Issue 609 Volume 3 Number 109
It’s Tuesday, September 13, 2022 and we want to point out that just because something has the word ‘Ottawa’ in it does not mean that we must write about it. But ‘Ottawa House’, an 1882 ‘boomtown’-style building in Eau Clair, Wisconsin probably received its name because of the large French Canadian population in that section of the City, a site of three large lumber mills. And now it is being demolished. It's a bit of Ottawonolgy that just won't be there any longer. Ottawonolgy? Is that a word?
▪️It's Trivia night at Pour Boy, tonight and every Tuesday from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.
▪️New Acropolis Ottawa invites you to ponder the Meaning of Life in a live workshop tonight at the Centre Communautaire Hintonburg.
Never stop never stop learning
Carleton Heights Curling Club is offering adult Learn to Curl sessions this Fall, with nine weeks of instruction and games for participants. The sessions run Sunday nights from 7:00pm to 9:00pm, so you’ll be learning something new and banishing the Sunday Blues at the same time. 1436 Normany Crescent, Nepean.
No question that the folks at Saunders Farm put on a scarily good show at this time of year. FrightFest 2022 opens at the farm next Friday September 24, promising eerily good times with street performances, great food, and tons of frightful creatures. Not suitable for children under 12.
Gees Bees has already sold 50% of the shares to its 2023 Hive Share. Each shareholder attending Bee Days on August 19 and 20 2023 will meet the bees and receive a year’s supply of honey from Ottawa’s Community Supported Pollination Project. That’s 12, 500g jars of local raw honey from Kanata and Barrhaen/Riverside south. Hive Shares are $159.
Deals of the day
▪️Find discounts between 20 and 70% at JV Studios’ End of Summer Sale. These are items you didn’t know you needed: cute homewares, treats, and gifts from North American brands like South Carolina’s Seltzer Goods, Pyrrah Jewelry and Leah Yard Designs from Vancouver, Ruff House Print Shop (Lawrence, Kansas), and the Canadian confectioner Saxon Chocolates are just a few of the brands included in the sale.
▪️The multi-functional Monashee Twist Beanie is available as a Buy one, Get one at 50% off, using the code MONASHEELOVE at checkout.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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