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Our members are retired business and professional persons residing in Durham Region, including Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Brooklin, Oshawa and other areas.  Our monthly meetings feature informative and entertaining speakers.  Along with monthly social events and 19 activity groups who meet regularly, its a great way to meet new people, make new friends and discover new interests.  Read More:

About Us

Including the most recent PROBUS Canada newsletter.


Next General Meeting
June 13th, 2024, HMS Ajax Room

South Entrance Ajax Community Centre,
75 Centennial Road, Ajax, ON L1S 4S4
Meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.


June Speaker

DEIDREY FRANCOIS - WHAT'S IN A NAME?

Deidrey Francois is a Singer-songwriter, Speaker, Performer and JoyBringer. She delivers keynotes at Spiritual Centres and Seniors groups as well as concert venues internationally. Deidrey has performed with powerhouses like Jackie Richardson and Patti Austin. Her music has been featured on CBC radio and her musical versatility is performed with infectious enthusiasm. Her intent is to bring Joy in Melody to wiggle, giggle and to touch a listener's heart.

Click here for more information on Deidrey and our past speakers.



Social Events

REMINDERS: There are NO REFUNDS if you sign-up for an event and are unable to attend. You may have someone go in your place by getting payment from them and notifying the event Convenor of the change, along with the name and phone number of the person replacing you.

Past Events (for the current year)

Click Here for information and pictures relating to past events.


Upcoming Events

Annual Picnic - June 19, 2024

Let's kick off summer with a picnic!

Our annual picnic is being held on Wednesday, June 19th.

The venue includes a covered picnic pavilion, so the fun will go on rain or shine!

This event is for members only and is strictly limited to the first 100 registrants.


For detailed information and to register
Go to the Event.

BEST OF
BARNFUL OF BROADWAY - July 23, 2024

To celebrate its 25th season, Westben is presenting the very best of its best Broadway music theatre presentations, with some favourite guest artists.

For detailed information and to register Go to the Event.


LET'S GO BLUE JAYS! - September 15, 2024

Hello, Durham West Probus Blue Jays baseball fans. 

Members enjoyed the game in 2023 and indications are that the excitement is still high for this year.

For detailed information and to register Go to the Event.


Activity Groups

If you are interested in joining or starting a group, we look forward to hearing from you! Please reach out to Laura Lemay using our directory (Members Only)

Click on Individual Clubs below.  Clubs with updates for this month are identified with  (**)

Food & Drink

See updates from:

The Breakfast Club 

Dinner is Served  **

Let's Eat  **

Nibbles at Night  **

Table Talk  **


Fitness & Fun

See updates from:

Billiards 

Bowling  **

Indoor Golf  

Nordic Pole Walking  **

Outdoor Golf  **

Wednesday Walking **


Arts/Special Interests

See Updates from:

Between the Lines **

The Cinema Club  **

Create & Chat  **

Friendly Euchre  **

Garden Club  **

Mah Jongg  

Marathon Bridge  **

Novel Readers  **

Snapped Camera Club  **

Words Worth Reading  **

Member's Corner

News

  • Age-Friendly Ajax
  • Town of Ajax - Upcoming Events
  • Library Bridge (Schedule)
  • Ajax Seniors Club


              • St. Francis Centre - New Season
              • Insurance Discounts through PROBUS
                Canada

                  Go To Members Corner for more details

                Sharing Our Recipes

                Courtesy of Patricia Bolger

                BROAD BEANS WITH JAMON

                If you are traveling in Spain this coming year, you may just find this recipe on the Tapas Bar, as an item on a Starter Menu or served in Spanish homes as a side dish. It is basically the Spanish twist to beans with ham.  I have made this recipe many times as a contribution to a BBQ or a movie night buffet. Add to this a brown bag full of diagonally cut baguette and you are an instant Gourmet Cook.  Fava beans are hard to find in our grocery stores so I use the frozen package of Lima beans. Also, I would choose a crisp and fragrant dry white wine like Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc to bring out the best flavours! 

                Go to Recipes


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