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Wishes for Teachers builds bridge to close Arizona classroom funding gap

A fundamental keystone to what makes America a special place is equitable access to quality public education no matter where a young person calls home. But despite this agreed-upon truth, for …

RCSCW staff focuses on community education

The Recreation Centers of Sun City West governing board started the 2020-21 fiscal year with a board workshop. The board heard from RCSCW General Manager Bill Schwind on the goal of community …

Virtual meeting options for clubs

Chartered club meetings in Sun City West are taking place, but the avenue is not the same for all clubs.

Beardsley swim, fitness center opens Sept. 21

A third fitness and swim facility is set to open in Sun City West.

Sun Cities COVID numbers remain fairly steady

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported the overall number of Sun Cities COVID-19 cases at 1,117 on Sept. 18.
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Members of the Sun City Agua Fria National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter celebrated National Constitution Day Sept. 17, meeting virtually to ring their bells for one …
The Copper Enameling & Glass Arts Club is designed for those wanting to learn and enjoy creating with copper and glass. Member will show how to make jewelry, nightlights, wind chimes, plates, …


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An expert speaker presents important information to attendees at a previous Benevilla Educational Event workshop. [Submitted photo]

Benevilla offers tax strategy workshop

Benevilla will present Ken Mueldener, CPA, PLLC, in an interactive workshop on smart tax preparation strategies 1:30-2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27. Charitable IRA rollovers, gifts of appreciated …
The Sun City medical office in the early 1960s with two doctors — Edgar Deissler and Robert Stump — standing outside the building.

Yesterday and Today

One of the first buildings constructed in Sun City was a medical office located directly behind the community’s first shopping center and across the street from what is today home to the Del Webb Sun Cities Museum.

Local authors offers free books about JFK assassination

Sun City West author and psychologist Dr. Diane Holloway Cheney wrote “The Mind of Oswald” in 2000, about Lee Harvey Oswald. She was working at Parkland Hospital as a psychiatric nurse …

Sixth ‘Finger Lakes Wine Trail’ mystery hits bookshelves

“Death, Dismay and Rose,” the sixth cozy mystery novel in local author J.C. Eaton’s “Wine Trail Mysteries,” is set for release Sept. 29. The novel takes place at the …
Subjects that have caught the attention of Bruce Cody include old movie theaters, cafes and diners, motels and gas stations. [Submitted photos]

Getting to know the artists of Sun City: Bruce Cody

Since the early 1980s, Bruce Cody has been regarded as one of the premiere painters of large urban and small-town architectural motifs. His contemporary images range from high-rise towers with busy …
Recreation Centers of Sun City officials are making plans to rebuild the Mountain View Center to include a performing arts center and other new amenities.

Yesterday and Today

Mountain View Recreation Center, 9749 N. 107th Ave., became Sun City’s third recreation center when it officially opened in June 1967.

Artists by the Lake club hosts fine arts sale

The artists of the Artists by the Lake Club in Sun City will present a fine arts sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Oct. 31 at the Wham Art Center, 16560 Dysart Road.

Astronomy lecture slated for Oct. 6

The West Valley Astronomy Club hosts a lecture with speaker Tom Field, contributing editor at Sky & Telescope Magazine for the past seven years, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Unitarian …
Crockett makes a splash during the Sea Lion Show at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park.

More amenities open at Wildlife World zoo

Visitors to Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park will find more of their favorite spots open since the facility’s move to Phase 2 of its reopening plan.

Lecture series begins at local church

“How to Live When Things Fall Apart” will be the topic of Rev. Anthony Robinson’s webinar lecture 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. This is the inaugural lecture in the Rev. Dr. Samuel …

Sonoran Desert Chorale announces ‘virtual season’

Sonoran Desert Chorale announces ‘virtual season’ The Sonoran Desert Chorale offers the first of its four regular concerts in this year's “Virtual …
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