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2021 Softball Season Update

Walking Clinic Postponed

Due to the current Ontario-wide lockdown rules that restrict outdoor gatherings to a maximum of five people, we are forced to postpone the Walking Clinic until the restrictions are lifted. As soon as we are able to set a new date we will announce the details, here and on the HCA Facebook page.

We apologize for this change in plans.

Furniture Recycling Opportunity

Recycling Opportunity Proposal

The Huntley Community Association is looking to provide an opportunity for residents to “recycle” furniture they no longer need and at the same time support Matthew House (Ottawa) – a volunteer-driven, charitable organization, focused on providing shelter, food and refugee settlement assistance and distributing quality used furniture and household goods to Ottawa’s marginalized population.

HCA volunteers would pick up gently used large furniture items (i.e. sofas, chairs, tables, bed frames, clean mattresses, dressers) from residents located in the Village of Carp and deliver them to MH’s furniture bank in Kanata. Residents would pay a small fee for the service.

Donors are entitled to receive a charitable tax credit receipt based on the fair market value of their used furniture.

Please Let Us Know

The decision and frequency that the HCA will offer this service depends on the community’s level of interest. For residents who are interested please contact the HCA by email (info@hca-carp.ca) or by replying to this message on our Facebook page.

For more information on Matthew House, see their website – Matthew House Ottawa

Outdoor Rink Rental

Outdoor Rink (ODR) rentals are now available, with COVID-19 protocols in place. Click on on “Rink Rental” in the Menu for more information, and a rental inquiry form.

Santa Claus Parade 2020


Santa is coming to Carp on December 12!



The Carp Agricultural Society and the Huntley Community Association have partnered together to host a Christmas DRIVE THRU Parade on the Carp Fair Grounds.

Floats can be businesses, families, stationed trucks, cattle trailers, loaders, cars, sports teams, brownies, girl guides, beavers, scouts etc.…Let’s light up CARP on the 12th of December!!!

You can bring the family and drive through the Carp Fair Grounds to view all the floats, between 7:00PM and 9:00PM. Donations will be collected for the West Carleton Food Access Centre. Gift cards, monetary donations and food donations will be collected along the route.

To enter a float, please contact Annie Craig at annie@gadar.ca, or call 613-558-8286.

Please Note: City of Ottawa regulations do not permit a pedestrian walk-through of the event on the Carp Fairgrounds. You must view the display from the comfort of your vehicle.

Last Minute Update!

Toy Mountain will have a truck on site! You can bring an unwrapped toy and drop it off while you drive through. Toys will go to kids needing a gift at Christmas.

Carp Riverwalk Project Update

Metal recycling at the outdoor rink!

On November 7-8 the Huntley Community Association is again offering local residents an environmentally convenient way to recycle metal wastes.

At last year’s event over 2 metric tonnes of metal were recycled with the proceeds ($350) used to support other HCA initiatives!

Metro Scrap Metal has again generously agreed to supply a storage bin for this year’s event, at no cost to the HCA, which will be located at the outdoor rink by the Carp fairgrounds. All types of metal are accepted in addition to e-waste, insulated wiring and appliances that do not contain freon or flammable liquids.

An HCA volunteer will be onsite from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Nov. 7 for those residents who may need assistance placing their recyclable metal in the bin.

Note that current COVID-19 rules will prevent the HCA volunteer from carrying items out of residents’ vehicles.

Annual General Meeting

Huntley Community Association
Annual General Meeting
Thursday, October 29 at 7:00PM

The Huntley Community Association (HCA) is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday October 29 at 7:00 p.m.

In a normal year the HCA would have held the 2019/2020 AGM on April 2020, however circumstances with COVID-19 have resulted in a delay, hoping we could still have an in-person AGM. Sadly, this is now impossible, and as such the HCA is planning a “virtual” AGM using Zoom as the platform for the meeting.

All Carp residents are welcome to attend using Zoom – a computer will be required.

For those wishing to attend the AGM, please send an e-mail to: Outdoorrink@hca-carp.ca. A confirmation e-mail will be sent immediately. A further return e-mail will be sent on Tuesday the 27th, prior to the Thursday the 29th meeting with a password and all pertinent information to log in to the AGM.

At the AGM, a standard agenda highlighting the accomplishments of the HCA in 2019 will be represented, as will as a Financial Report. Our President, Judy Makin, will also outline a summary of the strategic planning that the Board has undertaken, to find a way ahead over the next several years.

Changes to the HCA constitution will be presented at our next AGM in April 2021, for approval by the community.

As always, there will be elections of Directors, and time for questions. Should you have any questions concerning the AGM, please contact the President of the HCA, Judy Makin, at president@hca-carp.ca.

We’re proud of all the work we do – with you, and for you – and hope you will tune in on the 29th.

Outdoor Hockey Update

Mess Hall Now Open!

The Huntley Community Association Mess Hall is once again open for community use!

Strict COVID-19 protocols are in place including mandatory wearing of masks, thorough disinfecting of all surfaces, and strict physical distancing. For this reason we can accommodate groups of up to 20 people at a time.

We’ve used the last few months while the hall was closed to do some renovations – including new floors! – and look forward to welcoming the community back to this space.

To reserve the hall for your event please email messhall@hca-carp.ca or click on the Mess Hall selection in the index above.

Main Hall with new carpet tiles

Mess Hall, August 2020

The Huntley Community Association: Carp Ontario

The Huntley Community Association: Carp Ontario