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Here’s a small preview of our next six events.
1st Annual Blackburn Small Business Christmas Bazaar
October 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pancake Breakfast with Santa - 9am and 10:30am
December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Blackburn Hamlet Preschool fundraising campaign is underway! An opportunity to meet with the Preschool Board is scheduled for Sunday at the Blackburn Hamlet Community Center. Read on to find out more!
The Blackboard Hamlet Preschool has launched it's Capital Campaign to support the school's relocation efforts for 2017. If you haven't already heard, this is an incredible story of parents and supporters of the preschool rallying together to keep the school open...read more
You can support the Emily Carr Middle School library from now until October 9th! Emily Carr Middle School is raising funds for its library through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation - Adopt A School. Don't have funds to give? Support by sharing your story...read more
The OCDSB has resumed the process of reviewing the secondary programs in three of its high schools in Gloucester. They are now looking for feedback on the recently accepted recommendations, which are outlined below. Please take a minute to review the proposed changes...read more
School is back in session after summer vacation, resulting in lots of children walking through our community and crossing streets. With more children walking in the morning and afternoon rush hours, motorists need to keep an even more watchful eye out for pedestrians,...read more
Available earlier than your paper copy! The September BANAR is now online, featuring a summary of our annual FunFair, exciting news about the upcoming Cancer Chase, info on the fall cleanup, Seniors Action Committee update, and much, much more!. If you like digital...read more
Do you know a volunteer who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? The BCA is now accepting nominations for its annual Volunteer Awards. The deadline for nominations is September 9, 2016. The person must live in the Hamlet or volunteer in...read more
Did you know that the east end is home to several incredibly talented artists, many of whom live in Blackburn Hamlet? It’s true. Blackburn Hamlet artists like Virginia Dupuis, Beata Jakubek, Zygmunt Jakubek and Joyce Buckley were recently featured as part of the...read more
At the June 2, 2016 Ottawa Hospital’s President’s Dinner, the Cancer Chase was cited for its fundraising efforts for cancer research at the Hospital. At this dinner, the emphasis was on the world class cancer research being done at the Hospital. Accepting the citation...read more
There will be no June, July, or August BCA board meetings. The next meeting is scheduled September 15; keep an eye on our list of events for summer activities and any changes to future meeting dates.read more
Fun Fair won’t be possible without the volunteers and the sponsors who make it happen. The Fun Fair takes many months of preparation by a whole team of volunteers. It’s safe to say that as soon as one year’s fair is over, planning for the next one begins. The team is...read more
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