Rally to Support a Gun Ban, Wednesday 26 June, 9:00 am, City Hall

Join Rideau-Rockcliffe Councillor Rawlson King and other members of the community for a rally in front of City Hall (110 Laurier) on Wednesday, June 26th at 9:00 AM just before City Council.

The rally will be in support of Councillor King’s motion to, among other things, call for a ban on handguns in the City. The motion also calls for more investments into social services, community policing and measures to combat illegal gun ownership to get the root of gun crime and gun violence.

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New Official Plan Consultation, Monday 24 June, 6:30 pm

Urban city councillors will be holding a public consultation on the City of Ottawa’s new Official plan on Monday, June 24, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, at Jean Pigott Place in City Hall (110 Laurier Avenue West).

The Official Plan is a strategic document that will guide the city’s physical growth and development for the next several decades. There will be more opportunities in the future, but currently there are two ways to engage. Residents are invited to attend Monday’s consultation and to provide feedback through an online survey until June 30. Tell us what you want your city to look like!

For more background and information on the Official Plan process, visit the City’s webpage on the new Official Plan.

STARRY NIGHTS: DRAGONFLIES AND FIREFLIES (coming in July…)

STARRY NIGHTS
Thursday, 18 July – Glynn @ Lola
Monday, 22 July – Whitton Crescent @ Presland
Thursday, 25 July – Overbrook Park @ Community Gardens
Monday, 29 July – Lawson Park near Splash Pad

In case of rain, events move to the Overbrook Community Centre.

Just imagine, a warm July evening. Families with their children gather on their street or a nearby park to attend a workshop on storytelling or dragonfly puppet-making. This is just the beginning of a magical evening spent with your neighbours.

The workshops will be followed by a “block party” community meal. Families and friends then take to their lawn chairs or blankets to be entertained by Overbrook’s emerging musical theatre group directed by Megan Carty and Martin Dawagne under the mentorship of Eleanor Crowder.

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Welcoming Ottawa Week / Semaine d’accueil à Ottawa

The seventh annual Welcoming Ottawa Week (WOW) will be celebrated in Ottawa from June 17 to 30, 2019, with more than 100 events taking place at various locations across the city. / La septième Semaine d’accueil à Ottawa (SAO) sera célébrée à Ottawa du 17 au 30 juin 2019 avec plus de 100 activités organisées à travers la ville. 

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OCA meeting: Thursday 20 June, 6:30 pm

Everyone is welcome!

  • Meet Board members and neighbours and bring your issues to the “open mic” session.
  • Find out what Overbrook can learn from Vision Jasmine, the safety committee on Jasmine Crescent in Gloucester in a Q&A with Beacon Hill-Cyrville Councillor Tim Tierney (7:15 to 7:45 pm).
  • Meet our own Councillor for Rideau-Rockcliffe, Rawlson King (8:30 pm)

The meeting will take place at the Overbrook Community Centre, 33 Quill St. See you there!