Happenings

WHAT’S HAPPENING SOON?

John Tonkin Awarded Life Membership

President Hamish awarding Past President John Tonkin
life membership of Probus Perth Club, Tuesday, 12 March

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NOTE: MONTHLY MEETING DAY CHANGED TO EVERY SECOND MONDAY.

November 2018 will be the last Monday meeting

OUTINGS AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR FIRST HALF OF 2019

Outings

Parliament HouseFRIDAY 12 April 2019

This outing includes a Tour of Parliament House followed by a walk across Matagarup Bridge from East Perth to Optus Stadium where you will be picked and taken to the Bayswater Hotel for lunch

Cost $55 per person  Maximum of 25 people only.

Note: Those members not wish to participate in the walk  across the bridge can stay on the bus.

Enderslea FarmFRIDAY 24 May 2019

This is National Heritage listed property in the Chittering Valley.

Tour includes a performance of the Play ‘Moondyne and Me – The Making of a Bushranger’

Cost: To be advised: Estimated – $55 -$60.  Minimum of 30 people required

Entertainment

Romeo and Juliet – WEDNESDAY 20 March 2019 – State Theatre Centre (Studio Underground) 7.30 pm

Cost $35 per person

Kate Noonan in ConcertTHURSDAY 11 April 2019 – Geoff Gibbs Theatre, WAAPA Mount Lawley 7.30 pm

(Kate performs the timeless music of Lennon, McCartney and more)

Cost $28 Per Person

Strictly BallroomTHURSDAY 20 June 2019 Regal Theatre, Subiaco 7.30 pm

Cost $66 per person.

PARTNERS AND FRIENDS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN YOU AT THESE EVENTS.

Registration and further information: Contract Jean Brown:

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You can browse the profiles of a number of our members. If you would like your profile added, please send an email to me at webmaster.probusperth@gmail.com.

Travel company Villa often notifies Probus clubs in WA about forthcoming travel deals, both locally and around the world; we try to publicise the better ones. Check in Posts, to the right.

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NEW GROUPS STARTING

Coffee Group

If you are considering coming to the Coffee Group on Tuesday 26 February 2019 [every 4th Tuesday?], please do not be put off just because of the venue’s name. The North Beach Deli is a modern Café which has pretty good coffee and fabulous ocean views.

Address: 251 West Coast Drive, North Beach. Partners Welcome. Pay for your own drinks and food.

Walking Group

Ray Purdy has kindly agreed to help those people that indicated that they were interested in a walking group to get together and assess what they can and would like to do e.g., day, duration of walks, location of walks, etc. Next outing [every 3rd Thursday?] will be in Kings Park on Thursday 21 February 2019 at 9.45am.  Meet at the front of Aspects.

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SPEAKERS

Future addresses will include:

Date Speaker Topic
11-June-19 Brian Burke A Tumultuous Life
9-July-19 Tess Earnshaw My Radio Daze
13-August-19 Brian Clausen

The Life and Poetry of  A.B. (Banjo) Patterson

If you have inspiration for a worthwhile speaker to address us in the future, please approach Peter Medd. All addresses from 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 are found by year in the Archives pages.

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To read a summary of a recent speaker’s address, go to the Recent Speakers‘ page;            this has summaries of addresses from the most recent half dozen speakers.

To relive recent events and outings, click the Recent Events page.

A gallery of photos from one or more of these events is at the Photo Gallery page.

Summaries, in addition to photographs, of recent events will soon be accessible.
You are actively encouraged to send your photos via email to

probusperth@gmail.com.