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February 2014 Archives

Sat Feb 22 Info and Links

Kim Gray of Toque and Canoe suggests storm watching on the BC coast as her final Canadian winter travel experience.

Pacific Rim National Park

Storm watching in Tofino

 

EVENTS:

o Speaking Black Hockey Slam Poetry and Visual Arts Showcase

o MosaiK Choral Festival Finale - Voices of Planet Earth

o CycleFit Chicks

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Feb 22 Bird Tweet - Common Redpoll

Common Redpole

 

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Sat Feb 15 Info and Links

Part tattoo studio and part art gallery, Railbender has its grand opening on Saturday February 15 in Hintonburg.  

 

Shelley Boettcher has some wine suggestions for the Valentine's Day hangover:

The Chocolate Block by Boekenhoutskloof

Lacrima by Lucchetti

Amarone by Masi or Zenato

 

Lynne Hanson's plays live in studio and talks about her St. Valentine's Day Hangover Show at Irene's Pub.

 

EVENTS:

o Wakefield International Film Festival

o Following the Footsteps of Black Gospel Music - (613) 899-7078

o Vanier Museo Park Free Sugar Shack event

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Feb 15 Bird Tweet - Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

 

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Sat Feb 08 Info and Links

Longevity columnist Sharon Basaraba looks at how much longer humans are actually living.

EVENTS:

o A Brimful of Memories - Vintage Hats and Millinery Sundries

o Tay Valley Cross Country Ski Club Loppett

o 4th Annual Snow Angel Making Party - 4381 Wolfgrove Rd., Lanark Highlands  613-259-9992
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Feb 08 Bird Tweet - Common Goldeneye

Common Goldeneye

 

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Sat Feb 01 Info and Links

The theme of this year's Canada Reads is "one novel to change the nation".  Erin Balser of CBC Books  this year's five books choices. 

 

Here today, gone tomorrow.  In some cases, that's how retailers do business.  Retail trends expert Doug Stephens explains the pop-up world.

 

Playwright Ins Choi talks about his fundraiser, Subway Stations of the Cross at St. Albans Church.

 

EVENTS:

o Ottawa Valley Food Co-op "Feast of the Farms" .  Call Devorah at 613-401-5887 to reserve tickets.  

o Glebe St. James presents The Joy of Organ and Piano Concerti 

o St. Albans presents Subway Stations of the Cross, a fundraiser for Centre 454

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Feb 01 Bird Tweet - Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

 

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