Are you looking to get involved in Ottawa but don’t know how to go about it? Synapcity may have just what you’re looking for with its new pilot called City Lab!
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”.
Liz Clarke is a 2019 Trailblazer Award winner, was shortlisted for the 2018 Impact HUB Ottawa Social Impact awards, just opened a social enterprise called Freedx, made a mixed-media documentary about being black at Bluesfest called Air Force Blacks … and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Chef Jason McLelland wants to support families through offering free meals and free cooking classes.
It’s nearly time for Synapcity’s Fall 2018 Civics Boot Camp! Starting on October 25, this six-week program is for people who are passionate about Ottawa, and want to learn more about how the city works. Deadline due October 12.
100in1Day is happening this Saturday, June 2.
Down in Ottawa, we like to refer to this time of the year as six-one-three season, or “61threeson.” You know what I’m talking about: it’s the time of year just after the tulips close, and summer hasn’t quite happened, but it’s warm and the city has awoken to a deluge of events, events, events.
Awesome Ottawa is awarding its 100th one thousand dollar grant since 2010.
It might not be a long weekend, but there are more than enough events to fill your 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.
What is the role of community newspapers, what happens when they’re gone—and how do we move forward?
On Tuesday, December 5th, Synapcity hosted their Creative CityMakers event at General Assembly to ask: “Why Ottawa for arts and culture?”
This Tuesday December 5, Synapcity is bringing together some of Ottawa’s most talented artists to ask: why Ottawa for arts and culture?
100in1day is a civic engagement festival that involves activating citizens’ ideas and dreams for the city, one initiative at a time, one neighbourhood at a time.
2017 promises to be distinct with respect to signature events and tourism. But creating a sense of place is about more than government intervention. Fortunately, there are passionate people around Ottawa working to make our city a better place to live in the next 150 years.