Barrie Colts players pile into the Belleville Bulls crease during Ontario Hockey League action earlier this season. The two teams open their first-round playoff series on Thursday night at the Barrie Molson Centre. EXAMINER FILES

Colts vs Bulls: LIVE BLOG

The Barrie Colts kick off their run for the playoffs when they face the Belleville Bulls tonight at the BMC. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

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Pub Quiz night

Some fun will be on tap at Brewery Bay Food Company's Down by the Bay Room Tuesday, when Dress for Success Orillia and Barrie hosts a pub quiz night.

Slow Art Day coming up

The Orillia Museum of Art and History will take part in Slow Art Day, an international grassroots movement, April 11.

Spring a time to sing

Welcome spring and renewal with the Cellar Singers Saturday night as they perform Light Perpetual at St. James' Anglican Church in Orillia.

KATE GRIGG/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Local midwife Kelly Armstrong combines practical skill with a passion for women's health care.

Rewards of midwifery are worth it

It's the dads who get emotional, brush away tears, grin from ear to ear. The mothers react in various ways, though all of them with relief that they a

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