Old Ottawa South Community Association

Youth Baseball

Glebe Little League Spring House League is now open for registration. Early bird pricing is in effect until March 9, 2018 so don't procrastinate and register now. Games will begin as soon as the City of Ottawa opens the fields in mid-May.

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Brewer Park April 2014.

Brewer Pavilion Gone!

The building perched on the edge of Brewer Pond has been demolished as of December 2017. The pavilion once served as the canteen and change-area for the beach at Brewer Pond.

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OGF Workshop at Southminster.

Add Vitamin V to Your Life

Vitamin V for a healthier life and community

You cannot buy this vitamin at any drug or health food store. The "V" in this supplement refers to volunteering. It is readily available everywhere and the cost is donated time not dollars. Even better, it can improve your health and strengthen communities.

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What is the City’s Vision for Traditional Mainstreets?

Southminster Church, the Beer Store, and now Fifth Avenue Court—all contentious development proposals on Bank Street, and the outcomes will change the face of our neighbourhoods. Will this be for the good? Most people support some level of intensification—it’s important for promoting vibrant and walkable neighbourhoods in the urban core. But City Council seems intent on increasing density above all other considerations, even though there are no density targets in place for Bank Street.

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Sesquicentennial+ Celebration of Our Prime Ministers: Jean Chrétien

Come celebrate and learn—it’s free! Edward Goldenberg will be helping us better understand the life and times of Jean Chrétien, Canada’s 20th prime minister with three majority governments from 1993-2003.

Led by Edward Goldenberg, Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Room L120, 233 Main Street, Saint Paul University.

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All lit up, north-end of the Bank Street Bridge.

No Left Turn onto Bank at Wilton

A new brightly lit sign has been installed to remind drivers that it is illegal to make a left-hand turn from Wilton Crescent to Bank Street at any time of the day or night.

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Seventeen Voyces: Feb. 23-24, 2018

Seventeen Voyces: Feb. 23-24, 2018

Once again Ottawa South’s Kevin Reeves has used his extraordinary talent to match music with a film of the silent era. On Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018, his superb chamber choir, Seventeen Voyces, will present Charlie Chaplin’s silent film comedy The Gold Rush at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in the Glebe. The choir will sing a variety of songs, ranging from baroque to contemporary, with some jazz and spirituals as well.

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Renewal Project Open House: Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018

Renewal Project Open House: Thurs. Feb. 22, 2018

The City of Ottawa proposed work to renew infrastructure in the northwest portion of Old Ottawa South will involve the construction of new watermains and sanitary sewers along with full road reconstruction. House services will also be replaced up to the property line. Cycling lanes on Aylmer Avenue in the eastbound direction, and on Seneca Street in the southbound direction, will be implemented through pavement markings. Discussions are ongoing with the NCC about the potential for a pedestrian crossover at Seneca Street and Colonel By Drive.

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Seneca Proposed for Safe Crossing of Colonel By Drive

Seneca Proposed for Safe Crossing of Colonel By Drive

Through the course of 2016 and 2017, the OSCA Traffic and Safety Committee has been advocating for a safe crossing of Colonel By Drive at a location somewhere between Avenue Road and Bronson Avenue. At the request of the Traffic and Safety Committee, the City of Ottawa and the National Capital Commission entered into discussions to determine if such a pedestrian and bicycle crossing could be possible.  It was agreed that it is indeed possible and Seneca Street has been proposed as the potential site.

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