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Shilo Riding Club Western Show

Looking for something fun and thrilling to do with the family? The Shilo Riding Club shows fit the bill. Come out and discover this incredible event that has been hiding in your backyard since 1971. You’ll see some really talented western riders [of all ages and skill levels] compete in some fast paced western gaming […]

Opera Candy : The Gourmet Adventures of Hansel and Gretel

This delectable introduction to opera and lyrical singing is a treat for the eyes and ears! Once upon a time – so ti do mi fa! – there were two cheerful singers who wanted to tell the tale of Hansel and Gretel in music. Their mischievous pal tried to lend them a helping hand, but […]

Sound Stories – A Creative Concert for Children

With “Sound Stories” violist Kathryn Cobbler and violinist Mika Posen will take children on a live musical adventure. Weaving melodies, rhythms, sounds, and electronic effects into stories, this concert will allow audiences to join in the music-making experience through interactive activities. Following the performances, there will be a ‘string petting zoo’ allowing concert-goers to try […]

O’ Sweet Maple Vegan Brunch – Family Day

If you’re looking to have more vegan/plant-based options in the city, come support this event; Vegan Series Ottawa aims to bring more vegan options in local restaurants by partnering with different plant-based products suppliers and manufacturer. This is the first event of a series, and we’ll be approaching other restaurants around town with that success […]

Harbour Harvest

2019 Harbour Harvest breaking the ice for a good catch Ottawa – Drop In Sports will host their 4th annual recreational Ice Fishing Derby on family day weekend at the Nepean Sailing Club in Ottawa (3259 Carling Avenue) on Sunday February 17th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Likely the most accessible and welcoming ice fishing event […]

My Furry Valentine Family Event

Looking for the “purr-fect” Valentine’s Day activity? Need some “puppy love” in your life? This February, love is in the air at the OHS. Come visit the shelter on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the annual My Furry Valentine Family Event. We welcome animal lovers big and small to share some unconditional love […]

Great Canadian Kilt Skate

The perfect event to nurture your inner Scot! Come to a skating party with a spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude wearing tartans and kilts.  And yes, people do wear their kilts! And skate!  The Kilt Skate was started in Ottawa, and the phenomenon is spreading and now includes North Glengarry, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, […]

Fringe Review: Miss Bruce’s War

80 minutes | Canadian, Family, Historical | G Don’t wait to get your tickets to the next performance of Miss Bruce’s War. Get them now. Really. I say this not just because there is only one more opportunity to see it, but also because it’s simply 80 minutes well spent. The play, written by Jean […]

Fringe Review: Alpha Delta 86

By Sandy Gibson 55 minutes | Clown, Comedy, Family | G Do you remember the first time you ate something you were hesitant to try but were greatly surprised by how good it tasted? For me, it was homemade guacamole with its odd combination of ingredients, greenish colour and the presence of the word “mole” […]