Sun City Palm Desert

Clubs, Resident Groups & Support Groups

From the section: Activities & Entertainment
March, 2014 |

ARTS AND CRAFTS

  • Art
  • BZBs Needlecrafts
  • Ceramics
  • Creative Arts
  • Homecrafters (woodworking, etc.)
  • Jewelry
  • Quilters
  • Stained Glass
  • Stitch and Sew
  • Writer’s Circle

ASTRONOMY

  • Astronomy

CARDS AND BOARD GAMES

  • Canasta
  • Card (gin rummy, hearts, scrabble, etc.)
  • Duplicate Bridge
  • Mah Jongg
  • Open Card Play (on regular N&V calendar)
  • Pan
  • RummyQ
  • Social Bridge
  • (See also  Informal Groups)

CHARITABLE GIVING & VOLUNTEERING

  • BZBs (Linus blankets, etc.)
  • Hadassah (fundraising)
  • Neighbors 4 Neighbors (rides and helping hands)
  • Stitch & Sew (sew for preemies and CV Rescue Mission)
  • Sunshine (Good Samaritans)
  • Veterans  (assistance)
  • World of Women (fundraising for charities)

COMPUTER INSTRUCTION

  • Let’s Compute

DANCING

  • Ballet (class in Fitness Calendar in N&V)
  • Line Dance
  • Love to Dance (ballroom, tap, etc.)
  • Zumba (class in Fitness Calendar in N&V)

EDUCATIONAL

  • Astronomy
  • Camera
  • Forum (topical discussions)
  • Garden
  • Genealogy
  • Health lecture series
  • Financial
  • Let’s Compute
  • Library
  • Website at WWW.SCPDCA.COM

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT GROUPS

  • AA 
  • Alzheimer’s 
  • Cancer 
  • Compulsive Eaters
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stroke Survivors

FITNESS CLUBS & CLASSES (check Fitness Calendar in N&V)

  • Aquasize (class)
  • Aquatics – Arthritis (class)
  • Aqua Zumba (class)
  • Ballet (class)
  • Chair Yoga (class)
  • Fit-N-Fun (class)
  • Health lecture series (on calendar in N&V)
  • Hiking
  • Meditation
  • Sit-N-Fit  (class)
  • Step Aerobics (class)
  • Tai Chi (class)
  • Trim ‘n’ Tone
  • Yoga & Pilates
  • (See also: Dancing; Sports)

GARDENING

  • Garden

GASTRONOMY

  • Farmers Market (on calendar in N&V)
  • Food & Wine Connoisseurs
  • Gourmet  (dining out)
  • Wine Tasters

GENEALOGY

  • Genealogy

GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS

  • British Commonwealth and Friends
  • Canadian Club and Friends
  • Chicago, Midwest and Friends 
  • German Club & Friends
  • Italian Heritage
  • Pacific Northwesterners and Friends

GOLF

  • Mountain Vista Couples
  • Couples Putters
  • Ladies 9-Hole
  • Lady Putters
  • Mountain Vista Men’s
  • Men’s Niners
  • Menz Putterz
  • Mountain Vista Ladies

HOBBIES

  • Airplane model flying (radio controlled)
  • Astronomy
  • Camera
  • Catch-and-release fishing (fishing lake)
  • Car
  • Garden
  • Genealogy
  • Homecrafters (woodworking, etc.)
  • Model Railroaders
  • Movies (on regular calendar in N&V)
  • Writer’s Circle
  • Yacht (radio-controlled sailboat models)
  • (see also Arts and Crafts)

INVESTMENTS

  • Financial

MOTORIZED HOBBIES

  • Airplane model flying (radio controlled)
  • Car
  • Model Railroaders
  • Yacht (radio-controlled sailboat models)

MUSIC

  • Karaoke  (on regular calendar in N&V)
  • Music Buffs (big-name entertainers)
  • Performing Arts (Musical)
  • Sun City Singers (four-part harmony)

PETS

  • Dog Parks
  • Pet Lovers

PERFORMING ARTS AND SINGING

  • Performing Arts
  • Sun City Singers (four-part harmony)

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Camera

POLITICS AND CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSION

  • Democrats in Sun City
  • Forum (non-partisan discussion groups)
  • SCPD Republicans

RELIGION

  • Sun City Jewish Services
  • Friendship Church
  • Hadassah

SINGLES

  • Solos

SOCIALIZING

  • (All our clubs!)
  • Boomers & Friends
  • Just for Fun
  • Karaoke
  • Rainbow Circle
  • Solos
  • World of Women
  • (see also: Geographical Areas)

SPORTS

  • Billiards
  • Bocce
  • Car (motorsports)
  • Cyclists
  • Fun City Bowlers
  • Hiking
  • Ping Pong
  • Racquet (tennis, pickle and paddle)
  • Softball (for both men and women)
  •  (see also: Fitness clubs & Classes; Golf)

SUPPORT GROUPS

  • AA 
  • Alzheimer’s 
  • Cancer 
  • Compulsive Eaters
  • Grief and Loss

TRAVEL

  • Car  (motorsports)
  • Cyclists
  • Hiking
  • RV

INFORMAL GROUPS (not chartered clubs; find these through networking, or start your own)

  • Airplane model flying (radio controlled)
  • Bible study
  • Book reading and discussion
  • Bridge
  • Bunco
  • Hand & Foot (card game)
  • Mah Jongg
  • Mexican Train (dominoes)
  • Movie-going and critiquing
  • Red Hats
  • Rummy Q

 

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS
FROM TIME TO TIME (check News & Views for announcements)

  • E-waste drop-off
  • Fire extinguisher checks and refills
  • Golf cart maintenance
  • Hearing Test (2nd Wednesday of the Month)
  • Shredding events

 

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