Category: May 2018

Ride of Silence returns May 16

Chuck Hill On May 16 cyclists across the country and world will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. Participants in the thirteenth local observance of the Ride of Silence will leave from the GVR East Social Center at 6:00…

Annual Pickleball Charity Tournament highlights

  Dusty Friedman The second annual Quail Creek Classic Pickleball Charity Tournament was held at the Quail Creek Country Club pickleball courts in Green Valley, AZ on March 24 and 25. The event was a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the 2018 charity of choice of the USAPA. The 2017 tournament raised $3600…

The spirit of the Desert Duffers in action

  David Larson The Quail Creek Men’s Nine Hole Golf Club (Desert Duffers) once again showed their willingness to help others with their annual Easter Ham Donations. In the two weeks prior to Easter, before the Duffers shotgun tee times, donations from the Duffers were accepted for this annual event. This allowed the Duffers to…

Quail Creek Fights Back Team – Relay for Life

  Carol Shelton What is the team and what is the Relay for Life Event? The Quail Creek Fights Back Team is a small group of men and women who gather together through the year to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The Relay for Life Event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society.…

The Quail Creek Computer Club – using the e-library

  Jim Burkstrand On April 24, the Quail Creek Computer Club held its monthly meeting. After a short business meeting led by President Harold Baker, Kathy Konecny, the manager and head librarian of Joyner-Green Valley Library, presented a talk entitled Using the E-Library. This meeting and presentation were well attended with over 65 people present.…

Billy Shaw Jr. Band/Arizona Originals – POSTPONED

  Billy Shaw Jr Band & Arizona Originals has been postponed until fall.  Date TBD Join Arizona’s go-to country music entertainment the Billy Shaw Jr. Band featuring fiddle virtuoso and frontman Billy Shaw Jr. trading lead vocals with Laki Skouras on lead guitar, rounded out by Justin Volpe on bass and Robyn Faber on drums…

Magnificent India

  Joyce Shumate On March 14, a group of adventurous Quail Creek residents set out on an unforgettable 11-day tour of India. A shuttle bus picked everyone up from our homes transporting us to the Phoenix Airport for our flights to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, India. Greeting our group in India was our tour…

Movie night at the driving range: Just Getting Started

  Movie Night at the Driving Range presents Just Getting Started, starring Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones and Rene Russo on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Showtime will be at sunset, between 7:00-7:45 p.m. on the Driving Range. Please enter at the north end of the Driving Range. Morgan Freeman stars as Duke Diver, the freewheeling…