The Wellington Village Community Association (WVCA) is a volunteer, non-profit community group of local residents that represents over 1,500 households in our neighbourhood.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Reminder: Spring Cleaning the Capital

Event Date: April 28, 2012

Event Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: GTxpress and Red Chair Kids

We're Spring Cleaning the Capital!
Please Join Your Neighbours and Local Businesses for a Spring Clean-Up
SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 from 9am - 12noon

Pick up all the supplies you'll need under the tents located at:
- GTxpress, 1085 Wellington St W, at Pinhey
- Red Chair Kids, 1318 Wellington St W, at Clarendon

When you're finished, bags can be left at either location for pick-up by the City of Ottawa.
Enjoy complimentary refreshments as our way of saying thanks!

p.s. We're sure the weather will be beautiful but just in case, the rain date will be Sunday, April 29, 2012.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Invitation to Community Potato Project Launch/Ear?th Day Celebratio?ns

From Heritage Academy:

Potato Project Launch Event/Earth Day Celebrations
We would like to invite you to come to Ottawa

Friday, April 13, 2012

April meeting this Tuesday!

All are welcome!
Tuesday, April 17, 7 pm

Collected Works

We have lots on the agenda for the meeting.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Celebrate the Ottawa River

From Sustainable Living Ottawa West (SLOWest) and Kitchissippi United Church:

April 19, at 7:30 pm -- You're invited to celebrate the Ottawa River and learn more about its rich ecology and culture, when Ottawa Riverkeeper Meredith Brown speaks at Kitchissippi United Church. She will be joined by Metis Grandmother Francine Payer, who will speak about the role of aboriginal women as waterkeepers and lead a water ceremony.

Meredith Brown will share stories of the Great River Project

Next City Cafe - Art in the Street - April 18

Spacing Ottawa's Next City Cafe presents:

Art in the Streets - Wednesday April 16th 7:30pm at the Alpha Soul Cafe 1015 Wellington West in Hintonburg

Art helps shape the public spaces of our city.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Heritage Planning Elective Course 2012

From the City of Ottawa:

Saturday, April 21 or Monday April 23, 2012
Ottawa City Hall, Colonel By Room, 2nd Floor
110 Laurier Avenue West
8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Register by April 19, 2012.
If you have taken both Primer I and Primer II, you are invited to register for this elective course. If you have not taken the Primer series, please do not register for this session. The concepts and information that are imparted in the core courses are integral to understanding the material presented in the elective courses.
The next set of Primer sessions and electives will be held on September and October 2012. If you haven't already done so, please register to receive the e-newsletter to receive regular notification of upcoming sessions.
Heritage planning elective
Ottawa's rich history is evident through its historic buildings and cultural landscapes and their protection, restoration and celebration are important elements in creating a great city. The purpose of the heritage planning elective is to examine the role of built heritage in the broader realm of municipal planning. The course will begin with an overview of the broad context of heritage planning in Ottawa and also use case studies to look at the day-to-day issues that arise with both small and large scale heritage projects.
The course will cover the following topics:

Monday, April 2, 2012

Heritage Trees - Celebrating and Protecting! WORKSHOP June 8-9, 2012

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Location: Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa (free parking)

Start Time: 8:30

Cost: $ 40. (bring your own lunch