Where did September go – seems like it just flew by with so much to do and so many events to take in. Here is a bit of a wrap-up for more to do this weekend. Remember to support #Stittsville’s local businesses while you are out there doing your thing!
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Goulbourn Museum is having a fun night of trivia and battle against other teams to win AMAZING prizes! There were two teams of six still open. It takes place at The Glen Scottish Pub in Jackson Trails Centre. If you are interested in joining in email the museum to register at: email@example.com. The cost is $15.00 per person.
Make some beautiful cards this evening at Stittsville United Church (Main Street and Fernbank Road). Everyone is welcome at 7:00 pm. Everything is provided to make three cards for a donation of $5.00.
The Keystrings are playing live at Brew Revolution in the Jackson Trails Centre this evening at 7:30 pm. The Keystrings are a band out of Stittsville, Ontario. Starting as duo in 2011, they expanded to a full band playing covers and originals! If you haven’t heard them yet, here is your opportunity.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
The Responsible Dog Owners of Canada are holding their Stittsville Dog Park Clean-Up from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. (rain date — Saturday, October 12th from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.). Bags and gloves will be supplied. Stittsville Dog Park is located in the Shea Woods — corner of Shea Road and Abbott Street. For the clean up, meet at the northeast corner of the Holy Spirit Parish parking lot.
Brown’s Your Independent Grocer have started up their ‘Little Chefs’ cooking classes again. On Saturday, from 10:00 – 11:00 am, the little chefs will see how much fun it is to make homemade apple gallette pastries. Chefs will also get to make an apple craft and enjoy a story together. Ages 3-5 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 613-831-9268 ext.0 to register today
The Goulbourn Township Historical Society is holding their monthly program on Home Children – The Clark Boys from Quarriere’s to Eastern Ontario from 1:30 – 3:00 pm at the Hazeldean Gardens Retirement Home. Come out and hear Gloria Tubman, researcher and genealogist, present her talk on British Home Children and the techniques and resources used to unravel the life of Scottish home children, including brothers Archibald and George Clark.
A fundraising party is taking place for Jack Brown on September 28th. Jack is the young Stittsville boy who was born with CHARGE Syndrome. The party is taking place at the Lieutenant’s Pump British Pub on Elgin Street, starting at 6:00 pm. This “Rock Out For Jack Party & Silent Auction/Guitar Raffle Finale” is one not to be missed. Here is a link to the Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/288898548416999/.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Have any hazardous or e-waste to get rid of? The City of Ottawa is holding a day to do so. From 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Westbrook Snow Dump off of Carp Road (200 Westbrook Road), you can drop off your hazardous waste and special items, so take advantage to clear out your basement and garages. These are some of the items accepted at the Depot:
- Aerosol containers
- Propane cylinders
- Fluorescent bulbs/tubes
- Fire extinguishers
- Fertilizers and pesticides
- Mercury switches/thermometers
- Needles and syringes
- Paints and coatings
- Oven and window cleaners
- Pool chemicals
All Weekend event
You won’t want to miss the “Best Little Fair in Canada” that is the Carp Fair! It runs all weekend until Sunday evening. They offer FREE parking and shuttles to the fairgrounds. Park at 3619 Carp Road and take the shuttle. There is accessible parking on Langstaff Drive. If you have your ticket in advance, travel for FREE on an OC Transpo “Carp Fair Shuttle” to the fair – just catch it at the Terry Fox Park and Ride. Check out www.carpfair.ca for shuttle times!
Have a great and safe weekend!