March 1, 2012  

Heart month has come to an end, but the support for the Heart & Stroke Foundation continues! Get fit while supporting a great cause and join the Nepean Masters Swim Club's annual fundraising event Swim For Heart!

Tonight is also the 2012 Chinese Banquet in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Diabetes Association! Discover more about healthy eating and how it can help prevent and better manage diabetes, heart disease and stroke while enjoying a healthy traditional 9 course Chinese Banquet! Hope everyone has their tickets!

The 19th Annual Ottawa Spring RV Show is here this weekend at the brand new CE Centre! Check out RV Dealers, campgrounds, associations, special features, amazing contests and lots of RV adventure!

Get ready to eat way too much chocolate at the 8th Annual Carefor Chocolate Competition March 10th! Get treated to a delectable breakfast brunch, lively entertainment, a live and silent auction with items donated by local businesses, and finally the opportunity to sample chocolate desserts from 12 local restaurants, caterers and bakeries! You won't want to miss this SWEET event - get your tickets today!

The Personal Development Institute at Algonquin College is offering an Introductory Course to Molecular Gastronomy March 24th & 25th! Come to their cooking labs to understand how science can modify the way your senses experience taste, aroma, flavour, texture and colour of food and even the environment where you experience it. Register before it's too late!

Another reminder to enter our contests for a chance to win some amazing prizes! Make sure you "like" our Ottawa Events Facebook page and Follow our Ottawa Events Twitter to boost your chances of winning and be part of even more amazing contests!!

Have a great weekend!

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSwim For Heart - Ottawa

Swim For Heart  
Date: Until March 31st, 2012 | Location: Walter Baker Sports Centre, 100 Malvern Dr, Ottawa Ontario

Nepean Master Swim Club 15th Annual Swim for Heart in memory of Gord Van Tol. (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.com19th Annual Ottawa Spring RV Show - Ottawa

19th Annual Ottawa Spring RV Show  
Date: March 2 - 4th, 2012 | Location: CE Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa Ontario

The 19th Annual Ottawa Spring RV Show at the brand new CE Centre! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com8th Annual Carefor Chocolate Competition - Ottawa

8th Annual Carefor Chocolate Competition  
Date: March 10th, 2012 | Location: Centurion Conference Centre, 170 Colonnade Rd, Ottawa Ontario K2E 7J5

400+ guests will attend with the intention of eating way too much chocolate, supporting a great charity and crowning two of Ottawa's finest pastry chefs with the coveted title of 'Ottawa's Best Chocolate Dessert'. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAdvanced Chivalrous Swordhandling - Ottawa

Introduction to Molecular Gastronomy  
Date: March 24th-25th, 2012 | Location: 1385 Woodroffe Avenue

Ever wondered how dishes from restaurants can be so creative by changing food in ways you never thought possible? This introductory course offers a basic understanding of molecular gastronomy and how you can create such dishes. Come to our cooking labs to understand how science can modify the way your senses experience taste, aroma, flavour, texture and colour of food and even the environment where you experience it.(more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comVERSeFest 2012 - Ottawa

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.comRent - Ottawa

Date: Until March 11th, 2012 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Orpheus is proud to present its premiere production of Rent. (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)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comDance 4 A Wish - Ottawa

Dance 4 A Wish  
Date: March 9th, 2012 | Location: Richelieu Vanier Community Centre, 300 des Peres-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Algonquin College's Event Management students are hosting an exclusive urban hip-hop showcase where Ottawa's best dance crews will take the stage and guarantee you a jaw-dropping experience. As a non-profit event, all proceeds will go to the Children's Wish Foundation. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comMaking Wishes Fly - Ottawa

Making Wishes Fly  
Date: March 9th, 2012 | Location: My Condo, Byward Market, 34 Clarence St, Ottawa Ontario

No matter what you're in the mood for, Making Wishes Fly is an event that is sure to please! And with all proceeds going to The Children's Wish Foundation, it's a night out on the town that you shouldn't miss! (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. 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. 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"'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 "Best Seats in the House" at SilverCity Cineplex Odeon for the early evening Friday show. (enter contest)

The Weekly Giveaway

Readers sign up to win a free bunch of flowers on the 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) - You Be The Judge contest!

Ever wanted to sit on the glass? 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 goal judge seats. (enter contest)

Win Ottawa Theatres Tickets 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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