Remember Tundra the Wolf and January Speaker Gary Allan?

Remember Tundra the Wolf and January Speaker Gary Allan? Gary has a new opportunity for small groups to visit Tundra and to meet with a First Nations Elder.  The program is called: “Reconciliation and the Wolf” The cost of program is $40 per person for people 16 & above. Need 6 people per session which…

The Adventures of Five Old Mountain Men – April 2019

Well Roger Griffiths gave us what we asked for – a light-hearted visual encompassing both video and still images of 5 men in their 70’s who each year fly into remote locations for a 5 day hiking/camping trip.  These are no ordinary hikes and the preparation, planning and logistics are impressive. The physicality of the…

Dr David Prud’homme: A Space Odyssey

Well our March guest speaker, David Prud’homme, did not disappoint. In response to the question, what lies up in the stars? The answer is a whole lot of nothing, with large amounts of space between planets – stars and galaxies. David did so many comparisons to the size of the earth to the sun, moon,…

“Self Help” at the Bailey Theatre

An intrepid group of 19 Probus members – “Theatrical wannabes” was off to see the production “Self-Help” on Feb 22 in Nanaimo. Many of us had been to previous productions at The Bailey that are usually British humour of the dry farce variety. This one turned over our definition of farce.  Norm Foster is considered…

Probus Bowling Challenge – January 20th

On Sunday January 20th, two teams, The Pin Heads and Valiant Effort, while battling it out at Sunset Lanes, displayed some very interesting bowling techniques. At the awards dinner at Boston Pizza, DAVID WHITE was recognized for the highest individual game (168) and the aggregate three game total (352).  SUE KELLY had the next highest individual…