Pacific Biological Station Tour – June 20

— PACIFIC BIOLOGICAL STATION TOUR – JUNE 20 —  The mystique and magic of our oceans has fascinated locals and scientists for centuries.  What goes on in our seas and throughout their depths is simply amazing, and hidden in Nanaimo is one of Canada’s leading research stations that opened its doors for us again this…

Byron Horner: Great Bear Rainforest

Upon completing university, Byron Horner and Ian McAllister, long- standing best friends, chose career paths that went off in completely different directions:  Byron to become a corporate lawyer and businessman; Ian an environmentalist, photographer and film maker.  Many years later fate re-connected them for the making of IMAX film: The Great Bear Rainforest when Byron,…

Friday on the Green Returns!

FRIDAY ON THE GREEN Probus Golf May 11, 2018 It was an absolutely beautiful sunny day for golf at the Qualicum Memorial Golf Course on Friday, May 11.  There were 7 foursomes of NWB Probus golfers for a Nine & Dine initially teeing off at 2:56 in the afternoon plus 3 additional members who came…

NWB PROBUS – 15th anniversary!

Well, wasn’t that a party!  With 61 members and 11 guests present, we had a packed house as we celebrated our Club’s 15th Anniversary in grand style at the April meeting.  Looks as though our Snowbirds are home to roost and to welcome Springtime in beautiful Nanoose Bay and environs. Don and Phil provided us…

Jazz In June

JAZZ IN JUNE Join your PROBUS friends to carpool to a jazz concert at Shaw Auditorium in Nanaimo. Details below:       ____________________________________________________________________ June 15  –  LOVING JAZZ Rosemary Lindsay and Ken Lister   SHAW AUDITORIUM Vancouver Island Conference Centre 101 Gordon St, Nanaimo, BC 7:30 – 9:30 ADMISSIONS   Concert $30 Members $20 Sign up…

Gabriola Tour

REPORT ON THE JUNE 12th TOUR OF BEAUTIFUL GABRIOLA ISLAND Fourteen members of NWBay PROBUS Club carpooled to the Gabriola Ferry on June 12.  The day was overcast but dry and we had smooth sailing.  The first port of call was the Hardware and Garden Centre.  The proprietors were very friendly and happy to have…