Entertainer Bobby Bruce brings his Neil Diamond tribute show to Bowser Friday.

Entertainer Bobby Bruce brings his Neil Diamond tribute show to Bowser Friday.

Diamond doppelganger does Bowser benefit bash

Bobby Bruce brings Neil Diamond tribute to benefit for Bowser Senior Housing Society

The Bowser Senior Housing Society may not have secured Neil Diamond, but it will present the next-best thing when it presents the tribute act Nearly Neil Friday, Nov. 13, at Lighthouse Community Hall in Qualicum Bay.

Canadian entertainer Bobby Bruce portrays Diamond to headline a benefit evening that will include dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a live auction, with all proceeds going to BSHS to build affordable housing for seniors.

Bruce is fresh off a two-month tour of Australia.

The all-ages event begins at

6 p.m. at the hall at 240 Lions Way.

Tickets are $35 each and are available in advance at Salish Sea Market and Georgia Park Store in Bowser and Mulberry Bush Book Stores in Parksville and Qualicum, or online at www.bshs.ca. To book a table of eight or more, or for more info, call 250-757-8117.

— Submitted by BSHS