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Social Events

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!  ​

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES AS OF MAY, 2024

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 AND GUESTS ATTENDING FACE TO FACE EVENTS BE FULLY VACCINATED. 

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 – Lunch - Bridge & Euchre at Colonel Mustard’s, 15 Water Street, Port Perry from 12 – 4 - $5.00 plus the cost of your lunch ordered from the menu. Please indicate your preference when you register to play bridge or euchre. Prizes for the winning teams. To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com so that we can reserve for an accurate number. Seating is limited in the sunroom. For further information, please contact Judy Spring at 905-447-4557.

Thursday, May 16 – Making Her Mark – Exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario - AGO (317 Dundas St. W. Toronto) and Lunch at Sin & Redemption (136 McCaul St., Toronto).  Approximately time 8:30 am to 4 pm.  Making Her Mark is an exhibit in collaboration with the Baltimore Museum of Art spotlighting women artists over four centuries.  Cost of AGO admission is $30 plus the cost of GO Train $12.70 for seniors and two subway trips to and fro $2.30 per trip required in exact cash or using Presto.  Lunch is optional and at individual expense.  We will encourage carpooling to the GO Train.  To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com.  For further information, please contact Judy Spring at 905 447-4557.

SOLD OUT Wednesday, June 5, 2024 – Walking Tour of Toronto Island – Timing is approximately  8:30 am – 4:30 pm with the 1-1/2 hours leisurely tour scheduled for 11 am.    Two long- time residents are leading tours to show you the homes, gardens and public spaces on Ward’s and Algonquin Islands.  In addition, there are now many Tiny Galleries throughout Ward's and Algonquin. These are gallery boxes installed in people's front yards to display the work of local artists. Some of the artists are selling their work if people are interested.  The cost is $36.00 per person which includes the tour and the ferry to the island.  Included in the cost is a bottle of water and granola bar.  Optional lunch will follow at the Rivera on Ward’s Island.  Members can take the GO Train as a group or car-pool. Tours go rain or shine.  To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com.  Following registration, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Judy Spring at 905 447-4557.

Friday, June 7, 2024 – Uxbridge PROBUS Club Invitation to join them for My Fair Lady at the Shaw Festival and lunch at the Prince of Wales Hotel - $200.00 ($210 for non-members) – Price includes bus leaving Uxbridge Walmart at 8:30 am returning about 7:30 pm, lunch, theatre, and time to browse in Niagara-on-the-Lake. For tickets, please contact Uxbridge PROBUS at socialuxbridgeprobus@gmail.com.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 - Social Tea (Lunch) following the Annual General Meeting – Hope Church , $25.00 – Price includes sandwiches and sweets, and tea and coffee. Seating is limited based on space in the church hall. We invite you to bring your favourite bone china cup and saucer or a mug. To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com. Following registration, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Ruth Cain at 905 410-6030.

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - Summer Barbecue and Concert in the Park – 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Palmer Park, Water Street, Port Perry. Please join us for a barbecue and civic concert featuring Irwin Smith. This is a subsidized and ticketed event with tickets selling for $5. Junior bacon cheeseburgers and pizza will be served. We invite you to bring a salad, dessert, or other picnic item to be shared with the group. To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com. Following registration, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Ann Skinner at 905 982-8865.

SOLD OUT  Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - The Full Monty at the Capital Theatre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope – 2 pm show - $50.20 which includes a ticketing theatre fee and a capital improvement charge..  We will work on car-pooling arrangements.  This is a raucous, pop-rock-musical that “takes it all off!”  To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com.  Following registration, you will be provided with payment details.  For further information, please contact Doreen Buchan at 905-985-4953.

HOLD THE DATE – Thursday, August 15, 2024 – Lunch at the Blue Heron Casino and a matinee at Theatre on the Ridge, Scugog Shores Museum Village, 16210 Island Rd., Port Perry – 11:30 to 4:00. This excellent local theatre group will be performing The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised) (Again). All 37 of Shakespeare’s plays – performed in less than 2 hours. Fast paced, witty, and physical. It’s full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike. The Casino is located at 21777 Island Rd., Port Perry. Members will pay for their lunch individually. We are waiting for a price on theatre tickets. To register, please email social.portperryprobus@gmail.com. Following registration and advice of pricing, you will be provided with payment details. For further information, please contact Judy Spring at 905 447-4557.

HNA TOURS

Sat., June 1 to Tues., June 4, 2024 – Louise Penny – Three Pines Tour - $1,467.87 per person incl HST based on double-occupancy, $1,919.87 per person incl HST based on single-occupancy. Nonrefundable deposit of $300 upon booking – balance due April 7, 2024. Price includes return motor coach from the Ajax/Pickering area, three night’s accommodation at the Domaine Chateau Bromont, admission to all attractions stated in the itinerary, meals: three breakfasts; three lunches; one dinner (Welcome dinner), two full days of Sharman – a Louise Penny Guide specialist, and services of an HNA Travels Tour Director. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583 or shirlie@hnatravels.com.

Tues., June 11, 2024 – Picton Wine Tour with visit to Base 31 - $129.00 - Base31 is a cultural destination on the site of a former 70-acre WWII air training base in Picton. Included return transportation by motor coach, depart 9:00 am – return by 6:00 pm, visit to Base 31 with guided tour, wine tasting at local winery, and driver’s tip. For more information, contact Shirlie at 905 -619-8583 or shirlievanputten@rogers.com.

July 17, 2024 – Capital Theatre in Port Hope Presents The Full Monty at 2 p.m. - $115 - Your tour includes Ticket to see show, return transportation to Theatre, and Driver’s Tip. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at shirlievanputten@rogers.com or 905-619-8583

SOLD OUT - Tues., July 23, 2024 – Westben Theatre Presents Barnful of Broadway at 2 p.m. - $144 - To celebrate our 25th season, Westben presents the very best of the best of Broadway , with some of their very favorite guest artists. Includes return transportation by motor coach. picnic lunch, ticket for show, and driver’s tip. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583 or shirlievanputten@rogers.com.

 Wed., September 11, 2024 – Shaw Festival Presents My Fair Lady - $149 – Includes return transportation by deluxe motor coach, ticket at the Festival Theatre, driver’s tip, and 407 Toll. For further information or to book contact Shirlie van Putten at 905-619-8583 or shirlievanputten@rogers.com.

 

NEWWednesday, October 16, 2024 – Famous Players Theatre presents Believe in Magic - $145 - The Magic of the human spirit engulfs in this heart-warming stage performance, as Famous PEOPLE Players (343 Evans Ave., Etobicoke) celebrate their 50th birthday, from struggle to success with triumph! Taking their magic to the footlights from around world and into your heart. Included in your tour is return transportation by motor coach. delicious lunch in dining room, performance at the World renowned Black Light Theatre, dessert is served in the dining room, and driver’s tip. For additional information contact Shirlie at 905-619-8583 or shirlievanputten@rogers.co,

 

CANXPLORE TOURS 

NEW – June 13, 2024 - SPRING GARDEN TOUR - Cost: $189 per person (all taxes included). Includes:  A visit to Hendrie Park at Royal Botanical Gardens, plus a guided tour of Whistling Gardens and a picnic lunch, a visit to Northland Nursery to shop for plants and the services of a CanXplore Tour Director. For further information or to book, go to www.canxplore.com/springgardentour or contact Cathy Spracklin at cathy@canxplore.com or 289-275-1182.

 

NEW – June 20, 2024 - PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY WINE TOUR - Cost: $199 per person (all taxes included)

Includes: A stop at The Big Apple, plus wine tasting at Waupoos Estates Winery (4 samples), lunch at The Waring House, wine tasting at The Grange Winery (4 samples), wine tasting at Sandbanks Estate Winery (5 samples) and the services of a CanXplore Tour Director. For further information or to book, go to www.canxplore.com/prince-edward-county or contact Cathy Spracklin at cathy@canxplore.com or 289-275-1182.

 

NEW – September 29 to October 2, 2024 - AGAWA CANYON AND SUDBURY TOUR - Cost: $1295 per person based on double occupancy (all taxes included). Includes: Roundtrip luxury coach tour from Durham Region with stops in Bowmanville, Oshawa, Whitby and Port Perry, 4 days and 3 night accommodation, breakfast daily, 2 lunches, train tour of Agawa Canyon to see the beautiful fall colours, entrance fee to Science North Museum, IMAX and planetarium presentations at Science North Museum, visit to the Big Nickel in Sudbury, a 2.5 hour boat cruise with lunch on Lake Muskoka and the services of a CanXplore Tour Director. For further information or to book, go to www.canxplore.com/agawacanyonmainpage or contact Cathy Spracklin at cathy@canxplore.com or 289-275-1182.  SMALL GROUP - 24 maximum

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