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Canada Day at the Bank of Canada Museum

Canada Day on the Hill is fun, but you need a break. Drop into the Museum for family activities, trivia, crafts, photobooth and giveaways. There’s plenty to keep the kids busy and you can learn a thing or two taking our trivia challenge. Dry, cool and FREE! Open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. See our […]

Unisong Sings!

The Unisong Choral Festival brings choirs from across Canada together to showcase Canadian unity! Join a selection of this year’s festival choirs for a free one-hour performance of their favorites songs. The concert includes performances from the Cantares Latin Choir (Alberta), Georgian Bay Children’s Choir (Ontario) and Camrose and Area Children’s Choirs. The concert will […]

GOOD2GO Rocks the Rooster !

GOOD2GO – With influences ranging from The Rolling Stones to The Ramones , GOOD2GO kicks out the jams at full throttle and always has a blast doing so! Fronted by the dynamic Miss Maureen on vocals, the band whips up a rock ’n’ roll juggernaut that is both mischievous and captivating. GOOD2GO is rounded out […]

Ottawa Zine Swap

After three and a half long years, the OTTAWA ZINE OFF is finally back up and running! What’s a ZINE OFF? Well, the gist of it is, you (one) make a zine by the day of the event, (two) print out a bunch of copies — there’s no wrong amount, but at least 15 is […]


England 1696: counterfeiting is rampant, the economy is in crisis and Sir Isaac Newton has been appointed Warden of the Royal Mint. Visit us for a thrilling talk about Newton’s single-minded pursuit of master counterfeiter and scammer William Chaloner. Presented by the Ottawa Numismatic Society and the Ottawa Baroque Consort. [English, with bilingual question period].

Evening on Economic Reconciliation

The Rideau Hall Foundation invites you to join us on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. for an Evening on Economic Reconciliation. The event will include a screening of Reconciliation on Bay St. by filmmaker Andrée Cazabon, followed by a panel discussion moderated by the Right Honourable David Johnston. The panel will feature three prominent young Indigenous […]

Fraud Prevention Month kiosks

March 2–3 and March 9–10 The RCMP and our currency expert team up to give you tips on how to recognize counterfeit bills. Information kiosk from 11:00 to 16:00. The Royal Canadian Mint will also be here to talk about coin production and security from 11:00–13:00. FREE ADMISSION

March Break Activities at Bank of Canada Museum

This March Break, drop in with the family for some compelling and fun programs at the Museum. Storytime – March 1–17 10:30 and 15:00 in French 10:45 and 15:15 in English Bring the little ones in for storytime, with inspiring readings about Viola Desmond and her courageous life.   Viola Desmond Tour – March 1–17 11:00 in […]

Giant Book Fair at Kanata United Church

We are large group of volunteers with a love for books and community.  The Annual KUC Book Fair will be held at 33 Leacock Drive from Feb 21 -23.  Over 40,000 books are organized by non-fiction (category), fiction (alphabetical), children’s area, and very old books.  No admission fee and most books are $3 or less.  […]

Winterlude weekend activities at Bank of Canada Museum

February 2 and 3 Make fun and easy puppets—on a budget. We supply puppet parts and play money, the kids make the puppets. February 8 At 14:00, join us for a fascinating hour-long presentation: a behind-the-scenes look at the visual and thematic development of the new $10 bank note featuring Viola Desmond.  Note exchange to […]

Fringe Review: Saor (Free)

60 minutes | Adventure, Comedy, Solo | Mature I’m sure I wasn’t the first person to see the title of this show and think “Huh? A free Fringe show? Sure, I’m down!” It’s not actually a free show, but that’s ok! Free is the direct translation of the Gaelic word “saor”, and the search for […]