Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS)
The CLAMS will be holding their annual Steak Fry dinner for members only on Wednesday, November 16; cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. A spokesperson for CLAMS says there are currently 104 members. The group does philanthropic work in Canyon Lake and provides scholarships to deserving Canyon Lake high school students. The organization has been in existence for the men in the community for 43 years. For more information about membership, contact Bud Hanner at 951-244-6315.
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 a.m. There is a speaker every month followed by lunch. Lunch is $14. Reservations can be made at www.canyonlakewomansclub.com. For membership inquiries, contact Sue Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canyon Lake Art Association (CLAA)
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 at the Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.CanyonLakeArtAssociation.com or www.Facebook.com/CanyonLakeArtAssociation
The Turkey Trot Team Mixer will be held on Saturday, November 19, at 9 a.m.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Canyon Lake Bible Club meets in the Pool View Room at the Lodge the first Wednesday night of each month, at 7 p.m. led by Pastor Thor Ramsey of Center Church. Meetings are open to the community (www.centerchurch.life). For more information, contact Steve Martin at 951-757-6146.
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.
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. November 11 is the deadline for reservations; only a few spaces remain. 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 on January 2 includes bus and reserved seating for viewing; however, there is now a wait list only. To be on the wait list, call Nyla Finch.
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. Call soon for the discounted price of $2,799 (dbl), which includes air and some meals. Lou DeYoung is the contact at 951-244-7100. For information and reservation forms, visit www.canyonlaketravelclub.org.
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.
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.
All Canyon Lake women are invited to attend the 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.
Jr. Women’s Club
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. For membership and general information, contact Heather Rose at 951-591-8168 or email@example.com.
Family Matters Club
Residents who had their photos taken in the photo booth at the Family Matters Club Halloween Carnival can access their photos via the club’s Facebook page.
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 about the Family Matters Club, visit the club’s page or call 714-394-4885.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 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.
Fitness and Triathlon Club
For information on the club and its activities, visit www.canyonlaketriathlonclub.com, or the Facebook page, CanyonLake TriathlonClub.
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.