Develop a new skill, harness a lifelong passion or revive an old hobby.
Verity offers a wide range of clubs designed to help you enrich your experience, while connecting with other like-minded Members.
Members are invited to join any Club event. To join a Verity Club, go to the Members website, select 'Edit Profile' and check the boxes of the groups you would like to join.
THE ARTIST COLLECTIVE
The Artist Collective is comprised of Verity Members interested in exhibiting their visual art in the newly established Verity Gallery and the Biennial exhibitions. The Collective encourages Verity Members to share their creativity and express themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment. There are professional artists and fresh newcomers to the experience of exhibiting.
ARTS & CULTURE CLUB
Connect with like-minded arts and culture aficionados with group events both within the Club and around the city. Members can choose from a vast selection of events that suit every artistic passion including: theatre, architecture, museum and gallery outings, film screenings, live music, and more
Book lovers unite with The Verity Book Club. This group meets once a month for an engaging, Member led discussion on the club’s latest read. With an exciting line-up of books, the Verity Book Club is an excellent way to expand your reading list and connect with other Members.
BREAKFAST NETWORKING CLUB
Early bird Verity networkers, join us as we establish and grow a new club dedicated to relationship networking at Verity. This club meets over breakfast once a month to connect on a business level
Whether you’re a first time player or a seasoned bridge Member, this club offers an opportunity to participate in a fun, insightful and social group activity. With renowned bridge instructors and frequent group lessons, the bridge club is open to any skill level. You don't have to register, just turn up when you can, and play as long as you like.
Canfabulicious is the combination of two words: confabulate and delicious.
Confabulate, meaning to converse or to hold a discussion. In other words, this club is about two things—meaningful conversation and great food.
This club provides monthly screenings of entertaining, high-profile and provocative films and documentaries, followed by thought- provoking discussion and reviews. Films cover a broad range of genres, topics and styles and always spark conversation.
The Verity Golf Club offers Members the opportunity to learn about the game of golf, practice and play a round with a group of Verity women. With reciprocal privileges and access to golf courses and facilities in the Toronto area, Members can enjoy a game with friends or connect with a new foursome. For the 2018 season we have arranged tee times at both Ladies Golf Club and at Cedar Brae Golf Club.
The purpose of Verity Investment Club is to educate and inform Verity Members on the fundamentals of investing and basic wealth management planning so you can feel more confident and secure in your financial portfolios. The Verity Investment Club meets monthly. Key issues to be discussed include: a financial planning checklist, creating a balanced portfolio, social investing, getting the most out of your advisor, retirement strategies, income strategies as well as estate and tax strategies. Whether you are a seasoned investor or are just getting started, these informal sessions have something to offer everyone.
Joyful Noise is the name chosen for the Verity choir because it reflects its philosophy. There are no auditions for this group. A willing heart and a desire to have fun and meet new people is all that is necessary, and there is always room for one more! Acting as Choirmaster is our own Concierge, George LaPierre. For 25 years, George was a Parish Priest and in that capacity led many choirs.
LAST FRIDAY LUNCH CLUB
This club offers a great way to get better acquainted with Members in an informal social setting. Every last Friday of the month, this group gathers for a delicious lunch buffet in the Members Lounge. The afternoon can go on for as long as you choose, often into Fridays Uncorked
The Photography Club is for amateur photographers who are looking to learn more and have some fun! This Club will meet monthly to discuss tips and techniques to help those with a passion for photography. Professional guest speakers will also be present on occasion to offer expert advice and share their skills.
PUBLIC SPEAKING CLUB
Learn how to use your voice, tone and messaging to capture and hold the attention of your audience.
Scrabble Club plays in the Members’ Lounge. The games are informal… lots of chatting and laughter as well as fun word-creation. Scrabble boards are kept in the armoire in the Members’ Lounge for those who want to play at any other time.
THE VERITY CIRCLE ON TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
The Verity Circle on Truth and Reconciliation is the outcome of a January 2017 Speaker Series discussion on Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, moderated by Verity Member Victoria Grant, TemeAugama Anishnabai Qway, and a member of the Temagami First Nation. The focus of the Circle is twofold: to hear the truth about the implementation and effects of colonization for Indigenous, Metis and Inuit people, and the Canadian population, and to develop a strategy that will allow Verity Members to participate in positive and authentic reconciliation.
THE VERITY SPONSORSHIP GROUP
The Verity Sponsorship Group raised funds in November 2015 to sponsor a family of 3 from Syria under the Family Links program. Please join the group if you would like to participate in concrete activities to help them settle and integrate into Canada. You can join sub-teams like language, education, finance, employment or health.
The place to be when you aren’t travelling the world! Travel Club hosts monthly travel talks for travel lovers like you. Topics include unique destinations, travel hacks, and how not to be a tourist. Connect with like-minded travellers to swap travel stories. Get inspired to hop the next flight to Anywhere But Here.
VERITY BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
The VBC is about making connections at Verity among our Members and invited guests. We believe that people do business with people they know and at VBC relationships begin over dinner and a speaker. The VBC meets four times a year, and consists of informal networking upon arrival followed by the speaker portion. During dinner you will have the opportunity to get to know people at your table and discuss the topic of the evening.
The Verity Salon is designed to bring fresh and fun events to the Verity community such as fashion experiences, unique restaurant visits, spa treats and patio parties. The majority of the events are held within Verity, with the exception of a few field trips throughout the year. We are open to hearing from all Members on ideas for upcoming events, as this committee is open to all Members of the Club. Come out and meet Verity's dynamic community at one of our upcoming events!
Do you know how you wish you could add more healthy and delicious vegan meals to your diet but don't have time to cook all of the variety you would like?
Verity Vegan Co-op is the answer!
Sample and understand wines from the world’s many wine regions with the Verity Wine Club. We also host frequent special dinner events at GEORGE, where wines are paired with a menu created by our own Chef Loseto and a winemaker is on hand to offer insight into the creation of that evening's wine.