Ottawa Earth Day 2012

Earth Day Ottawa Canada

Here in Ottawa, we pride ourselves on our strong sense of community.  No matter what time of year it is, you’ll find that there’s always something going on in the city that the whole family can enjoy.

Earth Day is almost here!  First celebrated on April 22, 1970, many people consider Earth Day a symbol of the modern day environmental movement.  This day is all about celebrating and enjoying Mother Nature.

It’s also a great holiday to enjoy with your family in the great outdoors!  Here’s a look at some of the fun Earth Day events going on around Ottawa neighbourhoods..

Ottawa Events Earth Day 2012

ECO EXPO: Ottawa Healthy Living Show

Organization: Ottawa Local Motives
Web Site: ecoexpo.ca
Event Name: ECO EXPO: Ottawa Healthy Living Show
Location: RA Centre,
Address: 2451 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact Person: Michael Calvert
Phone Number: (613) 239-4951
Email: info@ecoexpo.ca
Event Description: An annual Ottawa tradition, ECO EXPO is three events in one: an Eco Festival, a Local Food Fair and a Health & Wellness Show. For full details go to: ecoexpo.ca
Start Date: 21 Apr 2012
End Date: 22 Apr 2012
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Number of Participants: 3000
Public or Private Event : Public

Aveda Canada´s 5th annual national Walk for Water

Organization: WaterCan/Eau Vive
Web Site: www.iwalkforwater.ca
Event Name: Aveda Canada´s 5th Annual Walk for Water to benefit WaterCan
Location: Cartier Square Drill Hall (next to Ottawa City Hall)
Address: 2 Queen Elizabeth Dr.
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact Person: WaterCan WaterCan
Phone Number: +1-800-370-5658
Email: media@watercan.com
Event Description: Celebrate Earth Day (April 22) by joining Aveda Canada´s 5th annual national Walk for Water in Ottawa to help raise funds and awareness about the global water and sanitation crisis. Nearly 800 million people worldwide continue to lack access to clean drinking water – you can make a difference. Funds raised support WaterCan´s clean water projects in Africa. The 6km Walk will feature an African drumming procession, prizes
Start Date: 22 Apr 2012
End Date: 22 Apr 2012
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Number of Participants: 100
Public or Private Event : Public

Earth Day Tree Planting

Organization: Office of Councillor Steve Desroches
Event Name: Earth Day Tree Planting
Location: Riverside South
Address: Dusty Miller Crescent
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact Person: Anthony Chiarello
Phone Number: (613) 580-2751
Email: anthony.chiarello@ottawa.ca
Event Description: Councillor Steve Desroches will be hosting his 5th Earth Day Tree Planting event in the Riverside South community. The goal of the event is to bring together residetns in the community for a tree planting initiative and raise awareness of various other environmental initiatives be having various members of City officials present with information on related environmental projects and conservation tips.
Start Date: 05 May 2012
End Date: 05 May 2012
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 Noon
Number of Participants: 300
Public or Private Event : Public

Living in Ottawa Real Estate

As you can see, Ottawa Canada communities are a  great place to live!  With a slew of recreational amenities, fabulous night life, year round events and festivals, a family-focused mentality and a strong sense of community, what’s not to love about this amazing city?

If you’re thinking about relocating to the Ottawa real estate area, you’ll want an experienced Ottawa REALTOR to help guide you through the process.

Contact Bobbie and Geoff McGowan, to learn more about all of the excellent Ottawa home buyer resources we offer to those relocating to Ottawa.

 

Have a happy Earth Day!

Bobbie