Category Archives: Community Events

Halloween Pumpkin and House Decoration Contest – Reminder – Ends November 1

Just a reminder of the previous Halloween post. Also note that everyone in the neighbourhood can email their vote for their favourite house or pumpkin to

[Updated Halloween Poster]
Halloween English portrait poster CPCA 2020b.pdf

Halloween Pumpkin and House Decoration Contest

[Halloween Poster - text with spiders]
Halloween poster CPCA 2020.pdf
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City’s Fall Recreation Programming

Subject: City of Ottawa Update – City’s Fall Recreation Programming // Mise à jour – Ville d’Ottawa – Programme de loisirs d’automne de la ville
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 18:21:51 +0000
From: rec (recreation)-info / info-loisirs <>

We are excited to announce COVID-modified programming this fall. The City will kick off with the registration on Monday, August 24 at 9pm. The Recreation eGuides will be available to browse online on Friday, August 21.
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Community Bonfire Wrap-up

We had our third and well attended Community Bonfire this past Saturday. The weather was a nice +4C and sunny – the move to later in February was a good choice.

Lots of people around on a fine warm 4C day. Photo: AGMS

First, thanks go to community event organizers Jim Cocks and Bill Baggs. They set it up and did most of the work.

Bill puts on a new tree to make some giant flames. Photo: SP Malone.

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Community Bonfire – February 22

Champlain Park Community Bonfire 2020

When: Saturday, February 22nd, 3-5pm
Where: North End of Champlain Park

Bonfire Panorama.

3rd Annual SJAM bonfire will be lit, Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 ; 3 – 5pm

For the last two years, our community bonfires have been a roaring success! Once again, you are invited out of hibernation on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. to meet around a neighbourly bonfire at the edge of the SJAM Trail. Come for a skate on the Champlain Park outdoor rink, or a XC ski or fatbike on the SJAM trail — and warm up with a hot drink around the bonfire. A City of Ottawa open-air fire permit will be secured once again for this event and the burning spot will be at the north end of Champlain Park, near the link with the NCC woods.
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Winter Carnival Thanks

Champlain Park Families celebrate winter with sleigh ride, outdoor activities on skating rink and SJAM ski trail, socializing with neighbours and enjoying musical entertainment in field house at Winter Carnival 2020!!!

Carol Arnason, Social Coordinator on the CPCA Executive reports a large turnout of neighbours and a very successful party on Saturday afternoon, January 25, 2020.
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Winter Carnival – Reminder

Just a reminder that the Winter Carnival is tomorrow (Saturday), from Noon to 3PM. Activities and other information at
[2016 Winter Carnival Chili]

In other news, the new Remic Winter Hill is ready. has the map. It’s a shallow slope that’s been cleared of trees for sliding down, in a safer location than the usual steeper slope between the parkway lanes.