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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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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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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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After School Fun at Old Town Hall

The fun continues at after school this winter as the kids at Old Town Hall have spent lots of time enjoying the snow before coming indoors to warm up and play. Favorite snow activities have included building snowmen, with a variety of interestingly shaped ice-block-heads or regular smiling faces made of seeds, and making snow…
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Brantwood After School Fun!

Winter has settled in at Brantwood Park but it has not stopped the After School kids from enjoying the park.  There has been lots of skating this year.  And wow, some of those kids are very fast skaters!!! The ice is in great shape thanks to the volunteer flooders and the cold weather. The kids…
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The Winter Party in the Park was a Great Success

  Brantwood Park drew crowds of neighbours for the annual Winter Party in the Park and Soup Cook-off the afternoon of Sunday, January 13th. Thanks to many volunteers, sponsors, chefs and organizers; the event was a huge success and many came out despite the frigid weekend temperatures, which only made the skating and sledding even…
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Summer Camp Survey Results and News!

Thank you to everyone who participated and gave feedback to our two Summer Camp Surveys this fall. The camp surveys were posted to the CAG website, sent to previous camp participants, sent out several times through social media and through the CAG weekly electronic newsleter - the CAG eUpdate. Overall, responses to the survey were…
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