Ottawa Grassroots will deliver a tapestry of iconic folk, Indigenous beats, and Franco-Ontarian soundscapes with a full roster of performers and workshops by a beautiful spectrum of established and emerging artists. The festival returns to the acoustically rich venue of Southminster United Church, April 25-28, 2019 in Old Ottawa South.
Public Consultations on Layout
The architectural firms designing the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and Ottawa Public Library (OPL) joint facility are seeking your comments, ideas, and suggestions about the new building, which will open in the heart of the National Capital Region in 2024.
How will the LAC, OPL, and common areas be laid out? How do you envision the outdoor spaces and their views of the surrounding landscapes? Come hear the architects’ proposals and share your thoughts on these topics and others.
Capital Spokes Bike Rally Gaining Speed
The Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo has a little bit of something for everyone!
On the first weekend in June, beginning Friday, May 31st, the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) in partnership with the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC) will host the second Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo.
Spring Youth & Junior Youth Nights at the Firehall
Join us for an AMAZING lineup of Youth Nights this Spring. Read more to hear about the awesome themes we have planned.
What is it catches the eye? Holds our attention?
Dolls Gone Wild Blueberries at Life of Pie
Life of Pie is a casual neighbourhood cafe with delectables aplenty on offer. Here, the story-telling imagery of artists Peter Evanchuck and Helene Lacelle is to be found in the café’s two washrooms (three framed pictures in one, four in the other). The artists declare this to be art at the “loo, not the Louvre, ” another installment of their ongoing “Life of Pie” series. The current selection is entitled “Dolls Gone Wild Blueberries.”
On the first weekend in June, beginning Friday May 31st, the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) in partnership with the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC) will host the second Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo.
Naomi Noah is a smart, charismatic Maasai girl who has just started Form One at Lekule Girls’ Secondary School in Northern Tanzania. Naomi’s mom is a single parent living with her seven children in a traditional Maasai home. She never had a chance to go to school, nor did Naomi’s three sisters. But Naomi’s world is opening up for her. TEMBO Canada, a small Ottawa organization, is sponsoring her to go to school.
Garden Supply Sale
Spring is in the air! Get ready for gardening by ordering garden supplies, delivered free to your driveway, from the 17th Southminster Ottawa Scout Group. All proceeds are used to deliver challenging and adventurous Scouting programming for boys and girls right here in our local community.