Archived Community Events

2008 19 Mar
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Female First Fiction Spring Reading Series: Jessica Westhead and Jennifer Whiteford

Octopus is excited to be presenting the Female First Fiction Spring Reading Series!Ok, so it's a bit of a mouthful, but we can't wait to usher in the season wheneverything starts blooming with some of the freshest voices in Canadian fiction!   

2008 19 Mar
7:30pm - 9:00pm

Killing Somalia Some More: "George Bush brings the war on Terror to Africa"

A critical take on the War in Somalia featuring Amina Mire – sponsored by theCarleton International Socialists  Date:Wednesday March 19th 2008   Time: 7:30 PM    Location: Carleton University Center Room #279 (across from Mike's place)

2008 19 Mar
7:00pm - 8:30pm

ACT9: Charles Ficner - Natural Law vs Human Law

ACT9: Charles Ficner - Natural Law vs Human LawHintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St.ato.smartcapital.ca/actcity,  actcityottawa@gmail.com

2008 17 Mar
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Living on Earth as if We Want to Stay: Mike Nickerson & Donna Dillman

Living on Earth as if we want to stay: Mike Nickerson & Donna DillmanRoom TBA, Carleton UnivThe kick-off event of Carleton University’s Environmental Awareness Week (March 17-20), which also features a two-day eco-fair. For room info  donna54@superaje.com or 613-259-9988, also  carleton.environment@gmail.com

2008 16 Mar
7:30pm - 10:00pm

V-Day Vagina Monologues@ Carleton University

Bell Theatre, Room 2000, Minto Building, Carleton University$10 Students, $15 Non-StudentsProcedds Benefit Ottawa Rape Crisis, Hopewell Eating Disorder Support Centre, V-Day

2008 15 Mar
7:30pm - 10:00pm

V-Day Vagina Monologues @ Carleton University

Bell Theatre, Room 2000, Minto Building, Carleton University$10 Students, $15 Non-StudentsProcedds Benefit Ottawa Rape Crisis, Hopewell Eating Disorder Support Centre, V-Day

2008 15 Mar
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Day of Action Rally Against War in Iraq & Afghanistan

Day of Action Rally Against War in Iraq & AfghanistanAt the giant spider, outside the National Art Gallerywww.nowar-paix.ca

2008 13 Mar
7:00pm - 9:00pm

War & Racism Panel

War and Racism panel125 Simard, Univ of Ottawa scaw.ottawa@gmail.com

2008 13 Mar
10:00am - 4:00pm

March Break Fun @ Octopus Books!

Looking for some March Break fun for the kiddies?Sign them up for an amazing workshop with Sean Zio at Octopus Books!! CREATE! IMAGINE! Each workshop explores a special theme through stories, discussion and a drawing

2008 11 Mar
10:00am - 4:00pm

March Break Fun @ Octopus Books!

Looking for some March Break fun for the kiddies?Sign them up for an amazing workshop with Sean Zio at Octopus Books!!    CREATE!         IMAGINE! Each workshop explores a special theme through stories, discussion and a drawing

2008 09 Mar
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Anarchist Discussion Group: Prison-Industiral Complex

Anarchist Discussion Group: Prison-Industiral ComplexJack Purcell Community Centre (Elgin & Gilmour)A talk by a member of Books2Prisoners Ottawa.  a_ottawa@mutualaid.orghttp://adg.roadnetwork.org

2008 08 Mar
3:00pm - 7:00pm

Corrective Lenses - Challenging Representations of Women of Colour in Art

4pm (panel & vernissage)March 8 - 15: art exhibitionCorrective Lenses - Challenging Representations of Women of Colour in ArtAgora & Student Lounge, University Centre, Univ of Ottawa

2008 08 Mar
1:00pm - 3:00pm

International Women's Day Variety Show & Info Booths

2:00pmVariety Show & Info boothsBronson Centre (211 Bronson)Performances from the Well’s Angels, Wenches with Wrenches (bike repair), and the Happy Tappers (seniors tap dancing). Also chance to help paint international IWD mural. Refreshments.

2008 08 Mar
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Rally & March for International Women's Day

5:30pm rally, 6:00pm marchBreak the Silence!!!Minto Park (Elgin & Gilmour)Speakers: Francoise Roy , Mreama Abdul, Soheila Delvid, Bahija Reghai. Then, march to The Well / La Source.

2008 08 Mar
8:00am - 2:00pm

Strong Women, Strong World

Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St.Aboriginal Women and Government; Women and Canadian Democracy. Panel discussions, fiddler, film, lunch.  rsvp@lac-bac.gc.ca

2008 07 Mar
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Taking on the Big Boys: Women in the Global Workforce

Taking on the Big Boys: Women in the Global WorkforceSheraton Hotel, O’Connor Rm, 150 Albert St.Featuring activists Ellen Bravo and Salimah Valiani. 613-232-9505,  info@fafia-afai.org

2008 07 Mar
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Speaker Seyed Kazem Sajjadpour

Friday, March 7, 2:30-4:00 p.m.Speaker Seyed Kazem SajjadpourDesmarais Building, Room 1110, Univ of Ottawa55 Laurier Avenue East (at Nicholas)see details:  http://ottawa.indymedia.org/en/2008/03/7048.shtml

2008 06 Mar
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Own Your Media: Building a Grassroots News Cooperative

Own Your Media: Building a Grassroots News CooperativeJack Purcell Community Centre (Elgin & Gilmour)Featuring Dominion editors Dru Oja Jay and Stuart Neatby, as part of a cross-Canada tour. www.dominionpaper.ca,

2008 06 Mar
10:30am - 12:00pm

Canadian Complicity in Torture: Almalki's Struggle

University of Ottawa, Fauteux building, Hall 147The Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA), in coordination with theCanadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN), will be hosting a

2008 05 Mar
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Women and War Panel

Women and War panelRoom 236 Tory, Carleton Univ scaw.ottawa@gmail.com

2008 04 Mar
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Organizing the Organizers: Time Management for Radicals

The EXILE Infoshop Freedom School skill-share series presents...*Organizing the Organizers: Time Management for Radicals*A workshop and skill-share by the Anarchy Means Order (AMO) Collective

2008 03 Mar
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Forum - Stopping Terminator Seeds

Public Forum - Stopping Terminator SeedsOttawa Public Library Auditorium, 120 Metcalfe St.Featuring Dr. Ricarda Steinbrecher; Colleen Ross; Susan Walsh; Lucy Sharratt.www.cban.ca/eventsinfo@cban.ca or 613-241-2287

2008 03 Mar
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Robert F. Barsky Speaking on "The Chomsky Effect A-Z: From Anarchy to Zionism in the Unites States, Canada, and Around the World

he Department of English and The Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature,Art and Culture at Carleton University present Robert F. Barsky speaking on "TheChomsky Effect A-Z: From Anarchy to Zionism in the Unites States, Canada, and Around

2008 01 Mar
12:00pm - 1:00pm

STOP ISRAEL'S WARS BOYCOTT CHAPTERS / INDIGO

STOP ISRAEL'S WARSBOYCOTT CHAPTERS / INDIGO1PM, SATURDAY, March 1, 2008At the Chapters at Rideau and Sussex*As the Israeli Occupation passes its 40th year with continuing brutality and

2008 01 Mar
11:00am - 12:00pm

ANTI-WAR STREET CAMPAIGNING

STREET CAMPAIGNINGJoin  to help build momentum for the March 15 International Day of Action Againstthe War in Afghanistan. Against the We will hand out flyers for the March 15 actionand postcards to send to MPs.

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