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CLUB NAME

DESCRIPTION

CONTACT
Electronics Club The aim of this club is to teach individuals how to service electronics, such as, computers, laptops, television, and other small electronic products. Farzin Agahi
949-382-1907
ueclagunawoods@gmail.com
Encore Laguna Woods Minister to residents of Laguna Woods by providing support and encouragement through weekly meetings. Neighbors helping neighbors. Frank Ciotti
310-466-5080
frankciotti@comline.com
Energy Club Promotes energy savings in Laguna Woods Village and city through the employment of alternative energies and conservation. Berton Moldow
949-587-9776
bmoldow@gmail.com
Entre Nous Bridge Social bridge club Jane Burke
949-458-1607
janeburke@comline.com
Esther's Interview Club Laguna Woods has many residents living here that have a wealth of knowledge and experience. People from Esther's Interview Club will share their interesting histories. Esther Grossfield
818-522-9422
billestherg@icloud.com
Evergreen Line Dance Club Promotes greater appreciation and enjoyment of line dancing as their main daily exercise, enhances friendship, strengthens  their physical bodies, and memorials in their golden years.

Allen Hsu
347-556-6360
aaahsu@gmail.com

Exciting Woman Writers and Poets    
Exercise with Praise To promote physical and spiritual health by exercising through music and praises.

Irine Hwang

626-736-9897
Film Club Brings select classical and foreign films to the community residents Arlene Sontag
949-206-1919
arlenesontag@comline.com
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)   Howard Collins
949-412-6384
fhc12345@yahoo.com

Foodies
To learn more about the cuisines and cultures of various Orange County ethnic groups, fellowship of Village residents who share these interests, exchange restaurant information and fine cuisine experiences together, organize various eating experiences and attend a broad spectrum of cuisine outings, discover new adventures in eating Lovern King
949-540-9627
zoelovern@gmail.com
Foreign Policy
Association
Promotes and maintains an informed and comprehensive opinion on major issues Kathryn Freshley
949-380-0637
kategolfer@comline.com
Foundation Assists needy residents in any way possible, financially or filling some physical needs Laguna Woods Foundation

Friends of Laguna Canyon
Acts as an outreach and educational arm of Laguna Canyon Foundation (LCF) which stewards the 20,000+ wilderness acres that surround our Village. We inform Village residents, and their families, of activities i.e. hiking, bird watching, flora/fauna, geological,photography, and other programs being offered for free by LCF. Friends of Laguna Canyon is a no cost club. Andy Cmiel
949-246-9997
andycmiel@aol.com
www.lagunacanyon.org
Friends of the Village Promotes Laguna Woods Village by publicizing our lifestyle to people inside and outside of our community Catherine Brians
949-951-3398
cathybrians@gmail.com
Friends of The Village
From the Wings Chapter of the Guilds of the Performing Arts Center Promotes the Center and its many activities to the chapter’s current members and potential members throughout the community Gail Berra
949-616-8315
gberra@comline.com
Funtastics! Offers different and interesting day travel adventures. Get away on buses and trains to new, interesting, exciting, and educational events: luncheons, shopping at outlets, and food tasting Loretta Sheppard
949-457-2228
Garden Centers Club Promotes interests of active gardeners using Garden Centers One and Two. Provides forum to meet, socialize, discuss problems, and help each other improve gardening skills Katherine Platt
949-306-7740
kittyplatt@hotmail.com
Garden Club Fosters friendship and interest in horticulture

Ann Jenkinson
949-315-6860
avjenkinson@gmail.com

Garden Villa
Association
Improves communication with Third Mutual Lynn Jarrett
949-859-1282
Ljjarrett@yahoo.com
Village Genealogy Club A club focused on education, discovery, and sharing resources. Sonia Appell
949-859-6743
sonapplepie@comline.com
German American Club Open to all residents. Egon Garthoffner
661-808-5642
egarthoff@aol.com
www.german-americanclub.org
Golbung Patogh Promotes social networking, friendship, and entertainment while promoting Persian culture Simin Peasley
949-460-9300
Golf Club,
Men’s 18 Hole
Stimulates a sportsman like interest in golf and conducts tournaments and special events Bill Blaine
949-465-0007
billb@comline.com
Golf Club,
Women’s Nine Hole
Stimulates a sportsman like interest in golf and conducts tournaments and special events Billie McDonald
949-457-1861
billiemcd@msn.com
Golf Club,
Women’s 18 Hole
Stimulates a sportsman like interest in golf and conducts tournaments and special events Nancy Platka
949-427-3322
gonancyp@aol.com
www.lagunawoodswgc.org
Golf Club,
Men’s Nine Hole
Provides opportunity for men to play nine hole golf and participate in tournaments Chuck Sonderman
636-675-6709
chucksonderman@gmail.com
Greek/American Club To encourage the continuation of Greek traditions, language, and culture and provide a social avenue for entertainment and friendship Dimitri Karas
949-770-7540
soundgr@aol.com
Guitar Club

The Guitar Club needs knowledgeable players who can show their technique to other players.

The club will meet periodically.

The goal of the club is to exchange ideas and methods to improve the technique of the instrument, and the knowledge of music.

Bernard Frenkel
310-809-4409
dowewant@gmail.com
https://youtu.be/LolB1wOnbWE
Hadassah Promotes and supports medical programs in Israel and fosters American affairs and educational study groups in the USA Carol Hirsch
949-340-3832
carolbhirsch@gmail.com
Harmonaires A group of 25-30 women from Laguna Woods Village who sing two and three part harmony.  Songs from the 40’s up to and including the Beatles.  Special programs for the holidays and patriotic events Susan McBurney
949-699-2509
susanmcburney@hotmail.com
Harmonaires Facebook
Healthy Living Explores modalities for living a healthy, happy, and abundant life.  To feel more alive, to be more connected to each other and to nature.  To be less isolated, and more comfortable with change.  To enhance our physical, mental, and spiritual health.  To recognize the realities of our aging, to keep what we can, accept what we must, and support ourselves in aging gracefully Caterina Freeman
949-436-1038
Hearing Well Club Provides information, education, and resources for people with hearing loss and their families. The Hearing Well Club helps to maximize a person’s residual hearing and to learn how to adjust to living with hearing loss. Additionally, the Hearing Well Club seeks to improve hearing accessibility in the community. Toni Barrient
949-614-5307
hearingwellclub@gmail.com
Hebrew Club To enable residents who are familiar with Hebrew as a modern spoken language to converse with one another in Hebrew and to arrange for a variety of programs based on this language, primarily for cultural purposes Miriam Goldsmith
949-340-0125
mgoldsmith35@gmail.com
Helena Modjeska Club To promote multicultural goodwill, understanding and friendship through cultural programs from various nations Kris Cieply
714-478-6969
kris@helenamodjeska.com
Heritage Pointe Raise funds for Laguna Woods Village residents Club did not provide.
Hiker's Club Promotes good health and social relationships while hiking throughout Orange County. Every Saturday the group meets for a hike. Anne Gilbert
949-581-6699
History Travel Club Provides social, educational, and recreational activities for its membership Club did not provide.
Holistic Inner Science of Blissful Living To combine all knowledge from science, technology, and spirituality to develop new approaches to solve age-old problems, so that we may live harmoniously with one another and start to recognize, cherish, and sustain the natural treasures we have taken for granted. Club did not provide.
Hula Club Welcomes members to explore the history, dance, cultural practice, handicrafts, and language of Hawaii, through the medium of Hula, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere Jean Sheik
808-989-5824
jksheik3@aol.com
Hungarian American Club To enable those of Hungarian decent and their families to meet and enjoy the sharing of Hungarian culture and language, to socialize and make friends.  Non- Hungarians with similar interests are also welcome Agnes Csotsits
949-241-9962
Agigyuri66@comline.com
Inventors Club If you have ideas for new inventions, patents, even if you have no technical experience, the Inventors Club will help you realize these ideas, and be ready to go to market. Women are encouraged to join and members will act as mentors to help them realize their ideas. Philip Maitland
pmaitland2015@gmail.com
India Club To provide and assist members in obtaining social, health, academic, and business related information and/or opportunities.  To promote peace, non-violence, and support environmental related issues.  To promote, organize, and support fairs, exhibits, entertainment, and other programs related to East Indian tradition and heritage for cultural exchange and enhancement.  To assist and promote charitable and humanitarian community services in Laguna Woods Village and throughout the nation.  To liaison with local and state government agencies in pursuance of the above objectives Susmita Mukherjee
480-588-7524
susmitagan@gmail.com
Investment Club

Provide a monthly open forum for discussion of different types of investments and different methods.

Michael Daillak
949-768-6385
Mike11318@yahoo.com

 

Iranian Club
To enhance lasting friendship and to promote common interests among Iranian residents of the Community.  To promote and encourage the preservation of customs, traditions, and heritage of the Iranian culture and language.  To provide assistance to new Iranian residents by familiarizing them with the local community and life style.  To organize and celebrate together the Iranian traditional festivities and other social activities Mina Ford
949-922-3389
minadford@gmail.com
Japanese Culture Club To enhance lasting friendships and to promote Japanese culture among residents of the Community Mike Osakada
949-454-1811
Kaita5senzo@icloud.com
Jewish Cultural Club Dedicated to keeping the Yiddish culture and language alive, recalling the customs and observations of Yiddish forefathers Vivian Ronkin
949-472-6024
shelronkin@fea.net
 
Jewish Federation and Family Services Coordinates and administers the United Jewish Fund Campaign in the region on a yearly basis as part of the overall United Jewish Fund Campaign.  Furthers the purpose and interests of the Jewish Federation through local information and educational programs Harriet Schwartz
949-454-9211
harriet_schwartz@hotmail.com
www.jewishorangecounty.org
Jewish National Fund Keeps the Community informed of the work, aims, and needs of the Jewish National Fund, plans special events to further the work of JNF, and builds a feeling of friendship and good will among members Aloha Saxon
949-770-7633
basaxons@gmail.com
Jewish War Veterans
Post 680
Serves all veterans regardless of race, creed, or nationality Steve Steinhardt
949-454-9127
Joyful Christian Church   Jane Lui
949-768-4312
Karaoke Club,
Village
Provides singers and friends a place to socialize and have fun. Music and entertainment  provided by Frankie J's entertainment. Judith Oberman
949-583-9584
villagekaraokeclub@yahoo.com
Karaoke Club in Chinese To enjoy life in paradise by providing the opportunity to participate in musical events with a karaoke machine with all songs in various dialects of the Chinese language
Club did not provide.
 
Kiwanis, Saddleback International service organization dedicated to providing service and filling community needs through 28 committees in such areas as disabled persons, hospital services, education, scholarships, and many other local projects Jim Kane
949-380-4856
jdkane@comline.com
Komedy Klub Enhance the feelings and enjoyment of the community members.  “Laughter is the best medicine” Ms. Joey Sims
949-460-9681
Chezjoey3@comline.com
Korean American Club Promotes mutual understanding and friendship for club members Nancy Kwon
310-963-4275
nkwon7@yahoo.com
Korean Art Class Club We are learning to paint "Western Arts" in class with out instructor. Club did not provide.
Korean Book Club A group to provide assistance to publish books for members of the club, and to promote friendship and harmony among the members. Won Chang
949-636-8865
Changw37@gmail.com
www.whchang.tistory.com
Korean Auto Harp Club Learn and practice music with the harp. Joann Chung
949-859-3878
kjkjchung@gmail.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