A series of eight interactive cultural activities 

September 17 and 18 |  24 and 25

 

Join the various artists and make extraordinary cultural discoveries! 

 


Activity details

 

Location :  Meredith Centre terrace located at 23 Chemin Cecil

In case of rain, the event will take place inside the Meredith Centre.

 

A traditional element of Lower Canada, the sash remains today a Canadian emblem with its origins in Quebec. Come and learn more about its history and the techniques used in its making and even try your hand at making one on site.

 

Workshop schedule : 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

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About the artist

A native of LaSarre in Abitibi, Jean-Maurice Côté has been weeving  for almost half a century. He introduces people of all ages to this tradition and has set himself the goal of passing on his passion so that this typically Quebecois know-how does not disappear from our culture.

 

 

 

Location : Meredith Centre, soccer field located at 23 Chemin Cecil

In case of rain, the event will take place inside the Meredith Centre.

 

Come learn, practice and explore dance technique in this ''Break'' workshop. Accompanied by two seasoned dancers you will get a chance to dive into this funky, athletic style of dancing.

 

Workshop Schedule: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

 

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Limit of 15 people per workshop. 

 

About the artist

Run by Alea de Castro & Arnaldo Betancourt Silva, MOOV Ottawa is Street Dance Company who specializes in the styles of Hip Hop, House, Waacking, Breaking "Break Dance" and more.

Welcoming students of all levels and spectators who love dance, Moov Ottawa offers a creative outlet, a unique experience and guidance to Street Dance & Culture.

 

Location : Please note that due to the weather forecast, the event will be held indoors at the Meredith Centre located at 23 chemin Cecil.

 

Painting workshop with a pot (pouring method).  Activity to do with family, friends and colleagues. Let your creativity flow and see images appear in your beautiful abstract painting.

Barby Creations Art will show you different techniques to make extraordinary paintings. A simple, fun and relaxing activity where no experience is necessary.

 

Workshop schedule :

Workshop 1: 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Workshop 2: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Workshop 3: 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

Workshop 4: 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

 

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Limit of 12 people per workshop. 

 

About the artist

Barby Creations Art, a local artist, was born with an extraordinary passion and incredible creativity. Since her youth she has been passionate about the arts and has a strong desire to help people express themselves. She is passionate about life and loves to share her knowledge. For the past 5 years, she has been offering painting classes with a pot.

 

Location :  Please note that due to the weather forecast, the event will be held indoors at the Meredith Centre located at 23 chemin Cecil.

 

Come learn, practice, and explore dance techniques in this Hip Hop workshop. Accompanied by two experienced dancers, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in this dance style and discover its subtleties.

 

Workshop schedule : 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

 

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Limit of 15 people per workshop.

 

About the artist

Run by Alea de Castro & Arnaldo Betancourt Silva, MOOV Ottawa is Street Dance Company who specializes in the styles of Hip Hop, House, Waacking, Breaking "Break Dance" and more.

Welcoming students of all levels and spectators who love dance, Moov Ottawa offers a creative outlet, a unique experience and guidance to Street Dance & Culture.

 

 

Location :  Hollow Glen park, located at the intersection of Chemin du Parc and Chemin Cadillac

In case of rain, the event will take place inside the Hollow Glen Community Centre located at 12 Chemin du Parc.

 

Come learn, practice, and explore dance techniques in this House workshop. Accompanied by two experienced dancers, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in this dance style and maybe even discover a passion.

 

Workshop schedule : 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

 

Register

 

About the artist

Run by Alea de Castro & Arnaldo Betancourt Silva, MOOV Ottawa is Street Dance Company who specializes in the styles of Hip Hop, House, Waacking, Breaking "Break Dance" and more.

Welcoming students of all levels and spectators who love dance, Moov Ottawa offers a creative outlet, a unique experience and guidance to Street Dance & Culture.

 

 

 

Location : Hollow Glen park, located at the intersection of Chemin du Parc and Chemin Cadillac

In case of rain, the event will take place inside the Hollow Glen Community Centre located at 12 Chemin du Parc.

 

During this workshop:

  • You will find ideas to transform your clothes in a simple way
  • You will discover and try new ways to enhance and wear your clothes
  • You will have access to personalized advice
  • You will be able to give away the clothes you no longer wear, or exchange them for new pieces with other participants

 

Come discover and share your clothing treasures.

 

**Participants must bring their own clothes, scarves, belts, hats etc.**

 

Workshop Schedule: 

Workshop 1: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Workshop 2: 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

 

 

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About the artist

Anykrystel Coppet has dedicated herself for more than 20 years to the valorization of aesthetic potential. For her, it is a way to help people reconcile with their image and to reveal ignored treasures and sublimate them through clothing. She has developed her professional experiences in France and Canada. Among others, she has designed and produced fashion shows, given stylist advice to individuals, led fashion workshops and much more!

 

Location : Farm Point park located at 311 Chemin de la Rivière

In case of rain the event will take place at the Farm Point Community Centre located at 331 Chemin de la Rivière.

 

Workshop schedule :

Come learn, practice, explore dance technique in this Waaking dance workshop. Accompanied by two experienced dancers, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in this dance style and maybe even discover a passion.

 

Register

 

About the artist

Run by Alea de Castro & Arnaldo Betancourt Silva, MOOV Ottawa is Street Dance Company who specializes in the styles of Hip Hop, House, Waacking, Breaking "Break Dance" and more.

Welcoming students of all levels and spectators who love dance, Moov Ottawa offers a creative outlet, a unique experience and guidance to Street Dance & Culture.

 

Location :  Farm Point park located at 311 Chemin de la Rivière

In case of rain the event will take place at the Farm Point Community Centre located at 331 Chemin de la Rivière.

 

In this interactive workshop, participants will have the chance to explore ancient Aboriginal techniques including ancient dyeing and face painting techniques and will also have the opportunity to make a T-shit for Orange Shirt Day.

 

Workshop schedule :

Workshop 1: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Workshop 2: 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

 

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About the artist

Doreen Stevens is a local Algonquin artist from Kitiganzibi, Quebec. Her spirit name Anamitagize-Odaying means “One who speaks with the heart.” She is an actress, singer-songwriter, spoken word poet, and visual artist. She has been featured in various films and performances throughout Europe, Australia, the United-States and Canada.

 

This project was made possible by the financial support of the Government of Quebec.

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Recreation, Sports, Culture and Community Life Department