Bridge windup lunch

Tuesday afternoon social bridge ended today with a potluck lunch. We finished off the lunch with a birthday cake to celebrate Georgia Thorneycroft's birthday. Summer social bridge will continue on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm starting April 10 with Susan DeGryp in charge. Everyone is welcome to … [Read more...]

He’s done it again

John Dolman, club handyman extraordinaire, was the subject of an earlier news item after a Google mapping vehicle spotted him leaving the club with a large piece of plastic, used to make holders for two club tablet computers. When John was asked if he would take on the challenge of designing and … [Read more...]

Spring fashion

At the Semi-AGM on April 8, samples of new club shirts, vests and hat will be available to try on. Members may then place an order. The orders will be taken by Henriette Ballinger, Marian Burow and Tanis Ranger who will be set up for this activity immediately following the adjournment of the … [Read more...]

March 25 Open House

A mainly sunny day with double digit temperatures allowed what was expected to be an indoor open house to have an outdoor component. Two rinks were set up allowing curious visitors to roll a few bowls and get a sense of the sport of bowls. Inside both club houses members and guests mingled and … [Read more...]

Spring forward

While our first day on the greens is still some weeks away, preparations of every type continues. On March 20 a small group of members were inside Carnarvon House working on details for our first open house March 25. While this open house is expected to be largely an indoor affair, we hope to have a … [Read more...]

Mystery man identified

A Google image captured a fellow later identified as club member John Dolman.  John is seen here taking a piece of plastic to his home workshop to begin construction of two tablet computer holders which are now located in Anderson House and Carnarvon House. It’s contributions like this … [Read more...]

New Club Clothing

After considerable consultation and research, the Executive has approved several new items of club clothing: Shirt, Vests and Hat. Below are photos of these new clothing options that will be available to view, try-on and order at the Semi-AGM on April 8. At that time members wishing to place an … [Read more...]

Using the online phone book

Update March 27, 2018. Technical difficulties reported earlier have been resolved. Minor changes have been made to text. Did you know you can follow along as your friends renew their membership in the club for 2018/19? Just open the phone book under "The Club" > "Members Only" and > … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament – March 10, 2018

Our third and last Short Mat Tournament of the season was held on Saturday 10th March.  These one day tournaments have been really successful this year, due to the fact that we have a third Mat in Carnarvon House. Small tables complete with flowers from Sandy and Rod's garden surround the … [Read more...]

The hour draws near

              The hour draws near   2018 Short Mat Bowls World Championships - Strömstad, Sweden As Andrew Harley wrote in his message to members, four of our five team members will leave tomorrow (March 11) for Sweden, with one, Brent Jansen having … [Read more...]