Tennis Club – Membership Update

Half-price membership fees for Long Park Tennis Club are now in effect until the end of October (weather permitting):

-Family (parents and children under 18): $40        

-Single: $29        

-Student (enrolled at university or college): $25       

-Junior (under the age of 18): $16

  Gate key is $15 or return last year’s key for a new one free.

Members have access to courts from dawn to dusk. The club is located at the corner of Meadowlands and Deer Park Road (1170 Deer Park Road). Contact Cheryl for more information ( or 613-226-2369).

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Ready for Rail Info Session

From: Office of Councillor Keith Egli

Just a friendly reminder of the upcoming Ready for Rail Information Session on Monday, August 26 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Alexander Community Centre. (960 Silver St, Ottawa, ON K1Z 6H5)

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Tree Canada- Operation ReLeaf

Tree Canada, in cooperation with the City of Ottawa and the Ville de Gatineau, developed the ‘Operation ReLeaf – Ottawa-Gatineau Tornadoes’ program following the September 2018 tornadoes and windstorm.  This program provides up to $300 to reimburse landowners for tree planting on private property to replace forest cover.  Tree Canada received close to 190 applications in the first round this spring. They have now opened a second application period which closes August 31st for trees that will be planted this fall. For this round, they are also accepting applications from landowners that had trees impacted by the 2019 tornado in Orleans. The link to the application form is

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Outdoor Theatre in Fisher Heights Park – Thur. July 18, 7 pm

A Company of Fools will once again bring their outdoor theatre to Fisher Heights Park – Tomorrow, Thursday July 18. The show begins at 7 pm.  Bring a blanket or chair, your friends and family, and be prepared to enjoy Shakespeare’s  “Romeo & Juliet”, as adapted and directed by Nicolas Leno.

For 17 summers, the “Fools” have been presenting their “Torchlight Shakespeare” in Ottawa parks. This year, a carnival setting creates the backdrop for the Fools’ fantastical take on the world’s favourite romance. Swords are paired with water pistols, and live music is played by a carnie barker with a megaphone. Audiences will be transported to an adolescent paradise of dangerous pleasure. 

See Patrick Langston’s glowing review of the show, at:

Show starts at 7 pm on Thursday July 18 and admission is Pay-What-You Can. (Suggested Donation: $15-$20.)

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2019 Garage Sale Participants Map

Here is the map showing all the houses participating in the FHACA Community Garage Sale this Saturday June 15 at 9am. With this map you should be able to plan out your most efficient route, allowing you to visit all participating houses and make the most of your morning.


You can download and print the map, or just memorize it if you’re that good. There is also a link below to a pdf version.

There are almost 30 houses spread across the neighbourhood, and all are eager to wheel and deal so get out there and you just might find that item you’ve been looking for!


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Garage Sale Email

Please note that the previous article had an error in the email address for registering for the Garage sale.  If you had clicked the link before today, you should resend your registration so we can ensure you are included on the map.

Send your email to this address:

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Community Garage Sale June 15

It’s that time of the year when you can sell those unwanted treasures in the convenience of your driveway! There is no cost to participate; however, we ask that you have a current membership (2018-19) with FHACA.

The sale is set for Saturday, June 15, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  To register, if you are a member of the association, send an e-mail to, with the Subject “Garage sale.”  State that you want to participate and include your name and street address.

Please register by June 8 so we have enough time to produce a complete list of participants’ addresses (no names included) and the associated map. This information will be available on our website to view or download a few days before
the sale. It is also advertised in local media.

For more information or if you have any questions, call Suzanne at 613-225-9780.

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