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.
Come celebrate Trinity Anglican’s 140th year anniversary at the corner of Bank Street and Cameron Avenue, in OOS, on Saturday, October 19th, 2019, from 2 to 4 pm. For this very special occasion, Music at Trinity will dedicate its October concert to this anniversary. We are planning to celebrate the contribution of generations beyond our founding members, with a fun afternoon of narration and music, followed by a light reception. You will learn many fun facts about our history and be well entertained with selections of music reflecting the various periods of Trinity’s life.
The Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) is having its annual Fall Fest on October 6th, 2019.
Did you know that next Tuesday, October 1st is Seniors' Day? That's right! It's a day dedicated to our 'more experienced' friends and we're thrilled to celebrate with them!
Geoheritage Day is an annual event that highlights spectacular geological sites in and around the National Capital. Volunteers from Carleton University’s Department of Earth Sciences and the Ottawa-Gatineau Geoheritage Project are on hand at featured parks and green-spaces to explain how geological processes have shaped the regional landscape.
Last weekend to see the 2019 performance!
This year, The Company of Adventurers has a wonderful treat in store for audiences: Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy As You Like It. This year’s show has some built-in surprises that you won’t want to miss. There is an intriguing entrance way leading in to the show that will engage you from the moment you step inside. (Arrive early and you’ll see what we mean!)
Would you like to know more about the city's planning process? The City of Ottawa Planning and Growth Management Department offers the Planning Primer Program to help residents become more aware of, and more involved in, the land-use planning process. The program is a series of free half-day courses. The next session:
Planning Primer I: Legislative Background and Policy Documents
September 28 and October 2, 2019 (Offered in English)
The years 2015 - 2018 are the world’s hottest years since the recording of weather patterns began and now, according to NASA, 2019 is on track to be even hotter. Planting trees is the best and easiest way to counter global warming. In a recent Science article, researchers estimated that not only is tree-planting fifty times more effective than other forms of emissions combating but it also helps micro-climates or th,e areas around the planted trees, to be cooler and have a cleaner air.
Here in Old Ottawa South, we have been planting trees on the patch of land on Canal Woods Terrace near Bronson Avenue for ten years. We do it to help clean the air in our neighbourhood and to protect our community from the noise and sight of the seven-lane monstrosity that Bronson has become.
Our Living City team has hit its stride this summer. With the help of dozens of amazing volunteers, we’ve distributed over 10,000 trees, knocked on thousands of doors, and given away loads of green infrastructure adaptations like splash guards and redirects. Now, we’re gearing up for an exciting September chalk full of events. Trust us, you won’t want to miss out!