This section provides information submitted by Canyon Lake clubs regarding activities and upcoming events. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications no later than 5 p.m. Monday. Due to space limitations, not all Club News appears here.
Mexican Train Dominoes
A new club for Canyon Lakers, the Mexican Train Players Club will meet every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Beginners are welcome! For more information call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241
Travel Club functions are open to Canyon Lakers who would like to attend even though they aren’t a member of the club. They are invited to call the person in charge of the event and arrangements can be made to attend and get acquainted with the club.
A visit to the Petersen Auto Museum with its $90 million top-to-bottom renovation is planned for May 19. Those who like cars won’t want to miss this trip. Cost for members is $97; for guests is $102. Attendees will have lunch on their own at Clifton’s Cafeteria. Nyla Finch is the contact, 951-757-6760.
July 24 is the date for the Hornblower Brunch Cruise on San Diego Bay. This 2-hour narrated tour includes free-flowing champagne, brunch buffet and a decadent dessert bar. Members’ cost is $109 and guests are $114. Transportation will be provided to and from the Lodge. Only 30 reservations will be taken. Nyla Finch is the contact.
A visit to the Candlelight Dinner Theater in Claremont is scheduled for September 25. La Cage Aux Folles will be presented along with dinner. The cost is $90 for members and $95 for guests. Nyla Finch is the contact.
A fall Canada and New England cruise is scheduled for September/October 2016. Reservations are due now. Lou DeYoung is the contact, 951-244-7100.
Check out the website for information on the Newport Christmas Boat Parade and the 2017 Rose Parade, along with details and reservation forms for other events: www.canyonlaketravelclub.org.
The Canyon Lake Paddle Club will be starting up its monthly paddles on the lake next month, beginning May 5. Anyone with a kayak or canoe is welcome. Paddlers start at Diamond Point and go through the tunnel to the Lodge and back. The club meets the first Thursday of every month. While waiting for everyone to arrive, members enjoy social hour from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Paddle time is from 5:45 to 7.
The group’s Facebook page is www.facebook.com/groups/467563666742514/. The website is canyonlakepaddleclub.webs.com/.
Canyon Lake Association of Men
The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) is always looking for new members. It is open to all men in Canyon Lake. The next dinner get-together will be on Wednesday, May 18, at the Canyon Lake Country Club. Social hour is at 5:30 and a pulled pork dinner at 6. Volunteers are needed to help with the CLAMS’ Bratwurst Booth at Fiesta Day on Saturday, May 28. If interested in helping, contact Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.
Attention Pinochle players! The Pinochle Club meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Senior Center. There are munchies between games. New players as well as “old-timers” are welcomed to come play and win prizes. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.
The annual Woman’s Club Fashion Show will be on Friday, April 29, at the Lodge. This year’s theme is “At the Movies.” For tickets or membership information, contact Membership Chair Sue Collins at 951-246-2773.
All Canyon Lake women are invited to attend the Canyon Lake Association of Women (CLAWS) group bunco on the second Wednesday of the month in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. The cost is $10 per player. Participants are asked to bring canned and packaged food for the community cupboard. Game begins at 3 p.m.,; arrive 15 mins early to pick up game card and sign in. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.
The Car Club holds meetings the first Thursday of each month at the Lodge. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the general meeting at 6:30. Learn about upcoming events, listen to guest speakers and share automotive experiences. Finger foods will be served and a 50/50 drawing will round out the evening. Anyone owning a pre-1973 vehicle is welcome. Visit www.canyonlakecarclub.com or e-mail email@example.com.
Meetings of the Yacht Club are held on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Lodge. Boat ownership is not a criterion for membership. Members enjoy fun events throughout the year, including the Moonlight Cruise, Progressive Dinner, Lake Clean-Up and more. For more information, contact Membership Chair Mary Jane Kelly at 951-244-1768.
The Canyon Lake Bible Club meets on Thursdays, at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel at Canyon Lake Community Church. Bible facilitator Richard Cunha is leading the group from the book, “The Fifth Gospel: Christ in Isaiah.”
Family Matters Club
The Family Matters Club is open to all residents, young and old, kids or no kids. Monthly meetings are held the first day of the month, unless otherwise noted, and revolve around a fun theme with speakers, games, prize drawings, crafts, snack and social time. Locations vary. The club puts on several events throughout the year to benefit the community and to raise funds for future events and provide philanthropic donations. For more information, visit the Family Matters Facebook page or call 714-394-4885.
Roadrunners RV Club dinner meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. In addition to the dinner meetings, the group takes between six and eight trips per year. For more information about Roadrunners or the trips, contact Robb Smith at 244-3168 or RobbS44090@aol.com.
Twirlers Square Dance Club
The Twirlers square dance club meets Wednesdays at the Lodge starting at 6:15 p.m. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come to the plus level workshop from 6:15 to 7, then stay to help the new class members learn to square dance.
The Twirlers hold a regular square dance the second Sunday of each month, with advanced round dancing starting at 1:30 p.m., regular round dancing at 2 and squares at 2:30. For more information, contact Bill or Jackie Brown at 951-694-3650 or Rosalie Nusser at 951-244-0672.
During the school year, Kids Club meetings are held every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., in the Sunset Beach Room at the Lodge. Kids Club is a program in which young children and their parents or grandparents enjoy a morning of crafts, music, exercise, games, sports and a snack for just $2 per session. Buy a 10-class punch card and get two classes free. Check the Canyon Lake Kids Club Facebook page for details.
Water Ski Club
The Ski Club is comprised of water skiers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced. The club hosts several ski competitions and community events, including Breakfast with Santa, Polar Bear Day, Learn to Ski Days and the Fiesta Day Ski Show.
The Canyon Lake Ski Club began in 1970 and is the largest 3-event USA Water Ski sanctioned club in the United States. For membership and general information, visit www.canyonlakeskiclub.com.
Canyon Lake Association of Men
In addition to monthly get-togethers, CLAMS does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake. The organization has been in existence for the men of the Canyon Lake community for the past 43 years. If interested in joining the group, contact Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.
The Bosom Buddies mission is to educate, inspire and support newly diagnosed breast cancer patients during their breast cancer journey. If you or anyone you know is diagnosed with breast cancer have them call Janelle Basham at 951-515-0500 or Kimbo Slingerland at 951-609-4044, or visit clbosombuddies.com.
Fitness and Triathlon Club
For information on the club and its activities, visit www.canyonlaketriathlonclub.com, or the Facebook page, CanyonLake TriathlonClub.
The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 9 a.m. It is open to all levels of players and is a way to meet other players without committing to a schedule. For more information, contact Dave Harrigan at 951-746-3460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings are held at 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Senior Center and are open to the public. Guests or new members are welcome to come socialize and sit in on a monthly artist demonstrator. CLAA has painters, digital artists, photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, fusion glass artists, etc. Membership is for individuals 18 and older, but all are welcome to attend and bring their art to share.
The Canyon Lake Art Association was formed in 1976 with the primary purpose of promoting appreciation of the visual arts in the community, encouraging study in the field of art and providing exhibits and programs for local artists. Demonstrations highlight each meeting from September through June. June is the annual reception and exhibit.
For more information on the Canyon Lake Art Association, visit the group’s Facebook page or www.canyon-lakeartassociation.com.