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5 Things To Do This Weekend

5 Things To Do This Weekend!


This is the last weekend of February. And it’s a Leap Year! So that means you get an extra day to slack off…right?

If you’re more active inclined, there’s loads to do in and around Barrie to close out the second month of the year.


5 Things To Do This Weekend


Look Before You Leap Year: An ODH Improv Comedy Show

Join the Old Dance Hall Players for a hilarious night of improvisational Leap year themed comedy at the Ferndale Banquet Hall in. This momentous occasion only happens once every 4 years, so let the players prep you with laughter for the event you’ll only experience 25 times in your lifetime.

Happening Friday, Doors open 7pm. SHOW 8 pm. $20 at the door


World Cubing Event – Leap to Barrie

The World Cubing Association (yup, it’s a thing) is hosting a cubing tournament on Saturday at the Legion on St. Vincent Street.

The competition features 125 competitors competing in 5 different events, including the famous Rubik’s 3 x 3 cube. There will be several top Canadian cubers to meet and watch. And it’s totally free to watch!

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Dear WCA Community, We had another successful year of cubing and developing the WCA as an organization in 2019! We would like to take this moment to share the highlights of what we have accomplished this year with all of your help. WCA competitions were introduced to eight new countries and there were over 27,750 new people who competed officially for the first time. This year, our competitors broke barriers and achieved 61 world records, 205 continental records, and 3,760 national records. On the organizational side, the WCA continued to evolve and make changes to benefit our staff and competitors. The WCA Data Protection Committee and WCA Executive Assistant Team were created to address the implications of the GDPR and to assist the WCA Board with their administrative tasks. Regional Delegate positions were developed to help senior delegates better manage large areas. The WCA Competition Requirements Policy was implemented to standardize our competitions and the WCA Equipment Funding Policy was put in place to offer equipment to Delegates and Regional Organizations in communities where their own investment is hindered by financial or other hardship. Within our Committees and Teams, there have been 21 investigations taken by the WCA Ethics Committee, more than 1,300 competitions announced by the WCA Competition Announcement Team (with an average announcement time of 21 hours from confirmation) and results for those competitions posted by the WCA Results Team (with an average delay of only 10 hours between submission and upload), and 153 posts made on Facebook and 115 posts on Instagram by the WCA Communication Team. We also appointed 43 new delegates this year! This was the first year that the WCA collaborated with Red Bull Mind Gamers to have joint events in Spain, China, and Mexico and bring many WCA competitors to the Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup 2019 in Russia. The WCA has also began collaborating with Guinness World Records to formally recognize WCA World Records on their website and in their books. Rubik’s made WCA World Championship 2019 possible and we are thankful for their continued support. We look forward to furthering our relationships with

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Pinot & Pilates

Wine AND exercise? Sign us up! Club Pilates hosts this night of Pinot and Pilates, for both members and non-members. They have 2 class times, at 6pm and 8pm.

Did we mention there is wine?

Rainbow Fish @ Georgian Theatre

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia brings The Rainbow Fish to Barrie. The puppet show is a live version of the Rainbow Fish stories.

The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with his silver scales and heart of gold in this award-winning book about the beautiful fish who learned to share his most prized possession.

Babes in arms are complimentary for children 12 months and under on the date of the performance.

PGS Snowboard World Cup

The Alpine Snow TKO FIS Snowboard World Cup is coming to Blue Mountain in Collingwood, ON for the first time ever from February 29-March 1, 2020!

Athletes from all over the world and Canada compete for the World Cup with qualifying rounds right up to the finals on Sunday.


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