Community invited to Cooking Class fundraiser


The Canyon Lake Woman’s Club invites residents to its 2nd annual Cooking Class fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the senior center. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by contacting Rose Marie Hand at 951-212-1946 or Jan May at 951-970-8333. Seats are limited and filling up fast.

Chefs Fleur Alise Lawrence and J.C. Tayor, assisted by Royal Bash Catering Manager Heidi Rodriguez, will prepare tastings and demonstrate how to make butterflied shrimp with romesco sauce, grilled watermelon feta skewers with balsamic glaze, Mediterranean roast chicken with lemon Israeli couscous salad, avgolemono soup, cinnamon star bread and bananas foster. Recipes will be provided to take home. Drinks are not provided. Attendees are welcome to bring the drink of their choice.

The Cooking Class is just one of many fundraisers the Woman’s Club hosts throughout the year. The club’s biggest fundraiser is its annual Fashion Show. This year’s show is set for Apr. 27 at the lodge. Tickets to the Sensational 70s theme Fashion Show are $45 and go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 21. The club will host three pre-parties leading up to the Fashion Show: Disco Fever on Mar. 8, I Dream of Jeannie on Mar. 22 and The Love Boat on Apr. 19. The times and location will be announced at a later date.

This year marks the Canyon Lake Woman’s Club 46th anniversary. The non-profit, non-partisan philanthropic club was founded in 1972 and is one of the oldest and most active clubs in Canyon Lake. The club was recently named Organization of the Year by the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce.

The Woman’s Club is dedicated to the enrichment of Canyon Lake and helping others less fortunate. Its mission is to provide a safe gathering place for the women of Canyon Lake, to raise funds to help those in need, both individuals and other charities, and to provide scholarships to local students for the continuation of their education after high school. Its membership is made up of more than 200 women ranging from ages 18 to 95.

The club meets monthly on the third Wednesday in the Holiday Bay Room at the lodge. Vendor hour is from 9 to 10 a.m.; meeting begins at 10 a.m. Lunch is $14. New members are always welcomed. To attend a lunch, contact Vicki Young at 951-733-3673 or email Karen Wallace at

For membership information, contact Kathy Ray at 858-449-7297 or Additional information can be found on the club’s website at