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List of Clubs A-D

List of Clubs A-D

CLUB NAME

DESCRIPTION

CONTACT

A.A.U.W. A national non-profit organization empowering women since 1881. Comprised of college graduates (Nursing, Associate Degrees and above) who advocate, educate, research and fund efforts that break through barriers that prevent girls and women from achieving their maximum potential and thereby their contribution to society. Wanda Clifton
949-382-5663
aauwlagunahills@gmail.com
lagunahills-ca.aauw.net
AA Ladies Big Book A support group Judy Nussbaum
714-907-5435
Judynuss53@hotmail.com
ACT Laguna Woods To create a Laguna Woods chapter of Act for America, a non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization devoted to the education and promotion national and local security. This is done through speakers and discussion groups. Allan Koven
949-707-1133
act-lagunawoods@mail.com
act-lagunawoods.com
Active Wellness Club To bring more awareness to health and anti-aging through natural remedies. Leslie Carretti
949-209-8846
lesliecarretti@yahoo.com
ALNC - A Link: Neighbor Communications Provides residents an opportunity for community involvement. The mission is a collaborative and innovative community centric partnership that is future focused, and committed to preserve and enhance community quality of life. Membership is free. Dawn Johnston
dawn92637@gmail.com
Website To Join
Aero - Space Promotes sociability and fellowship between residents who participated, contributed, and supported aviation/space activities and desire to be kept informed through club programs and trips Ed Read
949-554-7431
edread66@gmail.com
African American Heritage Club To recognize and celebrate African American culture through social, educational and cultural events Dr. Fran Williams
949-699-4983
fmarabou@yahoo.com
Aglow International Bible study and prayer and share group Laurel Flinn
949-599-4015
laurelflinn@fea.net
Aliso Creek Conservators A group of Laguna Woods Village residents who share an abiding interest in the welfare of the Aliso Creek Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. Elizabeth Morris
818-395-4274
nycblee@msn.com
ALANON Family Groups A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems Sheri Jackson
208-755-7094
songcatcher4@gmail.com
Algarrobo Neighbors and Friends Provides mutual social and informational benefit for the residents of Algarrobo Street in Laguna Woods Village Steven W. Parsons
949-939-3772
steve-parsons@hotmail.com
Aliso Club A women’s organization promoting friendship and providing cultural and educational benefits as well as supporting charitable activities.  Entertainment and lunch programs, card playing optional Betty Battenburg
949-707-5407
5mms@comline.com
Alzheimer’s OC Club A purpose driven affinity group that is coming together in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease while cultivating a closer relationship between the Laguna Woods community and the Alzheimer’s Association Sunshine Lutey
949-278-6454
sunshinelutey@gmail.com

American Doctors' Club
 
Strengthening the diverse aging population in such critical areas as health, socialization, financial security, and fostering ideas through education information, and activities. Club did not provide.
American Italia Club Predominantly individuals of Italian heritage promoting fellowship and civic service.  Provides a yearly scholarship to a deserving student Andy Pampuro
949-855-4279
apampuro@comline.com
American Legion
Post 257
Renders assistance to Legion members and their families Joe Rainey
949-322-9456

linksguy@comline.com

www.AL257.org
Angels Joy To provide community programs and coordinate classes, lectures, seminars and events which may assist in physical, emotional, mental and/or spiritual well-being of the participants. Nushin Asgari
949-285-8968
neleeya@yahoo.com
Aquadettes Promotes women’s synchronized swimming for fitness and enjoyment.  Presents annual water show

949-246-6593

valeriejean2000@aol.com
Aquatics Club Promotes swimming at Laguna Woods Village Club did not provide.
Archery Club Promotes safety, good foundational technique and community amongst archers of all levels.

Rod Stroope
949-275-0841

rdsepic@hotmail.com
Art Association Encourages and inspires creative efforts in painting Jim Gibson
949-859-6488
jimgibson348@yahoo.com
lagunawoodsart@gmail.com
www.lagunawoodsart.com
Association of Condos and Co-ops
ACC
Dedicated to networking with owners and shareholders to improve the governance and living conditions of Laguna Woods Village. Edward H. Tao
714-316-8548
edtao@yahoo.com
Astronomy Club Promotes interest in and knowledge of Astronomy John Hagge
949-951-1523
Audubon Society Connect with nature in a friendly, social setting.  Established in 1971, Laguna Woods Audubon organizes bird walks, brings in guest speakers, publishes a news letter, offers trips, and holds special events.  Each year they host seven public meetings with refreshments.  Each meeting features a guest speaker.  Join them for nature walks to Orange County parks, learn about the great outdoors, and meet folks with similar interests. Margaret Marflitt
949-462-0810
mmarflitt@comline.com
Baby Boomers Provides baby boomer residents a venue for social networking, entertainment, and cultural activities which address the interests of people in this age group Kathryn Gaskins
949-415-8030
thebabyboomersclub@gmail.com
Backgammon Club Backgammon has survived because it is a fast, Stimulating, exciting, and fun game. While promoting mental acuity, and stimulating mathematic and strategic thinking, backgammon can also be a simple game of luck. Hassan Mehrkhah
949-463-0029
 
Badminton To enhance the game of badminton for residents.  To support appropriate exercise, good health, sportsmanship, and safe, enjoyable fellowship Bill Hindle
949-583-7013
whindle@fea.net
Baha'i Club Bring unity and harmony to our Village by promoting virtues and healthy life in Laguna Woods Village Beverly Dillingham
949-455-2517
beverlydillingham@gmail.com
Beaders Club For those interested in learning beading skills to meet for both formal instruction and to share knowledge Jane Warthen
949-354-8186
Jane.warthen@gmail.com
Beauty Club To encourage, promote, and enchance physical, mental, and spiritual beauty of residents through various events such as: seminars, workshops, shows, consultations, lectures, etc. Club did not provide.
Bicycle Club
Recyclers
Rides throughout Orange County and nearby environs bike paths.  Just bring your helmet, car and bike rack.  Carpooling available.  Join us for fun and exercise Lorna Strathearn
949-375-1866
LornaS@comline.com
Billiards Club Enhances the enjoyment of billiard players in the community, including advising staff of maintenance needs and suggestions for improving playing conditions in all clubhouses.  Holds tournaments and awards prizes, demonstrates different games, and better trains players by utilizing the volunteer talents of many of the more experienced players Fred Bailey
949-500-7281
jbailey6748@sbcglobal.net
Billiards Club
Women’s
Provides women with the opportunity to learn to play billiards and eight ball

Tracey Stewart
650-207-9407

tstewart@folsom.net
Bocce and Social Club Promotes good fellowship and healthful outdoor exercise

Joseph Santini
949-586-5148

jesantini@comline.com
Brain Fitness and Ayurvedic Sound Health Invites like-minded Laguna Woods Village residents for classes, activities, and experimental training in principles of integrative brain health. The club envisions a lively membership that engages and takes action with each other to meet and support each other to new horizons of possibilities, sharing the new science and knowledge with friends and family Club did not provide.
Bridge
Duplicate
Promotes interest in and enjoyment of duplicate bridge in an atmosphere of courtesy, good sportsmanship, and high ethical standards Fran Schwartz
949-855-4326
franschw@comline.com
Bridge, Party
Progressive
ABA Scoring
Social bridge Eric Lemke
949-855-8750
Eric_lmk@yahoo.com
Buddhist Club, SGI Applies Buddhist philosophy into daily life and promotes global peace.  Done through the inner transformation of each individual Sally Johnson
949-241-3695
johnson.sally@gmail.com
Bunco Group Provides an informal social environment for women and men to enjoy various games.  Promotes fellowship and sociability in an atmosphere of courtesy and good sportsmanship Club did not provide.
California Club Membership open to all Laguna Woods Village residents.  Club promotes social and recreational activities. Dinner, dancing, entertainment. Guests are welcome at events. Mary Helen Ruffu
949-859-8564
maryhelen@comline.com
Calligraphy Club To learn Chinese and Korean Calligraphy by brush (art). Byung Gwak
949-800-7639
michaelgwak@hotmail.com
Camera Club Promotes and advances the art of amateur photography and related arts through participation and education.  Also, through scholarships, assists college and public school student www.lhcameraclub.com
Cannabis Club A non-profit for the purpose of educating, supporting, and informing Laguna Woods Village residents about the uses and issues for medical cannabis and to provide a forum where new patients, their families, and other interested residents can discuss their illnesses and the benefits of medical cannabis treatment in a safe environment Lonnie Painter
949-533-7947
pagan@comline.com
Laguna Woods
Medical Cannabis
Facebook
Cannabis Gourmet Club To educate the residents of Laguna Woods Village on the benefits and features of medical cannabis Club did not provide.
Car Club of Laguna Woods

To provide a forum for information exchange regarding cars of all types, and facilitate activities for social and educational enjoyment. Car ownership is not a requirement.

Bradley Friesen
949-351-4118
Bradfriesen35@cox.net

Cat Club Promotes animal welfare in Laguna Woods.  The club has a foster and adoptions program.  Please see our website for information on adoptable cats and lost/found cats Suzanne Stowe
949-241-7045
Meeser5@comline.com
Center for Spiritual Living Laguna Woods
Formerly Church Of Religious Science
  Ellie Levin
949-280-4317
freedmanellie@gmail.com
Ceramic Slipcasting Club Promotes fellowship and the sharing of knowledge in the ceramic arts Eva Sears
949-859-1652
jaelsears@aol.com
Chabad Jewish Center of Laguna Woods Village To bring the full Chabad experience of observance, celebration, education and community service to the Village. Dedicated to enhance and strengthen Jewish family life in a non-judgemental, personalized environment. Nancy Reichbach
949-420-1961
Maymom05@hotmail.com
Chess Club Provides facilities for and promotes the playing of chess in the community Charlie Frasier
949-380-1332
chasfrasier@earthlink.net
Chicago Club The purpose of the Chicago Club is to provide a social opportunity, to foster friendships and to stimulate a spirit of mutual helpfulness and loyalty, to the club and its members. It meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. and provides entertainment and refreshments. In addition the club has trips throughout the year. All residents are welcome to join. Sharon Beck
949-380-1018
Morshar2@yahoo.com
Chinese American Club Enhances lasting friendships and promotes common interests among Chinese residents of the community Club did not provide.
Chinese American Citizens Alliance To promote cultural diversity and respect for American values Dobbin Lo
626-252-9869
dobbinlo@yahoo.com
Chinese Dance Club Practices dance routines, using traditional steps, to Chinese Music. Wai Man Luk
949-454-8721
luk.waiman@yahoo.com
Chinese Social Dance

Provides members with the opportunity to improve their dancing in a social setting that promotes friendship and the Chinese culture.

Terry Mao
209-200-5527
Terrymao7551@gmail.com

Chorale
Laguna Woods
Under competent direction, prepares for and appears in vocal concerts Joyce Nanchy
949-380-4237
jnanch@aol.com
www.villagechorale.com
Chronically Advantaged Seniors Health Care

Share and exchange health information to enable and encourage rewarding, full function and active senior living.

John Gee
949-380-1548
shortgee@aol.com

City of Hope
Esperanza Chapter
Supports the work of City of Hope, interprets the ideology, and pilots medical center programs on the same.  Elects delegates to its national convention Marilyn Goldman
949-770-5662
marbob@fea.net
Classic Car Club Attend car events and field trips for people interested in classic cars.

Bradley Friesen

949-351-4118
Clown Alley,
Senior
Promotes high quality clowning, sharing ideas, and serving the community Donna Doucette
949-363-4008
donnad@live.com

Club for Creative Expression
 
Provides all members the platform from which they will be able to develop and express their individuality through the artistic medium of their choice. Renee Devereaux
949-295-8077
bebeautiful@inbox.com
www.reneedevereaux.com
College Club Promotes and stimulates the educational, cultural, civic, and social interests of its members Eleanor Nelson
949-707-3880
ernelson923@hotmail.com
Community Civic Association A voluntary educational and service organization with membership open to all residents.  It’s purpose is to study governance, management, and other concerns arising in the community, to disseminate information to residents pertaining to such matters, and by appropriate action, endeavor to bring about the resolution of such concerns Denise Welch
949-770-5760
dennywelch@comline.com
Community Concerts Provides a selection of talented artists to perform instrumental and vocal concerts in the community Carol Coppage
949-454-0468
cbcoppage@comline.com
Compassion and Choices Promotes education and support for the terminally ill which includes choices, dignity, compassion, and control.  Its ultimate purpose is to support legislation that legalizes its primary goals Marilyn Kappes
949-859-5807
Computer Club, MAC Encourages fellowship and exchange of information by those residents interested in the Apple computer Bill Tilley
949-783-0997
MOHBK43@gmail.com
 
Computer Club, PC

Encourages fellowship and exchange of information by those residents interested in the PC as a hobby.

Bob Sellards
949-354-0733
president@thepcclub.org
www.thepcclub.org
Concerned Citizens An active interactive group promoting a commitment to peace, social and economic justice, good government, and protection of the environment Diane Bauman
949-707-4127
dianeb@comline.com
Continental Singers Revives and cultivates traditional songs brought to the USA by emigrants from Europe.  Creates good will through music Club did not provide.
Council Of Catholic Women,
St. Nicholas
Practices devotion to the Blessed Sacrament and assists in preserving the honor of the altar and all things pertaining thereto Myrium Kouri 949-455-9549 mdkouri@att.net
Coyote Watch Group To make Laguna Woods safe and secure for reisdents and their pets by eliminating the threat of coyote attacks. Fritze Rodic
949-206-1650
fritzerodic@yahoo.com
Creative Arts Group An opportunity to inspire artistic endeavors including painters, quilters, scrapbookers, knitters, and creative artists. Penni Rubin
949-768-1963
pennirubin@aol.com
Cribbage Club Promotes the playing of cribbage and sponsors matches and tournaments Robert Levy
408-396-3172
Dance Club,
American Ballroom
Provides members with the opportunity to enjoy all conventional styles of ballroom dancing in an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere Emile Broadwin
949-830-0485
emilebroadwin@gmail.com
Dance Club,
Ballroom
Provides members with the opportunity to improve their dancing ability and provides entertainment and good fellowship Patricia Gutsin
949-581-4690
pathorton99@scbglobal.net
Dance Club,
International/Folk

Promotes participation in international folk dancing.  Educates about cultural origins, provides exercise, and encourages fellowship
Frieda Gorelick
949-454-0837
Dance Club,
Golden Girls
Promote greater appreciation of the cultural and ethnic diversity in Laguna Woods Village by advancing intercultural education through diverse forms of dance and music. Amy Ren
310-800-3336
goldengirldancetroupe@gmail.com
Dance Club,
Laguna International
 
Promotes folk dancing Miriam Kahn
949-770-7026
7kahnmiriam@gmail.com
Laguna Woods Folk Dancers
Dance 4 Fun   Pat N. Chiu
949-306-4134
chimiaotang@gmail.com
Dance,
Square Dancers
Provides a congenial atmosphere for residents to maintain, improve, or learn square dancing skills.  Provides square dances from “mainstream” through “A1” as well as “round dance” nights.  Beginner square dance classes start every September Pat Hensley
949-859-8827
mnph@sbcglobal.net

 

Dance,
Village Rounders
To provide residents with a class offering Round Dancing. A sister organization to the Village Squares Dance Club, classes will be held weekly, and a dance social will be held monthly. Round Dance provides good exercise and is a great social outlet. Diane Stroebel
949-494-1424
Dstroe@aol.com
Daughters Of The
British Empire
Financially helps in supporting a home for the aging in Sierra Madre California

Mary McAdara
805-375-1327

mary@mcadara.com
Democratic Club Contributes to the growth and influence of the Democratic Party, develops leadership to increase party responsibility, maintains and promotes harmony within party ranks Linda Nearing
949-460-0640
nearinglinda@yahoo.com
Disaster Preparedness
Task Force
The Disaster Preparedness Task Force of our community was organized in 1989, and consists of volunteers who function under the Security Department of Golden Rain Foundation. Their purpose is to keep residents aware, informed, and prepared for major disasters. Kathleen Mathews
949-597-4237
www.lagunawoodsvillage.com
link to Disaster Preparedness
 
Discovering Documentary Film Club Provides monthly documentaries from a selection of films about art, nature and science, human experiences, global populations, and thought-provoking ideas CeCe Sloan
949-683-1278
cecesloa@gmail.com
Discussion Club,
Sunday
Discusses current events in a friendly manner Fanny Labin
949-837-5221
fannylab@gmail.com
Dog Club Encourages owners of dogs to be better members of the community. Promotes interest in and proper care of dogs in the community. Ronald Drauden
949-855-1938
drauden@comline.com
Dream Chorale Club Group of friends that get together and sing. Danny Jen
949-973-3611
dannyjen@yahoo.com
Drumming,
Rhythm Of Life
Provides the opportunity for residents to experience the healing power of group drumming and passion for life Jerry Self
949-922-5850
jerryself@comline.com
Dutch American Club Provides an atmosphere of friendship and camaraderie among its members.  Provides programs and entertainment for all to enjoy Edward Reindorp
949-583-9069
e.reindorp@icloud.com

 

NOTICE REGARDING CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

Clubs/organizations are not a part of or affiliated with Golden Rain Foundation of Laguna Woods (GRF). GRF does not endorse, approve, or authorize any particular conduct or activity of any club/organization. Clubs/organizations are solely responsible for their own statements, actions, and/or failures to act, as well as those of their members and guests. Clubs/organizations are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable GRF rules and all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, statutes, codes, ordinances, and regulations. GRF, its managing agent, their directors, officers, and employees will not accept responsibility for a club/organization’s failure to comply with any of the above. Refer to the GRF Recreation Division Policy document, which can be found at www.lagunawoodsvillage.com (search for “Recreation Policy”), for more information.

Composed: 02/11/2014 | Modified: 01/11/2016