What's coming up in the 'hood:
March 2 – Eight Decades of Fashion
Join us on Saturday, March 2 as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of Woodroffe United Church with a fashion show and tea featuring clothing from the 1940s to the present day. 207 Woodroffe Ave. We have sittings at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available through the church office (613-722-9250) and on our website (WoodroffeUnited.org) through PayPal. Proceeds will go to the excellent programs of Local Outreach and Indspire. Come dressed in an outfit from your favourite decade! Door prizes.
March 2 – Woodroffe Avenue Public School Book Sale
Calling all book enthusiasts! Woodroffe Avenue Public School’s Annual Book Sale is Saturday March 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a selection of second-hand children’s and adult fiction, non-fiction, comics, games and DVDs. Books range from $1-$3. Cash only! Location of book sale is 253 Woodroffe Ave. Come out to buy some great reads and support our school programs!
March 2 – A Bartered Bride and Guests
Join the Parkdale United Church Orchestra and guest conductor Serena Reuten on Saturday March 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. for a musical tour through Eastern Europe. Enjoy the romantic symphonic music of Rimsky-Korsakov, Smetana, and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7. Meet the musicians at the reception following the concert. The concert is at Parkdale United Church. Tickets are available at the door or in advance through our website or pick up at The Ottawa Conservatory. For full details visit parkdaleorchestra.ca.
March 3 – Time and Talent Auction
FirstU’s annual on-line auction gets underway on March 3 at 11:30 a.m. and will last for one month. This very popular auction provides an opportunity to purchase one-of- a-kind items, unique experiences, personal services, and travel opportunities. Proceeds go to worthy community causes that First Unitarian supports. To participate, go to biddingowl.com/FirstUnitarianOttawa and place your bid. The auction winds up in mid-April after two silent auction components at FirstU on April 7 and 14. Winning bidders will be contacted shortly thereafter.
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