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Spaghetti and Beans supper

The Knight of Columbus, council Jean-Paul I 8585 organize their monthly spaghetti and beans supper. This supper will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at the St-Sebastien Parish at 1000 Frances in Ottawa. This supper is from 5 to 7pm approximately. All are welcome.

Tony True at the Legion

Friday, October 14 Tony True entertaining 6 - 10 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek for your listening and dancing pleasure.  Buffet dinner available from 5 - 7 p.m. for reservations call 613-590-7227.  For more information call 613-830-9984.

Fundraising Breakfast at Rangoli

Vital Hearts fundraising breakfast for the New Life Support Centre of Excelllence. This event will be hosted by Rangoli Indian Cuisine & Sweets at 2491 St. Joseph Blvd. on October 5 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For tickets or more information contact us at

Harvest Tea

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632 cordially invites you to attend our Harvest Tea on Sunday, 16 October 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Drive.  There will be a Raffle Table, Bake Table, Book Table, Chinese Auction, Craft Table, and Toy Table.  Tea, coffee, sandwiches, and sweets will be served.  Cash donations accepted at the door.  Your support plays a key role in our success enabling us to continue to support the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632, our beloved Veterans, and other charities in our community.

Family Night at the Races

A fundraiser for the One Boy One Van Foundation will take place on Sunday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre.  The evening includes an "all you can eat" buffet dinner.  This charity helps families with physically challenged children purchase wheelchair accessible vehicles. For tickets, please phone Amanda George at 613-447-0728

24th Annual Craft Sale

347 Roxdale Ave,  Orleans.    Something for everyone.    Fri. Oct. 21st , 6:30pm - 9:00pm, Sat 22nd 10:00am - 4:00pm,  Sun 23rd 12:30pm-3:30pm. Call 613-837-4349 for information.


Oktoberfest-  Fundraising - Cumberland Lions Club:  Saturday, October 22, 2016.  Maple Hall, 2552 Old Montreal Rd. Great German food -  Great German fun.  Ottawa Rube Band -15 piece – One of the biggest German-style band in Canada.  Doors open 5:00 PM -  German  Dinner 6:00 PM.  Limited Number of Tickets,  Advance Sale only :  $35.00  - 613 - 265-8299.

Tennis Ball Golf Tournament

Saturday, October 22 Tennis Ball Golf Tournament 12 - 3 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek. $5 for members, $7 for non-members.  Register upstairs at the Legion.  Spaghetti Dinner available 3 - 7 p.m. $8 for members, $10 for non-members.  Advance tickets only available upstairs at the Legion.  For more information call 613-830-9984.


The Daughters of Isabella Circle Notre-Dame-Du-Sacré-Coeur #1296 invites you to their annual bowl-a-thon on Sunday, October 23 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Orléans Bowling Centre (885 Taylor Creek). Cost is $15 per person (including bowling shoes rental). Form a team of 4 to 6 players and spend a nice afternoon with us. It's Halloween time so please come dressed up in your costumes. You will have the chance to win prizes and also a 50/50 raffle. Please register your team at least 3 days prior to the event please. If you cannot play, a sheet for sponsors is available. All the money raised during this activity allow us to help different organizations in our community. Please come encourage us! For more information please contact Natalie Poisson at 613-834-5651 or Marie Charette at 613-424-1604.

Orléans Lions Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

The Orléans Lions Club will be holding their annual spaghetti dinner in the St Joseph’s Church Hall on Friday 04 November. There will be a chinese auction of items and a draw. This event raised several thousand dollars last year from the dinner and the auction.  Table reservations for groups may be arranged ahead of time. Tickets are from Orléans Lions Club members or may be obtained by phone from Claude Bertrand at 613-513-8720; or by email at

Are you thinking about Writing Your Life Story?

Have you been thinking about writing your life story? Perhaps you have tried, but need a bit more structure and motivation? Great Stories Never Told is a program, run by Sonshine Community Ministries and funded partially by the Government of Ontario, that provides seniors with the opportunity to record their life story in print and/or have it recorded on video. In just 6 sessions, we help you write your life story. The end result is your life story in print, with colour photographs. We provide the coaching, adaptive software if needed and help with editing. The program starts September 26th, and the last date to join the program is October 31st. Don’t delay- your children, grandchildren and family are waiting for your story! It’s a lasting heirloom that will impact others. For more information about the Great Stories Never Told Program, visit or contact Kofo at 613 834-8187 x 26.

AGA Ottawa

A peer led support group for parents who are estranged from their adult children & grandparents who are prevented from having a relationship with their grandchildren. We meet the first & third Wednesday of each month @ 7PM @ Manoir Portobello. Attendance is free & anonymous. For more info visit our website @

Ladies Auxiliary Branch 632 Royal Canadian Legion Needs You

Would you like to make a difference in the lives of our beloved Veterans, their families, and various deserving charities in our community?  You can do that and more by becoming a member of our Ladies Auxiliary, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 632, Orleans.  We provide financial and volunteer support to the Legion’s programs such as Remembrance Day, Veterans Day and other charitable organizations that we champion by our innovative ways of raising funds as well as making new friends and having a good time.  It would be our pleasure to welcome you into our circle of friendly volunteers.  Please contact Barbara at (613) 837-1905 or Valerie at (613) 824-8546.

Volunteers Needed

1 or 2 translators (Arabic – English) with very flexible schedule. Urgent need for Meals on Wheels drivers (must be available during the weekday) Office volunteer, computer skills, minute taking, data entry.

Billet Families

If you are interested in joining the Grads family and feel you may be a successful candidate, please contact  Sylvain Favreau or Heather Bracken . Sylvain Favreau can be contacted at or 613-850-9598. Heather Bracken can be contacted at or 613-864-7097.

Entertainment at the Legion

Live entertainment every Friday 7 - 11 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek for your listening and dancing pleasure.  Buffet dinner available 5 - 7 p.m. call 613-590-7227 to make a reservation.  For further information call 613-830-9984.

Transportation Drivers

The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre is in need of Transportation Drivers to take seniors to medical appointments and Friendly Visitors to visit seniors in their homes.  All volunteer roles with EORC are done during the weekday.  Transportation Drivers must have their own vehicle and care a minimum of $2M liability insurance.  Both of these roles require a police record check.  Please contact Gayle for further information at 613-741-6025 x106 or

Carpet Bowling and Cards

Seniors 632,  at the Royal Canadian Legion 632, 800 Taylor Creek Road, Orleans, invites you to come out and enjoy Carpet Bowling and Cards with us. We meet every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. for Carpet Bowling and Euchre in the afternoon at 1:00 p.m., also every Friday afternoon, at 1:00 pm. for Whist. Activities include potlucks, Sugar Bush, Mini Putt, Casino trips and Christmas dinner. Membership fee is $15.00 per person/per year. Lunch is served at the Legion by Peter from 11 – 2. For more information please call:  Bob, President 613- 835-2755 or Linda, Ways and Means, 613-834-1956.

Helping Hands

Humanitarian group offers workshops twice a month one in the evening from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month and the Saturday following from 10 am to 12 pm) on how to make items for the needy worldwide using repurposed materials such plastic milkbags to create sleeping mats & layette bags, for more information contact Danielle at or check our Facebook page Helping Hands OTTAWA east.

Retirees in Motion

The Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre is sponsoring the East Ottawa chapter of Retirees In Motion.  We invite you to check out their website and become a member online at:

Disable adult drop-in

Interested In A Disabled Adult Drop-In?  YMCA - Weekdays 11 to 4, Contact Linda 824-1585.

Kiwanis Orléans

Help us make a difference in our community. To join our free membership club please Email Harley to or visit See you at our next meeting!

We need your help!

Are you organizing an event? Is there something interesting happening in your community? Well, we want to know about it! Help us build our "Community Billboard" section so that we can keep all of Orléans and Cumberland posted on what's going on in the neighbourhood. Please send any suggestions to


Organizations: Royal Canadian Legion Branch, St-Sebastien Parish, Van Foundation Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre Orléans Lions Club Orléans Bowling Centre Resource Centre Church Hall Helping Hands YMCA Cumberland

Geographic location: Ottawa, Taylor Creek Road, Orléans Montreal Canada Sacré-Coeur St Joseph Ontario Sugar Bush Motion

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