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 […]
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 – 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 […]
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].
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 […]
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
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Is this the year you want to learn how to cook healthy meals? How to eat well on a budget? How to cook once and eat for days? You’re in luck!
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 […]
When I was invited to tag along on The Ottawa Free Tour, a new activity on offer, I didn’t have to think it over much – they had me at “free”. With scarcely anything in life that doesn’t put a dent in my bank account, I’m clearly going to jump at anything that costs nothing. And […]