Monthly Activities

JANUARY ACTIVITIES:

 

Saturday, January 18th – FirstOntario Milton Arts Centre – Take It Easy:  The Story of the Eagles

SOLD OUT! The show starts at 8:00 pm at the First Ontario Milton Arts Centre. See you there!

Tuesday, January 21rd – Halton EMS – Falls & Strokes

Paul Lamey is a Public Safety Education Coordinator with the Paramedical Services in Halton. He is a dynamic, engaging speaker who will be presenting on: Heart Attacks, Cardiac Arrest, How and When to use a Defibrillator, Calling 911, EIV (Emergency Information Vial), Falls and Seizures. There will be a time at the end of his presentation to ask questions. This event will be held at the Grace Anglican Church at 317 Main Street East at 10:00 am. The cost is $5/person as we will be making a donation to Grace Anglican Church and providing Paul with an honorarium. After the presentation we will be going on a short walk (or ride) to Eddieo’s and enjoy a preset lunch menu at your own cost. We will ask you to make your selection at the time of signing up and the choices are reflected on the sign up sheet. This will help save time at the restaurant.

Tuesday, January 28th – Paint and Cocktails

Join us and discover your inner artistic qualities. We will be enjoying an afternoon of painting and cocktails and once we are done have a great dinner together! The flyer and sign up sheet reflect the picture we will be painting and it is of a “Paris Path”. This event is being held at Shoeless Joes at 800 Main Street East in Milton. The cost for all your painting supplies is $35/person. Dinner and cocktails are at your own cost. The start time is 4:00 pm and we will be finished painting at 6 pm and enjoy dinner together.

Wednesday, January 29th – Crawford Lake Snowshoeing Hike
Snowshoes offer a unique perspective on a unique season! A truly Canadian activity, snowshoeing is a magical way to explore the winter landscape. Join us to discover the origins of snowshoeing in the unique setting of Crawford Lake’s reconstructed 15th century Iroquoian village. We will learn how to snowshoe and then go on a guided hike. They will give a little talk, set us up with the snowshoes and set off for the hike. They do not provide poles, but you can bring some if you wish. If we don’t have enough snow they will lead us on a hike. Meet at the park at 2:15 pm. Park entrance fees are on your own. Cost is $9/person. Join us for appies or an early dinner after at St. Louis Bar & Grill, 604 Santa Maria Blvd., Milton (off Derry Road).

FEBRUARY ACTIVITIES:

Friday, February 14th – Fifty Shades of Gray – I mean darker!!
THIS EVENT IS FULL AND THERE IS A WAITING LIST. Do something extra special on Valentine’s Day. Join us at Longo’s, The Loft for a cooking demonstration with chocolate being the star for the savoury and sweet menu. Yes, chocolate! Chef John Bela will be preparing Chocolate Temptation Mussels, Dark Chocolate and Wild Mushroom Mille-Feuille, Cocoa Nib and Black Pepper Encrusted Beef Tenderloin with Chocolate Port Sauce, White Chocolate Potato Mash, Asparagus with Prosciutto and Cocoa Nibs and a Chocolate Soup with Floating Meringue Island for dessert! The cost of this event is $45/person.

Tuesday, February 25th – Tour of the Halton Mosque and Islamic Association

We will be meeting at 10 am at the Halton Mosque and Islamic Association, 4310 Fairview Street in Burlington, for a tour and visit to the men and women’s prayer area. Our guide, Humza, will talk about the religion and the impact of Islam in our society. We will hear about the ritual of washing their body before they pray. He will show us their phonic letters. Ladies attending this event will need to bring a scarf to cover their head before going into the prayer area. The cost for this event is $5/person, which will be donated to the Halton Mosque and Islamic Association. After the tour we will head to the Mandarin for lunch. The Mandarin is located at 1881 Fairview (intersection of Brant and Fairview).

MARCH ACTIVITIES:

 

Sunday, March 1st – Drury Lane Music Hall 40th Anniversary!

Imagine a matinée with the Marvellous Misters, Melodious Misses, and the distinguished Mr. Chairman as they present an amazing show that is bound to astound! Take a trip down memory lane with the most entertaining, comedic and touching moments of Olde Tyme Music Hall, featuring some surprise guest artists performing favourite numbers that span four decades. Booing and cheering are encouraged! The cost is $27/person and space is limited.

Saturday, March 7th – SNL

You deserve a break today! Come out and join us for dinner. If you haven’t yet given your name and email address, there is a sign up sheet at the Activities Tables. An email will be sent confirming the restaurant so you can RSVP if you are joining us. So come out and have some fun with other Escarpment PROBUS members! All venues will be local Milton restaurants and suggestions are welcome!

Tuesday, March 17th – St. Patrick Day at Bingemans Conference Centre 
Oh the luck of the Irish! Enjoy a beer at the St. Patrick’s Day Kitchen Party! Arrive between noon and 12:30 pm at Bingemans Conference Centre. We will enjoy a delicious buffet luncheon menu, following which we will enjoy a high energy show that will have us singing, laughing and no doubt tapping our feet. The show features “The Celts” and step-dancer Evelyn Mage. The show starts at 2:00 pm and will be finished by 3:30 pm. The cost is $50/person and includes the buffet luncheon, the fabulous show, taxes and gratuities! Bingemans is located at 425 Bingemans Centre Drive in Kitchener. We would also appreciate it if you could indicate if you could be a driver for this event.

Monday, March 23rd – Bowling Extravaganza

Save the date! Join us for a morning of bowling extravaganza followed by lunch at Champ’s. Details and cost will be shared at our January General Meeting. In the meantime: why should a bowling alley be quiet? Wait for it! So you can hear a pin drop!

APRIL ACTIVITIES:

 

Saturday, April 4th – SNL

You deserve a break today! Come out and join us for dinner. If you haven’t yet given your name and email address, there is a sign up sheet at the Activities Tables. An email will be sent confirming the restaurant so you can RSVP if you are joining us. So come out and have some fun with other Escarpment PROBUS members! All venues will be local Milton restaurants and suggestions are welcome!

 

Thursday, April 16th – The Weather Network

NEW! Join us for an interactive studio tour of The Weather Network, 2655 Bristol Circle in Oakville, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Following our tour we will have lunch at Jack Astor’s located at Dundas and Highway 403. Space is limited to 30 members. Cost is $5/person.

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