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Busy weekend!

Thu May 10, 2012 Miss Vicky 

So much stuff happening in the 'hood this weekend! If I miss anything, feel free to add stuff in the comments.


Devonshire School's annual Playground cleanup takes place on Saturday morning between 9am and 12pm. They will clean up both yards, work in the garden, protect the new trees in the junior yard... and have lots of fun. It'll be a great way to give back to your school.

Chances are there will be some talk about the latest iteration of the playground vs parking controversy, which was resurrected at the last school council meeting. There will be a meeting on May 14 with school board representatives to discuss it (6-7pm in the gym and is open to all), so this is a good chance to check out the junior yard, which is the one slated for changes.

The clean-up project is organized by the Playground Committee and in conjunction with Ottawa's Clean-up the Capital event. If you would like to participate, let them know at devonshireplayground@gmail.com, or just come by on May 12th. The Playground Committee will provide coffee, hot chocolate and snacks.

In other school-related events news, Elmdale is having their 3-in-1 Spring Event on Saturday morning as well. This great event involves a huge clothing, toy and equipment sale, a plant sale and an electronics recycling event. Check this site for info about items they can accept.

Bring cash (and used electronics, of course!). For info, contact elmdalesale@gmail.com. Elmdale is located at 49 Iona Street, but use the Java Street entrance to get in.

This is the opening weekend for the Parkdale Market, and also the annual Hintonburg Tulip Festival. This is a great family event featuring a bouncy slide, trolley rides, lots of fun and games for the kids (dance contests in the pool - what could be better?). The annual baking contest will be Brownies (get your entries in by 12:30). There's a plant exchange in Parkdale Park starting at 10, then the main festivities get going at noon.

The event could use some volunteers. If you can lend a hand, call Lorrie at 613-761-6672 or email lorriemarlow @ yahoo.ca

Also on Saturday is a really interesting tour of sites where our neighbours have installed solar power projects. The tour is being organized by SLOWest and they're using bikes from the RightBike bike-sharing program to tour the sites. Cool, no? The tour starts at Right Bike's new centre at 1 McCormick Ave. and runs from 10:00 AM to Noon. Rain date is 10:00AM on May 13.

This really is a drop in the bucket. There is a ton of stuff happening along the strip, some nifty events at Collected Works. A great time to get outside and wander.

Looking ahead: May 26: ARTSPARK takes place on Saturday, May 26, from 10 am to 5 pm. Starting with a family friendly bike parade leaving from the Hintonburg Community Centre, there will be art, craft, food and kids activities and live music. They're looking for volunteers, too - visit the HCA site for details.

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