DANCING IN THE NEW YEAR Powwow and Round Dance Social in Ottawa

Join us for DANCING IN THE NEW YEAR Powwow and Round Dance Social in Ottawa! Please invite your friends! Dates: Saturday, December 31, 2016 and Sunday, January 1, 2017 Location: St Paul's Eastern United Church, 473 Cumberland (Cumberland and Daly), Ottawa, Ontario, on Unceded and Unsurrendered Algonquin Territory. Elder: Terry McKay MC: Mista Wasis AD and Social Stick Man: Isaac Hanson Host Drum: Ottawa River Singers Head Dancers: Selected at the event each day, please be dressed and ready. Pipe Carrier: TBC A dry and family friendly event. Open to the public. Everyone Welcome! Entry is free, we accept monetary donations and giveaway items at the door. All donations raised goes toward the event costs, honorariums, and gifts. Interested in being part of the Feast time volunteer entertainment on Saturday between 5-8pm? Please contact one of the hosts. Potluck Feast: Please bring a dish to share and due to severe allergies; absolutely *nothing* with peanuts or nuts. Kindly bring your own tea towel bundle (plate, bowl, cup, eating utensils) to help us be kind to the environment, Thank you/Miigwetch. Since it is the holiday season, we request that each Dancer donates 1-2 items for the Giveaway. The doors will be open at 11:00am for Dancers/Drummers to set-up/change. Fundraising raffle, 50/50 draws. We welcome donations for the raffle & Giveaway. Kindly contact the Giveaway Coordinator: Joe Pouliot on-site. Residential parking available near the venue. The committee kindly requests if you do not have an official role in the event, please park at least 2 blocks away from the building (exceptions for handicapped only). Please note there is *no parking lot* for the building. The driveway besides the Church, is not available for use, except for staff, Thank-you/Miigwetch. Schedule: Sat, Dec 31st, 2016 12:noon - 5:00 pm Grand Entry and Pow Wow 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Potluck Feast, Entertainment and Raffle 8:30 pm Pipe Ceremony, and Round Dance until after midnight. Sun, Jan 1st, 2017 12:00 noon - 4:30 pm Grand Entry and Pow Wow. 4:30 Give away.