Category: Clubs & Classes

Republican Club Boots and Diamonds Dance

Liz Gibson The PebbleCreek Republican Club, following the popularity of their premiere dinner dance last year, hosted the second Boots and Diamonds dinner dance Saturday, February 3 in the Tuscany Falls Ballroom. The party, which was open to all residents, was a smashing success and received many accolades. It started with line dancing instruction at…

A banner month for the Pottery/Sculpture Club

Jeff Wilson February was a particularly great month for the Pottery/Sculpture Club of PC. It started off with an invitation from the Creative Arts Center to display pottery/sculpture projects in the shared display cases for the second time in three months. Next, at the annual meeting it was announced that our membership has grown to…

Euchre night

Mary Ann O’Brien Thursday night is Euchre Night at Eagle’s Nest Clubhouse in the Palm Room. Players arrive at 6:30 to “donate” $1 to the prize fund. Bill Halte and Jerry Fox are always ready to greet the members. Gil Butson usually has the tables ready for play, unless he’s on another of his travel…

Minnesota Winter Carnival

Carol Collins The 2018 Minnesota Winter Carnival—PebbleCreek Style, was held Sunday, February 11 at the Chianti Room. We putted on a winter-themed green, threw snowballs, hunted for a medallion and had a great meal. We found old friends and made new! Thank you to all who came and a special thank you to all those…

Pottery/Sculpture Club has a new tool

Jeff Wilson Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, the Pottery/Sculpture Club has a new and wonderfully versatile tool, a wall mounted clay extruder. Projects made in this class included coffee cups with handles, three-level decorated vases, coil pots and much more. The success of this class has prompted the instructors to include it…

Marcellino’s cooking demonstration

Ken Minichiello Buon Appetito! That’s what the group from the Italian American Club experienced at Chef Marcellino’s ristorante as we watched and tasted what he prepared for our luncheon meal; fettucine pasta with a Bolognese sauce. Watching Chef Marcellino prepare this wonderful meal was like enjoying the music of a symphony conducted by the very…

Spring Quilt Show – The Art of Quilting

Marlene Kuskie Barb Mauer, co-chair of the Spring Quilt Show, is creating ways to display quilts with other members of the Pebblecreek Quilt Club. Millissa Masters is co-chairing and organizing the many details for the first quilt show in the Creative Arts Center. The Spring Quilt Show “The Art of Quilting” is Sunday, March 18,…

Republican Club round tables

Liz Gibson On Thursday, February 1, following the business meeting, more than 100 PebbleCreek Republican Club members participated in Round Table discussions with a number of candidates for public office. During each ten-minute session, the candidates had several minutes to address the table after which they took questions from the group before moving on to…

News from the Shalom Club

Laurie Rosenbloom “You must’ve been a beautiful baby ‘cause baby look at you now!” That’s what approximately 80 people experienced on February 24. Encores Big Band, an 18-piece ensemble led by Musical Director John Withart, was entertaining as they played throughout the evening. Guests brought baby photos of themselves that were creatively displayed in the…

Women’s March to the Polls

Roberta Medina and Alisa Moore Members of the PebbleCreek Democratic Club took part in the second annual Women’s March to the Polls, January 21, in downtown Phoenix. More than 20,000 women, men, and children attended. There were creative, colorful signs everywhere, addressing a wide range of current political and social issues. Numerous speakers, entertainment including…