November Meeting Speakers

Our speakers for the November 22nd General Meeting are from the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCM-SAR) Station 27 which provides marine search and rescue capabilities in the coastal waters around Nanaimo using two dedicated rescue vessels.

The RCM-SAR Station 27 provides a fast response to emergencies 24 hours per day,


Movie Outing

What: The Old Man & the Gun
When: “Big Movie Deal” Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Where: Galaxy Cinema at Nanaimo North Town Centre
Cost: $7.50 per person
Meet: in the Lobby to collect your pre purchased ticket: 3:55 p.m.


Val Alcock

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Val Alcock, a long-standing member of our club, who passed away peacefully in Victoria yesterday (November 4th).

Further details will be circulated when available.



Butchart Gardens Trip

The Photography Group has arranged a trip to Butchart Gardens on December 7th with Janie’s Bus to admire the Xmas lights. We will leave Cabela’s parking lot at 2:00 pm and arrive back at 10:00 pm. The cost will be $69 per person which includes entrance to the Gardens.


Reminder – Meeting Thursday 25th 9:30am

Our October General Meeting is on Thursday 25th October at 9:30 am.

Our speaker will be Steve Williamson, who is an award winning wildlife photographer and conservationist living in British Columbia’s Comox Valley.  He spends a lot of his time working along the BC coast and when possible works with conservation charities in the Great Bear Rainforest and with the eco-tourism industry. 


President’s Message – October

We have a very busy meeting planned for Thursday October 25th so please come bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.

We will be trialling a new game called ‘Treat Yourself’ to raise funds for honoraria for Club speakers.  Nearly all local Clubs provide a standard cheque to cover their presenter’s time and expenses,