FOCUS - JUNE 2018 37 ...................... Please turn to page 38 Community Care Durham presents WALK FOR MENTAL HEALTH Saturday June 9 from 9 a.m. – noon Participants can walk or run 1, 2 or 5 kms along the scenic Lake Scugog waterfront. Bring the whole family, even the dog. There will be refreshment stations along the route and a free barbecue at the end. Registrants who raise $20 or more will receive an official Walk t-shirt. Location Port Perry Fairgrounds Information about the walk or to participate, call Jillian at 905-985-8461 or by email: _______________________________________________ 12th Annual Telus MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR DAD Saturday June 9 Opening Ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. Kickstands up at 10 a.m. sharp A fun-filled day and includes breakfast, prizes, lunch, poker run and a scenic ride. A gift for the first 250 riders. Pre- registration on Friday June 8 from 5 - 8 p.m. or Saturday morning from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. All monies raised go towards Prostate Cancer Research Awareness. Location Scugog Community Recreation Centre 1655 Reach St., Port Perry Register or donate online at ______________________________________________ Township of Scugog – Age-Friendly Advisory Committee presents AGING WITH CONFIDENCE INFORMATION FAIR Thursday June 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The committee invites all residents 55 years and older, or those with an interest in our senior’s community. There will be an assortment of organizations that can help you learn how to navigate through different government agencies, information for caregivers, housing organizations, home meals, insurance and more. Location Scugog Community Recreation Centre 1655 Reach St., Port Perry Admission FREE (a sandwich lunch will be provided) Information or phone 905-985-7346 _______________________________________________ The Animal Guardian (TAGS) presents Kars & K9s Saturday June 16 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring your dog(s) and come and enjoy our off leash dog park and admire the classic cars. A great day for the whole family and includes a BBQ, music, pet show, 50/50 draw, silent auction and more. Proceeds go to vet care for our rescues. Location 1970 Conc. Rd. 9, Blackstock Information Contact Kathy at: or call 905-263-8247 _______________________________________________ PROBUS CLUB OF PORT PERRY Tuesday June 19 from 10 a.m. – noon Speaker: Sandy Hawley Sandy is one of the greatest race-riders ever produced in Canada. His jockey career spanned 31 years and he has been inducted into three Halls of Fame. He is currently a public relations ambassador for the Ontario Jockey Club. Location Hope Church 14480 Old Simcoe Rd., Port Perry Information All retired and semi-retired residents of Scugog and North Durham are invited to join Probus. at jester’s court Doors Open 7:00 p.m. Location Jester’s Upstairs Music Charge $15 per person Reservations text or phone 289-354-1140 or email: LAURA HUBERT Singing delightful, rare gems. Sunday June 10 Peter Hill: Keys Eric St Laurent: Guitar Laura Hubert has become a dear friend to the Port Perry music scene. Laura’s memorable vocals are three parts Bourbon, one part honey and a lifetime of stories. She will get under your skin, guaranteed. You will remember these songs from your very own personal songbook, Angel from Montgomery, Dream, Baltimore, Carmelita, Memphis in June. Laura’s show is always a sure bet for a cross-section of music lovers, from Toronto’s Rex, Grossman’s Tavern to Jester’s Court. She has a new CD with her this visit. LENNY SOLOMON and the JOHN WAYNE SWINGTET Django Gypsy Jazz. Sunday June 17 Wayne Nakamura: Guitar Abbey Scholzberg: Bass John Farrell: Guitar Happily, Lenny and the band have rebooked after being cancelled due to the ice storm. Lenny joins us to celebrate Django Reinhardt. Close your eyes, and we will transport you to Paris in the twenties. Lenny is a hot jazz violinist in the style of Stefan Grapelli. This is the authentic Django Gypsy sound. June is Here! Come and join us for Canada’s best music!! To submit your upcoming event email by the 8th of the month, one month before you need it to be published.