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The Fourteenth Annual Main Event was a Success!

The fourteenth annual Main Event saw community members and families gathered along Main Street for fun activities, BBQ and games this year in spite of some scaling back due to weather.  Sadly the Stan Clark Swing Band could not perform in the rain, though we were treated to an impromptu solo trombone performance by Kevin…
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Join us for this year’s Main Event!

The biggest event in Old Ottawa East is back this year for June 14th and 15th – be sure not to miss it! [metaslider id=1189] We are kicking off festivities this year with an open-air screening of Hidden Figures in Springhurst Park, beginning at 9:00 p.m – come down to the park, bring your lawn…
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Summary of CAG Program Survey April 2019

CAG conducted a Program Survey for CAG’s fitness, sport and general interest programming for both children and adults, after school programming and camps are to be surveyed separately. The survey was circulated via eUpdate and by direct email to registrants in CAG programs within the past year. We received 123 responses from community members registered…
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Brantwood Construction Continues into Spring

The City of Ottawa has begun to implement a temporary landscaping plan in the northern half of Brantwood Park, and some residents are unhappy with the development. The temporary field is being built because the City says it is too late for the usual grass surface and they want to open the field for users…
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Flora Footbridge Update for April 2019

The City of Ottawa has provided an update on the construction of the Flora Footbridge, which is scheduled to be completed in fall of this year. The project was put on hold during the winter months but work has now resumed. Work is ongoing on the east walls, the lookout has been backfilled, materials for…
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Now Hiring: Children’s Garden Coordinator

CHILDREN'S Garden at Robert F. Legget Park - Coordinator The Community Activities Group (CAG), in partnership with the  Children’s Garden at Robert F. Legget Park, is looking to hire a summer student in the position of Children’s Garden Coordinator. The coordinator will be responsible for maintenance of the Children’s Garden including weeding, watering, planting and…
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CAG Searches for New Executive Director

The Community Activities Group (CAG) of Old Ottawa East is searching for a new executive director. CAG is a voluntary, not for profit, community-based organization that works in partnership with the City of Ottawa to provide the residents of Ottawa East with programming, recreation, and special event opportunities that are local, affordable, inclusive, and of…
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Artists Wanted for the Capital Spokes Bike Rally and Rodeo

The Capital Spokes Bike Rally and Rodeo will run from May 31st to June 2nd. You can see our previous blog post about the event, now updated with detailed schedule and route information, here. This year, an art component has been added to the event. Artists living in the Capital Ward are invited to submit…
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UPDATED: Get Ready for the Capital Spokes Bike Rally and Rodeo!

The second Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo will run Friday, May 31st to Sunday, June 2nd, featuring tons of great activities for cycling fans in Old Ottawa East. The full schedule for the event is as follows: Friday, May 31st: Dinner at the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC), 176 Cameron Avenue, 6:00…
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March Break Fun at Old Town Hall

This past week the Old Town Hall has been packed full of children, games and activities. Each day had different crafts and activities based around a different theme to keep things fresh and exciting, and we were fortunate to get plenty of lovely weather and snow for making snow people, creatures and forts, and even…
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