Saturday, January 25th Breaking the Silence on Suicide: Understanding, Prevention and Responding to Suicide. Please join us for this important Seminar @ Hope Church, 9:30am -Noon (doors open 9:00am). A light lunch will be served after the seminar. Hope Church, 14480 Old Simcoe Rd., Port Perry. Monday, January 27th Prenatal Education at Bright Starts/Parents-To-Be, (and 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 email the following address: brightstartsCKL@gmail.com. Tuesday, January 28th 7 p.m. at the Uxbridge Senior’s Centre, 75 Marietta Street. “Animal Nutrition at the Toronto Zoo”. What do you feed a polar bear? How about apes and giraffes? He will speak about research into Polar Bear nutrition and physiology and will also discuss the ins and outs of feeding a variety of animals and their “browse” material (branches, leaves and bark). Thursday, January 30th Soup Lunch Goodwood United Church. Great time and terrific tasty lunch!! Open 11 am – 1 pm for soup, homemade bread, dessert and beverage – $5. For more information, call June Harper at 905 640 3347. Frid., Jan. 31st – Sat., Feb. 1st Indoor Yard Sale at Little Britain United Church, on Friday, January 31st from noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 1st from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations accepted Wednesday, January 29th from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, January 30th from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, February 1st Bangers & Mash Night at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 319 Queen St., Port Perry. Join us for dinner and sing-a-long of old-time British favourites. Cost $20 per person. Call Cathy 905-985-5179 or pick up tickets at Books Galore, 175 Perry St., Port Perry 905-985-8645. Tuesday, February 4th No-Family Doctor Immunization Clinic, 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. Monday, February 10th Prenatal Education at Bright Starts/Parents-To-Be, (and 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 email brightstartsCKL@gmail.com. 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 info go to the followig web address: https://cnoy.org/location/northdurham. Saturday February 1st “Bangers & Mash Night” at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 319 Queen St., Port Perry. Supper will be followed by a sing-along featuring a lot of old-time British favourites. Saturday February 22nd “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). 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. Pre-register at this email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email brightstartsCKL@gmail.com. Tuesday, February 25th North Durham Nature presents: “Madagascar, Not the Disney Version”. At 7 p.m., Scugog Memorial Library, 231 Water Street, Port Perry. 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.