February 2024 multicultural & human rights calendar

February 2024 multicultural & human rights calendar

La version française suit Black History Month It’s an opportunity to challenge our current knowledge about the history of Black people in Canada, to reflect on what we can do to combat racism, and to identify ways to foster more inclusive and equitable environments,...

January 30: Emergency Preparedness Workshop

January 30: Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Originally published January 9 La version française suit Date: January 30, 2024  Time: 7:00pm Location: Zoom Join us for an Emergency Preparedness workshop for residents of Stittsville. The Canadian Red Cross will review risks that exist in our area, assist in...

January 2024 multicultural & human rights calendar

January 2024 multicultural & human rights calendar

La version française suit Tamil Heritage Month Tamil Heritage Month, started in 2010, aims to celebrate the history of Canada’s Tamil community and its contribution to the social, cultural, political and economic strength of Canada. World Braille Day (January 4) ...

December 2023 multicultural & human rights calendar

December 2023 multicultural & human rights calendar

La version française suit   HIV/AIDS Awareness Month Universal Human Rights Month World AIDS Day (December 1) The World AIDS Day is more than a celebration of the achievements of communities; it is a call to action to enable and support communities in their...

December 2: Stittsville Parade of Lights

December 2: Stittsville Parade of Lights

The Parade of Lights is this weekend! This year's Parade of Lights happens on the evening of Saturday, December 2. It runs along Stittsville Main Street beginning at 6:00pm, starting in front of Brown's Independent and ending at Carleton Cathcart Street. Things to...

November 2023 multicultural & human rights calendar

November 2023 multicultural & human rights calendar

La version française suit National Native American, American Indian, and Alaskan Native Heritage Month Hindu Heritage Month Albanian Heritage Month Lebanese Heritage Month Movember: Awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer All Saints Day - Christian...

OCTOBER 26: Wildlife Speaker Series: Bats 101

OCTOBER 26: Wildlife Speaker Series: Bats 101

Wildlife speaker series | City of Ottawa – Bats 101: All about our night flying friends. The Wildlife Speaker Series is bringing bats into the spotlight, to help demystify these creatures of the night! We invite Ottawa residents to spend the evening with us learning...

OCTOBER 14: Annual 9RunRun fundraising races

OCTOBER 14: Annual 9RunRun fundraising races

This Saturday, October 14 is the annual 9RunRun event, when hundreds of people will run or walk in support of the Ottawa First Responders Foundation. There are three races this year: The 5K run starts at 8:00am, the 10K run starts at 9:00am, and the Kids 1K starts at...

October 2023 multicultural & human rights calendar

October 2023 multicultural & human rights calendar

La version française suit German Heritage Month Canadian Islamic History Month Latin American Heritage Month Feast of St Francis of Assisi (October 4) The feast commemorates the life of St Francis, who is the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the...

OCTOBER 12: Emergency Preparedness Workshop

OCTOBER 12: Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Originally published September 22, 2023 La version française suit   Date: October 12, 2023  Time: 6:30pm Location: CARDELREC, upstairs multipurpose room (1500 Shea Road)   Join us for an Emergency Preparedness workshop for residents of Stittsville. The Canadian...