City View Curling Club Annual (Virtual) Craft Fair

The City View Curling Club is holding its annual Craft Fair, this year, it will be a virtual Craft Fair from Dec. 6 till Dec. 12, 2020.

If you are an Artisan wishing to showcase your talent and crafts, or if you know an artisan that makes amazing crafts, here is an opportunity for you or them to offer crafts or products safely and capture the attention of over 1,000 potential clients.

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Cross Country Skiing For Fisher Heights and Area Seniors

In spite of the  recent summer-like weather we’ve been having, snow and colder weather will be arriving shortly and a  renewed interest in winter activities. 

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Halloween 2020 in Fisher Heights and Area

Unfortunately, Halloween 2020 will not be like any other Halloweens. The city strongly discourages us to go out with the kids. That is a real bummer for our kids.

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An 8 km loop across the Farm without using busy roads

Experimental Farm Pathway

This week, we are going to take a look at how to get to the Farm in this nearly 8 kilometer loop. Despite being so close to the Farm, it is not easy to get there due to the large arterial roads surrounding us. However, there is a safe route to get to the Experimental Farm Pathway. Today we are going to show you how. As usual we are going to start at our community centre on 31 Sutton Place. See map below the article.

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A Short Bike Ride for the Thanksgiving Weekend

If you are looking for something to do with the (grand)kids, here is a tip to enjoy the Thanksgiving weekend weather. The forecast is still a bit iffy and changing, but it looks like we will have at least some sun eventually.

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Long Park Tennis Club in Fisher Heights saw increased interest

Long Park Tennis Club has enjoyed a successful season in spite of the COVID-19 virus. Or maybe because of it–after a few months of lockdown, people itching to get outside and enjoy the beautiful summer weather decided tennis was one of their safest choices.

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A pocket map of connected multi use pathways inside the Greenbelt

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A safe and connected cycling network makes all the difference in promoting cycling in our city.

There has been a serious uptick in cycling. We have seen many more Fisher Heights residents taking to a bike to get some much needed exercise, do something with the kids or simply to get out of the house and get some alone time.

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Watch for Pedestrians and Children in our Streets

Children at Fisher Heights: please drive with care

We are fortunate that Fisher Heights and Area is generally a very quiet neighbourhood. Many of us have access to spacious backyards to spend time outside. Unlike our fellow citizens downtown who often live in dense quarters, we can go out for walks in our streets, even though we have few side walks.

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Local Restaurant Business Open for Take Out and Deliveries

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But how? Many stores are closed but many of our restaurants have turned to take out and/or third party delivery services. Ottawa is switching between red and orange alert codes: sometimes dine in is allowed, sometimes not.

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Neighbours Helping Neighbours

Time and again officials have been telling us that we don’t need to worry about food supply. But eventually, we need to go out and get some food or perhaps medication. Living in one of Canada’s electoral districts with a high average age, we will have elderly in our community who prefer to avoid all contact for the next few weeks.

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