Old Ottawa South Community Association

Housing Options for Seniors

Housing Options for Seniors

Seniors from Capital Ward are invited to explore housing options at this free event with Councillor David Chernushenko and Bonnie Schroeder, Council on Aging of Ottawa Director of Age-Friendly Ottawa.

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Fall 2018 at OSCA

Fall 2018 at OSCA

The team at OSCA has been hard at work planning another amazing fall session. We can’t wait to welcome you back in September! Read more find out what to expect this fall:

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Toxics and Health

An opportunity to learn more about the toxic impact on our bodies of personal care products, cleaning products, and more: a public dialogue on the future of chemical policy in Canada with Dr. Lanphear, Simon Fraser University ( “Little Things Matter” video series), and Erica Phipps, Director Children’s Health and Environment. This is a free event.

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Twelfth Night by A Company of Fools

Twelfth Night by A Company of Fools

A Company of Fools returns to Windsor Park with the ever popular Torchlight Shakespeare Series – bringing Shakespeare to Ottawa parks all summer long! Now in its sixteenth year, this season’s Torchlight production is the farcical romantic comedy Twelfth Night – one of Shakespeare’s most beloved works.

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Heads-up: Extra Traffic Expected

Please note that the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club is hosting a junior tournament for the Ontario Tennis Association and Tennis Canada starting Monday, July 30, 2018 until August 6, 2018. There will be 475 juniors, ages 10-12, participating. 

It is one of the biggest junior tournaments and with the closing of the Rideau Tennis Club, the OTLBC is the only club in the city with the capacity to host this level of event.

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CISV PeaceBus visits the Old Firehall!

CISV PeaceBus visits the Old Firehall!

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.

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Carleton Learning in Retirement Fall Sessions

The Learning in Retirement program at Carleton University has announced the upcoming sessions scheduled for fall of 2018. Fall 2018 Sessions I and II will feature a total of twenty-three unique and exciting lecture series, six writing workshops, and two language workshops. In addition, during the months of September and October, there will be a total of twenty-three single lecture presentations offered during the daytime and evening.

Registration starts August 8, 2018.

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Seniors Watch: Hopeful and Worrisome Developments

“Life is like riding a bicycle: To keep your balance, you must keep moving” — Albert Einstein

This brilliant man’s observation speaks to my Dutch senior's heart. Indeed, hopefulness keeps us moving, but worrisome news should wake us up and take action!

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