May 19, 2011  
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With all the rain these past few days, the sun will shine once again! The Nepean Horticultural Society will be having there annual plant auction and plant sale today at 6:30 at the City View United Church. Enjoy a fun evening and be prepared to take home a bargain plant or two!

Join us at one of this city’s premier events - The 2011 Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala will be taking place at Canada’s new meeting place. United Way Ottawa will host this year’s Community Builder of the Year Awards Gala at the stunning new Ottawa Convention Centre. In the company of some of our city’s best and brightest, including local community leaders, politicians and celebrities, United Way will honour those who are working to help make change happen in our community.

The Gloucester Fair runs from Thursday, May 26th to Sunday, May 29th. Special features include; an outdoor Monster Truck show where the trucks can really run. Enter to win tickets to see the Monster Truck Show, or just want to enjoy the fair? Enter to win tickets to the Gloucester Fair.

Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that its newest arena show, Quidam, will be performing in Ottawa from June 22 - 30, 2011 at Scotiabank Place for a limited engagement. Purchase tickets now. Enter to win tickets to Quidam - Cirque du Soleil.

Make sure to check out our new contests such as Meet and Greet to see Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood or Rascal Flatts at this years Capital Hoedown. Win VIP tickets to see Blue Rodeo or Cheap Trick Sunday in July.

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

Have a great weekend!

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http://www.ottawakiosk.comCHEO River Cruise - Ottawa

CHEO River Cruise  
Date: May 22nd, 2011 | Location: Jacques Cartier Park, Ottawa Ontario

CHEO River Cruise, Aboard the Empress of Ottawa (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Gloucester Fair - Ottawa

The Gloucester Fair  
Date: May 27 - May 29th, 2011 | Location: 4837 Albion Rd, Ottawa Ontario K1X 1A3

The Gloucester Fair runs from Thursday, May 26th to Sunday, May 29th. Special features include; an outdoor Monster Truck show where the trucks can really run. (more info)

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The Nepean Horticultural Society! ANNUAL PLANT AUCTION AND PLANT SALE  
Date: May 19th, 2011 | Location: City View United Church, 6 Epworth Ave., Nepean Ontario

The Nepean Horticultural Society! ANNUAL PLANT AUCTION AND PLANT SALE. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., City View United Church, 6 Epworth Ave., Nepean. (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)

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.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.comPerspectives on the Netherlands: The Present - Ottawa

Perspectives on the Netherlands: The Present  
Date: May 21st, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

Join a group of Ottawa students who participated in Dutch remembrance ceremonies and celebrations in May 2010 for a stimulating discussion of their experiences. (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)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Future of Friendship - Ottawa

The Future of Friendship  
Date: Until May 22nd, 2011 | Location: 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa Ontario

Decorate a postcard and send a special message of friendship to schoolchildren in the Netherlands. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFamily Activity: Friendship - Ottawa

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)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Canadian Men Spring Fling Edition Chippindale Show - Ottawa

The Canadian Men Spring Fling Edition Chippindale Show  
Date: May 22nd, 2011 | Location: 77 Clarence Street, Ottawa Ontario

Spring Fever is in the air Ladies, so come and join us at Mambo for...The Canadian Men Spring Fling Edition Chippindale Show. Sunday, May 22nd at 7:00pm. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBasement Artists Charity Event - Ottawa

Basement Artists Charity Event  
Date: May 26th, 2011 | Location: Velvet Room, 62 York St., Ottawa Ontario

Basement Artists present @ the Velvet room! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe Italian Chicks - Ottawa

The Italian Chicks  
Date: May 27th, 2011 | Location: St. Brigid's Centre, Ottawa Ontario

A passionate comedy with a little drama! Featuring May Dimino, Carolann Valentino and Gina Scarda. A portion of the proceeds are going to Ottawa Victim Services. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com6th ANNUAL INFANT INFORMATION DAY - Ottawa

6th ANNUAL INFANT INFORMATION DAY  
Date: May 27th, 2011 | Location: South Fallingbrook Community Centre 998 Valin St., Orléans, Ottawa Ontario

Meet over 40 exhibitors from the City of Ottawa and other local service providers such as Health Canada, Early Years Centre, Parent Resource Centre & Canadian Toy Testing Council. Come and see what east Ottawa has to offer babies newborn to 18 months old, from health care to recreation. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com2011 National Capital 8-Hour Skate - Ottawa

2011 National Capital 8-Hour Skate  
Date: May 28th, 2011 | Location: Legacy Skate Park,Woodroffe Avenue & Baseline Road, Ottawa Ontario

All pledge proceeds will be donated to KidSport™ Ottawa’s grant program dedicated to help kids from low-income families participate in organized sports. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comNorth Gower Farmers' Market Opening Day  - Ottawa

North Gower Farmers' Market Opening Day   
Date: May 28th, 2011 | Location: 2397 Roger Stevens Drive, Ottawa Ontario

The North Gower Farmers' Market opens for its 18th season May 28th. We run from 8:30am until 1:00pm every Saturday until Thanksgiving. (more info)

Carmen produced by Pellegrini Opera  
Date: Until May 28th, 2011 | Location: 355 Cooper St, Ottawa Ontario

Hear songs you’ve heard all of your life on the radio, TV, and the movies. Carmen, thick with passion, love, and betrayal is one of the world’s most loved operas with some of the most memorable music. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 25th Anniversary of the Great Glebe Garage Sale  - Ottawa

The 25th Anniversary of the Great Glebe Garage Sale   
Date: May 28th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

The 25th Anniversary of the Great Glebe Garage Sale will be Saturday May 28th from 9am-3pm. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comVinformation 1 - A Wine Appreciation Intro Class - Ottawa

Vinformation 1 - A Wine Appreciation Intro Class  
Date: May 28th, 2011 | Location: 33 Nicholas Street (near Rideau Centre & Arts Court), Ottawa Ontario

Your Savvy Company Sommelier - Wayne Walker - will guide you through an introduction of all of the elements of wine while you learning the FUN-damentals of wine appreciation with hands-on experience. Lunch included. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTouch-a-Truck - Ottawa

Touch-a-Truck  
Date: May 29th, 2011 | Location: 2525 Carling Ave, Ottawa Ontario

Do you remember how cool big trucks were to you as a kid? Wanna help kids get to sit in and see big trucks up close? Mothercraft Ottawa is recruiting for our annual fundraiser, Touch a Truck. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comDollars For Dogs Fundraising Walk - Ottawa

Dollars For Dogs Fundraising Walk  
Date: May 29th, 2011 | Location: 3169 Carling Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Dollars for Dogs is a fundraising dog walk in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAr n-Òran Gaelic Choir, Spring Concert and Silent Auction - Ottawa

Ar n-Òran Gaelic Choir, Spring Concert and Silent Auction  
Date: May 29th, 2011 | Location: Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Richmond Road, Ottawa Ontario

Come out, enjoy Comunn Gàidhlig Ottawa's (The Ottawa Gaelic Society) award winning Ar n-Òran Gaelic choir and help support their trip to compete at the Royal National Mòd in Stornoway, Scotland. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2011 Ottawa Dressage Festival - Ottawa

The 2011 Ottawa Dressage Festival  
Date: Until May 29th, 2011 | Location: Nepean National Equestrian Park, 401 Corkstown Rd, Nepean Ontario

Ottawa Dressage Festival (ODF) 2011, Nepean National Equestrian Park in Ottawa, May 27-29, 2011. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comStittsville Co-operative Nursery School - Ottawa

Stittsville Co-operative Nursery School  
Date: May 29th, 2011 | Location: 27 Hobin St, Unit 1, Stittsville, Ottawa Ontario

Registration, Open House, and Fundraising BBQ at the Stittsville Co-operative Nursery School on Sunday May 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comANYTHING GOES by Suzart Productions - Ottawa

ANYTHING GOES by Suzart Productions  
Date: Until May 29th, 2011 | Location: 2675 Draper Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention get tossed out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love…proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, an exotic disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAn Afternoon of Welsh Music - Ottawa

An Afternoon of Welsh Music  
Date: May 29th, 2011 | Location: 470 Roosvelt Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

An Afternoon of Welsh Music: An upcoming concert with the Welsh Women’s Choir from Toronto who will be performing at Ottawa’s Westminster Presbyterian Church on the evening of Sunday, May 29th. (more info)

Taste of Barrhaven  
Date: May 30th, 2011 | Location: Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School,149 Berrigan Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Proceeds to support children’s causes supported by the Rotary Club of South Nepean. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comMADD Ottawa's 9th Annual Drive Straight Golf Tournament - Ottawa

MADD Ottawa's 9th Annual Drive Straight Golf Tournament  
Date: May 30th, 2011 | Location: The Canadian Golf & Country Club, 7800 Golf Club Way, Ottawa Ontario

This golf tournament is open to all golfers and is a best ball format. Registration and lunch begins at 11:30 with a shot-gun start at 1:00 p.m (more info)

Discover Workshop  
Date: May 31st, 2011 | Location: 309 Cooper Street, Suite 100, Ottawa Ontario

Most people are so stressed out, worn down, overworked and overwhelmed that they are in pain, irritable, depressed and have lost clarity and passion for what they really want in life. But it doesn't have to be this way! (more info)

CECAP - Dinner & Silent Auction  
Date: May 31st, 2011 | Location: 2203 ALTA DR VISTA, Ottawa Ontario

Our purpose at CECAP is to provide humanitarian aid to combat HIV and AIDS-related diseases in Africa. Silent Auction Viewing Starts at 5:30PM Dinner Served at 7:00PM (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com52 Wines from One Unforgettable Place - June 1 - Ottawa

52 Wines from One Unforgettable Place - June 1  
Date: June 1st, 2011 | Location: 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa Ontario

The 26 wineries of Niagara-on-the-Lake are bringing their best wines to the nation’s capital. Join us to discover these wines, graze on artisan cheeses and most of all meet the winemakers. (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.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)

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.comAn Emerald Evening - Ottawa

An Emerald Evening  
Date: June 2nd, 2011 | Location: 291 PARK ROAD, Ottawa Ontario

YOU ARE INVITED TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MEET AND SPEND SOME TIME WITH MEMBERS OF THE IRISH COMMUNITY AND FRIENDS OF IRELAND HERE AT THE IRISH EMBASSY RESIDENCE. (more info)

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OttawaKiosk.com will be giving away 2 VIP tickets to see Blue Rodeo at Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest on Friday July 15, 2011. You must be part of the Ottawakiosk.com newsletter to eligible to win. (enter contest)

Meet and Greet Capital HoeDown Performers

OttawaKiosk.com will be giving away tickets to see Capital Hoedown - Country Music Fesival. Enter to win a meet and greet to either on of these great country performers. Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood or Rascal Flatts. You must be part of the Ottawakiosk.com newsletter to be eligible to win. (enter contest)

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OttawaKiosk.com will be giving away pairs of tickets to see The Monster Truck Show at the Gloucester Fair. The Gloucester Fair runs from Thursday, May 26th to Sunday, May 29th. The winners will also recieve free admission while enjoying the Monster Truck Show.(enter contest)

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