April 23 ,2009  
 








Ladies! Don't forget tonight and every Thursday until May 28, 2009 from 5-8, Ladies Night happens at the OLG Slots and Rideau Carleton Raceway. Receive FREE manicures, $1000 shopping spree giveaways every hour and much much more. Make sure to print out the extra ballot, and bring it with you. You can print out as many as you need. The more ballots they get from us - the more contests and promotions we will be able to do.

The Ottawa Bluesfest line-up was just released and we will have tickets to giveaway as well as a special backstage surprise for our subscribers. Tickets for the festival go on sale this Saturday.

Get out and enjoy the great weather this weekend. There are many runs happening this weekend; Minto Run for Reach and the Earth Run. It's a great way to prepare for the National Capital Marathon.

V-Day is happening in the National Capital on Sat April 25, 2009. Help raise awareness to stop violence against women and girls.

If you're into the art scene, check out BC Scene - There are many experiences for all your senses. Sign-up for a chance to win tickets to some of the events.

Do not forget about our FREE Spring House cleaning contest provided by Vital Cleaners! Would it not be nice to have someone clean your entire house for you!

Have A Great Week!


OLG Ladies Night
April 23 - May 28 2009
Rideau Carleton Raceway
4837 Albion Road
Ottawa Ontario

Promo runs Every Thursday night from 5 PM - 8 PM between April 23 - May 28.

Hourly cash prizes at 6p, 7p and 8p, plus the grand prize shopping spree at 9p for a chance to win a $1000 shopping spree at Carlingwood Shopping Mall.



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Minto Run For Reach

Sunday, April 26, 2009
Web Site: www.reach.ca

 



The Minto Run for Reach has an event for everyone:

  • TD Canada Trust Half Marathon 21.1km Run
  • TimHortons 3-km Walk/Run
  • Enbridge 5-km Run
  • Half Marathon 21.1-km In-Line Skate
  • 10-km Run
  • 5-km Wheelchair
  • 5-km Team Challenge (teams who get their registrations in by April 1st will receive customized Tech T-shirts with their team name printed on the back)

Don't forget that the 10k run and 21.1K (half marathon) is a great way to prepare for the National Capital Marathon weekend and other major races.




Dorothy The Dinosaur

Sat, April 25, 2009 at 1:00 pm
101 Centrepointe Drive
Ottawa Ontario, K2G-5K7
Web Site: Dorothy The Dinosaur

Welcome to the bright and happy world of The Wiggles. The Wiggles are a unique and dynamic musical group who entertain children, enchanting them with the pure joy of their own music and dance.

For more information, please visit the wiggles.com



Click here to win tickets to see Dorothy The Dinosaur






Ottawa Little Theatre

400 King Edward Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 7M7
Tel. (613) 233-8948
Fax (613) 233-8027
Web Site: www.ottawalittletheatre.com

Theatre worth loving! For ninety-six years, we have provided Ottawa with popular affordable plays.

May 5 - May 23, 2009 @ 8 p.m.

Snake in the Grass

In the garden where they played as children, two long separated sisters gather after their father's death, but their relationship is threatened by a secret that the family nurse is all too willing to tell.



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V-Day in the Capital
 
Sat, April 25, 2009
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Ottawa Ontario,
Tel: (613) 851-7471


April 25, 2009 - silent auction at 7 p.m., performance at 8:00 p.m.

A benefit reading of: A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer raising funds for Family Services a la famille Ottawa and the Canadian Committee for UNIFEM




Her-Source
Sun, April 26, 2009
12:00 - 5:00 p.m.
357 Wilmont Street
Ottawa Ontario
K2A-0B2

An Exposition of Local Women in Business

These women are a core ingredient of our healthy communities. These women are setting an example for the next generation to live and be responsible for their planet and for their brothers and sisters. Think about the ripple effect of this personal responsibility, the healing, and the constructive forces. These women most often have no idea the power they possess to influence the future of individuals they touch and communities they uphold. These women are you, your mothers, sisters and daughters. These women are the caretakers of the future. Come and see what they are doing locally.




Phoenix Players
35 Stafford Road
Ottawa Ontario, K2H-8V8
Tel: (613) 596-5783

Phoenix Players presents
the romantic comedy
“A Room with a View”

April 30 to May 2, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Reserved seating:
$15 Adults
$12 Seniors and Students

A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Adapted by Christina Calvit
Based on the novel by E. M. Forster




Champagne Memories Gala
Sat, May 2nd, 2009 at 6:30pm
Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa Ontario

George Stoumboulopoulos hosts an evening with Bob Gainey to benefit the Alzheimer society of Canada

The Gala' s Inaugural Honorary Chairman is Mr. Bob Gainey, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens.

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is pleased to announce the 2009 Inaugural Champagne Memories Gala, May 2nd, 2009 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa.





Vital Cleaners
207 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontario
Tel: (613) 882-0606
Web Site: www.vitalcleaners.ca

 

We can give you more time to do those things you need to do, or would rather be doing, instead of spending endless hours on mundane housework

We provide all of the cleaning products and equipment needed to clean your home. If there is a product that you prefer we use, we will be happy to.



Click here to get your house cleaned for FREE provided by Vital Cleaners.



Carolyn Mark / Cousin Harley

Friday, April 24, 2009 8:00pm
BlackSheep
420 Riverside Wakefield

Country meets Rockabilly for high octane good-times





Acoustic Waves
Veda Hille
Penny Lang

Sunday, April 26, 2009 8:00pm
1233 Wellington Street

Acoustic Waves - Veda Hille and Penny Lang

Folk icon Penny Lang on stage with Veda Hille.




Bon Appetit Ottawa
Tuesday May 5th, 2009 5:30-9 p.m.
Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park
1015 Bank Street, Ottawa Ontario
Ottawa's premiere gourmet event

Bon Appetit Ottawa is the best cocktail party of the year. Your $75 ticket (including a $45 tax receipt) includes all of the food and beverages for the evening.

This food and wine show features over 90 restaurants and caterers and dozens of wineries and breweries. Over 2000 people enjoy the delicious creations of the region's top chefs and samplings of renowned wineries served up in the beautiful and historic setting of the Aberdeen Pavillion. Purchase your ticket prior to April 10th and you will be entered into our Early Bird Draw, where you have a chance to win a trip for two to Quebec City.




B.C. Jazz All-Stars
Thursday, April 30, 2009 8:00pm
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa Ontario, K1A-0N4

B.C. Jazz All-Stars
(Brad Turner Quartet, Phil Dwyer, Jodi Proznick Quartet)

All that Jazz! From the sophisticated saxophone styling's of contemporary jazz wonder Seamus Blake, to an evening of superb musicianship led by the phenomenal Brad Turner and his quartet joined on stage by Phil Dwyer and the National Jazz Award-winning bassist Jodi Proznick and her quartet, from the free spirited vocal musing of Kate Hammett-Vaughan paired with Juno-Award nominated jazz guitarist Bill Coon, to the sheer joy of the Mike Allen quartet channelling the great saxophone led group of Sonny Rollins and Jon Coltrane - BC Scene brings you jazz with a west coast flavour-and you know the temperature's a lot warmer out there!



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Mom' s the Word 2: Unhinged

Arts Court
2 Daly Avenue
Thurday, April 30 - May 1, 2009 8:00pm
Saturday, May 2, 2pm and 8 pm

In need of a good laugh?  BC Scene has a Great Offer for Ottawa Mons.  Put together a group of ten friends to buy tickets to the show and we' ll give you a pair of tickets absolutely free! 



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to win tickets for Mom' s the Word 2: Unhinged




The Guy Show
1015 Bank Street
Ottawa Ontario K1S-3W7
Friday April 25 -Sat, 26 2009


The Guy Show is a consumer trade show with a difference. Anything a Guy can twist, turn, point, sit on, stand on, wear, build with, swim in, drive in, tweak, setup, listen to, speak to, fish with, ski with, fly from and generally show off to his envious buddies can be found at The Guy Show.



Alex Cuba
Thurday April 30, 2009, 8pm
Centrepointe Theatre
101 Centrepointe Drive

Winner of the 2008 Juno Award for Best World Music Album, singer-songwriter Alex Cuba's trademark sweetheart melodies, pop-soul hooks and rock chords subtly subvert commonly held notions of what Cuban music is all about, and still deliver plenty of Latin rhythm and mellow sun-drenched sensuality. Not tied to tradition, this Cuban-Canadian prefers his vintage Gibson over el sencerro (cowbell) anytime.



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to win tickets to see Alex Cuba at Centerpointe Theatre.




John Geggie and Seamus Blake
53 Elgin Street, Ottawa Ontario
Sat, April 25, 2009 8:00pm
Ticket: $20.00

All that Jazz! From the sophisticated saxophone styling's of contemporary jazz wonder Seamus Blake, to an evening of superb musicianship led by the phenomenal Brad Turner and his quartet joined on stage by Phil Dwyer and the National Jazz Award-winning bassist Jodi Proznick and her quartet, from the free spirited vocal musing of Kate Hammett-Vaughan paired with Juno-Award nominated jazz guitarist Bill Coon, to the sheer joy of the Mike Allen quartet channelling the great saxophone led group of Sonny Rollins and Jon Coltrane - BC Scene brings you jazz with a west coast flavour-and you know the temperature's a lot warmer out there!




GIANT Garage Sale

Friday, May 1 5:00 pm- 9pm
Saturday, May 2 8:00am - 12:00pm
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
8140 Victoria St., Metcalfe Ontario,


Gently Used Toys, Clothes, Equipmentand Household Goods.

All Funs raised are split 50/50 between vendor and Nursery School.
Donations are welcome!





Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

Monday May 11, 2009
2, Avenue Daly, Suite 250
Ottawa ON  K1N 6E2  
Tel: 613 231 7802
Web Site: www.ottawasymphony.com

And the Russians always manage to push our poetic buttons. We end our season of symphonic poetry with the love fraught Francesca da Rimini as portrayed by Tchaikovsky, Scriabin's exotic Poem of Ecstacy, and Mussorgsky's farewell to his artist friend, Viktor Hartmann, in his Pictures at an Exhibition - using Ravel's masterly orchestration.

Ottawa Kiosk will be giving Ottawa Symphony Orchestra Tickets .



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Canadian Tulip Festival

Friday May 1 - 18, 2009
Ottawa Ontario

The Canadian Tulip Festival seeks to preserve the heritage and character of its fifty-five year old history around its original founding idea, International Friendship.



Gloucester Fair
Thursday, May 21-24, 2009
4837 Albion Road South
Ottawa Ontario, K1X-1A3

The arrival of the annual Gloucester Fair in late May is a sure sign that summer is just around the corner! Located at the Rideau Carleton Entertainment Centre and Slots on Albion Road South , the Fair is just a short drive from anywhere in the city. Events include everything from hair-raising Monster Truck Rides and Shows, breath-taking World's Finest midway rides to the Kidz Korner featuring the Reptile Rainforest, Doo Doo the International Clown and a variety of song and dance performances.





Bluegrass Spectacular

Sat, May 2,2009 8:00pm
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington, Ottawa Ontario,
Tickets: $ 15.00

 

John Reischman and the Jaybirds, and Hungry Hill come together for an evening of foot-stomping, hand-clapping, banjo-picking old time music




Kate Hammet-Vaughan
and Bill Coon

Friday, May 1, 2009 9:30pm
Cafe Paradiso
199 Bank Street
Ticket: $10.00

All that Jazz! From the sophisticated saxophone styling's of contemporary jazz wonder Seamus Blake, to an evening of superb musicianship led by the phenomenal Brad Turner and his quartet joined on stage by Phil Dwyer and the National Jazz Award-winning bassist Jodi Proznick and her quartet, from the free spirited vocal musing of Kate Hammett-Vaughan paired with Juno-Award nominated jazz guitarist Bill Coon, to the sheer joy of the Mike Allen quartet channelling the great saxophone led group of Sonny Rollins and Jon Coltrane - BC Scene brings you jazz with a west coast flavour-and you know the temperature's a lot warmer out there!




Mike Allen Quartet

Sat, May 2, 2009 8:00pm
199 Bank Street
Cafe Paradiso
Ticket: $10.00

Mike Allen Quartet

All that Jazz! From the sophisticated saxophone styling's of contemporary jazz wonder Seamus Blake, to an evening of superb musicianship led by the phenomenal Brad Turner and his quartet joined on stage by Phil Dwyer and the National Jazz Award-winning bassist Jodi Proznick and her quartet, from the free spirited vocal musing of Kate Hammett-Vaughan paired with Juno-Award nominated jazz guitarist Bill Coon, to the sheer joy of the Mike Allen quartet channelling the great saxophone led group of Sonny Rollins and Jon Coltrane - BC Scene brings you jazz with a west coast flavour-and you know the temperature's a lot warmer out there!




National Capital Race Weekend

Sat, May 23-24, 2009
Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario,
Tel: (613) 234-2221

We feature events for every member of the Family. You can run, walk, in-line skate or come out and spectate.




Ottawa International Writers Festival

314 St. Patrick Street, Ottawa Ontario,
Until Sat, May 2, 2009

Canada's festival of ideas. An interactive celebration of the word in all its forms including fiction, poetry, non-fiction, song writing, screen writing and play writing. Leading authors and thinkers from across the country and around the world, participate in interactive events for all ages and tastes in both official languages.





The Great Glebe Garage Sale
Sat, May 23rd, 2009
Glebe, Ottawa Ontario,

It's been an annual event for years and the residential streets of the Glebe, Ottawa's trendy little shopping neighbourhood, overflow with people searching for hidden treasures and bargains. You can find everything here, including clothes, records, toys, and furniture. Every new house is a new world of possibilities. Some of the shoppers are Glebites who have left their own sales to explore the wares of their neighbours. However, many people come to this event from all over Ottawa. It's a lovely way to spend a Saturday morning.



Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

Sunday, May 31, 2009
Andrew Haydon Park
Tel: (613) 692-7777

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind will celebrate its 25th Anniversary by presenting GO FOR GUIDE DOGS, a fundraising dog walk and dog social.

 

 

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