PROBUS Pickering Lakeside is a proud part of a worldwide organization whose motto is Fellowship, Friendship and Fun. We believe that retirement is the time to reinvent yourself and do the things you never had time for when you were working. We strive to ensure our members can truly say - Retired and Loving It! So scroll through our website to discover what's happening and all the activities our wonderful volunteers have planned and organized for our members. For more information about PROBUS, visit the "About Us" page or better yet:
Please note that membership is restricted to Pickering resident only at this time
Below are the next few events. For a full listing, click here. We frequently add new events, so make sure you check by here frequently.
Meet Our Speaker
There will be no formal speaker in December. Instead, we will be entertained at our Annual Christmas Luncheon by Johnny Cigan. John's charismatic voice will entertain you with all the songs from Elvis' early years to the concert years. His acclaimed competition titles include Champion in the largest Elvis festival in the world Collingwood Elvis Festival. Champion winner in the Lake George Elvis Festival, Belleville Elvis Trilogy and many more.
If you haven't registered for this event yet, tickets are still available.
'TIS THE SEASON TO CELEBRATE!
The November Newsletter is now available
Our Annual Christmas Luncheon will be held on December 14th at the Ajax Convention Centre. Tickets are now on sale!
The Lakeside Weekly Walking Group will continue to get out every Tuesday.
November 29th - Duffin's Creek
December 6th - Ajax Rotary Park
December 13th - Greenwood Conservation Area
The 1st Toronto History Tour - Financial District was fascinating. It's incredible how much we don't know about this marvelous city we live next to.
More Good News
Toronto History Tour - Financial District on November 29th - tickets are still available for this, sure to be, fascinating walking tour of Toronto's Financial District with Toronto historian Bruce Bell.
In the Kitchen is back on November 30th. Join Barb McGrath while she shows us how to make Peasant Bread and Bea Segal's Sweet & Sour Beef ribs.
Euchre is at the Royal Canadian Legion on December 1st. All members and play levels are welcome.
Beare Hill Park Walk - Jeff Bowers will be our hike leader as we walk the trail that leads us to a 360 panoramic view. Join us on December 8th.
Crack the Case is on December 13th. Come on out and enjoy an hour of laughs as we try and figure out who killed whom or who stole the money.
Christmas Cookie, Square Share at the Royal Canadian Legion on December 15th. All you have to do is prepare one of your recipes for bars, squares or cookies, put them in a container and bring them along. You will leave with a sampling of all the various sweets brought. Wear your favourite Christmas sweater and hat.
One of the many benefits of membership is access to regularly scheduled gatherings of club members who share common interests. Some Activities are seasonal, while others run throughout the year.
Providing a variety of activities gives members an opportunity to get to know each other better while doing something that they enjoy. We currently have over a dozen such groups in our club, like euchre, weekly group walks, book and movie clubs, golf, trivia and much more.
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Our members enjoy a variety of social events. Some local events include going to theatres and tourist attractions and visiting local restaurants for lunch or dinner. We educate as well as entertain by providing trips to museums, historic sites and tours of local businesses and industries. We come together annually to celebrate special times together like summer BBQ's and Holidays. These special events require advance registration and payment.