Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar – November 2011
Print Calendar sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Ottawa Branch
Nov. 2 — 27. ‘Black Flags 33’, re the 33 regions affected by the genocide in Ukraine, displayed at the Tribute to Human Rights Statue on Elgin at Lisgar.
Nov. 5, Sat. Ukrainian Night Dinner & Dance, at Ukr Catholic Shrine, Green Valley Cresc. Sponsored by Knights Of Columbus. $40 - tickets from Mike Jaz 613-830-7787, Leo Lachowich 613-225-3988, cell 613-720-7040. Tickets not available at door. Cocktails 6 PM, Dinner, Entertainment (Svitanok Dancers). Music- DJ Peter Zabchuk.
Nov. 6,Sun. 7 - 9 pm. Canada Ukrainian Parliamentary Program. Reception and concert of Ukrainian songs and dances by students of CUPP. Free admission. Cash bar for wine, beer and pizza. Come meet some of Ukraine's most gifted students and potential future leaders. At 1000 Byron Ave. RSVP to email@example.com , 613-277 4664.
Nov 12, Sat. 7 pm and 10 pm. Documentary film “Zhyvi / The Living” by Serhiy Bukovsky re the Genocidal Famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine, and Gareth Jones. Sponsored by the Free Thinking Film Society. Admission $20. At the Bronson Centre. www.freethinkingfilmfest.ca
Nov. 12, Sat. Ottawa Ukraina Soccer Club Annual Banquet. Cocktails 5 pm, then Dinner, speeches / awards, door prizes, dance/zabava. Location: 911 Carling Ave – CYM Building (Ukr Community Center). Price: $25/person, children 12 and under free. Tickets: Walter Usyk firstname.lastname@example.org or Mykhaylo email@example.com Nov. 13 – 15,Sun 8:40 pm; Mon & Tues 4:30 pm. Larysa Kondracki’s acclaimed film ‘The Whistleblower’, a political thriller re sex trafficking in Ukraine and Bosnia, at Bytowne Cinema. www.thewhistleblower-movie.com Nov. 17, Thurs. 7 p.m. UCC, UCPBA, and UNF present the Ottawa premiere of the film ‘Genocide revealed; famine-genocide in Soviet Ukraine, 1932-33’. Historical documentary, winner of many awards. Guest speaker: Producer/Director Yuriy Luhovy. At the Mayfair Theatre, Bank at Sunnyside. Admission $ 10.
Nov. 20, Sun. 12 – 3 pm. Christmas Bazaarat the Assumption Ukrainian Orthodox parish, 1000 Byron Ave. Ukrainian handicrafts, bake sale. Ukrainian hot lunch available. And more. Info: Liza Malarek 613-830-1472
Nov. 22, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group Meeting at the Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 952 Green Valley Cresc. (off Prince of Wales). Topic: Marthe Seguin-Muntz will speak on the Genealogical Services at the Library and Archives Canada. Information: 613-731-1870 (evgs).
Nov. 24, Thurs. 7:30 pm. ‘Christmas with the Kyiv Chamber Choir’. The internationally-renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir returns to perform some beloved Ukrainian Christmas music. At Dominion-Chalmers United Church 355 Cooper St. Tickets: $40 www.ticketweb.ca or call PCI toll-free 1-877-266-2557, or 613-733-7000 . ?? Info: www.platinumconcerts.com or 1-877-266-2557, or Andrew Witer 1-877-266-2557, or E. McCullough 416-292-0206
Nov 26, Sat. 2:30 pm. A dedication, with a short program, candle lighting, and laying of a wreath for the victims of genocide at the Tribute to Human Rights Statue on Elgin at Lisgar. At 7:32 p.m. pause for a moment of silence
to honour the memory of the victims of the Holodomor. Light a candle of remembrance in your home.
Nov 27, Sun. Memorial Holodomor services will be held in the Ottawa Ukrainian parishes. See websites.
Advance notice Dec. 2, Fri. 2:30 pm. S. Holyck Hunchuck gives a talk on “ Rushnyky in the built environment: a new interpretation of an old art form”. At 412, St. Patrick’s Building, Carleton University. All welcome.
Dec. 4, Sun. Christmas bazaar at the St. John Ukrainian Catholic parish, Green Valley Cresc.
Dec. 18, Sun. Pyrohy and Koliady evening. At 1000 Byron Ave. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukr Orthodox Cathedral: 1000 Byron Ave. 613-728-0856 www.ukrainianorthodox.info St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine: 952 Green Valley Cresc. 723-1673 http://www.st-john-baptist-shrine.ca Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor (Bukovynian parish): 721 Somerset St. W. 613-723-7790 www.christthesaviour.ca
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