THCA Community Fun Days
Tanglewood Community Virtual Holiday Party
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 13th, 2020
Tanglewood Community Centre 30 Woodfield Drive On your computer or mobile device
TIME: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This will be a Zoom meeting. Come have fun with Santa and neighbors. We will have a visit from Santa and if you want, you can go to a break out room for a private conversation with Santa. We will also have Games, songs and a Gingerbread House decorating contest. (see poster) Email [email protected] for more info and to join this event.
Adults can shop for that special gift, meet with neighbors and sing songs, while children share their wish lists & take photos with Santa, create crafts and decorate cookies. Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided courtesy of Tim Horton’s. Thanks to the support of NROCRC and Girl Guides. Free entry and free parking. If you want more info or have something to sell, contact [email protected]
Tanglewood Community Halloween Party
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020
WHERE: Online on your computer or mobile device
Tanglewood Community Centre 30 Woodfield Drive
TIME: 2:30pm to 4:00pm
There were very few emails to request the link to join the Virtual Halloween party
So I took pictures and made a slide show instead View these two videos to see our Halloween spirit.
If you want to be part of a third video with Halloween costumes, please send me pictures of your costumes.
Please send pictures of your carved pumpkins, costumes, and decorated houses to [email protected] by Friday October 30 at 1:00 pm. I will add these to a slide show.
Email [email protected] to find out where and when to pick up craft supplies and the link to join us on your computer/mobile device.
Remembering the 2018 Tornado day
Monday, Sept. 21st, 2020 from 6 to 7 pm, we had a virtual recorded google meet, with videos from those that helped the Community.
Thank you to those that joined the virtual meeting for Remembering the Tornado in Tanglewood in 2018.
You can watch the recorded meeting with this link https://youtu.be/ecS-j-lHDfY
Thank you to the volunteers that contributed stories and pictures that were added to this event.
Thank you to the volunteers that contributed their time to put this recording together.
If you have more pictures of our neighborhood, before and after the Tornado or stories of what you remember how it impacted our neighborhood and of acts of kindness in our neighborhood, please send them to [email protected] and I will post them here.
Tanglewood Labor Day Community Corn Roast VIRTUAL CORN ROAST
This year due to the pandemic we celebrated our annual corn roast on line. You can view the Virtual corn roast here https://youtu.be/TYGD0p8-xlI
Thank you for the videos of your talents that were added to the show.
Thank you to Hard Stones Grill for your two $20 gift certificates as prizes for the Talent show.
Thank you to Mini Golf Gardens for your 4 gift cards for 2 Adults to play mini golf as prizes for our talent show.
Thank you to those volunteers that helped to put this show together.
Thank you to the Volunteers that helped to hand out the corn and the masks.
Thank you to Independent Grocer (at Meadowlands and Grant Carmen) for donating the corn to this event.
Thank you to the City of Ottawa civic events fund for helping financially with this event.
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 9th, 2020
Tanglewood Community Centre 30 Woodfield Drive
TIME: 5–7 pm
Hotdogs, chips and pop will be provided by Hard Stones Grill. 100% of the proceeds will go to THCA Tim Hortons will provide free Hot Chocolate and Coffee.
We will have lots of fun for all ages.
All activities are free to participants Full of Beans will bring a large air filled Obstacle course. Radical Science will have cool chemistry demonstrations and they will make cotton candy which will be for sale. Painted Pixie will do face painting, Monkey Rock Music will entertain with Children’s songs. We will have fresh corn on the cob. Local Grocery stores will provide donations to help buy supplies for this event. Hard Stones Grill restaurant will BBQ Hotdogs and bring chips and pop. 100% of the proceeds will go to THCA (Bring your THCA membership card (or purchase a membership for $10/year/family) for a discount on food). THCA gratefully acknowledges The donation of food from Hard Stones Grill and the financial support of Kieth Egli for this event
We need more volunteers to make this event run smoothly. Please contact Niki 613-224-6815 or email [email protected] if you can help.
Winter Family Carnival
Winter Carnival with games and some food.
WHEN: Saturday, January 18, 2020
WHERE: Tanglewood Community Centre 30 Woodfield Drive
TIME: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Come to our Winter Family Fun Day!!! Lots of fun for all ages! Inside we will have a magic show with Chris Pilsworth and a Music show by Monkey Rock. There will be organized events on ice and snow including prizes to promote family bonding and neighborly fun. It will feature outdoor activities such as a horse drawn Sleigh Ride, tug-of-war, snowshoe races and skating. We will have hotdogs, chilli and drinks. Don’t forget your THCA Membership card or purchase one for $10/year/family or $25 for 3 years/family for your discount on food. Prices of food and times of activities will be posted in the community center closer to the day of the event. All events will be free and open to everyone of all ages!!
Sunday April 26, 2020 from 2 to 4pm in the field beside 30 Woodfield Dr
This Event has been cancelled as a community event due to COVID19.
You can Celebrate this event and still keep a social distance. Here are some ideas.
- Take pictures of Trees as you are out for a walk.
- .Compare and identify the trees you see. Then enter this contest
- Read these poems about Trees to a loved one that lives with you Trees by Joyce Kilmer
- Why do we have trees? Here are the benefits of trees
- Draw a picture of your favorite tree and share it on social media.
- Draw with chalk on your driveway so people can see it when they walk by.
- Let us know if you have more ideas. email [email protected]
Does anyone have any pictures of Medhurst park before the Tornado? Or the trees beside the apartment building?
Send in your pictures to [email protected] so we can have an archive for our neighborhood.
Everybody is Welcome! Come celebrate the importance of our trees.
Keith Egli and NROCRC will come and talk about emergency preparedness. Radical Science will bring experiments. Birthday Party Magic will send a face painter. We will have free Hot chocolate and Coffee from Tim Hortons. THCA will sell some food. Ecology Ottawa will bring some free trees and information on trees. THCA gratefully acknowledges the financial support of NROCRC and Keith Egli for this event.
Emergency Preparedness week
First week of May:
View this video for Emergency Preparedness:
For more info on Emergency Preparedness go this website https://www.emergencymanagementontario.ca/english/beprepared/beprepared.html
Neighbourhood Day Postponed to July
According to Health officials we are still only allowed to have 10 people at most within a gathering and we still need to practice physical distancing between people that you do not live with.
Neighbours Day—The Association describes our neighbourhood as friendly, welcoming place, in which residents feel safe and supported. To promote residents on a street or a court getting together, the Association is proclaiming July 18 as Neighbours Day in Tanglewood-Hillsdale.
Let us Know how you will celebrate and communicate with your neighbors. Email your ideas to [email protected]
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever that we connect with our neighbours. But we must do so while practicing physical distancing to keep everyone safe. We are encouraging residents of our community to plan and host virtual events and try some of the activities below with your neighbours.
Here is a card that you can hand out to your neighbors to get to know them. My Neighbour Card
Try some activities on this Neighbourhood day Bingo Card
How many of these can you spy? Neighbourhood ‘I spy’ game
There are alot of great ideas on this Calgary page https://www.calgary.ca/csps/at-home-activities/at-home-activities.html
Hosting a virtual event via video chat or phone is the safest way to connect with your neighbours this year. Reach out to your neighbours to help plan your event details, such as:
- What video chat tool will you use? (Microsoft Teams, Zoom, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, etc.)
- Who will schedule the event online and send invitations?
- Who will prepare the materials you need for your event activities?
- What activities will you do during your virtual event? You could:
- Share a virtual meal or BBQ;
- Share your acts of kindness with one another;
- Help support local businesses (e.g. order delivery or takeout from a local restaurant, purchase local goods, etc.);
- Make up your own way to celebrate your community spirit!
Don’t forget to share your experience with us Email your ideas to [email protected]
Concert in the park Cancelled for this year
Come enjoy some summer fun with your community.
What: Nepean Concert band
Where: field beside 30 Woodfield
When: July 28, 2021 from 5 til 7pm
If raining we will be inside the community center
Bring a chair, bug spray and your own drink (no alcohol)