Paardeberg Unit Event Calendar
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The intent of this calendar it to advise members of events and rides available to them during the Riding Season. The Unit encourages members to take the initiative to lead rides using email and our facebook page to advise each other when they are heading out for a ride. This year there is an emphasis on riding together for fun and friendship.

REMEMBER to come back to this page often as the calendar will change frequently during the riding season as new items are added. Check out our new section: Motorcycle Routes and Maps for more riding options

NOTE when there is a "Unit" ride/event it will be identified by Unit - for these events it would be great to have maximum participation of members or info by INFO - just letting members know of these events and opportunities to ride. Email messages will be sent out to the unit reminding members of "Unit" functions: I.e., Memorial Ride

2018 DRAFT CALENDAR

Check in often as sometimes event details change…..

March 30 - April 2 EASTER WEEKEND

April

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April 03 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

Apr. 21 Sat UNIT - 09:30 hrs Breakfast @ Dunn's Famous Deli, 900 Shefford Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 6X4 - RSVP to KATHY
Bring a friend to this breakfast - the more the merrier.

April 26 Thur INFO - 15:00 to 17:00 hrs - Motorcycle Ride for Dad Kickoff - Big Rig Brewery, 103 Schneider Rd, Kanata.

April 28 Sat UNIT 10:00 am - Brunch at Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands, 380 ON-2, Gananoque, ON K7G 2V4 - A 1CAV Kickoff to the riding season hosted by Paardeberg Unit. We will gather no matter the weather - ride or cage it. Paardeberg members will gather at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9 at 8:00 am with an 8:15 am departure to ride / drive to the Shoreline Casino. NOTE: This is event is not weather dependent. We will drive if the weather is not great for riding.

April 29th Sun INFO - 09:00 to 11:00 hrs - 2016 May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month; Ottawa City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave., Ottawa, Ontario. There will be ride demos for us to see, games to enjoy and coffee and beavertails on site. 8.00 am to set up your table and 9.00 am for general attendance. And most of all friends to catch up with and or make some new ones. Contact Mike Bossio from SOAR (Society of Ottawa Area Riders) to reserve a table.

May

May 01 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

May 02 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ??

May 05 Sat INFO - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S RIDE DAY - this day we encourage all women to ride…

May 06 Sun INFO - 11:00am 50th Annual Fallen Paratrooper Memorial at Wegner Point, Garrison Petawawa - RV @ Tim Horton's 1150 Carp Rd, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9

May 09 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

May 12 Sat UNIT - 09:00 hrs - Ride for Disabled Vets - Ottawa RV @ Tim Horton's 1150 Carp Rd, Stittsville, ON K2S 1B9

May 12 - May 21 INFO - Myrtle Beach Bike Week

May 16 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

May 20 Sun UNIT - 09:30 hrs - Paardeberg Unit Memorial Ride to remember Pvt Richard Thompson and our fallen comrades - starting from Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

May 23 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

June

June 02 Sat INFO - 08:30 – 17:30 hrs Heroes Highway Ride and Rally

June 03 Sat UNIT - Motorcycle Ride for Dad - Ottawa - Ride Route Unit member Blockers 2017

June 04 Sun UNIT - National Memorial Ride Registration Procession route and Ceremony

June 05 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

June 05 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

June 09-17 INFO - Laconia Bike Week

June 13 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

June 16 Sat UNIT - 09:00 hrs Darren Williams & Wayne Boone Memorial Ride NEW DETAILS TO COME - Registration at Hillier Estates Winery with the Memorial service commencing at 11:00 am, followed by a ride through the beautiful county of Prince Edward. Donations will be graciously accepted on behalf of the TONY STACEY CENTRE & MILITARY POLICE FUND FOR BLIND CHILDREN. For more info Contact: Irene “Queen B”, Afghanistan Unit President @ 613-242-8572, moc.liamtekcor|namfuakenerI#moc.liamtekcor|namfuakenerI or Jeff ["WOODY"] Woodroofe, Paardeberg Unit President @ 613-294-3727, Route to Trenton

June 18 Mon INFO - 27th International Motorcycle Ride to Work Day

June 19 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

June 26 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

July

July 01 Fri- HAPPY 151th CANADA

July 03 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

July 04 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

July 07 Sat -

July 08 INFO - http://rideauthunder.ca/ Thunder on the River - Westport, ON

July 11 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

July 18 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

July 25Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

TENTATIVE July 29th Sat -08:30 hrs SD&G Highway 43 Ride, Cornwall Legion 415 Second Street West, Cornwall ON - Breakfast from 8:30 to 9:15 am

August

Aug 01 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

Aug 07 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg [[[meetings-2015]Monthly Meeting]]

Aug 08 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

TENTATIVE Aug 11 Sat - FREE Prostate Clinic in Winchester - nice little Saturday drive, free clinic and it is just a blood test - WIN WIN for everyone - Dads, step-dads, brothers, uncles, grandfathers, sons - do it for your loved ones - DO IT FOR YOURSELF - come out and GET CHECKED - takes 20 minutes once your at the hospital

TENTATIVE Aug 13 Mon Unit - Military Police Motorcycle Relay for Blind Children's Charity - doors open 1630hrs - Lasagna dinner, $15.00 - RSVP Wayne Kendall, ten.lleb|lladnekw#ten.lleb|lladnekw, 613-791-7146, NLT 3 Aug

Aug 15 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

Aug 22 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at Tim Hortons, 3224 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 3W9

Aug 25 Sat INFO - Breakfast and more info - 09:00 hrs - Cruise Don't Bruise - Casey's 1880 Ogilvie Rd.

Aug 29 Wed UNIT - 18:00 hrs - Paardeberg Wednesday night rides meet at ?

Aug 29 to Sept 02 INFO 14th Annual Wharf Rat Rally Digby, Nova Scotia

September

Sept 04 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

TENTATIVESept 09 Sun INFO 9:00-10:30 a.m. the 29th Annual Guide Dog Dice Run, start point Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, National Office and Training Centre, P.O. Box 280, 4120 Rideau Valley Drive N. Manotick, Ontario K4M 1A3 ??

October

Oct 02 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

November

Returning this year: INFO - The Legion is presenting a virtual Poppy Drop on Parliament Hill. Each evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. from Oct. 27 to Nov. 11, 2016, 117,000 falling poppies will be projected onto the iconic Peace Tower and Centre Block. There is one poppy for each of Canada’s fallen. www.legion.ca

Nov 06 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg [[[meetings-2015]Monthly Meeting]]

Nov 11th SunUNIT - Paardeberg Members are encouraged to attend a Remembrance Day service of their choosing. Check with your local Legion for their events.

National War Memorial (10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) - Every year, the Royal Canadian Legion organizes the National Ceremony of Remembrance at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa. Arrive early to secure a good vantage point. Elgin Street is closed to traffic during the ceremony.

Canadian War Museum (10:40 a.m.) - On November 11, Memorial Hall, located inside the Museum’s main entrance, becomes the centerpiece. Here, at exactly 11:00 a.m. a beam of sunlight shines through a single window into Memorial Hall to perfectly frame the headstone from the grave of Canada’s Unknown Soldier. To observe the beam of light at 11:00 a.m. from within Memorial Hall, tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis as of 9:30 a.m. Museum admission is free on Remembrance Day. www.warmuseum.ca/remember

Beechwood Cemetery (10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) - A ceremony of Remembrance takes place at the National Military Cemetery on the grounds of Beechwood Cemetery. The ceremony honours all those who have fallen in the service of Canada and all Canadian Forces members interred at the cemetery. There is also a marching contingent including veterans, a band and a children’s choir performance.
www.beechwoodottawa.ca

December

Dec 02 Sun 13:30 UNIT Wreaths Across Canada - First Sunday of December at Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa. Wreaths Across Canada - Facebook or http://wreathsacrosscanada.ca/

Dec 04 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting -


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January

Jan 02 Tue NO MEETING

Jan 05-07 Fri-Sun INFO Motorcycle Super Show - Toronto

February

Feb 03-04 Sat-Sun INFO - Motorcycle Swap Meet - 10:00 - 15:00 hrs @ Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Rd, Admission $5.

Feb 06 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

Feb 18 Sun UNIT - Paardeberg Unit Monthly Breakfast - 9:30am - BUSTER'S
BAR & GRILL, 2525 Carling Avenue, (Lincoln Fields) 613-828-9004 RSVP to KATHY

Feb 16 to 17 Sat - Sun - INFO The Motorcycle Show - Toronto

Feb 21 Wed UNIT - Candlelight Ceremony for Soldiers of Suicide 18:00 hrs - The National Military Cemetery at Beechwood.

Feb 24 to 25 Fri - Sun - INFO The Motorcycle Show - Montreal

March

March 06 Tue UNIT - Paardeberg Monthly Meeting

March 09-8 INFO - Bike Week Daytona

March 18 Sun 09:30 UNIT - Paardeberg Unit Monthly Breakfast - Big Rig Gloucester Centre. - RSVP to KATHY

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