Springhurst Park Revitalization Project

After numerous public consultations with children, youth and adults over the past six months, the community’s feedback has been summarized and forwarded to the City of Ottawa and their team of park developers and landscape architects. Representatives of the Ottawa East Community Association (OECA), the Ottawa East Community Activities Group (CAG), the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre (SHCHC), Lady Evelyn School, and other community members – the Springhurst Park Revitalization Working Group – have reviewed several drawings by the city and their landscape architect and have provided feedback on these. On August 13, 2012, the city provided a revised draft plan with these comments in mind.

Main Farmers’ Market Art Show – September 8 - Cancelled

The Main Farmers' Market Art Show, originally scheduled for September 8, has unfortunately been cancelled. We hope to be able to offer a similar event in 2013.

Special General Meeting on September 11, 2012 to discuss changes to constitution and bylaws

A special general meeting of the membership will be held on Tuesday, September 11, at 7:15 p.m. at Old Town Hall, and members are invited to attend and comment on proposed changes to the constitution and bylaws. The final document will be voted on by the membership at the next Annual General Meeting in November.

Date set for fall open house for mid-town footbridge

The City of Ottawa will host an open house on Thursday, September 27, 2012, concerning the mid-town footbridge. The open house will be held from 7-9 p.m. (presentation at 7:30 p.m. by city staff), at the Glebe Community Centre, Scotton Hall, 175 Third Avenue. More details are available here.

Main Farmers’ Market Art Show – September 8


On September 8, in conjunction with Saint Paul University, the Main Farmers’ Market will host an art show where local artisans will sell and showcase their craft. Artists are welcome to exhibit. Booths are $35.00 each (first come first serve). The exhibit area will be along Main Street, in front of Saint Paul University. With easy customer access, support from market shoppers, and good visibility from Main Street, this is sure to be a success!

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