Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

Metsaulikool 2017 august

April 1, 2017

Metsaulikool is celebrating its 50th anniversary…. more info :  http://www.eesti.ca/mu

Kas suve plaanid tegematta? 19 kuni 26 august toimib Kotkajärvel Metsaülikool ja tähistab 50et juubelit. Kui on Ottawast huvilisi, palun teatage Seltsi juhtkonna liikmele. Kambaga oleks tore minna!

Interested in attending Metsaulikool ? Fun to participate as a group from Ottawa? Please let us know.

Ski Outing Cancelled

March 11, 2017

The Gatineau Park Ski Outing that was scheduled for tomorrow Sunday, March 12 has been cancelled due to poor snow conditions.

Ottawa Estonian Society Summer Brunch

June 12, 2015

The Aruja family is opening the doors to its home for a brunch to greet summer properly on

Sunday,  June 21 at 11:00 a.m.

at

3 Appaloosa Drive, Kanata

The hosts will be offering barbecued sausages and chicken along with a selection of other meat and bread varieties.

In the spirit of potluck, please bring a salad, dessert or whatever you might wish, including any alcoholic beverages.

Please advise  susanchapman@rogers.com what you are bringing to avoid having ten kringels on the table. 

 

Working in, Moving to and Living in Estonia opportunities

June 11, 2015

There are good Engish-speaking job opportunities now in Estonia.

For information on Working In, Moving To and Living In Estonia, the official website is

www.workinestonia.com

Gentleman seeks help from OES

April 25, 2015
A gentleman has contacted the OES for help.  He is writing the biography of the former Dutch consul-general in Estonia, Mr Eugen-Gerhard Lukk (born July 1891).
Mr. Lukk was appointed 1930 and had the position until the Soviet occupation of Estonia. He was forced to close his consulate. Alledgedly he was deported in 1941 and nothing was heard of him since then. He had five children with Mrs Erika Lukk-Mahlström, probably an Estonian-Swedish lady who already died in 1931. The children were: Jüri (Georges), Gerhard, Gerda, Elisabeth and Maret. All lived in Tallinn. Maret must have been born before 1931.
By chance  a digital article was found in the Ottawa Evening Citizen dated 17 May 1952. It mentions that Miss Maret Lukk married Norman McLeod that day. He wonders if the mentioned Maret Lukk is / was one of the daughters of the former Dutch consul-general. If so he would like to have contract with her of offspring to find out if they could tell me more about the former consul-general and his consular secretary Mrs (Edith Irmgard?) Lepin (born app. 1883??; née Treuhoff; widow of Erich Leeping?). Mr Lukk once (in the 1930-ies) had a business interest in the Canadian oil industry as well.
Please respond to the blog if you can help this gentleman with his research.

OES on Facebook

February 4, 2015

A public Facebook page has been created for the Ottawa Estonian Society. All Ottawa Estonians and friends are invited to become members and post anything of interest to the group!

Post-Loppet Party

February 4, 2015

Over 20 skiers from Estonia will be participating in the Gatineau Loppet this year. As we have done several times in the past, we have planned a get-together to greet our visitors and share an evening of post-racing fun at 5PM on Sunday 15 February at The Fox and Feather Pub on the corner of Elgin and Somerset Street.
We will have a private room with our own bar.
http://www.foxandfeather.ca/

Hope to see everyone there!

Adieu to Riho

July 6, 2013

RIHO KRUUV Charge d’Affaires for the Estonian Embassy in Ottawa, is leaving Ottawa at the end of July. Come and join us to say farewell –
Date: Monday, July 29th, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Fox & Feather Pub and Grill, 283 Elgin St., (just south of Somerset St.) Third floor.
Food can be ordered from their menu.
http://www.foxandfeather.ca/index.html

Come to wish Riho well as he returns to Estonia.

Please RSVP to
email: tikovt@rogers.com
tel: 613-226-3680

Gatineau Loppet Meet and Greet with Prime Minister Ansip

March 16, 2012




Ansip

Prime Minister Ansip



Riho & Margus
Arno Turk








Travelogue evening

April 30, 2011

Ottawa Eesti Selts kutsub kõik reisuhuvilisi kuulame Margus Aruja’t, kes jagab oma fotosi ja muljeid Cambodia ja Vietnami reisust.
– ettekanne toimub ingliskeeles kell 7:00 p.l., laupäeval 7. mail, 2011,
– Ottawa Raamatukogu Centrepointe saalis, Ben Franklin Place, mis on endine Nepeani raekoda, 101 Centrepointe Drive,
– pakkume kohvi, teed ja suupisteid.
– sissepääs tasuta.
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The Ottawa Estonian Society invites you to come and listen to Margus Aruja share his photos and impressions of his recent Cambodia and Vietnam trip.
Saturday May 7th at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the Centrepointe branch of the Ottawa Public Library, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr.
– refreshments will be served
– no admission charge
All Estonians and their friends are welcome!

LOCATION :
http://maps.google.ca/maps/mm?ie=UTF8&hl=en&ll=45.3445,-75.762191&spn=0.012246,0.021822&z=16