The Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East (CAG) is a voluntary, not for profit, community-based organization that works in partnership with the City of Ottawa to provide the residents of Ottawa East with programming, recreation, and special event opportunities that are local, affordable, inclusive and of interest to members of the community.

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The CAG Fall 2017 Program Guide is online now and registration is open.

Registration forAfter School 2017-18 is open and there are a few spaces in each program.

Click here for online registration and registration policies.

For questions regarding programming or registration, the most effective way to reach us is by email to info@OttawaEastCAG.ca or alternatively please call 613-627-0062 (Old Town Hall) and we will be happy to return your call during office hours.

Please note that the Old Town Hall is open every Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. for your in-person registration or inquiries, please do drop in. Otherwise we are open when programming is running.

Old Ottawa East Community Association's Circumnavigation Event

On Saturday, September 9, the Old Ottawa East Community Association hosted a circumnavigation of Rideau Island as part of the community’s Canada 150 celebrations. Nearly 25 canoes and kayaks set out on the 20 km journey along the Rideau Canal, the Rideau River and the Ottawa River. Paddlers from our neighboring communities were invited and we were pleased so many were able to join us.

Pumpkin Sale and Fall Festival


Come celebrate the Fall season in the park with your friends and neighbours. Pumpkin decorating, apple bobbing, food trucks, petting zoo, juggler, music, bouncy castle and more…
PLUS; purchase your beautiful, big, locally grown jack-o'-lantern pumpkins. Buy your pumpkins at the festival and support community programming and events. Proceeds will be invested in Old Ottawa East community programs, events and initiatives. Pre-order your pumpkin for delivery at info@ottawaeastCAG.ca
Monday, October 9
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Brantwood Park 39 Onslow Crescent.
Pumpkin Sale goes ahead rain or shine, Fall Festival raindate is Saturday, October 14.
To find out if the rain date is in effect please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca after 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event.
CAG gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Ottawa for the Fall Festival

UPDATE: CAG After School Programs for 2017-18

Due to changes made by the Government of Ontario to the Child Care Act that comes into effect in the 2017-18 school year, CAG must make changes to the after school care we provide.

Main Street Transformation and Transformers Celebrated

By John Dance

Highlighting the recent Main Event festivities was the official reopening of Main Street as a completely rebuilt “complete street” and the honouring of the many who made it happen.
The “new” Main features wide sidewalks, protected cycle lanes, extensive tree planting, new street lighting and amenities, and a new public artwork by Stuart Kinmond, entitled Main2.


Photo: Jim Lamont

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