2012 Event Archives

January 24: General Meeting

“TC Jeopardy!”

Our favorite question and answer game is back with a new twist!  See teams compete for bragging rights and devise new ways of cheating their way to victory as they answer MG and TCMG-related questions.

FEBRUARY 11: Lame Duk Kup

Meet at Wildlife Reserve in Sepulveda Basin, 6350 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys.  Meet: 9:30am – Start: 10:00am. Duk flying, Duk racing, Duk concours, and of course a good meal. Get your FREE ducks at the January meeting, or at the event.  Contact Gene Olson for more info at 805-522-8052 or use the contact page to send an email.

FEBRUARY 28: General Meeting

“David Mathison: Driving a TC around Europe in the 1960′s”

David will be talking about his experiences driving his TC through Europe in the 60′s and showing slides from his journey.

March 18: Car Show Picnic

Bring a picnic lunch to the Queen’s English Car Show and enjoy the afternoon surrounded by hundreds of great British classics.  Meet around noon at the TCMG banner in the MG area of the show.  For more information on the show, click here.

March 27: General Meeting

Our guest speaker will be our own Pete Thelander, who will be offering us a preview of his upcoming presentation for the Kimber Festival. It is entitled “Researching M.G.’s Rarest Racer” and is sure be quite interesting!

APRIL 24: General Meeting

“David Mathison: My TC College Days”

David will recount his days as a starving college student driving a TC. He will share his ways to stretch the dollar and keep the TC going during VERY cold Minnesota winters.

May 22: General Meeting

Mike Simmons: “History of the Venus Transit”

Mike Simmons presents “History of the Venus Transit”.  Mike gave a fascinating talk several years ago on the history of the Mount Wilson Observatory, and then led us on a special tour of the observatory itself.  He is returning on May 22nd for a second presentation on the history of an important astronomical phenomenon which will be happening this coming June.  The talk will be followed up by an event on Mount Wilson where you can see it with your own eyes!  Don’t miss it, this won’t happen again until the year 2117!

June 18-22: GoF West 2012

See: http://www.gofwest.com

 JUNE 26: General Meeting / Annual Henkels Picnic

(Note Remote Location)

Meet at Henkels’ home at 7:00 PM and bring a picnic dinner.  See newsletter for details.

JULY 24 : General Meeting

TCMG’er Ron Wong will give a presentation on competing in Archery at the Senior Olympics.

August 18: Easley Pacific Railroad Tour

Bring a picnic lunch (dessert provided) and ride the train at Art Ludwick’s house in Glendora.  This is always a crowd pleaser so don’t miss it!  See newsletter for details.

Event canceled!

 AUGUST 28: General Meeting / Simon Movie Night

NOTE 7PM START!!!  (Also Note Remote Location)

Meet at Simon Automotive Museum. located at 15700 S Broadway, Gardena, CA 90248.  Enjoy popcorn and entertainment amongst fantastic cars!  The movie we are watching is footage from the Great Rallye Around Britian (G.R.A.B.) from 1992, when a group of TCMG’ers shipped their cars to England and toured for three weeks.  Some of the members who were there will be on hand to offer commentary and answer questions.  This is a night of TCMG history not to be missed!  Click here for a flyer and mark the date on your calendar!

SEPTEMBER 7-9: TCMG / ARR Conclave

This year’s conclave event will be held at the Narrow Gauge Inn in Fish Camp. Please get your reservations in early!  For the latest conclave information (as of April 30, 2012), click here.

SEPTEMBER 25: General Meeting

NOTE 7PM START!!!  (Also Note Remote Location)

Our September meeting will be held at the restoration shop of Hema Ratnayake.  He will talk to us about his work and all of the amazing cars he owns and has worked on.  Hema’s shop is located at 752 N. Loren Ave., Azuza, 91702.  Note earlier start time!

OCTOBER 23: General Meeting

“Halloween Meeting & Potluck Dinner”

– Halloween games (details soon!)
– Lasagna Dinner and Pot Luck
– Nominations for 2013 Board

NOTE 7PM START!!!  Lasagna is provided by club. Please see flyer (will arrive by mail) for RSVP and side dish info.

November 27: General Meeting

Our guest speaker is our own Pete Thelander, who will be showing us what it takes to race vintage M.G.s.

DECEMBER 2: Annual Meeting / TCMG Holiday Party

This year’s holiday party will be held at Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City on Sunday, December 2nd.  Save the date!  See newsletter for full info.

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