OTTAWA – Check out local and community events happening this weekend!

 

FRIDAY:

 

OKC DOG SHOW

 

AWESOME AUCTION

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UPCOMING:

OSGOODE TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT

  • The OTHS Concert and Jazz Bands present their popular annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Gym (2800 8th Line Road, Metcalfe)
  • All are welcome. Admission ($5 ea / Children 12 and under FREE) paid at the door
  • Baked goods and refreshments will be available to buy for your enjoyment
  • Copies of the Band cookbook, A Taste of Music, will also be available for purchase.
  • Proceeds from the admissions, baked goods, refreshments and cookbooks will support the school music program and band trips

 

DINE FOR A CAUSE

  • Biagio’s Italian Kitchen, 1394 Richmond Road, on Wednesday, November 19th – World COPD Day – for a delicious Italian dinner and silent auction with funds going to the Lung Association
  • Dinner & Silent Auction in support of the Lung Association (November is Lung Month)
  • Tickets are $50.00 per person and include a 3-course meal and a $15.00 tax receipt.  6pm cocktails, 7pm dinner.
  • Menu information and tickets are available at:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/dine-for-the-cause-in-support-of-the-lung-association-tickets-13707049153
  • To order dinner tickets by phone call The Lung Association:  613-230-4200, to order dinner tickets by phone call Biagio’s: 613-828-0770

 

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND TEA

  • Saturday, November 22, 2014
  • Bazaar – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tea – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Aylmer United Church, 164 rue Principale, Aylmer, QC
  • Join us at Aylmer United Church, 164 rue Principale, Aylmer, on Saturday, November 22, 2014, for our annual Christmas Bazaar (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and Tea $6 per person. Special Event – Aylmer launch and signing of Margaret Kell Virany’s latest book, “Kathleen’s Cariole Ride” (50% of profits to go to Aylmer United Church). Bring some friends. Have a cup of hot mulled cider and check out our home baking, jams, jellies, books, crafts, treasures old and new at great prices.
  • For more information, telephone 819-685-0656 or E-mail aylmeruc@lycos.com

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November Santa Clause Parades:

 

SMITHS FALLS SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 22 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Starts at the Community Centre and will travel to Lower Reach Park where the Kinsmen Club will be serving free hot dogs and hot chocolate.

 

THE HELP SANTA TOY PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 22 at 11 a.m.
  • The parade starts at the National Archives on Wellington Street, heads east on Wellington Street and then turns right on Bank Street. It continues south on Bank Street then turns left on Laurier Avenue.
  • New toys and cash donations will be collected by the Ottawa Firefighters.

 

BARRHAVEN LIONS CLUB LIGHT UP THE NIGHT SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 22 at 5:30 p.m.
  • The parade runs down Strandherd Drive, starting at Beatrice Drive and ending at the Park and Ride.
  • Cash and non-perishable food items will be collected along the parade route.

 

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND PARADE OF LIGHTS

  • Sunday, Nov. 23 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Parade runs on Laurier Street.

 

GATINEAU SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Friday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m.
  • A light-filled parade departing from the Aylmer Marina.

 

BROCKVILLE SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m.
  • The parade starts at North Augusta Road and Pearl Street then travels west on Pearl Street East to Park Street, South on Park Street and lastly, west on King Street to Gilmore Street.
  • Volunteers will be collecting non-perishable food items in support of The Brockville Food Bank.
  • This year’s theme is White Christmas.

 

CARLETON PLACE SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 29 at 5 p.m.
  • Starts at Carambeck Community Centre and travels up Bridge Street.

 

PEMBROKE SANTA CLAUS PARADE OF LIGHTS

  • Saturday, Nov. 29 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Starts at Moncion’s Grocers and travels through the downtown to L’Equinox School
  • Non-perishable food items will be collected in support of the Salvation Army food bank

 

ORLEANS PARADE OF LIGHTS

  • Saturday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.
  • The parade travels down St. Jospeh Boulevard in Orleans and is hosted by the Ottawa Professional Firefighters Association
  • Toy and cash donations will be collected by firefighters along the route

 

ARNPRIOR PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.
  • Participants and spectators are invited to the Legion after the parade to meet Santa

 

STITTSVILLE PARADE OF LIGHTS

  • Saturday, Nov. 29 6 p.m.
  • Runs along Stittsville Main from Carp Road to Carleton Cathcart
  • You’re encouraged to stay for the lighting of Village Square Park after the parade

 

GANANOQUE SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Departs from the high school