Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Reader Sophie points out to us that neighbour to all of us, the Ukrainian Embassy in Ottawa, has put up some links:
? Donate to help Ukrainian Army
? Donate to overcome the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine
? Send humanitarian help to Ukraine
? Immigration measures for Canadians in Ukraine
? Immigration support for Ukrainians in Canada and in Ukraine
And back to life in Ottawa ...
▪️Attention artists: The Paint it Up! mural programme is now taking applications. A partnership between the City of Ottawa and Crime Prevention Ottawa, the program aims to offer a creative outlet for artists between the ages of 12 and 25. Two virtual information sessions happen this Thursday March 3rd, and you must register to attend.
▪️The deadline to nominate yourself or another local artist for an Ottawa Arts Council Arts Award has been extended to midnight on March 9th. There are awards for emerging, young, and mid-career artists, IBPOC artists, photographers, and arts educators. The event is also searching for Awards Assessors.
Craft beer news
▪️In craft brewery news, it was announced this morning that Toronto’s Steam Whistle has purchased Beau’s Brewing Co. Greg Taylor of Steam Whistle said the deal “..ensures all-Canadian-ownership and keeps the sprit of craft alive.”
▪️Evergreen Craft Ales are using the month of March to support Sit With Me dog rescue, with a portion of Grain to Glass Blonde Ale going to the charity.
Juniper Farm is selling herb, fruit, vegetable, flower, and greens seedlings right now, which means if like Darren and Martha you’ve been putting off thinking about the garden it’s time to Get. In. Gear.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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