Activities: Day/Week/Month (2019-2020)

 Additional Details 

 SUN      1:30 pm, Sunday Bridge 

  • Location: Card Room
     

4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf  (7 days a wk)

  • Contact: Ron Salami

  • Time/Location:

    • 3:45 pm, Meet by bulletin board by office to pick teams.

    • 4:00 pm, play starts on Sunshine Golf Course.

  • Teams picked by drawing cards.

  • It is Scramble play for Fun & Exercise - no money or prizes. All skill levels welcome.

    • Final scores are compared at the end if anyone hangs around.
       

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Music/Dance

  • Contact: Roy Ridlon

  • Location: Retzlaff Hall

  • Details:

    • Classic Country Music for listening/dancing.

    • Special guests will join the band throughout the season.

    • This is NOT a Jam Session.

    • Ice Cream($1 per bowl) will be served by volunteers at intermission.

      • Volunteer signup is on the Easel in the Library.


 MON     8:00 to 9:00 am, Video exercise (Mon thru Fri)

  • Contact: Beth Parrish can answer questions.

  • Location: Meeting room next to Pavilion. (Key from office needed for entry.)

  • Details:

    • All skill levels welcome. This is for both Fun & Exercise.

    • Video DVDs are available in room OR bring what you like most.
       

             8:00 am to 10 am, Tennis (Mon, Wed, Fri)

  • Contact: Vic Hillman

  • Location: Tennis Courts

  • Details:

    • Furnish your own equipment

    • Rotate foursomes, no teams

    • Lots of skill levels, no problem

    • Lots of fun. Not to serious.

    • Come watch us.

8:30 am, Water Aerobics first Session (Mon thru Fri)​

  • Contact: Lenore Combs

  • Location: Pool

  • Details:

    • Everyone Welcome.

    • Play Music CDs that contain the Workout Instructions.
       

9:30 am, Water Aerobics second Session (Mon thru Fri)

  • Contact: Ina Hillman

  • Location: Pool

  • Details:

    • Everyone Welcome.

    • Play Music CDs that contain the Workout Instructions.
       

10:00 am to Noon, Pickleball (Mon, Wed & Fri)

  • Contact: David Pickett or Charlie Gardner

  • Location: Tennis Courts (Pickleball nets are put up in place of the Tennis nets.)

  • Details:

    • First arrivals play first and then as new players arrive, they join in the next game. Then we usually change partners and play in rotation.

    • We do have two courts which accommodate four players on each court at a time.

    • All skill levels of players are invited to come out and enjoy the Fun and get some Exercise.
       

10:00 am to Noon, Line Dancing

  • Contact/Instructor: Donna Myers

  • Location: Retzlaff Hall

  • Music: Dance to all kinds (Country, Rock 'N Roll, Tango, Mambo, Big Band etc.)

  • Other Details: Most dances are beginner or intermediate. Class moves fast. Dancers are experienced. Would be too hard for ultra beginners.
     

1:00 pm, Cards - "Party Bridge"

  • Contact: Jean Fredericks

  • Location: Card Room

  • Details:

    • No partner or signup needed.

    • You skill level doesn't matter.

    • Just bring five nickels and have fun.
       

4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf (7 days a wk)

  • Refer to Sunday info above for additional details.
     

6:00 pm Bible Study/Movie Group (Jan thru Apr)

  • Contact: Warren Hertel

  • Starts: Jan 6, 2020

  • Location: Retzlaff Hall

  • Length of Time: 1.5 to 2 hrs

  • Details: Faith-based movies will be shown generally lasting 1.5-2 hrs. In addition we will be showing movies of Sight and Sound theater Productions filmed at the live productions at one of their two locations. There will also be various discussions related to Old Testament marriage customs and the seven feasts as they relate to Christianity.
     

7:00 PM, Sunshine Birding and Nature Club

  • Contact: Jean Burgoine

  • Location: Library; 1st Monday of each month

  • Details: Open to all residents in the community. Later in the spring we will have a field trip related to the program. Last year we had a speaker from the Turtle Rehab Center on SPI followed by a trip to the Turtle Center and National Birding Center.  Occasionally, a birding walk through our community is hosted by someone with expertise in identifying birds. We, also have an interest in the area along Texas Avenue. Have you noticed the plant and tree identification signs?
     

7:00 pm, Cards - "Euchre"

  • Contact: John Chajec

  • Location: Card room
     

 TUE         8:00 to 9:00 am, Video exercise (Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

8:30 am, Water Aerobics First Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

9:30 am, Water Aerobics Second Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

8:30 am & 10:15 am, Men's Golf League Tee Times

NOTE: Starting Nov 5, 2019 thru Mar 2/3 2019 there are two Tee Times for the Men's Golf League

  • Contact: Steve Phillips

  • Location: Sunshine Golf Course. Come to Retzlaff Hall prior to starting play.

  • Cost:

    • Dues - Yearly: $20

    • Weekly Play: $1

    • Hole-In-One Money Cache: $2 puts you in the running.

  • Signup: If you plan to golf on Tuesday you need to have your name on the signup sheet by noon Monday. The sheet is located on the Men's Golf League bulletin board in the Library.​ Teams are formed according to who is playing at what time.​
     

Following 8:30 am golf, Men's Golf League Business Meeting

  • Contact: Steve Phillips

  • Location: Retzlaff Hall

  • Purpose: Hand out Winnings from previous week's play, i.e. CTP.
     

10:00 am to 11:00 am, The Gathering (COMPLETE)

  • Contact: Sue Swidryk

  • Starts: Jan 7, 2020 / Ends: Feb 25, 2020

  • Location: Card Room.

  • Other Details: ATTENTION LADIES!  "The Gathering" is a new ladies group, beginning in January, which will give you an opportunity to get to know your Sunshine friends and neighbors better! Varied activities will be planned. Please join us!  Ideas welcome!
     

12:30 pm, Billiards - "Texas 8 Ball" (Tue, Thu, Sat)

  • Contact: Fred Fredericks

  • Location: Pool Room

  • Everyone welcome to play.
     

1:00 - 3:00 pm, Table Tennis (Ping Pong) (Tue and Thu) (CANCELLED Feb 28, 2020)

  • Contact:

    • Winter - Vic Deleon

    • Summer - Grace Clark

  • Location: Retzlaff Hall

  • Details:

    • All skill levels welcome and encouraged to come and enjoy this fun activity that provides good exercise.

    • Two tables available.

    • Generally play doubles.

    • Bring your own paddle.
       

1:00 - 3:00 pm, Game - "Mahjong"

  • Contact: Heidi Dill

  • Location: Card Room

  • Participants: Everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Newbies welcome to come learn the game.
     

4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf (seven days a week)

  • Refer to Sunday info above for additional details.

6:30 - 9:00 pm, Cards - "Men's Poker"

  • Contact: Jack Baethke

  • Location: Card Room
     

 WED      8:00 to 9:00 am, Video exercise (Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

             8:00 to 9:00 am, Tennis (Mon, Wed, Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

8:30 am, Water Aerobics first Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

9:30 am, Water Aerobics second Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

9:00 am, Ladies Golf League Tee time
NOTE:
Winter Women's Golf League starts on Wednesday November 6.

  • Contact: Bonnie Fransene

  • Location: Sunshine Golf Course

    • Be at the Library at 8:30 am for hole assignment and announcements.

    • Play begins at 9 am.

  • Cost: $25

  • More Details:

    • Membership is open to all property owners and renters, no matter what skill level.

    • Fun special events are being planned.
       

10:00 am to Noon, Pickleball  (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

1:00 pm, Cards - "Party Bridge"

  • Contact: Jean Fredericks

  • Location: Card Room

  • Details:

    • No partner or signup needed.

    • You skill level doesn't matter.

    • Just bring five nickels and have fun.
       

             4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf (seven days a week)

  • Refer to Sunday info above for additional details.
     

6:00 pm, Shuffleboard

  • Contact: Marian Young

  • Starts Nov 6, 2019

  • Location: Shuffleboard Court by the Office

  • Details:

    • Play is for an hour or more depending on attendance.

    • You don't have to be an expert to join in the fun. Everyone is welcome to come and play.

    • No commitment required. Just come on weeks you want to plan.

    • The rules are fairly simple and easy to learn.

    • We will play in teams or a round robin. People can suggest other ways to play

    • Weather permitting, we will play every Wednesday night.
       

 THU        7:30 am, Coffee & Donuts

  • Contact: SEPO Office

  • Location: Library

  • Details:

    • This is a chance for residents to get to know each other upfront and personal.

    • Donuts are available at a cost of $1 per. Coffee is free.
       

8:00 to 9:00 am, Video exercise (Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

8:30 am, Water Aerobics first Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

9:30 am, Water Aerobics second Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

9:00 am to noonish; sew to 3 pm, Quilters (The Killer Bees)

  • Contact: Jan Baethke

  • Location: Retzlaff Hall

  • Details:

    • Our group...The Killer Bees...is very informal.

    • Meetings/Schedule: Meetings consist of every week briefly going over what is on our schedule. The schedule changes every year depending on what projects the members want to do/learn. The schedule is usually created in April and covers the next Nov through Apr.

    • ​The days that we have a class/project scheduled we do bring our machines to the hall and sew after the meeting and our "Show and Tell", until about 3 pm. Of the 80-90 ladies throughout the RGV that come each Thursday, Dec - April, usually 15-20 will stay and sew.

    • Every other year/season we have a quilt show that is usually in February or March. This season it is scheduled for March 29, 2019.

    • Our yearly retreat is to The Retreat House in Rockport (Quilting/Scrapbooking/The Retreat House). We are booked thru 2021 for our stay; usually in Nov or Dec.
       

10:00 to 11:00 am, Book Club

  • Contact: Mary Hendrickson

  • Location: Harlingen Library

  • Details: This is open to the public but it's always nice to be surrounded by your Sunshine friends.
     

12:30 pm, Billiards - "Texas 8 Ball" (Tue, Thu, Sat)

  • Refer to Tuesday info above for additional details
     

1:00 - 3:00 pm, Cards - "Hand and Foot"

  • Contact: Karen Baase

  • Location: Card Room

  • Details:

    • Open to all ladies who wish to play.

    • Partner helpful but not required. If too many show up, some offer to go home. We also call ladies if we need more players.

    • If you have never played, experienced players are always willing to teach you.

    • You can bring a snack, but don't have to every time. Coffee is available.

    • Hand and Foot is an easy game to learn and doesn't take much concentration, so it's easy to visit with each other.
       

1:00 - 3:00 pm, Table Tennis (Ping Pong) (Tue and Sat) (CANCELLED Feb 28, 2020)

  • Refer to Tuesday info above for additional details
     

3:00 pm, Golf Scramble

  • Contact: There is not an existing committee or formal leader. These scrambles are conducted by volunteers among the players.

  • Sign up in Library by noon Friday

  • Details:

    • Need someone to get these going for the season.
       

4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf (7 days a wk)

  • Refer to Sunday info above for additional details.
     

4:30 pm to whenever, Happy Hour

  • Contact: Cathy Richmond can answer questions

  • Location: Pavilion

  • Details:

    • Propane heaters (2 of them) are available if the weather gets on the chilly side.

    • This event is NOT a potluck.

    • Bring "finger food" to share if you plan to partake yourself.

    • BYOB

    • If you don't want to eat and/or drink, just come and join in the fun. We have a blast.
       

6:30 pm, Stained Glass

  • Contact: Cathy Chajec & Warren Hertel

  • Start Date: Jan 9, 2020

  • Location: Woodshop

  • Details:

    • Starts Jan 2020

    • Never worked with stained glass, this is your opportunity to expand your knowledge. We will provide everything you need to get started including a skilled instructor. It's not "almost free" it is free!!
       

6:30 - 9:00 pm, Cards - "Men's Poker"

  • Contact: Jack Baethke

  • Location: Card Room
     

 FRI         8:00 to 9:00 am, Video exercise (Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

8:00 to 9:00 am, Tennis (Mon, Wed, Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

8:30 am, Water Aerobics first Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

9:30 am, Water Aerobics second Session (Weekdays: Mon thru Fri)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

10:00 am to Noon, Pickleball  (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)

  • Refer to Monday info above for additional details.
     

10:00 am - 11:00 am (Jan to Mar) Women's Bible Study

  • Contact: Harriet Meier or Ladonna Harvey

  • Start Date: Jan 10, 2020

  • Location: Card Room

  • Other Details:

    • Everyone is welcome.

    • We study Books of the Bible.
       

4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf (7 days a wk)

  • Refer to Sunday info above for additional details.
     

7:00 - 9:00 pm, Cards - "Hand and Foot" & "Eucher"

  • Contact: Mecca Henry

  • Location: Card Room

  • Details: Arrive by 6:45 pm. Play starts at 7 pm. No partner required.

  • Join us for a fun and enjoyable night out with friends who love to play cards. We are open to playing other card games as well.
     

 SAT        9:00 am, Golf Scramble

  • Contact:

    • The Clarks are starting up this event for play on Dec 7, 2019.

    • There is not an existing committee or formal leader. These scrambles are conducted by volunteers among the players. 

  • Details:

    • All skill levels are welcome and teams are balanced by handicap, as well as possible. Early sign-up helps.

    • Sign up in Library by noon Friday.

    • The cost is $1 and should be deposited in the Saturday Box in the lounge.
       

12:30 pm, Billiards - "Texas 8 Ball" (Tue, Thu, Sat)

  • Refer to Tuesday info above for additional details
     

4:00 pm, 4 O'Clockers Golf (7 days a wk)

  • Refer to Sunday info above for additional details.
     

6:30 - 8:30 pm, Game - "Mahjong"

  • Contact: Heidi Dill

  • Location: Card Room

  • Participants: Everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Newbies welcome to come learn the game.
     

7:00 - 9:00 pm, Cards - "Hand and Foot"

  • Contact: Jean Frederick

  • Location: Card Room

  • Other Details: Participants have partners to assure that there is an even number of people each week.  If someone is not able to attend one week, their partner either finds a temporary partner for that week (with Jean’s help) or does not play. New participants are welcome.  If you do not know how to play, we will teach you.

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