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The clubs of Laguna Woods Village are an integral part of this fun, vibrant community! In addition to having their own webpage on lagunawoodsvillage.com, clubs may submit their press releases to be featured on the Club News page.

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Unless otherwise stated, all meetings, events and amenities are for the use of Laguna Woods Village residents and their authorized guests only.



Upcoming Kiwanis Club Events

Kiwanis meets Mondays at 11:45 AM in newly renovated Clubhouse 2, Laguna Woods Village.      Visitors are welcome. Lunch is $10 for members and guests. Call Jim Burge 830-9120 for a reservation.

 Monday, December 5

The program will be the club’s annual Holiday Party with entertainment furnished by the award winning El Toro High School “Choralistics” and “Soundsations” show choirs lead by director Dave Roberts. This is our most popular program every year. It is a great way to get in the holiday spirit. Invite your spouses and friends. Lunch reservations are a must for this program as we expect a large turnout. The Chair of the Day will be Jim Burge.

Greeter-Jim Kane; Pledge- Dick Christy; Invocation-Mary Lou Crooks  

Monday, December 12

The program will be our annual kickoff program for the Saddleback Kiwanis Foundation fund drive that yearly provides over $60,000 in scholarships to needy students from Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College, Laguna Hills High School and Saddleback Memorial Hospital.   Nancy Fields will be Chair of the Day.

Greeter-Nan Stafford; Pledge-Donna Vitta; Invocation-Mike Maxson  

Monday, December 19

The Club will meet offsite today at the Saddleback Memorial Hospital. We will meet at 12 noon in the hospital cafeteria. Following lunch we will gather at the Saddleback Memorial Hospital Foundation office in the hospital for a tour and discussion of their programs that are supported by Saddleback Kiwanis. Wendy Ludas will be the Chair of the Day.

There will be no 7:37 Club meeting in December. The next 7:37 meeting will be Thursday January 26, 2017 at 7:37 am at the Regency.

No club meeting on December 26 and January 2. The next club meeting will be on January 9, 2017 in Clubhouse 2.



Oasis For Free Thinkers Meetings

Please share the information regarding the Oasis For Free Thinkers December Events with the community,  The updated flyer and message board forms are attached.

December 8: Anual Winter Solstice Party

The next club meeting for Oasis For Free Thinkers is the annual Winter Solstice Party at 3 pm on December 8 in the Laguna Woods Performing Arts Center (formerly Clubhouse 3) in Dining Room 1. Bring Munchies to share or pay $5 at the door. The club will provide utensils, wine, water and a bit of music.

Contact Sunshine for more information -- 949 278-6454 or sunshinelutey@gmail.com.

December 18: Sunday Breakfast: Please Note Required RSVP

The next club breakfast meeting for Oasis For Free Thinkers is at 9 am on December 18 in Dining Room 1/2 at the Village Greens. The club will show the video "Richard Dawkins/Penn Jillette Live Talks on 10/1/2015." The topic is "Brief Candle in the Dark; My Life in Science." An RSVP by Wednesday 12/14 is required; those with a reservation can order and pay for food/drink. RSVP to sunshinelutey@gmail.com or call 949.278.6454. Guest fee $3.00

Click here for December flyer.



Creative Expression Club Meeting on November 29 and December 6,13

Fall prevention classes, Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 29 and  December 6, 13, Spruce Room, Community Center, 4:00 p.m. Cost $5 per class. It’s time to take on the kind of prevention that ensures a lifetime of health and vitality! We cannot underestimate the importance of agility, fluidity and balance as we get older. Please come to a series of one-of-a-kind creative and fun classes that will give you everything you need to thrive while you regain vitality and confidence!



Saddleback Kiwanis Gives a Reason to be Thankful

On the day before Thanksgiving Kiwanis members delivered bags of groceries with staples like peanut butter, jelly, tomato sauce, pasta, etc. and a fresh roasted chicken to homes within Laguna Woods Village (picture is embedded below and is also attached -- pictured are Jim Kane, Jim Burge, Dick Christy, Denny Welch, Dennis Warn). On Tuesday before Thanksgiving, several of the same members plus others drove to Camp Pendleton (a 3 hour trip each way) and delivered bags of food to the families of the 1st Radio Battalion.



Joyous Sunshine Holiday Musical on Friday, December 2

Once again the Laguna Woods Village Performing Arts Center stage will be filled with song, dance, comedy and surprises as Sunshine Lutey and her talented performance group bring holiday cheer to Laguna Woods villagers and their guests. Curtain time is 7 p.m. with open seating; Tickets are $10 at the box office.

Ticket holders can enjoy pre-show entertainment in Dining Room 2 from 5-6:00 p.m. A video presentation accompanied by live piano music is offered from 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. while the audience waits for the show to begin. A no-host GRF bar will be available in the lobby.

The Sunshine show, as always, is entirely non-profit. Foundation of Laguna Woods Village, Saddleback Kiwanis Foundation and Alzheimer's Orange County will receive proceeds from ticket sales, audience donations and donations from twelve sponsors.

The twelve gracious sponsors contributed directly to their choice of one of the honored charities:

  • Title Sponsors-Rock 'n' Rollers Club, Sen Maw (Woody) & Theresa Fang;

    Diamond Sponsors-Color Digit, Liang Ku;

Gold Sponsors-Laguna Premier Realty (Heflin Group), ATP Clinical Research;

Silver Sponsors-Adapt 2 It, Century 21 Rainbow Realty, Mary & Alex Melgun, Sam and Ellen Rose, McCormick & Son Mortuary, Freedom Village.

The cast includes several outstanding new entertainers. Mark your calendar and share in the joy of this event.The picture shown is Sunshine Lutey, Director and Producer.

Click here for flyer.



Laguna Woods Cat Club is having a Fundraiser at Ruby's Diner from December 12-18

Laguna Woods Cat Club Rescue, Foster & Adoption Program wants to invite you to join them at Ruby's Diner for our Annual Fundraiser. Ruby ‘s will donate  20% of all food and non-alcoholic beverages to the Cat Club, when accompanied with the attached flyer. Please click here to print out, or pick one up at your nearest Clubhouse. ( All proceeds go to the medical care and feeding of our kitties.)

Location: Laguna Hills Mall Location Only: 24155 Laguna Hills Mall, Laguna Hills, CA 92653.

Date: December 12– 18

Time: All day long

Don't forget to bring flyer with you

Thank you in advance for your support, to make this year’s event the most successful one yet!

Contact Terri Olsen with any questions @ 949-278-6235



Polish Club Christmas Dinner on Dec. 10

The Polish Club of Laguna Woods invites you to celebrate with us the Spirit of the Season! Traditional Polish Christmas Dinner
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Clubhouse 6

Program:
Exhibition-1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Learn about Polish culture, history and tradition through books, art, movies and music. Refreshments
Dinner Celebration
5:00 p.m. "Oplatek" traditional holiday wishes
6:00 p.m. Dinner by Jolanda includes:
-Herrings in oil with apples and sour cream
-Polish vodka
-Mushroom soup
-Choice of Salmon or Prime Rib with wine*
-Traditional Polish Dessert
-Entertainment
-Christmas Carols in English and Polish
-Gifts and Raffle Drawing

Holiday attire suggested.

For dinner reservations,  call 949-206-9122 or 949-455-9060 to make sure there is still room at this event.

Make check to PCLW for $35 members and $40 guests
Send to 811-Q Ronda Mendoza
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
*Please indicate choice of Salmon or Prime Rib on check
 



Professionals Club Seeking Crafty Submissions for Annual Christmas Bazaar on Decmember 10

Laguna Woods Professionals’ Annual Christmas Bazaar is set for Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Clubhouse 7, 24111 Moulton Parkway.

We are looking for villagers who have made items or have treasures that they would like to sell. You can reserve a Large Table for $25 or a Small Table for $15.

Please call Leslie for more details at 949-209-8846; leave a complete message with your question, or email lesliecarretti@ yahoo.com for faster response.



The Bocce and Social Club Presents, "Celebrate the Holidays!" on December 13

The Bocce and Social Club Presents,"Celebrate the Holidays!" holiday dinner and dance on Tuesday, December 13 at Clubhouse 2.

The event will have a social hour starting at 5:15 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. There will be a No Host Bar from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and wine served with dinner

Dinner will be catered by Jolanda. Menu: prime rib with horseradish sauce or salmon with lemon sauce scalloped potatoes, medley of vegetables, Caesar salad and pecan pie a la mode.

Music by Laguna Woods favorite, The Shenanigans Band.

Member’s $20 Non-Members $25.Reservations required. Please submit bottom portion of the flyer with your check(s) made out to the Bocce and Social Club.

Mail or deliver to Trudi Meyers:166 Avenida Majorca #D, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.

You can get a flyer at most of the club houses, at the Bocce Courts next to Clubhouse 1, or online at our web page http://www.lagunawoodsvillage.com/article.cfm?id=1133.

Or just send a note with a check. List what you want to eat and who you may want to sit with. Tables seat 8. Get your checks in early. Last day to reserve is December 6.



Cat Club Meeting on December 14

The Cat Club will hold its holiday luncheon on December 14 at 1:00 p.m. in Clubhouse 3, Dining Room 2. Jolanda’s will be catering the lunch and entrée choices are chicken Marsala, beef brisket, salmon, or eggplant parm. Salad and dessert are included. Cost for members is $20 and cost for non-members or guests is $25. Please send your check with your choice of entrée to Cindy Smith, 2277 Via Mariposa W, Unit 3D, Laguna Woods, CA 92637. You must reserve in advance.



Rainbow Club Holiday Dinner Dec. 17

The Rainbow Club, the Village LGBT club, is hosting its annual HOLIDAY DINNER on Saturday, December 17, at Clubhouse Seven.  It’s one of our most fun and festive events of the year! There will be appetizers starting at 5:00 p.m., followed by a catered dinner at 6:00 p.m.  Please BYOB. For members and their guests only.  Dinner is $23 for members and $25 for guests. Reservations and payment must be received BY MONDAY, DEC. 12 (with selection of entrée specified).  Prospective members should contact Larry or Joyce.  For contacts and other information see our club webpage on lagunawoodsvillage.com



Saddleback Kiwanis Club Donates $2,500 to the Florence Sylvester Senior Center

On November 7, 2016 the Saddleback Kiwanis Club made a donation of $2,500 to the Florence Sylvester Senior Center. The past president, Steve Carpenter, and current president, Mike Maxson of the Saddleback Kiwanis club presented the check to Shirley Witt, Director of the Senior Center. The donation was in honor or Howard Baumann, a decorated Army veteran who served during the Battle of the Bulge, who was a past president of the Kiwanis Club, a long time board member of Age Well Senior Services and Vice President of Third Mutual. He had a deep love for the senior center. He passed away peacefully in Indiana on September 20 at age 98. He is survived by his wife Betty Baumann also a Past President of the Saddleback Kiwanis Club.  

In the featured photo: left to right is Past Saddleback Kiwanis Club, President Steve Carpenter; Florence Sylvester Director, Shirley Witt; and Saddleback President, Mike Maxson.



Video Club Events

Click here for the Video Club's latest newsletter.

 

 



Alzheimer's Association Information

There is a community support network to help reunite a lost person with family or caregiver. The system is called MedicAlert + Safe Return and provides 24-hour assistance nationwide. There is a one-time minimal cost to purchase an identification bracelet and registration process to provide protection for lost wanderers. The ID bracelet provides the toll-free 800 number to connect with the MedicAlert + Safe Return system who in turn, notifies the dementia's listed contacts to make sure he or she is returned home safely.

Click here for a flyer with more information.

For information, contact Sunshine Lutey; Phone 949 278-6454, email sunshinelutey@gmail.com. The Alzheimer's Association 24-hour Help line is 800 272-3900.



Village Independent News Club Information

The Newspaper Club has revamped their website, www.villageindependentnews.com, so that readers don’t have to wait until the 15 of the month and to help avoid missing events that are before or after our usual “issue” date. The Village News has shifted to a “blog” format where every new article is published when we get it. You can now go the VIN any day and see all the latest news without waiting and missing anything.

Just scroll down the front page to see all the articles as they came in since you last checked in. Plus, of course, you can always go to new streamlined menu bar and find your favorite columns or go to the right hand Categories box to search by author’s name or column! The Village Independent News is the only Village newspaper, written entirely by residents, about residents and their lives.

The Village Independent News, the Village's only daily online newspaper written by, for and about Village resident, has a feature article on Broadway Swings, an Audio Interview with Sheila Bialka and the Theater Guild's & Old Pro's future projects,

Also, free Classifieds for Residents and Newspaper Club Members wanting to buy or sell, as long as it's not a business until March 1, 2017 and for Club members until June 1, 2017.



Laguna Woods Companions Club

The Laguna Woods Companions Club is open to all residents of Laguna Woods including men and woman of all ages. If you are on your own, and no longer have a partner, wife or husband, and are interested in taking a vacation, or even traveling overseas, you are most likely faced with double occupancy pricing, or a large singe premium rate. Laguna Woods Companions is dedicated to finding similar minded people who specifically live in Laguna woods and to provide the opportunity for you to meet and see if you are a compatible match. We hold pot luck socials once a month to help you meet for the first time.

This is how it works: We send you a questionnaire that will help build a profile of yourself and the qualities you are looking for in a companion. Also, a current photo is requested. You may want someone of the same sex, or possibly of the opposite sex, if you are interested in dating. A vacation would be an ideal way to test drive a long term relationship and compatibility. All this information is collated into our database to find the most suitable matches for you and their details including phone, and contact email is sent to you.Each month we send you up to four possible matches. You are encouraged to advise any changes you would like to make before receiving the next four matches. It is suggested to make a first meeting for a coffee, or even a lunch at the Golf Club 16 restaurant and bar.

We charge a fee to make sure that we have only serious applicants.Six months is $24 to cover our costs of inputting the data and updating our records, and sending out the data and amending future match criteria. A one time trial will cost you $18. You will also be able to take advantage of any group travel offers and upgrades on vacations and an offer to the Travel Club. Payment is by credit card. For details email pmaitland2015@gmail.com.



Scottish Heritage Club Meets Every Tuesday in the Community Center

The Scottish Heritage Club meets every Tuesday in the Community Center, Pine Room, at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. We extend a warm welcome to all members and residents to join us for some simple party dances, light hearted discussion, traditional Scottish music, snacks, cookies, Donation $3. First attendance free. Information from Frank Searle 949-813-4205 or Renee 714-731-2363.



Guitar Club Information

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. For more information please contact Bernie Frenkel at 310 809 4409. Click here to view YouTube video.

 



Bocce and Social Club of Laguna Woods Village

Come for the Friendship-Stay for the fun!!!

The Bocce and Social Club of Laguna Woods Village membership for 2016 is $12.00 per year. Your membership gives you discounts on all our events, dances, activities and the bragging rights to participate in our Battle of the Sexes and Club Championship games. In addition, some of the new activities that are being planned this summer include: “Pop Up Barbecue Night” and our continuation of our famous Thursday social time consisting of Wine, Cheese and Snacks, which are served court side. 

Bocce is an easy game for everyone.  Bocce Ball is played on carpeted courts, which are well shaded at each end.  Free lessons and all equipment are furnished.  There is nothing to buy. Appropriate, modest attire must be worn. All courts are accessible.  Stop by the clubhouse for details which is located next to the swimming pool at Clubhouse  1. Visitors and non-members are ALWAYS WELCOME!

 Open Play Tuesday, Thursday and Sundays.
 October thru May: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.    June thru September: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
 
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - COME JOIN THIS EASY AND RELAXING SPORT.  This is truly a "Club that Cares".  Check us out on the web for club activities-http://www.lagunawoodsvillage.com/section.cfm?id=276 and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LagunaWoodsBocceBall.



Cars 4 Causes Supports Local Charities

The Kiwanis Club once more steps up to the front as a service and charitable organization with their program titled "Cars 4 Causes." 

2015 is the perfect time to think about license fees and taxes in the new year. If there's a car gathering dust in the car port or elsewhere, Saddleback Kiwanis may have a solution. Saddleback Foundation is an IRS approved charity which accept donations of any vehicle to benefit local Laguna Woods Village non-profit charities, whether or not the vehicle is in running order. The club handles towing, if needed and the DMV paperwork.

A tax deduction for Federal and State Income Tax may be available for anyone who donates a car, along with the satisfaction and knowledge that a donation was made. The funds are used for Scholarships for local students and to help seniors and veterans through Kiwanis donations to the Foundation of Laguna Woods Village, Meals on Wheels, and Florence Sylvester Senior Center.  

For information and help regarding vehicle donation, call Marlene Bridges at 949 215-1101.



Mac Club Information

The Mac Club is located on in the Community Center on the Third Floor.

24351 El Toro Road

Laguna Woods, CA 92637

949-268-2263

 

We have 20 iMacs and an iPad available for your use every weekday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

A volunteer supervisor is available to answer questions and help you with the computers or your Mac laptop, iPad or iPhone.

Our class schedule is updated weekly on our website and sent to members via email.

Visit our site at lagunawoodsvillage.com  - Clubs - The Mac Club.



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 lagunaqtpie@comline.com



International Folk Dancing Club

The wondering Folk dance Tribe has finally come back home. To the beautiful remodeled Clubhouse 2. From now on all our folk dance events will take place in  Clubhouse 2 Click here for a map.

November Upcoming Events

November Calendar Click here for the Calendar.

November 27, Sunday Party at Clubhouse 2 Click here for detailed flyer.

Every Wednesday at Clubhouse 2 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m:

6:00-6:30 p.m. teaching.
6:30-8:30p.m. easy to intermediate teaching and dancing.                           

Every Sunday
Clubhouse 2 at 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.:
Requests and some teaching.

Every Tuesday at Clubhouse 1:
9:00-11:00 a.m. teaching by Maria Pahos-Benson.
Click here for the map.

For more information visit our club website at: http://www.lagunainternationaldancers.com.



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 Three, Dining Room Two on Thursdays between 9:15 a.m. and 12:00 p.m except there will never be a meeting on the third Thursday of each month.

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, 595-0383 or Margaret, 462-0810.



Cribbage Club Meets Fridays at 12:00 p.m. in Clubhouse 7

Looking for a fun card game that involves both luck and skill? Learn to play Cribbage at the Friday Cribbage Club, at Clubhouse 7, Main Lounge. Free instruction and practice are offered at noon. Regular play begins at 1:00 p.m. Laguna Woods Village residents and their guests are invited to play. For information contact: Bob Levy, 408-396-3172.

August 12 winners: Mary Ann Sommers was in first place with 10 games; Barbara Paine was in second place with eight games. Tom Skaggs had a 28-point hand.



Pinoclhile Club Meets Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. in Clubhouse 7

All pinochle players, including beginners, are invited to join us for six games of single deck pinochle. Prizes and socializing. We now meet Tuesday nights at Clubhouse 1, Dining Room 2. Practice 5:00 p.m. Regular play 5:30 p.m. For information call Doris Helwig 970-593-8129 or Arlene Zecca 949-830-5290.



Oasis For Free Thinkers 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 second Thursday of every month in Clubhouse 3, Dining Room 1, at 2:30 p.m. Yearly membership cost $15. Non-member fee per meeting cost $3.



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 9:00 a.m. All games feature a pre-game lecture. The club also has stratified games at 12:30 p.m. 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.

Questions?  Contact JoAnn diLorenzo at jdlmoimeme@yahoo.com 650-504-5180.



Sunshine Performance Club Weekly Jam Session

Weekly rehearsals are held in the Clubhouse 3 Rehearsal Room on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you would like to come and participate, you will be welcomed.

For information call Sunshine at 949 586-4100.

 

 

 

 



ACT! For America Club Meet on Fourth Thursday Every Month

ACT! For America-Laguna Woods Club is a chapter of the national ACT! For America, a nonprofit, nonpartisan grassroots organization devoted to education and promoting national and local security. ACT!-Laguna Woods provides stimulating, educational meetings promoting taking actio. We have motivational speakers and thought-provoking discussion groups to inspire and inform. Meetings on fourth Thursday of each month at the Community Center, Spruce Room at 1:00 p.m. Contact, Act-Laguna-Woods@mail.com or call: 949-707-1133.



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 p.m. 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.



Porcelain Artists Club Meets Wednesdays in Clubhouse 1 Dining Room 3

Porcelain Artists of Laguna Woods has moved to its permanent home in Clubhouse 1, Dining Room 3. The Club meets Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. All residents are welcome. We paint all types of porcelain: plates, vases, figurines, Christmas ornaments. Our members have various levels of experience. We provide beginners with instruction and supplies. Information: Naomi Bernstein, 949-235-2721, or just stop by.

 



Ukulele Club Meets Fridays in Clubhouse 3 Rehearsal Room

The Ukulele Club meets in Clubhouse 3, Rehearsal Room, Fridays at 1:00 p.m. We play and sing old tunes and a few new ones. For information call Barbara at 949-472-0255 or Craig at 949-859-8481.

 

 



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 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

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 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

 



Topic Master Club Meetings on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. in Clubhouse 6

Our Club Membership is now open! We welcome new members particularly those with an interest in improving their ability to think on their feet. Some people come by this naturally, but if you don’t practice is the answer. “Mental Aerobics” is fun and a great way to exercise your synapses and will help you express your thoughts in a clear and composed manner. Visitors are welcome any Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in Clubhouse 6. Participation is voluntary, but a sense of humor is mandatory.



TGIF Meetings

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 4:00 p.m. with live music and a no-host bar until 6:00 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. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., buy-in starts at 1:00 p.m. and play begins at 1:30 p.m.  Buy-ins will stop at 1:25 p.m.
 
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. Game pay-outs are usually $120 to $250. All profits are donated to charity.



Christmas Bazaar on Dec. 10

Join us at Clubhouse 7 on Saturday, Dec.10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Laguna Woods Professionals Club's 4th Annual Meals on Wheels Benefit.

Free entrance for all residents.  Crafts, jewelry, and antiques.  Opportunity drawing.

Do you have items to donate like hats, scarves, clothes, jewelry, etc?  Donate them to Meals on Wheels.  Bring your items with you or call or email Leslie to have them picked up.  209-8846 lesliecarretti@yahoo.com.

 



The Table Tennis Room

The Table Tennis Room on the 3rd Floor next to the Fitness Center provides residents with one of the best table tennis venues in Southern California.  Nine playing tables and two tables equipped with robots for practice ensure abundant opportunity for play and practice.  Paddles and balls are provided. Soft sole, non-marking athletic shoes are required.

Hours of play are:

Monday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m
Saturday 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m
Sunday 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

“Orientation and Play for Newbie’s” with Janine Bolchazy is at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  All are welcome. No experience necessary.

“Newcomers Group” meets from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday.

“We Love Singles” from 12:00 p.m until 2:00 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and 2:00 p.m. until 4:00  p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays provides the opportunity for competitive singles matches.

The Saturday Singles Round Robin simulates sanctioned tournament play but on a much more informal basis. Sign in at 1:15 p.m. Play starts at 1:30 p.m.



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Unless otherwise stated, all meetings, events and amenities are for the use of Laguna Woods Village residents and their authorized guests only.