June 1st weekend & beyond – lemonade stands, bake and garage sales, a walk-a-thon – events and more

Cardel Lemonade Standemonium — a local fundraiser taking place June 1 with children from all over Stittville. Hosted by the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation and Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Support Programs. A fun-filled fundraiser for local families facing cancer with kids hosting lemonade stands in their neighbourhoods to put the squeeze on cancer. Here are some participants in Stittsville — Ella and Ruby’s Zesty lemonade stand at 405 Vendevale Avenue or if you find yourself near 536 Rosehill, visit the Mary and The Magics lemonade stand; there is Families First at the Fringewood Park,14 Fringewood Drive; on 1795 Maple Grove Road another one with the Mason-Skelding families; and another by YANOS being held at 6315 Hazeldean Road. Make sure you take the time to drop by all of the stands set-up by children here in Stittsville who are participating in this worthwhile cause! You can also donate online —  http://donate.ottawacancer.ca/site/TR/Events/2019LemonadeStandemonium

Garage SaleGranite Ridge Community are holding their annual sale on June 1 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Another one is in the community of  Fairwinds Poole-Creek Community being held tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. There are many garage sales in Stittsville just watch for the signs!

Here’s a Bake Sale for you – Saturday, June 1 – 12:00 – 4:00 at Upcountry Park (Stittsville South). Grace and Zoe will be selling baked goods in support of Presbyterian World Science and Development and the Ottawa Humane Society as part of the Grade 6 “Who is Nobody?” campaign.

The Hollibell Foundation Walk-a-Thon for the Animals. This is the 1st Doggie walk-a-thon June 1 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Sunset Farms. Registration is $20. You can email for information at hollibellfoundation@gmail.com. Please note that the event time might be adjusted slightly depending on number of entries. All dogs must be leashed and friendly in groups. Please bring your doggie bags to clean up after your pups. For information on the Hollibell Foundation www.hollibellfoundation.com.

For those who want to venture into Ottawa, Doors Open Ottawa is taking place on June 1 and 2. It is a free annual architectural event that celebrates our community’s built heritage. It is the second-largest Doors Open event in Canada, and one of the largest in the world! You have to pre-register for some building tours. For a full list 2019 Building List

On Sunday, June 2, ‘the NAC is Your Stage’ will be celebrating 50 years since the National Arts Centre opened its doors. There will be activities from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with free behind-the-scenes tours, workshops, pop-up performances and activities throughout the day. Parking is free on Sunday at the NAC, Ottawa City Hall or at the World Exchange Plaza.

The Log Farm on Cedarview Road has some new babies to meet. They now have 3 sets of twins!! 5 girls and 1 boy!! There are 3 more Ewes to lamb so even more babies to come!! Make sure to stop by this weekend to meet them!!! #thelogfarm

West Carleton needs some volunteers to help with sandbag and debris removal. Work will take place between 9 am and 7 pm on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday June 2. Find out more information here —  https://stittsvillecentral.ca/west-carleton-needs-your-help-for-sandbag-and-debris-removal-this-weekend/.

Stittsville Market at The Barn taking place again this weekend on June 2nd starting at 10:00 a.m and runs until 2:00 p.m.

Councillor Chat at Village Square Park on June 6th. Mark your calendar to give some ideas to help the community and share your thoughts. Under the gazebo from 6:00 p.m. onwards.

First Thursdays Stittsville – On the first Thursday of every month from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. you can walk between the Stittsville Farmer’s Market, Restaurants and Shops along Stittsville Main street on either side of Village Square Park. Local businesses will keep their doors open late and you’ll have an opportunity to do various activities along the route.


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