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Lawn Bowling

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Lawn bowling involves rolling slightly asymmetric balls, called bowls, close to a smaller—normally white—bowl called the “jack” o… Read more »

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Hooverball

Medicine ball used in Hooverball

Hooverball is a medicine ball game invented by President Herbert Hoover’s personal physician to help keep then-President Hoover fit.  In gene… Read more »

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Backyard Camping

Backyard Camping

You don’t have to go any further than your backyard to enjoy the outdoors.  Pitch a tent, unroll your sleeping bags (or use blankets, air mattresses an… Read more »

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Who Hasn’t Played Croquet?

Modern Croquet has its origins in Ireland and arrived in England in the 1850s.  The field can be as big or as small as the size of your lawn.  See the drawin… Read more »

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