Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, 11 Aviation Parkway
STREET EATS! Come taste Bytown Bayou, Island GRILL Caribbean Restaurant, Rico Peru Food Truck , Big D's Dog House & Poutine Emporium, The Original Souvlaki, Ad Mare Seafood, The Deep Friar Come drink Kichesippi Beer, BIG RIG Brewery, Mill St. Brew Pub Ottawa, Beau's All Natural Brewing Co., Whitewater Brewing Company, BrewBar, and Harvey and Vern's Olde Fashioned Soda! Buying Tickets: Entry Adults $20, Kids 6-13 $10, Children (accompanied by an adult) 5 and under are Free! Included in your entrance tickets: lots of entertainment including giveaways, live music from 12-5, a DJ at 5-8, beer and food challenges (we pull you from the crowd to be a judge), food and beer prizes, a Street Eats video featuring you (if you are into it we will film it). Bring the whole family and sit outside on our backdoor patio! Food and Beer tickets: IN ADVANCE ONLY! $20 for the price of $15 Or 20 for 20 at the door. (Beer is being sold for 1-2 tickets and food is 5-10)
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Mayfair Theatre- 1074 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X3
FILM: The Legends of Ska. See the foundation artists of Jamaican music on the big screen: Prince Buster, Derrick Morgan, Lord Creator, Stranger Cole, Patsy Todd, Alton Ellis, Justin Hinds, The All-Star Skatalites Orchestra, Owen Gray, Derrick Harriott, Doreen Shaffer, Roy Wilson, Lord Tanamo, Pluggy Satchmo, Winston Samuels, Coxson Dodd, Duke Reid & MORE! Two Nights - August 5 & 6, 9pm, Tickets available at the Door.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Mooney's Bay Park Riverside Drive)
JAMDAY is an initiative of the Jamaican (Ottawa) Community Association Inc. bringing together the wider community, businesses, non-government organizations, and government to celebrate Jamaica’s Independence and the contribution Jamaicans have made to the Canadian mosaic. Tickets: Early Bird Tickets: $15.00 (Limited) Regular: $20.00 Entrance: $30.00 12 yrs and under FREE
Sunday, August 9, 2015
J-Taillefer Cruise Liner Boarding time: 1PM, Departure at 2PM SHARP!!
Departure point: 799 JACQUES-CARTIER ST., GATINEAU QC J8T 2W3
BOAT CRUISE: SUNSET LIME2 “ON DE WATER”, a socializing Caribbean vibe of OLE SKOOL, RNB, SOCA and REGGAE! The most experienced Captains and Ship Crew have been hired to take you through a musical journey as we watch the sunset in the horizon! This Cruise also features door prizes and Caribbean food!Boarding Passes can be purchased at the following Travel Agencies: TRAVEL AGENCY OUTLETS: East End -Bananas Caribbean Grill & Take-Out (2010 Trim Rd, Orleans 613-837-5555); Downtown - Island Flava (409 Dalhousie St, Ottawa 613-321-4198), Fades International (597 Somerset St. West, Ottawa 613-230-3233); South End - Fades International (1800 Bank St, Ottawa 613-737-3633 ); West End - Mugena Enterprises (911 Richmond Rd, Ottawa 613-722-8228 ). DJS: FROM OTTAWA - Captain MACE - JUMP 106.9FM (Old Skool and RnB), Captain SWEET CHUNES - CHUO 89.1FM Caribbean Flavor (Soca and Reggae) Captain SUNSHINE INTERNATIONAL– Ottawa's most requested veteran; FROM MONTREAL-Captain PRODUCTION SOUNDS - CKUT 90.3FM | Team Soca (Soca); FROM TORONTO- Captain GFACTORY – MY LIME RADIO Club Factory (Ole Skool, Soca and Reggae). HOSTED BY CHUO DYNAMIC DUO MIKEY WIZDOM and PAPA RICHIE. BOARDING PASSES:(Limited) $35 EARLY BIRD, $40 FROM JULY 27TH 2015.Info email: firstname.lastname@example.org Info: Sweet Chunes: 613-227-1655
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Fox and Feather, 283 Elgin St, Ottawa
The Network of Black Business and Professional Women's Summer Mixer in the Market. Cost: member $5 and non-member $10. Ticket purchase at the door. RSVP: email@example.com Networking activities. Please bring your business cards. Attendees are responsible for their own refreshments.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
9:00pm - 2:00am
Mercury Lounge - 56 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7A2
LIVE MUSIC: Tribal Threat Music, Moonraiser Ent. & Mercury Lounge present: Mi Casa - Johannesburg/South Africa w/ DJs Tribal Threat. An evening of Soulful House infused with jazz, gospel elements! Mi Casa is a 3 piece band based in Johannesburg, South Africa - Dr. Duda Producer/Pianist, J'Something vocals/guitar and Mo-T Trumpeter. Their first album titled Micasa Music, which "went gold" quickly won several awards at the 18th Annual MTN South Africa Music Awards in 2012. They are signed under Soul Candi Records. The band has opened for several major international acts and events including Barack Obama's Presidential Inauguration. In 2012 the band got a few nominations by the South African Music Awards (SAMA) winning the nominations for "Best Dance Album", "Album Of The Year", "Group Of The Year" and as well the #1 most played song in Africa, "JIKA" - The trio have even got their tracks remixed by the likes of Charles Webster and Atjazz - getting worldwide recognition. Doors at 9pm / Early Bird tickets at $15, Advance $20 Link to tickets at www.tribalthreat.com
Samedi 15 Août 2015
À partir de 16h
Centre Communautaire Richelieu Vanier
Afrique au Canada : Arts et Culture Edition 2015. Journée culturelle organisée par la Convergence Culturelle Africaine. Le grand rendez-vous culturel de la capitale Ottawa-Gatineau! Venez découvrir en famille la richesse de la culture africaine! PROGRAMME: 16H : Misen en place; 16H15 – 18H30 : poèmes / spectacle de danses / défilé présentant des tenues traditionnelles africaines / prestations musicales et sportives; 18H 30– 19H30: animation musicale mettant en vedette l'artiste Oumar Ndiaye Xosluman; 19H30-21H: match de football; 21H fin du programme. Sur place : service repas (adultes et enfants) assuré par des traiteurs renommés, à des prix très abordables; expositions, vente d'œuvres artistiques et de produits Africains et plusieurs autres surprises. ENTRÉE LIBRE
Saturday, August 15, 2015
1485 Triole Street, Ottawa
Concert featuring gospel artist Minister Lubert Levy. Presented by Pastor Desmond Reid of the Victory Church of God Breakthrough Ministries. Refreshments and food on sale. Admission: $25 at the door. For more info: 613-292-2158 / 613-749-8306
Sunday, August 16, 2015
11:00am - 8:00pm
Eccolands Park, Ottawa, Ontario
3rd annual GUYANA FUN DAY! Bring your picnic baskets, coolers, games, tents, tables and lawn chairs. Spend some time with good friends and family. Come knock a game of dominoes, a round of trump or a friendly cricket match! Activities for the kids and fun for all! FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING. Guyanese FOOD will be on SALE. Music by: RAYAZ, MASSIVE VIBES & MAGNIFICENT! SOCA - CALYPSO - CHUTNEY - OLDIES - REGGAE. For more info please contact: HAMESH 613.824.9712; PREM 613.235.8342;ANDY 613.601.7980; DAVE 613.727.1413
Sunday August 16, 2015
Perfect Books, 258 Elgin Street, Ottawa
BOOK SIGNING: M. Evangeline Anderson launches her new book of exciting testimonies "TGIF: Thank God It’s Friday." First buyer gets a free book!
Saturday, August 22, 2015
10:00am - 1:30pm
PSAC - AFPC, 233 Gilmour St., Ottawa, ON K2P 0P1
Black Votes Matter Second Ottawa Strategy Session. The Black Canadian community is an important voting bloc. It holds a lot of power by only if Black Canadian voters show up at the polls at election time. Let's work to make it happen. At this session, we will discuss strategies for mobilizing the Black Canadian vote in Ottawa, developing inclusive campaigns which aim to reach out to the fll diversity of Ottawa's Black communities, and engaging all political parties. About this project: The BlackVotesMatter campaign was launched at the April 29 Second Annual African Canadian Summit in Toronto. The African Canadian Summit addressed three pillars: violence reduction, equity in outcomes, and good jobs in a changing economy. This session is organized by the Canadian Labour Congress and the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. A free lunch will provided. Registration Required:
For more information contact: David Onyalo at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mackenzie Deschambault at email@example.com.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
12noon – 6pm
Blackburn Community Centre -190 Glen Park Drive
11th Annual Dapo Fun Day, hosted by Dapo Agoro Foundation for Peace.
This annual event honours the memory of Oladapo Agoro, a 19-year-old, Grade 12 student at Lester B. Pearson High School who was stabbed to death while trying to break up a fight. The day includes a BBQ in the park (food and drinks on sale), DJ on location all day, raffle prizes, guest speakers, sporting events and games for the kids. This event strives to inspire youth through knowledge about peaceful conflict resolution and have some fun at the same time. The organizers are accepting donations to help make this event a success, from monetary gifts, to donations of food or prizes. If you want to help, please direct all inquiries by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (613)837-0029.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Larrimac Golf Club, Chelsea, QC
4th Annual Help Lesotho Golf Tournament. Spend a beautiful summer late afternoon playing 9-holes of golf (shotgun start) followed by a classic BBQ dinner and dessert on the veranda overlooking the Gatineau hills. Spots are limited to 12 foursomes (48 golfers) and we are already more than half-full - so please REGISTER SOON! We also encourage non-golfers to join us at Larrimac for dinner only (please RSVP). Registration (includes green fees, cart, and BBQ dinner): Individual Golfers: $95 ($40 tax receipt), Foursomes: $350 ($130 tax receipt), BBQ Dinner Only: $40