Community Calendar for February 11, 2005

The Ottawa Youth Orchestra presents its second concert of the season on February 20 at 2:30 p.m. The concert will take place in the auditorium of the Ottawa Technical Learning Centre (formerly McArthur High School) at 485 Donald St. General admission tickets are available at the door for $12, $7 for seniors and students, and $5 for children.

The Canadian Centre for Functional Medicine is hosting a free public lecture – “Say goodbye to fad diets” – at the RA Centre at 2451 Riverside Dr. on February 22. The lecture will focus on breakthrough research in appetite control and health issues. Call 1-866-233-5858.

The Unitarian Church Hall is hosting an exhibition of original art by local artists February 14 and 15. The February Focus Show, put on by Art Lending of Ottawa, runs February 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and February 15 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission and parking are free at the hall at 30 Cleary Ave. Call 594-8513 for more information.