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Welcome to Paradise Point on the Probus South Pacific web site

 Membership

Probus is a local, national, and international association of retired people who come together in non-political, non-sectarian, non-profit, autonomous clubs which provide regular opportunities for members to meet others in similar circumstances, with similar levels of interest, make new friends, and maintain and expand their interests.

Probus exist to fill a need of retired persons in the community who have been accustomed to vocational activity in their working lives. The principal objective of Probus is to create and maintain a homogeneous group that provides the fellowship and intellectual stimulation that otherwise tends to be lost in retirement. Most importantly, you will make new friends with whom to share the many enjoyable experiences on offer

The club always welcomes visitors to attend our meetings, functions and activities. However, it is Club policy to request visitors who attend three or more meetings, functions and activities to advise if they intend completing an application for membership form.

Meetings

Members and visitors meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 9.30 for 10.00 am at Paradise Point Bowls Club, 22 Thrush Avenue, Paradise Point, QLD, 42L6 to deal briefly with club business, and hear a guest speaker speak on an interesting topic. Following each meeting the Bowls Club serve lunch. Meetings will normally conclude at 11.30.

Meeting format

The monthly meeting comprises morning coffee/tea from 9:30am. At 10.00am a Club business session informs members of forthcoming activities, followed by a guest speaker.

Guest speakers are drawn from a wide variety of organisations with interesting topics, followed by a question time. The meetings normally concludes by 11:30am.

Committee meetings are normally held a week prior to the general

Special interest groups:

In addition to the monthly general meetings, interested members meet in special interest groups. Membership of a group increases a member's Probus experience.

             Mahjong                   Every Thursday 9.30 am.

            Scrabble                    Second Wednesday 2.00pm.

            Ten pin Bowling       Fourth Wednesday of each Month  10.45 am.

2019 proposed activities

Note; the plan is subject to confirmation of activity and may change from time to time

8th January

15th January

Coffee & Chat – Long Leaf Café, Hope Island

Lunch – Runaway Bay Tavern

12th February

19th February

Coffee & Chat

Probus P Point 30th Anniversary Lunch Arundel Hills Golf Club

12th March

19th March

Coffee & Chat

Day Tour – M Y S T E R Y !!

9th April

16th April

Coffee & chat

Sausage Sizzle -  Santa Barbara

14th May

21st May

Coffee & chat

Day trip Byron Bay - Ride on Solar Train Lunch Sun Bistro

11th June

18th June

Coffee & Chat

Lunch

9th July

23rd July

Coffee & Chat

Christmas in July Tamborine “The Manor”

13th August

20th August

Coffee & Chat -Val

Lunch

10th September

2nd – 7th  September Western Maranoa

 

 

17th September

Coffee & Chat

Western Maranoa trip - 1 night Chinchilla, 3 nights Roma, 1 night Goondiwindi, and visiting:  Toowoomba, Chinchilla, Miles, Mitchell, Roma, Surat, Glenmorgan, Meandarra, Goondiwindi - unless this changes due to operational reasons.

Sausage Sizzle Santa Barbara, Jabiru -

8th October

15th October

 

Coffee & Chat

Tramway Museum, Ferny Grove,

Lunch Arana Hills Leagues Club or Gaythorne RSL

5th November

19th November

26th November

Melbourne Cup at Paradise Point Bowls Club

General Meeting

 

3rd December

10th December

Christmas Lunch - Arundel Tavern.

Coffee & Chat