Community calendar

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January 24 – Night of Worship and Ministry

Join St. Mary’s Parish, 100 Young St., for an evening of praise, prophecy, teaching, healing and fellowship on January 24, 7 -9 p.m. Theme: “Purified by His Grace”. The speaker, Fr. Kenneth Lao of the Companions of the Cross, is the associate pastor of St. Mary’s Parish. The Night of Worship and Ministry is held every 4th Friday of the month. For more information, please contact: Natalia Lacar (613- 728-9811 x720); (

January 25 – Young String Performers in Concert

YSPF presents promising and talented string musicians 18 years and under from the National Capital Region. These concerts are suitable for all ages and are sure to take your breath away! Concert will be held at the First Unitarian Church, 30 Cleary Ave. (off Richmond Rd.) on Saturday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m.

January 28 – Ottawa Horticultural Society January meeting

Join Emma Terrell, the Urban Botanist, at the Ottawa Horticultural Society January meeting, January 28 at the Tom Brown Arena, 141 Bayview Station Road, starting at 7:30 p.m. Emma will teach us all about the fundamentals of terrarium building with a live demonstration and sample terrariums, and educate us on the different types of plants that can be used to build terrariums. The event is free

January 31 – Arts Night

First Unitarian Church 30 Cleary Ave (off Richmond Rd). You are invited to come and see Janna Klostermann, writer Lois Siegel, Photographer and Scott Voelzing, pianist talk about, demonstrate or perform their art. Admission: $5 Information: 613-725-1066

February 26th – Scam Avoidance and Trust

Join Lawrence Patterson (ISSO, ITIL & two decades supporting people’s personal/ professional technology needs) as he reviews the significant difference between blind and wise trust, the various scam sources, tips to be aware of, details common to all scams and, most importantly, how to take control.  Happening at the Carlingwood Library on Wednesday, February 26 at 6 p.m.  [Registration required] For more information go to:

Mondays – Toastmasters

Learn confidence. Hone your Leadership skills. Above and Beyond Toastmasters meet every Monday (except Holidays) at 7 p.m. at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on the Main floor in the Bickell Room. Relaxed atmosphere. Meet great people. Everyone 18 and up are welcome. More info contact

Tuesdays starting January 21 – Alpha Dinner and Film Experience

Come and explore the big questions of life, meaning, and faith at our Alpha Dinner and Film Experience – Tuesday evenings starting January 21. Check-in 6:28 PM. Register via, email: or leave a message at 613–728–9811 x701. St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 100 Young Street. Access via parking lot. Alpha is free, the experience priceless!

January – June – Homework Club Program

Starting in January , Frontier College will be offering a Homework Club program for children ages 6–12 at the Carlingwood Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. The program will run Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Learners at the Homework Club will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with volunteer tutors in an environment adapted to their individual needs. No prior registration is required and all programming is free. For more information, please contact the Carlingwood branch of the library, or else email

April 24 and 25 – Kitchissippi United Church Spring Rummage Sale

A fine selection of clothing, jewelry, boutique items, shoes, books, collectibles, household items, toys and more make this a popular event.  Friday April 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,  at 630 Island Park Drive (at the Queensway).  For information 613-722-7254 or

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