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Probus Club of Bobbin Head



Pasta and Pizza Italian Lunch


Papas Gourmet Pasta and Pizza Restaurant in St Ives Shopping Village

To be rescheduled due to Covid restrictions

Register with Dennis Cowell when advised in the Newsletter

Come and enjoy a warming winter lunch in the comfort of this popular restaurant located in the St Ives Shopping Village (lower level). Menu will be “fixed price” and includes a selection of pizzas, pastas and salads. BYO drinks permitted; corkage included.

Robertson Hotel Winter Yulefest


A one day trip has been arranged to the Robertson Hotel, Robertson in the Southern Highlands for a Winter Yulefest luncheon on Monday 26 July 2021. The bus trip includes morning tea at Sublime Point Bulli and a three course Yulefest lunch with trimmings at the historic Robertson Hotel (formerly Ranelagh House). Cost per person is $95 and to be paid by Thursday 17 June (next meeting). 

The bus will depart the Turramurra Bowling Club at 9 30am and return at approximately 4 00pm. Bookings to commence immediately to Simon Solomons either via mobile or email.

Bus Leaves Turramurra Bowling Club at 9:30 am Monday 26th July !!

Welcome to Spring (Again!)

Lunch at The Belrose Hotel

Tuesday 31st August 2021 at 12.00pm

We did it last year – and we are doing it again this year!
Come and celebrate the arrival of Spring with your fellow members on the eve of the new season!
Every Tuesday is "Tight Tuesday" at the. Most main meals are reduced to only $15, with some exceptions for specials. We have booked tables in their large function room for lunch so we can accommodate all who want to come.
To book, contact Dennis Cowell.

 Order and pay for you own meals and drinks at the time of ordering. Once ordered, the meals will be delivered to your table when ready.
Directions: Just travel north along Mona Vale Road to Forest Way where you will turn right and travel a few kilometres (3.7kms) until reaching Hews Parade on the right. Turn right there and the Belrose Hotel is only 100 metres on the left. Parking is plentiful in their large car park. Entry to the hotel is level.

Sydney Cricket Ground - Private Guided Walking Tour 

Date: Monday 27th September 2021

Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm

Cost: $22 (Special Probus Concession Rate)

Led by an experienced guide. Venture behind the scenes and see the field of play, Media Centre, Players Dressing Rooms, Walk of Honour, Historic Members Reserve, SCG Museum (cricket memorabilia, rugby league, football and AFL sporting treasures, other exhibitions).

What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunscreen or rain gear depending on the weather.

Getting there: We will travel as a group by train and light rail to Moore Park. More details later. Feel free to make your own way there if more convenient.

Booking: Contact Dennis Cowell 

 Payment: Payment by cash or cheque before or at the meeting on 8th September or by that date via EFT directly to the Club’s Westpac bank account: Account name:Probus Club of Bobbin Head Inc BSB 032 089 Account No 146781 Please include your name on all payments.

Fitness: The tour is a steady stroll and we sit down every 10 minutes or so. 90% of the tour is wheelchair friendly, however the Members’ Pavilion is not as there is no elevator due to Heritage requirements.


Refreshments: Not available at the SCG itself but available nearby in the Entertainment Centre.

General: The SCG Walking Tour is a fascinating journey behind the scenes of the SCG and the Museum. The precinct is Sydney’s home of sport where international heroes play cricket, rugby union, rugby league, football/soccer, AFL. Hear entertaining stories of players, spectators, and events as you take in the sporting architecture and ambience of the SCG.

Upcoming Events

Concerts and Shows

Saturday 28th August 1.30pm - Cabaret - presented by Willoughby Theatre Co. 

 Tickets $49.00

Saturday 16th October 1.30pm - Mamma Mia - presented by The Willoughby Theatre Co

Tickets $59.50

Visit to Hyde Park Barracks - Thursday 19th August 2021  


A UNESCO World Heritage-listed site in the heart of historic Sydney, the Hyde Park Barracks is an extraordinary living record of early colonial Australia. Originally built to house convicts, the Barracks has also served as an immigration depot, asylum, law courts and government offices. Today it is a cutting-edge museum.  The tour runs for 90 minutes. Visitors will be given a sanitised iPod and headphones on arrival. 

Travel by the 9.18 train from Turramurra Station to Town Hall Station where it is a short walk to Macquarie Street. 

Entry to the Barracks is for the set time of 10.30 am due to the current Covid plan. 

Entry to Museum $20 payable at August meeting (Monday 9th August 2021).

Register with Julie Killin to attend this outing 

Morning Tea at Hornsby RSL

MORNING TEA - HORNSBY RSL CLUB - Monday 2nd August and 6th September 10:00 am if not Covid restricted

Come along and meet up with your fellow members and friends for morning tea at the Hornsby RSL Club– 4 High St. Hornsby.

We will meet in the Club’s Courtyard area near to the bar and coffee machine. Please order and pay for your own morning tea and sit with your fellow members and friends. 

This is a great time to catch up with other members and hear how they are doing. As always, I totally recommend this event to everyone as a way to keep in touch with your fellow Probians.



To be rescheduled

Walking Group

MONDAY 19 JULY - HERITAGE WALK IN WAHROONGA- Covid Restictions may apply

Meet at Turramurra Memorial Park at 10am. The park is on the corner of Eastern and Karuah Roads, about a 10 - 15 minute walk from Turramurra Station. After morning tea we will walk further along Eastern Road and then explore several well known streets in Wahroonga with a number of grand old homes. Margaret Booth who is very knowledgeable about the history of the area will lead the walk. Afterwards we will walk back to Karuah Park for lunch.

Walking Distance: 3 - 4 kms
Grade: easy - all on paths and taken at a relaxed pace.

Sign on at our July meeting or later by phone or email: [email protected] Cherry Lennon 0401 146 153


Past Walks

New Photography Interest Group 


We are underway!

Due to the number of people signing up to this group, we have had to split into two separate interest groups. Group 1 is exploring technical aspects of photography using digital cameras and Group 2 is learning how to take better photos on smartphones etc. Group 1 meets on the fourth Thursday of each month and Group 2 on the second Thursday.

At present, we do not have any places available in either group for new members. However, if you are interested in joining one of these groups, please get in touch with me for further details should any vacancies occur.

Contact: Dennis Cowell

Technology Group

Our technology group has continued to look at a wide range of Technology subjects.

The Technology Meeting has moved back to St Andrew's Uniting Church, Cnr Chisholm and Vernon Streets, South Turramurra. We will be using the hall in lieu of the small meeting room.

The August meeting will be held on 24th August depending upon Covid restrictions in force at the time

The topic will be advised in the reminder 

 Please register your attendance with Brian Killin


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