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May 23, 2014

Remembering Arlie Blood on this Memorial Day

Remembering Arlie Blood on this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is first of all a day to remember the sacrifices made by the men and women who have fought and died while serving their country. Canyon Lakers also take it as a chance to recognize all veterans of military service by inviting them to participate in the Fiesta Day Parade. In the past, one of those veterans making an appearance in the parade was Col. Arlie Blood (Ret.) and his wife Luc…

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It's time for 'Fiesta Around the World!"

The community is getting ready for tomorrow’s big event – Fiesta Day – with the theme “Fiesta Around the World!" The parade begins at 9 a.m. at Canyon…

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Driving, 'no parking' reminders for Fiesta Day

The day before and the day of the event there will be street closures and a lot of extra traffic throughout the day. • “No Parking” signs will be posted …

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Here is the Fiesta Day schedule of events

OPENING CEREMONIES 9-10 a.m. – Parade 10 a.m. – Invocation, Pastor Pete VanDyke
10:05 a.m. – Air Force Junior ROTC Color Guard 10:10 a.m. – Pled…

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Photo of the Week

Credit: Pat Van Dyke

Photographer Pat Van Dyke says she's been trying for a year to get a good shot of this lone palm tree off the shore of Moonstone Beach. "I love the clouds and I really love how peaceful and tropical this looks," she says. "Who needs a tropical island when you can experience a view like this?"

Lodge to host grand re-opening next Friday

Lodge to host grand re-opening next Friday

Looking forward to seeing all the changes at the Lodge? Jerry Swift got a peek at the work following the National Day of Prayer on May 1, but the remodeling has come a long way since then. In fact, the bar and lounge will be open tomorrow during Fiesta Day! The official grand re-opening, however, will be next Friday, May 30, starting at 4 p.m., when patrons will be able to check out the entire ren …

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Connor Nathan graduates 8th grade with honors

Connor Nathan graduates 8th grade with honors

Connor Rommerswinkel Nathan is an 8th grade student graduating this June from St. Jeanne de Lestonnac School in Temecula. His family, which includes a sister, Kendra, 10, lives in Canyon Lake. His grandmother is Dawn Haggerty, a member of the CLPOA Board of Directors. His mother, Erin Nathan, teaches middle school at St. Jeanne’s, where Connor has been a straight-A student and on the Honor Roll. …

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It's time to remember Dad with special tribute

To help celebrate Father's Day, Canyon Lakers are invited to honor their fathers or the father of their children in The Friday Flyer by sharing a favorite memory or a lesson learne …


Calling all artists for summer art show

The Canyon Lake Art Association will present its annual art reception, "Art at the Lake," on Sunday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. There is …


Celebrate summer with a picnic and dance

Officially, June 21 is the first day of summer and what better way to celebrate that day than with a Picnic and Dance at Holiday Harbor? The Canyon Lake Fine Arts Guild will presen …


Mark calendars for 'Community Swap Meet'

The Canyon Lake Family Matters Club will be hosting an inaugural "Community Swap Meet" on Sunday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Harbor. The club is inviting residents t …


Movie Reviews by Reel People: 'Godzilla'

Movie Reviewers, The Friday Flyer He’s baa-aack! After 60 long years, the king of all monsters has returned to the big screen. Oh, there have been lots of Godzilla movies, but e …


Horse Camp to be held in June and August

Reservations are now being accepted for the Kids Summer Horse Camps at the Equestrian Center, for ages 6 to 16. Space is limited. The first session will be held Monday through Thur …


Keep kids safe around pools and lake

Living in a lake and pool community, it's important for parents to consider these water safety tips, provided by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. • Active and constant superv …


Announcement: Ora Peterson turns 80

Ora Peterson turned 80 on May 8, so her daughter, Janelle Liem, helped host a “Tipsy Tea Party” at her parents' home on Gulf Stream to celebrate. Janelle says, "Thirty of her …


In Memoriam: Arlie Blood

Arlie J. Blood, U.S. Air Force Colonel, ret., was born on December 30, 1915. He passed away on May 14, 2014, at the age of 98. Arlie was born in a log cabin in Minnesota. After l …


Chamber Notes

The Chamber’s first "Lunch n Learn" event on May 14 was held in the City Council Chamber/Multi-purpose Room, with snacks provided by the City of Canyon Lake. The partnership with …


News Briefs

This section contains information on local activities and items of interest to Canyon Lake residents. Information should be submitted to news@goldingpublications.com no later than …


Summer Tennis Program soon to begin

Tennis Pro Baba Soysa will hold a Kids Summer Tennis Program Tuesday, June 10, through Thursday, July 3. Classes will run Tuesday and Thursday mornings (exact time to be announ …


Bassmasters announce May tourney results

The Bassmasters held this month's tournament on Saturday, May 10, with six boats participating. Anglers brought 27 fish to the scales weighing a total of 84.33 pounds. First place …


Cotillion puts on Mad Hatters Ball at Lodge

Cotillion's annual Mad Hatters Ball was held on Friday, May 9, in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. Cotillion members were encouraged to dress up and especially to make hats that …


McCollum's 1957 T-Bird is Car of the Month

The Canyon Lake Car Club has chosen a 1957 T-Bird as its April Car of the Month. Owner Art McCollum first acquired the car in December 2006, after reading about it in a Penny Saver …


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 …


Golf News

9ers Golf Club On Sunday, May 18, at 3 p.m., the 9ers Golf Club will hold a social gathering to welcome those interested in joining the club. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments …


Adopt-a-Pet: Betsy and Mellow

Betsy is a female, 5-month-old, tri-color Terrier mix. Her handlers say she is a sweet and playful puppy, absolutely adorable with the cutest underbite. Betsy will need to be spaye …


Explore Medicare before you turn 65

The following "Practical Money Skills for Life" column is provided by Jason Alderman, director of Visa's financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twit …