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..
Twirlers Square Dance Club
The Twirlers Square Dance Club currently is holding square dance classes. Teacher/caller Bob Stoops reviews the basic calls taught the week before—right and left grand, do-see-do, and allemand left, and introduces several new calls. Class members are assisted by Twirler Club members, including Randy and Sue Gibson, Greg Estrada, Barbara Canfield and Leota Jansen.
The new class will be open to new members through Wednesday, October 5. Singles, couples and families are welcome. The first night is free. Class meets Wednesday nights, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room. For more information, call 951-244-0345.
Canyon Lake Bible Club will start meeting in the Pool View Room at the Lodge the first Wednesday night of each month, at 7 p.m., beginning Wednesday, October 5. Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church will be leading it and it is open to the community (www.centerchurch.life). For more information, contact Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.
Canyon Lake Association of Men
The monthly CLAMS dinner meeting will be held October 19 at 6 p.m. in the Activities Building at East Port Park. Steve and Maryann Spaeth will be cooking chili for members’ enjoyment. According to spokesperson Randy Schutz, the room does not have a bar, so all are invited to bring their own drinks.
“We are trying this out as an alternative to our regular venue and would like your feedback,” says Randy. “Cocktails are at 6 and dinner at 6:30. All CLAMS members are invited to come, as well as interested new members!”
The annual election of the Canyon Lake Community Theatre and Performing Arts Association for 2017 will be held Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. in the Magnolia Room, downstairs at the Country Club. The record of date for members to be in good standing and be able to vote in this election is Wednesday, October 5. For more information, contact Ilene Moore 909-239-1177.
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.
Reservations are being taken for the Newport Boat Parade on December 18. The Harborside Restaurant will provide dinner prior to boarding the boat for a 90-minute cruise viewing decorated homes and boats. Leave the Lodge at 2:30 p.m.; return at 9:30. Only 23 spaces are available; October 25 is the deadline for reservations. Visit the website for menu selection and to make a reservation, or call Nyla Finch at 951-757-6760. Members are $93; guests are $98.
The Parade of Roses trip is on January 2 and includes bus and reserved seating for viewing. The bus will leave the Lodge at 4:30 a.m. and return at 2:30 p.m., stopping at a food court on the way home. Only a few seats are left; deadline is November 10. Members are $125; guests are $130. For reservations, call Nyla Finch at number above.
A multi-day trip, “Southern Charm,” with Collette Tours, is scheduled for April 9-14, 2017. After arriving by plane and exploring Charleston, South Carolina, guests will travel to Savannah, Georgia, Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, Jacksonville and St Augustine, Florida. The cost of $2,799 (dbl) is a time-sensitive price and includes air and some meals. Lou DeYoung is the contact at 951-244-7100. For information and reservation forms, visit www.canyonlaketravelclub.org.
Membership in the Canyon Lake Art Association (CLAA) is open to individuals 18 years of age and older, but all are welcome to attend and bring their art to share. For more information, visit www.canyonLakeArtAssociation.com.
The Canyon Lake Woman’s Club is a philanthropic organization that meets on the third Wednesday of the month at the Lodge. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; the meeting starts at 10. There is a speaker every month followed by lunch. Visit the website at www.canyonlakewomansclub.com. For membership enquiries, contact Sue Collins at email@example.com.
The Tennis Club invites residents to come out for Social Play on Mondays and Fridays at 8 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 Sue Muscarella at 909-241-3001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 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.
The Canyon Lake Paddle Club members have begun their monthly paddles on the lake. 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/.
Mexican Train Players
The Mexican Train Players Club meets every Friday at 12:30 p.m. in the Senior Center. Beginners are welcome. For more information, call Marlys Shilling at 951-244-4241.
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.
All are invited to come out for the Pickleball Club’s social play days at the Tennis Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, one court is reserved for beginners and clinics from 8 to 10 a.m.
Social Mixers are held the third Thursday of each month, from 6 to 9 p.m. For membership/application, contact Nancy Tice at 215-990-7342. For general information, contact Terry Loy at 951-244-6864.
The ShowCal Skiers practice most Sundays at the Jump Lagoon. All ages and skill levels are welcome, skiers or non-skiers. For more information, contact Scott Redlin at email@example.com or 858-395-7541 or visit www.showcalskiers.com.
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.; please arrive 15 mins early, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Monday Night Ad-hoc Painters meet each week from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Senior Center. Everyone is welcome. For more information about the Art Association, visit the group’s Facebook page or www.canyon-lakeartassociation.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.
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.
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.
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.