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Ottawa-Area Workshops -  


See the Home Page for upcoming workshops 


Contact  Admin  to connect with people in your area who have held a workshop and are willing to offer tutor sessions.


Past Workshops:


This may help you to find people in your area who already know how to make the mats.


Aylmer - Sat Jan 4, 2014 9am-11am 164 Rue Principale at Aylmer United Church (across from Tim Hortons). Park at St Mark's Church or Canadian Tire.   This year there will be a special guest demonstrating how to turn pillowcases into dresses for African children. here


Barrhaven - Fri Jan 6 2012,  7-9pm at 3058 Jockvale Road in Barrhaven Fellowship Christian Reformed Church.  Workshop to teach cutting and crocheting.  Everyone of all ages welcome. 


Arnprior - Tues November 15 at 7:30pm  at St. John Chrysostom Parish Hall, 295 Albert St, Arnprior  - are there any experienced crocheters available to help teach?


Chelsea - Fri Nov 18  9:30-11:30am  at 48 chemin de la RiviĆ©re, Chelsea from 9:30-11:30 a.m.


Kemptville - Wed Nov 2 at 7:30pm  Harvest Dinner  & Milk Bag Presentation 2455 County 18, Clothier St.  For tickets & information call Cora Beking 613-258-5396 


Ottawa West - Bells Corners - Sat Oct 29 ECO Fair with all-day MilkBag Workshop! There will be lots of displays and workshops and movies and tips for living more Environmentally Friendly.   3955 Richmond Rd at Bells Corners United Church.    


Chelsea - Wed Oct 5 at  7pm at Chelsea United Church 


Ottawa South - Sat Sept 10 9:30am - Riverside @ Walkley 3191 Riverside Drive in Riverside United Church.  Everyone welcome.  Looking for a couple more volunteers to help teach crocheting to beginners.


Ottawa West Carlingwood - Wed July 27 at 9:30am-noon at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave (near Carlingwood Mall)


Barrhaven - Mon June 20, 7-9pm  3058 Jockvale Road at Barrhaven Fellowship Christian Reformed Church.  Workshop includes presentation, Q&A, demonstration and hands-on cutting and crocheting.   Everyone welcome.


Riverside & Walkley - Sat June 4, 9:30-11am at 3191 Riverside Drive, Riverside United Church.  Workshop includes hands-on cutting and crocheting. Need more crocheters. There is no discrimination - men are welcomed as enthusiastically as women.



Orleans - Saturday May 28  10am at 480 Charlemange Blvd, Bilberry Creek Baptist Church http://www.bilberry.org/


South Dundas Williamsburg - Tues May 17 at 7pm - St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Williamsburg,  12367 County Rd 18


Central Park Retirement Residence - Fri May 13 Central park drive


Centertown - Tues May 10 at 1pm - 355 Cooper St (at Lisgar) Dominion Chalmers United Church  http://www.dc-church.org/


Orleans - Tue May 10 at  7pm at the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 6255 Cumorah Drive.  Informal gathering. Everyone welcome to join this Orleans Group - meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.


Kanata - Apr 27 Trinity Presbyterian Church


Alta Vista - Thur Apr 14  at 11am - 2203 Alta Vista Drive, joint gathering of Rideau Park United Church & Ottawa Mennonite Church  & St Giles - everyone welcome http://www.rideaupark.ca/


Carling & Maitland - Sat April 9  6-8pm  - Ottawa Church of God  1820 Carling Ave  (between Maitland and Broadview)


Craig Henry - Sunday March 27 1-4pm - Milk Bag Cutting Bee

- everyone welcome.  Beit Tikvah Synagogue at 15 Chartwell Ave


Pinecrest & Richmond - Sat Mar 26 1-3pm - St Stephen's Anglican Church, 930 Watson Ave, 613-828-2472


Experimental Farm - NRCan Thur Mar 10 - noon workshop for employees on Green Team


Greenbank/HuntClub - Tuesday March 8  7pm at Woodvale Pentecostal Church


Orleans - Tuesday February 8  7pm at6255 Cumorah Drive  in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (near Orleans Blvd & Innes Rd)


Smiths Falls - Tuesday February 15  9:30am  at Modern Thymes on Russell Street, hosted by the Rideau Women's Institute


Stittsville - Monday Jan 24, 7pm   Stittsville United Church 6255 Fernbank Rd  http://home.istar.ca/~suchurch/


Orleans - Monday January 24  10am  at 1111 Orleans Blvd in Orleans United Church  (south of Jeanne D'Arc Blvd and north of Queensway)


Riverside & Walkley - Sat January 15, 9:30am 3191 Riverside Drive (near Walkley) Riverside United Church 613-733-7629


Lanark - Sat January 15,  at 2pm at Foy Hall on Princess St in Lanark 


Gloucester - Tues January 18, 9:30-11:30am  Gloucester Senior Centre, 2020 Ogilvie Rd, Earl Armstrong Arena, call 613-749-1974 to register 


Vanier - Thur January 13, 1-2:30pm   at 329 Olmstead - Eastview Baptist Church


Hillel Jewish Academy


Alta Vista- Tues January 11,   8:00pm  at 2203 Alta Vista Drive in Rideau Park United Church


Tue January 11, noon - Broadview Public School (Crochet) 


Sun Jan 9, 3-4:30pm Congregation Beit Tikvah, 15 Chartwell Ave, Craig Henry.


Sat January 8, 2011  9:30am - 11:30am  in Aylmer United Church 164 Rue Principale, Gatineau 


Tues Dec 7  Broadview Public School


Tues Dec 7 First Place Public School


Sat Dec 4  9:30am - 11:30am  3955 Richmond Rd, Bells Corners United Church


Thur Dec 2  1-2pm  3191 Riverside Dr, Riverside United Church


Wed Dec 1  Lincoln Heights


Mon Nov 29  noon - 2pm  440 Albert St at Bay    Room W 025   


Sat Nov 27  2:30-4:30pm  3955 Richmond Rd,   Bells Corners United Church


Tue Nov 17 Montessori School at Kitchissippi Church


Sat Nov 13, 2010, 9:30-11:30am  at 3955 Richmond Rd, Ottawa (Bells Corners United Church)


Sun June 13, 2010, 7-9pm 3955 Richmond Rd,   Bells Corners United Church


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