Upcoming Events

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Baobab Community 2016-17 Season

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Thursday May 25 7:30-9pm Ashbury College 362 Mariposa Ave

Baobab Youth Performers, in partnership with Young Voices Can! is offering sessions of drumming and dialogue that take place between the end of March and mid-May in the Wellington W neighbourhood, bringing together youth in the City of Ottawa that that may not typically interact.  The culminating public celebration will take place on Thursday May 25 from 7:30-9pm at Ashbury College 362 Mariposa Ave. hosted by Young Voices Can!  Join us for  performances, reflections and snacks. $10 suggested donation at the door. This Project is generously supported by:

Friday June 2nd, 7-9pm

Adult Drum Workshop. St George’s Community room 415 Piccadilly Ave

Cost $20 per person

Instructor Kathy Armstrong

7-7:30 technique, 7:30-9 playing traditional Ghanaian repertoire

No experience necessary and instruments provided!

Register at info@baobabtree.org or call (613)729-0987

Friday June 9th, 8pm  St Brigid’s Centre for the Arts

Season Finale Concert and Footsteps send-off

Featuring Baobab Youth Performers, Ghanaian drummer Dominic Donkor, and students from Carleton University’s music program playing highlife music!

Tickets $20 General, $10 students and seniors

Contact us at info@baobabtree.org or call (613)729-0987 to reserve

Doors open at 7 for cash bar in the pub, socializing and raffle


Footsteps to Ghana 2017
In July, members of Baobab Youth will travel to Ghana to study with Kwasi Dunyo and take in the amazing culture of Ghana!


IMG_8814Summer Drum Camp for ages 7-12

August 14-18, 2017 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.

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