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The website administrator will be resigning as of the January 2019 AGM. She will be available as a technical advisor after that. We will be thrilled to hear from anyone interested, but the role could be especially suited to a student enrolled in a technical...read more
Read the June 2018 BANAR early online now! Our FunFair edition has everything you need to know to enjoy our Fair the first weekend in June, including the full schedule (for any schedule updates, please be sure to check out the FunFair website. Other highlights include...read more
Blue dots are exact locations, green dots are approximate, yellow dots have lemonade. Check the individual descriptions for information about what is for sale at the various locations. This data is self-reported and incomplete. There will be lots of other yard sales...read more
Blackburn Hamlet 2018 Bike Skills Development Day The event has been postponed to May 5, 2018, the Rain Date. Saturday April 28 forecast is for light rain through the day, temperatures around 8-10C with light wind. We have decided to postpone to May 5. We regret any...read more
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
RAIN DATE IN EFFECT: Saturday, May 5 is Bike Rodeo Day in Blackburn Hamlet 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 will be...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
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