Christmas Light Ride – Monday December 11th

Let’s get together for an easy evening tour around town to view the Christmas lights by bicycle! (Weather-dependent of course).  And….let’s decorate our bikes too!  The brighter the better.  Of course our regular bike lights on both the front and back of your bike are most important.   It’s a great chance to get out and appreciate the lights.  Afterward we can stop in somewhere for some eggnog to finish off the evening.  Bundle up!

Date: Monday, December 11th, 6:00pm
Start location: Parking lot behind the Dutch Oven
Route: to be determined by those in attendance
Pace: Slow! Casual!

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Tuesday, December 5th: cancellation of morning hike

This morning’s hike has been cancelled due to the inclement weather, but the group can still meet at Craft for coffee and social time at 10:30

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Wednesday, December 6th: Evening Hike

This is the third Wednesday night hike.
Last week we found the “Record Collection” without Anita’s help and had lots of laughs and ended up at Jim’s Pizza after the hike. We will meet in the parking lot at the Port Hope Town Hall at 6:00.
If it a clear night we may walk along the waterfront, so please bring a flashlight or headlamp.

Time: 6:00
Start Location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

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

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New Years Day Bike, Hike & Potluck: January 1, 2018

It’s just a month away from 2018, and what better way than to start it off on New Years Day with a Bike, Hike & Potluck? We know you’ll all be recovering from your indulgences the night before so we won’t start till 2:00pm.

We’ll meet at Randy & Anita’s home then head out. Some may bundle up and bike (fat bikes anyone?), others may hike. In any case, we’ll return around 4:00 and share in a Potluck dinner. If you just can’t manage the physical exertion portion cuz you are recovering from New Year’s eve, you are also welcome to participate in the Potluck only. All NHCC members are welcome, just let us know you are coming so we can plan accordingly!

Date: January 1, 2018
What to bring: A yummy shareable dish, your own utensils and favourite drink
Time for hike/bike: 2:00pm
Potluck time: 4:00pm
RSVP: Please email Anita for the address so we don’t have to publish it to the whole world! If you know the address, just leave a comment to let us know you’re coming!

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Tuesday, December 5th: Morning Hike

Cancelled due to rain. Coffee and social still on at Craft at 10:30.
We will meet behind Craft and proceed to the boardwalk. We will walk Westbound to the bottom of Burnham and along King, crossing the tracks, and through the subdivisions back to Burnham, before cutting through the old Kraft plant and back down Ontario. Social afterwards at Craft.

Time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot behind Craft Food House
Distance: 6-7km
Hike Leader: Roy Martin

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Sunday, December 3rd: Afternoon Hike

No snow yet so we’ll hike the Flying Squirrel, Fisher, and Luna trails with a stretch along Dunbar too. This may be one of the hillier parts of the Northumberland Forest which is great for the legs are cardio!

Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: Beagle Club parking lot
Distance: approx 11.5km
Hike Leader: Maria Siemiaszko

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Two-weeks free at the Y

Just in case you happened to miss picking one of these up at our AGM in October, the Cobourg Y has kindly offered us two free weeks for NHCC members. Just download this letter and take it along with your membership card and they’ll activate a membership for two weeks. Take spin classes, go to yoga, run on the treadmill….whatever!

YMCA letter

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Wednesday, November 29th: Evening Hike

This is the second Wednesday night hike.
Last week we found the “Record Collection”, had lots of laughs and ended up at Local 90 after the hike.
We will meet in the parking lot at the Port Hope Town Hall at 6:00 and then do a semi-urban hike of 5 to 8kms. Afterwards we are planning to go to Jim’s Pizza. so bring along a little $$.

Time: 6:00pm
Start Location: Port Hope Town Hall parking lot
Hike Leader: Jim Berg

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

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Tuesday, November 28th: Port Hope Morning Hike

Colin plans to take the group north alongside the Ganaraska River to Cavan Street and adjacent trails, to Jocelyn Street , then across the river to the east side of town. We’ll then hike on residential streets and trails down to the East Beach and back to Town Hall. Coffee at Craft Food House to follow.

Start time: 9:30
Meeting Location: parking lot at south side of Port Hope Town Hall
Hike Leader: Colin Banfield
Distance: approx. 6km

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Sunday, November 26th: Afternoon Hike

Let’s meet at the parking lot across from Morris Road again and head out for a couple of hours of exploring! For anyone wanting to hike this Saturday, the Pine Ridge Hiking Club is doing an 11.5km hike on the Flying Squirrel, Fisher, and Luna trails beginning at the Beagle Club parking lot at 10:00. They welcome guests and everyone fills in the sign up sheet on site.

Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: parking lot on 45 across from Morris Road
Hike Coordinator: Maria Siemiaszko
Distance:  approx. 10 km

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