May 23, 2014

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.

Family Matters

The Canyon Lake Family Matters Club will have its next meeting on June 1, from 10 a.m. to noon at Holiday Harbor. The meeting will recap Fiesta Day and talk about the upcoming Community Swap Meet. There will be a free barbecue and games in honor of the upcoming Father's Day. In order for organizers to know how much food to prepare, please RSVP to 714-394-4885 or CLFMClub@aol.com. Follow the club on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Canyon-Lake-Family-Matters-Club.

 Jr. Women's Club

The Jr. Women's Club (JWC) is holding its last monthly meeting of this fiscal year on Wednesday, June 4, beginning at 7 p.m. at the home of Trinda Burch, 30686 Long Point Dr. Anyone desiring information about JWC, or who is considering joining the club, is welcome to attend. For more information, call President Karen Terry at 951-901-3608.

The JWC is a non-profit organization that sponsors several events each year to help fund its philanthropic efforts. Efforts are focused mainly on raising money for the youth of the community, providing assistance for families in need, providing local students with scholarship monies, providing safe playground equipment for area parks, and sponsoring children so they may participate in sports, school activities and more. 

Wakeboard Club

The club will be having a combination of Learn-to-Ride Days and contests. Events will be held in the North Ski Area. Boats, equipment and coaching are provided by the club.

Learn-to-Ride Days are June 14, July 19 and August 9.

Tournaments are May 10, June 21 and August 16.

For all events, registration begins at 8 a.m. Contests/riding begin promptly at 9. For more information, visit www.wakeboardclub.com.

ShowCal Skiers

Visit www.showcalskiers.org to find the club events calendar, practice schedule, locations, ski photo/video links, sponsorships, and complete membership information.  

Travel Club

The Warner Brothers Studio Tour is planned for June 26. It includes two museums and lunch.  

Two events are planned for the Candlelight Playhouse: “Smokey Joe's Cafe” musical matinee on August 27 and “Jekyll & Hyde” musical dinner-show on November 6.

A multi-day trip (seven days) to Southwest Canyon Country departs on September 25.  

Of the Travel Club's recent events, spokesperson Joanie Sundstrom says, "The spring dance, "An Evening in Tuscany," got rave reviews. The lighting and music was spectacular. The food was wonderful! Thank you to Bonnie Carnagey for a wonderful and perfectly planned evening, as usual! The Getty Mansion and Museum trip was a great day. A very impressive place to be sure! Lunch was very good as well. Thank you to Cathy Buell and Jeannette Williams for all of their usual great planning!"

For details about upcoming trips, visit www.canyonlaketravelclub.org.


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, downstairs 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 to pick up game card and sign in. For more information, call Rose Hanover at 951-244-6109. 

Fitness and Triathlon Club

Each month the Triathlon Club holds a race that is free for paid members. To prepare for these events, the club offers group practices. For detailed information on the club and its activities, visit www.canyonlaketriathlonclub.com, or the Facebook page, CanyonLake TriathlonClub.

Water Ski Club

Residents interested in joining the Water Ski Club are invited to visit canyonlakeskiclub.com for membership forms, information and news about the club. The club is comprised of skiers of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition to having 365 days of access to one of the nicest slalom courses in the country, 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. 

Yacht Club

Whether or not you own a boat, residents are invited to join the Canyon Lake Yacht Club for fun and informative dinner meetings at the Lodge on the fourth Thursday of each month. For more information, call Commodore Steve Oskey at 909-248-097 or visit clyc2014.webs.com/  


Roadrunners RV Club dinner meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month. Social hour begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6. There are about 115 members representing about 60 recreational vehicles in the club. 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.

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.

Lioness Club

The Canyon Lake Lioness Club holds a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. The Lioness Club is part of the world’s largest service organization. Lions Club International is dedicated to helping the sight-impaired and people in need around the world. 

Those interested in attending or learning more about Lioness can call Membership Chair Rita Wacker at 951-244-1881.

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 clbosombuddies.com.

Twirlers Square Dance Club

Twirlers meet Wednesday evenings in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge. There is a workshop for experienced dancers from 6:15 to 7 p.m. with instructor Vic Kaaria. This is followed by the beginner class from 7 to 9 p.m.

Regular club dances are held in the Holiday Bay Room at the Lodge on the second Sunday of each month (except April and May). For more information about square dancing, contact Andy Abeles at 951-764-3346 or aloriekat55@gmail.com.

Kids Club

The Kids Club meets in the Sunset Beach Room at the Lodge each Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. It 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. Families are invited to check the Canyon Lake Kids Club's Facebook page.


The Canyon Lake Association of Men (CLAMS) meets on the third Wednesday of the month except for April, June, July and September. It's time to renew membership for the 2014 year. All Canyon Lake men are eligible to join and will be welcomed. For membership or information on the CLAMS, call Bud Hanner at 244-6315.

Tennis Club

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 Dave Harrigan at 951-746-3460 or davenjean@canyontennis.net.

Canyon Lake Junior Tennis League is open to youth of all ages, with the requirement that each prospective player meet with Tennis Pro Baba Soysa for assessment. The Junior League meets every Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m., utilizing four courts. For more information, contact Joe Quinn at 909-576-2025 or hophantom@aol.com, or Marga Kidd at 951-442-4538 or mikesmarga@yahoo.com.

Car Club

The Canyon Lake Car Club will supply more than 20 convertibles to the Association for the Fiesta Day Parade, plus many other hot rods and classics.

The Canyon Lake Car Show is on October 11, and registration forms are available now at the POA and online at www.canyonalakecarclub.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 clcarclub@gmail.com.