JUNE 2024

The author skillfully, and with humour and compassion, blends extraordinary stories of animal joy, empathy, grief, embarrassment, anger, and love with the latest scientific research

Harmony – A Community Singing Experience

On April 21, 2024, we held a pop-up choir event directed by award-winning singer-songwriter and arranger Abby Zotz (director of AbZolutely Choir Peterborough-Kawartha, for an afternoon of harmony, community and singing together. Abby introduced our song, “Let Your Love Flow” by the Bellamy Brothers, and taught us our parts. We practiced until we were sounding like a…

Candidates for the 2024-25 UFP Board

Nominating Committee Report Please give your thanks to 3 dedicated Board members, Scott Donovan (Treasurer), Sue Sauve and Ben Wolfe (President), who are not seeking re-election. Ben has completed 6 years on the Board, the maximum term in our Bylaws. For re-election (to a second 2-year term):Aukje BykerMundy McLaughlin For election (to a first 2-year…

MAY 2024

By articulating to each other Black and Indigenous perspectives on our unprecedented here and now, and reiterating the long-disavowed histories of slavery and colonization that have brought us to this moment, Maynard and Simpson create something new


For April 25, the Nonfiction Book Club will read the book initially scheduled for May, Hope Lives Between Us: How Interdependence Improves Your Life and Our World by John R. Kirksey. It is a short book, more like an essay, so easy to read between now and April 25t