Baobab Community 2017-18 Season
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We are excited for this season!
- Check out our monthly Friday night adult workshops, 7-9pm (the fourth Friday of every month beginning Sept 22)
- Classes for ages 7-12 are Wednesdays 6:15-7:15 -starts Sept 20 & Jan 17
- Rehearsals for our Youth Group (ages 12-18) are Wednesdays 4:30-6pm
(more info on our classes page) All programming takes place at St George Church Community Room 415 Piccadilly Ave
Thursday November 30th, 7-9pm
Rhythm & Health Night!
An interactive exploration of the connections between drumming and wellness
Location: All Saints Events Space, 10 Blackburn Ave, Ottawa
Admission: Freewill donation to support Baobab Community’s subsidized drumming spots for children and youth
Join us for this special evening featuring
- Hands-on drumming /movement workshop
- Kathy Armstrong’s Drumming Up Health research project highlights
- Panel discussion exploring drumming and wellbeing with speakers from arts, education, community development, health and social services
- Performance by the Baobab Youth Performers
Sunday February 11, 1-3pm
Featuring performances by Baobab Youth, the ROOTS kids, coffee, tea, treats, silent auction & more! An annual fundraiser in support of Baobab Community’s arts education programming
Admission: $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, kids under 12 FREE
Saturday April 28th, 8pm
Concert featuring Baobab Youth Performers w/ Special Guest Master Drummer Kwasi Dunyo!
More details coming soon….
Saturday June 2, 3-5pm
Featuring Baobab Youth Performer….an annual favourite!
Black Sheep Inn, Wakefield more details tba
August 13-17, 2018 from 9am-4pm
Location: Baobab Community Space, St George’s Church 415 Piccadilly Ave, Ottawa (Island Park & Wellington)
Activities include: West African drumming, singing, movement, visual art and cultural exploration. The week culminates in a food and performance celebration! We only hold camp one week in the summer so we put all our energy into creating a very special week!
Cost $225 (includes instruments and supplies) Some subsidized spots available.
Baobab events are listed regularly by Ottawa Kiosk. We are grateful for their support. Please visit them here!