What's coming up in the 'hood:
April 5 – Trivia challenge for charity at the Westboro Legion
April 5 & 6 – Fibre Fling Textile Art Show and Sale
Grab a team and compete for donations to your favourite charity! Westboro Legion Branch 480 (389 Richmond Rd.) on Friday April 5 at 7:30 p.m. Ottawa Trivia League Quizmaster will be presenting. Entry is $15/player with a maximum team size of six. All are welcome but must be 19 or older. Registration forms available online at www.rcl480.com/TCFC/index.html. To be eligible for Early Bird team draw, register by March 29. Pre-game food available. Bar & kitchen open at 6:00 p.m. Great door prizes. Complimentary popcorn.
Out-of-the-Box Fibre artists invite you to a show and sale of the fibre and mixed media art at Kitchissippi United Church (630 Island Park Dr.) Our membership includes a wide range of fibre artists, many of whom belong to area guilds as well. At last year’s show, around 45 artists exhibited – art quilts, mixed media framed works, felting, wearables, embroidery, dolls, beadwork, jewelry, rug hooking and more. The depth, quality and originality of the work are inspiring. As well, an extensive sales area gives visitors and opportunity to purchase a variety of unique items including small framed artwork, wearables such as scarves, hats and bags, jewelry, cards, handmade books and an array of felting, stitchery, knitting and crochet. Admission is $5 and will be donated to the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Light refreshments are available throughout the show. Drop by on Friday between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more details contact Lorraine (Lorraine.email@example.com) or visit out-of-the-box.org.
April 8 – Improving income in retirement
Are you a middle-income earner? Are you approaching retirement? This presentation is an overview of the income sources available to Canadians during retirement. It will highlight important considerations that affect retirement income. Presented in partnership with Elie Fakhouri, Chartered Financial Analyst. Happening at the Carlingwood Library on Monday April 8 at 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. For more information go to: biblioottawalibrary.ca.
April 12 &13 – Kitchissippi United Church spring rummage sale
A fine selection of jewellery, collectibles, clothing, shoes, boutique items, books, toys, household items and more make this a popular event. Friday, April 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at 630 Island Park Dr. (at the Queensway). For information 613-722-7254 or go to kitchissippiuc.com.
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