Upcoming Events

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Baobab Community 2017-18 Season

(stay tuned for regular updates or add your name to our monthly email newsletter list here)

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’s Church Community Room 415 Piccadilly Ave unless otherwise noted.

Sunday April 8 , 4-7pm

Pub Quiz Fundraiser

Join us for a fun afternoon of trivia, with the amazing Quiz Master Paul Paquette!

Tickets $20 available from info@baobabtree.org or (613)729-0987

Come on your own, or make a team with friends and family! All proceeds will support our educational arts programming!

Location: The Royal Oak , 180 Kent St

Saturday April 28th,  7:30pm

Concert featuring Baobab Youth Performers w/ Special Guest Master Drummer Kwasi Dunyo!  We will also welcome the OYOA Harp Ensemble and the Adowa Dancers for that performance.

Location: First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Ave. (near Richmond and Woodroffe)

Tickets: Advance $20 (general) & $10 (stud/sen)  ticket includes pre-concert reception with Ghanaian snacks at 6:30pm. (tickets at the door are $5 more)

Tickets available NOW from info@baobabtree.org or drop in to The Village Quire  312 Richmond Rd, Westboro (just east of Churchill)

Note: Kwasi Dunyo will be the guest instructor at the April 27th adult class 7-9pm.  Come by for a lesson! Info on those classes here



Saturday June 2, 3-5pm

Sankofa Concert

Featuring Baobab Youth Performers….an annual favourite!

Black Sheep Inn, Wakefield more details tba


IMG_8814Summer Drum Camp for ages 7-12

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.