Probus Clubs exist to fill a need of retired persons in the community who have been accustomed to high levels of vocational activity and decision making in their working lives. The principal objective of every Probus Club is to create and maintain a homogeneous group that provides the fellowship and intellectual stimulation.
History of our Club
Melbourne Sunrise Probus Club is a member of the international Probus organisation and is accredited in the South Pacific region. MSPC is non-political and non-sectarian.  It is a "not for profit" organisation and has no fund raising activities. The emphasis is on the club being free from the constraints and obligations of service clubs and on allowing members to participate at minimum personal cost. MSPC has a number of activities and interest groups designed to promote active minds and bodies, with an emphasis on social interactions. Members are encouraged to enjoy the fellowship of new friends. The club membership limit is 120.

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Contact Us

POSTAL ADDRESS 
PO Box 23308,  Docklands 8012 

Secretary-Tom  
Mobile: 0458 574 460
email: tom.mcnair@bigpond.com

Membership - Ros
Mobile: 0402 217 122
email: myrjmmail@icloud.com

Links

Docklands News
 
City of Melbourne
 
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Probus South Pacific
 
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Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians
We acknowledge the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
Meeting Venue and Date

Melbourne Sunrise Probus Club


The next meeting will be on
 

Thursday 2nd of February 2023
Commencing at 12 Noon



Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders St Docklands.

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Speakers
Past Speakers
Margaret Anderson
Nov 03, 2022
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STORIES

'Tis the season to be jolly ...So don't forget MSPC Christmas lunch is fast approaching! 
             
“Club 31” had a terrific attendance of more than 30 Probus Members. The noise level with the conversation was at a substantial level, and certainly showed a great deal of conviviality.  What a magnificent evening of “Friendship, Fellowship and Fun”. Everyone had a thoroughly enjoyable time at “Gaylord”, and found it a terrific way to “break” the 4-day weekend!! 
Take a heaping spoonful of “New Nordic” add a dash of Korean cuisine combined with twelve MSPC Members and you have the perfect recipe for a delightful “Dinner at 6ix” at FREYJA, a recent addition to the Melbourne dining scene.  September 27th was the launch of the “Dining at 6ix”  Interest Group and the evening at FREYJA proved to be a rousing success.  For some the evening concluded at VALHALLA, Melbourne’s take on a Scandinavian style underground bar.  
On Thursday 29th September a group of members enjoyed a chatty morning train ride to Geelong.  At the Gallery, a talk by one of our group, Jenny Eltham, gave us fascinating detail on the lives of Melbourne artists Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme, and the importance of their contribution to Australian art.  This background provided additional insight into the exhibition, and we lingered over the prints, paintings, woodblocks and artefacts from the painter’s lives.
Rain- what’s a drop of rain to the indomitable MSPC walking group? Well, the BoM forecast showed a 90% chance of rain, and they got it right. Fortunately it was mostly very light with very little wind. We walked through Birrarung Marr to the outer reaches of Yarra Park, and back through the Fitzroy gardens to the Kere Kere Green coffee shop for our first reward. A visit to the Conservatory was a second reward- it is looking at its spectacular best at the moment. Then we made a dash to Fed Square before a deluge. 
A lovely bunch of members turned up to watch AMSTERDAM and then afterwards gathered for dinner at Grill'd in Flinders Lane.                                                        

Interest Groups

Golf:
Every Monday - Royal Park Golf Course
Old Poplar Road, Parkville
Tee off at 10.00 am  -  Cost $15.00
Players are encouraged to arrive @ 9.30 am and arrange their parking ticket.
Interested players should download the Team App from https://teamapp.com/
Contact Kim

Cards- 500:
Mission to Seafarers
2.00pm - 4.30pm
2nd & 4th Thursday each month

Contact Russell

Walking Group:
Meets fourth Thursday of the month.
Email notification of route
 
Mahjong
Second and fourth Mondays.
2.00pm to 4.30pm
Boyd Centre, 207 City Road, Southbank
Cost $2.00
Contact Tricia
 
Book Club 1.
First Tuesday of the month
11.30 am - 12.30pm
Boyd Centre Library, 2017 City Road, Southbank
Cost $5.00
 
Book Club 2.
Third Wednesday of the month
1.30pm to 3:00pm
Library at the Dock, Activities Room.
Cost $20.00 pa.
 
Movies at Kino
Monday after monthly Probus meeting.
45 Collins St, Melbourne.
Cost $8.50
 
Lawn Bowls:
Third Monday of the month.
City of Melbourne Bowls Club
10.00am start.
 
Family History
CANCELLED FOR 2022
First Friday of the month.
2.00pm - 4.00pm
East Melbourne Library, Upstairs Meeting Room,
122 George St, East Melbourne
Cost $5.00
 
Theatre Group
 
Coffee Club
Second Wednesday of the month
At a venue to be advised by email.
Contact: Barbara or
                
Paul
 
Footy Tipping
It doesn't matter who you barrack for or how much you know about Aussie Rules, it's about joining in the fun with your Melbourne Sunrise Probus ‘Footy Tipping' friends. Competition commences with the opening game of the AFL Season in late March. The competition runs for the full AFL Home and Away Season. It can be accessed by computer, mobile phone or iPad. The system is user friendly. 
The cost is $30.00 per person, per season.
 
 
Table Tennis
Table tennis, get into the action, a fun game with plenty of laughs. Catering for both beginners and experienced players.
Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month.
10.00am to 11.30am
THE TERRACE, DOCKLANDS LIBRARY.
 
Club31
A Social Get Together
On the 31st of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Oct only
5PM - 6.30PM
Venue will be advised prior to the event.