Member Activities

Club activities include regular meetings of Club members, plus a Christmas Party and monthly Soup Lunches for members and guests. There are also fund raising events at which the Club welcomes non-members. See what is coming up!

In addition, there are several committees that members can join. The After 5’s meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, and the Aberdeen Artisans usually on the 4th Wednesday of each month.
For more information on the Club Service Committees and for the full calendar of all scheduled meetings, please go to the Members Only page.

Members – please mark your calendars! Watch the Newsletter and Behind the Pink Door for details about these and other Club events.


Upcoming Events 2019-2020

The Fall General Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 11:00, followed by luncheon. Cost for the lunch is $24.00. Please confirm attendance to the Secretary by October 2.

The Fall Meeting of the Association of May Court Clubs of Canada will be held in Oakville on on Friday to Saturday, October 18-19, 2019.

There will be an Education and Convenors’ meeting on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.

The Aberdeen Artisans Committee will hold the annual Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 10:00 to 2:00. Look on the Members Only Page, in the ‘How I Can Help’ section to see what you can do to contribute to the success of this annual fundraiser.

Homes for the Holidays, a fundraiser for the Hospice, will take place on November 15-17, 2019.

The Shepherd’s Trainyards FunRaiser Charity Fashion Show will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Please let Convenor, Kerry DeBlois know if you can take on any of these jobs: Greeters, Registration, Set-up, Servers (food), Models and Clean-Up.

The Member’s Christmas Lunch will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

The Spring General Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Wednesday. March 4, 2020.

The Association of May Court Clubs of Canada AGM will be held on May 1-2, 2020.

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

The Annual Life Cycle Bike Ride will be held on Saturday June 6, 2020.


The May Court Library at the Civic campus of the Ottawa Hospital holds periodic Book Sales in the rotunda outside the hospital cafeteria. Donations of popular fiction and non-fiction books along with DVDs in the original cases would be welcome. Please, no self-help books or older biographies, manuals, textbooks, dictionaries, atlases, encyclopedia, professional or business books. Please call Marnie at 613-798-5555 ext.16717 to arrange drop off your donations and come to the sales to stock up.


Soup Lunches


Soup lunches are a great way to meet fellow members or introduce a friend to the May Court Club. Why not carpool with a May Court friend in your zone, offer a ride to a new member, or bring a member you haven’t seen for a while? Come for good company and interesting soups and sweets. A choice of soup, bread, cheese and dessert, with tea or coffee is always offered.

The soup lunches are held on a Friday at noon, and the dates for 2019-2020 year are:
October 25, November 22, February 7, March 20, April 24, May 22, and June 19.
To reserve a place call the Club Secretary (613-733-4681) by the previous Wednesday and pay $5.00 at the door.


Past Events

Our popular High Tea was held on Saturday September 28, with guest speaker Sharon Carstairs, and was enjoyed by all.

The Bargain Box General Meeting for shop staffers was held on Wednesday,September 18, 2019.

The opening luncheon for the Round Robin Bridge at the Club was held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

The May Court Club held a Porch Sale in conjunction with the Old Ottawa South Association’s Porch Sale on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The Annual General Meeting took place at Tudor Hall on Wednesday June 5th, 2019. The new board was introduced, and everyone enjoyed an excellent meal, and catching up on the Club’s events.