Out & About: John Hart Dam Community Tour

– JOHN HART GENERATING STATION AND DAM COMMUNITY TOUR – | Campbell River | Sunday, July 9 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | The third annual John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project community event is a unique annual opportunity to see the construction site and watch the project evolve.  Construction activity will shut down…

Out &About: Bus Field Trip – Island Timberland

Do You Know What Island Timberlands Does? Well, 48 Northwest Bay PROBUS members do now! That’s how many of us put on forest safety gear: orange helmets and vests, before heading into the Arrowsmith hinterlands to explore Island Timberlands local domain. Makenzie Leine, Manager of Community and Government Relations with I.T., entertained members with many…

Out & About: Paint Splatter Party

Northwest Bay PROBUS | Jackson Pollock Inspired: Paint Splatter Party On a sunny Saturday afternoon in June, local artists unleashed their creativity under the direction of ‘The Donald’. Adopting Jackson Pollock-like stances they splattered paint their canvasses, the room and themselves in a dazzling display of colour. The event concluded with the creation of a…

David Hahn: Nanaimo Costco Store Manager

On Friday, May 5th, David Hahn, Manager of Nanaimo Costco gave an informative and frank presentation to possibly the largest audience ever to attend a Northwest Bay PROBUS meeting.  Seventy-nine people waited anxiously as David’s opening comments answered the question on everyone’s mind: “Does the Nanaimo Costco have plans to relocate?”  His answer… “None right now” after which…

Out &About: An Evening at the Theatre: Pirates of Penzance

Northwest Bay PROBUS | An evening at the Theatre | May 10, 2017 After plundering the local eateries and watering holes, and prowling about the fair streets of the Village of Qualicum Beach, our band of seventeen Northwest Bay Probusites converged in the Village Theatre for the sold-out performance of “The Pirates of Penzance”, a…

Out & About: Jeeves Takes a Bow

Join us on a road trip to Chemainus in Septemeber to enjoy a spot of British comedy.  “Jeeves Takes a Bow” Bertie Wooster has bitten off more of The Big Apple than he can chew. All attempts to inflict his charming ineptitude on America and break into show biz are foiled by a kooky childhood…