Community Events

The Council on Aging is pleased to provide this community calendar to promote local events of specific interest and value to Ottawa’s older adults.

This service is provided free of charge for COA organizational and corporate members and other non-profit agencies serving older adults within the City of Ottawa.


  • Promote your event to an audience of over 3,000 readers


For a seamless submission and to provide your potential attendees with the best possible information, please note the following:

  • Contact information (name, phone number and/or email) must be included
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  • A URL link (not a Zoom link) for further information must be included
  • Attached posters must be in png or jpeg format
  • Events that repeat on several dates or are part of a series need to be submitted individually, one post per occurrence
  • Events may be posted in English or French
  • Posted events must be free, subsidized, or for a minimal fee
  • We are unable to make changes to events after submission. However, we can remove the event and it can be resubmitted. Event changes must be resubmitted by Friday at 12 noon to be posted for the following week

Advertising Opportunities:

Events That Cannot be Posted:

  • Partisan and political postings
  • Advertisement for the sale of goods, merchandise or services by an individual, organization or company
  • Promotions of a faith
  • Material that is intended to slander a group or person, or that promotes hatred or discrimination


  • The COA reserves the right to post events at their discretion
  • Inclusion in the INFO-FLASH Events newsletter and on the Community Events page does not imply endorsement by COA.

Updated September 2021

Coffee Company & Conversation – Cards and Games or Coffee Klatsch

Oct 19, 2023 | 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Fall and Early Winter activities and programs every Thursday. A weekly gathering for seniors in the ...

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Coffee Company & Conversation – ‘Scary Halloween Hijinks’

Oct 26, 2023 | 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Fall and Early Winter activities and programs every Thursday. A weekly gathering for seniors in the ...

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Eldercare Housing and Care – The Groundwork & Self-Assessment

Nov 1, 2023 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

When learning to navigate the eldercare journey as a caregiver, the first step is to lay the groundwork. ...

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Amica Westboro Park – Nurturing Mental Resiliency

Nov 2, 2023 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pick up useful tools and ideas about creating concrete plans to support mental health and resiliency with ...

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Live Webinar: Tax Credits & Information for Caregivers Caring for Someone 65+

Nov 9, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you a family caregiver supporting someone 65 and over? Do you want to learn more about tax credits ...

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