Tag: Iona Park

 A few of the Iona Park gardeners (from left to right): Lorne Cutler, Mira Svoboda, Marg Hillier, Eileen Hunt, Kit Dinning, Bonnie Dinning. Other contributors to the gardening initiative (not pictured here), include Mary-Lou Davies, Vi Lowe, Judith Shane, Joan Ramsay, Yvonne Hunt, Linda Moran, Wayne Walters, Leslie Bricker, Jen Demers, Ken Hoffman, and Sjors Reijers. Photo by Andrea Tomkins

Perennial event brings community together

By  Andrea Tomkins –  Hampton-Iona residents have come together to beautify their local park. This perennial project began with a plant swap and some unwelcome graffiti on Iona Park’s field house. Wesley Avenue resident, Eileen Hunt, spearheaded the development of the flowerbeds. Eileen traces her involvement back to […]

Four year-old friends Evan O’Brien (left) and Jacob Hatcher compare their treasure after hunting for eggs in McKellar Park. Photo by Anita Grace.

Easter bunny visits local parks

By Anita Grace – The Easter bunny was very generous to Kitchissippi kids this year. He hopped through two local parks and left them filled with treats. On the Easter weekend, both McKellar Park and Iona Park hosted Easter egg hunts for children. But while the Easter bunny […]

Rink attendants Aidan Worswick (left) and Patrick Johnston at the double surface McKellar Park rink. Photo by Anita Grace.

Kitchissippi likes its ice!

By Anita Grace – Lacing up your skates and heading out on a neighbourhood rink is for many a quintessential part of Canadian winters. Conveniently, there are 247 outdoor rinks in Ottawa, with 10 here in the Kitchissippi Ward. “Being able to walk somewhere to go skating, meet […]

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