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The Happening ArtsPark

We are excited to collaborate with the Hintonburg Community Association ArtsPark to make one jam-packed family-friendly party at Parkdale Park! Join us for a variety of performances and activities from morning to night, including live music, artisan craft market, dance battle, live art, tons of interactive kids’ activities, and an art throwdown. We will have […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

This weekend rests on the cusp of May into June and is jam packed full of fun. A weekend so full, it is impossible to do it all, so we’ve put together this handy little guide to the weekend’s best. Get a pen and paper ready: it’s time to plan and maximize on the good times.

The Happening Launch Party

We are excited to launch The Happening 2019 festival at Vimy Brewing Company on Friday, May 24. Join us for a night of craft beer, live art, crafts and movies for the kids. PLUS the folks from Birling Skateboard Shop will be on site offering free skateboard lessons to anyone interested (7 pm to 9 […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

The month of May has just blown by, and this weekend is going to be just as packed as every other weekend since the sun reappeared! The Tulip Festival is officially over, but tulips are still blooming all over the city, making for another colourful spring weekend. Get out there to enjoy them, and check out different corners of the city for some cool happenings.

The HAPPENING Permanent Art Grant Call Out

THE HAPPENING PERMANENT ART GRANT CALL OUT: DUE FEBRUARY 25, 2019 Attention artists, do you have a creative idea for a permanent art installation in Wellington West? The HAPPENING invites all interested artists to submit proposals for the 2018 HAPPENING Permanent Art Grant. The funds for this project come from our 2018 festival. Please read […]

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

Down in Ottawa, we like to refer to this time of the year as six-one-three season, or “61threeson.” You know what I’m talking about: it’s the time of year just after the tulips close, and summer hasn’t quite happened, but it’s warm and the city has awoken to a deluge of events, events, events.