April 25 to 28 – “Skinny Dipping in Canada” solo art show featuring a series of paintings by Janet K. MacKay at Worldview Studio, 210 Blackburn Ave., Sandy Hill. Janet will be exhibiting her collection of vibrant summery paintings depicting the intriguing yet PG rated series. For more information, visit our events page on our website: www.worldviewstudio.ca
Piano teacher wanted: looking for in-home lessons in Sandy Hill, for beginner 9 year-old, and intermediate adult. Experience with children, creativity and flexibility a must. Please contact Christine at 613-230-9461 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dog walker needed: looking for occasional 1-hour walk/run for very friendly and energetic Husky-mix, mid-day on weekdays. Must be available through the summer and have experience with large dogs. $15/HR. Please contact Christine at 613-230-9461 or email@example.com
Clothing swap, April 28. The Ottawa Children’s Choir’s Clothing Swap fundraiser from 1-4 at St. Joseph’s Parish. For tickets and event details ottawachildrenschoir.ca
Odyssey Theatre’s Sunday in Spain, May 26, 3-6 p.m. Inspired by the Spanish origins of our season, we look forward to sharing with you a taste of Spanish cuisine and culture. The Bridge restaurant is at the east side of the Adàwe Crossing. Tickets are $35.00 and include tapas and live entertainment.
Ancoura Fundraising Dinner and Auction: Hellenic Meeting and Reception Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive, Thursday May 2, 6:00 p.m. Support a compassionate endeavour towards establishing housing and community for mental health. Guest Speaker: Dr. David Attwood, Clinical Director of the Schizophrenia and Recovery Program at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, a fascinating and dynamic speaker. Tickets: $100 with a charitable tax receipt of $50.00.
Child Haven International hosts its 34th Annual Fundraising Dinner on Friday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hellenic Community Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Dr. For tickets and info, contact www.childhaven.ca or call 613-527-2829 or Pat Dunphy at 613-745-1743.
Arzoo Dance Theatre. Tales from the Silk Road. Storytelling, movement workshops and live performance come together in this celebration of Asian Heritage Month. May 4 & 5 at the National Arts Centre.
MayWorks, April 27 to May 15, 2019, Arts Court. Ottawa’s festival of working people and the arts; concerts, visual arts, theatrical performances, participatory art, films, and more. Theme is Toppling the System, marking the centenary of the Winnipeg General Strike. Details at www.MayWorksOttawa.ca
Le Chœur gai d’Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus (CGOGMC), presents its spring concert ‘This is Me,’ a fun and uplifting celebration in song. Sunday, May 5, 3:00 p.m. St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick St. Tickets $25: www.eventbrite.ca. or www.cgogmc.ca
The Great Bach Marathon. Pianists, singers, strings and organists all performing the works of J. S. Bach. Sat. May 11, 1:30 – 6:00 p.m. Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave. Come when you can; leave when you must. Presented by The Royal Canadian College of Organists.
Annual Plant Sale May 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Specialty growers and plant vendors, garden accessories, plant ‘coat-check’ service, Master Gardener advice. In Neatby Building parking lot at Carling & Maple Drive. Information: friendsofthefarm.ca/ or 613-230-3276
Austrian duo Isabell Pfefferkorn (Mezzo-Soprano) and Hanna Bachmann (Piano). Concert includes “Winterreise” by Franz Schubert. Thursday, May 16th, 7:30 p.m. Church of St. Bartholomew, 125 MacKay St., Admission: $20
Intergenerational Day June 1, This year, for the first time, the City of Ottawa will recognize Intergenerational Day and a festive outdoor celebration will take place at allsaints event space in the heart of Sandy Hill.
Carty House is hosting a summer picnic in Strathcona Park! Everyone is invited to BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic) for an afternoon of friendship and fun. Contact Betsy at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to volunteer. Carty House provides transitional housing and support for female refugees.