Lots of ways to get involved, before & after Halloween.
The Butterfly Show is an annual event that runs daily from Saturday, October 5, 2019, to Sunday, October 13, 2019, in the greenhouses of Carleton University’s biology department. The show features 1300 butterflies released into the Nesbitt Biology Building greenhouses where the public is invited to come visit these beautiful creatures and learn more about them.
Don’t miss the neighbourhood’s hottest summer comedy “For Love or Money,” by Kate Jaimet, presented on Sunday, August 18th at the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club.
Lansdowne Park is hosting free movie nights open to the public throughout July and August. Movies will begin at dusk – around 8:30 pm.
The second Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo was held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 in Windsor Park. This year the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) and the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC) collaborated to stretch Capital Spokes into a weekend event.
Local artists, working in any medium, may submit one piece of fall-related artwork for exhibition and sale at the Firehall; 100% of sale goes to the artist. The theme: fall foliage, autumn leaves, hayrides, harvest celebrations, pumpkins...
On a recent bright Sunday, the dining room of a grand Old Ottawa South home had been transformed into a mini marketplace with purses atop china cabinets, tables lined with baskets of bangles and scarves and more wares hanging off door frames and wine racks. In the hallway, colourful scarves ran up the banister.
The reason for the makeover? The New to You Jewellery, Purse and Scarf Sale, one of the latest fundraising efforts of the Ottawa South Refugee Committee.
Blue Roses is an inspiring documentary that challenges how end of life (palliative) care is defined and provided to Ottawa’s inner-city rooming house community, whose members often face issues of poverty, addiction and mental illness. Bob Jamison, a person with lived experience, and other frontline health workers take an innovative approach by going out into the community to provide palliative care, which is more typically provided in hospitals and hospices, and sometimes in homeless shelters.
SWOOS meets iGEN: June 1st – Come Out And Vote!
Senior Watch Old Ottawa South celebrates its first year with an invite to young and old to vote for the best location for a city bench!
Where: Cast your votes at The Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue
When: Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 9:30am to 11:00am.
This past year, May 2018-2019, the SWOOS team searched what we, as a watchdog for seniors in Old Ottawa South, could or should actually do.