Interest Groups

 

 Interest Groups

Interest groups meet weekly, monthly or randomly, and are coordinated by a member with an interest in the activity. Your ideas and help are appreciated to keep these groups vibrant.

MAH JONG

Thursday 20 October at 1.30pm

Venue: Green Gables, 241 Bridge Street.

Please put your name on the list at the October Probus meeting, or contact Anne 

 

HAPPY SNAPPERS

Robin

Tuesday 18 October at 2.30pm (please note new start time)

The project for September is SURPRISE ME”Please submit up to 6 images on a dedicated flash-drive/memory stick. Unless there is a need for change of venue our meeting will, once again, be at Leonie’s and Warren’s home.

 

MONDAY WALKERS

Sally Carol 

Meet at 9.30am, walks are one hour.

3 Oct: Maitai River and parks - FLAT PARK: Millers Acre

COFFEE: Halifax Café

10th Oct Saxton Field, upper end - FLAT
PARK: top carpark, corner Saxton Rd and Suffolk Rd COFFEE: PICs, Saxton Rd

17th Oct Marybank – HILLY with flat option
PARK: by Corder Park in Atawhai Drive COFFEE: Columbus Coffee, Morrison Square

24th Oct No walk – Labour Day

31st Oct. Richmond West – FLAT
PARK: Jubilee Park, Richmond
COFFEE: Vanilla Bean Café, Lower Queen St.

 

GOURMET GROUP

Janet 

We had a wonderful brunch, at the Brick Eatery, attended by 33 members. We can highly recommend this venue – both the food and service were excellent.

For our next event we are off to New Orleans for Mardi Gras! Nothing too spicy. Alice will be sending out the menu ideas within the week. Hope you enjoy.

Ian and Jeanette have graciously offered their home as the location for our Christmas cocktail party this year...rain or shine! Sunday 27 November from 4pm to 7pm. More information will follow from Alice.

 
LOOKING OUT GROUP

Tony 

Friday 9 September, 1.50pm

Date and venue to be finalised, usually 1.50pm

Topic: The New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)
The next meeting will try to make sense of the ETS. More details to come later.

 

CYCLING

Christine 

Weekly on a Tuesday morning.
Rides are emailed on a Friday for the following Tuesday.

 

SOCIAL GOLF

The golfing group played at Greenacres in September as planned and the weather held up. Ten attended both the golf and the lunch that followed at the Grape Escape.

Next round will be on Monday 3 October, probably at Nelson Golf Club.

Derek

 

BOOK CLUB

Gill

Tuesday 11 October at 3pm

Hosted by Judy E. This month’s book is: Shakespear by Bill Bryson

 

MOVIE (and PIZZA) GROUP

Usually the fourth Wednesday of the month

  1. Sue will email out the appropriately timed movies beforehand. Please let her know if you are coming – she will make a booking with Bella Pizzeria.

 

LUNCH BUNCH

Sally A

Wednesday 28 September, at 12:00

This month the Lunch Bunch group will meet at the Hardy Street Eatery. There is easy parking over the road in Montgomery Square car park, and remember to pay for an extra half hour so you don’t feel rushed.

Please think of joining us.

 
SOCIAL CLIMBERS

Wayne

Thursday 27 October

The planned walk for October is the Wangapeka Track, led by Bill Page. More details to come later.