Upcoming Events


Open to the public  |  Free parking  |  Free admission (unless otherwise indicated)

Fit Minds - Active Living Series

March 22 to May 10, 2017
11:00am - 12:00pm

at the RA Centre


Join us for a stimulating 7 week brain fitness program starting March 22nd at the RA Centre.

Engage in exercises for your mind that encourage the building of cognitive resilience and help to reduce the risk of dementia.

RSVP EARLY - Space is Limited / Sessions Complimentary

To sign up, please contact Royaida at
613-736-6231/ rraouda@racentre.com

Live Music Night
Jazz in the Breakpoint Bistro
Friday, March 24  |  7 to 10pm

Rideau Tennis Club, 1 Donald Street, Ottawa, ON

Everyone welcome.  No cover.



Join Gerri Trimble (voice), Rob Martin (guitar) and Mark Alcorn (bass) for a fun and musical evening of sweet swing tunes, beautiful ballads, lovelorn blues and uplifting bossa novas.



The Annual General Meeting of the Recreation Association of the Public Service of Canada will be held Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Courtside B, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa commencing at 7:30pm. All members are encouraged to attend.


Meeting packages will be available for members to pick up from the Member Services Desks as of Thursday, March 23, 2017.  At this meeting proposed changes to the Association’s Constitution & Bylaws will be presented for ratification by the voting members.


Sunday, April 16, 2017

Seatings at 10:30am and 12:30pm  |  Clark Hall


Menu:  Maple  Glazed Country Ham, Roast Turkey with Stuffing and Gravy, Vegetable Lasagna, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Medley, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Homefries, Selection of Breads, Croissants, Muffins, Pastries, Assorted Salads, Canadian Cheese Plater, Assorted Layer Cakes, Squares and Pies, Fresh Fruit Salad, Trifle, Fruit Punch, Coffee and Tea.

Tickets  (+HST)

Adults: $20.95  |  Children (3 - 12 years): $10.95

On sale at the Member Services East Desk or by phone at 613-733-5100.

Ottawa Orchid Society 36th Annual Show

Saturday, April 22 to Sunday, April 23, 2017

RA Curling Rink


Take time to catch the Ottawa Orchid Society's annual show and sale at the RA Saturday April 22 ( noon to 5) and Sunday April 23 (9-5). See displays of exotic blooming orchids, large orchid sales area, exhibits of Japanese orchid Ikebana, orchid art and photography and more. Society members will be on site to answer your questions about growing your orchids successfully. Photographers with tripods welcome Sunday 9-11. Finish a delightful visit with a cup of tea or coffee in the RA's Fieldhouse restaurant.



Adults:  $12   |   Seniors (60+) & youth 8-12:  $10

Discount coupon printed from www.ottawaorchidsociety.com will reduce admission price at the door.



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