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!
OCTOBER SOCIAL REPORT
The Scavenger Hunt and Potluck on October 13th was attended by 23 members. Five teams participated in the Scramble with prizes awarded for completing the “open book test”. The lunch was homemade, varied, and delicious.
The Bountiful Luncheon on October 18th was attended by about 50 members. Thank you to the volunteers who provided home baking for dessert. The leftovers were repackaged with a mix of sandwiches, veggies, and fruit and delivered to five families in need by Hungry Durham.
Social Activities as of November 2022
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.
NEW – Wednesday, November 23, 2022 – Holiday Season Lunch and Shop – 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch at the Oshawa Golf & Curling Club, 160 Alexandra St., Oshawa. Separate cheques. You can shop before or after at the Oshawa Shopping Centre, Costco, or Value Village – your choice. To register, please email email@example.com. For further information, please contact Judy Spring at 905 447-4557
Sunday, December 4, 2022 – Herongate Barn Theatre, 2885 Altona Rd, Locust Hill - 12 pm to 4 pm. Tickets are $69 including lunch, seasonal music, and a comedy Funny Money by Ray Cooney. For this event, we are joining with the Uxbridge PROBUS club. We will allow each member to bring one friend, with proof of full vaccination. For your information, Herongate is not fully accessible. The dining area is accessible with washrooms. To transition to the theatre, you must take the stairs or walk around the building to access the theatre directly. There are no washrooms on the theatre level. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. FOR UXBRIDGE MEMBERS, PLEASE ADVISE THAT YOU ARE REGISTERING FROM THE UXRIDGE CLUB. Following registration, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Ann Skinner at 905 982-8865.
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022 – Holiday Luncheon at Kedron Dells Golf Club - 2400 Ritson Rd. N., Oshawa – join us for a three-course turkey dinner with all the trimmings, and tea/coffee. Entertainment will be provided by musician Bruce McGregor featuring a one hour Jazzy Christmas Show. $49 per person. Space is limited. To register please email email@example.com.
Thursday, January 26, 2023 – Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Mandarin, 1319 Airport Blvd., Oshawa – 12 pm. Buffet luncheon - $23.49 per person including taxes but not gratuity payable to the Mandarin. To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can reserve for an accurate number in a private room. For further information, please contact Ann Skinner at 905 982-8865.
ADDITIONAL NON-PORT PERRY CLUB EXCURSIONS / EVENT
SOLD OUT November 30, 2022 – HNA offers St. Jacob’s Sparkles - Cost $150 – What better way to start the holiday season than a trip to St. Jacobs for some holiday shopping, dinner, and a theatre trip to Sound of Music. Price includes return transportation by luxury coach, dinner at the Jacob’s Grill or Stonecrock Restaurant, a visit to the market, ticket to see the Sound of Music at the Drayton Theatre in Cambridge, 407 toll and driver’s tip. For further details or to book contact Shirlie Van Putten at 905 619-8583 or email@example.com
NEW - December 13, 2022 - Famous PEOPLE Players Theatre - Glow in the Dark Dine & Dream Dinner Theatre, Toronto- Cost $120 - Price includes theatre tickets to see Sleigh Bells, three-course lunch, return transportation by motor coach, and driver’s tip. From Broadway to Radio City Music Hall and around the World – FPP is Where Special Happens!” All year long. Diane Dupuy, the company founder, is an outstanding motivational speaker who spoke along-side former Vice President Al Gore at the Alliance for a New Humanity. With 5 honorary degrees, she was awarded the Order of Canada and the Queen’s Jubilee medal for her work in Theatre and her dedication to the integration of PEOPLE with disABILITIES. For further details or to book contact Shirlie Van Putten at 905 619-8583 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All Tours depart from Pickering / Ajax. PLEASE ENSURE THAT SHIRLIE KNOWS THAT YOU ARE A MEMBER OF PORT PERRY PROBUS. IF MORE THAN 10 MEMBERS BOOK, SHIRLIE MAY BE ABLE TO PICK UP AT WALMART IN PORT PERRY.
For more information on any of these Tours:
Contact Shirlie at 905-619-8583 or Shirlievanputten@rogers.com
Stay Tuned for more Tours! We are staying in Canada for 2022.
SELLS OUT QUICKLY - February 9 – March 1, 2023 – HNA offers Portugal/Spain - What is included: Motorcoach to Montreal, direct nonstop flight from Montreal to Malaga, Spain, transfer from the Costa del Sol by Coach to Albufiera, direct nonstop Flight from Faro, Portugal to Toronto, 12 nights’ accommodation in Albufeira, 8 nights’ accommodation at the Sunset Beach Resort, Benalmadena, Spain in a 1-bedroom apartment, services of an HNA Travels Tour Director, dinner in Albufiera; and boat tour.
PRICING: Total selling price including all taxes: Double occupancy – $3,699, upgrades available. For prices on Single occupancy and further details, contact Shirlie van Putten 905-619-8583
SELLS OUT QUICKLY - February 28 – March 22, 2023 – HNA offers Portugal - What is included: Round trip direct flights from Toronto to Faro, Portugal, motor coach transfer from Faro airport to your hotel in the Algarve, transfer from your hotel to the airport, flight from Faro to Toronto, 21 nights’ accommodation with kitchen at the Hotel Brisa Sol, Albufeira, Portugal, welcome dinner in Albufiera; boat tour, and services of an HNA Travels Tour Director.
PRICING: Total selling price including all taxes: Double occupancy – $3,449, upgrades available. For prices on Single occupancy and further details, contact Shirlie van Putten 905-619-8583
NEW - Thursday, Dec. 8, CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY - $115. Explore the St Lawrence Market where you will find many local shops and delicious food. We will take a break from the cold and warm up at the Allan Gardens where you will be surrounded by 16,000 different species of plant life from around the globe. We will have an included lunch at the wonderful Hot House Cafe followed by the highlight of the adventure, as you explore the Distillery District transformed into a Winter Wonderland. Active: Lots of Walking. Leaves Lindsay at 9:15 am and returns to Lindsay at 7:15 pm. Depart from Walmart in Port Perry (with a minimum booking of 10 members). Call Cardinal Tours to book at (705) 324-2777 or (877) 343-7773. PLEASE TELL THEM THAT YOU ARE A MEMBER OF PORT PERRY PROBUS. Please also call Social Committee member Pat McDougall at 905 985-8306 so that she can keep track of the number of members attending.
CARDINAL COACH TOURS – LINDSAY, ON
Procedure Updates – Proof of Vaccination is no longer required. Also masks will no longer be required on the coach, although they are still recommended. All day trips heading west will use the 407.
CANXPLORE – BOWMANVILLE, ON
Thursday, December 15, 2022 – CanXplore offers Alight at Night Holiday Tour of Upper Canada Village and Dinner - $169 – What is included: Stop at the Big Apple in Colborne to shop; festive buffet dinner at the McIntosh Country Inn including salad, roast turkey with dressing, potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce and gravy. There will be a choice of desserts offered at a dessert table. Tea, coffee or soft drinks included. Stroll through Upper Canada Village filled with holiday magic and enjoy a train ride around the park including a Sound and Light Show. Activity level – walking for extended periods. To reserve your spot email email@example.com. Pick-Up Points: 12:20 pm –Bowmanville or 12:00 pm in Oshawa if 10+ people book for this pickup spot. Return 10:50 pm.
NEW – July 2-11, 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. CanXplore is offering an extra early booking bonus of $200 off per person, if booked by December 1st, 2022. They will also be doing a Zoom presentation about the tour on November 15th at 7 p.m. For further information or to reserve your spot email firstname.lastname@example.org