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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

We made it! The May long weekend always feels like the official beginning of great weather and summer plans… though last week sure felt like the middle of July. Check out all the great activities this weekend and stay safe!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Hopefully a lot of you have a long weekend to enjoy, whether you’re celebrating anything or not! There are plenty of great local events for you to enjoy, and some of them involve finding chocolate eggs.

Magic in the Dark: What’s playing at Ottawa’s independent cinemas—April 1 to 15

The Academy Awards on March 27 were… interesting. If you ignore the drama in LA’s Dolby Auditorium and focus on the drama in the films, you can catch many of the nominees and winners at Ottawa’s two independent cinemas, the ByTowne and the Mayfair. Plus they have a breakout Canadian film, several “prestige” films, and a must-see film from the vault. Here are my recommendations from now until April 16.

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Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

Spring is in the air, some mandates are dropping, and events are back in full force. However, just because the province has dropped a lot of mandates, still be sure to check with venues and events before going as many are still supporting mask-wearing and more. Safety first!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

With daylight savings bringing an extra hour of sunshine to our wakeful time and the promise of light at the end of our workday, we hope this puts a little spring in your step ahead of the official change in seasons next weekend. There is plenty to do with that bit of extra pep this weekend, so without further ado, we give you: the Weekend Roundup.

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

There are lots of ways to help support struggling businesses downtown — even if you don’t have money to order gift certificates or products with. Go to your favourite business’ social media and like, save, and share their posts to help spread the word. If you can support financially, don’t forget to check ahead if businesses are open and operating fully before heading down!

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire?

It’s the weekend — and with the ongoing state of emergency here in Ottawa, we can bet what everyone needs is an opportunity to rest and recalibrate. Here are some suggestions for how you can go about doing so.

Urban Retail Walks: Bank Street

In this series of Urban Retail Walks articles, Bruce Burwell has been highlighting great winter walks where the sidewalks will be clear and the scenery will be engaging. This week, he’ll tramp the sidewalks of the Glebe and Old Ottawa South down Bank Street from the Queensway to the Rideau River.