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Events Calendar

April 2018
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April
24

Art Classes & Wine Glasses

With Artist Instructor Melissa Beasley

No experience required!  Come out and unwind with a glass of wine as local artist Melissa Beasley leads the class in an acrylic paint on 12”x16” canvas project.  We’ll supply you with the materials needed, including brushes, paint, aprons and canvases.  Please arrive a few minutes early to secure your seats, as painting will begin at 6:30 PM.

One glass of wine is included in the price of admission.  Additional drinks will be available at our cash bar.  Outside food and drink are not allowed - NO BYOB.  This is a 19+ only event - all participants will be required to provide photo I.D.

Tickets for this event are only $29.95 +HST. There are only 20 seats available, so act fast!



April
26

Film at the Stockey: Call Me By Your Name

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who's working as an intern for Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.  Based on the novel by André Aciman.  This film is rated R.


Tickets: $10.00 @ 7:00 PM
April
27

Parry Sound Singers: New Beginnings

Parry Sound Singers present their 11th spring show at the Stockey Centre. The choir has a new director, Len Ballantine - an accomplished arranger, composer and choral specialist - so the show is appropriately titled "New Beginnings". Life is full of new beginnings, (new love, new baby, new friendships, new surroundings, new career) and the Singers, with the able accompaniment of Theresa Beninger and small groups within the choir will celebrate, in song, some of these themes. 

"New Beginnings" will be presented Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28, both at 7:30 pm at the Stockey Centre. Adults $25, children $10.


Tickets: $10.00 - 25.00 @ 7:30 PM
April
28

Parry Sound Singers: New Beginnings

Parry Sound Singers present their 11th spring show at the Stockey Centre. The choir has a new director, Len Ballantine - an accomplished arranger, composer and choral specialist - so the show is appropriately titled "New Beginnings". Life is full of new beginnings, (new love, new baby, new friendships, new surroundings, new career) and the Singers, with the able accompaniment of Theresa Beninger and small groups within the choir will celebrate, in song, some of these themes. 

"New Beginnings" will be presented Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28, both at 7:30 pm at the Stockey Centre. Adults $25, children $10.


Tickets: $10.00 - 25.00 @ 7:30 PM
May
03

Film at the Stockey: I, Tonya

In 1991, talented figure skater Tonya Harding becomes the first American woman to complete a triple axel during a competition. In 1994, her world comes crashing down when her ex-husband conspires to injure Nancy Kerrigan, a fellow Olympic hopeful, in a poorly conceived attack that forces the young woman to withdraw from the national championship. Harding's life and legacy instantly become tarnished as she's forever associated with one of the most infamous scandals in sports history. Winner of Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney at the 2018 Academy Awards. This film is rated R.


Tickets: $10.00 @ 7:00 PM
May
12

Legends Show

Tributes to Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Motown, & Elvis
Presented by Paquette Productions

 

 

Legends Show brings you some of the world’s most exciting performers live on stage. Accompanied by the “Rockin’ Royals Band”, this show will feature the most incredible Tributes to Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Elvis Presley, and Motown by the sensational “Tonettes.”

 

Performing as Roy Orbison, Jesse Aron, who hails from the State of Wisconsin, is recognized as one of USA’s top Roy Orbison Tribute performers. With his effortless voice and uncanny resemblance to Roy, his portrayal to ‘The Big O’ will leave you mesmerized. Jesse will take you back in time with such hits as ‘Crying’, ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Only The Lonely’, ‘Running Scared’, and many more of your favourites.

 

Canada’s Tribute Queen Amberley Beatty, returns to the stage with an incredible performance paying tribute to American Pop Singing Icon, the late Connie Francis. Idolized by millions of fans around the world, Francis was best known for her hits such as ’Where the Boys Are’, ‘Whose Sorry Now’, ‘You’re Cheatin’ Heart’, ‘Stupid Cupid’, Lipstick on Your Collar’. 

 

The Tonettes: Cathy, Marlene and Amoy as you have never seen them before, have been blessed with power, sensitivity, and vocal energy. This sensational trio will be performing a variety of songs dedicated to the great 50s and 60s musical eras. This special performance is one rarely seen by this amazing 

 

Pete Paquette is a World-class Elvis Tribute Artist that is in great demand and is highly regarded as one of the top Elvis performers in the business today. Known for captivating his audiences through his incredible voice, high energy, charisma, and playful spontaneity with his audiences, this multi-award winning performer will leave you  wanting more.






May
15

Art Classes & Wine Glasses

With Artist Instructor Marc DeGroote

No experience required!  Come out and unwind with a glass of wine as local artist Marc DeGroote leads the class in an acrylic paint on 12”x16” canvas project.  We’ll supply you with the materials needed, including brushes, paint, aprons and canvases.  Please arrive a few minutes early to secure your seats, as painting will begin at 6:30 PM.

One glass of wine is included in the price of admission.  Additional drinks will be available at our cash bar.  Outside food and drink are not allowed - NO BYOB.  This is a 19+ only event - all participants will be required to provide photo I.D.

Tickets for this event are only $29.95 +HST. There are only 20 seats available, so act fast!

About the Artist Instructor

Marc DeGroote was born in Belgium and immigrated to Canada in 1957, at the age of ten.

Wildlife Artist extraordinaire, this artist's exceptional talent came to life in 2001. A self-taught artist who will astonish you with the incredible detail achieved in his creations of mixed media, acrylics, oils, watercolours, and graphite. Seldom will you experience the feeling of such closeness with nature as when you view Marc's fine art. Marc has spent many years travelling, closely observing and enjoying the beauty of nature and all of its pleasures.



May
17

Film at the Stockey: Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

Based on the memoir of the same name by Peter Turner, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) finds romance and happiness with a younger man, but her life changes forever when she is diagnosed with breast cancer in the 1970s. This film is rated 14A.


Tickets: $10.00 @ 7:00 PM
May
26

Dancin' Thru The Decades

The Parry Sound Dance Academy Dance Recital.

Performances will occur at 1pm and 6pm.



Tickets: $18.00 @ 1:00 PM
May
26

Dancin' Thru The Decades

The Parry Sound Dance Academy Dance Recital.

Performances will occur at 1pm and 6pm.


Tickets: $18.00 @ 6:00 PM
May
31

Film at the Stockey: The Leisure Seeker

Traveling in their family Leisure Seeker vintage recreational vehicle, John (Donald Sutherland) and Ella Spencer (Helen Mirren) take one last road trip from Boston to the Hemingway House in the Florida Keys before his Alzheimer's and her cancer can catch up with them.  This film is rated PG.


Tickets: $10.00 @ 7:00 PM
June
01

Classic Albums Live presents AC/DC's Back In Black

The next in our Classic Albums live series is one of the best-selling albums of all time, the highest selling album of any band in history.

If you've been to a CAL event, you know that it is an eerily Note for Note, Cut for Cut live rendition of the album.  If you haven't, then you really need to.  In our opinion, anyway.

Released in July of 1980, the album features hits like "You Shook Me All Night Long", "Hells Bells", and "Back In Black".  Join us in an evening of rocking along with Classic Albums Live!

This event goes on sale at 1pm on Friday April 13th 2018 to members and to the general public on Wednesday April 18th at 10am. 


June
08

Motown Gold

"Motown Gold" celebrates the incredible songs and stories of the legendary record label from Detroit that launched the careers of The Temptations, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and more! "Motown Gold" features outstanding live musical performances with soulful lead vocalists backed by the renowned Rudy & The Angels band. This audience interactive show will have the audience singing along, clapping their hands in rhythm and even getting up to dance to the infectious Motown groove! Song highlights include "My Girl" "Stop! In the Name of Love" "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" "I Can't Help Myself" and of course, the amazing duet "Ain't No Mountain High Enough". Get your tickets today and "Get Ready" for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY trip to Hitsville, USA!  



Tickets: $43.00 @ 8:00 PM
June
14

Film at the Stockey: Cardinals

When Valerie returns home from prison years after killing her neighbour in an apparent drunk driving accident, she wants nothing more than to move on - until the deceased's son shows up at her door and it becomes clear that the past is not easily forgotten. This film is not yet rated.


Tickets: $10.00 @ 7:00 PM
June
28

Roy Orbison Tribute Concert

"Only the lonely know the way I feel."

Featuring Rick Capreol and the Golden Time Machine

Bob Disalle - Drums
Ben Lemen - Bass
Craig Harley - Piano/Keys
Nate Douglas - Guitar
Chris Hess - Sax/Percussion
Whispering River Strings



Tickets: $26.00 @ 7:30 PM
July
07

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Presented by Get Off the Bus Concerts, in support of the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation.

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. The present Glenn Miller Orchestra was formed in 1956 and has been touring consistently since, playing an average of 300 live dates a year all around the world. Nick Hilscher is the orchestra’s present music director.

Pricing:
Orchestra Tier 1 - $85.00 + HST
Orchestra Tier 2 - $80.00 + HST
Mezzanine - $75.00 + HST
Balcony - $70.00 + HST


July
12

Imagine John - The Ultimate John Lennon Tribute

Come and experience the uncanny look and sound of an authentic, energetic and fun tribute to the great legend. You will experience the legend as if he were virtually there in real life! Listen to the many hits of the Beatles straight through to Lennon’s solo years such as: Ticket To Ride, Twist and shout, In My Life, I Am the Walrus, Revolution, Imagine, Woman, Watching The Wheels, Starting Over, Instant Karma and many, many more!

The full backing band performs extensively in bands such as Abbamania and Night Fever(Bee Gees) on large stages all over North America entertaining crowds at sold out shows week after week! Come on out and experience the excitement of John Lennon - Come together and Imagine John!!



Tickets: $37.95 @ 8:00 PM
July
17

Matt Andersen

With over 10 million views on YouTube, two European Blues Awards, and winning Best Solo Performer at the Memphis Blues Challenge, it appears that the entire world is now discovering Matt Andersen. A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt has built a formidable following the old fashioned way – touring worldwide and letting the converted audiences and Andersen devotees spread his reputation through word of mouth. 

In addition to headlining major festivals, clubs and theatres throughout North America, Europe and Australia, he has shared the stage and toured with Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Randy Bachman, Little Feat, Jonny Lang, Serena Ryder, and more. Andersen has won the 2013 and 2016 European Blues Award for Best Solo/Acoustic Act, three Maple Blues Awards in 2012, and nabbed him 2010 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

Since the release of Weightless in early 2014, Andersen has received a JUNO nomination for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year, a CIMA Road Gold award, and six Maple Blues Awards for Male Vocalist of the Year.

TICKETS ON SALE TO STOCKEY MEMBERS ON MONDAY, APRIL 23 AT 10AM (CALL OUR BOX OFFICE AT 877-746-4466 TO BECOME A MEMBER).

TICKETS ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON THURSDAY, APRIL 26 AT 10AM.


August
19

Take It Easy: The Story of the Eagles

“Take It Easy:  The Story of The Eagles” celebrates the incredible music of legendary 1970s Country-Rock group “The Eagles”.  This audience-interactive show is comprised of some of Canada’s leading session musicians, who perform all of the legendary hits from the Eagles extensive career with soaring vocal harmonies and sizzling hot guitar solos.   The evening will be comprised of two sets, with the first half featuring all the songs from the multi-million selling album “Eagles Greatest Hits 1971-1975.” The second half features more classic hits from the band's later years, including solo hits made famous by Don Henley and Joe Walsh. Don't miss your favourites including "One of These Nights," "Desperado," "Heartache Tonight" and of course, "Hotel California"!



Tickets: $42.00 @ 7:00 PM
August
24

PSHS Reunion - Feeling 18 in 2018

Feel Like You're 18 Again in 2018 With the Georgian IV & The Muskoka Roads Band

Meet old friends you haven't seen for years at the Parry Sound High School Reunion!

Ross Raby and John Johnson from The Georgian IV, Chimo and Scrap Iron toured with performers like Chuck Berry, The Band, Blood Sweat and Tears, Janis Joplin, Alice Cooper, and Chicago, but on August 24th they are coming home to play some music and meet old friends at the Parry Sound High School Reunion with their local musician friends: Kirk Gabel and John McIsaac.

Fan favourite and PSHS alumni Jefferson Young, John McIsaac, and the boys from Muskoka Roads will also be performing at the Parry Sound High School Reunion.

These bands will play anything - rock 'n' roll, country, and blues - as long as it's the good stuff.

There will be great music for listening and dancing all evening in the Concert Hall. Hang out near the cash bar in the Atrium and choose from an endless variety of hors d'oeuvres.  Join old friends on the Stockey Centre Bayside Deck overlooking Georgian Bay and rekindle friendships while you enjoy westerly breezes and a glorious sunset.




Tickets: $59.00 @ 7:00 PM