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The Del Webb Sun Cities Museum will reopen in December with an entirely new look and theme focusing on the historic role Sun City played in the creation of the American industry the world has come to know as the active-adult retirement community. more
Marinette Center, 9860 W. Union Hills Drive, was the seventh — and last — recreation center constructed in Sun City by the Del Webb Development Company. more
This donation-based program is available to eligible participants age 60 years or older or younger adults with disabilities, who are unable to prepare or obtain meals for themselves during a period of need. more
The Museum Association of Arizona awarded its Institutional Award of Excellence for 2020 to the Del Webb Sun Cities Museum, 10801 W. Oakmont Drive, Sun City. more
As the Del Webb Development Co. expanded Sun City during the 1960s and 1970s, everything seemed to get larger. more
Sun City opened Jan. 1, 1960 and its enormous popularity quickly prompted the Del Webb Corp. to expand its initial development plans. more
When Sun City opened to the public Jan. 1, 1960, initial visitors were greeted by an elaborate water fountain, five model homes, a recreation center, golf course, shopping center and a restaurant. more
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. more
Mountain View Recreation Center, 9749 N. 107th Ave., became Sun City’s third recreation center when it officially opened in June 1967. more
The Knights of Columbus in Sun City West were busy Aug. 22 gathering food for donation to a food distribution agency. more
When Sun City opened Jan. 1, 1960, prospective home buyers were introduced to a “new way of living” and the nation’s first community specifically catering to the needs of retirees. more
After hosting a success blood and food drive, the Alliance of Business and Community in Sun City West will host another event. more
Sun Health Foundation is proud to tell stories of people who are giving back, those foundation officials consider true “heroes with heart.” more
With an excessive heat warning in effect through 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 and temperatures hovering well over 110 degrees, July is poised to go out with a flame. more
The Kuentz Recreation Center, 14401 R.H. Johnson Blvd., was the third recreation center built in Sun City West. more
Plaza del Sol Shopping Center, located on the southeast corner of 107th and Peoria avenues, was built in the early-1960s to serve Sun City’s then-growing population, which at the time was expanding to the south. more
A Sun City resident and his partner from Prescott will not be traversing the Yukon River this year. more
It may not look like it, but Menke Funeral and Cremation Center on the northwest corner of 103rd Avenue and Coggins Drive in Sun City was the original home of Sun City’s first free-standing U.S. Post Office. more
The West Valley Museum of Art, which today is located at Peoria City Hall, 8401 W. Monroe St., was originally created by several art enthusiasts in Sun City and Sun City West. more
St. Mary’s Food Bank stepped up to distribute more than 20 million pounds of emergency food to Arizona families in need since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic — millions of pounds helping tens of thousands more than during the same period last year. more
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