Old Ottawa South Community Association


  • Colonel By Detour - December 10th & 11th

    Colonel By Detour - December 10th & 11th Due to a water main break on Colonel By Drive, the City will be closing Colonel By Drive Saturday, December 10th from approximately 7 AM to Sunday, December 11th to approximately 7 PM. More details on the planned repairs can be found below.
    Thursday, 08 December 2022 12:00
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  • Hopewell Musical

    Wednesday Dec. 14 & Thursday Dec. 15, 2022 - 6:30pm at Hopewell Public School Dozens of Intermediate students have been working hard since September to put on an amazing show for you!  They are thrilled to present Sunnyside Junior High, a musical full of song, dance, laughter, and a ton of great talent. Please join us for this free performance so we can share our love of music and the arts with you. 
    Sunday, 04 December 2022 09:56
  • AGM 2022 - OSCA Needs Your Support!

    Our AGM is coming up on Saturday, December 3rd 2022. We are hosting the meeting at the Firehall from 3PM-5PM. Every AGM is important, it includes annual reports, financial reports and the nominations for the next year's Board are presented and voted on by all "members in good standing", who are any OOS residents who have been registered OSCA members. Go here to access the AGM documents. We need residents of OOS to join us to reach the minimum amount required to meet our legal requirements. Please consider joining us this Saturday and register for the AGM. If you are unable to attend we strongly recommend you fill out a proxy form so your vote is counted.
    Friday, 25 November 2022 08:45
  • IDEA Committee Movie and Book Recommendations

    The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Issues (IDEA) Committee is dedicated to carrying out advocacy for the community by engaging multiple perspectives and experiences of community members in Old Ottawa South. There are a plethora of resources available for us to discover the rich diversity, heritage and unique experiences in our community and the world. However, finding these resources can be overwhelming.
    Wednesday, 23 November 2022 13:16
  • Lighting of the Lansdowne Christmas Tree

    Lighting of the Lansdowne Christmas Tree The Ottawa Christmas Market is back, officially kicking off with the lighting of the Lansdowne Christmas Tree on Friday, November 25, 2022, at 6pm. Ottawa REDBLACKS mascot Big Joe, 67’s mascot Riley the Racoon, and, of course, Santa Claus, will be on hand to officially kick start the holiday season at Lansdowne, while the Canadian Showtime Chorus will keep the Christmas music flowing.
    Tuesday, 22 November 2022 23:19
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Featured Events

Dec 11

Deck The Firehall Christmas Craft Show

The team at OSCA is excited to announce that we will be holding our annual Christmas Craft Show in person once again this year! This year's show will take place on Sunday, December 11th, from 12:00pm - 6:00pm.

Vendors will be set up in the main hall and a café/refreshment area will be available. There will also be a children’s Christmas activities area and the opportunity to take photos with Santa. Vendor spots are limited this year, so book ASAP to ensure you don't miss out!

For full details and vendor registration, please see this article posted on the OSCA homepage.


Community Events

Dec 10

Frosty’s Fair Christmas Bazaar

Christmas cookies and treats, funky jewellery, sewing, knitting and crafts table, sparking glass tree ornaments, Christmas cards and decorations for a festive holiday.

Dec 10

Dec 14

Jazz for the Holidays

Doors Open for Music Southminster presents: Jazz for the Holidays - A celebration of music for the season, featuring jazz trio versions of Christmas carols, popular favourites and selections from Charlie Brown’s Christmas album. Mark Ferguson, piano & trombone; Scott Latham, vibraphone & percussion; John Geggie, double bass.

Dec 17

Just Voices Choir and Maria Hawkins

Join Just Voices Choir and special guest Maria Hawkins, Ottawa's Blues Lady, to celebrate the solstice. We're very excited to offer an in-person concert for the first time in three years! We'll be wearing masks and following COVID protocols.  Just Voices is a choir with a difference. We choose songs that inspire us to fight for our endangered planet, and to work for social change, peace and equality. Proceeds will support the Ottawa Food Bank. 

Dec 21


Storytellers takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month throughout this Fall, from 7:15PM - 8:45PM at the Firehall.

Attendees are invited to listen or to tell a story 5-10 minutes in length. Story Swap is the perfect place for newcomers to discover storytelling in a warm and supportive community atmosphere or for more experienced tellers to test out their skills and share new stories. The stories - folk tales, historical pieces, fractured fairy tales, true/personal stories, recitations, ballads, and original stories . Your stories can be funny, poignant, and everything in between!   


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