Wild Westboro Garage Sale, Sat. May 31, 8am-11am at Dovercourt – Book Your Table Today!

12 05 2014

Whether you are buying or selling, the annual Wild Wild Westboro Garage Sale is a fun time! See the poster for more details (pdf).

There are a few tables left….so act fast!

The garage sale takes place around the wading pool area at Dovercourt Recreation Centre, 411 Dovercourt Ave. Tables are available to rent for $10 from Dovercourt and can be booked online, in person at Dovercourt or by phone, 613-798-8950 ext. 0. (See the table map for table/ number reference).

We will also have the Morris Home Team bouncy house as an added attraction for the kids; proceeds to benefit the WCA.

This year we are encouraging members of the community to bring in used bikes to donate to RightBike. RightBike is a community owned-and-operated bike share service operating in the neighbourhoods of Westboro, Wellington West, and the Glebe. A Causeway Social Enterprise, RightBike is designed to support employment and economic development while encouraging sustainable transportation choices. Dovercourt is a RightBike hub during cycling season.

Please note there is no rain date. The garage sale will proceed in a light drizzle but if heavy rains are predicted the garage sale will be cancelled and refunds will be issued. We will update the website on Saturday morning to confirm the weather status. Table rentals will be refunded if it is rained out.

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Second Annual Clare Gardens Park NERF BATTLE!

26 12 2013

Friday, December 27th
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

All ages are welcome to bring Nerf guns and see which battalion can capture the flag. Mark your bullets with three initials for easy identification. Eye gear is recommended for the youngsters.

See you in the park!

Organized by:
Volunteer Gardeners of Clare Gardens Park and Westboro Community Association





Public Meeting: Developement Application for 1445-1451 Wellington Street West

4 12 2013

An application has been posted to the City of Ottawa website for a new development at the northeast corner of Wellington and Island Park by Mizrahi Developments.

They have also sent out an invitation for the public to attend an information session about the development: Mizrahi Developments invites you to a public meeting to discuss their proposed development at 1451 and 1445 Wellington Street West on Thursday December 12, 2013 at 7.00pm.

The meeting will be taking place in the studio of the Great Canadian Theatre Company (located at 1233 Wellington Street West).

All documents regarding details of the development are available on the city’s website.

Katherine Hobbs (Councillor of Kitchissippi Ward) will be in attendance.

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Second Annual Clare Gardens Park Trim the Christmas Tree

4 12 2013

Sunday, December 8th 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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We have the donated tree lights and the goodies. You bring your family, friends and a tree ornament.

Together, we’ll have some fun dressing up our little “Charlie Brown” Christmas tree and singing Christmas carols.

If you can, help us spread the cheer by bringing a toy for Toy Mountain.

Meet us at the little pine tree near the stage.

See you in the park!

Volunteer Gardeners of Claire Gardens Park

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Westboro Community Association AGM Reminder

1 12 2013

Reminder: Our AGM will be held December 2nd at 7PM at the Churchill Seniors Centre.

If you are interested in being on the Board please contact us at hellowestboro@yahoo.com.

*Also check out the ‘DEVELOPMENT UPDATES’ tab on the blog as lots of new information has been added.





WAVE Ottawa Leaf and Snow Removal

21 11 2013

If any one wants leaf or snow clearing done, WAVE Ottawa (based at Dovercourt) will happily come and do it for reasonable rates!

Please contact Holly at Dovercourt for more details on (613) 716-7664 or email hmartin@dovercourt.org

WAVE Ottawa is part of Dovercourt which is a non profit charity.  All money generated in WAVE stays in WAVE. WAVE was initially funded by a grant from unity for Autism.

WAVE helps to improve life chances, life skills for young adults with autism. The garden services are exclusively carried out by WAVE apprentices supervised by job coaches.

By offering garden services, it gives the apprentices a chance to earn a small income, which helps their independence. 

The project is run at Dovercourt, where they, amongst other things, help them with job skills, life skills etc.

The link to our website is: Www.Waveottawa.ca





Workshop on the Land Use Planning and Appeals Systems

20 11 2013

On Thursday November 21,  the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing will be hosting a workshop in our community on the land use planning and appeals systems, including the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), and the development charges system.

This event will be taking place at Carleton University from 6:00pm to 9:30pm, and is an opportunity for residents, community associations, and businesses to get involved in this process.

Location: Residence Commons Conference Room, Carleton University

1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

 If you have not already registered, it is not too late!  To RSVP please click here.

 I hope you can participate in this session to ensure that our community’s experience and feedback is taken under consideration as part of this review.

Land Use Planning and Appeal System – Consultation Document 2013

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions (ynaqvi.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org).

Sincerely,

Yasir

Yasir Naqvi, MPP
Ottawa Centre








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