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Repair Café at Canterbury Community Centre

Throw it away? No way! Fix it at the Repair Café! The original Repair Café was launched in Amsterdam in 2009 by the niece of one of our Ottawa Tool Library supporters! Now a global movement, the Repair Café Foundation helps organizations like the Ottawa Tool Library host cafés in their own cities around the […]

Makers at the Museum: A Plein Air Watercolour Workshop

Inspired by the paintings and life of Winnifred Sinclair Bell, join us at the museum for a watercolour workshop led by Jennifer Nicol from Jennifer’s Flying Colours. Let our beautiful grounds and gardens as well as the striking features of the 19th century gothic revival farmhouse serve as your backdrop while you are led step-by-step through […]

Makers at the Museum: Mother’s Day Relaxation Workshop

Fairfields Heritage House, 3080 Richmond Road Ages 16 and up. Registration is required. Bath bombs may be a new addition to our relaxation routines, but women have long used natural oils, teas, and herbs to make the most of their leisure time. A local artisan from Zoe’s Corner will lead you in a workshop (3 hours) […]

Screen Printing for Love and Glory – Tea Towel Edition!

This workshop is a hands-on tour of the world of silk screen printing. Mysteries revealed! Tips shared! And, you get a chance to make your own silk screened tea towels! Wow. It’s no big deal how fun this will be! This is a great place to start if you’ve ever been curious about screen printing. […]

Ravenswing celebrates its 10th year with a launch party

It has been ten years since Ravenswing, an annual fair of local artisans, live music and free skill-sharing workshops, first took flight and, in celebration of bringing arts, culture, and community to Centretown for a decade and counting, they are throwing a launch party to mark the occasion. The launch party will be an opportunity for […]

OMM takes over Orange Art Gallery tonight!

When Jessica Vermette and Jenna Hutcheson graduated from university, both chose not to begin immediately pursuing careers in their respective fields. The friends decided to adventure down the creative path and opened their own flower design business, L’Orangerie Pop Up Flower Shop. With a creative small business of their own in its early stages, they began to […]

DIY theatre fest asks: “What is a play?”

“Theatre”, as we know it, will be turned on its head starting next weekend. Fresh Meat 4: DIY Theatre Fest runs from October 15-17 and 22-24 at Arts Court Studio. Ten local theatre companies including THUNK!theatre, Filament Théâtre, egodeath and more, will perform original, twenty minute works that test the limits of live theatre. Artists […]

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