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October 2, 2014: Community Calendar.

October 2, 2014: Community Calendar.


October 1 – All Candidates Debate.
Come hear the candidates for Kitchissippi Ward on Wednesday, October 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Stephens Presbyterian Church 579 Parkdale. Bring your questions! Civic Hospital Neighbourhood Association along with the Hintonburg Community Association co-host an All-Candidates Meeting for the upcoming municipal election.

October 4 – Information session for seniors.
Are you retired or soon-to-be retired and looking for assistance in downsizing or choosing the retirement community that best suits your needs? Guidance on handling your estate, from managing your assets to selling real estate? Advice on financial planning – now and for the future? This free information session will be taking place at the Westboro Legion from 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and is designed especially for Legion members, other seniors, and their families too. RSVP to Amy McConnell at 613-406-6031 or via email, info AT teaandtoast DOT ca .

October 4 – Oktoberfest.
Oktoberfest lunch, garage/craft/vendor & bake sale at Our Saviour Lutheran Church (715 Roosevelt Ave. off Carling Avenue & Cole). Starts at 8 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Something for everyone! http://oursaviourottawa.com .

October 6 – All Candidates Debate.
Come hear the candidates for Kitchissippi Ward on Monday, October 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. George’s Parish, 415 Piccadilly Ave. Co-sponsored by the community associations of Hampton-Iona, McKellar Park, Wellington Village and Westboro. For further information go to http://hamptoniona.ca or email lacutler AT magma DOT ca .

October 17-18 Rummage Sale.
This fundraiser at the Kitchissippi United Church (630 Island Park Drive, near Queensway & Westgate Mall) supports outreach efforts. Friday (7-9pm), Saturday (9-noon). Books, gently used clothes, household items, toys, collectibles. Everyone welcome! For information call the church at 613-722-7254 .

October 18 – Kiwanis Annual Shred-it Day.
Bring your old tax files other personal records for this one-day Kiwanis Club of Ottawa event at Hampton Park Plaza. (1399 Carling Avenue by the Queensway.) Watch as Shred-it technicians destroy your documents at their mobile unit. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Kiwanis Christmas Food Basket Program. Cost is $8.00 per box and there is a maximum 5 boxes per person. For more information visit http://ottawakiwanis.org or contact the Kiwanis office at 613-233-1900 .

October 25 – Woodroffe United Church’s Fall Bazaar.
This event will take place at 207 Woodroffe Ave. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items available include china, books, bake table, silent auction, toys, flea market, jewellery, used furniture, and much more. Refreshments and lunch available. For more information, please contact the church at 613-722-9250 .

October 25 – Fall Flea Market.
St. Matthias Church will be holding its Fall Flea Market at 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at 555 Parkdale Avenue, at the Queensway. There’ll be household articles, toys, jewellery, collectibles, books and good used clothing.

November 1 – String stories.
Join Ruth Stewart-Verger, of the Ottawa StoryTellers, for a workshop on how to tell a story using string. In this free program, children will discover how to create a series of string figures to “illustrate” a story. This workshop is intended for children ages 7-12, and takes place at 10:30 a.m. at the Rosemount branch of the Ottawa Public Library. Registration is required. For more information go to http://biblioottawalibrary.ca .

November 13 – How to buy a PC.
When buying a PC, you are faced with a lot of choices: laptop or desktop, dual or quad core processor, AMD or Intel, size of hard drive, size of monitor, faster processor vs more memory, and more. Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users’ Group will help sort out the choices so you can buy the computer that is right for your needs. This 120 minutes workshop will be taking place at the Rosemount branch of the Ottawa Public Library and begins at 6:15 p.m. Registration is required. For more information go to http://biblioottawalibrary.ca .

November 15 – Food Bazaar.
At St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church, 579 Parkdale Ave. (corner of Sherwood Drive) Drop by between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. for deli, frozen foods, candy, baking, gift baskets, Christmas table and coffee shop.

November 17 – Newswest Annual General Meeting.
7 – 8 p.m. followed by our monthly meeting. Where? will be Announced in our next issue and online at http://newswest.org .

November 28-30 – Nepean Fine Arts League Fall Show.
The Nepean Fine Arts League is having its Fall Show at the Ukrainian Banquet Hall (1000 Byron Ave.) on November 28, 29 & 30. At this show approximately 40 artists will be displaying their work. Admission is free. The opening times are: Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This year the club celebrates its 50th anniversary. For more information go to http://nepeanfinearts.com .

Join in an afternoon of cards, bridge, euchre, board games and socializing every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Parish Hall, 153 Woodroffe Ave. All seniors are welcome to attend this weekly non-denominational gathering social gathering. For more information contact Ellena 613-728-4018 or Celine 613-234-0853 .

Friday Open Mic Nights .
Show off your musical chops and bask in the applause at the Westboro Legion! We have the sound equipment so just bring your talent and instrument(s). For information, call the branch any afternoon: 613-725-2778 .


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