Author: Lillian Knoops
Stephany Castilla bringing colourful joy to Stittsville Library
Local artist Stephany Castilla is hosting a month-long solo presentation of her works at the Stittsville Library in April 2023.
The Show is called Vintage in Bloom. Her compositions are inspired by her own collection of vintage items and florals.
“Having Relations” – romance, comedy and all things Irish coming to Kanata Theatre
“Having Relations” is a delightful play for the St. Paddy’s crowd or at any time of year. This extremely funny Canadian 3- hander romantic comedy by Sarah Quick is a fun exploration of long-distance relationships, adventure, and family ties.
Got Talent? Take the stage at the Kiwanis Club’s annual K4K Talent Showcase
The Kiwanis Club of Kanata-Stittsville is seeking talented youth for their 2023 Kids 4 Kids Talent Showcase. The showcase is a fantastic opportunity for local youth to bring their talent and raise funds to help kids in our community.
Looking for delicious, healthy and fast? Mad Radish is coming to Stittsville
Mad Radish is opening its Stittsville location on March 1st. The healthy fast-food restaurant offers hearty bowls, burritos, sandwiches, and other tasty treats.
Team Ontario Ringette player Jalena Marelic competing for gold at Canada Winter Games
Stittsville ringette player Jalena Marelic is playing for Team Ontario at the Canada Winter Games. Hosted in PEI this year from February 18th to March 5th, the 2023 Canada Winter Games will bring together 3,600 athletes, managers, and coaches across 20 different sports for Canada’s largest multi-sport event.
Stittsville artist Stephany Castilla donating funds from her 31-day challenge creating and selling artwork
Stephany Castilla, a Stittsville fine artist, is creating one unique oil painting a day for 31 days in January. This is her third year doing this challenge to support a local charity.
Kanata Theatre presents “Almost, Maine”
Directed by Wendy Wagner, Almost, Maine features a series of loosely connected tales about love, each with a compelling couple at its centre and each with its own touch of sorcery.
Stittsville resident travels to Calgary to help children in need
Stittsville resident Jennifer Thomsen travelled all the way to Calgary in early December to help children in need at the Operation Christmas Child processing centre.
W.J. Bell Rotary Peace Park festively adorned for holiday season
For the last several years, the Rotary Club of Ottawa-Stittsville has put up ornaments in the trees at W.J. Bell Rotary Peace Park for the enjoyment of visitors during the holiday
season. This year the club plans to place their Rotary ornaments along the park pathways and around the labyrinth on December 11.
When in doubt, check it out: Be fraud-aware this holiday season
As we head into the holiday season, Ottawa Police Service, in partnership with 211, is reminding residents to be cautious of scams preying on your honesty, trust, good nature and sometimes fear. If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.
JacintaPICS gives back to Stittsville Food Bank for second year with wildlife calendars
Local photographer Jacinta Cillis-Asquith is selling her photo calendars featuring local wildlife for the second year in a row. Half of the sales profits will go to the Stittsville Food Bank to support families in need this holiday season.
John Edkins’ – Iconic Ottawa – coming to two Stittsville locations
The new photography exhibition coming to Stittsville in December will be a double feature. The Iconic Ottawa exhibition is a collection of images by Stittsville photographer John Edkins that represent the best known Ottawa landmarks.
Stittsville Rotary International Fall Film Series Last Two Films
For their final two films of the Fall Series, the Rotary Club of Ottawa-Stittsville will be showing Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On (on November 28th) and Hit the Road (on December 12th). The Club thanks the community for their ongoing support and patronage.
Child amputee finds inspiration from Second World War veteran
This touching story from The War Amps highlights the importance of the peer support program for war amputee veterans and child amputees.
Ottawa Humane Society announces new President and CEO
The OHS Board of Directors has announced the successful candidate for the position of President & CEO. Sharon Miko, the current Director of Operations for the organization, begins the new role in mid-November.