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“So what exactly does the community association do?” It’s a question I’ve heard before from some Hamlet residents. It’s a valid question and I would be happy to shed some light. If you’ve attended a community event that was free of charge, participated in a public...read more
The Blackburn Hamlet Community Association has teamed up with the Council on Aging to organize a walk audit of Blackburn Hamlet and are encouraging the participation of residents in the community. The audit will be held on January 21, though times and locations have...read more
The GOSC gives a huge “THANK YOU” to everyone who donated to the Glen Ogilvie ‘Gift of Giving’ sale last December! Thanks to your generous donations and our very enthusiastic children, the sale raised almost $1000 for local food banks and needy families within Glen...read more
Fun was had by all at our annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa! Check out pictures by our own Evelyn Budd here. Thank you so much to Darlene Avelar for organizing, Sarah Dawson and Belinda Joy for crewing the kitchen, and the Blackburn Girl Guides and Blackburn...read more
In case you missed it, The November BANAR is online. Highlights include the Blackburn Hamlet Preschool Capital Campaign, BCA volunteer recognition, the new Environment Committee, and some of the library's upcoming programing. Looking for an extra paper copy? Copies...read more
The post below is a communiqué drafted as a result of an ongoing discussion regarding the need for increased safety measures during school commute times in Blackburn Hamlet. It was drafted and and reviewed by the team working on the initiative discussed below, and one...read more
We are exploring ways that Blackburn could be more youth-friendly - we need all the feedback we can get! Tell us your thoughts on youth programming in Blackburn Hamlet, and help us to identify the current strengths and gaps. You can participate in the...read more
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
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