Organic vegetables. Weekly boxes available through a Community Supported Agriculture program. Sign up for the 2018 summer season at fermepleinelune.ca or 819-921-5534.
ONY 3-speed reel-to-reel tape recorder, perfect condition. Spare reels included. Used and much loved by retired CBC reporter. Free to a good home. Tel: 613-241-3947.
Positive parenting strategies. Wed. May 9th, 7 p.m. at Bettye Hyde, 43 Blackburn Ave. Two-hour workshop, $10. Explore strategies to help you manage challenging behaviours. Suitable for parents / caregivers of children 18 months –12 years. Register by May 1st. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-236-3108.
Free line dance classes Thursday evenings, 6:15-7:15, St. Paul’s-Eastern United Church, 473 Cumberland Street. Suitable for all ages.
“12 BIRDS,” photography by Kathleen Kelly, until April 25; Chez Lucien Gastro Bar, 137 Murray St.
Paintings and prints by Clare Thorbes, until April 28; Studio of Conceptual Designs on Cooper St. at Percy; 10-7 Tue. to Fri., 10-5 Sat. Closed Sunday and Monday. clarethorbes.com; (613) 296-5207.
“Spring is in the Art” at Worldview Studio, 210 Blackburn Ave., April 28-29, and May 5-6, noon to 5 p.m. daily; a winter’s worth of new paintings and sculptures by Janet K. MacKay and Mitchell Webster. www.worldviewstudio.ca.
Studio Tour, National Capital Network of Sculptors, May 5-6. Start the tour & pick up a tour map at Sandy Hill’s Worldview Studio, 210 Blackburn. Janet and Mitchell will host fellow sculptors, Taunyee Robbins and Tick Tock Tom; bronze, stone, ceramic and metal sculpture. Information on the tour: sculptureottawa.ca/.
Odyssey Theatre’s Youth Apprenticeship Program, for high school students, June 28-August 27 at Strathcona Park and Arts Court. Numerous positions available. Information: odysseytheatre.ca.
Rideau River’s hidden creatures, art by Helene Lacelle and Peter Evanchuck; Café Nostalgica, 601 Cumberland St. May 1 – end of June.
May Court Club-Shepherd’s Charity Fashion Show, Tues., April 24, 6 to 9 p.m.; 145 Trainyards, 10% of the sales during the event will be donated to the club. Light refreshments. Tickets $50. Call 613-733-4681 to reserve tickets
House and Garden Tour, May 12. Sponsor IODE Laurentian Chapter. Tickets, $35 online at laurentian.iode.ca/ or call Jo at 613-842-5304
Evensong Jazz Ensemble with Jamaal the Poet on Sat., May 12, 7:30 p.m., St Paul’s-Eastern United Church, corner of Cumberland and Daly. Adults $20, students $10, children free. Tickets at the door or phone the church at 613-237-1821. Please bring a food item for the Odawa Food Bank. This is a church fundraiser.
Strathcona Park clean up. ASH is leading a litter pick-up in Strathcona Park on Sat., April 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. Volunteers meet at the corner of Osgoode and Range Rd. Garbage bags and plastic gloves will be provided. Students can earn volunteer hours.
The Ottawa Fringe Festival (June 14-24) is looking for volunteers. Open house, May 12, noon-2.p.m., 2 Daly Ave., ottawafringe.com/volunteer/; phone: 613-232-6162
Stories about your park! Marc Lowell and David Lafranchise, are planning a book on Ottawa parks: origins, landscaping, monuments, use and association with notable people and events. We would like your stories or photographs. Email, email@example.com; telephone, 313-998-2021; post, House History Ottawa, c/o 3 Salisbury Place, Ottawa K2P 1G6. Website: househistory.tricolour.ca.