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Everything you wanted to know about the World Series … but were afraid to ask

Imagine you’re at an outdoor dinner party (yes, COVID-friendly). It’s October, and the conversation steers towards the World Series. While you are generally culturally literate, you know …

Christensen: Health literacy more important than ever for Arizonans in ongoing COVID-19 crisis

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions across the country, and Arizona has not been spared. This virus and its resulting economic fallout have put a harsh spotlight on rising health care …

Suhaysik: Driver's should slow down and drive right, right now

I’m wondering when traffic laws became optional? Folks texting while driving. Speed limits are completely ignored. Red lights are meaningless. HOV lanes obviously are there as race tracks. …

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SUN CITY NEWS
Local news
News

New Sun Cities COVID cases going downward

The Arizona Department of Health Services is now reporting the number of new cases in the last month through Oct. 22.
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Savings for seniors in the Sun Cities

Prescribed medication is not an option for everyone in the Sun Cities, simply because it is too expensive. But there are ways to save.
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Sun City residents have chance to watch forums online live

Sun City residents will have a chance to meet the Recreation Centers of Sun City board candidates, but there will be one person missing from the slate.
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Rec board candidates set for election in Sun City

The Recreation Centers of Sun City has an overflowing slate of candidates for its board election in December.
SUN CITY CLUBS & NEIGHBORS
Neighbors
NEIGHBORS

Sun Health Foundation 5K raises $31,000

On Sunday, Sept. 26 at Surprise Stadium, more than 180 people of all ages crossed the finish line during Sun Health Foundation’s 5K Walk/Run for Women’s Health in support of healthier …
Neighbors

Signs of the past

Signs along major arteries passing through Sun City used to proudly bear welcome signs, proclaiming Sun City the “City of Volunteers.”
NEIGHBORS

Benevilla prepares pair of online workshops

Benevilla presents its next Live Zoom Educational Workshop at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14. “Smart Gifting Strategies to Utilize in Unprecedented Times” features guest expert, Stephen …
Neighbors

Lipschultz wants to reach area Jews

Church/Religious Organization: Congregation Beth Emeth Sun City West Jewish congregation affiliated with the conservative movement.

Daughters gather for education, dessert

Members of the White Tank Mountains Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met Oct. 3 to learn more about its namesake, the White Tank Mountains, from Karen Krause of the White …
Clubs
Tip Top Dancers plan costume sale in Sun City

The Tip Top Dancers are holding a used costume sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 in the Marinette center auditorium. The club has a variety of costumes for sale including patriotic themes, …

Craft club creates for a cause

Who’s Who in the Camera Guild: Lilly Cano

New classes on tap with Tip Top Dance Club

Entertainment
Arizona Philharmonic performs for the first time at the Vista Center for the Arts Oct. 30. Tickets at thevistaaz.com/azphil. [Submitted photo]

Arizona Philharmonic announces 2021-22 season debut at Vista Center for the Arts

The Arizona Philharmonic (AZ Phil), Prescott’s regional professional orchestra, launches its new five-concert season for 2021-22 Oct. 30, with the baroque orchestral performance of …
The Mavericks recently won the Americana Music Association Trailblazer Award. Experience them live Feb. 10 and 11 during Wickenburg’s Gold Rush Days festival, at the Webb Center. [Submitted photo/Erika Goldring for Getty Images]

All tickets to the Webb Center’s 20th anniversary season now on sale

All tickets to the Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts’ 20th anniversary season of events are on sale now to the public. The Wickenburg theater schedules a diverse lineup of artists and …

Church announces live concert

Grace Community Church, 16165 W. Mountain View Blvd., is hosting two live concerts in November, featuring Sonoran Skies, a Sun City Grand based band. The first concert is 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 and …
WHAM Art Association announces the seventh annual “Bowls of Hope” event. [Submitted photo]

Bowls of Hope, WHAM help fight hunger

WHAM Art Association announces it will host the seventh annual “Bowls of Hope” event for the West Valley. Bowls of Hope will be held in conjunction with WHAM’s Art Bazaar and …

Garage band Still Above Ground performs Oct. 17

The Sun City West garage band, Still Above Ground, performs 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17 at 13307 W. Crown Ridge Drive. Still Above Ground started out last April with two guitarists, Cheryl Uhles and …

Rose Band bringing classic rock to West Valley gig

The Priscilla Rose Band will perform their blend of classic rock and pop at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16 at Chef Peters Bistro, 17300 N. Sun Village Parkway, in Surprise.

Ground Floor Artists schedule art sale

Ground Floor Artists are hosting its second bi-annual art sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at 13343 W. Foxfire Drive, Suite 3. GFA members will have a variety of fine art, jewelry, wood …

Glendale songwriter makes good in Nashville

Glendale resident Lu Anne Camp, and her writing partner, Sharon Cookson, of Atlanta, have recently had two album cuts by new recording artist Gary Wayne of Nashville. The songs “Turning My …

Rockin’ The Blues perform Friday

I & J Fountain Restaurant, 12221 W. Bell Road, will feature live music by Rockin’ The Blues 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. Palmer & Rosanna will then take the stage 5:30-8:30 p.m. …

Band announces West Valley gig

The Hallelujah Blues Band will perform 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Sunset Bistro at the Lakes, 19260 N. Westbrook Parkway. Reservations are encouraged. Call 623-566-1132. 
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