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About PAL Ottawa

We reward the artists who delight us with our applause, and often assume that success in the arts brings financial security. But very few members of the performing arts community arrive at the end of their career with an adequate pension and other resources. That’s why we created PAL Ottawa: to provide affordable housing and a support system to artists in need.

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News & Upcoming Events

Join Us for the PAL Coffee Klatch on Thursday, April 20!

Drop in to the PAL Coffee Klatch from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 20 and every third Thursday of the month afterwards at Stella Luna Gelato Café (1103 Bank Street at Sunnyside).

Enjoy the opportunity to meet up with fellow artists, artsies and arts lovers!  Everyone is welcome.

Seeking volunteers to join the PAL Ottawa Board

PAL Ottawa is looking for interested and energetic people to join the board.  We are a dedicated group of community leaders working together to offer senior artists residing in the Capital affordable housing and personal support in a creative, caring community so they can continue to live, create and inspire.

Are you interested to find out more about what we do and how you can contribute to our community of vibrant artists and arts workers?  If so, contact us to learn more: Victoria Steele at victoria.steele@bell.net (Vice Chair and Chair of the Nominating Committee) or Peter Haworth (Chair) at pnjh@me.com.

Meet up with the PALs at our Annual Kitchen Party on February 25th!

Calling all actors, artists, musicians, dancers, techies, writers, arts workers and arts admirers to PAL Ottawa’s Annual Kitchen Party!

When: Saturday Feb. 25th, 8pm – 11pm

Where: Glebe St. James United Church Hall, 650 Lyon St. S.

What: DIY entertainment, potluck/snack offering, cash bar

Jam with friends, sing a song, try out your stand-up routine, or sit back and enjoy the show!

$5 admission at the door

For further info, please email jimmcnabb@hotmail.com or call 613-742-6215.

 

Blog

A Splendid Kitchen Party

We held our second ever Kitchen Party on March 6th and it was a splendid success. Led by Jim McNabb, our Events team transformed the hall of Glebe St. James United into a cozy cabaret. Old and new friends across the arts community met up, and everyone revelled in the...

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People and Profiles

Join Us for the PAL Coffee Klatch on Thursday, April 20!

Drop in to the PAL Coffee Klatch from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 20 and every third Thursday of the month afterwards at Stella Luna Gelato Café (1103 Bank Street at Sunnyside). Enjoy the opportunity to meet up with fellow artists, artsies and arts lovers!  Everyone...