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Palmer Rapids
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Palmer Rapids

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

Kids  Events for and about kids

Fall Fun Fair
Thu Sep 21
Killaloe Public School
4 - 7:30 pm
$10 per family

Bouncy Castles
inflatable obstacle course
human foosball
Waddles & Wags petting zoo

games, scavenger hunt, crafts, , food

Madawaska Valley Girl Guides
Tue Sep 26
St. John Bosco School
6 to 7 p.m.

Weekly meetings begin Sept. 26, 2017

Special open house 6 - 7 p.m.

To register, visit


For girls 5 to 17 years old

Madawaska Valley Dance
Dance classes for children ages 18 months to seven years. Madawaska Valley Dance provides quality dance instruction with a unique focus on artistry in a warm and friendly environment. Classes held at Combermere Community Centre.
Astronomy All-stars
Bonnechere Union Public Library
Fridays 7:30 pm

Explore our gorgeous night sky with Dr. Frank Ahern and his merry band of star-gazers. Open to anyone and everyone interested in astronomy. Every Friday.

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

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!

YA Short Story Contest is back! Original, single-author, unpublished work must be between 1000 and 4000 words. Contest is for teens between the ages of 15 and 18. For full details, please contact program coordinator Bee, via email, at

Books will be available for purchase at the talk! Light refreshments will
be served! 5 pm!

Beginning Sept. 7

For Beginners and Advanced. Thursday September 7th, 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm. 9 sessions @ 75 minutes costs $150. For more information please contact 613.633.6567 or email:

Begins Friday Sept. 15. A library lead story and craft time for elementary level homeschooled children. Every Friday at 10:30 am. Registration required. Deadline is Friday, September 8th.

Sept. 21 - 6:30 pm

Potluck and film to correspond with chosen country! This month's featured film is Tanna featuring Australia.

An inclusive club to all lovers of photography and cameras. One Wednesday a month they meet in the Maker Space. Come try something new! Free! 7 pm.


Why should kids have all the fun!? Join forces with other adults as we create beautiful birdfeeders out of teacups at 2 pm on the 20th. Free! Supplies are graciously accepted, but not necessary.

A writing workshop brought to you by Bright Star. $2 drop-in or donate a canned good for the Little Free Pantry.

Alternating Thursdays: Belly dancing
Miss Dawn shares her expertise, starting January 12 at 5 pm. Please wear comfy clothes and bring a scarf and a water bottle! Registration required, so please email us or call to sign up! (It's free!)
Alternating Thursdays: (Chronicles of) Yarnia
Yarn club for crochet and knitting enthusiasts of all levels! Starting January 19 at 6pm!

Every 2nd Thursday of the month: POKEMON CLUB

Pokemon Club starts again! Join us every second Tuesday of the month at 5pm to play, trade, and chat all things Pokemon!.

It's cold, I'm Bored
Every: Tuesday - noon to 2 pm
(board games, coffee and social hour for
grown-ups) is at the Bonnechere Union Public Library.

Teen night at the library

Every Wednesday evening at 5 pm. It is a time for teenagers to
gather for activities, movies, literacy and sometimes SNACKS! All Teens

Gaming hour at the Library
Every Thursdays from 4 to 5 pm.
Wii, Xbox and PS3 gaming available. Classic board games andmodern board games too.

Homeschool Relief Program
Every Friday: 10:30 am on Fridays. It is a library lead story and craft time for elementary level homeschooled children as well as a patron led support group for homeschool parents. Registration is required, limited space.

*Tumble Books-Every Monday at 11am, kids can watch a virtual book-telling from one of our awesome databases!

*ABC Club-Baby Time and Toddler Time have have been merged into one, creating the ABC Club! Join us every Tuesday at 11am.

Bay Library Programs & Events
Be a Librarian for a half hour! (ages 7+)
Monday, July 10
From 11 am to 5 pm
Story and Craft Hour (ages 3-5 yrs)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
From 1 pm to 2 pm
SUMMER READING CLUB (ages 6-8 yrs)
Thursday, July 13, 2017
From 1 pm to 2 pm

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
Events at Killaloe Public Library

TD Summer Reading Club
Stories and Crafts!
Every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10 to 11am – beginning Tuesday July 11 and running until Thursday August 24th.
For Children ages 3 to 10.
For more info: 613-757-2211

Open Book Night - the third Thursday evening of each month

from 6:30-8:00 pm

Monthly TED TALKS - last Wednesday of the month

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

Please join me at our reading and storytelling time for babies and children every Thursday 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

Shop Local First

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The Mad Musher

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

Barry's Bay Outfitters

Sales and Rentals of quality canoes, kayaks, sailboats & outdoor gear. Guided daytrips and shuttles for groups are

Afelskies Shoes

Footwear for all seasons. Men's and boy's wear. Ladies' wear. Great bargains at our summer tent sale. Work and casual

K. M. Haycock, Painter

Oil Paintings from Nature at the Woodland Studio. Welcome during the Madawaska Valley Studio Tour September 29 and

Mission House Museum & Gallery

A museum reflecting the lives and time of the pioneers who settlerd on the Peterson Colonization Road (hwy #62) from

Water Tower Lodge

Retirement living in the Valley. Independent, enhanced, respite or palliative care options. "Our team of professionals

Re/Max Country Classics Ltd., Brokerage

Cathy Pitts(Broker): waterfront, residential and rural real

Kent Waddington PHOTOGRAPHY

Freelance writer & photographer. Original valley photography and creative private