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…

John Deniseger:  Bringing the World to Milner Gardens

Maybe it was the return of the snowbirds, maybe it was the promise of Spring but our April guest speaker, John Deniseger, spoke to a packed house at our April meeting pulling us into the magical world of Milner Gardens where “Education, Conservation and Inspiration” are the key words to it’s mission. John Deniseger, who…

Rhododendron and Garden Tour

— MILNER GARDENS AND WOODLAND TOUR – May 8, 2018 — A beautiful seaside retreat in Qualicum Beach, once reserved for royalty, was the perfect place to spend a sunny Tuesday morning strolling through the lush woodland lanes and witnessing the breathtaking Springtime splendour of rhododendrons at their best.  Liane, our guide, was exceptional, interspersing details…