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Home ~ Welcome to Algonquin East

The Wild East Side of Algonquin Park

We think it's the best place on Earth.

Our website is full of information about what to see, what's happening, and where to find things. And it's easy to find the info you want.

Use the menu to browse in areas that interest you.

Search the whole site from the search box.

In the Events Calendar on the left of the page, the event names link to more information.

In our Business Directory, you can search for a business name or a product, or browse categories.

Sand-Sational: Sand Sculpture Contest
Tue Jun 1 to Tue Aug 31
All over the valley

$875 in Prizes
A winner from each municipality

Contest runs June 1 to Aug 31
Voting starts Sept 3

1. Build a Sand Castle or Sand Sculpture
2. Send in a Picture
3. Vote to Win!

Send photos to your municipality
Chris (KHR) - communitydevelopment@khrtownship.ca
Stephanie (MV)- recreation@madawaskavalley.ca
Jordan (BLR) - firechief@blrtownship.ca
Dana (BV) - danaj@eganville.com
Laura (NAW) - admin@nalgonawil.com

Swimming Programs
Fri Jun 18

Township of Madawaska Valley
Lessons at Barry's Bay and Combermere
Two sessions:
July 5 to July 23
July 26 to August 13
Registration June 18 ~ 11 to 2 at Barry's Bay beach
or online at madawaskavalley.ca

Township of South Algonquin - TBA

Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan - TBA

Township of Bonnechere Valley - TBA

Township of Killaloe, Hagarty & Richards
Contact the Killaloe, Haggarty &Richards Township office

Township of North Algona Wilberforce - TBA

Herbicide Spraying
Mon Jun 21 to Wed Jul 21

The County of Renfrew will be spraying herbicides to kill noxious weeds on some county roads in our area.

Announcement of the spraying is here.

Map of areas to be sprayed is here.

For more info, contact the County of Renfrew Public Works Department. Contact information is below.

BUPL Fundraising On-line Auction
Sat Jun 5 to Sat Jun 19

Part of Bonnechere Union Public Library's
50th Anniversary Celebration

Bidding open Sat Jun 5 at 10:30 a.m.
to Sat Jun 19 at 3 p.m.

50 items to be auctioned.
Preview items at the website link below

Three Artists
at Madawaska Coffee
Tue May 11 to Mon Jun 14
Madawaska Coffee, Barry's Bay
7:30 to 4; wknds 9 to 4

Exhibit of Works by 3 Local Artists

Hummingbird Weaving Studio
Hand woven creations by artist and weaver
Shirley Murphy

Muskoka Kitchen Paddles
Finely crafted black cherry kitchen utensils by
Denise Jordan

Artful Creations
Whimsical fused glass creations by
Pat Forrest

Pop Up Art Exhibit
Fri May 21 to Sun Aug 1
Fifth Chute Coffee,
291 Bridge St. Eganville
Thu to Sat ~9:30 to 2 pm; Friday till 4 pm

Good Ancestor

Artists work in response to the question: What does it mean to be a good ancestor?
Share a drink with your ancestors and the people to whom YOU will one day be an ancestor.

Exhibit at Fifth Chute Coffee May 21 to August 1.

Covid-19 Vaccine Booking

Booking through the Health Unit

Vaccination booking is now open for:
» Anyone age 12 or older (must be 12 yrs old on date of vaccination)

» All previously eligible groups

Early second dose appointment (based on availability of vaccine) is available for:

» Residents aged 70 and over.
» High risk health care workers.
» Indigenous residents (on or off reserve), and non-indigenous partners or household members.
» Any individuals vaccinated on or before April 18th, 2021 with either Pfizer or Moderna.

Book on line at rcdhu.com (fastest method)

Or call RCDHU at 613-735-9724 or 1-800-267-1097 ext. 200.
Please leave one message only with your name and number.

Be sure to read the Appointment Checklist before going for your vaccination

Covid-19 in Numbers

Here are some sites providing fascinating information about the pandemic in Canada and all over the world.

Covid-19 in Renfrew County - includes a link to cases by area
Now with map by municipality

Covid-19 Canada - includes stats by province

WorldOMeter - includes stats by population

Our World in Data - as in-depth as you could want

World Health Organization Situation Reports

Covid-19 Testing
Fri Jun 11
7 St Francis Memorial, Barry's Bay
10 to 11 am

Other times and locations are available.

Call to pre-book your appointment or book online at the link below.
Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre

Bring your health card and proof of address.
Wear a mask or face covering.

About Us

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If you are a local resident, we hope you'll use the site to remind you of events and experiences you want to enjoy.

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Bayberry Design

Madawaska Valley’s premier design and print studio. Beautiful designs from business branding and packaging to

Wilno Hills Gallery

Featuring Linda Sorensen's vibrant iconic paintings of the Natural World. Also available at the gallery: prints,

Pleasure Point Resort

Beautiful cottage resort located in Barry's Bay on Trout Lake. Lakeside 1, 2 & 3 bedroom cottages available. Swim,

Wilno Tavern Restaurant

Full service Polish & Canadian cuisine, live entertainment, catering, take-out. Featuring traditional Polish fare as

Charlie D's

Movie Rentals, Slickers Pure Homemade Ice Cream, Ulrich's Deli Sausages, Fries & Burgers at the Chip Stand, WiFi

Tyerman & Daughters Inc

613-628-1700 613-756-8079
Employment counselling services, funded in part by the Government of Canada. Facilitation and consultation.

The Mix Company

An exciting line of Gluten-Free Mixes. Designed to make a gluten-free/wheat-free diet easy, fun, and delicious!

Sands on Golden Lake

Eat, Rest & Play. Lakeside Dining. Newly updated rooms, spacious chalets with fireplaces, beautiful surroundings,