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April 10-12
The Lady Evelyn Used Book Fair
will be held Thursday and Friday from 3 p.m.- 9 p.m and  Saturday from 9 a.m.  – 3 p.m. in the main foyer of Lady Evelyn Alternative School, 63 Evelyn Avenue. Donations of used books will be accepted March 24 to April 4.  Please no computer manuals, Reader's Digest, encyclopedia or magazines.

April 26
Sr. John’s Church, Elgin at Somerset, will hold its 38th Art Credo Exhibition. Every day from noon to 6 p.m.; Thursday and Friday until 8 p.m. Free. For more information call 613-232-4500 or visit www.artcredo.ca  "

April 27
The Ottawa Brahms Choir invites experienced soprano voices to sing the Schubert Mass in G, some German Lieders, and more, at their Spring concert at St. Thomas the Apostle Church at 2345 Alta Vista Drive. Rehearsals are Mondays from 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Southminster United Church at Aylmer/Bank Street. For more call 613-749-2391 or 819-568-8169 or visit www.ottawabrahmschoir.ca.

May 12
Musica Viva Singers, with special guest Ian Tamblyn, present “Something ‘about this country: Ontario Folk Songs Through the Years, at 7:30 p.m. at Centretown United Church, 507 Bank St., The choir takes a trip through several generations of folk music. The journey begins with traditional ballads arranged by leading Canadian composers Ruth Watson Henderson and Stephen Chatman and concludes with modern folk gems from the likes of Gordon Lightfoot, Bruce Cockburn, Eleanor Daley and, of course, Ian Tamblyn.  Reception to follow. Ticket are $20, adults’ $15 seniors and students. For more information visit www.musicavivaottawa.ca.


Glebe Little League is inviting parent to sign up their son or daughter up for recreational baseball this spring. The league offers spring house league (May and June) and summer competitive (July and August) programs for boys and girls aged 5 through 18 years. The league serves residents of the Glebe, Centretown, Lowertown, Old Ottawa South, Old Ottawa East, Sandy Hill, Vanier, Rockliffe and Gloucester. Registration forms as well as details about programs, eligibility and contact information are available online at www.glebelittleleague.ca. The season starts in May

McNabb Community Recreational Centre, 180 Percy St., is holding Chow Qi Gong classes every Tuesday from 9:15-10:45 a.m., and every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information visit www.ottawachowqigongassociation.com .

Ottawa ACORN offers free tax preparation for low-income families. For this service call 613-746-5999. Ottawa ACORN also offers affordable tax preparation for moderate-income families through its second service, the ACORN Tax Collective. All funds collected go back into these programs to keep them running. For more information call 613-744-7228, visit www.acorncanada.org or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Ottawa Humane Society Auxiliary meets on the first Thursday of each month at the Ottawa Humane Society at 245 West Hunt Club Rd. From time to time, after the business meeting, a speaker will talk about an animal-related topic. For information, call 613-823-6770.


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Rediscover Centretown's streets and landmarks and learn about the history behind their names. Researched and written by Centretown News reporters, this feature also showcases both contemporary and historical images.

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Upcoming Events

April 10-12
The Lady Evelyn Used Book Fair

April 26
Sr. John’s Church


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