NHCC Membership Night – Thursday, March 28th at the Mill

It sure doesn’t look much like Spring outside, BUT here is a sign that it is on it’s way!  The NHCC Membership Night is happening on Thursday, March 28th. Just three weeks away!  Bring a friend (or several), or just come on your own, everyone is welcome. We’ll be hanging out upstairs at The Mill Restaurant from 7:00-9:00 pm.  There are plenty of reasons to come out! Here’s just a little of what we have lined up:

    • Join the NHCC: Get your membership for just $40
    • Get a jersey from our existing (limited) inventory for cash & carry
    • Meet the ride coordinators and find out what’s new this year!
    • Pick up a 2019 ride schedule so you can start planning
    • Cycle Transitions will be on hand to answer questions about their organization
    • Information about Ontario By Bike
    • Chandel from RYB Denim may pop by again with some cool things to wear
    • Lots of NHCC folks will be on hand to answer questions and let you know what to expect

Everyone is welcome….members, non-members, friends, etc. Drop in for a drink, order up some munchies, and just be social!

NHCC Jerseys 2018

NHCC Jerseys !

  • NEW! Technical T ($40)
  • Sleeveless ($65)
  • Short Sleeve ($75)
  • NEW!  Long sleeve LIGHT ($80)
  • Long sleeve HEAVY ($85)

This is your chance to get one early in the season and be ready to roll. After Membership Night the special membership rate will end and the regular rate will apply ($45)

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Place: The Mill Restaurant, upstairs (990 Ontario St.)
Time: 7–9pm

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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.
Date: Sunday, March 24th
Start Time: 1:00
Meeting Location: parking lot at Woodland Road
Hike Leader: Maria Siemiaszko

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Thursday Night Hike March 21st – 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 walked along the lake and found chicken wings at The Ale House. This week’s direction – ?? – depending on conditions.

These hikes are free to non-members. We just need a signed off-season waiver (see right side of NHCC homepage).

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.

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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.
Date: Tuesday, March 19th
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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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