Archived Community Events

2007 20 Oct
9:00am - 5:00pm

Imagine Ottawa Social Forum

Saturday, October 20, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Social Forum Our day-long Saturday program offers a wide variety of opportunities to learn and participate. The morning session includes more than twenty

2007 19 Oct
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Harlan County USA

University of Ottawa Friday October 19, 2007 Screening begins 19h00 Venue: University of Ottawa, MacDonald Hall Auditorium (MCD 146), 150 Louis Pasteur Street, Ottawa, Ontario USA/1976/104 Minutes/English

2007 18 Oct
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Imagine Ottawa Presents "A Tour of the World We Need"

Thursday, October 18, 8 pm "A Tour of the World We Need" Chris Turner (author of Planet Simpson) will speak about achieving a sustainable future as outlined in his new book, The Geography of Hope. Following the

2007 16 Oct
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Ward Churchill in Ottawa

Alumni AuditoriumUniversity of Ottawa!!! TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, OCTOBER 1ST !!!Available at:OPIRG-Carleton ( (

2007 13 Oct
7:00pm - 10:00pm

War Resisters

Campaign Fundraiser 7$ Cover Mercury Lounge, 56 ByWard Market featuring Bonjay, mc Mohammad Ali, and dj Trevor Walker for more information see

2007 12 Oct
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Live Nude Girls UNITE!

University of Ottawa Friday October 12, 2007 Screening begins 19h00 Venue: University Of Ottawa, MacDonald Hall Auditorium (MCD 146), 150 Louis Pasteur Street, Ottawa, Ontario USA/2000/70 Minutes/English for more information

2007 07 Oct
8:00pm - 11:00pm

Chicago Writer John Messinger Joined by Locals Jennifer Whiteford and Megan Butcher

The Avant Garde Bar135 1/2 Besserer St.Ottawa, ON  "Writers perform pieces inspired by the weirdest junk bought at a dollar store. This show has been running to sold-out shows in Chicago for two years, and will double as a release party for Dollar Store founder Jonathan Messinger's book, Hiding Out. The show will also feature Ottawa writers Jennifer Whiteford and Megan Butcher."

2007 06 Oct
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Day of International Action for a Free Burma

Global March for Myanmar/Burma!!!12pm meet at Parliament Hill1pm March to Chinese embassy A Day of International Action for a Free Burma (Oct. 6th) Worldwide       "Simultaneous Demonstrations in Cities around the world."

2007 04 Oct
10:00am - 11:00am

Sisters In Spirit Vigil

Charles Lynch Theatre130S Centre BlockHouse of CommonsOttawa, Ontariofor more information

2007 30 Sep
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Anarchist Discussion on Animal Liberation

Animal LiberationShowing of the movie, "Earthlings"Free Movie and discussionEarthlings is a documentary about humankind's absolute economic dependenceand brutal exploitation of animals raised as pets, food, clothing,

2007 28 Sep
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ottawa Critical Mass Cycle

Ottawa Critical Mass meets on the last Friday of each month at Confederation park (Elgin and Laurier) at 5:30, ride leaves at 6pm!Bring your friends, sound makers, costumes, and your energy!

2007 26 Sep
6:30pm - 9:00pm

IWW Workshop

Ottawa-Outaouais Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is pleased toannounce the début of a free workshop that could help you change your life.It is for anyone who has ever complained about their job and wishes

2007 24 Sep
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ecology Ottawa Fundraising Dinner at the Green Door

Green Door, 198 Main St.Join us for a vegetarian bonanza of locally grown foods!Contact:

2007 21 Sep
8:00pm - 11:00pm

Books to Prisoners Benefit Show

Slam poet Oni the Haitian Sensation, Mile Over Mecca and The Joey Only Outlaw Band!Irene's Pub (885 Bank Street)September 21stDoors 8pm. First band 930pm10$ or 8$ with donated books.

2007 20 Sep

Ladyfest Ottawa 2007

Ladyfest Ottawa 2007 kicks off its four-day celebration on Thursday September 20 at Mavericks with live-wire performances by Toronto's Katie Stelmanis, Ottawa's Hollowtip Hearts and Montreal's Kickers. Friday night spotlights the female face of hip-hop, also at Maverick's, with local slam poet Stargazer, Eekwol, a Native rapper from Saskatoon, hot Toronto emcee Masia One, and a dance party with DJ L'oqenz. On Saturday September 22, Doll and Catriona Sturton rock the afternoon away at an all ages Endhits basement show. Over at Barrymore's on Saturday evening, Ladyfest Ottawa joins forces with The Ottawa International Animation Festival to present Animated Women and Chicks and Giggles, an evening of female-flavoured animation, featuring shorts by Signe Baumane (NYC), Joanna Quinn (UK), and Janet Perlman (Mtl), followed by the hilarity of Much Music Video on Trial's Holly Prazoff and comedic partner Inessa Frantowski (Toronto). Ladyfest Ottawa's 2007's (in)famous workshops take place at all day at Jack Purcell Community Centre. Topics include the ever popular I'm Coming! Guide to the Female Orgasm hosted by Venus Envy, Write Here, Write Now: A Guide to Blogs, Zines and Self-Publishing with local writers/bloggers Megan Butcher and Jennifer Whiteford, What the Eff am I Signing?! Clever Girls' Guide to Copyright and Contract Law offered by feminist law firm Galldin Liew, and Cyberselling with Brooklyn-based clothing designer Supayana. Also on Saturday at Jack Purcell, is our fierce and fabulous Not Your Grandma's Craft Sale , featuring gorgeous goods from crafters from Ottawa, Montreal and nearby! And to close it out on Sunday September 23, at Capital Music Rehearsal, Ladyfest Ottawa is delighted to present a Rock Camp For Girls, a chance for the next generation to learn to play instruments, as taught by women musicians. Registration for the Rock Camp is required (application form).

2007 20 Sep
6:30pm - 9:00pm

Take Back the Night

6:30 Rally at Minto Park7:00 March7:45 Info Fair at City HallThis event will include a rally with speakers on the subject of violence against women, followed by a march through the streets of Ottawa, to reclaim them as our own, and as safe space for everyone. The night will end with an info fair. Bring yourself, your friends, signs, and your loud voices!

2007 18 Sep
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Organizing Meeting for Anarchist Assembly

Exile Infoshop: 256 Bank StreetWe need your help organizing for the next Anarchist Assembly tentatively scheduled for Oct 21.Some of the tasks that need doing:* booking a location

2007 17 Sep
7:30pm - 10:00pm

OPIRG Activism Night

Café Nostalgica, 603 Cumberland Street, University of Ottawa campusJoin OPIRG-Ottawa on the third Monday of each month to welcome campus and community activists for a night of entertainment, refreshments, networking and socializing.

2007 17 Sep
7:30pm - 9:00pm

OPIRG Activism Night

Café Nostalgica, 603 Cumberland Street, University of Ottawa campusJoin OPIRG-Ottawa on the third Monday of each month to welcome campus and community activists for a night of entertainment, refreshments, networking and socializing.

2007 16 Sep
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Building A Popular Anarchism: The Story of the Irish Workers Solidarity Movement

An illustrated talk in which speakers from the Workers SolidarityMovement will outline the growth of anarchism in Ireland in the lastdecade, the struggles that have been fought and the role of the WSM in

2007 16 Sep
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Ottawa Feast of Fields 2007

Vincent Massey ParkOttawa Feast of Fields 2007 is an annual event organized by Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa Chapter. Local, organic food is our best choice for nutrition, taste, and our environment. Feast of Fields provides a unique opportunity to sample such food, the best of our fall harvest, prepared by chefs from over 20 top restaurants in Ottawa, Gatineau and the region. A key planning focus for COG-Ottawa is minimizing our environmental footprint, throughout the event lifecycle planning. Stop by Ecology Ottawa's table!

2007 15 Sep
10:00am - 5:00pm

Hands on Tibet

Come join our generous host of Health & Wellness Practitioners and Body Work Therapists as we work together with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to build a seniors home for Tibetan refugees in Ka

2007 15 Sep
10:00am - 5:00pm

The Simply Raw Festival 2007

This year's event will feature a series of live seminars, book signing events, and food-prep demos. 8:30 am Exhibitor Setup 10 am - 5 pm Exhibitor Booths Open

2007 12 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bombs, Bullets and Bodies: Confronting Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Inter Pares is holding a public event with our colleagues from LatinAmerica, Asia and Africa. We invite you, your family and friends to join usand hear the inspiring stories of activists who are fighting for women’s

2007 12 Sep
5:30pm - 8:00pm

Green Drinks

Lieutenant's Pump, 361 Elgin St.Green Drinks is an open invitation to anyone interested/working/studying all things environmental. We’re an informal, self-organizing network and meet every second Wednesday of every month at the same location.