Join the Legation Boules Club and learn about petanque. Watch or register with the Legation Boules Club and help fundraise for the French Legation. The Legation Boules Club has been meeting weekly for nearly twenty years naming their club after the historic French Legation. Boules, or petanque, is a outdoor game played the world over originating in France. In recognition of this French connection, the Legation Boules Club meets every Wednesday on the grounds of the French Legation, but this Saturday they will meet for a tournament inviting other teams for a friendly competition.