Tuesdays
Open Gym Nights for Families held at Quaker Village PS on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 – 8 pm (Oct 1 – Nov 26) For more information, please contact ouroffice@jointhejourney.ca or call 905.852.2059.

Mondays & Wednesdays
Shuffleboard at Uxbridge Senior’s Center Mon & Wed 9 a.m. starting October 2nd.

Saturdays
Gentle Fit Exercises, 8:15am-9:15am at the Manilla Hall, Manilla. Info at 705-432-2355 ext. 243.

Sundays
9:30 AM – The Table, A casual, comfortable new communion service with engaging music. Open to everyone. Come as you are!! St Paul’s Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St, Uxbridge. Info: 905-852-7016 or click here.  Join the Port Perry Seniors Club. Only $20. Dozens of fun activities for your mind, body and soul!

Thursday, February 20th
Food Handler Course, 9 am to 4 pm, Health Unit office (108 Angeline St. S.) in Lindsay. This course teaches participants how to handle and prepare food safely. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate. Pre-registration is required. Cost $40/person. To register, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 5006.

Saturday, February 22nd
The Coldest Night of the Year hosted by North House. The walk will start at Port Perry United Church at 5pm and proceed down Queen St, Water St and continue from there. For more information go to the following website. “Winter Wetland Snowshoe Adventure” 9 a.m. to noon. Join North Durham Nature and The Friends of Nonquon and explore the wetlands of the Nonquon Provincial Wildlife area with knowledgeable guides, wearing a pair of our snowshoes (weather permitting). The winter provides an opportunity to see animal tracks, to get close to the beaver and muskrat’s lodges and to feed the chickadees, seed provided! Long and short hike options available. Event is open to all ages. Meet at the Pheasant Pen classroom site of the Nonquon Environmental Education Centre, 19745 Old Simcoe Rd. Greenbank. Donations welcome. Snowshoe numbers are limited so please pre-register at this email

Monday, February 24th
Prenatal Education at Bright Starts/Parents-To-Be, (every Monday, excluding holidays), 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, EarlyON Centre located in Gateway Plaza (55 Mary St. W.) in Lindsay. For more details, call Jackie at 705-324-7900 or this email address  

Tuesday, February 25th
North Durham Nature presents: “Madagascar, Not the Disney Version”. At 7 p.m., Scugog Memorial Library, 231 Water Street, Port Perry. The island of Madagascar contains a myriad of spectacular life forms found nowhere else on earth. Learn about the lemur, giant chameleons, multicoloured birds and strange trees that make up this unique area. Past President of Ontario Nature, avid conservationist and well-travelled amateur naturalist, Otto Peter, will share his wildlife encounters and images from some of Madagascar’s hot spots. All are welcome. Free, donations appreciated.

Wednesday, February 26th
Meet the Dietitian, 10 am to Noon, Port Hope EarlyON Centre at Beatrice Strong Public School (90 Rose Glen Rd. N.). Join the Health Unit’s Registered Dietitian to discuss feeding your infant, toddler or preschooler. Learn about healthy snacks for the whole family. For more details, call: 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1233.
Thursday, February 27th
Soup Lunch Goodwood United Church-Great time and terrific tasty lunch!! Open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for soup, homemade bread, dessert and beverage – $5. For more information, call June Harper at 905-640-3347.

Monday, March 2nd
DALTON/SEBRIGHT: Meet the Dietitian, Monday, March 2, 10 am to Noon, Dalton EarlyON Centre located at Dalton Library (13 Rumohr Dr.) in Sebright. Join the Health Unit’s Registered Dietitian to discuss feeding your infant, toddler or preschooler. Learn about healthy snacks for the whole family. For more details, call: 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1233.

Tuesday, March 3rd
LINDSAY: No-Family Doctor Immunization Clinic, Tuesday, March 3, Health Unit office (108 Angeline St. S.) in Lindsay. Free immunization clinics for families without a doctor. To book an appointment, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1507.

Thursday, March 5th
12 – 2 p.m.: Wills & Powers of Attorney – A Lunch ‘n Learn Event. Personal care & financial decisions. Choosing an executor. Invite your adult children to attend with you. Lunch served by the women volunteers of St Paul’s followed by presentation by Robert Sedore, Bailey & Sedore Legal Serices. Suggested minimum donation for lunch is $5. Please call 905-852-7016 to reserve a seat. St Paul’s Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St. S., Lower Hall.

LINDSAY: Sexual Health Clinic, Thursday, March 5, 4:30-6:30 pm. The clinic provides clients with confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing and sexual health teaching. Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also provided. For more information, locations or to make an appointment, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205.

Monday, March 9th
Artists of Uxbridge Demo on Colour Mixing. For information contact Ann at (905) 852-8831. Zehrs Community Room from 7-9pm, 323 Toronto St S, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1N2, artistsofuxbridge.ca.

LINDSAY: Sexual Health Clinic, Monday, March 9, 10 am to Noon. The clinic provides clients with confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing and sexual health teaching. Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also provided. For more information, locations or to make an appointment, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205.

Thursday, March 12th
LINDSAY: Sexual Health Clinic, Thursday, March 12, 1-3 pm. The clinic provides clients with confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing and sexual health teaching. Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also provided. For more information, locations or to make an appointment, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205.

Tuesday, March 10th
7:30 pm Sweet and Savory Special. Speaker Geoff Carpenter “Sharing your Garden with Nature”.

Saturday, March 14th
St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 319 Queen St., Port Perry, hosts ‘Irish Night’ Dinner at 6 p.m. Irish beef stew, soda bread, old fashioned coleslaw, dessert and beverage and Irish sing-along. Tickets are $20 per person. Tickets available at Books Galore and by calling Cathy at 905-985-5179.

Tuesday, March 17th
LINDSAY: Food Handler Course, Tuesday, March 17, 9 am to 4 pm, Health Unit office (108 Angeline St. S.) in Lindsay. This course teaches participants how to handle and prepare food safely. Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate (valid for a period of five years) indicating they are registered as a certified food handler. Pre-registration is required. Cost $40/person. To register, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 5006.

Thursday, March 19th
LINDSAY: Sexual Health Clinic, Thursday, March 19, 4:30-6:30 pm. The clinic provides clients with confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing and sexual health teaching. Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also provided. For more information, locations or to make an appointment, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205.

Monday, March 23rd
LINDSAY: Sexual Health Clinic, Monday, March 23, 10 am to Noon. The clinic provides clients with confidential access to cervical screening, low-cost birth control, pregnancy testing and sexual health teaching. Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections are also provided. For more information, locations or to make an appointment, call the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1205.

Tuesday, March 24th
“Tracing the Roots of Native Plants” with Paul LaPorte, 7 pm Uxbridge Senior’s Centre, 75 Marietta Street. Paul will present a detailed examination on what defines a “native plant” with a focus on how plants evolved, looking specifically at the connections among Ontario’s diverse flora. Nursery owner, Chair of the Ontario Native Plant Growers Association and past President of the North American Plant Society, Paul is a passionate and informative speaker not to be missed. Everyone welcome, donations appreciated.

Thursday, March 26th
FENELON FALLS: Meet the Dietitian, Thursday, March 26, 10 am to Noon, Fenelon Falls EarlyON Centre located at Fenelon Falls Secondary School (66 Lindsay St., Room #133). Join the Health Unit’s Registered Dietitian to discuss feeding your infant, toddler or preschooler. Learn about healthy snacks for the whole family. For more details, call: 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1233.

Saturday, March 28th
Oak Ridges Moraine Forest Ecology walk, 9 am – 11 am, Durham Forest, Uxbridge. Join NDN on a walk exploring The Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM) in Durham Forest. Learn about the unique ecology of the forest on the moraine, its management history and the distinct differences between the trees found there. This will be an easy to moderate walk with some incline. Free. Please Pre- register by email at northdurhamnature@gmail.com

Tuesday, April 7th
7:30 pm Speaker: Carol Ditomasco, “Designing a Perennial Garden”.

Tuesday, May 5
7:30 pm Speaker Ingrid Janssen, “Peonies & Parteners, Stars of the June Garden” and Spring Flower Show.

Saturday, May 16th
8:00 am Plant, Bake and Yard Sale, Nestleton Hall.

Tuesday, June 2nd
7:30 pm Speaker Suzanne Catty, “Potions and Lotions from the Garden” and June Iris Show.

Tuesday, July 7th
7:30 pm Speaker Micol Marotti, “Edible Flowers” and Flower and Vegetable and best Fascinator Contest.

Tuesday, September 1st
7:30 pm Speaker Diane Tate “Simple Garden Herbs Make Good Medicine” and Fall Flower and Vegetable Show.

Tuesday, October 6th
7:30 pm Desert Night Fundraiser, Speakers Helen Nicolaou and Norma Haney. “Gourds Galore and Fall Decor”.

Tuesday, November 3rd