Grandmothers groups organize events to raise awareness and funds in support of community-based organizations that support African grandmothers and the orphan and vulnerable children in their care.

Use the calendar below to see what events grandmothers groups are planning in your area!

Aug
19
Sat
Join Nelson Grans to Grans at Cottonwood Markets @ Cottonwood Falls Park
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Nelson Grans to Grans every third Saturday at the Cottonwood Community Market at their booth filled with crafts, CDs, baked goods and plants! Mark your calendars for August 19 and September 16!

Aug
25
Fri
Nelson Grans to Grans at Market Fest @ Market Fest on Baker Street
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join Nelson Grans to Grans at Market Fest on Baker Street! Their booth will be filled with crafts, CDs, baked goods and plants.

Sep
6
Wed
Burlington Ubuntu Grandwomen’s 10th annual Golf Tournament and Lunch @ Pineland Greens Golf Club
Sep 6 all-day
Grassroot Grannies 8th Ride to Turn the Tide
Sep 6 all-day

 

Our 8th Ride to Turn the Tide will take 22 cyclists and 4 support people 260 km through the Ottawa Valley in 2 1/2 days, September 6, 7, and 8th. We’ll be visiting Almonte, Perth, Merrickville, and Metcalfe, and be extended hospitality and encouragement along the way by several other Grandmother Campaign groups. To sponsor a rider and/or join the team please visit: www.grassrootgrannies.com

Sep
10
Sun
Solidarity Cycle
Sep 10 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

Join us and ride 50 km in a team of 2 or 100 km individually between White Rock and Chilliwack. See solidaritycycle.weebly.com for registration details.

Sep
16
Sat
Join Nelson Grans to Grans at Cottonwood Markets @ Cottonwood Falls Park
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Nelson Grans to Grans every third Saturday at the Cottonwood Community Market at their booth filled with crafts, CDs, baked goods and plants!

G4G Regina’s Art from the Attic Sale (AFTA) @ Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sep
30
Sat
Orillia Mariposa Grandmothers To Grandmothers Yards and Yarns Sale @ Emmanuel Baptist Church
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am

 

Seeking donations of unused fabric, buttons, patterns, beads, ribbons, quilting supplies, knitting supplies, crochet hooks, pattern books, rug hooking supplies, embroidery floss, etc. 

To donate or for more information please call:

 Heather – 705-325-8594 or Tina at – 705-259-2725

Oct
14
Sat
Grammas to Ambuyas Raising Our Voices Concert @ Centretown United Church
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Save the date! Grammas to Ambuyas invites you to their Raising Our Voices for African Grannies Concert featuring the Big Soul Project on October 14, 2017! The show will begin at 7:30 P.M. but doors will open at 6:30 P.M. Ticket price for Adults is $25.00 ($30.00 at the door) and $10.00 for children 12 and under. 

Oct
18
Wed
Join the Capilano Grandmothers for a Bridge Luncheon
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
21
Sat
Guelph Gogo Grandmothers’ Fabric & Fibre Frenzy @ Dublin Street United Church
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Oct
24
Tue
Grandmothers Partnering with Africa Presents African Soul Music @ Lula Lounge
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm