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June 2021

VESPA TOUR OF ST. ANTHONY’S PROCESSION ROUTE IN LITTLE ITALY

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Italian Week's Stefano Bianco will take you on a brief historical tour of the traditional procession route that follows the annual outdoor Mass. Starting from the steps of St. Anthony’s of Padua Church in Ottawa, Stefano will travel the procession route on a vespa, stopping at prominent sites in Little Italy to speak with members of the Italian community.

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LIVE BEDTIME STORY | STREGA NONA MEETS HER MATCH

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Strega Nona returns by popular demand and in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society. Join Canadian theatre director, producer, and writer Jessica Ruano for an exciting new adventure with Strega Nona Meets Her Match (read in English).

Strega Nona is a beloved children’s series featuring elements of Italian culture. Appropriate for all ages.

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MASTERCLASS: MAKING TRADITIONAL ITALIAN PASTA

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

In this interactive hands-on virtual masterclass, participants will follow holistic chef and TV host of Simply Cooking by Mmm Chef Daniela Crocco, to learn how to make pasta dough by hand from a few simple ingredients.

No equipment needed.

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LIVE BEDTIME STORY | STREGA NONA: HER STORY

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Strega Nona returns by popular demand and in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society. Join actress, art director, and producer Marinella Montanari for an exciting new adventure with Strega Nona: Her Story (read in English).

Strega Nona is a beloved children’s series featuring elements of Italian culture. Appropriate for all ages.

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MASTERCLASS: GROW YOUR GARDEN WITH THE URBAN BOTANIST

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual
Free

Join Emma Terrell, The Urban Botanist, for a one-hour interactive virtual lesson where you can learn how to grow your green thumb. We will be talking all things tomatoes, herbs, soil, fertilizers, and more!

Learn how to plant, prune, stake, and fertilize your tomatoes. Up your garden game this summer with lots of helpful tips and tricks from Ottawa’s own Urban Botanist.

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LIVE BEDTIME STORY | BIG ANTHONY: HIS STORY

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual
Free

Strega Nona returns by popular demand and in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society. Join Canadian actor, playwright, and director Eleanor Crowder for an exciting new adventure with Big Anthony: His Story (read in English).

Strega Nona is a beloved children’s series featuring elements of Italian culture. Appropriate for all ages.

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DANTE’S PERSPECTIVE

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Virtual
Free

Dante's Perspective is a multidisciplinary event to appreciate Dante's poetry from three different perspectives: politics, nature, and love.

Princeton Professor and author Simone Marchesi will guide the audience in new approaches to Dante, and the artists from Jobel Art for Earth will bring to life some of the most famous and beautiful of Dante's verses. Woven throughout will be a storyline tracing some of the more mysterious aspects of Dante’s life.

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ITALIAN SCAVENGER HUNT

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - June 20 @ 6:00 pm
$10

Think you know Little Italy and Italian culture? Prove it!

Join our very first Italian Week Scavenger Hunt, powered by Escape Manor. Solve riddles, answer trivia, find hidden items, and perform fun and humourous tasks on social media (if you want to), all from the comfort of your own home.

Amazing prizes!

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