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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.)

Elizabeth I portrait

Thursday, 13th June

Bendigo Art Gallery

A visit to Bendigo Art Gallery to see their latest exhibition "Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits". The exhibition explores five royal dynasties: the Tudors, Stuarts, Georgians, Victorians and the Windsor’s, through masterworks of painting, sculpture and photography.

Travel to Bendigo will be by minibus - a 2hr journey with a stop along the way for morning tea. Your choice of lunch venue: in the cafe at the gallery or in one of the other many delightful eateries nearby.

Time: Meet at the Reserve in Princes St at 8:15am. Bus leaves at 8:30am, return approx 4 - 4:30pm
Venue: Bendigo Art Gallery
Cost: $35 for bus, $22 for gallery entry (to be paid for before trip) + lunch (pay on the day)

Members at lunch

Friday, 28th June

Murray's Lunch

Time: follows June General Meeting
Venue: to be confirmed - usually Dalmatinos
Cost: depends on Member's menu selection (approx $20 - $30), pay at the restaurant

Parliament House Melbourne

Wednesday, 10th July

Parliament House Tour and Morning Tea

Come on a 45 minute tour of the historic Victorian Parliament House building, followed by morning tea in the Parliament House dining room. Morning Tea is booked for 10am. Special dietary requirements need to be notified to Parliament catering before 4th July.

Make your own way to Parliament House, eg. by public transport. Entrance to the building is via the front stairs, or by a gate on the Windsor Hotel side of the building.

Time: Tour starts at 9am, please arrive at front entrance by 8:45am to allow for security check
Venue: Parliament House, Spring St, Melbourne
Cost: Tour is free of charge, morning tea $25

Coming Soon


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.