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Another Great Weekend at Barrie Live Music!!

Canada’s Top Mayor Award, initiated by area resident Dawn Mucci and Barrie Live Music, with Jake and Jorden Mathias are just doing an incredible job raising money for the Barrie Food Bank! 

Each week it seems, the Line up of very talented artists just keep getting better!

Counting on Your Incredible Support!

Dawn Mucci and the staff at the Barrie food Bank

We ask everyone to join in and listen to the talent – giving what they can to assist with the cause of the month –

The Barrie Food Bank.

And the Lineup for this Weekend Is.....

Starting tonight!

From top left to right: Megan Anne Baille, Adam Chow, Madison Mueller, Katherine Chabot

Thursday

6 pm  Megan Anne Baille

7 pm  Adam Chow

8 pm  Madison Mueller

9 pm  Katherine Chabot

Jonni X
Lloyd S

Friday

7 pm  Lucas Redwood

8 pm  Lloyd S.

9:30pm JonniX

A One Way Ticket
Rob Laidlaw

Saturday

8 pm  A One Way Ticket with Jake Mathias and the boys!

9 pm  Rob Laidlaw

With Everyone's Help - We Can Do This!

What a fantastic weekend this will be!! 

Help these great groups make it to their goal this month!

Exciting

Another Way to Donate!

Check out the links to the Legacy Episodes of Bring Your ‘Eh Game!!

EP 1.  https://youtu.be/to2mTins5B8

EP 2.  https://youtu.be/G19JheC0Dk0

EP 3.  https://youtu.be/jl8OX4uleuU

EP 4.  https://youtu.be/xs7lcdXshZ0

Great Family Trivia Fun!

 

Written by: Jane Laker

Zombies, Trivia and Art at the MacLaren

Zombies, Trivia and Art at the MacLaren

Zombies, Trivia and Art at the MacLaren

Do you have what it takes to survive a Zombie apocalypse?

Join the MacLaren along with the Barrie Public Library, Shak’s World and the Barrie Native Friendship Centre for an evening of art, as you plan your path to survival! Play trivia and collect some brains.

The scary fun happens Thursday, April 15th 5:30-7pm. Volunteer hours available for those that attend through the BNFC and MacLaren Art Centre.

This is an online FREE youth event, although registration is required. What you’ll need: paper, colouring pencils or markers. Hit up the MacLaren’s website to register!

What did you think of Zombies, Trivia and Art at the MacLaren? Let us know if you are attending and be sure to hashtag #barrieuncovered when you do!

Barrie Live Music Show – Supports the Food Bank

Jake and Jorden Mathias are the brothers behind the popular “Barrie Live Music Show” Facebook group that has raised over $100,000.00 for over 25 local charities.

Barrie Live Music Supports the Food Bank for April!

Photo by Stephen Elliott

As we mentioned at the beginning of the week, they’ve given the month of April to assisting the Canada Food Bank COVID relief fund by partnering with area resident Dawn Mucci of Canada’s Top Mayor Award, and “Bring Your ‘Eh Game” trivia contest.

Exciting New Release...

The Mathias brothers not only have big hearts for the community, but also big talent in the music world!

Pre-pandemic their band “The Straits” often played locally.  You can find them playing virtually on-line – but even better their new band “A One Way Ticket” has just released their first single – “You Are the One” on all platforms!  Make sure to give it a listen!!

Weekend Line Up

Join them on Barrie Live Music Show this weekend – Here’s the lineup!!

Friday April 9:

7 pm Shane Joseph

8 pm Jay Dee Band

9:30 pm JonniX

Saturday April 10:

7 pm Tamara Lovan

8 pm Alyssa Bartholomew

9 pm Geoff Erickson

Don't Forget!!!

And…if you’re still up to it after the great music – you can still watch the any of the 4 legacy episodes of “Bring Your ‘Eh Game” right here:

We Appreciate Your Support!

We appreciate your community superhero spirit and look forward to having you assist everyone in this fantastic effort by Jake and Jorden Mathias with the Barrie Live Music Show.

Support our Local Food Bank while supporting our incredibly talented local music scene!!

Written By: Jane Laker

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Spring – A Time for Rebirth with Mainstream Therapy

Written as a Life Lesson by Angel Powers

As winter comes to an end and the temperature is warm, the ice melts, and buds begin to grow on trees; our earth is telling us it’s time for a new rebirth.

Many people look at spring as the “New year”; winter being the time for hibernation.

As the bear prepares food for winter and sleeps for the winter time it hibernates to rest and restore its body, its mind, and its soul.

When spring arrives it’s time for a rebirth, and new beginnings.

Is There Something that Needs to be Reborn Within You?

Perhaps with the nicer weather you’ve started moving your body more; I know I have after this long dreadful winter. I’ve been walking three days a week; up bright and early at 6 AM.

There are many times I’m just too tired and my scheduled day ahead seems too much, but I know if I get out and even move my body for a half an hour I will feel better.

Perhaps it’s time to clean your closet, or that bathroom sink that just tends to pile with stuff.

We live in a culture of instant gratification, and with this mindset also come an unhelpful thinking style called “all or nothing thinking“.

When we fall into these thinking traps, we cut ourselves off from achieving something before we even start.

We have the mindset of “Oh well, why bother!”  

“If I work out for a month and only lose 1 pound I think, its hopeless why should I even try.”

Learning From Nature!

We could learn this teaching from the earth itself; when the snow melts it doesn’t melt in one day.  You see when earth is changing seasons, if all the snow were to be melted in one day we’d be at risk of a flood. 

 When was the last time earth skipped winter?

The bird teaches us to look at things from the bigger picture. The turtle teaches us to assimilate to our surroundings, in the water it is fast and agile; on land agility is slow and steady.

When I’m too busy running around in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, I miss these moments, these teachings that are available to me in abundance if I would just tune in.

Tips to use your environment and Body as a Vessel of Information

  1. Slow down simply by activating your breath. Start with your hand below your navel; while you inhale bring your hand up slowly to the top of your nose. As you exhale press your hand in a downward motion stopping when your arm reaches a full extension. Do this 7-10 times to activate a sense of calm.
  2. In our chaotic world, calm sometimes brings anxiety. Be present. Look around you. Notice your immediate environment. The walls, the floor, the temperature, what you’re wearing, who is there, the time of day, the day of the week, the day of the month and so on…. in this moment, there is nothing to fear, or to be nervous about.
  3. Say out loud or in your head (out loud is better if you can) a.) allow me to set aside everything I think I know to see a different perspective. b.) If my environment was trying to communicate something to me in this very moment what is it trying to teach me? c.) What can I learn from…. name your surroundings i.e. the brides, my kids, the dog, traffics, the song on the radio.

Recognize the Message

The truth is, our environment is constantly communicating with us, nudging us and teaching us what we need to know. The trick is to slow down long enough and to be open to the message we are receiving.

When we receive mail it is our job to open the envelope and read what’s inside. If you receive mail and stick it in a corner or throw it in the garbage and choose not to open it, you are choosing not to read the message that has been delivered to you. So, if you are the kind of person that opens your mail when it is delivered, could you choose to open the deliveries that are in constant supply to you everywhere you are?

MAINSTREAM THERAPY

Written by: Angel Powers/Jane Laker

Photo Credits: Stephen Elliott

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Alliance Billiards – The Best of Both Worlds!

Do you enjoy playing billiards?

The History...

The game certainly has a long and rich history!

Beginning around the 15th Century, it’s believed to have evolved from lawn croquet played outdoors.

The play moved to an indoor table covered with a green cloth to simulate grass for better year round play.

In 1600 Shakespeare even mentioned it in his play, Anthony and Cleopatra.

The first rules were written in 1675 and have been revised as the game modernized.

Snooker is an off-take of the original British game of English Billiards.  Those in the know tell us that the British appetite for snooker is akin to the North American love of baseball!

There have been times throughout history that billiard tournaments received even wider coverage that some wars!

The Comeback!

The game died off somewhat in the 50’s until Paul Newman starred in “The Hustler”, bringing it back full force.

At Alliance Billiards, owner Georgia Makrygiannis let us know that both the CPA and House Leagues are up and running!

If you’re interested – you should hurry and make the call!

Best news of all is that her patio should be open for the 1st of April – so let’s cheer the good weather on!

What a Deal!

Alliance Billiards is also running a REALLY COOL SPECIAL!

Spend $25.00 

Receive 1 of 15 Balls

Once you’ve earned

All 15 Balls

YOU WILL RECEIVE 15 HOURS OF FREE POOL!!

Wow!  Great food and now an even better reason to eat it!

And...Even More!

Actually Alliance billiards has also upped their game by adding their great menu to Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes as well!

You sure can’t go wrong with the great food and a friendly game of pool at Alliance Billiards.

They really do offer the best of both Worlds!!

Written By: Jane Laker

Photo Credit: Stephen Elliott

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