Archives for 2017

Nov 18th Short Mat Results

Oak Bay held its second Club Short Mat Tournament today. We had a strong showing with 24 members participating. The final round was held in front of a large crowd which made for an exciting finish.  1st Place finish went to Colin Scott, Stephen Rikley, Svend Klausen and Robbie … [Read more...]

Orcas Spotted Near Niagara Falls

Team West Coast Orcas Team bonding took us to Niagara Falls today. Brent drove using our GPS system and arrived at noon. Weather was mild and rainy. After walking down the escarpment, watching the Maid of the Mist navigating below the falls, it was time to get soaked. Dressed in waterproofs the … [Read more...]

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New Experience for Andrew

The Short Mat team decided that Andrew needed to broaden his horizons so, where do we end up? Vietnamese cuisine. Brent used the GPS system to direct us to the vegetarian restaurant. Good food, good company.  Niagara Falls on the agenda for tomorrow, if the weather is ok.  … [Read more...]

Oak Bay Team Is on Their Way

Andrew, Brent, Dave and Mitch are on their way to the Canadian Short-Mat Championship in Toronto. Message from Andrew: "Departure 5 am for Toronto Short Mat team OBLBC in good spirits. Andrew" … [Read more...]

Conversational French, starting November 14

Beginners Conversational French starting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. Learn to speak our country's second official language in a fun and friendly environment. Mary Magill will be hosting a Beginners Conversational French session each Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Carnarvon House. Just bring … [Read more...]

Friday Night BD&D Pictures

Pictures from the Friday Night Bowl, Bar and Darts event on November 3, 2017 Thank you all for attending the Friday Night Bowls, Bar and Darts. We had 46 members show up on a wet and cold evening. Our thanks for filling up our chip box.       … [Read more...]

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...]