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40 CLUBS AND CLASSES


editorial@robson.com | SUN LAKES SPLASH | May 2013


AAUW empowering women since 1881


AAUW officers for the 2013-2014 year: (Left to right) front row - Co-Presidents: Paulette Schutes and Jeannine Reynolds; President Elect Janet Cox; back row - Co-Vice President Membership Suevonne Negaard; Vice President Finance Karen Melching; Co-Vice President Membership Jana Greene; Co-Vice President Program Marjorie Wright; and Secretary Alise Puckett. (Co-Vice President Program Lindley Henson not pictured).


Margaret Noser The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Southeast Valley (AZ)


Branch has elected their offi cers for the 2013-2014 year. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education,


philanthropy and research. For information on membership or programs, visit the Branch website at http://southeastvalley-az.aauw.net. 


60 Plus Club news


Nancy Fisher, Publicity 60 Plus Club is a large not-for-profi t club


whose sole purpose is to provide fun and entertainment for its members. Dues are $7.50 per person per calendar year. Membership is open to any individual or married couple, one spouse of which is a minimum 60 years of age. Upcoming events: May 4 – The 39 Steps – Hale Centre Theatre


with lunch at Joe’s BBQ in Gilbert. The cost is $57 per person and includes transportation, lunch, show and driver’s gratuity. A cast of four actors portray more than 150 characters in this mind-blowing fast paced farce that combines together a Hitchcock masterpiece, a juicy spy novel and a dash of Monty Python zaniness. Bus departs Oakwood Arts and Crafts Center at 1:00 p.m. May 15 – Diamondbacks v. Atlanta Braves


(afternoon game) – Chase Field. The cost is $67 per person and includes transportation, ticket, driver’s gratuity and a $10 Dbucks voucher to be spent at the concession stands or


food counters that afternoon. Seats are


located in Section 208 on the Diamond Infi nity Level. The bus departs Oakwood Arts and Crafts Center at 11:00 a.m. All sales are fi nal. June 2 – Salute to the Troops – Pops


Concert Phoenix Symphony, Symphony Hall. Maestro Stuart Chafetz and the


Phoenix Symphony celebrate freedom with a repertoire of patriotic favorites. The cost is $55 per person and includes transportation, show and driver’s gratuity. The bus departs Oakwood Arts and Crafts Center at 1:00 p.m. for a 2:00 p.m. show. August 11-12 – Grand Canyon overnight


and the Little America in Flagstaff. The cost is $275 per person double occupancy; $345 per person single occupancy. The price includes motor coach transportation, one night at the Little America Hotel, one breakfast, one dinner at the lovely Cottage Place in Flagstaff, National Park fees, hotel gratuities, baggage handling, and services of a professional tour guide, minimum driver and guide gratuities. Note: Trip cancellation insurance is available for this tour and must be purchased at the time of booking. Premiums are non-refundable; 30 passengers are required for this tour to operate. The exact


Oakwood Arts and Crafts Center


time of departure from is to be


determined. June 15 – Damn Yankees – Hale Centre


Theatre with lunch at Joe’s BBQ in Gilbert. The cost is $57 per person and includes transportation, lunch, show and driver’s gratuity. The bus departs Oakwood Arts and Crafts Center at 1:00 p.m. for 1:30 p.m. lunch and 3:00 p.m. show. For information on any event or to make a reservation please call 480-802-4286. 


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topics, which can include everything from soup to ah, well, a good mystery novel! The summer’s roundtables include: ”Five Blind Men and an Elephant” – a discussion about words and their meaning;


“Who


Said What” – a look at memorable quotes; “Memorable Destinations, Past and Future” – recalling favorite vacations taken or looking forward to those that are planned; and “The Civil War-An Open Discussion” - sharing knowledge and stories about this critical period in American history. The summer semester runs from June 4


through July 31 with most classes meeting once or only a few times during that period so it’s easy to for members to sign up for classes that work around summer vacation plans. To register and enjoy any of the 40 cool


classes being offered members and those interested in becoming a member are invited to attend the special Open House on Thursday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m.-noon at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College’s


Sun Lakes Center (northeast corner of Alma School and Riggs Roads). A curriculum guide will be distributed to members in early May and can also be viewed on www. newadventures.info after May 3. New Adventures in Learning is an adult


lifelong learning program affi liated with the Chandler-Gilbert Community College. To take New Adventures classes (and you can sign up for as many classes as you’d like) you need to be a member (annual membership is $50; the college requires a $15 per semester registration fee). Not a member of New Adventures yet?


Don’t wait! By joining now, new members benefi t from a 15-month membership and are able to participate not only in the upcoming summer session but also in fall, spring and summer sessions next year. Should you miss the upcoming Open


House, you can register in person at the Sun Lakes Center front desk from May 17 through May 22. For additional information, call the Center at 480-857-5500. 


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