The Carlington Summit
by Olly Green.

Alpha Course - Have you heard of Alpha?

This ecumenical 10 week series askes and invites many questions about Jesus and His Church.

* Food * Videos * Small Group Discussion *

Where no question is too insignificant or too controversial to be asked.

To learn more:
Come to the introductory dinner and video at
St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church,
579 Parkdale Avenue
February 16th from 6:30 - 9:15p.m.

The series begins March 1st.

Call John or Charlene Wilson at 728-0558 for more information.


Art Lending of Ottawa - 30th Anniversary

Rent or buy original fine art at reasonable prices at the monthly exhibition of Art lending of Ottawa, non-profit organization. The show will be held at the Unitarian Church Hall, 30 Cleary Avenue Ottawa, just off Richmond Road near Woodroffe, on Monday, January 17, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. On Tuesday, January 18, 2000.

Along with the regular membership exhibition, January's Focus Show will feature Mitsugi Kikuchi's magnificent watercolour, oil, and sumi-e works. Free admission, coffee and free parking.

Selection night for new artists is April 19, 2000. Call Art Lending at 594-851 for information.


Alexander Skating Rink News

A BIG WELCOME TO THE NEW RINK ATTENDANT, JOEY DUCHARME from the Alexander Community Association. Joey comes to us with many years of experience, having been involved with his father who was responsible for the rink at Alexander many years ago. When the weather is co-operating the rink will be open: Monday - Friday from 5 PM - 9 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 - 5:00 PM.

Thanks to Joey and his team of workers for preparing the rink for Community skaters.


Alexander Park Winter Carnival Excitement!

On Saturday January 29th from 11 to 2, bring your family and have some fun!

Hopefully the ice on the rink will be smooth and skateable. There will be many events and activities including free wagon/sleigh rides from 11 to 1, snow golf, shoot to win, hot chocolate and hot dogs! There will be face painting, prizes and special guests throughout the day. Come out and meet your neighbours and dress warmly. See you there.


Gently used clothing, furniture and other household goods.

Call the Bellevue Community Project DEPOT 1, 729-0902. Open behind 1465 Caldwell, Mon. to Fri. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Honest Reliable Volunteers Needed

For the DEPOT Bellevue Community Project Training provided Please call Joyce at 729-0902, or 798-8181


Notice of Meetings

Carlington Community Association Executive at the Carlington Community and Health Services Centre, 900 Merivale Road

all meetings start at 7:30 PM


The City Ottawa's Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing Programmes for Senior Adults begin on Monday, January 17 and Tuesday, January 18, respectively.

Cross Country Skiing takes place on Mondays and Thursdays and Snowshoeing takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays.

There will be an information workshop on Wednesday, January 12, at Fisher Park Community Centre (250 Holland Ave.) from 10:00 a.m. to noon, on snowshoeing and winter wear.

For more information, please call Peggy MacLeod at 798-8734.


Volunteer families needed

Volunteer Families are needed to match with isolated families in the “Family to Family Ties” program.

If you are interested in sharing family time, helping others and creating new friendships, this is the volunteer opportunity for you and your family.

For more information, call Jean Halpenny at the Family Service Centre at 725-3601, ext. 126.