Ukrainian Club of Moncton
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Ukrainian Easter

The traditional Ukrainian Easter Potluck Dinner was held on April 8, 2018. The food was scrumptious (isn't it always?), we had some fun with door prizes and just enjoyed the time catching up after winter.

Pysanka classes

In 2018 we had a grand total of four Pysanka classes in Moncton. Three of them were held at the Moncton public library (first, Train the Trainer event on March 3, and then two public classes on March 11 and March 24). The fourth class was held at the Resurgo place.

Ukrainian Christmas

We gathered for our traditional Ukrainian Christmas Potluck Dinner on January 7, 2018. We had a good meal, enjoyed our door prizes, sang some Christmas carols, and then learned how to wear a traditional Ukrainian women's headdress.


St Nickolas day

On December 16 2017 St. Nickolas (a.k.a. Mykolay) visited Ukrainian kids in Moncton.

Computers for Newcomers

In September 2017, Université de Moncton donated five used computers to be given to the newcomer children from Ukraine. Viktor brought them to the new owners and helped to set them up.

Ukrainian Reforms talk

On October 14 2017 we had a chance to meet Donald Bowser, a Canadian who spent three years in Ukraine helping to set up the anti-corruption reforms in the country ridden by war and trying to overcome the consequences of the Yanukovitch regime and all the post-communist turmoil before that.

Founder's Day Picnic

On August 26 2017 we gathered in the Centennial Park in Moncton. Danica brought some pictures from the Clubs past and told us the story of how the club was founded. Also, we enjoyed some picnic food and played soccer.

Ukrainian Independence Day

On August 24 2017 we set Ukrainian Flag flying over Moncton. Mayor Dawn Arnold did the honours with some help from Ukrainian children.

Holodomor Awareness Tour Visit

On July 30 2017 the Holodomor Awareness Tour came to Moncton.

Ivana Kupala Picnic

On July 8 2017 we met with New Brunswick Ukrainians at the Benetton Lake in Fundy Park. There were representatives from Greater Moncton Area, Saint John, Fredericton, and Woodstock. We enjoyed great food, fed some mosquitoes, swam in the lake, and practiced kayaking.

AGM - 2017

Annual General Meeting of the Ukrainian Club of Moncton took place on June 11, 2018. We decided on the following events for the next year:

  • July 8, 2017 - Fundy park picnic
  • August 24, 2017 - Ukrainian Independence Day, Ukrainian Flag Raising
  • August 26, 2017 - Founders Day picnic in the Centennial Park in Moncton
  • January 7, 2018 - Ukrainian Cristmas Dinner
  • March 2018 - Pysanka classes at the Moncton public library
  • April 8, 2018 - Ukrainian Easter Dinner
  • May 17, 2018 - Vyshyvanka Day
  • May 2018 - AGM-2018

Vyshyvanka Day

On May 18 the Ukrainians of Moncton Area took part in the Vyshyvanka Day celebrated by Ukrainians all over the world. We got together at the Moncton City Hall wearing our beautiful Ukrainian embroidered attire.

Pysanka classes

In 2017 we started holding Ukrainian Easter Egg (Pysannka) classes in collaboration with the Moncton public library. Originally we planned on a having only one class on April 8. However, the public interest turned to be quiet high, so we decide on having a second class on April 9. The library provided the space and the supplies, and the Club members provided their expertise and support in teaching this ancient Ukrainian art.

Ukrainian Christmas

We gathered for our traditional Ukrainian Christmas Potluck Dinner on January 8, 2017. As always, we had a great meal, sang some Christmas carols, and played an educational game to learn some Ukrainian words.


Ukrainian Independence Day

On August 24, 2016, the Ukrainian flag was flown at the Moncton City Hall to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence.

Ukrainian Easter

Ukrainian Easter gathering was held on May 1st. We had a traditional Easter dinner along with the Annual General Meeting of 2016.

Remembering the Heavenly Hundred

February 20 marked two years since the mass killings on Maidan in Kyiv. More than a hundred civilians (the Heavenly Hundred) were shot by Berkut special forces for defending their right for freedom.

Ukrainian Christmas

Ukrainian Christmas Potluck Dinner took place on January 17, 2016. We had great time and a great meal. Nobody went home hungry (as if it even would possible with Ukrainians).


Commemorating Holodomor

On November 28, Ukraine remembers one of the darkest times in its history: the forced famine of 1932-33, Holodomor. Four to ten million Ukrainians were starved to death by the Soviet government at that time.
Please, light up a candle together with Ukraine and the whole world!

The official statement by the PM of Canada can be found here.

Ukrainian Picnic

On September 19, 2015 we met in the Centennial Park in Moncton. We went to see the Kalyna trees, shared some food, and had a nice walk around the lake.

Ukrainian Independence Day

The Ukrainian flag was set up flying at Moncton City Hall on August 24 to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Ukrainian independence. 5-year-old Sofiya Husar together with Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc and MP for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe Robert Goguen did the honours.

Fundy Trail picnic

On Saturday, July 4, 2015 the Ukrainian Club of Moncton went to Fundy Trail Parkway to enjoy the scenery, the mosquitoes, and some Ukrainian food.


The Ukrainian Club of Moncton held its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 23. The following plan of activities have been adopted for the next year:

  • July 4, 2015 (rain date July 11) - going for a picnic to Fundy Trail Parkway
  • July 18, 2015 - going out for the Mozaiq festival in downtown Moncton with a picnic afterwards
  • August 24, 2015 - Ukrainian Independence Day, flag raising
  • September 19, 2015 - a picnic in Moncton Centennial Park
  • January 10, 2016 - Ukrainian Christmas dinner
  • March 2016 - Pysanky class (?) - let us know if you are interested
  • May 1, 2016 - Ukrainian Easter gathering, AGM

Ukrainian Easter dinner

On April 12, 2015 the Ukrainian families in the greater Moncton area joined together in a potluck dinner to celebrate Easter and the 40th anniversary of the Ukrainian Club of Moncton. The families brought their favorite Ukrainian dishes to share with one another as we celebrated together. An Easter basket competition was held, of which Rosemary Makaran became the winner.

Ukrainian Christmas dinner

The Ukrainain Club of Moncton held a traditional Christmas dinner on January 11, 2015. A Silent Auction was held on two items that had been donated to raise funds for the Friends of Ukraine Defense Forces Fund. A new treasurer (Dr. Rosemary Makaran) has been elected and welcomed. The potluck dinner was of traditional Ukrainian dishes. Before dessert and coffee a game was played, prizes and door prizes were given out. Ukrainian Christmas carols were sung while we had coffee and dessert. A good time was had by all.