44 FOCUS - APRIL 2018 TARTAN DAY Sunday April 8 at 2 p.m. Parade from Palmer Park to Reflection Park. At 2:30 p.m.- Kirkin of the Tartan at St. John’s Presbyterian Church. 4 p.m. - Port Perry Legion Official Welcome, winners of the ‘famous Scot look-alike’ contest, music, dancing and cash bar. 5 p.m.- Piping in the Haggis, 5:30 p.m.- supper $20 (purchased in advance), 6:30 p.m.- Ceilidh & Scottish country dancing and at 7:30 p.m.- Auld Lang Syne. Information/ Visit the Wee Tartan Shop Tickets 177 Queen St., Port Perry or call 905-985-6573 _______________________________________________ KIDS CLOTHING AND TOY SALE Saturday April 14 from 9 a.m. – noon Sale items comprised of clothing, shoes, seasonal items, toys, books, games, baby items, strollers and more, for newborns to teens. Our generous sponsors are, Brock’s, Canadian Tire, Domino’s Pizza, Shoppers Drug Mart and Vos’ Independent Grocer. Location Scugog Arena 1655 Reach St., Port Perry Admission $1 or $5 for 8 a.m. priority shopping Information kidsclothingandtoysale.com or on Facebook Scugog Clothing/Toy Sale All proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters North Durham _______________________________________________ G-Moms of Port Perry present GALA ON THE GREENS SPRING LUNCHEON Saturday April 14 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The topic of the G-Mom’s Gala this year is Mental Health. There will be a focus on the mental well-being of children and youth. Three keynote speakers will share their expertise and stories. Also, enjoy shopping in the marketplace, prizes, silent auction, entertainment including the Shout Sisters and a delicious lunch! Location Royal Ashburn Golf Club 995 Myrtle Rd. W., Ashburn Tickets $75. per person – webertmarg@gmail.com Royal LePage – 268 Queen St., Port Perry Coldwell Banker – 1894 Scugog St., Port Perry and all G-Moms _______________________________________________ PROBUS CLUB OF PORT PERRY Tuesday April 17 from 10 a.m. - noon Speaker: Erin Webb, Consumer Protection Ontario Erin will discuss many issues such as identity theft, scams, and safeguarding your personal information. Location Hope Church 14480 Old Simcoe Rd., Port Perry Information www.portperryprobus.com _______________________________________________ SPRING FASHION SHOW Wednesday April 18 at 7 p.m. This is the first showing of spring fashions from Ashburn Country Corner Boutique. Door prizes and refreshments. Girls night out, bring a friend! Location St. John’s Presbyterian Church 319 Queen St., Port Perry Tickets $12 each – call Gail 905-985-3026 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: lynn@lynnmcdonaldjazz.com NICK MORGAN TRIO We had to cancel a fully booked room on Sunday Feb. 11 due to freezing rain. Now.... Sunday April 8 If you missed him, here ‘s Nick! Nick Morgan: Saxophones Lucian Gray: Guitar Jonathon Meyer: Bass Nick Morgan is a busy performer and is also on faculty at Humber College. He is the recipient of several awards,(Canada Council, Irish Arts Council, Yamaha). Nick also stole the show with his ripping alto BeBop prowess at Charlie Parker’s Celebration in the revered REX hotel. BIRD LIVES!! This hot jazz will warm your soul. DJANGO GYPSY JAZZ Lenny Solomon and the John Wayne Swingtet Sunday April 15 Wayne Nakamura: Guitar Abbey Scholzberg: Bass John Farrell: Guitar Lenny joins us to celebrate Django Reinhardt. If you want time travel to Paris in the twenties here’s your chance. Lenny is a hot jazz violinist in the style of Stefan Grapelli. This is the authentic Django Gypsy Sound. THE MELISSA PAYNE TRIO Not Jazz! (for the all round music lover!) Sunday April 29 Melissa: Vocals, Guitar, Fiddle The one and only James McKenty: Guitar Bass: TBA Be surprised and delighted by Kawartha’s own Melissa Payne. Mel played her first fiddle at age 4. A Peterborough girl, she was adopted by the Celtic sensation, Leahy Family and later hired by Natalie McMaster as the nanny to her children. She has music in every molecule. Singer, songwriter, guitarist and fiddler par excellence. Don’t miss this Mega- talented Comer while we can still afford her! Check out her youtube video, Strong Heart. Fiddle Dee Dee! Be Bop, Django Jazz and Celtic/Country What’ s Up Scugog? ` (continued from page 43)