The next Jr. Women’s Club (JWC) meeting is Wednesday, January 11, at 7 p.m. in the Eastport Park Activities Building. JWC is a non-profit philanthropic club that holds fundraising events throughout the year to help fund scholarships, help local families in need, donate to park improvements in Canyon Lake and more. The club holds monthly meetings. For more information, contact Heather Rose at 951-591-8168 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bassmasters Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Country Club. Residents who like to fish and want to improve their skills in a low stress, friendly competitive environment are welcome to join. For more information, call Bassmasters Club President at 951-536-9341.
The Bible Club meets monthly on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Pool View Room at the Lodge. The group is led by Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church (www.centerchurch.life). Meetings are open to the community. For more information, call Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.
The Woman’s Club is a philanthropic organization that meets monthly on the third Wednesday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting is at 10 a.m. There is a speaker every month followed by lunch. Lunch is $14. Reservations can be made at www.canyonlakewomansclub.com. For membership information, contact Sue Collins at email@example.com.
Family Matters Club
The next club event is Wednesday, January 11, at 9 a.m. at the French Valley Airport for breakfast. On January 21 at 6 p.m. the club will hold a “Skate Night” at Epic Rollertainment in Murrieta.
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, call 714-394-4885 or visit the club’s Facebook page.
The Chair Volleyball Club is for seniors 50 years of age and older. The club promotes fitness fun and the spirit of competition through organized playing of Chair Volleyball. The game is played using a beach ball and a 5 ft. net while players are seated. The club participates in the Senior Olympics.
Members meet every Tuesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. For more information, call Bert Barbay at 951-244-2378.
The Choraleers is a vocal group of men and women who enjoy singing. There are over 40 members as well as a director and pianist. Membership is open to residents and those in nearby communities. For more information, contact Larry Garland at 508-498-6210.
Home Owners Club
Organized in 1972, the club promotes and protects the best interest of Canyon Lake home and property owners. The group sponsors community events, including the Home Decorating Contest and Meet the Candidates Night. For more information, call Home Owners Club President LaRue McNamara at 951-244-6470.
The Car Club holds monthly meetings on the first Thursday in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Anyone owning a pre-1973 vehicle is welcomed. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the general meeting at 6:30 p.m. At the meeting members learn about upcoming events, listen to guest speakers and share automotive experiences. Finger foods are served and a 50/50 drawing rounds out the evening. For more information, visit www.canyonlakecarclub.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canyon Lake Art Association (CLAA) provides many opportunities for community members to participate and support the arts. CLAA invites residents to network, make and share artwork and attend monthly meetings and other yearly events. Membership is open to individuals 18 years of age and older, but all are welcome to attend and bring their art to share.
Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center. For more information, visit www.CanyonLakeArtAssociation.com or www.Facebook.com/CanyonLakeArtAssociation
The Canyon Lake Little League is for boys and girls ages five through 16. For more information, visit www.clllca.com.
A spokesperson for CLAMS says there are currently 104 members. In addition to monthly get-togethers, the group does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake and provides scholarships to Canyon Lake high school students. The organization has been in existence for 43 years. For more information, call Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.
Yacht Club meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge; cocktail hour is 5 p.m., dinner is 6 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m. Dinner is $15. Boat ownership is not a criterion for membership. Annual membership is $15. Members enjoy fun events throughout the year, including the Moonlight Cruise, Progressive Dinner, Lake Clean-Up and more. For more information, call Mary Jane Kelly at 951-244-1768.
The Kids Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 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. For more details, visit the club’s Facebook page.
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; arrangements can be made to attend and get acquainted with the club.
The trip to the Parade of Roses in Pasadena on January 2, 2017 is now “wait list only”. If you wish to be on the wait list, contact Nyla Finch at 951-757-6760.
The multi-day trip this spring will be with Collette Tours called Southern Charm and is set for April 9-15. After arriving by plane and exploring Charleston, South Carolina, the group will travel on to Savannah, Georgia, Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, Jacksonville and St Augustine, Florida. The cost of $2799.00 (dbl) is a time-sensitive price and includes air and some meals. For the discounted price, call Lou DeYoung at 915-244-7100 before November 10. More information on all this events can be on the club’s website at www.canyonlaketravelclub.org
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. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.
Mommy n Me
Mommy n Me is for toddlers and pre-school aged children and their moms. Monthly meetings are on the first and third Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. The club meets at different places locally for organized play dates. Spokesperson Leslie Ann Geer says, “It’s a safe and fun environment for children and their mommies to make lasting friendships while enjoying organized play dates.” The club is no longer accepting registrations for this semester, but will start up a new semester on January 20, 2017. For more information and weekly updates, visit the club’s Facebook page at Canyon Lake Mommy n Me 2016/2017.
ShowCal Skier is a sanctioned club and California’s first and only water-ski show team. Skills training is taught for all aspects of the ski show, including audio/visual, announcing/hosting, drivers/power team, safety coordinators and equipment.
Ski disciplines include two skis, slalom, barefoot, trick, shoe ski, swivel, ballet, jump, doubles, trios, adagio, human pyramids, ATB, knee board, disc, wake board, wake skate, foil, free-style and hot dogging. Members incorporate all types of performance artistry in their water-ski shows.For more information, call Membership Director Mary Tortomasi at 951-722-2010 or visit www.showcalskiers.org.
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 Day and the Fiesta Day Ski Show.
The 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.