Category: February 2019

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Pinochle Well, 2018 is finished and 2019 is well underway, so Happy New Year. Of course, the Pinochle Club is always a happy place to be. And it is the place to be if you enjoy good folks and good cards. Last winner’s report of 2018 December 6 1st Place: Rich Rugg 6,870; 2nd Place:…

PC Quilters draw winner of Opportunity Quilt

Over 90 members of the PebbleCreek Quilters attended the 2018 Holiday Luncheon in the Tuscany Ballroom December 10. At that time, the winner of the raffle for the PC Opportunity Quilt was drawn. Marcia Zigmut of PebbleCreek was selected. Marcia shared that her mother was a quilter, so the quilt has special meaning for her.…

Non-profit senior meal program to host comedy night fundraiser

Meals of Joy, a southwest Valley-based nonprofit that provides hot, freshly-made, nutritious and tasty meals for seniors in need, currently serves seniors five days a week throughout the West Valley. Laugh for Joy comedy night will feature two in-demand Arizona-based standup comedians including Ron Morey and Mike James. Both are nationally performing and award-winning comedy…

Home and Garden Tour on March 2

Beautiful 100-year old Litchfield Road is the setting for a self-guided tour of seven homes and their gardens. There will be old cars along the street and quilts in the backyards. Join the tour on Saturday March 2, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., $20 each. Finish the day at the award-winning Litchfield Park…

Sensational National Pickleball tournament coming to PebbleCreek

Pancho Epstein Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the States. It is the greatest show on courts; fast play and marvelous entertainment. You’ll see pickleball at its finest at the fourth annual PebbleCreek Pickleball Club USAPA Sanctioned 50+ Doubles Tournament. The exciting action occurs over a three-day period: Women’s Doubles, Wednesday, February 13; Mixed…

Word of the Month: Skedaddle

David Zapatka Reader Kim Park read about “smithereens” in a previous column and had this comment and suggestion for this month’s issue. “I loved your WOTM column on smithereens! It threw me back to my youth and reminded me of what my mother used to say when she thought I wasn’t getting ready quickly enough.…

Irish American Club Charity Golf Tournament

Suzanne Rambach, Public Relations Director We have another sell out for the PebbleCreek Irish American Club’s tenth annual Charity Golf Tournament on Sunday, March 10. There is a waiting list of 25 golfers. This is a fun-filled event featuring an 18-hole two-Best Ball Event and a 9-hole Step Aside Scramble with a wonderful Irish themed…

Big Band dinner dance February 23

On February 23 your PebbleCreek Ballroom Dance Club will be hosting a dinner/dance featuring the big band sounds of ENCORE. Our third annual semi-formal Black and White event will take place in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom. Evening starts out with a no host cocktail hour and sale of tickets for our March dance starting at…

2nd annual Street Hockey game

Canadian residents recently participated in their second annual Street Hockey game, including both Canadian and American players. Pre-game the Canadian and American anthems were sung and they had their own “Zamboni” cleaning. In December 2017, the inaugural game was held, involving Team Malette and Team De Simone and had a total of 11 players with…