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Activities & Outings

Each month, there is a Club excursion event to a place or places of interest, with the emphasis on learning, discovery and socialising. In December, this takes the form of a special Christmas lunch.

Once a year a trip may be planned that involves several days away, outside of Melbourne or beyond Victoria.

Activities are planned by the Committee, and are advertised through the general meetings, the newsletter and this website. In all of the Club’s activities, we are mindful of cost. The committee works hard to arrange interesting quality events that are affordable for members.

Forthcoming Trips and Events

Here's what's planned for our Club activities and outings in the near future ...

(To find out about the guest speakers planned for upcoming general meetings see the ‘Meetings and Speakers’ page.)

Members at lunch

Friday, 25th October

Murray's Lunch

Time: follows October General Meeting
Venue: Clare Castle Hotel, 354 Graham St, Port Melbourne
Cost: depends on Member's menu selection (approx $20 - $30), pay at the restaurant

Hellenic Museum - Old Mint Building

Thursday, 14th November

Hellenic Museum Tour

A tour of the Hellenic Museum in the grand old Royal Mint building on William Street in the city. The guided tour is of the main exhibition - Gods, Myths and Mortals - which covers 8000 years of Greek history. Also on display are some beautiful Byzantine artefacts in the Mint's old vault (self-guided).

Lunch to follow at Grounds of Arcadia, a Greek restaurant at the rear of the Mint buiding.

Time: 10:15am for 10:30am tour
Venue: Hellenic Museum, 280 Williams St, Melbourne
Cost: Tour $10, lunch at members own cost

Christmas decoration

Friday, 13th December

Christmas Lunch

Celebrate the festive season with your fellow Probus members!

Time: 12 noon
Venue: Brighton Savoy Hotel, 150 Esplanade, Brighton
Cost: $35 for members, $55 for non-members/guests


Picnic in the Park

Thursday, 16th January 2020

Annual Picnic in the Park

Come and relax after a busy festive season and help welcome in 2020. This is a BYO everything event - bring all you need for your picnic lunch (food, drinks, chairs, etc) plus good humour and some wonderful stories.

NOTE: If the forecast is for extreme heat on the day of the picnic, the activity may be rescheduled or cancelled.

Time: 12 noon
Venue: St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park (enter off St Vincent Place North, between Montague St and Merton St)
Cost: no charge!


Coming Soon

COMING SOON!

In the pipeline ...
Tour of Western Water treatment plant at Werribee

A Day at the Movies
Enjoy a session at the movies with your fellow Probians (usually at Kino Cinema in Collins St)

More details, date and time, etc to be advised ...

Previous Activities and Outings

To see a Historical Record of Club events - visit the Typical Experiences page, and the Photos page.