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Diary of Events and Happenings in Ottawa, Ontario.

Sugar Festival

April 4, 2020 to April 5, 2020Saturday: 9:30 am to 3:30 pmSunday: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. The Vanier Museopark has the great pleasure of inviting you to the family days - Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5 - of the 36th edition of the Vanier's Sugar Festival. Like always, our Sugar Festival is a free event, suitable for all.To discover : singers, storytellers, sugar season breakfast, taffy on snow, sled dogs, lumberjack contest, traditional dancing and many other surprises!. 300 des Pères-Blancs AvenueVanier, ON K1L 7L5.. Event Details. Location: 300 des Pères-Blancs AvenueVanier, ON K1L 7L5, Ottawa

Ottawa Parent & Child Expo @ Nepean Sportsplex April 4 and 5, 2020

April 4, 2020 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Ottawa's most popular parenting and kids show in the national capital!The Ottawa Parent and Child Expo is the capital region's largest and longest running bi-annual Parent and Child Expo. It's one of the best values for family fun, learning, and entertainment in Ottawa. The expo offers many play, learning, and interactive fun zones, over 125 local parenting and family exhibitors – and all main stage entertainment, meet and greets with PJ Masks, princesses, bounce slide, presentations, other meet & greet characters are free price of admission.Parking is free, and show bag free for the first 1,500 families each day – the expo offers excellent value!A fun, informative and affordable weekend for the whole family.April 4 and 5, 2020 at Nepean Sportsplex.Free all-day parking (enter via entrance 4 at rear parking).Purchase tickets at: or available to purchase at the door even weekend.All below is free with paid admission to the expo.________________________________________* Meet PJ masks in the Meet and Greet Zone!*Free with paid admission to the Expo!*Times to be announced soon at - be sure to check there!* Dora the Explorer Storytime on the mainstage!* Meet the Keepers Animal Rescue on the mainstage!* Meet & Greet your favourite princesses!* Full line up and entertainment schedule announced February 15th.The Ottawa Parent and Child Expo at the Nepean Sportsplex is brought to you by Ottawa's Leading Local Parenting and Family Magazine – Ottawa Parenting Times .. 1701 Woodroffe AvenueOttawa, ON K2G 1W2.. Event Details. Location: 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa

Natural Silk Dyeing Workshop

April 4, 2020 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Ages 16 and upBarcode: 1545193Learn the basics of natural dyeing and paint a beautiful landscape of colour on a rolled-hem silk habotai scarf (8" x 54") with guest artisan Andrea Belcham (Renard Et Fleur (link is external)). From scouring to mordanting, participants will learn all they need to know to create a wearable piece of art using natural dyes including dried marigold flowers, logwood bark, onion skins, and more. Light refreshments will be served and a guided tour of the heritage house will be provided. It is recommended that participants bring a water bottle.Registration is required. Please use the barcode above to register using Service Ottawa's online system. A minimum of 3 participants is required. The deadline to register is Friday, March 27.. 3080 Richmond RoadOttawa, ON K2B 7J5.. Event Details. Location: 3080 Richmond Road, Ottawa

Urban Organic Gardening Seminars - April 4

April 4, 2020 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Learn about organic vegetable, herb, and edible flower gardening with experienced and qualified instructors. Four half-day, Saturday morning sessions will cover 8 different seminar topics designed to help you plan, plant, grow, and harvest your own little slice of organic paradise in the city. Gardeners of all skill-levels welcome! See below for full details on each topic offered.Patricia LuceyApril 4 (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)Seminar 1: Garden PlanningSeminar 2: Soil and CompostOrganic Seed Sale. 1064 Wellington Street WestOttawa, ON K1Y 2Y3.. Event Details. Location: 1064 Wellington Street West, Ottawa

Ottawa ACORN's Trivial Beersuit 2020

April 3, 2020 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. 'Tis the season of trivia show-downs and flights of craft beer! Trivial Beer-Suit is back in full force and we need you and your best trivia comrades to come out in support of your favourite local social justice team - Ottawa ACORN! Come for the trivia (or the beer!) and stay for the sweet silent auction items, raffles, prizes... and more!Your support will help us fund our community organizing programs that build power and community leadership for low income families to advocate for and WIN on local, provincial and national issues they care about (ie. social assistance, housing, wages etc).There's no time to waste so let's get started!Get your team together- Gather your 5 closest friends and co-workers to create a team of six- Register your team at and setup a fundraising page-Register before 9 pm on Friday, January 31 to take advantage of early bird pricing! Prices will go up by $100 after this date.-Share your team page and get fundraising (your efforts will be rewarded!)Not a trivia buff but love beer and ACORN? Register as a "Beer-leader" and cheer on the teams!Enjoy the nightWe've got tasty munchies available from some of your favourite local vendors, craft beer on tap, prizes, trivia, and music. We hope you can join us for what promises to be a wicked good time!. .. Event Details. Location: , Ottawa

Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin III

April 2, 2020 8:00 pm. Please see website for details.. 245 Centrum Blvd.Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1.. Event Details. Location: 245 Centrum Blvd., Ottawa

CHEO For the Kids Gala

April 1, 2020 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For 23 years, the For the Kids Gala has presented an evening dedicated to raising awareness and funds for children and youth with multiple physical and developmental disabilities and associated behavioural needs. Funds raised will be allocated to the Development and Rehabilitation at CHEO.New this year! Be inspired by kids who are thriving with help from CHEO's Development and Rehabilitation teams and cheer them on as they strut their stuff on the catwalk in a celebratory fashion show that will be sure to ignite your imagination!This prominent annual fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the inspiring Infinity Convention Centre which is located at 2901 Gibford Drive, Ottawa.Over 400 of Ottawa"s corporate leaders, members of the community and special guests will mix and mingle while enjoying a gourmet dinner. You can bid on a wide selection of exciting and unique silent auction items or the vibrant live auction!. 2901 Gibford DriveOttawa, ON K1V 2L9.. Event Details. Location: 2901 Gibford Drive, Ottawa

Under The Tent

March 31, 2020 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Under The Tent is a fundraising event, supporting The Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre, Ottawa Riverkeeper and Candlelighters. This circus/carnival themed dinner allows you to recall your childhood memories while enjoying delicious food. The event will offer many interactive activities and entertainment aimed to enchant our guests. There will be carnival games, a photo booth, live performances a silent auction and so much more.Don't miss one of the biggest, most memorable events of the year. It'll be sure to uplift your spirits. For more information, you can visit our website.. .. Event Details. Location: , Ottawa

Soupe Splash

March 30, 2020 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The Vanier Museopark presents the Soup Splash evening as part of the 36th Vanier Sugar Festival - the best Maple-based Soup Contest in Ottawa area. Join us to choose your favourite soup amongst the 8 local restaurants in competition!. 300 des Pères-Blancs AvenueVanier, ON K1L 7L5.. Event Details. Location: 300 des Pères-Blancs AvenueVanier, ON K1L 7L5, Ottawa