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News Between The Bridges - Issue 509

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News Between the Bridges
The Weekly News and Events Update from the
Old Ottawa South Community Association
Thursday, 07 November 2019

News

Updates from www.oldottawasouth.ca:

OSCA Winter Art Show & Sale

From November 13th - November 20th, we will be taking submissions for the Winter Art Show & Sale at the Firehall. Artists working in any medium may submit one winter-themed piece along with a completed submission form. Pieces will be displayed in the Firehall lobby from November 24th - February 29th, and 100% of the selling price goes to the artist.

Compromise on Lansdowne

Lansdowne update: Public consultation before talks on transferring control

Thanks to the mobilization of the community and the work of Councillor Shawn Menard’s office, there is some good news coming out of the City of Ottawa’s Finance and Economic Development Committee on November 5, 2019.

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Project SANDbox: a Hopewell Avenue Public School initiative

When my son started JK at Hopewell Avenue Public School, I was five months pregnant with a one year old in tow, so kindness from Hopewell parents during pick up and drop offs meant the world to me. It encouraged me to engage more deeply with the community by volunteering.

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Traffic and Safety Committee Meeting - Tuesday, October 15

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.

Christmas Bazaar

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

Crafts, collectibles, jewellery, silent auction, books, jams & jellies, basket raffle, home baking, gluten-free teats, kids-only store, and more.

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

Baking, knitting, tea room, Christmas decor, gift baskets, and more.

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

Feminist Fair

Sunday, 10 November 2019 11:00 - 16:00

This event is a vendor's craft market, fundraiser, and showcase for several non-profit organizations. It is all ages, pay what you can, with proceeds going to local feminist initiatives!

Location : Lansdowne Horticulture Building

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

Doors Open for Music - Schubert's Last Sonata

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 12:00

Franz Schubert's final piano sonata, the foreboding and mercurial Sonata in B♭ major, played by DOMS favourite, Canadian pianist, Patrick Cashin Patrick Cashin, piano.

Location : Southminster United Church
Admission is by freewill offering ($5 - $20 is suggested).

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

Your Digital Legacy

Thursday, 14 November 2019 18:30

What happens to your online accounts & assets when you pass away? Join Diana Tebby, a lawyer with the Real Estate and Wills and Estates team from Mann Lawyers, to learn how to help your estate trustees navigate the journey ahead by providing a roadmap of what you want to happen to these digital assets.

Location : Ottawa Public Library - Sunnyside Branch

Talks for Caregivers

Thursday, 14 November 2019 18:30 - 20:30

Martha Wiggins, a trainer and certified motivational interviewer, will be talking about dealing with dementia and effective communication strategies. Caring for someone with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. Learn how to develop your interactions and communications with someone who has dementia to help improve understanding and decrease stress.

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

Homes for the Holidays 2019

Friday, 15 November 2019 10:00 - Sunday, 17 November 2019 16:00

A three day tour of homes beautifully decorated for the holidays by generous local florists and designers.  Guests purchase a ticket booklet which grants them access to eight exquisite homes and two special holiday stops: the Holiday Pop-Up Shop at the Official Residence to the Irish Ambassador to Canada and the Handmade Bazaar at The May Court Club of Ottawa. Tickets.

Location : May Court Hospice

Music at Trinity: La mélodie française

Saturday, 16 November 2019 16:30

Soprano Stephanie Piercey Beames and pianist Fabien Tousignant will feature works by Debussy and Fauré.  Freewill offering.

Location : Trinity Church

GRAND Market

Sunday, 17 November 2019 09:00 - 15:00

Community bazaar with crafts, clothing, accessories, jewellery, books, toys, holiday items, and more; proceeds go to the Stephen Lewis Grandmothers’ Campaign to support grandmothers in sub-Saharan Africa and the millions of children in their care who have been orphaned by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Location : Lansdowne Horticulture Building
https://www.facebook.com/GRANDMarketOtt/

Intergenerational Walking Group

Tuesday, 19 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

Adult Music Jams

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:00 - 12:00

Looking to play some tunes with people in your neighbourhood? OSCA has your back with a new FREE jam group. All instruments and all levels are welcome. All participants should have at least a basic level of understanding of their instrument. We are a judgement-free zone and welcome all players and styles.

Location : Old Firehall

Doors Open for Music - My Spanish Heart

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 12:00

Katarzyna Musial explores the dance idiom through piano works of Spanish composers de Falla, Albeniz, Granados, Turina, and Mompou.   Katarzyna Musial, piano.

Location : Southminster United Church
Admission is by freewill offering ($5 - $20 is suggested).

Speaker Series

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 13:00 - 14:30

David Chernushenko. City Councillor turned Local Author!  Join us for a reading and launch of  Burning Souls  “...a dramatic tale of courage and friendship in a time of political turmoil and ecological collapse”.  This novel is sure to both engage and challenge. 

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

Crafters' Corner for Adults

Thursday, 21 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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