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 families winter decorations. Each family registration includes: 1 8x8 gingerbread house, icing, toppings and candies, craft supplies, hot chocolate and festive cheer.
This is a family event, children must be accompanied by a supervising adult.
Gingerbread houses are beautifully crafted by The Gingerbread Man in Manotick. The product does not contain nuts or peanuts but is not produced in a nut free facility. Registration closes December 4 as the houses need to be ordered, - do not delay register today for this popular event!
Minimum number of families for event to run: 8
Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street
Saturday, December 15
2:00 – 3:30 p.m., $45
Registration open now. Register online here by latest December 4 (under children's programs). We are sorry but no refunds are available after December 4 but if you cannot attend you are welcome to collect your gingerbread house to decorate at home.
WINTER Party in the Park
Sunday, January 13
1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent.
Attendance is FREE, donations welcome
Horse-drawn sleigh ride, fun in the snow, skating-skills competition, hot dogs, soup and hot chocolate. A great party for the entire family! Bundle up, bring your skates and enjoy the fun!
ANNUAL SOUP COOK-OFF
Enter your best soup recipe by email to volunteer@ottawaeastCAG.ca, first-come, first served! Soup to be brought to the field house, hot and in a slow cooker for 1:00 p.m. Judging at 1:30 p.m.
Friday, February 8
6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent.
Attendance is FREE, donations welcome
Fun on the rink and for one night of the year - no hockey! Hot dogs, chili and hot chocolate... A great party for the entire family! Bundle up, bring your skates and enjoy the magic of our rink by torchlight!
ANNUAL Chili COOK-OFF
Enter your best chili recipe by email to volunteer@ottawaeastCAG.ca, first-come, first served! Chili to be brought to the field house, hot and in a slow cooker for 6:00 p.m. Judging at 6:30 p.m.
MAIN Event: Outdoor Movie Night
Friday, June 14
9:00 p.m. or dusk, Springhurst Park, Lees Avenue
Presented in partnership with Sandy Hill Community Health Centre. No alcohol permitted; bring your own chair or blanket.
Raindate is Saturday, June 16. To find out if the rain date is in effect please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca after 4:00 p.m. on the day of the event.
MAIN Event: Garage Sale
Saturday, June 15
8:00 a.m. - noon, throughout Old Ottawa East
Time to sort out that basement? Start to plan your sale now! Sale is advertised in the Ottawa Citizen, on Kijiji and through social media. Signs are put up along Main Street and Lees, participants are recommended to put up signs from these streets to their own sale. Sale runs throughout Old Ottawa East, from Rideau Gardens Drive to Greenfield Avenue (including Kings Landing) and from Echo Drive to the Rideau River. Residents are welcome to participate on their own premises and businesses are invited to set up sidewalk sales.
Calvary Baptist Church is offering the use of a table on its property at 107 Main St. (corner of Main and Evelyn). To reserve a table at Calvary, please contact Kenny Wallace at email@example.com with your name, phone number, and the size of table you require (6- or 12-foot). You will be contacted to confirm your booking. Tables are offered on a first-booking basis.
Sale goes ahead rain or shine!
MAIN Event: Community Party
Saturday, June 15
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Main Street from Hazel to Clegg
Main Street will be closed from Clegg to Hazel for Old Ottawa East's biggest annual block party - you do not want to miss this one!
Event is rain or shine but may be scaled back in the event of poor weather.
BRANTWOOD BBQ and Picnic
Thursdays, May 16 - August 1
5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent
Come and enjoy the best of the season in the park with friends and neighbours. Bring a picnic from home or purchase supper from the BBQ; hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie dogs and drinks will be available to purchase. Food and drink sales support community programs and events.
For cancellations due to weather please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the event.
PUMPKIN Sale and Fall Festival
Monday, October 14
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Brantwood Park 39 Onslow Crescent.
Pumpkin Sale goes ahead rain or shine.
Raindate for the Fall Festival is Saturday, 13 October.
Come celebrate the Fall season in the park with your friends and neighbours. Pumpkin sale, pumpkin decorating, apple bobbing, Angry Dragonz and Mr. Churritos food trucks, BBQ, strolling juggler (10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.), music with Sing Song Party Time (noon - 12:45 p.m.), bouncy castle, obstacle course and more…
PLUS; purchase your beautiful, big, locally grown jack-o'-lantern pumpkins. Buy your pumpkins at the festival and support community programming and events. Proceeds will be invested in Old Ottawa East community programs, events and initiatives. Pumpkins are one for $9, two for $15.
Would you prefer your pumpkins delivered?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Pumpkin order’. In the body of the email indicate # pumpkins, address and phone #. Delivery only in the Old Ottawa East area. Minimum order two pumpkins.
We will deliver on Monday, October 8. Please place a cheque payable to “Community Activities Group of Ottawa East” for the correct amount in an envelope marked “pumpkins” in your mailbox or taped to your front door (no cash please). The envelope must be out by 9:00 a.m. in the morning to ensure delivery.
Raindate for the Fall Festival is Saturday, 13 October. To find out if the rain date is in effect please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca after 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event.
CAG gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa for the Fall Festival.