Category: Clubs & Classes

January PCQC Photo Contest—Musical Instrument

The Photo Club of Quail Creek (PCQC) continued with its monthly members’ contest, with January having the topic of “Musical Instrument.” Each club member could enter up to three photos taken in the last year. This subject was a tough one for the members and drew only 15 entries. All the photos can be seen on…

New Officers for Writers and Poets Club

Marian Stoddard In the last two years, the Quail Creek Writers and Poets Club has grown from a small roundtable discussion group that meets once monthly to a membership of 40. The diverse venues in which our members work include poetry, novels, 10-minute plays, and articles for local publications. This has created the need for…

Let’s Travel Club

Linn Myrick On Feb. 11 members of the Let’s Travel Club took a day trip to the Linda Ronstadt Music Hall to experience a production of Shen Yun. It is a blend of classical Chinese dance, music featuring the Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra, and storytelling that draws on China’s 5,000 years of cultural history.…

Valley Assistance Services Says Thanks

Peggy McGee Valley Assistance Services (VAS) sends a sincere thank you to the Quail Creek residents who supported their Empty Bowls event. This was the first time since the pandemic hit in March 2020 that people could sit down and enjoy a bowl of soup with friends at Empty Bowls. A special shout of appreciation…

TWOQC In My Kitchen Afternoon Tea Party

Pam Hartwell-James The Women of Quail Creek’s small group In My Kitchen, led by Pam Hartwell-James, had a lovely Afternoon Tea Party on Feb. 12, hosted by Jean Tittle. The fabulous menu included a selection of savory tea sandwiches and tarts with homemade scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam. Each attendee also received a…

Love Those Valentine’s Day Painted Rocks!

Inna Shames Have you noticed that many residents display painted rocks among their landscaping? Well, chances are they learned to do that in Janet Rumford’s rock painting class! Janet has been teaching rock painting to members of The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) for more than three years. During that time, more than 250 women have…

We Did It, With Lots of Help from All of You!

Inna Shames The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) Scholarship Committee wants to extend a huge and incredibly grateful thank you to all of the wonderful people who helped us reach our matching funds goal! How did this come about? Well, it’s a great story: Last year, the TWOQC Scholarship Committee was approached by an amazingly…

Harvey Beim Honored With a Scholarship Fund

Inna Shames The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) Scholarship Program offers the opportunity to create named scholarships in celebration of an event or in memory of a beloved individual. These scholarships can be single gifts or a fund to which many contribute. When Harvey Beim passed away on Feb. 4, 2024, friends approached his wife…

Nurses Who Wine and Those Who Don’t

Carol Michels Wow, what a wine night! Perfect weather for this outside party. Linda Olson was the hostess, with a wonderful display of wines. The appetizers were great, too. Thanks to the attendees. Rumor has it that Linda may repeat this next year, too. Mark your calendars for our future dates: March 19: Bernadette Melvin…