Fall happenings in the Corridor: Bazaar, sale, Halloween festivities
October 10th is the Craft Bazaar and Rummage Sale at Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and goes until 3:00 p.m.
The 17th of October has triple events, starting with Breakfast at the Center from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., along with a costume sale so children can get inexpensive costumes to be ready for Halloween.
The 17th is also the day of the Lutheran Church Octoberfest, 20135 E. Stagecoach, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
And finally on the 17th at 5:00 p.m. is the Meals on Wheels Luau, 10051 S. Miami, with the festive hula show and traditional Hawaiian food for only $12.00. Tickets are now on sale from cast members and at the Mayer Meals on Wheels. Call 632-7511 to get your tickets, as space is limited. The Luau will also be held on Sunday, October 18th, at 1:00 p.m.
Produce available at Cordes Lakes Community Center is on Wednesday, October 21st. Sign-up starts at 7:00 a.m.
October 24th the Cordes Lakes Community Center will hold a bake sale, along with another chance for children to buy costumes for Halloween. This will be from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Halloween falls on October 31st, and Cordes Lakes Community Center will be hosting Trunk or Treat. Plans are underway for a light refreshment available at 5:00 p.m., Trunk or Treat at 6:00 p.m., and Family Costume Dance at 7:00 p.m. (costumes are optional).
Also in the planning stages are games and a haunted house.
Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. with sandwiches and snacks available, held at Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Jackpot varies weekly.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is held weekly on Fridays at 20049 E. Club Lane. Weigh-in is at 8:45 a.m., with meetings starting at 9 a.m.
The Tuesday Planning Committee meets at the Cordes Lakes Community Center each week at 9 a.m. Meetings are open to everyone. Present your ideas for fundraisers, improvements, etc. Volunteers are needed to help work these events. Have kids and don't think you can attend? Plans are to have crafts and coloring for little ones under guidance of the older children while the meeting is held.
Youth Group is back to work with meetings every Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Library,
15989 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.
Exercise Class will resume at Cordes Lakes Community Center. Sessions are the 1st and 3rd Monday and Wednesdays of the month, and also the 2nd and 4th Wednesday and Friday of the month. That's 8 sessions for only $5.00. The fee (hopefully) covers the cost of building rental.
Young Lives meets at the Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, Monday 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 Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. Beading Class is held every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the MAAC, 10051 Miami.
Storytime at the Cordes Lakes Public Library is held on the first Friday of the month, with Miss Cindy reading a story to the preschoolers at 3 p.m. The library is located at 15989 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.
Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club holds their outings on the third Monday of the month with meetings held the following Tuesday at 7 p.m. at various members' homes. Contact Ken Dunham at 928-899-6810 for more information. Meetings are held at member's homes and varies by month.
Love Ministry, providing items to the needy, 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. on the third and fourth weekends of the month. For more information
or to give a donation, contact Carol Peck at 928- 899-5050.
Mayer Fire has its open board meetings on the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the main location on Highway 69.
American Legion has resumed meetings. They are held the 3rd Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at the 50s Backseat Diner, 19780 Hitching Post Way.