Category: Clubs & Classes

QC Writers and Poets Club

Marian Stoddard Our two meetings in March, led by our members Kevin Allison and Linda Beal, were enthusiastically received and regarded as very informative and helpful. Kevin led the discussion on the Interrelationship of Music, Song and Poetry. Linda’s presentation was on Writers’ Writing: Prompts, Ques, Writing, and Sharing. Please follow us on our website…

Cutting the Cord (TV, not Internet)

Joyce Shumate On April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Madera clubhouse Crystal Ballroom, Steve Sanford, a QC resident, will discuss the availability of alternatives to cable, the decision-making process for cable cutting, and the other options and how to get them. Are you paying more than $100 for cable or satellite TV and still…

Paper Crafters Announcement

The Paper Crafters of Quail Creek make cards and other paper craft items for donation to organizations in our community. Ongoing projects include generous donations of greeting and seasonal cards to nearby senior care facilities for residents to send to their family and friends. We also include “tray cards” for residents who have delivered meals.…

Have You Fallen Victim to a Scam?

Deb Melton Scammers target seniors more often than any other group, according to the National Council on Aging. It is estimated that tens of thousands of seniors become a victim of a scam each year, costing them and their families over a billion dollars. If you find that shocking, just think about the last time…

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum—Let’s Travel Club

Joyce Shumate The Let’s Travel Club’s next presentation will be on Friday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in the Kino Center’s Ocotillo and Mesquite Rooms. This month, the presentation will be by Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s Public Programs Coordinator Sonya Norman who will present an overview of the museum and highlight the adult classes and trips…

Quail Creek Republicans Visit Arizona State Capitol

Quail Creek Republicans boarded the bus early on Wednesday morning, March 15, and headed for the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix. While rainy weather accompanied us on the journey, we all enjoyed a day filled with education and fun. Upon arrival in Phoenix, we were welcomed by Sarah Griffith, chief assistant to our State Senator…

And You Thought Dancing Was Just Fun

Did you know dancing is one of the best activities for anti-aging? As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, a 21-year study of senior citizens showed dancing integrates several brain functions at once—kinesthetic, rational, musical, and emotional—improving cognitive performance. Furthermore, dancing can reduce brain atrophy in adults who are at increased risk for…