Sat., Aug. 24: 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 roadside parking on the west side of Conc. 6, 1.5 km south of Durham Rd. 21. Contact: Russ Burton 905-830- 2862.
Sat., Aug. 24: Art Show of paintings by Allan McGillivray, Historic Leaskdale Church, opening reception at 3 p.m. Refreshments served. Show continues until Sept. 2. Sponsored by the Lucy Maud Montgomery Society of Ontario.
Sun., Aug. 25: Glen Major Church 1873 Summer Sunday Sunset Services at 7! Rev. Craig Wilson, from Claremont. Everyone welcome! 7 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 25: Bethesda-Reach Women’s Institute Annual Picnic/Barbeque, 3 p.m., 173 Maple, Uxbridge. Guest speaker Alan McGillivray with “Another Story To Tell”. Donations accepted for local food banks.
Sun., Aug. 25: Heritage Day, Uxbridge Historical Centre, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Featuring historical re-enactors, vendors, food, demos, vintage cars, games and crafts, horseshoes, and more. For more, visit uxbridgehistoricalcentre.com
Mon., Aug. 26: Himalayan Sound Meditation with Tibetal Bowls, Chimes, Tingshas and more. Foster Memorial, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Facilitator Linda Lee Purvis. No admittance after 7:30. $20 Register: 905-640-3966.
Fri., Aug. 30: Oak Ridges Trail Association Hike, 9:30 a.m. Durham Forest. 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.
Fri., Aug. 30: Artists on the Hill – Open Studio. Uxbridge Historical Centre, 1 – 3 p.m. A drop-in studio for artists. Session is self-driven. Suggested donation $10. Tea & coffee provided in the School House. Take advantage of our air-conditioned heritage building.
Fri., Aug. 30: Elvis Presley & Patsy Cline, Trinity United Church. Dinner at 5:30 p.m., show time 7 p.m. Dinner & Show $40, Show only $20. For tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Presents in Uxbridge.
Fri., Sept. 6: Blood Donor Clinic. Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre, 1:30 – 7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided by the Uxbridge Rotary Club.
Wed., Sept. 11: Uxbridge Horticultural Society meeting. Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre, 7 p.m. Guest speaker Wayne Hingston on “Orchids and Hoyas”. Flower show, yearbook cover photo contest, refreshments.
Fri., Sept. 14: Udora-Leaskdale Lions Club All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All you can eat spaghetti with garlic bread, Caesar salad, beverage &dessert. Cost: Adults $15, youth age 12 to 6 $5, children under age 6 free.
Sat., Sept. 14 & Sun., Sept. 15: Uxbridge Art on the Fringe. Uxbridge Historical Centre, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. both days. Over 20 exhibitors selling paintings, ceramics, jewelry, textiles and more. Music & refreshments on site. Presented by Artists of Uxbridge.
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