Thurs., Nov. 16: Lunch & Learn. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 12 noon to 2 p.m. Do you know if you have diabetes? Rosemary Johnson & Shabnam Jabrani of the Uxbridge Diabetic Clinic will answer your questions. Program begins with a pay-what-you-can lunch prepared by Take-a-Break and Anglican Church Women. All proceeds used for community outreach projects. Call 905-852-7016 to reserve a seat.
Thurs., Nov. 16: Turkey Dinner at Goodwood Community Centre. Hosted by Goodwood United Church. 4:30 p.m. on. Tickets at the door – $20. For further information, call 905-640-3347.
Sat., Nov.18: 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
Sat., Nov. 18: Uxbridge Curling Club’s 8th Annual Pancake Breakfast. 8 – 11 a.m. Enjoy a pancake breakfast before you head out to the Santa Claus parade! Adults $7, children $5.
Sat., Nov. 18: Baking & Craft Sale, Zephyr United Church. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lots of home baking, preserves, crafts, knitting, decorative items, things for your home. Also a White Elephant table. Coffee and muffins will be available.
Sat., Nov. 18: Christmas Craft Show & Sale, Trinity United Church, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for our 10th Annual Sale. Over 30 new and returning favourite vendors. Delicious baked goods table, tea room, while elephant room, door prizes. Free admission. This is a church fundraiser. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat., Nov. 18: Annual After the Santa Claus Parade Luncheon, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Luncheon, bake sale, silent auction & raffle. Warm up, enjoy a homemade hot lunch in the lower hall. Soups, chili, hot dogs, muffins & desserts. Everyone welcome. Sponsored by St. Paul’s ladies’ Take-A-Break Group. Phone 905-852-7016. www.stpauls-uxbridge.ca and on Facebook
Tues., Nov. 21: Annual Turkey Christmas Luncheon and General Meeting, Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre, noon. Monday Morning Singers will perform. Tickets $15/members, $20/non-members, on sale at the Seniors’ Centre Thursdays & Fridays from 9 – 11 a.m.
Wed., Nov. 22: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 9:30 a.m. Walker Woods East. This is a moderate to fast, 4 hr, 16+ km, figure of 8 hike with hills. Meet at parking lot on west side of Uxbridge Conc. 7, 2 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Bob Comfort 905 473 2669
Wed., Nov. 22: Bethesda-Reach Women’s Institute meeting. Epsom United Church, 7:30 p.m. Meeting theme is HEALTH with guest speaker Anne Wright, from North Durham Hospice. All ladies welcome.
Thurs., Nov. 23: The Climate Crisis and Its Solutions. Jenny Collings, Al Gore Trainee. 7 p.m. Scugog Memorial Library, 231 Water Street, Port Perry. Many of us saw former American vice president Al Gore’s film “The Inconvenient Truth.” The “Inconvenient Sequel- Truth and Power” is out, with new data supporting the warnings and explaining the accomplishments at reducing greenhouse gases. Must we change? Can we change? Will we change? Jenny Collings says yes in this talk and discussion.
Sat., Nov. 25: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 4 km moderate pace hike. No dogs please. Join us for breakfast afterwards. 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., Nov. 25: Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids. Jay Thibert , Friends of Nonquon. 9:30 a.m. – noon. 1710 Scugog Line 10, Greenbank, David Carroll Classroom, Nonquon Centre. Bring binoculars. For more information please contact Jay Thibert by e-mail at email@example.com.
Sat., Nov. 25: Christmas Bake Sale and Luncheon. Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Delicious home made baked goods, 50/50 Draw. Hot lunch – Soup or chili – starts at 11 a.m.
Sun., Nov. 26: A Classic Christmas Oratorio by J.S. Bach. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 7 p.m. Comparable to Handel’s Messiah, the whole story from Jesus’ Birth to the Adoration of Magi. Three hour show, in English. Directed by Stuart Beaudoin. Tickets $20, online from starticketing.com; at Sugar FX; or phone 866-808-2006.
Sun. Nov. 26: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 2 p.m. Walker Woods East. A slow to moderate 2 hr. hike with some hills. Kids and leashed dogs welcome. Meet at parking lot on west side of Uxbridge Conc. 7, 2 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Bruce Cohen 905 649 8596
Sun., Dec. 3: A reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, presented by North House & Church of the Ascension, featuring readers Ted Barris, Dan Pollard, Rev Ted McCollum and Ian Rowan. 3 p.m., Church of the Ascension, 266 North St., Port Perry. Tickets $20, available at North House, 289-640-1929; Church of the Ascension, 905-985-7278; Presents Presents, Uxbridge, or call Anne Wells at 905-852-3051.
Tues., Dec. 5: Pine Grove Pioneer Church Christmas Carol Service. 7 p.m. Featuring Jennifer Neveu and Bella Nove. Collection will go to the Salvation Army & the Port Perry Hospital.
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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