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

 

FRIDAY:

ALIGHT AT NIGHT FESTIVAL (Runs through Jan 4)

 

SATURDAY:

 

CHRISTMAS IN MERRICKVILLE

 

MEMORIAL VIGIL MARKING THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE MASSACRE

  • December 6th, 2014 6:00pm
  • At the Women’s Monument Minto Park (Elgin & Gilmour)
  • Tell 25 people to take action and end violence against women

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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

 

SENS ALUMNI AT OSGOODE RIDEAU MINOR HOCKEY

  • Osgoode Rideau Minor Hockey will be hosting the Sens Alumni
  • Sunday, Feb.1 from 3:30pm at the Osgoode arena
  • Come watch as our coaches take on the Sens Alumni in what is sure to be a great game
  • Tickets are $5 at the door
  • Great raffle and prizes to be won!

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December Santa Clause Parades:

 

VANKLEEK HILL CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LITES

  • Friday, Dec. 5.

 

PERTH SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m.
  • Parade leaves Sunset Blvd. and makes its way south through Town (Wilson to Gore)

 

ATHENS SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Dec 6. 7 p.m. at Centre ’76

 

MANOTICK CHRISTMAS PARADE

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m.
  • Parade runs from the Manotick Arena down Manotick Main Street.

 

MERRICKVILLE SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m.
  • For more information please contact the Merrickville Fire Department at (613) 269-4000.

 

RICHMOND VILLAGE SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m.
  • Parade starts on Perth Street and ends on Burke Street.
  • The annual ‘Lighting of the Park’ will also be held at 6 p.m. that night.

 

CONSTANCE AND BUCKHAMS BAY SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday, Dec. 6
  • Parade runs along Bayview to Len Purcell and winds up at the community centre.
  • You can bring non-perishable food items for the West Carleton Food Bank.

 

PAKENHAM SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday Dec. 6 at 1 p.m.
  • Leaves from Stewart Community Centre

 

RENFREW SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Saturday Dec. 6 at 1 p.m.

 

ALMONTE SANTA CLAUS PARADE

  • Sunday Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.
  • Parade winds through the downtown, ending with skating at the community centre.