The City of Ottawa is reviewing the general unsigned on-street parking regulation that permits parking for a maximum of 3 consecutive hours, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., within city limits, on weekends and statutory holidays, and looking for feedback on changes to this restriction. You can provide your feedback via this brief survey.
This is an opportunity to learn for personal satisfaction while joining a community of life-long learners who enjoy reading, listening, and discussing topics of common interest. There are no prerequisites, no exams, and no grades. Registration for the upcoming fall 2017 sessions begins at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
On Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27, 2017, the Ottawa’s own Seventeen Voyces chamber choral ensemble enchanted Old Ottawa South audiences with a performance of the baroque opera “Venus and Adonis”. They were accompanied by the Ottawa Baroque Consort, and joined by some very special (and excited) collaborators: Old Ottawa South’s very own Makin’ Moves Children’s Dance Theatre.
Not able to come to a full session of a class? Purchase a fitness drop-in punch card and have more flexibility.
- Cards must be purchased at the Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue.
- Drop-in’s may be used by the owner of the card or their guests.
- All those who attend classes using the drop in card must be registered in the system.
- Although this promo is for the summer only, if 10 drop-ins are not used by August 31st, they may be carried over into the Fall session.
Being a born-and-raised Dutchman, I thoroughly enjoyed the last two FIFA World Cups, where we finished as runners-up and in third place, respectively (I’ll conveniently ignore the last few Euro Cups though). A huge part of that enjoyment came from watching the majority of the games at the Georgetown (1159 Bank Street). Especially as the Georgetown was the unofficial-official hangout for Dutch soccer fans and was nicknamed “the Dutch Lair” on game day (the Dutch soccer emblem is a lion).
The actors are in town! Set out a lawn chair or a blanket, as Bear & Co. brings you a summer parks-touring production of Shakespeare’s love story for all time: Romeo and Juliet. Passions soar and hearts break in this 90-minute version, brought to you by Bear’s core summer team: Eleanor Crowder, director; Rachel Eugster, music director; and Chris McLeod, fight director.
With summer finally making its way into the city, a Company of Fools is working tirelessly on their latest Torchlight Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Now in their 15th year of Torchlight Shakespeare productions, the Fools will be returning to parks all across the city in hopes of instilling a new appreciation for theatre. Take everything you think you know about traditional Shakespearian theatre and forget it.
Some new pavement markings have been implemented in the neighbourhood to remind us of the 'rules of the road'.
As seen in Old Ottawa South:
For as long as we have lived in Old Ottawa South, I have always been intrigued by 70A Leonard Avenue. We arrived too late to see the birth of Red Apron, who now run a highly successful ready-made food service out of a beautiful location at 564 Gladstone Ave. But we did get to see the start of Life of Pie in that same location. And as anyone in OOS will know, they too are a great success story, with two subsequent moves along Bank Street. And while I am not a vegan or a fan of raw food, it was still sad to see Herbivore at the Door close, not in the least because I loved their logo! According to HatD’s Facebook page, chef Candice Bernes has moved on to Simply Raw Express in Hintonburg.