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#wegotthemeat and we're serving up the best in finger lickin' Ribs, BBQ Chicken and delicious Pulled Pork. Check out the Live Entertainment all weekend long, Feature Foodies, Craft Beer Garden, Wine and Cooler Bar, Best Rack competition, Face Painting, 5 Ribbers, and more. #ribfest
May 25 -  27, 2018
Cumberland Heritage Village Museum 2940 Old Montreal Road Cumberland, ON K4C 1G3 613-833-3059 extension 221 museums@ottawa.ca www.ottawa.ca/museums www.ottawa.ca/cumberlandmuseum www.facebook.com/cumberlandmuseum https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/arts-heritage-and-culture/museums-and-historic-sites/cumberland-heritage-village-museum#collections-and-exhibits Heritage Power Sunday, May 27 – 10 am to 4 pm Hosted by Vintage Iron and Traditions of Eastern Ontario, this popular event showcases the machines, tools, and techniques that made early rural life in this region possible. Come check out exhibitor displays and demonstrations from farm equipment to steam engines. The popularization of new technologies like the refrigerator or the radio brought big changes to the home, farm, and field. We’ll take you on a journey through the major technological advancements of the 1920s and 30s as you explore the Museum. And don’t forget to join us in preparing for the growing season by helping us plant some seeds! Cost: $7.50 adults, $5.50 seniors and students, $19.25 families (2 adults + children), children 5 and under are free. Memberships are welcome. Musée-village du patrimoine de Cumberland 2940, chemin Old Montreal Cumberland (Ontario) K4C 1G3 613 833 3059 poste 221 musees@ottawa.ca www.ottawa.ca/museecumberland www.facebook.com/cumberlandmuseum www.ottawa.ca/musees https://ottawa.ca/fr/residents/arts-culture-et-patrimoine/musees-et-lieux-historiques/musee-village-du-patrimoine-de-cumberland# Patrimoine de l’énergie Le dimanche 27 mai, de 10 h à 16 h Présenté par Vintage Iron and Traditions of Eastern Ontario, cet événement populaire présente des machines, des outils et des techniques qui ont rendu possible l’établissement des colons dans cette région. Venez jeter un coup d’œil aux kiosques des exposants et assister à des démonstrations allant de l’équipement agricole aux machines à vapeur. La popularisation de nouvelles technologies permettant la création du réfrigérateur ou de la radio, par exemple, a entraîné des changements importants à la maison, à la ferme et aux champs. Nous vous ferons voyager à travers les progrès technologiques importants des années 1920 et 1930 en explorant le musée. Et n’oubliez pas de vous joindre à nous pour préparer la saison agricole; vous nous aiderez à planter quelques graines! Coût : adultes : 7,50 $; aînés et étudiants : 5,50 $; familles : 19,25 $ (2 adultes et enfants); gratuit pour les enfants de 5 ans ou moins. Les membres sont les bienvenus.
May 27, 2018
Calling all dog owners in the Ottawa area! You and your dog can go for a walk to support the training of guide dogs and assistance dogs. On Sunday, May 27, 2018, participate in “Dollars for Dogs”, a fundraiser in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. The fun takes place at Andrew Haydon Park, 3169 Carling Avenue. All well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. You and your pooch can join in the dog social, then walk 4-kms through the park, and stay for free pizza from Little Caesar’s in Stittsville, and plenty of door prizes. The dog social and registration is from 9:30-10:15am, with the walk starting at 10:30. Pay $30 on-site to participate or waive the entry fee by obtaining pledges in advance. Sign up online at guidedogs.ca and create your own profile page to ask friends and family to sponsor you by email or through social media. For a paper entry form email events@guidedogs.ca or phone 613-692-7777. The first 100 to show up on May 27 receive a free grab bag with treats for you and your pooch. It’s a fun day for your dog, but he needs you to get him to the park; Andrew Haydon Park on Sunday, May 27 for Dollars for Dogs. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind was established as a registered charity in 1984. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has provided more than 840 professionally trained guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired from coast to coast. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind also operates an Assistance Dogs Division, which trains assistance dogs for individuals in the local area with mobility-related disabilities. To learn more about this event or Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, visit www.guidedogs.ca or phone (613) 692-7777.
May 27, 2018
Spring Craft Fair at All Saints High School in Kanata, 5115 Kanata Ave. May 27/2018, 11am to 4pm. Half of all admissions will be donated to Constance Creek Wildlife Refuge. $2 for 15+, free for children under 15.
May 27, 2018
Friday, June 1st | $3,000 Cash Prize Small Business Expo (Pitch Fest) is your opportunity to pitch your business or idea to a live audience and expert panel for a chance to win a grand prize of $3,000 in cash as well as a variety of other prizes. We are looking for innovators and entrepreneurs and are excited to be not only providing them a platform to launch from but also a spotlight on the great opportunities across the city. Applicants will be given the opportunity to pitch a 3-minute pitch on this day. The top five applicants will take the stage between 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Purchase your tickets now! Pitch Contest: •20 people will be chosen. •1st comes first serves when it sold out. •1hr for 20 pitch (3 to 5 minutes pitch ) •3000$ prize •Bag of goodies from sponsors for the winner's The purchase of a Pitch day Contestant ticket includes 2 weekly passes, FaceTime with business tycoons/investors, and a bag of goodies from sponsors. Visit our website startupinaction.ca
May 28 - June 01, 2018
Join us for the 23rd Canadian Geographic Challenge Finals. Watch as Canada’s top five geography students answer their way to glory to become the 2018 Canada’s national geography champion. The Challenge is set up like a game show and will be hosted by adventurer Mylène Paquette, the first woman from North America to row solo across the North Atlantic. The students will answer will answer fast-paced geography trivia questions until the winners emerge. The top three contestants will receive, respectively, $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000. This live national championship has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Alex Trebek Family Foundation, One Ocean Expeditions, Air Canada, VIA Rail Canada, the Canadian War Museum, and the Cable Public Affairs Channel. Seating is limited so please contact us early. Monday, May 28th at 10:45 p.m. Barney Danson Theatre Canadian War Museum 1 Vimy Pl, Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8 Tickets are free by contacting Sara Black, Manager of Education Programs at black@rcgs.org
May 28, 2018
OTTAWA, May 24, 2018 --- On Monday May 28th , Canada’s pet lovers and their animals are marching on Parliament Hill today to deliver Canada’s largest ever federal petition in over seventy years. Their goal is to convince the Government of Canada to ban the sale and manufacture of animal-tested cosmetic products in Canada. The march will begin at 11:30am at the Sparks Street Mall. The animal lovers and their pets will then walk to Parliament Hill for a media conference and presentation of the petitions to Members of Parliament at 12:30pm.
May 28, 2018

Ongoing Events

Join us for our Grand Opening! "Unwind. Relax. Breathe" Touch Therapy Spa is a brand new luxurious spa conveniently located in the downtown core. We are committed to excellence and exceeding client care. The spa provides exceptional standards of the ultimate relaxation experience. Services- We will make your experience the best it can be : Massage therapy: Therapeutic Hot stone Deep tissue Trigger point Sport injury Relaxation Address 133 besserer 6135628266
October 13 -  15, 2020
The exhibition Picturing Arctic Modernity – North Baffin Drawings From 1964, offers vivid insight into Inuit identity and culture, through an eloquent series of drawings that examine daily life during a period of tremendous social change.
February 16 - September 03, 2018
The SPAO Centre Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by artists from across Canada, including Ed Burtynsky, David Craig, Denis Farley, Chris Gergley, Lorraine Gilbert, Angela Grauerholz, Mary Longman, Shelley Niro, and Greg Staats. Thanks to a partnership with the Canada Council Art Bank, the exhibition features choice works selected by Johanna Mizgala from the Art Bank’s rich collection. According to the curator, the photographers in this exhibition seek to trouble the idea of Canadiana by upending old mythologies and by telling new stories in their place. The exhibition at SPAO (77 Pamilla St.) is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 12 to 5 pm. For more information call 613-562-3824 or email gallery@spao.ca
May 11 - July 01, 2018
The Canada Science and Technology Museum is thrilled to announce a BRICK-buster exhibition – coming to Ottawa from May 16 to September 3, 2018. Named one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," THE ART OF THE BRICK exhibit by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks is made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, the world's largest display of LEGO art ever features original pieces as well as re-imagined versions of the world's most famous art masterpieces like Van Gogh's Starry Night and Da Vinci's Mona Lisa as well as a gallery showcasing an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.
May 16 - September 03, 2018
Presented in partnership with the Ottawa Society of Botanical Artists (OSBA), Plant Portraits: Native Plants of Canada is an impressive collection of modern, botanical art. Through more than 30 original artworks – in watercolour, graphite, and mixed media – the exhibition examines our native plants as seen through the eyes of artists. Many of the plant subjects are from the Ottawa region – including the Fletcher Wildlife Garden – and as far away as British Columbia. The exhibition includes a commissioned sculpture from celebrated local sculptor Rosemary Breault-Landry, and will feature tours and workshops. Throughout the summer, a group of OSBA members will be venturing out to two of Ottawa's foremost urban gardens – the Ornamental Gardens at the Central Experimental Farm and the Civic Gardens at Lansdowne Park – to enjoy a morning of sketching. The public is welcome to attend and pose questions to the artists.
May 18 - October 31, 2018
Présentée en partenariat avec la Society of Botanical Artists d’Ottawa, Portraits de végétaux : plantes indigènes du Canada est une impressionnante collection d’œuvres d’art botanique moderne. À l’aide de plus de 30 œuvres originales (aquarelle, graphite, techniques mixtes), l’exposition examine nos plantes indigènes telles que vues par des artistes. De nombreux sujets proviennent de la région d’Ottawa, dont le Jardin écologique Fletcher et d’aussi loin que la Colombie-Britannique. L’exposition inclut aussi une sculpture commandée à une sculpteuse locale de renom, Rosemary Breault-Landry, et offrira des visites et des ateliers. Tout au long de l’été, des membres de l’OSBA se rendront dans deux des plus importants jardins urbains d’Ottawa pour une matinée de dessin. Ils se feront un plaisir de répondre à toutes vos questions! Créée en 2012, la Society of Botanical Artists d’Ottawa est une communauté d’artistes qui partagent une passion pour le monde végétal. Portraits de végétaux : plantes indigènes du Canada est l’une de cinq expositions régionales qui seront présentées par des sociétés d’art botanique canadiennes partout au pays cet été. Les expositions auront également lieu à St. John’s, Wolfville, Hamilton et Calgary et font partie de la contribution du Canada à une série inédite d’expositions dans 25 pays pour souligner l’importance des plantes indigènes de chaque lieu.
May 18 - October 31, 2018

Upcoming Events

The Gala is an annual fundraiser, which helps Ottawa Riverkeeper continue it's work towards a swimmable, drinkable, fishable river. Gala tickets, presented by the Insurance Bureau of Canada, are now on sale! We'll have creative cocktails, delicious food, & awesome music by Juno nominee Tanika Charles - you won't want to miss it! Tickets always sell, so make sure you get yours today. riverkeepergala.com Le Gala Garde-rivière des Outaouais est un événement annuel pour lever des fonds qui aident l'organisation de Garde-rivière des Outaouais à poursuivre ses efforts importants pour une rivière saine. Les billets pour le Gala, présenté par le Bureau d'assurance du Canada, sont maintenant officiellement en vente! Au gala, vous pourrez y boire des cocktails originaux, bien manger, et vous éclater sur le plancher de danse à la musique de Tanika Charles - vous ne voudrez pas manquer ça! Les billets se vendent toujours tous, alors assurez-vous d'obtenir les vôtres aujourd'hui: riverkeepergala.com/galagarderiviere
May 30, 2018
The United Way Ottawa Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala highlights those who have left an indelible mark on our community—those who give through action, passion, empowerment, and time. Together, we will celebrate the people, organizations and agencies taking exceptional strides to build a strong, healthy and safe community for all.
May 31, 2018
Meet 12 singles in one night! Hosted by the premier speed dating company; 25Dates.com (as featured on CNN Headline News). This event is for Men ages 35-45 and Women ages 30-40. Come out for this fabulous night which includes hors d'oeuvres and your chance to meet up to 12 singles. If you don't get a match, you get to come back for free! 25Dates.com; your chance to find love! Sign up for this and other singles events at: https://www.25dates.com/speed_dating/kinki-10580/na
May 31, 2018
Based on the legendary songs of ABBA, this sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding with her father giving her away. The only problem? She doesn't know who he is! A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Performances run June 1-10, 2018 at Centrepointe Theatre (Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm). Tickets are $15.75-$45.75.
June 01 -  10, 2018
Embrace the blossoming of spring with 'Spring Romance', performed by the Ewashko Singers and led by Laurence Ewashko. Delight in the music of Brahms, Reger, Sicher and more for a refreshing musical evening. Saturday, June 2, 2018, 7:30 pm Southminster United Church, 15 Alymer Avenue, Ottawa.
June 02, 2018
https://ottawa.ca/en/residents/arts-heritage-and-culture/museums-and-historic-sites/doors-open-ottawa Doors Open Ottawa On June 2 and 3, 2018, Doors Open Ottawa is proud to feature over 140 historically, culturally, and functionally significant buildings! From Carp to Cumberland, over 80,000 visitors will explore some of the city's most interesting spaces! It’s free, it’s fun, and it’s the perfect way to discover how Canada’s Capital has become the beautiful city it is today. For full event information, visit ottawa.ca/doorsopen. doorsopen@ottawa.ca 613-580-9674 ottawa.ca/doorsopen doorsopen@ottawa.ca 110 Laurier Ave W. Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018 Sunday, June 3, 2018 https://ottawa.ca/fr/residents/arts-culture-et-patrimoine/musees-et-lieux-historiques/portes-ouvertes-ottawa Portes ouvertes Ottawa Les 2 et 3 juin 2018, plus de 140 bâtiments revêtant une importance historique, culturelle et fonctionnelle seront mis en valeur lors de Portes ouvertes Ottawa! Joignez-vous aux quelque 80 000 visiteurs qui exploreront certains des lieux les plus intéressants de la ville, et ce, de Carp à Cumberland. Cette activité gratuite et amusante est le moyen idéal de découvrir comment la capitale du Canada est devenue la superbe ville qu’elle est aujourd’hui. Pour recevoir de l’information complète sur l’événement, visitez ottawa.ca/portesouvertes. portesouvertes@ottawa.ca 613-580-9674 ottawa.ca/portesouvertes portesouvertes@ottawa.ca 110, avenue Laurier Ouest Ottawa (Ontario) K1P 1J1 10 h à 16 h Le samedi 2 juin 2018 Le dimanche 3 juin 2018
June 02 -  03, 2018
Boys and girls aged 7 to 12 and their families are invited to come to Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa (414 Sparks Street) and sing, meet current choristers, take part in a performance, and learn about what choristers do! The afternoon gets underway at 2pm with introductions, followed by a warm-up, a couple of rehearsals with breaks for juice, snacks, and socializing, and finally, a short service sung at 5pm. We will wrap up by 5:30pm. Children of any religious affiliation, or no affiliation, are warmly welcomed.
June 02, 2018
The Walk includes fun activities, performers and snacks, before and after the Walk. Arrive early to give yourself lots of time to visit and enjoy the event with your family and friends! Be sure to visit the Resource Fair area to learn more about the services and programs that are available in your community. Resource Fairs are a part of our signature Walks. The Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada event will commence with the opening ceremonies where all participants are invited to gather near the stage for presentations, stories, and fundraising updates. The Walk is approximately 3km long and takes place in Walter Baker Park.
June 03, 2018
The National Memorial Ride is an event that brings together motorcycle enthusiasts and supporters to remember and commemorate Canada’s Fallen Veterans. Participants in the National Memorial Ride gather at the Canadian War Museum to ride through the streets of Ottawa. The procession route leads to the Beechwood National Military Cemetery where participants will gather for a commemorative service. This event offers a unique opportunity for riders to share their pride in Canada’s Veterans and honour those who served their country.
June 03, 2018
Celebrate the coming of summer with the Thirteen Strings in their final concert of the season: Sunday Afternoon at the Opera on June 3rd at 3 pm at Dominion-Chalmers Church. Special guest is Alexandre Da Costa who’ll be joining the program of opera favourites from the works of Handel, Bizet, Wagner, Mozart, Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Tickets at $10-$40 are available at The Leading Note, Compact Music and Books on Beechwood and by contacting info@thirteenstrings.ca or calling 613-738-7888. Visit: www.thirteenstrings.ca Media: Kita Szpak, KS Communications, kita@sympatico.ca , #613-725-3063
June 03, 2018
The Ottawa Independent Living Resource Centre is pleased to invite you to join us in celebrating Independent Living Across Canada Day. This year’s theme is ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY. Join us as we showcase and explore the many ways that technology is impacting and improving the lives of people with all abilities! Participate in the OILRC Assistive Technology Escape Room Challenge for some engaging, team-building, and informative fun! Prizes for the team with the top score! Refreshments such as snacks and cake will be provided! Showcasing: Neil Squire, CNIB, and Tetra Society! When: June 4th 2018 at 3pm-6pm Where: 214 Montreal Rd. 4th floor. Ottawa, ON RSVP: Jessica@oilrc.com OR 613-323-5849
June 04, 2018
ChiSeries Ottawa welcomes L.X. Beckett and Ursula Pflug, plus Ottawa's John Hass! Summer is here! At least, it should be. Let's raise a glass to the warm weather (or spit in the eye of endless, dreary spring) and listen to three great authors read from their work! We run from 7 - 9om at the Clocktower Brew Pub - Glebe 575 Bank Street Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5L7 As always, ChiSeries is free to all—no tickets, no registration, no cover at the door.
June 05, 2018
ChiSeries Ottawa welcomes L.X. Beckett ("Freezing Rain, a Chance of Falling” in Fantasy and Science Fiction) and Ursula Pflug (Down From, Mountain), plus Ottawa's John Haas (The Reluctant Barbarian)! Summer is here! At least, it should be. Let's raise a glass to the warm weather and listen to three great authors read from their work! As always, ChiSeries is free to all—no tickets, no registration, no cover at the door. Takes place downstairs at the Clocktower Brew Pub on Bank just south of the Queensway. Doors open at 5 for dinner or drinks with readings starting at 7!
June 05, 2018
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2018 will join world-class teachers, scientists, Surgeons and cardiologists to discuss methodology for ailment remediation for heart, Thoracic region, Electrocardiography, Heart Failure, Nuclear Cardiology and stroke. The assembling will be dealt with around the subject “Exploring the new heights of excellence in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery".
June 06 -  07, 2018
Meet 15 singles in one night! Hosted by the premier speed dating company; 25Dates.com (as featured on CNN Headline News). This event is for Men and Women ages 28-43. Come out for this fabulous night which includes hors d'oeuvres and your chance to meet up to 15 singles. If you don't get a match, you get to come back for free! 25Dates.com; hooking up Canada's singles! Sign up for this and other singles events at: https://www.25dates.com/speed_dating/dave-and-busters-10570/na
June 06, 2018
Nepean Museum 16 Rowley Avenue Nepean, ON K2G 1L9 museums@ottawa.ca 613-580-9638 museums@ottawa.ca www.ottawa.ca/nepeanmuseum www.ottawa.ca/museums www.facebook.com/nepeanmuseum PD Day: Baseball in Nepean Friday, June 8 – 9 am to 4 pm Ages 6 to 9 When school’s out, we’re ready to play ball! We’ll learn about the history of baseball in Nepean and hear stories of some its best known local players, including Doug Frobel. Then we’ll head out to the diamond and practice our skills before giving them a try in a game. Our baseball-themed craft is sure to be a homerun! Participants should bring their own packed lunch. Cost: $25 per child Barcode: 1178255 Registration is required. You can register for this program using the City of Ottawa’s online registration system. Enter the program barcode in the box labelled “Search for programs by barcode”. Click “Add” and log in to complete registration. If you do not already have an account, click “Create new family account”. Musée de Nepean 16, avenue Rowley Nepean (Ontario) K2G 1L9 613-580-9638 musees@ottawa.ca www.ottawa.ca/musees www.ottawa.ca/museenepean www.facebook.com/nepeanmuseum http://ottawa.ca/fr/residents/les-arts-la-culture-et-le-patrimoine/musees-et-lieux-historiques/musee-de-nepean Journées pédagogiques : Baseball à Nepean Le vendredi 8 juin, de 9 h à 16 h Réservée aux enfants de 6 à 9 ans Lorsqu’il n’y a pas d’école, nous sommes prêts à jouer à la balle! Nous découvrirons l’histoire du baseball à Nepean et nous entendrons des histoires sur certains de ses joueurs locaux les plus connus, notamment Doug Frobel. Ensuite, nous irons au losange pour nous entraîner un peu, puis nous mettrons en pratique nos compétences en jouant une partie. Notre bricolage sur le baseball sera assurément un véritable coup de circuit! Les participants doivent apporter leur propre dîner. Coût : 25 $ par enfant Code à barres : 1178255 L’inscription est obligatoire. Vous pouvez vous inscrire à ce programme sur la page du système d’inscription en ligne de la Ville d’Ottawa. Entrez le code à barres du programme dans l’encadré « Rechercher des programmes par code à barres ». Cliquez sur « Ajouter » puis ouvrez une session pour terminer l’inscription. Si vous n’avez pas encore de compte, cliquez sur « Créer un nouveau compte familial ».
June 08, 2018
A Leverage For Mountains is Nick Loyer, Jay Trepanier and Jay Flynn. Formed in 2014, the indie/folk trio is rapidly gaining a following with their rich acoustic sound and heartfelt harmonies. In 2016, the trio released their first E.P. titled « The Essence Project », showcasing their simplistic approach to empowering the wide spectrum of emotions proposed in their lyrics through crisp harmonies and subtle, catchy melodies. Their songs have tremendous reach as they take the listener on a musical journey through life's ups and downs. « Less is more », as they often say when describing their approach, but their music is definitely leaving their ever-growing crowd wanting a whole lot more.
June 08, 2018
The YSPF will present a concert, its fundraising concert and final concert of the season, by promising young string performers from the National Capital Region on Saturday 9 June 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Unitarian Congregation, 30 Cleary Ave. (off Richmond Rd., near Woodroffe). More details will appear on our website as they become available. The Young String Performers’ Foundation (YSPF) is a charitable foundation established to “create, provide, promote and subsidize opportunities that will develop the abilities of promising young string performers of the National Capital Region, up to the age of 18 years.” For more information, call (613) 238-3434, send email to info@yspf.ca or visit www.yspf.ca.
June 09, 2018
"Great Moments in Genealogy" - from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., several BIFHSGO members will present talks about their amazing genealogical research discoveries - their "Eureka!" moments. All welcome! Come early - from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., the Annual General Meeting of BIFHSGO will take place - your chance to learn about the society. Chat with others during the break, and visit the Discovery Tables. Admission and parking are free. BIFHSGO memberships are available, and give you access to more online resources. Further info: https://bifhsgo.ca/
June 09, 2018
John Rutter’s music is performed around the world and is regularly part of the repertoire of virtually every choir in North America. We invite you to spend an afternoon sampling the Magnificat and other Rutter delights. This choral reading will be directed by Jamie Loback, Artistic Director of the Capital Chamber Choir.
June 09, 2018
Join The Ottawa Carleton Choristers, special musical guests, The Suspicious Harmonies, and MC Adrian Harewood for “O’Siem: We are all family…stronger together” concert on Saturday, June 9 at 7:30pm at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave. Admission is a goodwill offering. Dessert reception follows.
June 09, 2018
Need your derby fix? Never been to a roller derby bout before? June 9 is your lucky night! Ottawa Roller Derby's Bytown Blackhearts take on Les Bûches at our first home game of 2018. Bring your lawn chairs to sit track side, or take advantage of Brewer Arena's bleachers. Snacks will be available (cash only) at this family friendly event, and all proceeds go to Girls On Track, an organization that funds awareness of and access to roller derby for girls and women. Tickets are $10 at the door (cash only) and $8 online. Free admission for kids 12 and under. Buy your tickets here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bytown-blackhearts-vs-les-buches-tickets-46092962291 Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Game time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
June 09, 2018
Don't miss an information-packed weekend on brain health, with interesting activities and the latest on research and neurotech. Interact with local and Ontario-wide neuroscience resources. Enjoy short speaker sessions—Head Talks—delivered by neuroscience experts. Presented in collaboration with the Ontario Brain Institute. Cost: included with museum admission. Be sure to visit the special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story ($10). Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.
June 09 -  10, 2018
We takes a lot of privilege in inviting all the participants from all over the world to attend “4th World Congress on Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs, will be held during June 11-12, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions related to Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs. It serve as a bridge between researchers from academia and health care centres enhanced by its well organized scientific sessions, plenary lectures, poster presentations, world class exhibitions, diverse symposiums, highly enriched workshops and B2B meetings. For details: https://rarediseases.conferenceseries.com/europe/
June 11 -  12, 2018
Launch of the debut books for Ottawa authors Kate Heartfield and Matt Moore. Moore's short story collection, It's Not The End And Other Lies, mixes science fiction and horror to explore the line between humane and monstrous, the breaking point of the human spirit, and the challenges the near-future may bring. Heartfield's Armed in Her Fashion is a dark historical fantasy about a wet-nurse in 14th-century Flanders who leads a raid into a Hellmouth to get her money back from her dead husband. Readings and Q&A, plus new titles from ChiZine Publications.
June 14, 2018
Join us for an evening dedicated to the weird but wonderful foods grown and foraged in the Gatineau Hills, from wild-sourced sumac juice and tree sap to forest-grown shiitake mushrooms! Geneviève LeGal-Leblanc of Ferme et Forêt will guide you through an evening of tasting, smelling, and discovering some unusual wild and cultivated foods from her farm. Ferme et Forêt also produces maple syrup, eggs, berries, and more. You will discover how these products are interconnected and contribute to sustainable farming. Learn more here: https://ingeniumcanada.org/events/food-thought-lecture-series-foods-off-the-beaten-track Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/food-for-thought-lecture-series-foods-off-the-beaten-track-tickets-46230212811?aff=erellivmlt Location: Presented in the Three Sisters Hall, Learning Centre When: June 14, 2018 Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Fee: $8 + tax, reservation required. Language: French only with a bilingual Q & A.
June 14, 2018
Rejoignez-nous pour une soirée dédiée aux aliments qui sortent des sentiers battus qui est consacrée à certains aliments étranges et magnifiques que l’on cultive et cueille dans les collines de la Gatineau : jus de sumac sauvage, sève d’arbres ou champignons shiitakes forestiers. Geneviève LeGal-Leblanc de Ferme et Forêt animera une soirée de dégustation, de parfums et de découvertes en vous présentant certains aliments inusités sauvages et cultivés sur sa ferme.Ferme et Forêt produit également du sirop d’érable, des œufs, des petits fruits et plus encore. Vous découvrirez comment ces produits sont interconnectés et comment ils contribuent à un projet d’agriculture durable. Apprenez-en plus : https://ingeniumcanada.org/fr/evenements/a-saveur-de-science-aliments-qui-sortent-des-sentiers-battus Inscrivez-vous : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/billets-a-saveur-de-science-aliments-qui-sortent-des-sentiers-battus-46230666167?aff=erellivmlt Emplacement : la Salle des Trois Soeurs, Centre d’apprentissage Quand : 14 juin 2018 Heures : 19 h 00 - 20 h 30 Description du frais : Préinscription requise : 8 $ + taxes Langue : Présentation sera donnée en français suivie d'une période de questions-réponses bilingue.
June 14, 2018
Make-A-Wish® Rope for Hope is a unique challenge event that calls on participants to fundraise in support of local wish-granting efforts, in exchange for an exhilarating experience to rappel down a city skyscraper.
June 15, 2018
Ishaka Cultural Group is back at the Algonquin Commons Theatre with their performance of Kahise, Kubu na Kazoza, A Journey Through Time | Un Voyage Dans Le Temps To mark their 10th anniversary, Ishaka invites you to a journey through time. Destination: Burundi, the heart of Africa, the land of drums and brave men and women. Join the Facebook Event Here: www.facebook.com/ishaka07
June 16, 2018
Bloomsday is an international Literary Holyday celebrating James Joyce's seminal novel Ulysses in which Leopold Bloom, a Dublin Jew, and a cityful of other colourful characters go about their lives in the city of Dublin on June 16th, 1904. ... Saturday 16th June 2018 <<>> Time 2:00 pm .... Take a leisurely afternoon tea this Bloomsday. Enjoy Sandwiches and Sweets inspired by Ulysses whilst sipping tea. Tickets: $20 in advance only. .... https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bloomsday-afternoon-tea-tickets-46016451445?aff=ebdssbeac ... Everything you need to enjoy listening to Readings from James Joyce’s Ulysses. ... Need to give your afternoon a bit of a kick? Purchase a drink from the bar. ... Dress in period costume to celebrate James Joyce's tale. ..
June 16, 2018
June 16 10AM-2PM - 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, ON K2G 4R7 (James Bartleman Centre) Friends of the Ottawa Public Library Association's monthly Mammoth Used Book Sale! Hundreds of used books for sale at unbeatable prices, including as low as for $1. Browse a variety of genres including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Lifestyle, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Biography, Children's and more. Proceeds benefit Ottawa Public Library This month - Special price - all Children & teen books - 3 for the prize of 1
June 16, 2018
Join us for a Sunday evening fun run & BBQ on Father's Day! The event will be held at the Pineview Golf Course in Ottawa, and includes three chip-timed races: 2K Kids, 5K Run and 10K Run. Registrants for the 5K and 10K will receive a free BUFF headband, while kids will receive a participant medal. All runners will receive a free BBQ meal. The Feel it in Your Bones Run is about showing appreciation for our great Canadian medical care and sharing it with those less fortunate in underdeveloped nations. Get into the spirit -- share your own recovery stories on race day by sporting a Broken Earth Tattoo on all your 'broken' parts. All proceeds from the event will go to support Team Broken Earth Ottawa in its upcoming medical mission to Port au Prince, Haiti. Register Now!
June 17, 2018
Treat Dad to an amazing brunch experience at the Museum. Enjoy a delicious feast, and then take time to visit all of the wonderful exhibitions. Two seatings, either 10:30 am or 12:30 pm. Menu highlights include ribs, bacon-wrapped beef tournedos, whiskey pulled pork, mini burgers, wings, salads, breakfast items, and more! Prices (taxes are extra): Adult $34.00, Senior (65+) $27.50, Student (13+) $27.50, Child (3-12) $15.00, Child (0-2) $5.00. NOTE: Regular museum admission applies so do plan to make it a full outing with visits to the galleries. Reservations: kayla.camus@gourmetcuisine.com. Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.
June 17, 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018 7:30 PM 9:30 PM National Arts Centre, Alan and Roula Rossy Pavilion 1 Elgin Street Ottawa, Ontario Utsän Män (Reed Lake) is a traditional story told by Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, member of the Nacho N’yak Dän First Nation. The title of of this story, is in reference to a place in north eastern Yukon, homeland of the Nacho N’yak Dän. This lake is of historical importance to the people of this region, as it is where tall reeds grew and were cut and fashioned into torches, for night fishing. It’s story is about a powerful medicine woman who lived at this lake and what occurred when her son was swallowed up by giant jack fish. Utsän Män is a place of power which holds a story, portraying the incredible resilience, strength and spiritual prowess of Indigenous women, when met with tragedy. Tickets $22 Regular / $18 Seniors. Buy your tickets at the NAC Box Office, online, or by phone, 1 (888) 991-2787
June 21, 2018
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, join us for a free talk exploring the connection between Indigenous culture and the land, and the impact on health and wellness. Speaker: Carol Hopkins, O.C., MSW, Thunderbird Partnership Foundation. Carol Hopkins has spent more than 20 years in the field of First Nations addictions and mental health. She is a member of the Delaware First Nation of southwestern Ontario and a recent inductee to the Order of Canada. This is the first in a series called Talk Brain, presented by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Ontario Brain Institute. Time: 7 pm. Registration required: https://my-mon.nature.ca/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=10511&lang=en&_ga=2.175895522.1197146672.1526998441-1992822922.1515085764 **We recommend you arrive early and visit the special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story ($10).** Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.
June 21, 2018
spectrasonic presents Australian musical nomad, Xavier Rudd on his Storm Boy Tour! Already one of Australian music’s all-time greats, Xavier Rudd has touched people’s lives worldwide. He has earned accolades of every kind, Gold and Platinum certification, and legions of fans who love him with an inextinguishable passion. Yet, with each new release, Xavier Rudd continues to surpass expectation and produce his finest work to date. TICKETS $30.00 - $39.50 Tickets are available online through Ticketfly.com, in person at the Algonquin Commons Theatre Box Office. Get yours here: https://ticketf.ly/2qc4AOD
June 25, 2018
The Salvation Army proudly presents the 2018 Salvation Army Ottawa Golf Classic on Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Hylands Golf Club. This 18-hole, best ball tournament kicks off at 1:30 p.m. with a scrambled shotgun and concludes with an exceptional gourmet dinner and reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. Funds from this event will support The Salvation Army’s Emergency and Disaster Services program in Ottawa as well as sending more children in need to Salvation Army summer camps. This tournament will feature exquisite silent and live auctions which are sure to impress along with fabulous on course contests and prizes. For more information or to register please visit www.salvationarmyottawa.ca/golf
June 25, 2018
Gipsy Ghosh presents Mr. & Ms. Multicultural Canada! Mr. & Ms. Multicultural Canada is a not-for-profit Federal incorporation, based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Let’s celebrate the co-existence of diverse cultures, values, patterns of thinking, and communicative styles together. The multicultural pageant with live performances will be held on Saturday, June 30th, 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. TICKETS $23.50 - $28.50 Tickets available in person at the Algonquin Commons Theatre Box Office or online through Ticketfly here: https://ticketf.ly/2qb5J9n
June 30, 2018
Get the facts on pediatric concussions with Dr. Andrée-Anne Ledoux. Learn about the factors that may predict symptom duration, the natural recovery trajectory and the question of how early to resume physical activity. Dr. Ledoux is a Research Associate at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Her research interest includes the development of novel approaches for the assessment, treatment and understanding of concussion, neurocognitive and mental health disorders. This is part of a series called Talk Brain, presented by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Ontario Brain Institute. Free but registration required. https://my-mon.nature.ca/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=10511&lang=en&_ga=2.211351381.1197146672.1526998441-1992822922.1515085764 Time: 7 pm. **We recommend you arrive early and visit our special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story ($10). Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.
July 05, 2018
"The Science of Criminology" We would like to invite you to speak at the “International Conference on Forensic Research & Technology” to be held during July 23-24, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. The main theme of the conference is “Every contact leaves a trace” Forensic science is the study of scientific knowledge and approach to legal issues and criminal investigations. Forensic Research would serve as an enlightening source for multidisciplinary area that monitors and encompasses law, investigation for network hacking, DNA analysis, Fingerprinting & Analysis, Forensic Sex assessment, digital-forensic, data recovery and data rebuild, Forensic Mentality, forensic graphology, cyber-crimes, forensic technologies.
July 23 -  24, 2018
Embrace presents Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee performer, writer, and producer David Cross on his “Oh Come On 2018 World Tour” live in Ottawa this July!
July 26, 2018
Discover how low doses of some familiar medications can serve as new treatments for certain medical issues with Dr. Pierre Blier and Dr. Erick Sell. This is part of a series called Talk Brain, presented by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Ontario Brain Institute. The discussion will address the use of anesthetic agent ketamine that is being used at a very low dose to treat depression and the use of cannabis to treat epileptic seizures. Dr. Blier has received several awards for outstanding contributions to psychopharmacology including the Canada Research Chair in Psychopharmacology from the Government of Canada. Dr. Sell is the Director of the Angelman Syndrome Clinic at CHEO and attends to pediatric patients with refractory epilepsy. Cost: Free but registration required: https://bit.ly/2s6xJfU -- Time: 7 pm. **We recommend you arrive early and visit our special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story ($10). Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.
July 26, 2018
Join us on Sunday, August 5th from 10:00 PM-2:00 PM in participating in an Environmental Action Day, a day to expand on the environmental themes of our summer production and encourage the community to see Strathcona Park as a green space worthy of their attention and care. There will be several local environmental organizations on hand to give demonstrations of what they do and offer participants helpful tips and advice on maintaining an eco-friendly lifestyle. The organizations will be able to network with local community members and build strong relationships.
August 05, 2018
Estrogen and the brain: What is known about its role in healthy aging? Join Gillian Einstein for the 4th and final part of the Talk Brain series, presented by the Canadian Museum of Nature and the Ontario Brain Institute. Dr. Gillian Einstein holds the Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging. She is studying cognitive aging and associated disorders on women’s brain health. Estrogen mediates growth in the brain, building connections in areas related to memory, emotion and cognition in women. A key area of her research is why women are more affected by brain disorders like depression, stroke and dementia than men. Cost: Free but registration required: https://bit.ly/2s6xJfU -- Time: 7 pm. **We recommend you arrive early and visit our special exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story ($10). Address: 240 McLeod St., Ottawa.
August 16, 2018
WESTBORO FUSE STREET FESTIVAL is a free and lively 2-day street party and neighbourhood showcase boasting interactive, family friendly programming, live musical entertainment, fashion shows, culinary experiences, retail promotions and outdoor, active lifestyle product demonstrations and activities. Some activations or program events may be ticketed; however, proceeds of these events will go towards 2 selected local charities: Cornerstone Housing for Women, and the Westboro Region Food Bank.
August 18 -  19, 2018
The Algonquin Commons Theatre is proud to present Terry Bozzio on his Ottawa stop of the Reality Tour 2018, where he will be playing the largest tuned drum and percussion set in the world.
September 12, 2018
The RBC Race for the Kids is a 2K, 5K and 10K all terrain walk/run event in support of youth mental health programs at CHEO. The event will take place on Sunday, September 16, 2018 on the trails of beautiful Wesley Clover Parks. The Ottawa event has been added to a series of RBC Race for the Kids events that will take place in 15 cities across eight countries in 2018. Participants can choose a 5K or 10K timed, all terrain walk/run, or participate in the 2K Family Fun Run. The 5K and 10K courses take participants through the entire grounds of Wesley Clover Parks which include wooded trails and grass fields. The 2K course is a fully accessible route leading participants along packed gravel paths. Strollers and dogs are welcome on the 2K course. Participants receive an event shirt, finisher’s medal and healthy breakfast. For more information, visit www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ottawa
September 16, 2018
Live Nation presents Scottish duo, The Proclaimers, and special guest Siobhan Wilson live in Ottawa at the Algonquin Commons Theatre this September!
September 25, 2018
Meet 12 singles in one night! Hosted by the premier speed dating company; 25Dates.com (as featured on CNN Headline News). This event is for Men ages 35-45 and Women ages 30-40. Come out for this fabulous night which includes hors d'oeuvres and your chance to meet up to 12 singles. If you don't get a match, you get to come back for free! 25Dates.com; your chance to find love! Sign up for this and other singles events at: https://www.25dates.com/speed_dating/kinki-10490/na
December 14, 2018
Please email exoticdancersofcanada@live.com or Call 1844 347 2789 for your special invitation to the Hottest Exotic Dancer Party in The Country. Events take place in Ottawa & Montreal. RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW. Also contact us for all your stags and Bachelor party needs!
December 31 - January 01, 2021

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