Club Articles and Stories

This page includes many of the articles and stories submitted to the Oakmont Newspaper by OVA’s Board recognized clubs, groups, and organizations.
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Library Matters

With the encouraging news of vaccinations and impending movements to less restrictive tiers, know that the Oakmont Village Library with its over 100 volunteers is

Pétanque Club

PLAYING TIP: SLOW IT DOWNThe official Pétanque rules specify that a next throw must be made within a minute of the previous throw or completion

Oakmont Garden Club

Patty McHugh “To a gardener there is nothing more exasperating than a hose that just isn’t long enough.” Cecil Roberts THIS MONTH IN THE GARDEN

Kiwanis Club activities

The March Kiwanis Magazine arrived in my mail today. I have been reading articles written by 8 Kiwanis members who are educators or health care

OHI Fund Raiser

OHI classes are free to participants, but additional funds to supplement basic expenses are always welcomed. Tax-deductible donations are being accepted through Oakmont Community Foundation

Boost That Metabolism

An article published recently in Circulation, described “short bursts of physical exercise induce changes in the body’s levels of metabolites that correlate to an individual’s

Month o’ Green

During this Saint Patrick’s Day month, Oakmont Health Initiative recognizes the luck of having JoRene lead classes, even if it means on Zoom from her

Oakmont Lawn Bowling Club

By Mary Blake In my last article, I said that every part of me (toes, nose, shoulders, pendulum of my arm) needs to aim for

Happy Anniversary

•John Brodey Happy Anniversary S.A.Y. It was 50 years ago, almost to the day, when one of the oldest nonprofit organizations in Sonoma County opened

Water Aerobics

It’s really not as cold as shown in this picture as the pool is toasty warm and Mary’s Polar Bears welcome you to join them

Oakmont Garden Club

Patty McHugh I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’ve been taking advantage of the nice days to garden, although I have to

PÉTANQUE FEATURED IN “UNCORKED”

Boules being tossed on leisurely afternoons in Provençal village squares dotted with plane trees, or on gravel-patch streets in front of cafés bordered outside by

Reducing Unforced Errors

by Bruce Hill One area of pickleball where I excel is repeatedly making unforced errors. I naturally turned to Oakmont’s pickleball coach, Adam MacKinnon, for

Oakmont Lawn Bowling Club

By Mary Blake I’m writing this on February 9th. That’s 2 full weeks before you’ll see this in your mailbox, which means things may have

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