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Annual General meeting

February 21, 2020

OES AGM 2020

Jõuluvana is on his way to Jõulupuu

December 22, 2019

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Jõulupuu

November 25, 2019

The OES Christmas Church Service and Christmas gathering is on Saturday December 21, at the Latvian Church, 83 Main St., Ottawa

The Christmas Church Service will take place at 3 p.m. and the Christmas gathering will follow in the church basement at 4:30 p.m.

Santa Claus will be arriving from the North Pole with gifts for children and looks forward to hearing poems and songs from children.  If you wish Santa to bring your children a  present please register with Liia Howe at reglycreation@gmail.com by Friday December 13th .

For the potluck meal, the Society will provide sausages, sauerkraut and drinks. We ask everyone to contribute a dish to share with others. If you have not already done so, please tell our treasurer, Mario Oimet, at mario.oimet@gmail.com by Friday December 13 what you will bring.

The Christmas gathering is free for Society members and $20 per family for non-members. Donations are always welcome.

Save the date for Jõulupuu

October 30, 2019

The OES Christmas get-together with church service will take place on Saturday December 21 at 3:00 p.m. Further details will be posted in November.

Estonian film The Little Comrade

October 22, 2019

The European Union Film Festival is running this year from November 16-December 8, and will feature a screening of the Estonian film The Little Comrade on Sunday, December 8th at 4pm in the Alma Duncan Salon, located in the Ottawa Art Gallery. More information, including ticket links, can be found at : https://www.cfi-icf.ca/eu
and on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1457731951046799/

Save the date for Jaanipäev

May 10, 2019

This year’s Jaanipäev is set for Saturday, June 22 at Anu and David Emery’s home in Manotick. Details will follow.

OES Membership

April 8, 2019

The dues for membership in the OES are set at $20/individual or family per year. Funds collected are used to subsidize our activities such as the Christmas party, or Jaanipäev, and support other Estonian initiatives in Ottawa of behalf of the Society.
Payments can be made by e-transfer to our 2019 treasurer Mario Oimet at
mario.oimet@gmail.com
or by cheque payable to Ottawa Estonian Society and mailed to Mario at
24-521 Boul Wilfrid Lavigne, Gatineau, QC J9H 6R4
Please include your Name, Address (optional), E-mail address, Telephone#.

OES photos 1953-2004 on DVD

March 29, 2019

The Society’s photos have been scanned and have now been placed on a DVD. There are a total of about 2,000 pictures from 1953 to 2004. The DVD can be ordered from Jaan Ranne. The price is $10 and includes postage. Monies can be sent by e-transfer to Jaan’s e-mail ( ranne.jaan78@gmail.com ) or by cheque to Jaan Ranne at 1-46 Thomas St. N. Arnprior, ON K7S 3L5

Christmas Church Service and Jõulupuu

October 16, 2018

Save the date!

This year’s Christmas church service and Jõulupuu will be held at the Latvian Church on

Saturday December 15th.

Further details will be forthcoming.

Erich Järvlepp 1925-2018

July 7, 2018

Longtime OES member Erich Järvlepp died recently at the age of 93.  He was very active in both the Estonian and Finnish communities in Ottawa. He is survived by his son Jan and other family members.  Newspaper obituary notice can be found here.