News Briefs

Mark calendar for these holiday events

Winter Carnival The Winter Carnival is tomorrow, December 3, at Holiday Harbor from 1 to 4 p.m. This free community event hosted by the Family Matters Club will feature bounce houses, holiday games and crafts, horse carriage rides, trackless train rides and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Woman's Club Home Tour The Woman's Club Home Tour is this Sunday, December 4. Five homes will be f…

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Single occupant accident results in injuries and damages

This accident occurred on the evening of November 20 at approximately 3 a.m. on Vacation Dr. just east of Yosemite Pl. A resident who witnessed the accident says, "My wife and I were the first to arrive on the scene. We helped put out some burning embers." The witness, who wishes to remain anonymous, says his wife witnessed the crash from their front window. "He was driving about 90-100 mph when h…

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Enter Home Owners Club Home Decorating Contest

The Home Owners Club is holding its annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. The club invites residents to turn on their street front decorations on Sunday, December 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. as Home Owners Club President La Rue McNamara and her trusty elves cruise the streets of the community to judge the homes that were submitted for the contest. Those who have taken the time and effort to decorate t…

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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 3 p.m. Monday. Senior Center Pot-luck Typically, the Senior Center potlucks take place at the Senior Center at 5 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. Members are asked to bring a dish to share. Due to the busy holida…

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Deliver letters to Santa at Winter Carnival this Saturday

The annual Winter Carnival has a new location this year. The carnival, hosted by the Family Matters Club, will take place at Holiday Harbor Park from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. This free community event will feature bounce houses, holiday games and crafts, horse carriage rides, trackless train rides, falling "snow" and holiday tunes. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance an…

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Eat breakfast with Santa next Saturday

Children are invited to start their day the merry way with a pancake breakfast with Santa next Saturday, December 10. Santa will arrive by ski boat at the North Ski Pavilion on the North Causeway at approximately 9 a.m. Santa's elf will assist with serving breakfast. Children will have an opportunity to have a personal visit with Santa and pose for photos. Parents don't forget your cameras. …

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Parade of Lights is just one week away!

The anticipated annual Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday, December 10. It's difficult to say who has more fun during this event – the residents who decorate their boats and participate in the parade or the hundreds of people who line the parade route at the parks and waterfront home parties. The parade is hosted by the Yacht Club and led by the "Fire Breathing Green Dragon," a float m…

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Residents invited to participate in Golf Cart Parade

Two parades will cruise the waterways and streets of Canyon Lake next weekend: the Parade of Lights boat parade on Saturday, December 10, and the 6th annual Golf Cart Parade and Toy Drive on Sunday, December 11. The annual Golf Cart Parade and Toy Drive, hosted by the Streets Cart of Canyon Lake Club, started in 2011 with about 20 golf carts, Last year, 47 golf carts participated. "The creativi…

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Children invited to AFV Furry Friends Kids' Camp

Animal Friends of the Valleys (AFV) is hosting a holiday edition of Furry Friends Kids' Camp for children five years old and older on Saturday, December 17, from 10 to 3 am. This fun-filled one day camp will include curriculum focused on developing an attitude of respect, kindness and compassion toward animals. Campers will develop these values in a hands-on learning environment. Crafts and acti…

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Seniors invited to Christmas party at the Senior Center

Reservations are going fast for the Senior Christmas Party. Canyon Lake seniors 55 years and older are invited to this free event that will take place on Sunday, December 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Senior Center. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Non-alcoholic drinks and dessert are included. The talented Canyon Lake Choraleers will perform at 6:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend this event; ho…

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Seniors invited to ring in the new year at Senior Center

Canyon Lake seniors are counting down to New Year's Eve when the Senior Center will host a party for the 55 years and older bunch. The catered dinner-dance will take place at the Senior Center on Saturday, December 31, from 6 to 11 p.m. "The New Year's Eve dinner-dance is an amazing event for seniors! Everyone who comes wishes it could last longer," says Marjean Marich. This semi-formal event…

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Need to make a change for the 2017 Residential Directory?

Residents are encouraged to take a look at the 2016 Residential Directory and make changes, corrections or additions for the 2017 Directory by noting them on the form in The Friday Flyer. Forms can be mailed to Canyon Lake Residential Directory, 31558 Railroad Canyon Rd., Canyon Lake, CA 92587, faxed to 951-244-2748 or updated online at www.CLupdates.com. In keeping with the times, the director…

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Tour decorated homes this Sunday

Residents are invited to tour five beautifully decorated homes this Sunday, December 4, during the Woman's Club annual Holiday Home Tour. Canyon Lakers who look forward to seeing beautifully decorated homes during the holidays won't want to miss this event. The theme of this year's tour is "Once Upon a Christmas." The homes of Ron and Melody Clark at 22576 Cascade Dr., Chris and Barbara Poland…

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Nominations sought for 21st annual Community Awards

The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its 2017 Community Awards. The 21st annual Awards Gala with the Installation of Chamber Officers and Presentation of Community Awards will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Lodge. Nominations are open in the following categories: • Volunteer of the Year – An individual who has made a significant difference…

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Residents' contributions add interest to paper

One of the things that sets The Friday Flyer apart from other local newspapers is the opportunity to receive story and photo contributions from those who live and work in the community. Readers are reminded the paper depends on them for much of its interesting news. Here is a list of ongoing features to which all residents are invited to contribute. Out and About in Canyon Lake Residents are enc…

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