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The Nutcracker

The Linda Jamieson School of Dance (LJSD) is presenting The Nutcracker at Algonquin Commons Theatre from December 7 through December 9. The show has been an annual tradition for the Kanatabased dance school for over two decades and what makes this version of the classic so special is that it showcases dancers from right here in Ottawa. Continue reading

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Gift of Holiday Magic

One of the best gifts of the season for grandparents is the opportunity to spend time and make memories with their beloved grandkids. If that’s on your personal wish list, one way to make it happen is to purchase tickets for you and your young significant others to attend a live holiday performance.

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Shuffle Power

All ages are signing up for the Salvation Army’s

Santa Shuffle to help improve lives in Ottawa.

Get a little exercise, get a little silly, and get into the spirit of generosity. Continue reading

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Sail Away into the Sun Contest Winner

Congratulations to Diane Wilkinson Winner of the Sail Away into the Sun Contest
Diane Wilkinson of Stittsville is presented with the contest from Roger Holmes, General Manager/Partner of Carleton Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning Ltd.
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Ben Babelowsky was born in Amsterdam, Holland where he attended art school studying both commercial and fine art. He currently resides in Ottawa.

In 1953, he came to Canada and settled in Toronto where he attended Ryerson College. He worked at a commercial printing plant and produced a series of commercial and fine art commissions. Continue reading

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Instant Pot 101 at Ottawa Public Library

Curious about cooking with the Instant Pot, the Ottawa-invented multi-cooker? Head to the Ottawa Public Library for an Instant Pot 101 session. Continue reading

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The Log Farm offers a Window into Pioneer Life

At The Log Farm, 670 Cedarview Road, you can get a view of pioneer life right in the heart of the city. There’s also a sugar bush and a farmers’ market!
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Dreamworks Animation Exhibition

DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition is at the Museum of History. Your family will enjoy the activities and interactive displays from much-loved animated classics. Continue reading

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Gatineau Playground Festival

The Gatineau Playground Festival is the perfect way for kids of all ages to burn off energy while on their holiday break. Continue reading

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Sweet Clothes, Sweet Cause

Twelve-year-old Kate Beaulieu is using her fashion company, sugardrop.ca, to raise awareness of the early signs of Type 1 Diabetes. Now that’s sweet!
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