Fri., July 21: Oak Ridges Trail Association: Durham Forest Hike, 9:30 a.m. 10+ km; Fast; 2+ hr. hilly loop hike including Skyloft. Meet in the Durham Forest parking area on the east side of the 7th Conc., 1 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Joan Taylor 905 477 2161.
Sat., July 22: 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
Sun., July 23: Glen Major Church Summer Service. 7 p.m. Featuring Gord Taylor, from Mount Zion. 905-649-5464 for more information.
Wed., July 26: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 9:30 a.m. Walker Woods West. This is a fast, 4 hr, 15 km, side trail hike. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Meet at parking lot on east side of Uxbridge Conc. 6, 2 km south of Durham Rd. 21 at Albright Rd. Contact: Malcolm Hann 905 477 7260 (before 10:00 p.m.)
Thurs., July 27: Uxbridge: In Concert. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 7:30 p.m. Márk Fülep – Flute Virtuoso from Budapest, Hungary. With Iris Krizmanic, soprano; Eric Gero, piano; Dora Krizmanic, piano, presenting works of Bach, Faure, Caplet, Ciardi, Doppler and more. Reception & art exhibit following. Tickets $15 at the door. www.stpauls-uxbridge.ca
Sat., July 29: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 7 a.m. Al Shaw. 1 hr., 4 km moderate pace loop 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., July 29: Heritage Workshop: Lavender Wands & Eye Pillows. Uxbridge Historical Centre, 1 – 4 p.m. Local artist & lavender grower Rosanne Middleton will discuss the benefits of lavender and teach participants how to make lavender wands and a lavender eye pillow. All materials are supplied, afternoon tea is included. $40/person. Proceeds go to the Historical Centre. Space is limited. If interested, please contact the Centre for more information at 905 852 5854 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat., August 19: Heritage Workshop: Indigo Dyeing. Uxbridge Historical Centre, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Silvia Stoddart of the Stoddart Family Farm will teach participants about intricacies of indigo dyeing & how to dye different types of fibre. Materials included: 50g skein of wool, 20” x 20” piece of 100% cotton fabric, & a take home jar of indigo dye. You will also use your new skills to dye an item of your choice. Bring a natural fibre item such as a t-shirt, scarf, or skein of wool, etc. Bring your own lunch. Coffee, tea, and water will be available. $60/person. Contact the Centre for more information and to register. Space is limited. To Register: 905 852 5854 or email@example.com.
Uxbridge Historical Centre Tours. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday to Sunday, until September 30. See exhibit, ‘Uxbridge 150: Since Confederation’. www.uxbridgehistoricalcentre.com, 7239 Concession 6, 905-853-5854.
Committee of Friends’ Meeting House, Conc. 6, Uxbridge, is open to the public the first Sunday of every month, June – Sept., 1-4 p.m.
Fridays at the Foster: Do you like Music? Volunteer for the Foster. Call 905-640-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org. fostermemorial.com.
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