Local events and happenings over the coming weeks — free to non-profit organizations Fax: 613-623-7518, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The community calendar is a free public service for non-profit groups. Notices appear as space permits. Please submit your information at least two weeks prior to the event and include a daytime contact name and phone number for us to reach you for clarification.
CARP April 22
On Monday at 7:30 p.m. in room 85 above the fair board office is an information night about the play celebrating the Carp Fair’s 150th anniversary. Auditions are Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m.; Monday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. with call backs on May 1, at 7:30 p.m. For more information or a chance to read the script please contact Helen at email@example.com or Ian Glen at firstname.lastname@example.org
On Thursday at the Agricultural Society Dining Hall, 3790 Carp Rd. the Masons of Carleton Lodge 465 proudly host the 26th annual Arctic Char night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:15 p.m. This years guest speaker is Mr. Jamie Fortune of ‘Ducks Unlimited’. For further information or booking your tickets, please contact Daniel Gray at 613-286-6467 or email@example.com.
ment, and/or educational program for seniors and adults with disabilities at the Huntley Community Centre. A great way to socialize, learn and have some fun at the same time. Diners is on the Second and fourth Friday of every month. Please call 613-591-3686 x320 to register and for details. Cost $7.50.
CONSTANCE BAY April 13
The Club 616 Fish & Game annual Banquet & Awards. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 616, 377 Allbirch Rd. Cocktails, 5:30 p.m., wild game dinner 6:30 p.m., dance to follow. Call the branch for tickets 832-2082. Entertainment by Gilles Arsenault.
The Western Ottawa Community Resource Center hosts a free income tax preparation clinic at the Constance Bay Community Centre on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The program offered by the Community Development Team in conjunction with volunteers from the Certified General Accountants of Ontario April 27 For a nostalgic evening of music and Ottawa Chapter. For more entertainment enjoy reminiscing with information or to make an Great Grandma as she turns back the appointment, call 613-591pages of time in her “Family Album” 3686 ext. 750 (no drop-ins, by appointment only. to revisit memorable folk from her Maximum household gross growing up years in Carp. Friday, income of either $30,000 for 7 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church, 3760 Carp Rd. a single person or $45,000 for a couple or $35,000 for one adult with one child). April 29 Dr. Maggie Mamen will speak at Branch 616 RCL Ladies Huntley Centennial Public School Auxiliary Spring Bazaar on Monday at 7 p.m. The topic is Growing Up, Feeling Good with a Q & Craft Sale, 9:00 a.m. to & A to follow at about 8 p.m. Mamen 3 p.m. 377 Allbirch Rd. Doors open to vendors at is an award-winning clinical psychologist and best-selling author who 7:30 am. Call 832-2082 for works with children, adolescents and more details. families in a multidisciplinary private practice in Ottawa. May 7-12 Rural Root Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone at May 24 the Constance Bay ComWest Carleton Diners Club: West Ottawa Community Resource Centre, munity Centre. Tickets are $12 to $15. The Drowsy along with community volunteers, Chaperone is a play within host a nutritional lunch, entertaina play. A theatre fan, known only as Man in Chair, is a loner stuck in his apartment. His only joy is listening to a recording of his favourite 1920’s musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. As he listens to www.farhorizons.ca the recording, the characters 48 West Carleton Review EMC - Thursday, April 11, 2013
and music in the play come to life and his apartment is transformed into a Broadway stage. See ruralroot.org for more.
CORKERY May 2
The Corkery Gardening Club’s 2013 season begins Thursday. Join us: May 2 and 16 will be social evenings during which we will plan our summer’s schedule of outings, workshops and guest speakers. Our May 30 meeting will include our annual spring plant share & collection of donated plants for June 1 fundraising plant sale. All meetings in May begin at 7 p.m. and take place at the Carroll Homestead Park building 3447 Old Almonte Rd. (beside the Fire Hall). For more info, call Sue Cannon, 256-5148
FITZROY April 20
St. Andrews United Church Fitzroy Harbour presents its 2013 Auction with a dinner of old fashioned chicken pot pie with all the trimmings and an equally delicious dessert – price for dinner is $12 but there is no charge to attend the auction of time, talents and trinkets and lots more. Saturday, at the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. Doors open for viewing at 4:30 – dinner served at 5 p.m.
MARCH May 4-5
The public is invited by West Carleton artists of the Kanata Art Club to its spring show and sale on Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the St. Isidore Parish Hall, 1135 March Rd. Original paintings of all sizes by 35 artists, many from the West Carleton areas, using watercolors, acrylics, oils, pastels, colored pencils and wax (encaustic) will be on sale at reasonable prices. Admission is free. Cheques and cash accepted. Call Diane at 613-435-1217 for more information.
The Women from the Parish of March invite you to their next soup mission for
Chrysalis House, a home for abused women and their families. The soup making session is on Sunday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church in March. The cost is $10 to cover the costs of a communal light meal. This Parish of March outreach program is where we gather each quarter to cook and package comforting and nutritious soup for Chrysalis House. To sign up, or for more information, contact Jennie St-Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-686-5771.
GALETTA April 26
West Carleton Diners Club: West Ottawa Community Resource Centre, along with community volunteers, host a nutritional lunch, entertainment, and/or educational program for seniors and adults with disabilities at the Galetta Community Centre. A great way to socialize, learn and have some fun at the same time. Diners is on the Second and fourth Friday of every month. Please call 613-591-3686 x320 to register and for details. Cost $7.50.
KINBURN April 11, 18, 25
Kinburn & District seniors are hosting a series of 6hand euchres on Thursdays during the month of April. Time 1:15 p.m. Cost $5. Prizes. Refreshments. Everyone welcome.
West Carleton Diners Club: West Ottawa Community Resource Centre, along with community volunteers, host a nutritional lunch, entertainment, and/or educational program for seniors and adults with disabilities at the Kinburn Community Centre. A great way to socialize, learn and have some fun at the same time. Diners is on the Second and fourth Friday of every month. Please call 613-591-3686 x320 to register and for details. Cost $7.50.
On Saturday is a Craft Beer Discovery Tour. The bus will depart from the Kinburn
Community Center at 8:30 a.m. There will be guided tours at Beau’s brewery; Cassell brewery; Mill Street; Kechesippi and the Big Rig, then back to the community center. The price per person is $50, no minors allowed. Advanced tickets only and they can be purchased at Darvesh, Kinburn Farm Supply, or the Royal Bank.
to win one of many early bird prizes. Registration is quick and easy. First, select a cleanup location, such as a park, ravine, shoreline, bus stop, pathway or any public area requiring tidying up. Then go to the city’s website to register for the cleanup. For more information and to register online go to ottawa. ca/clean or call 3-1-1.
On Wednesday is the Fashion Show and Silent Auction at the Kinburn Community Centre, 7:30 p.m. Fashions by Audrey’s in Town. Tickets are $10 available from Donna Laughlin at 613-832-1435, Rosemary McCready 613-832-2802 or Mary Cohan-Pekarchuk 613-839-0296. Sponsored by the Bethel Untied Church UCW.
WEST CARLETON April 13
‘Spring into Art’ 2013 Spring Art Conference & Luncheon is an exploration of ideas about the creation and promotion of art in Carp. Please join us and get inspired and learn creative ways to display and sell your art. Our goal is give you the information that will make you more successful in your work. www.westcarletonartssociety.ca/artconference.html For more information please contact Jo-ann Zorzi: jozodesigns@ rogers.com. Come and enjoy fancy sandwiches and dainty desserts at our “Heritage Spring Tea” at St. Paul’s United Church, 3760 Carp Rd., Carp, on Saturday, from, 2-4 p.m. Here is a chance to wear a fancy hat, or vintage clothing.
The City of Ottawa and Tim Hortons host the annual Spring Cleaning the Capital Campaign, from April 15 to May 15. This is a city-wide event that brings together neighbours, communities and friends to help keep Ottawa beautiful. Early bird registration is now open for the event until April 14. Volunteers who register their cleanup project during this period, have a chance
Musical evening at Country View Lodge, 4676 Dark’s Side Road, Pakenham, 7 p.m., Carence Bowes and friends, 613-624-5714.
“Celebration” concert featuring The fiVe woodwind quintet performing a wide range of music from baroque and romantic to Charleston and ragtime, Sunday at St. Andrew’s United Church, Pakenham. Dessert tea at 3 p.m. followed by concert at 4 p.m. $15 tickets available at the door or at Pakenham General Store.
Swinging Fiddles Concert with the Scott Woods Band fundraiser for Anglican Parish is Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. at Stewart Community Centre, 112 MacFarlane St.; $20 adults $10 Child 12 and under. Advance Tickets in Pakenham at Nicholson’s and the Pakenham General Store; Carleton Auto Parts in Arnprior; Darvesh Auto Centre in Kinburn; At Valley Heritage Radio in Burnstown or by calling 613-624-5069.
KANATA April 13
Saturday is the 23rd annual Rideau Valley Home Educators’ Conference 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. at Kanata Baptist Church (465 Hazeldean Rd.) Seminars on a variety of topics will benefit individuals considering homeschooling as an alternative, those new to homeschooling, and seasoned homeschoolers. Large vendor hall hosts Eastern Ontario’s largest exhibition of homeschool resources. For information visit www.rvhea.org
Published on Apr 11, 2013