Club News


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. To see the complete listing, visit

Jr. Women’s Club

The Jr. Women’s Club will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. at 29976 Wake Ct. Women interested in meeting the ladies of the JWC and/or obtaining information on joining the club are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Jennifer Nahay at 951-733-2919 or

The Jr. Women’s Club has three events coming up in the next six weeks. Tomorrow, February 27, a casino bus will take participants from Canyon Lake to Harrah’s Resort Southern California for the day. Tickets are $20 and seating is limited; contact Carol Winn at 951-264-4364.

On Saturday, March 12, the club will be holding its annual Golf Tournament. The cost to play golf and attend the dinner following the tournament is $100 per player; contact 951-370-0858 or 951-226-6095.

The JWC will host the annual Easter Carnival on Saturday, March 26. High schoolers are invited to earn community service credit by volunteering at this event.

Woman’s Club

The next Woman’s Club luncheon meeting is on March 16, at 10 a.m. at the Lodge. Ladies are invited to come for a social hour and shopping at vendor displays, beginning at 9 a.m.

The topic of this meeting is Travel Tips. Loreene Orgoralini, a luxury cruise specialist, will explain the benefits of a travel advisor and the differences between river cruise companies. KT Bowers, retired police officer and world traveler, will provide tips on how to travel safely as a single woman. “Get your Leprechaun On” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

The lunch menu includes beef lasagna, green salad, garlic bread, beverage station and apple cobbler. Chicken salad or vegetarian options are available. The deadline for reservations/cancellations is 5 p.m., Sunday, March 6. The cost is $14. For reservations, contact or Pat Chronis at 951-723-4021. Vendors who would like to participate may contact Bonnie Boniti-Wade at 951-244-8717 or Viki Young at 951-733-3673.

The annual Woman’s Club Fashion Show will be on Friday, April 29, at the Lodge. This year’s theme is “At the Movies.”

Pre-parties leading up to the Fashion Show are held in members’ homes. The $10 ticket includes food, a drink and a grand prize ticket (for the Fashion Show drawing) with a chance to win $2,500 in cash prizes.

Here is the list of upcoming parties:

  • Thursday, March 31, 3 p.m. – “The Wizard of Oz” at the home of Suzi Delia (951-244-2911). Ladies only.
  • Friday, April 8, 6 p.m. – “Gone With the Wind” at the home of Jane Lafferty (760-402-6097). Gentlemen welcome.
  • Friday, April 22, 6 p.m. – “South Pacific” (with an appearance by the Crazy Coconuts) at the home of Lyne Hall (951-244-2101). Gentlemen welcome.

For membership information, contact Membership Chair Sue Collins at 951-246-2773.

Canyon Lake Community Theatre

Canyon Lake Community Theatre is proud to announce its incoming board for 2016: President Ilene Moore, Vice President of Administration Jaimie Woodward, Vice President of Production White Whittle, Treasurer Paula Kadella and Secretaries Laura Plasch and Yavette Devere. Other board members include Clarinda Febo, Heather Gotoski, Maureen Kaczmarski, George Middle, Mark Nathanson, Bobbie Starr and Brad Zimlaw. The board is planning fun and exciting events for this year so keep a lookout for future announcements.

Canyon Lake Association of Men

The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) is looking for new members. It is open to all men in Canyon Lake. The group currently has 111 members and wants more. One of the coming attractions is the CLAMS Golf Tournament at the Golf Course on Saturday, April 2. Entry forms will be available at the Golf Pro Shop starting March 1. Everyone is welcome, men, women and guests. For more information, call Randy Schutz at 951-314-9716.

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.

Travel Club

Non-members can be included in Travel Club functions by calling the person in charge of the event. Arrangements can then be made for a non-member to attend the event of choice and get acquainted with the club.

A “Night in Havana” is the theme for the March 4 dinner-dance at the Lodge and a Cuban menu is planned. Members will have the chance to show off their Mambo and Rumba moves, but other dance music also is planned for those who prefer the familiar tunes. Reservations are due by February 26; $38 for members and $43 for non-members. For more information, contact Debbie Stiffler at 951-246.0609.

Details about the Fall Canada and New England cruise scheduled for September/October 2016 can be viewed on the club’s website. Lou DeYoung is the contact: 951-244-7100.

Visit for more information and reservation forms.

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 at the Country Club. The cost is $10 per player. Game begins at 3 p.m. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109.

Kids Club

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.

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

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.

Bible Club

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

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.

Ski Club

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

ShowCal Skiers

ShowCal Skier is a sanctioned club and California’s first and only water-ski show team. The club welcomes all ages 6 and older, since there is a place for everyone, even those not interested in performing. 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

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.