Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Ottawa

Ottawa Ukrainian-interest Events Calendar - March 2018


Mar. 2 - 23, Fri. 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop. The Ukrainian Craft Group will be making Ukrainian Easter eggs in Ukrainian, Rusyn and contemporary styles for 4 weeks. Beginners welcome. 6 student maximum. Supply fee of $10 for Abbotsford members, $20 for non-members. Abbotsford House, 950 Bank St. (613) 230-5730
Mar. 2, Fri. 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Motanka doll workshop for children and adults. Make a traditional Ukrainian doll. Boys can create male characters. Children under 6 should be accompanied by an adult. Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. $15 per child, $10 for siblings. Pre-registration required. Registration:
Mar. 4, Sun. 9:30 am. The March Program of Ukrainian Profile, featuring interviews with Mike Kostiuk, VP of UCPBA Ottawa and Lisa Ingimundarson and Helenka Zemanek of the Svitanok Ukrainian Dance Society will air on Rogers Cable 22 with a repeat at 9:30 am on Saturday, March 10th.
Mar. 7, Wed. 7:00 pm. The Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa presents the 32nd annual Ivan Franko lecture by Andreas Umland, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Kyiv, entitled "The Ukrainian Far Right since Maidan" co-sponsored by UCPBA Ottawa. Public event in English. Room 550 (5th Floor), Fauteux Hall, 57 Louis Pasteur Private. Seating limited. Pre-registration required. For information and registration, contact or (613) 562-5800 ext. 3692.
Mar. 7, Wed. 7:00 - 9:00 pm. UCWLC Embroidery Group Meeting. Bring your embroidery project for an evening of stitching and socializing. Ukrainian Catholic Shrine Hall, 952 Green Valley Cres. For information, Christine (613) 731-1870 or Luba (613) 744-1417
Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Wed. 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Wet felted Easter egg workshops for children 4 y.o. Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. Four sessions to choose from. Cost $15. Pre-registration is required:
Mar. 9, Fri. 7:00 pm. Carleton Ukrainian Student Club Pierogy/Varenyky Night. Make and eat pierogies. 911 Carling Avenue. ADVANCE TICKETS $5, at the door $10. For tickets and information, contact: 

Mar. 16 and 23, Fri. 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Pysanka workshop. Caution: work with open flames, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Avenue. Cost: $20 per adult; $25 per family. Kits will be sold for $30. Pre-registration is required:

Mar. 24, Sat. 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Ukrainian Catholic Women's League of Canada, Ottawa Branch Easter Bazaar. Ukrainian food, baking, pysanky and pysanky supplies and more. St. John the Baptist Shrine Hall, 952 Green Valley Cres. For information,
Mar. 25, Sun. 11:30 am - 4:00 pm. Ukrainian Spring Bazaar, Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, 1000 Byron Ave. Hot lunch (perogies, borscht, bigus, sausage, dessert, coffee, tea). Limited quantities of frozen perogies, cabbage rolls, paskas (Easter breads) for sale. Pysanka supplies and Ukrainian handicrafts. For information, call Liza (613) 830-1472.
Mar. 27, Tues. 7:30 pm. Ukrainian Genealogy Group monthly meeting. Topic TBA. St. John the Baptist Shrine Hall, 952 Green Valley Cres. For information, call (613) 731-1870.
Mar. 29, Thurs. 6:30 pm. Ukrainian Canadian Film Festival first screening of the year "Myth: What Has Wasyl Slipak Died For" Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. Admission by donation. Details: or 

The Ukrainian Hour, with host Irena Bell airs every Sunday from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Radio CHIN - CJLL - 97.9 FM, Ottawa and Several previous shows are on:

Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism - New federal youth grants 

Named after Ukrainian Canadian senator Paul Yuzyk, these grants are designed to help your organization build links to other Canadian groups by cooperating on activities and events. Apply by April 20, 2018

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Advance Notice

Apr. 29, Sun. 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. UCPBA Ottawa Trade and Business Show, Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Hall, 1000 Byron Ave.
May 20, Sun. UCPBA Night at the Races, Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre (Hardrock Casino)
July 20-22, Fri. - Sun. The Capital Ukrainian Festival welcomes you to another three fun-filled days of festivities.  With an estimated 25,000 visitors throughout the festival weekend, including over 6,000 tourists from across Canada, United States and Ukraine, the Capital Ukrainian Festival is sure to be one of the city's most attended events of the summer. 
 Highlights include: Singing, dancing and live music; Ukrainian food village and beer garden; Marketplace; Entertainment and nightlife; Friday-night "Korchma" after-party (19+); Workshops and cultural demonstrations; Church tours and sacred music; Children's activities and petting zoo; and Semi-classical Performance Series and Gala evening. Free admission and parking. 
 For more information, visit:


If you have any event notices, please send them to us at:

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral: 1000 Byron Ave.  613-728-0856
St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine: 952 Green Valley Cresc.  723-1673

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Sobor (Bukovynian parish): 721 Somerset St. W. 613-723-7790  

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

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