Come to Hear Stories of Temelec Hall

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn Saturday, June 8 at 3pm, Billie Hobart, our de facto Temelec Historian, will be sharing stories of Temelec Hall and the people who have lived there. The meeting will be at the Clubhouse and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome!

A Day at the Races – Reminder

Screen Shot 2013-04-23 at 5.33.43 PMThe Temelec County Club is planning a day at the horse races at Golden Gate Fields on Thursday, June 6 and would like to know who is interested in going.

A special race will be named for the Temelec Country Club.

The cost of $45 includes bus transportation, admission, reserved seating, racing program and Turf Club Buffet (includes tax/tip).  Please call Nancy Pharo 935-7808 before May 24 to reserve your seat.

Book Lovers Club

Screen Shot 2013-05-01 at 8.53.52 AMThe Book Lovers Club (AKA The Bibliophilic Society) will meet on Wednesday, May 29th at 5pm in the Clubhouse. Please note that the Smoke Signals Calendar has the date in error.

Dr Alan Sogg, a Temelec resident, will lead the discussion of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. Please call him with any questions at 939-0209.

Kentucky Derby Party Canceled

Screen Shot 2013-04-29 at 9.25.15 AMDue to scheduling conflict at the Hall, the Kentucky Derby Party on May 4th has been canceled.

We will have an event to inaugurate the new community TV at a later date.

Please call Ruth Merrill  996-2298 or Beth Hall 343-1229 for more information.

Upcoming Activities

Screen Shot 2013-04-01 at 4.05.40 PMHere are some of the proposed and pending activities planned for and by Temelec residents.

April in Paris Cocktail Party on Sunday April 14th, 5-7pm. Cocktails available. No charge. Just bring an appetizer to share.

Bibliophilic Society meets on Wednesday, April 24th at 5pm in the clubhouse. Dr. Alan Sogg will discuss Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew.”

Chess Club. Paul Emerick is eager to get a new club started. Please call him at 935-8940.

Bridge Club. Call Charlie Wunderlich at 996-6395 if you are interested in playing bridge.

Garden Club: We are happy to report that Temelec residents are welcome to attend meetings of Creekside’s active Home and Garden Club. The next meeting is on Wednesday, April 10th at 1.30pm in the Creekside Clubhouse, 159 Ave Barbera. There will be a special presentation by Liz Parsons, Master Gardener, who will speak about “Wildflowers and Native Plants in Your Garden.” There is a $1 charge and refreshments are provided before the talk. More information from Linda Freeman, Creekside resident, at 938-7766.

Temelec Resident Seeks Volunteers for the Film Festival

Screen Shot 2013-03-18 at 11.27.30 AMThe 2013 Sonoma International Film Festival, on April 10-14, is shaping up to be one of the highlights of the year for Sonomans. There are still opportunities to volunteer, earn free admission to films and have fun!

Temelec resident, Trish Rodimer, is serving as the Director of Volunteers for the Festival. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, there are still opportunities available.  Description of the types of jobs available to volunteers are at

As a first step, please complete the online volunteer application on the film festival website,, even if you are a returning volunteer.