FOCUS - APRIL 2018 45 Scugog Lake Stewards ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Thursday April 19 at 7 p.m. It will feature election of their 2018 Board of Directors, presentation of results from their 2017 research program with funds from the Ontario Trillium Foundation including; in-lake research with U.O.I.T. and others, near-shore Citizen Science results with Kawartha Conservation and their walleye remediation projects. We will also have an up-date on the Lake Scugog Enhancement Project and more. The public is welcome, it should be a very interesting evening. Keep up-dated and become a member through Location Scugog Memorial Public Library, Rotary Room 231 Water St., Port Perry _______________________________________________ SCS Musicals presents ALL SHOOK UP April 19, 20, 21, 26 & 27 at 8 p.m. Matinees April 21 & 28 at 2 p.m. Synopsis: Inspired by and featuring the sounds of Elvis Presley. It’s 1955 and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swivelling, lip-curling musical fantasy that will have you ‘jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as ‘Heartbreak Hotel,’ ‘Jailhouse Rock,’ and ‘Don’t Be Cruel.’ Tickets $27 Location Town Hall 1873 302 Queen St., Port Perry Information 905-985-8181 _______________________________________________ Greenbank Folk Music Society presents ZACHARY LUCKY, RYAN COOK AND LITTLE MISS HIGGINS Saturday April 21 at 8 p.m. Zachary is unapologetically old-school country, armed with a husky, baritone voice and sings of Canadian places and people. Ryan Cook has forged a sound between contemporary folk and dyed-in-the wool country, with nuance of pop and western swing. Little Miss Higgins struts and serenades her way onto any stage playing music brewed up in early country blues, jazz and folk. An exciting and wonderful mix of excellent performers for our spring concert. Location Greenbank Centennial Hall Hwy 12, Greenbank Admission $25 Tickets POE Design 146 Queen St., Port Perry, 905-985-0060 Blue Heron Books 62 Bock St., Uxbridge, 905-852-4282 or phone 905-985-8351 to reserve Facebook Rotary Club of Port Perry present ANNUAL SPRING GALA Saturday April 21 5:30 p.m. - Cocktails & Special Events 7 p.m. - Dinner This gala is a fun-filled social affair, that features great camaraderie, wonderful food, along with amazing raffles, silent auctions and live auctions. Rotary supports the Oak Ridges Hospice of Durham, Camp Scugog, International Youth Exchange and so much more. Be part of the Rotary’s continued success and order your ticket today! Dinner seating is limited and does fill quickly. Location Royal Ashburn Golf Club 995 Myrtle Rd., W., Ashburn Tickets $125 (includes one complimentary drink ticket) Arch Evans 905-982-1082 or or any Rotarian _______________________________________________ Scugog Shores Museums presents Sunday Speaker Series CUNEIFORM, HIEROGLYPHS AND ALPHABETS with Dr. Amy Barron Sunday April 22 at 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join Dr. Amy Barron as she speaks on the dawn of writing in the ancient world. Most people think that the earliest writing used by man started in ancient Egypt. But their neighbours, the Mesopotamians, may have the credit for creating the first written word. Learn how these two civilizations developed what was one of the most important early inventions, and how it later evolved into an alphabet more familiar to us today. Location Scugog Shores Museum & Archives 1655 Reach St., 2nd floor Port Perry Admission $5 per person (includes viewing of the “Egypt: Gift of the Nile” exhibit on loan from the Royal Ontario Museum) _______________________________________________ PORT PERRY SENIORS CLUB POT LUCK SUPPER Wednesday, April 25 at 5:00 p.m. Entertainment: Jack Michael - “Country” Join us for a social evening with good food and entertainment. Members and guests, bring a dish, entrée, salad or dessert. Location Latcham Centre 121 Queen Street, Port Perry _______________________________________________ SCUGOG WOMEN’S NETWORKING BREAKFAST (SWNB) Friday April 27 at 8 a.m. Our guest speaker this month is Laurel Arnott from Expedia Cruise Ship Centres. 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