Hopefully a lot of you have a long weekend to enjoy, whether you’re celebrating anything or not! There are plenty of great local events for you to enjoy, and some of them involve finding chocolate eggs.
Parkdale Food Centre
Family Day weekend is upon us, but things are still pretty weird around town. Stay safe, support local businesses, and check in on friends and family.
The Road Runner sits outside at 30 Rosemount Avenue inside a custom box built by Habitat for Humanity. Donated by the Hintonburg Community Association, it’s the first outdoor community fridge in Ottawa, thanks to the caring team of radical thinkers at the Parkdale Food Centre and its incredible local partners. And it’s just one of the innovative programs put into place by the Centre since the start of the pandemic.
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With the pandemic looming over the city, Kate Purnett of City Love Flowers felt the need to engage in more community-oriented projects. On April 22, 2021, she is re-launching her urban flower boutique as a social enterprise.
Thanks to the generosity of our readers and participating shops, Apt613’s silent fashion auction raised $325 for the Parkdale Food Centre.
Welcome to a new decade Ottawa!
CityMakers: Poetry and CityMaking with Ken Victor and Jean Van Loon—11.14.19 at Vimy Brewing Company
On November 14, Synapcity co-founder and board member Ken Victor will be hosting a poetry reading at the Vimy Brewing Company for the publication of his book of poems, “We Were Like Everyone Else”.
It’s the last weekend of summer and there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy all that the city has to offer, plus a few events to get you ready for fall in the capital. All Weekend The Canada Army Run is taking over the Canadian War Museum this weekend. While the actual […]
Another summer weekend is here and it is HOT-tawa!
Mealshare has added 20+ new resturants to its list of partner restaurants, making it easier than ever to help end youth hunger in Ottawa.
Brewery Market returns to Hintonburg Park with their season opener on Saturday May 26.
Spring has sprung and we’re looking at sunshine and positive temperatures this weekend! We’ve got theatre, concerts, food and more lined up this weekend.
Nick Bachusky is a CityMaker extraordinaire who was nominated by Karen Secord of Parkdale Food Centre to be spotlighted in our column. Passionate about his community, we spoke to Nick about his work, and his insights into Ottawa’s volunteering eco-system.
Another glorious weekend is upon us, Ottawa. A weekend so full of fun, that it is impossible to do it all. Despite this, we like to keep you in the know re: all things cool, so here you have it – the Weekend Roundup.