Sat., Sept. 15: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 4+ km moderate pace hike; Join us for breakfast after the 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
Sat., Sept. 15: Hawk Walk n’ Watch, Cranberrry Marsh, Whitby. 8:30 a.m. – noon. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the southeast corner of Uxbridge High School parking lot off Planks Lane to carpool to Cranberry (25 minutes), or meet there at 9 a.m. Halls Rd. parking lot nearest lake. Bring lunch & binoculars. Pre-register with firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat., Sept. 15: Yoga in the Park for Charity. Elgin Park, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cost: $10 (or $5 for kids). Join us as we try to host Durham’s largest Yoga class. NRG4Life Fitness instructors will lead a flow yoga class open to all ages/skill levels. Proceeds go to Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity. Bring your own mat.
Sat., Sept. 15 & Sun., Sept. 16: Uxbridge Studio Tour, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. both days.
Sat., Sept. 15 & Sun., Sept. 16: Uxbridge Art on the Fringe. Uxbridge Historical Centre, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Over 20 exhibitors featuring Paintings, Ceramics, Textiles and more … plus Refreshments and Music. Admission Free. Accessible
Sat., Sept. 15: The Good Brothers in concert. Greenbank United Church, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. In support of the Greenbank United Church Accessibility Project. Tickets $35. Call Susan 905-985-4505 or email email@example.com
Sun., Sept. 16: Terry Fox Run. Elgin Park Drive. 8:15 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start. 2km, 5km or 10km loops. Walk, run, bike friendly. All ages welcome, dogs on leash. All donations go directly to Terry Fox Fund for cancer research. No minimum donation. Questions or to volunteer contact Maggie Ferraro 416-678-9832 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mon., Sept. 17: Monday Morning Singers. Start this fall singing with this women’s choir. Mondays, 9:15-11:30 a.m. St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Concert date November 30. Anne Mizen directs the choir in a variety of music from folk to classical. No auditions. www.mmsingers.org 647-476-2138.
Mon., Sept. 17: Claremont Gardent Club meeting – For the Love of Garlic. Claremont United Church, 7 p.m. Learn how to grow and braid garlic. Guest speaker Bryan Mailey. Refreshments (bring your mug). Free for members, $5 for guests. Follow the Club on Facebook or visit www.claremontgardenclub.ca for further details.
Tues., Sept. 18: Curse of the Axe Uxbridge Public Library, 7 p.m. This 2012 documentary traces the investigation of a mysterious iron object buried in a Huron-Wendat village (in what became Stouffville), 100 years before European contact. Runs 1h 24min. Presented by the Maamawi Collective.
Wed., Sept. 19, Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 9:30 a.m. Glen Major West. This is a moderate to fast 16+ km, 4 hr., loop hike with hills. Meet at the parking lot on the east side of Conc. 6, 0.6 km north of Uxbridge Town Line or 5.5 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Bob Comfort 905-473-2669
Wed., Sept. 19: Boston Pizza Celebrity Server Fundraiser for the Uxbridge-Scugog NEW Animal Shelter, sponsored by the Uxbridge Chamber of Commerce (UXCC). 5 – 8 p.m. Eat and leave your receipt and 10% of food & drink sales for those 3 hours will be donated to the shelter.
Thurs., Sept. 20: Lunch & Learn – Preventing Falls for Seniors. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 12 – 2 p.m. Falls present serious risks for seniors. Plan to attend this discussion with a pharmacist, Tai Chi instructor and a physiotherapist. Programme begins with a pay-what-you-can lunch catered by St. Paul’s TAB & ACW groups. Call 905-852-7016 to reserve a seat.
Thurs., Sept. 20: Goodwood United Church Beef Dinner. Goodwood Community Centre, 4:30 p.m. Roast beef, potatoes, veggies, dessert! $20, tickets at the door. Take away available. For further information call 905- 640-3347.
Fri., Sept. 28: Udora-Leaskdale Lions Spaghetti Dinner, Udora Hall, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Includes salad, garlic bread, beverage & dessert. Adults $15.
Sat., Sept. 29: Sunrise walks the Uxbridge Trails. Herrema Soccer Fields, 9:30 a.m. Bake sale, raffle draw, prizes and BBQ. Minimum $25 total pledge per walker. Children over 12-$10 min., under 12 free. More info, pledge forms or donations: email@example.com or 905-852-4192 Route is stroller/wheelchair accessible.
Sun., Sept. 30: Pine Grove Church Harvest Home Service. Speaker Rev. Tim Lightfast, special music by Dave & Pauline Streeter. Everyone welcome.
Wed., Oct. 3: Friends’ Handicapable Ministry resumes. Trinity United Church, 6:50 – 8 p.m. For more information, please call jo at 905-852-6487 or TUC church office 905-852-6213.
COMING UP is a FREE community bulletin board. If you have a community event for a charity or non-profit organization that you’d like us to mention (AS SPACE PERMITS), email Lvann@thecosmos.ca or call 905-852-1900. The deadline for our next issue is 12 noon Tuesday.