Daily Events

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 11am-12:30pm; or Wed, 5-7pm  Peer Support Midland Library Drop-in Monday mornings or make an appointment on Wednesdays, 5-7pm, with an OPDI-trained peer support worker. We provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental environment to explore your personal goals, strengths and challenges, and help improve your quality of life. Contact Kelly – call 705-526-4216 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mon 1-2:30pm Midland Library Better Days Addiction Support Group with Chigamik Community Health Centre provides a non-judgmental space and explores strategies to assist individuals reduce or quit using alcohol and/or substances. Simply drop-in! 526-4216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Tues 1:30 pm Coldwater Legion Euchre, www.coldwaterlegion.com 705 686 3388 Branch This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Every Tuesday 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

Wed afternoon Tech Help Midland Library Figuring out a new device? Giving social media a try? If you’ve got a question about today’s technology or are looking for a little guidance, then we’re here to help! . Contact Angie, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 705-526-4216.

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

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) 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 1-3pm Midland Library The HeART of the Community Join a small group of participants from the HERO Centre & The Quest Art School & Gallery weekly till June 2019 to learn amazing skills from professional instructors including: painting, drawing, printmaking, pottery, textiles & more! Faith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 705-526-4216 ext. 3305.

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 6-8pm Midland Library Midland Makers Join us for engaging speakers, exciting projects, and the chance to share and develop your own high- and low-tech interests with everyone in the community. If you have a particular technology or project of interest you’d like to present on or hear about, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Last Thurs - Open Stage at Barrie Library 60 Worsley St. 6:30-7 sign up and entertainment till 8:30 pm This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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

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

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 Thursday 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.

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

Fri 11am Midland Library French Conversation Group Looking to improve your French? Interested in increasing your repertoire past “Est-ce que je peux aller aux toilettes?” MPL and la Clé have partnered to bring you this group. Free – Drop In! 526-4216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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- 2-4pm 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 Sat, 2pm Midland Library  The Loop 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 526-4216

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:   1-2pm.  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.

 

Dec 13 -  Voices for Hospice, MCC at 5:00 pm.

Dec 15: Tommy Youngsteen  petersplayers.com

Dec 16: 7:30 Joe Crookston at the Midland Cultural Centre 333 KingSt. Midland 705 527 4420

Dec 21 8 pm All the Kringle Ladies Sketch Comedy Showcase at the Midland Cultural Centre.

Dec 22 5 pm Elmvale Legion The meat roll will be for hams and turkeys. While there, put your name on the NFL Super Bowl sheet.

Dec 24 Elmvale Legion is open from 2 to 6 pm.

Dec. 27th- Jan. 4th Family Movies at Midland Library Drop-in at 1pm daily over Christmas break for a free family movie!

Dec 31 9 pm to 12:30 am KC Roberts & the Live Revolution www.petersplayers.com

Dec 31 Doors open 8:30 New Year’s Eve party at Elmvale Legion 322-1033 Designated drivers available.

Jan 1 noon to 4 pm New Year’s Day Levee at the Elmvale Legion

Jan 1st. 1-5. Coldwater Legion The Presidents levee with the Even Steven band.  Come out and try our Moose Milk.

Fri, Jan 4, 5:45-8:00pm Nerf Gun Game Night @ Midland Public Library Bring your Nerf gun and join us for an action-packed game of capture the flag & freeze tag, taking control of the library after hours. We’ll provide the darts & snacks. Ages 9-12.$5/participant. Registration and waiver required, available at the main desk. Space is limited. 526-4216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jan 5, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,  79 Ferris Lane, Barrie, Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society will meet at 2:00 pm Saturday, Speaker: Steve Glover –Barrie Legion Historian Topic: WW1 stories of Simcoe County soldiers Further information can be obtained from the OGS website   https://simcoe.ogs.on.ca/  Or calling 416-489-0734  X 328   or 1-855-697-6687  X 328  Also look for us on facebook.     All are Welcome

Jan 5 Conor Gains www.petersplayers.com

Jan 12 at the Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Clud - 6 pm A Celebration of Canada 705 326 2159

Tues Jan 15, 4:30-6:30pm Midland Public Library Be in Control: Internet Safety and Online Reputation for Teens Learn how to manage your online reputation and safety with these tools to manage your personal brand, navigate privacy and permissions policies on social networking sites, deal with cyberbullying and much more. All teen participants will be awarded 1 hour of volunteer service for attending this program. This program is offered in partnership with the TELUS Wise in Control program.  FREE. Call, or visit the main desk to register. 526-4216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jan 16 7:30 OMAH Evelyn Ross on ‘Fleeing from Nazi Germany!’

Jan 17-19, 2019 Wine and Food Show: www.westernfairdistrict.com

Jan 18 8 pm Barrie Folk Concert w/Union Duke a Toronto folk quintet. Tickets are available thru the McLaren Art Centre

Thursday Jan 24th 1pm – 3pm The Simcoe County Quilters’ Guild will hold their monthly meeting at the Simcoe County Museum, Midhurst. Kerri Burke will be conducting a hands on applique workshop. New members and visitors ($5.00 fee) are welcome.

Jan 25 & 26 Family Literacy Day at Midland Library We’re playing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and having lots of fun! Visit the Inventing Room, make a craft, and pick up your own MPL “Wonka Vision” sunglasses. Come watch “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” (1971, G) on January 25, 1pm, and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (2005, PG) on January 26, 1pm.

Feb. 2-3, 2019 Barrie Winterfest:   www.barrie.ca/winterfest

Feb 9: Morgan James www.petersplayers.com

Feb 20 7:30 OMAH Ann Harrison Black History Month - The Underground Railroad

Feb 24-31 Johnny Winter Jamaica “Winterfest” www.petersplayers.com

Mar 2 9-12 Blood Donor Clinic at the Elmvale Community Hall

Mar 10, St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Avenue, Midhurst will be presenting a Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop on Saturday March 10  from 1-5 PM, cost $20, Creative and fun for ages 12 through adult.  Call Colleen 705 812 0116