March Mediterranean Meal

By |2020-02-12T10:39:04-08:00February 12th, 2020|Newsletter, Social Committee Event|

A March Mediterranean Meal mmmm! The Craig Bay Social Committee invites you to join us for our casual supper night on Saturday, March 28th @ 6:00pm The food will have a Mediterranean flair and there will be a special guest performance after dinner. Cost is $20.00 per person. Tickets will be sold on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10am - 12pm Maximum purchase of 4 tickets per person. Cash only, please. This [...]

Mid-Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society

By |2020-02-11T08:24:40-08:00February 11th, 2020|Newsletter, Special Events|

Friday, February 28th 5 - 7pm in the Conservatory An opportunity for Craig Bay residents to come on out to meet the members of the Mid-Vancouver Island Habitat Enhancement Society, your local streamkeepers group. "Committed to the restoration of wild Pacific salmon in mid Vancouver Island watersheds through habitat restoration and community engagement."  Volunteers with MVIHES will be on hand to fill you in on the activities and projects that they undertake to [...]

Scotch Club Update

By |2020-02-04T08:58:28-08:00February 4th, 2020|Club Updates, Newsletter, Scotch Club|

Your Invitation to the Craig Bay Scotch Club The Craig Bay Scotch Club held a Burns Supper which by all reports was a tremendous success. We will be holding our regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2020. at 7:00 PM. If you would like to "nose and taste" a variety of interesting Scotch Whiskies please join us. Your first "visit" is "on us" and is intended to allow you to make and informed [...]

Craig Bay Singles Oscar Party

By |2020-02-04T08:45:23-08:00February 4th, 2020|Craig Bay Singles, Newsletter|

Craig Bay Singles Sunday, February 9th Hi to all. The plan for our next meeting was to be a games night, but it just so happens that it is also the Academy Awards night too. This year will be more casual however, without the running lights, but for any Singles who would like to watch the Academy Awards together, we will begin at  3:30 with the Red Carpet and then the Awards start at 5:30pm.   Mo and Carolyn [...]

Men’s Night 2020

By |2020-01-27T09:59:11-08:00January 27th, 2020|Newsletter, Special Events|

This year we are happy to host the 20th anniversary of Craig Bay's Men's Night! It will be held on Thursday June 4, 2020. We will continue the tradition with a great steak BBQ, Caesar salad, the "coveted" baked potatoes, and cake. There will be the usual pool tournament, poker games, 50/50 draw, door prizes, camaraderie, and general merriment.   Over the past 20 years, the funds raised at Men's Night have gone [...]

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 [...]