Community Messages

Tuesday, June 18
05:00 PM

Fundraiser for Friends of the Muskoka Watershed on SS Biwin

05:00 PM — 06:30 PM

https://friendsofthemuskokawatershed.org/event/sail-with-friends-on-the-ss-bigwin/    The S.S. Bigwin is hosting a fundraising event for Friends of the Muskoka Watershed on Tuesday, June 18th at 5:00 p.m. The tickets are $50.00 which includes the 1 1/2 hour cruise, appetizers and a non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage. (further beverages can be purchased) Included also is a talk with Dr. Norman Yan about the history, health and welfare of  Lake of Bays and its hopeful future If interested, please call or come by the office to buy your tickets (there are only 12 left!) The address of the office is 126 Kimberley Ave, Bracebridge, ON or call (705) 640-0948   

Location/Venue Name
SS Bigwin

  • 1040 Main St, Dorset, P0A 1E0
07:00 PM

Garden Paint Party

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society invites you to take up painting and try on being an artist this month. On Tuesday, June 18th, Nancy Hunter, a well known local artist will teach us to make a floral water colour. Nancy is fun and fantastic at leading paint parties.  All skill levels will be able to participate, and produce a 5x7 floral painting to take home.  Space is limited to 30, so please RSVP your attendance so as not to be disappointed!  Reserve a spot by contacting Pat Wright at pwright000@hotmail.com or 705-689-1263. Or come along for the fun of observing on Tuesday, June 18, 7 p.m. at the Seniors Centre, 480 First St. N., Gravenhurst.  Members: $2; Guests: $5 The Horticultural Society rents space from the Seniors Centre in Gravenhurst and meets on the third Tuesday of March, April, May, June, September, October and November. The Society hosts a plant sale in May, a Garden Show & competition in August and a photography contest in November. Guest speakers are brought in three or four times a year. Members garden together every second Friday morning at the Main Street Park where the members have over past years tended the gardens. After gardening the members have lunch at the Impact Café which provides free noon hour meals on Fridays courtesy of the District of Muskoka. The next Gardening Together happens on Friday, June 21 at 9:30 a.m. Meet at the Main Street gardens. This is a great way to get involved in the community, get some exercise and have lunch. Just show up and introduce yourself. For more info contact Pat Wright at: pwright000@hotmail.com or 705-689-1263  

Location/Venue Name
Gravenhurst Seniors Active Living Centre

  • 480 First Street North, Gravenhurst, P1P 1H4
Sunday, June 23
10:00 AM

Parry Sound 150th Anniversary

10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

Parry Sound's St Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Celebrates 150 Years since the first church building was complete. There will be a mass celebrated by Bishop Miehm at 52 Church Street in Parry Sound at 10am. It will be followed by a BBQ. All are welcome. 

Location/Venue Name
St Peter the Apostle Catholic Church

  • 52 Church Street, Parry Sound, P2A 1Y7
Tuesday, June 25
07:00 PM

Bracebridge Horticultural Society General Meeting

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Margaret McLaren will present "Monarch Butterflies" at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 at the Bracebridge Active Living Centre, 54 Dominion St.  Social time to follow.  Everyone welcome..

Location/Venue Name
Bracebridge Active Living Centre

  • 54 Dominion St., Unit 1,, Bracebridge, P1L 2A5
Sunday, July 7
10:00 AM

Books and Brunch

10:00 AM — 01:00 PM

Books and Brunch is back! Join us for our third annual author series at Hidden Valley and enjoy a delicious buffet brunch while listening to authors Susanna Kearsley & Simone St. James talk about writing, books, and share their life with the audience.  Tickets are $27 and will be available for sale beginning June 3 at the Library.  Don't miss the first event with Ted Barris and Peter Jennings on July 7.

Location/Venue Name
Hidden Valley Resort

  • 1775 Valley Rd, Huntsville, P1H 1Z8
10:00 AM

Books and Brunch

10:00 AM — 01:00 PM

Books and Brunch is back! Join us for our third annual author series at Hidden Valley and enjoy a delicious buffet brunch while listening authors Ted Barris and Peter Jennings talk about writing, books, and share their life with the audience.  Tickets are $27 and will be available for sale beginning June 3 at the Library.  Don't miss the second event on August 11 with Susanna Kearsley and Simone St. James!

Location/Venue Name
Hidden Valley Resort

  • 1775 Valley Rd, Huntsville, P1H 1Z8
Saturday, July 13
08:00 PM

Stompin Tom Connors Tribute Show

08:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Taw Connors is the son of Stompin Tom Connors.  He does tribute shows recreating his father's famous songs.

Monday, July 15
All day

Bracebridge Horticultural Society Front Yard Garden Recognition

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The Bracebridge Horticultural Society is holding the annual Front Yard recognition to highlight the hard work of Bracebridge gardeners and to help create pride in our gardens and gardeners. You can nominate the front yard of any residence in Bracebridge...even your own. Nominations are accepted  at  frontyardgardencontest@gmail.com or telephoned to 705-645-3256 between June 15th and July 15th. The top ten winners receive a $25 reward and are asked to display a sign  from the Horticultural Society for the summer to indicate they are  the 2019 winners. 2017 and 2018 winners are ineligible . The Bracebridge Horticultural Society thanks you in advance for your nominations and your garden work.    

Location/Venue Name
within town limits of Bracebridge

  • 54 Dominion St., Unit 1,, Bracebridge, P1L 2A5