12:00 noon (shotgun start) -1pm
Meadows Golf Club - 4335 Hawthorne Road, Ottawa, ON.
Black Canadian Scholarship Fund 12th Annual Golf Tournament.COST: Golf /Dinner /Prizes/Cart $135.00 (CASH OR CHEQUE ONLY). Special: Only for non-golfers who want to attend dinner: $50.00. FORMAT: Best Ball, Shot Gun Start. POWER CARTS: Included in registration fee. You can arrange your own foursome/s, or we can put a foursome together for you. There are trophies to be awarded, and prizes for everyone. Following the dinner, there is an auction (cash or cheque only). To register, contact Keith Charles at Charlesk@magma.ca or 613 523-0541. Donations of prizes or items for the auction are welcome. Cash donations to the Black Canadian Scholarship Fund are also gratefully accepted. If you want to sponsor a hole, the cost is $50.
The Black Canadian Scholarship Fund is a community organization whose principal objective is to offer scholarships to enable students with outstanding academic achievement, a record of community involvement, but in financial need, to pursue post-secondary education. More info at: www.bcsf.ca
Friday, August 6
Ottawa Police headquarters, 474 Elgin St., Ottawa
JAM DAY LAUNCH: In partnership with the Jamaican community, the Ottawa Police Service will celebrate the independence of Jamaica, known as JamDay, and unveil a Jamaican flag. The flag will be on display until Monday August 9, 2010. Members of the media and public are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served. More info contact: Diversity and Race Relations
Email: email@example.com Phone: 613-236-1222 ext/poste 5014
Friday, August 6
Maclaren Hall, Ashbury College
Cultural Presentation by a group of Nigerian school girls from Lagos. Free admission. More info: PRaina@ashbury.ca
Friday, August 6 to Sunday, August 8
Jamaican Ottawa Community Association presents: JamDay 2010, A 3-day celebration (Aug. 6 at noon at Ottawa Police HQs, August 7 at Festival Plaza ,110 Laurier Ave, Ottawa, from 1pm. till 10pm, and August 8 at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2200, Benjamin Ave. at 3pm).
Saturday, August 7
Festival Plaza (in front of Ottawa city Hall, corner Laurier Ave. W. & Elgin)
Gate admission: $10 (an extra $10 for participants in Dominoes Tournament), Children: $3. Activities include: Children's Village, Firehouse, Domino Tournament. Also: Bar, food on sale, vendors. Some of the entertainers on August 7th: Anthony Cruz;Huzzie D;Roots Movement;Teri Salmon; Renee Robinson; Nicky Tricky;Stevie G;Various local DJ's. More details at: http://jamaicanottawaassn.org/jamday_2010
Samedi, 7 août
À partir de 10h (AM)
Centre communautaire Eugène-Savageau-179 rue Mutchmore, Gatineau (Hull)
JOURNÉES BURKINABÈ: à l’occasion du cinquantenaire du Burkina Faso, l'Assoc. des Burkinabè d'Ottawa et de l'Outaouais présente une dégustation de mets, une expositin d'oeuvres d'art, une conf3rence, un film, une soirée culturelle et une soirée dansante. Entrée: $15. Infos: 613-263-3414 / 819-319-0045 et firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 14
6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Hotel Holiday Inn - 2 Montcalm street, Gatineau, Quebec
CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE 50th anniversary dinner-gala, presented by Amicale des Congolais de Brazza à Ottawa-Gatineau. Cash bar. Free Admission with reservations! **Door and Other Prizes** Preliminary Agenda: welcome and networking from 5 pm Opening; guests’ messages from 6 pm; keynote address by an invited mystery dignitary; screening of movie and/or videos on the Congo; dance and/or other cultural performances by members of the Congolese community; recognition and door prizes; special dinner prepared for the celebration; dancing to DJ music. For more info, contact: Eugène Omboli (Coordinator, 50th anniversary celebration) Tel: 613.263.4207 Email: email@example.com.
Saturday, August 14
The Comfort Inn - 112 Montreal Rd.
SHORT PANTS JAM: Soca meets Cropover. Feat. Dj David Supersound, Dj Chef (from Barbados) and guest Djs. Door prizes & surprises. Tickets: $12 (advance available at Mugena - 613-722-8228) more at the door. Info: 819-777-2522.
Thursday, August 19
6:00pm. – 9:00pm
Jean Piggott Hall, Ottawa City Hall-110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON
Black Canadian Scholarship Fund Awards Ceremony. Hors d’oeuvres will be served from 6:00 pm – 6:30pm, with awards ceremony to follow
Please R.S.V.P to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 18th, 2010.
Friday, August 20-Sunday, August 22
Ottawa International Film Festival: for 3 days, film lovers, filmmakers, industry professionals and media will watch screenings of the best in new cinema from established and up-and-coming filmmakers. SCREENINGS: Friday, August 20, 2010, 1:00 PM @ Mayfair Theatre (Canadian content); Saturday, August 21st, 1 to 6 pm - Mayfair Theatre (International films); Sunday, August 22nd, 1 to 6 pm - Mayfair Theatre. For more info, contact festival organizers at: 613-218-3470 or
email@example.com / Website: www.oiff.ca
Friday, August 20 - Sunday, August 22
Friday 5 pm - 11 pm; Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 11 pm.
Lebreton Flats, Ottawa, Ontario
2010 Ottawa Reggae Festival, featuring Sean Paul, Barrinton Levy, Tarrus Riley, Biggie Irie and more. Tickets: VIP Weekend Pass with seating, private bar and restaurant service = $130; Weekend pass = $80; Friday = $35; Saturday or Sunday = $45. General information: 613.898.6731
Tickets Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 613.315.4461 General information email: email@example.com More info and updates at: www.ottawareggaefestival.com
Saturday, August 21
From 12pm Onwards.
Andrew Haydon Park (Carling Avenue at Holly Acres Road, Ottawa ON)
Kenyans & Friends of Kenya are all invited to come together to celebrate the New Constitution. This is a potluck event, so bring yourself a picnic/some food, something for the barbecue, non-alcoholic drinks, as well as a blanket and/or lawn chairs on which to sit.
Saturday, August 21
12 noon to 8 pm
Brewer Park (off Bronson Avenue, opposite Carleton University)
GhanaFest 2010: The Ghanaian Association presents a day of sports, games, food and drinks (on sale), arts & crafts, and fun. FREE ADMISSION.
Saturday, August 21
The Rainbow Bistro, 76 Murray Street (near Parent, in the Byward Market)
CONCERT: Africa meets R&B! Double Bill evening with Neema Mugala and Elage. Admission: $10 at the door. More info on Elage at www.elage.ca
Saturday, August 21
PARLIAMENT ULTRA CLUB - 151 George St., Ottawa, ON
Ebony & Ivory Entertainment presents: REWIND starring BELL BIV DEVOE from the legendary R&B group NEW EDITION!21 & over, I.D. required. LIMITED $35 ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE AT:WWW.CAPITALTICKETS.CA, Norml Clothing 613-562-2043, The Pita Pit 613-789-2239 Fades 613-230-3233, 613-737-3633, L&F Montego Place 613-830-8377 Ebony & Ivory 613-590-1588, 613-316-1113, 613-797-9104, Mama Cee’s 613-741-6100, 613-796-8228 Modern Trendz 613-288-2111. More info and events: www.ebonyandivoryent.com
Thursday, August 26
Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre - 4837 Albion Road,Ottawa, ON K1X 1A3, (613) 822-2211
South Africa Night at the Races: Join the South African High Commission and celebrate South African style! Enjoy the all-you-can-eat South African buffet for only $ 19.99/person (taxes not incl.). Call Jody at 613-822-2211 ext. 245 for reservations. Please Note: All guests to the Rideau Carleton Raceway dining room must be 19 years of age or older and in possession of valid, government issued, photo identification; guests 19 - 25 years old will be required to present a second piece of i.d. with a signature on it.
Vendredi 27 août
19 h 30
Agora du marché public Notre-Dame au 330, rue Notre-Dame (Secteur Gatineau)
Projection du court métrage L'Imam et le Pasteur - L’Association des gens d’affaires et professionnels du Vieux-Gatineau (AGAP) et la section de la Diversité culturelle de la Ville de Gatineau sont fiers de vous inviter à la première projection à Gatineau du documentaire L’Imam et le Pasteur réalisé par Alan Channer. Ce film vous plongera au cœur du Nigéria dans une histoire émouvante de paix et de réconciliation entre deux hommes, anciennement ennemis. Venez assister à la projection de cet émouvant film-témoignage en présence de l'équipe d'Initiatives et Changement qui pourra répondre à vos questions. Entrée libre. Pour plus d’informations sur la projection, contactez Cynthia Potvin au 819 669-2224 ou à firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 28
Blackburn Community Centre-190 Glen Park, Blackburn Hamlet
Annual Dapo Fun Day...BBQ and various foods for sale, live music, games and sports. A fun day for the whole family. DAPO FUN DAY Soccer Tournament: Sign-ups for the soccer 5 on 5 soccer tournament and the 3 on3 basket ball tournament are now open! Contact Moji with a team name and the names of the players on the team. The entry fee for the basketball tourney is 15$ and 20$ for the soccer tournament. The tournaments will be a round robin, prizes will be awareded to the first and second place teams! This annual event is intended to raise awareness about the work of the Dapo Agoro Foundation for Peace, a non-profit charity named after Oladapo Agoro, a Gloucester teen, who was stabbed to death in 2002 while trying to break up a fight.The foundation's first aim is to promote a message of non-violence in a culture where teenagers are increasingly carrying knives. The foundation also offers an award to one graduating student at Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School, which Dapo attended. For more info, visit http://www.dapoagorofoundation.org/
Sunday, August 29
4pm & 7:30pm
THE GLADSTONE-910 Gladstone Ave
PLAY: The Jamaican (Ottawa) Community Association Presents: JAMAICA FAREWELL, written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt. Based on her true-life story, NAACP award-winning writer/performer Debra Ehrhardt's, "JAMAICA, FAREWELL", tells the journey she took to leave Jamaica during the political unrest in the 1970â's. Left to her own devices, she risked prison time and even death in her attempt to pull off a daring and dangerous caper. With the unwitting help of an infatuated American CIA agent, she realized her lifelong dream of starting over in America. More info at: www.jamaicafarewelltheplay.com TICKETS $35.00. RSVP (613)738-1661 or www.jamaicanottawaassn.org Tickets can be purchased by calling 613-233-4523 or visit www.thegladstone.ca.