Tag Archives: events


Cap City’s Xmas Lights Shine Tonight!  How’s this for a light show? Every night, starting tonight and continuing through January 7, Cap City will glitter and shine as more than 300,000 dazzling Christmas lights illuminate the heart of Ottawa–Gatineau. Why … Continue reading

#Ott Times: Writers Fest, Poutinefest and Dance Show

Ottawa International Writers Festival The launch for Justin Trudeau‘s new memoir, Common Ground, may be sold out, but there are still lots of great events happening as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23 to 30. Highlights include … Continue reading

Applefest is a fun family day for a great cause

How do you like “them” apples? A fun outing plus a delicious taste of the season plus a great cause equal the perfect family adventure! Mark Sunday, September 1, on your calendar and round up the family for a memorable day trip Continue reading

City of Ottawa offering fun times ahead

Christmas Holiday Activities Register now for holiday camps for children or plot your swimming outings using the Christmas Holiday search feature on the Public Swim and Skate schedules. Don’t Hibernate – Join a class! For indoor fun this winter, the … Continue reading

Don’t miss Children’s Wish FUNGANZA

Bring your kids for a fun day and an extra special show at FunHaven on Sunday, February 16. Called Funganza, it features live entertainment and over 30 local exhibitors geared to kids and families. Continue reading

Fun #Ottawa Events for Adults and Kids

Jazz Fest Benefit Concert and Auction The Ottawa Jazz Festival is presenting Susie Arioli and the All the Way Trio at its 17th annual benefit concert and auction Thursday, November 6. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. at Library and … Continue reading

Fun concerts for both grownups and kids

Looking to get into the spirit of the season?  Get tickets to a special holiday event. There are two concerts on tap this week that will have you snapping your fingers, tapping your toes and humming along. Continue reading

GO Ottawa! The Haunted Walk

It’s FRIGHT NIGHT in the City

Enjoy some chills, thrills and an historically spooky time visiting Ottawa’s “haunts” Continue reading

Join the Conversation

By Pam Dillon

Let’s talk about family living in Ottawa Continue reading

Musical Taste of Our Heritage

What a way to mark Family Day Weekend! Odyssey Showcase is presenting Canada Roars: A Musical Taste of Our Canadian Heritage February 16 at the Algonquin Commons Theatre. Continue reading

NatureTalks will get you talking about science

Want to expand your mind and feed your curiosity in 2014? Don’t miss NatureTalks.  Presented by The Canadian Museum of Nature, it’s an exciting new opportunity to explore science and its role in our lives. Continue reading

Skate Central, Canada? Oui, You’re Here

By Pam Dillon

Skate Central, Canada? Imagine one chance to make a dream come true. Picture just four and a half minutes to prove you’re Canada’s best figure skater in your discipline. From January 9 to 15, the country’s brightest stars will be leaving it all on the ice at the Canadian Tire National Figure Skating Championships. The stakes? Extraordinary. The spotlight? Dazzling. Continue reading

The Goodluck Assembly at the Shenkman

How’s this for a fun night out? Shenkman Arts Centre’s Richcraft Theatre will be transformed into a nightclub next Friday, February 7, when two Ottawa bands hit the stage. Continue reading

Things to See and Do in Ottawa

There are plenty of activities and events to enjoy in Ottawa, even though it feels like February in November. Get out and enjoy the city!  Breeding Champions – E.P. Taylor and Windfields Farm Do you love horses? Check out Breeding … Continue reading