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

Recreation & Learning  Classes, workshops, activities

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

Exercise Classes Signup
Mon May 1
BLR Community Centre in Palmer Rapids
7 pm

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings

45 minute circuit training sesseion

6 weeks (16 classes) with a qualified instructor


Tai Chi in Killaloe
Lions' Hall, Killaloe

Yang Style Tai Chi

Led by Margaret Atkinson

Thursdays 10 to 11 am

Reiki Level 1
Sun Jan 29
1364 Mcgaghran Rd. Eganville
9:30 am - 4 pm
To reserve a spot, please call 613 649 0067. Maximum class size is six.
Usui, Karuna and Holy Fire 2 Reiki Master Teacher, Ann Bulger
O'Brien Theatre Film Group
O'Brien Theatre, Renfrew
$10; subscriptions available
One week per month the O’Brien Theatre in Renfrew becomes a Rep/Art House cinema, bringing in films you might not see anywhere else; documentaries, independent and foreign films, as well as showing a Classic film that deserves to be back on the big screen.

See the website for schedule.
Zumba in Killaloe
Every Mon, Every Wed, Sep 12 to Dec 14 2016
Killaloe Lions Hall
Mon 6:30 - 7:30
Wed 5:30 - 6:30
$70 session; $7 drop-in
'Ease on down' into those familiar Zumba grooves!

Classes continue to mid-December on Monday & Wednesday

Square Dance Lessons
Every Tue, Sep 6 to Dec 21 2016
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
2 - 4 pm

Age 50+

Live Callers!

Yoga in Barry's Bay
Wed Jan 4 to Sat Dec 30
38 Bay St.

Sunday, April 9 - Essential oil make and take workshop.

Using oils that boost and balance our emotions, find the right blend for you. Make TWO of your own blends to take home.

This will be a great afternoon of learning and fun!

We also have a make and take Salts and Scrubs class coming up, and another Essentials 101 class. Check out our website @ to register for any of these exciting workshops.

Skills Training in Barry's Bay
Outreach Employment Centre
Mondays 9 am to noon
FREE Lifelong Learning for adults.
• Learning programs designed especially for you
• Work at your own pace
• Choose your own schedule
Upgrade your Math, Computer Skills, Writing & more!
Workshops offered from time to time.  Please call for current schedule.
Free Skills Training

Free Training For Eligible Adults

Short courses this Fall
Eganville - Computer Skills for Writing and Budgeting
Every Thursday for 8 - 10 Weeks,
starts Thursday, Sept. 29

Pikwakanagan - Essential Skills for Internet and Email
Every Tuesday for 6 - 8 weeks,
Starts Tuesday, Sept. 27

Barry's Bay - Computer Skills for Budgeting
Every Monday 6 - 8 weeks,
Starts Monday, Sept. 26

Martial Arts Club
Classes in Combermere
Classes resume
Tues Sept 15, 2015

Juniors Class (7-12 years) 6 pm
Teen & Adults Class (13 & up) 7 pm
Combermere Community Centre

For Info 613-756-2816
Events at Killaloe Public Library

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

Weekly Hum and Strum
Garth's Kitchen, 14 Lake Street, Killaloe
Wednesdays 7 to 8:30 pm
$15 per session
Beginners Drop-in Guitar Class in Killaloe
Wednesdays 7 to 8:30 pm
Quadeville Community Access Centre
Local High Speed Internet Access
Training and assistance
Tue & Wed ~ 1 to 4:30
Thur ~ 1 to 6:30
Fri ~ 9 to 4
Zumba in Madawaska
Zumba in Madawaska
Every Friday night starting Sept 27
6:30 - 7:30 pm

$6 per class for 16 & older
$4 for 11 - 15 years
Instructor Kim Shalla
Madawaska Hall
Fibre Friends - South of 60
Every Fri, Jan 1 2015
Barry's Bay Railway Station
10 am - 12 noon
An informal drop-in knitting group.
All levels welcome.
Advice available.
Lunch with TED
Lunch with TED

Last Wed of the month - 12 noon
Killaloe Library, lower level

Watch a selected TEDTalk video presentation then join the group in a discussion about the presentation.

Bring your lunch.
Killaloe & District Public Library
Tuesday - Saturday
11 AM - 4 PM
Thursday to 8 pm
Yoga in Killaloe
Yoga In Killaloe
Mondays ~ 4:45 - 6 pm
Starting Mar 11

Cost $6 per class
Bring a mat, strap, & towel
The Lions Club
18 Lake St, Killaloe

For info email Cherill
Bonnechere Library Activities

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!

May the 4th be with you

Dress up as your favourite Star Wars character, test drive
the Millennium Falcon and make a cool Star Wars themed craft. Party starts at 6pm!

May 13: Mother's DayCard Crafting

Create a hand made Mother's Day Card - 10 a.m.

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.

Zumba Fitness
Zumba Fitness

A cardio dance fitness program that is absolutely sweeping the globe
For info contact Kim Shalla 613-756-2330 or email
Intermediate Dance Classes
Back Door Dance Studio, Killaloe
Wed evenings at 6:30 pm
Intermediate Dance
Modern, Ballet And Blues 
Wed evenings at 6:30 pm

Taught by Margaret Atkinson
First Aid/CPR Training

Nationally recognized certification.

Courses always running in the area. Small groups. Fun, friendly and dynamic sessions.

WHIMS & GPS also available.

Combermere Karate Club Registration
Tue Sep 6 2016
Combermere Community Centre
6 pm

Fall Registration for Adults and youths 7 to 18

Sept. - Dec.

Youth $80 for 14+ classes 1 hour lessons

Adults - $180 for 14+ classes 2 hour lessons

Current students - 6 - 7 pm

New Students - 7 - 7:30 pm

Use it or Lose it
Use It Or Lose It
Exercise Programs

Tues - Tai Chi ~ 10 - 11 am
Wed - Zumba Lite ~ 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Wed - Zumba Gold ~ 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Fri - Yoga ~ 10 - 11 am
Location: Seniors Centre, 75 Wallace St, Eganville

Mon - Shuffleboard ~ 9 am & 1 pm
Mon - Walk in the Hall ~ 5:30 - 7 pm
Location: Eganville Legion, Veterans Way

Mon - Vim & Viger Fitness ~ 9- 10am
Wed - Vim & Viger Fitness ~ 9 - 10 am
Location: St. James Church Hall, Eganville

Eganville & District Senior Citizens' Needs Association

75 Wallace St


Bay Library Programs & Events
Family Detectives
Mon., Mar. 13, 2017 - 2 to 4 pm
Free Program for children ages 8 - 12 years.
Investigate family history with fun games and projects. Please register for this program by email: phone 613-756-2000 or at the library.

Toddler Time

Fridays from February 17th to May 6th.

10 to 10:45 am
Free program of stories, crafts and music

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

Book Club
Meets on the last Wed of every month with the exception of Dec, July & Aug

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

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

Bingos All Over
Weekly Bingos in the Valley

Palmer Rapids & Area Lions Club

at the Combermere Community Centre


Doors open at 6 pm

Bingo starts at 7 pm

Makwa Center
Golden Lake First Nation
~ Doors open at 5 pm
~ Warmups at 6:45 pm
$1000 Jackpot
Smoking & Non Smoking Available

Eganville Legion
Doors open at 6 pm
Bingo at 7 pm
3rd Sun of every month

Contact Theresa Chapeskie
613 756 2263
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St
Barry's Bay
Vim & Vigour Exercise Program

Geared to active seniors. A full body workout of moderate cardio & muscle strength

Tuesdays ~ 9 - 10 am

Thursdays ~ 9 - 10 am
BB Heritage Society

Want To Dig Up Roots
In Your Family Tree?

Geneology Group
3rd Wed of the month - 7 to 9pm
Water Tower Lodge, 3rd floor
Barry's Bay Heritage Society
Meets 3rd Wed of the month - 7 to 9pm 
Water Tower Lodge, 3rd floor
For info contact Dave Kelley 613-756-2259

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Anglican Parish of Combermere

Sunday worship, pastoral care, Christian education. Also servuce in Whitney, Combermere, Madawaska

Ash Grove Inn & Restaurant

Open year-round, seven days a week. Lakeside dining and accomodations with sidedoor bar & billiards. Ask about our

Bonnechere Union Public Library

Lending books, audio & video. Providing children and adult learning/recreation

Wilno Garden Gallery

Meander through enchanting gardens and explore our unique shop showcasing local artisans creating: pottery, birdbaths,

Bonnechere Valley Windows

Locally manufactured in Eganville. High quality European style vinyl windows & doors. Dustom sizes, shapes &

R. C. Yantha Electric

Full-service Electrical and Plumbing contractor. Generac authorized dealer. Water and septic systems. Brushing and

Killaloe Sportsplus Ltd.

Authorized YAMAHA dealer - ATV's, snowmobiles, outboards, generators. Husqvarna Lawn and Garden Products, Chainsaws,

Bayberry Lane Designs

Printing and web design for Barry's Bay, Pembroke, and Renfrew County. Digital or offset colour printing and design.