logo-smallBalaia Bowls Club News and Events 2020

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YOU MAY CARE TO LOOK BACK AT HAPPIER TIMES.
PHOTOS FROM SPECIAL EVENTS AND TOUR MATCHES OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS OR SO CAN BE SEEN HERE

BOWLS ALGARVE WINTER LEAGUE BEGINS ON SATURDAY 17th OCTOBER- MORE INFORMATION HERE

2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

This was held on Friday September 4th. A new committee was elected. Details here.
However, there were no nominations for Chairman or Treasurer. Both these posts are therefore vacant.

Presentations were made to the winners of the club competitions. Photos will be available shortly.


TUESDAY AND FRIDAY 'ROLL-UPS' RESUMED FROM TUESDAY 15th SEPTEMBER

There MAY be some restrictions on numbers, initially at least. We will keep track of who attends roll-ups, just in case.
We are therefore asking members AND visitors to book a spot in advance. This MUST be done by email to bookings@balaiabowls.org
THIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS ONLY TO BE USED FOR BOOKING ROLL-UPS. ALL OTHER GAMES MUST BE BOOKED VIA GOLF RECEPTION
Members will have access to the equipment shed for scoreboards, pushers, mats and woods. Shoes will NOT be available.
Changing rooms, lockers and showers remain out of bounds.
It has been agreed with our hosts Balaia Golf Village that all users accept that they use the facilities at their own risk.
You are all well aware of 'social distancing' and everything else that must now be taken into consideration
Sanitising liquids are available if you don't have your own.

ROLL UPS WILL BEGIN AT 1000am finishing at around 12noon.
PLEASE ARRIVE AT 0945 SO THAT WE CAN BEGIN ON TIME AND MAKE THE MOST OF THE MORNING

  All arrangements are subject to continuous review.

If you need a scorecard you can print one from here.

VISITORS  GREEN FEE REMAINS AT €10
VISITORS MAY PLAY AT OTHER TIMES WITHOUT A MEMBER PRESENT BUT MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN A JACK.
 YOU WILL HAVE NO ACCESS TO THE EQUIPMENT STORE FOR WOODS AND MATS
RINKS ARE TO BE BOOKED VIA  GOLF RECEPTION  289  570  442 OR IN PERSON AVAILABLE 1000 - 1600 DAILY


TOURING SIDE VISITS OCTOBER 2020 AND SPRING 2021

We have been asked if we can host a tour side early in October. The committee will be discussing this on Tuesday 29th.

We have currently five touring games scheduled for Spring 2021 and two for the autumn. We hope that more will be added once life returns to something like normal.


BALAIA BOWLS CLUB HOSTED A MEMORIAL DAY TO ABSENT FRIENDS IN AID OF 'A GAIVOTA' CHILDREN’S HOME, ALBUFEIRA

Wednesday 4th March 2020

A good turn out on a sunny day. Valverde were the winners of this triples event. Thanks to all who took part.
The event raised 420 € for the charity. Some pictures and video clips here.

VALENTINE'S DAY FUN BOWLS

Eight teams took part. Congratulations to winners Janice Hartley and Clarke Slemon.


CHRISTMAS DINNER 2019

Splendid evening at Restaurante Mato à Vista near Paderne especially when Santa Claus came with his sack! Click a picture to see it full size.

A raffle held on the night raised around €100 for the orphanage 'A Gaivota'.
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