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Social Committee News – January 2020

By |2020-01-16T11:41:22-08:00January 16th, 2020|Newsletter, Social Committee Event|

The Social Committee Invites YOU to Join! The attendance of owners at the monthly Craig Bay Social Committee meetings has been reduced in recent times and we wondered if our name as a “Committee” makes it appear like a closed door. It does not operate in the same way as other Committees, which have limited number of volunteers i.e. Beach Club Subcommittee.  Our social group was originally known was EATS, which meant Events [...]

Beginner Tai Chi Update

By |2020-01-10T09:21:07-08:00January 10th, 2020|Club Updates, Newsletter|

Beyond Beginner Tai Chi THIS CLASS IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO NEW PARTICIPANTS This beginner class started in January 2019 so we are far into learning the 108 moves. It would be extremely difficult for a new beginner to start at this point, so we will not be accepting any new students 🙁   Perhaps in the future we may be offering another beginner class.

Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier

By |2020-01-10T09:17:52-08:00January 10th, 2020|Choristers, Newsletter|

Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier The following is an edited excerpt from an article* published by Choral Director Magazine, Author Jaime Babbitt Any of us who have sung in choirs know all too well the joy it brings not just the audience, but also the choir members themselves. The power, the mojo that this (relatively) small time commitment offers…how is it possible? Endorphins release and interact with opiate [...]

Choristers – Join Us!

By |2019-12-30T11:20:30-08:00December 30th, 2019|Choristers, Newsletter|

An Invitation To Sing With Us! Thinking about it? Unsure? Come on out to our first few rehearsals - no pressure!  The Choristers welcome new members and the perfect time to try us out is at the start of a spring or fall session. Our spring session will start on Tuesday, January 7th from 1-4pm in the Beach Club Conservatory. Regular rehearsals are Tuesday afternoons from 1:30 - 3:30 as we prepare for [...]

Antarctica Encore Presentation

By |2019-12-30T11:21:31-08:00December 27th, 2019|Newsletter|

Mark Your Calendars!    Encore Presentation January 17th For those of you who had hoped to attend one of Wally & Alison Chinn’s recent travel presentations, “Return to Antarctica – A Wildlife Extravaganza”, but were unable to do so, this is to advise that they will be offering this presentation again at Nanoose Place on Friday, January 17th.  More details will be provided in coming weeks, but if you’re interested in attending, you [...]

Singles January Event

By |2019-12-27T08:46:33-08:00December 27th, 2019|Craig Bay Singles, Newsletter|

CRAIG BAY SINGLES JANUARY GET TOGETHER  All singles are warmly invited to attend our first new year get together on Sunday, January 12 @ 5:30 p.m. The focus will be planning ahead for 2020 activities. Please bring your own “Bag Dinner”, beverage of choice and some ideas of what you would like to see happening with the group in the coming months.   Any questions, please contact Mary at [...]

2019 WMPG Year-in-Review

By |2019-12-13T10:07:53-08:00December 13th, 2019|Newsletter, WMPG|

The Spring session was dominated by 2 major projects. The first was the clearing of the Northwest Bay Pathway and the removal of all the deadfall to greatly reduce the fire hazard. This process had all hands on deck for 5 weeks. The second was the reclamation of the xeriscape pond system to return it to the original condition. This involved the removal of weeds, boulders and muck. For those who remember the putting [...]

December Bottle Drive Update

By |2019-12-10T09:30:41-08:00December 10th, 2019|Bottle Drive, Newsletter|

Twenty volunteers came out Friday morning to collect, sort and deliver returnable beverage containers to the Recycle Depot. Thanks to all who continued to the drive.  A total of $520 was collected for the Social Committee. Please mark your calendars for next year as the drive will continue to be held on the first Friday of each and every month. Cheers to all of you and enjoy the season! Brent McGowan Bottle Drive Coordinator [...]