Thurs., Jan. 18: Lunch ‘n’ Learn – Funeral Pre-Planning, Spiritually & Financially. St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Noon – 2 p.m. A discussion with Reverend Canon Mark Kinghan & a representative from Low & Low Funeral Home. Pay-what-you-can lunch catered by St Paul’s ACW & TAB groups. www.stpauls-uxbridge.ca
Sat., Jan. 20: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 5+ 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
Sat., Jan. 20: North Durham Nature Bird Feeder Tour. 8 a.m., meet at Uxbridge High School north east parking lot. Learn how others tackle the squirrel problem, what seeds they use, what kinds of feeders and enjoy the birds! Register to participate or be a bird feeder host. Call Derek Connelly 905-852-5432 or email email@example.com
Mon., Jan 22: Monday Morning Singers practices resume, 9:15-11:30 a.m. St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Beat the ‘Winter Blahs’ by singing with this women’s choir, directed by Anne Mizen. The group is preparing a spring concert on May 12. No auditions. Visit mmsingers.org, or call 647-476-2138.
Mon., Jan. 22: Pineridge Chorus Sweet Adelines Guest Night. 7:15 p.m., Uxbridge Music Hall. Call June at 905 852-6327 for details.
Thurs, Jan. 25: Soup Lunch, Goodwood United Church. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Soup, homemade bread, dessert & beverage – $5. For more information, call June Harper at 905-640-3347.
Thurs., Jan. 25: North Durham Nature Nature Quiz Night. 7 – 9 p.m. Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre. Fun family event, hands-on identifying nature with natural clues. Teams share & test their knowledge with furs, skins, skulls, feathers, nests and more! Brief Annual General Meeting – summary of 2017. Call Derek Connelly 905-852-5432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat., Jan. 27: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 4 km moderate pace loop hike. No dogs please. Meet at road side parking on the west side of Conc. 6, 1.5 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Russ Burton 905-830-2862
Sat. Jan. 27: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 2 p.m. Walker Woods East. A moderate 2 hr. hike with moderate hills. Meet at parking lot on west side of Uxbridge Conc. 7, 2 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact Brian & Wilma Millage 905-853- 2407.
Mon., Jan 29: Holy Spirits – Faith Conversations Over a Pint! 7:30 p.m. We all like different brews, we all have different views. Wixan’s Bridge, sponsored by St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Info: stpauls-uxbridge.ca, 905-852-7016, or email email@example.com
Sat., Feb. 3: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike. 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 5+ 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
Sun., Feb. 4: Authentic Scratch & Friends celebrate Music Fest’s 25th birthday. 10-11:15 a.m. at Reachview Village. Entertainers of all ages most welcome. For more info call jo at 905-852-6487.
Fri. Feb. 9: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike. 9:30 a.m. Walker Woods West. 10+ km, Fast, 2+ hr. hilly loop hike. Snowshoes or icers a must have. Meet at parking lot on east side of Uxbridge Conc. 6, 2 km south of Durham Rd. 21at Allbright Rd. Contact: Joan Taylor 905-477-2161
Fri., Feb. 9: Lasagna Dinner, Goodwood United Church, 6:30 p.m. Includes bread, dessert and beverage – all for just $15. Advance tickets only from June Harper at 905-640-3347.
Sat., Feb. 10: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike. 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 5+ 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
Uxbridge Legion Open Mic. Every Sunday Afternoon from 2 – 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. All styles of music are encouraged. For more info call 647-428-7760.
The Scribes of Uxbridge. Small memoir writing group, meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, Township offices. Be encouraged & inspired to find the stories inside you. Contact Donna Wills 905 649 3073 for more information.
Heart to Heart Healing Centre Open Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9 pm. 26 Brock St West. Prayer for healing available to all. Walk in. No appointment necessary. Also, Christian resource materials: Books, DVDs, gifts, cards. Contact: Annette Forkun 905 852 4665, 905 862 9014
Community Soup Lunch at St. Andrew’s Chalmers Presbyterian Church Hall. Every Wednesday, 12 – 1 p.m. Pay what you can to support Loaves and Fishes Food Bank. Delicious soups & desserts supplied by various churches & service groups. For information contact 905-852-4753
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