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  • Sponsorship Spotlight: A community partnership brewed to perfection.

    The Barrie Public Library proudly celebrates the return of its 18th annual Barrie Dragon Boat Festival by recognizing long-time library supporter, Tim Hortons.   The festival returns to the shores of Kempenfelt Bay on Saturday, August 20.  “We’re back!” exclaims Katelyn Lees as she looks back on how the partnership between the two organizations has flourished […]

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    Meet Jeff of Corporate Recess!

    Jeff Aldridge, Owner of Corporate Recess Team Building, has been a contributor to the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival as a Coach, Steersman and Paddler for over 10 years. As an avid traveler, he also has experience teaching Dragon Boating all over North America with a variety of national dragon boat companies. Jeff has found his […]

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    2022 Summer Practice Season Update

    ATTENTION all teams registering for the 2022 Barrie Dragon Boat Festival!  You will be able to begin booking practices beginning on  June 1st  The Barrie Public Library is working with a new community partner, Corporate Recess, to facilitate 2022 summer practice sessions. Many of you have met Owner, Jeff Aldridge as he has been a […]

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