on July 5, 2016 by test_editor in Archive_2016, Coming Events, July, Print Articles, WEB-EXTRA content, Comments Off on July 7, 2016: Community Calendar Plus.

July 7, 2016: Community Calendar Plus.

July 7, 2016: Community Calendar Plus.

DRAFT UPDATED July 22. See bottom for late additions.

++++ => extra/notices not in print issue.

July 5 – Right Bike DIY Night. ++++
Come to the Ottawa Bicycle Academy’s Office Hours (DIY Night) 6:00 p.m. hosted by Right Bike! For just $5/hour, we have a number of spacious workbenches available in this well-lit workshop. Plus we have all the tools you need. This is quality time for you to independently keep your ride running smoothly, but we will have volunteers on hand to share any expertise they can. We also have a selection of bike parts available for a modest price. See https://rightbike.org/academy .

July 7 – Strawberry Social.
Woodroffe United Church (207 Woodroffe Ave.) invite you to the annual Strawberry Social on Thursday, July 7. Between 5 and 7 p.m., we will be serving a ham and salad supper and one of the best treats the season has to offer: strawberry shortcake. $15 are per person, children 10 and under free, family max $40. Tickets are available through the church office at 613-722-9250 .

July 7, 14 – Cube Gallery Nocturne IIX, Festival of the Night Sky. ++++
Nocturne IIX, Festival of the Night Sky returns Thursday July 7th, 2016 — 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m, and on July 14th. Lecture and Discussion: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. then a Sidewalk Star Party : Aproximately 9:30 – 11:30 p.m. Topic for July 7 is “Our Cosmic Origin” and topic for July 14 is “Our Companion & Kissing Cousin; the Moon”. See http://cubegallery.ca/events/2016_07_07_vernissage_for_nocturne_night_sky_festival for full details.

July 8-9, 22-23 Torchlight Shakespeare – Pericles. ++++
A Company of Fools bring back Shakespeare-eerie-an fun with dueling knights, dastardly pirates, proper princesses, promiscuous prostitutes, an ancient goddess and not one but two shipwrecks! Follow Pericles over several seas to far off lands where he discovers adventure, love and just maybe what life is all about. An fast paced escapade set in a mythical world and played against the backdrop of Ottawa’s parks. Fun for the entire family! Showtime is 7 p.m. Admission is Pay-What-You-Can (suggested donation $20)
The Amazing Adventures of Pericles, Prince of Tyre’s performance schedule includes;
Friday July 8th & Saturday July 9th: Central Park, Glebe, and
Friday July 22nd & Saturday July 23rd: Hintonburg Park.
See http://fools.ca/2016/04/25/torchlight-shakespeare-pericles/ .

July 10 – Cyclelogik Hintonburg Centennial 5k Run/Walk & Newswest 1k Kids’ Run. ++++
On Sunday morning, July 10th, join us at Ottawa’s funkiest, family-friendly road race at Parkdale Park! There will be Cake at the finish line! Registration is open at http://www.hintonburg5k.ca . and for More info contact: hintonburg5K@gmail.com .

July 10 – Demo Workshop by the Artist.. ++++
From 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at The Cube Gallery 1285 Wellington Street West. Nidification is the act of building a nest. Monique Martin from Saskatoon has tapped into this most basic, primal and primitive urge to nestle, cocoon, to be safe and sheltered. A multi-disciplinary artist and art educator, Monique has exhibited her printmaking, paintings, sculptures, installations and book works in solo, invited and juried group exhibitions in eight countries.

July 12 – Pinecrest-Queensway Employment Resource Centre Youth Job Workshop.
Get tips on what makes a dynamic resume and how to polish your interview skills. Bring in your resume for some one-on-one feedback from an employment specialist at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Tuesday July 12 from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. For 14-29 year olds. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/pinecrest-queensway-employment-resource-centre-%E2%80%93-youth-job-workshop-0 .

July 12 – Community BBQ. ++++
From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 319 McRae Avenue. Alterna Savings new Westboro Community Banking Centre is excited to join the neighbourhood and is inviting everyone to their free community BBQ! So stop by, meet your new neighbours, eat and enjoy family-fun entertainment!

July 14, 15, 28, 29 – The Unmentionable Play in the Park. ++++
More Bear Shakespeare! Bear and Co. brings The Scottish Play (Mac…beth) to Hintonburg Park–with fire dancers! We’ll be in Hintonburg Park on July 15 & 29, and in Clare Gardens Park on July 14 & 28.
Two Hintonburg residents appear in the cast: Chris McLeod as MacB himself, and Rachel Eugster as Banquo (and other roles), and as music director. If a member of the cast says “Macbeth” unscripted, the audience is to remind them that they have to run outside, spin around three times to their left, spit, recite a line from another of Shakespeare’s plays and knock for permission to re-join the cast. See http://bearandcompany.ca for more details.

July 16 & 23 – Teen 2 Teen Reading Help.
Teen Volunteers help Teens learning English as a second language with their reading at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Saturday, July 16 & 23 from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Offered in partnership with Frontier College and Algonquin College. Registration is required. For youth between 12 and 18 years of age. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/teen-2-teen-reading-help-0 .

July 17 – Oaks and conifers, universally fascinating. ++++
Among the wide spectrum of trees, two general groups are particularly fascinating: Oaks (Quercus) and Conifers (Coniferae). Sunday July 17 We will explore the Dominion Arboretum’s extensive collection from majestic wide-spreading old Oaks to towering Ponderosa Pines. And then there are the interesting and unusual examples: e.g. a deciduous conifer from the U.S. South (Baldcypress), or an oak with leaves that don’t look like an oak (Shingle Oak). The event will focus on helping you get to know these trees better, and help explain their special relationships with people. Tour leaders are Owen Clarkin and Eric Jones and starts at 2pm at Building 72 in the Arboretum.

July 25 to July 29 – Camp Awesome.
Kitchissippi United Church (630 Island Park Dr. behind the Royal Ottawa across from Westgate Mall). This week-long day camp offers a fun-filled program for children 4 to 12. Program includes outdoor play, stories, songs and crafts. Camp runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Before and after hour care also available. For more information, cost and registration forms contact Kirsten Gracequist at 613-722-7254 or go to http://www.kitchissippiuc.com .

July 26 – Teen Life-Size Board Games.
Imagine playing a board game you can walk on? Come play larger than life Snakes & Ladders, Angry Birds, and Big bowling at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Tuesday, July 26 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. For teens age 12 to 18. Registration is optional. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/teen-life-size-board-games .

July 28 – Suicide Squad Movie Release Party!
Celebrate the release of the Suicide Squad with a makeup contest, trivia, green screen, button maker, “blood” fondue bar, and prizes at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Thursday, July 28 from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. Registration is optional. For 12 to 18 years old. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/suicide-squad-movie-release-party .

August 2, 4, 17 Torchlight Shakespeare – Pericles. ++++
A Company of Fools bring back Shakespeare-earie-an fun with duelling knights, dastardly pirates, proper princesses, promiscuous prostitutes, an ancient goddess and not one but two shipwrecks! Follow Pericles over several seas to far off lands where he discovers adventure, love and just maybe what life is all about. An fast paced escapade set in a mythical world and played against the backdrop of Ottawa’s parks. Fun for the entire family! Showtime is 7 p.m. Admission is Pay-What-You-Can (suggested donation $20)
The Amazing Adventures of Pericles, Prince of Tyre’s performance schedule includes;
Tuesday August 2nd: Clare Gardens, Westboro, and 2 NEW LOCATIONS for 2016:
Thursday August 4th: Bytown Museum, Rideau Canal, plus
Wednesday August 17th at Lions Park, Westboro.
See http://fools.ca/2016/04/25/torchlight-shakespeare-pericles/ .

August 7 – Friends of the Farm Victorian Tea. ++++
From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Classic tea is served on the lawns of the Arboretum. Dress in full Victorian garb, (optional), listen to live music, enter the best hat and costume contest. Formal Tea $10 at Bldg 72, CEF Arboretum east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout. 613-230-3276, http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/events.htm#events .

August 11 & 18 – Teen Gaming Club Championship Round.
Drop in and play Super Smash Bros on Wii U at the Carlingwood branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Thursday, August 11 & 18 from 4:15 p.m. until 5 p.m. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/teen-gaming-club-championship-round .

August 13 – Friends of the Farm Art on the Farm. ++++
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rain Date is August 14th. Free event. Artists working in various media will display and sell their original work under the trees at the Arboretum. Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum, east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout. 613-230-3276, http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/events.htm#events .

August 21 – History Walking Tour. ++++
CHNA Heritage and History Committee announced at the AGM in late May that a history walking tour is planned for August 21 at 2 p.m. beginning in Reid Park. See http://www.chnaottawa.ca/history-and-heritage.html for more on the history of The Civic hospital neighboorhood.

English conversation group
Practice your English language conversation skills and meet new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment at the Carlingwood Branch of the Ottawa Public Library on Tuesdays at 6:30-7:30 p.m. No registration is required for this drop-in class. For more information, go to http://biblioottawalibrary.ca .

Painter’s Circle.
Do you want to paint, but just don’t do it at home? Join a friendly group on Tuesday mornings at the Unitarian Church on Cleary Ave. All levels of ability are welcome, although there is no teaching, so participants are expected to know how to paint already. $10 fee goes entirely to the church. For full details contact Clea Derwent 613-695-0505; clderwent@gmail.com .

Bytown Swing. ++++
Come dance Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing with us on Saturday nights in Ottawa. Grab a pair of indoor shoes and get ready to hit the dance floor. Non-profit, holds a dance every Saturday at Studio X, 122-250 City Center Avenue ( 3 minute walk from the Bayview transitway stop ). Parking available. Beginner lessons start at 8:15 p.m., DJ’d social dancing starts at 9:00 p.m. Cost is just $7 cash at the door and $5 for students and seniors. See http://bytownswing.com or https://www.facebook.com/bytownswing/ .

The National Capital Peace Council. ++++
is a network of Ottawans who are dedicated to peace at all levels and who were touched by Grandfather Commanda’s vision for Victoria Island. We wish to assist its realization in any appropriate manner possible. We meet on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. for a complimentary breakfast at Donna’s Express/Newport Restaurant on Churchill Ave. and Scott Street, listen to interesting guest speakers and enjoy compelling conversation. Our meetings are open to all peace loving people.


Late Additions:

July 24 – Organic Gardeners’ Celebration.
Tour our Demonstration Garden, have a Q&A about gardening. With music and more! Plus many Door Prizes! Sunday, July 24th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Central Experimental Farm – Prince of Wales Drive. To get more information and to register see http://www.cog.ca/ottawa/ .

Tags:

No Comments

Comments are disabled.