Friday, 11 January 2013

Ottawa Cape Breton Session Update

Jan 26—Special Event: 6pm- 10:30pm- Robbie Burns Supper and Dance at Glen Cairn United Church in Kanata Google Map . Traditional roast beef dinner prepared by the United Church Women's Group followed by Highland Dancing, Scottish Country Dancing, music/entertainment provided by Ottawa Cape Breton Session. Tickets $20 for adults, $10 for children under 12. Cash bar. Sponsored by Sherry's School of Highland Dance in support of the 2013 trip to Scotland for the highland dancers. For more information, call 613-592-2777 or .

FIDDLERS: Please let us know if you can join us for this event. Participating musicians will get the full church supper so you MUST indicate your intention to play by Jan 20 at the latest. There are some new sets of tunes to learn for the dancing, which will be practiced at the next few house sessions.

Jan 27 — 3pm - Atlantic Voices Concert: "Scottish Fling" at Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street, Ottawa.With Bytown Highland Dancers and the Fumblin' Fingers; A silent auction and refreshments will follow. Tickets $15 in advance/$18 at the door, free for children 12 and under.

Feb 16—Special Event: 2:45-4:15 - In From the Cold - Ottawa Cape Breton Session will provide music for the In From the Cold program at Parkdale United Church. This program provides a warm place for the less fortunate in the Hintonburg area to spend an afternoon and get a hot meal before going back out into the cold. The program also provides some live music for the audience who would not normally have the opportunity to go to concerts or pubs to hear good music, various musical groups in the Ottawa area have volunteered their talents - please come out and join us in this worthwhile endeavor. Bring your instruments and music stands/books, we'll play sets from our regular repertoire. 429 Parkdale Ave. Enter off of Gladstone St. There is a small parking area off of Gladstone, also a large lot on the other side of the church off of Pardale Ave, from there you will need to walk around to the other side of the church to enter. Go down the stairs and left, there will be a large cloakroom/volunteer office where we hang our coats and leave instrument cases. There is an entrance to the stage from there as well.

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