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News Between The Bridges - Issue 508

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News Between the Bridges
The Weekly News and Events Update from the
Old Ottawa South Community Association
Thursday, 31 October 2019

News

Updates from www.oldottawasouth.ca:

#GivingTuesdayCA campaign for our annual turkey dinner

We’re gearing up to participate in Giving Tuesday 2019 and we’re beside ourselves with excitement. Why?  Because #GivingTuesdayCA is all about giving back and finding ways to do so even finding a cause close to our own hearts. 

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Public meeting on the future of the Windsor Park fieldhouse

Windsor Park. What do you think about the fieldhouse? OSCA is holding a public meeting in Michael Jenkin Hall at the Firehall (260 Sunnyside Avenue) on Tuesday, November 26, between 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. to get your views and ideas on the future of the Fieldhouse at Windsor Park. We are also running an online survey. Read More

Have a Seat!

Enjoy our first “intergenerational” bench at the bus stop on the corner of Bank Street and Hopewell Avenue. Have a seat and chat, to connect with neighbours.

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Windsor Park Fieldhouse Online Survey

Coming Events

A glance at the next two weeks of events in and around Old Ottawa South. To see the full list of events, visit the event calendar on the website.

Pumpkin Alley

Thursday, 31 October 2019 17:30

Everyone is welcome at this spook-tacular event in Percy Taverner Park on Woodbine Place.

Hallowe'en

Thursday, 31 October 2019 18:00 - 20:00

Dress in your scariest costume and prowl the neighboor looking for loot, candy or otherwise.

Caregiver and Care Recipient Socials

Sunday, 03 November 2019 13:30 - 15:30

Learn about Lost Ottawa with David McGee and join Susan Barker to get us moving in our chairs. The event is free for caregivers and their loved one.

Location : Abbotsford at the Glebe Centre
Please register in advance at (613) 230-5730.

City of Ottawa FEDCO meeting

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 09:30

FEDCO (Finance and Economic Development Committee) will consider the recent proposal from City staff to transfer operations, programming, and city control of the remaining public space at Lansdowne.

Location : Ottawa City Hall
Members of the public can register to speak on the spot OR by sending an e-mail to Carole Legault at CaroleA.Legault@Ottawa.ca requesting to register as a 'public delegation'. You can also email your comments to Carole Legault or members of FEDCO.

Intergenerational Walking Group

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 10:00 - 11:00

Looking to keep active and meet others in your neighbourhood? Starting October 29th, we will meet every Tuesday at 10AM to take an hour-long stroll around OOS together. Everyone is welcome!

Location : Old Firehall

Book Club

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 13:00 - 15:00

Discover new bestsellers and old classics while meeting new friends in the community! Each meeting, we will discuss the book we decided on the month before. This club is for any adult who wants to join. There will be coffee and tea provided as well!

Our first meeting is on November 5th. We will be welcoming members and discussing what we want to learn in the club and which books we want to read!

Location : Old Firehall

BudgetSpeak 2020

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 18:30 - 20:30

City of Ottawa budget consultation hosted by Councillors Leiper, McKenney Menard, King, and Fleury.

Location : Ottawa City Hall

Speaker Series

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 13:00 - 14:30

Anne Le Dressay will be launching her new poetry collection Positions of the Soul: Poems Selected & New with a poetry reading and some stories about publishing poetry in Canada over the past 50 years. Her book of poetry will be available for sale.   

Location : Abbotsford at the Glebe Centre
$2 at the door. 613 230 5730 to reserve a spot.

Eat. Drink. Write.

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 13:30

Come meet Jennifer Cockrall-King, Canadian writer and author, based in Naramata, in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. Jennifer will give an interactive talk about food writing, along with some writing prompts for practicing.  No need for experience.  Come with your passion for food issues. 

Location : Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch

Ingenious Talks: Data Analytics to Improve Building Performance

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 18:30

special speaker series from the Carleton University Faculty of Engineering and Design that engages the community in discussions of timely and innovative ideas in engineering, design and technology. Free drop-in program.

Location : Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch

Crafters' Corner for Adults

Thursday, 07 November 2019 09:30 - 11:30

Knitting, scrapbooking, painting, drawing, or whatever you are into! Bring your work and spend time working on it while enjoying the company of others in a relaxed setting. Coffee and tea will also be on!

Note: We have some of our own supplies but encourage you to bring your own items, especially specialty items such as canvasses.

Location : Old Firehall

Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, 09 November 2019 09:00 - 13:00

Save the date, more details to come.

Location : Southminster United Church

Frosty's Fair Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, 09 November 2019 09:30 - 14:00

Silent auction, sewing and knitting, jewellery boutique, unique Christmas ornaments, cards and gift tags, homemade baking, preserves, frozen entrees and soups, plus much more.

Location : Trinity Church

Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday, 09 November 2019 10:00 - 14:00
Location : May Court Club

Carmina Burana & Bartók's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion

Saturday, 09 November 2019 19:30

Presented by Rideau Chorale & friends. Tickets.

Location : Southminster United Church

Intergenerational Walking Group

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 10:00 - 11:00

Looking to keep active and meet others in your neighbourhood? Starting October 29th, we will meet every Tuesday at 10AM to take an hour-long stroll around OOS together. Everyone is welcome!

Location : Old Firehall

Card Club

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 13:00 - 15:00

Come on out and join us for cards at the Firehall! Socialize with people in Old Ottawa South and play favourite card games. Euchre, Hearts, Bridge, or whatever game suits! All ages are welcome.

Location : Old Firehall

Speaker Series

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:00 - 14:30

Climate Change Actions: Climate change is unfolding now and it is occurring here in Canada and across the world. Alfred Cormier and Fran Mowbray will continue the conversation on the climate change crisis with a focused discussion on what actions individuals and communities might take to help reverse the global warming that we are experiencing.   

Location : Abbotsford at the Glebe Centre
$2 at the door. Call 613 230 5730 to reserve a spot.

Talks for Caregivers

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 14:30 - 16:00

Ron Beleno, co-chair at the Older Adults and Caregiver Advisory Committee Age-Well, will be leading the talk “Technology as a Tool for Caregiving”. The event is free for caregivers and their loved one. Please, register in advance at (613) 230-5730. 

Location : Abbotsford at the Glebe Centre

Leonardo’s Excursions into Mathematics

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 18:30

Free drop-in lecture & discussion with  Professor Angelo Mingarelli, Carleton University School of Mathematics and Statistics, exploring Leonardo da Vinci’s (1452-1519) various excursions into the realm of mathematics (arithmetic and geometry and their applications).

Location : Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch

Crafters' Corner for Adults

Thursday, 14 November 2019 09:30 - 11:30

Knitting, scrapbooking, painting, drawing, or whatever you are into! Bring your work and spend time working on it while enjoying the company of others in a relaxed setting. Coffee and tea will also be on!

Note: We have some of our own supplies but encourage you to bring your own items, especially specialty items such as canvasses.

Location : Old Firehall

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