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New FREE Programs at the Firehall

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Starting the week of October 28th, we have a bunch of new programs beginning at the Firehall. 

We are launching several new and free programs for adults in the community. These programs include an intergenerational walking group, a photography club, a book club, a cards club, a musical jam group, and a crafting group. Below is a timetable of the new classes. Please note that the Shutterbug Photography Club, Book Club, Musical Jam, and Cards Club have rotating dates so make sure to check below for all of the details. 

Intergenerational Walking Group

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 am 

Dates: October 29th-December 10th

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Darcy Middaugh

Location: The Firehall

Looking to keep active and meet others in your neighbourhood? We will meet every Tuesday at 10AM to take an hour-long stroll around OOS together. Everyone is welcome! Please note that we will not host the group during freezing rain or days of heavy snow. 


Shutterbugs Photography Club

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm 

October 29th, November 26th, December 17th

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Darcy Middaugh

Location: The Firehall-Lounge

From beginner to advanced, this new club will be great for budding amateur photographers to learn from each other. Each month, we will have a set theme. Participants are encouraged to take pictures in advance matching the theme and send them to our program facilitator, Darcy Middaugh. From there, we will discuss the pictures as well as strategies for shooting within the theme. Some meetings will also feature going out with our DSLR cameras to take pictures as a group!


Card Club 

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm 

Dates: November 12th, November 26th, December 10th

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Darcy Middaugh

Location: The Firehall

Come out and join us for cards at the Firehall. Socialize with other folks from Old Ottawa South and play your favourite card games: Euchre, Rummy, Bridge! Whatever your “hearts” desire! We will meet twice a month, so make sure to “shuffle” your schedule around it!


Book Club

Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm 

Dates: November 5th, December 3rd

TIME: 1:00-3:00 pm 

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Darcy Middaugh

Location: The Firehall-Lounge

Discover new bestsellers and old classics while meeting new friends in the community! Each meeting, we will discuss the book we decided on the month before. This club is for any adult who wants to join. There will be coffee and tea provided as well!


Musical Jam for Adults

Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 pm 

September October 30th, November 20th, December 18th

Cost: FREE

Instructor: Darcy Middaugh

Location: The Firehall - Lounge

Looking to play some tunes with people in your neighbourhood? OSCA has your back with a new FREE jam group. All instruments, all ages, all levels are welcome. All participants should have at least a basic level of understanding of their instrument. We are a judgement free zone and welcome all players and styles.


Crafters Corner

Thursdays 9:30-11:30 am 

September 19-December 12

Cost: FREE

Location: The Firehall - Activity Room

Knitting, scrapbooking, painting, drawing or whatever you are into! Bring your work and spend time working on it while enjoying the company of others in a relaxed setting. Coffee and tea will also be on! Note: We have some of our own supplies but encourage you to bring your own items, especially specialty items such as canvasses.


Pick-Up Painting

Fridays 11:00 am-2:00 pm

Cost: Free

Location: The Firehall - Activity Room

Bring your easels, bring your paints! Come join fellow aspiring artists to collaborate and develop artwork. This is an open group for anyone to attend. No instructor. Just friendly fellow painters.


We hope you join us! 

When you register for a Fall program, stay up-to-date with changes and cancellations here

Last modified on Thursday, 24 October 2019 10:11


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