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
2nd Tuesday each month 9:30 PROBUS (Professional Business) club consisting of people 55 plus meet at the Wasaga Stars arena for coffee, a business meeting and a guest speaker from 11-12 noon. Probus is a non fund-raising organization.
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.
Second Wed: 6.30 - 8.30 pm Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club Real Canadian Superstore, Wasaga Beach. Peter 534-3771
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
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. 705-534-3771
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
DAILY EVENTS - All on the website at www.springwaternews.ca with greater information.
Feb 8 5-7 pm Southern Georgian Bay Chamber Business After 5 at Carlson Wagon Lit Travel 249 King St. Midland
Fri Feb 9 THE BILL DURST DUO TO PERFORM @ UTOPIA HALL: Dinner Buffet @ 7 pm with Concert to Follow @ 8396 6th Line, Utopia http://www.billdurst.com
Fri Feb 9 8 pm Elmvale Community Hall Group Hug - a Sockhop Doowop Dance Party fund raiser for the Friends of Simcoe Forests infofriendsofsimcoeforest.com
Feb 10 9-noon Save A Life CPR Training at Stayner Community Centre 269 Regina St. 705 735 6901
Feb 10 - Winter Carnival D’Hiver, 11 am – 2 pm, Perkinsfield Park
Feb 10 - CLH Foundation – A Red Carpet Evening featuring David Usher (see poster attached)
Sat, Feb 10 in Penetanguishene, Youth Auditions for Cinderella The Panto at the King’s Wharf on June 6 to 30 www.draytonenterainment.com/auditions
Feb 10 3 pm Fundraiser Meatroll at the Coldwater Legion
Feb 12 Marketing Mondays 7:30 am - 9 pm Midland Library www.nscfdc.on.ca Social Media
Feb 12-22 Chinese New Year’s holiday
Feb 12 - 7:30-9 am, NSCFDC “Marketing Mondays”, Midland Library
Feb 12 - Township of Tiny Committee of the Whole and Regular Meeting of Council.
Feb 13 - County of Simcoe Committee of the Whole and Regular Meeting of Council
Feb 13, 6:30 – 9 p.m. Skate and Sweets – The Friends of Simcoe County Museum present Skate and Sweets. Spend a sweet night with that special someone skating and indulging in delectable treats. museum.simcoe.ca
Wed. Feb 14 3 pm at the corner of King & Huron St in Angus. If you love Ontario’s trees and forests, please join AWARE Essa and friends for a walk in support of the continuation of the Ontario Tree Seed Plant. Everyone welcome.
Feb 18: 8 pm Midland Cultural Centre ‘Call Mr. Robertson’ concert https://midlandculturalcentre.ticketfly.com
Dec-Feb 19- Maclaren Art Center Vibrant Vistas: Barrie Art Cub Juried Exhibition
Feb 19 1-4 Family Day Event in Midhurst at the Lions Park with fun for all ages tgcb@live,com
Feb 20 8 pm Tickets at 705 325 2095 The Debaters Live at the Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium Orillia www.orilliaoperahouse.ca
Feb 21 9-10:30 Starting a Business Workshop at North Simcoe CFDC 105 Fourth St. Midland 705 526 1371 x 113
Feb 21 General Meeting Coldwater Legion 6:30
Feb 21 7:30 pm History Speakers at Orillia Museum of Art & History 30 Peter Street South Orillia is having Rita Deverell speaking about The Future of the Mariposa Idea: A Black History Month Presentation.
Feb 22 7-9:30 at Brooklea Golf & Country Club Employer Breakfast with Bill 148 Fair Workplace & Better Jobs. FREE Register online at nscfdc.on.ca
Thurs Feb 22 1 to 3 pm. The Simcoe County Quilters’ Guild will hold their monthly meeting at the Simcoe County Museum, Midhurst. Four members will demonstrate four different techniques in a round robin format.
Feb 22 Barrie Folk Society Annual General meeting 5:30 Barrie Public Library
Feb 22 7:30 pm. Brett Kissel is coming to Georgian Theater 1 Georgian Drive Building C
Feb 23 7 pm at The Ranch 56 Bayfield St Barrie the 2018 Battle of the Bands put on by the McLaren Art Centre
Feb 23: 8 pm Midland Cultural Centre “Julley Lack’ concert https://midlandculturalcentre.ticketfly.com
Sat Feb 24 1-5 PM, St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Avenue, Midhurst will be presenting a Ukrainian Easter Egg Creative fun ages 12 through adult. Colleen 705 812 0116
Feb 24 Live Music with “Been There, Done That” at the Coldwater Legion 705 888 5879
Feb 24 - Midland Cultural Centre Spelling Bee.
Feb 24- 8 pm Indie Series Tickets at PetersPlayers.com
Feb 27 Live music in the Coldwater Legion Clubroom with Been There Done That 2-6 a mix of 50’s and 60’s Country. Roots and Boots
Feb 27 - County of Simcoe Committee of the Whole and Regular Meeting of Council.
Mar 1 - Township of Tiny Committee of the Whole and Regular Meeting of Council.
Fri Mar 2nd at 2:00 pm St Paul’s United Church King St Midland World Day Of Prayer Service Light refreshments to follow Thank you
Mar 2 - Seniors Living in Tiny; Launch of the Senior Directory (visit https://www.tiny.ca/Pages/Senior-Services.aspx for details and registration).
Mar 2 - Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Gala – An Evening of Laughter, 5 pm, Waypoint Atrium Building
Mar 2-4 - Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Bayshore Lanes and Knight Haven Lanes (see poster attached)
March 3 Blood donor clinic 9-12 pm at the Elmvale Community Center
Sat, Mar 3, 2 pm at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 79 Ferris Lane, Barrie, Simcoe County Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society French will speak on Surveying the Townships along the Penetang Road https://ogs.on.ca/
Mar 3-11 Curling Tin Horton’s Brier in Regina
Dec-Mar 4- Maclaren Art Center Ernest Conyers Barker: Watercolours
Mar 7 9-10:30 Starting a Business Workshop at North Simcoe CFDC 105 Fourth St. Midland 705 526 1371 x 113
Mar 7 8 pm Midland Cultural Centre “Black Umfolosi” concert https://midlandculturalcentre.ticketfly.com
Mar 8 - YMCA Spring Job Fair for Employers and Job Seekers, 1:00 – 4:30 pm, Midland Cultural Centre (see posters attached)
Mar 10 Jack de Keyzer www.petersplayers.com
Dec-Mar 11- Maclaren Art Center Margaret Priest: The Construction Series and Landon Mackenzie: Parallel Journey Gallery
March 12-16 March Break
March 12, 7:30 pm General Meeting OMHS Darlene van Oorschot, “Ready! Set! Garden!” Get your most important garden tool ready for the season. Gardening requires energy, balance, flexibility and stamina. Darlene will lead us through a series of stretches and exercises to help build muscle, bone density and aid in the management of energy levels. Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4N & Hwy 11
Mar 17 Coldwater Legion St. Patty’s Day Party with Super Irish Entertainer Bruce Naismith Everyone Welcome Prizes Etc.
Mar 17-25 World Women’s Curling (13 teams) at North Bay Memorial Gardenswalk
Mar 17 - Senior Speaker Series – Senior Safety and Self Defence, 1-4 pm, The Place
Mar 20 5-8 pm Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards at the Quality Inn Conference Room 705 526 7884
Mar 21 7:30 pm History Speakers at the Orillia Museum of Art & History 30 Peter Street South Orillia - Ursula Soper speaking about Kathinka’s Story: A Pioneer Life in Sparrow Lake.
Mar 22 6-7 pm- Recreation Master Plan Open House, Springhill Suites Marriott, 612 Applewood Crescent, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 4B4 (Conference Room)
Mar 22 - Official Plan Public Open House, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Springhill Suites Marriott, 612 Applewood Crescent, Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 4B4 (Conference Room)
Mar 23 - Official Plan Public Open House, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, Township of Tiny Municipal Office, 130 Balm Beach Road West, Tiny, Ontario, L0L 2J0 (Council Chambers)
Mar 24 Ray Bonneville is coming to Peter’s Players. www.petersplayers.com
Mar 29 8 pm Georgian Theatre 1 Georgian Dr. Building C The Jim Cuddy Band
Mar 31- 8 pm Indie Series Tickets at PetersPlayers.com
Apr 1 - Commemorative Tree and Bench Spring Application Deadline
Apr 9 7:30 OMHS Oro-Medonte Community Centre, #71 Line 4 N & Hwy 11 Tara Nolan, “Raised Bed Revolution: Why raised beds rule.” Tara will discuss the how, what, where and why of raised bed gardening with tips from her book “Built it, Fill it, Plant it....Garden Anywhere.”
Apr 15–21 - National Volunteer Week
Apr 18 7:30 History Speakers at the Orillia Museum of Art & History 30 Peter Street South Orillia is having a talk about the reminiscence of two high school students who attended the 2017 ceremonies at Vimy.
Apr 19 Gunning & Cormier are coming to Peter’s Players. Petersplayers.com
Apr 20/21 Midland Home Show at Arena
Apr 21 - Quest Art – Kaleidoscope of the Arts
Apr 21 Robi Botos www.petersplayers.com
Apr 22-28 - Earth Week
Apr 25 Alejandra Ribera www.petersplayhouse.com
Apr 28- 8 pm Indie Series Tickets at PetersPlayers.com
April 28-29 Barrie Spring Art Tour 10th Anniversary, 10 am-5 pm www.barriespringarttour.ca
May 4 Harry Manx is coming to Peter’s Players. Petersplayers.com
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.
June 2 or 3 Peters Players present two summer cruises www.petersplayers.com
July 6, 7,& 8- Mariposa Folk Festival Tudhope Park Orillia
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 24 8 pm Jim Cuddy Trio $235 each www.pertersplayers.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.
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.
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.
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.