Archived Community Events

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.

2007 10 Sep
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Building a Global Climate Campaign

233 Gilmour St , PSAC Office, OTTAWA (At Metcalfe St.) Featuring: Phil Thornhill, the founder and national co-ordinator of the Campaign Against Climate Change (UK), and a central figure in the Global Climate Campaign. (

2007 05 Sep
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Inside The Bottle: Exposing the Bottled Water Industry

Wednesday, September 5, 20077:00pm - 10:00pm    Oz Cafe, 361 Elgin Street The Polaris Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives are pleased to present the revised and updated edition of Tony Clarke’s groundbreaking book Inside the Bottle: Exposing the Bottled Water Industry.

2007 04 Sep
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Organizing Meeting For Anarchist Assembly

We need your help organizing for the next Anarchist Assembly tentatively scheduled for Oct 21.Some of the tasks that need doing:* booking a location* working on the agenda for the assembly

2007 03 Sep
6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Justice for Mohamed Harkat Committee Meeting

ABOLISH THE SECURITY CERTIFICATE!END SECRET TRIALS!The Justice for Mohamed Harkat Committee will meet:Monday, September 3, 2007, 6:30 pm Bronson Centre, room 212211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa.

2007 31 Aug
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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 28 Aug
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Off-the-Grid Series: Building or Renovating Energy Efficient Homes

Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot Street An invited expert will explore building energy-efficient homes and modern energy solutions such as solar, wind, and water power. Registration is required. (613) 247-4830.

2007 28 Aug

City Council Planning and Environment Committee

Champlain Room at City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West Contact: Monique Beauregard 580-2424, ext. 21622,〈=en

2007 27 Aug

Ottawa Forests and Greenspace Advisory Committee Meeting

Colonel By Room, City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West Contact: Brenda Emond 613-580-2424 ext.21801,

2007 26 Aug
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Anarchism & Psychology

 Obedience and authority go hand in hand. If people did not follow and obey, then authority would certainly lose its foothold in the increasingly oppressive societies around the world. In this talk, we examine three social

2007 25 Aug
8:30pm - 10:00pm

Outdoor Screening of "The Real Dirt on Farmer John"

Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. West. The Real Dirt on Farmer John offers one man’s extraordinary life as a gateway to a larger history of tragedy and transition. It’s an unflinching account of what farming takes — and, more important, what it gives back. Presented by Just Food

2007 21 Aug
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Off-the-Grid Series: Green Alternatives in Everyday Life

Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot Street An invited expert will explore green alternatives in everyday life. Registration is required. (613) 247-4830.

2007 21 Aug
10:00am - 8:00pm

Mass demonstration against the state visits to Quebec of Bush, Harper, Calderon

August 21st and 22nd, 2007, Montebello, QC - A mass demonstrations and disruptions to denounce and derail the meeting for the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), and the state visits to Quebec of George W. Bush, Stephen Harper, and Felipe Calderón.  The heads of state of Canada, the US and Mexico are meeting at Château Montebello, in the Outaouais, the 21st and 22nd of August, to pursue the economic and security integration of North America.  Block the Empire! Montreal and the Stop SPP Action Committee of Ottawa are calling for direct action against the SPP meeting at Montebello. ACCtion Against Atlantica (Halifax), Guerre à la guerre (Quebec City), and Block the Empire! (Montreal) follow the five hallmarks of People's Global Action: Come to Montreal angry and in force, on June 3rd, to join the Eastern Canadian struggle against imperialism, colonialism and capitalism in coordinating a summer of resistance to the criminal projects of the ruling class.

2007 20 Aug
7:30pm - 11:00pm

Ottawa-OPIRG Activism Night

Café Nostalgica, 603 Cumberland Street, University of Ottawa campus Join 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 20 Aug

Sierra Youth Coalition Youth Action Gathering

MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre in Cumberland This gathering is for enthusiastic youth ages 14 -19, who are interested in finding out the real deal behind many of the pertinent issues of our generation and generations to come. There are 30 spaces available. Register

2007 17 Aug
8:30pm - 10:00pm

Outdoor Screening of "Inconvenient Truth"

Sponsored by Ecology Ottawa at the Centretown Movies Outdoor Film Festival Friday, August 17, 8:30 pm, Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. West. Come see the award-winning documentary on climate change. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

2007 17 Aug
7:00pm - 11:00pm

Benefit Art Show for WWF

Friday August 17th at the Mercury Lounge. Walls of Art by Stefan Thompson. 100% of the sales from the art will be going to the WWF.Generous local musicians have donated their time to the event.

2007 15 Aug

Joint City Council Transit and Transportation Committee Meeting

Andrew S. Haydon Hall, City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave West Contact: Anne-Marie Leung 613-580-2424 ext. 21385,〈=en

2007 14 Aug
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Off-the-Grid Series: Foraging for Food and Medicinal Herbs

Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot Street An invited expert will explore foraging for food and medicinal herbs, growing and preserving food for winter and urban gardening. Registration is required. (613) 247-4830.

2007 14 Aug
8:30am - 3:00pm

Organic Solutions for a Pesticide Free Ottawa

Presented by the Organic Landscape Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2007 from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Embassy West Hotel, 1400 Carling Ave The Conference offers organic horticultural workshops, panel discussion “Why Ottawa Needs A Strong Pesticide Bylaw”, and information on organic services & products. The Organic Landscape Alliance (OLA) is a non-profit trade association committed to the development of organic horticulture.

2007 12 Aug
1:30pm - 2:00pm

What is the SPP? Teach-In and Discussion

1:30pmSunday, Aug 12, 2007Jack Purcell Community Centre320 Jack Purcell Laneoff Elgin near GilmourOttawa, ON CanadaPay What You CanWheelchair AccessibleChild -friendly

2007 11 Aug
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Picket and Action to Oppose the SPP

12:30pmSaturday, August 11thRally at Confederation Square War Memorial (top of Elgin @ Wellington)On Saturday, August 11th, the PGA Bloc Ottawa invites all groups andindividuals opposed to the Security and Prosperity Partnership to join

2007 11 Aug
9:30am - 2:00pm

Just Food's 2007 Urban Agriculture Bike Tour

from the BUGS garden (Catherine and Metcalfe) to Riverglen Farm and David's CSA (Carling and Moodie).Bring your friends, your bike, your lunch, your water bottle, and a suggested $5 donation with proceeds going to the food bank. Our bike tour is 15 km (from BUGS to Riverglen) and is a great way to see three lovely west end community gardens showcasing their edible landscapes.