The City of Merritt maintains a property on Merritt Avenue behind the Desert Inn Hotel that is the home of the local Lawn Bowling club. In the recent weeks a rehabilitation  of some dandelion and other weeds has been under taken by city crews. A worker says that today they are bringing a fine sand to apply and make the course,” a very high standard”. The lawn bowling Club was once over by the Gilles House Extended care facility on Jackson street and extension of that building  made a property swap see the current location take over most of  the Nkawla Park providing a barrier to the river and an opportunity for a new club house. the Nkwala park had been the location of the founder of Merritt’s house as a display .

Lawn Bowling is well established and a good exercise and social interaction:

Today in history: May 13th 1994

Johnny Carson does his last late night television show.