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Scare Away Hunger

The School Council at Emma King E.S. is launching a "Scare Away Hunger" campaign for the week before Halloween. It's a wonderful way for the students to support the Barrie food back and be involved in a community outreach service.

Let’s Bring Some Focus to Hunger

Online Event: From October 7-15 my goal is to sell 100 'Share' bowls. All I am asking that everyone purchase one Round Up from the Heart Bowl or two. There are two options to choose from below. OPTION 1: $15 bowl for one bowl OPTION 2: $30 for two bowls and Seasons...

Castle & Park Harvest Trunk Show & Sale

It's that time of year again! Castle & Park, Urban Vintage Interiors will once again be hosting our family friendly Harvest Trunk Show & Sale. Each fall, we open our doors to showcase amazing shop local products, artwork, handmade goods, local businesses and more from...

2015 Thanksgiving Food Drive

It is time for the Thanksgiving Food Drive! Look for the Barrie Food Bank bags in the October 1st Barrie Advance and help us reach our goal of 160 000 pounds of food and $100 000. Fill the bags and drop them off at local grocery stores such as Zehrs, Loblaws,...

Second Annual Mac & Cheese Luncheon

Update: Sold Out. It's that time of year once again to enjoy a little Mac & Cheese, listen to our great keynote speaker Ex-Dragon Bruce Croxon and raise a whole bunch of money for the Barrie Food Bank. This is a 100% donated event with 100% of the sponsorship and...

Veterans’ Salute

Veterans' Salute - A Musical Tribute Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Army Navy & Air Force Club (ANAF), 7 George St., Barrie, Ontario Barrie Concert Band - 7:15-8:30 pm Skyliners' Big Band - 9:00-11:30 pm Please join the Barrie Concert Band for their annual musical salute...

Weekend for Well Pets

On October 24 and 25th Dog owners can take part in workshops and services promoting health and wellness for our furry friends at Red Barn Event Centre's Weekend for Well Pets. Start time is 8 am. Admission is a donation of $5 or people and pet   ...

See the Grey Cup and support the Food Bank

Churches Farm Equipment is sponsoring a Food Drive giving people a chance to see The Grey Cup and enjoy the latest in farm equipment. Join the fun with a donation to the Food Bank in the Barrie Molson Center Parking lot at the North East end from 12 - 3 pm on October...

OPP Sledge Hockey Tournament

Thank you to the Elmvale bears Sledge Hockey team and the OPP for a great event. Fully inclusive teams with tremendous range in age and skill level played their hearts out on Saturday September 19 at the molson center. We are so thankful for the 263 pounds of food...

Barrie’s Garden Centre Annual Easter Egg Hunt

We are holding our 12th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Barrie's Garden Centre. We will be providing a free Photo Booth, free Easter Egg Hunt, $5 paint a pot and a $65 Fairy Garden workshop. The event begins at 10am and ends at 2pm. Due to the expected volume of customers...