Opening celebration of public art in St. Luke’s Park

lt_night_front_01Residents are invited to attend the official opening of The Listening Tree, a recently-installed public art sculpture that was commissioned for St. Luke’s Park on Elgin Street (at Gladstone Avenue).

The public can meet and enjoy a musical performance by the artists who created the commission, Jesse Stewart and Matt Edwards of Mixed Metaphors, on:

Date:  Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time:  1 to 3 pm
Location:  St. Luke’s Park at the corner of Elgin Street and Gladstone Avenue. OC Transpo bus #14.

 

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Healthy Trees – Healthy City: A Celebration of National Tree Day

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Ottawa’s trees clean our air, improve the health of our residents, beautify our communities, and improve our quality of life. You are invited to learn more by attending this event which includes displays by organizations focused on environment and healthy living and a presentation by Professor Marc Berman. His study, conducted by a team of researchers from the United States, Canada, and Australia, researched the implications of an increase of urban trees in Toronto and residents feeling healthier.

The event will feature the opening of PhotoSynthesis 2: A Tree Fest Ottawa photography exhibit. Be one of the first to tour the exhibit.

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Bayview Multi-Use Pathway (MUP) changes take effect on Wed., Sept. 14

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Effective Wednesday, September 14, at 6am, the Bayview MUP route #3 (the pathway next to Tom Brown Arena) will be closing to allow for Bayview Station and guideway construction. As a result, MUPs in the area will be re-routed.

A new MUP route, #7 will provide access between the Ottawa River and Scott Street as of September 14, 6am.

Flaggers will be onsite until Friday, September 16 during day time to direct pedestrians/cyclists as required.

Larger pdf maps available here:

Phase 4A Prenotification map: tcp-bayview-station-mup-access-phase-4a-prenotification

Phase 4A map: tcp-bayview-station-mup-access-phase-4a