Youth ages 12 to 18 are welcome to drop into The Zone at the NorthWind Community Centre in Constance Bay every Tuesday from 5 to 7 pm. Details here.
Enjoy a self-guided or guided tour of Pinhey’s Point Historic Site in Dunrobin. Click here for details.
The Carp Agricultural Society hosts a Junior Craft Night for kids ages 3 to 10 on August 11 from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Agricultural Hall, 3790 Carp Road. Bring your recyclable materials or use what will be supplied.
A Company of Fools presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest on the grounds of the Diefenbunker Museum in Carp on August 11 from 7 to 8:30 pm. Bring a lawn chair! This is a pay-what-you-can event. Details at fools.ca.
Saint Gabriel’s next bottle drive fundraisers are August 13 and 27, 10 am to 12 pm. Drop off your empties at 205 Bayview Drive in Constance Bay. Click here for details.
The Carp Farmers’ Market hosts its traditional Garlic Market every Saturday in August, from 8 am to 1 pm at the Carp Fairgrounds. Special Garlic Festival-themed events take place August 13 and 20.
The Carp Agricultural Society hosts its Duck Race fundraiser on August 13 at 4 pm in the Carp River. Drop by the Carp Fair Office or talk to a director to buy your tickets for a chance to win $4,000. Tickets are $10 each.
Carp firefighters are hosting a community corn boil and barbecue at Fire Station 64, 475 Donald B. Munro Drive in Carp, on August 18 from 5:30 to 8 pm.
August 19 is the deadline to RSVP for a charitable golf tournament and/or dinner at Edgewood Links Golf Club, 3654 Dunrobin Road. St. Paul’s United Church and The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral host this event in support of Ukraine on August 27. For details and to register, please click here.
The Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Association is bringing back Bay Days in a single fun-filled day – Bay Day is August 20 at the NorthWind Community Centre, 262 Len Purcell Drive in Constance Bay. Click here for the full schedule.
Bay Day on August 20 will also feature the Constance Bay Community Market from 11 am to 4 pm. Drop by to shop for local wares. The market’s season will continue at the NorthWind Community Centre in Constance Bay on Sept. 17, Oct. 8, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3. Visit marketinthebay.com for details.
Capital Pride Festival 2022 is August 21 to 28. The festival culminates on August 28 with the Pride Parade, beginning at 1 pm in Centretown. For the full lineup of festival events, please visit capitalpride.ca/signature-events.
St. Mary’s hosts an Old-Time Corn Roast on August 24 from 5:30 to 7 pm at 2574 Sixth Line Road in Dunrobin.
For details, please click here.
The Ottawa Carleton Plowmen’s Association Plowing Match is set for August 26 and 27 at Kings Creek Farm, 8472 Franktown Road, Ashton.
The Fitzroy Harbour Community Association hosts a dinner and dance with live music on August 27, beginning at 4 pm, to celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre. For details and tickets, please click here.
The Bay Waves Square Dancing season resumes Sept. 9 at 7:30 pm at the NorthWind Community Centre, 262 Len Purcell Drive in Constance Bay. Singles are welcome. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Carp Fitness Park on Langstaff Drive will be feted in a Re-Launch Celebration and Tradeshow on Sept. 10 from 10 am to noon. The rain date is Sept. 11 from 1 to 3 pm.
The 12th annual West Carleton Terry Fox Run is scheduled for Sept. 18, 9:30 to 2 pm at the NorthWind Community Centre in Constance Bay. Click here for details.
The Carp Fair returns Sept. 22 to 25, 2022. Be sure to mark the date in your calendars!
The Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Association hosts a Comedy Night and Karaoke at the NorthWind Community Centre in Constance Bay on Oct. 1. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Details to come.
The West Carleton Arts Society is is bringing back its signature “Expressions of Art” exhibition and sale at the Carp Agricultural Hall Oct. 7 to 9.
The Great Galetta Garage Sale is scheduled for Oct. 22 to 25.
Volunteers and donated items are needed. Visit galetta.info for details.
The Rural Root Theatre Company presents A Red Plaid Shirt this November at the NorthWind Community Centre in Constance Bay.
More details to come.
The CHEO Foundation hosts a 24hr Tremblant 2022 winter sport event and fundraiser Dec. 9 to 11. Click here for details.
For more event details, please visit my website. To submit an event, please email Ward5@Ottawa.ca.