PROBUS Club of Port Perry
Social Events between meetings can range from sporting events, live theatre, travel, visits to places of interest, to any other activity that the Social Committee wishes to organize. These are usually one time events, one per month generally, but you can participate in as many events as you wish!
FEBRUARY SOCIAL REPORT
Twenty members and guests joined us at Colonel Mustard’s for Bridge and Euchre on February 9th. Euchre winners were - first place Joan, second place Karen, and third place Lee Ann. Bridge winners were Judy and Joanne.
SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AS OF MARCH 2023
ALL SCHEDULED EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO PROVINCIAL COVID-19 REGULATIONS AND PUBLIC HEALTH ADVICE AT THE TIME OF THE EVENT. PORT PERRY PROBUS REQUIRES THAT ALL MEMBERS ATTENDING FACE TO FACE EVENTS BE FULLY VACCINATED.
CANCELLED – Easter Saturday, April 8, 2023 – Wizard of Oz at the Oshawa Little Theatre, 62 Russett Avenue, Oshawa, at 2 pm. This is the final performance, and we have held 20 tickets. If we sell more than 10, the price is $36.10. If not, the price is $39.55. We are required to confirm sales and pay for the tickets on or by March 1st. To register, please email email@example.com. Following registration, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Marie Lucifora at 905-982-2721.
NEW - Thursday, May 25, 2023 – Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd., Toronto – 10:30 am to 2:30 pm – Enjoy a day at the zoo. Cost is $32 if we have fewer than 20 members and guests, and $27.00 if we have more than 20, plus $15.00 for parking. When you register, please advise if you are willing to carpool, and how many you can take. Also please advise if you wish to be a carpool passenger. Then parking cost could be shared. There are many picnic areas, or you can enjoy optional lunch at the Toronto Zoo’s facilities. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Following registration, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Judy Spring at 905 447-4557.
October 9 to 19, 2023 – 10-Night Greek Islands & Malta Cruise – Celebrity Reflection - $2,962 Oceanview Stateroom (prices subject to change at time of booking. Other cabin categories available). Lower prices and onboard credits have been extended for bookings made by July 12. Itinerary includes Rome (Civitavecchia), Olympia (Katakolon), Athens, Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos, Valletta (Malta), and Barcelona, Spain. Included is classic beverage package, gratuities, Wi-Fi (surf) and $50 US onboard credit per stateroom. Deposit of $960 CAD per stateroom at time of booking (refundable until final payment). Final payment due June 30, 2023. Airfare available at an extra cost. To book, contact Robert Mackie at 905 982-8855 or email email@example.com and advise that you are travelling with Brenda Moore and the Port Perry PROBUS group. Also please advise our member Brenda Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org. Brenda will take the lead on this cruise.
ADDITIONAL NON-PORT PERRY CLUB EXCURSIONS / EVENTS
June 7 – 10, 2023 – Louise Penny – Three Pines Tour – Tour package includes return motor coach transportation from the GTA, three night’s accommodation at the Domaine Chateau Bromont, admission to all attractions stated in the itinerary, three breakfasts; one lunch; one dinner (Welcome dinner), two full days of Louise Penny Guide – a personal acquaintance, and services of an HNA Travels Tour Director. Cost of package $1,159.00 + hst (based on double occupany (Single $1,759 + hst). For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583.
May 17-30, 2023 - ITALY – Rome, Florence & the Treasures of Tuscany, (Note that this is a “land-only” package (HNA Travels will assist in the booking of your flights OR you have the option of using your travel reward points) Tour package includes 4 nights’ accommodation in Rome, 4 nights’ accommodation in Siena, 4 nights’ accommodation in Florence, breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 2 dinners, tours as stated in the itinerary, services of a Travac Tours Director and a HNA Travel Tour Director, gratuities for local guides and driver. Cost $4,199 + airfare. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583.
NEW – HOLD THE DATES – July 2023 – Newfoundland – Tour package includes roundtrip airfare from Toronto to Newfoundland, roundtrip airport transfers, 10 nights’ accommodation in Newfoundland, breakfast daily, 2 dinners, 4 lunches, sightseeing in Gros Morne Park, boat cruise of Bonne Bay, tour of Port au Choix National Historic Site, tour of L’Anse aux Meadows, tour of Sir Wilfred Grenfell Mission, visit to Twillingate, excursions to Trinity and Bonavista, city tour of St. John’s, visit to Bay Bulls with boat cruise, tour of Cape Spear National Historic Park, and services of a HNA Travels Director. Cost to be released soon. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583.
September 3-8, 2023 – New Orleans SIX days of Discovery - Your package includes direct return flight from Toronto – New Orleans with Air Canada, motor coach transfers from airport/hotel/airport, five nights in New Orleans at the Drury Inn, breakfast each morning, each evening “happy hour” – snacks and beverages, lunch at the Houmas Plantation, services of Shirlie, your HNA Travels Tour Director COST: in Canadian Funds – no HST Double occupancy – $ 2,699. per person; Single occupancy - $ 3,499. (land only $ 1,899 double; $ 2,699 single) $ 700. Non-refundable deposit upon booking – balance due June 1st, 2023 - For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583.
November 16-23, 2023 – Nashville & Memphis - The King Meets Country! MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR from Blues to Rock ‘n Roll to Country! – Your package includes round trip direct airfare from Toronto to Nashville, three nights in Memphis – downtown hotel including breakfast, four nights in Nashville – downtown hotel including breakfast - also includes evening “Happy Hour” - snacks & drinks, city tours of Memphis and Nashville, tours of: • Graceland - the “Elvis Experience” and Sun Studio, Country Music Hall of Fame + RCA Studio B , Grand Ole Opry & The Ryman Auditorium, Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum, Memphis Music Hall of Fame, and Loretta Lynn Ranch. Also includes a performance at the Grand Old Opry - the highlight of the tour !!!, transfers from airport to hotel, motor coach transportation during tour, and services of an HNA Travels Tour Director. Cost to be released in February. This tour sold out in 2019 and 2022. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583.
CANXPLORE - BOWMANVILLE, ON
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May 27, 2023 – Niagara on the Lake Wine Tour - $189.00 taxes included – Details available on a flyer at the membership meeting. Details also available at www.canxplore.com. For further information or to reserve your spot email email@example.com.
July 15-24, 2023 – Newfoundland Discovery Tour - $4,795 land and air, incl tax, based on double occupancy – Escorted Small Group Tour – Details available on a flyer at the membership meeting and on the website at www.canxplore.com. For further information or to reserve your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 30 to October 3, 2023 – Agawa Canyon & Sudbury Tour - $1195, including taxes, based on double occupancy – Escorted Small Group Tour - Details available on a flyer at the membership meeting and on the website at www.canxplore.com. For further information or to reserve your spot email email@example.com.
September 22, 2023 – Muskoka Winery & Tour - $169 taxes included - Details available on a flyer at the membership meeting and on the website at www.canxplore.com. For further information or to reserve your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org.