7 PM - 8:30 PM
Octopus Books 116 Third Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 2K1
Book Launch : Maureen St. Clair and Abena Beloved Green's debut novel and poetry book Big Island, Small and The Way We Hold On.
Maureen St. Clair is an artist, peace educator, activist and writer. Born and raised in Canada, with Grenadian citizenship, Maureen has lived in Grenada, West Indies, for twenty-five years with her Grenadian partner Theo and daughter Maya. Maureen is known throughout the Caribbean and internationally for her vibrant, women-positive paintings inspired by her work with women and youth. She is also an associate of Coady International Institute where she facilitates programs in community peacebuilding and global community leadership. She is a Winner of the 2016 Beacon Award.
Saturday, 5 May, 2018
Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON K1N 7A2
Mercury Lounge & the Ottawa International Drumming Festival proudly Present: FELABRATION - a Tribute to Fela Kuti. From 8:00pm - 11:00pm - Expect a Drumming circle - led by Djembe Master, Catherine Veilleux, joined by Jesse on Congas, Nathalie on Dun dun & Mario on Trumpet. Followed by Ottawa legendary D.J. Trevor Walker, spinning Originals and Remixes of Afrobeat. Visuals by Matt Cameron. Admission: $7.00 Online, $10 at the door
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Catholic Centre for Immigrants, 219 Argyle Ave., Ottawa
Community Legal Needs Assessment. We are pleased to be conducting a needs assessment to guide the provision of legal services to Ontario’s Black community through the Black Legal Action Centre. The Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) was created to combat anti-Black racism through the provision of legal services to low-income members of Ontario's Black
community. These community consultations will help us understand the legal needs of Ontario's Black community and develop a new and better system for
delivering clinic law services to meet the legal needs of members of Ontario's Black communities. For more info: Tel. 416.285.0368 or 1.888.516.7849 or email@example.com www.turnerconsultinggroup.ca
Sunday, May 13, 2018
St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall – 523 St. Anthony Street
Guyana Ottawa Cultural Association Inc.’s Annual Mother’s Day Brunch. ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY (will not be sold at the door): Adults $25, Children 10yrs and under Free. Call: 613 327 5089, 613 862 7498, 613 424 4177 or Kool Runnings – 2200 Montreal Road
Vendredi 18 mai 2018
19h00 - 22h00
Hôtel de ville d'Ottawa, 110 ave. Laurier Ouest, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1
Fête du Drapeau Haïtien. Célébrons le 215ème anniversaire du Drapeau haïtien! Nous allons célébrer les relations familiales entre Haïti et l'Afrique dans le cadre de la décennie des Nations Unies des personnes d'ascendance africaine. Au programme :
Présence de responsables de la région; Panel de discussion sur les relations Haïti-Afrique; Artistes de la communauté afro caraibes de la region,
Remise de Prix à des personnalités haïtiennes et africaines du millieu scolaire; Goûter à saveur haïtianno-africaine.
Il y a aussi, un concours de vidéo avec chorégraphie pour les jeunes de 14 à 17 ans. Le groupe choisi sera invité à se produire sur scène le 18 mai. Voir la page facebook Fête du drapeau haitien à Ottawa pour tous les détails.
Prix d'entrée : 30 $ du 05 au 15 mai 2018. Pas de billets à la porte.
Informations : 819-635-3459 / Communications| Médias: 613 884-6020
Page facebook : Fête du drapeau haitien à Ottawa
Saturday, May 19, 2018.
2 - 4 pm;
2PM - 4PM
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church; 82 Kent St., (opp. Supreme Court).
Celebrating the Life of Dr. Howard McCurdy, CM;O.Ont; MP. Dr. George Clarke, former Parliamentary Poet Laureate, and José Aggrey are organizing a emorial for Dr. McCurdy on behalf of all Black Canadians, and indeed, all Canadians, given his unique accomplishments and incredible contributions to Canada. Dr. McCurdy was a trail blazer! A great Canadian! He inspired many of us to believe in a better Canada! For more info on how you can get involved, please call the organizer at 613-702-4119
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
8 PM - 10 PM
Happy Goat Coffee Co., 35 Laurel Street, Ottawa, ON k1Y 4M4
Tree Reading Series poetry showcase feat.: Shery Alexander Heinis, Conyer Clayton and Nathanaël Larochette. SHERY ALEXANDER HEINIS is an emerging poet in the poetry community in Ottawa, Canada. She was born and raised on the island of St. Lucia, and currently lives and works in Ottawa. She self-published and launched her first chapbook, A Greater Whole in 2014, as well as her debut poetry collection, Splinter, in 2017.
Deailed info at: https://www.facebook.com/events/252983028582588/
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
LIVE! On Elgin, 220 Rue Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L7
The Sorority Pledge Tour feat. Michie Mee and King Kimbit w/ DJ Melboogie. Tickets: $15 at the door. Get your advance tickets at https://universe.com/pledgeottawa *There will be some tickets available at the Door
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Ottawa City Hall, 110 Avenue Laurier West
CONCERT: Pianist John Dapaah follows his Chamberfest debut, at the Chamber Pints bar series for 35-and-unders, by closing our City Series with works by two of piano’s best-loved Romantic composers: Schubert and Chopin. Featuring pieces as familiar and fluid under his fingertips as water, Dapaah’s programme includes Chopin’s rippling and passionate Ballade No. 3 in A flat major. Free Admission. PROGRAMME
Franz Schubert: 4 Impromptus D. 889, Op. 90
(Allegro molto moderato in c minor), (Andante in G flat major)
Schubert: 4 Impromptus D. 935, Op. 142 (excerpts)
(Allegro moderato in f minor), (Andante in B flat major)
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade no. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47
Chopin: Preludes Op. 28 (excerpts)
(Agitato, Lento, Vivace, Largo, Molto allegro, Lento Assai, Andatino)
Samedi le 26 mai
18 h 30
Arts Court, 2 Avenue Daly, Ottawa
Le lancement offciel du Festival Créole Ottawa | Ottawa Creole Fest, où la musique et la mode mettront à l'honneur la programmation de la première édition #CreoleFest (13 au 15 juillet 2018) animé par #MCPeggy #CivilCommunication et Paul Henry Athis de Les Productions Athis.
Ouverture des portes | 18 h 30 / Cocktail et Rara | 19 h
Show | 20 h x AfterParty | 22 h / Premier arrivé, premier servi 15 $ jusqu'au 20 mai 2018 / Billets: 20 $ à partir du 21 mai 2018. Billets disponibles dans des points de location d'Ottawa et sur Eventbrite + Facebook (avec frais de service). Stylistes | HairDo x De Luxe x Accessoires / Artistes | King H et artistes de la programmation du Festival Créole Ottawa | Ottawa Creole Fest. DJs | Dj S'tuba x Deeejay JV x DJ J-One #AfroBeats #Konpa #RaraTech
Saturday, May 26, 2018
St. John the Apostle Church Hall, 2340 Baseline Road, Ottawa
Caribbean Hummingbirds Cultural Association presents: Annual Dinner & Dance to celebrate “INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY and EMANCIPATION 2018”. Keynote Speaker: Ms. Resa Solomon-St. Lewis: “My Baccanalle Journey – Trinidad to Canada, Chemist to Chef”. Cost: Adults $30; Children 7 to 12 $10; Dance only (9:30 on) $20. Music by D.J. Sunshine Intl. Dress code: business or traditional attire. Info: 613-247-1459 or 613-721-0424. Door Prizes. Raffle Draws.Part Proceeds go to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
5:00 pm –9:00 pm
Shaw Centre, Canada Hall
United Way Community Builder of the Year Awards 2018. The United Way Ottawa Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala highlights those who have left an indelible mark on our community—those who give through action, passion, empowerment, and time. Together, we will celebrate the people, organizations and agencies taking exceptional strides to build a strong, healthy and safe community for all.
5:00–6:30 PM: Pre-reception featuring “Welcome to Ottawa” dinner stations*
6:30–8:45 PM: Program
8:45 PM: Dessert & coffee networking reception
*Food stations will be open from 5:00–6:30 PM in the Parliament Foyer.
Additional, family-style light cheese plates will accompany each table.
Tables and Sponsorships available: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org