Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

Drawing Bored by Bob Lee

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Lips that touch liquor; not at Lake Quivira

Lips that touch liquor; not at Lake Quivira

National Prohibition, Kansas Prohibition, Eighteenth Amendment, Carry Nation, sale of liquor in private clubs in Kansas, Judge Harvey J. Emerson, Dr. K. C. Haas, Dr. Haas v. Quivira, Inc., Arthur Stanley, Thomas Finigan

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(l to r) Charles Segebrecht, Randy Treas, Paul Brown. Photo by Mendy Jarman

Seasoned sailor throws caution to the wind on Lake Quivira’s ‘hard water’

By Charles Segebrecht “Just like riding a bicycle!” intrepid sailor, Paul Brown, exclaimed. On a dare from us, and determination, courageousness and boldness on his part, a now risk-adverse Paul was drifting back into his immortal adolescence. Discarding the old sailing adages –”skating on thin ice,” “go to sea in a sieve,” “sail too near [...]

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Here Come the Trout!

Here Come the Trout!

Photos by Dieter Kinner

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For the Kalnys, this will be the second ‘Summer With No Electronics’

By Ben Kalny Technology is amazing. Every time I turn around, I learn of a new software application that blows my mind. As a father of four, it is humbling for my wife, Valerie, and me to try to navigate our culture and determine what is appropriate and at what age. For our children, I’m [...]

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Grab-n-Go at the Clubhouse, mornings Tuesday-Thursday

Grab-n-Go at the Clubhouse, mornings Tuesday-Thursday

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Easter Brunch, Sunday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Ballroom

Easter Brunch, Sunday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Ballroom

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Artist Reception on April 17 to introduce new exhibit at Clubhouse

Artist Reception on April 17 to introduce new exhibit at Clubhouse

By Mary Linda Boling Lake Quivira’s Rotating Art Exhibit continues with an exciting new show that will be kicked off on Thursday, April 17, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. with a reception in the Great Room.  You are invited to view, and perhaps purchase, the accomplished works of three area artists.  Karen K. Harding, Jeannie [...]

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Invitation to join Lake Quivira Country Club

Invitation to join Lake Quivira Country Club

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Photo by Dan Witt

A break in the ice may be a break in the mystery of ‘Why all the eagles?’

By Dawn Gabel What’s up with all the eagles? The extreme number of bald eagle migratory population at Lake Quivira has raised the question around dinner tables across the lake and subsequently in the March 18 issue of the Kansas City Star. The answer is that the break in the ice of the Kansas River [...]

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Photo by Susan Hidalgo

Snow and ice create winter beauty

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Jerry Baird

Five candidates seek positions on Q Inc. Board; three will be selected at Annual Meeting

At the urging of a number of my Lake Quivira friends and neighbors. I have decided to run for the Board of Directors of Quivira, Inc. because they believe my background, past experiences and educational preparation would be valuable in service to our community as we transition to a new general manager. During the fifteen [...]

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Garden Club 2014 Schedule of Events (updated March 29)

Garden Club 2014 Schedule of Events (updated March 29)

Photos by Ron Bower

Lenora Larson of Long Lips Farm in Paola speaks to the Garden Club about “The Artistic Garden”

Lake Quivira Homes Tour Kick-off Event April 24

Lake Quivira Homes Tour Kick-off Event April 24

By Gayle Best Jennifer Bertrand, HGTV Design Star Season 3 Winner, will be the guest speaker at our Homes Tour Kick-off event taking place Thursday evening, April 24. Jennifer lives in Kansas City and is in demand for speaking and design engagements across the country. Lake Quivira is a special “friend” of hers, and she [...]

Photo of the Month - "Dirt bike trick rider, Austin Drummond. By Leslie Treas

Photo Club members challenged to capture ‘Signs of Spring’

By Dieter Kinner The March LQPC meeting was on March 11. The main topic for the evening was Creating Sharp Images. To prevent blurry images we need to correctly control the following: * The focus settings on the camera * Eliminate camera shake * Have a shutter speed that is fast enough for the focal [...]

Tennis Talk – April 2014

Tennis Talk – April 2014

By Tim Oberhelman, LQ Tennis Pro Tennis 2014 is here, finally! Hello Lake Quivira, Once again it is time to get on the courts, well almost. Today it snowed again, but that only stops the weak. Let’s kick off the spring in April and start doing the Saturday morning clinics as follows: (Watch for start [...]

Results from monthly fishing tourneys to determine ‘LQ Angler of the Year’

By AJ Delaney I wanted to let everyone know about this year’s LQ fishing Tournament trail. We are planning to have a monthly fishing tournament again this year, starting April 26. We will use the same format as last year with a few exceptions. Each tournament will begin at 7 a.m. with registration/check-in at Eastside Park [...]

Nine-hole ladies to host Invitational at LQ on September 17

By Ev Bates Our 9-hole golf group is excited for warmer weather and another great golfing season. Be sure to sign up in the Pro Shop for opening day on April 8. We have many events planned, including spring and fall luncheons, informal and formal guest days, three member tournaments, a 9-hole Invitational at Shadow [...]

Photo by Ron Bower

QMGA Opening Day is Four Man Scramble on April 12; teams drawn on April 11

By Jack Carson Opening Day It is finally here! At least the date is nearly upon us. Let’s just hope that the weather cooperates for Opening Day, April 12- Shotgun Start for a Four Man Scramble. The teams will be drawn on April 11,  the evening before. Additional details will be posted in the Pro [...]

QWGA’s first event on April 8 is open to 9- and 18-hole members

By Linda Cruse The Quivira Women’s Golf Association will officially kick off its 2014 season on April 8 with an event open to both 9- and 18-hole members. Members will meet at 9 a.m. in the Clubhouse for breakfast and meeting followed by a 12-hole golf event. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. [...]