FOCUS MARCH 2018 37 ...................... Please turn to page 38 at jester’s court HECTOR TRIO Sunday March 25 Chris Gale: Sax Chris Wallace: Guitar Jeff McLeod: B3 Oh ya, you will love this trio. They are a groovy organ band with a funky sax and guitar. Impossible to listen without bobbing your head!! Too hip for their hats. WHITNEY ROSS-BARRIS TRIO Sunday March 18 Stu Harrison: Piano Ross MacIntyre: Bass Return engagement. Whitney stepped away from the micro- phone for a year to have a son. I promised her this gig during her pregnancy. Doors Open 7:00 p.m. Location Jester’s Upstairs Music Charge $15 per person Reservations text or phone 289-354-1140 or email: Lynn McDonald presents a special evening ... It’s My Party and I’ll Sing If I Want To! OLD FRIENDS’ BIRTHDAY CONCERT Sunday March 11 at 7 p.m. (Doors open 6:30) Lynn McDonald: Vocals Dave Restivo: Yamaha Grand Jim Vivian: Bass. Dave Restivo is a known, loved and awarded pianist in the jazz world. He and Lynn McDonald go back thirty years and share the same birthday! Dave is coming to Port for a musical birthday visit. He played in this church last time with Marc Jordan. Bass afficionado and also old friend, Jim Vivian accompanies. Lynn has chosen Port Perry as her home after a long career of touring and jazz singing. She has been teaching, Faculty of Music at York University, for eighteen years. We ALWAYS have a carrot cake party on the break, being our mutual weakness in life. Feel free to bring a slice or share a slice. Location Church of the Ascension 266 North St., Port Perry Tickets $25 (CASH ONLY) Eco Port, 180 Queen St., Port Perry Presents Presents, Brock St., Uxbridge Door Information Port Perry Legion Branch 49 presents CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC AND ‘OPEN MIC’ Featuring The Burnt River Band Sunday March 11 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Don’t miss this fun afternoon with special guest Darrin Johnson. Be sure to buy 50/50 tickets. Location Port Perry Legion Branch 419 484 Bay St., Port Perry Admission $10 per person. Advance tickets contact Legion: 905-985-8502 or Tammy Cochrane: 905-431-0653 SCUGOG WOMEN’S NETWORKING BREAKFAST (SWNB) Friday March 23 at 8 a.m. Our guest speaker is Rajni Ghajminger, Sales and Leasing Consultant, Gus Brown Buick GMC Port Perry. Guests are welcome, but need to RSVP 905-986-5068 to reserve their breakfast. Location Port Perry United Church 294 Queen St, Port Perry Admission $10 Blackstock Lions Club and Blackstock Curling Club presents 1st ANNUAL MARCH MADNESS DANCE Saturday March 24 at 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Come dance the night away with live music by Steve Waters and Cartwright Boundary. There will be a late night buffet, cash bar and door prizes! Come for the fun! Location Blackstock Rec Centre 3440 Church St., Blackstock Tickets $25 contact Connie Ashmore 905-926-4913 or Doug Hudson 905-429-8093 PROBUS CLUB OF PORT PERRY Tuesday March 20 from 10 a.m. - noon Guest Speaker: Peter Jennings Peter Jennings will do a presentation on “Shark Assault” an inspirational story he co-authored about a woman who survived a shark attack on the hot beaches of Mexico. Location Hope Church 14480 Old Simcoe Rd., Port Perry Information