canadiary Ottawa

Diary of Events and Happenings in Ottawa, Ontario.


The Carleton Cup

January 27, 2018 5:00 pm to 2:00 am. The Carleton Cup, known to many as "The Ultimate Canadian Triathlon" has 3 legs: Skate Run Drink. The Cup is back and raising hell and money for cystic fibrosis for its 29th year, taking place on the world's largest skating rink; the Rideau Canal.Racers meet upstairs at the Aulde Dubliner between 5 pm and 7 pm to sign-in. Participants then make their way to the Rideau Canal for the first leg of the race.. 62 William StreetOttawa, ON K1N 7A3.. Event Details. Location: 62 William Street, Ottawa

Big Wreck 'In Loving Memory Of' 20th Anniversary Tour

January 27, 2018 8:00 pm. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Big Wreck's debut album, 'In Loving Memory Of'.. 1385 Woodroffe AvenueE BuildingNepean, ON K2G 1V8.. Event Details. Location: 1385 Woodroffe AvenueE BuildingNepean, ON K2G 1V8, Ottawa

An Inspector Calls

January 10, 2018 to January 27, 2018Wednesday: 7:30 pmThursday: 7:30 pmFriday: 7:30 pmSaturday: 7:30 pm. In an industrial city in the British Midlands, an unexpected visit from the mysterious Inspector Goole interrupts the self-congratulatory dinner celebrations of the upper middle class Birling family. What can the horrific suicide of a young, working-class girl possibly have to do with them? Guilty secrets emerge as the inspector's unrelenting investigation unfolds to a terrifying climax.. 400 King Edward AvenueOttawa, ON K1N 7M7.. Event Details. Location: 400 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa

Shiverfest

January 26, 2018 6:00 pm. Friday night, starting at 6 pm includes: outdoor bonfire, skating exhibition, public skate at Manotick Arena and a children's magic show at the Manotick Legion. Saturday starts with a pancake breakfast at 7:30 a.m. with children's crafts at 9:30 at Manotick United Church and sleigh rides in Centennial Park. A chili cook off at the Legion at noon is followed by curling demos at the Curling Club, bingo at the United Church, trivia night at the Mill Tavern (fundraiser for the Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind) and Open Mic at Creekside Grill.. -Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4.. Event Details. Location: -, Ottawa

Music for a Sunday Afternoon

January 21, 2018 2:00 pm. Enjoy intimate chamber music concerts at the National Gallery of Canada, performed by members of the NAC Orchestra and amazing guest artists on this unique series.. 380 Sussex DriveOttawa, ON K1N 9N4.. Event Details. Location: 380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

Mélanie Myers – Ce qui touche au sol (What Touches the Ground)

December 14, 2017 to January 21, 2018Monday: 9:00 amTuesday: 9:00 amWednesday: 9:00 amThursday: 9:00 amFriday: 9:00 amSunday: 9:00 am. Mélanie Myers uses drawing and the fabrication of objects to modify the all too familiar urban environment. Ce qui touche au sol (What Touches the Ground) is an observation of systems and incentive measures put in place to ensure the adequate administration of a city. To highlight certain variances in conduct, the spaces assigned to the residence and the landscape, as well as to traffic and contemplation, are represented in a realistic yet improbable way.. 110 Laurier Avenue WestOttawa, ON K1P 1J1.. Event Details. Location: 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Ujima Job Fair

January 20, 2018 12:00 pm. Jaku Konbit extends an invitation to all youth and job seekers in the Ottawa/Gatineau area to attend the annual Ujima Job Fair . Jaku Konbits' team of youth leaders will once again plan and deliver the job fair in collaboration with the Ottawa Police, Invest Ottawa, Youth Services Bureau, CHUO FM, CKCU FM as well as many local community businesses.The Ujima Job Fair will promote opportunities for networking, job search strategies, interview skills and other employment resources.. 110 Laurier Avenue, WestOttawa, ON K1P 1J1.. Event Details. Location: 110 Laurier Avenue, West, Ottawa

Beekeeping 101

January 18, 2018 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Discover how easy it is to get started as a novice beekeeper! Paul Lacelle, board member with the Ontario Beekeepers Association, will answer common questions such as: Where do you get bees? What considerations do you have to keep in mind before you start? Why do bees forage? What are the different types of bees in a hive and what are their roles?Honeybees have been around for millions of years. Honey was found in the tombs of Egypt and it was still edible! Did you know that the average honeybee produces only about 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime? Honeybees collect nectar from about two million flowers to make half a kilogram of honey! The flavour and colour of honey is determined by the different types of nectar from flowers.If you're curious about honeybees and how you might have your own, this presentation is for you!Biography – Paul LacellePaul Lacelle has kept bees for over 25 years and presently has 45 colonies. He promotes the well-being of honeybees by teaching others how to best care for these amazing creatures.Paul started offering workshops at his apiary, which eventually led into teaching at Algonquin College. He is also involved in teaching workshops with the Ontario Beekeepers Association Tech Transfer Program.For the past three years, Paul and his wife have offered a Beekeepers' Field Day on their 80acre property. This event has become a favourite with beekeepers in Ottawa and the surrounding area, with 130 to 140 beekeepers typically in attendance. The event features various workshops, plus lots of meet-and-greet time.Currently, Paul is on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Beekeepers Association. He is also the past President of his Local Beekeeping Association. He has taken courses in Integrated Pest Management for honeybees, as well as courses with the Ministry of Environment.He and his wife also operate a small beekeeping supply store, primarily offering equipment to the hobby beekeeper and mentoring on how to get started.. 901 Prince of Wales DriveOttawa, ON K2C 3K1.. Event Details. Location: 901 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa

Storgårds Conducts Rachmaninoff

January 17, 2018 to January 18, 2018Wednesday: 8:00 pmThursday: 8:00 pm. Few musicians in the world have the skill to master Dmitri Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1. The original soloist reportedly begged the composer in rehearsal: "For God's sake Dmitri, give me eight bars of rest, so that I can wipe the sweat off my neck!" Thrill to the prowess of violin sensation Alina Ibragimova as she matches her mettle to the electrifying works of two Russian masters.. 53 Elgin StreetOttawa, ON K1P 5W1.. Event Details. Location: 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa