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JUNE 4, 2016: Fairwinds Community Garage Sale

Our annual Fairwinds Community Garage Sale is on Saturday, June 4 • 8am-12pm. If you’re taking part, please send your address to Hayley at hayleykew@gmail.com before February 24 so that she can include you in our advertising for the event.  

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Welcome to our community!

Fairwinds is a growing neighbourhood located in Stittsville, a suburb in the west end of Ottawa. The mission of the Fairwinds Community Association (FCA) is to be an advocate for residents on significant issues and organize events and activities that maintain and improve the great quality of life that we enjoy in Fairwinds. The association is… Read More »

The Grounds Cafe is a lot more than just coffee

I’ve been describing the new The Grounds Cafe to neighbours as a “new coffee shop” in our neighbourhood but that doesn’t really do it justice.  Yes, they do coffee, chai tea lattes, macchiatos and anything else you’d expect from a modern cafe, but they also do great food, especially breakfast and lunch. The man in… Read More »

Public Meeting May 4: Converting Johnwoods to recreation path

We encourage all residents in Fairwinds and Poole Creek Village to come out to this meeting to get information and ask questions about what’s planned. Also, tell us what you think about the plan: email info@fairwindscommunity.com From Councillor Shad Qadri: I would like to invite you all to a Community Information and Comment Session regarding an… Read More »

Update re: hydro pole relocation on Maple Grove

From Councillor Qadri: Hydro Ottawa will be undertaking a few electrical service improvements in Stittsville this summer. The project involves relocating 34 hydro poles on Maple Grove Road (between Terry Fox Drive and Rosehill Avenue). This project will improve the reliability of the electrical distribution system in the Stittsville area. Work is scheduled to commence… Read More »

Summer events, Huntmar + Maple Grove, more

Quick recap of last night’s Fairwinds meeting: Summer Event dates: – Garage Sale: Saturday, June 4 – Community BBQ: Saturday, September 10 – Outdoor movie nights: dates tbd; if we have enough volunteers we’d like to do one in June, July & August – Gardening seminar/workshop – tbd – Anyone interested in co-ordinating a “best landscaping”… Read More »

“Summer Events” is the topic for our April FCA meeting

Our next FCA monthly meeting is on Monday, April 11 at 7:30pm at The Grounds Cafe. The theme for this month is “SUMMER EVENTS”. Do you have an idea for a summer activity in our neighbourhood? Interested in helping out as a volunteer? We’d like to hear from you. In previous years we’ve helped organize a neighbourhood garage… Read More »

The Grounds Cafe opens this week next to Food Basics

A new cafe called The Grounds opens this week next to the Food Basics.  Two Fairwinds residents, Patrick and Marlene Caicco, are co-owners of the new venture. Sounds like a great addition to our neighbourhood! From an interview on StittsvilleCentral.ca: “The whole idea is serving the community that we live in… enjoying the community, giving back… Read More »

EVENT: Fairwinds Community Easter Egg Hunt on March 27

Sharing this post from our neighbour Jen Martin, who’s organizing a community easter egg hunt: Less than three weeks until this year’s Easter egg hunt! Thank you to the families who have already dropped off donations. More donations for the treat bags are needed to make this event a successful one!! I have a blue tote on my… Read More »