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Happenings – November 28th, 2019

Thursday, November 21st Goodwood United Church Turkey Dinner by Goodwood United Church, open at 4:30 p.m. at Goodwood Community Centre. Tickets at the door – $20. Take out available. For further information, call June Harper at 905 640 3347. 10:00 – 1:00: Food for Thought Luncheon with speakers: Mary Ann Richardson, a fabric artist showing us some of her landscapes and crazy quilts, also Johanne St. Louis telling us about her work in Rwanda and followed by Ian McKechnie from the Olde Gaol Museum telling us about Victoria County’s Great War Nursing Sisters. Admission $7.00. RSVP to 705 357 3637. Sunday, November 24th 1:00 – 5:00 pm: Fiddle Jam. Join us for a good time, good music and good friends. Everyone welcome. Admission $5.00. Wednesday, November 27th Come and “Light up” Hillman Cemetery on the last Wednesday of October and November from 5pm-10pm. Flameless candles available at the Utica United Church for people to place on monuments in the cemetery to celebrate our community and history. Thursday, November 28th Goodwood United Church Soup Lunch, 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 Saturday, November 30th Annual Christmas Bird Count 4 Kids by Friends of the Nonquon and North Durham Nature. 9:00 a.m. to noon, Meet at the Nonquon Environmental Education Centre, 19745 Old Simcoe Road – Pheasant Pen Classroom. Families are invited to learn how to identify and count birds with experts. Hiking the trails, contributing to Citizen Science and feeding chickadees are highlights of the morning. You may pre-register by sending an email to: bring a pair of binoculars if you have them..There are binoculars available to borrow, but supplies are limited. Please ensure you dress for the weather. Jingle Bell Shop and Lunch, from 11:00 – 2:30 at St. John’s Church in Cresswell. Sunday, December 1st Snow Angel Monday Morning Singers at 3:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St. S. Uxbridge. The Monday Morning Singers, directed by Anne Mizen, and accompanied by Dorothy Rice, present its annual Christmas concert entitled Snow Angel and centers around composer Sarah Quartel’s composition Snow Angel. Actor Kenneth Welsh joins us as a narrator and we welcome Tuesday, December 3rd Pine Ridge Garden Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Annual General Meeting and family pot-luck Supper, Christmas Crafts Display/Sale (members only), awards and election of officers. The Garden Club meets at the Nestleton Community Centre, 3171 Hwy. 7A, Nestleton. For more information please call Shirley at 905-986-5330, 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. Tuesday, December 10th Wednesday, December 11th Meet the Dietitian, Wednesday, December 11, 10 a.m. to noon, Lindsay EarlyON Centre (55 Mary St. W., Unit 106) in Lindsay. 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. Friday, December 27th Uxbridge Christmas Bird Count: The Christmas bird count is an annual tradition started by National Audubon over 100 years ago. North Durham Nature continues the custom with counts in the Uxbridge/Port Perry area. Participation is fun and easy! Register with Derek Connelly, 905-852-5432,, then take part by either doing a Feeder count – stay warm at home and count your feeder birds; or join a group and do a Field count which entails driving and walking to find birds in designated areas, as determined by Bird Studies Canada. The field outing is a full day affair culminating with a pot luck dinner and lots of chatter about the birds seen during the day.

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