Jan 9 - Brain Health and Aging - Maryse Raymond
Maryse Raymond is Education Coordinator at the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County.
The Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County is dedicated to providing help for people living with dementia, and their care partners. They offer programs and services in communities right across Simcoe County. Learn more about healthy aging.
Nov 14 - Rich Thistle - The Art of Rich Thistle
RICH THISTLE is a multi-disciplined, Canadian visual artist respected for his aviation art as well as watercolor and acrylic landscape paintings of Ontario's lake country.
Over the years Rich has given numerous presentations to service clubs, historical, Probus and community clubs, aviation associations and veteran's groups. These presentations feature his paintings and career as an artist with particular focus on the Canadian history depicted in his many historical aviation images depicting both military and general aviation aircraft.
Oct 10 - PROBUS Club of Alliston 35th Annniversary Celebration
Sept 12 - Ted Barris - Rush to Danger, Medics in the Line of Fire
A favourite speaker for our group, Ted Barris is a Canadian writer, journalist, professor and broadcaster. He writes a weekly column, "The Barris Beat", and is a regular contributor to The Globe & Mail and The National Post. His non-fiction works focus on Canada's military heritage. Barris has authored 17 books.
July 11 - Terry Fallis - Tracing the Roots of a Novel
A two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Terry Fallis is the author of eight national bestselling novels—including five #1 bestsellers—all published by McClelland & Stewart. The Best Laid Plans was the winner of the Leacock Medal for Humour in 2008, and CBC’s Canada Reads in 2011. It was adapted as a six-part CBC-Television miniseries, and a stage musical. The High Road was a Leacock Medal finalist in 2011. Up and Down was the winner of the 2013 Ontario Library Association Evergreen Award and was a finalist for the 2013 Leacock Medal. His fourth novel, No Relation (2014)won the 2015 Leacock Medal. His fifth, Poles Apart (2015)was a Globe and Mail bestseller and a finalist for the 2016 Leacock Medal. One Brother Shy (2017) and Albatross (2019) were both national bestsellers. His latest, Operation Angus (2021) was a national bestseller and a CBC Best Books of 2021 selection.