1:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Residence of the High Commissioner for The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
359 Buena Vista Road, Rockcliffe Park
Trinidad and Tobago Association of Ottawa's "ALL INCLUSIVE PARTY".TICKETS: $75.00 (includes Trini-Centric Food & Drinks). Music by D.J. David Supersound. Come and Socialise, Dine, Dance! Dress code: Elegantly casual. Proceeds from this event are towards TRINBAGO DAY 2017, Trinidad and Tobago's participation in the Canada 150 celebration. Your support is deeply appreciated!! Tickets and Information: 613-834-1718; 613-834-4282; 613-850-0870
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Gloucester Presbyterian Church, 91 Pike St, Ottawa, ON
FILm Screening: War Child, a film about the life of Emmanuel Jal, a South Sudanese actor, musician and former child soldier. Admission is free. Light snacks will be provided.
Thursday, September 15 2016
Centretown United Church, 507 Bank St. Ottawa
Octopus Books presents: An Evening with Award Winning Author and Canada’s Seventh Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke, Hosted by Journalist Waubgeshig Rice. At this event, George Elliott Clarke will be jointed by fellow writer Waubgeshig Rice and poet charles c. smith to talk about his 2nd novel The Motorcyclist. Inspired by the life of George Elliott Clarke’s father, this novel tells the story of a black working-class man caught between the expectations of his times and gleaming possibilities of the open road. Ticket: $10 in advance, $15 at the door, purchase in store or
online.This event is sponsored by Department of English Language, Literature - Carleton University, Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario, Public Service Alliance of Canada National Capital Region - Racially Visible Action Committee, and Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Formal Proceedings: 6:00pm; Dinner 7:00pm
Tudor Hall, 3750 North Bowesville Road, Ottawa
Gala celebrating Christ's Chapel Bible Church's 20th anniversary in Ottawa. Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Anthony Bailey, Parkdale United Church. Guest artist: Upendo Kilahiro from Tanzania.Tickets: Adults: $60 pp available until August 31, 2016. Children 12 and up $40 pp available until August 31, 2016.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Fourth Ave. Baptist Church, 109A Fourth Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 2L3
In cooperation with World Vision, Emmanuel Jal, will be speaking/performing during the service. The service is open and community is welcome. Admission is free. World Vision will make a bid for child sponsorship. More info: Phone: (613) 236-1804
Sunday, September 18, 2016
12 PM - 4 PM
Origin Studio Arts & Community Centre
Urban Legends Presents: Art in the Tea Leaves Vol. 6. Have you ever found that you don't have time to write or draw or paint or think? Or don't have a place to do it? Or a partner to write with? This is the event for you. We will be providing tea and a location to get together to write and rejoice together in the collective enjoyment of writing. All we ask is for a small donation ($2 minimum) to cover the cost of the tea and the location. There is one rule: Please respect the wishes of the artist and do not disturb them if they are not wanting to be disturbed. Other than that, come on by for a minute, an hour, four hours, whatever; we'll just be happy to see you and share with you.
Monday, September 19, 2016
6 PM - 8:30 PM
Ottawa City Hall, Colonel By Room, 110 Laurier Ave. W.
The Indigenous Truth - Women’s Action Forum / La vérité sur les peuples autochtones - Forum d’action des femmes. The Indigenous Truth: Our History, Our Stories, Our Lives. Working in partnership with Ottawa’s Aboriginal community, join us in considering what action we can each take as individuals and as organizations to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls for Action. For those of us who are not Indigenous, we will have an opportunity to learn and consider how to best be an ally with Indigenous peoples. Light refreshments will be served. We have limited funds for those of us who need to have childcare or bus tickets reimbursed in order to participate. Please contact email@example.com for inquiries or additional information.
CAWI (City for All Women Initiative) is a unique collaborative of women from diverse communities, organizations, and academia working with municipal decision makers to create a more inclusive city and promote gender equality. CAWI regularly hosts Women’s Action Forums on issues of importance to women in Ottawa and are open for all to attend.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
6 pm to 8:00 pm
Fox & Feather; 283 Elgin St, (Top floor room), Ottawa
September Mixer in the Market Series: NB2WISTG Blog/Gers Official Launch. Meet our NB2PWIST Bloggers: Kika Otiono - STEM; Bassey Akan - Beauty, Fashion & Trends; Marlene Grant - Accounting (Tax Tips); Irene Sambambwa - Ujamaa - Cooperative Economics; Elcho Stewart - COMMON C€NTS;Jacqueline Richards - are you in on this for Yoga and Transformation? And don't miss the special "mystery guest" who will only be revealed at the event. So want to find out? You got to come! Costs: Members $5 and Non-Members $10. *** Not including food and refreshments.*** Networking activities guaranteed to meet and greet.
*** Please bring your business cards. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, September 24
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Origin Studio Arts & Community Centre
1 NIGHT with Lucila Al Mar (final show of 2016). 1NIGHT: Learn the Art & the Artist is a live arts and entertainment show that aims to highlight the work of performance based artists from across Canada. Hosted by Jamaal Jackson Rogers, 1NIGHT is an artists platform, with each special guest engaging the audience with their thoughts on their discipline, experience and passion for creativity.
Every show is unique, but maintains a program schedule that includes three parts, THE MASTERCLASS, THE INTERVIEW and THE PERFORMANCE. Beginning with THE MASTERCLASS, the feature artist shares their secrets on the practice of their craft with a Q&A period. THE INTERVIEW follows, where the host and guest examine the public and personal life of the artist, while also highlighting latest projects. The show concludes THE PERFORMANCE, with a never before seen display of work peformed from the featured artist. The entire show is filmed and the audience is an active part of the evening, bringing their questions and their interest in the art\artist to the studio. Opportunities to network and socialize are given during the refreshment breaks and upon doors opening.
*Dinner and refreshments are served at an additional cost.Don't miss out on this intimate opportunity to have 1NIGHT to Learn the Art & the Artist!
Sunday, September 25, 2016
10 AM - 12 PM
166 Glebe Avenue, Ottawa (aka Angela’s B&B)
Public launch of Mafolo Baby double CD and book! Come on out with your kiddies for some great live music in a lovely outdoor setting. Bring your dancing shoes/feet! Admission: $5 entry fee (cash only) per adult to support the band. Kids are free!There will be some chairs set up around the edges of the garden but feel free to bring your own blanket to sit on. There will not be any drinks or food available so please bring any drinks/snacks that you or your little ones may need! Please no snacks with any peanuts! The Mafolo Baby Vol. 1 double CD & book will be for sale at the event for $25. An introduction to English and French bilingualism through music is the perfect gift for children. More info:
Thursday, September 29, 2016
6 PM - 7 PM
Tea Party Cafe, 119 York St. (at Dalhousie), Byward Market, Ottawa
Evening of Poetry, Music & Tea! Featuring: Shery Alexander Heinis (poet), accompanied by Alex Eloise (guitar) and guest poet. Come hear me speak...words of love, joy, hope...words of fear, sorrow, rejection...The event will be the first of three poetry readings planned for September, February and June, leading up to the launch of my very first volume of poetry in Ocober 2017. It will also mark the launch of my new website (still in beta phase)! you can have a sneak preview here http://www.sheryalexanderheinis.com/