Archive for the ‘Carlington Arts Initiative’ Category

Learn Face Painting Basics!

April 19th, 2017 No comments
Come out and learn face painting basics with Selina Bishop and some of the Girls Just Want to Have Fun group.
Sunday, April 30 from 2:00 - 4:30 pm
960 Silver St. 


March 20th, 2016 Comments off


Call out to local Youth Artists:

Do you want to create art for RBC Bluesfest 2016?

please submit your idea for an art installation HERE


Come out to a Sing-Along!

March 16th, 2016 Comments off

SingPosterThursday, March 17th, 2016 7 – 8:30 PM
Alexander Community Centre 960 Silver St.

Everyone welcome! Bring a neighbour, a favourite song or simply yourself. Snacks provided.

Carlington Arts Festival Locations

May 12th, 2015 Comments off

CAI MapCheck out the locations of the Carlington Arts Festival and plan your morning to warm up for the Family Fun Day at Alexander Park!


Here is the map of the festival

Carlington Arts Festival & Family Fun Day

April 26th, 2015 Comments off


Join us on May 18th!


10:30am – 1pm Pop-up Art Stations, Performances and Mural

12:30pm Big Soul Project Choir Performance

1pm Passport Challenge & Prizes, Walk & Bike Parade


1pm – 4pm Family Fun Day BBQ, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Photo Booth

Download the Flyer here and feel free to share it !

To get in the mood, check out the fireworks and family activities at Mooney's Bay on May 17!

2015 Spring Events

April 25th, 2015 Comments off

CDj4SOoVAAA8QwXUpcoming Spring Events:

Saturday, May 9th: Mini Library Unveiling at Alexander Community Centre, 11am, with Ottawa's own children's author, Kathy Clark

Victoria Day Monday, May 18th, Carlington Arts Festival & Family Fun Day, Caldwell Ave & Alexander Park, 1-4 pm.

Wednesday, May 20th, CCA Annual General Meeting at Alexander Community Centre, 7-9 pm.

Saturday, June 6th, 9th Annual Yard & Plant Sale, Harold Place & throughout Carlington, 8.30 am-12.30 pm.

If you plan to run a yard sale at your home, you can add it to our map with your gmail account or email us the address and we will do it for you!

Download the Flyer here and feel free to share it !

Call for Applications – Pop Up Art Stations

March 18th, 2015 Comments off

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to showcase your artistic talents at the Spring Arts Festival on May 18th!

Simply complete this form to apply for a space. Be sure to submit by Wednesday, March 25th!

If you are an artist who would like to participate in the festival in some way, but are not able to run an Art Station, please contact Megan, CAI Coordinator, at 613-712-0053 or

CAI Call for pop-up art