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Events ~ What's Happening & What's Coming Up
Recreation & Learning Classes, workshops, activities
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre
Monday & Wednesday - 7 pm
Starting Monday March 9
Ending Wed. April 29
BLR Community Centre
Tuesday & Thursday - 7 pm
Starting Tues. March 10
Ending Thurs. April 30
Bring water bottle and wear comfortable clothes and shoes
for more into, call Norma Woods at 613-583-7971 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A combination of High Intensity Interval Training and Strength building using videos and coaching.
Bring comfortable clothes, running shoes, towel, a variety of hand weights and water.
Small weekly donation each session towards the Game On Program and Summer Camp much appreciated
Walking in the halls for all ages.
Free!! Everyone Welcome!!
Just sign in and walk.
Please bring indoor shoes.
Cancellations March 12, 17 & 19 for March break
Give Scottish Country Dancing a try!
You'll dance lively Reels, Jigs and elegant Strathspeys.
Everyone will be new and learning at the same time, so give it a go!
Your first class is free! Then $6 per class or $75 for the full session.
No partner or previous experience required. Just wear comfortable clothes and soft soled shoes.
Classes cancelled for now because the Lions' Hall is closed
'Ease on down' into those familiar Zumba grooves!
Classes continue through May on Monday & Wednesday
$100 Session rate for one class per week
Adult Dance Classes
Also French Classes
For schedule & pricing, see the website (address below).
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
Board Games Night
Everything Thursday evening - 6 pm, beginning Oct. 3.
Brown Bag Lunch
Last Wednesday of every month at 12 noon at the Killaloe Library (lower level) - watch an inspiring and informative online talk followed by discussion. Bring your lunch and join the conversation!
One-on-one computer tutorials - you choose what you want to learn.
Call for an appointment- 613-757-2211
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 - Returns Wed. Sept. 26 at 10:15 am
Please join me at our reading and storytelling time for babies and children every Wednesday from 10:15 to 11:00 am. For infants up to pre-kindergarteners,
E-ResourcesAccess to over 10,000 magazine, newspaper and journal articles. Free downloads of audio books and Ebooks, as well as free access to Ancestry.com.
MONDAYS IN MARCH- COLOUR ME HAPPY! 1-3PM
Come wash away the winter blues by painting and creating with happy colours. Free and inclusive! Coffee will be on! Hosted by Marlene Gould.
WED MAR 4TH- PURIM PARTY- 6-8 PM
Come learn about the Jewish celebration Purim with Miss Mira Davis! Snacks, story and craft will be supplied. Open to everyone, and free!
MAR 12th & 26TH- SKYPE-IN WITH AUTHOR DANIELLE MCLAUGHLIN-
Join us as we Skype-In with Danielle McLaughlin as she discusses her book Freedom of Expression- Deal With it Before You Are Censored! Not to be missed! Thursday March 12th skype-in is geared towards families and kids at 5 pm, with an adult version taking place on Thursday March 26th at 3:30 pm!
MAR 16TH -19TH -CBC CANADA READS DEBATES- LIVE STREAMING!
Come to BUPL to listen and/or watch the live debates, mornings at 11 am from March 16th- March 19th. WHO WILL BE THE VICTOR!?
The short list is as follows:
- From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle, defended by George Canyon
- Radicalized by Cory Doctorow, defended by Akil Augustine
- Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles, defended by Alayna Fender
- Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson, defended by Kaniehtiio Horn
MAR 16TH -20TH -MARCH BREAK MADNESS
Join us for March Break programming! Something for everyone, all week long! Some registration required. Please call or email to sign-up or for more information!
Mon Mar 16th @ 1 pm- Paint Workshop, registration required
Tue Mar 17th @ 1 pm- St. Patrick's Day Crafting and Scavenger Hunt
Wed Mar 18th @ 1 pm- Bingo, registration required
Thu Mar 19th @ 1 pm- 1st Day of Spring Fun! with special guest Val
Fri Mar 20th @ 10:30 am- BIAK Indigenous Teachings
SAT APR 4TH @ 1PM- AUTHOR TALK WITH HEATHER INWOOD-MONTROSE
Come meet and greet local author and yoga instructor Heather Inwood-Montrose and hear about her recently self-published book, Luminous Soul, A Guide Book to Personal Energy Nourishment.
She'll be here Saturday April 4th from 1-3 pm where she'll chat about her work, offer a short practice from one of the meditations in the book, and of course have a signing and sale. (You can redeem you pre-ordered purchase from Amazon, too!)
FRI APR 3RD & 17TH- MAKER TECH DAYS- REGISTER NOW!
Sign-up for a fun morning of tech experiments at BUPL! Hacking and STEM fun guaranteed
BUPL is the satellite office for The Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County. If you or someone you know is in need of support services, please don't hesitate to contact BUPL or Jancy Brown direct at email@example.com
(CHRONICLES OF) YARNIA
A knitting, crocheting, and yarn club for all skill levels. BYOH/N (Bring Your Own Hooks/Needles), we have tons of yarn!
STORY TIME WITH CLEMENTINE- TUESDAYS AT 11AM
Join BUPL for this 8 week session on hamster habits, lifestyle, and learn about our very own library hamster, Clementine! Session starts Tuesday, September 3rd.
PRE-TEEN/TEEN NIGHT RESUMES! WED. SEP. 4th
Youth Advisory Committee nominations and elections take place on on the 4th at 5pm, and carries on at 5pm throughout the school year. Teen fun starts at 6!
EGANVILLE PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
An inclusive club for all levels and skills! This month the focus is on
light. Bring 3 photos to share with the others. 7-9 pm! Hosted by Gregg Parsons.
Join us every third Wednesday of the month from 7-9 pm and talk photography! Open to all, and completely free!
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!
Nationally recognized certification.
Courses always running in the area. Small groups. Fun, friendly and dynamic sessions.
WHIMS & GPS also available.
Forts & Fairies - Wear your best Pjs & bring along your favourite stuffed animal
March 17 - 6 to 7 pm - Ages 3 - 8
Saturdays - 2 - 4 pm
5 years and up
Toddler Time - Every Friday from January 17th to February 28th
A chance for kids to visit the library for programming exclusively for them. There will be story time, crafts, and music to help educate and entertain the kids.
Story and Craft Hour
1 to 2 pm
Wednesdays - 3 - 6 years old
Thursdays - 7 - 12 years old
First Nations Early On Program
Monday, February 24,- 10:00 am
Join us for Indigenous crafts, stories and teachings.This program is presented by BIAK (Bonnechere Inodewiziwin Abinodjinjish Kikinamagan) Early On, Child & Family Centre. Recommended but not limited to children up to 6 years.Please register for this program by contacting the library.
Saturday Story Time
10 to 10:30 am - ages 3 to 6
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
Zumba and Boot Camp
Wed ~ 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Activities Plus provides:
• Personal computer training
• Online training & webinars
• Wi-Fi connections
Call for more information
Palmer Rapids & Area Lions Club
at the Combermere Community Centre
Doors open at 6 pm
Bingo starts at 7 pmMakwa Center
Barry's Bay Legion
Thursday Dec. 5
Want To Dig Up Roots In Your Family Tree?
We meet to help one another solve puzzles in our genealogy research
3rd Wednesday of every month. No meeting in December
New members are always welcome.
Lester Smith - 10 to 11 am
Madawaska Community Centre - 1 to 2 pm
For for information, call 613-757-3108 x 222
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