January 2016 Smoke Signal


Happy New Year


From the Manager’s desk…

Steve and I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Festive New Year’s Eve. We want to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.
Once again Mary and Larry Shumway, George and Cheri O’Brien plus all their helpers outdid themselves for a wonderful Christmas Eve chili feed and Christmas Dinner.
I have really enjoyed the Christmas Float from the parade through the Park to seeing it lit up at night. Thanks to all who helped put it together.
Congratulations to all the winners of the Christmas decorating contest. The park looked so beautiful.  It sure put us all in the Christmas Spirit. I was ill on the day of the Christmas Program, so disappointed that I missed it, but Steve said it was wonderful and loved Snoopy.
This is a good time to change the battery in your smoke and carbon dioxide alarm it takes a minute and could save a life.
I want to welcome 2 new employees Ken and Cyd Schwertz to Sundance. They will be helping Sue and John in activities.
Again a very Happy New Year to all.
Steve and Sally Jo Johnson, Managers
This park is like heaven to us so please do not drive like Hell through it.

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Sunday Worship & Fellowship…

The church services at Sundance 1 RV Resort meet each Sunday at 8:30 AM in the Hole in the Wall with Pastor Scott Bailey.  Everyone is welcome.

Writing Your Life Story….

Is this the time you are going to surprise and gift your family with the story of your life?  Or at least to get it started?  Or find a good method to work on it?  Or to simply listen to some good stories that some in our group have written?  You may get inspired. Come join us.  Spend an enjoyable time with us.  All are welcome at our first meeting of the season on Wednesday, January 6th at 1:30 to 3:00 (more or less!)

A BIG THANK YOU from Ron and Janice Parker to all of those who are saving aluminum cans for us.  Some hand them to us as we walk around the park or we find them on our deck or pad-never knowing from whom they came.  Ron crushes them and we take them to our church, Sonland Lutheran Church, 432 Ocotilla Street for our building fund.  We invited you to join us in worship each Sunday at 10:00 AM.

The “Have Your Dog’s Picture Taken With Cactus Jack/Southwestern Santa” event was so successful that it may become an annual event.  Dogs of every size and description wore their Christmas finery and came out to have their pictures taken with Cactus Jack the Southwestern Santa.  Owners paid $5 for a 4 X 6 photo and could make a donation to the Valley Humane Society as well.  There were dog treats on hand and Santa’s helpers gave each dog a treat bag to take home.

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the event. Thank you to photographer Earl Lewis, and to super volunteer Paul Street who donned a Santa hat on top of his cowboy hat, a festive red “Arizona” t-shirt, denim shorts and roper boots to create a memorable Southwestern Santa/Cactus Jack.  Thanks to Judy Bellamy for contributing the doggie Santa hats.  Twenty-four dogs took part in the event, and their buddies at the Valley Humane Society will be getting $50 in cash, as well as toys and dog food to make their Christmas a little brighter.  Merry Christmas everyone and thanks for supporting a great cause.

Bible Study…

The Bible Study Group meets on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in the Hang Out Room. We are studying the subject of “End Times”.  Please join us as we see what Scripture has to say about this topic. On December 10 we will be watching the Dr. David Jeremiah DVD lesson on the Anti-Christ. Study guides for the Paul Stevens series “End Times” are available for $6.00.

Attention all Nebraska and Colorado residents and former residents who would like to join us!  The NE-CO Potluck will be held from 11:30 to 2 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2016 in the Hole in the Wall.  We can mingle and visit and then plan to eat about noon.  Visiting is more than welcome after the meal also.  Meat will be provided!  Please bring your own table service and beverage of choice.  You may sign up to bring a covered dish in the Activities office on the wall of clipboards…salad, dessert, veggie, etc.  I will have that sign up sheet posted January 1 or so.  Please come to meet neighbors you did not know you had!

Attention All Michiganders and Michiganians!  

Be sure to watch the Activities Office clip board wall for the February 9th Pot Luck sign up sheets.

The Annual Pot Luck is February 9, 2016 from 4-5:30PM in the Hole in the Wall.  Come and meet your state neighbors and enjoy good food and fun.

Please bring your own place settings and a dish to pass.

Mark Your Calendar  for the CANADIAN POTLUCK!

Sunday, January 31, 2016.Canadian flag hab

Sign up sheets and posters will be in the Activity Office in early January.  Please come and join us and meet fellow Canadians.

We can extend our fun until 10 pm so bring cards and games and continue the fellowship.  BYOB and your table service.

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From Sue’s Desk….

Happy 2016 to all of our Sundance family and friends.  We will be starting out the year with lots of events, dances, pot lucks and tag-a-longs.  Please visit the Activities Office to see what is being offered to keep you busy.  Our sign up sheets are just waiting for your signatures!  We are here to help you.  For those of you just returning for the winter, please be sure to check out our new website at sundance1rv.com.  Every thing we offer and planned for the season is on the calendars.

Jan 8—Country Store—9:00 to Noon.  Lunch available at 11:00 am

Jan 8—Friday Night Movie—6:30pm

Jan 13—Missouri Opry Show – 7:00 pm

Jan 14—Pool Players Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser—5:00 pm

Jan 15—Welcome Back Event—1-3 pm

Jan 16—”High Tea” Hat Making from 10—4 pmSue's Desk

Jan 16—CO/NE Potluck from 11:30-2PM

Jan 17—WA/ID/CA/OR Pot Luck—4–6:00 pm

Jan 19—Tag-a-Long to Hale Theater—”Andrew Brothers”

Jan 20—IN/IL Potluck—Craft Room at 4:30 pm

Jan 21—Honky Tonk Rebel, Mario Carboni—7pm

Jan 23—Discount Card Sale—8am to 3pm—Craft Room

Jan 24—The Calhouns Show—2pm Sunday Matinee

Jan 27 & Jan 28—Adventureland Work Camper Recruitment

Jan 28—Grande Ole Sundance Opry Show—7pm

Jan 31—Canadian Pot Luck from 3:30—6:00pm

Sundance 1 RV Resort—January Dance Schedule

Jan 9—Campbell Brothers

Jan 16—Bunky

Jan 23—DJ Dick Anderson

Jan 30—Debbie & Double Eagle

Dances are in the Hole in the Wall from 7-10 pm

Hands Across the Border…

Welcome to all the new arrivals to the wonderful weather of Arizona.  We hope all enjoyed a joyous holiday season and wish you all good health and happiness for 2016.

This year for the Hands Across the Border Dinner we will be entertained by the fabulous “Jack Jackson” on Saturday, Feb 20, 2016, in the Hole in the Wall.  The doors will open at 5:00pm, dinner at 6:00pm, and the entertainment to begin at 7:00pm

Tickets for the evening will go on sale Monday, February 1, 2016 at 8:00am in the Hangout Room at a cost of $10 per person with a limit of 4 tickets per site.

For any further information that you may need, please contact Bob & Jayne Abbott, site 558, phone 520-350-7778.

I would like to take this time to give my heart-felt thank you to my Sundance Family for all the help I have received since my massive stroke on March 6, 2015.  There are so many very special people; it would be nearly impossible to thank all of you personally.  Thank each and everyone of you for all the rides to the hospital for Nita, the visits, phone calls, cards, meals, home repairs, car washes, etc.  A very special thanks to Butch and Sherry Rausch for being there at the hospital from the very beginning and always being available to help Nita through such very stressful hours.

Losing our little dog Sara during this time in our lives has been extremely difficult. I’m also grateful for Rose and Ed Creger for helping Nita through such a sad time.

Nita, you have stood by me through some rough hurdles throughout our marriage.  I love you deeply and appreciate you so much.  You are so caring, kind, compassionate and patient with me.  You give so much.  I will always cherish you.


Richard Moquin

PS—No better place to recover than here at Sundance!



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Sales Corral

We would like to welcome Bill Patten to the Sales Office team!

We also hope you all had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

We currently have 2 new Champion Park Models on the Sales Lot as well as 2 Cavco units.  We invite you to stop by the Sales Corral and meet Bill and take a look at the new Park Models.

Steve Shepard

Crazy Uno….

Come join us for a good time playing the Uno card game with a CRAZY twist. No skill level required. It won’t help to strategize as this game has a hilarious mind of its own. The more players the merrier !!!! Saturday evenings @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm in the Hangout Room. Just bring your laugh !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Couples Dancing…couples dancing

.January 5 we start over with Two-Step for 4 weeks, then go on to country Waltz.  Thursdays we will continue to teach Pattern Dancing.  Both classes are from 10-11:30 am in the Hole in the Wall.

We would like to thank the 12 couples who took part in the Christmas Program for all their hard work to make it a great success.

Beginners are welcome, but a partner is required.  Classes are $1 per couple.  We hope to see you all there.

Kent &  Sandi Reedy—Fairways


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Ceramics…Ceramic classes at Sundance 1 RV Resort

The Ceramics shop  is open and ready to do some painting.  There is a good supply of green ware available to purchase with more on order.  The shop has everything needed to do a project. There are also classes in Horse Hair plus other classes at Country Ceramics  available.   The shop is open from 9:00 – 3:45 Monday through Friday.  Come over and see what we do.  Try it, you might like it..

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Crafty Ladies…

Welcome back to those of you that have arrived for the winter. It’s time to bring your new ideas and join us for Crafty Ladies. If you have never joined us before, stop in and see what it is we do. We meet on Monday 1-4 p.m. and Friday from 1-4 p.m. in the Craft Room.

Quad/RZR Squad…

It’s that time of year when our riders start showing up for the winter so Welcome back to Sundance and a season of riding Arizona. Plans for weekly rides are made at the Monday morning coffee Klatch and an email is sent to everyone with the information. We need someone to be in charge of sending emails so if you would be willing to take over this job please contact Larry Shinn.


January will bring the singles riding the light rail and on the way back we’ll stop at the Spaghetti Factory for lunch. Watch for the sign up sheet with details.

Planning for February’s outing will be done at the Seniors Christmas Party.

We are planning to participate in the lip sync program.  Come and have fun with us!

If you are alone and want to have some fun, come join us.

Darcus Arnold, Secretary

Poker Players wanted…

Dealers choice, quarter limit.  We play every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6PM till 9PM in the Hang Out Room.  Come join in the fun.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information, contact Dave, site 94, or Butch, site 660.


At popular request, a Zumba Gold class has begun.  We meet each Friday in the Hang Out Room from 1-2PM. (Note: there will not be a class on January 8.) Everyone is welcome to join us.  See you there!


Line Dancing…Line Dancing at Sundance 1 RV Resort

With the holidays behind us we look forward to a busy January.  We welcome all the new students.  I’m sure you’ll enjoy the class.  Not only does line dancing provide excellent physical exercise, the concentration required in learning new steps or combinations is just as beneficial in keeping the mind alert. If you’ve never line danced before, now is a perfect time to start.  Warm ups for those that need extra help begin at 1pm, then the class begins at 1:30. Fee remains at $1 for the day.  Come and join the fun.

Mickie Westrick

Bingo…Sundance 1 RV Resort

 IT’S HERE!  The new machine and board arrived yesterday (Monday Dec. 21st).  Come see us any Tuesday evening doors open at 6PM, cards on sale at 6:15 and games begin at 7P.  Hope you will join us.

Merry Christmas to all and hope it was great, as well as any and all your New Years plans and resolutions.

We have had a lower attendance for December which we usually do but we should begin to ramp up in January that’s when our pots begin to grow.

Come see us.

Karen Deen, Bingo Coordinator

Cactus Needles News…

Join us in the Gambling Room on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Monday of each month. We provide much needed items to the community. Such as, but not limited to, baby and children’s, hats, booties, gloves, scarves, afghans, and sweaters. No gimmicks, pledges or contracts to sign, just fun people who love to knit & crochet. Come check us out and I dare say you won’t want to leave! Thanks to Rose for donating oodles of yarn, you’re our new hero!

“My doctor suggested a high fiber diet, so I went yarn shopping”


Darts is played every Tuesday and Thursday [ except on holidays ] in the Hang Out Room at 4 PM.  So bring your sense of humor and your sporting attitude for the fun of your life. We like to have fun and laugh. Some bring snacks which is optional. But fun is required. See you there.

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Kitchen Events for January…

Happy New Year!

Larry and I hope you have a wonderful New Year!


Breakfast – Burrito Sat, Jan 2 At 8:30 AM

Lunch– Baked Potato Bar Tue, Jan 5 At 11:30 AM

Country Store Lunch – Tuscan Bean Soup & Burger Fri, Jan 8 At 11:00 AM

Breakfast – Biscuit and Gravy Sat, Jan 9 At 8:30 AM

Lunch– Taco Salad Tue, Jan 12 At 11:30 AM

Pool Players Spaghetti Dinner Thu, Jan 14 At 4:00 PM

Breakfast – Pancakes Sat, Jan 16 At 8:30 AM

Lunch– Tomato Soup & Cheese Sandwich Tue, Jan 19 At 11:30 AM

Dinner – Stuffed Pork Loin Wed, Jan 20 At 5:00 PM

Breakfast – French Toast Sat, Jan 23 At 8:30 AM

Lunch– Taco Salad Tue, Jan 26 At 11:30 AM

Breakfast – Biscuit and Gravy Sat, Jan 30 At 8:30 AM

Come and join us!


The woodcarving group meets in the Craft Room Tuesdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Friday mornings from 9:00 AM until noon.

Beginners are welcome to join in the fun.  We have several experienced carvers who are happy to help.  We can also start you on an easy project.  Hope to see you there!

Sundance Sewers…

 It’s been a busy time in the sewing room with many finishing up their Christmas gifts. Also we were able to complete the 113 backpacks for the foster child program. We had 50 knitted and crocheted hats donated as well. There were 13 embellished sweatshirts jackets, eight “fidget” quilts, and 12 knitted scarves donated to Oasis Nursing Home & Rehab Center.

There are several upcoming classes in January and February. Stop by and check out the bulletin board to see if there is something you might be interested in making.

The Road to California and the quilt camp trip to Show Low still have openings available. Fun trips, so sign up soon.

A potato bar ($6.00) will be served for our next luncheon on January 13th. Be sure to get your ticket from Sally Brown or Sue Roberts by the 10th. Correct amount is appreciated.

Sue Roberts #319

Ping Pong…ping pong paddles

WANTED more Ping Pong players. We have two tables so lets fill them both. This game is lots of fun and good exercise. Both women Arizona and men are welcome. We meet on Monday nights at 7:00 P.M. in the Hang Out Room.

 Mardi Gras Parade Coming Soon!

We are counting down the days to the 4th annual Mardi Gras Parade!

Date: February 9th (Fat Tuesday)

Time: Assemble in the office parking lot at 3:00 pm

Theme: “Mustang Sally”  Music provided by our own Sundance Kids Band!

Happy Hour and the King’s cake will follow the parade.

Decorate your golf cart or bicycle and join us!  The official Mardi Gras colors are green, purple, and gold.  Costumes, masks, and noise makers are encouraged.  We will have beads to throw.  The Dollar Store is a good place to find inexpensive decorations.

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The Country Store…

Our first Country Store of the new year will be held Friday, January 8, from 9 to 12 in the Hole-in-the-Wall. NOTE THAT BECAUSE OF THE NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY THE COUNTRY STORE WILL BE HELD THE 2ND FRIDAY OF THIS MONTH.

This will be a great time to purchase those items you didn’t get in your Christmas stocking. Over 40 vendors will be on hand, displaying their wares. Whether it’s clothing, jewelry, housewares or that special something – you’ll find a wonderful selection from which to choose.

Come early and enjoy a cup of fresh coffee and a donut. At 11 Mary, Larry and the kitchen crew will offer a delicious lunch of Tuscan beef stew ($4.00) or a cheeseburger ($5.00). All lunches include lemonade or iced tea.

We’ll see you on Friday, January 8 at the Country Store.


Now that the Holidays are over and everyone is settling into their normal routine, come join us in Genealogy. Our group is in full swing.  A lot of interesting programs are scheduled, so mark your calendars.  Our next meeting will be Jan 5th, from 10-11:30 AM.

On January 23, 2016, The Pinal County Genealogists will have their 13th annual all day workshop, (lunch included) held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1550 N Colorado, in Casa Grande.  There will be 21 sessions.  You will have the choice of 5 sessions.  The cost is $20.  Registration deadline is Jan 15.  This workshop is very informative and interesting.  You can get all the information at our next meeting.

Our program will be on DNA.  Hope to see you there.

R C Cars..

Welcome back!  Last year was the first year the racers had a paved track and what a welcome enhancement it was!  We are so blessed at Sundance to have one of, if not the best track in the area.  With the upgrades to the recreation area last year we did notice more spectators and people inquiring about getting involved in racing cars.  Anyone interested in watching or getting involved is welcome to visit us at the track Monday and Wednesday afternoons at 2 to 4pm.

There are newly constructed stands built by the race car drivers and is designed for drivers only, but feel free to bring a chair and watch the racing.  For your own safety, please do not sit too close to the track.  The cars are very fast and periodically we do experience accidents.  There is a safety fence but cars have been know too leave the track unexpectedly.  Looking forward to seeing you at the track!


We have structured pickleball activities every day at 9:00, but due to the unusually cold weather, the times may change. Please check the board in the Activities Office for updates. Free beginner lessons are every Monday at 9:30, but again, please check for changes. The monthly meeting and Happy Hour will be Tuesday, Jan 12th at 4:30 in the Craft Room. Two new activities have been added: the Shoot out, beginning Thursday, Jan. 7th– See Bruce Foreman at Site #186, and Skills-building Clinics on Monday afternoons , beginning January 4th – See Kathy Schmidt #546. Please remember to pay your $10 Seasonal Fee if you use the pickleball courts. Cindy Litke is our Treasurer.

Stained Glass…

We are off to a new start. A few newcomers have tried their hands with nice results. Once again we invite you to drop in to see what we are about. We have competent instructors ready to assist you with your endeavors . Due to unforeseen circumstances we are currently a little short of volunteer monitors. If you are interested or know anyone who is interested please contact us. Our current volunteers are spending many hours in the shop.

Wire Wrap Jewelry Classes…

Classes will meet on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday from    1-3:00 PM in the Craft Room.

There will be different projects as well as the beginners pendant.   Check the clipboard in the Activities Office.  All tools and materials will be provided.

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Arizona Group Travel…

Hope everyone had safe travels & a wonderful Xmas. We wish you the very happiest, healthy & super New Year.

Seeing that we have many new people in the park, we will explain how the bus tours work. We put up signup sheets on the wall in the Activities Office. This is above the red bus – plus flyers for you to take are on top of bus. If & when you signup, you are not committed to pay money until we have a full bus. We will contact you with invoice & collect money needed. This is just the opposite from signing for activities at activity desk.

JAN.10-12, 2016 – Laughlin is not looking good, seems like having Casino School here in Nov. is making it hard to put together a Laughlin Trip this year & also last. If this continues we will not be doing Laughlin Trips anymore.

TUES JAN. 26TH will be Out of Africa day trip for $83 per person.  This includes admission & transportation. This is an awesome trip, and have wanted to do this for quite some time.

FEB. 14-16th (Sun-Tues). Rocky Point Mexico trip, PASSPORTS NEEDED. Will stay at Playa Bonita Hotel @ $199 per person dbl/occ. $269 single occ. The price includes 2 nights lodging, complimentary breakfast, luggage handling & transportation. This is a great trip, always fun & very, very safe.

MON. FEB 29TH, Arizona Opry Dinner/ Theater. Dinner @ 6:30 PM, show 7:30 – 10 PM @ $80 per person which includes dinner, show & transportation. This is a great dinner & show, you will really enjoy.

MAR. 13-16TH (Sun – Wed) 3 nights 4 day Las Vegas Trip staying at the 4 Queens on Fremont St. at $175 per person dbl/occ. $229 single. This includes 3 night stay, 1 complimentary breakfast per person, 1 fun book per room, luggage handling & transportation.

We will also try to set up a Spring Training Trip for the following week in March, info will come later.

We have done these bus trips for 14 yrs. here @ Sundance & this is a plus that Sundance has that many other parks do not have. This a lot of work & we have done it so long that we make it look very easy. We enjoy so much working with you & for you.

Just to let you know these busses are Arrow Luxury Tour busses with restrooms aboard. These are 50-56 passenger busses. On long trips we try to stop very 2 hrs. to let you stretch & help relax.

I will be @ the Country Store Jan. 8th with information on these trips and also coffee klatch every Mon. morning @ 8:30 AM.  You can find me on Tues. & Thurs. from 9:15 to 10:15 in the hang out room, doing senior exercise class (come & join us).

The Town Council…

The Town Council of Sundance held its monthly meeting on November 9th.  The members are Harold Beach, Bob Hurst, Sheila Keyman, Paul Knapp, Alice Neuok and Paul Street.

At this meeting we accepted Don Clunie’s resignation from the board.

There was a discussion on improvements that have been completed and what we would like to see happen in the park.  There wAS also concern of trash outside the park.

The complete minutes are available in the activity office.

If you have any concern please speak with one of the members or fill out a comment form found in the activities office and place it in the mail slot located in the office wall across from the post office door.  Any signed form will be addressed.

Computer Room…Computer Room

The computer room hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM.  There are 9 PC computers, hook-ups for WiFi devices and laptops.

Our volunteers are not necessarily detailed experts; but may be able to offer assistance.

The fees are $1.00 per day for casual usage or $10.00 for the whole season.  There are some charges for printing.  All charges are posted in the computer room.

The Geek

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Upcoming Events – Check out our user friendly events calendars on this website!!

                                                        Did You Know?…

The Activities Office is open through April 15, 2016 from 8:30am to 10pm.  The staff is present from 8:30-4pm seven days each week.  


The following are available in that office while staff are present:

Quarters in exchange for dollars

Newspaper subscriptions for Arizona Republic and Casa Grande Dispatch

Sign-up for activities that require pre-payment

Fax and copy services for a fee

Also available in the Activities Office:

Recycle aluminum pop tabs (not cans), box tops for education, and eyeglasses for Lion’s Club

Small lost and found items

Polo shirts, t-shirts, ball caps and visors available for sale.

Box available for food pantry donations.

Laundry room open 24/7 except for room cleaning from 5:30am-7am daily.

Recycling at the dumpsters has signs telling you what goes where.  Please recycle what you can.

Newspaper Stands work fine when you do not touch the door handle while you are placing your money in the slot.  Wait for each coin to go completely through before putting next coin in.  Once all the coins are in, then pull the door handle down.

Gate Openers are available in the Registration office.

Air Hose is located behind Hole-in-the-Wall in front of the Maintenance Shop at the curb.

Water machine available 24/7 for 25 cents per gallon.  Furnish your own container.

Bags of Crushed Ice in container found near the swimming pool.  $1.50 per bag.

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Sundance Book Group

The Sundance Book Group will meet on Monday, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. in the Card Room.  The book this month is Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.  Twin brothers, Marion and Shiva Stone, were born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon.  Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, they are bound together by an amazing connection and both pursue careers in medicine.  The story moves from Addis Ababa to new York City and back again.  It is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, and ordinary miracles.

We’d love to have new members join us.  If you like to read great books (all have been recommended by our own members) please join us.  We meet on the first Monday of each month.

Looking ahead….the book for February “Still Alice” by Lisa Genova (2009)  The movie based on this book won an Oscar; .March 7 “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant (1997); April “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (2009)

Monday Night Music Jam…

Everyone is welcome to join us each Monday at 6:30 PM in the Hole in the Wall to participate with the entertainers or come and listen, sing along or dance.  This is a fun, foot-stomping good time.  Remember…if you have a favorite song you would like to hear, just let us know.  We will do our best to play it for you.


Aloha! No time to waste! Sign up in the Activities Office to join this season’s hula classes . We begin classes for the 2016 Season on Wed., Jan. 6 at 1 PM – 2 PM in the Craft Room. All levels welcome, including beginners.

Come have fun, learn a hula and gently exercise your body. Sundance

Hula Dancers welcome you !

*** ALOHA ***

Photo Club…Camera

The photo club has scheduled a field trip to St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery in Florence for Wednesday January 13, 2016. We will be meeting at the main office parking lot at 10:00 am to car pool. There are some guidelines for proper attire to enter the Monastery grounds. In general, clothing should be modest and loose fitting. This should be an interesting field trip!!

The next scheduled meeting for the photo club is Saturday January 9, 2016, at 10a.m. in the Hole in the Wall. All are welcome.


Welcome again to all shuffleboard players. Our shuffleboards are in great condition for all our winter visitors to enjoy.
Scheduled play is Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday & Friday at 9:30 with Tuesday being bowling pin shuffle. Mon. Wed. & Fri. is regular shuffleboard you play for yourself.

Tuesday bowling pin shuffle is a team event with all the yellow against all the black.  This is really a fun time, lots of cheering and encouraging your team.

The shuffleboards are there for anyone to play anytime.
The cost is .50 per person to play.  It’s on your honor to put money in jar in shed.
For new people… If you don’t know the game and want to learn, ask.  We will teach you. The boards need proper care prior to play and taken care of after play .We will teach you that also, just ask.

We will be asking all interested players if they want a shuffleboard tournament this year and what kind of a tournament. We need your input.

We are a fun loving group.  Come out and enjoy… we have a great time.


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                                    December Memories

A sincere thank you is extended to all who participated in our float for the Electric Light Parade on Dec 5, 2015.  It took a team full of ideas, design, shopping, building, decorating and experience to make our float such a great hit!

float walkers


Thank you to each and every participant in our Dec 17, 2015, Annual Christmas Show – especially the audience with their generous donations to the Casa Grande Food Pantry!


Peanuts Gang                 hula


The Toothless Gang                   quartetquartet


Lucy and Snoopy                        Mike Hughs