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After School Program

An accessibilily ramp is being installed at the Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street. During the construction period, access is from the rear of the building from Hawthorne and the building is open as usual. Work is expected to be complete by early December.

CAG Fall 2015 Program Guide is online now and registration is open. CLICK HERE to proceed to the secure online registration site.

For questions regarding programming or registration, the most effective way to reach us is by email to or alternatively please call 613 230 0076 and we will be happy to return your call during office hours.

Volunteers needed!

We are in need of volunteers for the Pumpkin Sale, please consider helping out with this our annual fundraiser:

Looking for families to sell twenty pumpkins from their homes to their neighbours on McNaughton/Meritt or Simcoe/Chestnut/Concorde or Lees/Evelyn.

Looking for someone with a truck to make deliveries in Old Ottawa East on the evening of Wednesday 14 October

Looking for people to help with the deliveries in Old Ottawa East on the evening of Wednesday 14 October. Must be able to lift large pumpkins

Looking for a person with a car to deliver around 20 pumpkins on the morning of Saturday 17 October in Old Ottawa East, must be able to lift large pumpkins.

To volunteer or find out more please email

Coming Soon - Annual Pumpkin Fundraiser!

pumpkin sale
Old Town Hall, 61 Main or Brantwood field house, 39 Onslow
Saturday October 17
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
One for $9, two for $15
Beautiful, big, locally grown jack-o'-lantern pumpkins. Buy your pumpkins and support community programming and events. Proceeds will be invested in Old Ottawa East community programs, events and initiatives.

Would you like your pumpkin delivered?
Send an email to with the subject line ‘Pumpkin order’.
In the body of the email indicate # pumpkins, address and phone #.
Delivery only in the Old Ottawa East area. Minimum order two pumpkins.
We will deliver on Saturday October 17.

Pumpkin Painting Competition

Pumpkin Painting
BMO Pumpkin Painting Competition is running this year alongside the CAG Annual Pumpkin Sale!
Saturday 17 October
Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street (please enter by the rear door off Hawthorne during construction)
Choice of two time slots: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Pre-registration required by October 10. Click here to register. Space is limited to 25 at each of the timeslots.
For each timeslot there will be a first prize of a $250 RESP account for your child with BMO at Lansdowne and a second prize of a $100 savings account for your child with BMO at Lansdowne. Winners will be announced at the first anniversary party for the bank, families must be present at that event to collect their prize.

One Year Anniversary Party – BMO Lansdowne
Saturday 31 October

About us

Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East (CAG) is a self-funded not-for-profit organization, led by volunteers that comprise the CAG Board of Directors.

Chair, Melanie Gilbert, Past-Chair, Nick Masciantonio Secretary, Bonnie Weppler, Treasurer, Ian Grabina Volunteer & Events Coordinator, Lisa Dunnett Communications, Kevin Farrell, Facilities, Don Stephenson

CAG works in partnership with the City of Ottawa to provide the residents of Old Ottawa East with programming, recreation and event opportunities that are local, affordable, inclusive and of interest to all members of the community.

What does the City partnership mean?

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