Issue 585 Volume 3 Number 84
It’s Monday, August 8, 2022 and we’re devouring the new newsletter The Functionary. Anyone who works for the Federal civil service, or is interested in reading about how the sausage is made will like it. Written by former Citizen journalist Kathryn May, the fourth edition will be out soon. And it's free.
▪️Today and every Monday until October 3, Ottawa Street Markets presents a Mini-Market from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at 1805 Gaspé Ave, across from the RCMP stables. Find local seasonal produce and handmade products.
▪️Tonight is Jazz Monday at Minotaure in Gatineau. The music, which starts at 9:00pm, is by Dandelions, and is free (but they’ll happily accept donations). Drinks will be flowing until midnight. 3 Kent Street in Gatineau.
▪️The Pack a Sack program from Bridgehead Coffeehouse is back. Bridgehead is helping the Ottawa Community Housing Foundation to raise money to purchase backpacks, pens, notebooks, and other school supplies for local students who would otherwise go without. From now to August 14, made a donation at any Bridgehead Coffee location or do it online.
Deals of the Day
▪️These are the final hours of the Yoga Jeans sale offering up to 50% off selected jeans and loungewear, plus an extra 10% off site wide using the code EXTRA10.
▪️Fortnight Lingerie’s Swim Sale ends tonight at 11:59pm, giving you just a few more hours to get up to 60% off the Toronto-crafted collection.
▪️There’s limited stock, but you’ll find some serious deals on the sale page at Rose Buddha.
▪️Prepare for next summer’s adventures - or enjoy the final few weeks of Summer 2022 - with the sale pieces at June Swimwear. There’s a wide range of bikini tops and bottoms on offer with some priced under 30 bucks.
▪️Rue Saint Patrick’s collection of long sleeve shirts will satisfy the pickiest of fellows. Available in linen, cotton and recycled polyester, they’re all made in Montreal, are undeniably stylish, and won’t bust the bank. Check the sale pages for deals on fabulously patterned short sleeved shirts in fabulous patterns, too.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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