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Here is a listing of upcoming events:
Date Event Location
2018-04-28Two Beats Ahead Jazz Concert -

Dance to the big band sounds of the Ottawa New Horizons Jazz Band “Two Beats Ahead”, in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, presented by Manotick Veterinary Hospital and Orchard View Wedding & Event Centre. The concert takes place on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Meet future guide dogs at 7:30pm, and dance and enjoy the music starting at 8:00pm. Tickets will be available at the door or secure them in advance for at Manotick Veterinary Hospital or Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Tickets are $25, or $10 for children less than ten.
Ottawa, Ontario Orchard View Wedding & Event Centre 6346 Deermeadow Drive
2018-05-27Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Walk -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind presents our 34th annual Dollar$ for Dog$ Fundraising Dog Walk. This is an event for the public and their pet dogs to raise funds for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. Raise pledges in advance and join us for a four-kilometre walk in the park on Sunday, May 27. $100 in pledges will get you an exclusive Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind t-shirt; $500 gets you a $50 gift card from a major retailer; $1,000 will get you a $100 gift card. After the walk, stick around for free pizza and plenty of prizes. Registration starts at 9:30am and the walk starts at 10:30. Sign up online at or email for a hard copy entry form.
Ottawa, Ontario Andrew Haydon Park 3169 Carling Avenue
2018-05-29Dining in the Dark at Chances R -

Chances R will host their 9th annual Dining in the Dark, a fundraiser in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. There are sittings at 5:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets are $40 per person, which includes a four course meal. Tickets are available in restaurant only by cash, debit, or credit. 7:30pm is SOLD OUT. Tickets for 5:00pm are first-come, first-served. Last year, $5,000 was raised bringing the grand total to $35,000! This event sell outs, so act quickly!
Ottawa, Ontario Chances R 1365 Woodroffe Avenue
2018-06-24CGDB Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day & Lobster Dinner -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will host our 5th annual Nine & Dine Golf Fun Day & Lobster Dinner at the Canadian Golf & Country Club, 7800 Golf Club Way, Ashton on Sunday, June 24, 2018. The day features 9-holes of golf with cart, plus a scrumptious, full lobster dinner to follow (chicken and vegetarian options too). Shotgun start is 2:00pm, with dinner at 5:30pm, and plenty of prizes. This is meant as a fun day of golf. Experienced players are certainly welcome. However, we encourage new or occasional golfers to join in the fun, with no pressure! Cost is $105 per player. Email for more information. Register to play today at
Ashton, Ontario Canadian Golf & Country Club 7800 Golf Club Way
2018-07-22UK Day Garden Party & Tea -

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind hosts our annual UK Day Garden Party & Tea. Stop by for authentic Devon cream tea & freshly baked scones; enjoy the live music by Brian E. Lynch – Guitar and Voice; and get your imported food and wares from British food vendor Clarence & Cripps. The event takes place at the National Training Centre of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North, Manotick on Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 1pm-4pm. This is a rain or shine event with indoor & outdoor seating. All proceeds are directed towards the training of guide dogs and assistance dogs. Tickets are available for $13 in advance at Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind or by phone at 613-692-7777. Cost at the door will be $15.
Manotick, Ontario Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North