Thurs., May 16: Celebrity Server Day at Boston Pizza. Featuring the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Auxiliary. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Ten per cent of sales donated to the Auxiliary.
Thurs., May 16: USS Remembrance Tour Celebration Evening. USS Cafeteria, 6:30 p.m. Student videos, reflections & tribute projects following their Remembrance Tour to France, Belgium and the Netherlands. All are welcome to attend.
Sat., May. 18: 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., May 18: North Durham Nature Frog Stroll. Uxbridge Countryside Preserve, 8 p.m. Learn how to identify frogs by call. Download the Ontario Nature Reptile/Amphibian Atlas app or Toronto Frog App on your cellphone before the night. Dress warmly, flashlight with red cover (plastic ) preferred. No pets. Pre-register firstname.lastname@example.org or -905-852-5432
Sun., May 19: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 1 p.m. Countryside Preserve. Slow, 4km, 2hr wildflower nature walk #2. Preregister. Meet at conservation parking lot behind Walmart at south end of Uxbridge off Hwy 47. Contact: Derek Connelly (H) 905 852 5432; cell/text 647 965 8765
Sun., May 19: North Durham Nature Walk. Uxbridge Countryside Preserve behind Rona/Walmart, 1 p.m. An opportunity to observe the emerging Spring ephemerals. Bring your field guide, camera. ORTA shared walk. No pets. Pre-registration at email@example.com or call 905-852-5432
Tues., May 21: Seniors Chicken Dinner. Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre, 12 noon. Chicken Dinner catered by Mary Evans. Tickets $10 for members, available at the Community Care office. Only 80 tickets available. Deadline Fri., May 17. Sorry, no ticket sales at the door.
Sat., May 25: Plant Sale in Claremont. Claremont Garden Club’s annual plant sale, parking lot of the Old Brock Café at 1716 Central St. in Claremont, 8 to 11 a.m. Most plants will be $3. A complete list of the plants for sale will be on the club’s website www.claremontgardenclub.ca.
Sat., May 25: Greenbank Folk Music Society presents a Jackson Delta Reunion. Greenbank Hall, 8 p.m. Opening is Lotus Wight. Tickets $35 from Blue Heron Books in Uxbridge; P O E Design in Port Perry, or call 905-985-8351. www.greenbankfolkmusic.ca
Sun., May 26: Pine Grove Church Spring Anniversary Service, 3 p.m. Message and music by The Reflections and Brian Evans. For information, call 905-852-7372.
Tues., May 28: North Durham Nature presents Life at the Edge: Habitat, Heat, and Herpetological Pursuits on the Canadian Shield. Scugog Memorial Library, Port Perry, 7 p.m. The Five-lined Skink is the only lizard in eastern Canada, learn the challenges of documenting the movement and activity of this fast reptile!
Wed., May 29: Uxbridge-Scott Historical Society Annual General Meeting. Uxbridge Historical Centre (Museum) School House, 7 p.m.
This is an election year for the following positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 2 Directors at Large. If you have any questions or interest in these positions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. All current and future members welcome. Donations welcome at the door. Light refreshments will be available.
Thurs., May 30: Goodwood United Church Soup Lunch. Goodwood United Church, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for soup, homemade bread, dessert and beverage – $5.
Fri., May 31: Udora-Leaskdale Lions Club Spaghetti Dinner. Udora Hall. Enjoy all you can eat spaghetti, garlic bread with a salad and dessert. Adults $15. Children 7 – 12, $5, under 5 are free.
Sat., June 1: Antiques ID Clinic, Uxbridge Historical Centre, 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Participants $25, up to 3 items. Observers $8. Do you have family treasures, antique furniture, or unique items in your home? Would you like to learn more about them? Our Antique ID Clinic is the place for you!
Sat., June 1: 49th Annual tour of Homes, 12 noon – 5 p.m. Hosted by Trinity United Church Women. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 on day of tour. Tea & cookies available at the church. Slippers must be worn in the homes. For tickets contact 905-852-6213.
Sat., June 1: Dan Clancy performing solo with acoustic guitar. Greenbank United Church, 7 p.m. to support accessibility project. Tickets $25. Call 905-985-4504 or 905-985-2090.
Fri., June 7: Blood Donor Clinic. Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre, 1:30 – 7:30 p.m. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Uxbridge.
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