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Spring Events 2018

Jun 16 Sat 6 pm
Old Stable Pub
OLD STABLE PUB
Port Credit
Join Mary for mingling and drinks followed by fresh home made Polish food (cabbage rolls to pierogies, goulash to chili, and even beef cabbage stew). If you haven't been to this pub, it has a very unique atmosphere so you may want to try out one of the saddles! The 30 year old pub is family run and the waitresses are very friendly. Located at 114 Lakeshore Rd W, opposite Starbucks. There is lots of street parking. As this is a small pub, please contact Mary by Wed Jun 13 at mbjukc@gmail.com or 905-507-0397.
Jun 17 Sun 6 pm
Squire and Firkin
DINNER/MINGLING SQUIRE PUB RESTAURANT
Bloor/Islington
Join Chris for mingling and drinks, followed by dinner. Enjoy a beer, wine or cocktail and complimentary snack platters provided by the pub before we sit down to dinner about 7:15 pm. This is a great event for new members so please invite your single friends, but remind them of the $5 UKC levy. (No need to pay levy if you attended earlier event.) Location: 3335 Bloor St W, just 2 blocks east of Islington subway station. Street parking available, as well as free street parking one block south on Lothian Ave, the street beside the pub. Reservations are not needed, please just drop in. If you have questions contact Chris at 647-205-1936.
Jun 21 Thu 6:30 pm
Bedford Academy
MID-WEEK FUN AT THE BEDFORD ACADEMY
Bloor/Bedford
Join Susan (temporary host) for mingling and dinner in a reserved private cozy bar, with elevator access and washrooms on the same floor, at the Bedford Academy Pub, 36 Prince Arthur. Food choices are excellent, with a wide range of wines, domestic and imported beer at this interesting establishment. To reserve, please contact Susan brunnsu@rogers.com (preferred) or 416-925-4959.
Jun 23 Sat 3:30 pm
Jazz
SWING/JAZZ AND DANCING - ALLEYCATZ
Yonge/Eglinton
Join Peter (filling in for Marilyn) at the Alleycatz, 2409 Yonge, 2.5 blocks north of Eglinton. The York Jazz Ensemble is one of Toronto's top nine-piece bands with a terrific horn section and singer. The music is mostly jazz, blues, rock, ballads and big band standards. In addition to the usual $5 levy, there’s a cover charge of $10. Alleycatz has a good-sized dance floor so just listen to the music or ask someone to get up and dance. They are well known for the good food and extensive menu. Underground parking is available half a block south on Broadway. Please reserve ahead of time as we have to book a table. Call Peter at 416-488-8249 or peterdean007@hotmail.com.
Jun 24 Sun 11:30 pm
Golfing
GOLFING FUN DAY
1000 Jane St.
Join Dorothy and Joan at Scarlett Woods (Jane/Eglinton) Executive Golf Course for 18 holes of golf. You don’t have to be an expert. All welcome! Bring your single friends! We will be playing ‘BEST DRIVE’, meaning that for the drive only, on holes greater than 150 yards; players who are beginners, pick up their balls and place them in line with the ball of the player who has the best drive. There will be prizes for ‘CLOSEST TO THE HOLE’ and ‘LONGEST DRIVE’ at designated holes. There is a maximum of one prize per golfer. Cost: green fees of $30 for seniors and $43 for adults, plus $5 UKC levy. Rentals available: clubs $20, pull cart $5 and power carts $30 for seniors, $32 for adults. Power carts can be shared. (all prices subject to change) IMPORTANT: You definitely need to reserve your spot by 6 pm on the Thu before. Contact JOAN rsvpjoan@yahoo.com or call DOROTHY at 416-245-4345.
Jun 24 Sun 5:15 pm
Wild Goose
DINNER AT THE WILD GOOSE
border of Mississauga/Etobicoke
Everyone is welcome and since NO reservations are needed, just show up; UKC levy of $5 or UKC coupon will apply. This will be the ‘19th hole’ for many of the afternoon golfers, with no levy payable. The WILD GOOSE Bar & Grill is located at 5395 Eglinton Ave. W, just west of Renforth Drive. From Scarlett Woods golf course, go west on Eglinton and about 10 minutes later, just after passing the lights at Renforth, you will see the restaurant in the plaza on the south (left side). Hopefully it will be a lovely sunny day, so we can enjoy dinner on the large patio. Any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact JOAN at rsvpjoan@yahoo.com or call DOROTHY at 416-245-4345.
Jun 28 Thu 7 pm
Japanese Dinner
JAPANESE DINNER
Danforth/Carlaw
Join Tony at the Katsu Sushi Japanese Restaurant, 572 Danforth Ave at Carlaw (near Pape subway station). It has a wide menu of Japanese specialties including sushi, sashimi, teriyaki and tempura dishes. Vegetarian options and an all-you-can-eat buffet-byorder are also available. Set course and combo dinners from $10.99, plus UKC levy. Register by 5 pm on the day of the event. Please contact Tony at 416-693-8639.
Jun 30 Sat 3:45 pm
Climax Jazz Band
CLIMAX JAZZ BAND - THE LEASIDE PUB
Laird S of Eglinton
Join Marilyn at the Leaside Pub, 190 Laird Drive. This is three blocks south of Eglinton at the northwest corner of McCrae. (Bus-stop is right outside the pub.) The Climax Jazz Band plays traditional New Orleans jazz and is a legend in Toronto. There is great pub food plus a $10 steak special on Saturday afternoons. No cover charge to hear this wonderful band, only the $5 UKC Levy. There is only a small parking lot, but street parking is available plus a large shopping plaza a block down on the east side of Laird. Please register by the Friday morning before so we can reserve our table: marilyn45goodman@gmail.com (preferred) or call 647-210-5110.
Jul 1 Sun 5 pm
Canada Day
DINNER, WALK AND FIREWORKS
Woodbine Beach
Join Irene to celebrate CANADA DAY and enjoy dinner at The Stone Lion, 1958 Queen St E, followed by a walk along the boardwalk and on to the marina to view the fireworks display at dusk. The restaurant prices are moderate ($20 - $25). The UKC $5 will apply. Take the TTC to Woodbine station and then the bus to Queen & Woodbine. Please contact Irene by Tue Jun 26 at 416-282-7820.
Jul 7 Sat 3 pm
Boats
HANGING AROUND WITH BOATS
Lakeshore and Coxwell
Marilyn invites you to join her at the Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing Club at 20 Ashbridges Bay Park Road for a comfortable afternoon and evening at a small sailing club. Enjoy conversion and a casual BBQ dinner on the patio around 6.00 pm for $10 (plus the UKC $5 Levy). Please bring cash only, NO debit or charge cards. BYOB as the bar will not be open. Ice is available plus a pop machine in the clubhouse. Sorry, limit of 10 people. Call or email Marilyn for info at 647-210-5110 or marilyn.goodman45@yahoo.com.