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: 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 K 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
3rd Tuesday: 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
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 361-2022
Every Wed: 1 pm Bridge at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd S Woodland Beach
Wed: 1- 3 pm at Brian Orser Hall Penetang Seniors shuffle board 549-7611 for info. Register at town hall.
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!
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
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) Start
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.
Thurs: Darts at 7 pm at the Coldwater Legion
1st Thurs: 7 pm Midland District Camera Club at North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland, in Askennonia Seniors Club. Guests welcome. Speakers, refreshments. www.midlandcameraclub.com
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
Third Thursday: 6.30– 8.30 PM Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club meets at the PrimeTime Club, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach. 705-429-4948
Thurs 7-9 pm Circle Jam at the Surf Restaurant Balm Beach All styles of acoustic music welcome Cathryn 416 628 1356
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.
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
Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts BBQ at Legion, Branch 147, Barrie,
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
Sun: 11 am Christian Science Society Church services at 159 Collier St. Barrie
Every Sunday: 1-2pm. Perogys 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.
Fri, Apr 20: 2 to 6pm Minesing United Church bake sale. Come early to purchase some delicious baking!
Apr 20/21 Midland Home Show at Arena
April 21st Jammin at the Coldwater Legion 2-5
Sat Apr 21, marks International Astronomy Day around the world. Shopping malls, museums and libraries will play host to various astronomy clubs and groups. They will be setting up display tables, telescopes and possibly inflatable planetariums to celebrate the oldest of the allied sciences. This will also allow people to ask the many questions about the night sky. This will also be a great opportunity to look at the Sun (safely) the moon and Venus by day through a telescope and attend public star parties at night starting at sunset (weather permitting).For a list of possible events, please refer to the social media page of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada close to your area. https://www.rasc.ca/social-media
Sat, 21 Apr at 10am. 6.8 KM Ganaraska Hiking Club, an anniversary gift to the public. Free, guided hike, Meet at Schoonertown parkette, Wasaga Beach-Oxbow Dr and River Rd W. Info call Irene. 705 352 1050
Apr 21 7:30 The Lynnes perform at the Barrie Public Library
Apr 21 - Quest Art – Kaleidoscope of the Arts
Apr 21 Robi Botos www.petersplayers.com
Apr 22 7:30 Midland Cultural Centre ARIKO
Apr 22-28 - Earth Week
ELMVALE DAFFODIL TEA - Wed. April 25, - 11:30am to 1pm $7.00, St. John’s United Church 27 Yonge St., South, Elmvale, Proceeds to Wheels of Hope Transportation Program.
Apr 25 6.30 and speaker at 7.30pm.Diabetes Canada and the Penetanguishene Lions are hosting a presentation by Dr.Scalan on Diabetes & your eyes.at the Penetanguishene Legion 705-245-7611.
April 25,Pampered Chef Fundraising Show, 7 PM, hosted by St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Ave., Midhurst. Live cooking show! Everyone Welcome!
Apr 25 Alejandra Ribera www.petersplayhouse.com
Thurs Apr 26th 1 pm to 3 pm. The Simcoe County Quilters’ Guild will hold their monthly meeting at the Simcoe County Museum, Midhurst. Sandy Lindal, Etobicoke, known as ‘The Scrappy Gal’ will be our speaker. A long-arm quilter and pattern designer, Sandy’s topic is “Confessions of a Scrapaholic”. New members and visitors ($5.00 fee) are welcome.
Apr 28 11am to 2pm CHILI LUNCHEON: Elmvale Presbyterian Church, While enjoying the Maple Syrup Festival, take a break. Enjoy delicious chili, a roll, sweet treat and beverage. Elevator on the East side of the building under the portico.
Apr 28 9-5 pm Elmvale Maple Syrup Festival www.emsf.ca
Apr 28, 1:30 p.m Essa Historical Society monthly meeting at Thornton Public Library Meeting Room. Speaker will be Bob Banting Topic - Update of the Banting Foundation. Guests are welcome. For more info please call 705-458-9971.
Apr 28 Live entertainment local band Outlaw Sons 2 to 6. Live entertainment local band Outlaw Sons 2 to 6 at Coldwater Legion
Apr 28- 8 pm Indie Series Tickets at PetersPlayers.com
Apr 28-29 Barrie Spring Art Tour 10th Anniversary, 10 am-5 pm www.barriespringarttour.ca
Apr 28: 7-8:30 pm OPP Choir at the Wasga Beach United Church Marilyn Flood 429 4935
May 1 11:00 am The Daisy Wilson Retired Women Teachers of Coldwater Area meet at Matchedash Community Centre. Any retired woman teacher living in this area is welcome. We are having a High Tea to celebrate the Royal Wedding in May, with Bone China settings for the tables and fascinators for the fashion of the day. The bride and groom will make an appearance. Mary 705-538-1857.
May 4 Harry Manx is coming to Peter’s Players. Petersplayers.com
Sat, May 5, 2:00 pm The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 79 Ferris Lane, Barrie, Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society will meet. The Speaker will be Sher Letooze Topic will be Devon and Cornwall Research https://simcoe.ogs.on.ca/ Or calling 416-489-0734 X 328 or 1-855-697-6687 X 328 We will celebrate our Simcoe County Branch’s 35th Anniversary with refreshments to follow our meeting.
May 6th: 10:30 to 1:30 at the Quality Inn Midland The Gardeners’ Gathering $30
May 6th Intercounty baseball Kitchener in Barrie
May 7th – 12:30 Simcoe County Arts & Crafts Association 2017/2018 -- 72 Years Young! Ribbon Roses (presented by Susan Thurston). Have fun creating your own bouquet of beautiful ribbon roses. Please join us at the Simcoe County Museum (1151 Hwy 26) for our 73rd season! workshop starts at 1 pm. Bring a mug and enjoy complimentary coffee and sweets after the class. (705) 726-8954 if you plan to attend
May 8: 7:30 pm Midland Cultural Centre Our Health Medical Marijuana Free with registration at www.midlandcultural centre.com
May 11 - 3rd Annual Tay Township Fundraising Dinner, hosted by Mayor Scott Warnock in support of Wye Mar
May 12th 3:00 Fundraising Meatspin Come out and try and win your dinner for $1.00 Branch 270 Coldwater 705 888-5879
May 14 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Flower Show Flower Show Paul LaPorte, “Building Biodiversity with Native Plants.” Paul is owner of Ephemeral Ark Nursery and Past President of the North American Native Plant Society. Through visual imagery we will learn about the critical role native plants play in biodiversity. Paul will discuss the definition of a “native” plant and give examples of how to establish a native plant garden.
May 19th 2:00 Jammin at the Legion Everyone welcome bring your instrument Branch 270 Coldwater 705 888-5879
May 22-26 Theatre Collingwood presents the Birds and the Bees at the historic Gayety Theatre 705 445 2200 www.theatrecollingwood.ca
May 26 - Recreation Master Plan Open House, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Tiny Township Community Centre.
May 26 - Town Hall Meeting, Tiny Township Community Centre, 10am to 12 noon (see poster).
May 26 - Gordon Lightfoot Tribute, Tiny’s own John Stinson, Midland Cultural Centre, 7:30pm (see poster).
May 26th in our Clubroom we have Rebecca Pascall from 1 to 4. Branch 270 Coldwater 705 888-5879
May 26th. 2 time Canadian Elvis Champion Terry Chisholm will be performing at our big hall Branch 270 Coldwater 705 888-5879upstairs. From 4 to 8. Tickets are $10 and include a hound dog and chips. The door prize is 2 tickets to the finals at the Collingwood Elvis Festival.
June 2 or 3 Peters Players present two summer cruises www.petersplayers.com
June 2 - National Health & Fitness Day, Perkinsfield Park and Bernie LeClaire Park
Saturday June 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Paul’s Anglican Church Annual Plant Sale and More. Huge selection of perennials, garden accessories and crafts. Trunk sale, barbecue and bake table. Corner of Yonge and Mapleview in Barrie.
June 4-8, Peak to Shore: www.bluemountainvillage.ca
June 7-10, Barrie Automotive Flea Market: & Sept. 6-9, www.thebafm.com
June 9 Elise LeGrow www.petersplayers.com
June 6-30 Cinderella the Panto at King’s Wharf Theatre Penetanguishene 1-855-372-9866
June 15-24, Carrousel of Nations www.carrouselofnations.com
June 22-24, Salsa at Blue: www.bluemountainvillage.ca
June 23/24 The Heros Festival in Wasaga Beach with the Snowbirds, CF-18 Demo Jet and Career Village for Veterans and First Responders
June 25 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Flower Show Yvonne Tremblay, “Tips and Tricks for Cooking with and Preserving Herbs.” Yvonne is passionate about culinary herbs! She will share tips for growing herbs for a good yield and demonstrate various methods for using and preserving herbs. Yvonne will demonstrate the use of fresh herbs in cooking and make us a tasty dish from her recipe book.
July 4-21 A British Farce called Out of Order at the King’s Wharf Theatre
July 5-8, TD Sunfest: Canada’s Premier Celebration of World Cultures: www.sunfest.on.ca
July 6, 7,& 8- Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park Orillia
July 12 John Nemeth www.petersplayers.com
July 13 - Tiny Mayor’s 4th Annual Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner, Brooklea Golf and Country Club
July 21 - Tiny’s Annual Community BBQ, Perkinsfield Park
July 13-15,Lighthouse Blues Festival: www.lighthousebluesfest.ca
July 13 - 15, *Guelph Hillside Festival: www.hillsidefestival.ca
July 19-22, Pelham Summerfest: www.pelhamsummerfest.ca
July 20-Aug. 11, Festival of the Sound: www.festivalofthesound.ca
July 20-22, The Mount Forest Fireworks Festival: www.mountforestfireworks.ca
July 24 8 pm Jim Cuddy Trio $235 each www.pertersplayers.com
July 25-August 4 Crusin Classice - A night at the Diner at King’s Wharf Theatre
July 27-29, Collingwood Elvis Festival: www.collingwoodelvisfestival.com
Aug. 3-6, Kempenfest: www.kempenfest.com
Aug. 3-6, Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival: www.canaldays.ca
Aug 9 to Sept 3 Hairspray - the Broadway Musical at the King’s Wharf Theatre
Aug. 11-12, Sidelaunch Days: www.sidelaunchdays.ca
Aug 20 Carole Pope www.petersplayers.com
Aug 13 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Elizabeth Hitchens, “In a Lady’s Garden: Being a Head Gardener in Scotland.” As an honour graduate from Niagara Parks School of Horticulture, Elizabeth will share her experiences during the five years she was Head Gardener on an estate on the west coast of Argyle.
Aug. 10-12, Fergus Scottish Festival & Highland Games: www.fergusscottishfestival.com
Aug 17 Midland Cultural Centre presents Lighthouse 705 527 4420
Aug 17 - Sept 3, *Canadian National Exhibition: www.theex.com
Aug. 17-18, Carrot Fest: www.carrotfest.ca
Aug. 24-26, Tecumseh Corn Festival: www.tecumsehcornfestival.ca
Aug. 31-Sept.3, Canada’s Largest Ribfest: www.canadaslargestribfest.com
Sept 9 - 16, *Western Fair: www.westernfairdistrict.com
Sept 10 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Flower Show David Phillips, “What’s with the weather?” David Phillips is Senior Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada. Extremes in weather have become the norm and we can no longer assume that conditions of the past will apply to the future. As gardeners, we need to plan better for the change in climate and help our gardens adapt to the new norm.
Sept. 11-Oct. 22, Meaford Scarecrow and Family Festival: www.scarecrowinvasion.ca
Sept 13-30 Kings & Queens of Country Classic hits of early country music at the King’s Wharf Penetanguishene
Sept 14 - 30, *Niagara Wine Festival: www.niagarawinefestival.com
Sept. 15-16, Cobble Beach Concours d’Elegence: www.cobblebeachconcours.com
Sept. 18 - 22, www.plowingmatch.org *International Plowing Match & Rural Expo
Sept. 27-30,Small Halls Festival: www.clearview.ca
Oct. 1-30, Pumpkinferno: www.hhp.on.ca
Oct. 2-8, Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show: www.norfolkcountyfair.com
Oct. 5 - 13, *Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest: www.oktoberfest.ca
Oct. 5-6, LaSalle Craft Beer Festival: www.lasalle.ca
Oct. 6-8,The Blue Mountains Apple Harvest Festival: www.bluemountainvillage.ca
Oct. 12-14, Bala Cranberry Festival: www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca
Oct 22 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Annual General Meeting & Awards Night Bart Nagel, “Bulbs of Fire.” Bart and his wife grow over 35 varieties garlic on their small farm in Tiny Township. He will discuss the varieties he grows which range in taste from bold, spicy and hot to milder bulbs such as “Music” which has a full bodied garlic flavour. He will offer tips and tricks for growing and drying garlic.
Nov. 22-Dec. 8, First Light: www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca
Dec 3 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Youth Christmas Show Photo Competition Results Kevin VanAndel, “That’s a wrap: Gardening in December!” With more than 10 years experience as a Master Gardener, Kevin will share his expertise in preparing your gardens for the upcoming year.
Wine and Food Show: Jan 17 - 19, 2019 www.westernfairdistrict.com
Barrie Winterfest: Feb. 2-3, 2019 www.barrie.ca/winterfest
*OPG Winter Festival of Lights: Nov. 3-Jan. 31, 2019 www.wfol.com