What we do:
Dining Out events are meant to be a good social opportunity to get to know each other better and to put names to faces. Couples, single men and single women and guests are all welcome. Conversation is lively, friendships are formed, and good food is enjoyed.
Where we meet:
The events are held at various restaurants in the Welland/Pelham area. Prior to each planned event, an e-mail invitation is sent out to the membership outlining where and when the next event is planned; menu choices and the cost for the dinner are also provided.
When we meet:
Two events are planned for each year………a Dining Out evening is planned for May or June and one Christmas Luncheon is planned for December. The Social Hour for dinners begins at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 7 p.m.
The Next Dining Out Event :
Date: Friday, December 6, 2019
Time: Cocktail/Social Hour – 1:00 p.m. and Luncheon served at 2:00 p.m.
Location: Peninsula Lakes Golf Club, 569 Highway 20 W, Fenwick, Ontario
Cost: $30.00 per person (tax & tip incl.)
Deadline to join: November 21, 2019
Payment Method: Cheque, made payable to PROBUS Club of Pelham
The Plated Menu is as follows:
FIELD GREENS SALAD with fresh chopped vegetables
including sweet peppers, grape tomato and cucumber with
lemon olive oil vinaigrette and finely grated parmigiana
OVEN ROASTED TURKEY with Stuffing
Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
SEASONAL VEGETABLES including
carrots, parsnip and zucchini
Tea and Coffee
I would very much appreciate hearing from you and hope that you will be able to attend and would ask you to please provide me with a cheque for the number of people attending at the time you sign up. If you are not able to be at the September 26th or the October 24th Probus meetings, please mail your cheque made out to PROBUS Club of Pelham, to me at:
c/o PROBUS Club of Pelham
P.O. Box 1334
As I have emphasized in previous e-mail, these dinners are meant to be a good social opportunity to get to know each other better and put names to faces. Couples, single men and single women and guests are all welcome.
Previous Dining Out Events :
Lookout Point Country Club – June 12, 2019
This was our 16th Dining Out event and was possibly even the best. A record-breaking attendance of 69 Probus friends started off the evening with the 6 p.m. social hour. Dinner was served at 7 p.m. and the menu choices were Herb Roasted Chicken, Dry Seared Salmon, Smoked Pork Tenderloin or Classic Eggplant Parmesan. All choices were delicious and ended with a sweet note of Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing.
The view overlooking the golf course was beautiful and as always judging by the level of conversation and laughter, a good time was had by all!
Thank you all for coming. I look forward to planning the next one………details to follow.
Christmas Luncheon at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club – December 7, 2018
A record attendance of 83 Probus friends joined together to enjoy the Christmas Luncheon at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club. A traditional plated turkey dinner was served and enjoyed by all. The highlight of the afternoon was the opportunity to meet new members and reinforce old friendships which was quite evident with all the chatter and laughter in the room.
Lookout Point Country Club – September 5, 2018
What better way to “chill” on the hottest day of the year than to get together with 53 Probus friends and enjoy a lovely meal, wine and conversation.
The menu choices were Herb Roasted Chicken, Dry Seared Salmon, Smoked Pork Tenderloin or Classic Eggplant Parmesan. All choices were delicious and ended with a sweet note of Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing.
The view overlooking the golf course was beautiful and as always new friendships were formed through lively conversation.
The Pelham Street Grille – May 16, 2018
The 13th Dining Out event was held at The Pelham Street Grille on May 16, 2018 with 46 diners and guests present.
The evening was a good success starting with the 6 p.m. social hour. Dinner of Prime Rib with Yorkshire pudding and all the fixings OR Roasted Breast of Chicken topped with mushroom garlic cream sauce was served. The sweet tooth was satisfied with either cheesecake or chocolate brownie. No one left hungry!
Judging by the level of conversation and laughter, a good time was had by all! Thank you all for coming.
Christmas Luncheon at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club – December 8, 2017
What better way to start the snowy holiday season than by getting together with 67 Probus friends to enjoy our annual Christmas Luncheon. The social hour gave us the opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet and talk with new friends.
We then were served a fresh mixed greens salad, delicious turkey dinner with all the fixings and a fruit topped crème brulee……………..at the end, there almost seemed a hesitation for the party to break up!
Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Very Healthy and Happy 2018.
Lookout Point Country Club – September 21, 2017
This was the 11th Dining Out event and possibly even the best! Upon arriving, forty-two diners first enjoyed a beautiful vista overlooking the golf course at Lookout Point Country Club.
We then were presented with a most delicious meal offering entrée choices of salmon, chicken, tenderloin or vegetarian and finished off with a mouth-watering carrot cake dessert.
As always, conversation and laughter flowed easily amongst the members. Looking forward to the next one……details to follow!!
The Pelham Street Grille – May 18, 2017
On a lovely sunny day, 37 diners gathered for our tenth Dining Out Event.
The 6 p.m. Social Hour provided an opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new acquaintances.
At 7 p.m. a delicious Prime Rib dinner with Yorkshire pudding and all the fixings was enjoyed by all. As always, conversation was lively and noisy!
Peninsula Lake Golf Club – December 9, 2016
On a sunny crisp afternoon, fifty-nine members met at the Peninsula Lakes Golf Club for our annual Christmas Luncheon.
Our traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings was delicious and we were well taken care of by the competent staff at the Club. Another lovely occasion to form new friendships and reinforce old friendships.
The Pelham Street Grille – September 28, 2016
A lovely new restaurant opened in Pelham and we wanted to welcome them to the area. Thirty-five dinners were served a sumptuous Prime Rib dinner and no one left hungry!!
Sparrow Lake Golf Club – June 29, 2016
The 7th Dining Out event was held at Sparrow Lake Golf Club on June 29, 2016 with 39 members and guests present. Thank you all for coming…..the evening was a good success with good food, good service and good conversation.
My Place Bar & Grill – March 31, 2016
Sixteen hungry diners enjoyed another successful “Dining Out” event. The meal was exceptional, service was excellent and, as usual, it provided an opportunity to enjoy good conversation in a lovely social setting.
Swing Restaurant – August 27, 2015
Was this the best “Dining Out” yet, I don’t know, but, judging from the level of chatter and laughter, new friendships were formed and old friendships reinforced.
Urban Steakhouse – May 21, 2015
………and a good time was had by all! Twenty-one diners gathered at Urban Steakhouse and no one left hungry!! We were well cared for by the staff at Urban and once the wine/drink orders were filled, the room was abuzz with good conversation
Dining Out – Riverstone Event Centre – February 12, 2015
Twenty six members braved the cold Thursday night to go to the Riverstone Event Centre for our second “Eating Out” event. The Olive Branch Room was decked out in a Valentine Theme and we were well taken care of by the attentive staff.