Thurs., May 17: Lunch & Learn. St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Pay-what-you-can lunch prepared by the St. Paul’s TAB & ACW groups beginning at 12 noon. Presentation begins at 12:45 p.m. Deborah Zimmerman, a teacher and the wife of an Anglican priest, talks about life among the indigenous community in Moose Factory. Call 905-852-7016 to reserve a seat.
Fri., May 18: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 9:30 a.m. Walker Woods West. A fast, 2 hr, 10 km, East and West Walker Woods loop hike with hills. Meet at parking lot on east side of Uxbridge Conc. 6, 2 km south of Durham Rd. 21 at Albright Rd. Contact: Joan Taylor 905 477 2161
Sat., May 19: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 4+ km moderate pace hike. Meet at the roadside parking on the west side of Conc. 6, 1.5 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Joan Taylor 905 477 2161
Mon., May 21: Claremont Garden ClubThe Flora Project. Guest speaker Anne Barbour of the Kawartha Lakes Naturalists. Claremont United Church, 7 p.m. Refreshments (bring your mug), presentation at 7:30 p.m. at 7:30 p.m. Free for members, $5 for guests. No need to be a Claremont Resident. Visit www.claremontgardenclub.ca for further details.
Wed., May 23: Bethesda-Reach Women’s monthly meeting will be held at 7.30 p.m. at Lucy Maud Montgomery Home in Leaskdale. Tour of home and historical information. All ladies welcome.
Thurs., May 24 – June 2: Uxbridge Youth Theatre presents High School Musical at the Uxbridge Music Hall. For info & tickets go to starticketing.com.
Sat., May 26: I.O.D.E. Yard & Bake Sale. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., 18333 Marsh Hill Road. Uxbridge. Some furniture.
Sat., May 26: Claremont Garden Club Annual Plant Sale. Four corners in Claremont, across from the general store, 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Large selection of perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables, & native plants available for sale. Arrive early for best selection. Visit www.claremontgardenclub.ca for further details.
Sat., May 26: Greenbank Folk Music Society presents The Silver Hearts in concert. Greenbank Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets $ 25 from P O E Design, Port Perry; Blue Heron Books, Uxbridge or phone 905-985-8351. Info at www.greenbankfolkmusic.ca and on Facebook.
Sun., May 27: Uxbridge Horsemen’s Association Schooling Show. Elgin Park, first class starts at 9 a.m. Classes $5 for members. Class details, entry forms & rules available at uxbridgehorsemen.com/uha-schooling-shows/ or call Diane Smullen, 416-998-9667.
Sun., May 27: Senior Women’s & Men’s Choir from York Region. Zephyr United Church, 10 a.m. Everyone welcome. Refreshments to follow.
Sun., May 27: Pine Grove Church Spring Anniversary Service. 3 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Don Wilmer from Prince Albert United Church, music by a male quartet. Everyone welcome!
Thurs., May 31: Nature in Uxbridge Hawk Workshop. Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre, 7 p.m. Join Geoff Carpentier & Mark Stabb as they present an interactive workshop on hawk identification & behaviour. Learn how to find & identify hawks. Event open to all; however we ask for a $5 donation from non- members for our evening programs to cover costs. Part of Ontario Natures network.
Sat., June 2: DMBA Demo Festival. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (rain date Sun., June 3). The Durham Mountain Biking Association hosts a Mountain Bike demo festival and pancakes in the forest. Durham Forest main parking lot. For details https://durhammountainbiking.ca/demofestival
Sat., June 2: Trinity United Tour of Homes. 12 noon – 5 p.m. Self-guided tour of six town & country homes in Uxbridge Twp. Cost: $20 in advance, $25 on day of tour. Tickets available in Uxbridge at Pharmasave, Rexall Pharmacy & Presents, Presents. In Stouffville at IDA Pharmacy, and from Luke’s Country Store in Port Perry. Tickets available at Trinity United Church on the day of the Tour.
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