Events

SHOP MAIN STREET & Second Hand Furniture Sale

Main Street north of Clegg has re-opened to two way traffic and what better time to SHOP MAIN STREET!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 10 and come walk the wonderful new sidewalks and check out Main Street businesses.
Businesses have been invited to participate with side-walk sales and more... Check back here as the date approaches, for more details.

In conjunction with SHOP MAIN STREET:

CAG invites you to walk down the Grande Allee from Main Street and visit the Deschatelets building. CAG will be hosting a second-hand furniture sale with lots of great bargains to be scooped up! Solid wood bookshelves, chairs, desks and much, much more... The furniture was previously used by the priests who lived in the Deschatelet building up until this summer and has been donated by the Regional Group to CAG for a fundraising sale. Anyone who remembers the Saint Paul University Sales of years gone by will know this will be popular!
Saturday, September 10
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Deschatelet Building, Main Street (next to Saint Paul University)

Sales are cash only. Purchaser must remove item same day, before 2:00 p.m. All sales are final, items priced from $5 and up. Parking on the Grand Allee and surrounding area. "Pick-up only" parking located at the top of Grand Allee, next to the gym. All proceeds support CAG programs and events.

Pumpkin Sale & Fall Festival

Pumpkin Sale and NEW THIS YEAR, Fall Festival
Saturday, October 8, raindate October 9
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent
Or pre-order your pumpkin for delivery.
Check www.ottawaeastCAG.ca on the day of the event for weather cancellations.

Halloween Party

Drop off your kids in their costumes for Halloween fun, games, crafts and prizes.
Saturday, October 28,
6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street
$12

Coming in 2017...


Winter Party in the Park

Sunday, January 22
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent
Attendance is FREE, donations welcome
Horse-drawn sleigh ride, fun in the snow, skating-skills competition, hot dogs, soup and hot chocolate... A great party for the entire family! Bundle up, bring your skates and enjoy the fun! Attendance is free, donations welcome.
ANNUAL SOUP COOK-OFF
Enter your best soup recipe by email to volunteer@ottawaeastCAG.ca, first-come, first served! Soup to be brought to the field house, hot and in a slow cooker for 1:00 p.m. Judging at 1:30 p.m.
For cancellations due to weather please check www.ottawaeastCAG.ca on the morning of the event


Valentine Skate

Friday, February 10
6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent.
Attendance is FREE, donations welcome
Enjoy and evening at the rink with music, candles, hot dogs, chili, and hot chocolate. Everyone welcome! But, for one evening only - no hockey sticks please!
ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF
Enter your best chili recipe by email to volunteer@ottawaeastCAG.ca, first-come, first served! Chili to be brought to the field house, hot and in a slow cooker for 6:00 p.m. Judging at 6:30 p.m.
For cancellations due to weather please check www.ottawaeastCAG.ca on the morning of the event.

Main Event - Outdoor Movie Night

Friday, June 16
9:00 p.m. or dusk, Springhurst Park, Lees Avenue
Movie TBD
No alcohol permitted; bring your own chair or blanket.
Presented by Sandy Hill Community Health Centre.
For cancellations due to weather please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the event.


The Main Event - Garage Sale

Saturday, June 17
8:00 a.m. - noon, throughout Old Ottawa East
Time to sort out that basement? Start to plan your sale now! Sale is advertised in the Ottawa Citizen, on Kijiji and through social media. Signs are put up along Main Street and Lees, participants are recommended to put up signs from these streets to their own sale. Sale runs throughout Old Ottawa East, from Rideau Gardens Drive to Greenfield Avenue (including Kings Landing) and from Echo Drive to the Rideau River. Residents are welcome to participate on their own premises and businesses are invited to set up sidewalk sales.
Calvary Baptist Church is offering the use of a table on its property at 107 Main St. (corner of Main and Evelyn). To reserve a table at Calvary, please call Bob McRoberts at 613-733-5912 at any time and leave a message with your name, phone number, and the size of table you require (6- or 12-foot). You will receive a call to confirm your booking. Tables are offered on a first-booking basis.
Sale goes ahead rain or shine!


The Main Event - Community Party

Saturday, June 17
10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m., TBD
Free wagon rides (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.), Free bouncy castle &obstacle course, free Lets Talk Science kids fun (10:00 a.m. - noon), free balloon twister (noon - 2:00 p.m.), live music with Stan Clark's Capital Swing Band and Ralph Mercredi Jazz Quintet, BBQ, market sale, Greystone Village - Birdhouse decorating, BMO Lansdowne - Financial Literacy Game, Domicile - Free raffle for a box-share from CSA Terramor Farm, Angry Dragonz food truck, Merry Dairy ice cream cart and more...
Event is rain or shine but may be scaled back in the event of rain


The Main Event - Market Sale

Saturday, June 17
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., TBD
A market sale will run once again alongside the Main Event Community Party. We will welcome participation from artists, crafters and food vendors, - anything that would be part of a regular farmers market.
The Main Event is the biggest party of the year in the growing community of Old Ottawa East. The event offers something for everyone - bouncy castle, obstacle course, wagon ride, visits from Ottawa firefighters and police, live music, a community barbecue, food trucks and a wide variety of market vendors. Typically we have attendance in the region of 500 people during the course of the event, participating in activities and just having a great time!
Price per table: $25, pre-registration required.
If you want to be part of this year’s event, please register online here , or in person at the Old Town Hall, 61 Main St. (Monday – Thursday 1:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Friday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., or during regular program hours).


Brantwood BBQ and Picnic

Thursdays from mid-May to the end of July
5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent
Come and enjoy the best of the season in the park with friends and neighbours. Bring a picnic from home or purchase supper from the BBQ; hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie dogs and drinks will be available to purchase. Food and drink sales support community programs and events.
Looking for some active fun? The following is available to borrow if you want to coordinate an activity during BBQ hours:
Table tennis table, paddles, balls
Soccer balls and nets
Volleyball net and ball
BlongoBall
For cancellations due to weather please check www.OttawaEastCAG.ca by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the event.

Volunteers needed
All CAG events are volunteer run; if you can help please check out volunteer positions at www.OttawaEastCAG.ca/volunteer/positions and email volunteer@ottawaeastCAG.ca