Second Annual NHCC Bicycle Shorts Film Festival, April 12

Here we go again folks, another chance for us to get together, lycra free, and have some fun. It’s the Second Annual NHCC Bicycle Shorts Film Festival. We have a bigger venue this year thanks to the generosity of HTM Insurance Company (Hamilton Township Mutual) on Elgin St. in Cobourg.

Similar to last year, but with new material, there will be short bicycle-themed films carefully compiled by my good friend Rob Wilkes at Big Sky Design in Peterborough. For a sneak peak on what to expect visit VeloVID.com

Seating is limited to 40 people,  first come first served so sign up quick by leaving a reply and we will confirm your spot. Pizza, Coffee, tea, & soft drinks will be available at a nominal cost, so bring a few extra $ if you wish to partake. Any extra proceeds will be to the local food bank.

Date: Friday April 12th, 2019, 7–9pm
Location: HTM Insurance Company 1185 Elgin St. W. (Elgin and Wilkins Gate).
Cost: Free!

Sunday, March 24th: Afternoon Hike

Spring has arrived and it feels like it! We’ll hike at Woodland Road again this week. There has been a lot of melting going on but icers and poles are still advised.
Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: parking lot at Woodland Road
Hike Leader: Maria Siemiaszko

Tuesday, March 19th: Morning Hike

This will be the last of the hikes until fall. We will walk along the Lakeshore West bound to Burnham St and then up to South of the mall. We will then return and walk back to King Street and along to where we started. Coffee and social after.
Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind Craft
Distance: approx. 8km
Hike Leader: Rick Nonnekes
Thank you to all who have participated and those that have led the walks.

Grafton Recycling Facility Tour then Hike, Tues. April 2

Haven’t you always wondered what happens to those items that you put out in recycling? Come and see for yourself! A free tour of the Grafton Material Recovery Facility has been arranged just for us NHCCers, following which we’ll do a hike (weather dependent). Safety gear and waivers will be provided at the facility. The tour generally lasts 45 minutes to an hour. Please leave a comment if you intend to join us so that we can anticipate numbers.

Start time: 10am
Start location: Material Recovery Facility (MRF) parking lot in Grafton
Coordinator: Randy Albon
Hike distance: 7-9 km

Sunday, March 17th: Morning Hike

Heather will lead a hike from the Woodland parking lot Sunday morning. She’s proposing the Sweet Fern Trail which is 9km with the option for the group to decide whether to also tack on the Lookout Mountain Trail, in which case the distance will be 11.5 km. Count on being out for at least a couple of hours. Currently there is still snow cover in the forest but trails are icy so please bring icers and poles if you have them.
Don’t forget to wear green!☘️

Start Time: 10:30
Meeting Location: Woodland Road parking lot, north on 45 (from Cobourg) across from Woodland Road
Hike Leader: Heather Read

Non-members will need to bring a signed waiver, available here.

Thursday Night Hike March 14h – Cobourg

We will meet in front of Victoria Hall in Cobourg and then do a semi-urban hike of 5 to 9 kms.  Last week we went West and we found soup and tea. This week’s direction – ?? – depending on conditions. These hikes are free, but non-members will need to bring a signed waiver, available here.

Start Time: 6:00
Start Location: in front of Victoria Hall in Cobourg
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

To let us know you are coming, please leave a comment.

Tuesday, March 12th: Morning Hike

Let’s meet in the parking lot of The Mill on Ontario Street. We will wander north through the the subdivisions north of the 401 and return back to The Mill. We can go for coffee and social to be decided afterwards. There will be one more Tuesday morning hike after this then they will be finished until the fall.

Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot at The Mill
Distance: 7-8 km
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

Thursday Night Hike March 7th – Cobourg

We will meet in front of Victoria Hall in Cobourg and then do a semi-urban hike of 7 to 9 kms.  Last week we went West and we found chicken wings. This week’s direction – ?? – depending on conditions. These hikes are free, but non-members will need to bring a signed waiver, available here

Start Time: 6:00
Start Location: in front of Victoria Hall in Cobourg
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

To let us know you are coming, please leave a comment.

Tuesday, March 5th: Morning Hike

We will meet in the parking lot of Home Hardware north end on Division. We will walk through the middle of town to South of the 401. We will walk along Densmore and through the new residential areas and back through Northern Industrial park to the parking lot. Social after at Dutch Oven or Craft Food House.

Start Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot Home Hardware, Division Street
Distance: approx. 7km
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

Weekend Skiing (March 2nd and 3rd)

The skiing conditions are great and we are supposed to get some more snow over the weekend. In case the weather and roads take a turn for the worse, please check the post in case of any changes if you plan to come out.

Date: Saturday, March 2nd
Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: parking lot at Beagle Club

Date: Sunday, March 3rd
Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: parking lot at Beagle Club

Ski Organizer: Maria Siemiaszko