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

Community  Community Gatherings like fundraisers, dances, fesivals

Remembrance Day Services
Sat Nov 11

Services take place in Killaloe, Eganville, Barry's Bay and Pikwakanagan

Killaloe, Hagarty & Richards
Fri. Nov. 10 ~ 10:45 am
Killaloe Cenotaph, 1 John St (Outdoors)

Barry's Bay
Sat Nov 11 ~ 11 am
Laying of wreaths at Cenotaph
Royal Canadian Legion
Spectators asked to be seated by 10:45.
Light lunch after ceremony

Sat Nov. 11 ~ 10:45 am
Parade from St. James Church at 10:30
Service indoors at cenotaph at 10:45
Royal Canadian Legion
Lunch served after service


Sat Nov 11 ~ 10:30 am
Pow Wow Grounds

Author Talk: Robert Fisher
Sat Nov 18
Barry's Bay Legion
1:30 pm

Author Robert Fisher

An intimate look at the landscape of New Brunswick
and the poetry that it inspired

Light refreshments and cash bar

Sharing our Animal Stories Workshop
Sat Nov 25
Madawaska Valley Public Library
10:30 am

Calling all aspiring writers aged 8 years and up!

Join local author Brenda Missen to share your stories about adventures with animals!
Children will have an opportunity to write and/or share their own stories!

Please email or call 613-756-2000 if you plan to attend. Drop ins are welcome!
Catch The Ace Draw
Every Thu
4 pm
Tickets: $10

Catch the Ace

Tickets Now Online (at link below)
Or at local merchants (list below)

Draws at 4 pm Thursdays.
First draw on Nov 2
Watch online at

Ticket Locations:

Round Lake Round Lake Centre Food Market, Round Lake Country Store

Killaloe AJ’s Convenience, Killaloe Hardware

Wilno Wilno Building Supply

Barry's Bay Barry’s Bay MacEwen, Barry’s Bay Shell, Lorraine’s Pharmasave, Barry’s Bay Ultramar, SFVH Foundation office

Combermere CO Country Market

Golden Lake The Cottage Cup

Eganville Eganville Shell, Conway’s Pharmacy, Village Discount & Variety

Also Ramona's Hairstyling

Hospice Volunteer Training
Every Mon, Wed; to Nov 15

See how you can make a difference in your community!

4 sessions: November 6th, 8th, 13th, & 15th

Topics Include:
Introduction to Hospice Palliative Care
Grief and Bereavement
Dignity & Complimentary Therapies
Spirituality and Ethics
Advanced Care Planning
Roles and Responsibilities of the volunteer

Call to register and for additional information.

Sharing our Stories Workshop
Wed Nov 15
MV Public Library, 19474 Opeongo Line
5:30 to 7 pm
Free Admission

Brenda Missen is joined by Lorrie Potvin
for a writing workshop on Sharing our Stories.

Includes informal presentations by the authors telling their stories, a writing exercise to inspire your own story, and a sharing circle

Registration is encouraged: 613-756-2000 or

Zumba in Killaloe
Every Wed
Lions Hall, Killaloe
10 to 11 am

Lower Intensity Zumba

10-week session

Call CRC at 613-757-3108 to register
or email

Eganville Legion Christmas Craft Sale
Sat Nov 18
Eganville Legion

Hand-made Crafts and Baking

Vendors Wanted
$25 per table plus contribution of goods to basket raffle
Email or call 613-628-2802

BUPL Rocks
Sat Nov 18
Eagle's Nest - 178 Jane St. Eganville
$20; kids under 10 Free


Slo' Tom & The Handsome Devils
Spencer Scharf

Door prizes, silent auction
Light luncheon

Tickets at the library or at the door.

Christmas Stories on CHCR
Sat Nov 25 to Sun Dec 24
102.9 or 104.5 FM
7 pm

Christmas Stories read by Mrs Claus

Every night on CHCR Radio

Sourdough Simplified Workshop
Sun Nov 26
12 North Community Centre. Killaloe
10 am to 3 pm
$175 + HST
Mix a sourdough loaf to bake at home
Take home a sourdough starter
Learn how to bake a sourdough loaf and how to take care of the sourdough starter.

Plus an e-book with recipes and instructions,
tips on where to find ingredients and tools
Register at the link below
Bring your own lunch
Speaking Grief Screening & Discussion
Thu Nov 30
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
6:30 pm
Free Admission

"Speaking Grief explores the transformative experience of losing a family member in a death- and grief-avoidant society."

Please join Madawaska Valley Hospice Palliative Care Staff and Volunteers in a discussion group following the Documentary and also have a chance to add to our Reflection room.

Refreshments provided.
RSVPs appreciated to plan for enough seating and refreshments. or 613 756 3045 ext 350

Indoor Farmers' Market in Killaloe
Sat Dec 2
Killaloe Lions Hall, 18 Lake St.
10 am to 2 pm

First Market is December 2, 2023

Farm Fresh Produce * Meat * Breads * Preserves
Arts & Crafts & Gifts

Local Hot Food available - Come for Lunch!

First Saturday of the Month, December to May

Jingle & Mingle at Bonnechere Park
Sat Dec 2
Bonnechere Park
10 am to 4 pm

Holiday Market

Get a photo with Santa's Reindeer!
Bring your letters & meet Santa
Free cotton candy | Live music
Local vendors | Park store
Scavenger hunt | Free raffle
Canteen lunch | Hot beverages
Santa Claus Parades
Sat Dec 2
Barry's Bay

2023 Santa Claus Parades

Barry's Bay - Sat Dec 2 - 12 noon

Killaloe - Sat Dec 9 - 1 pm
Meet with Santa and Mrs. Claus
at the Lions' Hall after the parade

Eganville - Sun
Coffee, hot chocolate and treats for the children
at the Legion after the parade

Killaloe Library Holiday Open House
Thu Dec 7
1 John St. Killaloe
6 to 8 pm

Music by the OK Chorale

Holiday refreshments

St. Andrew's Christmas Craft Sale
Sat Dec 9
St. Andrew's Church Hall, Killaloe
10 am to 3 pm
Loads of Christmas gift ideas.

Refreshments available

Community Christmas Party
Sat Dec 16
PJY Community Centre, Barry's Bay
5 pm

Cocktail hour, dinner and dancing

Dinner by Wilno Tavern
Live Entertainment
- Odd Man Out

Advance tickets only - at township office

For tickets or more info 613-756-2747 Ext. 220

Zumba in Barry's Bay
Every Tue
Paul J Yakabuski Community Centre
7 pm
$50 per month; $15 drop in

Classes led by Kim Shalla

Elder Trekking in the Valley

"Try It" classes as well as Adventure Club outings throughout the local area.

Click for "Try it" schedule on our Facebook page

All equipment provided free of charge
Also included (free)
• snacks/water
• transportation
• portable wilderness first aid kits
• gps trackers
Go Pros Available

Trivia Night at the Balmoral
Every Thu
Balmoral Hotel, Barry's Bay
7 to 8:30 pm

Trivia Night Every Thursday
Teams of 4

Euchre at the Bay Legion
Every Tue
Barry's Bay Legion
7 pm

Bid Euchre
Every Tuesday
Registration at 6:30, games begin at 7
Admission for non-members: $7

6-hand Euchre
Last Friday of the Month,
Registration at 6, games begin at 6:30
Admission for non-members: $12

Genealogy Club Eganville
2nd Wed
Echo Centre, 30 Bell St, Eganville
12:30 to 2:30 pm

Occasional Speakers and Videos
Lots of discussion and info sharing

Meets 2nd Wednesday each month

Everyone Welcome to Drop In

Every Wed, Fri

Bingo is Happening All Over

Barry's Bay Legion
Every 2nd Thursday ~ 6:45 pm
Doors open at 5:30 pm

Combermere Community Hall
Every Wednesday ~ 7 pm
Doors open at 6 pm
Must be 18 years old to play

Eganville Legion
Wednesday, June 14 at 7 pm
Doors open at 6
Jackpot in 60 numbers

Quadeville Community Centre
965 Addington Rd.
Fridays at 7:30 pm
Restricted to ages 18 and over

Makwa Pikwakanagan
One Bingo a month
Next Bingo
Mon Oct 30, 2023 at 6:45 pm

6-Hand Euchre in Eganville
Every Tue
Echo Centre, Eganville
1:30 pm

6-Hand Euchre
starts up again on March 1

Every Tuesday at 1:30

Caregiver Support Group by Phone

Connect with other caregivers
despite distance, weather or COVID-19

Free for caregivers residing in Renfrew County & District

All programming occurs over the telephone
Participate from the comfort of home
No computer required
1 hour per week
Time to socialize

Programs begin first week of February.

To register or learn more...
call Amanda at 613-432-7691 or 1-833-617-4357 (HELP)
or email

Buried Treasure

Gently used clothing and books

Great prices

12 North St., Killaloe
Mon to Fri ~ 10 am to 3 pm

Legion in Barry's Bay

Club Room is Open
Mon to Sat ~ 2 to 6 pm
Friday ~ open until 8 pm

Everyone Welcome!
You do not have to be a Legion member to come in to the Club Room

Legion in Eganville
Fri Mar 4 2022
Eganville Legion

Pool - bring your own cue
Friday, Mar 4
Club Room open 2-10 PM

Darts - bring your own darts
Tuesday, Mar 8 ~ 7 - 10 PM - $3 per person

Clubroom Open
Friday Mar 4 ~ 2 to 10 pm

Masks are still required.

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Omàmiwinini Pimàdjwowin - Algonquin Way of Life Cultural Centre

Our Mission: to revitalize, reintegrate, enhance and protect the cultural traditions, customs, practices, heritage,

Cat Nap & Lazy Dog Pet Outfitters

For companion animals who live in or vacation in the Algonquin East area. Quality treats, toys, clothing, accessories,

Pembroke Farmers Market

We Grow it, Bake it, Create it!: Fresh Produce, Local meats, Preserves, Maple Syrup, Honey, Ethnic Foods, Gluten-free

Barry's Bay Dental Hygiene Clinic

Stress-free Dental Hygiene and Oral Health Service. Comprehensive, research based, accessible dental hygiene care for

Ottawa Valley Tourist Association

The Ottawa Valley - Ontario's Adventure Playground
Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park,

Algonquin Dream Catcher Motel

The newest accommodation to the Whitney area and the closest to Ontario's most famous provincial park. Just minutes

BayRoc Drywall

BayRoc Drywall has what it takes to fulfill your drywall requirements professionally and on time. A skilled team,

Access Work Service

Ready ˙ Willing ˙ Able
Temporary Work Service
Provides short-term help to businesses and homeowners, and