Community Events

Mon: Aphasia Communication Group - The Stroke Recovery Association (Barrie District). All sessions free 705-737-9202.

Mon: 9 am. Coffee Club and Art Group - 9:30 am Pool and 10 am Tiny Stitches The Place 300 Balm Beach Rd. Perkinsfield

Mon: 10 to 11:30/7:30 to 9 p.m. Ladies Interdenominational Bible Study Willow Creek Church 2387 Gill Rd. 705-722-7582

Every Mon: 4:20/5:45 Drop in Yoga classes at the Villa Nursing Home Midland Yonge St. Donna Boudreau 795 427 0740

Mon: 1 p.m. Elmvale Community Hall, euchre/bid euchre

Mon & Wed: 1 pm – 3 pm at the Penetanguishene Arena. Seniors shuffle board 245-7611 for info. Register at town hall.

Mon 11 am-12:30 pm; or Wed, 5-7pm  Peer Support Midland Library Drop-in Monday mornings or make an appointment on Wednesdays, 5-7pm, with an OPDI-trained peer support worker. We provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental environment to explore your personal goals, strengths and challenges, and help improve your quality of life. Contact Kelly – call 705-526-4216 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mon 1-2:30pm Midland Library Better Days Addiction Support Group with Chigamik Community Health Centre provides a non-judgmental space and explores strategies to assist individuals reduce or quit using alcohol and/or substances. Simply drop-in! 526-4216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mon: 7 pm Midland District Railroad Club at Huronia Airport - basement of white building 705-526-3461

Mon: 7:30 Bingo at Bayshore Seniors Club Woodland Beach for the months of July and August.  Everyone Welcome

Mon: Euchre 7:30 p.m. RCL Barrie

2nd & 4th Monday: 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Simcoe County Embroidery Guild meet September until June at the Simcoe County Museum. 705-726-5820.

3rd Monday of the of month: North Simcoe Sirius Astronomers meets 7:00 pm Huronia Airport People of all ages with an interest in the night sky are invited. Peter Ridout 705-549-0913

Every Monday: MCC 8-10:30 FREE Midland Jams Plugged In 527 4420 FB @Midland Jams

Every Tues 9 a.m. – Barrie Golden Kiwanis - group of retired men meets at St. Paul’s Anglican, Mapleview and Yonge St.

Every Tues & Thurs year round 8:30-12 noon – Georgian Bay Heritage League meet in Perkinsfield behind Country Bath & Kitchen on Cty Rd 6. Join us to restore wooden boats built in this area. 705.526.5039. Facebook Georgian Bay Heritage League .

Tues: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm Woodcarver Shop at Wye March across from Martyr’s Shrine in dedicated shop with power tools and dust collectors. Feel free to come. 705 424 1999

Tues: 9:30 Coffee Club - 12:30 Bid Euchre @ The Place

Tues 1:30 pm Coldwater Legion Euchre, 705 686 3388 Branch This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Twice monthly on Wed, 1-3pm  Midland Public Library Seniors’ Drop-In Join us at the Midland Public Library for an afternoon of companionship, conversations and fun! 705 526 4216 x 3307Refreshments will be provided. FREE. Drop-in.

March 20th- Armchair Travel

3rd Tues: Elmvale Legion 2-4 pm Veteran’s Drop In Day.

Tues: 5:30 Ages 4-8 and 6:30 ages 9-14. Art Classes Creative Madness Art Studio 705 322 6588 Elmvale

Tues: 5:30 Newcomer Services English Conversation Circle to improve language skills/meet new people, YMCA Midland 529 2518

First Tuesday: 6.30 – 8.30 PM Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club North Simcoe Sport/Recreation Centre. 705-534-3771

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month: Elmvale District Lions Club dinner and General Meeting, 7 pm at Lions Hall Flos Conc 7. New members welcome. 705-734-4350

Every Tues 7-9 Circle Jam at the Surf Restaurant Balm Beach All styles of acoustic music welcome Cathryn 416-628-1356

Tues: 7 pm Bid Euchre Bayshore Seniors Club Woodland Beach.

1st Tues: 7 pm Elmvale Legion  General Meeting 322 1042

Tues: 7:30 pm: Bid Euchre and darts Barrie Legion

Wed: 9 am Coffee Club - 10 am Pool - 12:30 pm Games Afternoon 2nd Wed: 1:30 pm Camera Club Georgian Bay Swinging Seniors “The Place” 300 Balm Beach Road

Every Wed morning 10 am Spirit Café for a time of fellowship and conversation. All welcome. St John’s United Church.

First Wed/Month: Regular meeting of the Georgian Bay Métis Council at 355 Cranston Cres. Midland 526-6335

Wed: CHAIR YOGA 10:00 - 11:00 am. Gentle exercises with soothing music. Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors 300 Balm Beach Road West 705 526 5074

Wed: 12-1:00 Lunch, $8 at Barrie Legion. 728-1412

Wed: 12:30 Euchre at Wasaga Beach United Church 429-4935

Every Wed: 1 pm Bridge at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd S Woodland Beach

Every Wednesday afternoon Midland Public Library Tech Help Figuring out a new device? Giving social media a try? If you’ve got a question about today’s technology or are looking for a little guidance, then we’re here to help! Book a 30-minute one-on-one session with a resident ‘techie’. Contact Angie, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 705-526-4216.

Third Wednesday of each month, 2:30pm Midland Public Library

Genealogy Gems Join us for a monthly meet up to exchange tips, tricks and ideas to expand your family tree. Contact Kim about the Genealogy Gems, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 705-526-4216.

Wed: 1 pm Royal Canadian Legion Elmvale District 262 Legion Seniors (55+). Table Shuffleboard and social.

First Wed 7 - 9 PM Progressive Euchre: Join us for a fun filled evening at St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Ave. Midhurst Everyone is welcome!

3rd Wednesday of the Month, 6:30-8:00pm Midland Public Library 705 526 4216 x 3307 MPL Writers’ Group An enthusiastic informal writer’s circle to improve your writers’ craft, regardless of your level or experience. Open to all genres – this group is open to anyone interested in the writing process. Free. Register at the main desk.

Wed: 7 pm Euchre at Sunnidale Corners Hall!

2nd Wed: 7 pm LA General Meeting Elmvale Legion.

2nd and last Wed: 7 - 8:30 pm.- Wasaga Cancer Support group meetings open to all cancer survivors, caregivers and family members at Body‘n Balance Physiotherapy (705) 429 - 9619.

First Wed. of month: 7 pm Hillsdale Parks and Rec meet in the Community Centre. 835-5240

Wed. 7:30 pm Fun darts at Coldwater Legion

Wed: 7:30 pm Cribbage at Barrie Legion.

4th Wed: 7:30 pm Horticultural Society meets Elmvale Legion

4th Wed: 6:45 pm Monthly meeting of the Georgian Bay Quilting Guild (GBQG) monthly meeting at the Midland Public Library 533 4884

Thurs: 9 am Coffee Club- 10-3 p.m. Tiny Stitchers, The Place Perkinsfield, 526-5074

Third Thurs. of each month, 9:30 to 11 am Oct. 18-May 2019 at Hillsdale Presbyterian Church, 6 Mill St. W. Coffee Party: coffee/tea/muffins/tea biscuits & jam. Visitors welcome.

2nd Thursday each month 9:30 - noon PROBUS (Professional Business) club consisting of people 55 plus meet at the Wasaga Stars arena for coffee, a business meeting and a guest speaker. Probus is a non fund-raising organization.

Every Third Thurs 10 am -noon - Barrie Kempenfelt Probus Club meets at the Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 147, 410 St. Vincent Street – Barrie Ontario –  (Entrance on Ferris Lane)

3rd Thurs: Free Community Breakfast at All Saints Anglican Church Hall 1 Peel St. Penetanguishene 549 2223

3rd Thurs: 10 am - noon - The raging grannies meet at Woods Park retirement facility 110 Lillian Cres. in Barrie. 322-1575

4th Thurs: 1-3 Nottawasaga Bay Stroke Recovery meet at 135, 32nd St. Wasaga Beach Guests speakers 429-9571

Thurs 1-3 pm Midland Library The HeART of the Community Join a small group of participants from the HERO Centre & The Quest Art School & Gallery weekly till June 2019 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 705-526-4216 ext. 3305.

Thurs: Shuffleboard at 1 pm at the Coldwater Legion

Every Thurs: 1:30 pm Darts at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd S Woodland Beach

4th Thurs: 1:30 pm Diabetes support group meets at the Health and Wellness Center at Penetang General Hospital 549-0881

4th Thurs: 3-5 pm Parkinson’s support group meetings at the Superstore Midland 526-9170.

Thurs 6-8 pm Midland Library Midland Makers Join us for engaging speakers, exciting projects, and the chance to share and develop your own high- and low-tech interests with everyone in the community. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Last Thurs - Open Stage at Barrie Library 60 Worsley St. 6:30-7 sign up and entertainment till 8:30 pm This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Third Thurs: 6.30– 8.30 PM Georgian Bay Coin and Stamp Club meets at the Prime Time Club, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach.  705-429-4948

1st Thurs: 7 pm Midland District Camera Club at North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland, in Askennonia Seniors Club. . Speakers, refreshments.

Last Tuesday of month, 7-8:30pm Midland Public Library LGBTQ+ Adult Drop-In Hosted in partnership with the Gilbert Centre. 705 526 4216 x 3307

2nd Thurs: each month Sept. to June 7 pm. Barrie-Thornton Fiddle Club at Thornton Banquet Hall above the arena.  An evening of entertainment, dance, square dance.  All welcome. Lloyd Preston 722-8335

2nd Thurs of each month (Sept - June) inclusive 7 - 9 pm Barrie Stamp Club at St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Barrie  Bruce Walter 705-735-6009.

3rd Thurs 5:15  Elmvale BIA meet in Elmvale Library

Thurs: 7 - 10 pm Good Vibes Coffeehouse at Mount St. Louis Road and 4th of Oro-Medonte

Thurs: 7 pm Bid Euchre at the Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors Centre, 526-5074

Thurs: 7 pm - Elmvale Com Hall Euchre/Bid Euchre Lunch.

Thurs: Darts at 7:30 pm at the Coldwater Legion

Fri: 9:30 a.m. Coffee Club - 9:30 Pool, 12:30 p.m. Bridge – Includes Coffee/Tea/Cookies Georgian Shores Swinging Seniors “The Place”, Perkinsfield, 705-526-5074

Fri 11 am Midland Library French Conversation Group Drop In! 526-4216 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Every Friday 1:30 pm Shuffleboard at Bayshore Senior Citizens’ 2000 Tiny Beaches Rd. S Woodland Beach

Fri: 5:30 pm WB Lions Bingo at RecPlex 429-3331

Fri: 6 pm Steak Darts at Coldwater Legion

Fri.: 6 pm - Full course meals RCL Barrie $10 Reservations required, 728-4002

1st Fri of month: 7-8:30 pm “KID ZONE” Elmvale Presbyterian Church, 22 Queen St., E.  Children J.K. to Grade 8 welcome.

Sat: 10-2 pm Farmers Market in Penetang at Le Cle at 63 Main S

2nd Sat: Jam 11-1 pm at MCC Harmony Cafe 705-527-4420

Last Saturday of the month- 2-4 pm The Loop- ‘Sit and Knit’ Social at Midland Public Library 705 526 4216 x 3307

Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts BBQ at Legion, Branch 147, Barrie,

Sat: 3 pm Meat Darts. ARMY NAVY/AIR FORCE CLUB,

Sat: 5:00 Meat Darts Elmvale Legion. 322-1042 Welcome!

Sun: 9:45 am Knox Flos Presbyterian Church Services

Sun: 10 am - St. John’s United Church welcomes you for worship. 27 Yonge St. S, Elmvale.

Sun: 11 am Christian Science Society Church services at 159 Collier St. Barrie


DAILY EVENTS - All on the website at with greater information.


May 3 5 to 7 pm Tay Township host the 4th Annual Wye Marsh Fundraising dinner at Oakwood CC 290 Park St. Victoria Harbour. Tickets $20 for adults, $5 for children 05 534 7748

Friday May 3, 7:30pm An Evening of Songs, Stories and Images with Anne Walker Unity United Church 4967 Vasey Road ANNE WALKER’s music is a pleasing blend of folk, country, ballads and blues that explore both the lighter and darker sides of life.  Barbara Benson 705-534-1457 

May 3 10-4 at the Midland C.C. The Joy of Painting Vacation Photos with Marlene Bulas thru Quest Art

May 3,4,5 - 9-10-11-12 - 16-17-18  more adult musical comedy THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE  in which some members of the audience are invited to compete against the  spellers on stage (adult actors  “being” teens) at the Midland CC. 705 361 1882

Sat May 4 at ODAS Park in Orillia, from 9 a.m. –  4:30 p.m.  Sunshine Fibre Fest is a fabulous new fleece and fibre festival coming up this

May 4th 2:00 pm Simcoe County Branch - Ontario Ancestors – The Ontario Genealogical Society meet at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 79 Ferris Lane Barrie, Speaker: Sher Leetooze Topic: Free Sites for Canadian Research  OGS website   0r calling 416-489-0734  X 328   or 1-855-697-6687  X 328 

Sun May 5 10:30 - 2:30 Midland & District Animal Centre of the Ontario SPCA 12th annual “Gardeners’ Gathering” brunch and silent auction Quality Inn & Conference Centre, 924 King Street, Midland Guest Speaker: Master Gardener Charlotte Vorstermans. 705-534-4459. All proceeds from this event go directly to the animals for food, medical care, facility upgrades and upcoming needs

May 5th 10:30 Hike for Hospice at Sunnidale Park 722 5995

Mon May 6 Simcoe County Museum. Beginner Crocheting Class taught by our own talented Ann Marie Kocela. Please bring a 5mm crochet hook (4.5mm-5.5mm) and a large eyed needle.  Doors open at 12:30 pm,  class starting at 1 pm.  Patricia at 705-726-8954 to register or visit 

May 7 Midland Library 7:30 to 9 am Research your business ideas

May 7    Theology on Tap. 7:30 – 9:00 PM at Amiche Social House, 3293 Penetanguishene  Road, in the upper dining area.  This is an opportunity to gather together for an evening of thought-provoking  discussions on faith and life.  Cheers!

May 8: McHappy days at MacDonald’s in Barrie with funds going to RVH’s tiniest patients

May 8 10-Noon at Barrie Legion Barrie Women’s Connection Morning Coffee with Tiffany Cameron demonstrating the arts of facials makeovers and Kathy Priddle Tea Pot and stories  705 735 0926

May 8 7:30 at the Orillia Museum of Art & History 705 326 1259 a lecture on the Art of Money…Dews in of Canadian Coinage

May 10/11 Huge indoor garage Sale at Penetang’s Curling Club

May 11 8-12 noon Midland Curling Club 474 King Street Garage and Bake Sale  Huge Selection of items at very reasonable prices - come and find your bargain. Remember, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure!!

May 11 11-2 Seashells by the Seashore 2019 Tea, Craft & Bake Sale at Wasaga Beach United Church

May 11 12;30 to 4 pm Mother’s Day Luncheon & Fashion Show in Support of Hospice Huronia at the Penetanguishene Legion 705 355 7611

May 11 3-5 at Coldwater Legion 11th-Fundraising Meatroll

May 11 8-12 Midnight. Collingwood Legion  - Country comes to Collingwood music

May 13 9-1 St. Louis Church Plant, Bake and New Again Sale

May 13 Midland Library 7:30 to 9 am The ins and outs of selling online

Mon May 13 Oro-Medonte Community Centre 7:30PM. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Japanese Garden Design - how to bring a touch of Zen to your garden will be presented by Wolfe Bonham of Love, Peace and Landscaping.

Tues May 14, 5:30 p.m. Annual General Meeting Barrie Folk Society at Barrie Public Library (downtown location)

May 14 7:30 pm Midland Cultural Centre Our Health: Navigating Health Care Services for Seniors

Tues, May 14 5:30 p.m.  Barrie Folk Society Annual General Meeting at Barrie Public Library (downtown location) in the Massie Family Room (formerly Georgian Room) The Barrie Folk Society became a not-for-profit incorporation in February 2005 and as such, holds an annual general meeting of its members each year. Barrie Folk Society

May 15 Sweet Pea Boutique Paint Party from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, hosted by St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Avenue, Midhurst Cost $50 includes all supplies Project: Spring 24” Flower Box. Registration in advance, Call Sharon, 705 726 0696. Join the fun! Find your hidden talent!

Thurs May 16 6:30-8 pm Intro to 3D Printing Come to MPL to learn from an expert! Find out about 3D printing, the elements of good 3D design, how to safely operate a 3D printer & get certified to create and print your own projects. Ages: 12+ FREE Program Registration is required. (705) 526-4216 Ext. 3307

May 18 at Coldwater Legion 2-6 pm-Jammin at the Legion

May 22, 1 pm EDGE Spring Flower Show, Elmvale Community Hall Meeting at 7:30pm (705) 322-5317

Thurs May 23 1–3 pm The Simcoe County Quilters’ Guild monthly meeting at the Simcoe County Museum, Midhurst. The annual Merchants Mall will consist of 7 local quilting shops displaying new items and fabrics for sale. New members and visitors ($5.00 fee) are welcome.


Sat May 18-10-2pm, Elmvale Presbyterian Church is holding a BBQ & Bake Sale on the front lawn at 22 Queen St E. Come and join us for hot dogs, hamburgers and refreshments. The proceeds will go to support Wendat, Midland and will take place rain or shine. 

May 25, Oro Fairgrounds, Annual Plant Sale 10 am SHARP preview at 9 am We incorporate a huge selection of healthy perennials and native plants. email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web page

May 25th-Coldwater Legion Duck Race Day Live entertainment in our clubroom by Even Steven

Sat, May 257:00p.m.DESOTOS DANCE 50’s,60’s , Rock & Roll Wasaga Beach  RecPlex, Sponsored by Wasaga Beach United Church Cash bar, Silent Auction, 50-50’s draw Contact: Irene- 705-429-9305

May 25 Yuk Yuk’s onTour at Peter’s Place

May 27 9-1 St. Louis Church Plant, Bake and New Again Sale

June 1 9-12 noon Trunk Sale-May Court Club with over 28 vendors.  80 Bradford St, Barrie front parking lot.  All proceeds to charitable needs.

Sat. June 1. St. Louis Church Spring Plant, Bake & New Again sale  9 am.-1 pm 4th conc. N and Mt. St. Louis Rd, 

June 2nd 8am until 12 noon. annual pancake breakfast at the Elmvale Fire Hall $5 kids $10 adults. Sparky will be in attendance  as well

Monday June 3rd 5:30 pm SCACA Annual Dinner and Meeting with guest speaker: Cheryl Sheridan of The Barn Studio. Our Lady OF Lourdes Roman Catholic Church (106 Yonge Street, Elmvale,) RSVP by May 22nd, 2019. Cheques payable to SCACA c/o Carol Koenig, 1383 Old Second Rd North, Phelpston, 

June 5 Bus Trip, EDGE Toronto Botanical Gardens (705) 322-5317

June 5 2 pm Senior’s Social at the SC Museum. History of the Simcoe county Forests. 705 728 3721

June 7 11:30 to 1:30 Southern Georgian Bay Summer BBQ at the Midland town Dock

June 8th: Buttertart Festival Main Street (King) Midland.

June 19 Pampered Chef Fundraising Show,  7 PM, hosted by St Paul’s Anglican Church, 5 Noraline Ave., Midhurst. Live cooking show! Everyone Welcome!

June 22 Strawberry season is just around the corner.  Can you almost taste them?  Well, bring a friend and join us for St. Paul’s Anglican Church  annual “Strawberry Dinner & Silent Auction” .  Our local strawberries happen only once each year so call 705 812 0116  today to reserve your tickets.  Remember …. No cooking and No dishes!  Now that is a deal!  

June 24 Oro-Medonte Community Centre 7:30PM. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Heritage Trees: the What, the Where and the Why Edith George presents the need for identifying and preserving this special part of our history that is often overlooked and even taken for granted.

June 26, 6:30 pm EDGE Off Site Meeting to Hempola Farm Farming, Products, Future Plans (705) 322-5317

July 5 to 7 Mariposa Festival in Orillia ten stages of the best folk-roots music on the North American scene, along with story, dance and craft.  All categories of ticket are now on sale. Kids 12 & under admitted free. Special hot ticket pricing for youth and young adults. Tent and RV camping available

July 11-14 Edenvale Airport presents Roxodus

July 20 - Burl’s Creek Big Sky Music Festival.

July 23 Jim Cuddy Band

July 24, 6:00 pm EDGE Mystery Garden Tour (Members only) (705) 322-5317

Aug 2-5th 54th Georgian Bay Steam Show Cookstown

Aug 4: Golf Ball drop at Midland Golf and Country Cub. Tickets available thru the GBGH.

Aug 8 to 11 Boots and Hearts at Burl’s Creek Events Grounds

Aug 12 Oro-Medonte Community Centre 7:30PM. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Food for All: the Power of Food and Community. Jacob Kearey -

Moreland of Bass Lake Farms brings stories and visions from the front lines of food insecurity, from Parliament Hill to the Hills of Oro-Medonte.

Aug 23/24 Georgian Triangle Music Festival Wasaga Beach

August 21, 6:00 pm 40th Anniversary Celebrations and Picnic at Heritage Park. Everyone Welcome (705) 322-5317

Aug 30-Sept 2 59th Annual Steam-Era Show at Hume’s Auction Farm Halton Hills

Sept 12  Oro-Medonte Community Centre 7:30PM. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mystical, Magical world of Mushrooms! Bob Bowles will inform you about the species of mushrooms that grow in our area and many interesting facts about them.

September 25, 7:30 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Speaker: Dugald Cameron, Toronto Bulb Society Topic: Planting A Spectacular Spring Garden (705) 322-5317

Oct 5/6 Barrie Molson Centre for the 27th Annual Home and Lifestyle show.

Oct 21  Oro-Medonte Community Centre 7:30PM. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Weeds - the Treasures We Toss. Anna Van Maris of Parklane Landscapes will explain any medicinal properties of weeds, and demonstrate how to make tinctures and oils from garden plants and weeds.

October 23, 7:30 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Speaker: Yvonne Tremblay, Food Writer Topic: Tips and Tricks—Cooking With Fresh Herbs (705) 322-5317

November 27, 6:00 pm EDGE Elmvale Legion, 7 John St., Elmvale Annual Meeting, Election of Officers & Dinner (705) 322-5317

Dec 2  Oro-Medonte Community Centre 7:30PM. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Operation Grow! Kathy Willis is the Executive Director of Huronia Transition Homes (HTH), a charitable organization in Simcoe County working to end all violence against all women.  Find out how a vertical farm and accessible cutting-edge technology help these women blossom.

Feb. 29-March 8 The 2020 edition of the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship — by far the most famous national curling championship on the planet — will be played at the Leon’s Centre in Kingston — almost exactly 12 months from now.