Archives for October 2017

Short Mat Tournament October 2017

Short Mat Tournament October 2017   This last Saturday saw the first short mat tournament of the season. The entries quickly filled up and we played with 30 players. This gave us 2 pools of 5 teams. Some of the positions were shared. This was a one day tournament which we aimed to finish … [Read more...]

Scrabble has moved to Fridays

The Tuesday scrabble drop-in is now moved to Fridays at 1:00pm. Here are the 7 Reasons for Playing Scrabble Scrabble teaches vocabulary It teaches you strategy Scrabble builds your intellectual capacity Increases social bonding and cooperation Improves personal confidence and … [Read more...]

Taylor Bowls has new agent on Vancouver Island

Shelley Sidel has recently become an agent for MVP Sports with its Canadian headquarters in Cobourg, Ontario. She has available for sale Taylor bowls along with assorted lawn bowling items. Click here for price list.   … [Read more...]

Friday Night BB&D

Friday Evening Bowling Bar & Darts       Join us for our Friday Night Social November 3rd. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Come join us for a social evening encompassing 3 of our popular sports. This is a fun and social evening for winter Friday Nights. Members can start out by … [Read more...]

Hola from The Finish Line – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, Thirty one days later I entered the old town of Santiago de Compostela and faced the massive cathedral. As it was a national … [Read more...]

Hola from Ocebreiro – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, The walk to the top of Ocebreiro began in La Portela de Valcarce. It was rough going in spots to La Faba and then there were 5 … [Read more...]

AGM – Notice of Meeting

NOTICE OF MEETING The Annual General Meeting of The Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club will take place on October 22, 2017 at 1:00pm in Carnarvon House. Printable copy of the Agenda can be found by clicking here. Printable copy of the Minutes of the 2017 SAGM can be found by clicking … [Read more...]

Hola from La Portela de Valcarce – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola from La Portela de Valcarce! Tomorrow I will walk up and over Ocebreiro. It is a significant "effort" along the way and I will … [Read more...]

Hola from Santibanez de Valdeiglesia – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, I am now in Santibanez de Valdeiglesia and like so many of these small towns you find the albergue by heading for the church. I … [Read more...]