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21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2017 | 12 Comments
21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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Modern Moms Seek Contemporary Education and Lasting Connections

| January 6, 2017 | 1 Comment
Modern Moms Seek Contemporary Education and Lasting Connections

          Modern moms seek contemporary education and lasting connections Mommy Connections program is now available in the Ottawa area! Ottawa area moms…There is a new Mom specific program in town, geared toward current trends and hot topics. Mommy Connections has arrived in the Ottawa area and is changing the face of […]

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Giving the Gift of Smiles at the 12th Annual Ottawa 67s’ Teddy Bear Toss!

| December 28, 2016 | 3 Comments
Giving the Gift of Smiles at the 12th Annual Ottawa 67s’ Teddy Bear Toss!

Giving the Gift of Smiles at the 12th Annual Ottawa 67s’ Teddy Bear Toss! The holiday season hits some families in the Ottawa region harder than others. For the past 12 years, the Ottawa 67s has recognized this issue and have partnered with Toy Mountain, the Salvation Army, and The Brick to help put smiles […]

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25 Holiday Family Friendly Activities To Do Around Ottawa

| November 25, 2016 | 21 Comments
25 Holiday Family Friendly Activities To Do Around Ottawa

The holiday season is upon us! With all of the hustle and bustle of upcoming celebrations before you, there should also be time to spend with your family to enjoy the season. Not sure what to do? There is so much to see and do in Ottawa during this time of year with your family. […]

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Inspiring Day at WE Day Ottawa 2016 #WEDayMovement #Telus

| November 17, 2016 | 6 Comments
Inspiring Day at WE Day Ottawa 2016 #WEDayMovement #Telus

WE Day Ottawa November 9, 2016 started as a sombre day for many, as people across the world awoke to the results of the American election. Luckily for me, the day’s mood had a quick turnaround, as I attended high-energy, positive and inspiring WE Day Ottawa, along with 16,000 local students and educators. WE Day […]

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Celebration of Film and Music with Black Cherry Band

| November 15, 2016 | 4 Comments
Celebration of Film and Music with Black Cherry Band

Saturday December 3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. BLACK CHERRY BAND presents a celebration of film and music! Please help us support the Ovarian Cancer Walk of Hope at a Christmas show/CD release Party on Dec. 03, at the SHENKMAN ARTS CENTER 245 Centrum Blvd. Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1 Silent auction, gifts, lots of fun with […]

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IBM Opens the World of Cybersecurity to Girls! #IBMCyberDay4Girls

| November 14, 2016 | 5 Comments
IBM Opens the World of Cybersecurity to Girls! #IBMCyberDay4Girls

  IBM Opens the World of Cybersecurity to Girls Cybersecurity. The amount of crime being committed in this field is rapidly rising. It is also suffering from a shortage of 1.5 million people to help stop this crime from occurring. What is even more shocking is the lack of women working in this field. Did […]

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Stress Relief Workshop in Orleans!

| October 31, 2016 | 6 Comments
Stress Relief Workshop in Orleans!

  Do you feel stressed? Would you like to achieve harmony and re-energize? Find your inner balance? Join us for our Stress Relief Workshop on November 6th! During this relaxing event, you will discover intuitive dance as a way of healing and balancing your energy. Intuitive dancing does not require any previous dance experience; just a […]

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Our Kids Private School Expo – Ottawa ~ November 6th

| October 28, 2016 | 3 Comments
Our Kids Private School Expo – Ottawa ~ November 6th

  Our Kids Private School Expo – Ottawa     The school your child attends has a profound impact on his or her success. The right school just as the wrong one, can make a lasting impact. On Sunday, November 6th don’t miss the RSVP for family admission. Network with experts & top schools Education experts, School heads and leaders from […]

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The Canada Goose Arctic Gallery to Open for Canada 150 at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

| October 19, 2016 | 5 Comments
The Canada Goose Arctic Gallery to Open for Canada 150 at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

The Arctic is one Canada’s most unknown locals in the country. Most Canadians have not stepped foot in this region, yet it is so important to our nation’s identity. The Canadian Museum of Nature announced its 10-year partnership with Canada Goose to reveal plans for their contribution to the Canada 150 celebrations. They announced they […]

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Focus on The Facts for Health and Wellness #FocusOnTheFacts ~ Giveaway 10/28

| September 30, 2016 | 166 Comments
Focus on The Facts for Health and Wellness #FocusOnTheFacts ~ Giveaway 10/28

Focus on The Facts Last weekend my family and I visited the Carp Fair, and played a game with the chance of winning free groceries! The Healthy Canadians booth in association with Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC), Health Canada, Retail Council of Canada (RCC), and the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) were the […]

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Come Dancing for a Children’s Charity! #Ottawa

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Come Dancing for a Children’s Charity! #Ottawa

  Ottawa School Breakfast Program fundraiser with music from the ‘70s, ‘80s and early ‘90s  Back by popular demand is the Breakfast Club Retro Dance, a high school dance for grownups to raise money for the Ottawa School Breakfast Program. It features music from the ‘70s, ‘80s and early ‘90s, and guests are encouraged to […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 9, 2016 | 13 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a list of some of events and […]

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Pokémon GO at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

| July 21, 2016 | 7 Comments
Pokémon GO at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

  Pokémons have invaded the Canadian Museum of Nature! Floating amidst life-sized dinosaurs and other museum specimens are characters such as Bulbasaur, Zubat and Charmander. And On Thursday, July 21, more of them will emerge as of 6 pm, since the Museum is enticing them through a special lure party.  There are eight Pokéstops located […]

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Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa

| June 23, 2016 | 9 Comments
Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa

Free Outdoor Movie Nights in Ottawa How awesome is it to find an event that will help create fun family bonding and lasting memories? Even Better? It’s FREE! Round up family, friends, neighbours and co-workers. Arrive early, stake out your section of sand or grass. Bring a picnic, a blanket and a lawn chair, movies […]

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21 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa

| June 16, 2016 | 3 Comments
21 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa

  Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. Here is a list of summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend and […]

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Star-Studded 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

| June 15, 2016 | 5 Comments
Star-Studded 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

   2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards are Canada’s most prestigious honour in the performing arts. Created in 1992 by the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn (1934-2002), then Governor General of Canada, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards recognize Canada’s most accomplished performing artists.       Each year, Governor […]

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The Great Canadian Lemonade Standemonium on June4! #lemonade2016

| June 1, 2016 | 5 Comments
The Great Canadian Lemonade Standemonium on June4! #lemonade2016

  Local kids have taken the initiative to help local families who are facing cancer – and they are doing it one glass of lemonade at a time! The Great Canadian Lemonade Standemonium began three years ago, when local Ottawa kids sparked a lemonade movement. In three years, kids across the region have joined in […]

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Explore Buildings and Architecture for Free at Doors Open Ottawa on June 4 and 5

| June 1, 2016 | 3 Comments
Explore Buildings and Architecture for Free at Doors Open Ottawa on June 4 and 5

2016 Doors Open Ottawa  Gain access to the city’s most architecturally, historically, and functionally interesting buildings, many of which are not normally open to the public.  This year’s blockbuster building line-up includes over 130 sites! If you’re interested in the downtown sites, take a ride in the Free Ottawa Citizen Doors Open Ottawa shuttle bus.  You […]

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Mayor’s Rural Expo and Food Aid Day #Ottawa ~ June 2nd

| May 31, 2016 | 3 Comments
Mayor’s Rural Expo and Food Aid Day #Ottawa ~ June 2nd

Mayor’s Rural Expo and Food Aid Day     Local food producers and businesses will share some of the best that rural Ottawa has to offer, with all proceeds supporting the Ottawa Food Bank’s efforts to supply nutritious local ground beef to those in need. Join Deputy Mayor Bob Monette and Michael Maidment, the Executive […]

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Hippo Splash Party on June 4th #Ottawa

| May 31, 2016 | 3 Comments
Hippo Splash Party on June 4th #Ottawa

You’re invited! Hippo Splash Party With the summer swim season just around the corner, it’s time for a water safety refresher and a free swim. Where better to do that than at the “Hippo Splash Party”!   Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Location: Boys & Girls Club – 2825 […]

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Celebrations for the City of Ottawa Archives 40th!

| May 30, 2016 | 4 Comments
Celebrations for the City of Ottawa Archives 40th!

  The Archives turns 40! Join the City of Ottawa Archives for: a behind-the-scene tour, community BBQ, crafts, face painting, and other fun family activities.   First 40 kids will get a free Jr. Archivist kit.   Free Admission to the event.   Refreshments will be available for purchase.   June 5 th, 2016   […]

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Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala‏ ~ Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa 06/05

| May 26, 2016 | 19 Comments
Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala‏ ~ Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa 06/05

    Dust off your dancing shoes!  The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala – one of the hottest parties in town – is right around the corner.      Created in 1992 by the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn (1934-2002), then Governor General of Canada, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards recognize Canada’s most […]

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Being Connected at the 2016 BConnected Conference ~ Review

| May 23, 2016 | 3 Comments
Being Connected at the 2016 BConnected Conference ~ Review

This year marked the third year of the BConnected Conference in Ottawa, Ontario. I was honoured to help out the past two years and even more honoured to host a round table session this year. I love this conference for several reasons and I am going to share those with you in hopes you will […]

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