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May 2015 Archives

Unofficial Bird of Ottawa Winner....Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

Photo from Flickr,  Roger Kennedy

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Looking to keep kids busy this summer? Young adult author Angela Misri says encourage them to write their own stories, using:

Pixton, Strip Generator and Marvelkids.com - for creating a comic strip

Wattpad, Instagram, Tumblr

 

The unofficial Bird of Ottawa winner will also be announced at Nature Canada's Bird Day Fair.

 

Ottawa River Summit

 

EVENTS:

o TECO - screening of "27°C-Loaf Rocks"

o Gluten Free Utopia

o MERA presents the Bombadils

o Shout Sister! Ottawa Chapter "Joyful Noise" Fundraising concert

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Up-to-date information on pet health can be found at Veterinary Partner 

Bruce Enloe performs at the Dandelion Festival in Kemptville.

 

Ghetto Blast Soundsystem demonstration at the Ravenswing Arts and Music Fair, Sunday May 24 in Minto Park. The workshop starts at 2:30 pm.

 

Pop-up Nepal Restaurant for Restoration 

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Ottawa City Woodshop Open House at City Centre, Saturday May 23 at 2 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/296869857103342/

 

EVENTS:

o Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre presents Owl at Home

o Osgoode Museum Flamenco fundraiser

o Soundwaves Ottawa at Andrew Haydon Park

o Canterbury Trebles 10th anniversary concert

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Unofficial Bird of Ottawa Contest - Common Raven

Common Raven

(Photo from Flickr, Tony Beck)

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EVENTS:

o Vankleek Hill May Show Festival

o Ottawa Voyaguers Walking Club Tulip Festival walks

o Latin Expo 2015

 

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Unofficial Bird of Ottawa Contest - Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

(Photo from Flickr by Roy LaPointe)

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Crossing the Ottawa River From Gatineau

(Photo by Megan Lewis, Facebook)

Megan Lewis started a year ago travelling across North America by horse.  This past Thursday, she crossed the Ottawa River into Ottawa with Lady.  You can follow her journey on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/TheLongHorseRide

 

Jack and the Bean and Pentalum Luminarium are two of the many performances happening at Lebreton's Flats as part of the Ottawa International Children's Festival.

 

Ottawa Comicon continues at the EY Centre.

 

EVENTS:

o Red Trillium Studio Tour

o Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde

o Fieldworks 2015 opening

o Kemptville Players present The 39 Steps

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Unofficial Bird of Ottawa Contest - Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

(Photo from Flickr, Ted Krug)

 

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Unofficial Bird of Ottawa Contest - Black-capped Chickadee

Black-capped Chickadee

(Photo from Flickr by Benoît Audet)

 

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Get in touch with Mike Tod if you are interested in participating in his Wikipedia Canadian Folk music edit-a-thon

 

Jane's Walk Ottawa - an unofficial walking tour of Parliament Hill, revealing a little known and unofficial history of Ottawa's most visited site.  Saturday May 2 at 9:30 am.  Free.

 

Russ Kelley cd release

 

The Eire Og Hurling Club will give a half-time demonstration during the Ottawa Fury's game against the Indy Eleven on Saturday May 23 at TD Place Stadium.  The club will then play a match against the Montreal Shamrocks after the Fury game.  Tickets are available online.

Youth Hurler

Youth member of Eire Og Ottawa Hurling Club demonstrates hitting the "sliotar" at a demonstration day on April 26.  

 

Club members

Club members Kieran O'Connell, Olivia McFarlane and Sarah O'Connell.

 

 

EVENTS:

 o Afternoon Tea with Princesses fundraiser for Crystal Bay School

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o Frank Hitches presents "Leaving Home",  astronomy presentation at the Lanark Learning Centre, 16 George St in Lanark.  Sunday May 3 at 2 pm.  613-284-9920 or 613 259-2207 for information.

o MacKay United Church concert series - Silflay Quartet

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