Friday 31 May 2013
If you want to clear out some closets, this weekend is the official City of Ottawa give-away weekend. Set out your unwanted but reusable goods on the curb this Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd. For more information check out the City of Ottawa website.
There's an on-line consultation on the pedestrian plan and cycling plan for the City of Ottawa. Here's the link if you are interested in adding your comments - it's open for comments until June 7th!
Saturday 25 May 2013
Monday 20 May 2013
It's the time of year when we are spending more time outside, possibly gardening! If you are interested in learning more about plants native to the region, we have a great resource in central Ottawa. The Fletcher Wildlife Garden is located next to the Arboretum off Prince of Wales Drive. If you would like to purchase some native plants for your garden, the Fletcher Wildlife Garden annual native plant sale is coming up on Saturday June 1st from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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Monday 6 May 2013
As mentioned in a previous post, I participated in the CN Ride for CHEO on Sunday. It was a beautiful day and a fantastic ride - a great way to see the city! The event fundraising set a record - raising more than $726,000 for oncology research!