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Local Happenings

Friday, May 5th

With a Little Help From Our Friends will be at the Port Perry United Church, at 7 p.m., tickets $20. Featuring Irwin Smith, Whitney Ross-Barris, Shirley Constable, Graeme Powell. Tickets are available at Meta 4, Herrington’s Quality Butchers and at the Door. This is a fundraiser for the Port Perry High School Music Department and Oak Ridges Hospice.

• Friday Night at the Foster concert featuring Ferrport Jaxx Ensemble, at the Foster Memorial in Uxbridge.

Saturday, May 6th

2023 Canoe River Run. This year the sponsorship money will be directed to the Uxbridge Hospital Foundation. For more information email or send a text to 905-830-2862.

• Good Shepherd Catholic School presents Friends of Port Perry Mini-Putt FUNdraising Tournament from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sandbaggerz Driving Range and Mini Putt. For more info go to:

• Port Perry High School 150th Anniversary. Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school, 160 Rosa Street, Port Perry. Tours of the school will be at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

• Port Perry High School 150th Anniversary Social will be held at the Scugog Community Recreation Centre from 7 p.m. to midnight, for adults only (19+ event). Tickets $27.

• Spring Fling Lasagna Dinner at Emmanuel Community Church, 1680 Reach Street, Port Perry. Come enjoy all-you-can-eat lasagna, salad, refreshments and dessert! Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for refreshments, fellowship, viewing the silent auction and dessert auction. Tickets are by donation only, limited quantity available. Contact Emmanuel Community Church or PPPrint, 201 North St., Port Perry for tickets.

Sunday, May 7th

In conjunction with the Port Perry High School's 150th anniversary celebrations the Long-running Port Perry High School music groups Peapods Blues Revue and Eleven will be holding a reunion performance at Colonel Mustard's, at 2 p.m. We'll be featuring members from virtually every incarnation of each band, playing Rock and Soul classics.

Thursday, May 11th

Reverse Job Fair hosted at I.E. Weldon Secondary School, in Lindsay, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet your future workforce. Student showcase of skills, experience and qualities. RSVP to by Thursday, April 27th.

Sunday, May 13th

Men of Note & Claidhmor Spring Concert at Port Perry United Church, 294 Queen Street, in Port Perry. Show times are 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25/adults, $20/seniors and children under 16. Tickets available at The Wee Tartan Shop in Port Perry (177 Queen St.), Woods Clothing in Uxbridge (70 Brock St. West), and at the door.

• The Goodwood Gathering from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1780 Concession 3, Goodwood. Meet, Explore, Discover a vast array of wearable, functional, sculptural and decorative original art pieces from 6 local artists.

• Gala on the Green from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Royal Ashburn Golf Club, 995 Myrtle Road West, Ashburn. Special guest speaker Kelly LaRocca. Marketplace, prizes and a silent auction. Tickets $75, available in Port Perry at Royal LePage Realtors and Coldwell Banker Realty. For more info: or visit

Sunday, May 14th

Men of Note & Claidhmor Spring Concert at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 59 Toronto St. S., in Uxbridge. Show time is 3 p.m. Tickets are $25/adults, $20/seniors and children under 16. Tickets available at The Wee Tartan Shop in Port Perry (177 Queen St.), Woods Clothing in Uxbridge (70 Brock St. West), and at the door.

Friday, May 26th to Sunday, May 28th

Uxbridge Secondary School 100th Anniversary. Decade room, School Tours, Family Breakfast, Anniversary Ceremony, Golf Tournament, Student Performances, Guided Walks - Uxbridge Trails, Saturday Night Social. For more information go to

Saturday, June 3rd

Canoe the Nonquon. Registration at the Latcham Centre, 121 Queen Street, Port Perry on Friday, June 2nd from 6-9pm and Saturday, June 3rd from 7-10am. Registration fee is $65/canoe or kayak or SUP. Start anytime between 8-10:30am Saturday morning. Shuttle vans are available at either Robinglade Park (river only-12km) or Palmer Park (full course 20km). Fundraiser for Scugog Shores Museum Village.

Saturday, June 25th

Roar by the Shore Classic Car Show, on Water Street in downtown Port Perry. Gates open at 8 a.m. Show ends at 3 p.m. Entrance Fee $20 • Preregistration on Event Brite $15. Preregister online at

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