Saturday, August 6, 2016
Noon to 10:30 pm
Mooney’s Bay Park, 2960 Riverside Dr., Ottawa (OC Transpo #87)
2016 JAMDAY, presented by the Jamaican (Ottawa) Community Association. Originally launched on August 10, 1970, JAMDAY is a wonderful opportunity to experience the rich culture of Jamaica through reggae music, folk dances, stories, delicious Jamaican cuisine, games and much more. Featured Artists include: Glen Washington – Jamaica; Baby Cham -Jamaica; Trilla U - Jamaica; Little John - Jamaica; Johnny P - Jamaica; Tiger - Jamaica; Kafinal – 2016 Juno award winner - Toronto; Ras Lee - Ottawa; Black Parents - Montreal Hatian band; Cashtro Crosby - Ottawa Hip/hop reggae; King Shadrock - Montrea; Kuya Band - Toronto.Tickets: $30.00 Regular, $35.00 at the gate. OUTLETS:
L&F Montego 2211 St. Joseph Bvld 613-830-8377
Kool Runnings 2200 Montreal Rd 613-741-9101
Savannah 1838 Bank Street 613-731-7878
African Queen 2430 Bank Street 613-736-5369
Fades Barbershop 1800 Bank Street 613-737-3633
Fades Barbershop 597 Somerset Street West 613-230-3233
Tropical Garden 556 Montreal Road 613-746-5600
Nu Caribbean 100 Castlefrank Road 613-435-8388
Fitz’s Classic Grill 3700 Richmond Road 613-274-0458
INFO: 613.523.9085 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, August 8, 2016
Ottawa City Hall (110, Laurier Ave. West)
Anti-Black Racism: Understanding its Impact in Canada. The City for All Women Initiative (CAWI) is organizing a forum to bring all concerned community members and stakeholders together to address the issue of systemic anti-Black racism in our city in an informed, constructive, and collaborative way. This three hour session will explore the impact of systemic anti-Black racism on Canada's diverse Black communities within the criminal justice system, education, and social services. REGISTRATON FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. The room is at full capacity. Please contact email@example.com for inquiries or additional information.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Blacksheep Inn, Wakefield, QC
CONCERT: Nile Groove will be GROOVIN' THE BLACKSHEEP INN and we are inviting you to come and GROOVE WITH US!!! Get your tickets now and come and enjoy our LIVE Reggae, Funk, and R&B tunes!!! Only $10 for one night of GROOVY FUN!!!
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Noon to 8pm
Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa
Guyana Ottawa and Montreal Cultural Associations Jubilee Family Picnic. This year marks The Cooperative Republic of Guyana's 50th Independence Anniversary, so you know we have to celebrate all year. Bring your Families, your Picnic Baskets, and your Cricket Skills, and join us for fun-filled day. There will be games, entertainment, and good music for the entire family. Music by Selekta Shellz & other DJs.
Dimanche 14 août 2016
10 h 30 à 18 h
11am - 6pm
Parc Moussette, 361, boulevard de Lucerne, Gatineau, QC
Journée gatinoise de la diversité 2016. Venez célébrer la richesse de la diversité culturelle à Gatineau! Des activités pour toute la famille sont prévues pour en apprendre davantage sur les différentes communautés gatinoises. Au programme : danse, chants, musique, animation, structures gonflables et plus encore! Une trentaine d’exposants, d’artisans et d’organismes vous attendront! Justement, la patrouille environnementale y sera! Et c'est gratuit! 13 h 00 - 13 h 15 Loyal Kigabiro et la Troupe thaïlandaise | Extravagance Afro-Asie
16 h 45 - 17 h 15 Caribbean Fit Fête | Animation de danse caribéenne
Afriart Canada : Articles artisanaux africains, bijoux, décoration et vêtements
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
6pm to 8:30pm
Fox & Feather; 283 Elgin St, (Top floor room), Ottawa
NB2PW August Mixer in the Market Series. Mixer topic: An Intimate Discussion on the Philosophy and Practice Of Ujama (Collective Economics) as a Conduit to Empower Positive Socio-Economic Transformation in the Black Community. This is a great opportunity to reconnect, and showcase your networking skills with new attendees. Bring your business cards and a friend and make the most of this opportunity to socialize with likeminded Black professional and business women. Cost: $5.00*** Not including food and refreshments.*** Networking activities guaranteed to meet and greet. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, August 19, 2016
5 PM - 9 PM
Metropolitain Brasserie, 700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4
Drinks@Manyatta Ottawa, Networking Event. After years of success in connecting professionals in Toronto, Montréal and Quebec City, Manyatta Network is coming to Ottawa! The Manyatta team invites you attend our launch event on Friday, August 19 from 5:00PM – 9:00PM at the Metropolitain Brasserie (700 Sussex Dr.) This will be the perfect opportunity for you to explore and expand your professional and social network in the National Capital Region! Hosted just a few blocks from the Parliament, our events are designed to provide a platform for social networking in a fun, relaxed environment to encourage the forging of authentic relationships amongst Ottawa's finest professionals.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
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 email@example.com or by phone at (613)837-0029. All proceeds go to fund the Oladapo Agoro Peace Award at LBP and Gloucester Highschools, workshops and outreach programs.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
12:00 noon - 8:00pm
Jean Piggott Hall, Ottawa City Hall , 110 Laurier Ave, West
TrinbaGo Day. An opportunity for Trinidad & Tobago nationals to celebrate their culture and heritage, as well as showcase it to the wider Canadian Community. The event will comprise of varying booths hosted by community based businesses and organizations in Ottawa. Steelpan music, D.J. and authentic “Trini” food and drinks (on sale). Also, free admission to the Arboretum Music Festival! A fun-filled day with entertainment for the entire family. Admission: FREE, however goodwill donations will be accepted.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
12:30pm - 8:00pm
Vincent Massey Pary, Heron Rd. & Riverside Drive, Ottawa
St. Vincent & the Grenadines Ottawa Association BBQ in the Park. Music by David Supersound & Selekta Shellz. Food on sale. The organizers are collecting "back-to-school" supplies in support of a local organization, so please donate! For more info: 613-327-3406, 613-884-4610
Saturday, August 21, 2016
11am - 8pm
Eccolands Park, Ottawa
4th annual GUYANA FUN DAY to celebrate Guyana's 50th / Jubilee Year of Independence!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: RAY RAY, MASSIVE VIBES & IMMORTAL STAR; Tassa by: KUTTING EDGE TASSA GROUP (montreal); SOCA - CALYPSO - CHUTNEY - OLDIES - REGGAE. For more info: HAMESH 613.824.9712; PREM 613.235.8342; ANDY 613.601.7980; DAVE 613.727.1413
Sunday, August 21, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Ottawa’s LGBTTQ+ Village, Bank Street and Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON Canada
Capital Pride 2016 Parade. Capital Pride’s most colourful and high-profile annual event promises to be even bigger, better and more inclusive than ever. More than a hundred businesses, service organizations and allied community groups will set out from Gladstone and Bank. Follow along up Kent to Laurier, then circle back down Bank street to the end at the newly installed rainbow crosswalks in the heart of the Village at Bank and Somerset. Supporters and allies are encouraged to line the streets and show their Pride and appreciation for the work many groups put into their floats and displays. Join us at the Community Fair for interactive and informative fun for the entire rainbow family: dozens of community organizations, sports and leisure leagues, and other groups will be on hand with suggestions to keep you happy, healthy and hopping all year.
For more info: ottawacapitalpride.ca/events
Ottawa Capital Pride
Thursday, August 25 - Sunday, 28, 2016 from 5pm
Thursday, Aug. 25: OG500 & Beat Battles
Friday, Aug. 26: DMC Ottawa, Dance Battles
Saturday, Aug. 27: Live Graffiti, Seeds Tent, Arts Market
Sunday, Aug. 28: Knowledge Conference, LIVE CONCERT
Dunbar Bridge at House of PainT, Ottawa
13th Annual House of PainT Festival of Arts and Culture. House of PainT Festival of Arts and Culture brings the four elements of hip hop together – with writers covering concrete walls while DJs and MCs fill the air with beats & rhymes and bboys, bgirls and their crews throw down. Concession stands selling art, clothes and crafts by local artists, a community BBQ serving summer foods, a kids corner (Seeds Tent) and workshops teaching mural painting, breaking, DJing and the history of hip hop and urban life in Canada and the world. The event started in 2003 as a celebration of the creation of Ottawa’s first Free Zone for Legal Art. Since then it’s become a yearly event under the bridge, bringing Ottawa’s grassroots hip hop community together for Ottawa’s dopest old school block party style summer event!Tickets available at houseofpaint.ca
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The Gladstone, 910 Gladstone Ave. Ottawa, ON K1R 6Y4
The Hottentot Venus — UNTOLD. Written, directed and performed by Jacqui Du Toit. An original theatrical storytelling, told by five fictional characters who share their perspective on the life and death of Sarah Baartman. For more information, visit: www.venusuntold.com. TICKETS: $17.10 + $0.60 ticket fee + HST = $20 Purchase online at: http://thegladstone.ca/hottentot-venus.html
Saturday, August 27, 2016
12 PM - 1 PM
Fourth Ave. Baptist Church, 109A Fourth Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 2L3
CONCERT: Courtyard Kaleidoscope featuring Roxanne Goodman and Friends (Inspired). Enjoy a broad array of Music for the Community. FABC is providing an outdoor musical experience. There is no charge. Bring your food and enjoy a spendid shaded courtyard in the middle of trendy Glebe for one hour.
Any free will offering will be contributed to the Shelter for homeless Teens, Haven II.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Rhema Christian Ministries, 1550 Chatelain Ave, Ottawa,
SPOKENWORD PERFORMANCE: L'art Selah Presents: Ezekiel Azonwu.
"L'art Selah" is a collective placing the spotlight on Christian spoken word artists and artisans of different genres . a diverse line-up of poets from the poetic scene. Relaxed ambiance Tickets 30$/35$ Door
Buy tickets online at: /www.eventbrite.ca/e/lart-selah-presentspauserelease-featuring-ezekiel-azonwu-tickets-27103477230