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2 February 2024 / Read more

AlgomaTrad Trivia FUNdraiser, LIVE! Saturday, March 02, Hilton Beach Community Hall

The AlgomaTrad Trivia FUNdraiser is a night of friendship and friendly competition with the goal this year of raising money for the AlgomaTrad Centre Building Fund. We hope you will join us to make it a success! When: Saturday, March 02, 2024 Where: Hilton Beach Community Hall, Hilton Beach Time: 7:00 p.m. sharp (doors open […]

18 January 2024 / Read more

Kate’s Klasses, Winter 2024

Information plus registration and fee payment links for Kate’s Klasses 2024, an online learning program in piano accompaniment, stepdancing, clawhammer banjo, fiddle and tin whistle running Thursdays, 7pm, from February 01 to February 29, 2024

21 January 2024 / Read more

2023 – What a whirlwind of a Year!

AlgomaTrad and its founders and artistic directors Julie Schryer and Pat O’Gorman hit the ground running at the beginning of 2023, ramping up the interior renovations of the Main Hall begun at the end of 2022 with $500K of funding from Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor) and $250K (part of a $1million […]

21 January 2024 / Read more

AlgomaTrad Awarded $2 Million Infrastructure Funding from the Government of Canada!

AlgomaTrad is pleased to announce that it has received $2 Million from the Government of Canada through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund administered by Canadian Heritage. These funds will support AlgomaTrad’s ongoing development of the AlgomaTrad Centre, located on St. Joseph Island, into a year-round arts and culture hub for camps, festivals, workshops, performances, classes, […]

27 January 2024 / Read more

Videography and Streaming Class, Saturday/Sunday, February 03/04

AlgomaTrad is offering a free 2-day workshop in the use of video and streaming equipment for interested participants on Saturday, February 03 and Sunday, February 04, 11am-4pm at the Hilton Beach Community Hall in Hilton Beach, St. Joseph Island. No experience is necessary though familiarity with cameras and social media technology is useful. Participants will […]

5 December 2023 / Read more

Robbie Burns Supper and Celebration, Thursday, January 25, JTCC Desbarats

AlgomaTrad, with Johnson Township Recreation, will present a Robbie Burns Supper on Thursday, January 25 at the Johnson Township Community Centre, Desbarats, featuring a traditional Burns menu as well as Scottish fiddle music and songs, Highland Dancing, Scottish Country Dancing, Highland Bagpiping and more. Tickets are: Adults $50; Students/Seniors $40; and 12 & Under $25, […]

20 November 2023 / Read more

AlgomaTrad Dance, Saturday, December 09, 7pm, JTCC Hall, Desbarats

When: Saturday, December 9th, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m, drop in anytime Callers: Rodney Martin and Julie Schryer Music: Benoit, Zach, Julie, Pat, and other musical guests What: simple barn dances (circles, squares, longways, contras, couples’ dances) Where: Johnson Township Community Hall, (above the arena) Accessible: Yes! Is it only for dancers? All welcome! Some folks […]