Local events

Free Screening This Saturday: SWITCH, Discover The Future of Energy

Jan 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Announcements, Energy Security, Local events

Green Screen Cinema launches our 2013 season with a special free showing of SWITCH. Partnering with the City of Barrie, we wil be screening SWITCH at Barrie’s Uptown Theatre at 55 Dunlop St. West in ‘Screen One’. This once only showing will be Saturday January 26th at 12:00PM noon. This award winning production takes you […]



Concensus & Decision Making. Next Workshop February 4th 7:45 PM – 9PM at at 89 Dunlop E.

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Announcements, Local events

The consensus decision-making process is a way of reaching decisions that allows all members of a group to participate, ensuring that all those affected by a decision have the chance to be involved in making it. The input of all members is gathered and a final decision acceptable to everyone is reached. Many mainstream decision-making […]



Barrie Free Clothing Store

Jul 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Announcements, Local events

Do you need free clothing or do you know someone that does?  Visit “Off the Rack” and Barrie Free Clothing Store located downtown Barrie at Toronto and Dunlop.  You enter the parking lot behind Meineke Automotive and it’s the first store at the back of the building directly behind Meineke.  It’s across the road from […]



Harvestfest 2012 September 22nd at Chappell Farms

Jul 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Announcements, Community Food, Local events

Once again, Transition Barrie will be hosting Harvestfest at Chappell Farms just north of Barrie.  We wish to invite anyone who is interested in any of our Transition activities to attend and to bring your friends and family.  It is a great opportunity to meet like minded people and to enjoy a beautiful day on […]



Reel Stories film festival “Surviving Progress” February 4th 2012 1PM

Jan 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Announcements, Local events

The “Barrie Reel Stories” film festival will present “Surviving Progress on Saturday at 1pm. Several Transition members will be attending and will meet outside the theatre at 12:30. Cost is $9.00. All are welcome. Surviving Progress is a stunning new feature documentary that connects the financial collapse, growing inequity, and the Wall Street oligarchy, with […]



Our Cooking series has finished but stay tuned!

Sep 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Announcements, Local events

Our First Backyard Bounty class was held on July 18th 2011.  It was a follow up from our gardening class. Several people got together to examine what to do with all of the “stuff we had grown in our gardens.” The focus of the classes were to prepare simple, real food that comes from our […]



TOWARDS AN EARTH CENTERED COMMUNITY

Aug 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Announcements, Local events

Co- sponsored by The Huronia Unitarians and Transition Barrie A guided discussion group that will challenge the prevailing worldview presented to us by media, our power elites and financial interests. The goal is to change consciousness which will enable more of us to begin the work that has been called the great turning or the […]



Canning and Preserving Workshop Sept 5th 7PM Grace United Church

Aug 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Announcements, Community Food, Local events

  PRESERVING THE HARVEST  Back by Popular Demand A Canning Workshop with Chef Emerie Brine from Bernardin canning supplies company This year Emerie will demonstrate Pressure Canning.  The workshop will be held at Grace united church on Grove near Cook street at 7PM on September 5th.  The cost will be $10.00 or pay what you […]



August 17th Monthly Meet Up 7pm

Aug 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Local events

August 17th from 7pm till 9pm City Hall 2nd floor Huronia Room   PRESERVING THE HARVEST   So you planted a garden! Watered, weeded, nurtured and harvested. Now what! Our August Meet-up will be a discussion of various methods of saving the fruits of your labour. Canning, freezing, dehydrating, pickling etc. We plan to host […]



Next Meeting Monday October 3rd 7pm till 9pm Urban Design Thru Permaculture Principles

Jul 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Announcements, Local events

Transition Barrie is presenting a series of visioning sessions and design charettes to explore the possibilities for developing the City of Barrie’s annexed lands to the south thru the principles of Permaculture. Hosted by Steve Dearlove, the intent and goal of these charettes is to come up with a conceptual layout/plan to present to the […]