Club Events

Club Events

Next RCCC Winter Seminar:
Dumoine River and the West Dumoine Wagon Road Trail
Presenter: Wally Schaber

(Canoeist, Author, Historian, 'paddling community builder' )

March 11, 2020 7:00 - 9:00 PM

RA Centre: Courtside B Room

The Dumoine River may soon be as popular for hikers as canoeists! Come and learn about the 170 year old logging road: West Dumoine Wagon Road trail that Friends of the Riviere Du Moine are clearing for hiking and skiing!

Ski/Snowshoe-Gatineau Park-Sat Feb 29 4:00pm

Join a group for a cross-country ski or snowshoe to ski from P16 (off Pine Road) or snowshoe from P15 (Cross-Loop Road) into Herridge cabin. Bring something to drink, food to share (Potluck dinner), a headlamp, tea candles, etc. Dress in layers to the prevailing conditions. Meet Saturday, February 29th at 4:00 p.m. at the starting point. Click here for more information and to register.

Skating Party Sat Jan 25 6pm

Members and friends are invited to skate on the canal at their convenience. Post skate social at Catherine’s house anytime after 6:00pm with potluck dinner about 7:00pm.

Hot apple cider will be provided.

Bring food item to share, with list of ingredients for those with food sensitivities.

Party will take place freeze or thaw.

Click here for more information.

Attack of Killer Mushrooms! Wed Feb 19 7pm

Courtside B Room, RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive

This seminar is a joint presentation with Ottawa Field Naturalist Club

They lurk all around you. Fruiting in parks, fields and forests. Growing along portage trails and even at your campsite. Killer Fungi. Do you know which ones can hurt you? Or how??? Join 3 mycophiles as they explore the myths and realities of poisonous mushrooms.?? An entertaining and informative presentation, full of photos and mistaken identities, discussing toxins, their effects and treatments. Learn how to spot some of the most harmful species that grow around your favourite recreational areas.

This is part of the winter seminar series. Free admission for members and non-members. Doors open 30 minutes early for socializing.

Click on attachment below for full winter seminar series schedule.

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RACCC Potluck Dinner Sat Nov 16 5:30pm-9pm

Members and guests are invited to come outto the annual RACCC Potluck party to share stories, memories (dare we say embarassing videos!) and the always delicious food for which our members are famous.

Join us for an evening of fun and friendship and honour those outstanding members receiving awards for their volunteering and contributions.

This year the event will be at a new location: the Rideau Park United Church - Beecroft Hall on Saturday, November 16th, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. The hall is located at 2203 Alta Vista Drive (where the stop sign is located at the corner of Cunningham Avenue). OC Transpo route 44 stops across the street. There is plenty of free parking beside the church and behind the hall.

Please: if bringing a dish that requires heating, bring an extension cord and power bar.

In the tradition of the club, please bring your own plates, cutlery and cups. The kitchen has multiple sinks in the kitchen to wash your dishes after eating. There is also plenty of kitchen counter space for food preparation prior to the dinner.

Please note that alcohol is not permitted at this event.

If you have any questions or wish to volunteer to assist in setting up the event location, please contact Paul H.

Click here for Paul's email address.