February 16, 2012  

Tomorrow is the launch of United Way Ottawa's Kindness Week! Be part of the growing movement to celebrate kindness in Ottawa! We have the ability to create the community we want. Make a conscious choice to contribute and focus on A Kind Ottawa during Kindness Week and throughout the upcoming year. Choose to be Kind Ottawa!

Have fun with the entire family this Family Day Weekend at the Funatorium Explorium Family Extravaganza! Try some rock climbing or Lego building, enjoy some magic tricks, make your own cartoon, check out various family friendly exhibitors and much much more! Buy your tickets on-line and save! Ottawa Kiosk Readers enter the discount code: KIOSK3 and save an extra $2 per ticket!

There’s only a few weeks left until the brand new CE Center opens its doors to the much anticipated 2012 Ottawa Boat & Sportsmen’s Show. Boats, bait and birds will be onsite for outdoor enthusiasts to experience! This year’s show offers 150,000 square feet of exhibition space, packed full of everything you could need to prepare for the upcoming boating and fishing season. Whether your favourite leisure activity is boating, fishing, camping, canoeing, kayaking or hiking, The Ottawa Boat & Sportsmen’s Show has something for everyone.

Do you want to get... Comfortably Numb? Then get your tickets before it's too late to see the Comfortably Numb - Canada's Pink Floyd Show: 2012 Pigs, Wishes & Moons Tour at the Canadian Museum of Civilization February 24th & 25th! Presented by Chez106 Classic Rock & The Ottawa Sun, this recreation of Pink Floyd's legendary 1975 Boston Garden concert, is two nights, all ages! Tickets on sale: $7.50 off with Promo Code "SUN".

Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove will perform ten shows over the course of six days from Feb. 15 to 20, 2012. Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your other favorite Disney princesses. Tickets still available for select shows.

Attention all Capital Hoedown Fans! Buy your 3-day Crazy Horse VIP passport by February 29th and save! Don't miss country music's biggest stars!!

Make sure to also follow us on our Ottawa Events Facebook page and Twitter for more contests and giveaways!

Have a great weekend!

http://www.ottawakiosk.comDisney On Ice - Ottawa

Disney On Ice  
Date: Until Feb 19th, 2012 | Location: Scotiabank Place, Ottawa Ontario

Discover endless animated treasures when Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove comes to your hometown! Disney On Ice sets the gold standard with the newest skating spectacular. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com4th Annual Grand Desserts Party: A Black Dress Affair - Ottawa

4th Annual Grand Desserts Party: A Black Dress Affair  
Date: February 16th, 2012 | Location: 362 Mariposa Ave, Ottawa Ontario

Join us for a sampling of exquisite desserts, a silent auction and live entertainment. Funds raised will support research into women's cancer. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2012 Xerox Corporate Challenge - Ottawa

The 2012 Xerox Corporate Challenge  
Date: February 17th, 2012 | Location: 801 King Edward Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Participate in a Great Community Event in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Dust off your blades and join us at the 2012 Xerox Corporate Challenge (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2012 Xerox Corporate Challenge - Ottawa

Kindness Week Ottawa  
Date: February 17 - 24th 2012

he city-wide Kind Ottawa initiative together with its flagship event, Kindness Week, celebrates its fifth anniversary in 2012. Kind Ottawa has become a vibrant movement in our community, encouraging people to "choose to be kind". Kindness Week 2012 takes place from February 17–24. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFunatorium Explorium Family Extravaganza - Ottawa

Funatorium Explorium Family Extravaganza  
Date: Until February 20th, 2012 | Location: CE Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa Ontario

At Funatorium Explorium we believe that parents and children can and should play together and have loads of fun doing it. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2012 Ottawa Boat & Sportsmen's Show - Ottawa

The 2012 Ottawa Boat & Sportsmen's Show  
Date: Until February 26th, 2012 | Location: CE Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa Ontario K1V 2N6

The Ottawa Boat and Sportsmen's Show is the Ottawa Valley's leading outdoor show. It features over 200 exhibitors offering a wide selection of products, services, gear and tackle for fishing, boating, camping and paddlesports. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comComfortably Numb - Canada's Pink Floyd Show - Ottawa

Comfortably Numb - Canada's Pink Floyd Show  
Date: Until February 25th, 2012 | Location: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau Quebec K1A 0M8

Chez106 Classic Rock & The Ottawa Sun present the triumphant return of Comfortably Numb - Canada's Pink Floyd Show to the Canadian Museum of Civilization Theatre. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSimple Plan - Ottawa

Simple Plan  
Date: February 24th, 2012 | Location: 1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa Ontario K2V 1A4

MuchMusic presents the 2012 Canadian Simple Plan tour in support of their gold-certified album Get Your Heart On!. Opening for Simple Plan will be Marianas Trench and All Time Low.

Tickets go on sale Friday September 23 at livenation.com. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCyrano de Bergerac - Ottawa

Cyrano de Bergerac  
Date: Until February 18th, 2012 | Location: 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Cyrano de Bergerac is sure to warm your heart in the dark of winter. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Flying Canoe - Ottawa

The Flying Canoe  
Date: Until February 20th, 2012 | Location: 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Celebrate Canada's first Francophones in this fun introduction to the stories, culture, and music of the voyageurs, loggers, trappers and farm families whose humour, imagination and courage helped found our country. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAn Evening With Dr. Gordon Neufeld - Ottawa

An Evening With Dr. Gordon Neufeld  
Date: February 16th, 2012 | Location: 574 Broadview Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Dr. Neufeld is a Vancouver-based psychologist known for groundbreaking work on peer orientation, and how we can restore parenting to its natural intuitive basis, and the parent-child relationship to its rightful preeminence. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCracking-Up The Capital 2012 - Ottawa

Cracking-Up The Capital 2012  
Date: February 18th, 2012 | Location: National Arts Centre, 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa Ontario

Cracking-Up the Capital for Mental Health has joined forces with Winterlude and returns for its 8th comedy fest Saturday, February 18, 2012 at the National Arts Centre. (more info)

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

Puppy Fostering Information Session  
Date: February 24th, 2012 | Location: 4120 Rideau Valley Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Learn more about fostering a future guide dog or assistance dog in your home in this 12-18 month volunteer position for Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comMarie-Jos�e Lord - Ottawa

Marie-Josee Lord  
Date: February 24th, 2012 | Location: 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Soprano Marie-Josee Lord made her professional debut in the fall of 2003, singing Liu in Puccini's Turandot at the Opera de Quebec. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com9th Annual Shave For A Cure - Ottawa

9th Annual Shave For A Cure  
Date: February 24th, 2012 | Location: The J. Benson Cartgae Centre, 1015 Bank Street, Ottawa Ontario

CUT your hair or shave your head (10" or more in length helps make a wig for a child with cancer). RAISE PLEDGES to win prizes and help kids with cancer. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBrazilian Night II - Ottawa

Brazilian Night II  
Date: February 24th, 2012 | Location: Club SAW, 67 Nicholas St, Ottawa Ontario

Live music with Florquestra Brasil, performing samba, bossa nova and brazilian popular music. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com3rd Annual Dance Gala 2012 - Ottawa

3rd Annual Dance Gala 2012  
Date: February 25th, 2012 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

'The Chance 2 Dance Foundation' will be holding its 3rd Annual Dance Gala 2012 fundraiser and silent auction on Feb. 25th, 2012. (more info)

VERSeFest 2012  
Date: Until March 4th, 2012 | Location: Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

VERSeFest is Ottawa's celebration of poetry in all its forms, bringing together international stars of page and stage poetry with local luminaries. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comHeart and Folk - Ottawa

Heart and Folk  
Date: February 28th, 2012 | Location: Oliver's Pub, Carleton University, Ottawa Ontario

In honour of Heart and Stroke month, we've decided to host Heart and Folk. An open mic night to debut the communities talent and to commemorate Estelle Gordon. (more info)


Meet and Greet Capital Hoedown Performers
(Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, Reba and Taylor Swift)

Meet and greet one of the following great country music performers coming to this years Capital Hoedown Country Music Festival, Brad Paisley ( August 12 ), Sheryl Crow ( August 12 ), Reba ( August 10) and Taylor Swift (August 11). (enter contest)

WIN VIP Tickets to see Madonna

Madonna is having a huge party and everyone’s invited. Ottawakiosk.com will be inviting you to take part in our contest to win VIP tickets to see Madonna live at Scotiabank Place on Monday September 10, 2012. (enter contest)

WIN VIP Tickets to see Bryan Adams

Canada’s best-known cultural ambassador, singer/songwriter Bryan Adams is coming to Scotiabank Place. Ottawakiosk.com will be giving away VIP tickets to see Bryan Adams live at Scotiabank Place on Friday May 4, 2012, he won't be just “Waking up the Neighbours” - he'll be waking up the whole damn country. This will be Bryan Adams’ first cross-Canada tour in more than 20 years. Enter to form below to win a chance to see Bryan Adam. (enter contest)

"Be The Critic" Ottawakiosk.com's Best Seats In The House!

Every week, two lucky winners will be chosen for select movies that premier that week. These winners will sit in the OttawaKiosk.com "Best Seats in the House" at SilverCity Cineplex Odeon for the early evening Friday show. (enter contest)

The WeeklyFlowers.com Weekly Giveaway

Readers sign up to win a free bunch of flowers on the Ottawakiosk.com contest page online or in the email Newsletter, we pick 1 name weekly and send them a voucher to redeem at Weekly Flowers ($20 Value). (enter contest)

OttawaKiosk.com - You Be The Judge contest!

Ever wanted to sit on the glass? OttawaKiosk.com has taken it a step further. The goal judges are now in the press box and we have taken over their seats. Enter to win the OttawaKiosk.com goal judge seats. (enter contest)

Meet and Greet Simple Plan

Want to see Simple Plan in Ottawa? How about meet them live in person? Ottawakiosk.com will be giving away tickets to see Simple Plan live in concert on Friday, February 24, 2012 at ScotiaBank Place. The winner will also have the oppourtunity to meet Simple Plan in person. (enter contest)

Win Ottawa Theatres Tickets

OttawaKiosk.com and Ottawa Theatres will be giving away One pair of tickets per show. Show will be either playing at Centerpointe Theatre, or Shenkman Arts Centre part of Ottawa Theatres. (enter contest)

Win The Ultimate Wedding Giveaway

Win The Ultimate Wedding Giveaway, Hearts on Fire Diamond Ring and a Honeymoon in Mexico provided by Ottawa Wedding Magazine. (enter contest)


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