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Bring Your Own Grandparent - Intergenerational Day Celebration with Qlik

Organization Name: Connected Canadians
Contact Name: Tamimi
Email: info@connectedcanadians.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 12:00
Location: 290 March Road Kanata, ON, K2K Canada (map)

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Qlik will be hosting Connected Canadians for a workshop on Intergenerational Day - the theme? Bring Your Own Grandparent (or Parent) for digital literacy skills training!

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The Happening ArtsPark

Organization Name: The Happening
Contact Name: summer baird
Email: thehph@live.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 10:00
Location: Parkdale Park, Ottawa, Ontario (map)

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We are excited to collaborate with the Hintonburg Community Association ArtsPark to make one jam-packed family-friendly party at Parkdale Park! Join us for a variety of performances and activities from morning to night, including live music, artisan craft market, dance battle, live art, tons of interactive kids' activities, and an art throwdown. We will have food by Seed to Sausage General Store, Carleton Tavern, The Merry Dairy, and craft beer gardens featuring Beyond the Pale Brewing Company and Vimy Brewing Company. As always, admission is free! We will be collecting donations to fund arts grants/activities for the #WellingtonWest community. Cash only for food and drink. Mark your calendars for our volunteer-run community event from 10am to 10pm! The schedule of performances, activities, and participants is below and follow us on social media for the latest.There is something for everyone, so stop by and celebrate what makes Wellington West unique!

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Carlington Community Yard and Plant Sale

Organization Name: Carlington Community Association
Contact Name: Melanie
Email: greening@carlingtoncommunity.org


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

08:30 - 12:30
Location: Harrold Place Park, Raven Park AND all over Carlington (map)

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Annual community yard sale all over Carlington and also Raven park (yard sale and public vendors too!); Harrold Place Park (yard sale, plant sale and bake sale as well as activities and singers!). Write to greening@carlingtoncommunity.org to add your yard sale address to the interactive map!

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Cardel Lemonade Standemonim

Organization Name: Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Contact Name: Kelly MacNaull
Email: kmacnaull@ottawacancer.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 14:00
Location: 1500 prom. Alta Vista Dr., Ottawa, Ontario - K1G 3Y9 (map)

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It’s one of the most popular summer-fun to-dos for kids – hosting a lemonade stand! And, on Saturday, June 1 the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation is sparking a lemonade stand movement and hosting the 7th annual Cardel Lemonade Standemonium.

It’s a fun-filled, one-day fundraiser where kids host stands in their neighbourhood, all while raising funds and awareness for cancer care in our community.

1. Children register their Lemonade Stand at www.ottawacancer.ca/lemonade and fundraise online with the help of family and friends, and by hosting mini-events in their community.
2. Kids host their Lemonade Stand on or before event day – Saturday, June 1 between 10am and 2pm. Prizes are awarded for various levels of participation.
3. On Sunday, June 2, kids drop off the funds they have raised at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation (1500 Alta Vista Drive) and celebrate their accomplishment!

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Riverside South Community Garage Sale

Organization Name: Riverside South Community Association
Contact Name: Bruce Lindsay
Email: info@riversidesouth.org


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

08:00 - 15:00
Location: Riverside South (map)

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Each year in late spring, Ottawa residents flock to Riverside South for our annual community garage sale, to the delight of bargain hunters! Over 200 houses register each year, with the amount growing annually.

The more registered garage sales on your street, the more patrons you will get, so consider registering yours through our website when the time comes and encourage your neighbours to do the same!

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Wild, Wild, Westboro Garage Sale

Organization Name: Dovercourt Recreation Association
Contact Name: Customer Service Team
Email: info@dovercourt.org


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

08:00 - 11:00
Location: 411 Dovercourt avenue. Ottawa, ON. K2A 0S9. (map)

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Our annual Garage Sale is an event you won't want to miss! Come out for a morning of bargain purchases, where you can buy or sell anything, and meet fellow community members.

To rent a table to sell items, you must register online (https://www.dovercourt.org/enterprise/Events-at-Dovercourt) or by phone with our customer service team (613-798-8950).

Have nothing to sell? No problem! This is a great morning to meet some neighbours and pick up some one-of-a-kind items.

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Big Beacon Hill Garage Sale

Organization Name: Beacon Hill Community Association
Contact Name: Jeff Kaluski
Email: president@bhca.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Location: Beacon Hill South and North (map)

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Once again, your Beacon Hill Community Association will be holding the Big Beacon Hill Garage Sale, where you can sell your old stuff, find some bargains, and then take part in the City of Ottawa’s Giveaway Day. We’ll do the advertising for you, so sign up here.

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The Big Kanata Garage Sale

Organization Name: Collaborative of Kanata Community Associations
Contact Name: Hayley Bennett
Email: hrmbennett@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

08:00 - 13:00
Location: Kanata (map)

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TheKanata Community Associations have joined forces to bring you the 'BIG KANATA' Community Garage Sale - June 1st 8am - 1pm ( rain date on June 2nd)Register your Garage Sale on the 'Big Kanata Garage Sale Map' with your address/some items/types of items available at your sale. Our community associations encourage participating households to voluntarily donate some of your proceeds to a local charity of your choice. Some suggestions for local charities incl: Kanata Food Cupboard, Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre - Chrysalis House for abused women, Rotary Club of Kanata, Kanata-Hazeldean Lions Club or QuickStart - Early Intervention for Autism(founder in Kanata).#Kanata #BigKanata #Community #GarageSale #GarageSaleWeekendInKanata #Fun

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Ottawa Farmers' Market- Westboro

Organization Name: Ottawa Farmers' Market
Contact Name: Melanie Anderson
Email: melanie@ottawafarmersmarket.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

09:30 - 03:00
Location: Byron Park- Westboro (map)

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Weekly farmers market open to all

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Paw it Forward with Beyond!

Organization Name: Beyond Yoga Studio & Wellness Centre
Contact Name: Tina Ferrone
Email: info@beyondyogaottawa.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

13:00 - 15:00
Location: 66 Hearst Way Kanata, ON K2L 2P4 (map)

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Join us at Beyond for this fundraiser in support of Ottawa Dog Rescue!
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Gentle Karma Yoga Class by Donation

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Meet some of our special fur friends currently up for adoption!
Tea & Cookies will be served

All proceeds in support of Ottawa Dog Rescue and Beyond will match all monies raised!

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Sandy Hill's Intergenerational Climate Picnic

Organization Name: Residents in collaboration with Action Sandy Hill & allsaints
Contact Name: Mia Hunt
Email: SandyHillClimatePicnic@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

11:00 - 15:00
Location: Laurier Park, 288 Chapel Street (map)

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Climate change is perhaps our most pressing intergenerational issue. Join neighbours young and old to share strategies and inspire solutions!
Bring a waste-free picnic and your ideas!

This family-friendly event will include children’s activities and performances. It will also provide an opportunity to chat with local environmental groups and get empowered! Sandy Hill’s Intergenerational Climate Picnic is part of Ottawa’s first Intergenerational Day and a collaboration with locals, allsaints and Action Sandy Hill. Please join us!

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Doors Open Ottawa 2019

Organization Name: Doors Open Ottawa
Contact Name: Amy Kudrinko - Coordinator
Email: doorsopen@ottawa.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 16:00
Location: City Of Ottawa, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1 (map)

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The City of Ottawa is proud to present Doors Open Ottawa - a free annual architectural event that celebrates our community’s built heritage. Whether you're a resident or visitor to the nation's capital, we also invite you to take advantage of the free Doors Open Ottawa Shuttle Bus, operating within walking distance of over 50 participating buildings. Lots of kid-friendly buildings to explore!

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Bel-Air Community Association

Organization Name: Bel-Air Community Association
Contact Name: Jean Mullan
Email: belaircommunityassociation@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

08:00 - 12:00
Location: Bel-Air community, Ottawa (map)

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Come check out the garage sales at various homes in Bel-Air Community - 1731 Gage, 2148 Dublin, 1226 Checkers, 1296 Hanbury, 1210 Major, 1701 and 1746 Ainsley, 1306-1308 Amesbrooke, and many more to come. There will be a bake sale/lemonade stand at Iris Street/NCC pathway to raise funds for CHEO. Rain or shine! www.facebook.com/belaircommunityassociation www.belaircommunityassociation.ca

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Art Fair in The Glebe

Organization Name: The Glebe Centre
Contact Name: Courtney Rock
Email: crock@glebecentre.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 13:00
Location: 950 Bank Street (map)

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Join us for this family friendly event complete with live music, fundraising BBQ, and art creation stations.

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Manor Park Tennis Social

Organization Name: Manor Park Community Council
Contact Name: Josh Cassidy
Email: jcassidy@manorpark.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

15:00 - 18:00
Location: 100 Thornwood Rd (map)

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The Manor Park Tennis Social is a mixed doubles mini tennis tournament. Games will be kept quick, light hearted and with a focus on fun! Anyone and everyone is encouraged to participate!



Fun for the Whole Family!

Smaller tennis nets, progressive tennis balls and kids raquets will be set up and available beside the Tennis courts so that participants may bring their families.

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Building Intergenerational Cities - a free panel event

Organization Name: iGenOttawa
Contact Name: Martha Jeacle
Email: info@igenottawa.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

11:00 - 12:00
Location: allsaints event space, 330 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, (map)

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Ian Bingeman (Executive Director, Youth Ottawa), Judith Maxwell (Chair of the Board at Synapcity and Founding President of Canadian Policy Research Networks), Alain Miguelez (Manager, Planning Policy and Resiliency, City of Ottawa) Katie Paris
(Director, Major Real Estate Development, National Capital Commission) will be our panelists for this free event.

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BBQ and Games at Blair House

Organization Name: Synapcity and Ottawa Community Housing
Contact Name: Stephane Pressault
Email: stephane@synapcity.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

11:00 - 13:00
Location: 205 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario (map)

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Join us for some games and a bbq on us! We will also feature a pretty awesome Oldies but Goldies music playlist.

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Blackburn Hamlet FunFair

Organization Name: Blackburn Community Association
Contact Name: Brent Lawrie
Email: funfairchair@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

Location: Blackburn Hamlet Arena & Hall, 190 Glen Park Drive, Ottawa (map)

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Community fundraising event (May 31st - June 2nd) includes: movie night, carnival rides, field games, showcase, silent auction, fireworks, free concerts, beer gardens, dog show, parade, BBQ, pancake breakfast and more

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Contra Dance

Organization Name: Ottawa Contra Dance
Contact Name: Leonore Evans
Email: leonoreevans1@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

19:30 - 23:00
Location: Churchill Recreation centre, 345 Richmond Rd (map)

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If swing dancing and square dancing met in a bar, you'd get Contra dancing! This fun, inter-generational event happens every two weeks in Ottawa. There are usually 100 + people who come out to move their bodies to live traditional music. All dances are guided by a caller. No experience or partner necessary. Wear light clothing and shoes you can move in. And get ready to have some fun!

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Re-Generation

Organization Name: OSCA
Contact Name: Natasha Tardioli
Email: oscaprograms@oldottawasouth.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 11:30
Location: 260 Sunnyside Ave (map)

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Saturday, June 1st 10:00-11:30 am

The Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue

Free for all ages



Join us for a morning of crafts, refreshments, and intergenerational fun! This is a spin off of our Thursday morning program! It is not a drop off program parents must stay with children, all ages are welcome!

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Trophy (re)Generation

Organization Name: Trophy
Contact Name: Sarah Conn
Email: sarah.conn2@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

12:00 - 16:00
Location: Sandy Hill along Blackburn Ave between Laurier and Osgoode (map)

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Allsaints & Chartwell Retirement Residences present Trophy (re)Generation - a living installation built around stories of transformation. Audience members move through 5 domes. The installation’s evolution is determined by conversations and interactions. The domes become an expression of all our stories, a compelling exploration of how we experience change within our intergenerational communities.

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Bring Your Own Grandparent - Intergenerational Day Celebration with Qlik

Organization Name: Top60
Contact Name: Helen Hirsh Spence
Email: helen@topsixtyoversixty.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 12:00
Location: 290 March Road Kanata, ON, K2K Canada (map)

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In collaboration with Connected Canadians, Top 60 will be participating at Qlik's Bring Your Own (Grand)Parents to work helping increase digital literacy awareness amongst older adults.

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May Court Club Life Cycle Bike ride (50KM)

Organization Name: The May Court Club of Ottawa
Contact Name: Christine Beelen
Email: secretary@maycourt.org


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 14:00
Location: 114A Cameron Street, Ottawa (map)

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50 km bike ride that starts at the May Court Club, wending its way through the streets of Ottawa, crosses the Champlain Bridge to the Aylmer Marina and then back to the Club for a BBQ lunch. All proceeds go to supporting the May Court's community service projects. More information and Registration is available on line at www.maycourt.org

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Plant Swap and Tree donation

Organization Name: Vanier Community Association
Contact Name: Lauren
Email: vca.acv@gmail.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 01:00
Location: 270 Marier Ave (map)

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We are organizing our 1st annual plant / seed swap. We ask residents to bring donations: seeds, gardening tools, gift cards, etc. We will use these donations to embellish our neighbourhood.

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A Day in the Community Harvest

Organization Name: Kanata Chinese Seniors Support Centre
Contact Name: Wen Jean Ho
Email: who@jfsottawa.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

13:00 - 16:00
Location: Food Bank, Community Garden in Stittsville Black Family Farm (map)

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Newcomer family in Action - Intergeneration - Work together, we share planting knowledge; build relations, and have fun.

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Your Bench Your Location

Organization Name: OSCA
Contact Name: Anna Cuylits
Email: acuylits@magma.ca


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

09:30 - 11:00
Location: 260 Sunnyside Ave (map)

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SWOOS meets iGEN: June 1st – Come Out And Vote!
Senior Watch Old Ottawa South celebrates its first year with an invite to young and old to vote for the best location for a city bench!
Where: Cast your votes at The Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue
When: Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.
Intergenerational Day celebrates the value of connections between generations through activities

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Meet the Authors

Organization Name: Dog-Eared Books
Contact Name: Tanis Browning-Shelp
Email: tanis@browning-shelp.com


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

10:00 - 11:00
Location: Haven Books and Cafe at 43 Seneca St., Old Ottawa South (map)

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Authors Tanis Browning Shelp (The Maryn O'Brien Series for Young Adults) and Larry McCloskey (The Dog Who Cried Snake, Lament for Spilt Porter) will present readings from their newest releases and meet with fans both young and young at heart.
Both writers have growing audiences of dedicated fans. Come meet these wordsmiths whose works are Good Summer Reads for All Ages.

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LGBTQ+ Rainbow Families Art & Play Afternoon

Organization Name: Family Services Ottawa
Contact Name: Lisa Montroy
Email: lmontroy@familyservicesottawa.org


Saturday, June 1st, 2019

13:00 - 16:00
Location: Family Services Ottawa 312 Parkdale Avenue (map)

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Join LGBTQ+ families with young children for free art & play activities.

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Bike Rally & Rodeo

Organization Name: Old Ottawa South Community Association
Contact Name: Natasha Tardioli
Email: natasha@oldottawasouth.ca


Friday, May 31st, 2019

Location: Windsor Park, 1 Windsor Avenue (map)

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The Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo has a little bit of something for everyone!

On the first weekend in June, beginning Friday, May 31st, the Old Ottawa South Community Association (OSCA) in partnership with the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC) will host the second Capital Spokes Bike Rally & Rodeo. This event is free and will be fun for the whole family! Volunteers are still needed please contact natasha@oldottawasouth.ca for more details.

Friday May 31st: Family Movie Night at OTLBC
Saturday, June 1st: Volunteer Training at The Firehall
Sunday, June 2nd: Bike Rally & Rodeo at Windsor Park followed by brunch at OTLBC

Read more about the event and maps available here:

https://oldottawasouth.ca/news/item/6672-bike-rally-rodeo-oldottsouth

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Better Together ~ Sharing Life across the Ages / Vieillir ensemble ~ l’harmonie d’une vie partagée

Organization Name: The Council on Aging of Ottawa / Le Conseil sur le vieillissement d'Ottawa
Contact Name: Bonnie Schroeder
Email: afo@coaottawa.ca


Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

09:00 - 12:30
Location: Université Saint Paul University (map)

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Talking together, we can:
- Share life experiences
- Nurture enduring relationships
- Explore existing resources and programs

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En discutant tous ensemble, nous pouvons :
- Échanger sur nos expériences de vie
- Entretenir des relations durables
- Explorer les programmes et ressources

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Transportation and Technology

Organization Name: Connected Canadians
Contact Name: Tamimi
Email: info@connectedcanadians.ca


Saturday, May 11th, 2019

10:00 - 12:00
Location: OCH Senior Community 300 Lacasse Avenue Ottawa, ON, K1L (map)

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Learn how technology can help you get to where you need to go, topics covered include Google Maps, as well as how to use apps take buses, taxis, and other forms of transportation including Lyft.