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Potters and Sculptors Holiday Party on Dec. 19
Members, send your check in for the holiday party on Friday, Dec. 19 at Clubhouse 6 at 6:30 p.m. It's $24 for members and $26 for guests.
Mail your checks to Barbara Mescon at 5557 Via Portola, Unit A. Deadline is Friday, Dec. 12. Add a note stating whether you would like prime rib (cooked how?) or salmon for dinner.
Also, $15 dues by the end of February to be part of the directory for 2015.
Foodies Club Meeting on Dec. 20
The Foodies Club focuses on visiting interesting and unusual restaurants and discussions about food issues at the meetings. We have some great restaurants scheduled for next month. That's what we're about and that will be in great evidence at our Dec. 20 meeting in Clubhouse 2, Dining Room 3 at 1:00 p.m. We'll be celebrating the holidays and there is a special performance of the Foodies Chorale.
For information, contact Lovern at 540-9627.
Folk Dancing Club Party on Dec. 21
Folk Dance Classes:
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Teaching by Maria Pahos
Clubhouse 1, 24232 Calle Aragon, 92637
Non-community residents, please call Frieda for gate clearance. tel 949 454 0837
Fee $ 5.00
5:30 - 6:00 pm Beginners
6:00 - 8:00 pm Intermediate and advanced
Master Teacher Lee Otterholt
Clubhouse 2, 24112 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Woods, 92637. Fee $5
ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY
Sunday December 21, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Clubhouse 1 24232 Calle Aragon, 92637
Dancing, Street musicians, Refreshments, and gift exchange
Fee $ 5.00
Click here for a flyer.
KICK OFF PARTY
Sunday, January 4, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Music by Zimzala
Click here for a flyer.
Sunday, January 25, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Life after Life Club Meeting on Jan. 3
The Life After Life Club presents " At the Threshold of Death" with Laurie Fitzgerrell on Saturday, January 3, at 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Clubhouse 7. Members free: non-members: $3.Information: call Elizabeth: 949-707-1633.
Laurie was trained by famed death and dying pioneer Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.
As a hospice worker with terminally ill AIDS patients and children, she witnessed many moving experiences as patients approached the threshold of death.
Be sure to come and hear her touching stories!
German-American Club New Year's Potluck on Jan. 7
There will be a New Year's Potluck on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Clubhouse 6. All members are invited to bring their favorite dish. Suggestions only: A-L please bring a salad or dessert, M-Z please bring a main dish.
Bob Ring will present the 50-year history of Laguna Woods Village.
Guests are welcome for $6 at the door.
Questions? Visit www.german-americanclub.org
New Jersey Club
Whether you are from New Jersey, have passed through New Jersey, or have just heard of New Jersey, you are welcome to become a member of this fun and friendly social club. We meet every month on the fourth Wednesday in Clubhouse 5. This is an opportunity to meet new friends, visit with old friends, enjoy fabulous entertainment and a delicious dessert with coffee.
With your $20 membership, you will receive the following:
- Free admission to monthly meetings
- Member discounts on New Jersey Club trips
- Special member prices for annual dinners.
For more information, call Beverly Genereux at 949-829-6633 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Needleworks Club on Thursdays
Needleworks Club membership is open to all Village residents interested in needle-type crafts. Meetings are informal so that members can come and go at their convenience.
Drop in at Clubhouse Two, Dining Room Three on Thursdays between 9:15 a.m. and noon.
Annual dues are $10.
Village residents interested in knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, or other types of needle projects are invited to attend. Bring a favorite project or we can help you find one. Members are happy to share their ideas and patterns.
Questions: call Bess, 470-9175 or Margaret, 462-0810.
Italian Lessons on Thursdays
“Let’s Speak Italian” is an ongoing Italian language class that meets on Thursdays at Clubhouse 5 in Multi-Purpose Room 2.
Resident instructors Joseph La Franca and Jone Corti Chairi started a beginning Italian course. Please join them in a relaxed atmosphere from 4-6 p.m. From 4-5 p.m. they will address elementary Italian, from 5-5:30 p.m. grammar building and conversational Italian from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Students of all levels are welcome anytime. This class is a free drop-in class for Laguna Woods Village residents only. For more information, call 597-4273.
Atheist Club Meetings-2nd Thursday Every Month
We are a group of like-minded people who celebrate and respect the natural world without the need of supernatural forces. We come together to share information, ideas, and good times in an environment free of deities and dogma.
We invite all skeptics, humanists, agnostics and those who are questioning or seeking to join us. No one will be turned away; we welcome all viewpoints for discussion.
We meet the 2nd Thursday of every month in Clubhouse 3, Dining Room 1, at 2:30 p.m.
A $2 donation is appreciated.
We often show interesting films and have lively discussions. All are welcome to come and enjoy fellowship and enjoyable social interactions.
Village Duplicate Bridge Club
We’re not only the largest bridge club we also have many accomplished players, as measured by the 70% game. In duplicate bridge 70% means that a team has scored 70% of all the points available in a single game. Quite a remarkable feat.
Every week Novice games (0 to 20 points) are held on Tuesday evening at 6:15 and on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9. All games feature a pre-game lecture. The club also has stratified games at 12:30 Monday through Friday and evening games on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Let us know if you need a partner and we will try to help you find one.
Sunshine Performance Club Weekly Jam Session
Weekly rehearsals are held in the Clubhouse 3 Rehearsal Room on Thursdays from 1 - 3 p.m. If you would like to come and participate, you will be welcomed.
For information call Sunshine at 949 586-4100.
Macintosh Club – Upcoming Meetings
The weekly iPad Get-Together meets every Monday from 1-3 p.m. at the Mac Learning Center in the Community Center. Learn & share all about iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Open to all. Donations welcomed.
Learn something about Apple and the Mac every time. All are welcome. Guests free.
If you have not renewed your membership, the renewal form is at the Mac Learning Center or on the website: www.themacclub.org/form2.html
More information at www.themacclub.org.
Kool Kats Seek Singers and Musicians
A new year and a new start for the Kool Kats; new faces and new acts. A perfect platform for performing solos in singing or instrumental playing. All you wanna-be singers and musicians come take this opportunity and run with it.
The Kool Kats meet in the Rehearsal room of the Clubhouse 3 every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
It is under the auspices of the Saddleback College’s Emeritus Program. Free for our residents. Kool Kats regularly bring a variety of music, dancing, comical skits to Laguna Woods, senior communities, and other public places.
Any proceeds from performances will go to charities. For more information, contact Cecile Driskill at 427-3157.
Kiwanis Club Meetings
Kiwanis meets each Monday at 11:45 a.m. in Clubhouse 2. Visitors are welcome.
Lunch is provided, $8 for members and $9 for guests. If you plan to come for lunch, call Jim Burge at 830-9120.
Also, Kiwanis Networking with a purpose group has an hour breakfast meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:37 AM at the Regency. Breakfast is $10.
Dine Out Club Meets on Saturday Evenings
Don’t eat alone!
Join us Saturdays 5:30 p.m. RSVP for location. 457-9067.
The Laguna Woods Village Scrabble Club meets on Monday Afternoons
The Laguna Woods Village Scrabble Club meets on Monday afternoons at 12:45 p.m. at Clubhouse #5 in Dining Room #1
Players are divided into 3 groups, A, B, & C, according to their scrabble playing skills. All players play three games, finishing at or about 4:00 PM. Each game is timed, lasting about 50 minutes.
A weekly fee of $2 is charged. Category Prizes are awarded. Snacks are provided. Games & Score Sheets are provided.
Group A players are governed by the Official Rules and Word Lists of the NASPA (North American Scrabble Players Association). Groups B & C adhere to a set of modified rules.
Come Join the Chess Club!
The Chess Club welcomes new members. Whether you’re an experienced player or totally new to chess, come and enjoy this fascinating game which has been played for over a thousand years all over the world.
We play in the Redwood Room at the Community Center on Mondays from 2:00 to 6:00 and Thursdays from 1:00 to 6:00.
For questions or to arrange for lessons call John 949-462-0722.
Can Do Club Meets Every Fourth Thursday
The Can Do Club, a support group for those with Parkinson’s Disease, meets at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center every fourth Thursday of the month from 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
TGIF, a social club devoted to fun through dancing and making friends over cocktails, invites everyone to join us most Fridays at Clubhouse 2 to celebrate whatever comes to mind. There are no membership requirements and the fun starts at 4 p.m .with live music and a no-host bar until 6 p.m. Cost is $3 at the door and snacks and door prizes are included!
Players Club Offers Bingo Every Second and Fourth Tuesday
The best Bingo in the Village is played on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month, in Clubhouse 1.
Cost to play is only $10 to play 10 regular games. Extras cost $5 for an extra 6-on pack for the regular games and $1 each for three special games, which gives you a second chance to win these “special’ games. Plus, the Club gives you one free game to play (with buy-in). If you Bingo on that card, you will be paid extra. Game pay-outs are usually $120 to $250.
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