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October Bottle Drive Report

By |2019-10-09T11:05:58-07:00October 7th, 2019|Bottle Drive, Newsletter|

Thanks to the volunteers and residents who participated in another successful drive Friday. We were saddened to hear from Bob Williams, one of our most regular and long-standing volunteers, of his retirement. Thank you, Bob! We will miss you!  A total of $383 was raised for the Social Committee. 

Fall Food Drive – Why The Salvation Army?

By |2019-10-04T09:52:18-07:00October 4th, 2019|Fall Food Drive, Newsletter|

Fall Food Drive: Why The Salvation Army? There are many non-profit organizations that are there to help in times of calamitous events whether they be world wide or close to home. The Red Cross immediately comes to mind. People often do not know that The Salvation Army will be there too. This is an international charitable organization and reports a worldwide membership of over 1.7 million. Their mission is to preach [...]

Beachcomber Artists Callout

By |2019-10-04T09:03:23-07:00October 4th, 2019|Club Updates, Newsletter|

BEACHCOMBER ARTISTS CALLOUT The Beachcomber Artists are looking for more participants to join them on their painting days in the Beachcomber.  We meet on Mondays from 9am-4pm and Wednesdays from 12:30-4pm; you come on the day/times that suit you. Everyone is welcome, women and men, in any medium – watercolours, acrylics, oils, pastels, pencils – and all levels from beginner to advanced.  We’re a relaxed group who likes to share their art experiences, [...]

2019 Craig Bay Charity Golf Classic Recap

By |2019-09-27T10:37:22-07:00September 27th, 2019|archive, Newsletter|

2019 Craig Bay Charity Golf Classic Wrap The annual CBCGC was a memorable event for all participants: good golf, made new friendships, great weather, maximum participation and a nice donation to the CB Fall Food Drive. It all started with registration and socializing at 1:00 pm. A 2:00 pm shotguns started the 18-hole best ball for 23 teams, followed by cocktails, a fine banquet and a few prize presentations. All was wrapped up by [...]

Craig Bay comes through in a big way every fall

By |2019-09-27T09:59:36-07:00September 27th, 2019|Fall Food Drive, Newsletter|

“Remember that the happiest people are not those who are getting more, but giving more.” This quote by H. Jackson Brown Jr sums up the feelings of the generous residents of our little Village by the Sea – Craig Bay. We have been coming through in a big way every fall to help our local Salvation Army help those who need a helping hand, those who have fallen on hard time or those [...]

Craig Bay Charity Food Drive

By |2019-09-20T10:44:13-07:00September 20th, 2019|Fall Food Drive, Newsletter|

Another week closer to the culmination of our Annual Food Drive to support The Salvation Army!  This fall drive was started by the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department 21 years ago. It started small with the volunteers going door to door looking for donations of food and cash. The drive has grown each year, with volunteers from Dashwood, Qualicum, Parksville and Nanoose - all heading out on the 3rd weekend [...]

New Yoga Class Starts Next Week

By |2019-09-20T08:39:25-07:00September 20th, 2019|Fitness, Newsletter|

NEW YOGA CLASS at Craig Bay starts Tuesday, September 24th at 10am In addition to the existing yoga classes with Laura on Wednesdays & Fridays, Marcela Belcourt will be offering a class on Tuesdays at 10am to 11am in the Conservatory $7 drop in fee  This might be a great alternative for those who prefer a later morning class time! Marcela's classes emphasize meditative attention of the breath and body, as well as balancing of [...]

Line Dancing is back in October!

By |2019-09-20T08:34:28-07:00September 20th, 2019|Fitness, Newsletter, Uncategorized|

Line Dancing starts up again this fall! Please join us October 7th at 4:30 to 5:30pm  Those that attend will make the choice of which day and time they prefer for the following classes. This is a free group to attend - everyone is welcome. A great way to exercise while having fun - for both men and women! For more information, please contact Connie Charlton 250-951-0192.

Save the Date – Fall Food Drive November 17

By |2019-09-13T08:39:45-07:00September 13th, 2019|Fall Food Drive, Newsletter|

SAVE THE DATE - CRAIG BAY FALL FOOD DRIVE NOVEMBER 17, 2019 November 17! Only 2 short months till our Parksville Volunteer Fire Department takes their trucks to the streets of Parksville, picking up donations of food and cash to support The Salvation Army. The donations from that day go a LONG way in helping families in our community – those who need a helping hand, those who are struggling to make ends [...]

Pool Schedule – end of season countdown

By |2019-09-12T11:13:34-07:00September 12th, 2019|Newsletter, Pool & Hot Tub|

The Beach Club Swimming Pool is open for only a couple more weeks! The last day will be Monday, September 30th.  Aqua Fit classes have now ended, and so the pool schedule will be modified to reflect this starting Friday, September 13th - please refer to the schedule below.