Category: November 2014

SOT-Arizona plans live auction party November 9

Support Our Troops Arizona scheduled a live auction party on November 9, 2014. The party and auction will take place in the Bryce Canyon Court cul de sac just off Pioneer Drive. Follow the American flags lining Pioneer from Grand Canyon and Cordes drives to the event site. The event starts at 3:00 p.m. and…

Check Out – Check In – November 2014

Disclaimer: These books were reviewed by a Robson resident and may or may not be available at your local library. Please check with your local branch library for availability. Janet Mills Stuff Matters – Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Share Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik. Steel was the first metal that Miodownik discusses. For thousands…

The Wine Life – November 2014

Carbernet Sauvignon: the blessed savage Andrew McCreery Few things in the world of wine are as iconic and powerful as the mighty, long lived Cabernet Sauvignon. It is the power behind the left bank blends of Bordeaux, often is the ‘Super’ in Super Tuscans from Italy and is the measure of excellence and elegance in…

Agaves

The Agave plant.

Adele Wolyn Does this look familiar to you? Did you think like I did when I first moved to Robson Ranch that the Agave at our rental needed water? I found that the dying leaves smelled terrible and looked rotted when I pulled some of them out. Shortly after this occurred, I found out about…

Annual fall art show

Diana Ellis The Sun Lakes Arts and Crafts Association annual fall show will be held on Saturday, November 29, with over 70 vendors showcasing their unique handmade crafts and art work. The show will take place at the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd. from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Come early…

Opening day horse racing

Don Wilson Keep your eye out for horse racing’s opening day shortly after the main clubhouse grand opening. This year Robson Ranch Horse Racing will be conducted on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Players may participate as owners or bettors to try to win tokens in eight exciting races. We will also be…

Casa Grande RC Flyers ready for winter season

Club members getting ready for a fun fly event. The poles seen on the ground are used for the limbo contest and for pylon races.

Alan Friedman With their paved runway and helicopter pad complete, the Casa Grande RC Flyers are ready for the busy winter season. There are now benches and a starting table at the air field, too. A starting table is used to safely set up electric aircraft before flight or to start gas powered planes. Starting…

Get out and vote! CGUHSD override information

Jaine Toth Everything you didn’t realize you really wanted to know about the Casa Grande Union High School District (CGUHSD) was revealed on Monday evening, September 15, 2014. District Superintendent Dr. Shannon Goodsell not only explained the override, which voters can choose to continue or end at the polls in November, but he also gave…

Chalk it up!

The Old Couple by Jeanie Burns, left, and Cynthia Kostylo, right.

Nancy Friedman Those were the words on Government Street in Victoria, British Columbia, on the weekend of September 13 and 14 as the Victoria International Chalk Art Festival commenced. We just happened to be going on a coastal cruise with a stop in Victoria on September 14. Just starting into the world of art after…