Posted March 20, 2018

NEXT MEETING

Thursday April 12, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. at the Wasaga Stars Arena

Our Speaker and Topic will be Ted Barris, Great Escape, a Canadian Story

 

SPEAKERS 

MAY

Topic:  British Home Children Advocacy and Research Association.

Speaker: Lori Oschefski.

JUNE

Topic:  Earth Treks-(Eco Tours in Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands)

Speaker: Alison Braun

 

JULY

Topic: CARP- A new vision for aging for Canada.

Speaker - Linda Flemington

 

SOCIAL

April 17, 2018  11:00 am NAPOLEON PRODUCTS PLANT TOUR

Our April event is a factory tour of Napoleon Products, located at 24 Napoleon Road at the junction of highway 11 and highway 93 just North of Barrie.

At this facility, Napoleon Products manufactures gas fireplaces, furnaces and air conditioners.  Everyone who is participating in the tour will be required to wear safety glasses, which are provided.  In some areas hearing protection is required and tour headsets will be provided.  This allows everyone to hear what is being said and reduces noise levels at the same time.  Closed toe and closed heel footwear must be worn throughout the tour.

 

The tour is free and starts at 11:00 am.  The size of the group is limited to 24 people for safety reasons.Lunch will take place after the tour at the “Amiche Restaurant” in Craighurst.  This is located at the junction of “Horseshoe Valley Road” (22) and “Penetanguishene Road” (93).

For further details, please contact Lee by email, huish@lynx.org or call 705-429-5541

 

MAY 15th 2018, 11:00 am BARRIE GREENHOUSES TOUR

Our May event is a tour of the City Of Barrie Greenhouses.  Each year the greenhouses, located at 165 Ferndale Dr. N, start their plants in the early months in preparation for planting in hanging baskets and planters throughout the city.  Due to the vast area involved, the greenhouses have a huge number of various flowers growing and being made ready for display during the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons.  The city of Barrie has won numerous awards for their displays.

 

There is no cost for the tour.  Since the tour starts at 11:00 am, we should meet prior to that time and be ready to enjoy the sights. Lunch will be held afterwards at “THE MARKET BUFFETT”, 147 Mapleview Drive West.  However, we are best to enter the parking lot off of Veterans Drive south of Mapleview. Please sign up at the Social Table.  For further details contact Lee at 705-429-5541 or email huish@lynx.org.

 

JUNE  19, 2018    11:00 am           ROY’S RADS

Our June event is a tour of “Roy’s Rads”.  This is a collection of several Studebaker cars as well as other interesting vehicles. There is a large assortment and display of antique and related auto paraphernalia.  The tour will begin at 11:00 am and there is no cost.

 

Roy’s Rads is located on Grey Road 4 at #407188 west of Maxwell on the South side of the road.

We will meet for lunch at Mylar and Loreta’s Restaurant in Singhampton on a pay for your own basis, arriving at approximately 1:00 pm. For further information please contact Lee at 705 429 5541 or email huish@lynx.org.

 

PAYMENT FOR EVENTS: There is now a change in policy regarding the acceptance of cash for payment to the social events. Aside from cheques, cash will be accepted and a receipt will be issued however the exact amount in cash will be required since no change will be given back.

Thank you, Social Team, for doing such a great job of keeping us on the go!