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March 2015
February 10-March 21 (Tue-Sat)
Winter in Canada
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden
Canadians may bemoan our seemingly endless winter but we know, deep down, we have a pride in our stamina and awe in the beauty we experience during this season. Artists were encouraged to create a piece in their media that expresses their love/hate relationship with winter. 35 works were selected. Juried by Curator Laurie Carmount, and Sandra Dupret, Dean, Arts and Heritage-Fleming College, Principal, Haliburton Campus.
Website: www.mindenhills.ca/cultural-centre
Phone: 705-286-3763
Email: gallery@mindenhills.ca
March 2,9,16,23,30 (Mondays)
Cook It Up: Gratitude in Motion
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Baked & Battered Restaurant, Haliburton
Come and enjoy a genuine gift! Every Monday, March 2 to May 11 from 11 am to 3 pm, meals will be cooked and served with love at NO COST TO YOU at Baked & Battered in Haliburton. It's truly an experience in kindness. By being a customer, you will help food service trainees gain experience and hone their skills. If you wish, you may choose to throw some cash in the jar to pay it forward for the next customer. This program is brought to you by SIRCH Community Services in partnership with Baked & Battered restaurant.
Website: www.sirch.on.ca
Phone: 705 457 1742
March 6-9 (Fri-Mon)
Winter Folk Camp
Location: Camp Wanakita, Haliburton ON
Greetings, music lovers! The snow is on the ground here in Haliburton, and music is in the air. We have been busy putting the final touches on Winter Folk Camp 2015. Once again we will gather at Camp Wanakita for 3 days to celebrate and create community music. We have gathered another incredible group of instructors, with a couple of new twists: some new faces, some familiar faces, some new streams, some old favourites.... Once again, we have an amazing group of instructors lined up. See our website for details. Online registration is available. You can also print off the registration form and mail it back to us, along with your cheque. For general inquiries about Winter Folk Camp, please contact Thom Lambert, Coordinator:
Phone: 705-457-9110
Email: singingdog1@gmail.com
Website: www.winterfolkcamp.com
March 7 (Saturday)
Winter Folk Camp Ceilidhs @ Camp Wanakita
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Camp Wanakita
Winter Folk Camp Ceilidh Featuring Eve Goldberg, Jane Lewis and Sam Turton
Eve Goldberg sings music that draws honey from the rock of life. Eve's watercolour voice and solid guitar style has made her a favourite with audiences across Canada and the US.
Jane Lewis has been leading vocal groups since 2008, from "finding your voice" and "how to sing harmony by ear" workshops to various fun choirs and community singalongs. As a singer-songwriter, she is often compared to Carole King, playing piano-based music that draws on her strength as a lyricist and singer.
Sam Turton - Inspired by delta blues and southern gospel, Sam Turton has delivered heartfelt vocals and ringing slide guitar to stages and studios for over forty-five years.
Ticket: $25/$20 Members and Students and are available at www.madeinhaliburton.ca, Halco Electronics/The Source in Haliburton and The Organic Times in Minden.
Website: www.haliburtonfolk.com
Phone: 705 754-FOLK
Email: info@haliburtonfolk.com
March 7-8 (Sat-Sun)
Haliburton Highlands Dogsled Derby
Location: Pinestone Resort & Conference Centre
Featuring purebred and Alaskan classes, youth race and the adorable kid & mutt class. Due to the popularity of the skijoring classes, we have broken them up into separate 1 and 2 dog classes again this year. The annual Haliburton Highlands Dogsled Derby is sanctioned by the IFSS and ISDRA, and is part of the OFSS Triple Crown Race series.
Website: www.haliburtondogsledderby.com
Phone: 705-457-5281
Email: info@haliburtondogsledderby.com
March 7 (Saturday)
Introductory Beekeeping
Time: 10-4
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Saturday March 7 Introductory Beekeeping Adult 10:00 – 4:00 pm Instructor: Ron Lofthouse What a wonderful way to explore nature – keeping bees! These social insects pollinate plants and gather nectar. In this one-day workshop, the instructor will cover subjects such as apiary management, bee nutrition, candle making, and world conditions. An observation hive secured by plexiglass will be brought in, as well as samples of apiary tools and products. Cost: $90.00
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 7 (Saturday)
Make Peace with Winter: Ice Climbing
Location: Haliburton
Scale the Slippery Slope! Yours Outdoors offers ice climbing on a 50ft man-made wall with two different challenging climbs. With experienced instructors, Yours Outdoors staff on hand and safety equipment provided, you'll be in for a fun and unique outdoor experience. A warm hut and hot beverages will be provided.
Website: www.yoursoutdoors.ca
Phone: 705.754.3436
Email: info@yoursoutdoors.ca
March 8 (Sunday)
Country Music Jamboree
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Location: Coboconk Legion
Country Music Jamboree Coboconk Legion Sunday- March 08, 2015 Hosted by the Country Hot Flashes with Scott Russell and Ron Lister Open Mic and old fashioned square dancing Admission- $7.00 ($5) if you participate in Open Mic Share your talent and enjoy a great afternoon of dancing and traditional country music Next jamboree is April 12th, Food available, Legion Auxiliary
Phone: 705-286-1544
Email: lindamuggins@hotmail.com
March 8 (Sunday)
Winter Folk Camp Ceilidh @ Camp Wanakita
Time: 8:00 pm
Location: Camp Wanakita
Winter Folk Camp Ceilidh Featuring Roly Platt, October Brown and Jory Nash
Roly Platt has enjoyed a long and very musically rewarding career as both a live and studio harmonica player in the Canadian scene for over 35 years.
October Brown has been playing guitar for more than 30 years and singing for 20. She has played around the world in various musical capacities, which range from musical director and band member to accompanist and soloist.
Jory Nash is an award-winning singer-songwriter and storyteller who blends elements of folk, jazz, blues, pop & soul into an original stew of sound. He has recorded 7 critically acclaimed albums, including his newest CD Little Pilgrim, which was nominated for a 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award.
Ticket:$25/$20 Members and Students and are available at www.madeinhaliburton.ca, Halco Electronics/The Source in Haliburton and The Organic Times in Minden.
Website: www.haliburtonfolk.com
Phone: 705 754-FOLK
Email: info@haliburtonfolk.com
March 9 (Monday)
March Break at the Wolf Centre
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Haliburton Forest Wolf Centre
Add a little to your Wolf Centre visit! Monday, Wednesday and Friday of the March Break we invite families to join our staff at the Wolf Centre for an afternoon of fun and educational activities. Watch our hilarious puppet show, listen as Twig, our forest Nome tells stories, and create fun wolf arts and crafts. Time: 1:30 – 3:30 pm Fee: Regular Wolf Centre admission; Adults $12.00, Children 7 to 17 $7.00, 6 and under are no charge, Family Pass-2 Adults and their children $25.00 Included: Admission to the Wolf Centre, supplies for arts and crafts and a whole lot of fun! For more information please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
March 10 (Tuesday)
Make Peace with Winter: One Day Sampler
Location: Haliburton
Try a little winter. Embrace the winter wonders of the Haliburton Highlands with a sampler of unique, fun, and active experiences including your choice of dogsledding, ice fishing, ice climbing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing, skating, tobogganing, and a sleigh ride. This fully guided package is available with or without accommodation.
Website: www.yoursoutdoors.ca
Phone: 705.754.3436
Email: info@yoursoutdoors.ca
March 11 (Wednesday)
Haliburton Highlands Quilt Guild
Time: 1 pm
Location: Stanhope Community Centre
The Haliburton Highlands Quilt Guild will be meeting on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1 pm at the Stanhope Community Centre, 1095 North Shore Rd, Algonquin Highlands. The speaker will be Judy Atkinson to explain about Victoria's Quilts. She will introduce the concept and the group's method of working. All welcome. $2 for non-members. Call Pat at (705) 457-1211 for information.
Phone: 705 457-1211
Email: patcampbell@live.ca

March 2015
March 12 (Thursday)
Christine Campbell in House Concert
Time: 7:00pm
Location: 1344 Barry Line Road, West Gulford
Christine Campbell, a killer guitarist, a classically-trained pianist, a sincere, dynamic songwriter, and an incomparable singer; Christine Campbell is truly a rare, multi-faceted talent. Ranging from a raspy, rocking powerhouse to a soft, heartstring-tugging chanteuse, she brings entire audiences to a hush - and then to their feet. Admission is $20 a person http://christinecampbellmusic.ca To reserve a seat call 705-754-3436 or email barrie.martin@sympatico.ca
Phone: 705-754-3436
Email: barrie.martin@sympatico.ca
March 14 (Saturday)
Lattis Felting Workshop
Time: 10-4
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Saturday March 14TH Lattis Felting Workshop Adult/Teen 10:00-4:00 pm Instructor: Sue MacDonald Description: Using Merino and Silk Imported from Australia you will learn to FO weave your very own work of art to wear or display. Cost: $55 full day plus material cost to teacher on the day (you choose how much you want to spend approximately $12- $30)
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 14 (Saturday)
Make Peace with Winter: Ice Climbing
Location: Haliburton
Scale the Slippery Slope! Yours Outdoors offers ice climbing on a 50ft man-made wall with two different challenging climbs. With experienced instructors, Yours Outdoors staff on hand and safety equipment provided, you'll be in for a fun and unique outdoor experience. A warm hut and hot beverages will be provided.
Website: www.yoursoutdoors.ca
Phone: 705.754.3436
Email: info@yoursoutdoors.ca
March 14 (Saturday)
Canadian Blues Legends Presents Irene Torres and the Sugar Devils
Time: 8:30 pm
Location: 113 Bobcaygeon Rd. Minden
Get ready for one of the hottest new bands in Canada, when on March 14 sassy n' sexy IRENE TORRES brings her band the SUGAR DEVILS (www.thesugardevils.com) to the Dominion Hotel in Minden, for an evening of fabulous funk, blues, r&b, latin and soul sounds. As an added bonus, online ticket buyers for Irene Torres, have the opportunity to buy a half-price ticket for bluesman Ross Neilsen, who will be with us on March 6. Tickets can now be secured at www.DominionHotelPub.ca or by pick-up at the Hotel at 113 Bobcaygeon Rd, in Minden.
Website: www.DominionHotelPub.ca
Phone: 705-286-6954
Email: schamberlin@sympatico.ca
March 14 (Saturday)
Keep it Green St. Patrick's Bowl O'Thon
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: The Fast Lane, Minden
Mark your calendars, put your team together, and join us for the first annual Land Trust "Keep it Green, St. Patrick's Bowl-O'Thon"! Teams of up to six bowlers will compete for best score, best team spirit (best decorated team!), and most funds raised. Have fun with it! Bring your kids, create a wacky team name, wear crazy costumes, and enjoy an afternoon or evening of bowling. Fast Lane Bowling in Minden will host us with their six lanes of bowling fun. Come out for some laughs, friendly competition, and fundraising. Contact Larry at e.d@haliburtonlandtrust.ca or (705) 457-3700 for more details, or to sign up. No team? No problem! We'll introduce you to other bowlers and help you form a team. Pledge sheets can be obtained at the Land Trust office, by email, or downloaded from our website. We can also accept pledges online.
Phone: (705) 457-3700
Email: e.d@haliburtonlandtrust.ca
Website: www.haliburtonlandtrust.ca
March 14 (Saturday)
Maple Syrup in Your Backyard
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Maple Moon, 12953 Hwy 118, Haliburton
Learn the basics of maple syrup making with a couple of experienced producers. While you're there, take a few minutes to look around the gift shop and winery! Leader: Eric & Carol Thompson Cost: $5.00 per person. Children attend free with paid adult. Please register in advance at http://www.haliburtonlandtrust.ca/events-programs-2/nature-in-the-hood/event-registration/. Nature in the 'Hood programs are an invitation to people of all ages to come explore and enjoy the natural world around them in the Haliburton Highlands! We would like to acknowledge the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, The Gosling Foundation, and the Haliburton Highlands Stewardship Council for providing a portion of the funds to provide these programs.
Phone: (705) 457-3700
Email: program@haliburtonlandtrust.ca
March 16 (Monday)
Stick Around
Time: 10-12.30
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Monday March 16th Stick Around 10 am-12:30 Ages 7 and up Instructor: Gayle McIvor The original wooden toy, stick games and crafts. Make wind chimes and walking sticks Cost: $30
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 16 (Monday)
Ceramic Jewellery for Kids
Time: 1.30-4
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Monday March 16th Ceramic Jewellery for Kids 1:30 pm-4:00 pm Ages 7 and up Instructor: Sharon Lynch Make a broach or necklace from clay of something you like – funny, spooky or pretty – you decide. A monster, princess, animal are only some possibilities. Then add colour. When you pick up your pieces two weeks later they will be ready to wear with broach pins or chord. Cost: $35 includes materials fee
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 16 (Monday)
Stray Cats
Location: Haliburton
Explore the back roads of the Haliburton Highlands. This tour will take you through forests, farm and hamlet, and along the shores of rivers, lakes, and wetlands. You will discover the rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage of the Highlands. Who knows where we will go and what we find and do? The possibilities are endless - waterfall, art studio, historic site, hiking trail, good food, taste of local wine or beer, gardens, sculptures, home or farm visit, local characters, warm hospitality, and more.
Website: www.yoursoutdoors.ca
Phone: 705.754.3436
Email: info@yoursoutdoors.ca
March 17 (Tuesday)
Nuno Felting Workshop
Time: 10-4
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Tuesday March 17TH full day Nuno Felting Workshop 10:00-4:00 pm Adult /Teen Instructor: Sue MacDonald Create a beautiful light weight scarf using merino and silk Cost: $55 full day plus material cost to teacher on the day. (You choose how much you want to spend approximately $12-$30)
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 17 (Tuesday)
March Break Maple Syrup Fun at Haliburton Forest
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve
Join us on Tuesday, March 17th and Thursday, March 19th in Haliburton Forest's own Maple Sugar Bush and learn the intricacies of Maple Syrup making! Staff will guide you for a 1 1/2 hour snowshoe hike through the running sap lines. They will describe and demonstrate in detail the process of making maple syrup, and offer a taste-test of yummy maple taffy. Program free of charge. $5.00 snowshoe rentals available or you can bring your own. Tours will commence at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Please meet your guide at the Main Office 10 minutes before program start. For more information please call 705-754-2198. Pre-registration not required but recommended. Note: On the same days we will be hosting a Moose Talk at 3 pm. Come and meet Hershey and his handler Elke Schleifenbaum! Follow the yellow "Moose Crossing" signs through Base Camp to the Barn.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
March 18 (Wednesday)
Clay Zombie Zoo Workshop
Time: 10-12.30
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Wednesday March 18 Clay Zombie Zoo 10:00 – 12:30 pm Ages 7 and up Instructor: Sharon Lynch What would a zombie animal look like? Imagine a cat, dog, elephant or any other creature as a zombie and let your imagination work over-time! Clay is a wonderful medium for self-expression. Children will learn basic hand-building techniques and add colourful underglazes to their creations. Finished pieces ready for pickup in two weeks. Cost: $35. includes $5 material fee
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca

March 2015
March 19 (Thursday)
From Paper Making to Art Part 2
Time: 1.30-4
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Thursday March 19 From Paper Making to Art Part 2 1:30-4:00 pm Ages 11 to 16 Instructor: Laurie O'Reilly Part 2: Turn your hand made piece of paper into a hang able work of art. Cost: $50 for part 1&2
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 19 (Thursday)
Prayer Flags Part 1
Time: 10-12.30
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Thursday March 19 Prayer Flags Part 1 10:00 – 12:30 pm Ages 7 and up Instructor: Gayle McIvor Bring peace and abundance to your home and garden by creating lovely prayer flags from fabric. Part 1: Printing and Dyeing Cost: $60 for part 1 and 2
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 19 (Thursday)
March Break Maple Syrup Fun at Haliburton Forest
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Join us on Tuesday, March 17th and Thursday, March 19th in Haliburton Forest's own Maple Sugar Bush and learn the intricacies of Maple Syrup making! Staff will guide you for a 1 1/2 hour snowshoe hike through the running sap lines. They will describe and demonstrate in detail the process of making maple syrup, and offer a taste-test of yummy maple taffy. Program free of charge. $5.00 snowshoe rentals available or you can bring your own. Tours will commence at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm. Please meet your guide at the Main Office 10 minutes before program start. For more information please call 705-754-2198. Pre-registration not required but recommended. Note: On the same days we will be hosting a Moose Talk at 3 pm. Come and meet Hershey and his handler Elke Schleifenbaum! Follow the yellow "Moose Crossing" signs through Base Camp to the Barn.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
March 20 (Friday)
Northeast and Northwest Adventure Travel
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Haliburton Highlands Fish Hatchery, 6712 Gelert Road, Haliburton
Adventure Haliburton and Adventure Canada have teamed up with David and Cheryl Bathe to showcase their 2013 trip through the Northwest Passage with Adventure Canada. Come for an evening of exploration. Discover what Adventure Haliburton has to offer right here and what Adventure Canada offers in the North and East. Donations for the local Food Bank will be gratefully accepted.
Phone: 705-286-2950
Email: snowdon.res@gmail.com
March 20 (Friday)
Clay Monster Faces
Time: 10-12.30
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Friday March 20 Clay Monster Faces 10:00 – 12:30 pm Ages 7 and up Instructor: Sharon Lynch Create a creepy or scary monster face that you can hang up. But be careful - you could scare your family and friends! Green textured skin and a fierce expression adds to the appeal. Children will learn the many possibilities of hand-building in clay and choose their own colour combinations. Finished pieces ready for pickup in two weeks. Cost: $35
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 20 (Friday)
Prayer Flags Part 2
Time: 10-12.30
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Friday March 20 Prayer Flags Part 2 10:00 – 12:30 pm Ages 7 and up Instructor: Gayle McIvor Bring peace and abundance to your home and garden by creating lovely prayer flags from fabric. Part 2: Hand sewing, embellishing and stringing together. Cost: $60 for part 1 and 2
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 21 (Saturday)
Haliburton County Fair Fund Raiser Dinner and Country Show
Time: 5pm- 11pm
Location: S.G.Nesbitt Community Center
Ya'll Come to the Haliburton County Fair Fundraiser Dinner and Country Show at the S.G. Nesbitt Community Center Minden, Ont March 21, 2015 5pm- Social 6:30pm- Scalloped Potato and Ham Dinner 8pm- Music by the Country Hot FLashes and Stockdale Central Tickets- $25 available at the door, or call for reservations Wendy- 705-286-1225, Joe- 705-286-2309, Linda 705-286-1544 Put on yer Country duds, come and enjoy home cooked vitals, and some good old foot stompin' tunes
Phone: 705-286-1544
Email: lindamuggins@hotmail.com
March 21 (Saturday)
Reptiles Road Show!
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Haliburton Fish Hatchery,
6712 Gelert Rd. Haliburton
We'll meet at the Haliburton Fish Hatchery. Get up close and personal with a variety of turtles and snakes, and learn a few things about these incredible creatures. Admission: This event costs us a bit more to put on. Please register in advance, this one sells out! Regular Admission: Adults $15 | Children $10 | Family pass (up to 2 adults & 2 children): $30 Passport holders' admission: Adults $10 | Children $5 | Family pass (up to 2 adults and 2 children): $20. Leader: Scales Nature Park
Phone: (705) 457-3700
Email: program@haliburtonlandtrust.ca
March 21 (Saturday)
Some like it Hot: Glassblowing Workshop
Location: Haliburton
Fire up the kiln with Terry Craig and Jennifer Wanless-Craig of Artech Studios in Tory Hill for an introduction to the fine art of glassblowing. Inspired by the amazing work of these two talented artists, you will create your own unique pieces of glass art.
Website: www.yoursoutdoors.ca
Phone: 705.754.3436
Email: info@yoursoutdoors.ca
March 21 (Saturday)
Chuck Wagon Hoedown
Time: 4:00 pm to 8:00pm
Location: Haliburton Legion
Did you know that in the months past, the Haliburton & District Lions Club has… Donated to Fuel for Warmth, Food for Kids, Artists in the Schools, Hike for Hospice and many more! Helped purchase glasses, a tilt chair and special projects galore! Do you know how you can help? Come! …….Have Fun! at the March Break Special Event. It's a Chuck Wagon Hoedown! Best hot meat or veggie pies in town! Best music with the 50/ 50 Band! Great way to lend a helping hand! Tickets just $15. Available at Halco Electronics or call Lion Linda at 705-457-2064.
Website: not for this event
Phone: 705-457-2064.
Email: gailstelter@sympatico.ca
March 28 (Saturday)
Red Moon Road in Concert
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Minden United Church
Red Moon Road is Canada's most energetic and endearing folk trio. Masterful story telling. Haunting three part harmonies. Mandolin, Banjo, Guitar, Delay pedals and a beat up bass drum. A lush and lively take on modern roots. Playing Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Minden United Church 7:30 pm Show Time. Doors open at 7:00pm Opener - Cassidy Glecoff MC - Kris Kadwell, CANOE FM Radio Host http://redmoonroad.com/ Ticket:$25/$20 Members and Students and are available at www.madeinhaliburton.ca, Halco Electronics/The Source in Haliburton and The Organic Times in Minden. For more information call (705) 754-FOLK or visit www.haliburtonfolk.com
Phone: (705) 754-FOLK (3655)
Email: info@haliburtonfolk.com
March 28 (Saturday)
Introductory Beekeeping
Time: 10-4
Location: The Art Hive, 10239 Highway #118, Haliburton, Ontario
Saturday March 28 Introductory Beekeeping Adult 10:00 – 4:00 pm Instructor: Ron Lofthouse What a wonderful way to explore nature – keeping bees! These social insects pollinate plants and gather nectar. In this one-day workshop, the instructor will cover subjects such as apiary management, bee nutrition, candle making, and world conditions. An observation hive secured by plexiglass will be brought in, as well as samples of apiary tools and products. Cost: $90.00
Website: thearthive.com
Phone: 705-754-0021
Email: thearthive@live.ca
March 29 (Sunday)
Stray Cats
Location: Haliburton
Explore the back roads of the Haliburton Highlands. This tour will take you through forests, farm and hamlet, and along the shores of rivers, lakes, and wetlands. You will discover the rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage of the Highlands. Who knows where we will go and what we find and do? The possibilities are endless - waterfall, art studio, historic site, hiking trail, good food, taste of local wine or beer, gardens, sculptures, home or farm visit, local characters, warm hospitality, and more.
Website: www.yoursoutdoors.ca
Phone: 705.754.3436
Email: info@yoursoutdoors.ca

April 2015
April 6,13,20,27 (Mondays)
Cook It Up: Gratitude in Motion
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Baked & Battered Restaurant, Haliburton
Come and enjoy a genuine gift! Every Monday, March 2 to May 11 from 11 am to 3 pm, meals will be cooked and served with love at NO COST TO YOU at Baked & Battered in Haliburton. It's truly an experience in kindness. By being a customer, you will help food service trainees gain experience and hone their skills. If you wish, you may choose to throw some cash in the jar to pay it forward for the next customer. This program is brought to you by SIRCH Community Services in partnership with Baked & Battered restaurant.
Website: www.sirch.on.ca
Phone: 705 457 1742
April 4 (Saturday)
Egg-selent Easter Fun
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Haliburton Forest is hosting an Easter Fun Day. Anyone can join the excitement! The Cookhouse Restaurant will be hosting an Easter Breakfast Buffet from 8am to 10am. Easter egg colouring will commence at 10am with an Easter Egg Hunt to follow. Time: 10:00 am Fee: $10.00 per participant (does not include Buffet Breakfast at the Cookhouse) Included: Supplies for colouring eggs, a plush toy and chocolate to take home. For more information please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

April 2015
April 12 (Sunday)
"Baobab" co-production by Théâtre Motus, Québec & Sô Company, Mali
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, Haliburton High
Presented by Razzamataz Kids' Shows! In this spellbinding African fable, a child born from an egg produced by the ancient Baobab tree holds the key to the region's survival. Storytelling, puppetry, masks and live music combine to create a mythic world where African percussion instruments transform into animals and masks and puppets become genies or witches. Children will leave feeling hopeful and uplifted knowing that no one is too small to make a difference. Razzamataz Kids' Shows! are made possible in part by grants from the Ontario Arts Council and Department of Canadian Heritage
Website: www.razzamataz.ca
Phone: 705-854-0728
Email: info@razzamataz.ca
April 12 (Sunday)
Country Music Jamboree
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Location: Coboconk Legion
Hosted by the Country Hot Flashes with Scott Russell and Ron Lister Open Mic and old fashioned squaredance Share your talent and enjoy traditional country music Admission- $7.00 ($5) if you participate in Open Mic Food made available by the Legion Auxiliary at a reasonable cost Next event is May 10th
Phone: 705-286-1544
Email: lindamuggins@hotmail.com
April 17 (Friday)
Sheesham and Lotus - House Concert
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Sunny Rock Bed and Breakfast
Sheesham and Lotus' commitment to the preservation of music and tradition of the past is indelible. At the core of the show is a repertoire based on their love of the American fiddle tune, joyously played with banjo and before long, a startling array of traditional and non-trad instruments make appearances. Tunes played on jaw-harps, gourd banjos and homemade instruments like the Contrabass HarmoniPhonium add depth and absurdity to their amazing sound, as they sing into their patented Sepia-phonic Mono-phone, an acoustical filter into which they project their voices in stupefying harmonies, while playing ragtime and blues in pleasing mono-phonic delivery. As a banjo and fiddle duet, Sheesham and Lotus have established themselves as an act that has it all, combining astounding musicianship and fearless grooves with a show that is dynamic and entertaining. Admission - $20 to the artist Call Sally at 705 286 4922 to reserve a seat
Website: www.sunnyrock.on.ca/
Phone: (705) 754-FOLK (3655)
Email: info@haliburtonfolk.com

April 2015
April 25 (Saturday)
50's 60's Sock Hop
Time: 5pm-11pm
Location: West Guilford Community Centre
Come and dance to music of the 50's and 60's era - or just sit and enjoy DJ Ron Murphy spin the tunes. Enjoy a spaghetti dinner followed by creating your own sundaes for dessert. There will be a county auction, hula-hoop contest, prizes for best costume, spot dances, guess the jelly beans and so much more. If you remember the Dog Patch Dollies dances - you will know exactly the kind of evening you will have. This fun filled evening is in support of 100.9 Canoe FM - your volunteer Community Radio Station. To purchase tickets call 705-457-1009,or drop by Canoe FM Tickets are $25.00 each.
Website: www.canoefm.com
Phone: 705-457-1009
Email: canoefmadmin@bellnet.ca
April 25-26 (Sat-Sun)
Master's Series: Painting After John Singer Sargent
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, ON
In this 2-day workshop, Students will learn Alla Prima oil painting techniques through copying a portrait study by J.S. Sargent. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-90-456
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com
April 29 (Wednesday)
Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library's Lunch & Learn
Time: 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Location: The Community Room,
13523 Hwy 118, Haliburton (beside Sears)
Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library's Lunch & Learn with Sean Pennylegion: Deep Travel on 2 (bicycle) wheels in exotic South East Asia Slideshow
Buffet lunch at 12:00 pm, Presentation at 1:00 pm. Cost for Attendance: $20.00/person includes presentation, buffet luncheon, door prize. For information and tickets contact Brenda 705 457-2695or email folhaliburtoncounty@gmail.com. Reserve your tickets before April 27th.
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May 2015
May 3 (Sunday)
CARP Haliburton Highlands Annual General Meeting
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: Haliburton Legion, 719 Mountain St.
Join us for our Annual General Meeting and Special Guest Speaker, David Cravit, Vice President ZoomerMedia and Author of "The New Old". Tickets only $15.00 includes Buffet Lunch, Speaker, 50/50 Draw and Door Prizes! Everyone Welcome! Call for ticket locations or visit www.carp.ca/Haliburton.
Phone: 705-457-3919
Email: carp.haliburton@gmail.com
May 4, 11 (Mondays)
Cook It Up: Gratitude in Motion
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Baked & Battered Restaurant, Haliburton
Come and enjoy a genuine gift! Every Monday, March 2 to May 11 from 11 am to 3 pm, meals will be cooked and served with love at NO COST TO YOU at Baked & Battered in Haliburton. It's truly an experience in kindness. By being a customer, you will help food service trainees gain experience and hone their skills. If you wish, you may choose to throw some cash in the jar to pay it forward for the next customer. This program is brought to you by SIRCH Community Services in partnership with Baked & Battered restaurant.
Website: www.sirch.on.ca
Phone: 705 457 1742
May 2 (Saturday)
Haliburton Concert Series presents the Gryphon Trio
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Northern LLights Performing Arts Pavilion, Haliburton
One of the world's most pre-eminent piano trios (piano, violin, and cello) will perform in the first concert of the 2015 season for the Haliburton Concert Series. Their repertoire ranges from the traditional to contemporary and from European classicism to modern-day multimedia. Join us for what will be a fabulous concert. This concert is only being sold as part of a three-concert subscription. The other two concerts feature the Elmer Iseler Singers and duo pianists Kortgaard and Tiefenbach. Total cost for three concerts is $60 for adults and $25 for children. Contact June Smith for tickets - june.smith705@gmail.com or 705-457-3272.
Website: www.haliburtoncs.blogspot.com
May 3 (Sunday)
Highlands Festival Singers "Flowers & Gardens" May Concert
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Haliburton United Church, Haliburton
Join the Highlands Festival Singers for our spring concert, featuring songs celebrating "Flowers & Gardens" ~ a Spring delight in song. *Sunday, May 3 at 3:00 p.m.* Haliburton United Church, Haliburton 10 George St., Haliburton Tickets $15 Call 705.457.4916 to reserve your tickets now. Email highlandsfestivalsingers@gmail.com Ticket Outlets: - Cranberry Cottage (Haliburton) - Pharmasave (Minden) - Cottage Country Log Cabin (West Guilford)
Website: www.highlandsfestivalsingers.ca/
Phone: 705-457-4916
Email: highlandsfestivalsingers@gmail.com
May 5 (Tuesday)
Highlands Festival Singers "Flowers & Gardens" May Concert
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Haliburton United Church, Haliburton
Join the Highlands Festival Singers for our spring concert, featuring songs celebrating "Flowers & Gardens" ~ a Spring delight in song. *Tuesday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.* Haliburton United Church, Haliburton 10 George St., Haliburton Tickets $15 Call 705.457.4916 to reserve your tickets now. Email highlandsfestivalsingers@gmail.com Ticket Outlets: - Cranberry Cottage (Haliburton) - Pharmasave (Minden) - Cottage Country Log Cabin (West Guilford)
Website: www.highlandsfestivalsingers.ca/
Phone: 705-457-4916
Email: highlandsfestivalsingers@gmail.com

May 2015
May 8 (Friday)
Celebration of Research
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
What happens behind the scenes at Haliburton Forest? Haliburton Forest is a truly diverse company offering recreational opportunities alongside of our forestry operation. What some of you may not know is that we are continuously conducting research which encompasses many aspects of Haliburton Forest including but not limited to forest ecology, climate change, tree health, etc… Haliburton Forest has many research partners. Celebration of Research has been established to allow them to share their research and findings with others. Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Fee: No charge Includes: Buffet lunch at the Cookhouse and a full day of presentations by University of Toronto students and Haliburton Forest staff. For more information please call 705-754-2198
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: info@haliburtonforest.com
May 9 (Saturday)
3rd Annual Specialty Lumber and Character Log Auction
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
This event offers wood-aficionados a large variety of wood related products from run of the mill lumber and timbers to rarities and oddities including; hard and softwood lumber in a variety of dimensions and grades, Bird's Eye Maple, Tiger Beech, Flaming Birch, oversized Pine and Hemlock in log sized lots, specialty Oak and Cherry, burls and ingrown trees from small to mammoth proportions, spalted wood blanks and more. This is an outdoor event and will run rain or shine. All wood products on auction will have been generated at Haliburton Forest and as such originate from sustainable forestry operations. A mobile mill will be on-site for customized milling of purchased logs. Delivery of purchased lots can be arranged after purchase. Lot viewing will be open on Friday, May 8 until 10:00 am on the auction day. Time: Start time 10:00 am Fee: No fee to pre register, just the cost of purchased items (payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Cash or Debit) For more information, or to pre-register, please call 705-754-2198
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
May 9 (Saturday)
Sing along "Grease"
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Haliburton Legion
This is a fundraising event in support of the Highlands Summer Festival. It will include a "themed" meal, contests and a full production sing along version of the movie "Grease". It will be held at the Haliburton Legion and tickets go on sale soon.
Phone: 705-457-1174
Email: pennylegion@gmail.com
May 16-17 (Sat-Sun)
WildLife Series: Birds and Animals May 16th and 17th, 2015
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, Ontari
In this 2-day workshop, students will learn realist oil painting techniques while working from their own photograph of their favourite bird or animal. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com

May 2015
May 17 (Sunday)
Birdathon
Time: 12:00 am -11:59 pm
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
The Birdathon has become a tradition amongst our campers at Haliburton Forest. For one day a year during the spring migration we ask all professional and amateur birders alike to scour the forest in search of their 2 legged, feathered friends. Some participants have figured that it is just as much fun to sit back and let the birds come to them. Either way the information collected is equally as important in assisting Haliburton Forest in its long-term monitoring of bird populations. Although the Birdathon is free, regular day pass fees to Haliburton Forest do apply. Everyone is welcome! A bird check list is provided. Time: 12:00 am – 11:59 pm Fee: $16.00 plus HST per adult, children 17 and under no charge. No fee to housekeeping guests and campers of Haliburton Forest. Included: Day pass to Haliburton Forest and a chance to win when you turn in your bird check list. For more information please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
May 29-31 (Fri-Sun)
37th Annual Haliburton Home and Cottage Show
Location: Haliburton Curling Club & A J LaRue Arena
Largest and Best Show in Central Ontario The 37th annual Haliburton Home and Cottage Show takes place Friday May 29th from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturday May 30th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday May 31st from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Show is located in downtown Haliburton at the Haliburton Curling Club and A.J. LaRue arena. Outdoor exhibits are located on the adjacent parking lots. Come and see over 150 exhibitors at one convenient location. Help for any home or cottage. Talk to the experts. Look for new businesses showcasing their products and expertise. Adult admission $3.00, children under 12 free. Free parking. Plan to attend and enjoy the Haliburton Highlands. Phone: 705-455-9567 Email: ricksoyers@hotmail.com
Website: www.haliburtonhomeandcottageshow.com/
Phone: 705-4559567
Email: rickashall@sympatico.ca
May 30-31 (Sat-Sun)
Master Series: The Salon Room
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre, 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, ON
In this introductory 2-day workshop, students will learn realist oil painting techniques as they pertain to a particular master artist of the past. Simulating the experience of working in a museum, students will begin a portrait study reproduction by an artist from a predetermined selection. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com

June 2015
June 13-14 (Sat-Sun)
Live Model Series: Alla Prima Portrait June 13th and 14th, 2015
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, Ontari
In this 2-day workshop, students will learn alla prima, or "at once" oil painting techniques in working from the live model. There will be a different model each day. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com

June 2015
June 26 (Friday)
Astronomy Program
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Astronomy programs run every Friday throughout the summer (from June 26 to September 4, 2015). Our onsite astronomer will guide guests through the night skies. Sessions will start at 9:30 pm in July and 9:00 pm in August. Space is limited to 20 participants. A common evening program lasts approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. Fee: $20 for adults and $15 for youths under 18. Preregistration is required and can be done by phoning our main office at 705-754-2198 during regular business hours. At time of booking we do ask that you pay in full with a Visa or MasterCard. This payment is non-refundable should you cancel or not show within 15 days of your program. Before the 15 days a $25.00 administration fee will be charged and the remaining amount refunded. Fine Print: The program runs rain or shine so please dress for the weather. We also recommend bringing a flashlight to light your way back to your car or accommodation after the program. Should the respective evening be cloudy or rainy, an astronomy program in our on-site planetarium accompanied by a slide show will be offered. Group outings throughout the year can be arranged upon special request and availability for a minimum of 8 participants.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

June 2015
June 27-28 (Sat-Sun)
Live Model Series: Portrait Drawing June 27th and 28th, 2015
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, Ontari
In this 2-day workshop, students will learn realist portrait drawing techniques using pencil, charcoal and white chalk. There will be a different model each day. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com

July 2015
July 6-10 (Mon-Fri)
Adventure Day Camp (Ages 7-10)
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Step One – Getting excited about the forest! This Adventure Day Camp allows campers from all backgrounds to safely get comfortable with the outdoors and have lots of fun playing and exploring the forest. This week-long day camp will provide opportunities for growth and development of skills and knowledge in a number of outdoor skills and pursuits. Guided by our trained Outdoor Experience Staff, the campers will have the opportunity to select and design the schedule for the week from a list of activities posted. Some of the activities include; canoeing, swimming, visiting the Wolf Centre, low ropes course and many more. Dates: July 6-10 & August 3-7 Time: Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fee: $185.00 per camper Included: All equipment necessary for programming Fine Print: Upon registration a recommended packing list and camper letter will sent to each camper with more details. For more information or to register please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
July 11-12 (Sat-Sun)
Master's Series: Painting After John Singer Sargent
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, Ontari
Back by popular demand! In this 2-day workshop, Students will learn Alla Prima oil painting techniques through copying a portrait study by J.S.Sargent. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com

July 2015
July 11 (Saturday)
Katie's Run for Epilepsy
Time: tba
Location: Sir Sam's Ski & Bike, Haliburton
Run, Walk or Ride for Epilepsy! Choose from a 10K run, 5K run, 2.5K walk/run, and a 5K or 10K mountain bike race. Whichever event or distance you choose, you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view from the top of the ski hill overlooking Eagle Lake. Medals for Top Finishers - T-shirts for all Participants and Volunteers - Chip Timing (run and walk events) - Manual Timing (mountain bike events) - LOTS of prizes! A great family event! Our goal is to raise funds for epilepsy research, so that some day everyone will live seizure-free. Epilepsy Canada will be the recipient of all funds raised. Register online to run, walk, ride, fundraise or volunteer. Donations can also be made online.
Website: www.katiesrun.ca
Phone: 705-448-2709
Email: info@katiesrun.ca
July 13-17 (Mon-Fri)
Discovery Camp (Ages 11-13)
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Step Two – New challenges and an overnight! Discovery Camp is the next step in outdoor adventure for youth in a safe environment. New activities, deemed too advanced for younger campers are introduced such as mountain biking and the high ropes course. Campers will take part in an overnight canoe trip on the Thursday night. Guided by our trained Outdoor Experience Staff, campers will have the opportunity to select and design the schedule for the week, choosing from the list of adventures posted in the day camp list of activities. Dates: July 13-17 Time: Daily 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (except Thursday) Fee: $200.00 per camper Included: All equipment needed for programming, except personal great for the Thursday night (i.e. sleeping bag, clothing, etc...). Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast and lunch. Fine Print: Upon registration a recommended packing list and camper letter will sent to each camper with more details. For more information or to register please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

July 2015
July 18 (Saturday)
Stanhope Heritage Day
Time: 9am - 3 pm
Location: Stanhope Museum, 1123 North Shore Rd Algonquin Highlands
Take a stroll through the past at the annual Stanhope Heritage Day. This day highlights terrific demonstrations and displays of heritage arts, crafts, trades and recreation. Enjoy the bake sale, barbecue lunch, and the museum's famous citron marmalade. Lots of stuff to touch, see, do and buy. Something for everyone in the family! All for just $2; kids 5 and under FREE. Lots of off-road parking. Stanhope Heritage Day takes place on the 3rd Saturday in July every year. Looking for more details, or want to be a part of this event? Email stanhopeheritageday@gmail.com or download the event guide and poster at stanhopemuseum.on.ca
Website: stanhopemuseum.on.ca
Phone: 705.754.3536
Email: stanhopeheritageday@gmail.com
July 25-26 (Sat-Sun)
Portrait Painting Using Photography Part 1
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, Ontari
In 2-part workshop, students will learn realist oil painting techniques as they pertain to painting the portrait using photographic reference. Photo tip sheet provided. Prior photo approval needed. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com

August 2015
August 1 (Saturday)
Flea Market
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Are you interested in selling items that are no longer useful to you? Are you a baker that would like to sell some delicious treats? Or are you a local artist that would like to display and sell some of your art? Haliburton Forest is hosting a Flea Market and we would like to see you there. Tables are $10 each and proceeds from table rentals will be donated to Food for Kids Haliburton. This event will run rain or shine. Fee: $10.00 for your spot at the market Included: Table rental if needed For more information please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
August 1-2 (Sat-Sun)
9th Annual Tour De Forest Summer Art Tour
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Location: Haliburton Highlands
New studios new artists! 11 studios with 22 artists exhibiting quality and unique finely crafted pottery, glass, jewelry, painting, woodworking, fabric arts, quilting, photo art --and more. There is no better way to enjoy the Highlands than seeing its beauty and taking a little of it home with you.
Website: www.haliburtontourdeforest.com
Phone: 705-754-3536
Email: tourdeforest1@gmail.com


August 2015
August 3-7 (Mon-Fri)
Adventure Day Camp (Ages 7-10)
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
Step One – Getting excited about the forest! This Adventure Day Camp allows campers from all backgrounds to safely get comfortable with the outdoors and have lots of fun playing and exploring the forest. This week-long day camp will provide opportunities for growth and development of skills and knowledge in a number of outdoor skills and pursuits. Guided by our trained Outdoor Experience Staff, the campers will have the opportunity to select and design the schedule for the week from a list of activities posted. Some of the activities include; canoeing, swimming, visiting the Wolf Centre, low ropes course and many more. ates: July 6-10 & August 3-7 Time: Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Fee: $185.00 per camper Included: All equipment necessary for programming Fine Print: Upon registration a recommended packing list and camper letter will sent to each camper with more details. For more information or to register please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com
August 12-16 (Wed-Sun)
The Forest Festival
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve
The Forest Festival offers a rich mixture of the performing arts within the incomparable wilderness beauty of Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Ltd. The Forest Festival advisory committee is already hard at work planning the 2015 season. Again we will be offering concerts shared between the beautiful Bone Lake Amphitheatre and our wonderful Logging Museum at Base Camp. Line up and ticket prices to be announced April 2015 Time: TBA Fee: TBA For more information please visit www.theforestfestival.com or call 705-754-2198
Website: www.theforestfestival.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

August 2015
August 15-16 (Sat-Sun)
Portrait Painting Using Photography Part 2
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: Minden Cultural Centre 74-176 Bobcaygeon Road Minden, Ontari
Students will continue the portrait they started in part 1 of this workshop. However, new students are welcome to gain an introduction to the process. Photo tip sheet provided. Prior photo approval needed. $150.00+hst www.matthewmanciniart.com
Phone: 705-306-9045
Email: matthew@matthewmanciniart.com
August 21-23 (Fri-Sun)
RPM Haliburton Outboard PowerBoat Races
Time: 10-5
Location: Head Lake Haliburton Ontario
Sanction boat races by the Canadian Boating Federation and Toronto Outboard Race Club. Hydro boats, stock and modified, drag boats, t boats with speeds up to 100 mph. Spectator can meet & greet racers and their boats fri night. Sat & Sun racing 10-5 pm. Admission is free, food provided by lions club, raffle with all proceeds going to Haliburton Hospital Auxillary
Website: www.torc.ca
Phone: 905-260-5426
Email: barbthammond@gmail.com
September 2015
September 6 (Sunday)
Hog Roast
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
End of summer celebration! Join Haliburton Forest in their annual Hog Roast, it is fun for the whole family! Kids activities, family games, lots of food and great music. Time: Games start at 3 pm and dinner to be served at 6 pm Fee: TBA For more information please contact the Cookhouse at 705-754-1729
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

September 2015
September 12 (Saturday)
Haliburton Forest Trail Run
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve
2015 will mark the 22nd Anniversary of the event which saw its inaugural race take place in 1993. The race has grown steadily since its inception and once again we will offer your choice of 12K, 26K, 50K, 50 mile, the 4 person relay for the 100 mile, each runner running 25 miles, and of course, their signature event, the Haliburton Forest 100 Miler. The race takes place in the privately owned Haliburton Forest. Camping is available on site. Local Accommodation info can be found at www.experiencehaliburton.ca. For more information or to register please contact Helen at 416-422-5130 or visit www.haliburtonforest100.org.
Website: www.haliburtonforest100.org
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: helen@haliburtonforest100.org

September 2015
September 26 (Saturday)
Haliburton Concert Series presents the Elmer Iseler Singers
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, Haliburton
The second concert of our season will feature this marvellous 20-voice choir that has been thrilling audiences in Canada and around the world for 35 years. This professional choir, recognized for their beauty of sound, brings to life an exciting repertoire spanning 500 years of choral music. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for students and are available from June Smith at 705-457-3272 or june.smith705@gmail.com
Website: www.haliburtoncs.blogspot.com
September 27 (Sunday)
"Wild About Nature" Gala
Location: Stanhope Firefighters' Community Hall
Save the date for this year's "Wild About Nature" gala and fundraiser. Our Gala Organizing Committee is already planning this event. Stand by for details!
Website: www.haliburtonlandtrust.ca
Phone: (705) 457-3700
Email: e.d@haliburtonlandtrust.ca

October 2015
October 25 (Sunday)
Haliburton Concert Series presents Kortgaard & Tiefenbach
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
Duo pianists Robert Kortgaard and Peter Tiefenbach have delighted Haliburton audiences in previous seasons and we are delighted to welcome them back. One piano, four hands, lots of action! A wonderful ending to our 37th season. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for students and are available from June Smith at 705-457-3272 or june.smith705@gmail.com
Website: www.haliburtoncs.blogspot.com

October 2015

October 2015

November 2015
November 27-29 (Fri-Sun)
Live the Experience
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
When the skies turn cool in November, the 150 Siberian Huskies at Haliburton Forest start getting itchy feet. In November and December the guides of Haliburton Forest start to condition the huskies in anticipation of the upcoming dog sledding season. You will have the opportunity to join this select group of individuals and hang on for the ride of your life. The weekend will be full of dogs from conditioning them on the back of an ATV to caring for them before and after their runs. Time: Friday 3:30 pm – Sunday 3:00 pm Included: $90.00 meal voucher to use at the Cookhouse Restaurant, accommodations and 3 runs with the dogs. Fine Print: This is an active weekend spent outdoors. For more information or to register please call 705-754-2198
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

November 2015

November 2015

December 2015
December 4-6 (Fri-Sun)
Live the Experience
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
When the skies turn cool in November, the 150 Siberian Huskies at Haliburton Forest start getting itchy feet. In November and December the guides of Haliburton Forest start to condition the huskies in anticipation of the upcoming dog sledding season. You will have the opportunity to join this select group of individuals and hang on for the ride of your life. The weekend will be full of dogs from conditioning them on the back of an ATV to caring for them before and after their runs. Time: Friday 3:30 pm – Sunday 3:00 pm Included: $90.00 meal voucher to use at the Cookhouse Restaurant, accommodations and 3 runs with the dogs. Fine Print: This is an active weekend spent outdoors. For more information or to register please call 705-754-2198
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

December 2015
December 28 (Monday)
In Search of the Elusive Wolf
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.
This one-day snowshoe experience will take guests into Wolf Country with Haliburton Forest's biologist Ray Martin. Participants will spend the day on snowshoes exploring some of the remote areas in the forest looking for evidence of wolves, their habitat, ecology and interaction with other forest dwellers. Visitors will gain an insight and better understanding of winter ecology in general and the appreciation for survival of the top predator in this hostile environment in particular. A special focus of the outing will be the interaction between wolves and their various prey. Midway through the day, guests will enjoy a campfire lunch in the quiet of the winter forest. Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Included: Lunch and snowshoe rentals Fine Print: Youth must be able to spend an active day outside. We do encourage those with snowshoes to bring their own. For more information or to register please call 705-754-2198.
Website: www.haliburtonforest.com
Phone: 705-754-2198
Email: reservations@haliburtonforest.com

December 2015

Ongoing Events
Movie Day
2nd Thursday of every month
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Minden United Church
Community Care Haliburton County is putting on a "Movie Day" for seniors in partnership with the Minden United Church. This "Movie Day" will take place the 2nd Thursday of every month starting at 1:30pm. We will be showing numerous genres of movies as well as providing popcorn and refreshments. This event is by donation only. We hope to see you all there.
Phone: (705) 457-2941
Email: laura@cchaliburton.com
Roving Lunch Club
1st Friday of every month
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Haliburton County
Come join us for a culinary tour of the Haliburton Highlands. Our Roving Lunch Club will let you explore restaurants in the Highlands with reasonably priced fixed menus and have a social meal out with new and old friends. This lunch will take place the 1st Friday of every month at a different restaurant every time at 12:00pm. Contact us today to find out more about this new Club.
Website: communitycarehaliburton.com
Phone: 705-457-2941
Email: laura@cchaliburton.com
Shepherd's Table Community Supper
First & Third Friday of every month
Time: 5:30
Location: Lakeside Church
Stretch Your Grocery Dollars! On the first and third Friday of each month, come enjoy a free and delicious supper at 5:30, Lakeside Church. Warm & friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome! 9 Park Street, Haliburton, ON. To volunteer, call 705-457-5399.
Phone: 705-457-2851
Email
Fiesta Fridays
Fridays at 7pm
Time: 7pm
Location: Highlanders Bar, Pinestone Resort
Frozen drinks, authentic Mexican food, and Latino rhythms every Friday at Highlanders Bar. Cozy couches, huge granite bar, billiards, dancing, and a fresh new Mexican menu await. Gather some girlfriends together and come out. Tastes like a vacation!
Website: www.pinestone-resort.com
Phone: 705-457-1800
Email: sales@pinestone-resort.com
Overcomers Recovery Support Group
Wednesdays at 7 pm
Location: 1 Victoria St #107, Haliburton, ON K0M 1S0
Presented by Zechariah 4:6 Ministries Inc.
(Reg. Charity # 808980213RR0001)
LOCAL: Jericho Centre, Overcomers Recovery Support Groups, Community Prayer, Prison Ministry, Christmas for Kids
PROVINCIAL: Leadership training for Overcomers Groups.
INTERNATIONAL: Jamaica, Dominican Republic.
Website: www.recoverysupport.org
Phone: 705-457-3107
Email: info@zechariah4v6.com
Short Story Evenings
2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dominion Hotel in Minden
HHWEN member Shawn Chamberlin has invited us to present regular Short Story Evenings at the Dominion Hotel in Minden. On Thursday, March 12, 2009 – and on the second Thursday of each month thereafter – local writers will take to the stage, beginning at 7:00 p.m., to read their own original short stories to an appreciative audience at the Dominion. Open to the public; no cover, no minimum. A mike will be available for those who want to use it. For more info, please contact Marjorie Ludlow Green at 286-2592 or marjorie.ludlow-green @sympatico.ca.
Website: www.haliburtonwriters.ca
Weekly Euchre Night
Tuesdays, 7-10pm
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: West Guilford Recreation Centre
Euchre players welcome every Tuesday night from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Snacks and refreshments served after games finished. The hall is air conditioned and wheelchair accessible. For more info call Bill/Myra Marshall, 754-1457.
Email: carolstamp@sympatico.ca
Celebrate Recovery
Mondays, 7-10pm
Location: Lakeside Baptist Church, 9 Park St, Haliburton.
Looking for a safe place to discuss real life issues without fear of being judged or condemned? Do you want to be set free from addictive, compulsive & dysfunctional behaviors? Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered "large umbrella" recovery program under which a limitless number of issues can be dealt with for people who struggle with hurts, habits and hang-ups. Please join us on the Road to Recovery every Monday night, starting on November 5, 2007, from 7-10pm. A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU!
Celebrate Recovery website
Phone: 705-457-2851
Email: admin@lakesidebaptist.ca
Tea at 3
Wednesdays, 3:00pm
Starts October 25, 2006. Every Wednesday for adults who like to talk about ART and drink tea. FREE. Rails End Gallery.
Art Club for Kids
Tuesdays, 3:30-5pm
Held every Tuesday after school starting September 26, 2006, at the Agnes Jamieson Gallery, Minden. $5 per child. Recommended for children with a strong interest in art. We will be working with the fundamentals of drawing and other media. There will be occasional visits from professional artists showing their work and how it is made. All materials supplied. Register by calling 705-286-3763.
Story Circle
Wednesdays, 11:30am
Gooderham Branch of the Haliburton County Public Library.
Writing Circles
Various Times & Locations
Writers in the county get together with other writers to offer and receive advice and encouragement. There are currently six different writing circles which you can take part in. Visit the website of the Haliburton Highlands Writers' and Editors' Network for more information: www.haliburtonwriters.ca/circles.php
Legion Activities
Sundays, 12pm - 6pm
Various activities at Haliburton Legion Branch 129. Pool tables, shuffleboard, darts. Why not get a couple of friends together and come down to play some cards? Euchre and cribbage are always crowd favourites.
Legion Meat Draw
Fridays, 4:30pm
Draws every 30 min. Six great prizes per draw. Thirty prizes in total during the evening. Come on out, buy a ticket and you could be a winner!!! And HELP TO SUPPORT YOUR LEGION!!!!!
Ontario Early Years Centres
Drop-in
Crafts, circle time and fun!
Haliburton (457-2989): Tue, Wed & Thu 9:30am-2pm. and Sat 10:30am-1pm.
Minden (286-1770): Tue, Wed & Thu 9:30am-2pm. and Sat 10:30am-1pm. Monday night supper program, 3:30-6:30pm, $4 per family. Call 286-1770 to register.
Gooderham Library Story Circle
Wednesdays at 11:30am
Pine St. in downtown Gooderham. Call 457-2241 or 447-3163.

Ongoing Events
Friends of the Haliburton County Public Library's Minden Hills Branch Library Book Nook Sales
1st & 3rd Thu., November to May
Time: 12-4 pm
Location: Minden Hills Branch Library's Book Nook
Open every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm from November to May. Gently used books from $.50 to $2.00.
Website: www.haliburtonlibrary.ca
Phone: 705-457-2064
Email: celtic.cross@sympatico.ca
Country Music Jamboree
Second Sunday of every month
Location: S.G. Nesbitt Arena Minden
The Country Music Jamboree will take place on the second Sunday of every month except July and August, from 1pm to 5pm. This event is hosted by the Country Hot Flashes, and the Cold Shoulders. Anyone who sings and/or plays country, is invited to share your talent during the open mic section of the program. There will also be an old fashioned square dance or two. There is an open mic draw, spot dances, and a door prize. The admission is only $7.00 at the door. The Minden Lioness will serve the food and the cost is very reasonable. Proceeds will go to those in need in the community. If you have a talent to share, or if you just plain love Country Music, You will enjoy this event. Please mark the second Sunday of the month on your calendar, and plan to attend.
Phone: 705-286-1544
Email
Hatchery Tours
Monday - Friday
Time: 10:00 - 3:00
Location: 6712 Gelert Rd, Haliburton
We have tours during the day, during the week. Just come in and Marnie will take you on a tour. The only cost is a donation if you can afford it. Great for the kids.
Website: hhoa.on.ca
Phone: 705-457-9664
Email
The Art Hive Crafty Girls Club
3rd Thursday of the month
$5 for Art Hive members, $10 for non-members. Refreshments included. The Art Hive, 10239 Hwy. 118, 705-754-0021
Canadian Federation of University Women-Haliburton Highlands
3rd Thursday of the month, Sep-Jun
At monthly meetings held at Fleming College on the third Thursday of the month, Sept to June, at 7:00pm, members enjoy informative speakers on a wide range of topics. Friendships are developed and members continue to learn through interest groups, such as Book Clubs, Cuisine Groups, Bridge Groups and a Gardening Group. Two fundraising events a year enable our members to raise money to further the purpose of CFUW-HH. For more information please call 705-447-2402. See also www.cfuw.org.
Women's Golf
LADIES: Join the Haliburton Highlands Women's Golf League. 9 and 18 hole schedules are available to choose from.
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Open Stage
3rd Saturday of every month
The Haliburton County Folk Society presents Open Stage on the 3rd Saturday of every month at a new venue, the Haliburton County Museum, 66 Museum Road in Haliburton (turn on Bayshore Rd from Hwy 118 and follow to Museum Rd ) The music starts at 8:00pm. Be part of the audience or perform on stage. Performers can sign up upon arrival. Admission is only $2. All ages welcome. For more details see www.haliburtonfolk.com, email info@haliburtonfolk.com or call (705) 754-FOLK (3655).
Community Drumming/Rhythm Circle
Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
With Barry 'BAZZA' Hayward at the Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre, York Street, Haliburton. No Hand Drumming Experience Necessary! (a limited number of instruments available). Bring any hand-drums or percussion instruments you have. Experience RHYTHMANIA-Create community, shed inhibitions, release your passion, and celebrate life through rhythm. An all ages, accessible, family-friendly event. Admission by $5 donation (Pay What You Can/PWYC policy in place). For information contact Bazza at 705-457-4619 or hayward6@sympatico.ca.
Kinmount Farmers' Market
Saturdays (May to Thanksgiving)
Vendors will be selling vegetables, strawberries, baked goods, gourmet goodies, preserves, herbs, honey, organic beef and lamb, maple syrup and much more. Austin Sawmill Heritage Park, Saturdays 9:00-2:00. 488-1307
Open Mike Nite
Last Saturday of every month
8:00pm at the Dominion Hotel, Main St. Minden. No Cover. Open to all forms of entertainment: music, comedy, magic, poetry, etc. For more information, call 705-286-5035 or email shawn@light.on.ca.
Open Stage at the Hair Lounge
2nd Saturday of every month
Come and just listen or perform. All ages are welcome. The music starts at 8:00pm. 9271 Hwy.118, just east of Hwy.35 in Carnarvon. 705.457.7587 or 705.489.1963.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Is your life affected by someone else's drinking? Either your child, your parent, your spouse or your friend? To help them, you have to help yourself first. For local Al-Anon meeting information, call 705-754-3805.
Haliburton Highlands Prostate
Cancer Support Group
For meeting information, contact Rick Ratcliff at 286-6699 or leacliff@sympatico.ca.
Academic Upgrade Programme
Mon. to Thu. Mornings
Sir Sandford Fleming College is offering free classes in Haliburton & Minden. They will assist with transportation and childcare costs, if needed. Do you know someone who does not have Grade 12 or needs to upgrade their skills for work or college? Please call Katherine at 705-457-4562 or come to Victoria St. School in Haliburton Mon to Thurs mornings.


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Ongoing Events
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Parent/Tot Kindergym
Wednesdays
Time: 10:00am-10:40am
Location: Haliburton Dance Arts, Inc. Maple Ave.
Come out and join our Parent/tot Kindergym class! It's a great place for toddlers 18 months-4 years to be introduced to gymnastics and creative movement! With lots of gym equipment to create an indoor playground (great during the cold winter months!) and 1600 sq feet of space...we've got it all! Drop in every Wednesday 10am-10:40am with Baby Ballet following straight after from 10:45am-11:15am. Classes are $10.00 each.
Website: www.haliburtondancearts.com
Phone: 705-754-0007
Email: haliburtondance@sympatico.ca
Baby Ballet
Wednesdays
Time: 10:45am-11:15am
Location: Haliburton Dance Arts, Inc. Maple Ave.
Every Wednesday we have a Baby Ballet class for ages 18 months-4 years following our Parent/Tot Kindergym class. Bring your little one for a fun class of creative movement and rhythm! Classes are drop in every Wednesday morning from 10:45-11:15am $10.00/class See you at the dance studio! Don't forget your tutu!
Website: www.haliburtondancearts.com
Phone: 705-754-0007
Email: haliburtondance@sympatico.ca
Community Prayer
Tuesdays at 7 pm
Location: Jericho Centre, 50 York St. Haliburton, Room #5
Presented by Zechariah 4:6 Ministries Inc.
(Reg. Charity # 808980213RR0001)
LOCAL: Jericho Centre, Overcomers Recovery Support Groups, Community Prayer, Prison Ministry, Christmas for Kids
PROVINCIAL: Leadership training for Overcomers Groups.
INTERNATIONAL: Jamaica, Dominican Republic.
Website: www.recoverysupport.org
Phone: 705 457-2019 H.457-3107
Email
Video - Environmental Link to Breast Cancer
Location: Your Home
EXPOSURE Video. Environmental Links to Breast Cancer. Raising awareness of the connection between health and our environment, particularly between breast cancer and environmental toxins. Hosted by Olivia Newton-John. Book a casual in home video showing for your friends. This is not a sales event. As a courtesy to attendees this is a no scent event (includes perfumes, personal care and laundry scents)
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Phone: 705-455-9456
Email
Video - Toxic Trespass
Location: Your Home
Raising awareness of the connection between your children�s health and our environment. Book a casual in home video showing for your friends. This is not a sales event. As a courtesy to attendees this is a no scent event (includes perfumes, personal care and laundry scents). In Toxic Trespass, intrepid filmmaker Barri Cohen launches an investigation into the effects of the chemical soup around us. She starts with her 10-year-old daughter, whose blood carries carcinogens like benzene and the long-banned DDT. Then, Cohen heads out to Windsor and Sarnia: Canadian toxic hotspots, with startling clusters of deadly diseases. The filmmaker journeys into toxic nightmares all too common in industrialized countries. She meets passionate activists working for positive change, along with doctors and scientists who see evidence of links between environmental pollution and health problems. And she learns how quickly barriers can go up sometimes, when authorities are questioned about the connection between toxins and serious health problems. This film is essential viewing for anyone concerned about the effects of pollutants on our � and our children�s � very DNA.
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Phone: 705-455-9456
Email
Brushstrokes - Artists' Paint-Out
3rd Tuesday of the month
Highland Grove Community Centre, 10 am to 4 pm. Bring your own art supplies, easel, resource photos. Pack a bag lunch and come paint with other local artists. There is no instruction involved and no cost to participate. For more information, call Linda Middleton 705-448-9397 or email: info@crystalimagestudio.com. Have Fun Painting - Share & Learn
Pool League
Tuesday evenings
Open to all. Call 705-286-5035 for details. Dominion Hotel, Main St. Minden.
Euchre - Thursdays 7:30 pm
Cribbage - Mondays 7:30 pm
Please come and join in at the Legion Branch 636 in Minden. Everyone is welcome.
Cloggers
Mondays 7pm
An invitation is extended to energetic individuals who want to come out for some good exercise and lots of fun. Come out and join the Cloggers at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce. Clogging is an authentic and distinctive form of folk dancing for all ages - guys and gals, young and old. The cost is only $1.00.
Legion Lunches
Mon-Sat 12:00-2:00pm
The Ladies of Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 636 Minden will be serving lunches daily. The cost is $4.25 for daily specials plus a regular menu is available. Everyone is welcome.
The Red Hats of Haliburton County
3rd Wednesday of each month
For women over 50. Luncheons at various locations. For more information, contact Barb Morrow at 457-9595 or Julia Graf at 754-4957. To find out more about the Red Hat Society, visit www.redhatsociety.com.
Quilt Guild
2nd Wednesday of each month
Sewing and quilting 9:30am-4pm at Camp Adelaide. Meeting starts at 1:00pm.
Also on the fourth Tuesday of the month, a day of needlework at Club 35 north of Minden, $2. New members and guests are always welcome. For more information, contact Yvonne Taylor at 286-4905.
Community Care
Seniors Events
For seniors 55+ or physically disabled adults 18+. Contract Bridge on Mondays at 1pm. Bid Euchre on Thursdays at 1pm. Cribbage on Fridays at 1pm. Aquasize on Mon & Wed 9:30-11:30am Sept-May. Call Ida at 457-2941. Community Care Haliburton County is the new name for Haliburton County Home Support Services.

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