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MacLaren Art Centre TV BINGO on Rogers, Barrie Ontario
February 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm
$5.00 for a 5-pack

MacLaren TV Bingo on ROGERS
Tuesdays, 8:00

MacLaren Art Centre TV Bingo is a LIVE hour of fun and excitement, brought to you exclusively by Rogers TV. Every Tuesday at 8:00 pm, host Stu Andrews calls the action with 5 chances to win great cash prizes. The final game of the night has a grand prize jackpot of $1,200 EVERY week. All proceeds goes directly to the MacLaren Art Centre's VanGo programme, which offers unique opportunities for Simcoe County students to work with professional artists in the classroom! Tune in each week to win cash prizes with Rogers TV's coverage of MacLaren Art Centre TV Bingo.

MacLaren TV Bingo Game Cards are available at the following locations...

March 28, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Spring Coffeehouse Auditions
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
5:00 to 7:00 pm
MacLaren Art Centre
37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie

Calling youth ages 14 to 18 years! Are you in a band? Do you know somebody with an amazing voice? Are you a Spoken Word Artist and looking for a chance to perform? Then the MacLaren Youth Council is looking for you to share your talent at the Grease-themed Spring Coffeehouse!  With over 150 in attendance, this is a great opportunity to be seen and heard!

The MacLaren Youth Council encourages interested performers to audition on Wednesday, March 28. Audition performance sign-up starts at 4:45 pm. Auditions are from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Gallery, main level. Acoustic performers, bands, spoken-word...

April 5, 2018 - 7:00 pm
2018 Benefactor Art Exchange Evening
Thursday, April 5, 7 to 9 pm
Preview: March 17 to April 5
Preview Tour: Wednesday, March 21, 6 to 7 pm 
The Carnegie Room at the MacLaren
For $1 a day, enjoy great art and enrich your community! Join the Benefactor Programme and take home an original work of art on loan for a year. The annual Benefactor Art Exchange Evening offers Benefactors an opportunity to select an original work of art to hang in their home or office for one year. Artists from across the province generously loan artwork in a range of media, from painting to sculpture, in support of this programme. 
The MacLaren...
April 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm
$225 (includes donation receipt for $125)

2018 MacLaren Black Tie Gala
Friday, April 13
The Carnegie Room at The MacLaren
Tickets: $225 (includes donation receipt for $125)
Attire: Black Tie optional (bring your dancing shoes)

Come out for a really fun, entertainng and high energy evening! Amazing food, great music, enticing live and silent auction prizes. Proceeds from this fundraising event directly support the MacLaren's programmes for children and youth! For tables, tickets and sponsorship information, contact Sue-Ellen Boyes at the MacLaren, or 705-720-1044 ext. 236



April 20, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Grease-Themed Spring Coffeehouse
Friday, April 20, 2018
6 to 9 pm
MacLaren Art Centre, main lobby and Education Centre
Admission $2 towards MacLaren Youth Advisory Council endeavors

This is an all-ages event! Join us for the Youth Advisory Council’s annual Spring Coffee House! This year's event is inspired by Grease and everything retro 50's! Dress as your favourite Grease character and enjoy music and spoken-word performances by Simcoe County high school students!  Have fun making crafts and buttons with our outta-sight button-maker and pose in our retro photobooth! The Coffeehouse is fun for all! Prizes will also be awarded to the best-costumed guy and gal! Join our event on ...