Ottawa Grassroots will deliver a tapestry of iconic folk, Indigenous beats, and Franco-Ontarian soundscapes with a full roster of performers and workshops by a beautiful spectrum of established and emerging artists. The festival returns to the acoustically rich venue of Southminster United Church, April 25-28, 2019 in Old Ottawa South.
Naomi Noah is a smart, charismatic Maasai girl who has just started Form One at Lekule Girls’ Secondary School in Northern Tanzania. Naomi’s mom is a single parent living with her seven children in a traditional Maasai home. She never had a chance to go to school, nor did Naomi’s three sisters. But Naomi’s world is opening up for her. TEMBO Canada, a small Ottawa organization, is sponsoring her to go to school.
Is the church a necessary part of our modern lives and community? That is the question local filmmaker Danielle Rolfe explores in the new documentary film Who Needs Church? which will premiere on March 23, 2019 at Southminster United Church.
The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) is pleased to confirm that multi-award winning Franco-Ontarian artist, Dayv Poulin (Le Paysagiste), will headline the opening night (April 25) at the festival in Old Ottawa South. The event will take place April 25-28, 2019 at Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa.
For 15 years Amnesty International Write for Rights has given people hope in their darkest moments. Last year participants at Southminster sent 142 letters on behalf of prisoners of conscience around the world. Come join friends and neighbours at the Write for Rights event at Southminster United Church on Sunday afternoon, December 9th, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Concert details for the Master Piano Recital Series (MPRS) 2018-2019 season are now available. Performances take place at Southminster United Church, Bank Street at Aylmer Avenue.
The series kicks off Friday, October 12, 2018 with a concert by Sofya Gulyak featuring works from Chopin to Prokofiev.
Southminster United Church, Aylmer Avenue at the Canal, will be one of the venues for this year's Music & Beyond Festival. Starting July 5, 2018, the church will be host to a number of different musical selections.
Think spring! The 17th Ottawa Southminster Scout Group's Annual Garden Supply Sale is now on. Boys and girls of all ages from our community participate in Scouting, supported by many adult volunteers. By ordering from us you make it possible to deliver challenging youth programs and to go on adventures!
It’s in the Roots—Ottawa Grassroots Delivers a True Folk Experience
The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) celebrated their launch event at Pressed in Ottawa's Centretown neighbourhood. Bob Nesbitt, Founder and Festival Producer, announced the full daytime and evening line-up to sponsors, volunteers, artists and media. The festival roster continues to stay true to its roots and its values—celebrating diversity in age, culture and youth—not only in performers but in volunteers as well.