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Our next General Meeting will be on April 10, 2024, at the Uxbridge Community Centre!   

Only our Club members are invited to join any Interest Group unless the group has reached it’s maximum number of members.  (Port Perry club members can join the Joint Club Latin Dancing Group.)  Sign-Up sheets will be available at the Interest Groups table during our General Meeting, or please contact me at if you want to join any of our Interest Groups.



Bid Euchre, Bowling, Board Games, Breakfast Club, Casino Visits, Cooking, Current Events, Fitness, Horses & Other Animals, Mah-jong, Meditation, Memoir Writing, Movies, Music, Sign Language, Spanish Lessons, Sports: (Pole Walking, Running, Biking, Golf, Skating, Swimming), Photography, Yoga and more.

*If you have an idea of another potential new group or want to join one of the above suggested groups, please contact me at the General Meetings or send me a message.

Teamwork Makes the Dreams work!



BANNED BOOK CLUB Two Spots Available!

The group will meet next on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, and the chosen book is, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou.  The discussion will be led by Joanne Alexander.


In March the group discussed Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, by J.K. Rowling.  This book has been Banned over the years in various areas due to themes considered to be Satanism and anti-family, as well as its focus on magic and wizardry.  This book generated lots of great discussion led by Karen Mohammed-Stirling.

Coordinator: Camille Scarlett



On Thursday, April 25 at 1:00 the group will be discussing Five Little Indians by Michelle Good.  If you are interested in joining this group, contact me,

Betty Bignell.


The group will meet monthly on the fourth Thursday at 1:00.

Coordinator: Jen Thornson

*BOOK CLUB This group has a wait list

The next meeting will be on Thursday, April 25 at 1:30 to discuss Michelle Obama’s book The Light We Carry.

Please contact me, Betty Bignell if you want to be added to the wait list.

Coordinators: Gerri Martin and Kelly Keilty

CANASTA Lessons Games - Joanne Binns Interim Coordinator

Canasta Lessons will be held on Thursday, April 11. 2024 from 1:00-2:00 pm with Games following from 2:00-4:00 pm.  Come join the fun! If interested join the fun please contact me, Betty Bignell

Canasta will now be played just once a month.

Coordinator:  Amber D’Aguiar 


Looking forward to more enjoyment on April 2, 2024, at 10:00 am.

The Euchre group meets on the first Tuesday of the month, at 10:00 am

Coordinator: Carolyn Hicken



The Gardening Group will be travelling to a garden in Markham on April 4 after the group enjoys lunch together. They will be given a special information session on how to have successful container gardens for flowers, herbs and vegetables.

Please contact Betty Bignell if you plan to join the group.

Coordinator: Sally Kotsopoulos


GENEALOGY This group now has a waiting list

The next meeting will be Thursday, April 18 from 1:30-3:30.   At the last meeting the the group discussed the pros and cons of using Family Search from LDS.  Great for connecting to famous ancestors but inconsistent as other users can alter your input.

Please contact Betty Bignell if you want to be added to the wait list.

The Genealogy group meets on the third Thursday of each month from 1:30-3:30.


Coordinator:  Bernie Beales


TThe Group will meet on Friday, April 19 from 1:00-3:00 pm. This month Karen Hoyle will be showing everyone how to make Ribbon roses.

There will be a small initial charge and weekly charge for members of this group.  For more information or to join the group, please contact me, Betty Bignell.

Coordinator: Sally Kotsopoulos



Our Goodwood/Uxbridge area has a wonderful series of trails through a variety of forests and meadows, some quite flat, some with gentle hills.  The group explores these forest trails near Uxbridge in the Durham and York Regions for 1 ½ to 2 hours.  Join them for lively discussions, interesting views and leisurely treks!

Hike details are emailed to group members for Pre-registration.

If you are interested in joining this Interest Group, send your request to Betty Bignell at

Hikes are scheduled for Thursday, April 4 and Thursday, April 18 at 9:30 am. Hike details are emailed to group members.



The Hiking Group meets on the first and third Thursday morning of each month at 9:30.

Coordinators: Carol Fraser, John Willcock



The group will meet next on Thursday, April 4 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Kitchen bridge is an informal relaxed game among a mixed group of people. They are fortunate to be able to fill 3 tables and always encourage more people to join  If you want to join this group, contact Betty Bignell.

The group plays on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 until near 4:00.

Coordinator:  Anne-Marie Sacco



The group will be meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 1:00 pm.
The group will now meet on the third Tuesday of each month.  If interested, in joining this group please contact Betty Bignell.

Coordinator: Caren Narvet

LATIN DANCING A New Joint Group, Fee Required

The group will be dancing on April 8 and April 22 3:00-4:00

A monthly fee of $30 paid upfront by participants to the instructor will be required.

The group will be dancing on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. This is a Joint Interest Group with members from the Uxbridge Port Perry Club.

If interested in joining this group, please contact

Coordinator: Anne-Marie Sacco


Meeting monthly for dinner, Let’s Eat Out members have enjoyed dining in a great variety of restaurants.  In March the group dined at Corrado’s Restaurant in Whitby.  Each month, when the name of the restaurant and location is chosen, group members will be notified.

If you would like to join them, please contact me, Betty Bignell.

The group usually meets monthly on the third Thursday.

Coordinators: Gail & Chuck Heroux


The next lunch get together will be on April 29 at 12:00.

In March many enjoyed lunch at Wixen’s Bridge in Uxbridge.  Each month, members are informed of the name of the next restaurant where they will meet.

If interested in joining the Lunch Group, contact me, Betty Bignell

The Lunch Group meets on the last Monday of the month at 12:00

Coordinators:  Betty Bignell & Joy Freemantle

Multi-Day Club Travel Options

Several members of the group will be travelling to Newfoundland in June of 2025 for 12 days!  The Multi-Day Travel group is checking into details of a possible trip to New York City in December 2024 and Las Vegas in April 2025.  To join the group for more detailed Club travel opportunities please contact Betty Bignell.


Coordinator:  Anne-Marie Sacco



The Township plans to install the net in April once the weather permits. They will be evaluating the weather in the next of couple weeks.

Coordinators: Gerry Bignell, Alan James


The next meeting will be on April 17, 2024, from 10:00-12:00.  

The purpose of the group is to discuss reducing our impact on the planet.  Many topics can be discussed - energy, food & health.   Each decision made can make a difference!  If interested in joining this group, please contact me, Betty Bignell.

Coordinator: Brian Keeling

SCRABBLE Interim Coordinator – Kathleen Ravitch

The Scrabble group will be playing on April 10, from 12:30 - 3:30 enjoying lunch at the same time. If interested in joining the group, contact Betty Bignell.


The group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 pm.

Coordinator: Judy Fink

SMALL TOWN THEATRE GROUP This group now has a wait list.

The group will get together next on April 13, 2024, at the Whitby Courthouse Theatre after having lunch together to see the performance of Drinking Habits. 
Members of the group attend matinee theatre performances in the Durham and York Region.


If you want to join the wait list, please contact me, Betty Bignell.

Coordinators: Steve Fryzuk, Peggy Kennedy


The group will meet on Tuesday, April 9 and April 23 at 1:00.  Choosing from a variety of locations in Uxbridge, the group will begin walking at 1:00 on the first and third Tuesdays each month. Depending on weather, initially the group will walk for approximately 30 minutes and length of times may vary for future walks.

Coordinator: Patricia Bell


The group will get together next on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. The theme of the evening is: Your Favourite Inexpensive Wine. This is wine that you drink yourself, or serve to friends and family. Each member is asked to present a little information about the wine they've chosen. As usual, a good time is anticipated by all. If you want to join, please contact Betty Bignell.


This group meets monthly on the second Wednesday at 7:00.

Coordinators:  Sherrill Burns, Anne Gauvreau 


Teamwork Makes the Dreams Work!


“There’s an Interest Group for that!” (Debra Revie Lippay)

Betty Bignell  

Interest Group Chair

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