We love Mad Libs at the Firehall and hope you do too! We’ve written a fun, secret Firehall Mad Lib. It’s up to you to fill it out! We will read our favourite submissions on our Facebook page through Facebook Live! We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
As a bit of a boredom buster during the social distancing we’re practicing, the Firehall team have been coming up with fun ways to engage the community without having to gather. Since the centre is closed until further notice, people won’t get to see the beautiful artwork that was submitted for our Spring Art Show. However...
Now more than ever do we get to witness the strength and resilience of our community. Residents are stepping up in all kinds of ways to make sure we get through this challenging time together as a community. But this is nothing new of course; our community is full of everyday heroes! With our AGM coming up, OSCA wants to honour some of these volunteers and is seeking nominations from the community for the first-ever Community Builder Award!
As a result of the recent announcement that City facilities will be closed and following the recommendations made by the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Public Health, and Federal government agencies, we have made the difficult choice to cancel all OSCA programming; this includes the Firehall Fitness Centre, the Pottery Studio, Board and Committee public meetings.
We’re asking the public to assist us in reducing the spread of COVID-19 by doing the following:
The OSCAR and The Glebe Report community newspapers will be acquiring six newspaper boxes to make the papers jointly available in our communities. The boxes will be placed along Bank Street between the Queensway and the Rideau River. Local artists will be commissioned to decorate the boxes. We welcome submissions from all artists including Old Ottawa South and Glebe students in high school or University.