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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
The Clean Up Blackburn Hamlet Crew has been hard at work in recent days picking up litter in our community. Spearheaded by David Payne, the Crew has taken matters, and garbage, into their own hands in an ongoing effort to keep our Hamlet beautiful. To date, they have...read more
Extra extra! Read all about it! The June issue of the BANAR is now online and the upcoming FunFair is our top story! Other topics include community safety and in-home care for seniors. Enjoy your early edition by reading online today! Print issue to follow in your...read more
The recent postponement of the annual community cleanup was unfortunate, but as we work on finding a new date, the Blackburn Community Association encourages residents to keep in mind that keeping our community clean doesn’t have to be part of an organized event; it’s...read more
Sports and the Hamlet go hand in hand. From our infrastructure (Hornet’s Nest, baseball fields, pool, etc.), to our community association-supported programs (the tennis club, senior’s fitness), the Hamlet is a hot bed of sporting activity year round. So what better...read more
Many local seniors attended the 1st Annual Blackburn Hamlet Seniors Spring Social on Sunday April 24th 2016. Seniors enjoyed some light refreshments with cookies, homemade scones and finger sandwiches and were also entertained by live harp music. Presentations were...read more
The lure of those hidden deals will be tough to ignore during the Blackburn Community Association’s Yard/Garage Sale on May 7, but while you’re hunting for bargains, please don’t forget your garage sale etiquette. The annual event is an environmentally-friendly way...read more
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