WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL BLOG for La Pétanque Marinière in San Rafael, California. LPM has been an active Marin pétanque club since 1972 and affiliated with the Fédération of Pétanque USA, since 1975. We welcome people of all abilities, ages and nationalities to come and enjoy pétanque with us.

The Pierre Joske Courts are located on Civic Center drive in San Rafael. (click for directions). Casual games are played every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from about 1 pm. Tournament play is usually held on the second Sunday of every month.

Please consult the links on the sidebar to the right for more information on clubs in the bay area, nationally and world wide.

If you would like to play but haven't any boules, please contact our President, Christine Cragg, or Ken Lee. They can bring some for you to use, as well as introduce you to the basic skills and techniques of pétanque. In addition, if you are looking to purchase boules but are unsure as to which size and weight are right for you, we have a range of different examples from which to choose.

Monday, August 4, 2008

winkley memorial open

On Sunday, August 10, 2008

In Memory of Bob Winkley
Our dear friend and club member

La Pétanque Marinière will Host a Luncheon
(Roast Chicken, Salad, Vegetable, Cheese & Bread)
Bring your own plate and utensils
Followed by Panaché tournament

Tournament fee $5.00

Proceeds from tournament entry fees will go to

Doctors without Borders

Bottles of wine will be awarded as tournament prizes

Tournament registration closes @ 11 am sharp
Tournament begins after lunch

Casual games played in the morning

Lunch will be served at 11:30

Reservations are required for Club Hosted Lunch!!
NO LATER than Wednesday, Aug 6

For reservations contact: Claudie Chourre 415.456.1778
Or Alain Efron 415.479.5820 / aefron3@comcast.net

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