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Here is a listing of upcoming events:
Date Event Description Location
2016-05-28Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Walk -

Save the date for our annual Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Walk on Sunday, May 28, 2017.
Ottawa, Ontario
2016-10-04Christmas Chocolate Fundariser -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has launched our 2016 Christmas Chocolate Fundraiser with Purdy’s Chocolatier! You can purchase your Christmas chocolate and help support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, providing professionally trained guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired since 1984. This program gives 25% of the profit back to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, and it’s an easy way to complete your Christmas shopping. Prices are the same as in Purdy’s store, but by ordering in our fundraiser, Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind gets 25% of the cost! All Purdy’s Chocolates are made FRESH in their factory and without additives or preservatives. Important Dates: • Order deadline is Monday, November 28, 2016 • You MUST pick up orders during the week of December 19-23 between 8:30am and 5:00pm at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North, Manotick, Ontario. Online ordering: 1. Go to www.purdysgpp.com 2. Click “Register” if you are a new customer or "Login” if you are a returning customer 3. Join our group by typing in: Customer Number 33353 (Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind) 4. Invite your friends and family to join our group and Shop Online! You’ll see the full catalogue of Christmas chocolates on Purdy’s website.
Manotick, Ontario (online fundraiser) Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind National Training Centre 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
2016-10-04WESTJET Gift of Flight Raffle -

Win a trip to ANYWHERE...WestJet Flies. Los Angeles; London, England; Kingston, Jamaica; or wherever your heart and imagination lead you! Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has launched a raffle for a WestJet "Gift of Flight". You can win a return trip for two people to any scheduled WestJet destination, including all fees and taxes. A maximum of 705 tickets will be sold. Cost is $20.00 per ticket. The draw is December 30, 2016. The prize of a Gift of Flight has been donated by WestJet with 100% of the proceeds supporting the training of guide dogs and assistance dogs. Tickets and additional information are available by phoning (613) 692-7777, or during business hours at the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind's National Training Centre, 4120 Rideau Valley Dr N, Manotick, Ontario. Flights are from City A to City B and must return from City B to City A - no open jaw bookings. Complete raffle rules are available upon request. Raffle open to Ontario residents only, 18 or older. To purchase tickets online, go to www.guidedogs.ca and click on the WestJet logo. License # M776596.
Ontario
2016-11-08Electronic Waste Recycle Ottawa -

You can drop off unwanted electronics and scrap metals and appliances anytime at Electronic Waste Recycle, 1 Sweetnam Drive, Stittsville (Ottawa), Ontario. There is no charge to drop off items. The free drop off service allows you to get rid of unwanted, obsolete electronics and helps protect the environment. Check www.ewasterecycle.ca for more information, or to schedule a large item or quantity pickup. This company donates a portion of its proceeds to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Stittsville, Ontario Electronic Waste Recycle 1 Sweetnam Drive
2016-11-08Sens/Leafs Hockey Tickets Raffle -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is hosting a fundraising raffle for two 100 level tickets to see the Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, including parking. Raffle tickets are $10 each with a maximum of 182 tickets to be sold. Tickets can be purchased by phone at (613) 692-7777 or at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind’s National Training Centre during business hours. You may also order on our homepage at www.guidedogs.ca. You must be a resident of Ontario and minimum 18 years of age to purchase a ticket. City of Ottawa Lottery License # M758587.
Manotick, Ontario
2016-11-12Kanata Santa Claus Parade -

Look for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind in the 26th annual Kanata Santa Claus Parade. The parade starts at 10:00am and makes its way along Castlefrank Road from Terry Fox Drive to the Hazeldean Mall.
Kanata, Ontario Castlefrank Road
2016-11-20Barrhaven Santa Claus Parade -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is teaming up with Barrhaven Optometric Centre for the Barrhaven Santa Claus Parade. Look for our float as it makes its way down Strandherd Drive in Barrhaven, between Beatrice Drive and Greenbank Road. The parade starts at 5:30pm.
Ottawa, Ontario Barrhaven Strandherd Drive
2016-11-22CGDB Info Night in Avonmore, Ontario -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host an Information Night at the Avonmore Library Branch; part of the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry County Library. The event runs from 7:00pm-8:00pm and will give attendees the opportunity to learn more about Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, including how to become a volunteer Puppy Raiser, fostering a future guide dog in your home for 12-18 months. The main presenter will be Bob Berrigan, along with his guide dog Gus.
Avonmore, Ontario Avonmore Library 16334 Fairview Drive
2016-11-24CGDB at World Exchange Plaza -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host an Information Booth at World Exchange Plaza, 111 Albert Street, Ottawa from 10:30am-1:30pm. Stop by to check out our exclusive guide dogs and canine related merchandise, plus meet a dog or two. You can purchase our new Christmas cards, 2017 calendars, and more. Look for us near the escalator on the ground floor – towards the east entrance to the building.
Ottawa, Ontario World Exchange Plaza 111 Albert Street
2016-11-25Black Friday Gift Wrapping Kiosk -

Friday, November 25, 2016 is “Black Friday”, a day of amazing sales at various shopping outlets. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host a gift wrapping kiosk at Place d’Orleans during Black Friday. We’ll wrap your holiday purchases in exchange for your donation to Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. We’ll be there all day in the community kiosk, waiting to wrap your gifts. Then, we’ll be back wrapping gifts again from December 1 – December 24.
Orleans, Ontario Place d’Orleans Community Kiosk 110 Place d’Orleans Drive
2016-12-01Gift Wrapping Kiosk at Place d'Orléans -

Look for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind at Place d'Orléans this holiday season as we’ll be hosting a holiday gift wrapping kiosk. We’ll be set up in the community kiosk and be waiting to wrap your gifts in exchange for your donation. For a second consecutive year, Place d'Orléans has been kind enough to partner with us and grant us the space for this project. We’ll need volunteers to wrap gifts too. Contact us if you would like to help this holiday season. Have your gifts wrapped during all mall hours from December 1 – December 24.
Orleans, Ontario Place d'Orléans, Community Kiosk 110 Place d'Orléans Drive
2016-12-03Manotick Santa Claus Parade -

Look for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind in the annual Santa Claus Parade in our hometown location of Manotick, Ontario. The parade makes its way down Manotick Main Street starting at 1:00pm.
Manotick, Ontario Manotick Main Street
2016-12-03Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host our 7th annual Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale at our National Training Centre, 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North, in Manotick from 9:00am-12:30pm. Stop by to enjoy some baked treats, shop, and support our cause. There’ll be lots to choose from. (No outside vendors please)
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
2016-12-17Gift Wrapping at Canadian Guide Dogs -

Stop by Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind with your Christmas gifts and we’ll take care of the wrapping. We’ll host a gift wrapping drop-in from 11:00am-4:00pm on Saturday, December 17. Stop by, enjoy a coffee, and meet a dog or two while we wrap your gifts, so you don’t have to! 100% of the proceeds support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind National Training Centre 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
2016-12-22Gift Wrapping at Canadian Guide Dogs -

Stop by Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind with your Christmas gifts and we’ll take care of the wrapping. We’ll host a gift wrapping drop-in from 5:00pm-8:00pm on Thursday, December 22. Stop by, enjoy a coffee, and meet a dog or two while we wrap your gifts, so you don’t have to! 100% of the proceeds support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind National Training Centre 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
2016-12-24Gift Wrapping at Canadian Guide Dogs -

Stop by Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind with your Christmas gifts and we’ll take care of the wrapping. We’ll host a gift wrapping drop-in from 9:00am-1:00pm on Saturday, December 24. Stop by, enjoy a coffee, and meet a dog or two while we wrap your gifts, so you don’t have to! 100% of the proceeds support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind National Training Centre 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
2017-04-29Ottawa New Horizons Jazz Band Concert -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and Manotick Veterinary Hospital invite you to an evening of the big band sounds of the Ottawa New Horizons “Two Beats Ahead Jazz Band” on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Orchard View Wedding & Event Centre, 6346 Deermeadow Drive, Greely. Meet future guide dogs when the doors open at 7:30pm, and groove and dance to the music from 8:00pm. 100% of ticket sales benefit Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, and the venue has been donated free of charge by Orchard View. Ticket information coming soon.
Ottawa, Ontario Orchard View Wedding & Event Centre 6346 Deermeadow Drive
2017-06-03Doors Open Ottawa -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will participate in “Doors Open Ottawa” at our National Training Centre, from 10am-4pm. Stop by to learn more about our organization. The day includes tours of our residence and kennel buildings, and training demonstrations. We look forward to opening our doors to you. Admission to this event is free, but donations are gratefully accepted on-site. If you enjoy your day please consider supporting what we do!
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind National Training Centre 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North
2017-06-11CGDB Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day & Lobster Dinner -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host our 4th annual Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day & Lobster Dinner at the Canadian Golf & Country Club, 7800 Golf Club Way, Ashton on Sunday, June 11, 2017. The day features 9-holes of golf with cart, plus a scrumptious, full lobster dinner to follow. Shotgun start is 2:00pm, with dinner at 5:30pm, and plenty of prizes. This is meant as a fun day of golf. Experienced players are certainly welcome. However, we encourage new or occasional golfers to join in the fun, with no pressure! Want to be advised when registration is open? Email events@guidedogs.ca to get on our notification list. We are seeking sponsors now for 2017, including hole sponsors, prize and auction donors, sampling opportunities for your business, and other on course promotions. Contact us for more information on sponsorship opportunities by email at events@guidedogs.ca or phone 613-692-7777.
Ashton, Ontario Canadian Golf & Country Club 7800 Golf Club Way
 
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