Chicago & Dunham Woods Meet

2 Jul

The Chicago Club and The Dunham Woods Club got together for an active day of games, sunshine, delicious buffet, and great conversation. All hosted on a beautiful terrain. Thank you Dunham Woods for your wonderful hospitality and friendship.


Petanque Sunday May 13

12 May

Sunday Petanque, May 13th.
I know many of us have plans for Mothers Day and will NOT be playing Sunday. Jim and myself will NOT be there.

So, if you DO decide to play, be aware that chances are there will be a very light turnout. Reply to post if you will be there.

Spring Finally Arrives

25 Apr

Last Sunday, we officially kicked off the new outdoor season. It was great to get back on our beautiful terrain. The chilly weather and brisk wind kept the attendance numbers down. But the spirits were high.


French Connection 2018

29 Jul

The FRENCH CONNECTION at Cantigny Park in Wheaton is SUNDAY, August 12. Again this year, The Chicago Petanque Club will be organizing and demonstrating the game to all of the folks of this well attended, fun event.

Event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We need volunteers who can help setup at 10 a.m., lead demonstrations during the day, and help with take-down at 3 p.m. Come for an hour or stay all day. We NEED volunteers.

Let me know what time you can attend, so that I can put you on the FREE PARKING list. See link for all of the fun activities of the day. Dan D

Bastille Day Petanque 2017

17 Jun


Bastille Day celebration is Friday, July 14th 2017 at Lycée Francais, 1929 W Wilson, Chicago (note new location) starting at 5:30pm. We will be organizing petanque games. See website for complete schedule of events. Always a fun time.
Email Dan D to volunteer and play.

2 Clubs Meet on a Perfect Day

3 Sep

The Chicago PC was generously invited to the beautiful new terrain of The Dunham Woods PC in Wayne IL for a perfect afternoon of boules and a tasty buffet. New friendships were made and challenging games were played. The day’s finale was a champagne toast celebrating the meeting of the two clubs. Thank-you Dunham Woods.

Northside Park Wheaton

23 Jun

Our beautiful, new Northside Park terrain is certainly getting noticed. More folks are discovering petanque. Club meets on Sundays at 11 a.m.

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Northside Park Wheaton

18 Apr

The weather was perfect for a great day of petanque on our beautiful new Northside Park terrain. Everyone was getting back into their pointing and shooting shape after a long Chicago winter and delayed spring.


Neuqua HS visits CPC

26 Oct

Neuqua High School French Club visits our new Northside Park terrain. The chilly temperature and the wet terrain did not stop the hot pointing and shooting. Fun time for all. See entire photo album at

October picnic and petanque with Neuqua High School French Club

October picnic and petanque with Neuqua High School French Club

Chicago and Germany

31 Aug
Werner presents the Worrstadt Club shirt to Dan.

Werner presents the Worrstadt Club shirt to Dan.

Our friend from Germany, Werner Liebelt, was our guest of honor for one of our summer picnics. Many delicious dishes. Bob A. was our  “grill meister”, serving some mighty tasty brats. It was an entire afternoon of many games and great fun. Werner presents the Worrstadt Club shirt to Dan.