Sunday, May 1, 2016
2pm - 5pm
Ottawa Masonic Centre - 2140 Walkley Rd.
Club S.O.C.C.A. 5th annual Afternoon Tea Party with a Caribbean twist! Enjoy tasty delicacies, live entertainment, an inspiring guest speaker, Club SOCCA slide show, great company and more! Tickets: $15/person or $25/two people; children 6-12 yrs: $8 and free for kids under 6 yrs. For info and tickets: 613-862-9324 / 739-0070/819-777-2522/613-850-0870 Email: email@example.com Web: www.clubsocca.com
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Santé Restaurant, 45 Rideau St, 2nd Floor, Ottawa, ON K1N 5W8
The Network of Black Business & Professional Women invites you to our Annual Mother's Day celebration. Guest of Honor — Hon. Celina Ceasar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister of Canada. Special guest — Ms. Obi Simic, Author, who was recently featured at the National Gallery in the Black History Month event "Black Words Matter", will read from her book Getting Over Yonder – (Available at Amazon). We will have a special menu for the celebration. You can view the menu here: http://www.nb2pw.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/mothers-day-celebration-menu.pdf *Gratuities at your discretion. Come and give Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a warm Ottawa Black Community Welcome! Limited space… first come first in. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Royal Oak Pub - 188, Bank St. (at Gloucester St.), Ottawa
CanUgan Trivia Night. Come as a team of four or join an existing team and help make a difference in Uganda! Arrive early to get a spot! $10 to participate ($8 for students). Tickets sold at the door. Lots of great prizes to be won! All funds raised will support CanUgan in providing tricycles and other assistive devices to persons with disabilities in Uganda. To reserve a spot or for more info: Zicky at email@example.com CanUgan website: www.canugan.org
Friday, May 6, 2016
Shaw Centre, Trillium Ballroom, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
Join alumnus Alex Trebek as he welcomes 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee to speak on the topic of “Crossing borders to find common ground." Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, author and women’s rights advocate. Her leadership of the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace brought together Christian and Muslim women in a nonviolent movement that played a pivotal role in ending Liberia’s fourteen-year civil war in 2003. This historic achievement paved the way for the election of Africa's first female head of state, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Purchase tickets here:
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Origin Studio, 57 Lyndale Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2M6
Collaboration: The Human and The Divine, a play by Nasra Adem. For the first time ever, Edmonton-based, Ottawa-raised actress, poet and theatre performer Nasra Adem will be performing her one-woman show in Ottawa.play that combines character, monologue, spoken word poetry, and dance in order to authentically shed light on one woman's navigation with some of the most integral parts of her life: her artistic ambitions, her love of God, and her love and respect for her faith (Islam) and the cultural inheritance given to her by the realities of her ethnicity, race and gender. admission: $10 More event info at:
Thursday, May 12, 2016
8:30 PM - 2 AM
Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, Ontario K1N7A2
SLIM'S SOUL REDEMPTION [RadioActive Underground at Mercury Lounge]. CKCU 93.1 FM, Beau's All Natural and Mercury Lounge present: RadioActive Underground A monthly Live Music and DJ series! Starring: Slimmoore & The NewSoulProject
This is going to be a chance to hear some old school soul and reggae done live and direct and in effect. World class sounds and otherworldly vibes. Come on and check it out!!+ DJs JFUN and Trevor Walker (spinning tunes before and after). More info: http://beaus.ca/
Friday, May 13, 2016
Mavericks - 221 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X8
BLAKDENIM - COMPLEXUS CD Release Party. After a brief hiatus, BLAKDENIM is back and ready to take their sophomore album "COMPLEXUS" out of the vault, onto the stage and into your ears!! The band is excited and looking forward to rocking out with some new and familiar faces while debuting some new music!
Witness the BLAKDENIM experience with specials guests:
Flight Distance - www.facebook.com/flightdistance
Rita Carter - www.facebook.com/Rita-Carter-79171607689/?fref=ts
Aspects - www.facebook.com/Aspectsmusic
Cashtro Crosby- www.facebook.com/CashtroCrosby
Circa Beatz - www.facebook.com/Circabeatz
DJ Roc Steady - www.twitter.com/djroc613
Hosted by: Patrick McCormack (General Manager - House of Paint)
COST: $18 (includes album). EVENT SPONSORED BY:
House of Paint - www.facebook.com/HouseofPainTFestival
OneHood.ca - https://www.onehood.ca/ To keep up to date with BLAKDENIM:
www.blakdenim.com / www.facebook.com/blakdenim / Twitter: @blakdenimband
IG: blakdenim / www.soundcloud.com/blakdenim
Samedi 14 mai 2016
de 11 h à 15 h 30
Maison du citoyen (Hôtel de Ville de Gatineau) 25 Rue Laurier
Expérience Asie 2016. Découvrez la culture et les saveurs du Cambodge, de la Chine, de la Corée, de l'Inde, de l'Indonésie, de l'Iran, du Japon, de la Syrie, de la Thaïlande, de la Turquie et bien d’autres. L’événement est gratuit. Pour connaitre la programmation: http://www.gatineau.ca/portail/default.aspx?p=quoi_faire/activites_rapprochement_interculturel
Pour information : 819 243- 2345 poste 2544
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Centurion Banquet Hall - 170 Colonnade Road, Ottawa
Guyana Jubilee Celebration Gala. Under the distinguished patronage of teh Guyana High Commissioner to Canada. Cocktails 6pm - Dinner 7pm. Music by Ray Ray, Massive Vibes adn Selekta Shellz. $65 Dinner/Dance; $25 Dance only. Contact: 613 862-7498 or 613 302-8629.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 - Jimmy
Doors open at 6pm
Woodroffe United Church - 207, Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa
FUNDRAISER in support of the Agnes Zabali Boys & Girls Club of Kamengo, Uganda. Tickets: $60. Includes dinner, guest speaker, entertainment. For info and tickets, call 613-290-6118. This project is affiliated with the Canada-Africa Community Health Alliance (CACHA) www.cacha.ca
Saturday, May 14, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St., Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
The King Boloko Memorial Foundation 10th Anniversary banquet and tribute to King’s life. On July 23rd, 2005, at the age of 15, King Boloko drowned while swimming with friends in the Ottawa River. An Immaculata High School student with a strong sense of community, King was a member of many youth groups, his church choir, the East Ottawa General’s football team and the Governor General’s Foot Guards 2784 Cadet Corp. Cost: $50 (includes 50% tax deductible) – children under 14 and students: $25. If unable to attend, please consider donating to the King Boloko Memorial Foundation
c/o Community Foundation of Ottawa (301-75 Albert St. Ottawa, ON. K1P 5E7) A tax receipt will be mailed to you. Kindly confirm your attendance by April 20, 2016 R.S.V.P. firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-410-2104
Sunday, May 15, 2016
11am - 1pm (Navin will speak at noon)
Canal Ritz 375 Queen Elizabeth Drive (at Fifth), Ottawa
CanUgan Spring Brunch. Come hear about what’s going on in Kasese & help us launch our Crowdfunding Campaign. RSVP by May 8:Ann Flynn at email@example.com or Margaret Bott at 613-820-9595. Individual bills will be issued. Free parking in the lot across the street on Fifth Avenue. More info on CanUgan: www.canugan.org
Jeudi 19 mai 2016
17h30 à 20h30
Grande Salle (porte 1) de l’UQO, 283 boulevard Alexandre
Soirée hommage à l’honorable Mauril Bélanger député d’Ottawa-Vanier. Présentée par le comité organisateur de la Bourse d’Excellence de la communauté haïtienne de l’Outaouais sous la présidence d’honneur de M. Greg Fergus, député fédéral de Hull-Aylmer et secrétaire parlementaire du ministre de l’Innovation, des Sciences et du Développement économique.La soirée adoptera la formule d’un cocktail dînatoire avec des témoignages de différentes personnalités, de récipiendaires de la Bourse d’excellence et une touche spéciale de la culture haïtienne. Le prix du billet est de 125 $, payable par chèque, libellé au nom de la Fondation de l’UQO et porter la mention «Hommage à l’honorable Mauril Bélanger». Vous pouvez aussi payer en ligne via la plateforme sécurisée de la Fondation de l’UQO au lien suivant: http://uqo.ca/hommageMaurilBelanger.
Tous les profits seront versés à la Fondation de l’UQO qui vous émettra un reçu aux fins d’impôt.
Friday, May 20, 2016
9:00 pm TO 11pm MUSIC DANCE , PERFORMANCE BY ZILLA and Enibeat.
11pm to 12pm IYANYA ON STAGE.
12pm TO 2:00 am TURN UP
The Bourbon Room - 400A Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario
DanceAfrica IslandParty x Urban Jamz Present: IYANYA APPLAUDISE CANADA TOUR 2016 [OTTAWA Edition]. One of the best-selling African artist of all time, will be in Ottawa for the very first time in 2016 with his ‘'APPLAUDISE” Canada tour. On the heels of many sell-out shows around the world and one of the most exciting years of his extraordinary career, the afrobeat superstar will be taking his fans on a thrilling journey of wonder as he sings his biggest career- defining hits live on stage including: KUKERE - APPLAUDISE - FLAVOUR - UR WAIST - MR OREO - SEXY MAMA & more.
Dj MUSIC BY: DJ MBTIOU$ & DJ KENDEE. HOSTED BY PRINCE DENZELL.
TICKETS: REGULAR $40; VIP 60$ (INCLUDES MEET AND GREET). TICKETS SALE LOCATIONS: 1. PILI PILI GRILL CHICKEN---205 Dalhousie Street downtown Ottawa.
2. MAMA CEE HAIR PRODUCTS, St Laurent blvd ,Ottawa. Call for Booths Packages, Bottle Service, Tickets: phone 613-413-3644---Eddie (Danceafrica Islandparty) 613-291-2604----Obed( Urban Jamz)
Samedi 21 mai
15h - 23h
Hôtel de ville d'Ottawa - 110 ave. Laurier ouest
Foire culturelle et Gala-spectacle de la Fête du drapeau Haïtien à Ottawa. Billets: $50 a l'avance. $60 sur place. Achetez vos billets pour le gala de la fête du drapeau. Un souper délicieux, des spectacles divertissant pour seulement 50$. Ne rater pas cette chance acheter votre billet a un de nos Points de Vente. • Royal Salon de coiffure 1 Mac Arthur, Ottawa, ON. 613-746-6671 • DJ Nels plus Restaurant 313 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON. 613-695-6357 • Créole Sensations 165 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON K1L 6E8 (613) 745-8900. Ou Contactez-nous directement sur notre page Facebook ou bien par email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday May 21st, 2016
St. Marguerite d'Youville School (Gymnasium), 89 Lorry Greenberg Drive, Ottawa, K1T 3J6
The Ottawa - Cameroon Njangui Group Annual Fundraising Gala. This year we celebrate ten years as a group in the National Capital Region. One of our goals as a group is to secure a permanent venue for the Cameroonian community in the National Capital Region: all funds raised through our annual fundraising party goes towards realizing this goal and to support other events for the general African community. Cost: $30. If unable to attend, please consider sponsoring the Ottawa - Cameroon Njangui Group Fundraising Gala. Charity number and tax receipts will be made available upon request. For more information, please contact Dr. Thomas Ngwa, President of the Ottawa-Cameroon Njangui Group at email@example.com or 613-261-3751. A tax receipt will be mailed to you. Kindly confirm your attendance by May 20th, 2016 firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-261-3751.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Pressed - 750 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa
Ask Women Anything, feat. Jewne L. Johnson. Jewne L. Johnson, is an active member in the community, providing a wide variety of extracurricular activities for youth. She is a recipient of the 2014 Black History Ottawa Community Builder Award (Community Leadership) and a local media personality, One of her remarkable achievements includes the Art Child initiative, a program providing an artistic education that is fading in the school system, through free workshops in films, arts and crafts, dance, culinary arts and many more! Come and join her for an intimate Q&A at Pressed Café, where participants will enjoy great food, great atmosphere, and a great talk!-Presented by Media Action-
Thursday, May 26, 2016
11:30am - Noon
City Hall of Ottawa (110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa
Flag Raising Ceremony to commemorate the 50th Independence Anniversary of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The Mayor and other dignitaries will be in attendance and all Guyanese and friends of Guyana are encouraged to attend also!
Monday, May 30, 2016
44 Eccles Street #200 Ottawa, ON K1R 6S4 Canada
Cuso International event- Promoting human rights in Central Africa: Perspectives from Congolese women and Indigenous communities from Cameroon. Please join us and take advantage of this opportunity to meet Cuso International partners Victorien Mba from Appui pour la Protection de l’Environnement et le Développement (APED) in Cameroon, and Thérèse Kabale Omari from Fondation Femmes Plus in the Democratic Republic of Congo and hear stories from these countries. This is an exciting opportunity to hear firsthand how Cuso International contributes to defending human rights of women, youth and Indigenous groups in central Africa. Please note that much of the evening will be in French. Bilingual staff will be on hand to assist.Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here or reach out to my colleague Alex with any questions at email@example.com or 613-829-7445, ext 346.