Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa

Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar - November 2017

 
Nov. 1, Wed. 7 - 9 pm. UCWLC embroidery group monthly meeting in the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine hall, Green Valley Cres. Bring a project and come for an evening of stitching and socializing. No pre-registration required. No meetings in Dec. and Jan. For additional info: Christine (613) 731-1870 or Luba (613) 744-1417.
 
Nov. 1, Wed. 8 pm.  Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Launch of new album "If I Had the Strength". Ecole Secondaire Publique De la Salle, 501 Old St. Patrick St.  Chamberfest.com/tickets  (613) 234-6306.
 
Nov. 1 to Dec. 13, every Wed. Creative Wednesdays, at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron. Ave. Preparing for "Vertep" and making Christmas decorations from natural materials. $56 for 7 sessions. 5:45 - 6:45 for 4-6 y.o. ; 6:45 - 7:45 for 6 y.o. + For registration : Nataliya Chabanyuk (613) 884-0580, e-mail: nchabanyuk@gmail.com
 
Nov. 1 to Dec. 13, Wed. 5:45 - 6:45 pm. Ukrainian dance for 5 years and older, instructed by Kira Pityk. $56 for 7 sessions. Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. For registration, email kira.a.k.@hotmail.com
 
Nov. 2, Thurs. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Memorial to the Victims of Communism - Site Dedication Ceremony, Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington.  For more information, go to:  https://www.facebook.com/events/762943950557265/?active_tab=about.  Sponsored by the monument committee.
 
Nov. 2, Thurs. 6:00 pm. UNF-Ottawa Gatineau invites all CUPP interns (Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary interns), UNF members, and friends to a "Meet and Greet" Pizza Social at the Colonnade Pizza Restaurant, 280 Metcalfe St
RSVP to Vicki Karpiak by Oct. 30th for seating: vkarpiak@rogers.com   
Complimentary pizza for CUPP interns. Other attendees pay for their own food/drinks. Ample street parking.
 
Nov. 5, Sun. Remembrance Day Commemoration. Following the 9:15 liturgy at St John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine, 952 Green Valley Cres.  Service members are requested to wear their uniforms.  Veterans are requested to wear their decorations. 
For information, contact BGen (Retd) Isidore Popowych, isidorepopowych@sympatico.ca
 
Nov. 11, Sat. Ukrainian Harvest Dance.  At St John The Baptist Shrine Hall. (Knights Of Columbus -St Vladimir The Great #9557).  Major Beneficiary-"Bridge Of Hope" for Underprivileged Children of Ukraine.  Vespers at 5:30, Cocktails at 6:00, Dinner at 7:00. Cost $45 per person.  Live Band - Fiesta
For Ticket Information contact: Mike Jaz - (613) 830-7787, John Chychrun - (613) 599-4791, Mike Pawlowsky - (613) 831-3046, Don Maychruk - (613) 834-0745.
 
 
Nov. 16 - 18, Thurs. - Sat. The 13th Annual Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine. Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa.Desmarais Hall 12102.
The Seminar unveils an ambitious program devoted to the war in Donbas, post-Maidan reforms, historical memory, the Holodomor and cutting edge research on Ukrainian society, economy and culture. The Seminar, featuring 16 presentations, 2 book panels, 2 film screenings and 2 special roundtables, will bring together 28 scholars and doctoral students, 2 journalists and 2 filmmakers  -- 25 from outside Canada (6 from Ukraine), and 17 attending for the first time, a testimony of the vibrancy of the field of Ukrainian Studies.  Program is online at https://www.danyliwseminar.com/program-2017 

The Seminar is open to the public and registration is free. Since space is limited, people interested in attending must register by sending an email to the Chair of Ukrainian Studies (chairukr@gmail.com) or by calling (613) 562-5800, ext.3692.
An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 pm in Desmarais 12102, after the screening and Q&A of The Trial. All are cordially invited.
 
 
Nov. 20, Mon. 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Room 238-S, Centre Block of Parliament. Holodomor Commemoration.  The Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, Embassy of Ukraine in Canada and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress invite you to a Commemoration of the 84th Anniversary of the Holodomor.  Please click on the link below to register:
For additional information call (613) 947-4271
 
Nov. 21 or 23. 7:30 pm.  Exact date & location tba.  UCC Ottawa, UNF - Ottawa Gatineau, and Agriteam invite you to a Meet & Greet with 10 Ukrainian State Secretaries. State Secretaries are the equivalent of deputy ministers.  They are at the core of the reform effort in Ukraine.  No speeches, just socializing.  Bonus: most of them speak English.
 
Nov. 24, Fri. 6 - 10 pm. Parents' Night Out while children make Christmas decorations to take home, play board games, and watch a movie. There will be a short faith based activity led by Fr. Ihor & Dobr. Jennifer. For children 6+ y.o. $10 per child plus nut-free snacks for the movies. At the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. For registration and information, Nataliya Chabanyuk, (613) 884-0580, e-mail: nchabanyuk@gmail.com
 
Nov. 25, Sat. 1:00 pm. Holodomor Commemoration at the Taras Shevchenko monument on Green Valley Cres. Sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa (UCPBA (O) )  Help us remember and commemorate one of the greatest tragedies of the Ukrainian people. For information, Cornell Popyk (613) 737-4412.
 
Nov. 26, Sun.  Holodomor Commemoration: Liturgy at 9:15, followed by a Panakhyda, dedicated to the victims of the artificial famine aimed at the Ukrainian people by the Soviet state. St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine, 952 Green Valley Cres. For information, Cornell Popyk (613) 737-4412.
 
Nov. 26, Sun. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Children's activities after liturgy. Monthly free event for families with children of all ages at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Byron Ave. Please bring nut-free snacks to share. For registration and information, Nataliya Chabanyuk (613) 884-0580, e-mail: nchabanyuk@gmail.com

Nov. 28. 6 -9 pm. Beaded necklace workshop. Design and make your own necklace in traditional Ukrainian black, red and/or white colours. Wear with your vyshyvanka (embroidered blouse) or gift it to someone special. $45 including materials. Deadline for pre-registration is Sunday, Nov. 26. For registration and information, Nataliya Chabanyuk (613) 884-0580, e-mail: nchabanyuk@gmail.com
 
Nov. 28, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group Meeting at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine hall, 952 Green Valley Cres. For information, (613) 731-1870 (evenings).
 
Until Nov. 11. Ottawa winter clothing drive for Help Us Help The Children Winter Camp. HUHTC is a voluntary, non-profit charitable initiative dedicated to improving the quality of life of children living in orphanages in Ukraine. The annual Winter Camp will be taking place in Vorokhta, Ukraine this January 2nd-12th, 2018. Our organization is asking for your support in collecting important items to help implement an unforgettable winter camp experience. We are looking for the following items: winter apparel for boys and girls ages 10-18 (high need for snowpants and ski goggles), sports equipment, arts and craft supplies, costumes and toys. Items may be new or lightly used but in excellent condition. Please launder all clothing prior to donating. Monetary donations are also appreciated! www.huhtc.org. Please email Adriana at adriana.sirskyj@gmail.com to arrange a drop-off of your donated goods.
 
Nov The interviews with Mykola Riabchuk (Oct. 22), and with Yuriy Luhovy (Oct. 29) can be heard anytime on the Ukrainian Hour radio programs on the CHIN Radio website  http://chinradioottawa.com/index.php/podcast/Ukrainian

Advance Notice

Dec. 2, Sat. 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. UCWLC Christmas Bazaar, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine.
 





If you have any event notices, please send them to us at: ottawaevents@ucc.ca
 
 


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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 www.st-john-baptist-shrine.ca

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor (Bukovynian parish): 721 Somerset St. W613-723-7790  
 



                   Calendar under the auspices of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) Ottawa Branch

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Addendum No. 1 to November 2017 Calendar of Ottawa Ukrainian-Interest Events

Nov. 19, Sun. 12:00 - 2:30 pm. Ukrainian Christmas Bazaar. Ukrainian handicrafts, bake sale, hot lunch. Free admission and free parking on Byron and in the church parking lot. Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Byron Ave. For information, Doreen Keir (613) 826-0353.


Nov. 21 or 23. POSTPONED. UCC Ottawa, UNF - Ottawa Gatineau, and Agriteam invite you to a Meet & Greet with 10 Ukrainian State Secretaries


Nov. 28, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group monthly meeting. Topic: The Contribution of the Fedak Clan to the Canadian World War II Effort, by Stuart Fedak. St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine, 952 Green Valley Cres. For information, (613) 731-1870.


Advance Notice


Dec. 1, Fri. 6 - 9 pm. Parents' Night Out while children make Christmas decorations to take home, play board games, and watch a movie. There will be a short faith based activity led by Fr. Ihor & Dobr. Jennifer. For children 6+ y.o. $10 per child plus nut-free snacks for the movies. At the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. For registration and information, Nataliya Chabanyuk, (613) 884-0580, e-mail: nchabanyuk@gmail.com


Dec. 10, Sun. 5 - 9 pm, 12th Annual "Koliady and Pyrohy" dinner and Ukrainian caroling concert. Ukrainian Orthodox hall, 1000 Byron Avenue.


Dec. 26th, Tues. Boxing Day Craft: shop until you drop for parents at 1000 Byron avenue

Children will be making craft while parents enjoy their Boxing day shopping.

10 am to 4.30 pm: 30$; 10 am to 1 pm: 15$; 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm: 15$

Registration: nchabanyuk@gmail.com (613) 884-0580


Dec. 27, 28, 29, Wed. - Fri. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Three-day December Caroling Camp for children 6+. Children will learn about Ukrainian Christmas Traditions, learn carols,

prepare Vertep and make needle-felted and wet-felted Christmas ornaments.

Cost: 90$for three days or 35$for one day. 1000 Byron Ave. Registration: nchabanyuk@gmail.com (613) 884-0580



If you have any event notices, please send them to us at: ottawaevents@ucc.ca

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