Garden Club Garden Tour – May 2017: Photo Gallery

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Women’s Club Luncheon: June 8, 2017 at 12:00 in the Clubhouse

The May Luncheon at the Clubhouse was a festive occasion with bouquets for all the mothers, the introduction of two new members, Stephanie Prince and Julie Skillman, and the election of our new slate of officers for next year: President, Lydia Reese; Co-Vice Presidents, Terry Link and Maria Elena Banks; Secretary, Bunny Mahoney; Treasurer, Cathy … [Read more...]

Men’s Club: June 2017 News

Our Scholarship Committee was pleased to receive applications from 14 very worthy graduating high school seniors. The scholarships were announced on May 18 with winners invited to attend the June 6 Men’s Club meeting. Congratulations to William Rosenthal and Jazi Jon, both of Dana Hills High School, who will each receive $1,000 toward their … [Read more...]

PageTurners Book Club: A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman

Both groups of Afternoon PageTurners will meet on Thursday, June 22 to celebrate the end of our reading year. We will discuss A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman. Refreshments will be served along with our annual book exchange. Waiting lists have been started for both the Monday and Thursday groups, which will resume in September. For … [Read more...]

Men’s Golf: Talega for June

Men’s golf in May took us to some great courses. The wet winter left courses very green and in great shape. The sunny cooler weather in May made golf conditions close to perfect. Our group played San Juan Hills, which has done some great work over the winter. Most of the green-side bunkers have been renovated and are in first class condition. Next … [Read more...]

Garden Club: Beach Bluff BBQ scheduled for June 19th at 12:00 noon

Club members enjoyed a special treat on May 15 when they toured the beautiful outdoor gardens of members Jerry and Nadine Allen, Francine Stout and Al and Carolyn Brase. These gardens contained an array of blooming perennials, drought resistant plants and artfully designed landscapes. Members carpooled for the tour and returned to the Community … [Read more...]

Current Reading List

CURRENT SELECTIONS The Afternoon PageTurners' groups will not meet in July or August.  Our list of books for the 2017-2018 reading year 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 … [Read more...]

Women’s Golf: May 2017 Update

The Niguel Shores lady golfers held their April outing a week before tax day and enjoyed the diversion of being out in the sunshine having some fun on the course! The Ranch (formerly known as Ben Brown’s 9-hole golf course in Laguna) was lush and green after the heavy rains this past winter, and the ladies were treated to a warm, summer-like … [Read more...]

Oreo Book Club: Cadilac Desert by Mark Reisner

Mary Crowl hosted the meeting with chocolates from Ghirardelli’s in San Francisco as an added treat. We discussed Cadillac Desert by Mark Reisner, a book that reviews the history of water use in the United States, but particularly in the western states. Reisner documents the inappropriate over-use of rivers and underground water by agriculture and … [Read more...]

Afternoon PageTurner’s: Clementine by Sonia Purcell

The Afternoon PageTurners will discuss Clementine by Sonia Purcell, a biography of the wife of Winston Churchill. Why did Winston say victory in the Second World War would have been “impossible without her”? The Monday group will meet on May 22 and the Thursday group on May 25. For information about Afternoon PageTurners: Monday group, contact … [Read more...]