In Town and Out
Saturday June 15, 2013
Lynn Miles' cd release concert is June 15 at the GCTC.
Kent van Dyk reviews some of the new street food trucks and vendors
o Tall Ships Brockville Festival
o National Aboriginal Month celebration at North Gloucester Library
o Champlain's Astrolabe on display at the Arnprior and District Museum
o Ta Da! Festival in Wakefield
Saturday June 8, 2013
Grant Lawrence of Radio 3 brings his CBC Beetle Canadian Road Trip to Ottawa.
Dr. Mike Evans discusses the pros and cons of joint replacement surgery.
Francis Kiromera is one of the books at the Human Library, part of the War Museum Exhibition - Peace.
Taking creative wildlife photographs is as simple as the click of your iphone.
The Skydiggers headline Westfest on Saturday night.
o Garden Tours of Spencerville and Johnston
o Navan Fine Arts Exhibit and Sale
o Cantiamo Girls Choir 10th Anniversary Gala
o An Evening of Canadian Folk Songs
o Beechwood Cemetery 1812 Historical Walking Tour
Saturday June 1, 2013
A garden oasis tucked away from a busy street and a 125 year old example of Queen Anne revival architecture are two of the options for this weekend's Doors Open Ottawa.
Micasa Theatre's production of Countries Shaped Like Stars continues at the Children's Festival until Sunday.
Gatineau Park celebrates its 75th birthday with a weekend of activities.
o Diamond Coronation Evensong at Christ Church Cathedral
o Celebrate Our River Mass Paddle in Eganville
o 1st annual Tony's Promise Fundraiser
Saturday May 25, 2013
Kim Gray of ToqueandCanoe.com paints a compelling picture as to why a trip to Khutzeymateen is a must.
Tone Cluster partners with a number of high school choirs to present a concert called words: no more bullying. it has to get better now.
Summer Pugstock rocks the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre.
Doors Open Brockville and Thousand Islands
Music for Malcolm, in memory of Malcolm Dewar
Friday May 24, 2013
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Saturday May 18, 2013
25 musicians, putting their names in a hat, then randomly create 5 new bands equalsOttawa's Rock Lottery
o Delta Mill's Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Saturday May 11, 2013
Enjoy a Mothers Day choral concert with the Canterbury Trebles, a fundraiser for PAL (Performing Arts Lodge) Ottawa.
If you would rather read about baseball rather than watch it, try these books suggested by Erin Balser at CBC Books: The Might Have Been by Joseph Shuster, Whenever I Wind Up by Blue Jays pitcher RA Dickey and Color Blind by Tom Dunkel.
Gather up your unwanted stuff and gift it at the Ottawa Freecycle Group's Free Market.
o Dunlop School Book Sale - 1310 Pebble Rd. Sat May 11 from 8 am until noon
o Les Petits Ballets presents Aladdin
o Ottawa's First Annual Bird Fair
o Shaw Woods Mothers Day Nature Walk
Saturday May 4, 2013
Centrepointe Theatre and Ben Franklin Place celebrate silver on Saturday
Kathyrn Hunt talks about being an Incidental Cyclist
Enjoy a variety of Jane's Walk options this weekend
o 200th Anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice read-a-thon
o APAC Varadero Art Auction Fundraiser - details on Facebook
o Join Standing Room Only swings at the Perth Classic Theatre's Swinging into Spring Dance
o Isle in the River Review Theatre Company presents Heroes
Saturday April 27, 2013
Biologist and historian Dr. David Gray will talk about artifacts from the 1913 Canadian Arctic Expedition, between 10 am and 4 pm, April 27, at the Museum of Nature.
Finance columnist Nisha Patel's selections of web sites that can help with planning your vacation:
Restaurant reviewer Kent van Dyk tells us about his experience at Farb's Kitchen and Wine Bar
o Enjoy a hike around Meech Lake and celebrate National Wildlife Week. Meet at P11 at 2 pm on Saturday April 27 for a 1 hour/3 km walk to promote outdoor appreciation and recreation. Ottawa Outdoor Club's hiking coordinator Eddie Drueding will lead the hike along trail 36 to an off-trail waterfall, next to a 100 year old abandoned phosphate mill. If you can't get out this weekend, explore the Fletcher Wildlife Garden on May 4.
o The Ottawa Police Pipes and Drums and friends celebrate the Sounds of Scotland.
Saturday April 20, 2013
Deanna Singh and Friends join together to present German, Italian and French repertoire
Find out who makes Canada's best cup of coffee
Jennifer Kingsley took a look at options for gardening if you don't have a garden, or have one but don't want to use it yourself.
- Community Gardening Network Coordinator is Terri O'Neill 613-699-6850 ext. 12
- Neighbourhood Tomato: Jeff Mills firstname.lastname@example.org 613-256-1031 ext. 63
Let out your inner improv personality at Improv Awareness
o Folka Voca Choir annual concert
o 2wp telling of Homer's Odyssey in Burnstown and Perth
o Smiths Falls Community Theatre presents The Heiress
o Missa Gaia at St. Paul's Church in Perth