On Sunday, December 16th OSCA will be wrapping up our 40 year anniversary in style! We will be showing the original 1977 Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta! Join your neighbours from Old Ottawa South and beyond as we come together to celebrate all things 70's! Read more to find out the details.
In light of the recent (October 24, 2018) investigation into embezzlement at the Glebe Parent’s Daycare, OSCA wants to assure the community that we have strong financial oversight and procedures in place and we are reviewing the Glebe situation to determine if we can further improve our procedures.
On October 16, 2018, the OSCA Board voted unanimously to endorse Senior Watch Old Ottawa South (SWOOS) as an OSCA Committee. SWOOS has been an active community group since April 2018 focusing on senior concerns such as walkability, social connections, housing, and health.
On Sunday, October 14th OSCA held our annual Fall Fest at Windsor Park. We had a blast celebrating our favourite season with the community.
A full house greeted the Capital Ward candidates on Thursday, September 27, 2018 eager to hear views on neighourhood and city issues. The meeting was sponsored by the six community associations of the area, including OSCA.
The Distribution Manager accepts monthly delivery of 4,300 bundled copies of OSCAR and manages delivery of the paper to all OOS households, selected businesses, and institutions. They do so by managing a team of area captains and volunteer carriers.
On Saturday July 21, 2018 OSCA welcomed twelve young volunteers (14-18 years) from Canada's CISV (Children's International Summer Villages) to Old Ottawa South. These young adults (along with two senior volunteers plus a dedicated & experienced driver) travelled in their very own Peace Bus from Victoria across Canada, promoting just and peaceful societies through education, learning, and volunteerism.
The energy, the atmosphere, the live music – Oh My! In continuation to celebrate our big 4-0 at OSCA we wanted to up the ante with our annual art show. To make it a little bit bigger and concentrate on artists across our lovely city of Ottawa. If you joined us on June 17th, you would have seen 16 artist/creator vendors selling all different types of creations from hand-made jewelry to sand timers to glass creations to beautiful alcoholic base canvas art, to so much more! We even had a few Canterbury High School visual arts students selling their creations next to our food vendors: Yummy Cookies, Bombay Gardens Indian Food, and The Hot Potato Company.
Do you want to work with kids and have a ton of fun at the same time? If so, our After-Four/PD Day Counsellor position is perfect for you! The After Four/PD day counsellor, as the employee of the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA), is expected to assist in creating, organizing and instructing recreational programs for children and youth at the Firehall.
Click here for requirements and qualifications needed for this position.
If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter and resumé to Sarah Cybulski at sarahc [AT] oldottawasouth [DOT] ca. Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Put it in your datebook – Tuesday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue – for OSCA’s Annual General Meeting.
This is your chance to hear what your community association is planning to do in the coming year and vote on a new Board of Directors. It’s a great way to find out what’s going on in your neighbourhood, meet your neighbours and your new Board. Continue reading to find out more about this year's AGM.