Thursday, 8 January 2015

Cooking 101


COOKING 101, for all levels of cooks and ‘want to be’s’.
McKellar Pioneer College has developed an ongoing series of kitchen culinary classes. Future topics will include canning and pickling, breads, eggs, soups and stocks, sausage making, entertaining, hors d’oeuvres… as well as taking requests.

With classically trained, Red Seal chef David Downing each class will present the foundations of creating meals in the kitchen. 

Class #1     KNIVES AND MIREPOIX            JANUARY 17, 2015 10am -1pm
KNIVES - Know your knives, how to use, care for, sharpen and store them. It is the start of everything that goes on in the kitchen.
MIREPOIX - The classic start to most kitchen dishes the World over, using onions, celery and carrots.
Bring your favourite knife, a chef’s knife if you have one, and a cutting board.
Class #2      CHICKEN              APRIL 25, 2015    10 – 3pm
Roast, stuff, flatten breast, skewer, wings…….”everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask”.
Class #3   SALADS            May  23  , 2015    10-1pm
Use fresh spring ingredients; make your own healthy and tasty dressings……

All Classes;          $45 each, or the series of three for $120.

Contact the McKellar Township Office to register. 705-389-2842.
There are course maximums, so register early.
Courses are held at the McKellar Community Centre.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Candle Making!

Come on out and learn to how to

Make your own Candles!

This course is presented by the: 
McKellar Pioneer College


Saturday, November 22, 2014 
McKellar Community Centre
$25.00 per person 

Space in this course is limited, please register by Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
This course will be 2-3 hours.
To register call or visit the McKellar Township Office. 

Please contact Jayme with any questions you may have at 
705-389-2842 ext 25

Cheese Making!

Learn the Art of 

Cheese Making!

A course presented by

The McKellar Pioneer College

Course Information

Saturday, October 18, 2014
McKellar Community Centre
$30.00 per person 

Bring your own Lunch
Spaces in this course is limited; sign up before Tuesday, October 14, 2014
 to reserve your spot.
Sign up at the McKellar Township Office or call 705-389-2842

Come make a soft cheese
This course is roughly 4-5 hours
Contact Jayme with any questions with regards to this course
705-389-2842 ex 25

Friday, 11 July 2014

Introduction to Watercolour Painting

Introduction to Watercolour
A course presented by

The McKellar Pioneer College

Course Information

Wednesday, August 06, 20145:30pm -9:00pm$35.00

Join our instructor Jack Reck for this introductory course to Watercolour Painting. Jack is a well-known artist and works in conjunction with Artists Round the Sound.

Check out his work at

Contact Jayme to reserve your spot in this course
705-389-2842 ex 25

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Hand Quilting

The Art of Hand Quilting 

Join instructor Donna Waddell to learn the Art of Hand Quilting here in McKellar! 

Quilting your project by hand not only results in a quality quilt that is an heirloom, but the process is wonderfully peaceful and relaxing. You will learn how to "mark" a quilt, how to properly put a quilt into quilting frames and "square it up". You will learn quilting techniques such as "starting" and "stopping" and how to "travel", along with the "tools of quilting" 

The only tools/material you need to bring are:
Snips or Small Scissors 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Brought to you by:
 The McKellar Pioneer College 
D & D Country Quilts

Friday, 20 June 2014

Sprint Canoe & Kayak

Sprint Canoe & Kayak
A course presented by

The McKellar Pioneer College & The Parry Sound Canoe Club

Course Information

July 05, 2014
McKellar Arena
Ages 9-17

Do you want to be the next Olympian from McKellar?!
Join us for an open house and introductory lessons with a hands on Demonstration.
Don’t Forget your bathing suit and a life jacket!

Register your spot for this course by calling 705-389-2842 or visit us at the township office. This course is free!

Contact Jayme with any questions with regards to this course
705-389-2842 ex 25

Monday, 9 June 2014

Marketing on a Shoestring Budget: NEW DATE!

Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

A course presented by

The McKellar Pioneer College

The Business Centre

Course Information:

Thursday, November 06, 2014
6:00pm to 7:00pm
McKellar Council Chambers

New and existing business owners often have their money tied up in resources to ensure the company continues to operate effectively. As a result, little money is available for marketing, which is a critical component to any organization. Let us provide you with solutions to help you overcome the financial burden often associated with marketing by presenting alternative solutions that will benefit any business owner.

Spaces in the course will be limited so sign up early for this session at
The McKellar Township Office or 705-389-2842
$15.00/ person for this course

Contact Jayme with any questions with regards to this course
705-389-2842 ex 25