As a feminist business owner, Sara thinks very highly of businesses that incorporate feminist ideology within their charter and who prioritize the well-being of their staff.
Among community-oriented initiatives, BBBC offers free children’s books with an aim of fostering reading from an early age. They’ll be starting an Indigenous reading group open to everyone. Students get a 30% discount for every $10 they spend, and non-students receive a 20% discount.
Blind date with a book: An independent Ottawa bookstore is thriving on the sale of novels wrapped in brown paper
The small storefront faces the Centretown United Church and sits next to Wilf & Ada’s Diner, where its wall-to-wall niche collection of books, records and memorabilia has been attracting customers since 2013.
The currency is accepted at Flock Boutique, Plant and Curio, Pressed, Venus Envy and Workshop Boutique.
Here are some of Apt613’s picks for craft fairs this holiday season. Check our community events calendar for more.
The bad news: November has arrived. The warmth of summer has fallen away with the leaves on the trees and November’s chill and rain are setting in like damp socks on cold feet. The good news: the weekend has arrived. The weather may be less than favourable, but there is still a ton to enjoy on this wonderful break from the work week.
The Feminist Fair is a craft market with a social justice twist, bringing together DIY art and politics. The fifth annual event takes place November 4 from 11am-4pm at Makerspace North.
The Stalk Market is bringing #FlowertothePeople.
Whether your long weekend was an end-of-summer blur, or a relaxing last hurrah at the cottage, the shortened work week means that another weekend is already upon us. This is a great chance to try something new, or spend the weekend outdoors patio sitting and taking in some fun local outdoor live events.
The mere thought of paper tends to evoke stale images of work but imagine the possibilities when you apply purposeful design, colour, and some glue. Laura Peeke has been creating works of art with quilling, a process of coiling and shaping strips of paper with glue.
Watch out Ottawa, it’s time for Canada’s biggest marathon weekend. Whether this means you’re running, cheering or navigating road closures, the city comes alive with runners from around the world. Enjoy the atmosphere, not to mention everything else happening this jam-packed weekend!
It is time to rejoice, we’ve a long weekend ahead! A whole extra day to get out and enjoy what this fine city has to offer! This weekend there is a ton of stuff going on, so we might as well get to it.
The Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG) endeavors to provide emerging artists of all ages and working with all mediums the opportunity to showcase their creations in an annual, month long exhibition that has developed an Off Broadway reputation for artists in Ottawa. The exhibition runs from April 30 until June 1 at the Glebe Community Centre.
This weekend is not only the annual Jane’s Walk, but also the first ever Jane’s Mob in Ottawa on Thursday night. Read all of Apt613’s coverage of Jane’s Walk here and don’t miss our podcast! For more of what’s happening, read on and don’t miss our events calendar for even more!
The only thing spookier than Friday the 13th is snow in the forecast for mid-April, both of which are things we have to look forward to this weekend. Have no fear, though, because your guide to the weekend is full of hot coffee, cold beer and cool shows.