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Sun. 3 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

South Simcoe Theatre presents “Four Play: A Showcase of Play Readings”

Thu. 31 May, 2018 3:00 pm - Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 3:30 pm

May 31 to June 3

South Simcoe Theatre presents “Four Play: A Showcase of Play Readings”

  • Dates: 31 May – 03 Jun, 2018
  • Location: Cookstown
  • Address: South Simcoe Theatre, 1 Hamilton Street
  • Website: http://southsimcoetheatre.com/
  • Phone: 705-458-4432

Every session presents a different set of play readings! The Four Play format presents lightly reheard readings of a variety of works:some old, some new, some rare, some challenging. Playwrights are wanted for this event.

Event Times: 7:00pm and 5:00pm

Admission: $5.00 per play reading session

Georgian College Auto Show

Fri. 1 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 1:00 pm

June 1 to 3 - Georgian College Auto Show

The largest outdoor student-run automotive show in Canada. This year’s event is focused on experiences and innovations in the automotive industry, including:

  • safety technologies
  • fuel advancements
  • the connected car experience
  • new products, services, features and automotive experiences

Georgian College Barrie Campus

One Georgian Dr.

Barrie

705-722-5161; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

34th Annual Beaverton Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale

Sat. 2 Jun, 2018 5:30 am - Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm

Antique Show

June 2 and 3 – 34th Annual Beaverton Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale.  Sat. 9:30am to 4:30pm; Sun. 10am to 4pm. 30+ vendors with a wide range of antiques for show and sale. Admission is $5. Fundraiser for the Beaverton Thorah Eldon Historical Society. Beaverton Thorah Community Centre, 176 Main St., Beaverton

705-426-7808; www.btehs.com.

Celebrate Barrie

Sat. 2 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 2:00 pm

Celebrate Barrie

Kick off the summer festival season at the 18th annual Celebrate Barrie event, happening Saturday, June 2nd from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Centennial Park. The event is free and features fun for all ages.

Experience Barrie’s story through Heritage Village reenactments and hands-on activities provided by over 30 community groups. Discover the unexpected with exhibits that let you get up close and personal with local wildlife, uncover the science behind extreme sports or learn to skateboard & scooter. Inspire your creativity with live entertainment featuring local talent and a market featuring the work of local creators and food vendors.

Activities include:

  • Community Groups offering hands-on activities
  • Inflatables
  • Sciensational Sssnakes
  • Speaking of Wildlife
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Science North
  • Heritage Village
  • Barrie Fire Display
  • Learn to Skateboard & Scooter
  • Live entertainment including a Busker Show
  • Vendor market

 

After a busy day at Celebrate Barrie, bring your blankets and lawn chairs to Centennial Beach and enjoy a film under the stars. This year’s outdoor film will feature “Back to the Future” beginning at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.) on Saturday night, weather permitting.

This year, the 29th annual Barrie Native Friendship Centre (BNFC) Pow Wow is being held in partnership with Celebrate Barrie. It takes place June 2 and 3 at Red Storey Field (125 Dunlop St W) and the theme is Honouring Our Founders. Grand Entry is at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m. on Sunday. Admission to the Pow Wow is $5.

Shuttle Information for June 2

Park at the Bayfield Mall (320 Bayfield St), with easy access from Highway 400, and catch a free bus to Celebrate Barrie and the BNFC Pow Wow. The shuttle will begin service from Bayfield Mall at 9:30 a.m. and the last shuttle will leave Centennial Park at 6:15 p.m. The shuttle bus is accessible and parking at the Bayfield Mall is free. The shuttle stops will be located at Barrie Transit stop #203 on Coulter Street behind the Bayfield Mall, Victoria Street across from Centennial Park, and Dunlop Street at Eccles Street for Red Storey Field. Shuttle service will also be available on Sunday between the Bayfield Mall and the Pow Wow.

For complete details on how you can join the celebration, visit www.barrie.ca/CelebrateBarrie.

The Link Open House

Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 5:00 am - 10:00 am

The Link Open House and Reopening Celebration of Routes and Hospice Georgina.

Jun 3, 2018 - 09:00am to 02:00pm

Come out to The Link Open House and Reopening Celebrations for Routes Connecting Communities and Hospice Georgina ...ribbon cutting for our newest tenants happens at 11 am with cake/refreshments/tours and prizes.

Name: 

Michele Vandentillaart

Phone: 

9057228507

Email: 

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Location address:

20849 Dalton Rd, Keswick, ON L4P 3E9

CFUW Orillia Annual Homes Tour and Tea

Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

June 3

CFUW Orillia Annual Homes Tour and Tea – June 3 2018

Tour five outstanding local homes, and attend the Tea at Fern Resort. Proceeds fund scholarships for young women seeking post-secondary education. Passports are $30, available May 1st at local merchants.  For information, call Roline at 705-327-0327 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our website at http://www.cfuworillia.org/ . Raffle tickets are available from CFUW members, Farmers’ Markets in May and local merchants. Get yours early as both Raffle Tickets and Passports are limited.

2018 Aurora Chamber Street Festival

Sun. 3 Jun, 2018 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

2018 Aurora Chamber Street Festival

When: Sunday, June 3, 2018

Time: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Yonge Street (between Wellington Street and Murray Drive), Aurora, ON

Cost: Free Admission and Free Parking (Side Streets)

Why Attend? The Festival is a great way to connect with community members, learn more about local organizations, support local businesses, get fresh air and exercise while enjoying the sights, sounds, smells and shopping on the street. Discover a wide variety of vendors from far and wide, showcasing amazing products and services, special festival deals, giveaways and more. 

The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is proud to present York Region’s largest community event, the Aurora Chamber Street Festival, held annually on the first Sunday in June. The Festival is a fun-filled family event for all ages with 500+ vendors, fantastic street performers, live music, food galore and so much more. Yonge Street is closed to traffic between Wellington Street and Murray Drive, allowing vendors and visitors full access to the street. Plan to attend rain or shine. Free parking and admission.

www.aurorachamber.on.ca/street-festival

Mon. 4 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Tue. 5 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Wed. 6 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Spring Automotive Flea Market

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm

June 7 to 10 - Spring Automotive Flea Market

Everything from collectibles and classic cars to those hard to find car parts. If you can’t find it here, you can’t find it anywhere. It’s a car lover’s dream – Car Sales Corral, Show & Shine and thousands of vendors. Bring your friends and family and stay in our convenient campground. General Admission - $10pp. Daily parking - $5 Weekend pass $20. Weekend pass with parking $25.

Burl’s Creek Event Grounds,

180 Line 8 South, Oro-Medonte

Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Mon. 18 Jun, 2018 6:00 pm

June 7 to 18 – Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival
Free concerts, free parking, on-site BBQ. Splash pools, day slips for boaters, lakeside fishing. Multi-culture restaurants, great hotels, gift shopping. Walking trails, bicycle paths, nearby golf resorts.

While the main stage is in Heritage Park, Downtown Barrie, there are some great concerts in the communities of Alliston, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Georgina, Innisfil, Midland, and Orillia – at venues such as the Gibson Centre For Community, Arts & Culture and the Barrie Yacht Club.

Performers include The Skyliners Big Band, “We Walk the Line” - Johnny Cash Show, The Blues Birds, Mudmen Show.

barriejazzbluesfest.com

Fri. 8 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Spring Automotive Flea Market

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm

June 7 to 10 - Spring Automotive Flea Market

Everything from collectibles and classic cars to those hard to find car parts. If you can’t find it here, you can’t find it anywhere. It’s a car lover’s dream – Car Sales Corral, Show & Shine and thousands of vendors. Bring your friends and family and stay in our convenient campground. General Admission - $10pp. Daily parking - $5 Weekend pass $20. Weekend pass with parking $25.

Burl’s Creek Event Grounds,

180 Line 8 South, Oro-Medonte

Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Mon. 18 Jun, 2018 6:00 pm

June 7 to 18 – Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival
Free concerts, free parking, on-site BBQ. Splash pools, day slips for boaters, lakeside fishing. Multi-culture restaurants, great hotels, gift shopping. Walking trails, bicycle paths, nearby golf resorts.

While the main stage is in Heritage Park, Downtown Barrie, there are some great concerts in the communities of Alliston, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Georgina, Innisfil, Midland, and Orillia – at venues such as the Gibson Centre For Community, Arts & Culture and the Barrie Yacht Club.

Performers include The Skyliners Big Band, “We Walk the Line” - Johnny Cash Show, The Blues Birds, Mudmen Show.

barriejazzbluesfest.com

SPRING BOAT, COTTAGE & OUTDOOR SHOW

Fri. 8 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 2:00 pm

Jun 08- Jun 10

- SPRING BOAT, COTTAGE & OUTDOOR SHOW

Great in-water selection of new and pre-owned private and dealer boats, cottage and outdoor product displays, marine safety demonstrations, artists and artisans, variety of vendors and more. Organized by Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Port of Orillia and waterfront parks, Centennial Drive, Lake Couchiching, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Fri: Noon - 8:00 pm / Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm / Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Barrie Pride Parade & Festival

Fri. 8 Jun, 2018 10:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 1:00 pm

June 8 to 10

Barrie Pride Parade & Festival

In just four years we have developed into the largest Pride Parade North of Toronto.

Join us for Barrie Pride Festival and Parade 2018, our one day of festivities and celebrations has turned into three. 

Sign up and be a part of the festival, come be a vendor, volunteer or support our festivities.

Be a part of the parade June 10th and show your Pride. 

First 3-day LGBT Festival in Barrie and Simcoe County

Barrie Pride
5th Annual Pride Parade

JUNE 10, 2018 @ 2PM

Barrie Pride Parade - Sat., June 9

12 PM Noon: Registration opens at Tiffin Boat Launch

12 PM – 2 PM: Float setup, marchers assemble

2 PM: Parade Begins

Route:
Tiffin Boat Launch, Bradford St., Simcoe St., Bayfield St., Dunlop St. E., Mulcaster St., Heritage Park. Approx 2.5 km route.

VENDOR HOURS

Friday, June 8th - 2:00PM to 8:00PM (Vendor Booths)

Saturday, June 9th - 11:00AM to 8:00PM (Vendor & Nonprofits Booths)

Sunday, June 10th - 11:00AM to 6:00PM (Vendor & Nonprofits Booths)

http://www.barriepride.com/parade-festival/

Sat. 9 Jun, 2018

‘The Mindful Project’

Tue. 1 May, 2018 12:00 pm - Thu. 28 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

‘The Mindful Project’

Showcasing 2nd Annual Art Exhibition and exploring the expressive and cathartic process of creating and sharing art.

The Old Town Hall Gallery is calling all artists and makers using art as an expression to process or express feelings related to mental health and wellness. Themes include: Situational or personal trauma, forms of mediation, meditation and relaxation.

The exhibition will be from May 1st to June 28, 2018

Newmarket Old Town Hall 460 botsford Street Ontario L3Y 1T1

Hours: Monday to Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recreation and Culture Department

905-953-5313 or 905-715-6405

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Heritage Art Contest

Fri. 4 May, 2018 6:00 pm - Tue. 31 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

Town Of Newmarket Heritage Art Contest

Announcing the Town of Newmarket’s 2018 Heritage Art Contest.  Focus on the heritage of the Town of Newmarket. This may include, but is not limited to, the Municipality’s culture, society, economy, history, significant events, architecture or natural environment (past or present). The contest is open to all residents of the Province of Ontario.

Artwork will be on display the first week of May until July 31, 2018.

Elman W. Campbell Museum or at the Newmarket Recreation and Culture Department, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket. For more information call (905) 953-5314 ext. 2831 or visit Newmarket.ca/museum.

Pastel Artists Canada

Thu. 10 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sat. 4 Aug, 2018 12:00 pm

May 10 – August 4, 2018

Pastel Artists Canada

27th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale

Join us for a number of events planned during the exhibition:

Artist Reception- Awards Presentation & Silent Auction: Sat May 26: 1 – 4

Paint around Event: Tues May 29: 1 – 2 pm

Ways of Seeing Art Talk: The Pastel Story: Pigment & Art talk with Suzanne Godbout: Wed May 30: 6 – 7:30 pm

Guided art tours with Master Pastel Artists Ruth Rodgers, Kathy Hildebrandt and Robin Nyikos:

Mon May 28:  12 – 12:30 pm

Fri June 1st: 11:30am – 12 pm

Wed June 20: 1 – 3 pm

Pastel Artist Docent in the Gallery – Jennifer Assinck

May 16, 1-3 pm, & June 13:  6 – 7:30 pm

Aurora Cultural Centre, http://auroraculturalcentre.ca, 905-713-1818

Gallery Hours: Admission is Free | All Welcome

Monday: Closed

Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm

Primordial Waters

Mon. 21 May, 2018 6:00 am - Sun. 15 Jul, 2018 12:00 pm

To July 15 - Primordial Waters

Explores the importance of habitat and our spiritual connection to water, focusing on Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Orillia Museum of Art and History, 30 Peter Street South

705-326-2159; orilliamuseum.org

Spring Automotive Flea Market

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm

June 7 to 10 - Spring Automotive Flea Market

Everything from collectibles and classic cars to those hard to find car parts. If you can’t find it here, you can’t find it anywhere. It’s a car lover’s dream – Car Sales Corral, Show & Shine and thousands of vendors. Bring your friends and family and stay in our convenient campground. General Admission - $10pp. Daily parking - $5 Weekend pass $20. Weekend pass with parking $25.

Burl’s Creek Event Grounds,

180 Line 8 South, Oro-Medonte

Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival

Thu. 7 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Mon. 18 Jun, 2018 6:00 pm

June 7 to 18 – Barrie Jazz & Blues Festival
Free concerts, free parking, on-site BBQ. Splash pools, day slips for boaters, lakeside fishing. Multi-culture restaurants, great hotels, gift shopping. Walking trails, bicycle paths, nearby golf resorts.

While the main stage is in Heritage Park, Downtown Barrie, there are some great concerts in the communities of Alliston, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Georgina, Innisfil, Midland, and Orillia – at venues such as the Gibson Centre For Community, Arts & Culture and the Barrie Yacht Club.

Performers include The Skyliners Big Band, “We Walk the Line” - Johnny Cash Show, The Blues Birds, Mudmen Show.

barriejazzbluesfest.com

SPRING BOAT, COTTAGE & OUTDOOR SHOW

Fri. 8 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 2:00 pm

Jun 08- Jun 10

- SPRING BOAT, COTTAGE & OUTDOOR SHOW

Great in-water selection of new and pre-owned private and dealer boats, cottage and outdoor product displays, marine safety demonstrations, artists and artisans, variety of vendors and more. Organized by Orillia District Chamber of Commerce. Port of Orillia and waterfront parks, Centennial Drive, Lake Couchiching, 705-326-4424 or 1-888-326-4424 (Fri: Noon - 8:00 pm / Sat: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm / Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Barrie Pride Parade & Festival

Fri. 8 Jun, 2018 10:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 1:00 pm

June 8 to 10

Barrie Pride Parade & Festival

In just four years we have developed into the largest Pride Parade North of Toronto.

Join us for Barrie Pride Festival and Parade 2018, our one day of festivities and celebrations has turned into three. 

Sign up and be a part of the festival, come be a vendor, volunteer or support our festivities.

Be a part of the parade June 10th and show your Pride. 

First 3-day LGBT Festival in Barrie and Simcoe County

Barrie Pride
5th Annual Pride Parade

JUNE 10, 2018 @ 2PM

Barrie Pride Parade - Sat., June 9

12 PM Noon: Registration opens at Tiffin Boat Launch

12 PM – 2 PM: Float setup, marchers assemble

2 PM: Parade Begins

Route:
Tiffin Boat Launch, Bradford St., Simcoe St., Bayfield St., Dunlop St. E., Mulcaster St., Heritage Park. Approx 2.5 km route.

VENDOR HOURS

Friday, June 8th - 2:00PM to 8:00PM (Vendor Booths)

Saturday, June 9th - 11:00AM to 8:00PM (Vendor & Nonprofits Booths)

Sunday, June 10th - 11:00AM to 6:00PM (Vendor & Nonprofits Booths)

http://www.barriepride.com/parade-festival/

Georgina by the Lake House Tour 2018

Sat. 9 Jun, 2018 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

June 9 - Georgina by the Lake House Tour 2018. 

Explore the south shore of Lake Simcoe while on a self-guided tour of eight stunning homes in Georgina.  Ranging from historic to eclectic to brand new these homes will spark ideas for decor and landscaping. 

Tickets are $30 until June 1; $35 after June 1.  They are available now at Eventbrite.ca and starting in May at Village Traditions in Sutton, Lake Simcoe Arms and Pepperwood Design in Jackson’s Point and Team Peroff- Keller Williams Realty Centres in Keswick.

BWG Trails Day and the 17th Annual Mayor’s Hike for Health

Sat. 9 Jun, 2018 7:00 am

June 9

To celebrate June is Recreation & Parks Month, the Town of BWG is hosting Trails Day and the 17th Annual Mayor’s Hike for Health. All event activities are free to all participants.

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018 

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location: Scanlon Creek Conservation Area

Details: 

The Town of BWG has partnered with Scanlon Creek to offer this free event to the community.  Parking will be free for this event.

The event will include a guided hike, a free barbeque lunch and other entertainment and activities. 

Contact

Bethany Kuboniwa,

Leisure Events & Marketing Coordinator

905-775-2162 x. 5102

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Wheels & Tracks

Sat. 9 Jun, 2018 8:00 am - Sun. 10 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm

June 9 and 10 - Wheels & Tracks

Simcoe County’s largest sandbox comes alive as

bulldozers, graders, crushers, and more operate

throughout the grounds

10am to 4pm

Simcoe County Museum, 1151 ON-26, Minesing

705-728-3721; museum.simcoe.ca

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