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Ottawa Grassroots Festival

The organization's mission statement is as follows: "The Ottawa Grassroots Festival is a non-profit, community-based, volunteer-run organization dedicated to cultivating community at the local level through a welcoming, vibrant annual festival of concerts and participatory workshops."

The Ottawa Grassroots Festival is a family-friendly indoor celebration of folk music, dance and spoken word. Evening performances are by top folk artists. Daytime activities are free: workshops, sing-alongs, kids' activities, choir, folk dancing, jam sessions and more. The sixth annual Grassroots will take place April 20-23, 2017 at Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Ave, Ottawa. alcohol will be served. Fully accessible. Grassroots is a non-profit organization entirely run by volunteers.