Hospice Care Ottawa is hosting their annual fundraiser Hike for Hospice Care Ottawa at the Carleton University Field House on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremonies begin at 9:40 a.m., and the hike begins at 10:00 a.m. There will be many activities before, during, and after the hike including music, refreshments, and the popular Kids’ Zone.
It’s in the Roots—Ottawa Grassroots Delivers a True Folk Experience
The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) celebrated their launch event at Pressed in Ottawa's Centretown neighbourhood. Bob Nesbitt, Founder and Festival Producer, announced the full daytime and evening line-up to sponsors, volunteers, artists and media. The festival roster continues to stay true to its roots and its values—celebrating diversity in age, culture and youth—not only in performers but in volunteers as well.
OSCA will be hosting our annual Spring Open House again this year! We'll be offering free drop-ins all week and we'll cap it all off with our Through the Decades Family Party! Check out the free drop-ins happening throughout the week!
On the heels of the International Women’s Day, Music at Trinity presents a concert entitled Inner Voice: Exploring Women’s Voice and Identity through Music. The program features two important works of the English composer and violist Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979), Morpheus and her Sonata for viola and piano along with Johannes Brahms’ (1833-1897) Zwei Gesänge op.91 for mezzo-soprano, viola and piano. Violist Kathryn Cobbler, along with mezzo-soprano Heather-Lynn Smith and pianist Sonya Sweeney will perform this lovely program on March 10, 2018 at 4:30pm.
Vitamin V for a healthier life and community
You cannot buy this vitamin at any drug or health food store. The "V" in this supplement refers to volunteering. It is readily available everywhere and the cost is donated time not dollars. Even better, it can improve your health and strengthen communities.
Come celebrate and learn—it’s free! Edward Goldenberg will be helping us better understand the life and times of Jean Chrétien, Canada’s 20th prime minister with three majority governments from 1993-2003.
Led by Edward Goldenberg, Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Room L120, 233 Main Street, Saint Paul University.
Once again Ottawa South’s Kevin Reeves has used his extraordinary talent to match music with a film of the silent era. On Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018, his superb chamber choir, Seventeen Voyces, will present Charlie Chaplin’s silent film comedy The Gold Rush at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in the Glebe. The choir will sing a variety of songs, ranging from baroque to contemporary, with some jazz and spirituals as well.
We have been conditioned to think of giving chocolates and/or long stemmed red roses to loved ones on Valentine’s Day, both of which require us to dig deep into our wallets, as their prices soar during this time. And these traditional February 14th gifts amuse us, but for a fleeting time. Here is something else to consider for that special person or those special people in your life: the lasting gift of music.
This December 7 and 8, Rideau Chorale, directed by Roland Graham, will present George Frideric Handel’s splendid oratorio Messiah, HWV 56, with a 20-piece orchestra and four superb young Canadian soloists, under the guest direction of Maestro Matthew Larkin, at Southminster United Church.