Games and Toys

Lego has gone through considerable changes over the years. When was this toy introduced? (LEGO via AP)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

From long-lasting traditions to fads, there’s a lot of history to play and recreation.

 

The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmasters League results are again coming in after a year off due to the pandemic

 

Lake Country RCMP are collecting toys and games for the Food Bank's Christmas Hamper program. (RCMP image)

Lake Country police driving for toys, games

RCMP involved with Food Bank’s Christmas Hamper program

 

The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmasters League results are again coming in after a year off due to the pandemic

The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)
The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmasters League results are again coming in after a year off due to the pandemic

The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)
The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmasters League results are again coming in after a year off due to the pandemic

The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)
The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmasters League results are again coming in after a year off due to the pandemic

The Vernon Pubmasters Darts League has resumed after missing the 2020-21 season due to COVID. (File photo)
Auldin Maxwell shows off one of the giant Jenga blocks which the makers of the game sent him to commemorate his work record stack earlier this year. (Submitted)

Young Salmon Arm Jenga record holder’s towers about to get much bigger

Auldin Maxwell was given 25 sets of giant wood blocks by the makers of the popular game

Auldin Maxwell shows off one of the giant Jenga blocks which the makers of the game sent him to commemorate his work record stack earlier this year. (Submitted)
Auldin Maxwell stacks the 693rd block on the top of record-breaking Jenga tower on Nov. 29. (Submitted)

Salmon Arm boy rests world-record attempt on single Jenga brick

Auldin Maxwell, 12, is now officially a Guinness world record holder.

Auldin Maxwell stacks the 693rd block on the top of record-breaking Jenga tower on Nov. 29. (Submitted)
Vernon Teach and Learn has earned numerous awards throughout its family-owned and operated history. (Photo submitted)

Vernon’s guide for Christmas toy shopping locally rather than online

Local businesses need support during the pandemic, and they’ve also got the goods this holiday season

Vernon Teach and Learn has earned numerous awards throughout its family-owned and operated history. (Photo submitted)
RCMP Cst. Solana Paré of the Kelowna Regional Detachment receives help with donations from six-year-old Nira during the 2019 Cram the Cruiser event, which has been cancelled but donations are being accepted at the Lake Country RCMP detachment. (Contributed)

Cram the Cruiser shifts gears in Lake Country

COVID-19 cancels original toy drive, but RCMP collecting new, unwrapped items and cash at detachment

RCMP Cst. Solana Paré of the Kelowna Regional Detachment receives help with donations from six-year-old Nira during the 2019 Cram the Cruiser event, which has been cancelled but donations are being accepted at the Lake Country RCMP detachment. (Contributed)
Sicamous visitors Ron Mohr (left) and Pam Conway braved the wildfire smoke for a road trip down Highway 97A to Vernon to drop off a couple of toys for the 32nd annual Santa’s Anonymous Toy Run Sunday, Sept. 13. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

North Okanagan annual toy run forges ahead

Santa’s Anonymous Society’s 32nd annual run has different look, feel

Sicamous visitors Ron Mohr (left) and Pam Conway braved the wildfire smoke for a road trip down Highway 97A to Vernon to drop off a couple of toys for the 32nd annual Santa’s Anonymous Toy Run Sunday, Sept. 13. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Tim Hortons delays hockey Barbie roll out to rush production of Black doll

Tim Hortons delays hockey Barbie roll out to rush production of Black doll

Currently, stores are selling the white version of the doll

Tim Hortons delays hockey Barbie roll out to rush production of Black doll
Vernon woman seeks replica of treasured children’s toy

Vernon woman seeks replica of treasured children’s toy

Monique Lee hopes someone has a replica of the Winnie the Pooh toy they’d be willing to part with

Vernon woman seeks replica of treasured children’s toy
The puzzle, benefitting Food Banks Canada, is available beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (Kraft Heinz Canada photo)

Heinz releases ‘ridiculously slow, all-red’ ketchup puzzle in Food Banks Canada fundraiser

COVID-19 social distancing protocols have allowed for many to pass the time with a puzzle or two

The puzzle, benefitting Food Banks Canada, is available beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (Kraft Heinz Canada photo)
Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmaster League results from the past week

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats
Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats

Vernon Pubmaster League results from the past week

Bullseye: Vernon dart league stats