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 website@glebereport.ca:

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

Please note, submissions may be edited for clarity.

UPCOMING EVENTS

February 16, 2019

Navigating the Health Care System

Starts: February 16, 2019, 9:00 am

Ends: February 16, 2019, 11:00 am

Location: 77 Monk Street, 2nd Floor (The Gathering Place)

Description: <a href="http://www.glebecentre.ca&quot; id="ow545" __is_owner="true">www.glebecentre.ca</a><br><br>This is an information/awareness session. The presentation will cover the demands on the health care system as chronic diseases are on the rise. Many seniors have multiple health conditions requiring care from different health care professionals. The health care system can be complex and a challenge for seniors, caregivers and health care providers to understand and navigate.<br><br>RSVP: <a href="mailto:crock@glebecentre.ca" id="ow564" __is_owner="true">crock@glebecentre.ca</a>

February 17, 2019

Ottawa StoryTellers: (UN)TOLD: DATING DISASTERS

Starts: February 17, 2019, 7:30 pm

Ends: February 17, 2019, 9:30 pm

Location: The Royal Oak, 318 Bank Street at MacLaren

Description: Sign up to tell your story by sending your pitch to untold.ottawa@gmail.com! <a href="https://untoldottawa.com/&quot; id="ow3445" __is_owner="true">more</a>

February 18, 2019

Mayor’s Family Day Skating Party

Starts: February 18, 2019, 11:00 am

Ends: February 18, 2019, 2:00 pm

Location: Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa

Description: A day of fun, free activities at my annual Mayor’s Family Day Skating Party on Family Day, Monday, February 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall. There will be giveaways, special guests, and hot chocolate as well as indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family.

Ottawa Brahms Choir Rehearsals: Come Sing With Us!

Starts: February 18, 2019, 7:00 pm

Ends: February 18, 2019, 9:30 pm

Location: Parlour Room of Southminster United Church at 155 Aylmer Avenue

Description: Come sing with us! Ottawa Brahms Community Choir welcomes new singers. All voices invited to join, especially tenors and basses. No auditions required!! Great learning possibilities for new choir members in a friendly, supportive environment. Open rehearsals Feb 4, 11,18 & 25 from 7:00-9:15 pm, .
Theme of our Spring concert "Rebirth" (Brahms, Bach, John Rutter, etc).

Contact Sieglinde 819-568-8169 or just drop in.
New website: https://ottawabrahmschoir.ca and http://www.facebook.com/ottawabrahmschoir/

February 19, 2019

Heritage Day 2019 “Heritage: The Tie that Binds”

Starts: February 19, 2019, 11:30 am

Ends: February 19, 2019, 2:00 pm

Location: Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall

Description: The Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa and the Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department of the City of Ottawa present Heritage Day. Browse informational displays and mingle with over 45 exhibitors at the 2019 Heritage Showcase. <br><br>Find out how heritage is being celebrated in your community.<br><br>The Great India Festival: <a href="https://www.choocopo.ca/the-great-india-festival-register-today/&quot; id="ow321" __is_owner="true">Register Today</a>

LIBRARY NEWS - launch of two groundbreaking new books this month!

Starts: February 19, 2019, 7:00 pm

Ends: February 19, 2019, 9:00 pm

Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St, Ottawa

Description: <br><br><br><br>The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and partners will launch two groundbreaking new books this month!<br><br>Bibliophiles and history lovers of Ottawa have at least two reasons to rejoice this February! Ottawa Public Library and its wonderful partners are pleased to host two book launches that showcase some lesser known sides of Canadian history and provide an opportunity to meet their fascinating authors. <br><br>On Tuesday, February 19, at 7:30 pm, join us for the launch of Cecil Foster’s book They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada. <br><a href="https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/book-launch-they-call-me-george-untold-story-black-train-porters-and-birth-modern-canada-cecil&quot; id="ow722" __is_owner="true">Website</a><br><br>Learn more about the history

February 20, 2019

Ottawa StoryTellers: WEST END STORY STAGE

Starts: February 20, 2019, 6:00 pm

Ends: February 20, 2019, 9:00 pm

Description: An Evening of Stories at Morning Owl <br><br>Ancient Stories of Compelling Women as told by Jennifer Cayley<br><br>The Ottawa StoryTellers now bring storytelling to lovely Kanata. With the kindly assistance of the Morning Owl, a monthly series of tales has begun. So, come in, and fill your ears, and your imagination. <a href="https://www.ottawastorytellers.ca/west-end-story-stage/&quot; id="ow3674" __is_owner="true">more</a>

February 21, 2019

Bank Street: Height and Character Study

Starts: February 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

Ends: February 21, 2019, 9:00 pm

Location: Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Ave, Ottawa

Description: “Have your say on the design and planning of Bank St. February 21, 7-9pm at the Glebe Community Centre https://t.co/7NUy7k2TKQ For more information, see: https://t.co/xzi07ZcNFV”

LIBRARY NEWS - launch of two groundbreaking new books this month!

Starts: February 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

Ends: February 21, 2019, 9:00 pm

Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St, Ottawa

Description: <br><br><br><br>The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and partners will launch two groundbreaking new books this month!<br><br>Bibliophiles and history lovers of Ottawa have at least two reasons to rejoice this February! Ottawa Public Library and its wonderful partners are pleased to host two book launches that showcase some lesser known sides of Canadian history and provide an opportunity to meet their fascinating authors. <br><br>On Tuesday, February 19, at 7:30 pm, join us for the launch of Cecil Foster’s book They Call Me George: The Untold Story of Black Train Porters and the Birth of Modern Canada. <br><a href="https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/book-launch-they-call-me-george-untold-story-black-train-porters-and-birth-modern-canada-cecil&quot; id="ow722" __is_owner="true">Website</a><br><br>Learn more about the history

Ottawa StoryTellers: Dracula, A Tale of Blood and Darkness

Starts: February 21, 2019, 7:30 pm

Ends: February 21, 2019, 9:30 pm

Location: LabO 10 Daly Avenue Ottawa, ON, K1N 6E2

Description: Peer into the shadows with Dean Verger's telling of the chilling, classic tale of Dracula, an ancient darkness that descends upon the living and the naively courageous who trust in the light of love and loyalty. This version of the original 1897 story by Bram Stoker will be accompanied by 16th century music on the mandolin, played by the storyteller himself. <a href="https://www.ottawastorytellers.ca/all-ost-events/2019/02/21/dracula-a-tale-of-blood-and-darkness&quot; id="ow3207" __is_owner="true">more</a><br><br><br>$18 Students/Seniors, $22 Regular<br>Tickets available at online (<a href="https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dracula-a-tale-of-blood-and-darkness-tickets-49903018271&quot; id="ow3220" __is_owner="true">Eventbrite</a>), or at the door.

February 22, 2019

The LYNNeS

Starts: February 22, 2019, 7:30 pm

Ends: February 22, 2019, 9:30 pm

Location: St.Barnabas Church, 70 James Street (corner of Kent and James) Ottawa

Description: <a href="http://www.harmonyconcerts.ca&quot; target="_blank">Website</a><br><br>The LYNNeS are Juno award winning songwriter Lynn Miles and award-winning songwriter Lynne Hanson. The two Canadian heartbreak poets are multi-instrumentalists (piano, acoustic, electric guitar, mandolin), fusing tight vocal harmonies with hauntingly gritty lyrics. Individually they have toured North America and Europe, and their debut album Heartbreak Song For The Radio was released in 2018. The collaborative effort from Hanson and Miles, Heartbreak Song for the Radio, puts them in the running for the year’s best contemporary album, vocal group, ensemble, English-language songwriter and producer at the 2018 Canadian Folk Music Awards / Prix de musique folk canadienne<br><br>About