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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]