Many Sun Lakes residents filled the main clubhouse ballroom on Saturday afternoon, September 25, for the Activities Day sponsored by the Leisure Department.
The annual event usually takes place in January of each calendar year, but this year’s event has been postponed to September due to the pandemic.
The community event focuses on the many clubs, groups, activities, and committees that residents can attend.
This year, 39 clubs and groups, along with three Sun Lakes Advisory Committees, were on site to provide information to attendees at this popular event.
Sun Lakes is a very active community and has many activities for its residents, well represented by the many clubs and organizations with a variety of interests, hobbies, and sports.
Golf, tennis, gardening, cooking, knitting, scrapbooking, music, dance, clubs and support groups were just a few of the activities that residents could learn about and participate in the event.
In addition to the information boards, there were also stage performances by the Sun Lakes tap dance group, the Mukua Hula Hawaiian Dancers and the Belly Dance and Hawaiian Dancers of the International Dancers of Sun Lakes.
Participants in this year’s event included: The Chorale of Sun Lakes, Sun Lakes Playhouse, Bereavement Support, Friendship Club, The International Dancers of Sun Lakes, Tap Dance Group, Sun Lakes Follies, Ping Pong Group, Lady 9’ers Golf Club, Scrapbooking Group , Computer Club, Investment Discussion Group, Garden Club, RV Club, TOPS, Pinochle Group, Sew What Club, Yiddish Culture Club, Friends of Bocce, EPAP Animal Rescue Group, Caregivers Support Group, The Young at Heart Club, Tennis Club, Executive Golf Club for Men, Golf for Couples, POP Tennis, Mexican Train, Sun Lakes Art League, Cruzin ‘Cronies Group, Sun Lakes Knitters, Wine Club, International Culture Club, Stardust Dancers, Games People Play, 80’s Plus Social Club, Makua Hula Hawaiian Dancers, Ladies Executive Golf Club, Happy Cookers, Women’s Golf Club, Bingo Advisory Committee, Lifestyles Magazine Committee, and the Restaurant and Lounge Committee.
Leisure Director Kara Lukasik was on hand to greet everyone, answer questions and oversee all activities during the event.
The event gave new residents an opportunity to meet others in the community with similar interests and to educate all residents about new clubs and groups that have formed over the past year and a half.
If you missed Activity Day, check out the monthly Lifestyles Magazine for information on the many clubs and activities on offer in Sun Lakes.