The Vernon Community Garden at the Museum is for all residents.
Did you like the sunflowers etc. in the garden last year
We have seeds for sale
Sunflower, cosmos, broom corn, beans, cornflower, tansy, etc.
The sale of these seeds helps us purchase seeds for 2021
email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested
Check out the perennial flower beds also.
If you would like to help with the garden please email Helen at email@example.com subject line Museum garden
This garden is maintained by volunteers from as far as Finley Creek, Metcalfe, Vernon etc.
We enjoy gardening and meeting new people
Hope to see you there!
Reopening July 28!
We’re very happy to be back at the Museum and plan to open our doors again on Wednesday 28th! In the meantime, we’re taking the opportunity to do some cleaning so we can serve our visitors and community better. Please be sure to pre-book your visit online here: https://osgoodemuseum.as.me/schedule.php.
A few things to note before you visit us:
- Masks must be worn at all times and should fully cover the nose, mouth and chin (we have extras onsite at no cost)
- You’ll be asked to apply hand sanitizer upon entry and exit of the building
- The Museum building is limited to 6 visitors at one time
- Social distancing markers are in place to guide your visit through the exhibit space
- Exhibit space is sanitized after every visit
The Vernon rink is now CLOSED
Thank you to the volunteers that keep it running this season!
The board is all volunteers and appreciate all the help we can get
call Keith McWhinnie at 613-826-3609
or Helen Porteous at 613-821-3685
This Order is issued pursuant to Section 3A of the City of Ottawa
Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law 2020-186 (as amended) and
establishes Designated Unenclosed Public Spaces where masks must
be worn for public health and safety reasons
Mandatory Mask in Designated Unenclosed Public Space
Every person who enters or remains on outdoor ice skating rinks operated
by the City of Ottawa or on the City’s behalf, including publicly accessible
areas that are within a fifteen (15) meter distance of the edge of the ice
surface, shall wear a Mask in a manner that covers their mouth, nose, and
Effective December 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. until January 28, 2021 at 12:01
a.m., twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week.
As prescribed by By-law 2020-186 (as amended) including but not
limited to young children, persons with medical or cognitive conditions,
persons engaged in athletic/fitness activity
Outdoor rink operators when performing rink maintenance when the
public is not on the surface of the ice rink
Anthony Di Monte
Emergency and Protective Services