Mardi Gras and Casino

Mardi Gras, French for “Fat Tuesday”, is celebrated internationally, most widely known to us in Brazil (Carnival) and New Orleans. Strings of beads in purple (Justice), gold (Power) and green (Faith), are worn, as well as masks – the more elaborate, the better. With a Cajun style buffet and the Hurricane, a Mardi Gras drink with rum (YUM!),…

PROBUS Does Dim Sum!

Dim Sum, a style of Chinese cuisine, prepared as small bite-sized portions of served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. With Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig to celebrate, learn how to control those slippery dumplings with chopsticks.     When:  Saturday February 9, 2019  11:00 a.m. Where: Shanghai City Restaurant, Brooks Landing,…

“Self Help” at the Bailey Theatre

Promising an evening of fun, the Nanaimo Theatre Group is presenting this play about a married pair of second-rate actors who become nationally renowned self-help gurus. Their newly found fame and fortune quickly unravels into a farcical comedy of errors as they struggle to maintain their new lifestyle. Note: Tickets must be paid for at the February meeting…

Okanagan Wine Tour

— Okanagan Wine Tour! — Wine Tasting!  It’s obvious our club enjoys getting together and trying new varietals ….. well, in September our club’s anticipating that we’ll be heading to the Okanagan on a group tour that’s bound to be informative, entertaining and fun. Lynne Hannay, from Nanaimo, set the stage at the December meeting…

Pizzazz and Pizza – Bowling!

Well, were really on a roll on Sunday, October 21!  Our three teams, The Lofties, Spring Rolls, and Beauties and the Beast, showed a lot of style and pizzazz as they fired those balls down the alleys at Sunset Bowling Lanes in Parksville.  The Lofties were hot, coming up with the highest game average.  Top…

PROBUS Goes to the Bailey Studio

OUT & ABOUT TO THE THEATRE Friday, November 2, 2018 8:00 p.m. An outing to The Bailey Studio is always fun.  And this time the play, Murder in Green Meadows, will keep you guessing.  A successful architect and his wife move into their dream home.  They are soon visited by their new neighbours and friendship…