Welcome to Blackburn Hamlet

Blackburn Hamlet is a unique suburban community surrounded by protected green space and just a stone’s throw from all the urban amenities of the City of Ottawa.

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Community Hall

Our Community Hall hosts social events, private functions, community meetings for the public, and many recurring fitness and social club programs.   Learn more …

Community Association

The Blackburn Community Association (BCA) is a grassroots, volunteer-run organization that supports and advocates on behalf of residents, businesses, and groups. Learn more …

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Upcoming Events

Events and Activities

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Recent News

Schedule for Harvest Moon Now Available

A schedule of activities and list of food vendors is now available for our upcoming Harvest Moon event! Get all the info currently available and as the final details are hammered out via our Harvest Moon's page. Here are just a few teaser details: A shuttle will save...

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The September BANAR is available now!

The September BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our September BANAR online now. Highlights include the Better Strength, Better Balance class offered via Ottawa Public Health; the upcoming SIN in the Hamlet event (Seniors' Information Night); registration info for badminton; and of course our new...

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Harvest Moon Event Press Release

More details about our September 9 event! Seven East-End Community Associations Join Forces to Celebrate Canada’s 150th at “Harvest Moon 2017” Orléans, ON – On September 9, 2017, in celebration of Canada 150, seven Orléans community associations will be joining forces...

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Showcasing an amazing effort from Norman Johnston

A little birdie told us about an amazing project at Norman Johnston Alternate Program. Laura Cardiff writes: We have built some beautiful gardens and the students are absolutely loving the fact that we grow our own food and create amazing meals with the produce from...

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The June BANAR is available now!

The June BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our June BANAR online now. Highlights include summer camp registration, an update on the Hamlet's Maple Leaf, many library events for adults and events for kids including the summer reading club, and of course, the upcoming FunFair!

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Sunday’s Bike Events Are Rain or Shine

NOTICE: The Sunday May 7 Bicycle Re-Cycle and Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo Day is PROCEEDING AS PLANNED. The Kids Bike Skills Development and Fun Rodeo has been moved indoors to the Blackburn Arena. The 6-9 age session will begin at 10AM and end around...

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The April BANAR is available now!

The April BANAR is available now!

Get a sneak peak of our April BANAR online now. Highlights include several Environment and Transportation events, Placemaking, new rates for the community hall rentals, reviving the Neighbourhood Watch program, and an open house for exploring an expansion of the arena.

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