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July 28, 2013: Picnic & Petanque in Girard

Hello/ Bonjour: Keep an eye on the sky for although the forecasts, http://www.katc.com/pages/8-day-forecast/ (or) http://www.klfy.com/weather , give a ray of hope for this Sunday (as they did for last month), July's meeting was indeed "a wet day" and thus cancelled, with a deluge concentrated on the north side of town while not a puddle formed around my house, only a…
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Petanque in Lafayette: Not Simply a Sporting Event…

Hello/ Bonjour: Suffering the same fate that most languages in the coming century will, local French dialects are rapidly becoming extinct. And as a strong collaborator of Alliance Française de Lafayette, a secondary mission of our club, La Boule Cadienne de Lafayette, is to preserve and promote the French language. So we have added some…
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June 23, 2013: Petanque and Perspiring in Girard Parc

Hello/ Bonjour: Parasols and trees aside, anticipate a wet day; with recent days' heat indexes exceeding 100deg. F,  if rain does not drench you sweat will. Starting at about 2pm, the game is located around the north end of the park, behind the UL Alumni Center. Weather: http://www.katc.com/pages/8-day-forecast/ (or) http://www.klfy.com/weather
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April 28, 2013: Petanque Game and Festival International

Hello/ Bonjour: Coinciding with Festival International, which spans April 24- April 28 in nearby downtown Lafayette, this month's game will start at about 2pm Sunday and last approximately a couple hours; the courts are on the north end of Girard Park behind the UL Alumni Center. While a chance of rain is forecasted for the entire duration…
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