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Here’s a small preview of our next six events.
18th Annual Blackburn Hamlet Spring Clean-up
April 21, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Just Food's 15th Anniversary
April 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annual Community Garage Sale
May 5, 2018
Blackburn Hamlet FunFair
June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018 @
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2018 Survey: Top environmental issues for Blackburn Hamlet Why did we perform this survey? Back in January 2018, Ecology Ottawa approached community associations across the city of Ottawa to better understand neighbourhood and community led environmental concerns in...read more
The April BANAR is now available! This month's issue includes a tribute to the founder of the Allotment Gardens, three banner events from the Environment and Transportation Committee, a rebirth of the Cancer Chase in time for an eighth annual race in October, an...read more
Saturday, April 28 is Bike Rodeo Day in Blackburn Hamlet (Rain Date Saturday, May 5) The Blackburn Community Association’s Environment and Transportation Committee is planning a Bike Rodeo for kids in grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. Certified CANBIKE instructors and volunteers...read more
We're already getting ready for one of the biggest community events of the year: Blackburn and area's Community Garage Sale / Yard Sale! If you would like to host a garage sale sometime this spring, consider coordinating with the neighbourhood to draw big, big crowds...read more
Sometimes a staycation is truly the best thing during March Break. So, here are a few staycation ideas for people at home, in the Hamlet and in Ottawa! Sugar Bushing The classic Canadian winter/spring activity! Get some fresh air with friends and family while helping...read more
Read the February 2018 BANAR early online now! Highlights include Family Day Skate with the councilor; a profile of Blackburn's own professional hockey player, Mark Fraser; a call for new volunteers to help run the 2018 cancer run/walk, and to maintain our local...read more
Although we do not expect the public to be targeted, in an abundance of caution, we would like to alert you to the fact that the BCA was targeted by email scammers. Scammers read our website and used information from there to impersonate our president. They emailed...read more
Until December 22, 2017, we invite you to review all the details of our special Four Corners Community Beautification project and send us your feedback. See the Beautification page on our website for proposed...read more
Get a sneak peak of our November BANAR online now. Highlights include the 2016/2017 Volunteer Appreciation Awards (including BANAR's editor, Evelyn Budd), details on a community consultation on artwork for the Four Corners Beautification Project, the Cancer Chase's...read more
There has been great interest shown in the community to add a free-to-use splash pad to one of the parks in Blackburn Hamlet. As there are no BCA directors available to spearhead such an effort, we are looking for residents who can organize to do so. If you are...read more
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