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Home ~ Welcome to Algonquin East

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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.

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Farmers Markets
Every Fri, Every Sat, May 22 to Oct 12

First market of the season!

Local veggies, meats, fruits & berries, baking, maple syrup, herbs & flowers, organic products!

Barry's Bay
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
Click for website

Killaloe
Opening Date TBA
Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

Music jam at 10 am
Heritage Museum
At Hoch Park - Hwy 60 at the flashing light
Click for website

Combermere
June, 2020 - Thanksgiving
Saturday 8 - 11:30 am

Across from Hudson House, near the bridge
Click for website

Eganville
End of June 2020 to Thanksgiving
Fridays 2 pm to 6 pm
Legion Field ball park
8 Foran St.
eganvillefarmersmarket.com


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Pembroke Farmers Market
Every Wed, Every Sat, May 16 to Mar 31

Now open for 2020

Locally Grown Produce
Picked fresh on market morning

Handmade Products
Locally produced quality creations

Wednesday and Saturday
9:00 a.m. to noon
Mid-may to mid-October

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Annual Event Cancellations

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.

Stay safe!

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Covid-19 in Numbers

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

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

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Seedling Share & Grow a Row
Madawaska Valley

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.

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Killaloe Area Food Bank
1st Mon, 3rd Mon, Apr 20
12 North St, Killaloe
3:30 - 5:30 pm

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.

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Eganville Food Bank
3rd Wed, 4th Wed, Apr 22
10 am - 12 noon

Open 3rd & 4th Wed of every month

10 am - 12 noon

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Madawaska Valley Food Bank
2nd Tue, 4th Tue, Apr 28
19460 Opeongo Line, Barry's Bay
9:30 - 11:30 am

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.

DONATIONS:
E-mail transfers: mvfoodbank@gmail.com (Preferred)
Mail: Box 161, Barry’s Bay, Ont. K0J 1B0

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Help and Special Arrangements

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.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/566504380882241/

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.


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Local Information Sources

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.

The Wilno Community Billboard and Whats up in the Madawaska Valley Area are posting local updates.

The Eganville Leader and Moose FM have lots of local info.

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.


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Cancellations & Closures

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.

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About Us

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.

Please contact us with information about your events, your business, or your organization.

613-281-9254
info@algonquineast.com

Note: to contact Algonquin Provincial Park, see
www.algonquinpark.on.ca

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Madawaska Valley Current

Free online news source for Madawaska Valley and area. Balanced and stimulating local coverage of community growth,

Mountainview Cottage Resort

613-625-2971
Family resort on 1,100 foot sand beach on Golden Lake. Housekeeping cottages, trailer camp ground. Great for

Algonquin Bound

637-5508
Canoe and fishing outfitter. Two great locations: Madawaska and Barron Canyon Rd.

Opeongo Seniors' Centre

613-756-0554
A drop-in centre and meeting place for seniors in Barry's Bay and surrounding area. Exercise and activity programs,

Stuart Log Cottage

613-628-3311
An Authentic Log Cabin Experience. On the shore of Mink Lake, in a private wooded setting, this authentic log cabin is

Barry's Bay & Area Public Library

613-756-2000
Summer activities program for children, Internet access, word processing, books for all ages, memberships

Barry's Bay Senior Home Support

756-2772
Subsidized transportation for seniors, information & referral services, co-ordinate

Madawaska Kanu Centre

613-756-3620
Learn from the river, with the river. Come paddle with us at our wilderness resort on the Madawaska River! MKC provides