Special Events

Special Events at Centretown United Church

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Christmas Hamper Project 2017 Now Underway!

The Christmas Hamper Project is in full-swing again this year. To see how you can help, please click here to go to the Christmas Hamper Project website.


Writers Festival - Song and Story: An evening with Tomson Highway

Thursday, November 16th at 7:30 pm - Ottawa International Writers Festival,

Ottawa International Writers Festival presents Song and Story: An evening with Tomson Highway, hosted by CBC's Adrian Harewood.Thursday November 16th, 7:30 pm here at Centretown United. Tickets are $30 at the door. For more information go to www.writersfestival.org

letter size poster Studio 507 Xmas v2


by Tone Cluster—quite a queer choir

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street, Ottawa

(free parking at Glashan school, 28 Arlington Ave., just west of Bank St)

  • 6:00 -7:30 p.m. Exhibit open
  • 7:00 p.m. Concert doors open
  • 7:30 -9:00 p.m. Concert “Upon Another Midnight Queer” - A celebration of the season through diversity and multiculturalism.
  • 9:00 -10:00 p.m. Post-concert reception, bake sale, art exhibit & sale
Concert Tickets:

$18 in advance, $20 at the door, $10 for students. Free admission for accompanied children under 12

Season subscription (3 concerts): $45

Tickets for concert available at: www.tonecluster.ca or at The Leading Note, 370 Elgin St. Ottawa

For more info on Studio 507 go to: centretownunited.org


Musica VIva Concert - A Celtic Seasonal Celebration

Monday December 4th at 7:30 pm (Doors open at 7pm) Music from the broad Celtic tradition, with a mix of gentle and rousing numbers. The choir will be accompanied by piano, harp, and flute, and Atlantic Voices members will join the choir for a few selections. Tickets are $20, $15 for students. For more information go to www.musicavivaottawa.ca/winter-concert/

CCC singers

Centennial Choir Concert - Let There Be LIght

Tuesday December 12th, 7:30 pm "Let There Be Light" at Centretown United Church. Centennial Choir's 50th season opens with a holiday concert of inspiring compositions on the theme of light. They include Morten Lauridsen’s sacred motet O Nata Lux; several works by Norwegian-born American composer Ola Gjeilo; excerpts from J. S. Bach’s Cantata 140 and B Minor Mass; Laura Hawley’s Alhamdoulillah (Live, Love, Share), sung in French and Arabic; Charles Baker’s Three Hanukkah Songs; and a choral banquet of traditional and contemporary seasonal works. To celebrate their five decades of musical performance, CCC alumni will add their voices to several pieces. Advance tickets are $22, $18 for senior/student. $25 at the door, $22 senior/student. Reception to follow, celebrating the choir's 50th Anniversary. For more information go to www.ccc-ccc.ca