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Club press releases or requests for club webpages can be sent to email@example.com. We'd love to hear from you!
Unless otherwise stated, all meetings, events and amenities are for the use of Laguna Woods Village residents and their authorized guests only.
International Folk Dancing Club
Tuesdays, Clubhouse 1
9:00 -11:00 a.m. teaching by Maria Pahos-Benson at
Clubhouse 1 24232 Calle Aragon, 92637. Non-community residents, please call Frieda for gate clearance at 949-454 -0837, Fee $5.00.
For more information visit our club website at:
Clubhouse 1 Patio Click here for the map
6:00-6:30 p.m. teaching by Lee Otterholt
6:30-8:30 p.m. easy to intermediate teaching and dancing
Tuesdays Clubhouse 1
9:00-11:00 a.m. teaching by Maria Pahos-Benson
Sunday October 23
6:30-9:00 pm Clubhouse 3 Dinning room 2 Click here for map
6:30- 7:00 p.m. Teaching
7:00-9:00 p.m. Requests and some teaching by Lee Otterholt
October Upcoming Events
October Calendar Click here
Since Wednesday, October 12 is Yom Kippur, and lack of clubhouse availability. We will not dance on Wednesday, instead we will join the Garlic Band at the Laguna Beach, at Heisler Park Amphitheater on for dancing and picnic Friday, October 14 at 5:15 pm.
October 14 Garlic Band Click here for detailed flyer
Call 949 770 7026 for car pooling.
Camp Hess Kramer Click here for flyer
Ira Weiburd Workshop Click here for flyer
Oasis For Free Thinkers Meetings
October 23: Sunday Breakfast: Please Note Required RSVP
The next Sunday breakfast meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. on October 23 at the Village Greens in Rooms 1 and 2.
Our October 23 meeting on, "How to Access the End of Life Option Act" will include a Power-Point presentation, handouts, and a question & answer session. This informative session is timely because the End of Life Option Act became law in the state of California on June 9. Discussion topics will include: the range of end of life options, findings from Oregon where this law has been in place for 17 years, resources available on the Compassion & Choices website, eligibility requirements for medical aid in dying, required forms, medication options, and doctor/hospital selection. We will have Steph Campbell and Susan Johnston as presenters. They are Orange County Community Outreach Volunteers for Compassion and Choices.
A RSVP by Wednesday, October 19 is required to order food or drink; all people with a reservation can order and pay for food/drink. RSVP to: SunshineLutey@gmail.com or call 949.278.6454. Guest fee $3.
Click here for October flyer.
Theatre Guild Presents "Broadway Swings at the Village" Oct. 21 thru Oct. 23
A Broadway Musical is something we all love. Listening to our favorite show songs brings back memories…old and new!l A large cast of talented veteran performers will make the songs come to life again. They are full of energy and joy which makes you feel as though you are on stage with them...a part of the action!! ‘Broadway Swings at the Village’ will be performed Friday / Saturday, October 21st – 22nd at 7:00 pm. and Sunday, October 23rd at 2:00 pm. Reserved seat tickets are now on sale at the Performing Arts Center (CH 3) box office - $12 and $15.
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Upcoming Kiwanis Club Events
Kiwanis meets Mondays at 11:45 a.m. in Simpson Hall, Geneva Presbyterian Church at 24301 El Toro Road in Laguna Woods. Look for the blue Kiwanis banner by the entrance to the meeting room. Lunch is $10 for members and guests. Guests are welcome. Call Jim Burge at 830-9120 for a reservation.
Monday, October 24
Reverend Candie Blankman, Associate Pastor of San Clemente Presbyterian Church will discuss her book, “Forged by War, a daughter shaped by a WWII POW" story. Her father survived one of the most tragic events in history, the Bataan Death March. Reverend Dr. Linda Flatley is the Chair of the Day. Greeter: John Dalis; Pledge: Dick Christy; Invocation: Mike Maxson.
Thursday, October 27
The 737 club will meet at 7:37 a.m. at the Regency. A deluxe breakfast is $10. Call Denny Welch for a reservation at 599-5236.
Monday, October 31
The club will meet in McLennan Lounge in Geneva Presbyterian Church. Kiwanian Jack Berger will discuss the three trips he has made over the years to Cuba. Mary Lou Crooks is the Chair of the Day.
Greeter: Carol Dolan; Pledge: Jay Krueger; Invocation: Art Lange.
Art Association Club Meeting on October 24
On Monday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m. Clubhouse 3 Main Theater. Election of 2017 Executive Board and a demo by watercolor artist John (Jim) Salchak. Jim emphasizes simplification and focus using design principles to create strong compositions full of good, clean color. Our beautiful studio is open Tuesday and Thursday nights until 8:00 p.m. for painting and fun. Limited spaces are available for the LA Art Show trip in January. Check the ‘Trips’ section of the Globe for more information.
California Club Plans Spooky Dinner Dance on October 25
Let the Haunting Begin! Join us for a bewitching night when California Club presents 'Trick or Treat,' a dinner dance on October 25 at 5:15 p.m. in Clubhouse 5, main lounge. Entertainment featuring the spook-tac-u-lar Groovelles follows a delicious dinner of New York strip steak. Roast chicken and a vegetarian dish are an available alternative along with a sugar- free dessert.
The attire is costume or dressy casual. Music will be by The Trio. A no-host bar will be available and complimentary wine is served with dinner.
Reservations are $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Make checks payable to California Club Reservations c/o Tom Nash, PO Box 2343 Laguna Hills Ca. 92654-9998. Please indicate entrée choice on your check. Include all table groups and payments on one reservation sheet. The reservation and cancelation deadline is 5:00 p.m. on October 19.
Please visit our website at http://bit.ly/2a16qJn.
New Jersey Club “The Roaring 20s” Birthday Dinner on October 26
Reservations will be taken starting at our July 27 meeting. Join the fun at the New Jersey Club's 20th milestone birthday celebration on October 26, when we bring back the Flapper, the Speakeasies, the Charleston of the “Roaring 20s” and everything that made the 20's Roar! The evening will start with appetizers and a no-host bar. There will be a scrumptious dinner catered by Jolanda with an entree choice of Rack of Lamb, Salmon Filet or Chicken Marsala, served with wine. We will be entertained by the fabulous Showcase Singers, including Gino Gaudio, Leslie Tinnaro and Susan Kotses accompanied by Linda Eldredge. The evening will be capped off with a decadent surprise dessert. For added fun, suggested attire is “roaring 20's”, so get out your fringes, feather boas, garters & all that Jazz!!!
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. in Clubhouse 5. Everyone is welcome: Members $25, Guests $29. Reservations will be taken starting at our July 27 meeting so be sure to bring your checkbooks and reserve a table. For information contact Dolores Cohen at (949) 855-0909 or Jean Janowsky at (949) 770-5766. All reservations MUST be accompanied by a check payable to the NJ CLUB and mailed to: Jean Janowsky, 193 Avenida Majorca Unit A, Laguna Woods, CA 92637.
Cat Club Meeting on October 29
Laguna Woods Cat Club cordially invites you to attend our Annual Fall Boutique on Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Laguna County United Methodist Church 2442 Moulton Pkwy, Laguna Woods, CA 92637 (located between Vons Shopping Center and the Jewish Temple).
We have many new vendors this Fall with beautiful unique gifts for purchase as well as exciting raffle items. Yummy baked goods, and lunch will also be available for purchase.
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This event is open to the public. Please invite you family and friends. All proceeds support the Laguna Woods Rescue, Foster and Adoption program. For more information visit us at www.lagunawoodscatclub.com or call Suzanne Stowe at 949-241-7045.
The Laguna Woods Cat Club Rescue, Foster and Adoption Program are in dire need of more foster homes for our kitties. If you are interested in getting more information, please call Nancy Dykema at 949- 951-2700. You can also find out more about our club by going to our link at www.lagunawoodscatclub.com.
India Club Presents 2016 Annual Gala Event on October 29
India Club's Festival of Lights (Dewali) 2016, celebrating at Laguna Woods Club House 1, Main Lounge on October 29. We, the volunteers of organizing committee are working round the clock to bring an authentic Bollywood style, Orchestra experience to make this event memorable to all our members and guests. Please come and join us with your family and friends to celebrate this special occasion,a melodious journey of Love. Gala Event Seats are limited and restricted to 250 max. Tables of ten are moving fast. To avoid disappointment (early bird discount of $5 until 10/20) please book your tickets ASAP. Please click here for flyer.
Rainbow Club Meeting on October 29
The Rainbow Club, the Village LGBT club, is holding its annual Halloween Pizza Party Saturday, October 29, at 5:00 p.m. in Clubhouse 6. Costumes are optional but highly recommended—there will be prizes for the top costumes. Pizza and drinks will be provided. RSVP’s are required by Monday, October 24 to Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org or 581-2765. For members and their guests only. Guest fee is $10.00. Prospective members should contact Larry or Joyce. For contact and other information see our club webpage on lagunawoodsvillage.com.
Jewish Culture Club Meeting on October 30
The Jewish Culture Club will present, “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story. A 2010 American documentary film narrated by Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Ira Berkow, and directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Peter Miller. It is about the connection and history between American Jews and baseball. 1 hour, 31 minutes. Everyone is welcome Sunday, October 30 in Clubhouse 1, Main Lounge, at 2:30 p.m. Members $3, guests $4. For information call Vivian, 949-472-6024.
Yiddishkeit Club Meeting on October 30
Join the Chabad Jewish Center at the Yiddishkeit Club on Sunday, October 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and then to browse in our gift shop and bake sale. As always. our meeting features varied enjoyable and nostalgic-provoking memories as well as some history and traditions:
1. Barbara Streisand’s video of the Hebrew prayer, Avinu Malkeinu; After her beautiful Hebrew rendition, we will sing the English words to the prayer with Selma and Phil Silverman’s accompaniment.
2. Read along with us in Yiddish a number of amusing observations.
3. Folklore: What is the Dybbuk of the 4th century doing in 2016? Come and find out.
4. A Yiddish/English poem by the late Gene Wilder.
5. Sing-a-long nostalgic Yiddish songs with Selma and Phil and have fun while improving your Yiddish.
As usual we meet at the Chabad Jewish Center, 23665 Moulton Parkway.
Film Club to present ‘Emperor’ on November 3
The Film Club will present “Emperor” (1 hour and 45 minutes) at Clubhouse 3, Wednesday, November 2, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Thursday, November 3, at 7:00 p.m. Taking place during the American occupation of Japan after the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, this film addresses the question of whether the Emperor, accused of war crimes, should be punished or saved.
By filling out a membership application, available in all the clubhouses, you can avoid delays on joining the film club. Resident memberships are sold only to present and former Laguna Woods Village residents for $12 per person. Non-resident memberships are $15. Members may attend any one of the three showings. No tickets are sold at the door only memberships for the entire season. There is a $3 charge to replace any lost membership cards. Susan Hecht, Saddleback Emeritus Instructor, will introduce each film and will have a discussion following the film. All films are shown with subtitles and closed captions.
For questions, please contact Jeanne (949) 462-0307.
Saddle Club Meeting on November 9
Hi Everybody! All Saddle Club members are invited to free dessert and coffee on Wednesday, November 9 in Club House 3, Dining Room 1. We’re planning on serving delicious special pastries!
The election of officers will be held. The nominating committee has presented the following slate of candidates. President – Tammy Barile, First Vice-President – Elaine Youmans, Second Vice-President – Roseann Kennedy, Treasurer – Joanna Link, Assistant Treasurer – Carol Moore, Secretary – Marilyn Atwell, Assistant Secretary – Roberta Eddins, Directors-At-Large: Bill Hindle, Gloria Hunt, Sally Ingmanson, and Monica Gray. Further nominations may be made from the floor prior to the election.
Please come! It’ll be fun! And delicious!
Alzheimer’s Club Meeting on November 11
At 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 11 the quarterly Alzheimer's OC Club meeting will be held in Clubhouse 3, Dining Room 2. This is an "Ask the Doc" session with Steven Tam, MD. Dr. Tam is an Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatrics at UC Irvine Health. Prepare your questions regarding changes and how to cope with them and other challenges when dealing with dementia.
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Comfort Keepers will provide light refreshments.
For more information, call Sunshine at 949-278-6454 or email
email@example.com. Alzheimer's OC help line 844-435-7259 is available 24/7.
Also, Please note that Beginning in 2017, the Alzheimer's OC Club meetings will be held monthly (2nd Friday of the month).
Baby Boomers Club Event on November 19 at Clubhouse 5
Eat, Drink, Dance and be Thankful. Featuring Soulicious (Motown Tribute Band) Saturday, November 19 at Clubhouse 5. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Band starts at 7:00 p.m. Pre-Sale tickets can be bought from 1:00-3:00 p.m. before the dance at Clubhouse 5. Admission is $10.00 for members and $15 for guests. GRF Cash Bar-You are welcome to bring your own snacks.
Soulicious, Southern California's hottest show band! Bringing you the unforgettable sounds of R&B music including Motown, Funk and Soul from the 60's traveling all the way to today's current top hits. Songs by artists like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, Wilson Pickett, Sam Cooke, Sam and Dave, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes and much more. Soulicious is a band filled with LA's top musicians and singers. This ensemble will bring you an event to remember.
Sponsors Needed for Sunshine Holiday Show on December 2
Here we go again, planning for our next big show. The event is scheduled in the Laguna Woods Performing Arts Center on Friday, December 2, where the main event will be on stage in the theater from 7-9:00 p.m.; there will also be a one hour pre-show from 5-6:00 p.m. As with the July Event, sponsors have the choice of three charities, Foundation of Laguna Woods Village, Alzheimer's Orange County or Saddleback Kiwanis Foundation.
Click here for the sponsorship package flyer.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, 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.
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.