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Goldenrod Community Garden at Tunney’s Pasture

From: Mimi Golding <>
Date: March 24, 2021 at 9:14:38 AM EDT
Subject: Goldenrod Community Garden – Gardens for Good Grant : Can you help bump our message?

Good morning,

My name is Mimi Golding. I am a volunteer with the Goldenrod Community Garden. It is a new community garden slated to be built on NCC lands just north of Tunney’s Pasture (off Goldenrod Driveway and Parkdale Avenue).

The Goldenrod Community Garden has applied for a Gardens for Good Grant. We need your help and support to help us bump our messaging for voting for this grant. We are hoping you can add our message request to your communication channels.
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Join the Champlain Park Baseball Pool!

Nothing says spring like the beginning of baseball – Join the first ever Champlain Park Baseball Pool! It’s free and low-maintenance, to enter:

  • Pick one position player from each of these positions: 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, Catcher, (5 players total)
  • Pick 3 outfielders

Position players get 1 point for each steal, run, homerun, RBI

  • Pick 1 pitcher – pitchers get 5 points for each win and 1 point for each strike
  • Pick a team – each team win gets 2 points

Submit your 10 picks (9 players and 1 team) to Nick at by April 22nd 10pm.
For questions or details email Nick.

Play ball!

Champlain Park Chess Tournament Final Stretch

Want to join the Champlain Park Chess Ladder Tournament?

Email Nick at to register with your name and email – it’s free to join and for all ages. Then you will be added to the bottom of the ladder and you can start challenging other players. Season ends May 1 and then the top 4 will go to the play-offs to crown the neighbourhood champ.

[Chessboard front view]

Rules on the Chess Ladder Competition page.

Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2021-03-22

A few topics since the 17th up to today:

  • The real threat of authentic-looking fake guns.
  • Hate incidents targeting Asian community.
  • Missing 37-year-old man to locate – Seen near Tunney’s Pasture on Sunday.

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Neighbourhood Watch Bulletin for 2021-03-15

Just this week’s topic:

  • Overdoses in Ottawa.

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Gatineau Park Parkway Survey – April 5

Survey on Gatineau Park parkway use

The NCC would like to invite you to take part in an online survey about Gatineau Park parkway use.
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Outdoor Rink Wrap Up

As the days grow longer and spring appears on the horizon, the Champlain Park rink volunteers recently got together for a game of parents vs kids hockey, and to celebrate the successes of winter 2021.

A partial group shot of ODR volunteers in the Champlain Park hockey rink, before the big game on March 6, 2021.

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