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September 3, 2015: Community Calendar Plus.

September 3, 2015: Community Calendar Plus.
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More Happening at Carlingwood Library in September: ++++
For Teens; Tuesday, September 15, 5 p.m. Maze Runner Scorch Trials Movie Release Party. with brownies, games, prizes, even tattoos!
Plus; the Teen Gaming Club Thursday, September 17, 3:45 p.m. and Techno-buddies on Tuesday, September 29, 5:15 p.m.
For Children; Page Turners Book Club Wednesday, September 23, 4:15 p.m.
For all ages; Thursday, September 24, 6:30pm. Carlingwood’s September Film Club watch and discuss the film 8th Fire: At the Crossroads. a CBC Documentary about feisty “Seventh Generation”, young Aboriginals.
For adults; Investing 101 on Monday, September 28, 6:30 p.m.

September 8 & 15 – Free dancing.
Are you looking for a new fall activity that provides exercise as well as fun and new friends? The Meri Squares Modern Square Dance Club invites you to two free evenings of dancing on Tuesday September 8 and 15, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 470 Roosevelt Ave. No experience necessary and singles are welcome. For more information go to http://merisquares.ca or call Sharon at 613-731-0490.

September 10 – Free Film Screening in the West End Well Cafe ++++
The documentary “Under Rich Earth” tells the story of a community in rural Ecuador that successfully resisted a Canadian mining company. Cloud Forest, a local supplier of coffee to the West End Well will provide samples from this same community at the screening. Learn more about the impacts of the Canadian mining company on communities in South America. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. West End Well Co-operative Inc. 969 Wellington St West.

September 11 – Call for Nominations: West End Well Board of Directors ++++
Each year the term of some members of the Co-op’s Board of Directors is completed. This year we are looking for one talented, energetic and experienced person to serve as a Community Member for a three-year term. Board members are expected to attend monthly meetings and to participate in committees as required. Interested persons must complete and return a nomination form by September 11, 2015. Full details can be found at http://westendwell.ca .

September 12 – An Introduction to Alpha.
Series of video sessions followed by discussions that explore the basics of the Christian faith. St Mary’s Church
hosts a free-will introductory dinner and video Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. to explain what alph is and about the weekly program that starts Sept 21st. To register call 643-728-9811 ex701 by Sept 10th.

September 12 – Hintonburg Harvest Festival.
This free children’s festival at the Parkdale Park just behind the Parkdale Market will feature traditional games, dance contests, fishpond, crafts. A giant bouncy slide will also be on site. Samba Ottawa will lead a shaker rhythm workshop with the children from 1 to 1:30 p.m. (Bring an empty plastic water bottle with cap.) Samba Ottawa is Hintonburg’s Brazilian percussion band. There will also be music by Rogue Lemmings.
Fundraising BBQ sale by Parkdale United Church – proceeds to support their “In From the Cold” program in which a weekly meal is provided at no charge to those in our community who need support. Home baked goods and refreshments will be available for sale. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. BBQ begins at 11:30am. Please note, the event will be cancelled if there’s heavy rain.
Presented by the Hintonburg Economic Development Committee. Call 613-728-7582 or e-mail hedc@sympatico.ca for info, to donate baking or to volunteer.

September 14 – Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa.
Come see what Scottish Country Dancing is all about! Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa are having an introductory class for adults of all ages on Monday September 14, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Churchill Recreation Centre, 345 Richmond Rd. No partner required. Enjoy lively music and social interaction. The Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa is a non-profit, volunteer organization that was founded in 1964. Visit http://ardbrae.org for more information.

September 16 – Friends of the Farm Annual General Meeting. ++++
7 to 9 pm. Public is welcome, membership not required. Guest speaker Dr. Jeff Skevington on “Pollinator Gardening.” Meeting and presentation at K.W. Neatby Bldg. with free parking. To register for this free event call 613-230-3276 or info@friendsofthefarm.ca

September 16 to November 4 – Just for dads, parenting when you’re single.
Family Services Ottawa is offering an eight session parenting course on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come and meet with other single fathers to discover new strategies for making parenting more effective, less stressful and more rewarding. Call 613-725-3601 ext. 207 for information and registration or go to http://familyservicesottawa.org .

September 19 – Tastes of Wellington West.
Returns to Wellington Village and Hintonburg for another year with food, fun and info tables, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Take to the streets and explore the beautiful communities. sidewalk sales, demos, food samples, course registrations, music, kids play zone, Parkdale Market, and more! For full details see http://wellingtonwest.ca/tastes-of-wellington-west-2015/ .

September 19 – Free, family-friendly celebration. ++++
Ottawa real estate brokerage, Coldwell Banker Sarazen Realty is celebrating its 20th anniversary by giving back to the community. A free, family-friendly celebration, open to the public, where charitable donations totaling over $20,000 will be presented to three Ottawa charities. 11a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ambleside Park, 1083 Ambleside Drive
613-831-4455 .

September 19 & 20 and September 26 & 27 – West End Studio Tour.
The West End Studio Tour is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. As always, it will take place over two weekends. It’s a free walking, biking or driving, tour of artist homes and studios in the Wellington West and Westboro area, and a great opportunity for art lovers to see the places where art is actually made. There are many special events planned for this year, including a vernissage at the Exposure Gallery on September 17. For details, go to http://westendstudiotour.ca or email westendstudiotour@outlook.com .

September 20 – Friends of the Farm Guided Tree Tour. ++++
Maples: a tree close to our hearts. Fall colours. (Tour co-sponsored by FCEF and Tree Canada), free and open to the public, register at info@friendsofthefarm.ca, donations kindly accepted http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/events.htm#trees 2:00 p.m. at Building 72.

September 24 – Knitting Club.
Meet new people and socialize while you knit at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library! Get advice, learn new techniques and see interesting, new projects you could try. Bring your own knitting paraphernalia. Last Thursday of every month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/carlingwoods-knitting-club .

September 26 – Jewellery Fundraiser
Donate and buy gently used jewellery at 361 Churchill Avenue at the Studio behind the Village Clinic on Saturday September 26 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Proceeds will support a local family shelter. Donations are greatly appreciated and will enter you into a draw for prizes. For more information email info@villageclinic.ca .

September 26 – Live on Lanark.
Join local musical artists from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. as they play live on Lanark St. in support of the Ottawa Food Bank. Bring your chairs and a non-perishable food item to donate. There will be great music for kids of all ages.

September 30 – HCA Annual General Meeting. ++++
Wednesday evening in the Wellington Room, Hintonburg Community Centre. Residents should come out to discuss the various committee work from the past year and what the Hintonburg Community Association should focus on moving forward. Vote for the new board and learn about how you can become more involved. Membership table will be open at 6:30 p.m. before the 7 p.m. meeting start. http://hintonburg.com

October 3 – E-waste drop off.
This one cay e-waste (electronic waste) drop off event will be taking place at the Dovercourt Recreation Centre (411 Dovercourt Avenue) from, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Junk that Funk” will set up in the west end of the parking lot during that time period. Residential, industrial, commercial and institutional e-waste material will be accepted.

October 7 to December 9 – Friends for Life.
This 9-week anxiety prevention program for 7-9 year olds has proven to be effective in building emotional resilience and teaching strategies that are practical and useful for coping with times of worry and change. It’s fun too! Wed. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. -7:30 p.m. (Nov. 11 excluded). Call 613-725-3601 ext. 207 for information and registration or go to http://familyservicesottawa.org .

October 9 – Tellers at the Well. CANCELLED
Ottawa Storytellers return to the West End Well (969 Wellington St W.) with a fall edition of their Tellers at the Well series. Kim Kilpatrick and Niamh O’Brien open the series with Oh Be Thankful! A Generous Helping of Stories. Well snacks and beverages available. Admission is Pay-What-You-Can, with a suggested minimum $5. Please note the new start time of 7 pm. For more information go to http://westendwell.ca .

October 9 – Registration deadline for Ottawa Organic Master Gardener’s Course. ++++
Spend Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. with Canadian Organic Growers. Gain essential skills to start or enhance your own practice or business in the rapidly growing organic land care industry. October 17-18, November 7-8 & November 28-29, COG National Office, 1145 Carling Ave., Suite 7519. Early bird deadline is September 27, Registration deadline is October 9th.
For more info visit http://www.cog.ca/our-services/OMG/ or e-mail office@cog.ca .

October 13 to November 10 – You’re not the boss of me.
Under the expert direction of Joanne Boyd at Family Services Ottawa, this five-week course on Tuesday evenings 6:30 p.m.m to 8:30 p.m. offers an informative and interactive exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing parents of children aged 0 to 6. Topics include: child development, effective communication, building self-esteem, setting limits, positive discipline techniques. Call 613-725-3601 ext. 207 for information and registration or go to http://familyservicesottawa.org .

October 15 to November 12 – Parenting through separation and divorce.
Family Services Ottawa is offering a five session parenting course on Thursday evenings from Oct. 15 to Nov. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Topics include coping with stress, understanding conflict and how it affects your family, problem solving, cooperative communication, co-parenting and parenting plans. Call 613-725-3601 ext. 207 for information and registration or go to http://familyservicesottawa.org .

October 17 – Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Watch-it Shred-it Day.
Get rid of old documents in a safe and secure way, and help raise money for Kiwanis at the same time. Hampton Park Plaza (Carling & Kirkwood) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $8.00 per box. Box should be about the size of a banker’s box (12x16x12) or any size that you can carry. For more information email fbeaufort2891@rogers.com .

October 22 – “Thirteen: A Social Enterprise”. ++++
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Hosted by West End Well (969 Wellington St W.) .
Ottawa’s newest social enterprise, The Muesli Project is comprised of a Youth Team made up of 13 young individuals who have been selected to to participate in an exciting venture and training program developed by the Parkdale Food Centre with the funds from an anonymous community donor. The youth are learning how to start and run a business selling muesli with the help and support of a team of experts and mentors. Come out and meet these “Thirteen” dynamic youth, hear their stories and support The Muesli Project and incubation business adventure. Follow all the details as they unfold at http://westendwell.ca and http://www.parkdalefoodcentre.ca.

October 24 – Friends of the Farm Used Book Drop Off ++++
From 10am to 4pm. Save your books and re-gift them for a great cause. Please note we do not accept magazines, textbooks, or encyclopaedia. Drive up to Bldg. 72 CEF Arboretum, east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout. 613-230-3276 www.friendsofthefarm.ca/events.htm#events .

October 25 – Friends of the Farm Guided Tree Tour. ++++
Tree seeds and fruits. What trees have to offer and what we need to protect, free and open to the public, register at info@friendsofthefarm.ca, donations kindly accepted http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/events.htm#trees 2:00 p.m. at Building 72.

November 15 Friends of the Farm Guided Tree Tour. ++++
Tree forms and shapes, tree identification, winter preparation, free and open to the public, register at info@friendsofthefarm.ca, donations kindly accepted http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/events.htm#trees Time &Location tbc.

Social Seniors.
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 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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