Category Archives: News

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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After School Fun at Old Town Hall

The Old Town Hall After School program has had lots of fun this fall. We have been taking advantage of the until-recently pleasant weather playing football, knee-pit tag, grounders and soccer outside in our play area. For those more craft inclined, the children have put together many beautiful creations using beads and weaving embroidery thread.…
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(Re-) TREAT Yourself

Come indulge your soul and set yourself up with some good healthy habits as you go into the new year! (Re-) TREAT Yourself! (10:00 - 11:30 a.m.) Ring in the new year by wringing out the old with a detoxifying yoga class with CAG yoga instructor Peter Kusovac. This class will stimulate circulation and digestion through breath…
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Gingerbread House Party!

GINGERBREAD House Party! Come on over Hansel and Gretel! Spend the afternoon up to your elbows in candy, royal icing and gingerbread. An all ages, family event to help get in the holiday spirit. Decorate a gingerbread house to take home and craft a winter scene to add to your family's winter decorations. Each family…
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Community AGM – November 13

Joint Annual General meeting Old Ottawa East Community Association (OOECA) and Community Activities Group of Ottawa East (CAG)  Tuesday, November 13, 2018,  Church of the Ascension, 253 Echo Drive Please attend, its your community! Meeting followed by social hour. Please see the following supporting materials for pre-reading or to print and bring with you. To avoid waste, only…
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“Try-it-for-Free” Fitness

Ever wondered if you would like Pilates or Zumba or Bootcamp or another CAG fitness class?  Or thought about signing up for Yoga but worried it would be too hard?  So in the end you didn't sign up and miss out. Here is your chance!  CAG is offering a fabulous opportunity for you to try…
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