Social Saturday


OGAA Plant & Garden Art Sale
Over 15 artisans will be selling their garden-inspired work, including pottery, candles, home decor and fine art. We will also be selling pretty perennials, colourful hanging baskets and house plants all in support of the Elmwood Old Girls Scholarship. 
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Outside Head’s House

Self-Guided Tours of Elmwood School
The Elmwood Middle/Senior School will be open for visitors to take self-guided tours. Current students will be on hand to talk about the heritage of the school, the new spaces and tell you about life and learning at Elmwood. 
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Starting Point: Heritage Doors (facing Buena Vista Road)

Elmwood’s History - A Talk by Janet Uren ‘68
Celebrated author, historian, actor and Elmwood Old Girl Janet Uren ‘68 will be giving a talk about the History of Elmwood along with images of the school’s storied past. 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cocktail Reception for Elmwood Reunion Years (3s & 8s)
Old Girls and Alumni whose graduating year ending in 3 and 8 are invited to join us for a cocktail reception in celebration of your reunion! We will raise a glass in celebration of your special reunion, be it your 5th, 10th, 25th or even 50th!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
Heritage Hall


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Artist Name / Vendor Description Social Media Channels
Chanel Bourdeau - Hometown Girl Crafts Handmade paper crafts and fibre crafts such as greeting cards, dog bandanas, crocheted market bags, and garden sticks.


Instagram: @hometowngirlcrafts

Caroline Capehart - The Beaded Hart Featuring French beaded flowers and succulents. These forever flowers are for those of us who have a black thumb and would enjoy having a beautiful addition to our home while not having to worry about the delicate balance of plant care. Made from coloured copper wire and brightly coloured beads. Instagram: @thebeadedhart
Angela Charlebois - Boujee Baubles Handmade Beaded Earrings. Instagram: @boujeebaubles2023
Dina Eggerhos Featuring pottery: planters, vases, and serving plates  
Maureen Fehr Glass Fused Glass - Glass fusing is the technique of cutting, layering, melting, and moulding pieces of different coloured glass together in a kiln. The outdoor pieces will be creatively mounted using locally sourced barnboard as well as driftwood collected along the banks of the Gatineau River. 

Instagram: @maureenfehrGlass

Facebook: MaureenFehrGlass

Shawn Garbutt Concrete bird baths, concrete garden leaves, wood serving trays, charcuterie boards, and wood carvings.


Debbie Gervais - Sunflower Soaps

Handmade natural soaps and other bath and body products.  
Swathi Kappagantuala - Studio Kahaani Home decor and lifestyle brand inspired by artisanal  traditions from India. Botanically inspired handloom textiles are hand blocked using vegetable dyes and ancient techniques. These and other materials are carefully curated to create designs that celebrate the diversity of Canada's cultural fabric.


Instagram: @swathikappagantula @studiokahaani

Karen Leslie - Little White Lantern Hand poured soy wax & coconut wax candles. Organic body products made from raw materials that support women and children in Ghana.


Instagram: @littlewhitelantern

Carol Lim Pottery Charming garden gnomes, planters, vases. Website:
Shirley Moulton A variety of paintings in the representative style, in oil, watercolour, pastel, coloured pencil, and pencil.


Chrysoula Susie Mouroukas - Chrysoula Fine Art Bright, bold palette of florals, cheerful compositions in acrylic on canvas. Other decorative pieces include garden themed artworks painted on wood. Website:
Annie Pillaktuaq Annie Pillaktuaq is an Inuit artist and jewelry maker with disability. In my artistic practice, I work with acrylic on canvas. As a jewelry maker, I work with traditional Inuit materials such as seal skin and fur sourced from Inuit hunters; I also bead. I create necklaces, earrings, mittens, etc. Website:
Louise Skabar - Paint-Er Up Featuring refreshed pots and containers for the garden.  
Resa Solomon - Afrotechture Afrotechture is a store and a community concept created to help people shop and discover African-Caribbean-Black Canadian Artisans and their companies. Located in the heart of the historic ByWard Market, our store is stocked exclusively with their goods. Find luxe shea butter bath and body products, stunning African print kimonos and aprons, sensational candles, coveted jewelry, stylish home accents, specialty foods, coffee, and more.


Instagram: @afrotechture

Facebook: afrotechture 


Saturday, June 3, 2023 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Rain or Shine | Elmwood School - 261 Buena Vista Road

Spring is here at last! To celebrate, Elmwood School will be hosting its second annual Elmwood Plant & Garden Art Sale on Saturday, June 3 on the grounds of the school. The sale will include a selection of perennials, herbs, vegetables, indoor plants and hanging baskets, as well as outdoor garden art created by local artisans. 

This event is organized by the Elmwood Old Girls and Alumni Association. Proceeds from the sale of all plants will support the Elmwood Old Girls’ Scholarship which provides financial assistance to deserving students. 

For more information, please contact Andrea Thomson, Director of Development & Alumni Relations at or 613-749-6761 ext 260.