Tuesday Dec. 5, 2023

Nov. 23, 2023

9 novembre 2023


Upcoming events

THE CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY SINGERS present "Peace & Joy" from 7:30 p.m. at Orleans United Church, 1111 Orléans Blvd.. Come and join us for an uplifting evening filled with songs of peace and joy. This concert will feature new interpretations of traditional hymns and some newer less well known pieces that celebrate the beauty of Christmas. Bring the whole family - kids are free! Tickets available at  https://bit.ly/CCSPeaceandJoy.

STATION 71 LITE THE NITE event at 7 p. m. at the Navan Fire Station, 1246 Colonial Rd. Come out to enjoy some yummy hot chocolate and cookies while listening to Christmas carolers and watching Sparky light our Christmas tree. You can also bring a toy for the Help Santa Toy Parade.

CUMBERLAND CHRISTMAS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at four different locations in Cumberland Village. Over 100 LOCAL ARTISANS at 4 different locations – the R. J. Kennedy Arena, the Baitun Naseer Mosque at 2620 Market St., the Lions Maple Hall at 2557 Old Montreal Rd., and the Da Artisti Studio & Gallery at 2565 Old Montreal Rd.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA FUNDRAISER hosted by the Cumberland Lions Club from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Lions Maple Hall in Cumberland Village. Special activities, and gifts, for the children throughout the morning, plus a visit from Santa. Admission at the door $15 for adults and $10 for childen 12 and under. Donations will also be accepted on site for the Orléans-Cumberland Community Resource Centre's Christmas Program for families in need.

DOMAINE PERRAULT HOLIDAY MARKET from 10:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. at the Domaine Perrault Winery, 1000 Perrault Rd. just south of Navan.  Get ready to indulge in a festive atmosphere filled with local vendors, live music, kids craft station, a visit from Santa and of course, incredible wine. Whether you're searching for unique gifts or simply want to treat yourself, this event has something for everyone.

ORLÉANS HOLIDAY CHRISTMAS ART MARKET – Celebrate the festive season the Orléans way. From the Heart of Orléans, unique gift ideas are brought to you by creative, local vendors. No need to rush - the market will be open for two days, Saturday, Dec. 2 from 12 noon to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Community links

Advocacy groups
City links

Community Facebook pages
Commmunity associations
Local politicians
Museums and recreation
Seniors groups
Service agencies
Youth organizations

Advocacy groups

Friends of Petrie Island

Ottawa-Carleton Assembly of School Councils

Community Facebook pages

Queenswood Heights Community Association

The Orléans Community Awareness Network (OCAN)

Convent Glen Orleans Wood Community Association

City links

City of Ottawa - Main Page

City of Ottawa - Council and Committee Agendas

City of Ottawa - Services for seniors

City of Ottawa - Recreation Services

OC Transpo

Ottawa Police Service

Ottawa Public Library

Community associations

Beacon Hill Community Association Webstie
E-mail: info@bhnca.com

Blackburn Community Association Website
President: Mark Lister
E-mail: president@blackburnhamlet.ca

Bradley Estates Community Association Website
E-mail: info@bradleyestates.ca

Cardinal Creek Community Association Website
President: Sandra Stefanik
E-mail: president@cardinalcreek.org

Cardinal Creek Village Community Association Website

Carlsbad Springs Community Association Website
Contact: Denis Labreche
E-mail: info@carlsbadsprings.ca

Chapel Hill South Community Association
President: Jim Ikkers
Facebook page; facebook.com/groups/30870052558/

E-mail: chapelhillsouth@gmail.com

Chateauneuf Community Association
President: Pat Teolis
Facebook page: facebook.com/groups/chateauneufca/
E-mail: Chateauneufca@gmail.com

Convent Glen - Orléans Wood Community Association Website
President: Mireille Brownhill
E-mail: conventglenorleanswood@gmail.com

Cumberland Village Community Association Website
Co-president: Russ Thomas
Co-president: Barry Turner
E-mail: community@cumberlandvillage.ca

Fallingbrook Community Association Website
President: Zybina Richards
E-mail: President@fallingbrook.com

Greater Avalon Community Association Website
President: Rachelle Lecours
E-mail: info@gaca-acga.com

Queenswood Heights Community Association Website
President: Denis Vaillancourt
E-mail: den16v@gmail.com

Mouvement d'implication francophone d'Orléans (MIFO) Website
Services for children, adults and the elderly.
6600, rue Carrière
Ottawa, ON K1C 1J4
Phone: 613 830-6436
E-mail: info@mifo.net

Navan Community Association Website
President: John Ladds
E-mail: nca@navan.on.ca

Village of Sarsfield

Canaan Connexion Website
Contact: Patrick Meikle
E-mail: editor@canaanconnexion.ca

Vars Community Association Website
President: Gary Larocque

Villages Association
(Covering Chatelaine Village, Queenswood Village, Riverwalk)
President: David Redmond
Phone: 613-830-5005
E-mail: davidredmond@rogers.com

Museums and recreation

Cumberland Heritage Village Museum

Cumberland Township Historical Society

Navan Fair

Ray Friel Complex

Seniors groups

Gloucester 50+ Centre Website
4355 Halmont Dr., Ottawa
Executive director: Sharon Oatway
Phone: 613-749-1974

Les Mille-pattes Place d’Orléans Mall Walkers
Contact : S. Bourgon, Dir of Communications
E-mail : sylviebourgon8@gmail.com

Mouvement d'implication francophone d'Orléans (MIFO) Website
Services for children, adults and the elderly.
6600, rue Carrière
Ottawa, ON K1C 1J4
Phone: 613 830-6436
E-mail: info@mifo.net

Rendez-vous des aînés francophones d'Ottawa Website
3349, Navan Road (Notre Dames des Champs)
Ottawa On K1W 0K7
Phone: 613-834-6808
E-mail: info@rafo.ca

Hobbs Seniors' Club Website
109 Larch Cres. (North end of Champlain Street)
Orléans, ON
Phone: 613-824-7371

Youth Organizations

632 Phoenix Air Cadet Squadron

Regional Scouting - Voyageurs

1st Blackburn Scouts

1st Cumberland Scouts

1st Orleans Rovers

4th Orléans Scouts (Fallingbrook)

8th Orléans Scouts (Chatelaine Village)

14th Gloucester Scouts (Chapel Hill, Blackburn Hamlet)
Group commissioner Tim MacPherson
E-mail: tarmac@sympatico.ca

51st Orléans Sparks

31e Scouts et Guides St-Joseph d'Orléans]
E-mail: scoutsetguidesorleans@gmail.com

Guides franco-canadiennes - District Ottawa
Commissaire District - Sylvie Bariault
E-mail: guidesottawa@bellnet.ca
Website : www.guidesfrancocanadiennes.ca

Local Politicians

Matt Luloff
City Councillor,
Orléans Ward
Phone: 613-580-2471
E-mail: Matt.Luloff@ottawa.ca

Catherine Kitts
City Councillor, Cumberland Ward

Phone: 613-580-2489
E-mail: Catherine.Kitts@ottawa.ca

Laura Dudas
City Councillor, Innes Ward

Phone: 613-580-2472

Tim Tierney
City Councillor,
Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward

Phone: 613-580-2481

Stephen Blais, MPP

Constituency office: 613-834-8679
E-mail: sblais.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org

Amanda Simard, MPP
Glengarry, Prescott, Russell
Constituency office: 613-632-2306
E-mail: asimard@ola.org

Marie-France Lalonde, MP Ottawa-Orléans
Constituency office: 613-580-1800
E-mail: Marie-France.Lalonde@parl.gc.ca

Francis Drouin, MP

Phone: 1-800-990-0490
E-mail: francis.drouin@parl.gc.ca



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