Metcalfe Farmers Market is at the Fairgrounds every Saturday from 9am-1pm Metcalfe Farmers' Market
Tuesday Drop Off Locations Metcalfe Client Service Centre Mackinnon Foodland –Greely Manotick Library North Gower Library Osgoode Foodland Rural Ottawa Support Services - Manotick
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, is gearing up for our 2016 MS Bike, to be held Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th starting at the Metcalfe Arena and ending at the NAV Centre in Cornwall and back the next day. The route crosses eastern Ontario then follows the St. Lawrence into Cornwall. There are four rest stops (Marionville, Crysler, Finch and Ault Park, and a lunch spot (Farran Park in Ingleside) along the route. The MS Bike raises funds for crucial research into the cause and cure for MS as well as to support individuals and their families There are over 600 cyclists who participate in this event. There are a variety of volunteer positions available and we need your help! For complete positions descriptions, dates, times and locations please visit http://bit.ly/2016VolunteerOttawaMSBike If you would like to volunteer for the MS Bike, please complete the Volunteer Application https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MSBikeOttawa
Tickets are on sale for Osgoode Legions annual draw with the proceeds going to support the Companion Dogs for Vets fund. This fund provides companion dogs to veterans and first responders (police, paramedics, firemen) who are suffering from PTSD from workplace injuries. Tickets are selling for $2 each. Top prize is $1000 with other prizes of $500, $300, $100 and two $50s. Call Gail for tickets (613-821-4409) or Joan (613-258-7644) or watch for us at local commercial establishments in Manotick, Metcalfe, Osgoode, or Kemptville. Each year, these ticket sales have been able to supply one trained companion dog for a vet or first responder. Let’s keep this going. Draw takes place at the Legion’s annual BBQ on Aug. 20th at 9 PM. You don’t need to be present to win. Tickets have been sold across the country for this event. We’ll be selling in Metcalfe at the Metcalfe Variety on May 28th.
Sunday, August 28th. Beaverwood Rd, Manotick. Registration is now open! Don’t miss out! What would summer be without Manotick’s Annual Soap Box Derby? This is a chance to get the family together, learn some new skills building and decorating your soapbox cart, get outdoors and away from screens and most importantly, have some fun! • If designing a soapbox cart is too daunting, you can buy a cart kit ready for assembly. Search the web or email* for further information. • No-one needs to be left out for lack of a cart. In advance of Derby Day, you can contact us* to make the necessary arrangements to borrow a cart (subject to availability). • This year again children with special needs can experience the thrill of the hill in Super Kids races in our dual seat carts driven by experienced derby drivers. • Volunteers and Sponsors please email* us to indicate how you would like to be involved. The pre-registration form can be found at http://www.manotickvca.org/Documents/Derby/Pre_Registration_2016.pdf The registration form for Super Kids at http://www.manotickvca.org/Documents/Derby/SKids_Registration_2016.pdf and information about cart specifications and racing rules at http://www.manotickvca.org/Documents/Derby/Brochure_2016.pdf *Please email queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
So, we are getting closer to that time of year again. Start spreading the word.!!!!! Lets make this an even bigger, and more successful community event that it was last year. Jewel radio going to be supporting and attending the event. We hope to be having local sports teams, pathfinders,girl guides etc participating and helping out.Let us know if you'd like to join up with with a team. Where: Greely Community Center, 1448 Meadow Drive When: September 18th, registration starts at 9am Distances of 2km, wheelchair/ stroller / roller blade accessible 5km, and 10km. Also holding a bake sale on the day, donations and more baked goods welcomed. All proceeds going to the Terry Fox Foundation. Also: Planning an Out-door Greely Movie night, as part of our fund-raising it in the pipelines! Volunteers, runners, participants in any way you are able ALL very welcome. Lets get the word out! Sign up at www.terryfox.org Volunteers can contact Caroline on 613 878 0937. More info also found on https://www.facebook.com/events/1650715955181717/