Help Needed
Tour Guides for Lucy Maud Festival June 14-15. Tour guides are needed to ride the two shuttle buses between Leaskdale and Uxbridge. Scripts will be provided and the role includes pointing out places of interest between Uxbridge and Leaksdale, this will include identification of farm animals for city folks. Tour guides are only needed Saturday 14th. Fulfill your dream of being a tour
guide by calling Cecelia at 905 852 0057. If you are interested in being a costumed ‘Walker’ in down town Uxbridge handing out information to visitors please indicate your interest to the number above. Remember, Onstage Uxbridge will help to get you in costume.

The UAA is still trying to fill positions on it’s Executive and various Committees for the upcoming year. Nominations are being accepted for all positions, but we currently have no candidates for the position of secretary, newsletter committee, membership coordinator, calendar/announcements, vice-president, and web coordinator. Please contact Colleen Baskin at 905 862 0935 or reply to this e-mail if interested.


The Haliburton School of Arts has sent us several copies of their current (and very extensive) course catalogue and information about their courses, certificate and diploma programs ( These catalogues will be available at the Uxbridge Public Library (lower level) as of Friday May 22 if you would like to pick one up.

Subscription tickets are now on sale for the upcoming season of OnStage Uxbridge featuring A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Of Mice and Men, Camelot and the Importance of Being Earnest. Purchase tickets at the office of the Uxbridge Cosmos newspaper 38 Toronto St. N.

Congratulations to UAA members Mike Wood and Cathy Christoff. Mike’s son Dustan Wood and his band Grand PM was recently featured on MTV, and Cathy’s daughter Lauren Christoff has just released her first pop music single.

Upcoming Events
May 22 – 31 Uxbridge Youth Theatre presents Copacobana at the Music Hall. Tickets available at Green Goose Gallery in Uxbridge.

Friday, May 23, 2008 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Youth Shine at Uxbridge Senior’s Centre, 75 Marietta Street. Comedian and improve artist Neil Crone performs and hosts a Teen talent show as a fundraiser for the Uxbridge Youth Centre.

Friday, May 23, 2008 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Friday at the Foster featuring NOW AND THEN with Rick Hannah and Larry Barnett and their vocal harmonies and 40 years’ experience. Contact Sheila Liddon at 905 852 2747 for more information. The Foster Memorial is located at 9449 Regional Rd. 1 (4 km. North of Uxbridge)

Friday, May 30, 2008 starting at 7:30 PM . Friday at the Foster featuring folk artist Grainne Ryan. The Foster Memorial is located at 9449 Regional Rd. 1 (4km. North of Uxbridge)

Friday, May 30, 2008 starting at 7:30 PM . The Uxbridge Youth Choir, directed by Jennifer Neveu, will be wrapping up their season with a spring concert featuring over 30 young voices! Takes place at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Toronto Street. Tickets are $10.00 at the door. Children under 10 are free. Karen Higgins at 905-852-2913 or

May 31 and June 1, 2008 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. ‘Artists of Uxbridge’ group of artists is holding its annual show and sale at the Uxbridge Historical Centre, School House located on Concession 6, just north of Brock Street West. Admission is free and refreshments are available. For more information call 905-852-6357 or 905-862-2432.

June 1 Uxbridge Chamber Choir presents Carmina Burana at the Sunderland Music Hall. 3:00 pm Tickets available at Blue Heron Books or at the Door.

June 4 Nidd-Suzuki String School holds its Spring Recital. FREE anyone is welcome to attend. at 6:30 at the Music HallJune 6-15 On-Stage Uxbridge presents the play “Anne” in conjunction with the Celebration of 100 Years of Anne. Play performed at the old St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Leaskdale. Tickets available at Brock St. Music in Uxbridge. Show times are 8:00 pm on June 6,7,8 and 12,13,14 and 2:00 pm on June 8,14,& 15.

June 10 & 11 Auditions for Uxbridge Youth Theatre Jr – You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. Looking for singing actors aged 9-13. Contact Nia King-Hachey at 852-4856 for information, an appointment and an audition kit.

June 11th Uxbridge Arts Association Annual General Meeting at 7:00 in the Schoolhouse at the Uxbridge Historical Centre.

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