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September 14, 2017: Community Calendar Plus.

September 14, 2017: Community Calendar Plus.

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September 15 – Invictus Games Flag Tour.
We would like to welcome you to the 2017 Invictus Games National Flag Tour event in Winston Square co-hosted by the Westboro Legion and the Westboro BIA. Join us and be among an inclusive group of Canadians from across Canada playing an important role in helping to celebrate the National Flag Tour as it makes its momentous journey across Canada, and leading up to the Invictus Games in Toronto. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 4:45 p.m. For more information visit http://www.rcl480.com .

September 16 – Westboro Legion Live Music Dance Night.
There will be a Live Music Dance at the Westboro Legion, 389 Richmond Road in the downstairs hall on September 16, 2017. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the dance will be from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The bar will be open. Admission is $10 per person or $15 per couple. We welcome all, you do not need to be a member to attend. Tickets are available in advance at the upstairs bar at the Westboro Legion or at the door. Join us for the fun of it. For more information visit our website at http://www.rcl480.com or call Coleene at 613-294-1820 .

September 16 – Tastes of Wellington West.
This annual event is a great way to get to know the neighbourhood! Tastes of Wellington West is a free event which includes sidewalk sales, demos, food samples, music, and lots of activities for the kids. For more information go to http://www.wellingtonwest.ca .

September 16 – Ottawa Family Cinema returns. ++++
for a new season of affordable movies for the family. Saturday Sept. 16th at 2 p.m., your last chance to see on the big screen! Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” in 3D (rated PG). Plus Door Prizes. The Ottawa Family Cinema, is located in the Notre Dame HS Auditorium, 710 Broadview Avenue (north of Carling) Ottawa, 613-722-8218 . Visit http://www.familycinema.ca for more coming movies and prices.

Sepember 16 – The Brewery Market ++++
At Hintonburg Park from Noon to 8 p.m., with 9 local brewers, and free admission. $5 for a beer glaas, proceeds go to Parkdale Food Center.

Sepember 16 – Book Signing ++++
At World of Maps on Wellington, Miriam Bloom will be signing copies of her book “An ABC of Ottawa”. See this months’s Neswest article for more details.

September 17 – Battle of Britain Remembrance Ceremony.
The Battle of Britain was the first battle of the Second World War fought mainly in the air. Hundreds of Canadian air and ground crew participate in the battle, most as members of the RAF. Please join us in the upstairs hall at 391 Richmond Road for a Remembrance Ceremony at the Westboro Legion on September 17. We will remember them. Please visit our website at http://www.rcl480.com for additional information and start time.

September 17 – Friends of the Farm Tree Tour ++++
at 2pm Bldg. 72 Non-green Parts of Trees: Bark, Branches and Roots. Delve deeper into a tree’s sturdy counterparts. Free event, register at trees@friendsofthefarm.ca, donations gratefully accepted 613-230-3276 http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/arboretum-tree-tours/ .

September 18 – Toastmasters open house
Above & Beyond Toastmasters hold meetings every Monday except holidays. Our next guest night is September 18 at 7 p.m. in the Bickell Room at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. See our website at aboveandbeyondtoastmasters.ca for more details or contact Sharon at 45sharong@gmail.com .

September 18 – Stock Market Basics.
Are you interested in investing in the market? This session is geared for those who have little or no stock market experience. You will learn the basic structure of the stock market, stock terminology, and three key principles of stock investing. Presented in partnership with Paul Lordon of Edward Jones. Happening at the Carlingwood Library on Monday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/stock-market-basics-taking-stock-market-5 .

September 21 – Who’s the boss: you or your camera?
Take your photography to the next level by getting your camera off “Auto” to achieve the creative effects you want. Learn how to tell your camera to capture what you see – don’t let it decide for you. Presented by Chris Taylor, President of the Ottawa PC Users’ Group. Happening at the Carlingwood Library on Thursday, September 21 at 6 p.m. Registration is required. For more information go to https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/whos-boss-you-or-your-camera-5 .

September 22 – Arts Night.
Arts Night takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church (30 Cleary Ave. off Richmond Road). You are invited to come and see Karl Gordon, literary artist; Alberto Agraso, painter; and Jason Bailey, guitarist. Admission is $5. For information call 613-725-1066 .

September 22 – Night of Worship and Ministry.
You’re invited to join us as we gather at St Mary’s parish to experience God’s presence and healing through powerful worship music, an inspiring talk, and whole-hearted fellowship. We will gather at St. Mary’s Parish (100 Young St.) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m The speaker will be Father Bob Poole. The M.C. will be Chris Keyes. Prayer Teams will be available. A reception will follow (in the lower hall). For more information, contact Lise Going at night.worship.ministry@stmarysottawa.ca or call 613-728-9811, ext. 720 .

September 23 – Westboro Legion Live Music Dance Night.
There will be a live music dance at the Westboro Legion, 389 Richmond Road in the downstairs hall on September 23 with Doug & Pam Champagne. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the dance will be from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The bar will be open. Admission is $10 per person or $15 per couple. We welcome all, you do not need to be a member to attend. Tickets are available in advance at the upstairs bar at the Westboro Legion or at the door. Join us for the fun of it. For more information visit our website at http://www.rcl480.com or call Coleene at 613-294-1820 .

September 23 & 24 – West End Studio Tour (WEST).
The West End Studio Tour is taking place over one weekend this year, not two. It’s a free walking, biking or driving, tour of artist homes and studios in the Kitchissippi area, and a great opportunity for art lovers to see the places where art is actually made. 15 artists are participating in this year’s tour. For details, go to http://www.westendstudiotour.ca or email westendstudiotour@outlook.com .

September 24 – Parish Luncheon.
Saint Georges Parish is hosting a Parish Birthday Luncheon on Sundaqt, September 24th at 11:45 a.m. in the parish hall, 415 Piccadily Avenue. Join us for food, fellowship, and fun for the children. Activities include; Face Painting and a Science Show. Free Will Donation please. Contact Elizabeth Mason at 613-729-6596 for more info.

September 30 – Parkdale United Church Fall rummage sale.
The Parkdale United Church Fall rummage sale will be taking place on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a. m. to noon. Use Gladstone Avenue door. Clothing, household items, toys, books, electronics, furniture, linen, plants, sports items, oodles of items. Donations are welcome but must be delivered before Sept. 27. For information please call 613-728-9686 or go to http://www.parkdaleunitedchurch.ca .

September 30 – One World, one tulip.
Plant the new yellow Friendship Tulip, the symbol of Peace, at Iona Park, between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and take home a few for your own garden. “Yoga in the Park” will be offered by New Moon Yoga, at the same time, please bring your mat.

October 15 – Friends of the Farm Tree Tour ++++
at 5pm Bldg. 72 Photography on the Farm Explore how light tells the story of a landscape such as the Farm. Free, register at trees@friendsofthefarm.ca, donations gratefully accepted 613-230-3276 http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/arboretum-tree-tours/ .

October 18 – A Conversation with Councillor Leiper.
The Hampton Iona Community Group will be hosting a seminar, “A Conversation with Councillor Leiper – Ward 15 looking 4Ward,” at 7 p.m. in the demonstration kitchen at the Real Canadian Superstore on Richmond Road. Details will soon be available at http://www.hamptoniona.wordpress.com .

October 19-22 & October 27-29 – Enriched Bread Artists Open Studio. ++++
Ottawa’s largest art studio cooperative is celebrating its 25th Annual Open Studio with a two-floor contemporary art exhibition. Located in an old bread factory, the EBA studios house 22 artists working in diverse media, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and digital media. Visitors can explore each studio encountering the artists. Admission is free. Opening Night is Thursday 19 October 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m. Exhibition continues over that weekend and the next. Visit http://www.enrichedbreadartists.com for times and more details. EBA is located at 951 Gladstone Avenue, just west of Preston Street.

October 21 – Friends of the Farm Used Book Drop Off ++++
from 10am to 3pm. Save your books and re-gift them for a great cause. Please note we do not accept magazines, textbooks, or encyclopedia. Drive up to Bldg 72 CEF Arboretum, east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout. 613-230-3276 http://www.friendsofthefarm.ca/fcef-annual-events/ .

October 20 – Trivia Challenge for Charity.
Get a team together and compete for cash donations for your favourite charity at the Westboro Legion, 389 Richmond Rd. Door, bar and Café 480 open at 6 p.m. and the tournament begins at 7:30. Cost: $10 per player (maximum team size six). Reasonably priced pre-game food, door prize speed draws, early bird team draw prizes, and more. Team registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis: http://www.rcl480.com For info call 613-262-8647 .

October 21 – Nepean HS Class of ’67 Fiftieth Anniversary Reunion.
Members of the Nepean HS Class of 1967 are organizing a Fiftieth Anniversary Reunion, to be held at Nepean High School on Broadview Ave on Saturday, October 21, 2017. All grade 12 and 13 graduates from 1967 and classmates who graduated after grade 12 in 1966 are invited to come back and relive memories of their high school days, meet their former classmates and mingle with current staff and students. For more detailed information, please visit the reunion web site: ttps://sites.google.com/site/nepean67reunion/welcome-1h .

October 21 – Woodroffe United Church Fall Bazaar.
Items available include china, books, bake table, silent auction, toys, jewellery, used furniture and much more. 207 Woodroffe Ave. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Refreshments and lunch available. For more information, please contact Woodroffe United Church at 613-722-9250 .

November 18 – Family Dance with live music.
Come dance with your young family, grandkids or kids you know at a super fun community dance in the heart of Westboro! Fantastic live traditional music (think fiddles). No experience necessary as all dances are taught and very family-friendly. 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. with optional potluck after! For more details go to http://www.ottawacontra.ca/familydance . Can’t make it to the November dance? Mark these dates in your calendar: January 20 2018, March 17 2018, April 21, 2018 .

Friends of the Farm’s new book ‘Blooms’ ++++
Is about the Ornamental Gardens at Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm A wonderful gift for anyone who loves gardens and flowers, as well as a treat for those interested in Canadian history. It is the Friends’ contribution to the country’s 150th anniversary in 2017. Available at http://friendsofthefarm.ca/ and local bookstores.

Westboro Legion’s Bingo and Leagues.
Bingo every Wednesday night at the Westboro Legion. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for Café 480 and games begin at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Join us with your friends, or come and meet new friends. Funds raised are donated back to community organizations. We also have bid euchre, darts, pool and sandbag leagues on a weekly basis. For more information visit http://www.rcl480.com or call 613-725-2778 .

Westboro Legion’s Saturday Pool.
Free Pool from noon to closing upstairs at the Westboro Legion. Everyone is welcome. For more information visit http://www.rcl480.com or call 613-725-2778.

Toastmasters.
Above & Beyond Toastmasters meet through the summer months as well as all year on Monday nights (Except Holiday Mondays) at 7 p.m. at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on the Main Floor in the Bickell Room. It is a friendly atmosphere where one can learn to hone their leadership skills and become more confident in speaking.

The OWCS Grocery Bus. ++++
For Seniors in Hintonburg, Carlington and Westboro who need assistance with grocery shopping. For only $6 Ottawa West Community Support (OWCS) provides door to door transportation and help with bagging and carrying of purchases. Each Tuesday and Wednesday, the bus departs OWCS at 9am, picks up seniors from their homes and takes them shopping at local supermarkets. For more information about the Grocery Bus and other OWCS programs, please contact the office at 613-728-6016 ( and look for their September 1st article here in Newswest On-line ).

Ottawa Tool Library – Shop Night. ++++
Every first Wednesday of the month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. come book our benches to grind away at your projects with tools from our library. Book on line at http://www.ottawatoollibrary.com and then come to your bench for the might in Makerspace North, 250 City Centre Avenue, Bay 216 (upper level). Just $5 for members and free for members 55 or older, with lots of parking.

Ottawa Tool Library – Community and Demo night. ++++
Connect and chat with other makers around Ottawa at our tool library. Learn and observe with live demonstrations starting at 6 p.m. on topics such as Bikes, Gardening, Carpentry, Painting, Canning, Wiring etc. We are a volunteer-run nonprofit providing endless opportunities to create, garden and cook. Located in Makerspace north, 250 City Centre Avenue in Bay 216 (upper level), we are open Mondays 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find us on Twitter and Facebook, @yowtoollibrary.

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.
Starting in 2017 there will be no more bi-weekly dances: we’re moving to one-off Lindy Hop events like bar nights, pop-up dances, and special live band events. The Westie Underground will be hosting bi-weekly WCS dances under a new name. Stay tuned for future announcements on dates and details! See http://bytownswing.com or https://www.facebook.com/bytownswing/ .


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