Club-Group-Community Update 


We are a very active community with a wide variety of clubs and groups available to our residents.  Check out our Clubs and Amenities page.

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Sunland Village East - North Entrance

A residential 55+ community.

Office Area

Our office is located on the corner of Farnsworth Drive and Lakewood (2145 S. Farnsworth) in Mesa, AZ

Golf Club

Enjoy playing our superbly conditioned, executive length 18 hole golf course.

Meeting Facilities

Within our community we have several meeting and activity rooms available for Clubs and private parties.

Lakes and Landscaping

The lakes and landscaping within SVE are beautifully maintained.

Recreation Areas

In addition of our softball field we have many other areas set aside for community recreation.

Swimming Pools

There are swimming and therapy pools and spas in both the north and south areas of our community.


In addition to a large tennis facility, SVE has shuffleboard, billiard rooms and pickleboard courts, to name just a few.

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Club, Group & Community Update




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Club/Group Activities

The 2018 Annual Dues invoices were mailed out to all Homeowners of Record.  If you’ve not received an invoice yet please contact the Association office.  Deadline to pay the 2018 Annual Dues is January 31st.   A free 2018 SVE event calendar and a no soliciting sticker are available in the Association office.  Place the no soliciting sticker in a location that is easily visible by solicitors.

Coffee & Donuts
– Every Monday Morning at 7 a.m.– SVE Auditorium



Billiards-Ladies - Play times are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. For more information contact Barbara Reinsch, 651-399-0837.

Billiards-Men's - Play times are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-11 a.m. For more information contact Wayne Berg, 480-354-7583.



“65”– Meetings are in the Small Card Room Sundays - 6p.m..  For more information please contact Teresa Peebles, 920-498-0754 or Earl Hoscheit, 715-641-0310. 


“500”  –  Meet on Tuesdays 7:00 p.m.,  Mesa Verde Room.  For more information contact Gerrie Mustard, 480-357-2626.


Bridge, Duplicate – Every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. in Ocotillo Room.  Players need to bring a partner.  Dues are $3 per year and the cost per session is $.50 cents, which is all paid out in prize money each session.  Sign up is not required.  New players are always welcome.  For more information contact John Welker, 507-455-2800 or Eileen Condo, 480-986-1348.

Bridge, Social –Will meet on Wednesday and Friday, 1 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room. Also meets Tuesdays at 1 pm in the Small Card Room. Must sign up ahead of time.  For more information please contact Sandi Cole, 480-888-6165. 

Sunday Social Bridge -  6:30 p.m. in Small Card Room.  Call Don & Marilyn Bachman, 480-664-3556 for further information.  No need to sign up, but you must bring a partner.

Thursday evening Social Bridge – Meets @ 6:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room.  Call Bertie Wehr if you have questions, 602-793-7155.

Bunco – Mondays, 12:30 p.m. Ocotillo Room.  For more information contact Nancy Schmidt, 480-588-6501.

Cribbage – Meet every Wednesday in the Ocotillo Room.  Play time is 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  For more information contact Judy Janousek, 480-380-9624.

Euchre  –  Meet every Saturday at 7 p.m. in Ocotillo Room. For more information, please contact Kathy Meemken, 480-354-1760

Farkle - Meet every Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the Small Card Room.  Stop by and enjoy the fun!  For more information contact Carol Stirling, 480-984-9544.


Hand & Foot Card Game – Every Wednesday afternoon in the Mesa Verde Room. Doors open at 12:05 p.m.  Please check in by 12:20 p.m.  There will be a limit of 16 card tables.  Please wear your name tag.  Paying $.50 cents for each game (2 games played) is optional.  For more information contact Christena “Chris” Van Driel, 480-984-7690.


Ladies Texas Hold ’em - Meet on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Poker Room.  Stop by and enjoy the fun.  For more information contact Gerrie Mustard, 480-357-2626.


MahJong – Meet every Thursday and Friday, Small Card Room, 12:30-3:30 p.m.  We can teach you how to play.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information contact Jean Boreman, 480-659-4303.


MahJong- InternationalMeet every Monday at 9 a.m. in the Small Card Room.  For more information contact Joann Blumhardt 906-231-1009.

Men’s Texas Hold ’em Tuesday evenings, Poker Room 6 - 10 p.m.  For more information contact Ron Borruso, 480-807-6710.

Mexican Train - Rosewood Room from 12:30 -3:30 p.m. every Thursday.  Mexican Train is a variation on Dominoes.   For more information contact Jim Mayberry, 480-986-2275.

Pinochle Meet every Monday and Friday, 7 p.m. Ocotillo Room.  Everyone welcome to join in.  For more information contact Arvilla Larson, 480-380-5154.


Pinochle – 500 – Cribbage & Euchre - Refresher class. Tuesdays, Saguaro Room 1 - 2:30 p.m.  For more information contact Lydia Sobiech, 480-986-9822.


Ponytail Card Game Thursday evenings, Ocotillo Room, 6:30 – 9 p.m.  For more information contact Diane Roessler, 480-986-2429.

Rummikub – Tuesday mornings - Play starts at 10 a.m. in the Ocotillo Room.  Please join this friendly group.  Individual scores are not kept and no dues are charged.  Players are encouraged to play with different people each week.  Rummikub rules are easy to learn, however the development of skill evolves with time and practice, which keeps devotees coming back as often as possible.   For more information contact Wanda Cheney, 480-354-9174.


Line Dance with Fran  - On Recess until January 3rd, 2018.  Meet every Wednesday, 9 -11:30 a.m. in the Oakwood Room.  For more information contact Fran, 480-491-5190. 

Square Dancing –Oakwood Room - Mondays 9 - 11 a.m. and Wednesdays 7–9 p.m.  A class will also meet in the Mesa Verde Room Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m.   For more information contact Bill Haynes at

Sunsationals Tap Dance Club Classes are every Tuesday beginning at 9 a.m.  For more information contact Kathy Betts, 480-319-9036.




SVE Golf Course League play, regular play, call for tee times, 480-986-4079.  SVE Family Restaurant, 480-354-0202 Monday - Saturday 7 a.m.- 8p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  $5.00 Breakfast 7 days a week 8 a.m.–12 p.m. w/beverage purchase. Trivia with Kris every Wednesday, Karaoke every Thursday at 5 p.m. Live entertainment 1st Saturday of each month 5-7 p.m.   For more information, contact Jim Peterson 480-406-9196 (golf) or Shirley Schwarz, 360-275-9795 (restaurant).


Couples - Meets in the Auditorium from 5-6 p.m. every Friday night for a social.  For more information contact Gerry Fish, 480-553-6293.


Ladies Tuesday and Thursday mornings, SVE Golf Course.  For more information contact Debbie Fish, 480-553-6293.




Fitness - Gentle StretchMeets every Saturday. Start your day with a gentle stretch and improve full body flexibility.  Join us in the Oakwood Room, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., every Saturday, $3.00 pp.  Certified instructor can assist all capability levels; improve your full-body flexibility for optimal mobility, strength, and balance. For more information contact Karen Schriver 480-935-0030 or Jan Vineyard 480-373-5859


Fitness – Gentle Yoga The last yoga class for 2017 will be on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  Classes will resume on January 9, 2018.  Classes meet from 9 to10:30 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.  Oakwood Room, $5.00 pp. per class or 6 classes for $25.00.  Instructor, Pat Murphy (  Bring a mat, water, wear comfortable shoes and an open mind to feel good.


Low Impact Aerobics – Meet 7:15-8:15 a.m., Oakwood Room, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. $3.00 per class. The instructors will challenge us to keep in shape.  For more information contact Paula Malone, 480-984-8092.


Water Aerobic Exercise – Monday through Friday, we have three (3) classes.  The south pool offers a 7:50 a.m. medium impact water aerobics and 9 a.m. low impact water aerobics.  The north pool offers a 10 a.m. class of arthritic exercise.  For more information on south pool class contact Lila Brekke, 480-984-0413. For north pool class information, contact Joan Townsend, 480-380-9351.




Garden Condo I & II - For more information contact Barbara VerSteegh 480-354-2662


Garden Condo III – For more information contact David Hurley 480-329-3498


Golf Condo I – For information contact Maynard (Pudge) Soderberg  651-263-1590.

Golf Condo II – For more information contact Linda DeBoer 515-473-0527 or Lois Jordheim 701-793-4640




Colorado-Kansas-Nebraska-Wyoming –Holiday party December 7th- Details in the

November and December outlook. For more information, contact Diana Tohlen @ 480-380-2488 after November 9th.


Daisy Street Block Watch - Meet the 3rd Monday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the Mesa Verde Room. 


Book Club – Meet on the first Tuesday of every month 10 a.m. in the Saguaro Room. For more information contact Annette Alender, 480-380-9536.


Ceramic Club – Monday and Tuesday Open with a teacher, 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Class fee is $5.00. If you attend both Monday and Tuesday, class fee on Tuesday is reduced to $3.00. OPEN with a monitor – Thursday 9 a.m. – 12 noon & Wednesday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. No prior experience is needed to join our club and get started on a fun and relaxing hobby. Membership dues are $5 for SVE residents. For more information contact Sherri Larson, 480-822-7124. Or Sue Kobiela 480-380-6909


Knitting Group Meet every other Monday (every two weeks), 9:30 a.m., Ocotillo Room.   For more information contact Darlyne Grant, 480-984-8539.


Lapidary/Jewelry Club – Summer Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Other times, meet on Monday through Friday 8:30 -11:30 a.m.  Club members are available during all open hours to help.  For more information contact Wayne Gish, 480-984-1086.


Arts & Crafts Room- Watercolor 1 and 2 – Monday 9 a.m.—Watercolor Advanced - Monday 1 p.m. – Drawing and Colored Pencil Friday  9am – 12pm. For more information contact Elaine Dube 480-984-6491


Painting (Open) - Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Arts & Crafts Room.  For more information contact Claris Olson, 480-357-2550


Drawing & Watercolor Pencil  – Thursday 9 a.m. – 11:30 the Arts & Craft Room. For more information contact Elaine Dube. 480-984-6491

Stained Glass – Meet every Tuesday at 9 a.m. and Wednesday at 1 p.m.  For more information contact Stan Rybuck 480-986-0311. 

Quilting/Sunland Stitchers  –  Meet  every Monday and Wednesday in the Oakwood Room from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.  For more information contact Deb Smith, 641-521-7015.


Wood Carvers – Meet in the Arts & Crafts Room from 12:30 to 3-4 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. The coffee pot is always on.  We have instructors in chip carving, relief, birds, Kachina and other types of carving.  Come check us out, even if you have never picked up a knife to carve something other than a turkey.  For more information contact Bob, 480-773-9264.

Wood Shop For more information contact Lyn Goodbar, 480-874-3411. 


Bocce We have open play Monday through Thursday at 9:30 a.m.  Newcomers are always welcome and we have instructors available to teach this fun and easy game.  Join us!  For more information, contact Lois Wierenga,   708-341-4616.

Bocce Club Social –Meet the second Saturday of every month in the Mesa Verde Room.  Doors open at 6 p.m.  Various card games and board games are played starting at 6:30 p.m.  Bring a snack to share.  For more information contact club president, Lois Wierenga, 708-341-4616 

Mixed Bowling League –Bowling league.  If you are interested in bowling contact Coreen Renner at 480-830-7572.


Horseshoes  Guys and Gals of all ages are welcome to join us.  We meet at 8 a.m. every Monday at the horseshoe pits to practice.  For more information contact Steve Farnsworth, 480-688-5134.

Pickleball – Join the fun and play Pickleball.  For more information, contact Coert Vanderhill, 616-403-6137.

Ping Pong – Meeting 10 a.m. to noon, Fridays, Oakwood Room. For more information contact Alan Lewis at 357-2483


SVE Softball Club – All residents, male or female are encouraged to join in the fun!  For more information on men’s softball, contact Mick Borton, 480-968-8104; for ladies softball contact Marlene Herickhoff, 480-354-2733.


Shuffleboard – For more information contact Curtis Faul 480-245-8326.


Tennis Club – We welcome you to come up to the tennis courts and give tennis a try! It is a fun game for all residents of our community. Beginners are welcome on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. where we will have the best tennis coaches available to help you learn. We have a few racquets available for you to use, just wear non-marking tennis shoes and come on up. Bring your spouse or bring a friend, or come alone! Questions? Call Doug Shjeflo 406-270-6859.


Trailblazers Hiking Group –  Meet at 7:15 a.m.  See Outlook for details.  For more information contact Greg Morgan, 507-341-4116 or Ray Monks, 480-247-8236.

Trailblazers Walking GroupWill not walk in December and will resume Jan 4, 2018-Meet at 8:45 a.m.  See Outlook for details.  For information contact Sharon Batcher, 480-824-8435.

Volleyball - Court Hours are Monday-Saturday at 8 a.m.   Meetings and a potluck are the 1st Monday of each month, 5 p.m. in the Mesa Verde Room. For more information contact Marcia Gregorac, 347-819-6144.

Volleyball – Water, North Pool – We play Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., weather and number of players permitting. Come join the fun. For more information contact Mike Lauer, 602-291-2823


Active Singles - Meet every Wednesday in the Mesa Verde Room for cards and games.   Come at 6 p.m., meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and the evening ends around 8:30 p.m.   All single men and women are welcome to come join in the fun.  For more information contact Al Thramer, 712-366-9390 or Pat Reed, 847-967-1672


Bible Study –The Tuesday Bible Study meets every week in the Oakwood Room at our new time of 6 p.m. For more information contact Charlie Simone, 623-202-5391.


BingoSnack bar opens at 4:30 p.m.  No person under the age of 18 may purchase packets, play games or claim prizes.  Prize money will vary during the year based on attendance.  Sunland Village East Bingo is played in accordance with the Arizona State Revenue rules and regulations, which are available on the premises along with the prominent display of the SVE Bingo license.  The SVE Bingo Committee thanks you for playing "Bingo" with us!  For more information contact Lydia or Ken Sobiech, 480-986-9822.  Come enjoy friends, fun, food and games.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support - Group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Saguaro Room.  For more information contact Jan Vineyard, 480-373-5859.

Chapel Choir – For more information contact Karen Bader, 480-789-0343.


Computer Club –Visit our Club’s newsletter by clicking HERE.   Fall/Winter meetings are in the Mesa Verde Room at 9 a.m. every Monday for “Questions and Answers with Joe”, followed at 10:15 a.m. with a special class or presentation.  Please check out our website at to confirm dates and view scheduled presentations.   Mark your calendar and get your tickets for the Highland High School Strolling Strings, January 16th  at 7 p.m. in the SVE Auditorium.  Tickets are only $8 each.


Computer Club Fix-It Tuesdays is available to all SVE residents at the Computer Training Center (North Complex) from 1 to 3 p.m.  There is a fee for computer repairs. For more information contact Joe Zagar, 480-373-9373. 

Computer Club MAC Group –During the fall/winter, classes normally meet on the 2nd & 4th Monday each month at 1 p.m. in the Mesa Verde Room.  Contact Katie Gertz for more information, 480-330-2547.

Computer Club Digital Photo Group -  Meet on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 1 p.m. in the Computer Training room.  Contact Mike Dailey for more information, 480-474-4467.


Conservative Club –We do not meet during the month of December. We wish everyone a wonderful Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year. See you after the first of the year at our January Meeting. Any questions, please call Phyllis Galus @ 480-984-4939


Dogs R’ Us Annual get-together with our dogs on December 16, 2017. Starting at 10 a.m. we will meet at the west end of the Softball field. Please dress up your dogs for the spirit of Christmas. All are welcome to join us.  Meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of every month in the Mesa Verde Room at 9:30 a.m.  All are welcome.  Please join us.  For more information contact Joyce Huettner, 480-380-9620.


Drama Club – Please contact Alan Lewis, 480-357-2483 for more information.


Family Home Evening Group – Meet the second Monday of every month in the Mesa Verde Room at 6 p.m.   The FHE Group has potluck dinners followed by a wide variety of programs.  For more information contact Darlene Dalley at 480-986-6985.


Friendship Circle – Meetings are normally held the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the Mesa Verde Room.  For more information contact Betty Eggland, 480-354-6784.


Geneology –   Club members meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 9 a.m. in the Mesa Verde Room.  For more information contact Gary Van Valkenburg, 480-361-5441. 

Jam Session – Jam Session meets every Friday from 12:30-2:45 p.m. in the SVE Auditorium.  Doors open at noon.  Free admission, 50/50 drawing each week, concession stand open.  All are welcome to attend.  For more information contact Lois Wierenga, 708-341-4616. 

Pancake Breakfast – Pancake breakfast is held the first Saturday of the month, October through April,  7 – 9:30 a.m.  Volunteers are always needed and welcome.  Please contact Ed Malone for more information on how you can become a volunteer, 480-984-8092.  . 

Red Hat Society –Meet the 4th Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m  in the Mesa Verde Room.  For more information contact Patti Scarborough, 480-838-6415.

Travel Club  - Will not meet December 21st.  Meet the 3rd Thursday of each month.  For more information please contact Sharon Kummerfeldt at 406-672-6991. 


Ukulele Group:  Meet Wednesdays in the Saguaro room beginning at 2 p.m.  For more information, contact Lyn Langton, 480-380-5165.


Veterans Club –The Veterans Club meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month.  Auditorium doors will open at 4:15 p.m., potluck dinner starts at 5 p.m.  Bring a dish that serves 12-15 people.  The business meeting will start immediately after dinner. Dues are $15 per veteran and $15 per spouse.  All veterans (U.S. & Canadian) are welcome to join the club.   For more information contact Linda Hayden, 951-237-8142. 


Village Singers –The village singers practice at 12:20 PM. on Tuesday afternoons in the Mesa Verde Room. The purpose of the practice will be to learn Christmas Arrangements to be presented during the Christmas Season. In January, The Singers will concentrate on choral selections for the Spring Show held in the Auditorium in March, Please come and join us. For further information, call Don Courtright at 480-380-7879.


Website Updates - Clubs/Activities coordinators please contact Nancy Rogers, to add your club activity information to the website.  When contacting Nancy by e-mail, please put “SVE website” or your club name in the subject line.

Women’s Bible Study –Meet on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Saguaro Room. For more information, call Arlette Mathews 480-807-0868




All Clubs, Groups and Activities Coordinators need to have all E-MAIL information that is to be published to the office no later than 7 to 10 business days prior to the event.


All Clubs, Groups and Activities Coordinators- THE FILING CABINET LOCATED IN THE SVE OFFICE CONTAINS FOLDERS FOR ALL SVE CLUBS.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO PICK UP ALL NEW UPDATES AND INFORMATION FOR YOUR CLUB ONCE A MONTH.  Please contact SVE Activities with any schedule changes and coordinator updates.

Recycling bins are for cardboard and newspaper only. Please breakdown boxes.  Please do not deposit plastic, including garbage bags in the recycling bins. 

In the event of a late evening or early morning emergency (7:30 p.m.-5:00 a.m.), please call our security company, “Community Action Security” at 480-430-5043.  Please make a note of this change in your phone directory. 

Anytime you’re unable to contact security between the hours listed above or anytime you have a concern/emergency within Sunland Village East call 480-773-0028 (community manager).  In the event of a life threatening emergency, call 911.

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