PROBUS CLUB
NEUTRAL BAY
PO Box 121 Neutral Bay 2089
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Date Activity Further Information
Tuesday
25 May

9:37am Parramatta Ferry Circular Quay
Cost: $16
Ferry & lunch at your own expense
Cockatoo Island
While most of us have been to Cockatoo Island at some time, we feel it is time to revisit the history of this once vital part of Sydney Harbour.
Join Parramatta ferry (F3) from Circular Quay leaving at 9.37am, arriving at Cockatoo Island at 09.58am. We will then be given a private 90 minute guided tour of the main features of the Island on both levels, finishing at 11.30am.
LUNCH: Following tour, lunch is available at Marina Cafe and Bar, 500m from wharf OR Societe Overboard, 80m from wharf - menus for both available at April and May meetings.
Brochure
Contact Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com OR
James Ritchie jamesfr@ozemail.com.au
Thursday
27 May

Sailing
Please contact Ross if interested
Contact: Ross Bruwel 0421 817 106
Thursday
17 June

10am Circular Quay wharf 5
2.50 Club Ferry Hop
Meet at 10am Circular Quay outside Wharf 5 for ferry to Cockatoo Island where we walk to the other side and have a drink. Then get the 11:15 ferry to Woolwich. A walk through Clarke's Point to Woolwich Pier hotel for lunch. [Note: hotel takes NSW $25 vouchers]. Return to Circular Quay
Contact John Pike 0403 007 273
Tuesday
22 June

10:30am
Cost: $20 pp for tour
Lunch and transport own cost
Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS)
SIMS has over 100 scientists and graduate students associated with the Institute, representing a broad diversity of skills in marine science. SIMS is a unique focal point for collaborative marine research and innovation, provision of marine research for policy makers and managers, and research training and teaching .The location near the Sydney Heads is ideal for marine research with high quality seawater available to service the SIMS research aquarium.
Max 30 people
Brochure
Contact: Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com
James Ritchie jamesfr@ozemail.com.au
Wednesday
28 July

12 noon for 12:30pm 60pp 3-course meal
Winter Feast at Abbotsford
Continuing the tradition of past years, we have chosen to return to "Watergrill.". Please join us at the Sydney Rowing Club to enjoy this occasion as we overlook the beautiful Parramatta River.
If you would like other members to join you at your table, please let us know. Tables of 8, 10 and 12 can be organised.
New Members - this is an opportunity for you to meet other members. We will do our best to seat you on a table with some of the longer term members As befits this occasion, friends are very welcome.
As for 2019, we have been advised that service will be on alternate basis rather than individual choices.
1st Course - Salt and pepper squid with aioli OR Smoked salmon with avocado and fennel 2nd.Course - Barramundi fillet with crushed potato & celeriac, caper salsa OR
Lamb shoulder with roast potato, brussel sprouts and bacon.
Dessert - Blueberry panna cotta OR Flourless chocolate ganache
Brochure
Contact Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com
James Ritchie jamesfr@ozemail.com.au
Wednesday
18 August

Time to be advised
Hawkesbury River Cruise - WWII Sites
Details coming
Contact Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com
Tuesday
28 September

Time to be advised
Rhododendron Gardens Blackheath
Details coming
Contact Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com
Tuesday
26 October

Time to be advised
Sydney Heritage Fleet
Details coming
Contact Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com
Tuesday - Friday
16-19 November

3 nights
Price TBA
Orange Trip
Orange in the middle west of NSW is renowned for its cool-climate wine production,good eatingand beautiful region.We are organising a trip there THIS November to replace cancelled trip last year.Clean air. Lovely wine. Good fellowship.
TRANSPORT Own cars to Orange. We will use local Coach to tour around the regionon the two full days there.Using our own transport to get to Orange gives us the opportunity to spend more days privately if we wish, plus gives us the flexibility of not requiring large min. number for Coach from Sydney.
ACCOMMODATION: Mercure Templars Mill motel in the middle of town. Good quality. Just metres walk to restaurants, coffee, fashion, hardware shops.
ACTION REQUIRED FROM YOU NOW To assist us with our negotiations with motel, restaurants, wineries, etc. in Orange, please contact us, details to the right.
Preliminary Brochure
Contact Bob Pearce bobpearce37@gmail.com
James Ritchie jamesfr@ozemail.com.au