ACTIVITIES

This is where you will see info on activities organised by the Armenian Cultural Association of Ottawa, Armenian Cultural Foundation of Ottawa, Armenian Relief Society Sevan Chapter, St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa, and Ararat Armenian School of Ottawa).

RECURRING EVENTS

ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL
Classes: September 2019 to June 2020
Association des Communautés Francophones d’Ottawa (ACFO)
International Languages Program (ILP)
181 Donald Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 1N1 Canada

DIVINE LITURGY / SOURP BADARAK
Once a month on a Sunday, 5:00 PM
St. Mark’s Anglican Church
1606 Fisher Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K2C1X6

SEPTEMBER 2019 to Present

ACAO/ACFO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of ACAO/ACFO held on 20 October 2019, elected the following Executive for 2019-2020
Shaghig Reynolds – President
Bedros Tchobanian – Treasurer
Sylvia Balabanian
Pascal Bandek
Talin Hagopian Waugh
Hripsime Mektaryan
Ani Malek – Advisor / Ararat Armenian School Liaison

Community Picnic/Barbeque and Flag Raising Ceremony
New Armenian Church and Community Centre
5065 Thunder Road, Carlsbad Springs, Ontario
Sunday September 22nd 2019 at noon

ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL – STUDENT REGISTRATIONS
Registrations: Continuing every Sunday, 10:30am – 12:30pm
181 Donald Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 1N1, Canada

PAST EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 2018 to AUGUST 2019

JOELLE CONCERT
Ararat Armenian School
02 June 2019

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ST. MESROB 40th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION BANQUET
Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre
25 May 2019

A.R.S. MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION
KS Restaurent
09 May 2019

ARARAT SCHOOL PERFORMANCE
Alta Vista Retirement Residence
28 April 2019

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE DAY
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia – Canadian Parliament Grounds
Wednesday 24 APRIL 2019

CANDLELIT WALK TO HONOUR THE VICTIMS OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Canadian Tribute to Human Rights Monument – Embassy of the Republic of Armenia
23 April 2019

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A.R.S. MID-LENT DINNER
Sts. Peter & Paul Melkite Catholic Church
23 March 2019

OTTAWA ARMENIAN CHRISTMAS ANNUAL BALL
Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre
05 January 2019

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A.R.S. ANNUAL BAKE SALE & BAZAAR
Hintonburg Community Centre
08 December 2018

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MARTEN YORGANTZ CONCERT
Ararat Armenian School
03 December 2018

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HALLOWEEN/GHAPAMA CELEBRATION
Ararat Armenian School
28 October 2018

ACAO/ACFO ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of ACAO/ACFO elected the following Executive for 2018-2019
Shaghig Reynolds – President
Marianne Ortchanian – Vice President
Karen Koundakjian – Secretary
Bedros Tchobanian – Treasurer
Ani Malek – Advisor / Ararat Armenian School Liaison
Sylvia Balabanian – Advisor
Anoush Terjanian – Advisor

ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL – STUDENT REGISTRATIONS
Ararat Armenian School of Ottawa has 1 teacher and students between the ages of 5 and 14. Due to the varying ages of the students, there is a need to create another class, acquire another teacher, and divide the students into appropriate age groups. We are inviting parents who have children, or know of students in this age group (Kindergarden to grade 9) to please register them at our school by contacting either the Ararat Armenian School Teachers (araratarmenianschool@gmail.com) or the ACAO Executive (acao.acfo@gmail.com).

ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL OF OTTAWA – HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
Ararat Armenian School of Ottawa is looking for student volunteers attending high school.
Any high school student requiring to perform and complete volunteer work as part of their high school curriculum, is welcome to contact the Ararat Armenian School Teachers (araratarmenianschool@gmail.com) or the ACAO Executive (acao.acfo@gmail.com) to discuss their requirement and how they can volunteer and help the school teachers with various activities, and at the same time complete their high school volunteer hours.

SEPTEMBER 2018 & EARLIER

ACAO/ACFO Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of ACAO/ACFO held on 15 October 2017 re-elected the following Executive for 2017-2018
Varouj Boyadjian (Returning President)
Pascal Bandek, Vice-President
Berj Zakarian, Advisor
Raffi Kadehjian, Secretary
Bedros Tchobanian, Treasurer

ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL – STUDENT REGISTRATIONS
Ararat Armenian School of Ottawa has 2 teachers and 37 students between the ages of 5 and 14, divided into 2 classrooms. Due to the varying ages of the students, there is a need to create another class, acquire a third teacher, and divide the students into appropriate age groups. However, to acquire a third teacher, the school board requires that the total number of registered students must be at least 45. We are inviting parents who have children, or know of students in this age group (Kindergarden to grade 9) to please register them at our school by contacting either the Ararat Armenian School Teachers (araratarmenianschool@gmail.com) or the ACAO Executive (acao.acfo@gmail.com).

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE DAY
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia – Canadian Parliament Grounds
Tuesday 24 APRIL 2018

TKANKSGIVING DINNER

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DIVINE LITURGY

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ARMENIAN RELIEF SOCIETY “SEVAN” CHAPTER
The Annual General Meeting of A.R.S. “Sevan” Chapter took place on 12 September 2017 and re-elected the following Executive for 2017-2018:
Sonia Bézikian Mouaikel. Chair
Vanda Kahkedjian Saghdejian, Vice chair
Nectar Badashian Zakarian, Treasurer
Maral Kaloustian Kadehjian, Secretary
Zarouhie Babikian Hodgins, Advisor
Patricia Mouaikel McInnis, Advisor
Talin Shirikjian Bandik, Advisor

ARARAT Armenian School
Ararat Armenian School classes for the 2017-2018 school year commenced on Sunday, 24 24 September 2017.
Everyone interested in learning Armenian is welcome!
Location: 181 Donald Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1K1N1
Day: Sunday
Time: 10:30AM to 12:30PM

Ararat Armenian School 40 Year Anniversary Celebration & Hantes
Friday 09 June 2017 @ 6:00 PM
St. Elias Banquet Centre, 750 Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa
Appetizers, Dinner, Desert, & Presentations

FAREWELL RECEPTION
Mr. and Mrs. Armen and Maria Yeganian
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
From 7 pm to 9 pm
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Ottawa
7 Delaware Avenue,Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0Z2

Helping kids understand genocide
Presentation at Ararat Armenian School
Sunday 07 May 2017, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Aram Adjemian & Houri Hamboyan

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE REMEMBRANCE DAY
MONDAY 24 APRIL 2017

Ararat Armenian School – Dental Hygiene & Oral Health

Presented by: Dr. Nerces Bedrosyan
Sunday 02 April 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Oh Fatherland Cold and Sweet – Part Two
Friday, 17 March 2017 @ 7:30 PM
Hintonburg Community Center
1064 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 2Y3

The screening of this documentary was well received by community members. Proceeds from the screening event amounted to $350. This money will be submitted to Hayastan Foundation Toronto in support of the Artsakh School effort. We will hopefully be able to screen part III in a year from now. Thank you again for all those who kindly helped to organize and support the event.

St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Divine Liturgy / Sourp Badarak
Sunday 5 March 2017 @ 5:00 PM

The Armenian Relief Society “SEVAN” Chapter of Ottawa
Mid-Lent Supper & International Women’s Day Celebration
Saturday 4 March 2017 @ 6:00 PM

ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL – HARISA
Sunday 26 February 2017 @ 11:00 AM

St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Divine Liturgy / Sourp Badarak
Sunday 5 February 2017 @ 5:00 PM

St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Divine Liturgy / Sourp Badarak
Sunday 8 January 2017 @ 5:00 PM

OTTAWA ARMENIAN COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS BALL
Organized by
The Armenian Cultural Foundation of Ottawa
The Armenian Relief Society, Sevan Chapter of Ottawa
The Saint Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Satruday 7 January 2017 @ 6:00 PM
St. ELias Banquet Centre
750 Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa

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ARARAT ARMENIAN SCHOOL – CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION / HANTES
Sunday 17 December 2016 @ 11:00 AM

St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Divine Liturgy / Sourp Badarak
Sunday 11 December 2016 @ 5:00 PM

A.R.S. Sevan Chapter’s ANNUAL BAZAAR
The Armenian Relief Society “SEVAN” Chapter of Ottawa is pleased to invite everyone to the annual Bazaar and Bake sale.
Saturday 03 December 2016, 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Divine Liturgy / Sourp Badarak
Sunday 20 November 2016 @ 5:00 PM

Screening of documentary “My unknown Fatherland”
Saturday 05 Novermber 2016 @ 2:00 PM

A.R.S. Sevan Chapter’s Thanksgiving Dinner
Saturday 22 October 2016 @ 6:00 PM

St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church of Ottawa
Divine Liturgy / Sourp Badarak
Sunday 16 October 2016 @ 5:00 PM

INDOOR YOUTH SOCCER
Every Friday, 14 October 2016 to 28 April 2017, 8:00 – 10:00 PM
Sir Winston Churchill Public School Gymnasium
49 Mulvagh Ave. Ottawa. ON, K2E 6M7

There is no proficiency requirements (proper indoor shoes for gymnasium).
Anyone (young in heart) who loves playing soccer is welcome.

Armenia Independance Day Celebration
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Canada
Wednesday 21 September 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Reception featuring Aremnian wines

Ararat Armenian School – Registration & Start of classes
Sunday 11 September 2016 @ 10:30 AM

The Annual General Meeting of ACAO/ACFO took place on September 11, 2016.
Nominated and elected as executive members for 2016-2017 are:
Varouj Boyadjian, President
Pascal Bandek, Vice President
Bedros Tchobanian, Treasurer
Berj Zakarian, Advisor
Raffi Kadehjian, Secretary

The Annual General Meeting of A.R.S. Sevan Chapter took place on September 6, 2016.
Nominated and elected as executive members for 2016-2017 are:

Sonia Bézikian Mouaikel. Chair Person
Vanda Kahkedjian Saghdejian, Vice chair
Nectar Badashian Zakarian, Treasurer
Maral Kaloustian Kadehjian, Secretary
Zarouhie Babikian Hodgins, Advisor
Patricia Mouaikel McInnis, Advisor
Talin Shirikjian Bandik, Advisor


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