Mount Washington Day Trip

On Thursday August 9, join us for an out-&-about day trip to Mt. Washington.  We’ll take the chairlift up the mountain to see the 360-degree vistas and have a picnic lunch atop the mountain.  After lunch, we’ll drive for 10 minutes to the Paradise Meadows trailhead in Strathcona Provincial Park where we’ll walk on the…

Excursion to Denman and Hornby Islands

Excursion to Denman and Hornby Islands:  July 31st    Contact person:  Linda Burrows  Following on the heels of the wonderful tour of Gabriola Island, Linda Burrows has an even more event-filled “Island Day”!  In store for you: Departure from  Buckley Bay Ferry at 9 AM and over to Hornby for 9:40 ferry.  Cost per car $20.65. …

PROBUS Annual Picnic July 25th

OUR ANNUAL PROBUS PICNIC IS WEDNESDAY JULY 25th  Get ready for lots of fun!  The annual picnic is one of our Club’s most popular social events and it is always well attended.  This year’s theme is TACKY TOURISTS.  So get creative:  find your loudest shirt, your plaid shorts, and your ugliest hat and join us…

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…

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…