Enjoy some free fun at the Canadian Museum of Nature once a week. The museum is offering free entry from 4:00-7:00PM every Thursday night for Nature After 5. Pre-book your Thursday night visit at the beginning of the week to get access to all of the permanent galleries, free of charge. Get your tickets here.
Are you an Indigenous person who is 60 & older and lives in Ottawa? If yes, the Wabano Centre will be offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for your age group on Feb 22- 26. To book an appointment, you can call 613-748-0657 ext. 200 or 456. You can find out more information here.
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Have you thought about what you’re going to do to celebrate? Don’t worry – there’s no wait list for reservations to worry about this year and you can take advantage of your home’s space to create your ideal date night. If you’re stuck for inspiration, we’ve got you […]
The third annual WinterPride might look a little different this year, but it’s going strong virtually. Capital Pride announced it would hold the annual festivities, which are celebrated during Winterlude, through online spaces. You can get involved through a speaker series, an acoustic musical performance, drag shows, and art showcases from February 8-12. There are six […]
Winterlude returns for the 43rd time, but this year’s celebrations will be brought to you virtually from February 5th until February 21st. Tune into the Canadian Heritage YouTube channel to catch all of the scheduled events, like ice-carving, musical acts, an ice–skating performance and more. This year, Winterlude is showcasing a virtual National Ice-Carving Competition […]
The Ontario government is urging folks to stay home, but this time they are taking to social media to spread the word. They’ve launched a new social media campaign called #StayHomeON. The government enlisted the help of local Ontario celebrities, influencers and athletes, including the Toronto Raptors. To kick things off, comedian Rick Mercer posted a video on Twitter encouraging folks – particularly those […]
Let’s face it, some of us get stressed during the holidays. Having to prepare a massive Christmas meal can make that more stressful, especially when there is that one person in the family who actually likes cranberry sauce so you have to run to the grocery store one last time so everyone’s happy. You are cooking right until the last minute, when finally, the turkey is in the oven, the gravy is piping hot, the stuffing is steaming, and all within a matter of minutes, dinner is over. You’ve prepped for […]
It’s a celestial delight! From now until December 4th, you can see NASA’s International Space Station from the capital. It won’t just happen at any time, though. Peak viewing times are in the hours leading up to or following sunrise and sunset. At certain moments, the light of the sun will shine against the space station, […]
If you’re worried about keeping your pet healthy and happy due to financial stresses amidst the pandemic, Ottawa Humane Society has got you covered. The Emergency Pet Food program offers pet food to local dog and cat owners. The food on offer is suitable for all sizes. Litter is also available for pick up. The program […]
Local businesses could use our support more than ever and with Christmas upon us, what better way to support than to shop there for presents? Whether you prefer to stay home or get your shopping done in person, Ottawa has several Christmas markets to choose from. So, you can support local and do what’s comfortable, […]