Join Community Engagement Coordinator Cara for engaging activities!

Phone to leave a voicemail at 705-789-5232 ext. 3408 or email for registration.

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Orange Ribbon Rolling Workshop

Orange ribbons represent the children of residential schools who never came home—children who are voiceless and deserve to be remembered. Hope Arises Orange Ribbon workshop provides an opportunity for participants to learn, understand, and take action as part of Truth and Reconciliation and the 94 Calls to Action. Our teaching workshop is a vessel of understanding, acknowledgement, learning, and growth. Geared to adults. All are welcome. Be a changemaker. Roll a ribbon.

Registration required.

Sunday, June 2 at 1-4 PM

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Household Food Insecurity Presentation with Monica Bovett, BScN, RN, MTS

Join us for an informative presentation on Household Food Insecurity with Monica Bovett. Food insecurity is a serious public health issue that can negatively affect the health of individuals, families, and our communities. This 45-minute presentation aims to inform and educate. Learn about the cost of food, current health stats, and the impact of household food insecurity in Simcoe Muskoka. This is geared toward anyone living in Muskoka or working for an organization impacted by household food insecurity.

Registration is required. 

Thursday, June 13 at 1-2 PM

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About Monica 

Public Health Nurse, Chronic Disease Prevention Program

Community and Family Health Department

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

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Gather and Craft

The Muskoka Indigenous Friendship Centre invites you to bring your own crafting project, beading, knitting, embroidery, feather work, or any other craft project you are working on. This is an opportunity to gather, share, and meet like-minded members of our community. No supplies will be provided, but we will craft and laugh together. Space is limited.

Saturday, June 22 at 12-3 PM

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Rattle Making Workshop

This is a two-part workshop series in which participants will make their own handcrafted rattle out of rawhide. All materials are natural; you will learn how to work with rawhide and add your artistic touch to a rattle. 

All supplies provided. Space is limited. Families are welcome.

Registration for both dates is required. *** WORKSHOP FULL***

Part 1: Saturday, May 18 at 12-3 PM ***FULL***

Part 2: Saturday, June 8 at 12-3 PM ***FULL***

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Adult Sewing Workshop

Want to learn how to sew? Maybe brush up on your sewing skills? Adult sewing is an instructional workshop for beginners and experts alike. You will select your own fabric and create your own cloth lined bag. Mary Spring and Terri Howell will guide participants to complete their own sewing project each month.

All supplies provided. Please bring lunch. Registration required.

Future Dates Coming Soon

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Jigsaw Puzzle Contest

Future Dates Coming Soon

The library is hosting a Jigsaw Puzzle Contest! Form a team with four fellow puzzle enthusiasts and enter the puzzle contest. Will your team complete the 500-piece puzzle first?

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest Rules

  • Each team must have a minimum of one adult.
  • Maximum of four people per team.
  • A total of five teams can enter.
  • Prizes for the First and Second-place teams.

Registration now open. To register your team, contact the Community Engagement Coordinator.

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Sunday  CLOSED
Monday 10 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM


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