Events ~ What's Happening & What's Coming Up

Community  Community Gatherings like fundraisers, dances, fesivals

Free Tax Clinics

Tax Deadline Coming Up Soon!

Trained volunteers can help you prepare and e-file your income tax return if you have a simple tax situation and a low/modest income (max income of $30,000 for an individual, or $40,000 for a couple (add $2,500 to each max for each child).
Please call to make an appointment

Barry's Bay: contact Diane 613-756-2772 (ext. 2)
Whitney: contact Paula 613-637-2133
Killaloe: contact Nancy 613-757-3108

Free tax clinics will be held mid-March to the end of April.

Volunteer Appreciation
Thu Apr 27 to Fri Apr 28
Killaloe Lions Hall

Are you a volunteer?

Join us for a light lunch and snacks

Thurs. Apr. 27: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Fri. Apr. 28: Noon to 2 p.m

At the Killaloe Lions Hall

Open House at Training & Learning Centre
Fri Apr 28
Training & Learning Centre, 232 Bridge St. Eganville
1 - 4 pm

Everyone welcome!

National Day Of Mourning
Fri Apr 28
Workers' Monument on Shrine Hill in Wilno
7 pm
All are invited to remember friends & relatives who have been killed, injured or made ill while working.

Cinco de mayo Feast
Sat Apr 29
Garth's Kitchen
6 pm
Mexican Fiesta!

Cinco de mayo is a celebration, held on May 5th, of Mexican victory and heritage. Garth is returning from Mexico just in time to throw an extravaganza for your taste buds! Join us April 29 for a Mexican Fiesta Buffet.

Tickets $30/pp reservation required
Call, Text or Walk-in to purchase
(613)803-0642 / (613)281-2285
Spring Dance
Sat Apr 29
Combermere Recreation Centre
8 pm to 12 pm

The Hugheys

Everyone Welcome!
Light lunch with donation

All proceeds to hall renovation.

An Evening with Elvis
Sat Apr 29
Eganville Legion
8 pm (Doors open at 7 pm)

The Douglas Lions Club presents "An Evening With Elvis" at the Eganville Legion, featuring Norm Ackland Jr. (winner of the People Choice Award, Gospel Championship at Elvis festival). He is part of a 3 generation ETA family.

Tickets now available from any Lions Club member or by calling 613.570.1884 or 613.281.4325
Info Session for Flood Victims
Sun Apr 30
St. Casimir's Church Hall, Round Lake
1 pm
Dreamers Farm Tour Course
Fri Apr 28
Wilno and surrounding villages

Visit the pretties farms (and farmers) we know!

In this unique hands-on course, you will visit hidden wonderlands, handmade over lifetimes bycreative homesteaders who made dreams into reality

Details: 613-756-5299

Come Learn and Sing
Every Sun, Jan 15
Community Resource Centre
12 North St., Killaloe
2 - 4 pm
$8 - $15 sliding scale
Emily Adam will be teaching traditional polyphonic music, village songs from Bulgaria, Croatia, Bosnia, Albania, Georgia and beyond.
Come to learn a variety of vocal techniques to tune your voice towards village music from afar, and with some time and willingness, perhaps we might even become a choir.
Come with a notebook and pencil, and desire to sing - no experience necessary.
Children are welcome with a caregiver (who also sings!)
For more information, please contact:
Paint Night Fundraiser
Thu May 4
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
7 pm

Fundraising Event for St. John Bosco School

Call Erin for details and to register: 613-756-7711

Killaloe Farmers'
Winter Market
Sat May 6
Killaloe Lions Hall
10 am - 2 pm

Renfrew County's only indoor winter farmers' market.

Last winter Market

All your favourite vendors from the summer markets will be there!

First Saturday of the Month December - May

Canadian Kashub Festival
Sat May 6
Wilno Heritage Park
11 am - 7 pm
A Celebration of the Kashub Heritage of the Wilno Area

Great Local Music
Lots of Good Food
Special Events

Stroll through Wilno's shops and galleries, or check out local history displays about the area.

Held annually the first Saturday in May
Melville United Church Plant, Pie & Yard Sale
Sat May 6
Melville United Church
9 to 11:30 a.m.

Mammoth Sale!

Plants, Food & Treasure!

Killaloe Library Plant & Book Sale
Sat May 13
Killaloe Library
11 am to 5 pm

21st Annual Sale

• Gardening Workshops
• Children’s’ Reading and Craft Tent
• Live Local Music
• Refreshments

Annual Plant Sale and Spring Bazaar
Sat May 13
Eganville Legion
9 - 11 am
Plants from our gardens at bargain prices!
The sale incudes plants, bake table, books, trinkets & treasures, raffle prizes, and coffee and muffins in the cafe.

Come and kick start your garden with us!
Everyone welcome.

NAW Trip to Tulip Festival
Sat May 13
8:30 am
Bus Trip to the Byward Market

and the Tulip Festival in Ottawa

The bus will depart the NAW Township Office at 8:30 am and have a pickup at Fairfields in Eganville at 8:45 am. Please register by April 28th. Everyone Welcome!

Call Twp office to register 613-628-2080

Eganville Horticultural Society
Mon May 15
Eganville Legion
7 pm
Eganville & Area
Horticultural Society

People are now invited to join us at 7 pm for refreshments and social time and the meeting begins at 7:30.

Meets 3rd Monday of the month except July,
August & December
7:30 pm at The Royal Canadian Legion, Eganville

May 15 - Sarah Lawless & Alex Marchant from Fern & Fungi, Killaloe

Topic: Identifying Wild Mushrooms and How to Use Them

Everyone ages 12+ welcome. Free to membership, $5 cost for visitors

Spring Plant Sale, Saturday May 13,

9-11:00 a.m. at the Eganville Legion. Selling plants and cuttings at bargain prices, there will also be a café and raffle
MV Horticultural Society
3rd Thu, May 18
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
7 pm
SPEAKER: Darren Mahussier, Bonsai Expert

TOPIC: Bonsai - Choice & Technique

May 20th is our MVHS Plant Sale!
Join us at the 'Combermere Gift Cabin.
Best selection starts at 8 a.m. (but
please don't show up before then!)

Killaloe Kids Bookfest
Mon Apr 25 to Tue May 31 2016
Various locations
6a;30 pm
No charge

Five award-winning Canadian children's authors will speak about the joys of writing books, being artists and illustrators.

Music, prizes, book signings, raffles and refreshments.

Ted Staunton Tues, Apr 25
Dinner at the Wilno Tavern at 4:30 p.m.
Presentation at the Killaloe Curling Club at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 26
Presentation at Killaloe Public School

Melanie Florence Wed May 3
Dinner at the Wilno Tavern at 4:30 p.m.
Presentation at the Pikwakanagan Elders’ Lodge at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Presentation at St. Andrew’s School

Kevin Sylvester Wed, May 10
Dinner at the Wilno Tavern at 4:30 p.m.
Presentation at the Killaloe Curling Club at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 11
Presentation at St. Andrew’s School

Bill Slavin Wed, May 24
Dinner at the Wilno Tavern at 4:30 p.m.
Presentation at the Killaloe Curling Club at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 25
Presentation at Killaloe Public School

Helaine Becker Wed, May 31
Dinner at the Wilno Tavern at 4:30 p.m.
Presentation at the Killaloe Curling Club at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 1
Presentation at Killaloe Public School

Eganville Blood Donor Clinic
Mon May 1
Eganville Royal Canadian Legion 57 Veterans Way
3 - 7 pm
Be a Donor!
Call 1-888-236-6283
(1 888 2 Donate)
to make an appointment

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Eganville and Bonnechere 433 Masonic Lodge.

Trivia Night in Barry's Bay
Wed May 3
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre Barry's Bay
7 pm
27th Anniversary of Trivia Night
Call the library to register or

Spectator admission: $5

Sacred Heart League Annual Tea
Sun May 7
St. Hedwig's Parish Hall
2 - 4 pm
Music, cookbooks, raffles, door prizes
Everyone Welcome

Adults $8
Children under 12 $4
Children under 3 Free
Author Talk - Rory MacKay
Thu May 11
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
7 pm

Old Time Logging along the Madawaska River

Enjoy historic photographs from provincial, federal and park archives.

MacKay is the author of More About... J.R. Booth, More About...The Camboose Shanty and Spirits of the Little Bonnechere. He is currently working on a history of Algonquyin Provincial Park to be published in 2018

Bay Day
Sat May 20
Downtown Barry's Bay
10 am - 4 pm
Vintage car show
Kick-off of Barry's Bay Farmers' Market
Live Entertainment

Back on the Opeongo Line
MV Lions LARGE Garage Sale
Fri May 19 to Sat May 20
Lions' Den, 20 Sherwood Dr.
Fri Noon - 4; Sat 8 - 4
All proceeds to Community Events


Fri. May 5 - 5-7 pm
Sat. May 13 - 11 am, to 1 pm
Thurs May 18 - noon - 4 pm
Fri. May 19 - 8 am. - 5 pm

Everything must go!!
MVDHS 50 Year Reunion
Sat May 20
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay
Combermere Community Centre
5 pm to 12 am
Dinner: 6:00 p.m. Ullrich's
DJ: Red Rock Music

Tickets for the BIG event are available now at Lorraine's Pharmasave, Talk O' Town and MVDHS in Barry's Bay and at Afelskie's Shoes in Killaloe. They are $40.00 and cash and cheque only please!!

Drop by the school from 1 to 4 pm to see the renovations.

Canada 150 Spring Tea
Sat May 27
Combermere Community Centre
1095 A Farmer Road, Combermere
2 - 4 pm

Prize for the best-decorated Spring hat

David Coombs - guest speaker

Music by Joseph Platt & Family

Advance ticktets only

Iwona Mooney - 613-756-3587

Fall Prevention Program
Every Mon, Every Wed, Apr 5 to Jun 26
Killaloe Lions Hall
No cost to participants

The Stand Up program will be running at the Lions Hall in Killaloe every Monday from 1:00-2:30 pm and Wednesday from 1:00-2:00 pm. April 5th through June 26th

Stand Up consists of two classes per week as well as a pre- and post-program assessment. To achieve the optimal benefit, participants are encouraged to attend all classes. No equipment is required, but participants are advised to wear comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear.
Group exercise classes are led by certified instructors that focus on activities to reduce the risk of falls.
Education sessions are offered that help participants develop confidence in preventing falls and assist participants to identify risks for falls (in the environment and related to their own behaviour).
Information shared on home exercises that, together with the other program components, reduce the risk of falls.

Registration required.
call Kathy Blomquist 613-757-2827
CO Blitz
Thu Jul 6
Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road
noon - 6 pm
Admission $1

Family Fun In Combermere!

Live Music, Karaoke, Waterpark, Family Activities, Events, Prizes

Cardboard & duct tape boat race - 2:00 pm

Bring your boat to Mayflower Beach by 1:30 or come at 12:45 pm to build your boat (materials provided)

After Dark
Live Music at the Bent Anchor

Activities Plus

Mondays ~ 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Wednesdays ~ 7 - 8 pm
Contact Kim Shalla 613-756-2330 or cell 613-633-7077

Every Tues ~ 5 - 6:30 pm
Instructor: Betty Etmanskie
Cost: $10.00 per class

Meet every Wed ~ 5 - 7 pm

Activities Plus provides:

• Personal computer training
• Online training & webinars
• Wi-Fi connections
Call for more informationActivities Plus Community Centre

Corner of Hwy 60 & Stafford St, Barry's Bay

Mon - Fri ~ 9:30 am - 5 pm

Trivia Night in Eganville
Fri Mar 24
Eganville Curling Club
7 pm
Cost is $60 per team of 6 people. Limit of 12 teams.

For more information or to enter a team please call Gerald Priestley at 613.628.1836.

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