Ottawa Home Improvements Community News

Ottawa Wheelchair Relay Challenge

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Saturday, September 24, 2011 – 9:00am – 1:00pm

Join together with family, friends new and old at the Ottawa Wheelchair Relay Challenge this year at Terry Fox Athletic Facility in Ottawa to help raise funds for people with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities!

It’s not just about the race, it’s about the whole day – entertainment for all ages, prizes and food, all in support of a worthy cause. ...

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Organic Gardening Workshops

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Care to try your hand at organic gardening? The Canadian Organic Growers’ Association (Ottawa Chapter) is offering workshops every Wednesday evening at the Sandy Hill Community Centre, through to April 25th. You can register online or by calling 613.580.2588. For more information, visit the Canadian Organic Growers’ Association website, or call 613.244.4000 x2.

Don’t forget! A great garden starts with great landscaping! Contact us for ...

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Be Reel! (aka a Night of Independent Film)

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Is it time to pamper your inner film buff? Why not join the Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa (IFCO) for a special screening of thirteen exciting new short films.

Where: National Library & Archives of Canada (395 Wellington St.)

When: April 21st, 7pm

Cost: $12

Tickets are available by calling IFCO at 613.569.1789. For more information, visit IFCO’s website.

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Local, Artisan Goods – On Sale April 14th/15th!

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The Ottawa Artisan’s Guild spring craft show once again highlights the wares of local skilled craftspeople for your viewing (and purchasing) delight!

Where: Lester B. Pearson Secondary School (2072 Jasmine, Ottawa, ON K1J 8M5)

When: April 14th – April 15th, 2012; 10am – 4pm

Cost: FREE! (except for your purchases, of course)

More details are available on the event’s Facebook page.

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The Big Backyard Show 2012

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Well, the snow’s gone for another year (knock on wood!) – and with it, there’s a bunch of stuff just around the corner in Ottawa! Coming up is this year’s Big Backyard Show, taking place April 13-15th at the CE Centre.

If you want to get out for the day and take a look at what’s trendy in backyards for your home, have a visit!

Tickets are $12 or $8 if you purchase online by visiting ...

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Need a Good Rain Barrel?

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If you’re the rainwater collecting type, boy did we find a sale for you! Through to April 14th, you can purchase a new rain water barrel in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and the Rideau Valley Conservation Foundation. Why not do some good while buying yourself a new rain barrel? Prices range from $50 – $100 for complete kits, ...

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Harlem Globetrotters in OTTAWA!

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Like basketball? Like farce basketball? Have a hankering to take in a Harlem Globetrotters‘ game? Great news – the Globetrotters are scheduled to play at Scotiabank Place on April 7th! Crowd favourites Tiny Sturgess, Too-Tall Hall, and Stretch Middleton are confirmed for the game’s roster. You can find more information on the Scotiabank Place website, and can also purchase tickets online here.

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Charitable Project: Ottawa Neighbourhood Services

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Ottawa Home Improvements staff standing in front of the Dovercourt Community CentreOttawa Home Improvements is proud to support Ottawa Neighbourhood Services through the donation of a kiosk at the Dovercourt Community Centre. Working with Patricia Lemieux and her team was a truly gratifying experience for all of us.

From Ms Lemieux at ONS:

 

Dear Emile,

On behalf of Ottawa Neighbourhood Services (ONS), I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation for your overwhelming ...

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Charitable Project – The National Arts Centre

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Not only are we committed to improving Ottawa ‘one home at a time’ – but here at Ottawa Home Improvements, we also believe in contributing to our local community through charitable projects.

Logo of the Canadian National Arts Centre FoundationThe National Arts Centre Foundation: We support the National Arts Centre in it’s ongoing efforts to encourage artists, students and educators across the country. We all benefit from giving our young, ...

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