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

Recreation & Learning  Classes, workshops, activities

Intro to Irish Dance!
Sat Jun 10
Killaloe Lions Hall
10 am or 11 am

Beginning Saturday June 10

Children ages 5 - 8 :10 to 10:45 am
Children ages 9 - 12: 11 am to noon

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

Tuesday, July 12th: Kid's Reiki Training
Friday, July 21st: Music Jam
Sunday, July 23rd: Mala Necklace's with diffuser beads
Sunday, July 30th: Smoothie Workshop (with Evita Ochel)

We welcome Sigrid Geddes and her Tuesday morning class, as well as Heather Dav who will be teaching two Wednesday morning classes.


Check out our website @ to register for any of our 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

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

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 Friendz - The Railway Station
Thu Jan 1 2015
Barry's Bay Railway Station
10 am - 12 noon

Fibre Friendz will reconvene in the Fall

An informal drop-in knitting group.

Meets every second Friday
All levels welcome.
Advice available.

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

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!

June 1: TD Summer Reading Club registration open
Registration for TD Summer Reading Club is now open! This year's theme is CANADA! Program running every Wednesday and Thursday from 2-3 pm throughout July and August, with a featured film on Fridays. Registration closes June 30th, with a ‘Get Your Read On’ event that day!

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

Bring your favourite stuffed animal, a snack, and enjoy a fun-filled lunch hour! If you’re up for it, fill out a permission form and leave your stuffy overnight for a sleepover and track the fun via social media, all night long! Fun starts at noon.

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.

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.

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
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

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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Algonquin Bound

Canoe and fishing outfitter. Two great locations: Madawaska and Barron Canyon Rd.

Opeongo Seniors' Centre

A drop-in centre and meeting place for seniors in Barry's Bay and surrounding area. Exercise and activity programs,

Stuart Log Cottage

An Authentic Log Cabin Experience. On the shore of Mink Lake, in a private wooded setting, this authentic log cabin is

Barry's Bay & Area Public Library

Summer activities program for children, Internet access, word processing, books for all ages, memberships

Bent Anchor Bar & Restaurant

Outdoor licenced dining on the banks of the Madawaska river in Combermere. Weekends feature live music and Thursday is

Barry's Bay Senior Home Support

Subsidized transportation for seniors, information & referral services, co-ordinate

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