In Town and Out
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
Friday May 17, 2013
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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 email@example.com 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
Saturday April 13, 2013
You can take out more than books at the Perth library....seeds are now on loan.
What do fiddleheads and rhubard have in common? Christine Tizzard of CBC TV's Best Recipes Ever explains.
Ed Lawrence tackles aphids and the power of compost during his presentation, Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Gardening without Pesticides at the Cottage and Backyard Show.
Members of Ottawa's Islamic and Aboriginal communities present "A Community Gathering of Four Directions Aboriginal Silent Auction"
o Canterbury High School Children's Theatre Festival
o Grammas to Ambuyas fundraiser with Big Soul Project
o Canadian War Museum Lebreton Gallery family fun day
Saturday April 6, 2013
Julie Nesrallah and Parv Eshghi are the stars of An Evening of French and Spanish Music, Saturday evening at MacKay United Church
Lori Oschefski will tell her mother's story at Breaking the Silence--British Home Children in Canada, at the main branch of the Ottawa Public Library.
Theatre Wakefield production of Something's Afoot brought together 150 people in the village of 800.
Saturday April 6, 2013
Recipe for Giacomo's "Cretoni"
Saturday March 30, 2013
Erin Balser's Spring book choices:
Wave: A Memoir by Sonali Deraniyagala
The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett & Amanda Pressner
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
The Ottawa St Lawrence Outaouais Chapter of the Canadian Organic Growers presents a series of workshops called Organic Gardening in the City.
Roberto Ribeiro knows how to attract the chicks - chickadees, that is. Roberto will be giving a workshop on bird house construction.
St. Anne's Bells
Festival Pontiac Enchanté presents The Art of the String Quartet