Daily draw attracts short mat bowlers

It was raining and cold outside but the action was hot inside. Four members were enjoying a game of short mat bowling. The spacious bright surroundings of the newly renovated Anderson House allowed ample space for spectators to watch the many fine shots being played. To be fair, one bowl was seen to … [Read more...]

Christmas dinner

Seventy-nine members and guests attended this year’s Christmas dinner. A delicious traditional meal was followed by a draw for raffle prizes. Later, members raised their voices, some more reluctantly than others, to sing Christmas carols. A considerable amount of food, as well as cash donations, … [Read more...]

Decorating Carnarvon House

Only a handful of members showed up this morning helping with the Christmas decorations of Carnarvon House.  As you will see in the pictures they did a wonderful job. Please join us on the 8th. December for our Christmas Dinner. Photos and text courtesy of Anne Payne … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament December 1st, 2018

The club held its first Short Mat Tournament in the renovated Anderson House. All went very well with everyone having a good time. We did some changes in the way we used Anderson House, which seemed to help the flow of players in and out of the building during the tournament. The east end of … [Read more...]

What were they thinking?

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Annual General Meeting

On Sunday, November 18, the club held its AGM with 80 members in attendance. In accordance with past practice the meeting opened with a moment of silence in memory of club members who passed away since our last general meeting. For the first time all committee reports were uploaded to the club … [Read more...]

Building on a dream

The club has come a long way since early visionaries conceived the idea of a lawn bowling club in 1951. An interesting history of the club’s first half century can be found on this website under the menu items “News” and “Club History”. Another chapter in our history has been written in 2018 with … [Read more...]

AHEP – 14 Nov 18

The Anderson House Expansion Project is now almost complete and the building ready for its official re-opening. This is expected to take place in conjunction with our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, November 18 with Mayor Kevin Murdoch cutting the ribbon. Anderson House will be heavily used for … [Read more...]

Deer me!

On November 14 two deer were spotted on the club grounds. They apparently had dropped by to inspect the newly renovated Anderson House. While visiting they also took the liberty to snack on some of our plants. … [Read more...]

Working Bee

Saturday November 10 saw club volunteers at work preparing Anderson House for short mat play. The renovation project is rapidly coming to an end as can be seen in these photos submitted by Anne Payne. Additional photos from November 11 courtesy of Anne Payne. … [Read more...]