Upcoming Events

Summer Matinee Movie
Friday, August 7th, 2 pm at Auditorium
This summer's schedule of FREE matinee movies includes new and popular releases.  All movies are licensed through SWANK Motion Pictures.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with sodas, bottle water and candy bars available for donations to cover costs.
Showing: Aladdin
Due to Covid-19 and facilities/events being closed until an undetermined date, movies may be canceled on a month to month basis.  Follow News Updates for updates.
 
Summer Matinee Movie
Friday, August 21st, 2 pm at Auditorium
This summer's schedule of FREE matinee movies includes new and popular releases.  All movies are licensed through SWANK Motion Pictures.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with sodas, bottled water and candy bars available for donations to cover costs.
Showing: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Due to Covid-19 and facilities/events being closed until an undetermined date, movies may be canceled on a month to month basis.  Follow News Updates for updates.
 
Dessert Speaker Series
Monday, August 24th, 6 pm at Auditorium
IMPORTANT: Due to Covid-19 social distancing guidelines, check often to see if this event is restricted or canceled.
 
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new set of presentations.  Dessert and bottled water are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Topic: Copper Queen Hotel in Wonderfully Odd Bisbee, AZ
 
Summer Matinee Movie
Friday, September 11th, 2 pm at Auditorium
This summer's schedule of FREE matinee movies includes new and popular releases.  All movies are licensed through SWANK Motion Pictures.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with sodas, bottled water and candy bars available for donations to cover costs.
Showing: Aeronauts
Due to Covid-19 and facilities/events being closed until an undetermined date, movies may be canceled on a month to month basis.  Follow News Updates for updates.
 
Summer Matinee Movie
Friday, September 18th, 2 pm at Auditorium
This summer's schedule of FREE matinee movies includes new and popular releases.  All movies are licensed through SWANK Motion Pictures.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with sodas, bottled water and candy bars available for donations to cover costs.
Showing: Downton Abbey
Due to Covid-19 and facilities/events being closed until an undetermined date, movies may be canceled on a month to month basis.  Follow News Updates for updates.
 
Dessert Speaker Series
Monday, September 28th, 6 pm at Auditorium
IMPORTANT: Due to coronavirus guidelines for large gatherings, check often to see if this event is canceled.
 
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new set of presentations.  Dessert and bottled water are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Topic: Tombstone, Future Great City of Arizona!
 
Summer Matinee Movie
Friday, October 2nd, 2 pm at Auditorium
Due to Covid-19 and facilities/events being closed until an undetermined date, movies may be canceled on a month to month basis.  Follow News Updates for updates.
This summer's schedule of FREE matinee movies includes new and popular releases.  All movies are licensed through SWANK Motion Pictures.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with concessions available for donations to cover costs.
Showing: POMS
 
Lecture Series by Ken Sorensen
Wednesday, October 14th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Local speaker, Ken Sorensen will be presenting a talk on "Finding America".  Go back in time with Ken to before Columbus arrived to our continent and what it took for him to get here! This new lecture series by Ken will also include dessert and bottled water for only $5 a ticket.  Due to the Covid-19 guidelines, tickets will be limited in number to allow for social distancing.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dessert served at 6 p.m. and Ken will speak for 60 minutes.
 
 
 
Tribute to Doris Day
Monday, October 19th, 6:30 pm at Auditorium
Jan Sandwich with 2 live musicians perform a fitting tribute to the great Doris Day.  This lovely singer and actor will be remembered with tidbits of Doris's life plus her popular songs.  Tickets are $8 each and includes a root beer float!  Doors open at 6 p.m.
Due to AZ Covid-19 Guidelines for Social Distancing and facilities/events being closed until an undetermined date, events may be canceled.  Please read Recent News on home page for updated information.
 
Dessert Speaker Series
Monday, October 26th, 6 pm at Auditorium
IMPORTANT: Due to coronavirus guidelines for large gatherings, check often to see if this event is canceled.
 
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new set of presentations.  Dessert and bottled water are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Topic: Grand Canyon Railroad, The Little Train that Delivers the World to the Grand Canyon
 
Women's Club Luncheon
Wednesday, October 28th, 12:00 p.m. at Auditorium
Sunland Women's Club first luncheon of the season includes a membership drive for the 2020-21 season. More details in the October Journal.  
 
Lecture Series by Ken Sorensen
Wednesday, November 4th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Local speaker, Ken Sorensen will be presenting a talk on "Veteran's Day & World War I".  Go back in time with Ken to the beginnings of celebrating our country's veterans! This new lecture series by Ken will also include dessert and bottled water for only $5 a ticket.  Due to the Covid-19 guidelines, tickets will be limited in number to allow for social distancing.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dessert served at 6 p.m. and Ken will speak for 60 minutes.
 
Trash n Treasure Rummage Sale
Saturday, November 7th, 8 am - 1 pm at Tennis Club Parking Lot
Annual event by the Sunland Art League, supports all art programs.  This unique event welcomes folks to clean out their craft cabinets and tubs of unwanted or needed arts and crafts supplies and sell to buy more supplies!  Table is only $10.  If you don't want to sell yourself, the art league is always welcome to take donations to raise money for their programs.  Crafters, come and shop to find great deals on supplies you may need.  All inquiries to the Art League at www.sunlandartsandcraftleague.com.
 
Due to AZ Covid-19 Guidelines for Social Distancing and facilities may be closed until an undetermined date, events may be canceled.  Please read Recent News on home page for updated information.
 
Community-wide Garage Sale
Saturday, November 7th, 8 am - 3 pm at Auditorium
Free to participate; Free to shop!  Over 100 homes participating.  
 
For Love of Country-Valley Vocals
Monday, November 9th, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
The four-piece group of singers perform their most popular concert "For the Love of Country".  This show honors our country, our veteran's and our heros.  Tickets are $10 each, open seating.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
 
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, November 14th, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Auditorium
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee prepared and served by Sunland volunteers.  Only $5 at the door!
 
Welcome Back Expo
Wednesday, November 18th, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. at Auditorium*
*Due to Covid-19 and Executive Guidelines by the AZ Governor, this event may be canceled or adjusted to allow for Social Distancing.
 
Our annual Welcome Back Expo featuring Sunland clubs, groups, classes, committees, etc.  This is an "open house" inviting all of Sunland to come out and see what is new going on in our community for the 2020-21 season.  This maybe your year to join a new club, learn a new craft or volunteer to help out where needed!  This is a fun social event; come out and make new friends!
 
Arts and Crafts Fair
Saturday, November 21st, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Auditorium
Put on by the Sunland Arts and Crafts League, this fun day features over 100 vendors with handmade items, food by the Women's Club Cafe, music and more!  Applications available on their website: www.sunlandartsandcraftleague.com
 
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, November 23rd, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Monday, November 30th, 5 p.m. at Front of Auditorium
Sing Christmas Carols led by Sunland Songsters, Tree Lighting at dusk and Cookies with Hot Chocolate provided by the Special Event Committee.
 
Songsters Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 5th to Sunday, December 6th at Auditorium
Sunland Songsters presents their annual Christmas concert.  Dec. 5 concert at 7 p.m. and Dec. 6 concert at 2 p.m.  Tickets are available from a Songster's member or the Sunland office.  Ticket good for either performance.
 
 
SV Foundation Shred-a-Thon
Saturday, December 5th, TBA at Auditorium Parking Lot
Event is sponsored by the Sunland Foundation and provided free to the community.  Non-residents will NOT be allowed to this event.  Times and details will be announced early fall.
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, December 7th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 
Women's Club Luncheon
Wednesday, December 9th, 12 p.m. at Auditorium
Christmas themed luncheon.  Doors open at 11:30 a.m.  Entertainment TBA
 
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, December 12th, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Auditorium
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee prepared and served by Sunland volunteers.  Only $5 at the door!
 
Lecture Series by Ken Sorensen
Tuesday, December 15th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Local speaker, Ken Sorensen will be presenting a talk on "History of the Christmas Theme".  Go back in time to the beginnings of Christmas in America! This new lecture series by Ken will also include dessert and bottled water for only $5 a ticket.  Due to the Covid-19 guidelines, tickets will be limited in number to allow for social distancing.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dessert served at 6 p.m. and Ken will speak for 60 minutes.
 
Blood Drive
Friday, December 18th at Auditorium
This Vitalant Blood Drive will be held inside the Auditorium this year.  Appointments will be scheduled beginning in November.  More details will be provided in the fall.  Give the Gift of Life!
 
Sunland Car Show
Saturday, December 19th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Auditorium Parking Lot
Put on by the Off Broadway Players as a fundraiser for putting on their annual drama production in February.  Applications to submit a classic vehicle or to be a vendor will be available late summer.  Free to attend.  Lunch available by the Players volunteers.
 
New Year's Eve Dinner Dance
Thursday, December 31st, 5:00 - 10:30 p.m. at Auditorium
Ring in the New Year with us!  5-6 p.m. Social Hour, 6 p.m. Dinner, Catered by Ed, 7:30-10:00 p.m. dance to the Come Back Buddy Band.  Tickets are $40 Sunland residents purchase between November 1-25.  Non-residents are $50 beginning November 30.  All tables are reserved.
 
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, January 9th, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Auditorium
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee prepared and served by Sunland volunteers.  Only $5 at the door!
 
Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, January 13th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Build your own ice cream sundae (3 scoops and toppings) followed by classic rock musician, Rich Mancini.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets $6 advance (no tickets sold at the door).  This event is offered to Sunland residents only.
 
Pickleball Open House
Saturday, January 16th at Pickleball Courts
What is this Pickleball?  Well come out to their Open House and find out.  More details coming this fall.
 
Craft Walk & Food Truck Event
Saturday, January 16th, 4:30-8:00 p.m. at Front of Auditorium
Put on by the Arts and Craft League, they invite you to come out for dinner, beverages and dessert at the Food Truck event.  Includes a outdoor eating area, social time with friends, music and exclusive artisans with unique gifts for yourself or others.  Vendors: info and applications on their website, www.sunlandartsandcraftleague.com
 
Lonny Lynn Orchestra Dance
Sunday, January 17th, 2:00-5:00 p.m. at Auditorium
Lonny Lynn Orchestra is a world-renown band ready to play for Sunland Village.  Tickets are $15 and available in the office or at the door.  Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
 
Darlin' Companions
Monday, January 18th, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
Presented by JR McAlexander & Showtune Productions, Darlin' Companion features the popular songs by Johnny Cash and June Carter.  $20/$18/$15, reserved seating tickets go on sale November 2, 2020.
 
Annual Card Party
Wednesday, January 20th, 11:30 a.m. at Auditorium
Hosted by the Women's Club, this annual card party is a lot of fun.  Tickets will be available in late fall.  The afternoon includes a delicious lunch provided by the Women's Club volunteers, all sorts of games & cards plus lots of prizes!
 
Highland High String Orchestra
Wednesday, January 20th, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
Tickets $8 - Doors open 6:30 p.m. - 40-60 Gilbert AZ students of Highland High School perform in all string orchestra! - DVD's available to purchase - support their Highland Orchestra Booster Club - Includes dessert
 
That Kool Band Dance
Friday, January 22nd, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Auditorium
Annual Tennis Club Fundraiser event.  Tickets price and details of this year's event will be announced in late fall.
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, January 25th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 
Health & Safety Expo
Wednesday, January 27th, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Auditorium
Sponsored by the Sunland Foundation, this event is free to attend.  Over 40 vendors with a variety of information on wellness, health, living skills and safety.  Lots of raffles and goodies to collect!
Vendors: applications will be available in the fall, just mark the date on your calendar!  
 
Tribute to John Denver
Saturday, January 30th, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
This is a Pickleball Club Fundraiser event.  Brad Fitch with several musicians will perform John Denver favorites.  Tickets will be available November 2.
 
Songs that Wrote Country Music
Monday, February 1st, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
Kenny Hess and his band are performing country songs from many of the great country musicians of all time.  Kenny Hess is an award winning Canadian recording and performing artist.  Tickets TBD but will be reserved seating.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
 
Barefoot Becky & Ivanhoe Dutchmen
Wednesday, February 3rd, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Auditorium
Becky is Back with her band for another round of polka dance fun!  Becky also plays some country and classic rock too.  Plus she really does play barefoot!  Tickets are $10 at the office or at the door.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
 
Women's Club and Fashion Show
Wednesday, February 10th, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Auditorium
Don Scott Fashions opens up at 9 a.m. for all ladies of Sunland to come and shop new spring fashions.  Lunch begins at 12:00 p.m. for Women's Club members with a Fashion Show models of Sunland Village!  After the show, all ladies are again welcome to come and shop.  Buy that new bathing suit for summer!
 
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, February 13th, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Auditorium
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee prepared and served by Sunland volunteers.  Only $5 at the door!
 
Hurrah for Hollywood
Monday, February 15th, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
Presented by JR McAlexander & Showtune Productions, Hurrah for Hollywood is a musical show with 4-6 talented singers & dancers plus a live band.  $20/$18/$15, reserved seating tickets go on sale November 2, 2020.
 
Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, February 17th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Build your own ice cream sundae (3 scoops and toppings) followed by country singer, Greg Hagen.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets $6 advance (no tickets sold at the door).  This event is offered to Sunland residents only.
 
Friday Night Dance
Friday, February 19th, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at Auditorium
Dance, listen and enjoy social time with friends at this Friday Night Dance!  Band is yet to be confirmed.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Concessions open for soda and popcorn.
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, February 22nd, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 
Off Broadway Players Production
Saturday, February 27th at Auditorium
Mark your calendar and save the date for an enjoyable evening with friends at the next dinner show put on by the talented Off Broadway Players Group.  Details and tickets will be available after the first of Januaryl
 
Arts and Crafts Fair
Saturday, March 6th, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Main Activity Complex Area
Put on by the Sunland Arts and Crafts League, this fun day features over 100 vendors with handmade items, food by the Women's Club Cafe, music and more!  Applications available on their website: www.sunlandartsandcraftleague.com
 
Dave & Daphne Nashville Show
Tuesday, March 9th, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
This show is rescheduled from March 2020 when it was canceled at the last minute due to the coronavirus pandemic.  
Dave & Daphne hope you will be back to enjoy their high-energy, foot-stomping show they are bringing to Sunland Village all they way from Nashville, TN!  Tickets are $18, all seats reserved.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
 
Women's Club Luncheon
Wednesday, March 10th, 11:30 a.m. at Auditorium
This month officers for the 2021-22 season will be nominated.  Entertainment TBD
 
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, March 13th, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Auditorium
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee prepared and served by Sunland volunteers.  Only $5 at the door!
 
Reign n Country Dance
Saturday, March 13th, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at Auditorium
Reign n Country will be back on a Saturday Night with lots of lively music to dance to!  Cowboy hat and boots optional!  Tickets are $8, advance or at the door.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  Concessions open with popcorn and soda mixers.
 
HOA Volunteer Appreciate Party
Monday, March 15th at Auditorium
Invitations will be sent in February 2021 to all Sunland volunteers who helped with office duties, journal deliveries, special events, bingo workers, library help, committee members, etc.  Details TBD
 
Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, March 17th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Build your own ice cream sundae (3 scoops and toppings) followed by entertaining song and jest by the AZ Trio.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets $6 advance (no tickets sold at the door).  This event is offered to Sunland residents only.
 
Songster's Spring Concert
Saturday, March 20th to Sunday, March 21st at Auditorium
Sunland Songsters presents their annual Spring concert.  March 20 concert at 7 p.m. and March 21 concert at 2 p.m.  Tickets are available from a Songster's member or the Sunland office.  Ticket good for either performance.
 
Sounds of Summer
Monday, March 22nd, 7 p.m. at Auditorium
Presented by JR McAlexander & Showtune Productions, Sounds of Summer is a Tribute to the Beach Boys performed by an amazing group from the midwest.  $20/$18/$15, reserved seating tickets go on sale November 2, 2020.
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, March 29th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 
Pizza Party
Wednesday, April 7th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium*
Join us for pizza and music!  Pizza catered by L.J.'s Pizza, cooked in his catering trailer right on property.  Pizza hot to you!  Music is pending confirmation by the Brookharts.  Tickets are only $10 which includes salad, pizza, beverage and music.  *If weather is awesome, we have the option to make this an outdoor event near the Tennis Court Patio Area.
 
Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, April 10th, 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. at Auditorium
Breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee prepared and served by Sunland volunteers.  Only $5 at the door!
 
Women's Club Luncheon
Wednesday, April 14th, 11:30 a.m. at Auditorium
This month officers for the 2021-22 season will installed.  Entertainment TBD
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, April 19th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 
Ice Cream Social
Wednesday, April 21st, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Build your own ice cream sundae (3 scoops and toppings) followed by the very talented T.A. Burrows.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets $6 advance (no tickets sold at the door).  This event is offered to Sunland residents only.
 
Dessert Speaker-B. Harrison
Monday, May 17th, 6 p.m. at Auditorium
Bill Harrison, Arizonan Historian returns with a new presentation.  Dessert and coffee are included!  Tickets are $5 each.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
 

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