Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club Unveils Historic Restoration Plans

September 6, 2013 9:42 am
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The Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club has unveiled concept plans to restore its historic, 1920s-era clubhouse. Preliminary floor plans and concept drawings have been completed for the 10-year restoration project estimated to cost $1 million. The comprehensive clubhouse restoration will include a historically-sensitive restoration of the building’s interior, balconies […]

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Dimensions- A Premier Sculpture Show In Ottawa

September 5, 2013 10:24 am
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“DIMENSIONS” is presented by The National Capital Network of Sculptors on September 12-15, 2013. The show displays a remarkable cross-section of sculptures in a multitude of media, styles and working methods from 28 local artists.  There are bronze, stone sculptures, wood carving and assemblages, clay and glass sculptures, as well as […]

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Headliners Announced for the 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival

August 30, 2013 12:08 pm
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The Canadian Comedy Foundation for Excellence has announced that Alan Thicke, Tom Green, This Is That, Jeremy Hotz and Harland Williams are among many great Canadian talents scheduled to appear at the 14th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards Festival taking place in Ottawa from October 3-6 at four venues across the […]

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2013 Wings Over Gatineau-Ottawa

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Don’t miss the excitement of the 2013 Wings over Gatineau-Ottawa Air Show September 14  and 15 at the Gatineau Airport on Highway 50, just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa. Experience this thrilling family-oriented aerial circus, featuring aircraft such as the Golden Hawk F-86, Spitfire, Hurricane, P-51 Mustang, Corsair, Lancaster, Yellow […]

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First Annual Red Hat Mall Crawl a Resounding Success

August 29, 2013 11:50 am
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On August 15th, 80 local ladies of the Red Hat Society strutted their stuff at Ottawa’s first Annual Red Hat Mall Crawl – an event meant to promote awareness of and membership in the Society. Carlingwood Shopping Centre was awash in red hat ladies. Much to the delight of the many […]

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Ottawa Bicycle Lanes Project: Its Time Has Come

August 19, 2013 10:39 am
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So what would happen to Ottawa if we built safe segregated bicycle lanes through all its main districts? The Ottawa Bicycle Lanes Project aims to find out. This non-profit community-based initiative was formed “around the growing need for a safer cycling infrastructure in Ottawa.” As cities in the United States, […]

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TASTE the County

August 15, 2013 10:40 am
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Prince Edward County presents its 12th annual TASTE community grown – a highly anticipated festival that showcases local history, film, music, art and the rich foods and wines from this scenic region. From September 27-29, Prince Edward County will come alive with the vibrant energy brought on by this purely […]

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COME AND JOIN THE PARTY! Help Sunshine Kids Realize Their Dreams

August 14, 2013 11:30 am
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The Masquerade Ball,  Saturday 26th October, 6.30pm. Tickets  on Sale now!! We Are “Dream-Makers” Since 1987, Sunshine has been trusted by families and healthcare providers to make dreams come true for 7,000 kids across Canada . The Sunshine Foundation is the only national Canadian charity to provide individual dreams to children with […]

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The Muslim Summer Festival

August 9, 2013 10:53 am
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On Saturday, August 10 the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) is hosting the Muslim Summer Festival, a city-wide festival dedicated to this diverse community that makes up more than 60,000 residents of Ottawa. Representing more than 20 different countries and celebrating all cultural and religious backgrounds the theme is “The […]

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Calling all Ottawans of Welsh descent and everyone interested in Welsh culture

August 6, 2013 10:52 am
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This is your chance to hear a top-class Welsh male voice choir! The renowned, prize-winning Pontarddulais Welsh Male Voice Choir, from Pontarddulais, South Wales, will conclude its Canadian tour with a one-night concert in Ottawa, Friday, September 6, at 7.30 p.m. The performance will be held at City View United Church, […]

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Sens Shuffle To Benefit Local Children and Youth

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Ottawa Senators mascot Spartacat and a child from one of the Sens Foundation's Learn to Skate Days.

 The 2013 ITU (International Triathlon Union) Duathlon World Championships has partnered with Ottawa Tourism and TrojanOne Ltd. to present the Sens Shuffle, a 5-km charity run in support of the Sens Foundation. The event will be held on Saturday, August 10, as part of the race weekend taking place in […]

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Have a fun outdoor Odyssey with George Bernard Shaw’s ARMS AND THE MAN

August 2, 2013 4:57 pm
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One of the fantastic things about summer in Ottawa is outdoor theatre and one of the best places to get it is in Strathcona Park at an Odyssey Theatre production. Odyssey has been around since 1986 and – every summer – has entertained audiences with a great comedy.  What distinguishes […]

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Frederic Dekkal: Tokyo Encounters. A photographic exhibition at the Centrepointe Theatre Gallery, July 30 – Aug. 21, 2013

July 23, 2013 12:31 pm
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By Hank Reardon. Frederic Dekkal, an award-winning French photographer, will present his latest work Tokyo Encounters, a series of 25 photographs shot in the streets of Tokyo, at the Centrepointe Theatre Gallery from July 30 to August 21, 2013. Tokyo Encounters strives to show a more authentic Tokyo, focused on […]

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Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants…first time in Canada! Amazing photo exhibition from the Smithsonian about ants comes to the Canadian Museum of Nature

July 22, 2013 11:17 am
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 Ants are everywhere. Though small in size, they form complex societies and dominate their ecosystems as much as humans do. Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants—an exhibition of 39 large-scale photos by award-winning photographer Mark W. Moffet—opens on July 26, 2013 at the Canadian Museum of Nature. This […]

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Be the Change Challenge Rallies Ottawa Women to Improve Mind, Body and Soul

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm
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By: Kimberly Lochhead Thirty days doesn’t seem like enough time to drastically overhaul one’s life, improve overall health, emotionally detox and help educate women in Nepal—but Megan Campbell, founder of Journey of the Yogini (JOY) is making all of that possible. And she’s helping others do it without going to […]

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International Canadian Golden Gloves / NAV CENTRE / Cornwall

July 18, 2013 12:30 pm
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By Raquel Ruiz An outdoor tent with two boxing rings has been set up at the NAV CENTRE in Cornwall to receive 200 boxers – starting the first chapter of the International Canadian Golden Gloves. From July16 to 20, boxers from all over Canada will have an outlet to get at least one bout […]

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Johnny Vegas Announces Big Band Show

July 9, 2013 8:48 am
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By Johnny Vegas I’m sending this out to let you know about a fantastic show I’m putting together as part of The Gladstone Theatre’s One Night Only series this summer. The July 20 show features The Johnny Vegas All-Star Band with very special guests The Stan Clark Orchestra. The night […]

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