All upcoming events

All events are listed by date. Simply scroll down the page and find the event for you! Please note: To be eligible for many events and activities, you must be a permanent resident. If in doubt, please contact us.

Friday, January 17

Dance! Dance! Dance!
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, room 113-114
When: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants relax, have some fun and meet friends through the joy of dancing? This class is for you! Our instructor, Nubia, is also a settlement counsellor. She leads this fun class and welcomes everyone. No registration is required. For more information, contact Nubia at 613-232-9634, ext. 306 or by email at nubia@cciottawa.ca.

Monday, January 20

Citizenship Workshop
Where: 150 Isabella Street, Unit 201
When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Who is it for: Any newcomer who is eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship. We explain the process and show you how to access the forms. We teach you how to apply for citizenship. For more information, contact Mussie at 613-232-9634, ext. 346 or by email at mussie@cciottawa.ca.

Monday, January 20

Homework Help
Where: Adult High School, 300 Rochester Street, Room 314
When: 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Who is it for: This is primarily for newcomers who are attending the Adult High School. Just drop by and we will help you with any subject. We can also help you prepare for exams. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Emmanuel at 613-232-9634, ext. 304 or by email at emmanuel@cciottawa.ca.

Tuesday, January 21

French Employment Workshop
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113-114
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: This employment workshop will be presented in French. It is for newcomers who wants to learn how to make a good impression during a job interview. You will also receive tips on how to dress for an interview. Get tips on how to answer questions employers ask the most. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact John at 613-890-6745 or by email at john@cciottawa.ca.

Wednesday, January 22

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Wednesday, January 22

Youth Drop-In
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113
When: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Who is it for: Newcomer youth are invited to drop in to socialize, make friends, practise your English and more. Discussion topics will focus on self-care and exam preparation. For more information, contact Emmanuel at 613-232-9634, ext. 450 or by email at emmanuel@cciottawa.ca.

Wednesday, January 22

Farsi Speaking Seniors Group
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 114
When: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Who is it for: All Farsi speaking seniors are invited to attend our weekly gathering which includes guest speakers, information sessions and entertainment. For more information, contact Afarin at 613-232-9634, ext. 331 or by email at afarin@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, January 23

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: St. Laurent Library, 515 Cote Street
When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, January 23

Skating Buddy Program
Where: Rink of Dreams, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
When: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Who is it for: The Skating Buddy Program is for newcomers who want to learn how to skate. No experience is necessary. Volunteers will go on the ice with you and teach you this Canadian activity. If you have skates, great. If not, we have skates in a variety of sizes. All ages are welcomed. No registration is required. For more information, contact Anneke at 613-232-9634, ext. 383 or by email at anneke@cciottawa.ca.

Friday, January 24

Financial Literacy
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 114
When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to learn the basics of day-to-day banking, debt reduction, applying for loans, how to budget, how to save for your future, and avoid scams? Then our financial literacy workshop is for you. Open to everyone.Registration is required. For more information, contact Amjed at 613-232-9634, ext. 341 or by email at amjed@cciottawa.ca.

Friday, January 24

Dance! Dance! Dance!
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, room 113-114
When: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants relax, have some fun and meet friends through the joy of dancing? This class is for you! Our instructor, Nubia, is also a settlement counsellor. She leads this fun class and welcomes everyone. No registration is required. For more information, contact Nubia at 613-232-9634, ext. 306 or by email at nubia@cciottawa.ca.

Tuesday, January 28

Finding Jobs Online
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113-114
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Newcomers who want to learn how to search for jobs on websites like Indeed. Learn how to fill out online applications. If you have a laptop, please bring it as our supply is limited. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact John at 613-890-6745 or by email at john@cciottawa.ca.

Wednesday, January 29

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Wednesday, January 29

Youth Drop-In
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113
When: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Who is it for: Newcomer youth are invited to drop in to socialize, make friends, practise your English and more. Discussion topics will focus on self-care and exam preparation. For more information, contact Emmanuel at 613-232-9634, ext. 450 or by email at emmanuel@cciottawa.ca.

Wednesday, January 29

Farsi Speaking Seniors Group
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 114
When: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Who is it for: All Farsi speaking seniors are invited to attend our weekly gathering which includes guest speakers, information sessions and entertainment. For more information, contact Afarin at 613-232-9634, ext. 331 or by email at afarin@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, January 30

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: St. Laurent Library, 515 Cote Street
When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, January 30

Skating Buddy Program
Where: Rink of Dreams, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
When: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Who is it for: The Skating Buddy Program is for newcomers who want to learn how to skate. No experience is necessary. Volunteers will go on the ice with you and teach you this Canadian activity. If you have skates, great. If not, we have skates in a variety of sizes. All ages are welcomed. No registration is required. For more information, contact Anneke at 613-232-9634, ext. 383 or by email at anneke@cciottawa.ca.

Friday, January 31

Dance! Dance! Dance!
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, room 113-114
When: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants relax, have some fun and meet friends through the joy of dancing? This class is for you! Our instructor, Nubia, is also a settlement counsellor. She leads this fun class and welcomes everyone. No registration is required. For more information, contact Nubia at 613-232-9634, ext. 306 or by email at nubia@cciottawa.ca.

Monday, February 3

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: eron Gate Community Hub, 2850 Cedarwood Drive
When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Monday, February 3

Citizenship Workshop
Where: 150 Isabella Street, Unit 201
When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Who is it for: Any newcomer who is eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship. We explain the process and show you how to access the forms. We teach you how to apply for citizenship. For more information, contact Mussie at 613-232-9634, ext. 346 or by email at mussie@cciottawa.ca.

Tuesday, February 4

Learn How To Write Effective Emails
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113-114
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Newcomers who want to learn how to write and communicate effectively with emails. Learn email etiquette. What makes a good subject line. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact John at 613-890-6745 or by email at john@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 5

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: St. Laurent Library, 515 Cote Street
When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 6

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: St. Laurent Library, 515 Cote Street
When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 6

Skating Buddy Program
Where: Rink of Dreams, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
When: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Who is it for: The Skating Buddy Program is for newcomers who want to learn how to skate. No experience is necessary. Volunteers will go on the ice with you and teach you this Canadian activity. If you have skates, great. If not, we have skates in a variety of sizes. All ages are welcomed. No registration is required. For more information, contact Anneke at 613-232-9634, ext. 383 or by email at anneke@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 6

Tech Talk
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 120, 113
When: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Who is it for: Learn basic computer skills. Adults will be in one room. Youth will be in a second room. Please note, this is a four-week course. You must register. For more information, contact Zaid at 613-400-2919 or by email at zaid@cciottawa.ca.

Friday, February 7

Dance! Dance! Dance!
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, room 113-114
When: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants relax, have some fun and meet friends through the joy of dancing? This class is for you! Our instructor, Nubia, is also a settlement counsellor. She leads this fun class and welcomes everyone. No registration is required. For more information, contact Nubia at 613-232-9634, ext. 306 or by email at nubia@cciottawa.ca.

Monday, February 10

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: eron Gate Community Hub, 2850 Cedarwood Drive
When: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 12

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: St. Laurent Library, 515 Cote Street
When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 13

Listen, Learn, Talk and Practice English
Where: St. Laurent Library, 515 Cote Street
When: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants to practise your English? Newcomers sit with volunteers and chat about interesting topics. All levels are welcome. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact Lulama at 613-232-9634, ext. 321 or by email at lulama@cciottawa.ca.

Thursday, February 13

Skating Buddy Program
Where: Rink of Dreams, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West
When: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Who is it for: The Skating Buddy Program is for newcomers who want to learn how to skate. No experience is necessary. Volunteers will go on the ice with you and teach you this Canadian activity. If you have skates, great. If not, we have skates in a variety of sizes. All ages are welcomed. No registration is required. For more information, contact Anneke at 613-232-9634, ext. 383 or by email at anneke@cciottawa.ca.

Friday, February 14

Dance! Dance! Dance!
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, room 113-114
When: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Are you a newcomer who wants relax, have some fun and meet friends through the joy of dancing? This class is for you! Our instructor, Nubia, is also a settlement counsellor. She leads this fun class and welcomes everyone. No registration is required. For more information, contact Nubia at 613-232-9634, ext. 306 or by email at nubia@cciottawa.ca.

Tuesday, February 14

Post-Secondary Education Day
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113-114
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Newcomers who want to learn how they can apply to college or university. What are the differences? What are the benefits? No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact John at 613-890-6745 or by email at john@cciottawa.ca.

Tuesday, February 21

Finding Jobs Online
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113-114
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: Newcomers who want to learn how to search for jobs on websites like Indeed. Learn how to fill out online applications. If you have a laptop, please bring it as our supply is limited. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact John at 613-890-6745 or by email at john@cciottawa.ca.

Tuesday, February 28

French Employment Workshop
Where: CCI Ottawa, 219 Argyle Avenue, Room 113-114
When: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Who is it for: This employment workshop will be presented in French. It is for newcomers who wants to learn how to make a good impression during a job interview. You will also receive tips on how to dress for an interview. Get tips on how to answer questions employers ask the most. No registration is required. This is a drop-in event. For more information, contact John at 613-890-6745 or by email at john@cciottawa.ca.

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