Archive | December, 2020

Conquering your clutter

Whether you live in an apartment, a condo or a three-storey home, the problem of clutter is the same – people think about it, worry about it, move it around and repeatedly try to organize it. In short, clutter causes stress.

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Glebe-St. James women WIG out!

A few years ago, a Men’s Dinner Group began at Glebe-St. James and the women decided they too should have a group. The Women’s Intergenerational Group (WIG) was launched, and came up with the Christmas idea of stuffing warm new socks with a Toblerone chocolate bar for recipients at Centre 507.

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The Good, the bad, and the Destiel: LGBTQ+ representation in TV shows

In the past few years, LGBTQ+ representation on television has skyrocketed. But it’s important to look back at past TV shows that were hailed for being inclusive to see how far we’ve come and to look at shows hailed for representation today to see how far we still have to go.

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BottleWorks an overwhelming success

When Operation Come Home contacted the Glebe Community Association and asked about a partnership to see if we could start bottle collection in the Glebe, I thought it was worth a try but honestly wondered if it would be successful. Enter Bottleworks!

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Hibernation season at Glebe Cooperative Nursery School

Each fall, students in both the pre-school and toddler classes at Glebe Cooperative Nursery School (GCNS) spend October and November dis- cussing hibernation.

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Good Morning Creative Arts Program and Preschool: a year in review

There is no doubt 2020 will be remembered as an atypical year, a year of struggle and resilience. At Good Morning Creative Arts Program and Preschool (GMCAPS), our educators, children and families demonstrated collaboration, patience and perseverance as we reimagined the delivery of programs.

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Glashan greening project

It’s time to start thinking about new ways to “green-up” the schoolyard at Glashan public school by using the money left over from a project that started six years ago.

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Halloween monster bash at First Avenue school

With COVID-19 still lurking, the First Avenue School Council knew it would be a challenge to make Halloween 2020 one to remember, and that we did! A few days before Halloween, dedicated school-council members Angie Morgan and Allison Smeaton.

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