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 August 2, 2012  

This long weekend bring the entire family to the Ottawa Lumière Festival! Through lantern-making and performance workshops, and community outreach initiatives Lumière encourages people to come together and share their own creations and view the creations of others in a celebration of light and community. The event is by donation, so everyone can afford to come!

The Ottawa 2012 Buskerfest kicks off today on Sparks Street! Check out Fireguy, Ernest The Magnifico, Bike Boy, The Cowguys, Aerial Angels, Junkyard Symphony and more! For more information check out www.sparksstreetmall.com.

Don't forget to celebrate the 180th Anniversary of the Rideau Canal from August 3rd to 6th at the Rideau Canal Festival! From boating and outdoor leisure enthusiasts to heritage buffs and art lovers, the four-day celebration offers fun,interactive entertainment for the whole family. Check out a complete list of activities at www.rideaucanalfestival.ca!

Get ready for Ottawa's LARGEST South Asian Festival happening next weekend! The weekend starts off with a splash with a dinner & dance boat cruise and continues throughout the weekend at Confederation Park with lots of food, fun and family friendly festivities! Admission is FREE!

Reserve your spot today for the 2nd Annual SSN Business Networking & Charity Golf Tournament August 14th at the Emerald Links Golf and Country Club! Network with potential clients & strategic partners, enjoy some golf and help support a local charity!

Win 2 full-season subscriptions (6-plays anytime) for the Great Canadian Theatre Company's 2012-2013 season. Each full-season subscription valued at $240! Just enter the code: "SECRETMASK" and click here to win! Contest closes August 27th, 2012.

Got the Bieber Fever? Enter our contest to win tickets to see Justin Bieber LIVE at Scotiabank Place November 23rd, 2012! Enter the BIEBS BONUS:" BIEBZ" and click here.

Attention Seniors! Receive great deals with Oc Transpo: $2 per ride on regular routes, $39 per month (with unlimited travel on all routes including express) and FREE RIDES ON WEDNESDAYS!

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Ottawa Lumière Festival 2012 - Ottawa Events

Ottawa Lumière Festival 2012  
Every: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun | Location: Stanley Park, New Edinburgh, Ottawa Ontario

The Lumière Festival, presented each year by the CCCC , is a month of festivities leading towards the magical Evening of Light Celebration held every year within the month of August! (more info)

Ottawa 2012 Buskerfest - Ottawa Events

Ottawa 2012 Buskerfest  
Every: Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun | Location: Sparks Street, Ottawa Ontario

Ottawa 2012 Buskerfest is coming August 2nd-6th, 2012 on Sparks Street! (more info)

Rideau Canal Festival 2012 - Ottawa Events

Rideau Canal Festival 2012  
Every: Fri, Sat, Sun | Location: Rideau Canal from Hog's Back to Ottawa River, Ottawa Ontario

Come and celebrate the 180th Anniversary of the Rideau Canal from August 3rd to 6th! From boatingand outdoor leisure enthusiasts to heritage buffs and art lovers, the four-day celebration offers fun,interactive entertainment for the whole family. (more info)

South Asian Festival - Ottawa Events

South Asian Festival  
Every: Fri, Sat | Location: Confederation Park, Ottawa Ontario

Get Ready for Ottawa's LARGEST South Asian Event! (more info)

Personal Development Institute at Algonquin College - Ottawa Events

Summer Screenwriting (Boot)Camp  
Every: August 13th - 17th, 2012 i | Location: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa Ontario K2G 1V8

Do you love movies? Are you passionate about writing? Join us in learning how to bring your creative ideas into the reality of a feature film screen story! (more info)

2nd Annual SSN Business Networking & Charity Golf Tournament - Ottawa Events

2nd Annual SSN Business Networking & Charity Golf Tournament  
Date: August 14th, 2012 | Location: 6357 Emerland Links Drive, Ottawa Ontario K4P 1M4

Stimulus Strategies Networking invites you to participate in the 2nd Annual Charity & Business Networking Golf Tournament in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa (more info)

Gordon Lightfoot: Canadian Railroad Trilogy Exhibit - Ottawa Events

Gordon Lightfoot: Canadian Railroad Trilogy Exhibit  
Every: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun | Location: 1867 Saint Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

An exhibition commemorating the story of the Canadian Railroad Trilogy with 29 original pastel drawings by Canadian author/illustrator Ian Wallace, highlighting Gordon Lightfoots iconic song of the same name. (more info)

9th Annual Kiwanis Idol Auditions - Ottawa Events

9th Annual Kiwanis Idol Auditions  
Every: Sat, Sun | Location: Merivale Mall, 1642 Merivale Rd, Ottawa Ontario

Audition for Kiwanis Idol and you could be performing next year in our Red carpet concert at the Scotiabank Place! (more info)

University of Ottawa Research Study - Ottawa Events

University of Ottawa Research Study  
Every: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun | Location: University of Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Researchers at the Faculties of Education and Medicine at the University of Ottawa are studying characteristics of healthy youth of parents with or without anxiety. Results will be used to develop an intervention program for preventing anxiety disorders in children at risk. (more info)

Colonel By Day - Ottawa Events

Colonel By Day  
Date: August 6th, 2012 | Location: The Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane, Ottawa Ontario

Colonel By Day celebrates the accomplishments of Lt. Colonel John By and the workers in constructing the Rideau Canal and founding of Bytown; our present day Ottawa! (more info)

Free Soul Healing Evening with Divine Healing Hands - Ottawa Events

FREE Soul Healing Evening with Divine Healing Hands  
Date: Friday, August 10, 7-9 pm | Location: PranaShanti Yoga Centre, 52 Armstrong St, K1Y 2V7

Experience the power of Divine Healing Hands blessings to help transform your health, relationship, finances and more during this FREE Soul Healing Evening with Master Lynda Chaplin a Worldwide Representative of Master Zhi Gang Sha, world-renowned healer, spiritual leader and divine channel.(more info)

All 4 One Charity - Ottawa Events

All 4 One Charity  
Date: August 11th, 2012 | Location: 1 Ron Maslin Way, Kanata Ontario

All 4 One Charity Fundraising Event In Support of Patients Diagnosed by Cancer (more info)

Upper Canada Village - Kingston Events

Japanese Summer Festival   
Date: August 18th, 2012 11:00 am To: 3:00 pm | Location: Vincent Massey Park

It's time to celebrate summer – Japanese style! On August 18, 2012, the Japan Exchange Teaching Programme Alumni Association (JETAA) Ottawa, with the support of local Japanese organizations, will host the 8th annual Japanese Summer Festival in Vincent Massey Park from 11:00 am to 3:00pm. Over the past seven years with support from the Canada-Japan Society of Ottawa and the Ottawa Japanese Community Association, this festival has helped promote greater understanding and appreciation of Japanese culture among Ottawa residents. (more info)


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