Events

Bank Street Cleanup

Old Ottawa South (Community-wide) 260 Sunnyside Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Help spruce up Bank Street between the bridges. This cleanup will be a coordinated effort. Oat Couture has kindly offered to be a depot for bags and gloves. Merchants are encouraged to pick up equipment on April 21 (or soon after) and clean up the debris around and in front of their business.

Seed Exchange

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Take some seeds… bring some seeds!  A sustainable way to grow your garden and chat with other gardeners in the community.

Free

End of Life Options (including MAiD) Workshop

Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch 1049 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada

To educate people about the options available to mitigate or end suffering at life's end, including: palliative care, treatment options, and Medical Assistance In Dying (MAiD). The workshop includes the current legislation on MAiD, the process for applying in Ontario and explanation of the experience by a loved one.  Registration is required as space is limited.

Free

DOMS concert: Piano Perspectives

Southminster United Church 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Doors Open for Music Southminster: Mexican pianist Fabrizzio Vargas explores the influence of nations on the piano, featuring works by composers Debussy (Images Livre II), Mozart (K 533) and Rachmaninoff (Op 16), whose influence defined their time and place.  Freewill offering.

Coffee Houses on Sustainability

Glebe Community Centre 175 Third Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Next up in a series of green coffee houses: discussion on Transportation. Bring your own mug.

Free

Hopewell Avenue Public School Yard Cleanup

Hopewell Avenue Public School 17 Hopewell Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada

It's spring clean-up time and all community members are invited to participate. The school yard committee will be bustling about, distributing piles of mulch, weeding gardens, and tending the trees. Please bring your gardening gear and your mugs. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided in exchange for your hard work!

DOMS concert: Bach Inspirations

Southminster United Church 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Doors Open for Music Southminster: Acoustic guitarists Justin Duhaime and Christian Flores explore the Parisian café tradition inspired by Sinti luminary Django Reinhardt, playing impassioned improvisatory music from the start of the 20th century to modern day. Freewill offering.

Bridge to Bridge Tree Planting along Bronson Avenue

Old Ottawa South (Community-wide) 260 Sunnyside Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Last spring, in collaboration with the City of Ottawa and many volunteers, the "Bridge to Bridge" group had a very successful planting session. This year, the city has approved for us to plant in an area between Sunnyside and the Canal, along Canal Woods Terrace (close to the turn off between Bronson and the canal). Previously, we...

Fauré’s Requiem

Southminster United Church 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Rideau Chorale is joined by Soprano Ania Hejnar, Baritone Phil Holmes, and Chamber Orchestra. Also performed: Fauré’s Cantique de Jean Racine, In Beechwood Cemetery by Kevin Reeves, and Garden Shadows by Andrew Ager. Tickets.

Coffee Houses on Sustainability

Glebe Community Centre 175 Third Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Next up in a series of green coffee houses: discussion on Zero-Waste Living. Bring your own mug.

Free

DOMS concert: Deux Guitares

Southminster United Church 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Doors Open for Music Southminster: Acoustic guitarists Justin Duhaime and Christian Flores explore the Parisian café tradition inspired by Sinti luminary Django Reinhardt, playing impassioned improvisatory music from the start of the 20th century to modern day. Freewill offering.