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Community  Community Gatherings like fundraisers, dances, fesivals

Hunters' Bingo
Thu Nov 16
Barry's Bay Legion
7 pm (Doors open at 6)
16 Regular games
3 Special games
1 Bonanza game
1 Grand Prize game

Must be 18 and over

All proceeds for school trips funding

Babysitting Course
Fri Nov 17
Eagles Nest, Eganville Arena
178 Jane St.
9 am to 4 pm

The Township of Bonnechere Valley in partnership with St. John Ambulance is holdign a babysitting course in Eganville. This course is open to ages 10-15.

Date: Friday, November 17, (PA Day)

Cost: $50 per student (bring a notebook, a pencil, a doll and a lunch)
Pre-registration is required by Friday, November 10, 2017.
To register please contact: Dana Jennings, Community Development Officer
613.628.3101 ext 226 or
George Vanier Bazaar
Sat Nov 18
George Vanier Catholic School Combermere
10 am - 2 pm

Many gift ideas - door prizes - Sugar Plum Cafe
All proceeds directly benefit the students in our school.

Tables - $15

Winter Birds at your Feeder
Sat Nov 18
Golden Lake Community Centre
1:30 pm
Free Goodwill Offering

Slide show and presentation

Christmas Food Drive
Christmas Snowsuit Drive
Clothing Exchange

Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate served

Everyone Welcome!

Gift, Craft & Bake Sale
Sat Nov 18
Eganville Seniors Centre, 30 Bell St.
9 am
Donations of baking, lightly used or regifted items and NEW hand-made crafts, can be dropped off at Eganville Seniors Centre Fri. Nov 17 from 10 am to 6 pm and Sat. Nov. 18 between 8 and 9 am.
For more info 613-628-2354.
Sacred Heart League Craft & Bake Sale
Sun Nov 19
St. Hedwig Church Hall
9 am to 1 pm

Home baking, crafts,

religious store, raffles

Polish Poetry Reading
Sun Nov 19
St. Hedwig Church Hall
4 pm

Poet Elizabeth Mosielski will read her poems in Polish.

(English versions will be delivered by Marc Duteau, student at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College)

Craft & Bake Sale
Sat Nov 18 to Sun Nov 19
Opeongo Road in Brudenell
9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Home of Maureen Recoskie
8459 Opeongo Road, Brudenell

Door Prizes

Bake sale proceeds to Our Lady of Angels Parish

Scorpio Dance Party
Sat Nov 18
Killaloe Curling Club, 34 Cameron St.
6:30 pm - 1 am
$5 at the door

Join us to celebrate our favourite Scorpios

...including buds Jody Digregorio , Wilno Tavern Restaurant's beloved Ambrose Mullin, Rick Reimer, Christophe Armstrong and Killaloe and Area Lions Club's Desiree Lillis McGlynn, just to name a few!

There are many other Scorpios on our invite list...looking forward to getting some of our favourite dancers out while Kitty Lonestarr delivers tunes to keep us grooving!
Will and Estate Planning
Wed Nov 22
Ash Grove Inn
2:30 to 4 pm

Presenters: Robert Lowe, Lawyer; Brent Dalgleish, Tax Accountant, and Debbie Marshall, Insurance & Financial Advisor

Topics Include

- The importance of making a will

- What happens if you die without a will or with a defective will

- Tax aspects of estate planning

- The role of life insurance in your estate planning

- Reasons to consider making charitable gifts

- Question & Answer Session

Questions - 613-756-3044 ext. 217

Hosted by the St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation

Ashes Pick-up in Barry's Bay
Thu Nov 23
Barry's Bay

Curbside ash pickup will happen once a month between November 2017 and April 2018.

Thurs. Nov. 23

Thurs. Dec. 21

Thurs. Jan 18

Thurs. Feb 15

Thurs. Mar. 15

Thurs. Apr. 26

Ashes will be picked up from residents of Madawaska Valley Township who receive curb-side pick-up.Ashes should be "put out" by 6 am in a suitable container and fully extinguished.

Spaghetti Dinner & Loonie Auction
Thu Nov 23
Madawaska Valley District High School
4 - 7 pm
Adults $12/ Children $6 3 and under - Free

Loonie Auction begins at 6 pm

Tree of Peace
Fri Nov 24
6 pm

Tree lighting at 6:30 pm

Free hot dogs, hot chocolate and coffee served by members of KHR Twp council.

Sing Christmas carols, make ornaments and decorate cookies!

Donations to the St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation in support of a new portable heart monitor will be gratefully accepted in the spirit of the season.

Festival of Lights Niagara Falls
Wed Nov 22 to Fri Nov 24
$250 sharing $300 singles

Opeongo Seniors Festival of Lights Bus Tour

Bus, room for 2 nights, dinner theatre (Crazy for Christmas), visits to casinos, outlet mall, Niagara Festival of Lights.

Pick-ups Combermere, Maynooth and Barry's Bay

Donna Smith - 613-0756-1393

St. Marys Craft Sale
Sat Nov 25
St. Mary's Parish Hall, Wilno
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Craft Booths
Baked Goods
Canteen Specials

Santa's elf will be available to help write
that important letter to Santa
Eganville Legion Christmas Craft Sale
Sat Nov 25
Eganville Legion, Main Hall
9 am - 3 pm

Doors open at 8 a.m

If you are interested in being a vendor, please call ahead to reserve a table. Tables $10 each. Call Marta to reserve a table, 613.628.2802

Hope for the Holidays
Sun Nov 26
Opeongo Seniors Centre, Stafford St, Barry's Bay
1 - 3 pm
Bereavement Support and Memorial Service
How do you get through the holiday season when you are coping with the loss of someone you love?
Join us for a special afternoon of sharing ideas for coping, music, candle lighting and a Memory Tree

RSVP by Nov. 24
For more info or to reserve, please call 613-756-3045 X 350
Wine! Which Cheese?
Sun Nov 26
2 - 5 pm

Wine & Cheese Social

A fundraiser for the Church of the Epiphany

Potluck Dinner
Sun Nov 26
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay
5:30 pm

Christmas in the Country

Community Potluck Dinner

Bring a main course, salad or dessert to share

Music by Matt & Trina Moss


New and gently-used clothing will be accepted for distribution.

Country Music Concert
Sun Nov 26
Rankin Recreation Centre
2 pm
$15 in advance or $20 at the door

Back To Our Country Home
Featuring the Biggs Family and Friends

Tickets available at Pembroke Metro, Township of Bonnechere Valley Municipal Office and Eganville Skating Club.

Fundraiser hosted by the Eganville Skating club.

Sell Your Wares Sale
Sun Nov 26
Madawaska Community Hall
11 am - 2 pm

Great Christmas gifts made by your neighbours and friends!

Soup and Sandwich - $5

drinks - $1

Vendors needed! - Only $10 per table

Call Brendia- 613-637-2029

Yuletide Tea
Mon Nov 27
Combermere Recreation Centre
6:30 pm

Elegant High Tea service by hostesses

Individually decorated Christmas trees

Holiday entertainment

Raffles and door prizes

For tickets or more info: Paula 613-756-3454

Advance Tickets Only

Hostess tables and/or tree spots are still available

Sherwood School Christmas Craft Sale
Sat Dec 2
MVDHS cafeteria
9 am to 1 pm

So many gift ideas!

Baking, candles, jewellry, cosmetics, jams and jellies, raffles, door prizes and more!

Hot lunch available

Tables $15
Vendors call 613-756-3048 ext. 502

EDPS Christmas Bazaar
Sat Dec 2
Eganville District Public School
10 am - 2 pm

Fabulous Christmas gifts for everyone on your list!

259 Jane St.

Balfolk Music and Dancing
Sat Dec 2
Killaloe Lions Hall
7:30 to 10:30 pm
$10 to $25 sliding scale

Participate in traditional folk dancing to live music

No experience needed

Lions bar open/ tickets available at the door

For more information: or contact Christina at

Killaloe Library Holiday Open House
Thu Dec 7
Killaloe Public Library
6:30 pm

Featuring the OK Chorale and Special Guests!

Book and DVD Sale

Silent Auction

Holiday refreshments

Everyone Welcome!

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

Renfrew County's only indoor winter farmers' market.

Dec 2 - Killaloe Christmas Farmers' Market

Dec 16 - Holiday dash Market

Jan 6 - Killaloe Farmers' Indoor Market

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

First Saturday of the Month December - May

Community Christmas Party
Sat Dec 16
Paul J Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay
Cocktails at 5:30.
Dinner at 6:30 pm
Tickets $35 per person
Entertainment by Sidewinder
Catering by Spectacle Lake Lodge

Advance tickets only - at township office

For tickets or more info
Santa Claus Parades
Sat Dec 9

2017 Parades
Parades take place all over the Valley

Barry's Bay
50th Annual Santa Parade
Sat Dec. 2 ~ noon
Visit Santa at the PJY community centre after the parade

68th Annual Santa Parade
Sat. Dec. 9 - 1 pm
Visit Santa at the Lions Hall after the parade

Palmer Rapids
Sat. Dec. 9
Dec. 10, 1 pm
Ending at the Eganville Legion


Sun. Dec. 17 - 1 pm

Bid Euchre in Golden Lake
1st Thu, 3rd Thu, Nov 2
Golden Lake Community Center
Hwy 60 and Lake Dore Road
1:30 pm
$3 per player

Learn and Play

Tea, Coffee & Sweets served

Presented by the Eganville & District Seniors
in partnership with the Township of North Alogna Wilberforce
and the Golden Lake & Area Community Group.

Games Night
Every Tue, Aug 3
Community Centre in Palmer Rapids
7 - 9 pm

Card games, pickle ball, badminton, volleyball, basketball, floor hockey, etc.

Have Ideas?

Games are open to everyone from youth to seniors

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


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