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ALZHEIMER SO­CI­ETY VOL­UN­TEERS: Give care part­ners of in­di­vid­u­als liv­ing with Alzheimer’s dis­ease or other de­men­tia a safe place to share ex­pe­ri­ences, learn cop­ing tech­niques, and re­ceive ed­u­ca­tion. Vol­un­teer as a sup­port group co-fa­cil­i­ta­tor in your com­mu­nity. Train­ing and sup­port pro­vided. For more in­for­ma­tion visit To book an in­ter­view call 705-722-1066 or email mglan­field@alzheimer­so­ci­


MU­SIC AT ST. AN­DREW’S: Or­gan­ist Matthew Whit­field, or­gan­ist and di­rec­tor of mu­sic at St. John the Bap­tist (Nor­way) Angli­can Church, Toronto, per­forms at 12 noon at St. An­drew’s Pres­by­te­rian Church, 47 Owen St., Bar­rie. Adults $5, stu­dents free. Call 705-726-1181.


SCOT­TISH COUN­TRY DANC­ING: Come dance every Thurs­day evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Unity Chris­tian High School, 25 Bur­ton Ave. This tra­di­tional dance of Scot­land is fun, so­cial, and great ex­er­cise for both mind and body. No part­ner nec­es­sary, just show up. Cost is $5 per night. For de­tails call Su­san or Bill Scott, 705-737-2493. KEMPENFELT QUIL­TERS GUILD: The guild meets at 7 p.m. at the Fern­dale Ban­quet Hall, 24 In­dus­trial Dr. This month fea­tur­ing a book re­view. En­joy the com­pany of fel­low quil­ters, show and share, and re­fresh­ments. Visi­tor fee is $5.


CHRIST­MAS ART AND CRAFT SHOW: The Com­mu­nity Whole­ness Cen­tre hosts the first an­nual Christ­mas Art and Craft Show at the down­town events cen­tre, 59 Maple Ave. Fea­tur­ing an ar­ray of ven­dors of­fer­ing home decor, art pieces, fash­ion, jewelry, and more. Pro­ceeds to sup­port the Com­mu­nity Whole­ness Cen­tre pro­grams and events. Ad­mis­sion is $2 or free with a do­na­tion to

The Friends of the Home­less.

Items cur­rently needed in­clude men’s and ladies hats, mit­tens, hand and feet warm­ers, new socks and un­der­wear, and ready-to-eat food such as flaked ham, pork and beans, gra­nola bars, peanut but­ter and jam, etc. Fri­day 1 to 8 p.m. and Satur­day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For de­tails visit cwcbar­


AD­VENT P.A. LEARN­ING DAY: Grades JK to 6 are in­vited to West­side Lutheran Church, 510 Fern­dale Dr. N., (at Liv­ing­stone) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn how the real Christ­mas story be­gan, with an­gels and a girl named Mary. Learn­ing through crafts, songs, drama, and fun ac­tiv­i­ties. Cost, $20. Must pre-regis­ter. Call 705-7353433 or west­side­of­fice@bell­


GIFTS THAT GIVE FAIR: St. Mary’s Church, 65 Amelia St., Bar­rie hosts a fair trade fair in­clud­ing gifts, food, bed kits, and arts and crafts. Satur­day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sun­day, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Par­tic­i­pat­ing or­ga­ni­za­tions in­clude Sleep­ing Chil­dren Around the World, Can­dle­lighters, Ten Thou­sand Vil­lages, Fair Trade Bar­rie and more. Pro­ceeds to sup­port par­tic­i­pat­ing groups. For de­tails call Becky, 705-325-4614 or email beckerooski@sym­pa­



Ge­orge’s Angli­can Church, 9 Granville St. (at Bur­ton), Bar­rie hosts an old-fash­ioned Christ­mas bazaar from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fea­tur­ing meat pies, freshly baked good­ies, art, jewelry, books, Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions, hand­made knit­ted items and much more.

Come hun­gry and en­joy back ba­con on a bun or a freshly grilled burger. Please bring your own re­us­able shop­ping bags.

ST. MAR­GARET’S CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: St. Mar­garet’s Angli­can Church hosts a Christ­mas bazaar fea­tur­ing a Christ­mas tea, craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call the church of­fice at 705-721-9528 or visit

FAB­U­LOUS FOOD FAIR: Don’t miss the food fair at Grace United Church, 350 Grove St. E., from

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Stock up on ready-for-the-oven meat pies (turkey or beef), cab­bage rolls, frozen ap­ple pies, cooked fruit pies and tarts, chili sauce, jams, pick­les, pre­serves, and a whole ar­ray of home baked goods. Check out the Cof­fee Cafe for cof­fee/tea and a muf­fin. Some­thing for ev­ery­one. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call the church of­fice at 705-734-0760. ST. GE­ORGE’S CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: St. Ge­orge’s Angli­can Church – Utopia hosts a Christ­mas bazaar at the An­gus Le­gion, 15 Fraser St., An­gus from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fea­tur­ing a quilt raf­fle, bake sale, crafts, and Coun­try Store. Tea served for $6 per per­son, chil­dren un­der 10, $2.

CHRIST­MAS AT COL­LIER UNITED: Start your Christ­mas cel­e­bra­tions at Col­lier Street United Church. Browse frozen pies, baked goods, pre­serves, meals-to-go, crafts, short­bread and more from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and en­joy a lun­cheon of hol­i­day strata, salad and dessert served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults $10, chil­dren $5. For more in­for­ma­tion call 705-726-1511. IN­TER­NA­TIONAL SUR­VIVORS OF SUI­CIDE LOSS DAY: Join fel­low sui­cide loss sur­vivors for sup­port, in­for­ma­tion and em­pow­er­ment. Share sto­ries, find com­fort and hope, and gain in­sight into heal­ing af­ter a loss. Bar­rie Pub­lic Li­brary, An­gus Room, 60 Worsley St., from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Call Aleta, 705726-5033.

RVH AUX­IL­IARY CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: Browse a great se­lec­tion of bak­ing, savouries, jewelry, knit­ting, ac­ces­sories, a penny sale ta­ble and Christ­mas decor at the Sheba Shrine Cen­tre from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: New Low­ell United Church, 5227 Sim­coe Rd.

9 in New Low­ell hosts a bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A va­ri­ety of ven­dors as well as home­made pies. Free ad­mis­sion. New this year: tea ta­ble (cost). Ev­ery­one wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion call 705-424-1476. BR­ERE­TON FIELD NATURALISTS: Lake Sim­coe Mi­grants, a wa­ter­front na­ture walk hosted by the Br­ere­ton Field Naturalists, will ex­plore the late Novem­ber Lake Sim­coe lakeshore around Bar­rie, watch­ing for mi­grat­ing water­fowl, gulls, and other late winged mi­grants. Car pool­ing and easy walk­ing. Be­gins at 9 a.m. and ends by 2 p.m. Bring your binoc­u­lars, spot­ting scopes and cam­eras. Fam­i­lies most wel­come. No dogs please. Call Chris Evans, 705-722-1136.

INNISFIL EAST­ERN STAR CHRIST­MAS BAZAAR: En­joy a Christ­mas bazaar, lun­cheon and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ma­sonic Hall, 2156 Vic­to­ria St., Stroud. Fea­tur­ing Christ­mas crafts and knit­ting, home­made pies, tarts, cook­ies, and much more. Hot chilli lunch with dessert, tea or cof­fee served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $6. For fur­ther de­tails call 705-2523216 or 705-431-5049.


GEN­TLE MOVES: Gen­tle Moves, a dance class for those with Parkin­son’s dis­ease, mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis, chronic pain, or ac­quired brain in­jury, takes place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Col­lier Street United Church, 112 Col­lier Street, every Mon­day through Dec. 4. Open to men and women of all ages. Care­givers are wel­come to at­tend and par­tic­i­pate. Cost for the 10-week ses­sion led by in­struc­tor Miriam Gold­berger is $99. Pre-regis­tra­tion re­quired. Call 705-716-5669, email what­dance­ or visit what­dance­


The Lions meet the first and third Mon­day of the month at 7 p.m. at Herb n Sage restau­rant on Essa Road. To get in­volved with this group of men and women who iden­tify needs in the com­mu­nity and work to ful­fill them con­tact Zachary Day, 705-229-9001, or visit Bar­rieSouthLion­


BAR­RIE GOLDEN K KI­WA­NIS: Those in­ter­ested in mak­ing a dif­fer­ence are in­vited to join the Bar­rie Golden K Ki­wa­nis, a group of re­tired men vi­tally in­ter­ested in the com­mu­nity, the wel­fare of the chil­dren of Bar­rie, and chil­dren around the world. The group meets at 9 a.m. on Tues­days morn­ings at St. Paul’s Angli­can Church, cor­ner of Yonge and Maple­view, just south of the Bar­rie South GO train sta­tion. For de­tails visit ki­wanis­bar­riegold­


CHRIST­MAS AT WEST­SIDE: Tea­room and bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tea­room with live mu­sic, home bak­ing , pre­serves, stained glass and more. West­side Lutheran Church, 510 Fern­dale Dr. N. (at Liv­ing­stone). Ven­dor ta­bles avail­able. Con­tact the church at 705-735-3433 or west­side­of­fice@bell­

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