Connecting Lake Simcoe's Community

Month Flat Week Day

Coldwater's Annual Duck Races

All day

May 27

Coldwater's Annual Duck Races

Buy your ticket from the Lion’s Club for your chance to race your duck down the Coldwater River to win great prizes.  Lots of activities for the family, and view the ducks being dumped into the river right from the Mill grounds.

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Coldwater Classic Car Show

All day

Sept. 17
13th Annual Coldwater Classic Car Show
Come out and enjoy the 13th Annual Coldwater Classic Car Show!
Show off your ride or look around at the 500 cars on site, there are games for the kids and BBQ from the Midland Boy Scouts and all your favourite locations in Coldwater to checkout during the day!
Children under 12 get in FREE
Win thousands of dollars in prizes like car products, hardware items, tools, appliances, etc., and try for your chance to win the grand prize of a brand new classic engine rebuild, valued at $2,250!
This great family event is coordinated by a group of local car enthusiasts looking to support to Coldwater Minor Sports teams.

coldwatervillage.com

Beaverton Winter Carnival

All day

Feb. 3
Beaverton Winter Carnival
This event, run by the Beaverton Lions, starts with a pancake breakfast, community bake sale and silent auction. Fun family activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, wheelbarrow races, ice slides, zorb balls, face painting, mini golf, tug of war, a donut-on-a-string eating contest and sled races. Chili, stew, hot dogs and hot drinks—and warming stations—will take the chill off. Prizes for all kids. 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Several locations, Beaverton, beavertonlions.ca/events

YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka - “Move to Give”

All day

1 day, 8 locations and a whole lot of fun

Choose how you MOVE and fundraise to GIVE back to your community. Funds raised help ensure the people in our community can access YMCA programs and services, empowering them to live healthier lives and reach their full potential.

The fourth annual YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka fundraiser called “Move to Give” will take place simultaneously in eight communities within our region. To kick start this massive fundraising event, 78 YMCA Child Care and school age programs across Simcoe/Muskoka hosted a mini fundraiser called “Moving and Grooving.” Children and their families collected “change to make change" in their communities across the region and raised over $24,000 towards the event goal of $100,000.

Move to Give participants will keep the momentum going on April 7 by challenging themselves physically while at the same time, giving back to their community.

For a full list of activities happening at each YMCA location across Simcoe/Muskoka go to: https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=232533&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=https%3a%2f%2fwww.google.ca%2fhttps://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=232533&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=https%3a%2f%2fwww.google.ca%2f

We hope to see you at the YMCA on April 7!

ClearWater Farm Water Walk

All day

June 23 – ClearWater Farm Water Walk
Free, fun, family-friendly learning event for the whole community. 8am to 2pm
Start: Willow Beach Park with a 1 km walk along Lake Drive to ClearWater Farm.
8 am: Check in at Willow Beach Park,
8:45 am: An Elder from the Chippewas of Georgina Island leads a water prayer and blessing;
9:30 am: The ClearWater Farm Water Walk begins.

Led by Chippewas water keepers, kids and their families will walk along the shores of Lake Simcoe to ClearWater Farm where they will visit four interactive, hands-on learning stations themed around Water, Earth, Food and Community. They’ll enjoy a free lunch and then retrace their steps back to Willow Beach Park. And there is more…

From tragedy can come hope. Businesses are sponsoring this event to help rebuild the ClearWater Farm Barn that burned down accidentally in 2016 as an amazing interactive education space for children. As Georgina’s newest community asset, ClearWater Farm is a place for experiential learning connecting nature, food, community and eco-friendly technology.

481 Lake Dr E, Willow Beach, Georgina

ontariowatercentre.ca

Tap Into Maple 2019

Fri. 1 Mar, 2019 10:00 am - Tue. 30 Apr, 2019 5:00 pm

Tap Into Maple 2019 – March 1 – April 30

Central Ontario’s Maple Syrup Festival, Trail, and Celebrations – Tap Into Maple 2019!

Join us on the sweetest route in Central Ontario. This self driving route is the best way to experience Canada’s greatest product; maple syrup. Experience and learn all about maple and the Canadian tradition of harvesting this sweet sap.

Located in Simcoe County and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country is the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple. Some of our local maple syrup producers have been harvesting the sap for over 100 years. Throughout those years the producers and local businesses have been more and more creative with their products and the different uses of maple, be sure to join us this year for new events, activities and packages.

https://www.ontarioslakecountry.com/tap-into-maple/

Art Exhibition by Retired Teachers of Ontario York Region Chapter 34

Mon. 4 Mar, 2019 4:00 pm - Mon. 25 Mar, 2019 8:00 pm

Please note Exhibition is open during Newmarket Old Town Hall hours only.

2019 03 10 art show poster

Watershedsci - Art and Science

Sat. 9 Mar, 2019 10:00 am - Sat. 27 Apr, 2019 4:00 pm

March 9 - April 27, 2019

Watershedsci

Artists of the Simcoe Watershed Art Project and scientists of Lakehead University

13 artists, 2 scientists, 1 curator from Central Counties responding to the environmental concerns and the state of our water.

A collaboration between artists of the Simcoe Watershed Art Project and scientists of Lakehead University with guest curator Judith Gibson-Vick. An exhibition encouraging conversation about the quality of water and how human activities affect the balance

Galleries are free of admission. All welcome!

Closed Monday

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturdays: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre

22 Church St.

905-713-1818; auroraculturalcentre.ca

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