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Amanda Armstrong

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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We’ve made it to the halfway point of 2021 and it looks like we might finally be turning a corner in this pandemic life we’ve come to consider normal. As things continue to open up and restrictions are easing, one of your weekend plans may be to get a long awaited haircut. Exciting as that may be, we’ve some other suggestions for weekend activities that are equally fun.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

After a short week, we have arrived at what looks to be yet another nice weekend! Things are opening up a bit here in Ottawa and we can finally do things like see friends (outdoors, and at a distance), kick a ball around the soccer field, or play a few rounds of golf. There are also some other events taking place this weekend and Apt613 has the details for you below.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

After what seemed like neverending rain, cool weather, and grey skies, the sun is finally out and it looks like it will be sticking around and bringing warmer temperatures this weekend. While we may still be in lockdown mode here in Ottawa, this is a chance to get outside and enjoy our beautiful city, keeping safely away from others. The virtual events, which have become the norm, are in shorter supply, but there is still plenty to do to turn your mood around and we’ve got some great ideas to help get your weekend started.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We are under stay-at-home orders for yet another weekend here in Ottawa and, while we are not able to go out on the town like we once were, there are still ways to make the most of the weekend while staying safely indoors or adventuring in the outdoors while remaining close to home.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

It has been a long winter and this weekend we celebrate the arrival of spring, sunny skies, and above-zero temperatures. Whether you’re eager to get outside or you’re keen to stay home, we’ve some fun ideas as to how to make the most of your time this weekend.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

This weekend marks the end of the year’s shortest month, which has managed to feel like the longest. We’ve almost come full circle, as we approach a full year in this weird pandemic world. With restrictions eased, there are in person events on the docket this weekend, complemented by a variety of online events if you aren’t yet ready to get back out there. Without further ado, here’s the lowdown on what’s up this weekend in Ottawa.

Long Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We’ve arrived at yet another pandemic-style holiday weekend and things are…weird, to put it bluntly. While we may still be required to stay at home this Valentine’s/Family Day long weekend, there is plenty to do while staying safely away from others. Also, let’s not get too excited, but it would appear that the lockdown measures in Ottawa are reaching their end and the slow reopening of non-essential services is just around the corner, so that’s another thing to celebrate, along with an extra day off work.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

This weekend marks the arrival of yet another COVID-19 lockdown in Ottawa. With stay-at-home orders in effect as of midnight last night, this weekend’s roundup will focus on things you can do within your own home and neighbourhood, as venturing out is not in the cards for the next while.