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Interfaith families discuss Chanukah, Christmas celebrations

Many families have both Jewish and Christian members. Sometimes the differences are through marriage and at other times due to religious conversion. Residents of senior communities dealing with …

National Charity League’s Arrowhead Chapter hosting membership drive

The Arrowhead Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. (NCL), the nation’s premier mother-daughter volunteer organization, has announced its Annual Membership Drive. Applications are being …

SCHOA officials urge Sun City residents to pull weeds

With cooler temperatures now the norm, Sun City Home Owners Association officials call on residents to keep their yards in good shape, inclding clearing them of weeds.

Tax program needs Sun City volunteers for season

One of the busiest programs in Sun City is looking for volunteers.

RCSC candidates campaign for board seats in Sun City

A trio of Sun City residents are vying to fill expiring seats on the Recreation Centers of Sun City Board of Directors.
Opinion

Clark: Do research before making judgement

Regarding the letter to the editor (“Resident raises concerns about school teachings,” Sun City Independent, Oct. 16, 2019), I would like to offer the following.

Bein: What if this world was perfect?

Marilyn complains (“People seem to have a lot to gripe about,” Sun City Independent, Oct. 16, 2019) about all the complainers.

Herfurth: Agree with writer about horns in Sun City

I agree with you Barry Spinka 100% (“Do something about jet noise also,” Sun City Independent, Oct. 9, 2019).

Duncan: Sun City, Youngtown condo residents get water rebate checks

The Mission of the Sun City Community Assistance Network is to, “Connect people with resources to enhance their standard of living.

Andrews: Applaud Sun City HOA for revision of CC&Rs

I applaud the Sun City Home Owners Association for its timely action in revising our community’s rules.
Clubs

Non-partisan group, Sun City Democrat club spend ‘Morning at the State Capitol’

The non-partisan Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans and the Sun City Democratic Club collaborated to offer their members a “Morning at the State Capitol” Oct. 24. Speakers for this …

PA club slates ‘Zingo-Bingo’ event, lunch

The Pennsylvania Club hosts a “Zingo-Bingo” game and lunch Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Quail-Coyote Room, Foundation Building, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Members and their guests are welcome. …

Artist of the month, November demonstrator announced in Sun City

The Artists by the Lake have named Mark Christopher its artist of the month.

Sun City club marks a day of remembrance

Shirley Staggs, regent, and Twila Lobitz, vice regent for the Sun City Agua Fria Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently welcomed Andy Simoneschi, a first …
West Valley Preps

Do-it-all Young sparks Centennial’s 48-13 semifinal win over Higley

SURPRISE — Anyone who has watched Centennial junior Jaydin Young play this season ends up asking the same question. “What can’t this guy …
Entertainment
ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra. [Submitted photo/Azy Scotten Photography]

‘Joy to All the World’ features holiday music by ProMusica Arizona Chorale, Orchestra

Joy to All the World, ProMusica Arizona’s holiday concert this year, spreads the musicians’ wings by including seasonal music from …
Dennis Madden, Dennis Preisler, Dan Spencer, Lee Poole and Rob Spindler as The Rockin Blue Geckos perform in Sun City Nov. 9.

Blue Geckos back at The Speakeasy

The Rockin’ Blue Geckos perform 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at The Speakeasy, 10745 Grand Ave. Their sound of classic country, rock …

ProMusica Arizona Sun City concert coming up

ProMusica Arizona performs 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at American Lutheran Church, 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd. Tickets range from …
Pete Williams, Shawna McGuire, Cathie King, Rick Travis, Greg Ansel, Tommy Acedo and Bill Grant comprise That’s Country, which plays Nov. 3 in Sun City.

Sun Bowl Series continues with country music celebration

The Sun Bowl Series continues when That’s Country Band performs 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at at Sun Bowl Amphitheatre, 10220 N. 107th …
Neighbors

Classroom volunteers needed in Northwest Valley

With many schools in the West and Northwest Valley still actively looking for classroom volunteers, Your Experience Counts is offering …
Robert Christofersen relaxes at home in Sun City.

Honor military veterans always

Veterans Day was Nov. 11 as a special day set aside to honor those serving in the U.S. military, but some residents find ways to honor …
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum, 10801 W. Oakmont Drive, Sun City

Torture conducted in Sun City

Take a drive along West Santa Fe Drive in Sun City just north of Grand Avenue between 99th and 103rd avenues and check out the …
Richard Tucker working in studio.

West Valley artists to take part in Arizona’s largest studio tour

Arizona’s longest-running artist studio tour, Hidden in the Hills, will feature nearly a dozen talented, diverse artists from the …