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Game On! Gymnastics!
Every Tue, Jan 15 to Apr 9
North Street Community Centre, 12 North Street, Killaloe
4 - 5 pm

Leap & Roll, Flip & Fly

Ages 7 +

On-going gymnastic instruction focusing on body awareness, strength, flexibility, coordination and balance. Dance elements will also be introduced when creating routines.

Quadeville Winter Carnival
Fri Jan 25 to Sat Jan 26
Quadeville Community Centre

Friday, Jan. 25

Bingo - 7 pm

Family Skate - 6 pm (ice pending)

Sticks and Pucks after 7:30 pm

Canteen 6 - 10 pm

Saturday, Jan. 26

Breakfast - 8:30 to 10:30 am

Adults - $8, ages 10 and undr $4, 6 and under - free

Canteen: 11 am to 3 pm

Poker Run Registration 10 am to 11 am

ATV's and snowmobiles back by 4:30 pm

$10 to register

Charlotte's Hill Toboggan Races - 11 am

Vintage Snowmobile Show and Run ( sponsored by Bryan Miller - 613-281-1038) 12 noon

Kids Games - 1 pm

Puck Shoot - 2 pm, (ice pending)

Carnival Dinner - Roast Beef Dinner starting at 4:30 pm

Adults - $12, children 6 - 12 - $5, 6 and under free

Family Skate - 6 pm (ice pending)

Winter Magic!
Sat Jan 26
Bonnechere Park
10:30 am to 2:30 pm
$5 per vehicle

The Toy Bus is returning with a busload of creative indoor and outdoor activities.

Families are invited to join the teddy bear scavenger hunt.
BBQ hotdogs, muffins, cookies, popcorn around the campfire. ($2.50)
Horse and sleigh rides.
BLR Winter Carnival
Thu Jan 31 to Sun Feb 3
BLR Community Centre in Palmer Rapids

Wed. Jan. 30

7 - 8 pm - Sign up for Carnival King and Queen Contest

contact Gwen Schutt Colsh for details

Thurs. Jan. 31

7 pm - Carnival King and Queen Talent Show

Fri. Feb. 1

6 pm - Opening Ceremonies and Crowning of the King & Queen

7 - 9 pm - free public skating

7 pm - sign making workshop

Sat. Feb. 2

8 am - Kids Broomball Tournament

8 to 10 am - Breakfast

11 am to 1 pm - Kids Games & Crafts

4:30 to 6:30 pm - Roast Beef Dinner

( $15 Adults, $10 Kids, 5 and under free)

7 pm - |Hockey Game (Jigsaw vs Palmer Rapids Penguins)

$2 admission - bar will be open for the game

8 pm to 1 am - Carnival Dance

Sun. Feb. 3

1 - 3 pm - Open Ice Time (sticks and pucks)

3 - 5 pm - free public skating

5:30 - 6:30 pm - Broomball game (Lakers vs Raiders (adult teams)

** Canteen will be open Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm

hot food available from noon to 4 pm

See BLR Facebook page for details on Carnival Dance and sign making workshop

Youth Dance
Fri Jan 25
Eganville Legion
7 to 9:30 pm

Grades 5 to 8

DJ Shanon

Volunteers to help chaperone as always welcome.

Madawaska Valley Girl Guides
Every Tue, Sep 18 2018
St. John Bosco School
6 to 7 p.m.

Weekly meetings begin Sept. 18, 2018

6 - 7 p.m.

To register, visit


For girls 5 to 17 years old

Madawaska Valley Dance
Join Madawaska Valley Dance for ballet, jazz, hip hop, and more in Wilno!

Most classes begin the week of September 10th and many classes have already sold out!

Check out Madawaska Valley Dance's schedule overview below and check Dance Class Registration off your to-do list.

For more information including class descriptions, prices, and discounts, visit us at
Toy Bus
A mobile family resource centre.
Playgroups where children, parents & caregivers come to play, make
crafts, paint, socialize, & to borrow toys, books, & videos.

Summer Schedule:
No Play Groups in July
Outdoor Play in August
 - Tue Killaloe Station Park
 - Wed Eganville Centennial Park
 - Thu Barry's Bay; pines by St. Hedwig's Church

Winter Schedule
Killaloe ~ Killaloe Public School ~ Tues 10 - 11:30 am
Palmer Rapids ~ Wesleyan Church ~ Tues 10 - 11:30 am
Cobden ~ Agricultural Hall ~Wed 10 - 11:30 am
Eganville ~ Eganville Lutheran Church ~ Wed 10 - 11:30
Whitney ~ St. Martins of Tour ~ Wed 10 - 11:30 am
Barry's Bay ~ 48 Bay St. ~ Thurs 10 - 11:30 am
Toy Bus
Community Resource Centre
Bonnechere Library Activities

Kelvin Murray is back from Edward Jones Investments for a New Year’s Resolution Money Talk! He's the guy with the answers (come with all your questions). Light refreshments will be served.

FAMILY LITERACY DAY ALPHABET HUNT - January 26th 10 am to 3 pm. Scour Eganville for a letter of the alphabet, bring it to the library between 10 am and 3 pm, and earn a prize in honour of Family Litercy Day!

Claire from The Space Between is hosting 'Talks for a Better World'. A weekly video workshop through! 2 pm on Wednesdays throughout January. Mindful and thought provoking talks! Free and open to all!

Pre-teen night runs from 5-6pm and Teen night is from 6-7pm.

Book Club is discussing a Present book: 'Brave New World' by Aldous Huxley on Thursday February 7th @ 7pm.

Yarnia is back! Rotating Thursays at 6pm. A knitting, crocheting, and yarn club for all skill levels. BYOH/N (Bring your own hooks/needles), we have tons of yarn!


An inclusive club for all levels and skills! This month the focus is on
light. Bring 3 photos to share with the others. 7-9 pm! Hosted by Gregg Parsons.
Join us every third Wednesday of the month from 7-9 pm and talk photography! Open to all, and completely free!

New! Mondays: Tech Aid
We are dedicated to helping those in need of help with technology, both on and offline, every Monday at 1pm. Registration appreciated.

Alternating Tuesdays: Franco-Lire Kids' Storytime
Parlez-vous francais? Every other Tuesday, we're hosting a special French-language storytime for children at 11am!

Events at Killaloe Public Library

Games Club
Every Monday - 4:30 to 8 pm - Board games, video games, card games, pen and paper.

- Dungeons & Dragons currently underway
Ages 16 to adult - New players welcome 613-757-2211

Brown Bag Lunch

Last Wednesday of every month at 12 noon at the Killaloe Library (lower level) - watch an inspiring and informative online talk followed by discussion. Bring your lunch and join the conversation!


One-on-one computer tutorials - you choose what you want to learn.

Call for an appointment- 613-757-2211

Open Book Night - the third Thursday evening of each month

from 6:30-8:00 pm

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program begins Thursday September 15th from 10-11am, and continues each Thursday morning.
Enjoy and hour of rhymes, songs and stories with your child.
Free for parents and children.

Babes in Bookland - Returns Wed. Sept. 26 at 10:15 am

Please join me at our reading and storytelling time for babies and children every Wednesday from 10:15 to 11:00 am. For infants up to pre-kindergarteners,

Interlibrary Loans

Internet Access
E-ResourcesAccess to over 10,000 magazine, newspaper and journal articles. Free downloads of audio books and Ebooks, as well as free access to

Bay Library Programs & Events

Christmas Crafts for Kids
Sat, November 10, 17 & 24, 10am – 11am

Make your own Christmas crafts and gifts! This is a free program but please register in advance so that we can plan enough supplies for every child. or 613-756-2000

Remember Me
An Opeongo Readers Theatre Production

Saturday, November 10th from 2:00 – 4:00
At Madawaska Valley Public Library
Between 1939 – 1945 Tommy Skuce of Barry’s Bay received letters and postcards from local lads who fought in WWll. The Opeongo Readers Theatre is privileged to be able to read a selection of these postcards and letters written by these soldiers who went to war and who deserve not to be forgotten. Join us and listen to their voices.

Learn the basics of LinkedIn, a social media platform for individuals looking to expand their professional network.

Wednesday, November 14
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost: $15.00 Workshop presenter is Travis Richards of TRO Social Media. Please register in advance by contacting the Library or 613-756-2000

Saturday Story Time
10 to 10:30 am - ages 3 to 6

Computer Tutorials
To Register, contact the Library

Excellent databases are available on travel, teen health & wellness, careers & health as well as downloadable books for eReaders

Ebooks & Audio Books are available with a library membership. We also have a new selection of large print & books on CD

Museum Passes available for free loan to visit museums in Ottawa & other areas

Vanderbrook Farm
Introduction to Natural Horsemanship

Lessons for Adults & Children
No previous experience necessary

Flexible scheduling
Proven system that teaches safety & confidence first
Vanderbrook Farm
552 Stone Church Road
A few spaces remain for the (adult) Horse Minded program beginning Sept 12th, meeting at 10 am. Limited to 6-8 participants. Please email for more information or to register

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Direct Bearing - Valley Training

First Aid & CPR Training. Nationally recognized certification. Courses always running in the area. Small groups. Fun,

Pinewood Inn

This local landmark is a short walk from the Public Beach and Children's Playground on beautiful Kamaniskeg

Spectacle Lake Lodge

Open Year Round - Highway 60 between Barry's Bay and Algonquin Park - Snowmobiles, ATV's, Boats, Canoes and Kayaks.

Kranz, Garnet Insurance & Real Estate Ltd.

Serving The Madawaska Valley & The Bonnechere Valley Areas
General Insurance Brokers - For Over 70

Killaloe Public Library

Public library service, FREE lending of books, magazines and videos. Public Access Computer and

Community Resource Centre (Killaloe) Inc.

Opening Doors . . . Growing Together . . . Making a Difference, The Community Resource Centre (Killaloe) Inc. is a non

Jack's House

Fully furnished 2 storey a/c guest home. Complete kitchen including w/d. Close to algonquin park, local attractions, &

The Mad Musher

Welcome to The Mad Musher: enjoy casual dining and stay in our comfortable accomodations with a beautiful view of the