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July 2017

What the “hack”, strategies for online security

July 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun City West, 85375 United States + Google Map
Free

“WHAT THE HACK”, STRATEGIES FOR GREATER ONLINE SECURITY AND SAFETY, 3 pm to 5 pm, Tuesday, July 25, Palm Ridge Acacia Room. (This is free class) With the term “hacking” trending across news feeds and headlines all over the world, “What The Hack” will provide a clear definition of hacking, what it means to you as well as provide simple things you can do to protect yourself online and keep your personal information more secure. About Lucas Hooten is the lead trainer for GroovyTek, and will be conducting the session. Lucas' vast experience in the world of technology includes…

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Understanding reverse mortgages

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

UNDERSTANDING REVERSE MORTGAGES, 6 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, July 25, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class) This class will help you understand the benefits and limitations of reverse mortgages and whether it is right for your circumstance. If you’re 62 or older and want money to pay off your mortgage, supplement your income, or pay for healthcare expenses, you may consider a reverse mortgage. It allows you to convert part of the equity in your…

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Learning self-hypnosis

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

LEARNING SELF-HYPNOSIS, 3 pm to 6 pm, Wednesday, July 26 OR 3 pm to 6 pm, Thursday, September 14, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class)   Learn about the history, purpose and many uses of self-hypnosis. The instructor will teach techniques for self-hypnosis and assist you in learning a basic 3-step method and exploring how to be successful with self-hypnosis. Instructor Skip Albright is a certified clinical hypnotherapist with specialized training in emergency hypnosis, post traumatic stress…

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Life Re-imagined

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

LIFE RE-IMAGINED, 3 pm to 5 pm, Monday July 31 OR 6 pm to 8 pm, Monday, September 18, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class)  Sometimes life takes you in unexpected directions. But it is never too late to make a change and we can guide you. At a Life Re-imagined check-up, you can: reflect on your goals and aspirations; harness your underlying personal strengths; get tools and inspiration to take the next step; and create…

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August 2017

Barre begins

August 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, and 17, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 15 people; $50 fee.  Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper alignment, strengthen…

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Line dancing begins

August 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$30

LINE DANCING for Beginners, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Wednesdays, RH Johnson Social Hall; $25 for four classes. Upcoming sessions begin the first Wednesday of the month and end on eh last Wednesday. Whether you’ve line danced before or this is your first experience, instructor Kort Kurdi’s unique, often humorous approach to teaching will allow you to dance for the pure enjoyment of it! You will learn the steps, and secrets to blending the steps, that will make dancing comfortable…

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Rock and roll exercise begins

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$25

ROCK AND ROLL RHYTHMS DANCE EXERCISE, 9 am to 10 am, Saturdays, RH Johnson Social Hall, August 5, 12, 19 and 26; $25 fee. Get your motor runnin’ on Saturday mornings!  Join us for our weekly Rock ‘n’ Rhythms Dance Exercise Class designed for everybody and Every Body!   Kort Kurdi, our ultimate Dance Entertainer, blends his unique, humorous approach with his motivating choreography and music to lead us in a fun, energizing hour using basic, easy dance steps and rhythms! …

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How desert critters cope in the heat and Maricopa County Parks

August 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

HOW DESERT CRITTERS COPE IN THE SUMMER HEAT AND EXPLORING MARICOPA COUNTY PARKS, 3 pm to 5 pm, Tuesday, August 8, RH Johnson Lecture Hall. (This is a free class). Hear about the various and creative ways the creatures of the desert have adapted to survive and thrive in the summer heat. Learn about how to take advantage and appreciate the diverse landscapes, resources, facilities and programs offered by the Maricopa County Parks. Instructor Justin Williams is the Interpretive Ranger at the…

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Important personal legal matters

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

IMPORTANT PERSONAL LEGAL MATERS, 3 pm to 5 pm, Thursday, August 17, RH Johnson Lecture Hall. (This class is free)  During this presentation, the instructor will describe essential estate planning documents and outline the differences between estate planning with a Will versus estate planning with a Revocable Trust.  Additional important documents will be explained, including Powers of Attorney, both financial and health, and Living Wills. Other estate planning techniques, including holding title to assets in joint tenancy or community property,…

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Barre begins

August 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 22, 24, 29, 31, September 5 and 7, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 15 people; $50 fee.  Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper alignment,…

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Pinterest, youtube and ETSY

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

PINTEREST, YOUTUBE AND ETSY, 3 pm to 5 pm, Tuesday, August 22, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is free class) What is Pinterest and how does it work?  Pinterest is a social network site that allows you to visually save things of interest you find on the internet. From ‘Appetizers’ to ‘Words of Wisdom’, learn how to create a board, “Pin” images or videos to your own boards and share them with others!  Why are YouTube and Etsy included…

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Paying for Long Term Care

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

PAYING FOR LONG TERM CARE, 6 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, August 22, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class) Learn about what to consider in whether-or-not to purchase long term insurance, what other strategies you can use to cover the costs of long term care, how to protect your assets and how to make the best use of your resources when you or your loved one needs nursing home or in-home care long term. Instructor Scott Sandell…

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Caring for Cats and Dogs in crisis situations

August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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free

CARING FOR CATS AND DOGS, OUR EXTENDED FAMILY, IN CRISIS SITUATIONS, 3 pm to 5 pm, Wednesday, August 23, RH Johnson Lecture Hall. So many of us have pets that are part of our family. Can you recognize the signs of pet illness? Would you know what to do with your pet(s) in an emergency situation? Where would your pet go if you had to be hospitalized? Chance Shelter staff will share what you can do to help make the lives of your pets…

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Keeping your balance and fall prevention

August 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

KEEPING YOUR BALANCE AND PREVENTING FALLS, 3 pm to 5 pm, Tuesday, August 29, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class) Our ability to maintain balance requires the interaction of several body systems and is very important for fall prevention. Learn how to improve your balance using exercise-based approaches, find ways to decrease the risk of falling in your home and surroundings and how to increase your mobility, well-being and physical safety. Instructor Rhonda Zonoozi is an Exercise…

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September 2017

Rock and Roll exercise begins

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$30

ROCK AND ROLL RHYTHMS DANCE EXERCISE, 9 am to 10 am, Saturdays, RH Johnson Social Hall, September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; $30 fee. Get your motor runnin’ on Saturday mornings!  Join us for our weekly Rock ‘n’ Rhythms Dance Exercise Class designed for everybody and Every Body!   Kort Kurdi, our ultimate Dance Entertainer, blends his unique, humorous approach with his motivating choreography and music to lead us in a fun, energizing hour using basic, easy dance steps and…

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Tai-Chi begins

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$60

TAI-CHI and/or Qigong, 9:30-10:30 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room for September 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28; $60 fee. Please note, the October-December classes will be held outside at the Pool Deck at Beardsley Recreation Center, weather permitting. Tai Chi (tie chee) classes are a holistic approach which educate, guide and empower the participants, resulting in improved balance, greater flexibility and an overall sense of well-being. Endorsed by Harvard Medical School, the…

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Getting help for friends and neighbors

September 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

GETTING HELP FOR YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Monday, September 11, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room (This is a free class).  Americans will mark the 16th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, in many ways – from patriotic celebrations to moments of solitude.  In Sun City West, Our Neighbor Network honoring this solemn occasion to offer guidance and information to residents who may be able to help our most vulnerable populations. Whether someone you know is…

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Mindfulness begins

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Beardsley Recreation Center, 12755 Beardsley Road
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$180

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION CLASS (MBSR), 3 pm to 5:30 pm, Mondays, September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 16, 23, 30, November 6 and 13. Full day retreat on Saturday, Nov. 4, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, Beardsley Recreation Center, Agave Room, limited to 20 people; $180 fee. This is an intensive class designed to relieve stress and improve health for people with chronic illnesses or conditions based on the teaching and research of Jon Kabat-Zinn. The MBSR program is designed to…

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Barre begins

September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 15 people; $50 fee.  Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper alignment, strengthen…

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Learning self-hypnosis

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

LEARNING SELF-HYPNOSIS, 3 pm to 6 pm, Wednesday, July 26 OR 3 pm to 6 pm, Thursday, September 14, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class)   Learn about the history, purpose and many uses of self-hypnosis. The instructor will teach techniques for self-hypnosis and assist you in learning a basic 3-step method and exploring how to be successful with self-hypnosis. Instructor Skip Albright is a certified clinical hypnotherapist with specialized training in emergency hypnosis, post traumatic stress…

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Life Re-imagined

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

LIFE RE-IMAGINED, 3 pm to 5 pm, Monday July 31 OR 6 pm to 8 pm, Monday, September 18, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class)  Sometimes life takes you in unexpected directions. But it is never too late to make a change and we can guide you. At a Life Re-imagined check-up, you can: reflect on your goals and aspirations; harness your underlying personal strengths; get tools and inspiration to take the next step; and create…

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Today’s retirement investing

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

TODAY’S RETIREMENT INVESTING 101, 6 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, September 26, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room. (This is a free class) Navigating your retirement income in volatile markets can be tricky and challenging. You will learn what is happening in the market, why it is occurring and what you can do to position yourself financially for a successful retirement. Instructor Scott Sandell is President of local Phoenix Chapter of the Foundation for Personal Financial Education, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to…

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October 2017

Tai-Chi begins

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$60

TAI-CHI and/or Qigong, 9:30-10:30 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays, October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room for September; $60 fee. Please note, the October-December classes will be held outside at the Pool Deck at Beardsley Recreation Center, weather permitting. Tai Chi (tie chee) classes are a holistic approach which educate, guide and empower the participants, resulting in improved balance, greater flexibility and an overall sense of well-being. Endorsed by Harvard Medical School,…

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Barre begins

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 15 people; $50 fee.  Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper alignment, strengthen…

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Zumba in evening begins

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$40

ZUMBA IN THE EVENING, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, October 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, November 1, 6 and 8, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment limited to 24 people; $40 fee. Keep up one of your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It…

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Tai-Chi begins

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$52.50

TAI-CHI and/or Qigong, 9:30-10:30 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays, Oct. 31, Nov. 2, 7, 9, 14, 16 and 21  RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room for September; $52.50 fee. Please note, the October-December classes will be held outside at the Pool Deck at Beardsley Recreation Center, weather permitting. Tai Chi (tie chee) classes are a holistic approach which educate, guide and empower the participants, resulting in improved balance, greater flexibility and an overall sense of well-being. Endorsed by Harvard Medical School,…

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November 2017

Zumba in the evening begins

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$40

ZUMBA IN THE EVENING, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, November 13, 15, 27, 29, Dec. 4, 6, 11 and 13, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment limited to 24 people; $40 fee. Keep up one of your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It…

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Tai-Chi begins

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
$60

TAI-CHI and/or Qigong, 9:30-10:30 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 28, 30 Dec. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 and 21, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room $60.00 fee. Please note, the October-December classes will be held outside at the Pool Deck at Beardsley Recreation Center, weather permitting. Tai Chi (tie chee) classes are a holistic approach which educate, guide and empower the participants, resulting in improved balance, greater flexibility and an overall sense of well-being. Endorsed by Harvard Medical School, the…

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