Mon: Aphasia Communication Group - The Stroke Recovery Association (Barrie District). All sessions free 705-737-9202.
Mon: 9 am. Coffee Club and Art Group - 9:30 am Pool and 10 am Tiny Stitches The Place 300 Balm Beach Rd. Perkinsfield
Mon: 10 to 11:30/7:30 to 9 p.m. Ladies Interdenominational Bible Study Willow Creek Church 2387 Gill Rd. 705-722-7582
Every Mon: 4:20/5:45 Drop in Yoga classes at the Villa Nursing Home Midland Yonge St. Donna Boudreau 795 427 0740
Mon: 1 p.m. Elmvale Community Hall, euchre/bid euchre
Mon & Wed: 1 pm – 3 pm at the Penetanguishene Arena. Seniors shuffle board 245-7611 for info. Register at town hall.
Mon: 7 pm Midland District Railroad Club at Huronia Airport - basement of white building 705-526-3461
Mon: 7:30 Bingo at Bayshore Seniors Club Woodland Beach for the months of July and August. Everyone Welcome
Mon: Euchre 7:30 p.m. RCL Barrie
2nd & 4th Monday: 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Simcoe County Embroidery Guild meet September until June at the Simcoe County Museum. 705-726-5820.
3rd Monday of the of month: North Simcoe Sirius Astronomers meets 7:00 pm Huronia Airport People of all ages with an interest in the night sky are invited. Peter Ridout 705-549-0913
Every Monday: MCC 8-10:30 FREE Midland Jams Plugged In 527 4420 www.midlandculturalcentre.com FB @Midland Jams
Every Tues 9 a.m. – Barrie Golden Kiwanis - group of retired men meets at St. Paul’s Anglican, Mapleview and Yonge St. http://kiwanisbarriegoldenk.ca/
Every Tues & Thurs year round 8:30-12 noon – Georgian Bay Heritage League meet in Perkinsfield behind Country Bath & Kitchen on Cty Rd 6. Join us to restore wooden boats built in this area. 705.526.5039. Facebook Georgian Bay Heritage League .
Tues: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm Woodcarver Shop at Wye March across from Martyr’s Shrine in dedicated shop with power tools and dust collectors. Feel free to come. 705 424 1999
Tues: 9:30 Coffee Club - 12:30 Bid Euchre @ The Place
Twice monthly on Wed, 1-3pm Midland Public Library Seniors’ Drop-In Join us at the Midland Public Library for an afternoon of companionship, conversations and fun! 705 526 4216 x 3307Refreshments will be provided. FREE. Drop-in.
March 20th- Armchair Travel
3rd Tues: Elmvale Legion 2-4 pm Veteran’s Drop In Day.
Tues: 5:30 Ages 4-8 and 6:30 ages 9-14. Art Classes Creative Madness Art Studio 705 322 6588 Elmvale
Tues: 5:30 Newcomer Services English Conversation Circle to improve language skills/meet new people, YMCA Midland 529 2518
First Tuesday: 6.30 – 8.30 PM Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club North Simcoe Sport/Recreation Centre. 705-534-3771
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month: Elmvale District Lions Club dinner and General Meeting, 7 pm at Lions Hall Flos Conc 7. New members welcome. 705-734-4350
Every Tues 7-9 Circle Jam at the Surf Restaurant Balm Beach All styles of acoustic music welcome Cathryn 416-628-1356
Tues: 7 pm Bid Euchre Bayshore Seniors Club Woodland Beach.
1st Tues: 7 pm Elmvale Legion General Meeting 322 1042
Tues: 7:30 pm: Bid Euchre and darts Barrie Legion
Wed: 9 am Coffee Club - 10 am Pool - 12:30 pm Games Afternoon 2nd Wed: 1:30 pm Camera Club Georgian Bay Swinging Seniors “The Place” 300 Balm Beach Road
Every Wed morning 10 am Spirit Café for a time of fellowship and conversation. All welcome. St John’s United Church.
First Wed/Month: Regular meeting of the Georgian Bay Métis Council at 355 Cranston Cres. Midland 526-6335
Wed: CHAIR YOGA 10:00 - 11:00 am. Gentle exercises with soothing music. Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors 300 Balm Beach Road West 705 526 5074
Wed: 12-1:00 Lunch, $8 at Barrie Legion. 728-1412
Wed: 12:30 Euchre at Wasaga Beach United Church 429-4935
Every Wed: 1 pm Bridge at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd S Woodland Beach
Third Wednesday of each month, 2:30pm Midland Public Library
Wed: 1 pm Royal Canadian Legion Elmvale District 262 Legion Seniors (55+). Table Shuffleboard and social.
First Wed 7 - 9 PM Progressive Euchre: Join us for a fun filled evening at St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Ave. Midhurst Everyone is welcome!
3rd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30-8:00pm Midland Public Library 705 526 4216 x 3307 MPL Writers’ Group An enthusiastic informal writer’s circle to improve your writers’ craft, regardless of your level or experience. Open to all genres – this group is open to anyone interested in the writing process. Free. Register at the main desk.
Wed: 7 pm Euchre at Sunnidale Corners Hall!
2nd Wed: 7 pm LA General Meeting Elmvale Legion.
2nd and last Wed: 7 - 8:30 pm.- Wasaga Cancer Support group meetings open to all cancer survivors, caregivers and family members at Body‘n Balance Physiotherapy (705) 429 - 9619.
First Wed. of month: 7 pm Hillsdale Parks and Rec meet in the Community Centre. 835-5240
Wed. 7:30 pm Fun darts at Coldwater Legion
Wed: 7:30 pm Cribbage at Barrie Legion.
4th Wed: 7:30 pm Horticultural Society meets Elmvale Legion
4th Wed: 6:45 pm Monthly meeting of the Georgian Bay Quilting Guild (GBQG) monthly meeting at the Midland Public Library 533 4884 www.gbqg.ca
Thurs: 9 am Coffee Club- 10-3 p.m. Tiny Stitchers, The Place Perkinsfield, 526-5074
Third Thurs. of each month, 9:30 to 11 am Oct. 18-May 2019 at Hillsdale Presbyterian Church, 6 Mill St. W. Coffee Party: coffee/tea/muffins/tea biscuits & jam. Visitors welcome.
2nd Thursday each month 9:30 - noon PROBUS (Professional Business) club consisting of people 55 plus meet at the Wasaga Stars arena for coffee, a business meeting and a guest speaker. Probus is a non fund-raising organization.
Every Third Thurs 10 am -noon - Barrie Kempenfelt Probus Club meets at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 147, 410 St. Vincent Street – Barrie Ontario – (Entrance on Ferris Lane)
3rd Thurs: Free Community Breakfast at All Saints Anglican Church Hall 1 Peel St. Penetanguishene 549 2223
3rd Thurs: 10 am - noon - The raging grannies meet at Woods Park retirement facility 110 Lillian Cres. in Barrie. 322-1575
4th Thurs: 1-3 Nottawasaga Bay Stroke Recovery meet at 135, 32nd St. Wasaga Beach Guests speakers 429-9571
Thurs: Shuffleboard at 1 pm at the Coldwater Legion
Every Thurs: 1:30 pm Darts at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd S Woodland Beach
4th Thurs: 1:30 pm Diabetes support group meets at the Health and Wellness Center at Penetang General Hospital 549-0881
4th Thurs: 3-5 pm Parkinson’s support group meetings at the Superstore Midland 526-9170.
Third Thurs: 6.30– 8.30 PM Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club meets at the Prime Time Club, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach. 705-429-4948
1st Thurs: 7 pm Midland District Camera Club at North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland, in Askennonia Seniors Club. . Speakers, refreshments. www.midlandcameraclub.com
Last Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30pm Midland Public Library LGBTQ+ Adult Drop-In A safe social space for individuals from the LGBTQ+ community and allies. Join us for coffee and conversation. Hosted in partnership with the Gilbert Centre. 705 526 4216 x 3307
2nd Thurs: each month Sept. to June 7 pm. Barrie-Thornton Fiddle Club at Thornton Banquet Hall above the arena. An evening of entertainment, dance, square dance. All welcome. Lloyd Preston 722-8335 www.barriethorntonfiddleclub.com
2nd Thurs of each month (Sept - June) inclusive 7 - 9 pm Barrie Stamp Club at St Andrews Presbyterian Church, 47 Owen Street, Barrie (side door). Our website is www.barriedistrictstampclub.ca Bruce Walter 705-735-6009.
3rd Thurs 5:15 Elmvale BIA meet in Elmvale Library
Thurs: 7 - 10 pm Good Vibes Coffeehouse at Mount St. Louis Road and 4th of Oro-Medonte
Thurs: 7 pm Bid Euchre at the Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors Centre, 526-5074
Thurs: 7 pm - Elmvale Com Hall Euchre/Bid Euchre Lunch.
Thurs: Darts at 7:30 pm at the Coldwater Legion
Fri: 9:30 a.m. Coffee Club - 9:30 Pool, 12:30 p.m. Bridge – Includes Coffee/Tea/Cookies Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors “The Place”, Perkinsfield, 705-526-5074
Every Friday 1:30 pm Shuffleboard at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd. S Woodland Beach
Fri: 5:30 pm WB Lions Bingo at RecPlex 429-3331
Fri: 6 pm Steak Darts at Coldwater Legion
Fri.: 6 pm - Full course meals RCL Barrie $10 Reservations required, 728-4002
1st Fri of month: 7-8:30 pm “KID ZONE” Elmvale Presbyterian Church, 22 Queen St., E. Children J.K. to Grade 8 welcome.
Sat: 10-2 pm Farmers Market in Penetang at Le Cle at 63 Main S
2nd Saturday of every month: Jam from 11-1 pm at MCC Harmony Music Cafe 705-527-4420
Last Saturday of the month- 2-4 pm The Loop- ‘Sit and Knit’ Social at Midland Public Library 705 526 4216 x 3307
Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts BBQ at Legion, Branch 147, Barrie,
Last Saturday of the month, 2 pm The Loop- “Sit & Knit” Social Midland Public Library Join us for monthly gatherings to share your favourite needle craft with others. For needle crafters of all skill levels, the Loop is a way of making a time and place for your craft and a change to meet new people who share your interests. New to knitting? Pick up new tricks and always have someone at the ready to help you through difficult parts of patterns or explain a new-to-you technique. This is a free, drop-in program – registration is not required.
Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts. ARMY NAVY/AIR FORCE CLUB, 7 George Street, Barrie 728-8240
Sat: 5:00 Meat Darts Elmvale Legion. 322-1042 Welcome!
Sun: 9:45 am Knox Flos Presbyterian Church Services
Sun: 10 am - St. John’s United Church welcomes you for worship. 27 Yonge St. S, Elmvale. www.unitedchurchelmvale.org
Every Sunday 10:30 to 11:30 for July & August - Church in the Pines outdoor service Tiny Twp Cawaja Beach & 28 Lefaive Rd. Rev. Grace Adams 705 533 3916
Sun: 11 am Christian Science Society Church services at 159 Collier St. Barrie
Every Sunday: 1-2 pm. Perogies available at the Ukrainian church at Cawaja Beach. 5 Brook Ave., Tiny, Services are usually at 11:30. Contact: Rev. Andrija Petresin 905-929-3914
DAILY EVENTS - All on the website at
www.springwaternews.ca with greater information.
Apr 4 7 pm at NSSRC Midland Town Hall meeting re Protecting our local health care services from mega mergers and privatization.
Sat, Apr 6; 11 am to 5 pm; The Second Annual Pre-Prom and Grad Pop Up Shop in Wasaga Beach Lions Den, RexPlex A selection of new and nearly new stylish prom and graduation dresses for the young women of Wasaga Beach to attend their prom or graduation.
Apr 6 2-4 Quest Art School and Gallery Midland at the MCC opens three new exhibitions
Apr 6 - Coldwater Legion 11:30 Men vs Women Dart Tournament Everyone Welcome Sign up
Apr 6 Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop presented by St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Avenue, Midhurst 705 812 0116
Apr 6 2:00 pm Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society meet at The Royal Canadian Legion, 410 St. St. Vincent St., Barrie, The Irish Immigrants Tale simcoe.ogs.on.ca/
April 7 - Ebenezer United Church invites you to come to their annual Pancake and Sausage Brunch. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. Price $8.adults Children $4.All welcome.
Apr 7 7:30 pm Stephen Fearing at the MCC 527 4420
Apr 7-13 - National Volunteer Week
Apr 9 7:30 pm A Day in the Life of Anna Porter Author Publisher at the MCC 705 527 4420
Wed Apr 10 10-12 Noon Barrie Women’s Connection - Morning Coffee ‘What Dance Can DO’ Barrie Legion
Apr 12 6-8 pm Georgian Bay Storytelling Trust at Penetanguishene Public Library 10 minutes each
Apr 13 Easter Blessings Bake Sale 10 am – Noon, St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Avenue, Midhurst, Drop by to pick up your Easter goodies and support Outreach in our Community.
Apr 13 11-3 Fundraising BBQ for Moonstone Parks & Recreation and Oro-Medonte Firefighters at 387 Cundles Rd. Barrie
Apr 13th-Coldwater Legion Fundraising Meatspin come out and have a chance to win your dinner for $1.00 Our canteen is almost always open when the legion is. Home cooked meals.
Apr 13th, 11am-3pm Discover Dungeons & Dragons at the Midland Library Get in on the adventure! Spend the afternoon playing D&D, the classic table top role-playing game. Beginners welcome. Ages 12-18. FREE!
Apr 13 Rotary Hall in the Midland Cultural Centre Howard Rideout - Envisioning Architectural Space in the Landscape 705 526 2787 x 3442
April 13 - 14 10-5 at the Tiny Township Community Centre. This biannual exhibition takes inspiration from the beauty of Georgian Bay to promote the arts and creativity in our community. Reflections of Georgian Bay, proudly presented by the Georgian Bay Quilters Guild, We will also be hosting a tearoom with delicious treats and special vendors who will have some wonderful crafts to take home.
Apr 14 7:30 pm Lennie Gallant at the MCC 527 4420
Apr 16: at MCC Our Heath Services presents Diabetes. 705 527 2806
Apr 17th-Coldwater Legion 1:00 National Film Day Film is Come From Away Free popcorn Everybody Welcome
Apr 19 8 pm Stevie Ray Vaughen Tribute Band at MCC
Saturday, April 20 from 9am to noon at the Elmvale Community Hall Blood donors are needed in Elmvale. Join #CanadasLifeline and book your appointment on blood.ca or call 1-888-2DONATE.
Apr 20th-Coldwater Legion 2-6.Jammin at the Legion. If you can sing, play an instrument or just want to listen come on out
Apr 20 1-4:30 Earth Day at the Simcoe County Museum.
Apr 22-27 - Earth Week – Stay tuned for more information.
Apr 24 for 6 weeks FREE! Living a Healthy Life Series Workshop, a North Simcoe Muskoka self management program hosted by St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Ave, Midhurst. Six Wednesday afternoons beginning April 24 through May 29, 2019. To Register, call Sharon 705 726 0696
April 24, 7:30 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Speaker: Janice Schmidt, Huronia Rose Society Topic: Canadian Hardy Roses (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
Thurs Apr 25 1pm to 3pm. The Simcoe County Quilters’ Guild monthly meeting at the Simcoe County Museum, Midhurst. Our guest speaker will be Ana Buzzalino, a fibre artist from Calgary. She will focus on Art Quilting; incorporating different elements of surface design such a fabric painting, mono-printing, screen printing and hand-dying. New members and visitors are welcome.
Apr 27th-Coldwater Legion Team Pink 7 piece almost all female band. Bluegrass, country and everything else. 2:30-6:30.
Apr 27 CPR/AED: Level A Training by The County of Simcoe Paramedic services, hosted by St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Ave, Midhurst. 1-5 PM. Cost $50. CPR/AED: Level A course Completed Certificate. To Register, call Sharon 705 726 0696
April 27, 5:00 p.m. or 6:45 p.m. sittings: Spring Roast Beef Dinner - Midhurst United Church, 91 Doran Rd, Midhurst. A delicious roast beef dinner with all the trimmings and all the homemade pie you can eat! Tickets: $20 adults, $11 kids 6 – 12, $5 kids under 5. Tickets available by calling 705 734 3674. A fundraiser for Midhurst United Church.
Apr 29 Midland Library 7:30 to 9 am www.nscfdc.on.ca Bookkeeping basics for Small Business Owners
Apr 30 Rally to be held at Queen’s Park re the Health Super Agency. Buses to be arranged $20 each 705 549 5343
May 3 5 to 7 pm Tay Township will host the 4th Annual Wye Marsh Fundraising dinner at Oakwood CC 290 Park St. Victoria Harbour. Tickets $20 for adults, $5 for children 05 534 7748
Sunday May 5 10:30 - 2:30 Midland & District Animal Centre of the Ontario SPCA is hosting our 12th annual “Gardeners’ Gathering” brunch and silent auction .Venue: Quality Inn & Conference Centre, 924 King Street, Midland Guest Speaker: Master Gardener Charlotte Vorstermans. Tickets: $30 obtained at the Midland Shelter 705-534-4459. All proceeds from this event go directly to the animals for food, medical care, facility upgrades and upcoming needs
May 7 Midland Library 7:30 to 9 am www.nscfdc.on.ca Research your business ideas
May 8 7:30 at the Orillia Museum of Art & History 705 326 1259 a lecture on the Art of Money…Design of Canadian Coinage
May 13 Midland Library 7:30 to 9 am www.nscfdc.on.ca The ins and outs of selling online
May 22, 1:00 pm EDGE Spring Flower Show, Elmvale Community Hall Meeting at 7:30pm (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
June 5 Bus Trip, EDGE Toronto Botanical Gardens (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
June 26, 6:30 pm EDGE Off Site Meeting to Hempola Farm Farming, Products, Future Plans (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
July 5 to 7 Mariposa Festival in Orillia ten stages of the best folk-roots music on the North American scene, along with story, dance and craft. All categories of ticket are now on sale. Kids 12 & under admitted free. Special hot ticket pricing for youth and young adults. Tent and RV camping available
July 24, 6:00 pm EDGE Mystery Garden Tour (Members only) (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
Aug 2-5th 54th Georgian Bay Steam Show Cookstown
Aug 4: Golf Ball drop at Midland Golf and Country Cub. Tickets available thru the GBGH.
Aug 8 to 11 Boots and Hearts at Burl’s Creek Events Grounds www.bootsandhearts.com
Moreland of Bass Lake Farms brings stories and visions from the front lines of food insecurity, from Parliament Hill to the Hills of Oro-Medonte.
Aug 23/24 Georgian Triangle Music Festival Wasaga Beach www.georgiantrianglemusicfest.com
August 21, 6:00 pm 40th Anniversary Celebrations and Picnic at Heritage Park. Everyone Welcome (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
Aug 30-Sept 2 59th Annual Steam-Era Show at Hume’s Auction Farm Halton Hills www.steam-era.com
September 25, 7:30 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Speaker: Dugald Cameron, Toronto Bulb Society Topic: Planting A Spectacular Spring Garden (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
October 23, 7:30 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Speaker: Yvonne Tremblay, Food Writer Topic: Tips and Tricks—Cooking With Fresh Herbs (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
November 27, 6:00 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Annual Meeting, Election of Officers & Dinner (705) 322-5317 www.gardenontario.org
Feb. 29-March 8 The 2020 edition of the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship — by far the most famous national curling championship on the planet — will be played at the Leon’s Centre in Kingston — almost exactly 12 months from now.