Community Events Calendar

The Community Events Calendar will be updated every Tuesday. Submit early to spread the message about your local event!

For listings of events that are family-friendly and open to the public, please submit
the following information to

  • Name of event
  • Date
  • Start and end times
  • Location
  • Website
  • Description of event (maximum 100 words)

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July 20, 2018

Friends of the Farm Tree Tours. A Night with the Moths

Starts: July 20, 2018, 8:30 pm

Ends: July 20, 2018, 10:30 pm

Location: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm Building 72, Arboretum, CEF Ottawa

Description: Friends of the Farm Tree Tours. A Night with the Moths, Learn about the nightlife of moths and their diversity. Bring flashlights. <br>Free, public welcome. Register online <a href=""></a&gt; 613-230-3276

July 21, 2018

Not Your Average Studio Tour!

Starts: July 21, 2018, 10:00 am

Ends: July 22, 2018, 5:00 pm

Description: <b>The Madawaska Valley Studio Tour 2018</b><br><b>July 21 & 22 and September 29 & 30 </b><b>10am - 5pm</b><br><br><br>Much more than legend, the mystical Madawaska Valley has been an enclave of the alternative-minded artisans since the sixties. This is your chance to get an insiders view of the minds and methods of our cherished creative community. Two tours, two seasons, two chances to interact with, weavers, painters, potters, glass artists, wood carvers, jewelers and more, each medium intimate reflections of life in this wonderful valley.<br><br>As you’re welcomed into our homes and workspaces you will experience art making, living history and traditional trade. Watch

July 22, 2018

Ottawa To Host 1st Annual International Kombucha Festival!

Starts: July 22, 2018, 10:00 am

Ends: July 22, 2018, 4:00 pm

Location: Horticulture Building (Lansdowne Park) at 1525 Princess Patricia Way in Ottawa

Description: Enthusiasts, Experience Seekers and Brewers to Celebrate Kombucha at First Annual International BOOCHFEST.<br><br>The Festival will draw a wide variety of both renowned international brewers and smaller micro-producers from Canada, the USA, and regions as far as Iceland. Featured at the event will be top players such as GT’s, RISE, Brew Dr., Kombucha Iceland, Culture Kombucha, Artizen Kombucha and many others.<br><br>To learn more about BOOCHFEST, please visit <a href=""></a&gt; Event details can also be found on the <a href="">Facebook</a&gt; Page

Friends of the Farm Victorian Tea

Starts: July 22, 2018, 2:00 pm

Ends: July 22, 2018, 4:00 pm

Location: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm Building 72, Arboretum, CEF Ottawa

Description: Friends of the Farm Victorian Tea from 2pm to 4pm. 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. <br>Formal Tea $13 at Bldg 72, CEF Arboretum east exit off Prince of Wales roundabout. 613-230-3276 <a href=""></a&gt;

July 24, 2018

Invitation: Glebe Community Meeting on reducing single use plastics in our neighbourhood

Starts: July 24, 2018, 7:00 pm

Ends: July 24, 2018, 9:00 pm

Location: Glebe St James, Fraser Hall, 650 Lyon St South

Description: From the GCA Environment Committee:<br><br>Dear residents,<br><br>Are you bothered by plastic clamshell containers housing cookies that are additionally wrapped in plastic? Does it grind your gears when you’re served a iced cold beverage in a single-use plastic cup, sealed with a plastic lid and topped with a plastic straw? Do you have ideas on how the Glebe can begin the journey of becoming free of single-use, short lifespan plastics? <br><br>If these three questions resonate with you, or if you have an interest in combating unnecessary plastics, the GCA Environment Committee is happy to have you join us in a community meeting: <br><br>A