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Marathon Bridge 2021

By |2021-01-08T11:11:38-08:00January 8th, 2021|Newsletter|

Everyone's Dream Hand.... Hello all bridge players.  The Craig Bay’s Marathon Bridge Group has just finished a round robin of play. We are looking forward to the next session of bridge starting early February 2021. There are openings for a number of pairs to join us in this 2021 Session of Marathon Bridge. The format is to play 20 hands ONLINE with each of the other pair. The Marathon Bridge Group is using the [...]

Extended: Winter Craft Fair 2021

By |2021-01-08T11:08:50-08:00January 8th, 2021|Newsletter|

Greetings All Craig Bay Residents! The Craig Bay Artists and Crafters of the Autumn Fair have decided to continue offering you our various items.  It has morphed from an Autumn Fair to a Christmas Fair and now into a Winter Fair, with the probable extension to a Spring Fair.  So, don’t be shy to spread the word. We have some amazing amazing and talented Artists and Crafters in our community!  YOU and YOUR [...]

Like to sing? Tune in weekly with The Choristers!

By |2021-01-08T09:32:02-08:00January 8th, 2021|Choristers, Newsletter|

As we gear up for our virtual Spring Concert in May, we are putting the call out now to all those who may be interested in joining us for the spring session. Even if your decision is to not participate in the virtual concert experience – no problem- we’d still love to have you sing with us each week! Rehearsals are held via Zoom each Tuesday afternoon with the first session starting January [...]

Travellers Newsletter Submissions – February Theme

By |2021-01-08T09:28:13-08:00January 8th, 2021|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

JUST A REMINDER … The February issue of Craig Bay Travellers will feature sacred places around the world. Whatever your faith, some form of holy landmark may have been a part of your vacation: Mount Fuji or Uluru (Ayers Rock); Jerusalem or the Pyramids of Giza. Some sites remain shrouded in mystery. Some lie in ruins. Some are colourful and ornate. But just as these hallowed places vary tremendously, so our reasons for [...]

Join the Choristers!

By |2020-12-30T10:02:49-08:00December 30th, 2020|Choristers, Newsletter|

You’re invited…and we’d love to have you! At this time of year, The Choristers like to send a message to all of Craig Bay inviting residents to join us in the joy of singing - this year, virtually of course! If you happened to view The Choristers’ A Craig Bay Christmas, from our homes to yours you have an idea of how a virtual concert looks and sounds. Are you interested in being [...]

Support the Choristers with a Smile!

By |2020-12-23T09:56:57-08:00December 23rd, 2020|Choristers, Newsletter|

Shopping at Thrifty’s? Please consider using a Thrifty’s Smile Card obtained from The Choristers. These are special fundraising cards specific to The Choristers which have no expiry, are re-loadable and the best part is that 5% of the amount you load to your card flows back to The Choristers. Easy to use: Just present your Smile Card to the Thrifty’s cashier and have them load it with a dollar amount of your choosing [...]

Craig Bay Choristers – Home for Christmas!

By |2020-12-11T09:50:40-08:00December 11th, 2020|Choristers, Newsletter|

A Craig Bay Christmas…From our homes to yours! The Craig Bay Choristers are delighted to bring our friends and neighbours a virtual Christmas Concert this year. Please click on the link below which will take you there and note, that for best viewing, be sure to click the “Full Screen” button on the lower right of your screen (the one with four outward pointing arrows) once you have opened the link. We hope you [...]

Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedules

By |2020-12-02T09:52:17-08:00December 2nd, 2020|Newsletter|

Garbage & Recycling curbside collection is done by the Regional District of Nanaimo. Collection schedules can be viewed and calendars can be printed via the City of Parksville website HERE. Go to the website >> Enter your address >> Click: Search Click on:  Get a calendar Click on:  Print a calendar Or search RDN Curbside in your app store --  download the app for reminders and calendars straight  to your device. [...]

A Message from the Nanoose Elf Giving Program

By |2020-11-27T10:03:08-08:00November 27th, 2020|Newsletter|

Hello Everyone, Although it seems early, we are busy working on our 2020 Nanoose Community Services Elf Program! We are a little early this year as we will be making some adjustments to our regular routine to accommodate COVID-19 health guidelines.  Last year, with your help, we were able to make sure that everyone in our community celebrated a wonderful Christmas, complete with the turkey, treats and gifts. Thank you for helping to [...]

Winter ESSENTRICS Update

By |2020-12-02T11:37:31-08:00November 27th, 2020|Fitness, Newsletter|

Complimentary Four Weeks of ESSENTRICS FITNESS Classes Essentrics Fitness is a program designed especially to help improve flexibility, unlock tight joints, improve balance and posture, rebuild strength, and challenge the stiffness, pain and reduced mobility of arthritis. Essentrics is a full body exercise routine that uses a dynamic combination of stretching and strengthening, done with a fluid flow similar to Tai Chi. It is equipment free and accompanied with a diverse music playlist. [...]