2011 Event Archives
January 25: General Meeting
Wheel of Misfortune!
Teams will compete in a quiz game about TCs and the TC Motoring Guild.
FEBRUARY 12: Lame Duk Kup
FEBRUARY 22: General Meeting
Special guest speaker: Malcolm Buckeridge presents “My Life With Cars”
Our guest this month will be speaking about his life growing up in England, surrounded by his father’s many amazing cars, and other topics including being a factory trained British car mechanic.
March 20: Unofficial Event
Queen’s English British Car Show: All British car meet and auto Jumble at Woodley Park, Van Nuys. 9am-4pm.
March 22: General Meeting
Special Guest Speaker: Roger Fabrocini, Master Model Maker
Our guest speaker for March is Roger Fabrocini, a master model builder whose works are well known within the modeling community. Roger will show examples of his work and describe what is involved in building his models. For the more adventurous, he will also offer advice on building models of your own.
MARCH 26: Railfest in Fillmore
See newsletter for details or contact Gene Olson.
APRIL 26: General Meeting
David Edgar: “Casting your own parts”
David Edgar will be demonstrating how to cast your own parts, and showing the intake manifold he made for his own TC. This is something you may never see again so don’t miss it!
APRIL 30: Joe Douglass’ Annual Wildflower Picnic
Depart from McDonald’s in Castaic at 9:30 AM for a scenic drive to the California Poppy Reserves and a picnic lunch (bring your own!). See newsletter or contact Gene Olson for more information.
May 24th: General Meeting
“Videos of MG Factory Production”
We have the opportunity to preview fascinating video of the MG factory in about the ‘30s showing the assembly line, and testing facilities. We also have a very interesting video on William Morris, and how he started on bicycles, moved onto automobiles and became one of the richest men in his time. MG footage is included.
JUNE 28: General Meeting / Annual Henkels Picnic
Meet at Henkels’ home at 7:00 PM and bring a picnic dinner. See newsletter for details!
June 13-17: GoF West 2011 / MG 2011
June 25: Cherry Picking in Leona Valley
How many cherries can Gene Olson fit in his mouth this time? Join us and find out! Become a cherry connoisseur as you eat more than you put in your basket while finding the perfect tree to pick from! And to top it all off the drive to Leona valley is beautiful, with a lunch stop afterward… assuming you haven’t filled up on cherries.
Meet at 9:30 AM, depart by 10 AM, at McDonalds in Castaic. Take I-5 north to Lake Hughes Road exit. Lunch after event.
JULY 26 : General Meeting
“How well do you know your fellow TCMG’ers?”
Think you know your fellow club members pretty well after all these years? Test your knowledge and find out for sure!
AUGUST 23: General Meeting
“Other Uses for TC Parts”
A contest to find the most creative and ingenious (or not) alternate uses for MG TC parts.
AUGUST 6: Shapiro Car Collection
Meet at TCMG’er Joel Shapiro’s car collection at 11:00 AM. Contact Gene Olson for directions.
SEPTEMBER 27: General Meeting / Simon Movie Night
Meet at Simon Automotive Museum, NOT at the usual Montrose location. Enjoy popcorn and entertainment amongst fantastic cars! See newsletter for address and info.
SEPTEMBER 23-25: TCMG / ARR Conclave
This year’s conclave event will be held at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo . See newsletter for details or contact Gene Olson.
OCTOBER 25: General Meeting
“Halloween Meeting & Potluck Dinner”
– Halloween hat contest
– Centerpiece contest
– Nominations for 2011 Board
NOTE 7PM START!!! Lasagna is provided by club. Please see flyer (in the mail) for RSVP and side dish info.
November 22: General Meeting
“Kids in TCs – What is the law?”
Joyce Edgar will be speaking about the current laws on transporting kids in cars, and how this pertains to our TCs. Have a question on how today’s vehicle laws apply to your M.G.? This is your chance to ask!
November Event: To be announced
DECEMBER 11: Annual Meeting / TCMG Holiday Party
Sunday, December 11 at Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City. Please get reservations in by November 22. See newsletter for more information.