August 18, 2011  
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Things are getting WILD this 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.

Let your light shine at the magical Evening of Light Celebration this Saturday at The 8th Annual Ottawa Lumiere Festival! This is the last weekend to take in the magnificent festival - don't miss out!

Live a day the Greek way at the Ottawa Greek Summer Festival. Enjoy Greek cuisine, festivities and entertainment with the whole family - OPA!

This is the last weekend to enjoy some international show jumping at the National Capital Show Jumping Tournament! Saddle up and enjoy the fun with friends and family.

Tonight is the World Premiere of "A Violent State" at the Ottawa International Film Festival! Enjoy a great film at the World Exchange Plaza and then join the cast and crew at the official After Party at My Condo Lounge!

This Saturday is also Throwdown in Otown! This Thai Boxing event will be sure to keep you on your toes - get your tickets today!

Enter our contest to win live theatre tickets to see Ottawa Little Theatre's "The Patrick Pearse Motel" August 26th!

Don't forget to vote for your favourite patio on our Ottawa Events Facebook Page for your chance to win a gift certificate to your favourite patio in Ottawa! Voting on our final poll ends August 31st.

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

Have a great weekend!

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

The 8th Annual Ottawa Lumiere Festival  
Date: Until August 20th, 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.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.comThe Ottawa International Film Festival 2011 - Ottawa

The Ottawa International Film Festival 2011  
Date: Until August 21st, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

The 2nd OIFF will build on the foundation established during the inaugural event, evolving into a bold and distinct platform for the celebration of creative and cross-cultural filmmaking. (more info)

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

National Capital Show Jumping Tournament  
Date: Until August 21st, 2011 | Location: Nepean National Equestrian Park, 401 Corkstown Road, Ottawa Ontario K2H 8T1

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)

 
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http://www.ottawakiosk.comA Violent State - World Premiere at Ottawa International Film Festival - Ottawa

A Violent State - World Premiere at Ottawa International Film Festival  
Date: August 18th, 2011 | Location: Empire Cinema, World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa Ontario

Parktown & Fluke, the people that brought you Donkey, are proud to be headlining & premiering the Ottawa International Film Festival with their newest offering "A Violent State". (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.comThe 7th Annual Japanese Summer Festival - Ottawa

The 7th Annual Japanese Summer Festival  
Date: August 20th, 2011 | Location: Vincent Massey Park, Ottawa Ontario

The 7th Annual Japanese Summer Festival "kizuna - the bonds of friendship" It's time to celebrate summer - Japanese style! (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.comFree Japanese Films at the Museum of Civilization - Ottawa

Free Japanese Films at the Museum of Civilization  
Date: Until August 20th, 2011 | Location: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau Quebec

All screenings are FREE and presented oudoors at Riverview Park so bring your friends, family and a blanket to enjoy movies under the stars! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAugust-Basic Intro to Facebook for Business, with Kerri Quirt - Ottawa

August-Basic Intro to Facebook for Business, with Kerri Quirt  
Date: August 20th, 2011 | Location: 333 Preston Street, Suite 800, Ottawa Ontario

If your business isn't on Facebook, you're missing out on valuable resources. Get connected! Develop your brand! Find referrals and earn recommendations. (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.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.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.comBark's 5th Annual Dog Picnic - Ottawa

Bark's 5th Annual Dog Picnic  
Date: August 21st, 2011 | Location: Rideau Carleton Raceway, 4837 Albion Road, Ottawa Ontario

GREAT prizes and ribbons for all categories! Every dog gets a super grab bag whether you win or not. (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)

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)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAcademie de la Capitale Open House - Ottawa

Academie de la Capitale 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)

Five of Ottawa's Leading Hotels Invite You to Mix Business and Pleasure for a Good Cause  
Date: August 25th, 2011 | Location: 6357 Emerald Links Drive, Greely,, Ottawa Ontario

Beginners and experts alike are invited to join us on Thursday, August 25, 2011 for this fun, best-ball tournament. Registration opens at 8:30am with a shotgun start at 9:30am. (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.comBeauty & Fashion Charity Gala - Ottawa

Beauty & Fashion Charity Gala  
Date: August 26th, 2011 | Location: National Arts Centre, Ottawa Ontario

The Beauty & Fashion Gala is quickly approaching! An evening of excitement, fashion & beauty: Enjoy live music over tantalizing refreshments, and view stunning fashion shows. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comWhite HOT Nights Dance - Ottawa

White HOT Nights Dance  
Date: August 27th, 2011 | Location: 2500 Campeau Drive, Kanata Ontario

Kanata Dance Club is a non-profit, community dance club for everyone over 30!

Dances held on Saturdays
8:00 pm to 12:30 am

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http://www.ottawakiosk.comOttawa's Current and Future Role in Advancing Health Research and Services to Canadians - Ottawa

Ottawa's Current and Future Role in Advancing Health Research and Services to Canadians  
Date: August 27th, 2011 | Location: University of Ottawa, 85 University, University Centre Building, Ottawa Ontario

This conference is a fundraiser for CHEO, with all proceeds going directly to support them! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comVisit Galerie 240 during Gay Pride week for

Visit Galerie 240 during Gay Pride week for "Fish and Other Such Madness"   
Date: Until August 28th, 2011 | Location: 240 Guigues Ave., Ottawa Ontario

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Charity Corn Roast  
Date: August 28th, 2011 | Location: 55 ByWard Market Square, Ottawa Ontario

Come down to the ByWard Market on Sunday August 28 for some fresh local corn and support Bruyere Foundation! (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.comCIBC Run for the Cure Information Session - Ottawa

CIBC Run for the Cure Information Session  
Date: August 31st, 2011 | Location: Community Room, Loblaws College Square, Ottawa Ontario

Get some information on the Run for the Cure and learn about the groundbreaking breast cancer research you are helping to fund; share great fundraising tips, meet and be motivated by other team captains and fundraisers! (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.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)

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.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)

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