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September 2018 – Tickets on sale for two great events!

Join our community in Almonte in September & October for two great events. Tickets have recently been released for the following events:

The Ragged Flowers benefit concert for SchoolBOX

Almonte’s favourite five-piece alt-neo-psychedelic-folk-rock band, The Ragged Flowers, invites you to a night of groovy original music in support of SchoolBOX on Saturday, September 29th at the Almonte Old Town Hall.

When: Saturday, Sept 29, 2018  – Doors open at 7:30pm – 11:0opm
Where: Almonte Old Town Hall – 14 Bridge Street, Almonte
Tickets: $40 including a $20 tax receipt – available at Equator Coffee Roasters in Almonte, and Baker Bob’s in Almonte
Refreshments: Coffee & tea provided by Equator Coffee Roasters, and baked goods provided by volunteers (by donation)
More info:

Tickets are also available online here:

The 12th Annual Latin Fiesta

SchoolBOX has received tremendous support from our community in Almonte and the Ottawa Valley since we started ‘Making Education Possible’ in Nicaragua in 2006. The annual Latin Fiesta continues to be our way to ‘unite in love’ for the children of Nicaragua.

The evening will include the spicy sounds of the Latin rock band Azucar Jam and live and silent auction with proceeds going to support our team in Nicaragua during the ongoing unrest. We will have a DIY ‘video booth’ at the Fiesta, where you can record a special message or a few motivational words for our team in Nicaragua.

When: Saturday, Oct 20, 2018  – Doors open at 7:00pm – 11:0opm
Where: Civitan Hall – 500 Almonte Street, Almonte
Food – Free Snacks
Bar – Beer, wine and other non-achoholic beverages (cash bar)
Live Music by Azucar Jam
Silent Auction – Local and Central American items and experiences
Live Auction – TBD
*Remember to bring cash, credit card or cheque to participate in the auctions!
$25 at the door/ $22 in advance/ $20 students
Kids under 13 FREE

Tickets are available at the door, online, or can be purchased at the following retailers:

Baker Bob’s – 73 Little Bridge St, Almonte
Equator Coffee Roasters (Almonte) – 451 Ottawa Street, Almonte