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This Week

Capital Ribfest, a new Big BBQ Foodie Experience July 30 to August 3, 2015 in beautiful downtown Ottawa at Festival Plaza beside City Hall. #CapitalRibfest features mouthwatering Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Sweet Pulled Pork, Live Entertainment, BBQ Demos, Beer Gardens and Tiki Caesar & Wine Bar, Desserts, Treats, Cornhole Championship and more.
July 31 - August 03, 2015
Established artists and artisans, and undiscovered talents, will come together to sell their work directly to the public and to raise public awareness about mental illness. More than just original art, Art in Strathcona Park also offers jewellery, pottery, stained glass, wood carvings, hand-made soap and honey, to name just a few, and will also feature a silent auction and a BBQ - something for just about everyone!
August 08, 2015
ORD'S LAST HOME BOUT OF THE SEASON AND SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EVENT TO BENEFIT OUR FRIEND MATTHEW THE BRAVE Read about Matthew the Brave and his fundraising campaign here: https://www.facebook.com/matthewthebrave This is Ottawa Roller Derby's LAST HOME BOUT OF THE SEASON and therefore the last chance to see the Bytown Blackhearts play here in Ottawa. Come see an incredible, action-packed game of roller derby, and help support an incredibly brave kid while doing so. Who: ORD’s Bytown Blackhearts vs Renfrew County Roller Derby’s Valley Valkyries Where: Bernard Grandmaitre Arena, 309 McArthur Avenue, in Vanier When: Doors open at 6:30pm, game starts at 7:00pm Cost: Tickets will be available at the door but will also be available to purchase online in advance of the game, at the following link: ordmatthewthebrave.brownpapertickets.com As this bout is to benefit our friend Matthew the Brave, tickets are $12, but free for children age 10 and under.
August 08, 2015
Ottawa's only outdoor murder-mystery dinner theatre returns to the beautiful setting of the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. Immerse yourself in the 1920s during the heyday of prohibition, and follow the villagers who are all pointing fingers after the death of the local farmhand. Who will be bumped off and who will be the fall guy or gal? Come play detective and find out! Starts at 6 p.m. $60, includes dinner and cash bar. 2940 Old Montreal Road. Buy tickets online at www.vintagestock.on.ca or call 613-860-0603. vintagestockproductions@gmail.com
August 08, 2015
 
 

Ongoing Events

Experiencing Ottawa's diverse dining scene has never been so easy! Whether you visiting from out of town or are a long time local, Ottawa ByWard Market Tasting Tour has something new and exciting every night of the week. Our food and wine tours you will get to experience four of Ottawa's best restaurants in one evening. Take an adventure and book Ottawa's contemporary food and wine tour today! There are 109 restaurants, 22 retail food outlets and 24 night life establishments in Ottawa's ByWard Market. Sometimes the decision on where to go for dinner can be difficult to make. Experience an evening in the Ottawa ByWard Market as we guide you on a dining experience stretched across four of the nations capital best restaurants. Choose from one of our tours led by our knowledgeable guides ready to fill you in on the city's rich history and its celebrated cuisine. Whether you are part of a large group or if it just a dinner for two, Ottawa tasting tours has something for every one.
June 23 - October 29, 2015
1837: rebellion and economic disorder provide an ideal environment for phantom banks, fictional banks represented by phoney paper currency. An exhibition from the Bank of Canada Museum Swindle! tells a spirited tale of shysters, suckers, hard times and worthless money. Compelling artifacts and fun, historical tableaux provide a picture of the precarious economy of 1837 and the lives of Canadians who lived in this turbulent era. Located at the Canadian Museum of History - Behind the Grand Hall (Level 1, next to the Canadian Stamp Collection)
June 26 -  19, 2016
Level 1 (Beginner) Bellydance classes in downtown Ottawa Wednesdays from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM This is a fun introductory class where students will be learn the foundation movement vocabulary of Bellydance, and use these in variations and combinations. Instruction is always tailored to the needs of the students. No previous dance experience required. Location: Studio X Ottawa, 122-250 City Centre Ave
July 08 - August 26, 2015
Figurative Paintings and Beyond explores Rachel Boisvert's unique interpretations of figures, July 16 to August 6 at Galerie Old Chelsea, 783 Route 105, Chelsea QC, beside Restaurant Les Fougères. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 to 6, Sunday, 11 to 5. Meet Rachel, Sunday, July 19 from 1 to 4. www.galerieoldchelsea.ca info@galerieoldchelsea.ca
July 16 - August 06, 2015
Behind Closed Doors: Body of Evidence Solo exhibition by Natascha Niederstrass July 18-August 15, 2015 Opening Saturday, July 18, 3pm Roundtable discussion 4pm Roundtable with the artist and James D. Campbell Behind Closed Doors: Body of Evidence examines the question of the artist as criminal. This reflection leads Natascha Niederstrass to wonder about the artist's research process and the way he/she oscillates between the acceptable rules and limits of art without transgressing them.
July 18 - August 15, 2015
Odyssey Theatre, Ottawa’s premier outdoor summer theatre company launches its milestone 30th anniversary season with "The Things We Do For Love", an evening of three Spanish one-act plays that celebrate the passion and pursuit of love! Featuring original compositions, puppet artistry and Odyssey’s signature mask work, classic tales from Spain’s great literary figures will come to life under the direction of Odyssey’s award-winning artistic director Laurie Steven, joined by nine professional Canadian actors. The three one act plays are: "Saving Melisendra!" based on a chapter of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote; "The Love of Don Perlimplin and Belisa in the Garden" by Federico Garcia Lorca and "Whether You Like it or Not" by Tirso de Molina. Tickets on sale now for performances presented Tuesday to Sunday from July 23 to August 23, 2015, in Ottawa’s historic Strathcona Park.
July 23 - August 23, 2015
Last summer, 9th Hour Theatre Company brought you sold out performances of The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, nominated by the Capital Critics Circle for ‘Best Production’ and ‘Best Director’ in the 2013-14 Ottawa professional theatre season. This summer, 9th Hour Theatre Company presents: The Creation of the World and Other Business By Arthur Miller July 23 – August 8 at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, 1233 Wellington Street West This summer, the circus comes to town with the Greatest Show On Earth! The Creation of the World and Other Business is being presented in circus style this season in celebration of the 100th birthday of world renowned playwright, Arthur Miller (The Crucible, Death of a Salesman). Tickets are available ONLINE and through the Great Canadian Theatre Company box office.
July 23 - August 08, 2015
A musical revue with skits and songs drawn from our history. Travel in time as the boys run the rapids on the Gatineau River, baffle their teacher in a one room school, witness the great Hull fire through the eyes and words of Sarah Wright, work in a logging camp and confound the prohibition police. Toe tapping summer fun and it’s free. When and where: Throughout the Gatineau Hills August 5th to 31st, 2015 For performance locations, dates and times check our website: http://www.theatrewakefield.ca/bridge-to-the-past/
August 05 -  31, 2015

Upcoming Events

Falls Prevention and Barrier-Free Living in Your Home Presented by Kyla Cullain, Robin Bourke and Catherine Bennet Wednesday, August 12th 2015 - Free OC Transpo rides for Seniors on Wednesdays. 10:30am—11:30am Are you aware of the services that can help you safely stay in your home? Learn from the experts on how to live a healthy, accessible and enjoyable life in the home that you love for years to come This is a free lecture. Members and non-members are welcome and extremely encouraged to attend. Space extremely limited. Please call 613-236-0428 or stop by our Front Reception to register. Parking available. OC Transpo routes: 8, 16, 41, 85, 86, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.
August 12, 2015
Repeat Performance and Craft Studio Boutique Fashion Show and Tea Pianist Keith Murfy will be playing for us and Beryl McKale will host this special event. Wednesday, August 12th 2015. Free OC Transpo rides for seniors on Wednesdays 1pm. Cost $5 Don’t miss our Annual Fashion Show and Tea. Summer and Fall fashions from our very own Repeat Performance Store and Craft Studio Boutique. Our models will give you an idea of how creative we can be and what we can do with pieces of fashion that you thought you could not use anymore. Deadline for tickets purchase is Friday August 7th by 3pm. If you have any dietary restriction, please notify Front Reception when buying your ticket. We can always accommodate your needs. You can buy your ticket over the phone if paying by credit card. For more info or to buy tickets call (613) 236-0428. Parking available. OC Transpo routes: 8, 16, 41, 85, 86, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.
August 12, 2015
Calabogie Blues & Ribfest will feature Eastern Ontario's BEST blues music lineup. In addition there will be ribbers from across North America, vendors, kids' zone, food, beer garden, and of course everyone's favorite feature - mountainside camping available all weekend long. Calabogie Blues & Ribfest is a family friendly environment, with something for everyone! With over 16,000 in attendance at the 2014 festival, the 2015 festival is set to be bigger and better than ever! Announced so far: Shemekia Copeland Jack DeKeyzer David Gogo Jerome Godboo Drew Nelson Guy Belanger Fathead Steve Strongman Keb’ Mo’ Al Wood Grady Champion
August 14 -  16, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on the Minnesota United FC Saturday, August 15 at 7 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
August 15, 2015
6th Annual Nepean Kiwanis Charity Car Show, August 15th, 9am to 2pm. Loblaws parking lot in Bells Corners, corner of Robertson Road and Moodie Drive. Dash plaques, t-shirts, food truck, great music, door prizes, raffle. Registration fee of $10 per vehicle. All proceeds to Tools With Impact. For more information, see www.nepeankiwanis.com
August 15, 2015
FREE ADMISSION! Come buy or sell gaming items at the Capital Gaming Expo Garage Sale at the Nepean Sportsplex from 9-5 on August 15th! What kinds of items can you sell or expect to see at the garage sale? Video games, Board games, Role-playing games (RPGs), Miniatures, Collectible card games (CCGs), Live action role playing (LARP) items, Living card games (LCGs), and, Traditional card games. There'll be more than just shopping...we'll also have an area where you can come and play board games and video games for free! LOOKING TO SELL ITEMS? We'll be accepting used games on consignment (at a rate of 15%), meaning that we'll do the work for you! All you need to do is fill out a form found on our website, bring in the items, and we'll take care of the rest. Do you have so many gaming items that you'd like your own set up? No problem! We're selling table spaces at $50 each. We only have a couple left, so sign up today! For more info, visit http://cgexpo.ca/garage-sale/
August 15, 2015
Have you ever travelled to the Middle East? On August 15, hop on a magic carpet and travel to the lands of Arabia. The night consists of an authentic Arabian bazaar (street market), live performances and a night of dancing. The moment you enter the gates of the Bazaar, every one of your senses will come alive. As you walk through the narrow pathway, you’ll see all types of merchants and exotic booths. Some of the highlights include traditional costume rentals, fortune tellers, and henna stands. After experiencing the bazaar, the dancing begins! A royal entrance will lead you through the gates with drummers and dancers by your side. Then, the night is yours to dance away to the rhythms and melodies of Arabia, including one the region’s most revered dances, dabkeh. At the stroke of midnight, visitors to Arabia will bear witness to a live belly dance performance. Enjoy a night like a no other at 1001 Nights: An Arabian Night in Ottawa.
August 15, 2015
In this unique collaboration between Ottawa's Single Dating Diva and 10Fourteen Wine Bar, you will not only get to sample some great wines with other singles like you, you will also learn about pairing and how to choose a wine on a date, surrounded by great people in an easy going environment. Included in your ticket price is: - sampling of two red & two white wines paired with charcuterie - tips on wine selection & pairing - dating toolkit discussion Tickets are $30 and event is targeted to ages 30-45. This event is limited to 10 women and 10 men only! Get your tickets early! Please note: This is not a speed dating event, only wine tasting & pairing as well as dating workshop.
August 16, 2015
Ottawa's only outdoor murder-mystery dinner theatre returns to the beautiful setting of the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. Immerse yourself in the 1920s during the heyday of prohibition, and follow the villagers who are all pointing fingers after the death of the local farmhand. Who will be bumped off and who will be the fall guy or gal? Come play detective and find out! Starts at 5 p.m. $60, includes dinner and cash bar. 2940 Old Montreal Road. Buy tickets online at www.vintagestock.on.ca or call 613-860-0603. vintagestockproductions@gmail.com
August 16, 2015
Licensed event with a cash bar Tuesday, August 18 2015 Cost: $11 12p.m. Lunch Menu: Roll, Choice of 3 Salads, Grilled Greek, Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Rainbow cake, Coffee and tea. 1p.m. Entertainment provided by singer song-writer Jamie Anderson. Deadline for tickets purchase is Friday, August 14 by 3pm. Members and non-members are welcome to join in our pride celebration. If you have any dietary restriction, please notify Front Reception when buying your ticket. We can always accommodate your needs. You can buy your ticket over the phone if paying by credit card. For more info or to buy tickets call (613) 236-0428. Parking available. OC Transpo routes: 8, 16, 41, 85, 86, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99
August 18, 2015
Watch and discuss a good film in a relaxed atmosphere in this book-club style chat about a particular film and cinematography. Free- Registration required.
August 19, 2015
The Pineview Golf Course presents The Grace Manor Charity Golf Tournament on August 21st 2015. Get your four person team together and join us for a round of golf in support of The Salvation Army Grace Manor. Shotgun start at 1 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 pm. Cost: $360 for a foursome and includes golf, cart, meal and prizes. To register please contact Azra 613-722-8025 x 135
August 21, 2015
Petrie Island Nature Walk Series: Saturday August 22, 10:00 am Petrie Island is well-known for its relatively pristine natural environment, given the close proximity to Ottawa. This low island contains a well-preserved natural plant community, with good examples of regionally uncommon woody plants such as Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), Black Willow (Salix nigra), and Bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia). Come discover this unique ecosystem with us! This guided walk will emphasize interaction and public education, with all questions from participants welcome. Registration is required – limited spots for all tours. Tour Price: $10 (individual) $20 (family) More details at www.petrieisland.org
August 22, 2015
We had so much fun last year at this event that we're going back again this year!! You can check out pictures from last years event on our Facebook Page! We'll be hopping on a big yellow school bus and heading first to the Bedard-Brunet family hop farm to learn all about hops and the harvest. We'll have a delicious BBQ lunch of burgers and sausages* with salad and corn while at the farm. *Note: If a vegetarian meal is required please email barleysangelsott@gmail.com in advance of the event. Then we continue our bus ride to Beau's where we'll receive a fun-filled tour and hang out on their spectacular patio for some pints!
August 22, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on the NY Cosmos Wednesday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
August 26, 2015
Presented by Ann Nowak, from Ottawa Public Health Wednesday, August 26th 2015 - Free OC Transpo rides for Seniors on Wednesdays. 10:30 0 11:30am Getting a good night’s sleep is important to your health and well-being but can be a challenge sometimes. There are things you can do to improve your sleep. Come and learn how you can get a better night’s sleep. Free lecture. Members and non-members are welcome and extremely encouraged to attend. Space extremely limited. Please call 613-236-0428 or stop by our Front Reception to register. Parking available. OC Transpo routes: 8, 16, 41, 85, 86, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.
August 26, 2015
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: http://www.25dates.com
August 26, 2015
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 and Women ages 25-35. 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: http://www.25dates.com
August 27, 2015
Friday, August 28th 2015 1:15pm Entertainment will be provided by Dominic D’arcy. Cake, Ice-cream, Coffee or Tea will be served after the show. There is no charge to members celebrating birthdays; $4 for all others. Guest tickets are available at Front Reception on the day of the party. Inform Front reception about dietary restrictions. We always try to accommodate your needs. Parking available.OC Transpo routes: 8, 16, 41, 85, 86, 87, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99. The Good Companions- 670 Albert St. Call (613)236-0428 for more information.
August 28, 2015
The Ottawa Craft Beer Festival is back! We will be at Aberdeen Pavilion in Landsdowne Park from August 28th-August 30th, 2015 to host a weekend full of great beer, food and fun! Our festival showcases some amazing craft beers as well as fantastic local eateries and is designed to promote the appreciation of Craft Brewed Beer. Come on out and taste some exceptionally crafted regional beers from over 40 artisan breweries from the Ottawa area, Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec! For more information on the festival/ticket prices, check out our website and social media: https://www.ottawacraftbeerfestival.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/craftbeerfestivals https://www.twitter.com/ottbeerfestival
August 28 -  30, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday, August 29 at 7 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
August 29, 2015
Polo in the Park Ottawa is bringing the Game of Kings to Ottawa, raising funds for the Queensway Carlton Hospital and the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health. Enjoy a day of family fun with polo matches, food, jumping demonstrations, contests, and a kids' area! Doors open at 11 AM at Wesley Clover Parks.
August 29, 2015
Savour Ottawa presents Harvest Table: a gourmet luncheon celebrating the harvest. Enjoy this family-style, multicourse lunch prepared by local chefs with ingredients from local producers. Where: Lansdowne Park, Horticulture Building When: August 30, 12-2pm
August 30, 2015
Learn what happens within our bodies when we are feeling stressed; signs & symptoms as well as long-term consequences of stress; and simple/effective ways to help manage stress. This presentation also will touch upon common approaches used in Naturopathic Medicine. For more information, call 613-580-2940 Free but registration with a valid Ottawa Public Library card is required. Tuesday, September 1 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm Nepean Centrepointe Branch Library 101 Centrepointe Dr Ottawa, ON
September 01, 2015
AC/DC’s Rock or Bust World Tour is going to include a stop in the nation’s capital. There will no shortage of rock anthems when they take the stage at the Stadium at TD Place Thursday, September 3rd.
September 03, 2015
Dare to Care – 5 and 10 km Run/Walk in support of Carefor Date/Time Saturday, September 5, 7:30 am - 10:00 am Location Hog's Back Park and Terry Fox Athletic Facility On Saturday, September 5, 2015, Carefor Health & Community Services will be the official Charity of the the 5Km and 10Km Fun Runs hosted by Somersault Event Series as part of their "Canadian Weekend" running series. All funds raised by the auction, pledges and sponsorships will support the need for client co-payment subsidies at our Adult Day Programs and the Guest House. Our goal is to raise $27,000 to support Carefor's dementia care programs and services. Youth, families, adults, and seniors are all welcome to join the team. To join Team Carefor we need you to register with Carefor at www.carefor.ca/runwalk and agree to collect a minimum of $50 in pledges. Also, drop by the Carefor Tent on-site on Friday and Saturday to browse and bid on our silent auction. Interested in Volunteering? Contact Melissa at mmeti@carefor.ca to find out how you can help! For more event information contact Beth Monaco at bmonaco@carefor.ca or 613-740 -5784 Caring for our community / Au service de notre collectivité Registered Charity / Charité enregistré #11928-4768-RR001
September 05, 2015
The 12th annual House of PainT (HoP) Festival of Urban Arts + Culture represents and showcases Ottawa's diverse cultural landscape. HoP brings together the four elements of hip-hop: MCing, DJing, Urban Dancing and Live Graffiti. Started in 2003, House of PainT takes hip-hop back to its roots – promoting community consciousness, political awareness and professional development through live showcases of the elements, workshops, competitions and partnerships with other positive community hip hop events and projects. 'HoP' is a nationally recognized festival attracting thousands and showing Canada a new side to Ottawa arts. View our schedule here: www.houseofpaint.ca
September 09 -  13, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers Saturday, September 12 at 3 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
September 12, 2015
Celebrate all things bacon at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s Baconpalooza — a sizzling bacon festival with something for everyone! Go hog wild for the food trucks, beer and cocktail tents, and squeal in delight at the smoking and barbeque demonstrations and live entertainment. And be sure to check out the market, where you’ll be able to bring home the bacon!
September 12, 2015
The Third Annual Super Centretown Garage Sale happens on Saturday September 12th. Centretown residents will be selling cool stuff and bargain hunters can grab crazy deals. You will find books, kitchenware, clothes, collectibles, DVDs, sporting goods, jewelry, and everything else under the sun. Not only will it be fun (and environmentally friendly), vendors can voluntarily donate 10% of their proceeds to a good cause – the Centretown Community Health Centre, a non-profit organization providing health services to Centretown residents for over 40 years. See the FAQ for location and details at www.supercentretown.com
September 12, 2015
Parkinson SuperWalk is coming up on Saturday, September 12th. Parkinson SuperWalk is where thousands come out to walk, spread awareness and fundraise to support people living with Parkinson’s. Lakeside Gardens/Britannia Beach, Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, 102 Greenview Ave, Ottawa 9:00 a.m. Registration and 10:30 a.m. Walk Start Shauna Quinn 613-722-9238 squinn@toh.on.ca
September 12, 2015
Petrie Island Nature Walk Series: Sunday September 13, 1:00 pm Rain Date: September 20, 1:00 pm Discover the delicious, wild edible and healing, medicinal plants of Petrie Island. This walk will introduce participants to the wild food and medicine of the area through plant identification skills, ethical harvesting practices and preparation and uses of a variety of plants. We will explore plants that are in season in the fall. Registration is required – limited spots for all tours. Tour Price: $10 (individual) $20 (family) More details at www.petrieisland.org
September 13, 2015
Valley of Amazement By: Amy Tan Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere Nepean Centrepointe Library 101 Centrepointe Dr. Free
September 15, 2015
Live Nation presents alt-rock powerhouse and feminist icon Ani DiFranco! She continues to be a symbol of activism through music, pulling no punches with her socially conscious song writing more than 20 years after her debut. Join the Facebook Event Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/129913627344340/ TICKETS $42.50 – General Public Tickets available online through Ticketmaster here: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/10004EF103840D65 DATE, TIME & LOCATION Friday, September 18th, 2015 at 9:00pm Algonquin Commons Theatre 1385 Woodroffe Ave, Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8, Canada
September 18, 2015
Join us in the Algonquin Commons Theatre September 19th for an evening of a cappella entertainment! Capital City Chorus, a premiere a cappella mens chorus, will get the night started. Followed by Season 4 Champions of NBC's The Sing-Off, Home Free! Join the Facebook Event Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/103664093313249/ TICKETS $32.00 - General Public $100.00 - VIP Package (available for the 7:30pm show) Tickets available online through Ticketfly here: http://www.algonquinsa.ticketfly.com/ DATE, TIME & LOCATION Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at 2:30pm & 10:30pm Algonquin Commons Theatre 1385 Woodroffe Ave, Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8, Canada
September 19, 2015
ARTISAN a fair/une foire is a local urban craft fall fair highlighting Ottawa’s local artisans, happening on Sunday September 20th, 2015 -- 11am to 3pm. Our 2nd annual fair will feature around 25 local creators, from artists to sewing virtuosos, culinary masters to hand-made goods producers, and other makers-of-cool-things. In concert with highlighting these fantastic artisans from our own region, the event will raise funds and awareness for the Kidney Foundation of Canada. *Did you know our vendor applications are open until June 5th? --> Only $40/table! *Did you know you can share/co-vend with a friend? -->Two vendors/ one table! *Did you know you can SPONSOR our poster/promos ,and your name/logo will be highlighted for only $15 more -->And, these funds go 100% to Kidney Foundation ! HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
September 20, 2015
Alabama Shakes tickets are now on sale! On September 24th they will fill the arena at TD Place with the soul-stirring storm of roots rock that made them the must-see buzz favourites of festivals from Bonnaroo to Coachella. More info at http://www.tdplace.ca/events/detail/alabama-shakes
September 24, 2015
Chris de Burgh returns to Ottawa at the Arena at TD Place for a night of his best-loved hits and live cuts from his brand new, 20th studio album, The Hands of Man. Fans will get a special treat as Chris de Burgh and his band will be accompanied, for the first time in many years, by a symphony orchestra.
September 25, 2015
AdoptWalk is a joint event between the Adoption Council of Canada and Children's Bridge organizations in Ottawa. This is our largest fundraising event bringing together adoptive families, adoptees, birth families, foster families, adoption professionals and the general public in an effort to raise awareness of the need for permanent families for all children and youth. A 5K walk is part of the event, which also includes a BBQ, bouncy castle, face-painting and tons of fun, kid centered activities. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for more information, please contact the Adoption Council at 613-680-2999 or visit our website at www.adoption.ca
September 26, 2015
Preschool teachers, caregivers and parents can learn how to teach young children (3-5) how to interact safely with dogs, both their own pets and strange dogs. Saturday, September 26, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm Nepean Centrepointe Library 101 Centrepointe Dr.
September 26, 2015
On Sunday, September 27th, walk or cycle for someone you love at Ottawa's Kidney Walk and become part of Canada’s largest community event dedicated to raising funds for kidney research and programs that help support Canadians living with kidney disease. The Kidney Walk and Bike event is a great way for families, friends and colleagues to come together to show support for the 1 in 10 Canadians living with kidney disease. It’s where the kidney community gathers to show their unwavering commitment to kidney health and improved lives for all people touched by kidney disease. This is the eighth year for our walk and our second year hosting the cycling event.
September 27, 2015
Live Nation presents, Irish alternative rock quartet, Kodaline and special guests Good Old War! They will be in the Algonquin Commons Theatre this September! Join the Facebook Event Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1591538907786526/ TICKETS $32.50 – General Admission Pit $29.50 – Main Level & Balcony Seating Tickets available online through Ticketmaster here: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/kodaline-ottawa-ontario-09-27-2015/event/10004ED3CC1BB90E?artistid=1761545&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1 DATE, TIME & LOCATION Sunday, September 27th, 2015 @ 8pm Algonquin Commons Theatre 1385 Woodroffe Ave, Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8, Canada
September 27, 2015
Petrie Island Nature Walk Series: Saturday, October 3rd, 1:00 pm Plants growing in our lakes and rivers are often overlooked by naturalists but they play an important part in aquatic ecosystems by, providing habitat for fish and other animals, remove sediment and contaminants from the water, and help maintain healthy lake and river ecosystems. In some cases though too much plant growth can be a nuisance to both humans and aquatic ecosystems. Come learn about the diversity of aquatic plants at Petrie Island and how these plant communities help shape the diversity of fish and other animals found in lakes and rivers. Registration is required – limited spots for all tours. Tour Price: $10 (individual) $20 (family) More details at www.petrieisland.org
October 03, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on FC Edmonton Sunday, October 4 at 3 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
October 04, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on FC Edmonton Sunday, October 4 at 3 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
October 04, 2015
Share the enjoyment of good books in a relaxed atmosphere. Free Thursday, October 8th - 1:30-2:45pm Nepean Centrepointe Libary 101 Centrepointe Dr. Ottawa, On 613-580-2940
October 08, 2015
Art in Fashion 613 is a combined fashion show/art gallery/night market at which visitors can enjoy a visual spectacle in a party setting with food, drink and music. The event will showcase creations of 10 to 12 designers who will be participating in a fashion show, as well as 30 vendors/artists who will be showing as well as selling their creations in the night market portion of the event.
October 17, 2015
The Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market (October 17 & 18, 2015) unveils a world of antiques, vintage & retro all under one roof! Location: The Fieldhouse at Carleton University, Bronson Ave. and Sunnyside Ave., Ottawa, K1S 5B6. Hours: Saturday10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Admission is $10. Limited time DISCOUNT PASS at www.OttawaAntiqueAndVintageMarket.ca
October 17, 2015
See the Ottawa Fury FC take on the San Antonio Scorpions Sunday, October 18 at 3 p.m. at TD Place. Tickets start at just $17 for adults and youth 12 and under. OttawaFuryFC.com
October 18, 2015
The Pressed zine rack has now been in existence for three years! Come celebrate with zine readings from Amber Dearest (Montreal) and local writers, a zine swap, and zine birthday cake. Pressed (750 Gladstone) 7-9pm
October 20, 2015
The two-day conference, taking place at Carleton University, October 21-22, 2015, will feature startup pitches to investor panels, investor presentations, keynote speakers, one-on-one meetings with companies and investors, an exclusive dinner for startups and investors, and many opportunities for networking. For more information and tickets: www.axisottawa.com
October 21, 2015
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is staging a gala dinner to celebrate kidney transplant research successes, milestones in transplantation and the many people who have had an impact on saving lives through transplantation. To be held at the Hellenic Centre the evening will feature renal-friendly food, great entertainment and inspiring stories from those whose lives had transplants.
October 21, 2015
Canada’s Ballet Jorgen presents Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty is one of the world‘s most famous classical ballets! After more than 25 successful years, Canada‘s Ballet Jörgen will create its own unique classical ballet rendition with its World Premiere Tour during the 2015-2016 season. See this major new ballet that tells the enchanting story of Aurora and her prince complete with its inherently magical qualities and dazzling choreography. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm Centrepointe Theatre, Ottawa 101 Centrepointe Dr, Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7 (613) 580-2700 Tickets: Adult: $53 (Special discount to August 1, 2015) Senior / Child / Student: $43 Group of 4 or more+: $40/per ticket eyeGO: $5 CentrepointeTheatreBoxOffice@ottawa.ca http://www.centrepointetheatre.ca Group Sales contact number – 613-580-2424x41530
October 22, 2015
The international smash hit Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Algonquin Commons Theatre Friday, October 23rd as part of the Economic Growth Tour. Warning: Puppetry of the Penis is an adults-only, non-sexual show featuring full-frontal male nudity. Join the Facebook Event Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/925177870875825/ TICKETS $48.50 - General Admission Tickets available online through Ticketfly here: http://www.algonquinsa.ticketfly.com/event/876593-jazzy-b-kaur-b-ottawa/ DATE, TIME & LOCATION Friday October 23rd, 2015 at 7pm Algonquin Commons Theatre 1385 Woodroffe Ave, Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8, Canada
October 23, 2015
The National Women’s Show returns October 24 & 24, 2015 at the Ernst and Young Centre. Come down for great food, fashion and fun. Shop till you drop at over 250 exhibits showcasing the best selection of products and services just for women. Watch great stage presentations, delicious cooking demos and celebrity guests on Centre Stage. Don’t miss the Ultimate Girl’s Day Out. For more information, visit www.nationalwomenshow.com.
October 24 -  25, 2015
In a period of 20 years, MIJ Exhibition has grown into a quality event where Jewellery is presented in the distinguished occasion. Malaysia International Jewellery Festival 2015 (Autumn Edition), which taking place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 6th – 9th November 2015. Worth leading Jewellery manufacturers, wholesalers, resellers from more than 20 countries & region including Italy, Japan, Poland, Singapore, UAE (Dubai), Hong Kong, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and etc premiering the stunning exhibits at one location.
November 06 -  09, 2015
From Streetwear to Chanel - The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show, means you can shop like its 1969! Canada’s largest sale of (1920'-1980's) vintage clothing is one adrenalin filled day of one-of-a-kind fashion shopping! Sunday November 8, 2015 10am-5pm. Shaw Centre (Ottawa Convention Centre), 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario, K1N 9J2 Admission $10 Limited time DISCOUNT PASS at: www.ottawavintageclothingshow.ca
November 08, 2015
 
 
Don't miss out on this exciting event! A Christmas celebration of over 60 vendors featuring local talented artisans and craftspeople showcasing their beautiful and unique array of quality handmade items and gifts. Enjoy the one stop shopping event with the whole family where you are sure to find that special one-of-a-kind Christmas gift for that special someone. Come on out and support our local artisans and small businesses. Buy local and help reduce the carbon footprint! TIME: 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. LOCATION: Tudor Hall, 3750 N. Bowesville Road, Ottawa (near Uplands Drive & North Bowesville Road). ADMISSION: FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING AND DOOR PRIZES! There will be a snack bar serving snacks, sandwiches, beverages and cold beer again. Hope to see you there! Vendors: For a copy of the registration please contact Denyse Anderson at denyseanderson123@gmail.com.
November 22, 2015
Curling’s biggest event will return to Ottawa in 2016.The 2016 Tim Hortons Brier will be staged March 5-13 at the Arena at TD Place in Ottawa. The 12-team round-robin competition will feature 11 provincial/territorial champions, along with the reigning champion Team Canada squad that wins the 2015 edition of the Tim Hortons Brier, Feb. 28-March 8 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary.
March 05, 2016
The National Women's Show offers a fantastic day out with girlfriends to relax, get pampered, and have fun! Highlights of the event include great shopping, free samples, fabulous shopping, free makeovers, fashion shows, informative workshops, cooking stage demos, food and wine sampling, career and business resources, decorating and travel ideas, celebrity appearances, health and wellness advice, fantastic prizes, and much more! It’s truly the ultimate girl’s day out! For more information, visit www.nationalwomenshow.com.
April 16 -  17, 2016


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