The May Court Bargain Box

Office Hours

At this time, the May Court Club office is usually open Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, but please call the office at 613-733-4681 before going in.

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The May Court Club of Ottawa now has a presence on Facebook and Instagram. Take a look!

Member Activities

PinkDoorClub activities include regular meetings of Club members, plus a Christmas Luncheon.  There are also fundraising events at which the Club welcomes non-members.

The May Court Club of Ottawa wishes to advise both members and non-members who attend an activity or event sponsored by the Club, that photographs and/or video recordings may be taken for the purpose of promoting or publicizing the Club. Thus, it is an attendee’s responsibility to inform the Club if they do not wish to be included in either photographs or video recording.

Upcoming Events

The Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 12. The meeting will take place at the Hellenic Event Centre followed by a Greek dinner.   Call or email Mary to reserve your spot!

Other Club Activities

There are several committees that members can join and take part in.

Nancy Birchard is the convenor of the After 5s.  They meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, and members are most welcome to join this fun group for pizza and wine (optional!!) as they discuss and make plans to help the Club serve the community. For more information on the After 5s contact Nancy at [email protected]

The Aberdeen Artisans usually meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Come out and see what is involved!  Everyone has something to offer this creative group. For more information, and to check on the next meeting date, contact Johanna Blakney at [email protected]. The Aberdeen Artisans will be taking a summer break during June and July. The next Artisan meeting will be on August 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Club. In September the Artisans will return to meeting on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Past Events 

On May 4, 2024 “The May Courters” took part in the annual Hike for Hospice. The 5 team members collected over $5400.00 in donations to support Hospice Care Ottawa.

On Wednesday May 1, 2024 the MC125 Committee wrapped up the 125th Anniversary year with a group photo and a celebration with cake and refreshments!

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, a “A Stylish Retrospective” was held at the Club. It was very entertaining and informative.  Both presentations were sold out, and everyone enjoyed it tremendously!

On Sunday, March 24, 2024, the Bargain Box held a “Shop our Shop” event for May Court members and their guests.  It was a fun and successful event.

The Spring General Meeting was held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at the Club, followed by a delicious lunch and an opportunity to chat with Club colleagues.

Barbara Dumont-Hill, Spirit Keeper, gave a very interesting presentation at the Club on Thursday, February 29, 2024. She told her story and explained the smudge ceremony.

The members’ Christmas Luncheon was held on December 6, 2023, at the Club, and was enjoyed by all!

World-renowned floral designer, Gerry Arial, gave us wonderful ideas for creating beautiful wreaths, centrepieces, swags and a stunning holiday table  on November 25, 2023.  “Holiday Creations” was a very enjoyable event and a lovely start to the Christmas season!

The May Court Christmas Market was held on November 18, 2023, and it was a great success! It was held on the main floor of the Club, and the decor was lovely. The shoppers enjoyed the experience!

The Fall General Meeting was held at the Club on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, followed by a lovely luncheon.

The 2023 Annual General Meeting was held in person at the Club on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. A light lunch followed. As well, the Club’s 125th Anniversary was recognized with the unveiling of a plaque that was installed at the entrance to the Elizabeth Wing at the May Court Hospice.

A Celebration Luncheon was held on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at the Museum of Nature to commemorate the 125th anniversary of The May Court Club of Ottawa! This was a marvelous event, highlighted by a donation of $125,000 to the Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre. View photos from the 125th Anniversary Luncheon Photos here!