Club News — January 30, 2015


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.

Jr. Women’s Club

The next meeting of the Junior Women’s Club (JWC) is February 4, at 7 p.m. at the home of Iris Stricklen, 29976 Wake Ct. Anyone who would like information on the JWC, or who is considering joining the club is welcome to attend. For more information, call President Karen Terry at 951-901-3608.

The JWC is a non-profit organization that sponsors several events each year to help fund its philanthropic efforts. Fundraising efforts are focused mainly on raising money for the youth of the community, providing assistance for families in need, providing local students with scholarship monies, providing safe playground equipment for area parks and sponsoring children so that they may participate in activities such as sports, school activities and more.

Yacht Club

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 Choraleers, directed by Robbin Bouslog, are holding rehearsals on Mondays, at 7 p.m., in the City Multi-purpose Room (Council Chamber). Members are now practicing for their spring concert in May. New singers are welcomed and encouraged as long as they can carry a tune. For more information, call Sher Adamson at 951-244-9693.

Kids Club

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.

Travel Club

The theme for the Travel Club’s March 13 dinner-dance is “Salute to the Troops – 1940s USO.” Some may remember how they dressed in those days by looking at old photos. The cost is $45 for members and $50 for guests. A “single ladies table” will be available. Reservations will be accepted until March 2.

The Death Valley adventure on April 29 to May 1 includes a guided tour of the valley and Scotty’s Castle with motor coach transportation; two-night stay at the Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley; and four meals, including lunch at the Pahrump Valley Winery.  This is now open for reservations at $485 double or $640 single. For more information, visit

Pinochle Club

New members are welcome to join the Pinochle Club, which plays every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Senior Center. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.


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, downstairs 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., please arrive 15 mins early to pick up game card and sign in. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.

Twirler Square Dance Club

The Twirlers meet on Wednesday evenings in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. There is a workshop for experienced dancers from 6:15 to 7 p.m. This is followed by the Twirlers Class from 7 to 9 p.m. with instructor Vic Kaarie. Former dancers are always welcome. Dress is casual. For more information, call Joe or Vi Henderson at 951-244-0345.

Tennis Club

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

Canyon Lake Junior Tennis League is on hiatus at this time.

Bible Club

The Canyon Lake Bible Club meets on Thursday evenings, at 7 p.m. at the home of Steve and Ruth Martin, 23409 Silver Strike Dr. in Canyon Lake. The group is using a Canyon Lake Community Church workbook and digging into the book of Romans. Please RSVP to 951-244-2438.

Water Ski Club

Residents interested in joining the Water Ski Club are invited to visit for membership forms, information and news about the club. The club is comprised of skiers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition to having 365 days of access to one of the nicest slalom courses in the country, 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.

Lioness Club

Lioness Bingo, managed by Nancy Coughlin and Barbara Jacobson, is held the first and third Sunday of each month, except December, in the Senior Center. Funds raised by bingo are contributed to Lions’ projects for the sight-impaired and the needy of the area. At times of national or world-wide disaster, the Lioness have contributed money through Lions Club International for humanitarian relief. To learn more about Lioness, call Membership Chair Lorraine Lafferty at 244-1684.

Bosom Buddies

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

Fitness and Triathlon Club

For information on the club and its activities, visit, or the Facebook page, CanyonLake TriathlonClub.

Car Club

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 or e-mail


Roadrunners RV Club dinner meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. There are about 115 members representing about 60 recreational vehicles in the club. 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


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