1 - 3pm
Tickets on Sale Urology Seminar •Medicare 10:00 am
9:00am •Essentrics 1:30pm
6:30 pm

14 15 16 • Bergen Financial 17 Farmers Market 18 19 20

Seminar 4:00 pm 10:00 am to
1:00 am
•Nice and Easy Travel
• Bookmobile
• December 63’
•Essentrics Seminar 5:00om 9:00 am to Noon Concert
1:30pm •Essentrics 1:30pm
•PETRIFIED FOREST •Tesla 2:00 pm
•PICASSO: HIS LIFE, NAT’L PARK •Barrett Financial Semi-

21 22 •Nice and Easy 23 24 25 26 27

Seminar • CUTTING Farmers Market
10:00 am
THE CABLE/SATEL- 10:00 am to 1:00 am
•Quarterly Board •Dwornik Law 9:00 am
LITE CORD •Arizona Vein Seminar • LANDSCAPING
•Sunday Movie Meeting • AZ ASSETS, DIS- 10:00 am IDEAS AND TIPS
1pm •Essentrics 1:30pm PICNIC 4pm
ESTATE PLANNING •Essentrics 1:30pm

28 29 • Understand- 30 • AZ ASSETS, 31
ing Medicare DISABILITY,
10:00 am
& 6:00 pm
ADVERSITY •Essentrics 1:30pm
December 63’
Earth wind and Fire October 20th
Tickets 9am

October 4th and 18th
Sage Center 9am-Noon
Festival Ranch Park 1pm-4pm


2 Sign Up Today!
There is always something to do at Sun City Festival!
S.E.T. 8:00 AM ZUMBA 7:15 am
Fine Arts 8:30am Swimmers Club Workout 7:00am Wood Carving Class 8:00am
PILATES 8:30AM (BALLROOM) Swimmers Club Workout 8:00am Fine Arts 8:30am
YOGA 8:30AM Pickleball 9:00am PILATES 8:20 AM (BALLROOM)
Pickleball 8:00am PlayersClubMahJongg&OpenPlay9:00am YOGA 8:30 AM
Mah Jongg 9:00am STEP AND PUMP 9:15 AM Pickleball 8:00am
Players Club Bridge & Open Play
Knit One & Crochet Too 9:00am Paper Crafts & More 9:30am
Lady Putters 9:30am Digital Photo 10:00 am Beginner Bridge 9:00am
INTERVAL BLAST 9:45Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
AQUA AEROBICS 10:00AM AQUA AEROBICS 11:15 AM Mah Jongg Marathon (2nd) 9am-
Current Events 10:30am DANCE FITNESS 11:45 AM 4:00pm
DANCE FINTNESS 11:00AM Contract Bridge 12:30pm INTERVAL BLAST 9:45
Pickleball Women’s Rotational TBD
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM
Dealer’s Choice Poker 12:30pm GENTLE FITNESS 11:45 AM
Festival Stitchers 12:30pm Texas Hold’em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Chess 12:30pm
Scrabble 12:30pm YOGA 4:00 PM Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Lady Putters 12:30pm Tournament Poker (1st & 3rd Tue) 5:30pm Lady Putters 12:30pm
GENTLE FINTNESS 12:15PM Omaha Poker (2nd,4th,5th Tue) Genealogy (2nd Wed) 3:00pm
5:30pm Festival Veterans Club (2nd Wed) 3:30pm
Woodcrafters 5:30pm
Paper Crafts & More 6:00pm
Euchre 6:30pm Ponytail Canasta 6:30pm
Single Deck Pinochle 6:30pm
Social Dance - Ballroom 6:00pm Pickleball 6:30pm Pickleball 6:30pm
Desert Harmony Rehearsals 6:00pm
Pickleball 6:30pm


YOGA 8:00 AM H.I.I.T. 8:00 AM
S.E.T. 8:00 AM
Swimmers Club Workout 7:00am PILATES 8:00 AM (BALLROOM) Pickleball 9:00am
Swimmers Club Workout8:00am Pickleball 8:00am Don’t Worry Bead Happy 9:00am
Pickleball 8:00am AQUA YOGA 9:00 AM
Fine Arts 9:00am
Contract Bridge 9:00am
Quilting Bees 9:00am Table Tennis 11:45 am
Lady Putters 9:30am ZUMBA 9:15 AM Texas Hold’Em Limit Poker 12:30pm
Strength, Stretch, Balance 10:30AM AQUA AEROBICS 10:00 AM Partners Pinochle 12:30pm
Line Dancers- 10:00am Couples Contract Bridge 6:00pm
AQUA AEROBICS 11:15 AM WoodshopMonthlyMtg(3rdFri)10:00am Pickleball 6:30pm
DANCE FITNESS 11:45 AM FAB’s Luncheon 11:30am
Duplicate Bridge 12:30pm GENTLE FITNESS 11:45 AM
Knit One & Crochet Too 12:30pm
Mah Jongg 12:30pm SUNDAYS
Computer Club (2nd and 4th Thursday) 3:00pm Chess 12:30pm
YOGA 4:00 PM Genealogy (2nd & 4th Fri) 1:00 pm Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Dealer’s Choice Poker 5:00pm Bunco 6:30pm Chinese Mah Jongg 12:30pm
Partners Pinochle 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm
Pickleball 6:30pm Dominoes (Mexican Train) 6:00pm
Table Tennis 6:30 pm Double Deck Pinochle 6:30pm

Charter CLUBS in Black.

FITNESS CLASSES in Purple. Stop by the Sage Center to sign up! 3
Resident Profile
News Dale Schaffer & Bonnie Carr
Dale & Bonnie first rented in Sun City Festival in January
2013. We enjoyed the people, amenities, the rural feel of
Festival plus the Phoenix area (except for the traffic), so
much, that we knew early on we wanted to come back.
We rented again two more winters before purchasing a
home at 26222 W. Via Del Sol Drive in March 2015. Our
neighbors are terrific and the community as a whole is so
Dale owned a business, taught high school math, and
coached high school basketball, volleyball, and golf in
Custer, SD, before retiring in May 2016. Bonnie grew up in
Spearfish, SD, and worked as a Speech Therapist in Belle
Fourche, SD for 38 years before retiring.
After we lost our first spouses, we met “on line” in Feb-
ruary 2011. Within a few months, we both knew our
lives were richer together and married in June 2012. For
our honeymoon we took our combined 5 children, their
spouses and the now shared 10 grandkids on a Disney Cruise so everyone could get acquainted.
Since being married, we have traveled to Hawaii, Italy, France, and England. This September we are traveling
to Hungary, Austria, Germany, and France. Beyond our love of family, friends, and traveling, Dale loves golf,
playing cards, and going to movies. Bonnie enjoys playing mahjong, cooking, hiking and entertaining. This
year Dale will serve as president of the Can‐Am Group.
April through October finds us in our home in Spearfish, SD which is about 65 miles from Mount Rushmore.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter will always find us with family. With five children and ten grandchildren,
our choices are endless and great no matter the location, Sun City Festival, Spearfish, or at the home of one
of our kids.

Upcoming Sun City Festival A Night Under the Stars - Music by Steven Powell - October 5th
Lifestyle Events 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sunday Oct 21st Nov 18th

Movie The Rider
Pre-Register at
The Book Club
Pre-Register at

1 pm
Member Services
$3/person Includes
Member Services
$3/person Includes
Celebration Hall 1 Soda and 1 Candy 1 Soda and 1 Candy

by Chuck Eier, M.S. C.S.C..
Fitness/Wellness Director

The heart, enough blood throughout the body disease. A simple daily brisk walk of
or cardiac to meet even basic requirements. 30 minutes or more can help con-
muscle, is the Another form of heart disease is trol blood pressure, cholesterol and
strongest, coronary artery disease in which the diabetes. Ideally, we need aerobic
most resilient blood supply to the heart muscle exercise most days of the week for 30
muscle in (myocardium) is reduced or stopped minutes or more. Taking the form of
the human due to blockage in the arteries feed- brisk walking, bicycling, swimming,
body. Over a ing the muscle. This can lead to jogging, hiking or others, aerobic
lifetime, the death of the heart muscle and heart exercise needs to be done at a mod-
heart works attack. erate effort to elevate the heart and
24 hours a day. On an average day, Risk factors for heart disease in- breathing rate, and bring about some
the heart beats 100,000 times and clude age, gender, smoking, obesity, feeling of exertion. Done consistently
pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood. inactivity, hypertension (high blood over time, aerobic exercise makes
Over a 70-year lifetime, the heart pressure), high blood cholesterol, and the heart stronger and more efficient
beats more than 2.5 billion times. diabetes. The good news is that most while minimizing the risk factors for
Sadly, heart disease is the number risk factors are controllable. Exercise, heart disease.
one or number two cause of death food consumption, and/or medica- Always consult a physician prior to
(and most preventable) for people tions can control many risk factors starting any exercise program.
in the United States age 25 years, or and prevent development of heart For more information consult the
older. Heart disease includes conges- disease. website of the American Heart Asso-
tive heart failure (CHF) in which the Aerobic, or cardiovascular, exer- ciation at
heart is weakened and cannot pump cise is a great way to prevent heart

Upcoming Classes
Essentrics Toning on the Stability BootCamp
4 week class starting Tuesday, Ball When: Monday and Friday
October 9th 4 week class starting Monday, 7 AM to 8 AM, starting
Tuesdays and Thursdays at October 8th Oct 8th and ending Nov 2nd
1:30 pm Mondays at 4:15 pm Come join Joshua Moke for a fun four
This low-impact class is perfect for men The stability ball engages the core week, eight session bootcamp that will
and women and will leave you feeling muscles (abs & back) while strengthen- focus on cardio, strength training, and
energized, youthful and healthy! ing the major muscle groups of the upper balance and stability. The style is a circuit
and lower body. bases with five stations.

Fitness Free Blood Pressure

Fitness Assessment: Massage Therapy
$40/one lesson. Complete Fitness Enjoy a relaxing, therapeutic massage. A
Assessment with a personal exercise massage promotes relaxation, reduces October 5th at 2 pm &
program including one lesson stress and relieves mental and physical October 15th at 9 am
fatigue. 60-minute appointment $60.00 (Sage Center Fitness)
Equipment Orientation: FREE
60-minute group session on effective Personal Training:
and safe exercise with demonstrations. One-on-one personal training is avail- Blood Pressure Testing is offered
Every Thursday at 3:00 PM in the able for those wanting or needing, a bit twice per month in the Fitness
Fitness Center. more exercise guidance or motivation. Center. No appointments are
exercise program. 1 session: $35.00 necessary.
NewsChartered Club News

9:00 am
to Noon

Live Music!
October we will be having music at the Grille every weekend! All
bands will be playing outside in the covered patio area.

Saturday, October 6th 4:30-7:30 pm --The Back Nine Bandits

Dining Hours: - New to the Grille, they are a three piece instrument set.
Sat 10:30 am - 8 pm
Sun 8:00 am - 8 pm Saturday, October 13th 4:30-7:30 pm --Forever Young
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 8 pm
- Back by popular demand.
Sat & Sun, 8 am - 11 am Friday, October 19th 4:30-7:30 pm -- Sonoran Blues Rock
Happy Hour: - They played our July Fourth Event.
Daily 3 pm - 6 pm

Bar 28: Friday, Oct 26th 4:00-6:30 pm -- Like Minds

12:00pm - 8 pm - They are a Festival Favorite!

Hit the Green for PCH through the Over-Seed process our Green Ber-
As part of Troon’s partnership with Phoenix muda Base Turf Grass would become Yellowish/
Children’s Hospital (PCH), we will once again Brown after our first frost of the year. The Bermuda
be participating by holding several Hit the grass actually goes dormant during the cooler win-
Green for PCH events. We will also be asking ter months. For this reason we Over-Seed with Rye
our guest to round up their purchases to the Grass which is a cool season grass that is able to
nearest dollar at all of our point of sale outlets grow in the cool winter months.
here at Copper Canyon and the Indigo Grille.
These events started on September 22nd and The process starts by cutting the Bermuda
will run through November 16th. grass short also called scalping, and continues
with us cutting the water supply, thus forcing the
2018 Over-Seeding Schedule Bermuda grass into a state of dormancy. From
The golf course will remain open during the there we seed the course with Rye grass, and
entire over-seed process. Only 9 Holes will be because we have scalped the Bermuda it creates
open September 24th – November 2nd. The an ideal environment for the Rye Grass seed to
Driving Range will also remain open during the germinate. We then turn the water back on and
over-seed process. continue to water, as the Rye Grass seed needs to
stay moist until it germinates. Once the seed ger-
Why Over-Seed? minates we still need to let the plant mature; like
Each year we come to this time in October most plants the new grass starts with one blade
where we close the course for three weeks and and as it matures each plant gets more and more
say we are Over-Seeding. Why would we want blades of grass. The weather in October is the
to close the course for three weeks just as the ideal temperatures for this process to take place,
weather is getting nice and the course is in and also helps from the Bermuda grass from con-
great shape? tinuing to grow.
The reason is to provide our golfers with a We hope this helps answer the question of Why
better playing surface and green grass during Over-Seed and we appreciate your patience
the cool winter months. If we didn’t go during this process.
Contact Information
Kim Rinehart
Community Manager

Melissa Kean
Community Standards

Mike Marino
Facilities Director

Janet Turner
Lifestyle Director

Chuck Eier
Fitness & Wellness

Ryan Duncan

Caring Neighbors

Copper Canyon Golf Club/

Indigo Grille

Festival Sales Center


Del Webb/Pulte
Customer Service

AAM Billing/Customer Care


Sage Recreation Center

Fax: 928-252-2102
Monday - Friday
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Wood Shop & Craft Studios

Monday - Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm