Community calendar

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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 for more details or contact Sharon at

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

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

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 or call 613-728-9811, ext. 720.

September 23 – Westboro Legion Live Music Dance Night
There will be live music and dancing 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 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 or email

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

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.

September 30 & October 1 – Book sale
Don’t miss this big book sale at Dovercourt Community Centre (411 Dovercourt Ave.) Thousands of gently used books and lots of children’s books. All proceeds go to K.L.E.O Support Group education programs in northern Thailand. Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. & Sunday, October 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

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: For info call 613-262-8647.

October 21 – Woodroffe United Church 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 Can’t make it to the November dance? Mark these dates in your calendar: January 20 2018, March 17 2018, April 21 2018.

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