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Unit 41 remembers the 60s!

Nevin Nelson Some of the groovy group gathered to remember the ’60s at Nevin Nelson’s home. The meal consisted of hippy food and drinks complete with banana splits and brownies (virgin brownies). Lots of tie dye, peace signs and head bands. And laughs—lots of laughs, followed by planning our next event. Unit 41 is back…

Expressions Gallery and Gift Shop open for business

Sherry Blatner We made it through July and the wait is over—the Gallery and Creative Arts Center are open! The newly refurbished spaces will inspire your creativity and fulfill your shopping pleasure. Many thanks to the staff and volunteers who ensured the work would be completed in just three weeks. It was a huge effort…

Hiker hits rare milestone

Lynn Warren Congratulations to Clare! On July 2, five PC hikers carried chilled champagne and orange juice on an exploratory hike through saguaros from the new Pima Trailhead in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Early in the hike, before it got too hot, the hikers paused along the Axle Grease Trail to toast a rare accomplishment.…

T.T.T. Chapter AZ-P send 4th graders to camp

Laurie Overson T.T.T. Chapter AZ-P has accomplished another year of successfully sending six fourth grade girls to camp. During their week at Camp Willow Springs in Prescott, AZ, the girls had many new and fun experiences such as pottery making, nature exploration, archery, stargazing and storytelling around nightly campfires. This was a week full of…

PC Reads celebrates one year anniversary

Shannon Tyree On Thursday, June 7 PC Reads held its 12th session and celebrated with a party to mark the completion of the first year of PebbleCreek’s “drop-in” book club. “When we started, we weren’t sure how the program would work out,” said Susie Nee, the originator and coordinator of the program. “Now we know…

Expressions Gallery closed for refurbishment

Sherry Blatner There are some key dates to be aware of in July regarding the entire Creative Arts Center, including the Expressions Gallery. Plan your shopping junkets for the first week of July only, with a time-out for the usual Fourth of July holiday celebration. Both the Gallery and the Center will be closed from…

PC Players’ Readers join kindergarten and first graders

KT Tanner, PC Players Readers Theater, School Program As excited young students celebrated Reading Week in Litchfield Park’s Corte Sierra Elementary School, eight of our readers each joined a classroom to share the joy of reading. The readers displayed everything from animated story reading and discussion to poetry to storytelling and puppetry. One of our…

Jewish High Holiday Services September 2018

Brenda Hyman Mark your calendars for our ninth annual Jewish High Holy Day Services in the Tuscany Ballroom. Rosh Hashanah Monday, September 10, 10:00 a.m. (Kiddish immediately following) Kol Nidre Tuesday, September 18, 6:00 p.m. Yom Kippur Wednesday, September 19, 9:00 a.m. Rabbi David Mayer will once again serve as our clergy for this year. He presents a…

Unit 43A volunteers for Feed My Starving Children

Doug Ginter PebbleCreek residents from Unit 43A volunteered for the 3rd straight year to help pack meals for the Feed My Starving Children event, held at Verrado High School, sponsored by Summit Community Church. The event was held on April 14-15, 2018. The event’s goal was to pack 272,000 meals. With the help of 55…