I was introduced recently to two Old Ottawa South residents who have given a quarter of a century to a neighbourhood project. It’s about the dog community at Windsor Park.
Is the church a necessary part of our modern lives and community? That is the question local filmmaker Danielle Rolfe explores in the new documentary film Who Needs Church? which will premiere on March 23, 2019 at Southminster United Church.
Join us for TRIVIA NIGHT at the Firehall! We've got an exciting new event coming up as part of our Open House Week! On Wednesday, April 3rd we're hosting a 19+ licensed Trivia Night! The event will take place from 7:00-9:00 pm with doors opening at 6:30 pm. Teams of up to 6 people are $25/table. There will be beer, snacks, prizes, and of course, TRIVIA!
The Cup is back. After last year’s cancellation due to warm, slushy weather, the annual Capital Ward Cup returned in full force January 26th under the tutelage of newly inaugurated City Councillor Shawn Menard. The Old Ottawa South Moose played a characteristically strong tournament but fell 6-3 in the final to the perennial favourites, the Old Ottawa East Hosers.
The Learning in Retirement program at Carleton University has announced the upcoming sessions for Spring 2019.
The Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC), a fixture in Ottawa South for nearly a century, plans to restore its historic clubhouse. On November 30, 2018, about 80 people gathered at Trinity Anglican Church, just down the street from the OTLBC, to launch a targeted fundraising campaign. Founded in 1881, the OTLBC built the three-season clubhouse in 1923, when it moved to its current location on Cameron Avenue adjacent to Brewer Park.
The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) is pleased to confirm that multi-award winning folk rockers, Digging Roots, will headline Saturday night (April 27) at the festival in Old Ottawa South. The event happens April 25-28, 2019 at Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa. First Nations power couple, ShoShona and Raven, are the creative team and inspiration behind Digging Roots. In creating music they utilize the traditional Anishinabek Song Lines composition technique of tracing melody and rhythm from the contours of the land. This traditional method of creating songs is paired with modern Eurocentric techniques of composition.
What could be better than a Christmas Eve Pageant? A Christmas Eve Pageant without rehearsals! All ages are invited to join us once again at Trinity’s Pop-up Pageant.
Does telling your child to “calm down” just ratchet up the stress? Are you wondering how to set appropriate parental boundaries? Could you brush up on your parental problem-solving skills?
In February 2019 area churches, including Sunnyside Wesleyan, Southminster United, Trinity Anglican, and St. Margaret Mary Catholic, will join together to host a series of four parenting workshops led by respected registered occupational therapist Denise De Laat and her partner Dr. Phil Ritchie, a psychologist. Both have served the community through the school system, at CHEO, and in private practice. The free sessions will be held on Tuesdays (Feb 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2019) from 7-8:30 pm will focus on the Collaborative Problem Solving Method (CPS) and are open to parents and guardians of children and youth in Old Ottawa South.