EVENTS

  • Winter Party 2021, February 27-28
  • Virtual Art Classes for Beginners, March 12 - April 19

 

Winter Party 2021

February 27 to 28 - FREE

 

Local Business Bingo 

Support businesses in our Old Ottawa East Community by participating in this bingo event! Look at the graphic posted on our website and social media for different tasks to complete around the neighbourhood. Complete 4 prompts in a line- vertically, horizontally or diagonally for a chance at a prize! Email us receipts or screenshots of what you did to be entered (admin@ottawaeastcag.ca). There will be a guaranteed prize for the first person to email us, and everyone else who completed will be entered into a draw to win additional prizes. You have a 1/10 shot at winning, and prizes will be gift cards to support local businesses even more!

 

Bingo Cards will be posted on February 15, the deadline to submit is February 28

 

Outdoor Fun Bingo

For the younger community members (or the young at heart!), complete a line (horizontal, vertical or diagonal) of outdoor winter activities on our Outdoor Fun Bingo card. Be sure to email us pictures of everything you did to admin@ottawaeastcag.ca. There will be a guaranteed prize for the first person to email us, and everyone else who completed will be entered into a draw to win an additional prize. Prizes are kits to encourage more outdoor winter fun!

Bingo Cards will be posted on February 15, the deadline to submit is February 28

 

Horse Craft - Online
February 27, 9:45-10:30 a.m.
Although we aren't able to provide horse wagon rides as usual this year, this craft will have us creating horses to 'ride' on at home. Participants will be creating horse head figures to be attached to a broom or other type of stick to gallop around the house. Kits for this event will be available for pick up at Old Town Hall from February 22-26. In some cases, porch drop offs can also be arranged. This event will run over zoom, and a link will be sent to participants after registering.

 

Let's Talk Science: Winter Science (Bird Feeders) - Online

February 27, 2:30-3:15 p.m.

Learn how you can take care of our local birds in the winter and create bird feeders to place around the neighbourhood! Kits for this event will be available for pick up at Old Town Hall from February 22-26. In some cases, porch drop offs can also be arranged. This event will run over zoom, and a link will be sent to participants after registering.

 

Let's Talk Science: Beaded Snowflakes - Online
February 28, 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Learn about the science of snowflakes and create your own out of beads! Kits for this event will be available for pick up at Old Town Hall from February 22-26. In some cases, porch drop offs can also be arranged. This event will run over zoom, and a link will be sent to participants after registering.

 

Card Drive

Give back to your community by creating cards for seniors living at Villagia in the Glebe. This is a great activity for the whole family Especially in these times, cards can go a long way in brightening someone's day. Create your cards at home, drop them off in the Old Town Hall mailbox, and we will deliver them! And a bonus, every card made will enter you into a draw for a gift card to a local bookstore!

Cards must be dropped off by February 28

 

 

Virtual Art Classes for Beginners

All ages

March 12 to April 9 (5 weeks)

Via You Tube

Friday, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

$25, per household

 

Beat those March blues, elevate your art curiosity, and join in on a virtual art class with S. Gordon Harwood, local Ottawa East artist. Five lessons of 20 minutes in length will introduce you to aspects of drawing and painting. All ages and skill levels welcome. All you need is paper, pencils, pens, crayons, markers. You choose. The five lessons will conclude with a virtual art show (Vernissage), showcasing all of the art submissions. Join in on the fun and discover the Picasso in you.

 

Register here

 

A private YouTube link for the classes will be sent to participants following registration.

 

Proceeds from this series will be donated to Ottawa's Food for Thought initiative.