Due to the weather warning for Ottawa, the Firehall will be closed on Wednesday morning until NOON (Wednesday, February 13th).
Morning programs will be cancelled including:
A creative snow sculpture graces a front yard on Bellwood near Sunnyside.
There is not much to report regarding businesses opening or closing, so here’s another roundup post highlighting some of the places that make our neighbourhood so great.
Anyone living in Old Ottawa South will appreciate the privilege of having an off-leash dog park. There’s nothing like the freedom to run, sniff, play, and to swim without a leash holding you back! As a pet owner, my little Kenny has enjoyed this privilege since we moved into the neighborhood in the spring of 2017. With this freedom comes pet-owner responsibility, to ensure your dog can be controlled and will not harm other dogs or humans. This includes the responsibility to train your dog especially if your dog is not friendly or is aggressive towards other dogs or humans; otherwise, stay away from an off-leash dog park or muzzle your dog.
The Cup is back. After last year’s cancellation due to warm, slushy weather, the annual Capital Ward Cup returned in full force January 26th under the tutelage of newly inaugurated City Councillor Shawn Menard. The Old Ottawa South Moose played a characteristically strong tournament but fell 6-3 in the final to the perennial favourites, the Old Ottawa East Hosers.
The Learning in Retirement program at Carleton University has announced the upcoming sessions for Spring 2019.
Music at Trinity Special Presentation
The Turandot Project Collective forms a group of talented classical musicians who will be presenting an abridged version of Puccini’s great masterpiece and also the composer’s last opus, Turandot. Our company of artists includes fresh faces to the opera stage and those who have wealth of experience, each bringing their own remarkable gifts to the project. The score has been adapted by the wonderful musical director, John Kraus. It is a ravishing combination of grandiose brass rounded out with piano and percussion.
Another major infrastructure project has begun along the Rideau Canal: Parks Canada’s rehabilitation of the 262 metre section of the Canal wall running from the Concord Street North to Main Street in Old Ottawa East.
This project is part of the $15 million investment into Rideau Canal wall repairs, stemming from a $3.2 billion nation-wide program to maintain assets within national parks and historic sites, and is similar in nature to the wall rebuild done over the last few years on both sides of the Canal near Bank Street.