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Upcoming programs

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Improving the quality of life in our community.

The mission of the Tanglewood Hillsdale Community Association is to enhance the quality of life and promote community spirit, representing the views of its membership, and participating in charitable, educational and recreational activities.

Next neighbourhood event

Arbor Day

This Event will be an in person community event in Tanglewood Park near the Community Centre on Sunday May 7th from 2 to 4 pm.

Everybody is Welcome! Celebrate the importance of our trees. We will talk about trees and how to protect them. Click below for more details

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Community garden

We are happy to announce that our Community Garden has received approval by Just Food and the City of Ottawa Public Health guidelines to be open. To become a registered garden member click on “More garden details” below.

The community garden is in need of a Garden Coordinator. To find out more about this opportunity, or if you have any questions, email: [email protected]

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Canopy Cover and Tree Inventory

Thanks in part to a Canada Summer Jobs Grant the neighbourhood was able to complete a tree inventory this past summer. This is the beginning of a process of tree planting in the neighbourhood. You will see the findings in the final report THCA Tree Report.

The inventory of city-owned trees began in March 2009, for more information see Canopy Cover and Tree Inventory

Recent happenings

Summer Garden Contest

In the early summer, we looked at Gardens in your front yard — and we’ve chosen winners from all the amazing entries

Winter Carnival

This year’s Winter Carnival was a huge success with lots of families enjoying the fun.

Winter Decoration Contest

See the winners of the Winter Decoration Contest.

Featured programs & activities

Crafting Session {Adults}

Second Sunday of each month from 2 to 4pm

Enjoy a cup of tea, good conversation, and time for you to work on whatever special project you have on the go (knitting, embroidery, sewing, sketching, etc.). Please note, these are not lessons, but rather a chance to get to know fellow crafters in our community, to inspire each other, and to learn from each other.
Cost: FREE Bring your own supplies.
To register, [email protected]

Yin Yoga {Adults }

Thursdays Jan 19th – March 9th(winter) March 16th to May 4th (spring) Time: 7:00 to 8:00pm

The focus will be on Balance, Flexibility and meditation to release any stress or anxiety one may experience.
Please bring a mat and your water bottle
Cost:  $90 for 8 weeks  ($4 discount for THCA members)
No Drop-ins (Participants must register for all 8 weeks)
To register email [email protected]

Children’s Sports and recreational program

For 7 to 11 year olds on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7pm

The children will have fun playing sports, games, and doing arts and crafts! The program will consist of Skill Building activities and group games. Spaces are limited.
Day: Wednesdays   Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Start date: Oct 12th  Cost: FREE
 To register and for more information Please contact Madison at [email protected]  
This program is run by NROCRC

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Recent community news

Staying Connected Newsletter Editor and Business Liaison

As a volunteer, you are a member of the Tanglewood Hillsdale Community Association team to help residents and businesses of the neighborhood with security and promotion.

To see a description of these positions go to

For more information on immediately available positions please contact Graeme: [email protected]

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