Column: June 9, 2016

Constance Bay Community Market Season Opener

Set to open this Saturday, June 11 from 9am to noon, the Constance Bay Community Market will provide fresh produce and meats, fresh roasted coffee beans, arts and crafts and more! Located at St. Garbriel’s Parish, 205 Bayview Drive, it will be open on June 25, July 9 and 23, August 6 and 20, September 3 and 20 and October 1.  Donations to the West Carleton Food Access Centre will be accepted.

Carp Tennis Club

The Carp Tennis Club is a member only volunteer-run tennis club that is in partnership with the City of Ottawa. They offer instruction, tournaments, summer camps and social events. Located on the Carp Fairgrounds at the corner of Langstaff Road and Juanita Road in Carp, Ontario. For upcoming programming and events visit

Register for summer recreation programs

Don’t miss out on the fun this summer, register now for a City of Ottawa recreation program offered at many locations throughout the city. The online Recreation eGuide on offers a wide variety of instructional and recreational opportunities for all ages and abilities.
There is a great selection of day, speciality and themed camps, as well as leadership programs. Programs also range from swimming lessons, cooking, arts, sports and more. For more information on all City programs and services, visit or call 3-1-1.

Rural Well Water Testing Drop-off Schedule

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has established permanent sites across Ottawa where well owners can drop off their water samples and pick up new bottles for future testing to make it more convenient for residents living on residential well systems to have their well water tested for free. This service is provided year-round and residents can drop off their water samples every Tuesday at one of these locations:

  • Carp Library, 3911 Carp Road, 10am to 8pm
  • Darvesh Grocery, 3084 Kinburn Side Road, 7am to 8pm
  • Dunrobin Meat and Grocery, 2808 Dunrobin Road, 7am to 8pm
  • Kinburn Client Service Centre, 5670 Carp Road, 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Lighthouse Restaurant, 655 Bayview Drive, 7am to 9:30pm