Originally Published: June 11, 2014 6 a.m.
The School Food Program started June 2 and goes to July 25. Breakfast is 8 to 8:30 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. to noon. This is for children younger than 18 and is free. Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.
Meals on Wheels is having a Father's Day Bake Sale and luncheon at the MAAC, 10051 Miami, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be gifts, raffles, good food, and wonderful baked goodies for sale.
June 20 the library will have Movie Day at 3 p.m. The movie will be Dragons: Defenders of Berk#1.
June 21 will be the 50th birthday party for Cordes Lakes, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Plans are in work for this event and your help will be appreciated. Come to the planning meeting on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and put your ideas to work. An antique 1906 22 cal. single shot Meriden 10 will be auctioned at 7 p.m. at the birthday party. The party is from 4 to 8 p.m. and features barbecued pork, old-fashioned games, raffles and auctions, including a Ruger LCP Centerfire Pistol, with fun for everyone.
The Diamondback Ticket Raffle offers 4 tickets to a Diamondbacks game, $50 cash for gas and an overnight stay at a hotel. Tickets are $3 each or 4 for $10. Drawing will be at the Cordes Lakes Birthday Party on June 21, but you do not need to be present to win. Norm Kozak at 775-4223 has tickets and they will also be available at any Cordes Lakes event.
June 27 is Sticks and Tones (musical fun) at the Cordes Lakes Library, 15989 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, at 3:00 p.m.
Exercise Class starts at 8:30 a.m. and is held on Monday and Wednesday. Chris Shackelford is leading the exercise classes at the Community Center at 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.
TOPS hours are 8:45 a.m. for weigh-in and 9 for the meeting on Fridays at the Community Center at 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.
Storytime at the Cordes Lakes Public Library, 15989 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, will be held once per month on the first Friday of the month at 3 p.m. Miss Tina will read a story geared to preschoolers.
Cordes Lakes Brush Yard continues to be closed due to fire restrictions.
Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at various members' homes. Contact Jack Bennetto 928-632-4277 for more information and where their next meeting will take place.
Love Ministry is located at 14720 S. Stagecoach Trail in Cordes Junction in the mobile at the Extra Self Storage. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the 3rd and 4th weekends of the month. For more information or to give a donation, contact Carol Peck at 928- 899-5050.
The American Legion Post 122 holds its meetings on the third Tuesday of the month, at 2 p.m. at the Cordes Lakes Community Center.
Mayer Fire has its open board meetings on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the main location on Highway 69.
New Life holds Bible study classes on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. This is open to all and starts at 6:30 p.m.
Big Bug Charity Quilters meet every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Beading is held Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.