Community calendar

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October 27 – Church bazaar
Christmas crafts, white elephant, jewelry, baking, books, toys, tearoom and more. Our Lady of Fatima Church Bazaar, 153 Woodroffe Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. For info call 613-722-7661.

Until October 28 –  Enriched Bread Artists 26th Annual Open Studio
The Enriched Bread Artists (EBA) as Ottawa’s largest visual arts cooperative. Housed in its historic Gladstone Avenue location (951 Gladstone Ave.), the former Standard Bread Company building, EBA has brought contemporary art activity to a local, national, and international audience throughout its 26 years. With 22 active artists occupying our two floors, critical research and current artistic exploration develops in each artist’s studio. Our Annual Open Studio offers an opportunity for the community at large to engage with our members and to discuss individual art practices, take part in tours, activities, presentations, or to simply enjoy the creative environment of the EBA studios and our 1920¹s era building.
Opening Night: Thursday, October 18, 2018 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
The exhibition continues:
Friday, October 19, 2018 (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Saturdays, October 20 and 27, 2018 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Sundays, October 21 and 28, 2018 (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

October 31 – Hallowe’en Spook-tacular on Bayswater Avenue
Safe streets – what a treat! Again this Hallowe’en, Bayswater Avenue will be closed from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. between Hickory and Beech for safe “trick or treating.” Check out the link to the Liveable Bayswater Facebook page, which has some photos from previous years:

November 1 – 5th Annual Pumpkin Path
On Thursday, November 1, bring your Halloween pumpkins to the Byron Linear Tramway Park (along the Byron pathway between Island Park Drive and Granville Avenue). Come back between 6 and 9 p.m. to walk a path of glowing pumpkins. Candles will be provided, but extra tea lights always appreciated. Everyone welcome!

November 4 – Big Sing Ottawa
Experience the joy of singing together in harmony with Evemarie Brunelle, the founder of Allez Chante! in Montreal, as she brings her dynamic workshop to Ottawa for the first time. Happening 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Westboro Masonic Hall (430 Churchill Ave. N.). No experience necessary. All ages and voices welcome. Information & tickets ($20):

November 17 – First Unitarian Fall Fair
Biggest church bazaar in town and it’s right here in Kitchissippi! Great deals on gently used clothing, books, jewellery, electronics, and other treasures. Fabulous silent auction; two food venues; knitted items; baking, and jams. From 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All at First Unitarian (30 Cleary Ave.)! For information, email or call 613-725-1066.

November 17 – All Saints’ Westboro Village Fair/Bazaar
The All Saints’ Westboro Village Fair/Bazaar is taking place Saturday, November 17, from  9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 347 Richmond Road. Noted for crafts; knitting; used books; vintage linens; silver, china and collectibles; jams, preserves and baking; a children’s store, a silent auction and a delicious lunch. The New-to-You shop will be open. For information contact the church office at 613 725-9487 or

December 2 – Songs of Hope – A Winter Choral Concert
What gives you hope during these turbulent times? Come listen to the three choirs at First Unitarian as they explore the concept of hope through songs by Craig Hella Johnson, Eleanor Daley, Gordon Lightfoot, Sam Cooke and many more. Sunday, December 2 at 2 p.m, 30 Cleary Ave. Freewill donation accepted at the door.

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