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ACTIVITY AND INTEREST GROUPS

Book Club


The group selects books by mutual agreement for reading over the ensuing year - one book per month. The group meets on a monthly basis to discuss the nominated book.

Bowls


The Club hosts an annual bowls day with invitations extended to neighboring clubs to enter teams. The Club also accepts invitations to participate in bowls tournaments arranged by other Probus Clubs.

Bridge


Players meet on a regular basis, either to play bridge or to receive tuition on how to play the game or enhance their playing skills. New players are always welcome.

Chess


Players meet on a monthly basis to play chess. Visitors to the group are always welcome and can enjoy a game with one or two regulars to enhance their skills.

Computers and Technology

A large number of members maintain regular contact via email to share computer knowledge and experience, provide advice of new sites and equipment, etc. The Computer Remediation and Self Help (CRASH) group offers expert advice to fellow members who encounter computer difficulties.

Explorers

An overseas holiday, generally of about two weeks’ duration, is organised every year for interested members - usually in the August/September period.

Extended Coach Tours


A six day/five-night trip to a destination in NSW is arranged every year, usually in April /May.

Functions

A tour or activity is frequently arranged to a place of interest. This could be a theatre evening or a full day coach trip to an historic site. Members are advised of forthcoming functions in the club's Bulletin.

Genealogy

For all those interested in their family's history or wanting to construct a comprehsive family tree, this active group is there to show members ways to use resources like the State Archives to gather information and even how to interpreet DNA tests.

Golf

A group of golf enthusiasts assembles every Thursday morning for a game of golf. A BBQ after the game is often enjoyed.

Investments

This is centred on an investment competition conducted over the year (with ‘pretend’ money used to purchase shares). Members are advised each month of their investment's performace and a presentation is made to winners and placegetters at the end of each year.

Luncheons

A monthly lunch meeting is arranged, usually at a local club with good food on offer.

Mah Jong


Players meet twice a month to play Mah Jong or receive tuition on how to play the game or enhance their playing skills. No prior knowledge of the game is required.

NEPTunes

 

Our singing group meets monthly at North Epping Bowling Club.   Everyone is welcome to share a couple of hours of music and laughter

Walkers & Talkers


A program of walks, catering for various levels of fitness, is planned throughout the year. Every walk has an appointed leader, and information about planned walks’ details including difficulty of terrain is published beforehand in the Bulletin.

Wanderers

A bit of travel and a luncheon experience at an interesting pub not too far away is the idea behind ‘the Wanderers’. Travel, naturally, is by public transport.

Wine Appreciation


Members who enjoy food and like to assess the accompanying wines meet for a luncheon each month. Wine trips to other parts of the state are regularly organised.

Sleep Apnoea

A self-help group has been established within the Club where members who have successfully managed to cope with sleep apnoea assist other members who have untreated sleep apnoea with advice, assistance and reassurance.