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November 2019

Climate Changes Everything: Food for Thought

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mary Street Centre, 24 Mary Street
Parry Sound, Canada

The Parry Sound & Area Food Collaborative in partnership with the GBBR, Mary Street Centre and North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, presents Climate Changes Everything: Food For Thought, a FREE presentation with speaker Dianne Saxe, President of Saxe Facts and former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. Dr. Saxe will address the relationship between climate change and our food systems. The climate is changing, consumer food choices play a major role, and as individuals, we can make meaningful changes. The…

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Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

November 21, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Biosphere Walk

November 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet at James Bay Junction Road parking lot, Seguin Join GBBR staff on a guided hike through the forests and wetlands of the Rose Point Trail. Learn about wildlife and plants and how they prepare for the winter!

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Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

November 28, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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December 2019

Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

December 5, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Biosphere Walk

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet at the trailhead by the Salt Docks on Marion Avenue, Parry Sound Join GBBR biologists and birders as they stroll along the iconic Parry Sound shoreline. Bring your own or borrow our binoculars to see what you can find! The hike will end at Trestle Brewing Company where you can enjoy a hot or cold beverage.

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Films That Make You Think: The Devil We Know

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum on Tower Hill, 17 George Street
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4 Canada

When a handful of West Virginia residents discover DuPont has been pumping its poisonous Teflon chemical into the air and public water supply of more than 70,000 people, they file one of the largest class action lawsuits in the history of environmental law.

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Biosphere Walk

December 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

4 Nine Mile Lake Road, McDougall Snowshoe* under the full moon with GBBR staff and a special guest guide at Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre (GNOAC). Learn about winter wildlife and animal tracking! Please bring or rent snowshoes from GNOAC. *Snowshoeing if conditions permit. Otherwise be prepared to hike!

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Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

December 12, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

December 19, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

December 26, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Biosphere Walks

December 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet at trailhead, parking behind Humphrey Fire Hall Celebrate the end of the year by joining GBBR staff for a hike on the Humphrey Nature Trail, and learn about how the plants and wildlife survive the winter. Bring your nature questions!

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January 2020

Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

January 2 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Catch The Ace Lottery Draw

January 9 @ 7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:45 pm on Thursday, happening 48 times

Trestle Brewing Company, 9 Great North Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X8 Canada

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery! Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win!  Each Thursday at 7:45, GBBR will be holding the weekly draw until the Ace Of Spades is found! The weekly draw will be held at Trestle Brewing Company. Learn more about the lottery at: https://www.gbbr.ca/get-involved/catch-the-ace/ Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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Films that Make You Think: Point of No Return

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum on Tower Hill, 17 George Street
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4 Canada
$10

Point of No Return takes you behind the headlines of the first solar-powered flight around the world—where two courageous pilots take turns battling nature, their own crew, and sometimes logic itself, to achieve the impossible. Not just to make history, but to inspire a revolution.

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Biosphere Walk: Winter Photo Prowl

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Humphrey Nature Trails, 115 ON-141
Humphrey, Ontario Canada
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Trailhead & parking behind Humphrey Fire Hall. We're joined on this hike by local photographer Jonathan Mahood to capture the sights of these beautiful trails. Please bring your own camera. Suggested donation for hike is $10, which helps continue our education and conservation programming!

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February 2020

Biosphere Bonspiel

February 1
Parry Sound Curling Club, 12 Johnson St
Parry Sound, Ontario Canada
$160

Registration is now full. Please feel free to drop by the Bonspiel to cheer on the teams! $160/team two draws, three 6-end games, and includes dinner Mixed teams, all ages and skill levels welcome  

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Biosphere Walk: Kids Snowshoe Stomp

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre, 4 Nine Mile Lake Road
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W9 Canada

Calling all kids, this one's for you! Enjoy a snowshoe hike, games and end with hot chocolate. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a set. Adult snowshoes available for rent, a separate Nature Hike may be offered. Ages 7-12. Registration is required! Visit: http://bit.ly/3534P18 or call 705.774.0978

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Films That Make You Think: The Need to Grow

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum on Tower Hill, 17 George Street
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4 Canada
$10

The United Nations estimates that at the rate we are depleting our farmland, we have fewer than 60 years of soil left on Earth. Can we feed the world without destroying the planet? The answer depends on what we do now! The good news is, there ARE solutions. The Need To GROW takes you inside the hearts and innovations of three very different leaders - an 8-year-old girl challenges the ethics of a beloved organization - a renegade farmer struggles…

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Biosphere Walk: Something’s Fishy!

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Waterfront Trail, Parry Sound, 2 Bay Street
Parry Sound, Ontario Canada
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Meet at the Salt Dock trailhead off Salt Dock Road, Parry Sound. GBBR's Katrina Krievins will share the true tale of Lake Trout in Georgian Bay and the Big Sound on this roundtrip walk along the Waterfront Trail. Suggested donation to join is $10, which helps us continue our education and conservation programming!

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Biosphere Walk: Ask the Naturalist

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rose Point Trail – James Bay Junction Parking Lot, 96 James Bay Junction Road Parking Lot
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2W8 Canada

This walk date was changed because of weather! Please join us on Friday, February 21st at 2:00pm. Explore the Rose Point Trail with a GBBR naturalist. Look for winter birds and other signs of wildlife. Be sure to bring your nature questions! Suggested donation to join is $10, which helps us continue our education and conservation programming!

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March 2020

Films That Make You Think: Toxic Beauty

March 10 @ 7:00 pm
Museum on Tower Hill, 17 George Street
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4 Canada
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$10

Toxic Beauty is a documentary feature film with exclusive access to scientists, lawyers, advocates, regulators, politicians, a dynamic whistle blower, survivors and women who have lost their lives. It follows the class action lawsuit against J&J and the plaintiffs, personal stories of women fighting for justice in a race against time with this deadly disease. Woven throughout the film is a human experiment. In the end, the film meets the companies and people who offer solutions and optimism for safer,…

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Biosphere Walk: Syrup Stroll & Tree Trek

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Killbear Park, Blind Bay Road Ontario Canada + Google Map
$10

Join us and Killbear Park staff as we hike an old Sugar Bush to share the history and significance of the sugar maple. We'll highlight the Anishinabek cultural connections of other tree species as well and the present day threats of forest pests. Killbear Sugar Bush - meet at the Community Mailboxes, first left on Blind Bay Rd.

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Biosphere Walk: Syrup Stroll & Tree Trek

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Balsam Trail McKellar, Ontario Canada + Google Map
$10

We're teaming up with Westwind Forest Stewardship to talk trees! How sweet the sugar maple is, but many other tree species have a tall tale to tell. Hugging trees will be optional! Balsam Trail, McKellar - parking at first driveway on the left once on Balsam Rd.

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April 2020

Films That Make You Think: The Pollinators

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum on Tower Hill, 17 George Street
Parry Sound, Ontario P2A 2X4 Canada
$10

The Pollinators is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat. The film speaks to farmers, scientist, chefs, economists and academics along the way to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees and what it means to our food security.

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