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Spring Clean-up the Village, Saturday May 6, 1 – 3 pm

Annual Village Clean-up, Saturday, May 6, 1 – 3 pm    The Annual Village Spring clean-up needs you! Come one, come all on Saturday afternoon, May 6, to get together with your neighbours while you help clean up our Village. Choose an area to clean, grab garbage bags, leaf bags, gloves (all provided) and see […]

Speaker Night May 24 with Diana Nemiroff

Speaker Night, May 24, with Diana Nemiroff   The National Gallery of Canada: Past, Present, and Future   Former curator of both contemporary and modern art at the National Gallery for 21 years, and author of “Women at the Helm” about the first three women directors of the gallery, Diana was one of the signatories to […]

Speaker Night March 8 with Thomas d’Aquino

Speaker Night, March 8, with Thomas d’Aquino. Wednesday, March 8, 8 pm at the Rockcliffe Park Community Hall, 380 Springfield Rd. Based on his newly published memoir – Private Power ~ Public Purpose: Adventures in Business, Politics, and the Arts – long-time Rockcliffe Park resident Tom d’Aquino will offer personal insights on four decades of […]

Speaker Night with Andrew Leslie “Russia’s War in the Ukraine – What Next”

Speaker Night, February 1st with Andrew Leslie. Russia’s War in the Ukraine: What Next? Wednesday, February 1, 8 p.m. Based on his personal experience, his expertise, and contacts within the Ukraine military, former general and member of Parliament, Andrew Leslie, will tell us what he believes lies ahead for war-torn Ukraine. While a soldier, Leslie […]

RPRA Tree Lighting and Carol Sing

RPRA Tree Lighting and Carol Sing On Wednesday December 14, 6 pm. Please join us behind the Community Hall as the tree lights are lit and the Elmwood Junior School Choir performs, followed by a carol sing, accompanied by the Salvation Army Ottawa Citadel Brass Band. In the spirit of the season, hot chocolate will be […]

Children’s Holiday Party 2022

Children’s Holiday Party On Sunday, December 11, 2 – 4 pm, Santa and his elves invite all children to come to the Community Hall, 380 Springfield Rd, for horse-drawn sleigh rides, outdoor activities, holiday traditions from around the world, crafts, holiday treats and lots of fun. Free admission. No registration required. Tax-deductible cheques or donations […]

Return of our Speakers Program

RPRA Speakers Program Andrew Cohen:  Democracy in America Wednesday, December 7, 8 p.m.  Andrew Cohen — best-selling author, journalist, professor, and long-term observer of the United States — discusses the state of democracy in “the great republic.”  Reflecting on the congressional elections of 2022 and turning to the presidential election of 2024, he sees an […]

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Protect our Village Green and Jubilee Garden trees from defoliation

Protect our Village Green and Jubilee Garden trees from defoliation This year, again, we are expecting that the spongy moth caterpillars (formerly the LDD moth) will hatch out in force and start to eat the newly emerged leaves on our trees.  The city has provided burlap to wrap trees in city parks (for Rockcliffe, that […]

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Spongy Moth (LDD) Best Practices

Spongy Moth (LDD) Best Practices Now that winter snow has finally melted, it is time once again to turn our attention back to very hungry caterpillars that will soon be coming to a neighbourhood or tree near you. The name may have changed from Gypsy to LDD to now Spongy Moth, but it is still […]

Cleared path

Path raking a big success!

Path raking a big success! Thanks to all those enthusiastic people with smiles and rakes who turned out Saturday afternoon to clear leaves from the trails around McKay Lake and the Pond.  It has been ages since the trails looked so good.  More than 20 people showed up and the job was finished in just […]


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