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Organizations & Clubs


Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind National Training Centre
4120 Rideau Valley Dr N. {map} 613-692-7777
Charity trains guide dogs and assistance dogs
Foster volunteers welcome to prepare puppies for training
Greely & District Legion, Branch 627
8021 Mitch Owens Rd. {map} 5 km east of Bank St.
Food Banks:
Donation bin at McDonough's Your Independent Grocer
Manotick Food Cupboard 613-692-6333 (Mon.-Fri.)
North Gower & District Outreach Food Bank
Richmond Food Bank 613-838-5397
Ottawa Food bank locator
From House to Home
Furnishing homes for refugees in Ottawa
Donations accepted Saturdays 2-5 pm at Manotick Legion
Donation Campaign For Refugees (Manotick Messenger)
Kars Women's Institute
Community action group for Ottawa's southern communities
Nyamme Samuels
Kiwanis Club of Manotick
Organizes annual Dickinson Days, Santa parade, Key Clubs in 4 local schools.
Sale of Christmas trees and cakes supports many village projects
Manotick Legion, South Carleton Branch #314
5550 Ann St., 613-692-3243
Manotick Cenotaph & Remembrance Park, 1125 Johnston Clapp Ln
Harmony Hall (rentals)
Manotick Lions Club
Community service group
Manotick Island Leo Club - 12 - 18 years
Gloucester Lions Club
Metcalfe Lions Club
Osgoode Lions Club
North Gower Lions Club Steve Wright 613-489-3875
Manotick Women's Institute
Mary Turner 613-692-3515
Manotick Refugee Sponsorship programs
Groups sponsoring refugee families
Metcalfe Women's Institute
Myra Kelly 613-821-2959


Girl Guides Canada
Sparks (5-6), Brownies (7-8), Guides (9-11), Pathfinders (12-14)
Manotick & Riverside South Diane Arbuckle 613-692-2459
Rideau - Sarah Charron 613-489-4208, 613-489-0054, 613-489-2174
Osgoode Inger Martin 613-826-2634, Renee 613-826-1248
Metcalfe Margot Winter 613-821-1500, Mary Doxtater 613-821-0764, 613-821-0308
Grannies All About Kids
Supports Grandmothers to Grandmothers for women caring for African HIV orphans
History Book Club
Manotick Legion
4th Friday of the month 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm. Information
Kars Euchre Club
Wednesdays 7:30 pm Kars R.A.
Pandora 613-489-0504
2958 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps (RCAC)
Youths 12-18 years: training, field craft, history
Manotick Legion
Manotick Amateur Radio Group
Repeater 147.030 (VE3TEL)
Meets at Manotick Public Library
1st Manotick Beavers Colony D
1st Manotick Scouting Group *
Boys & Girls: Beavers 5-7, Cubs 8-10, Scouts 11-14, Venturers 14-17
St. Leonard's Elementary School
Manotick Art Association
Artists and those interested in art.
Manotick Afternoon Book club
Manotick Library Wed. 3 pm (may change)
Manotick Bridge Club
Wednesdays 1 pm Manotick United Church
Manotick Duplicate Bridge Club
Mondays Sep. to May St. Leonard's Church Warwaruck 613-692-3247
Manotick Classic Boat Club (MCBC)
Organizer of the annual Ottawa International Antique & Classic Boat Show
Manotick Culture, Parks and Recreation Association
village projects, tree planting, pathways, summer theatre, outdoor rinks
Manotick Classic Boat Club
Restoring and maintaining old boats
Manotick Cultured Purls
Knitting & friendship, Fri. 10 am, Hyfield Place, 5581 Dr. Leach Dr. Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS),
Manotick Euchre Club
1st, 3rd Sunday 1 pm, Jockvale Heritage School 613-692-4122, 613-692-3243
Manotick Yarn Club
Manotick Library Thursday 11am (may change)
Knit, crochet, needle work, or rug hook with fellow crafters.
Wednesdays 6:15pm at the Manotick Library-->
Miller's Oven
1137 Mill Street 613-692-4304
Non-profit cafe in a heritage house operated by volunteers
1st North Gower - Kars Scout Group *
Alfred Taylor Rec Centre, North Gower - Wed. Sep.-May
Beaver Scouts 5-7, Cub Scouts 8-10, Scouts 11-14
North Gower Artists' Society
613-489-3374, Ann Gruchy 613-489-3748
Mondays 2pm at the Osgoode Library-->
North Grenville Duplicate Bridge Club
Mon., Tue., Thu. 12:15 pm
Masonic Lodge, 311 Van Buren St, Kemptville
Osgoode Carleton Snowmobile Trail Club
Canada's Snowmobile Club of 2011
Frances Beatty 613-821-1376, Peter Perrier 613-822-3100
Osgoode Legion Branch 589
3284 Sunstrum St. {map} 613-826-2777
Veteran Memorial Park, Hwy 416.
Osgoode Township Fish, Game & Conservation Club
Osgoode Youth Association (O-YA) *
5479 Osgoode Main St. (old firehall) 613-826-0726, 613-826-0825
Phelan RC Flying Club
1675 Phelan Rd. E. (near 2nd Line Rd.)
Radio controlled planes, Lou MacDonald Airfield
Facebook: PhelanRC
Probus Club of Ottawa - Rideau Valley
For retired professionals & business people
1st Wed. at St. James Anglican Church
Ottawa Rural Council
Political lobby group represents rural interests
Rideau Action Group
Resisting the North Gower Mega Amazon Warehouse
Rideau Quilting Queens
Sewing Club, 613-692-4697, St. Leonard's Parish Hall
"Save the Children"
Knitters in Greely-Osgoode knit hats for kids
S.E.A.T.S for Kids
Ottawa NPO promoting the correct use of child car seats
Youth of Manotick Association (YOMA)
YOMA on Facebook
Organizes activities for 12 to 17-years
Pilot program for pre-teens age 8 - 12.


M.A.C.A.W. (Manotick & Area Centre for Arts & Wellness)
Classes free online for 24 hours in Yoga & Tai Chi
Music concerts free online
Youtube Channel
Nepean, Rideau, Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC)
1547 Merivale Road, Unit #240 (2014) 613-596-5626
Services for Nepean, Rideau-Goulbourn & Osgoode
mental health, youth, baby health, crisis counseling, housing, home management, hospice support, legal aid, outreach
Osgoode Care Centre (TOCC)
7650 Snake Island Rd, Greely {map}
Non-profit long-term care residence
Rideau Non-Profit Housing Inc.
Hyfield Place - Manotick seniors apartments
Rideau-Nepean Outreach Office
6556 Prince of Wales Dr., Cornerstone Wesleyan Church {map} 613-489-0104
Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS)
Advocates & provides services for seniors and people with physical disabilities.
Manotick: 1128 Mill St. (Ayers Building) {map} 613-692-4697
Metcalfe Client Service Centre, 8243 Victoria St. {map} 613-821-1101
A Friendly Voice 613-692-9992
Caredove - find support services
Rural Mental Wellness Toolkit
Rural Ottawa Youth Mental Health Collective (ROYMHC)
Resources and Caring for Seniors
Waupoos Family Farm / Waupoos Foundation
Provides holidays to low-income families. Volunteers welcome.
2050 Rideau Road {map} 613-822-2189
1891: house. 1946: Barn, house addition. 1956: Oblates Novitiate. 1980: leased by Waupoos Foundation. 1982: Cottages, lodge, chapel, pool.


Greely Players Players
Community musical theatre productions since 1990
ITR Theatrical Review (Isle in the River Theatrical Review)
Community theatre productions, Osgoode 613-800-1165
Just Kiddin' Theatre Drama
Drama group for children ages 9+
Kemptville Players
Community theatre productions since 1967
Kemptville Youth Musical Theatre Company (KYMTC)
Performances, summer camp, volunteers
Stage Children's Theatre Group
Children in grades 3 to 8
Meets at Osgoode Public School


Chapman Mills Sound Connection Chorus
Barbershop chorus for women
Grenville Gremlins Sqare Dance Club
N. Grenville Municipal Centre, 258 Rd #44, Kemptville
Young adults to active seniors
Manotick Brass Ensemble
Performs and educates young musicians
Performs annually at Manotick Musicale, Dickinson Days, Picnic in the Park
Osgoode Old Time Music & Dance Club
Osgoode Community Centre - 4th Fridays 7pm
Barb 613-258-7679, Bernice 613-224-9888
Rideau & District Old Tyme Fiddling & Country Music
Second Fridays at 7:30pm
Stairwell Carollers
Men and Womens' a cappella singing group
Fundraising for local charities [Blog]
Vernon Olde Tyme Fiddlers
Greely Legion, 8021 Mitch Owens Rd
3rd Fridays 8 pm dancing music
Village Voices Women's Choir
Womens' 4-part singing group in Russell
West Osgoode Olde Tyme Music & Dance Club
Bernice Sceviour 613-224-9888, Barb Brogan 613-258-7679
Worship United
Non-denominational choir meets at Parkway Road Church
Bonnie Lubbers 613-821-1069


Dickinson Square
Watson's Mill, 5525 Dickinson St. {map}
Wed.?Sun.  Grist mill, museum, store
Dickinson House Museum, 5522 Dickinson St. / 1127 Mill St. {map}
Wed.?Sun.  Life in early Ontario
Carriage House / Used Book Store - 5524 Dickinson St.
Weavers House - 1131 Mill St (Peppermint Spa)
Ayers Building - 1128 Mill St. {map} (ROSSS)
Manotick Remembrance Park & Cenotaph , 1125 Johnston Clapp Ln
Goulbourn Museum
Facebook news
2064 Huntley Rd. Stittsville {map}
Ontario Genealogical Society (Ottawa Branch)
Counties of Carleton, Lanark, Renfrew, Prescott & Russell
Osgoode Township Museum / Osgoode Township Historical Society (OTHS)
7814 Lawrence St., Vernon (at Bank St) 613-821-4062
Rideau Township Historical Society
Rideau Township Archives (1876)
6581 Fourth Line Rd., North Gower {map}


A.Y. Jackson Park Group
Dedicated to developing A.Y. Jackson Park
Greely Gardeners Group
Greely Community Centre, meets monthly
North Gower Garden Club
Maintains plants, planters and banners in the village -->
North Gower Sunflower Festival Group
Peggy Glendinning 613-289-2091
Osgoode Garden Club
3rd Wednesday Osgoode Community Centre Bob Cooper 613-826-0542
Osgoode Public Garden (OPG)
Osgoode Park north-east corner


Seniors' Resources   Health Resources   Volunteering
Carleton Lodge Auxillary
E. Ullett 613-820-6716
Friends of Baxter Conservation Area
South of Kars on Regional Rd. 13 (parking fee)
Friends Of The Ferguson Forest
Kemptville, 800 acres of forest, trails
Greely Friendship Club
Bill 613-821-6295, Kay Johnston 613-821-2666
Rideau Friendship Club
North Gower Community Centre
Jerome Jodoin 613-823-5723
Solo Flyers
Single Parent Support Network, Manotick United Church Jennifer 613-692-1314


Adopt Me! Cat Rescue
Ottawa area Facebook @AdoptMeCat
Country Cat Rescue, Oxford Station
Keshet Rescue Kennels (large dogs), Ottawa
6157 Russell Rd 613-850-6212
Kindred Farm Rescue (horses), North Gower
3293 Paden Rd
Manotick Cat Rescue
35 Smith Rd, Oxford Station 613-258-0659
New Moon Rabbit Rescue, North Gower
rabbit fostering, adoptions
Ottawa Dog Rescue
foster-based rescue, non-profit charity
Ottawa Kitten Rescue
Help vulnerable kittens and their moms find homes.
Instagram | Facebook
Ottawa & Valley Lost Pet Network
Best site for lost and found animals
List of Animal rescues in eastern Ontario
Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, North Gower
Injured or orphaned mammals & turtles (charity)
Wild Bird Care Centre, Ottawa

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