February 23, 2012  

PAY IT FORWARD this February 24th & 25th for United Way Ottawa's Kindness Week! Be part of the growing movement to celebrate kindness in Ottawa! The next time someone is kind to you, make a conscious effort to pay that kindness forward by being kind to another person. That way, you multiply the impact of kindness. You feel good, you help another to person feel good and you make a positive difference in the daily life of our community. Choose to be Kind Ottawa!

The 2012 Ottawa Boat & Sportsmen’s Show is off to a great start today at the CE Centre! 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! Share our Ottawa Events Facebook post and get entered into a draw to win tickets! We'll be choosing a winner today, so make sure you're available!

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

Want to see the Sens take on the Stanley Cup Champions this Saturday February 25th from the Best Seats in the house? Enter our You Be the Judge contest to win VIP Goal Judge seats for this Saturday's Sens.vs Boston Bruins game! We'll be drawing a winner today - Good luck!

OttawaKiosk.com is proud to present even more amazing contest giveaways! Enter our contest to win VIP tickets to see Bryan Adams May 4th, 2012 at Scotiabank place - he won't be just “Waking up the Neighbours” - he'll be waking up the whole damn country.

Get a chance to be the "Lucky Star" and enter our contest to win VIP tickets to see Madonna live at Scotiabank Place this September 10th, 2012! Good luck!

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.comKindness Week Ottawa - Ottawa

Kindness Week Ottawa  
Date: Until February 24th, 2012 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Kind Ottawa has become a vibrant movement in our community, encouraging people to "choose to be kind". (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)

2012 Canadian Internet Forum   
Date: February 27th, 2012 | Location: 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario K1N 9H4

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) invites you to attend a national event on the future of the Internet in Canada. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comEye On You Learning Series - Ottawa

Eye On You Learning Series  
Date: Until March 8th, 2012 | Location: City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa Ontario

All proceeds from this series will go to assist Won with One's charitable program for blind and visually impaired triathletes. (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)

Throwdown Gatineau Amateur Muay Thai Boxing  
Date: February 25th, 2012 | Location: 3 Boulevard du Casino, Gatineau Quebec

Throwdown in Gatineau is returning February 25, for a fight card that's action packed from top to bottom. (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)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comOttawa Welcome Wagon Bridal Showcase 2012 - Ottawa

Ottawa Welcome Wagon Bridal Showcase 2012  
Date: February 26th, 2012 | Location: 101 Kanata Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Welcome Wagon's Bridal Showcase takes the guesswork out of planning your wedding by assembling everything you need under one roof. Each Showcase is tailored to the local area, with local businesses. (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)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCeliac Disease Nutritional Meeting - Ottawa

Celiac Disease Nutritional Meeting  
Date: February 29th, 2012 | Location: Riverside Church, 3191 Riverside Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Learn about the diet, the alternative flours, and how to stay healthy with celiac disease. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com5th Annual Sun Life Financial Advisor Charity Hockey Tournament - Ottawa

5th Annual Sun Life Financial Advisor Charity Hockey Tournament  
Date: March 1st, 2012 | Location: Scotiabank Place, Ottawa Ontario

Sens Alumni vs. Sun Life All Stars. Proceeds go to the Sens Foundation! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com2012 Chinese Banquet - Ottawa

2012 Chinese Banquet  
Date: March 1st, 2012 | Location: Yangtze Restaurant, 700 Somerset St West, Ottawa Ontario

Participate in a healthy traditional 9 course Chinese Banquet. (more info)

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

The Tempest  
Date: Until March 18th, 2012 | Location: 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Fairies, monsters, intrigue and romance on a magical island. What more could anyone want? A funny, kid-friendly adaptation from Shakespeare. Shipwrecked survivors on a magical island meet a wizard, a princess, fairies and a monster. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comA Night In New York - Ottawa

A Night In New York  
Date: March 4th, 2012 | Location: Centurion Conference Centre, 170 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa Ontario

A Night in New York is a New York City inspired, fundraising gala for the Children's Wish Foundation. (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)

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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