If you can't see this newsletter click here August 11, 2011
 August 11, 2011  

Things are getting WILD next weekend at Place d'Orleans Shopping Centre! Get up close and personal with crocodiles, snakes, lizards and more at Safari Jeff's Living Wild Exhibit! Bring the whole family out to see Canada's scaliest, creepy crawliest and most book attraction.

North America's largest country music festival is finally here! Capital Hoedown starts today at Lebreton flats with an amazing star-studded line up of Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Doc Walker, Sara Evans, Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Tara Oram, Justin Moore, The Keats and others. Congratulations again to our contest winners!

Don't miss out on the Ottawa Greek Summer Festival - enjoy live music and dance, delicious Greek cuisine, entertainment, culture and more with friends and family! OPA!

Wreck MMA presents Throwdown in O-Town next weekend! Don't miss Ottawa's only amateur Thai Boxing show, showcasing Ontario's Thai Boxing Talent. Get your tickets today!

This Friday ONLY - Mobilicity is offering an Employee PricingEvent at Hazeldean Mall! Pay only $40 per month for an amazing cell phone plan that will blow your mind! Mobilicity - Now that's smart!

Be sure to enter our contest to win Ottawa Premier tickets to Alliance Atlantis: "One Day" starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Romola Garai, Jodie Whittaker and Amanda Fairbank-Hyneson on August 18, 2011!

More upcoming events and contests can be found on our site.

Ya'll have a great weekend!

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCapital Hoedown 2011 - Ottawa

Capital Hoedown 2011  
Date: August 11 - 13, 2011 | Location: Lebreton Flats, 99 Fleet St, Ottawa Ontario

Taking place August 11, 12, and 13 at LeBreton Flats, Capital Hoedown 2011 is the largest country music festival in North America. The star-studded line-up includes: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Miranda Lambert and many others. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 8th Annual Ottawa Lumiere Festival - Ottawa

The 8th Annual Ottawa Lumiere Festival  
Date: August 1- 20, 2011 | Location: New Edinburgh Park, Ottawa Ontario

The Lumiere Festival, presented each year by the CCCC , is a month of preparations for the magical Evening of Light Celebration held this year August 20th. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comPuppy Fostering Information Session - Ottawa

Puppy Fostering Information Session  
Date: Until December 9th, 2011 | Location: 4120 Rideau Valley Drive, Ottawa Ontario

You can raise and train a future guide dog or assistance dog in your home. Attend an information session to learn more about this unique and special volunteer opportunity. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNational Capital Show Jumping Tournament - Ottawa

National Capital Show Jumping Tournament  
Date: August 10- 21, 2011 | Location: Nepean National Equestrian Park, 401 Corkstown Road, Ottawa Ontario

International show jumping returns to Ottawa for the National Capital Show Jumping Tournament, taking place from August 10-14 and 17-21, 2011, at the Nepean National Equestrian Park (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comClue The Musical - Dinner Theatre - Ottawa

Clue The Musical - Dinner Theatre  
Date: Until August 13th, 2011 | Location: 207 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical which brings the world's best known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room and with what weapon. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNepean Kiwanis 2nd Annual Charity Car Show - Ottawa

Nepean Kiwanis 2nd Annual Charity Car Show  
Date: August 13th, 2011 | Location: Robertson Road and Moodie Drive, Ottawa Ontario

All proceeds to the Queensway Carleton Hospital. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFresenius Alive to Strive Race - Ottawa

Fresenius Alive to Strive Race  
Date: August 14th, 2011 | Location: Terry Fox Facility, 2960 Riverside Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Money raised from the race will benefit Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project, to give the chance to patients living with chronic kidney disease to prevent heart disease by being active, and maintaining a healthy weight! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTD Summer Reading Club - Ottawa

TD Summer Reading Club  
Date: Until August 15th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Registration for the Ottawa Public Library's annual TD Summer Reading Club starts June 22. This year's theme is Splash! and it includes a pool of activities, programs and books. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comChildren's Wish Foundation Volunteer Information Session - Ottawa

Children's Wish Foundation Volunteer Information Session  
Date: August 17th, 2011 | Location: 103 -1390 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Join us for a brief information session to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com'It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child' Golf Tournament - Ottawa

'It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child' Golf Tournament  
Date: August 19th, 2011 | Location: Manderley on the Green, 5920 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Proceeds from the tournament go to Victims of Violence Canadian Centre for Missing Children, and will help to fund programs related to preventing crimes against children and assisting victims. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comOttawa Night Market 2011 - Ottawa

Ottawa Night Market 2011  
Date: Until August 20th, 2011 | Location: 725 Somerset St W, Ottawa Ontario

We are thrilled to hold a two night event that will bring together a mixture of cultures, adventure, performances, activities and games, along with multicultural richly aromatic foods to capture the hearts of visitors of all ages. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTorchlight Shakespeare - Ottawa

Torchlight Shakespeare  
Date: Until August 20th, 2011 | Location: Parks across Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Performances begin each evening at 7:00 p.m. Admission is: “pass-the-hat-pay-what-you-can” with a suggested minimum donation of $10. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBig Bike Ottawa 2011 - Ottawa

Big Bike Ottawa 2011  
Date: August 20th, 2011 | Location: 4837 Albion Rd, Ottawa Ontario

Especially for Big Bike Riders, the Heart and Stroke Big Bike is a FUN and inspiring team building ride on a one-of-a-kind bike built for 30 that raises funds towards life saving research for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThrowdown in O-town CASK Amateur Thai Boxing Event 2011 - Ottawa

Throwdown in O-town CASK Amateur Thai Boxing Event 2011  
Date: August 20th, 2011 | Location: Tailgators, 1643 Merivale Rd, Ottawa Ontario

Throwdown In O-Town is Ottawa's only amateur Thai Boxing show, showcasing Ontario's Thai Boxing Talent. This CASK approved event will feature 12 bouts. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comOttawa Greek Summer Festival - Ottawa

Ottawa Greek Summer Festival  
Date: Until August 21st, 2011 | Location: 1315 Prince of Wales Dr., Ottawa Ontario

The Annual Ottawa Greek Festival is all about fun, food & festivities! We have something there for everyone. LIVE A DAY THE GREEK WAY !!! OPA!! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comGrassroots Women's Festival - Ottawa

Grassroots Women's Festival  
Date: Until August 21st, 2011 | Location: Whispering Pines Campground, Concession 10, Curran Ontario

Reconnect, Laugh, Sing, Dance Dream, Escape, Live, enjoy and dance some more. Celebrating the culture and spirituality of being women and BEING YOURSELF. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBig Bike Kanata 2011 - Ottawa

Big Bike Kanata 2011  
Date: August 22nd, 2011 | Location: Kanata Research Park, Kanata Ontario

Especially for Big Bike Riders, the Heart and Stroke Big Bike is a FUN and inspiring team building ride on a one-of-a-kind bike built for 30 that raises funds towards life saving research for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (more info)

Fish and Other Such Madness   
Date: Until August 28th, 2011 | Location: 240 Guigues Ave., Ottawa Ontario

(more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2011 Instructor's Showcase  - Ottawa

The 2011 Instructor's Showcase   
Date: Until September 4th, 2011 | Location: 35 George Street, Ottawa Ontario

The Ottawa School of Art is proud to present its annual exhibition of works by the school's professional instructors and artists. An annual showcase of some of the communities top artists come together in this energetic alliance that will dazzle the eye. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comMovies for Mommies - Ottawa

Movies for Mommies  
Date: Until November 17th, 2011 | Location: 1200 St. Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Movies for Mommies - $8.00 per person. No passes. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSummer Camp - Ottawa

Summer Camp  
Date: Until September 2nd, 2011 | Location: 294 Picton Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Summer at the Ottawa School of Speech and Drama is a whirlwind of fun, creative exploration, improv and music as campers from ages 6 to 17 enjoy the wide range of dramatic play we offer. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAcadeCap Open House - Ottawa

AcadeCap Open House  
Date: August 25th, 2011 | Location: 1010 Morrison Dr, Suite 200, Ottawa Ontario

Established in 1998, Academie de la Capitale is an independent, bilingual International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.We look forward in meeting with you during our open house! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCanadian Aids Society Charity Golf Tournament - Ottawa

Canadian Aids Society Charity Golf Tournament  
Date: August 25th, 2011 | Location: Emerald Links Golf Course, 6357 Emerald Links Drive, Ottawa Ontario

To create a truly remarkable event for the golfers and sponsors, the apres-golf reception will offer a number of food and drink stations with a wide variety of hors d'oeuvres and food samplers showcasing the amazing culinary teams of the five hotels. (more info)

Legion Halls  
Date: Until November 20th, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

This exhibition consists of 25 images by Toronto photographer Tobi Asmoucha. Her photos have documented community life across the country and capture a glimpse of the role that Legion Halls play in Canadian communities today. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comMissing Lives - Ottawa

Missing Lives  
Date: Until September 5th, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

Almost 35,000 people went missing during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Missing Lives explores this immense tragedy through the stories of 15 families, captured by photographer Nick Danziger and best-selling author Rory MacLean. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Fourposter - Ottawa

The Fourposter  
Date: Until August 28th, 2011 | Location: 13 Victoria St, Perth Ontario

Jan de Hartog's comedic chronicle of a marriage performed by some of Canada's top theatrical talent at the Classic Theatre Festival, Ottawa Valley's only professional summer theatre company. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTurning a Negative Into Positive - Ottawa

Turning a Negative Into Positive  
Date: Until September 30th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System Fund Raising Campaign for Prostate Cancer (more info)


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