Category: Clubs & Classes

Fall Art Show

"Look Again" by Charlene Amelia Romanos, People's Choice winner in Spring 2020 Show

Charlene Romanos The PC Art Club is constantly looking to bring interest, fun, and excitement to their annual Art Shows, not only for the club’s artists, but also for the members of our community who attend the shows regularly. The rules for those submitting work are very clear and require all art to be created…

Juneteenth 2020

Phylice Walton A few days prior to Friday, June 19, 2020, Just Folks member Jerome Sims asked the club to leave their porch lights on throughout the night. The light of porch lights was symbolic of freedom’s light being shared June 19, 1865, with Texas slaves. Slavery was outlawed approximately two years earlier through Lincoln’s Emancipation, but the…

Maricopa County Democratic Party Chair Speaks with PC Dem Club

Steven Slugocki, Chair of the Maricopa County Democratic Party

Alisa Moore Steven Slugocki, chair of the Maricopa County Democratic Party (MCDP), joined the PebbleCreek Democratic Club August 5 meeting, to bring news from the just-completed primary election, to address members’ concerns about the fire that destroyed the party headquarters, and to discuss some of MCDP’s plans for the November 3 general election. Maricopa County, home…

News from the PebbleCreek Shalom Club

Ronnie Levine A Zoom scavenger hunt was conducted by PebbleCreek Shalom Club president Carl Schatz on July 19.  He presented the attendees with a list of Judaic related items, then gave them 20 minutes to find the items in their homes. Prizes were given out to the top three participants who collected the most items.…

Republican Club Hosts Zoom Meeting with Debbie Lesko

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko of Arizona’s 8th Congressional District

Sue Harrison While PebbleCreek’s clubhouses and gathering venues have been closed, the PebbleCreek Republican Club has continued to stay connected through technology. Many club members quickly became tech savvy with online meeting applications, including Zoom. Zoom has allowed members to stay up-to-date on current events and to discuss important issues. On July 14, the PebbleCreek…

Camera Club Meeting

An example of creative photography by Ernie Jackson, utilizing a dead leaf and some readily available post-processing software.

Lynn Warren All camera club meetings for the foreseeable future are to be conducted via Zoom. The August meeting featured an interesting presentation on Monsoon photography. Join us for the September 21 meeting, at 6:30 p.m., for a presentation on Creative Photography by camera club member Ernie Jackson; he will show us how he creates…

PC Hiking Club Diary

Hikers Challenge Summer Heat Lynn Warren What do “B” hikers do on a hot, humid morning when the forecast high is 113 degrees? Well, on Aug. 3, they challenged the heat and their bodies by doing a 10-mile round trip hike from the Verrado golf course to the top of Caterpillar Hill. From PC, you can…

PC Singles Staying Active During Pandemic

Members of the PC Singles Club practicing social distancing prior to a round of golf.

Jan Hansen While the social activities of the Singles Club have been suspended due to the pandemic, members have found ways to stay physically active. Golf being just one of the activities along with pickleball, tennis, hiking, and swimming, or simply relaxing by the pool. Dave Shaffner, golf chairperson, has been doing an outstanding job…