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First market of the season!
Local veggies, meats, fruits & berries, baking, maple syrup, herbs & flowers, organic products!
Opens May 22, 2020 - to Thanksgiving
Friday 11 am - 4 pm
At the former Anna's Shell station,
Hwy 60 at Stafford Street
Behind the Township Office
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Opening Date TBA
Saturday 9 am - 1 pm
Music jam at 10 am
At Hoch Park - Hwy 60 at the flashing light
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June, 2020 - Thanksgiving
Saturday 8 - 11:30 am
Across from Hudson House, near the bridge
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End of June 2020 to Thanksgiving
Fridays 2 pm to 6 pm
Legion Field ball park
8 Foran St.
Now open for 2020
Locally Grown Produce
Picked fresh on market morning
Locally produced quality creations
Wednesday and Saturday
9:00 a.m. to noon
Mid-may to mid-October
As restrictions begin to lift, we hope some of the annual events we enjoy will be able to go ahead this year. We will keep our Annual Events page updated as information becomes available.
This gardening season why not plant an extra row of your favourite vegetables for the MV Food Bank?
Harvest can be dropped off at 188 Paugh Lake Rd on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of any month.
Your Seedlings Can Help People Grow Their Own Food
As you sow your indoor seedlings over the next few weeks, please sow extras to donate the resulting transplants to Food Bank clients.
To donate your seedlings,
Simply label them and drop them off at 188 Paugh Lake Rd in Barry’s Bay, on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. For further information, please call Terry Newcombe at 613-756-3344.
Open 1st & 3rd Mon of every month
Please Support your Food Bank
Non-perishable food items can be dropped of at the Killaloe Hardware Store
Money donations can be mailed to
Killaloe Area Food Bank
C/O P.O. Box 162
Killaloe Ontario K0J2A0.
Open 3rd & 4th Wed of every month
10 am - 12 noon
Provides temporary food relief to individuals and families in Barry’s Bay, Combermere, Wilno, Palmer Rapids, Madawaska and Whitney areas. The area defined by the 756, 758 & 637 telephone exchanges
Open 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
* 1st & 3rd Tuesday in December *
Please arrive no earlier than 8:30 am.
Cars will be directed to line up in St. Lawrence O'Toole parking lot.
Pre-packed boxes of food will be placed into your vehicle or cart upon arriving at the front of the Food Bank.
E-mail transfers: email@example.com (Preferred)
Mail: Box 161, Barry’s Bay, Ont. K0J 1B0
We know of these services and special arrangements intended to help with Physical Distancing.
Please email us if you know of help being offered in your area.
Volunteers helping neighbours. - Madawaska Valley
If you need groceries or medications picked up in Madawaska Valley these people will help. Call Paula at 613-334-0542.
Eganville and Area Help Network
Post on the page for help from community angels - groceries, pharmacy, errands.
Shopping Times for Seniors
ValuMart, Barry's Bay ~ 7 - 8 am
Metro, Barry's Bay ~ 8 - 9 am
Lorraine's Pharmasave ~ 9 - 10 am
Eganville Foodland ~ 8 - 9 am
Eganville Freshmart has no special time but recommends shopping 7 to 9 am or in the evening. They are posting updates on their Facebook page.
A shout-out to everyone who is working to keep people informed during this uncomfortable time.
Renfrew County and District Health Unit has links to the self-assessment tool, information about self-isolating, information for businesses and more.
Madawaska Valley Current has extensive information about what is happening and how to access services you may need.
Google, of course. Many businesses and organizations are updating their websites to let you know what their current situation.
Facebook, also of course. Many businesses and organizations post their latest information there.
Municipal offices and many other offices are closed to the public, but available by phone and email. Contact information for municipal offices is here.
Hospital and medical care - generally only providing urgent or emergency care.
Restaurants - providing take-out only, but some are closed. Mad Valley Current has more specific information
Grocery stores, other businesses - are generally open; some are providing early-hour times restricted to seniors and other at-risk people.
Municipal facilities, recreation halls, churches are closed.
At AlgonquinEast.com we are committed to providing information for the benefit of those who visit our site, not just those who advertise on it. So we provide all the information we can uncover about what's happening and what's interesting in our area.
If you are a local resident, we hope you'll use the site to remind you of events and experiences you want to enjoy.
If you're a visitor, we want the site to help you get the most from your visit.
AlgonquinEast.com is locally owned and operated.
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