Arts & Crafts

Whatever interests you want to pursue, there probably is a group of like-minded neighbors who will be happy to have you join them. Whether it’s as energetic as tennis, artistic as china painting or mentally challenging as competitive bridge, you’ll find a club that will welcome you.

We have 22 music and dance clubs ranging from polka to ballroom dance and from big-band to country music. There are clubs for cats, dogs, writers, investors, gardeners, and fun-lovers of every stripe. Click on any of the categories below to learn more.

Below is a list of the Arts & Crafts Clubs we offer. Click one of the links to see more details about that club.

Art Club

Promoting and developing art activities with the knowledge and appreciation artistic expression.

Meetings: Demos are held on the 3rd Monday of each month in the Rollins Theater, from October through April. Classes and workshops are offered for a small professional fee.

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Bunka Art Stitchers

Life long friendship have developed and members learn new techniques to enhance the beauty of this art.

Meetings: We meet Monday through Thursday 9-11:30am in the Arts and Crafts Building to stitch together for fellowship and to help one another with our projects. Beginners can receive instructions and assistance with projects.

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Work with many different techniques that produce fine personal treasures and gifts.

Meetings: Daily from 8:30 – 4:00 P.M. in the Ceramics Room. An instructor is present Monday through Friday. Two general membership meetings per year; February and November.

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Membership: Open to all CA Members. Annual dues are $10.00.

Meetings: Thursday of each month. September through May at 1 PM.

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Enjoy the art of card making while spending time with others that enjoy the same craft.

Meetings: We meet the first and third Thursdays in the Heritage Room from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. We welcome new and advanced stampers, and especially want beginners so we can show them how much fun we have.

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Provides presentations, demonstrations and workshops on how to fix general household items, automobiles, bicycles and golf carts.

Meetings: First Monday of every month throughout the year in the Heritage Room (Atrium Building, Central Campus), 6:30pm with an administrative/ board meeting (open to all members).  7-8pm questions from the members. We will provide or research answers. On a monthly basis we will schedule a workshop, demonstration or presentation to address members interests.

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Enjoy the creation of wearable art and jewelry of all kinds.

Meetings: Beginner and advanced classes include beading, cabochons, chain maille, enameling, faceting, lost-wax casting, metal working, wire-wrapping and polymer clay.  We have a wide array of equipment and supplies for most areas of lapidary work and jewelry making.  Many various gemstone and glass beads as well as almost everything needed for jewelry making, are available for sale at reduced prices to club members.Click Here For More Information


All Aboard! The Sun City Central Railroad fills our club room with more than 13 scale miles of HO track & supports the running of 10 trains at once under computer control.

Meetings: Monday, Tuesday & Friday, 1:00 – 3:00 PM. 915 North Course Lane, adjacent to Sawdust Engineers. Members have access to club room and railroad at any time.

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Meetings: Winter hours are Monday thru Friday 9am to noon.  Tues & Thurs 9am to 2pm. Summer hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to noon.  Needlecrafters Room is located next to the Shuffleboard Courts and across from the Ceramics Room.

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Provides practice, instructions and support in photography to all levels and styles of photographers.

Meetings: Second Tuesday of every month throughout the year in the Caper Room (Atrium Building, Central Campus), starting at 6:30 p.m. with an educational program.

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Using basic clay techniques to create art and building friendships.

Meetings: Second Our volunteer teaching staff offers beginners lessons in both hand-building and wheel throwing. There is a nominal fee for classes which monies go into the treasury for equipment & supplies.

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Workings with wood that allow for therapy and enjoyment for all.

Membership: Open to all CA members. The club has a membership of about 300. All new members must attend a short safety course. Annual dues are $35.00.

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Meetings: Bi-annual club meetings are held in winter and spring at luncheons for entire membership. Classes for beginning sewing and quilting held on Thursday and Friday mornings. Contact: 813-505-9503 or

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Creating home decor, jewelry and useful and unique gifts with seashells.

Meetings: The club meets every weekday in the Arts and Crafts Building. A business meeting combined with a social event is held twice a year.

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Creating beautiful artwork with glass and enjoying this art with others.

Meetings: There is a Club Board Member in the club Mon-Fri, 9am-12 noon. Club meetings are held monthly, Sept – May.

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Sharing and developing ancient techniques to enhance the beauty of this art.

Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 AM – Noon for lessons, assistance, or just a workshop, in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Beginners are welcome to start any day. The workshop is in the Art and Crafts Building.

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Building friendships while perfecting weaving skills.

Meetings: Club meetings are held in the Sandpiper Room at 10:30 am on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May.

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Wood Carving

Using basic woodcarving tools and practices to create lasting pieces of art.

Open Classes: Full range of woodcarving including Beginner, Bird, Chip Carving, Carving-in-the-Round, Recess Carving (3-D), Wood Burning (a form of carving wood with a thermostatically controlled “hot knife”.)

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