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  • Wednesdays, Aug 21, 2024 - Jun 18, 2025
    7:00pm
    90 minutes

    11 sessions remaining

    Storytelling Open Mic is a perfect place for newcomers to discover oral storytelling in a warm and supportive atmosphere or for more experienced tellers to test out new stories. Listeners are needed and welcome! You will hear folk tales, historical pieces, fractured fairy tales, true personal stories, recitations, ballads, and original stories - ranging from funny to poignant. Attendees can listen or tell a story 5-10 minutes long.

    In collaboration with Ottawa Storytellers.

  • Mondays, Sep 09, 2024 - Dec 02, 2024
    6:00pm
    120 minutes

    4 sessions remaining

    Join author Michael F. Stewart for an evening of shared writing, support, and constructive criticism from peers. No experience necessary, all forms of writing welcome.

  • Thursdays, Sep 12, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
    6:45pm
    60 minutes

    15 sessions remaining

    Improve your spoken French in a relaxed atmosphere and make new friends!

  • Fridays, Sep 13, 2024 - Jun 13, 2025
    2:00pm
    90 minutes

    10 sessions remaining

    Meet new people and join in discussions on selected titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere every second Friday of the month. Newcomers are welcome.

  • Fridays, Sep 20, 2024 - Jun 20, 2025
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    9 sessions remaining

    Do you enjoy reading mysteries? Share the enjoyment of good mysteries in a relaxed atmosphere. Join us for discussion usually every third Friday of the month. 

  • Fridays, Sep 27, 2024 - May 30, 2025
    2:00pm
    60 minutes

    8 sessions remaining

    Join in stimulating discussions on selected titles in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere on the last Friday of the month.