NEIGHBOURHOOD BULLETIN BOARD
Native Plant Sale: Saturday, June 6, 9:30 to 12:30 at the Fletcher Wildlife Garden, located off Prince of Wales Drive south of the Arboretum. The sale is an opportunity for people to buy local plants and to learn which ones are suitable for their own gardens. [NOTE: For possible cancellation info email Fletcher@ofnc.ca]
English Language Tutoring for the Ottawa Community seeks volunteers. ELTOC, a non-profit organization, provides accessible English language tutoring to immigrant and refugee adults who cannot attend regular English classes. Education counsellors train, mentor and support the volunteer tutors in teaching practical topics, such as buying groceries, taking the bus, visiting the doctor, speaking to a child’s teacher, accessing social services, using the library, searching for housing, preparing for a job interview, and more. For more information, see www.eltoc.ca or call 613-232-8566.
Fringe Festival 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19. Organizers now look forward to the 11th undercurrent festival February 10-20, 2021. The Ottawa Fringe will return June 17-27, 2021.
Jane’s Walk Ottawa-Gatineau postponed to Sept. 12–13, 2020 See janeswalkottawa.ca/ for updates about #socialdistancing alternative Jane’s Walks. Questions? Email email@example.com
Planting Seeds International dinner to be rescheduled: The eighth annual fundraising dinner for the Guatemalan not-for-profit organization will be held in October at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall. Planting Seeds International was started by Sandy Hill residents Susan and Richard Schmaltz. See www.plantingseedsinternational.org.