Nanaimo Harbour Full Moon Kayak Tour

Northwest Bay PROBUS | An evening out paddling Nanaimo Harbour Full Moon Tour On September 6th, a couple members of our club were handed paddles, PDFs and asked to choose our rental kayak from the array of colourful kayaks.  After a quick ‘how to’ paddle tutorial and some safety tips we followed our Alberni Outpost…

Out & About: Jeeves Takes a Bow

Northwest Bay PROBUS | An afternoon at the Theatre A favourite activity for some of our club is to partake in a sumptuous buffet luncheon and catch an afternoon play. On Wednesday, September 13th, a dozen club members ventured south to Chemainus Theatre to enjoy a spot of British comedy in the play called ‘Jeeves…

Terri Mack: Connecting You with the Indigenous World

“Gilakas’la!”: “Welcome! Come with all that you are.” These are the words that greeted PROBUS members who came out to hear a fascinating presentation by Terri Mack on September 1st.  Terri, a member of the Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala Nation Band, is an educator, author and founding member of Strong Nations Publishing in Nanaimo.  Her greeting, a…

Taste of Moroccan Cooking Demonstration

Northwest Bay PROBUS | Taste of Morocco – Cooking Demonstration On Friday, Nov. 10th, sixteen ‘foodies’ from our Club joined Cathie Hamilton (guest chef) around the kitchen at Worldly Gourmet Kitchen Store in Ladysmith for an evening of cooking out of Africa. With a glass of wine in hand, each of us watched and listened…

Isobel Mackenzie: BC Seniors Advocate

Isobel Mackenzie: Seniors’ Advocate for BC:   “Whatever age you are, continue to live!” Our July Speaker, Isobel Mackenzie, has over 20 years’ experience working with seniors in home care, licensed care, community services and volunteer services. In 2014 she accepted the Advocate position which was created as a politically neutral appointment and which cannot…