September 8, 2011  

Ottawa's Premier Bridal Show event is finally here this weekend at the Ottawa Convention Centre! With the help of more than 160 top-notch exhibitors found at the Wedding Palace Bridal Show, your wedding will be a dream-come-true!

Walk and Raise Funds for Ottawa's Animals this Sunday at the 23rd annual Iams Wiggle Waggle Walkathon! Participants can choose between a 5km walk and a 2km walk and can walk with or without a dog. Walk day unfolds with numerous activities for the whole family!

Don't miss out on a spectacular air show with a collection of vintage and modern aircraft performing acrobatics next weekend at the Vintage Wings Airshow 2011! Noteworthy personalities include Chris Hadfield, Mike Potter and the Canadian Snowbirds.

Heart and Stroke Foundation Ottawa's Hunter Pace is coming up next weekend with fun and adventure for all ages and riding disciplines!

La Vendemmia - the 15th Annual Grape Harvest Festival is coming up soon! This 4 day festival is held September 22 - 25, 2011 and it encompasses a series of ticketed and free events that celebrate wine, food and art in the charming community of Little Italy.

Congratulations to Willie and Juan's for being voted as Ottawa's Favourite Patio on our Ottawa Events Facebook Page! Congratulations also to Holly N for winning a $100 gift certificate to dine at Willie and Juan's!

The month of September brings another Facebook contest: Nominate your favourite bar in Ottawa on our Ottawa Events Facebook page, voting for top 10 begins next week!

Another reminder that our You Be the Judge Contest is coming back soon! Stay tuned!

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

Have a great weekend!

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBeer Store Bottle Drive - Ottawa

Beer Store Bottle Drive  
Date: September 10th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

"Returns for Roger's House" Return your empties to one of the 74 Beers Store locations across Eastern Ontario. Donated change changes lives. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comWedding Palace Bridal Show - Ottawa

Wedding Palace Bridal Show  
Date: Until September 11th, 2011 | Location: 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa Ontario K1N 9J2

Ottawa Convention Centre Fall Show - September 10th & 11th, 2011 Winter Show - January 7th & 8th, 2012 Open: 11am - 5pm each day The Wedding Palace Bridal Show delivers the most unique and creative bridal show that Ottawa region Brides, Grooms and Exhibitors will ever experience. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comIams Wiggle Waggle Walkathon 2011 - Ottawa

Iams Wiggle Waggle Walkathon 2011  
Date: September 11th, 2011 | Location: Riverside Drive, Across from Billings Bridge & RA Centre, Ottawa Ontario

Walk and Raise Funds For Ottawa's Animals (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comVintage Wings Airshow 2011 - Ottawa

Vintage Wings Airshow 2011  
Date: Until September 17th, 2011 | Location: Boulevard Maloney QC-148 E, Gatineau Quebec

Spectacular air show with a collection of vintage and modern aircraft performing acrobatics. Noteworthy personalities include Chris Hadfield, Mike Potter and the Canadian Snowbirds (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comHunter Pace - Ottawa

Hunter Pace  
Date: September 18th, 2011 | Location: 8935 Abb Road, Ottawa Ontario K0A 1B0

Our Hunter Paces offer fun and adventure for all ages and riding disciplines. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comLa Vendemmia - Ottawa

La Vendemmia  
Date: Until September 25th, 2011 | Location: Preston Street, Ottawa Ontario

La Vendemmia marks the traditional Italian celebration of the grape harvest. Our newly beautified Little Italy proudly continues its tradition of warm hospitality and fabulous cuisine. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSusan Aglukark and Friends of Emmet Show - Ottawa

Susan Aglukark and Friends of Emmet Show  
Date: September 10th, 2011 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Don't miss a celebration of World Suicide Prevention Day featuring three-time Juno Award winner singer/songwriter Susan Aglukark and Irish rock band Friends of Emmet. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFall Open House - Ottawa

Fall Open House  
Date: September 10th, 2011 | Location: 294 Picton Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

The OSSD Fall Open House is the perfect opportunity for our community to get to know the wonderful work and play going on at the Ottawa School of Speech and Drama. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comFuture Shock Ottawa Hip Hop Classes - Ottawa

Future Shock Ottawa Hip Hop Classes  
Date: Until December 4th, 2011 | Location: 2 Daly Avenue, Ottawa Ontario

Future Shock Ottawa hip hop classes are offered for beginner/intermediate youth dancers that are ages 18 and under. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com1st Annual Glen Gables Village Road Race - Ottawa

1st Annual Glen Gables Village Road Race  
Date: September 11th, 2011 | Location: Glengables Village Hwy 43, Kemptville Ontario

In Support of the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comSpencerville Fair - Ottawa

Spencerville Fair  
Date: Until September 11th, 2011 | Location: 22 Ryan Street, P.O. Box 86 , Spencerville Ontario

The Spencerville Fair is a much-anticipated event, attended by over 25,000 people annually! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comGuide Dog Run Charity Motorcycle Ride - Ottawa

Guide Dog Run Charity Motorcycle Ride  
Date: September 11th, 2011 | Location: 4120 Rideau Valley Drive, Ottawa Ontario

Guide Dog Run is a charity motorcycle ride to support Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comBest Face Forward - Ottawa

Best Face Forward  
Date: September 11th, 2011 | Location: Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Market, Ottawa Ontario

September 11th we return to the Mercury Lounge for our quarterly charity event which we're calling Best Face Forward. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comClimb for CARE Kilimanjaro info night - Ottawa

Climb for CARE Kilimanjaro info night  
Date: September 13th, 2011 | Location: 366 Richmond Road, Ottawa Ontario

Join CARE Canada for an information session @ 7:30pm at Mountain Equipment Co-op on how you can become part of the next climb while fighting global poverty. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCeltic Thunder - Ottawa

Celtic Thunder  
Date: Until September 14th, 2011 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

The Celtic Thunder show is a celebration of the Celts' heritage and their music, a joy for the entire family, performed as always, with Celtic Thunder magic. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comThe 2nd Annual HGI Charity Golf Tournament - Ottawa

The 2nd Annual HGI Charity Golf Tournament  
Date: September 16th, 2011 | Location: Anderson Links Golf & Country Club, 4175 Anderson Road, Ottawa Ontario

Please join us in helping Habitat for Humanity NCR build a home for a low-income working family in our community. (more info)

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

Puppy Fostering Information Session  
Date: Until December 9th, 2011 | Location: 4120 Rideau Valley Drive, Ottawa Ontario

You can raise and train a future guide dog or assistance dog in your home. Attend an information session to learn more about this unique and special volunteer opportunity. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comAaron Pritchett with Rory Gardiner - Ottawa

Aaron Pritchett with Rory Gardiner  
Date: September 18th, 2011 | Location: 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa Ontario

Aaron Pritchett, has numerous hits, music videos, tours with Alan Jackson, Toby Keith and Brooks & Dunn, Aaron has gained a significant following across Canada. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comCHEO Connects!  - Ottawa

CHEO Connects!   
Date: September 19th, 2011 | Location: 300 Rochester St, Ottawa Ontario

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has launched a series of information seminars titled CHEO Connects!, where CHEO's own pediatricians, specialists and mental health experts will share their medical expertise with parents in the community. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com2011-12 YBC Youth Bowling Season Kickoff  - Ottawa

2011-12 YBC Youth Bowling Season Kickoff   
Date: Until September 19th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa & Valley Region, Ottawa Ontario

Everyone is welcome from ages 3 to 19. So STRIKE up some FUN and we'll see you on the lanes...and bring along your friends too! (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.com1st Annual Swing Fore A Cure Charity Classic  - Ottawa

1st Annual Swing Fore A Cure Charity Classic   
Date: September 20th, 2011 | Location: 1755 Old Carp road, Kanata Ontario

Proceeds benefiting Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation! (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.comUnited Way Ottawa's Campaign Launch 2011 - Ottawa

United Way Ottawa's Campaign Launch 2011  
Date: September 22nd, 2011 | Location: Lansdowne Park, Ottawa Ontario

Join 2011 Campaign Chair Max Keeping, together with Ottawa's top business and government leaders, agency representatives and the general public, for breakfast served by celebrity servers. (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.comLa Vendemmia Moveable Feast - Sept 22 - Ottawa

La Vendemmia Moveable Feast - Sept 22  
Date: September 22nd, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

We invite you to join us to discover the culinary diversity of Preston Street with the ever-popular Moveable Feast. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comChildren's Letters to God  - Ottawa

Children's Letters to God   
Date: Until September 25th, 2011 | Location: 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa Ontario

9th Hour Theatre Company is well under way with another full scale production called Children's Letters to God, a musical based on the international best selling book by Stuart Hample, and to be presented at Ottawa's Centrepointe Theatre this September. (more info)

http://www.ottawakiosk.comTurning a Negative Into Positive - Ottawa

Turning a Negative Into Positive  
Date: Until September 30th, 2011 | Location: Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario

Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System Fund Raising Campaign for Prostate Cancer (more info)

Cal Lane | Sweet Crude  
Date: Until November 6th, 2011 | Location: 35 George Street, Ottawa Ontario

The Ottawa School of Art is proud to present 'Sweet Crude' an exhibition by the award-winning artist Cal Lane. A selection of her works from the 'Sweet Crude' project will be displayed at the OSA Gallery at 35 George Street from September 14 to November 6, 2011. (more info)


"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)

Ottawa Wedding Magazine Contest Promotion

1. Honeymoon Vacation
WIN a ONE WEEK All-inclusive stay at the 5 star Riu Palace Macao in Punta Cana.
2. Diamond Ring Give-a-way
WIN a $5,000 Credit from Hardens towards a Victor diamond ring.
3. Wedding Flower Give-a-way
WIN a $1,000 credit from Alta Vista Flowers towards their wedding flowers. (enter contest)

Oil Change For Life

Welcome to the and Sterling Ford "OIL CHANGE FOR LIFE" Contest. No purchase necessary. Entrants, must be 19 years of age or older, be a Canadian citizen, an Ottawa area resident, and hold a valid drivers license to be eligible to win the "OIL CHANGE FOR LIFE" Contest. (enter contest)

Capital Cruise Sunset Dinner Cruises will be giving away tickets to come onboard with Capital Cruises for their Sunset Dinner Cruise. Dinner cruises sail every Friday and Saturday evening in June and September. . (enter contest)

Six Months of FREE movies at Rainbow Cinema St. Laurent will be giving away 6 months of FREE movies for you and 3 of your friends, a value of $500 at Rainbow Cinema St. Laurent. Rainbow Cinema can be found at St. Laurent Shopping Centre at 1200 St. Laurent Boulevard in the city of Ottawa. (enter contest)

Win a season subscription for two to Ottawa Little Theatre’s 99th Season

Win a pair of Opening Night Season Tickets to all 8 plays at Ottawa Little Theatre. Valued at $264 ($132 each) Your night – Your seats – Your theatre . (enter contest)


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