May 5, 2011  
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Happy Mother's Day weekend everyone! Spoil her with some flowers, get her a card, or take her out to one of the many brunch's going on around the city this Sunday.

If you are looking for something different to do the Oto-Wa Taiko and the Dagaku children's group will present a Japanese drumming (taiko) concert to help survivors of the recent earthquake/tsunami in Japan at The Oto-Wa Taiko Japan Tsunami Relief Concert this Sunday. This Sunday, purchase specialty plants for your garden from many growers and nurseries gathered at the Friends of the Farm Rare and Unusual Plant Sale at the Experimental Farm in Ottawa.

If you love garage sales - Next weekend will be busy for you! There are two big ones taking place. The Grade 7/8 Entrepreneur Club at Steve MacLean Public School in Riverside South will be hosting the Rugrats Rummage Sale to help raise funds and awareness for the Candlelighters Charity. The Candlelighters support children and families fighting cancer and are directly supporting classmates and collegues within their school community. The Rummage Sale will take place rain or shine at 4175 Spratt Rd. from 7am until noon, and will feature gently used children's toys, books, games and clothes. It is a part of the larger Riverside South Community Garage Sale event which will take place on the same day. There is also the Giant Spring Garage Sale in Metcalfe, where you can sell or buy toys, clothes, baby items, equipment and household goods. Book it on your calendar.

Don't forget to enter our contest to win tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil's "Quidam" coming to Scotiabank Place in June. There are some great movies coming out soon and you can Be The Critic at these movie premiers to Kung Fu Panda 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and Hangover II at SilverCity Cineplex Odeon. - Enter to win tickets!

Have a Happy Mother's Day!

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Ottawa Walk for Lupus  
Date: May 14th, 2011 | Location: City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa Ontario K1P 1J1

Walk for Lupus, formerly known as Walk a Block, is Lupus Canada’s single most important annual fundraising and public awareness event. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comGIANT Spring Garage Sale - Ottawa

GIANT Spring Garage Sale  
Date: May 13 -14th, 2011 | Location: Metcalfe Fairgrounds "Agricultural Hall" - 2821 8th Line Rd, Metcalfe Ontario

Toys, clothes, baby items, equipment and household goods. All Funds raised are split 50/50 between vendor and the Nursery School. (more info)

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http://www.ottawakiosk.comPTS Gala 2011: The Bawdy Show presented by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly - Ottawa

PTS Gala 2011: The Bawdy Show presented by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly  
Date: May 5th, 2011 | Location: Velvet Room, 62 York St, Ottawa Ontario

PTS is presenting you with this night of fancy, a delightful and racy soiree. We work to support the Queer community, including the free, healthy, and open expression of our sexualities. (more info)

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Remembering Leonard Gerbrandt 1941-2010  
Date: May 6th, 2011 | Location: 35 George Street, Ottawa Ontario

The gallery is open to the public and admission is free for this exhibit. This exhibition will explore Leonard’s life, his passions and his travels. (more info)

Harpist Robin Best in Concert  
Date: May 6th, 2011 | Location: Glebe St. James United Church, 650 Lyon Street, Ottawa Ontario

Proceeds from the evening will go to the Doug Davidson building fund at Glebe St. James United church to support repair and maintenance this beautiful century-old Glebe icon. (more info)

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Mother's Day Dance  
Date: May 7th, 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.comSussie’s Coat - Ottawa

Sussie’s Coat  
Date: May 7th, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

A kind gesture by Bob Elliott, a Canadian soldier in the Second World War, to a Dutch girl named Sussie Cretier turned into a beautiful love story that endures today. (more info)

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A World of Song  
Date: May 7th, 2011 | Location: Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick St, Ottawa Ontario

Musica Viva Singers, directed by Marg Stubington, is proud to feature the premiere of World Music Suite Three, commissioned from Donald Patriquin, Canadian composer and arranger. (more info)

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Hamlet2011  
Date: Until May 7th, 2011 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Take this most-famous of all plays, give it a modern look (Shakespeare’s plays were always first performed in the contemporary dress of the day), and play it in the brand-new Centrepointe Studio’s gallery theatre “arcade” design (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe EpiPen Take Action Event - Ottawa

The EpiPen Take Action Event  
Date: May 7th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa River Parkway at Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa Ontario

The EpiPen® TAKE ACTION Event is dedicated to raising funds for anaphylaxis research and education. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comOto-Wa Taiko Japan Tsunami Relief Concert - Ottawa

Oto-Wa Taiko Japan Tsunami Relief Concert  
Date: May 8th, 2011 | Location: 501 Old St Patrick Street, Ottawa Ontario

This Mothers Day May 8th, we will be holding a fundraising concert for Japan Tsunami Relief. (more info)

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Jane's Walk Ottawa 2011  
Date: Until May 8th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Jane's Walk, happening on Saturday May 7th and Sunday May 8th across Ottawa, is a festival of free neighbourhood walking tours given by locals who care passionately about where they live, work and play. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFriends of the Farm Rare and Unusual Plant Sale - Ottawa

Friends of the Farm Rare and Unusual Plant Sale  
Date: May 8th, 2011 | Location: Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa Ontario

Purchase specialty plants for your garden and Mother's Day from many growers and nurseries gathered for this event. Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions (more info)

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Team In Training Information Meetings  
Date: Until May 11th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Train to complete an endurance running or walking event while raising funds for blood cancer research with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada and Team In Training. (more info)

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

The Ottawa Evening  
Date: May 11th, 2011 | Location: Hampton Inn Conference Centre, 200 Coventry Rd, Ottawa Ontario

The Ottawa Evening 2011 is an annual fundraising gala in support of Partners In Research and its educational program, The Virtual Researcher On Call. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAn Evening with Jean Lemire, Canada’s Most Famous Modern Explorer - Ottawa

An Evening with Jean Lemire, Canada’s Most Famous Modern Explorer  
Date: May 12th, 2011 | Location: 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau Quebec

Awardwinning filmmaker and environmental biologist Jean Lemire describes some of his many expeditions, including a 430-day sojourn in the Antarctic. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSultans of String - Ottawa

Sultans of String  
Date: May 13th, 2011 | Location: Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Since forming only three years ago, Sultans of String have ridden a wave of success that included their debut CD Luna hitting #1 on world/international music charts in Canada. (more info)

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EV EXPO!   Share
Date: May 14th, 2011 | Location: Canada Science & Technology Museum, Ottawa Ontario

A Showcase of Electric Vehicles! All types : Hybrids, Electric conversions, Electric bicycles, 1 electric car. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSpring Awakening - Ottawa

Spring Awakening  
Date: Until May 15th, 2011 | Location: Centrepointe Theatre, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Universally acclaimed and hailed as "the most important musical of the decade" by the New York Times, this big-stage masterpiece captured eight Tony awards in 2008 and four Olivier awards in 2010. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTHE AMBUSH CONCERT - Ottawa

THE AMBUSH CONCERT  
Date: May 13th, 2011 | Location: Greely Community Centre, Ottawa Ontario

Ambush Goes To The Dogs - Ambush invites every one to have a ''Barking good time” in support of BARK! To Raise Money for "Bark Rescue ". (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comWitness to History: the Dutch Liberation - Ottawa

Witness to History: the Dutch Liberation  
Date: May 14th, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

Hear first-hand from Dutch war brides and veterans who participated in the liberation about what life was like during the Second World War in the Netherlands. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTEAMCOOK 'Goode Run 2011 - Ottawa

TEAMCOOK 'Goode Run 2011  
Date: May 14th, 2011 | Location: Osgoode Youth Assocation,5479 Osgoode Main Street, Osgoode Ontario

Organized to raise funds for “O-YA” a centre designed to enrich the quality of life of young people with an emphasis on ages 11 to 18, living in the Osgoode Ward. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comGhost Of A Chance - Ottawa

Ghost Of A Chance  
Date: Until May 14th, 2011 | Location: Osgoode Village Community Centre, 5660 Osgoode Main Street, Ottawa Ontario

Isle in the River Review presents Ghost of a Chance by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus Directed by Bill Steele (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comRugrats Rummage Sale - Ottawa

Rugrats Rummage Sale  
Date: May 14th, 2011 | Location: 4175 Spratt Rd, Ottawa Ontario

The Grade 7/8 Entrepreneur Club at Steve MacLean PS in Riverside South wiill be hosting the Rugrats Rummage Sale on Saturday, May 14th to help raise funds and awareness for the Candlelighters Charity.Rugrats Rummage Sale (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comHelp Us Kick Cancer In The Butt - Ottawa

Help Us Kick Cancer In The Butt  
Date: May 14th, 2011 | Location: Earl Armstrong Arena, 2020 Ogilvie Road, Ottawa Ontario

It will be a night to remember as we all gather to honour as well as give support to those who have been diagnosed to give them strength through their treatments and those who are survivors of this disease that is affecting everyone. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCanadian Celiac Association National Conference - Ottawa

Canadian Celiac Association National Conference  
Date: Until May 15th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario

The Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association is pleased to be hosting the 30th Annual National Conference. Attracting attendees from coast to coast, it will be an exciting event for those affected by celiac disease. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Walk To Fight Arthritis - Ottawa

The Walk To Fight Arthritis  
Date: May 15th, 2011 | Location: Marion Dewar Plaza at City Hall, Ottawa Ontario

On Sunday, May 15, 2011 thousands of people in 24 communities across Canada will come together to raise funds for this very important cause. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBasics of 'Law of Attraction' - Ottawa

Basics of 'Law of Attraction'  
Date: Until May 23rd, 2011 | Location: 815 st. laurent blvd., Ottawa Ontario

Whether you understand Law of Attraction or not, it's working - so you might want to explore this unique way of 'being' and learn to make things happen purposely ! (more info)

Friends of the Farm Historical Walk of the Central Experimental Farm  
Date: May 17th, 2011 | Location: Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa Ontario

Bob McClelland will lead this walking tour during which he'll showcase the picturesque landscape design, architectural history and stories of Ottawa's beloved Central Experimental Farm. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comDreams Take Flight Bingo Night - Ottawa

Dreams Take Flight Bingo Night  
Date: May 18th, 2011 | Location: 140 boulevard Greber, Gatineau Quebec

In order to support Dreams Take Flight, we are organizing a bingo night at the Bingo Gréber in Gatineau, on May 18. (more info)

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Community BBQ  
Date: May 18th, 2011 | Location: 2810 Baycrest Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Max Keeping and Dave Smith invite you to Community BBQ once again on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Come and enjoy: •Delicious BBQ and fun activities for the whole family •Games and face painting for children •Music and entertainment •Leaders from the community to meet and greet you. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Great Canadian Cheese Discovery: Taste of Quebec Artisan Cheeses - Ottawa

The Great Canadian Cheese Discovery: Taste of Quebec Artisan Cheeses  
Date: May 18th, 2011 | Location: 1255 Wellington Street West - 2nd Floor, Ottawa Ontario

Join Savvy Company’s Cheese Sommelier Vanessa Simmons - as she leads you through a delicious discovery artisan cheeses from Quebec. (more info)

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Family Activity: Friendship  
Date: Until May 22nd, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

Past, present and future come together in this family activity, which highlights the origins of the Canadian Tulip Festival and Canada’s role in sheltering members of the Dutch Royal Family and in liberating the Netherlands in the Second World War. (more info)

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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.comWingfield Lost and Found - Ottawa

Wingfield Lost and Found  
Date: Until May 21st, 2011 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

After 25 years of performing as stockbroker-turned-farmer Walt Wingfield (and a host of other characters), Rod Beattie brings the seventh Wingfield play to the new Centrepointe Studio Theatre. (more info)

The 14th Annual Bruce Denniston Bone Marrow Society-Ottawa Chapter Charity Golf Tournament  
Date: May 19th, 2011 | Location: 4335 Hawthorne Rd, Gloucester, Ottawa Ontario

14th ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT $150 per person Charitable Tax Receipt for $50 – for personal registrations Corporate Foursome + hole sponsorship $1,000 (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2011 Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala - Ottawa

The 2011 Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala  
Date: May 19th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario

On May 19, join us at one of this city’s premier events - one of the first taking place at Canada’s new meeting place. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com The 14th Annual Bruce Denniston Bone Marrow Society-Ottawa Chapter  Charity Golf Tournament - Ottawa

The 14th Annual Bruce Denniston Bone Marrow Society-Ottawa Chapter Charity Golf Tournament  
Date: May 19th, 2011 | Location: 4335 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa Ontario

14th ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT $150 per person Charitable Tax Receipt for $50 – for personal registrations Corporate Foursome + hole sponsorship $1,000 (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.comReal Life Meets the Workplace: A Legal Primer - Ottawa

Real Life Meets the Workplace: A Legal Primer  
Date: May 19th, 2011 | Location: Southway Inn of Ottawa, 2431 Bank Street, Ottawa Ontario

Drawing on their experience providing advice to employees and employers, four lawyers from Nelligan O’Brien Payne’s Employment Law Group will canvass common legal issues that arise in the workplace. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comLet's Keep Kids Out of Hospital 2011 Awards - Ottawa

Let's Keep Kids Out of Hospital 2011 Awards  
Date: Until June 13th, 2011 | Location: 401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa Ontario

CHEO invites you to nominate someone for the 2011 Edition of Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospital Awards. (more info)

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