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You’re Invited to OPL’s Dominion Day Strawberry Social

Ottawa Public Library (OPL) is hosting a Dominion Day Strawberry Social at the Nepean Centrepointe branch, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Saturday, July 8. It’s from noon to 5 p.m. and everyone’s welcome. Continue reading

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Guardians of the Children is a biker organization dedicated to protecting victims of child abuse and educating the public about this issue. Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival

The annual Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival is happening from June 20 through 25, with lots of events, activities, entertainment and attractions for the whole family. Continue reading

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#OttawaFit150 – Fitness for the Family

Take the #OttawaFit150 challenge! For Canada’s 150th birthday, 150 events are on tap at local rec centres, from Yoga Under the Stars to Family Boot Camp. Do the #150birthdayswim too. Continue reading

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Ottawa Dog Festival and More!

Lots of fun things are happening in Ottawa this weekend, including the Ottawa Dog Festival, Prose in the Park and the CHEO Telethon. Join in the action! Continue reading

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The Ottawa Fringe Festival

The Ottawa Fringe Festival starts tomorrow, June 8, and runs through June 18 with 361 performances of 57 shows in 12 venues. Continue reading

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The Trekking Tribe

The Trekking Tribe is a group of diverse friendly, intelligent, fun-loving women who enjoy outdoor adventures.This summer, they plan to explore many area trails. Continue reading

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Why I Wear the Hijab

Farhia Ahmed is a Somali-Canadian mother of four who is smart, assertive, outspoken, beautiful and Muslim. She explains why she chooses to wear the hijab. Continue reading

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Getting to Know a Muslim Family

Farhia Ahmed wants her kids to grow up in a society that values decency, respect, inclusion, and justice. Get to know her muslim family. Continue reading

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Leading by Example

In this issue of OFL, you’re introduced to Ottawa people who are leading by example. They go about everyday living with heart, resolve and dignity. Joy too. Continue reading

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