This section contains information on local activities and items of interest to Canyon Lake residents. Information should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3 p.m. Monday.
The Canyon Lake Art Association is holding its annual Art Show on Sunday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Canyon Lake Country Club. This is a free event and open to the public. Many local artists will be showing their work. There will be art for sale, basket raffles and a silent auction. For more information, visit canyonlakeartassociation.com.
Lamb’s Fellowship, 21901 Railroad Canyon Rd., will host its third annual Car and Motorcycle show on May 20. The event will feature cars and motorcycles, vendors, food, live music and jumpers for kids. Car registration is $35; vendor registration is $50. Proceeds are raised for Lamb’s Fellowship Children’s Ministry. For more information, visit thelambsfellowship.com.
Caregivers Connection offers an opportunity for caregivers to share common problems, needs and experiences. Anyone caring for a loved one for illnesses such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, stroke, heart issues or Parkinson’s is welcome to attend. The group meets in room 6 at Canyon Lake Community Church on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact Facilitator Jo Ann Wickerath at 951-679-7736 or Assistant Facilitator Bev Haney at 951-244-8711.
Celebrate Recovery is a program that teaches and gives one tools on how to address their hurts, habits, and hang-ups so that they can move forward and find their purpose and a life filled with joy. Participants discover that they are not alone in what they are going through and find people to walk alongside them. Celebrate Recovery meets on Sundays, at 6 p.m. in Building C at Canyon Lake Community Church.
The Lioness Club holds Bingo on the first and third Sunday of every month from 1 to 4 p.m. at the senior center. Due to State Law, Bingo is limited to those over the age of 18. Admission to Bingo is $10 for a six-sheet set. Special games are available for $1 each. For those wishing to attend from outside the community, it is necessary to call Nancy Coughlin at 951-805-0543 or Joanna Spiller at 951-244-1553 for gate entrance.
Veteran Job Fair
The State of California Employment Development Department, in partnership with the Inland Empire Veterans Employment Committee, the City of Ontario and the Counties of Riverside, will be holding the 39th annual Honor A Hero/Hire a Veteran Job and Resource Fair on Thursday, May 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, Ontario. This is a free event for veterans and their spouses.
This year, job seekers will be able to meet with over 110 employers, supportive services providers and local training institutions. To register, visit https://goo.gl/VbHOx1.
Coffee with Nancy
Residents are invited to meet with Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District Division 1 Director Nancy Horton, a Canyon Lake resident, the last Tuesday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Sports Stop. The coffee is complimentary.
Nancy is available to talk about changing guidelines for water conservation, answer questions about conservation rebates and the district’s water rates, etc. Residents are invited to bring their water bill for clarification of costs.
Mother of Preschoolers (MOPS) meet on the first and third Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at Canyon Lake Community Church. MOPS seeks to support mothers during the early years of their children’s lives. By connecting with other moms and mentor moms, craft projects and guest speakers, women are encouraged in their physical, emotional and spiritual journeys. Child care is provided.
The moms fellowship over hot coffee and warm breakfast, then enjoy a speaker or craft. Those desiring “coffee talk” are invited to contact Melissa Roberts at 951-757-6010.
The Lake Elsinore Genealogical Society (LEGS) meets monthly on the second Thursday (except for July and August) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Mission Trail Community Library, 34303 Mission Trail in Wildomar. Visitors and guests are welcome. For more information, contact Candy Petersen at email@example.com or 951-246-2028, or visit bakerfamily.org/legs.
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; games begin at 3 p.m. Participants are asked to bring canned and packaged food for the community cupboard. For more information, call Betty Henry at 951-244-3091.
The Menifee Valley Historical Museum contains displays about Canyon Lake history, provided by Canyon Lake pioneers Don and Elinor Martin. The museum is open Sundays; from 1 to 4 p.m. Don and Elinor sometimes serve as docents. It is located in the old Menifee Elementary School on Garbani Rd. in Menifee.
Residents are invited to bring their knitting and crocheting supplies and projects to the senior center on Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact Betty Cannavino at 951-244-4126.
Breast Cancer Resources
Bosom Buddies is a breast cancer support group in Canyon Lake. For more information, visit CLBosomBuddies.com