Up and Coming at the Ranch

The Leopard Lounge series, dinner and show, begins March 20. Tickets are $50 for homeowners and $60 for non-homeowners. The bar opens at 5:30, dinner at 6:00 and the show will be 7:00-8:30 p.m. The dance floor will be open for all shows. Tickets are still available for all shows.

Saturday, 4/4/2015 – The Potter Family

Friday, 4/10/2015 – Elton John Tribute

Friday, 5/8/2015 – The Rat Pack Tribute

Friday, 5/22/2015 – The Marvelettes

Purchase tickets at the clubhouse reception desk Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The entrée for dinner is a choice of chicken or beef for each show. Let us know at the time of purchase as well as any dietary restrictions.

What’s coming up this month:

April 3 at 4:00 p.m. N/S Dakota Party. Leroy and Gayla Barker, 4813 W Mohawk Drive, will be hosting this event. If you have a home in the Dakotas or lived in the Dakotas, you are invited to attend. The Barkers will supply main dish, beer, wine and sodas. If there is a special drink you like, please bring it. If your last name starts with A-O please bring a side dish or salad to share. If your last name begins with P-S please bring an appetizer to share. If your last name starts with T-Z please bring a dessert to share.

Please RSVP by March 20 to gbarker1953@q.com so we can get a head count.

April 4 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. The seventh annual Sycamore Block Party at Willcox Drive cul de sac, $10 pp, cash only please. Sock hop and dance to the music of the Arizona BopCats. Food will be provided: chicken, veggie and potato salads, chips, rolls, dessert, soda and water. There will be a best dressed contest and door prizes. Tickets are on sale in the Sports Club March 2, 4 and 6 or contact Izzy Ochletree, Linda Philpott, Gail Mallen, Karen Furu, Emmally Mercer, Alicia Mooney or Kathy Saltus.

April 4, End of Season Tennis Tournament. Format: Four individuals will be assigned to a court. Assignment will be based on level of play. Three no add sets to be played, switching partners after each set. Winner will be the individual who wins the most games. In the event that a set is tied 6-6, a seven point tie break will be used to determine winning team for the set. As we only have four courts, the maximum number of players will be 32 including men and women. The start time will be at 9:00 and 10:30.

If you are interested, a sign-up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board near the tennis courts or you can email Terry Lukasik at dijon3040@yahoo.com.

As the Tennis Club will provide the main course, we need a headcount for food, so if you will be staying for lunch and if you will be bringing a guest, indicate that on the sign-up sheet. We are also asking the members to bring sides. A separate sign-up sheet will be posted by the courts.

We will be awarding prizes. Bring money as we will have another raffle. Please respond by Monday, March 20.

April 5, Easter Brunch Buffet in the Ranch House Grill. The seating is from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; $25.95 adult, $10.95 child, 4 and under is free. Reservations are required; call 520-426-3331 and press 1 for the hostess.

April 7, Alaska State Party from 5:00-7:00 p.m. hosted by Craig Morrison and Judy Oakland at 5418 W Corral. Bring an appetizer to share, beverage of choice and a lawn chair. RSVP to Judy Brozek at 907-227-7335, Georgie Hart at 520-374-2528 or Judy Oakland at 520-423-1861.

April 11, Nebraska State Party from 2:00-6:00 p.m. will be hosted by Bob and Pat Hranac, 4433 W Pueblo Drive in Palomino. Bring an appetizer to share and your favorite beverage. They have offered the use of their pool, so bring your suit if you are so inclined! Hope to see residents who live or have lived in Nebraska! If you have questions or wish to RSVP, call Linda Sue Jensen at 520-423-2629.

April 16, Wine Dinner in the Hermosa Ballroom. Four courses will be paired with wine; 5:30 p.m. cocktail service and dinner at 6:00 p.m. The cost is $65 pp for homeowners and $75 pp for non-homeowners. Purchase your tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch clubhouse.

April 22, Buffet and Bingo in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors and bar will open at 4:00 p.m., buffet at 5:00 and bingo at 6:00 The cost is $20 pp. Purchase your tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch clubhouse.

April 23, Dinner Seminar in the Fireside Room, Ranch clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. The Choy/Freberg Group of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management will walk you through 50 years of Time Magazine covers to show you that many of the geopolitical and economic issues we face today have been challenges in the past. Learn how the challenges of historical events created opportunities in the global capital markets and how this could possibly take the emotions out of investing. RSVP to Ryan Freberg at 480-345-4734 by April 20 to reserve a seat.

April 24, Great Southwest Radio Theatre Project and BlackBox Foundation present two Live Radio Dramas “I Saw Myself Running” and “Chocolate Candy” in the Hermosa Ballroom, cost is $15 pp. For tickets and information contact Veronica at 252-2324 or Jaine at 350-9381 or www.blackboxaz.com or call 520-428-7050. Our own Jaine Toth and Veronica Long will be performing.

April 25, Our very own Senior Prom “Yesterday Once More” with live entertainment by the very popular group also called “Yesterday Once More.” Watch for details.

April 30, Dance Mix with the Time Bandits in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors and bar will open at 6:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:00-10:00 p.m. The cost is $5 pp for homeowners and $10 pp for non-homeowners. Purchase your tickets at the door.