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This web site provides an online source of information about Osgoode Village, its community groups, events, and other news for both residents and visitors.

The web site is an on-going effort of the Osgoode Village Community Association (OVCA). The site's development, maintenance, and existence are financially supported by local businesses through annual fees for Business Directory listings within the site.

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OSGOODE EVENTS

If you have an event that you would like listed on our webiste, please contact Gayle Freeburn at harold.freeburn@sympatico.ca . We would like to include all local events for the community. We can only do this if we know about it. Thank you.


FIND US ON FACEBOOK

If you are on Facebook. please ask to join Osgoode Village Community Association and Osgoode Around the Village pages.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN OSGOODE

In order to run the activities in Osgoode, we need many volunteers. Check our volunteer page for a list of more opportunities in our village.

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BUSINESSES IN OSGOODE

Are you new to Osgoode? Would you like more people to know about your business? Put your business in our Osgoode business directory. Name of business and phone number are free. If you would like additional information included the cost is $25.00 for 2 years. To have your logo on the home page the cost is $250.00 per year. What a bargain! Click on Register to begin. Send details and cheques to Gayle Freeburn Box 118 Osgoode ON K0A 2W0 Please make cheques payable to "OVCA" If you have any questions contact Gayle Freeburn at harold.freeburn@sympatico.ca or 613-601-2156


ALL CANDIDATES INFORMATION MEETING

DATE: OCTOBER 1ST TIME: 7PM. LOCATION: Fred Alexander Room (2nd floor) Osgoode Community Centre Come and meet the candidates and hear how they plan to work for Osgoode Ward. Make an informed decision. Send questions you would like answered to gregsconnections@gmail.com


COFFEE AND JAM

WHAT IS IT? A musical jam session with a variety of musicians playing and singing classic country and fiddle music. There is also space for dancing if you wish. The music stops at mid afternoon for a coffee and snack break. Everyone is welcome. LOCATION : Osgoode Community Centre hall ( second floor ) 5660 Main St. Osgoode Ont. There is an elevator for those who need it TIME: The 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. September to May, beginning SEPTEMBER 10TH. SNACKS: Pot luck and Supplied by Attendees. If your last name starts with letter A to M, bring food for the 2nd Wednesday. N to Z bring food for the 4th Wednesday. Eg: one small plate of cookies or tarts or fruit etc. Coffee and tea will be supplied. FEE: There is no set admission fee, but there is a donation jar to pay for expenses. Contact : John or Hazel Miller 613-826-1210


LIFETREE CAFE

Lifetree Cafe, an hour of stories and conversation to feed your soul, is being provided every Thursday night, 6:30-7:30 pm beginning Oct. 2nd at Trinity Bible Church, 4101 Stagecoach Rd., Osgoode, K0A 2W0 The theme of the first Lifetreecafe is "Follow Your Dreams". On Oct. 9th the theme will be "Allergic to Food". Each week has a different theme. Everyone welcome. Come whenever you can. No admission fee.


OCNS FALL REGISTRATION

The Osgoode Cooperative Nursery School is now accepting registrations for the 2014-15 school year for children aged 30 months to 4 years. Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for the Nursery School program, a child must be 30 months of age by December 31st of the current school year and be potty-learning. For more information please contact info@ocns.com


OSGOODE PUBLIC LIBRARY FALL PROGRAMS

Osgoode Public Library offers many programs for both children and adults. For CHILDREN: Mondays at 10am Family Story Time Stories, rhymes and songs for children of all ages and a parent or caregiver. - Drop In Sept. 15, Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 20 Early Childhood Development Clinic - Monday Sept. 29th after Family Story Time Fire Prevention- Drop In Monday Oct 6 @ 10am Join us for a visit with Ottawa's fire prevention officers. They will share a story and a short video presentation featuring Sparky the Fire Dog as part of Prevention Week Ages 3-10 Moving to Your Heart Beat - Registration Required Saturday November 1st @ 10:30am Ages 5-8yr. Ottawa Storytellers present an hour workshop with local storyteller, Jacques Du Toit. Children will explore storytelling though music, using body movement and vocal sounds to express emotions. For ADULTS: Book Club - First Monday of the month at 2 pm - Drop In Sept.8th - Defending Jacob by William Landay Oct. 6th - Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Nov. 3rd - Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Dec. 1st - The Truth About Luck by Iain Reid Fibre Club - Monday at 2pm and Thursday at 6pm - Drop in Not just about knitting, memers of the Osgoode Fibre Club meet and share information about a variety of crafts such as embroidery, and tatting as well as knitting. The club meets in the reading area of the library Mondays @2pm Thursdays @ 6pm Sept. 8 Sept. 18 Sept. 22 Oct. 16 Oct. 27 Nov. 20 Nov. 10 Dec. 18 Nov. 24 Dec. 8 Mystery Writing Workshop with Barbara Fradkin- Tuesday November 25 at 6:pm Registration Required watch for more details on the Ottawa Public Library website .


LOW CRIME DOES NOT MEAN NO CRIME

Please sign up for Neighborhood Watch and help keep our Village safe.

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CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS . . .

For other announcements see Calendar of Events.