Women’s Club: Celebrating Niguel Shores Women

Celebrating Niguel Shores Women Niguel Shores Women’s Club (NSWC) would like to invite our women residents to join us at our luncheon meetings which will resume in September and continue monthly to the Annual Tea in June. We meet the second Thursday of the month from Noon to 2:00 p.m. to share tasty salads and desserts, conduct brief business, … [Read more...]

Garden Club: August 2017 News

As reported in last month’s Seashore News the Garden Club joyously held its annual June BBQ, which was a great success. In addition to that activity, on June 12 the Orange County District Office of the California Garden Clubs, of which we are a member, held its district meeting at Roger’s Gardens in Corona Del Mar. Francine Stout, Linda Koppang, … [Read more...]

Women’s Golf: August 2017 News

The Niguel Shores lady golfers held their recent outing on July 10, noting that Independence Day celebrations may have tired everybody out because only three golfers played! We’ll be looking for a hearty showing in August so mark your calendars and dust off your clubs in advance! The nine hole course at the Ranch (formerly known as Ben Brown’s in … [Read more...]

Really Serious Oreo Book Club: A Brief History of Humankind, Parts I and II by Yuval Havari

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Parts I and II by Yuval Havari, a thoughtful and thought-provoking book, was discussed by the group. While we did not agree with some of the author’s speculations and conclusions, the subject of the development of sapiens and our institutions from earliest times has been a fascinating journey. Sapiens as a … [Read more...]

Men’s Club: July 2017 News

Our annual Independence Day Breakfast was its usual huge success. 529 people were served in only two hours, including 15 Young Marines. The food was delicious—blueberry pancakes, sausage, fresh fruit, coffee and juice. The secret pancake recipe includes fresh eggs, vanilla and the best ingredients the cooking team can find. Roy Dohner (again), and … [Read more...]

Men’s Golf: August 2017 News

In July we had one less Tuesday of Men’s Golf for a very good reason: With July 4 falling on a Tuesday we had all hands in the clubhouse making for a great Pancake Breakfast. We want to thank all who volunteered to help that day. On July 11 we were back playing golf at Tijeras Creek in Rancho Santa Margarita—a great course made even more … [Read more...]

PageTurners’ Book Club: Twenty-Sixth Anniversary

PageTurners Celebrates Twenty-Sixth Anniversary Hope Luedeke, a founding member of PageTurners, recently shared a bit of the group’s history, recalling the early days this way: “My neighbor on Vista D’Onde, Barbara Crist, came to me one day during the summer of 1991 and asked what I thought about forming a book club. She and Marian Pearl had been … [Read more...]

Women’s Golf: July 2017 News

The Niguel Shores ladies held their golf outing on Monday, June 12 at The Ranch at Laguna Beach (formerly Ben Brown’s 9-hole course). Our lady golfers formed two teams and enjoyed the scramble format under sunny blue skies and perfect temps! After the game, Vice President Irene McDonald thanked the ladies who gathered for the luncheon including … [Read more...]

PageTurners Book Club: 2017-2018 Reading List

The Afternoon PageTurners’ groups will not meet in July or August. Our list of books for the 2017-2018 reading year beginning in September is as follows: A Gentleman in Moscow – Amor Towles A Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes News of the World – Paulette Jiles The American – Henry James The Wright Brothers – David McCullough The Sympathizer … [Read more...]

Garden Club: Bluff Party Update

Before I report on the Garden Club’s activity for June, I need to offer an apology to Barbara Berez and Robbie Wollin for my mistake in last month’s SSN where I listed the gardens of club members that were on the tour. In my haste to submit my article, I incorrectly reported that the garden of Al and Carolyn Brase was on the tour when it really was … [Read more...]