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.


Fundraising Events 2018-2019

The Munch and Learn Committee is hosting a High Tea on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at The Club from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Featuring fancy sandwiches, scones, sweet and the Lady Aberdeen Tea. Back by public demand, Mary Cook will be our guest speaker with new stories. Music will be provided by students of Canterbury High School. There will be a Silent Auction and Door Prizes. This popular event is already sold out..

The May Court Fall Bridge and Luncheon will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Fancy sandwiches and a surprise dessert are on the menu. There will be door prizes. Cost is $30.00 per person or $120.00 per table. Tables should be reserved through the May Court office by Friday, October 12. Doors will open at 11:30 with lunch, then bridge.

The Aberdeen Artisans Committee will hold the Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday November 10, 2018. Mark it on your calendar, and stay tuned for more information!

Homes for the Holidays, a fundraiser for the Hospice will take place on November 16-18, 2018.

The third annual Life Cycle Bike Ride will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019 starting and ending at the May Court Club. Stay tuned for more information as the date approaches.

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 next Soup Lunch will be on Friday, October 26th, 2018 at noon. To reserve a place call the Club Secretary (613-733-4681) by Wednesday, October 24th and pay $5.00 at the door.
The soup lunches are held on a Friday, and the dates for the coming year are:
October 26,       November 23    January 11
February 8        March 15       April 12
May 17


Member Events and Upcoming Meetings 2018-2019

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

The opening luncheon for the Round Robin Bridge at the Club at noon on Tuesday, September 18th.  This year there is a charge of $10.00 to cover this year’s costs and to make up for a small shortfall from last year’s lunch. Please confirm your attendance with Jane Mace or Shirley Parrott by Thursday September 13th.

The Bargain Box General Meeting for shop staffers on Wednesday,September 19, 2018 in the Lady Aberdeen Hall.  Coffee at 9:30, meeting at 10:00.

The Fall General Meeting and Luncheon on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 11:00, followed by luncheon. Cost for the lunch is $25.00. Please confirm attendance to the Secretary by September 28.

The Association of May Court Clubs of Canada Meeting on October 26-27, 2018 in Oakville.

The Member’s Christmas Lunch on Thursday, December 6, 2018.

The Spring General Meeting and Luncheon on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

The Association of May Court Clubs of Canada AGM on May 3-4, 2019 in Chatham.

The President’s Tea on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

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 go to the Members Only page, and click on Service Committees.