Seniors from Capital Ward are invited to explore housing options at this free event with Councillor David Chernushenko and Bonnie Schroeder, Council on Aging of Ottawa Director of Age-Friendly Ottawa.
The team at OSCA has been hard at work planning another amazing fall session. We can’t wait to welcome you back in September! Read more find out what to expect this fall:
Concert details for the Master Piano Recital Series (MPRS) 2018-2019 season are now available. Performances take place at Southminster United Church, Bank Street at Aylmer Avenue.
The series kicks off Friday, October 12, 2018 with a concert by Sofya Gulyak featuring works from Chopin to Prokofiev.
An opportunity to learn more about the toxic impact on our bodies of personal care products, cleaning products, and more: a public dialogue on the future of chemical policy in Canada with Dr. Lanphear, Simon Fraser University ( “Little Things Matter” video series), and Erica Phipps, Director Children’s Health and Environment. This is a free event.
A Company of Fools returns to Windsor Park with the ever popular Torchlight Shakespeare Series – bringing Shakespeare to Ottawa parks all summer long! Now in its sixteenth year, this season’s Torchlight production is the farcical romantic comedy Twelfth Night – one of Shakespeare’s most beloved works.
On Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 11am to 2pm, I'm inviting residents to join me for an afternoon of fun in the Parkdale Park. There will be activities and entertainment for the entire family and all ages are welcome.
Please note that the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club is hosting a junior tournament for the Ontario Tennis Association and Tennis Canada starting Monday, July 30, 2018 until August 6, 2018. There will be 475 juniors, ages 10-12, participating.
It is one of the biggest junior tournaments and with the closing of the Rideau Tennis Club, the OTLBC is the only club in the city with the capacity to host this level of event.
On Saturday July 21, 2018 OSCA welcomed twelve young volunteers (14-18 years) from Canada's CISV (Children's International Summer Villages) to Old Ottawa South. These young adults (along with two senior volunteers plus a dedicated & experienced driver) travelled in their very own Peace Bus from Victoria across Canada, promoting just and peaceful societies through education, learning, and volunteerism.
The Learning in Retirement program at Carleton University has announced the upcoming sessions scheduled for fall of 2018. Fall 2018 Sessions I and II will feature a total of twenty-three unique and exciting lecture series, six writing workshops, and two language workshops. In addition, during the months of September and October, there will be a total of twenty-three single lecture presentations offered during the daytime and evening.
Registration starts August 8, 2018.
“Life is like riding a bicycle: To keep your balance, you must keep moving” — Albert Einstein
This brilliant man’s observation speaks to my Dutch senior's heart. Indeed, hopefulness keeps us moving, but worrisome news should wake us up and take action!