Category Archives: Adjacent Neighbourhood Ads

Events and other notices from outside the neighbourhood that may be of interest to people living here. Typically events held by neighbouring communities, within walking distance.

Jazz Vespers – February 19

Postponed to February 19 due to the February 12th snow storm…

Tuesday Feb. 19 2019 – Jazz Vespers for Valentine’s Day at FirstU

A contemporary service featuring such standards as Night and Day, Someone to Watch Over Me, It’s Only a Paper Moon, and Moonglow. You will also enjoy hearing some readings for Valentine’s Day and watching live painting by Laurie Foster-MacLeod.

Tuesday, February 19 7:30-8:30 PM, 30 Cleary Ave. Freewill donation accepted at the door.

[Jazz Vespers Postponed Poster]
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Parliament Hill Elm Tree – February 10

Learn about the heritage elm tree at risk on Parliament Hill

What: Public event to hear about the unique features of a heritage elm tree at risk on Parliament Hill

When: Sunday February 10, 2019, 2:30 p.m. — 3:20 p.m.

Where: Elm tree located east of Centre Block on Parliament Hill

Who:

  • Representatives of the Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital
  • Owen Clarkin, chair of conservation committee, Ottawa Field Naturalists Club

Come to a gathering at the base of the elm tree to learn from Owen Clarkin’s extensive knowledge of native trees and about what the Greenspace Alliance of Canada’s Capital and other groups are doing to press for protection of a heritage elm on Parliament Hill.

Background on this issue: http://greenspace-alliance.ca/index.php/threats/tree-protection-in-the-parliamentary-precinct/
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Elmdale BookFest 2019 – February 22-23

BookFest, Elmdale Public School’s iconic annual second-hand book sale, is an opportunity to find a great read while supporting a good cause. With more than 25,000 titles there’s something for everyone, all at very low prices (cash only). Complete with … Continue reading

Jazz Vespers – February 12

Postponed to February 19

Due to the February 12th snow storm.

Tuesday Feb. 12 2019 – Jazz Vespers for Valentine’s Day at FirstU

A contemporary service featuring such standards as Night and Day, Someone to Watch Over Me, It’s Only a Paper Moon, and Moonglow. You will also enjoy hearing some readings for Valentine’s Day and watching live painting by Laurie Foster-MacLeod.

Tuesday, February 12 7:30-8:30 PM, 30 Cleary Ave. Freewill donation accepted at the door.

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Bird Count – Sunday

Subject: K9: Bird count this Sunday

2018 marks the 100th annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC). The CBC is a census of birds in the Western Hemisphere, and is conducted by volunteers. This year’s count will be on Sunday, December 16. The count involves monitoring your bird feeder and counting the birds that come by. Participants will be given a checklist and are asked to report the numbers at noon and final numbers at the end of the day.

Gillian Koh, Hintonburg Community Association board member, will be administering the CBC for the Kitchissippi. If you would like to participate, please email her at gillian.a.koh@gmail.com.

https://www.birdscanada.org/volunteer/cbc/

Rosemount Revitalization Open House – December 13, 15

Invitation: Open House for Rosemount Revitalization

Ottawa Public Library invites members of the community, partners, and customers of OPL’s Rosemount branch to view preliminary designs for revitalizing and improving the 100-year-old branch.

There will be two Open House sessions at the Rosemount branch:

  • Thursday, December 13 from 6 to 8 pm
  • Saturday, December 15 from noon to 2 pm

The branch is located at 18 Rosemount Avenue. Registration is not required.

OPL is working with local design firm +VG Architects, who have been engaged to conduct the revitalization, including public consultation to ensure community needs are met. The preliminary designs reflect input and suggestions from the public, further to consultation online and in person in October 2018. Members of the public will be able to meet the architects and OPL staff, ask questions and share comments about the most recent design.

Designs will be finalized in the coming months and presented to the OPL Board in February.

Construction work is expected to begin in spring 2019 for completion in late 2019 during which Library services will be provided at a nearby temporary location.

https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/rosemount-revitalization

Write for Rights – December 9

Subject: Calendar – Write for Rights event
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:25:11 -0500 (EST)
From: Us – <pelusopope@sympatico.ca>

Write for Rights at Parkdale United Church

When: Sunday, December 9, 12:30 – 3:30

Where: Parkdale United Church, at the corner of Parkdale and Gladstone. Please enter by the ramp off Gladstone.

More details: Join in the biggest human rights event in the world, Amnesty International’s “Write for Rights”.  This is Parkdale’s first Amnesty write-a-thon, but they have taken place since 2001. Last December, hundreds of thousands of letter writers all over the world wrote five and a half million letters and messages in support of those whose human rights have been violated. Because they are under threat all over the world, this year’s campaign will focus on courageous women peacefully advocating for human rights.  Parkdale’s write-a-thon event is open to all. Coffee kindly donated by Bridgehead.

Thank you.

Lori Pope