EC&C District Convention

The Kiwanis Clubs in the Ottawa area will be hosting the Eastern Canada & Caribbean District Convention. The Convention will align with the Club's 100th anniversary, as well as 150 years anniversary for Canada. The event will see 500 Kiwanians arrive in Ottawa as part of an annual planning process.

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All the details about the convention are available their web site, and can be followed on their Facebook page.

2017 Ottawa Kiwanis Music Festival (Mar 27 - Apr 29)

The 2017 version of the Kiwanis Music Festival is the 72nd version, and will take place between March 27 to April 29 in locations around Ottawa, with the Highlights concert on May 20th at 19:00. Tickets can be purchased here.

Altogether, about 10,000 competitors will participate in the KIwanis Music Festival - National Capital Region, performing to audiences that will total over 15,000 people. This is only possible due to the efforts of over 400 volunteers, both Kiwanian and non-Kiwanian, who work for the KMF-NCR, giving over 9,000 hours of their time each year.

Lots of photos from past events available here.

Kiwanis Luncheon - Dr. Frank J. Rybicki, Chair Radiology Department uOttawa

The luncheon has been moved to Thursday at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, One Hunt Club Road, Ottawa

Dr. Frank J. Rybicki, Professor, Chair of the Department of Radiology at the University of Ottawa and Chief of Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital will speak on “From personalized replacement body parts to safer surgeries, 3D printing is revolutionizing medicine”.

Photo courtesy of YouTube

Photo courtesy of YouTube

Dr. Frank Rybicki, an American expert in the application of 3D printing to medicine, says the technology holds the potential to revolutionize surgery and make it more precise, less expensive and safer. Already, the technology is widely used to create detailed anatomical models that allow doctors to plan and practice complicated heart, brain and reconstructive surgeries for a child’s heart, a knee replacement and more. Dr. Rybicki was part of a Boston-based medical team that used 3D printing to plan and complete the first face transplant in North America.

Open Piano Night

The Heart of the City Piano Program would like to invite the Kiwanis Club members to our first coffee house and open piano night. The event will be held Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 6:00pm at Café Alt located at the University of Ottawa campus! Tickets will be $5 available for purchase at the University of Ottawa or at the door. All proceeds will be going back to the Heart of the City Piano Program. We hope to see you there!