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Amazing Family Time at the Rideau Carleton Raceway

By Pam Dillon
Forget throwing a few wieners on the grill. This summer, the kids and I experienced the barbecue of all barbecues at the Rideau Carleton Raceway (RCR). Continue reading

Dino Lovers, Cast Your Votes

“Who” will it be: Stumpy, Canadian Club, Mystery Jaw, Regal Ed or Headrosaur? Those are the five “dinostars” vying for the title of Dino Idol at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Check them out and pick your fave! Through March 17, visitors to Canada’s national natural history museum can cast a vote at this display and contest that will help contribute to the museum’s next dinosaur research project. Continue reading

Do Winterlude!

Have you done the ‘Lude yet? Enjoy the best of winter right now, folks, at the 37th edition of Winterlude. There’s a snowload of fun to be had outdoors across Ottawa and Gatineau during this annual event that runs through … Continue reading

Play Celebrates Black History Month

How’s this for an inspiring, educational community event? Students at Glashan Public School are presenting their annual black history play today and tomorrow, February 18 and 19.  Open to the public, the show honours African Canadians who have protected, developed and farmed this country. Continue reading

Shades of the Evening 2012 – Murder in Navan

A suspect, a murder, a manhunt! See it all by lamplight at the Cumberland Museum’s production of Murder in Naven.

written and directed by Susan M. Flemming Continue reading


By Alan Viau

TOTEM is the latest Cirque du Soleil traveling show to come to Ottawa. Cirque shows are always breathtaking and guaranteed to dazzle the whole family. Continue reading

Ultimate Dinosaurs at Museum of Nature

Have you seen Ultimate Dinosaurs at the Museum of Nature yet? You don’t want to miss this cool summer show. It ends soon. Continue reading

We Day-Canada is April 9 at Canadian Tire Centre

Canadian Tire Centre is the place to be April 9. Youth by the busloads will be streaming into 1000 Palladium Drive for the second annual We Day-Canada event. Talk about a pep rally! Continue reading

Winterlude, For The Family-Outing Win!

Winterlude dog sledding, sliding and beavertail eating for the family-outing win at Snowflake Kingdom at Jacques Cartier Park in Gatineau. Continue reading