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Wander westerly this weekend

Fri Jun 2, 2006 Miss Vicky 

It's a big weekend in Kitchissippi..... here are some ideas for you and your family.

Saturday June 3

Hintonburg Commuity Day
9am to 3pm at the Hintonburg Community Centre (Wellington near Fairmont)
This event features a huge garage sale, BBQ, games for kids... and of course, the Giant Map of Wellington Street West will be there to record your ideas and vision for the future of the 'hood.

Wellington Village Business Association Sidewalk Sale
Wellington St W. from Parkdale to Island Park
all day

Island Park area annual garage sale (watch for the signs)

Elmdale School's annual Art and Plant Show
I hear that plants grown by gardening guru Ed Lawrence will be up for grabs!
10-2pm in Champlain Park

Mothercraft Annual Garage Sale
475 Evered (near Churchill and Byron)
8:30 to Noon

Music in the Park
11 - 3pm in the Westboro Kiwanis Park
(adjacent to Dovercourt Recreation Cenre)
Listen to local bands & choirs, enjoy a BBQ

And of course, Doors Open Ottawa is being held on Saturday and Sunday. This is the annual event that gives us a peek at otherwise-unavailalbe buildings and facilities around the city. Some Kitchissippi highlights include:
Old Standard Bread Company/Enriched Bread Artists building, 951 Gladstone.
Rosemount Library (Rosemount near Wellington)
Ottawa Area Guide House, 453 Parkdale
Ottawa Main Mosque, 251 Northwestern
Ottawa School of Speech and Drama, 294 Picton
Westboro Masonic Hall430 Churchill
Protection of the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church 99 Stonehurst, near Laroche Park

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Flanders Jun 2, 2006 11:00 AM said:

I'm going to try to take at least 1 of my gang to the mosque...but couldn't help but notice that the map supplied by the city puts it in the wrong place! The mosque is at the corner of Northwestern and Scott...

Miss Vicky Jun 2, 2006 11:11 AM said:

The mosque is an interesting place to go. I visited during one of their open houses after 9/11.

Flanders Jun 5, 2006 01:08 PM said:

Yes, it was interesting...nice to get in and look around a building I walk by every day...the kids were very interested, too...well, the oldest one more than the younger two...

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